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 ... CHINAdaily.com.cn, 1 week ago
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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 World, 2 days ago
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 Local, 1 week ago
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 UK, 1 week ago Netflix UK: Eight best films to see in 2016 The Week UK, 3 weeks ago
Almost anything associated with the Cold War appears to be an anachronism these days. Today's college graduates never saw the hammer and sickle fly over the Kremlin,the deadly wall that cut Berlin in half, or defectors leave home in search of that ...American Spectator, 1 week ago Viktor Korchnoi, chess grandmaster who defected WA Today, 2 weeks ago Viktor Korchnoi, first Russian chess grandmaster to defect from the Soviet Union Melbourne Age, 2 weeks ago
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 Herald, 1 week ago
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.com, 3 weeks ago
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 Magazine, 4 weeks ago
Chess is so imitative of life that numerous terms of the game have become idioms of everyday life, say UMA RAM and K S RAM Chess is life, said Bobby Fischer. Chess is like life, countered his archrival, Boris Spassky. It was always a close ...Speaking Tree, 1 month ago
CHAMPION of the world Magnus Carlsen finally won the annual supertournament hosted by his native country, Norway. He finished second to Karjakin in 2013 and 2014 and was blown out of the water last year, winning twice but losing four and drawing ...Marianas Variety, 1 month ago
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