Prophylaxis in chess

Definition: In simple words prophylaxis is stopping opponent’s idea. In the game of Chess one plays according to some strategies. … Read more

Kasparov Octopus Knight

A Knight on 6th rank and specially on e-file and d-file is Octopus Knight. It looks on eight squares and cramps the position of opponent. The word Kaparov Octopus Knightacquired popularity after Kasparov’s famous game against Karpov in WCC 1985