Originally posted by greenpawn34And here I thought Giuoco Piano simply meant "Quiet Game." Thanks for edumacating us'ens. 🙂
A look at...a very brief look at, the Giuoco Piano.
An opening a lot of us started off playing because it taught us the basic
rules of development so we could completely forget them when we got better.
Plus a couple of interesing RHP games complete with all the joyful blunders RHP games bring.
Originally posted by greenpawn34That is a funny story!
To think all those years ago when a young German student called Matthias Wullenweber
walked into my shop and told me he had written a program that replaces
chess score books...I told him was daft.
That lad one was of the co-founders of Chessbase!
(In them days -early 80's, you messed about with giant floppy discs,
memory was low, gr ...[text shortened]... cs were naff, you plugged into a televison not a
monitor....it seemed a silly idea.)