Who is the best chess player of all time?
Today, World Champion Magnus Carlsen leads Vishy Anand 1.5-0.5 after two games at the world chess championship in Sochi, Russia.
Carlsen is the 16th classical world chess champion — mor... | Read More
Today, I want to show some great tactics. Tactics was always nice, because normally, who have more material, wins. But sometimes, the player with more material lose. Firstly, I want to show a well-known Lilienthal-Capablanca, where white sacrifice... | Read More
Today, the very top chess players in the world can make good livings from the game.
Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand, who will play this month’s world chess championship in Russia, made more than $1 million each of the past two years from ch... | Read More
By 1990, Garry Kasparov had done what nobody had done before since the creation of the world championship: defended his title multiple times against the clearly best challenger. All in all, he and Anatoly Karpov played five quite grueling matches ... | Read More
In the first two installments of this article, we discussed the situations where it is beneficial to ignore well established principles of chess. Today we'll talk about another "sacred cow" of chess rules, the most dangerous one to bend!
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