Today’s position is from GM Gata Kamsky vs GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov , World Cup 2013. Mamedyarov (Black) just played 29… Kh6. What did Kamsky (White) play for move 30? What does white play?
As a twelve-year-old he defeated the former World Championship Candidate Mark Taimanov. That was in 1986, the onslaught of the prodigy from southwestern Siberia on the chess throne had begun. Ten years later he faced Anatoly Karpov in a match over 20 games. At stake was nothing less than the world title. Kamsky lost –Continue reading “Gata Kamsky: “I wonder if my life is repeating itself.” – Perlen vom Bodensee – das Schachmagazin”
Below is the FIDE top 100 list for November(source http://www.chess.co.uk/twic/). Vugar Gashimov broke into the top 10 for the first time in his career. Born in 1986, Mr. Gashimov hails from Azerbaijan and is known for his extreme skill in one minute chess. Below is a recent example of his Brilliant play against American grandmasterContinue reading “FIDE Top 100”