Short vs Timman, Tilburg 1991

August 17, 2017

For this week’s annotated game, we look at Short vs Timman 1991. The game was played during the Interpolis Tournament, held in Tilburg, Holland. The game is an Alekhine’s Defence and sees Timman fianchetto his King’s bishop. This is never a decision that can be taken lightly, as this can […check it out!]

World Chess To Get To The Heart Of The Game?

August 16, 2017

When it comes to online chess event coverage, it seems that commentary, webcams, confessional booths and engine analysis, just doesn’t cut it any more. Not according to World Chess, anyway. An article in the Daily Telegraph, reports that FIDE’s broadcasting partner also has plans to begin asking players to wear biometrics […check it out!]

Gawain Jones Wins British Chess Championships 2017

August 7, 2017

The British Chess Championships 2017, were held between the 29th July and 6th August 2017, in Llandudno, Wales, United Kingdom. The event saw Grandmaster Gawain Jones take the title after a tie-break pay-off against Grandmaster Luke McShane. In my previous blog post, which was after round-six (read here), Jones, 29, […check it out!]