Tag Archives: FIDE

Chennai Additional (01/14) with Yang-Fan Zhou

Chennai Additional (01/14) with Yang-Fan Zhou

Posted on 15th December 2013

International Master Andrew Martin has commentated on Games 1-4 and Game 8 here on this site. We give below the missing scores by way of closure. Our BCM 12/13 and 01/14 issues carry more detailed …

Chennai four: treading water…

Chennai four: treading water…

Posted on 19th November 2013

BCM’s Games Editor, Andrew Martin, analyses the eighth game of the World Championship Match between Viswanathan Anand and, his official challenger, Magnus Carlsen. Playing with the black pieces, Viswanathan Anand employs the his dreaded Berlin …

Chennai two: Carlsen plays the Caro-Kann

Chennai two: Carlsen plays the Caro-Kann

Posted on 11th November 2013

BCM’s Games Editor, Andrew Martin, analyses the second game of the match between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen. Playing with the black pieces, Magnus unusually employs the rock-solid and reliable Capablanca Variation of the Caro-Kann …

Ratings, ratings

Ratings, ratings

Posted on 29th September 2013

International Elo List Here are the FIDE ratings for the top English players, as published on 1st September, 2013: M Adams 2761 LJ McShane 2697 ND Short 2684 MD Sadler 2646 DWL Howell 2644 GCB …

Game of the Month: April 2013

Game of the Month: April 2013

Posted on 1st April 2013

The April 2013 Game of the Month from the BCM’s Games Editor, Andrew Martin, features a variation of the solid Berlin Defence in which White avoids the exchange of Queens. This game was played in …