Children playing chess will be able to enjoy a new number of Capakhine, with its usual articles of openings, half game, final, tips for competition etc.
And as always, adults, both parents and monitors, coaches and interested in educational chess, will find articles of interest.
Capakhine continues its journey with the pride of reaching more and more corners of Spain and the world.
Contents of the two versions, in the corresponding tab.
Chess Openings: The London System (and 2). For the M.F. Óscar de Prado
The player and diffuser of chess, Óscar de Prado, author of a fantastic book on the London System, which has become a best seller, completes the study that started in Capakhine about this schematic and simple opening to learn. As a great specialist, he summarizes the key ideas and shows us the most important lines, focusing on this delivery in the lines in which Black plays with g6.
Strategy: Classic Center. By the G.M. Enrique Rodríguez
Continuing with the series about the different types of centers that can be produced, the great Andalusian teacher explains the virtues and particularities of the classical center, completing in this way the ideas that we already explained about the simple center in number 2 of Capakhine.
Tactical and Tactical Semaphore. By Antonio Gude
The prestigious chess author, Antonio Gude, advances in his exposition about the different tactical patterns. It is the turn of the destruction of the defense, an essential tactical resource in positions of attack against the enemy king. After the explanation, the reader will be able to practice what they have learned with the selection of positions that Gude offers in the Tactical Semaphore.
Endings. Exercises in the final phase of the game. Drafting
Selection of problems and exercises on finals, in which very useful positions are discussed that we must learn or in which elements and fundamental ideas of the final phase of the game appear. Are the endings boring? These will not seem like :)
Travel in time. Remembering Larsen. By the M.I. Bjarke Sahl
The G.M. Bent Larsen was one of the great promises of European chess at a time when there was an absolute domination of soci- etal chess. Our Nordic collaborator, M.I. Bjarke Sahl, tells us about his compatriot and teaches us an interesting and instructive game.
Story: A matter of luck. For the M.F. Luis Fernández Siles
Our director is premiered as a "storyteller" with this story with which he intends to reflect on the "luck" factor in chess. A parody on superstition, which by the way is quite frequent, in the world of chess. A matter of luck will keep you with a smile on your lips ... touch wood and cross your fingers to make it so.
And in addition: Tricks and celadas in the openings. Did you know ...?, World champions and much more ...
Interview. Adriana Salazar By Manuel Azuaga
One of the great voices of educational chess, expert in the inclusion of our game in very early ages (preschool chess or pre-chess). Lecturer and creator of a particular method of implementing our game in the classroom. His traveling companion with the Kasparov Foundation and friend, Manuel Azuaga, invites us to get to know him better.
Educational project. Chess and STEM. By Veloso Star and Roger Castañer.
STEM subjects are the skills that the professions of the future will demand. The educational chess project presented by Estrella Veloso and Roger Castañer revolves around them and collaborative learning. An innovative project that proposes using chess as a tool to prepare the future of the little ones. Interestingly.
Therapeutic and Social Chess. Chess and Attention By Juan Antonio Montero.
The greatest expert on the therapeutic use of our game concludes his presentation on how chess can improve cognitive problems related to attention (started in Capakhine 11). The article is completed with a sample of exercises that the author uses for this purpose in the workshops he usually teaches.
Investigation. Chess for children of high abilities. By Sergio Caballero
Music and chess are two of the most frequent recommendations that specialists suggest to parents with children of high abilities. Our collaborator Sergio Caballero has contacted and interviewed some parents of children traditionally known as "gifted" and who play chess, to show us how they relate to the universe of the 64 squares.
Educational resources. Creation of children's teams for the competition. By José Luis Sierra.
What are the most appropriate methods to create groups of children for competition? What elements come into play in these high performance groups? What is the role of the monitor, the club or the parents? José Luis Sirera returns to share his experiences with a topic of maximum interest.
Training. Chess and Geometry By Nicola Lococo
The prestigious philosopher and author Nicola Lococo, summarizes part of the work done for his work The Chess of Pythagoras, specifically about the chapter dedicated to geometry. For all those who want to integrate chess into the classroom in a transversal way, this article will be of great interest.
Reportage. Sataranji! A chess experience in Tanzania. By Pablo Martínez
Our collaborator Pablo Martínez, head of CTR Naranco in Oviedo, tells us about an exciting adventure lived in Tanzania, with chess as the main protagonist. Once again, we can see how chess is a great social tool.
Themes of Chess History. Study of the classic forms of conclusion of the game. By José Antonio Garzón.
The exciting journey that Garzón invites us to take with his articles, reaches a new chapter. "In our days almost all games end due to the abandonment of one of the players, it is rare that the checkmate is given, but in reality this is the only set that gives the victory, and is implicit in the decision to leave. However, during a period of many centuries, which includes the whole stage of Arab and medieval chess, and also the Golden Age of modern chess, three outcomes gave the victory: the common mate, the drowned and the stolen. " Thus begins the new and exciting delivery of the prestigious journalist, author and historian José Antonio Grazón.
Regulation. Piece touched. By A.I. Enrique Pescador
Our expert in regulation and arbotraje, updates us about the latest news about a rule that we have already discussed in previous issues of Capakhine: the rule of the piece played. For all those who participate in competitions it will be essential to keep informed of all the new regulations.