Napoleon Opening

Napoleon Opening

GM VB84
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Aug 7, 2010

This article isn't a deep theoretical research. You shouldn't take it too serious – this is rather a funny tale, though about a real game. Things like this don't occur too often in a player's career and usually stick to his memory very well. Men...

Welcome

Welcome

GM VB84
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Jul 2, 2010

Dear readers, I 'd like to inform you that I have an English version of my website now - http://study-chess.ru/en/. Welcome!

The instructive endgame.

The instructive endgame.

GM VB84
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May 13, 2010

I'd like to offer you the analysis of the endgame which occurred in the 8th game of the match. As we remember, Topalov won it but Anand had good chances for a draw some moves before his resignation. I tried to find out the real evaluation of the e...

The best from the middle.

The best from the middle.

GM VB84
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May 8, 2010

We are following a very attractive match! The games are fighting and nervous, unlike in some previous World championships. Aggressive Topalov’s play and the Sofia rule will undoubtedly increase the popularity of chess. In the middle of the match t...

Match strategy.

Match strategy.

GM VB84
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Apr 28, 2010

A choice of right match strategy decides a lot. Exactly, there are details which allow to incline the balance to one of the opponent. The third game distinctly shows us the difference between Anand's and Topalov's strategies. The Bulgarian's matc...

Peculiarities of chess styles.

Peculiarities of chess styles.

GM VB84
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Apr 26, 2010

 It seems that playing strength of top-GM’s also depends on position’s character. Two days ago we saw how Veselin plays in sharp attacking position - the game was played at champion’s level. And yesterday the opponents changed Queens and played...

Modern Chess

Modern Chess

GM VB84
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Apr 24, 2010

The first note in this blog will be about World Championship match. A nice starting game with sacrifice, kings running and in the end a just win of  Veselin Topalov.  For the most part a real fight doesn’t start yet and the first victory of Bulga...

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