Tag Archives: Short

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 …

D V D Review (08/13)

D V D Review (08/13)

Posted on 16th September 2013

‘The Master Game’ broke new ground in the 1970s and 1980s when it established itself as the only international tournament for television. Following its launch by BBC Television in 1975, it became a firm favourite …

Developing top-level English chess

Developing top-level English chess

Posted on 16th August 2013

Developing top-level English chess  David Openshaw director.international@englishchess.org.uk I was appointed International Director in November, 2012. My main role is to organise participation in international events such as the Olympiad and the European Team Championships. I …

Game of the Month: August 2013

Game of the Month: August 2013

Posted on 5th August 2013

The August 2013 Game of the Month from the BCM’s Games Editor, Andrew Martin, features the Botvinnik System of the English Opening. This game was played in the strong and recent (July 2013) Canadian Open …

Gibraltar (9) – Three Leaders – but no followers!

Gibraltar (9) – Three Leaders – but no followers!

Posted on 30th January 2013

With so much prize money at stake and only one more round – tomorrow – to go, today’s play was ‘dog eat dog’ not follow-me-leader! N Vitiugov (RUS), M Vachier-Lagrave (FRA) and ND Short (ENG) …