by greenpawn34 on Feb 13 2019 15:33 | 5219 views | 2 edits | Last edit on Feb 13 2019 15:37
...and now at no expense spent...The History of Chess (the last bit)
In 1984 Karpov and Kasparov started playing the first of their 144 World
Championship games in Moscow, London, Leningrad, Lyon, Servile and
New York. It finally finished in 1990 with the score Kasparov 21 Karpov 19.
(I make that 104 draws which is the same number of books covering these matches....
by greenpawn34 on Jan 29 2019 15:23 | 1078 views | 1 edit | Last edit on Feb 13 2019 15:05
Where were we...Oh yes...the mid 40’s.......Alekhine passed away in 1946
Russia decided that FIDE needed a Chess World Champion and so invited
three Soviet players, Botvinnik, Keres and Smyslov to play for the vacant
title. FIDE meekly pointed out that it would look better if chess players from
other nations were allowed to take part. In the spirit of fair play Russia agreed....
by greenpawn34 on Dec 11 2018 14:36 | 4968 views | 4 edits | Last edit on Dec 11 2018 22:02
A Merry Christmas to all and what would Christmas be without Charades.
All you have to do is spot the chess link from the charade. The first one is easy.
The answers are right under each picture, just click on the ‘hidden’ button.
by greenpawn34 on Dec 04 2018 16:26 | 1566 views | 2 edits | Last edit on Dec 06 2018 02:30
Well that was fun.
After 12 games, 12 draws and 3 rapid 25 minutes games Magnus Carlsen is still
the World Champion, the challenger Fabiano Caruana is now $510,000 richer and
we are all standing about, scratching our heads and wondering what just happened.
Punters on Chess Forums all over the net are coming up with suggestion...