Tag Archives: Botvinnik

Book Review: Lak on Bot

Book Review: Lak on Bot

Posted on 8th February 2014

‘Botvinnik: move by move’– Cyrus Lakdawala (Everyman Chess 2013). 398 pages. 60 games. Chapters: Botvinnik On the Attack, Riding the Dynamic Element, On Exploiting Imbalances, On Endings and so forth. Surprisingly, the otherwise detailed bibliography …

As I Please  by  Neville Twitchell

As I Please by Neville Twitchell

Posted on 18th July 2012

I have recently found a new use for YouTube in trying to track down film footage of the great players of the past. Whilst there is an abundance of footage of present day players, and …

Book Review: The Strategic Nimzo-Indian

Book Review: The Strategic Nimzo-Indian

Posted on 7th May 2012

A new book from from the Dutch publisher, New in Chess, retails at $29.95 or 27.95 euros. It is The Strategic Nimzo-Indian: Volume 1 The Complete Guide to the Rubinstein Variation by Ivan Sokolov. 411 …

Canada’s Duncan Suttles: Book Review

Canada’s Duncan Suttles: Book Review

Posted on 20th April 2012

Chess On the Edge – 3 Vols – Bruce Harper & Yasser Seirawan (Chess ‘n’ Math 2008) with contributions from Gerard Welling. hbs. pp 990. fan. 17 b&w photos. 5.5″ x 9″. ISBN 978-1-895525-15-1. Separate …

Lajos Portisch: 75 not out!

Lajos Portisch: 75 not out!

Posted on 11th April 2012

Hungary. Budapest, 3rd-4th April. A double round all-play-all rapidplay in honour of Lajos Portisch. 1st L Portisch (HUN) 4/6; 2nd = L Ljubojevic (SRB) & V Hort (GER) both 3.5; 4th I Csom (HUN) 1. …