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The Best Chess Analysis

Chess games are a lot like feature movies. For instance, the chess moves can be thought of as the dialogue, strategic themes are the plot, and tactics are the fight scenes. Sometimes endgames are the final battle and other times just an epilogue. The average movie goer, much like an amateur chess player, often catchContinue reading “The Best Chess Analysis”

Wei Yi – Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2015 pgn 

[Event “6th Hainan Danzhou GM”] [Site “Danzhou, China”] [Date “2015.07.03”] [Round “2”] [White “Wei Yi”] [WhiteElo “2724”] [Black “Lazaro Bruzon Batista”] [BlackElo “2669”] [Result “1-0”] 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.Nc3 a6 4.Be2 Nc6 5.d4 cxd4 6.Nxd4 Qc7 7.O-O Nf6 8.Be3 Be7 9.f4 d6 10.Kh1 O-O 11.Qe1 Nxd4 12.Bxd4 b5 13.Qg3 Bb7 14.a3 Rad8 15.Rae1 Rd7Continue reading “Wei Yi – Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2015 pgn “

Ray Robson Wins Miami Open

Congratulations to13 Year-Old Ray Robson on placing first at the 2008 Miami Chess Open. After nine scheduled rounds, Ray ended in a tie for first with GM Darmen Sadvakasov. Ray defeated Darmen in an Armageddon game to capture first place. Below is the final cross-table as well as a beautiful game to put his achievement in perspective. [Event “Miami Open 2008”] [DateContinue reading “Ray Robson Wins Miami Open”