Archive for November 15th, 2014

“Sometimes you’re very, very lucky.”~Magnus Carlsen The chess world is still buzzing on social media about today’s game in which blunders were traded. After having played a rather unambitious version of the Kan Sicilian, Viswanathan Anand allowed Magnus Carlsen to create pressure on the kingside and tried to solve his problems tactically. While white had […]

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A very interesting project was launched early this year. A group of scholars have collaborated to form a journal, but not simply your run-of-the-mill journal. It is a journal what will look at the multi-faceted nature of chess. Many see chess as a sport, game, art and also a science. It is the latter characteristic […]

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