January Kings Of The King’s Gambit

by National Life Master Loal Davis     There are of course many chess players who have their birthday in January, but two King’s of the King’s Gambit immediately come to mind.   1916-01-07 – Paul Keres 1937-01-30 – Boris Spassky     Paul Keres   Event “URS-ch12” Site “Moscow”… Continue reading

Karpov vs. Spassky FIDE World Cup 1982

Classical games: Anatoly Karpov vs. Boris Spassky 14 – 2,  23 draws.Including rapid/exhibition games:  Karpov  vs. Spassky 15 – 3, 25 draws.   Karpov vs. Spassky FIDE World Cup 1982 – YouTube   [Event “15 min, Hamburg-TV”][Site “15 min, Hamburg-TV”][Date “1982.??.??”][EventDate “?”][Round “?”][Result “1/2-1/2”][White “Boris Spassky”][Black “Anatoly Karpov”][ECO “C42”][WhiteElo “?”][BlackElo “?”][PlyCount “103”] 1.… Continue reading

Pawn Sacrifice

PAWN SCARIFICE Production A Mica Entertainment presentation of a Material Pictures, Gail Katz production in association with Palmstar. Produced by Gail Katz, Tobey Maguire, Edward Zwick. Executive producers, Dale Armin Johnson, Josette Perotta, Glenn P. Murray, Julie B. May, Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson, Kevin Frakes, Raj Singh, Mike Ilitch… Continue reading

Fischer’s Top Ten

Bobby Fischer  Bobby Fischer’s Top Ten Players of All Time. His insights into these players is remarkable and he may well hit the nail on the head in the evaluation of their strengths and weaknesses.   Paul Morphy Howard Staunton Wilhelm Steinitz Siegbert Tarrasch Mikhail Tchigorin Alexander Alekhine Jose Capablanca… Continue reading