Nakamura beats Bareev in 11 moves as Black!

An interesting miniature occurred at the Millionaire Chess tournament recently. The game was a rapid tiebreak between Evgeny Bareev (2669) and Hikaru Nakamura (2812). The position shown was reached after Bareev tried to capitalize on the undefended h5 Knight with […]

The King’s Gambit, Part 2: Spassky – Bronstein

  The King’s Gambit Game 2: Spassky – Bronstein, 1960. 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 d5 4.exd5 Bd6 4…Nf6 is another idea. Instead of trying to hold onto the f4 pawn, Black attacks White’s centre and develops quickly. 5.Nc3 Nxd5 […]