I am all admiration for Bronstein on many levels....as a chessplayer, as a person and as a teacher. I regret not having met him in person, but through his books I feel him.
He is one of my favorite writers, among whom are Bronstein, Tal, Tartakow... | Read More
Powerful US Teams Head to Olympiad in Baku
By IM John Donaldson, Team Captain
Fabiano Caruana at the U.S. Championships. Photo: Spectrum Studios
Two powerful American teams will soon be heading to Baku, Azerbaijan, for the 42nd Chess Olympiad... | Read More
It's been a long time coming, but everything is set up for me to finally start studying endings!
As I mentioned in my introduction post for Chess^Summit, I spent much of my childhood reading Yasser Seirawan's Winning Chess ___ books over and ov... | Read More
This interview was conducted by Yuri Golyshak and Sergei Kruzhkov for their column Friday Talk in the Sport-Express newspaper in early 2016.
Heading photo was taken during that interview.
The tenth world champion returned from Paris to Mo... | Read More
Rook endings occur very often. Therefore it is good to be working, and keep working, on your rook endings.
In my own games I very often see that my opponents don't have a good "feel" for rook endings. And that has saved me many many points!
Here... | Read More