While idly flicking through recent games of Vishy Anand, my eye was drawn to the position on move 24 in his game against Robert Ruck. It reminded me strongly of a very impressive game that Gawain Jones had played against Boris Gelfand at the 2013 London Classic: 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5+ read more…
The next instalment in our examination of my games from the ROC Nova College Open in July is my 4th round game, the 3rd game of a rather tiring Saturday! I was desperate to finish promptly and have an early night but as always in such cases, the exact opposite happened! As always, a playable read more…
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- Alexander Alekhine
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