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martedì 20 dicembre 2011

The Great London Chess Debate

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The Great London Chess Debate


Posted December 20, 2011 | 12:02:06 (EST)
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The former world champion Vladimir Kramnik won the London Chess Classic, a tournament that brought the English capital close to its former glory. London was the world chess center in the mid-19th century when the first two important...
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When Bobby Fischer Played Chess Like Misha 

Tal

7 Comments | Posted November 30, 2011 | 11:49:53 (EST)
Reckless sacrifices were not his style, but for one day, one game and
one moment in 1959 Bobby Fischer threw caution to the wind, went
 va banque and played like Mikhail Tal. His opponent was the Czech
grandmaster Ludek Pachman and the game was played in Santiago
de Chile.
Tal...
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Joys of Chess: From Krabbé to Hesse

20 Comments | Posted November 17, 2011 | 20:20:44 (EST)
Christian Hesse's book The Joys of Chess: Heroes, Battles & 
Brilliances, published by New in Chess, was endorsed by the world
champion Vishy Anand and Vladimir Kramnik. It is a compilation of
chess stories, biographical sketches, games and fragments with
references to art and science. The author is a...
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