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Exciting finish to the Tata Steel Chess Tournament

Daily musing “Exciting finish to the Tata Steel Chess tournament and my favorite move of the event. Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for February 1, 2021 Hat’s off to the organizers of the 83rd Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk Aan Zee. They did aContinue reading “Exciting finish to the Tata Steel Chess Tournament”

Fabiano Caruana vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, 2021 Tata Steel Masters

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for January 29, 2021. Today, I wanted to quickly review an instructional victory by Fabiano Caruana over Maxime Vachier-Lagrave from round 7 of the Tata Steel Masters played on January 23rd in Wijk aan Zee. Fabiano 14 e6 is aContinue reading “Fabiano Caruana vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, 2021 Tata Steel Masters”

TATA STEEL CHESS: Round 6 Recap

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for January 24, 2021. Both Jorden van Foreest and Alireza Firouzja scored wins in round 6 of the 2021 Tata Steel Chess Tournament. With all the other games finishing in draws, Firouzja and Foreest move into the group of sixContinue reading “TATA STEEL CHESS: Round 6 Recap”

TATA STEEL CHESS: Round 5 Recap

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for January 21, 2021.  Did you know today is a Palindrome Date. It’s true. See 1/21/21 reads the same forward and backwards. If you know when the next palindrome day will be, let us know in the comments. Also, todayContinue reading “TATA STEEL CHESS: Round 5 Recap”

TATA STEEL CHESS: Round 4 Recap

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for January 19, 2021. Today was a great day chess in Wijk aan Zee. The Tata Steel Masters’ fourth round saw all the games between the elite grandmasters end in draws. That’s not to say they were meant to, thereContinue reading “TATA STEEL CHESS: Round 4 Recap”

TATA STEEL CHESS: Round 3 Recap

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for January 18, 2021. Today was another great day for chess thanks to the exceptional chess on display in Wijk aan Zee. Of note, were the important changes at both ends of the standings with the tournament leader, Nils Grandelius,Continue reading “TATA STEEL CHESS: Round 3 Recap”

2021 TATA STEEL CHESS TOURNAMENT: Round 1 Recap

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for January 16, 2021. Today was a great day for chess! For the first time, in a very long time, we are finally able to treated to classical chess of the  highest level. And round 1 of the 2021 TataContinue reading “2021 TATA STEEL CHESS TOURNAMENT: Round 1 Recap”

The Table is Set for Chess in Wijk aan Zee

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for January 15, 2021. The pairings are up in Wijk aan Zee. Of note is the absence of fan favorite Daniil Dubov. After someone in is bubble tested positive for COVID-19, Daniil Dubov was scratched from the field and replacedContinue reading “The Table is Set for Chess in Wijk aan Zee”

Wijk ann Zee Hors D’Oeuvre

Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for January 14, 2021. For nearly 12 months, chess devotees have needed to manage without traditional chess competitions. The 2021 Tata Steel Chess Tournament, which officially begins tomorrow, will not only fulfill our desire to watch the best chess playersContinue reading “Wijk ann Zee Hors D’Oeuvre”