Tag Archives: Gelfand

London Chess Classic in pictures

London Chess Classic in pictures

Posted on 29th December 2013

British Chess Magazine (together with our erstwhile staff photographer) visited the Fifth London Chess Classic, Olympia, London for the final day. Our thanks go to Malcolm Pein, John Henderson, Nevil Chan and their helpers for …

Book Review: ‘Fighting Chess’ – CS Crouch.   Review by IM Adam Hunt.

Book Review: ‘Fighting Chess’ – CS Crouch. Review by IM Adam Hunt.

Posted on 12th July 2013

This is the latest in the popular move by move series of books by Everyman. I have previously reviewed (favourably) John Emms’s work on the Sicilian Taimanov and Neil McDonald’s book on the Ruy Lopez …

London Candidates (8)

London Candidates (8)

Posted on 24th March 2013

A round of great excitement. Kramnik, ex-World Champion, and ‘safe pair of hands’, won his first game. Ivanchuk lost on time! And poor Radjabov complained “Nothing worked out!” M Carlsen (5) draw L Aronian (5), …

London Candidates (6)

London Candidates (6)

Posted on 21st March 2013

All the wins were with the Black pieces. Is this a rare event or what?? Magnus Carlsen was the first to score the full point at the FIDE Candidates this evening but he was eventually …

London Candidates (2)

London Candidates (2)

Posted on 16th March 2013

M Carlsen (0.5) draw V Kramnik (0.5) Symmetrical English A Grischuk (0.5) draw P Svidler (0.5) Closed Lopez 8.a4 T Radjabov (0.5) 1-0 V Ivanchuk (0.5) Leningrad Dutch L Aronian (0.5) 1-0 B Gelfand (0.5) …