Vasco vs. Shapland, 2000. The opening was a Closed Sicilian but now, after Black's 12th move the centre has opened up and the complications are about to begin!

Travail Pursuit #2: An open Closed Sicilian

Today’s game was played on this day in 2000. I was living down in London at the time and this game was played in the London League. It’s not a particularly great game in terms ... Continue Reading →
2nd Olympiad Quiz

2nd Olympiad Quiz

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Yogurt2

Let’s Play Christian Yogurts

  This week’s interesting article is courtesy of “Intermezzo” When I was at University me and my flat mates used to have a laugh playing a game we called “Christian ... Continue Reading →
Puzzle 5 - White to play

The Monday Club – Puzzle 5

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Puzzle 4 - White to play

The Monday Club – Puzzle 4

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Puzzle 3 - White to play

The Monday Club – Puzzle 3

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