Tag Archives: Tal

Book Review by FM Julian Way

Book Review by FM Julian Way

Posted on 28th July 2015

‘Bird’s Opening : Move By Move’ (Everyman Chess 2015) by Cyrus Lakdawala. Given his propensity for unusual chess it is not surprising that Bent Larsen features in one of the most prominent games in the …

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: March 2014

Game of the Month: March 2014

Posted on 4th March 2014

The March 2014 Game of the Month from the BCM’s Games Editor, Andrew Martin, features the Tal Gambit variation of the popular Sicilian Grand Prix (or McDonnell) Attack The game is from the recent Gibraltar …

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 …

Game of the Month (08/12) by David Howell

Game of the Month (08/12) by David Howell

Posted on 25th October 2012

Luke McShane turned in a hugely impressive performance at the Tal Memorial, beating three of the top players in the world. After a slow start, he managed to pick himself up and show that he …