DEC 10 2020

DEC 10 2020  Watch your Arms.. Beth … The Wookiee's Gambit?#QueensGambit — John Hudgens (@JohnHudgens) December 8, 2020   Nine break ® A board game lined up with Go, Shogi, and chess! Blackjack elements too! Mind sports that can be done easily in a short time! Simple rules! 4×4… Continue reading


 2019 FIDE World Cup /Rd2″ Five American players advance to Round 2 …  “Game One ” they combine a score of  1.5/5     [YIKES] [ Sam Shankland lost in tiebreaks Rd1 ]     Rd2/G1 Abasov, Nijat – Dominguez Perez, Leinier 1/2 -1/2 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6… Continue reading

Altibox Norway Chess 2018 / Round 4

  Sergey Karjakin winning against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave   There were two decisive games in the fourth round of the Altibox Norway Chess 2018.  One above; the second was Levon Aronian’s win against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.   From what I’ve been able to gather, the game Liren Ding playing White against Fabiano Caruana did not take place… Continue reading

Altibox Norway Chess 2018

The 6th Altibox Norway Chess takes place in Stavanger , May 27 – June 8 2018.   Once again Altibox Norway Chess proves it’s the world’s strongest 10-person tournament. Two of the 2018 participants debuts at Altibox Norway Chess. Shahriyar Mamedyarov from Azerbaijan, currently number 2 in the world and Ding… Continue reading

79th Tata Steel Masters / Round 3

 by National Life Master Loal Davis    Sergey Karjakin   Karjakin played the White pieces against Van Wely’s Pirc Defense arriving at a position where White was slightly better, but then made a very interesting move of maintaining the tension on the e5 square instead of exchanging.  This was rife with… Continue reading

FIDE World Chess Rapids/Blitz

FIDE World Chess Rapids/Blitz: 47 year old Ukraine GM Vassily Ivanchuk wins FIDE World Chess Rapid Championship..     World Champion GM Ivanchuk interviewed by Chess journalist Anastazia Karlovich She wants to talk Chess, He wants to talk Checkers……. Rd15 Ivanchuk (2771) – Melkumyan (2736) 1-0 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3.… Continue reading