Tag Archives: Fischer

Bound Volume 132

Bound Volume 132

Posted on 28th February 2015

‘The British Chess Magazine, 2012’. Bound volume. 672 pages, figurine algebraic notation. Indexed. Features include: New Fischer Book, Shaun Taulbut’s ‘Test Your Chess’, English Elo ratings, David Howell offering ‘Game of the Month’, AA Smith …

McFarland Book Review

McFarland Book Review

Posted on 27th October 2014

I was rather surprised when I saw this book, ‘Mikhail Botvinnik: Life and Games of a World Chess Champion – Andy Soltis (McFarland 2014), because while McFarland have a well deserved reputation for excellent chess …

Best Books

Best Books

Posted on 5th June 2014

‘Kramnik: move by move’ – Cyrus Lakdawala (Everyman Chess 2012), 416 pages, is a well-produced book of 59 annotated games of the Russian former World Champion, Vladimir Kramnik. The author has written a number of …

Game of the Month: April 2014

Game of the Month: April 2014

Posted on 8th April 2014

The April 2014 Game of the Month from the BCM’s Games Editor, Andrew Martin, features the 6 h3 (Fischer?) variation of the Sicilian Najdorf Defence. The game is from the recent Khanty-Mansisyk Candidates Tournament in …

Book Review: Not Another Bobby Book!?

Book Review: Not Another Bobby Book!?

Posted on 27th May 2013

‘A Psychobiography of Bobby Fischer: Understanding the Genius, Mystery, and Psychological Decline of a World Chess Champion’ – Joseph G. Ponterotto (Thomas 2012). 189 pages + xxvi, hardback, 10 plate photos (some, extremely rare – …