unprecedented 'cool' factor to chess.
Garry Kasparov comments on the opening preparation.
full analysis of today's exciting round.
King of Lightening.
Report of round 4.
Very instructive video analysis.
"Excelsior problem" by immortal problem composer Samuel Loyd struck a chord with many readers, and we were asked by some to display another famous Loyd problem, one which is mainly an attempt to create the most preposterous solution imaginable. We are asked to find the worst possible move in the position – and this move is the solution!
The Russian men's team did not fare so well.
in English and Hindi.
Illustrated report with video analysis.