In the next couple of months, Natasha and I are on a “Chess for Life” tour, giving lectures at chess clubs and tournaments in England and Holland! During the lectures we’ll be explaining themes and techniques in the book and we’ll be showing how club players can apply them in their own games. We’ll be read more…
I’ve spent a bit of time recently taking a look at Alekhine’s opening repertoire. 3 things struck me in particular. First of all, Alekhine played gambits until the end of his life, even against the strongest players in the world. Some examples: 1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3.c3 was a regular guest in read more…
"The secret of my success: with every move I force the opponent to think for themselves!"
- Alexander Alekhine
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"How many moves do I consider when analysing? Only one, but it's always the best one!"
- Emanuel Lasker