World Chess Championship 2014 / Game 8

Photos Courtesy of Derrick Bartotto Anand may have wanted more from the White pieces   –   BUT Carlsen played well and secured the draw. In the position below Anand (White) has just played 17.  Bb1.  Carlsen employs the “Come Into My Parlor Defense”  17. ….. Rad8.  Well – there… 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