Archive for December 17th, 2013

In an article published a couple weeks ago on grantland.com, a comparison was made about Lebron James being a chess Grandmaster on the court. Any knowledgeable sports fan will be able to see the connection instantly as basketball strategy is predicated on mismatches, angles and exploiting weaknesses when timing is important. James has tremendous physical […]

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Hikaru Nakamura on the mark versus Boris Gelfand.Photo by Ray Hill-Morris. Hikaru Nakamura stormed to victory at the London Chess Classic in a new rapid format featuring 16 players in four sections. The top two from each section (double round robin) then went to in a knockout format. Nakamura defeated Boris Gelfand after winning a […]

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