Alexander Successors Wars – as depicted by C&C Ancients – The Boardgames Chronicle

Recently I play C&C Ancients definitely less in comparison to the time when I was initially enchanted by this game. Still, it oftentimes gives me a lot of satisfaction and nowadays I usually play sets of historically and chronologically connected scenarios. Recently I brought to the table couple of Civil War battles (Caesar vs Pompey), … Read more

Chronicles of Drunagor Expansions Review and Buyer Guide

Expansions and add on content are a key part of crowdfunding campaigns. It’s a way for backers to unlock more stretch goals by driving their pledges up. The risk for the backers is getting a ton of content for a mediocre game but many times, it’s the only way to get some content. I think … Read more

Founders of Teotihuacan French Review

Designer: Filip GłowaczArtists: Chuy de Leon, Odysseas Stamoglou, Aleksander ZawadaPublisher: Board&DiceYear Published: 2022 (Available for Pre-Order) No. of Players: 1-4 Playing Time: 45-60 minutes. Fondateurs de Teotihuacan est un jeu dans le même univers que Teotihuacan et partage le même thème et la même promotion culturelle. Mais il s’agit de la fin des similitudes. Les … Read more

Founders of Teotihuacan Review – EverythingBoardGames.com

Designer: Filip GłowaczArtists: Chuy de Leon, Odysseas Stamoglou, Aleksander ZawadaPublisher: Board&DiceYear Published: 2022 (Available for Pre-Order) No. of Players: 1-4 Playing Time: 45-60 minutes. Travel back in time to the founding of one of the greatest cities of Mesoamerica and become a part of its history once again. Design the foundations of a great pre-Columbian … Read more

The Semi-Tarrasch – How to Play, Attack and Counter (as White & Black)

Quick overview: The Semi-Tarrasch is a sub-variation of the Queen’s Gambit Declined, which arises after the moves 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 c5. On the surface it appears like a Tarrasch, but the fact that Black avoids the isolated queen pawn means that it is actually more similar to the Grunfeld. The Semi-Tarrasch … Read more

History of Chess (Part 1)

This article focuses on the history of chess from its humble beginnings to where it is right now. Come with us to make this journey! It’s been centuries and it seems chess hasn’t changed a bit when it comes to movement and the names of each piece. Is that the actual reality or the perception … Read more

Playing the Grand Prix Attack Against the Sicilian

Combining aggression with positional play, the Grand Prix Attack provides white with a sound, dangerous system against the Sicilian Defense. The mainstay of White’s strategy is the kingside attack, often spearheaded with f5. Despite its simplicity, this attacking plan has proven extremely challenging for black to defend against, with many strong players unable to find … Read more