zwischenzug (ZVI-shen-tsoog) — noun

A chess tactic in which a player, instead of playing the expected move, first interpolates another move, changing the situation to the player's advantage (such as gaining material or avoiding what would otherwise be a strong continuation for the opponent).

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Another Good Holiday Gift Guide

My colleague Trent Howell published his gift guide, which also has some great suggestions:

The Board Game Family >> Game Gift Guide 2011


  1. I'm going to do one soon. My favorite games are rather low-brow though, I must confess.

  2. So, when are we going to see you again. We can fix that problem!


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