ANOTHER SPANISH, ANOTHER MISSED CHANCE, ANOTHER DRAW If you read the subheading and wondered why I used the word another three times, I can only reply that I didn't feel confident enough to refer to the Carlsen – Karjakin game four with only one another, with the phrase: „Another one bites the dust.“ One third…Read more
Carlsen – Karjakin World Championship
Carlsen – Karjakin World Championship match. Full game reports with chess commentary and chess analysis. Includes preview and conclusion on the match.
ANOTHER BRICK IN THE BERLIN WALL, KARJAKIN HOLDS IN A 7 HOUR MARATON After relatively exotic opening choices in the first two games oft he World Chess Championship 2016 match, Carlsen - Karjakin game three finally represented „reality check“ for all chess fans that were hoping that the unbreachable Berlin Defence won't appear to bore…Read more
"SPANISHMEN IN NEW YORK" Prior to writing this post I have realized I have omitted the match venue from my previous posts. Now is the time to correct that mistake, since it is required for my new very bad pun from the subtitle of the article. [caption id="attachment_138" align="alignnone" width="460"] Fulton market, the match venue…Read more
CARLSEN'S TRY TO "MAKE TRUMPOVSKY GREAT AGAIN" HELD BY KARJAKIN Finally, after all the speculations, predictions, internet debate, statistical analysis and Agon company controversial decisions about match broadcasting, it is time to leave all discussion and focus purely on chess, because the long awaited moment of the start of the match has arrived. As the players sat…Read more
INTRODUCTION If you have been foolish enough to read some of my other posts on this blog, you might have realized that I am pretty fond on making unrelated references anywhere and anytime. And if you expected this side of me to escalate on the brink of another historic chess event, you got it right. Because…Read more