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 […]

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 […]