Oct
26

Brian Kagen pick: “Ashley’s Secret: “Aikido Chess,” Review by Michael Jeffreys

“Like with Aikido, you are using your opponent’s movement/energy against him. ‘Okay, he pushed a pawn… now the two old squares it was guarding are no longer guarded… how can I use this to my advantage?’ or ‘His bishop came off of the a2 – g8 diagonal and now his knight is no longer defended. How can I exploit this?’”

Brian Kagen is an avid web researcher with a particular interest in martial arts. His training background includes both judo and aikido. He has contributed hundreds of article links over the years for AJ readers.

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