GRENKE Chess Classic 2017 / Round 3

by National Life Master Loal Davis Images courtesy of Derrick Bartotto       The “One That Got Away”.   “GRENKE Chess Classic 2017”Round “3”White “Hou, Yifan”Black “Carlsen, Magnus” 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. a4 e5 7. Nf3 Be7… Continue reading

Isle of Man ( International 2016 / Sparkler From Yifan Hou

by National Life Master Loal Davis   Isle Of Man   In the first round of the Isle Of Man Tournament, Yifan Hou (2649) (White) from China beat James Jackson (2311) (Black) from England.  Looking at the rating difference that may not be much of a surprise.  The finish however… Continue reading