Tag Archives: Kasparov

London Chess Classic (9)

London Chess Classic (9)

Posted on 10th December 2012

Three draws out of four but games full of interest? You bet! Last round at Olympia: Adams draw Kramnik, Ruy Lopez/Berlin; Carlsen draw Anand, Ruy Lopez/Berlin; Polgar draw Aronian, Ruy Lopez/Marshall 12.d3; Nakamura 1-0 McShane, …

Book Review by IR Watson

Book Review by IR Watson

Posted on 30th July 2012

‘My Best Games’ By Viktor Korchnoi. (Edition Olms 2011). Translated and edited by Kenneth Neat. Softback, 435 pages. www.edition-olms.com info@edition-olms.com This celebrates Viktor’s Eightieth birthday. Eighty years?! I know he’s the greatest survivor in chess, …

Book Review by IM Adam Hunt

Book Review by IM Adam Hunt

Posted on 30th July 2012

New In Chess Yearbook 100 www.newinchess.com I have been a Yearbook subscriber off and on for the last five years or so. Not having not needed them for my teaching job at Woodbridge School, this …

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 …

June 2012 B C M

June 2012 B C M

Posted on 2nd June 2012

The June BCM will of course be late! That’s the bad news over. The good news is that it will be just fantastically wonderful and that’s just the short story @Peachcroft’s World@. Other good bits …