Archive for June 5th, 2013

Cuba’s rich chess tradition is known. The chess reputation that José Raúl Capablanca helped to define on the beautiful island can be seen throughout the capital of Havana in painted murals, sculptures, arts exhibits and the frequent games played on the street. Havana’s Capablanca Chess Club is also buzzing with activity. In this environment, it […]

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The 2013 Tal Memorial will begin exactly one week from today with a cadre of elite players. This tournament will continue the string of strong tournaments on display in recent months going all the way back to the London Classic, Tata Steel, Candidates Qualifier and the FIDE Grand Prix. The field is a strong one […]

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