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Reader Submitted Question on Spielmann - Capablanca (1928)


(Child’s name) and I were playing this game and couldn’t figure out why Spielmann won the game (Jose Raul Capablanca vs Rudolf Spielmann 1928) , since it’s not forced mate. 498 more words


Kasparov's Scotch too Strong for So

Garry Kasparov triumphantly returned to top level chess by crushing Wesley So in round one of the Ultimate Blitz Challenge today in Saint Louis. In vintage form, Kasparov played his beloved Scotch in a remarkable victory against the new generation of elite chess players. 613 more words


Puzzle Worthy Position 16

Black can blow-up white’s position with the correct combination.


Puzzle Worthy Position 14

This position is a little tricky. It’s white to move and remember to analyze all of your checks, captures and threats.


Puzzle Worthy Position 13

“The best feeling is to win by knockout.” – Nonito Donaire

Can you spot the knockout for white in this position? 7 more words