In this day and age, nary a chess player is unfamiliar with the most famous tactical games of all time: Morphy-Count Isouard, Anderssen-Kieseritzky (The Immortal Game), Anderssen-Dufresne (The Evergreen Game), Glucksberg-Najdorf (The Polish Immort... | Read More
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Move by Move Chess Improvement
I would like to thank WhiteAnemone for submitting this game.
White has achieved a nice position... | Read More
With Anatoly Karpov having "inherited" the world title, he was eager to win as many tournaments as possible to prove that he was worthy of the title. And this he did.
Besides winning such tournaments as Milan 1975, Las Palmas 1977, Bugojno 1978... | Read More
This series is all about the classic games that, as a young teen (15 years of age), affected me in a profound manner. In general, they were positional games since, for a kid that grew up on attacking chess and combinations (12 to 14 years of age... | Read More
Last week, we looked at which chess pieces and pawns were least likely to make it to the end of a chess game.
Unsurprisingly, the central pawns and belligerent knights were the least likely to survive, regardless of the game’s opening.
W... | Read More