Game of the Week - Week 5

Game of the Week - Week 5

GM Durarbayli
| 26 days ago

As I’m sure is the case for many of you, the lack of in-person tournaments during the pandemic has only increased my craving for watching and analyzing high-quality chess games while at home, and the Tata Steel 2021 tournament did not disapp...

Game of the Week - Week 4

Game of the Week - Week 4

GM Durarbayli
| Jan 31, 2021

When you hear the word “assumption”, a negative connotation may come to mind. Many of us have been advised at some point in our lives to avoid making assumptions or jumping to conclusions; however, this habit is ingrained in our nature...

Game of the Week - Week 3

Game of the Week - Week 3

GM Durarbayli
| Jan 24, 2021

Every day, we are faced with hundreds of decisions that could change the course of our future. For most of us, fortunately, the majority of these decisions are not life-changing. However, consider if you were the leader of an organization in which...

Game of the Week - Week 2

Game of the Week - Week 2

GM Durarbayli
| Jan 17, 2021

“I regard chess as being an equivalent exchange.” - Mikhail Botvinnik, 6th World Chess Champion Since the beginning of the pandemic, the interest in our beloved game from people around the world has increased substantially. I was ple...