I recently tracked down a transcript of a lecture my father gave at the Vancouver chess club in 1979. Below is an abridged transcript of the games he Annotated, and some entertaining parts of the lecture.
All notes are by Peter Biyiasas, unless o... | Read More
There are many games and moves (both brilliancies and blunders) that all chess players should know or have at least seen before.
One of the greatest chess players of all time, Anatoly Karpov has been both the victor and victim of... | Read More
Road to Master: Creating an Opening Repertoire
As with many amateur players, I have always aspired to become a master, at least at the national level. As a child, I had some talent for the game but got dragged away from chess by other interests l... | Read More
Russian Game also called Petrov's Defence is an perfect equaliser for black aganist e4.this opening was popularised by Alexander Petrov.this opening offers attacking chances for both sides,It is like a black's counter-attack in the cente... | Read More
Before I started with the serie about rook endings from Akiba Rubinstein, I had in mind to also write something about the rook endings of Korchnoi, and Lasker.
But after finishing the serie about Rubinstein rooks, I hesitated.
Some of the rook e... | Read More