This is the story of Kārlis Ozols that should be called, "When Chess Players Go Bad." The story is one of amazement, puzzlement and disgust.
Kārlis Ozols had been a chess player in his native Latvia. Like Tal, Ozols was... | Read More
Lately I’ve gotten several letters from chess fans who want to know what kind of chess books I like, and what books I consider to be the best of all time.
That kind of “best-ever” list is very much a matter of taste, and a small list is imp... | Read More
We miss a player with around 2250-2300 ELO from the world. Who does want to come now to play for the IM-norm?
The list of the players:
SZEBERENYI, Adam IM 2316 HUN FARAGO, Sandor IM 2249 HUN SZALANCZY, Emil IM 2280 HUN KISLIK, Erik Andrew IM... | Read More
A VERY BASIC BENKO
This continues the Classic Pawn Structure series as seen in Classic Pawn Structure, Part 1a and Part 1b. In general, chess professionals know the ins and outs of every structure, non-titled experienced/strong pl... | Read More
The 3 IGM-s who will play: SERES, Lajos /HUN/, KOSIC, Dragan /MNE/ and BLOMQVIST, Erik (SWE). In the IM section the IM-s: SZALANCZY, Emil (HUN), SZEBERENYI, Adam /HUN/, MATHE, Gaspar /HUN/, AL-ALI, Hussein Ali Hussein /IRQ/.
Who does wish more ... | Read More