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If it works for him, it works for them

Boris Spassky, the world chess champion from 1969 to 1972, said, "Nowadays there is more dynamism in chess; modern players like to take the initiative. Usually they are poor defenders though." Last week, we looked at declarer taking the ..., 1 month ago
World Chess Championship through the years Malay Mail, 1 month ago

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WA Today

Viktor Kochnoi: Fighting the Soviet System to Play Better Chess

Almost anything associated with the Cold War appears to be an anachronism these days. New college graduates never saw the hammer and sickle fly over the Kremlin, the deadly wall cut Berlin in half, and defectors leave home in search of that most ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago Viktor Korchnoi: Chess Grandmaster, Soviet Defector, Pugnacious Competitor  American Spectator1 month ago Viktor Korchnoi, chess grandmaster who defected  WA Today1 month ago Viktor Korchnoi, first Russian chess grandmaster to defect from the Soviet Union  Melbourne Age1 month ago

Epic rivalries elevate sport

In sport, greatness is seldom achieved alone. For greatness's ultimate stamp of approval, its one unequivocal endorsement, lies in the overcoming of the thrilling challenges provided by a meaty foe, a worthy opponent who can take the race all the ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

The Semi-Tarrasch

The Semi-Tarrasch is a perfect complement to the Nimzo-Indian (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4), which figures in the repertoire of a big majority of chessplayers. If White plays 3.Nf3 instead of 3.Nc3 and Black doesn't like the Queen's Indian (which is ...
 Business World1 month ago

Vir die liefde van die s(k)aak

Published 06/15/2016 by Weekliks berig die Ho«velder oor die skaaksuksesse van die broers Otto (11) en Jan-Maarten (8) van Schalkwyk. Maar wat is dit wat die twee seuns se passie vir skaak aanvuur? Hul storie begin eintlik in 1972 met die ...
 Look Local1 month ago
The Week UK

Netflix UK: Nine best films to see in 2016

Movie buffs can enjoy everything from Still Alice to The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Still Alice Julianne Moore picked up the Academy Award for lead actress last year for her performance as Dr Alice Howland, a sufferer of early onset ...
 The Week UK1 month ago Netflix UK: Eight best films to see in 2016  The Week UK1 month ago

Uncrowned Tsar of chess

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown might be an old adage. But equally ‘uneasy lies the head that does not wear it” would perfectly fit the Grand Grandmaster Viktor Korchnoi who passed away recently at the age of 85 in his adopted ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Time machine: Color photos of Russia from 100 years ago and today

RBTH Tuesday 31st May, 2016 Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky was a Russian chemist and photographer. He is best known for his pioneering work in color photography and considered the project a labor of love. In 1901, Prokudin-Gorsky established a ...
 Singapore Star.com2 months ago
Standpoint Magazine

When Players Become Pawns

Ukraine's Mariya Muzychuk: Her world title match against Yifan Hou was marred by petty accusations by both countries' delegations ( Vitaliy Hrabar CC BY-SA 4.0) World chess championship matches have unfortunately become notorious for the outrageous ...
 Standpoint Magazine2 months ago
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