From The Golden Age Of

CORRESPONDENCE CHESS 1. d4 )f6 2. c4 g6 3. > c3 & g7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 c6 6. & e3 a6 7. d2 b5 8. 0-0-0 . A very aggressive attempt to annilhate Black with h2-h4 and jj.h6 to follow shortly. One only has to recall Spassky-Evans Varna ol 1962. However, if Black delays castling and develops his queenside play first, then 8. 0-0-0 starts to look rather dubious. Berliner's play is impeccable. 8 a5 9. bl )bd7 10. g4. White can choose either 10. i.h6 Lxh6 or 10. d5 b4 , but in view of Black's...

Index Of Featured Games And Positions

Gufeld, 211 Alatortsev vs. Boleslavsky, 247 Alcocer vs. Wexler, 230 Aloni vs. Bronstein, 244 Artsukevich vs. Korchnoi, 204 Averbakh vs. Aronin, 198 Bagirov vs. Gufeld, 261 Belavenets vs. Bronstein, 179 Belyavsky vs. Nunn, 294 Bogoljubow vs. Grob, 221 Botvinnik vs. Smyslov, 156 Brants vs. Veresov, 202 Bronstein vs. Gufeld, 104 Browne vs Gufeld, 130 Chemin vs. Kasparov, 47 Choudhry vs. Gufeld, 168 Christiansen vs. Kasparov, 36 Csom vs. Korchnoi, 209 Debnar vs....

Index Of Complete Games

Andruet-Spassov, Sofia Banikas-Gallagher, French League Bareev-Tkachiev, Cap d'Agde Barsov-Gallaghcr, Calcutta Berkes-Jobava, I -.nmpean l earn Cb., Plovdiv Bogdariovski-Kempinski, Halkidiki 02 Bonsch-Gallagher, BundesBga Burnicr-GaUagher, Chrisuansen-Kasparov. Moscow Interzonal Conquest-Mcstel, I tastings Drasko-Gallagher, Aosta Dteev-Bologan, Shanghai Drcev-Gallagher, Fritz 6-Har Zvi, Israeli Team Cb. Galliamova-Rcnct, Kos ahn Gelfand-Markowski, I'oUmua ' .droj Golod-Gallagher. Zurich...

First Love Never Dies

Amazingly, my devotion to the King's Indian is associated with my first love, memories of whom I have cherished throughout my life. All this happened a long time ago and I have my own system of counting time. It was 90lbs ago while I was playing for the Ukraine team in the Soviet Junior Team Championships. 1 was also in love. Her name was Bella or, in the affectionate Russian diminutive, Bcllochka She was beautiful, had blonde hair, big blue eyes and she played chess which made me love her all...

Tactical Themes For Black

Black uses many tactical devices to remove pieces or barriers from the enemy position. There are sacrifices available all over the board, from a1 to h3. Starting with the kingside, we'll examine a bishop sac at h3, a demolition operation at f2, several ways of exploiting weaknesses on the e-file, plunking a knight at d3, exploiting the weakness at b2, and even a fine rook sacrifice at a1. The f3-square often finds itself defended only by the bishop, and possible forks against a king at g1 and a...