All drawn and somewhat confusing games in Moscow.
I didn't understand Aronian-Li Chao before the rook endgame and Nepo-Anand was similarly weird.
Kramnik really loves chess, he was a pawn up on move 24 and went to play for more than 100 moves, y... | Read More
An unusually quiet day in Moscow, they got us used to bloodshed!
All draws and the main excitement was probably during the commercials of the TV show where Kramnik and Aronian were guests!
And Anand probably missed a chance to beat Svidler.
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4 out of 5 decisive games in Moscow!
I never imagined I would see Kramnik play 6 Bg5 against the Najdorf, but that is exactly what he did to beat the unfortunate Gelfand, who couldn't remember his theory.
Nepo sharpened things up in the Piano to... | Read More
Everyone knows the "Ruy Lopez" ... (also called "The Spanish Torture!") ... ... ... it was GM/World Champ Bobby Fischer's favorite opening. (See some games in this opening.)
It begins with: 1.e4, e5; 2.Nf3, Nc6; 3.Bb5. (See the diagram... | Read More
Today, we analyze the most interesting games from the recent Sinquefield Cup 2016. This tournament took place in St Louis, and the most interesting point about it is that we could see ten of the strongest chess players in the world in action.... | Read More