Tag Archives: Tal

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 …

Game of the Month: July 2012

Game of the Month: July 2012

Posted on 2nd July 2012

The July 2012 Game of the Month from the BCM’s Games Editor, Andrew Martin, comes from the second round of the Tal Memorial 2012 (8th May) between Vladimir Kramnik and Alexander Grishchuk played in Moscow. …

The Tal Memorial

The Tal Memorial

Posted on 18th June 2012

The tournament, held in honour of the Latvian World Champion Mikhail Tal, has ended. With everything to play for in the ninth round, which was concluded earlier today, England’s Luke McShane lost to the current …