Tag Archives: Lopez

Selected Games (09/13) – Nigel Short

Selected Games (09/13) – Nigel Short

Posted on 26th December 2013

White A Samsonkin Black ND Short Canadian Open, 2013 Ruy Lopez C60 [Short] 1 e4 Nc6 The Nimzowitsch Defence, which develops a piece logically, in contrast to the passive Caro-Kann, is a relatively rare bird …

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 (4)

London Candidates (4)

Posted on 19th March 2013

M Carlsen (2) 1-0 A Grischuk (1.5), Ruy Lopez 3…Nf6 T Radjabov (1.5) draw V Kramnik (1.5), Nimzo-Indian, Rubinstein L Aronian (2.5) draw P Svidler (2), QGA 3 … a6 B Gelfand (0.5) draw V …

Hastings (5) – a leader emerges. Or is it just a marked man??

Hastings (5) – a leader emerges. Or is it just a marked man??

Posted on 1st January 2013

Tough games strongly in evidence down in Hastings. If there were hang-overs, nobody noticed (and yet several players elected to have half-point-byes). D Alsina Leal (ESP) 3.5 draw, Giuoco Piano, S Sulskis (LTU) 3.5. R …

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 …