Most of us of have seen Mikhail Tal’s daring yet inaccurate sacrifices blow his opponents off the board. We’ve seen Fischer’s “Sac, sac, mate!” to tame the once fire-breathing Sicilian Dragon. We’ve seen the mind-boggling calculation abilities of Garry Kasparov in his attacking brilliancies. Yet, when it comes to our own games, attacking play can be a different story. What brilliant attackers seem to do effortlessly can be unimaginable to most chessplayers.
Posts from June, 2017
The recently-concluded 26th Annual Chicago Open saw seven players achieve a FIDE norm while 17 year-old GM Samuel Sevian won the overall top prize with a clear first score of 7.5/9.
US Chess Press
- Mizzou Announces Creation of Competitive Chess Team »
- 2019 Grand Chess Tour Participants Announced »
- Historic Cairns Cup Opens with Saint Louis Chess Club’s $100,000 Gift to US Chess »
- Chess Challenge with Former U.S. Women's Champion Alexey Root »
- Rade Milovanovic, UT Dallas Chess Team Coach, to Retire »