Chess News

November 22, 2016

Top 10 strongest tournaments ever

10.AVRO 1938 chess tournament The AVRO tournament was a chess tournament held in the Netherlands in 1938, sponsored by the Dutch broadcasting company AVRO. The event was a double round-robin tournament. The eight players generally regarded as the strongest in the world took part: World Champion Alexander Alekhine, former champions José Raúl Capablanca and Max Euwe, future champion Mikhail Botvinnik […]
November 21, 2016

Puzzle 6 – White to win!

After 1.Qc8?-Qf2+ 2. Kh1-Qf1+3.Kh2-Qf2 with perpetual check or 4.Kh3-Qf5+ Black will force a trade of the Queens. Can you find the most mystical move for White and still win the game?
November 21, 2016

Puzzle 5-Black to win!

There is only one chance left for Black before he gets checkmated with Qe8 or Rb8. Can you find how can Black cleverly finish this game and take home the win?
November 20, 2016

World chess championship-game 7

After 2 hours playing 7th game ended in another draw. Carlsen -Karjakin 3,5-3,5. This was the 7th draw in the competition. The tension is rising because any decisive game can be decisive for the whole event. Game 7 started differently with 1.d4. Magnus replied with Queen gambit accepted and manage to equalize quickly. Then he trapped Karjakin with his move 16…Rc8 […]