This is a last roung game I played against a very talented Greek youngster. (yesterday!).
White came out of the opening (a Modern Benoni) with a clear positional advantange.
However, after my bitter experience a couple of rounds earlier (where I... | Read More
Good time of day to you my dear chess friends,
As promised in my last post on analysis in the Scandinavian, I am here to day to bring you some analysis of interesting games and positions from my games at the World Open U2000 played during the fou... | Read More
It's been awhile since my last tournament (October of last year), and I expected going in to the Chicago Open this year to be completely out of form. My only "training" was in the week prior to the event, when I did a few hours of tactics traini... | Read More
Welcome to this Blog post :-)
I upload 3 videos of blitz chess games every day, free on Youtube to watch. Once in a while I also add a rapid game (15 Min per player), all with live comments of course.
A Modern Benoni Sämisch setup is alwa... | Read More
Like many, I followed the Shamkir tournament with much interest. There were many questions that could be answered. Was Magnus mortal? Could Hikaru ever beat him? What was the gap between Magnus and the field? Would there be any Modern Be... | Read More