Tag Archives: Martin

Aberystwyth 1961: Looking back with Andrew Martin

Aberystwyth 1961: Looking back with Andrew Martin

Posted on 18th July 2014

IM Andrew Martin looks back at the second BCF British Championships to be held in Aberystwyth in 1961: the main championship was won by Jonathan Penrose. The game analysed was played between Jonathan Penrose and …

Aberystwyth 1955: Looking back with Andrew Martin

Aberystwyth 1955: Looking back with Andrew Martin

Posted on 18th July 2014

IM Andrew Martin looks back at the first BCF British Championships to be held in Aberystwyth in 1955: the main championship was won by Harry Golombek. The game analysed was played between Jonathan Penrose and …

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: June 2014

Game of the Month: June 2014

Posted on 2nd June 2014

The June 2014 Game of the Month from the BCM’s Games Editor, Andrew Martin, features the King’s Indian Defence. The game is from the recent Russian Karpov-Poikovsky Tournament and is between Nepomnianatchi and Jakovenko. The …

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 …