Archive for Month: July 2017

Delancey UK Chess Challenge: Northern Gigafinal 2017

Northern Gigafinal: Saturday 15th – Sunday 16th July 2017 in Manchester   Under 9 Boys winner Yichen Han (6/6).   Under 15 Boys winner Zheming Zhang (5.5/6).

Puzzles A and B

Puzzle 1 Easy White to play has several good moves.  Which is the best?   Puzzle 2 Harder White to play has a very good position. How can he make it even better? Try to work out White and Black’s next two moves each.

Evening Chronicle Article 2

The major event in the British Chess Calendar each year is the British Chess Championship. This first started in 1904, taking over from a more erratic series of events dating back into the 1880’s. It has happened almost every year since, excepting the war years and a small number of […]

Evening Chronicle Article 1

    Teenage Tactics There is a lot of debate in chess circles about the relative merits of a tactical  versus a strategical  approach to the game.  Some would describe it as a trappy versus a more deep thoughtful method.  At the highest level  Tal, Kasparov and Carlsen are viewed as […]