Chess News

February 22, 2020

Capablanca

The four-year-old Jose Raul Capablanca quietly watched his father and a fellow army officer play chess each night. One evening little Capa corrected his father after an inaccurate move, and suggested another. When Capa’s father checked the suggested move, it turned out to be an improvement! Don Jorge Capablanca then played his son a game and lost! He ran out […]
February 8, 2020

The Brilliancy Prize, Byrne – Fischer USA championship 1963

Black to move and win
February 6, 2020

Mihail Tal – Jan Timman

Mihail Tal – Jan Timman Skopje Olypmiad 1972 White to move Tactics – Double attack
July 18, 2019

Strugnell – Arnaudov 2018, Black to play

This game was played recently in Augsburg 2018. Anyway it reminds like the great combinations of the 19th century. This is really one romantic crush of the white King’s castle.