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 […]