1/25/2013 – The weakness of the dark squares around the black king catches the eye, but there still is the diagonal a6-f1 ... The sequence 28.Rxd3 cxd3 29.Qh6 lead to victory for ...
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The weakness of the dark squares around the black king catches the eye, but there still is the diagonal a6-f1 ... The sequence 28.Rxd3 cxd3 29.Qh6 lead to victory for ...
1/4/2013 – This event, which has been played in the wind-swept Dutch sea resort since 1938 and was formerly known as the Corus Chess Tournament, is now named after the Indian steel company that bought Corus. The GM Group A features the world's number 1, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 9 players and is a Category 20 tournament. The first round is on January 12. Pre-tournament information with history and statistics.Discuss
1/25/2013 – In our reports on Tata Steel we sadly neglected the groups B and C, usually only giving the results, games and standings. We caught up yesterday by presenting you with portraits of the B Section players, and today, with the help of photographer Frans Peeters, we introduce you the to C-Group players and young talents. And show you a few interesting tactical moments from their games.Discuss
9/16/2014 – Once a month Karsten Müller hosts the endgame magic show. The renowned endgame expert shows brilliant endgames from recent tournament games. Starting at 4.00 pm. Today with Mihail Marin.
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In the positional systems White does not try to refute the Pirc from the very first moves, but aims for a long strategic battle to prove that his space advantage and better development will finally give him the better position.
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