The final Carlsen - Anand game must be considered one of the most interesting World Championship watch games for many reasons. Anand's b5!! was fascinating and seemed to offer him chances to pressure. However, it seems clear that the exchange sac ... | Read More
CAUTION: I'm letting the "Sports Fan" in me out of the bag... just for a moment... here on Chess.com! If you know nothing about Basketball, sports / athletics in general, or how they might compare to chess (or if you simply don't care) than this b... | Read More
This is one of the must watch games of Carlsen ...
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La Bourdonnais' death-mask
Instead of a portrait, we only have a sad caricature drawn from a dreadful mask moulded after death. -Gabriel-Éloy Doazan writing to Prof. Geo. Allen
Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais followed D... | Read More
Here I'll give a quick review of the important events of rounds 1-4 of Wijk aan Zee, along with a few cool chess moments explained.
To me the big story here was Aronian failing to convert a good position against Van Wely.
I would r... | Read More