Trial by Tactics is our member-only Daily Chess Puzzle. Members enjoy access to all archived content, including thousands of PDFs and hundreds of Ebooks - all free! To join: make a $25 (or more) tax deductible donation to ChessEdu.org and we will send your log in details for one-year access. (It may take up to 72 hours to receive your log in.) In Trial by Tactics you are shown the position just before the tactic occurs and then asked to visualize the winning sequence. Thereby emulating a real game scenario. We intersperse these puzzles with endgame studies and chess problems to explore the broad spectrum of chess creativity. We recommend using Trial by Tactics in conjunction with the … [Read more...]
A Great Game by Anand!
This month we present a lightly edited excerpt from Chess Evolution Top GM Secrets Newsletter #156. Top GM Secrets is released every Friday of the week. The newsletter contains twenty-plus pages of great chess material written by top grandmasters Arkadij Naiditsch and Csaba Balogh, along with theoretical articles by GM Alexander Khalifman, puzzles, endgames, and more. A Great Game by Anand! By Csaba Balogh Anand,Viswanathan (2797) - Aronian,Levon (2777) 4th Zurich CC Classical SUI (2.3), 15.02.2015 Gruenfeld Defence [D97] Anand has a terrible personal score against Aronian, but in this game he takes a nice revenge. It would be very interesting to know how long his preparation … [Read more...]