David Navara Beats Garry Kasparov in St Louis

David Navara Beats Garry Kasparov in St Louis Rapid Tournament!

Garry Kasparov played a near perfect game against David Navara at the St. Louis Chess Club yesterday (16th August 2017), only to see it all blow up in his face when checkmate appeared inevitable. Can you find what’s wrong with 49.Nb4-c6+ ? […]

The 6 Types of Chess Player – Which one are you?

Yuri Averbakh, Russian GM, author, endgame expert and currently the world’s oldest living GM at 93 (!), revealed in a 1997 interview in New in Chess that he placed chess players into 6 categories. Here they are with his description […]

Chess Interview with Fischer, Korchnoi & Larsen (1967)

(This is an excerpt from Bjelica’s “Grandmasters in Profile”) The three of them, Larsen, Fischer and Korchnoi, were the central personalities of the 1967 Sousse Inter-Zonal tournament. They were the ones who fought the strongest. Fischer left the tournament whilst […]