Anatoly Karpov Interview
Posted on June 19, 2012 by William in All Articles w/ Videos, General Chess Articles, Non-Chess related
OnlineChessLessons.NET is delighted to present this 25 minute interview with former World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov. The topics are very diverse as Karpov openly discusses his opinions on the current state of FIDE, his attempts to organize a legitimate world chess championship match with Bobby Fischer in the mid-1970s, chess politics in the Soviet Union in the 1970s-2000s, and what he thinks about the future of chess. Karpov’s experiences at the pinnacle of chess make […]

How to Turn a Favorable Position into a Win
Posted on June 16, 2012 by chessblogger in General Chess Articles
Have you ever had a position you knew was objectively favorable, yet had few concrete ideas about how to prove it? I was faced with this situation in the following game. My opponent nearly had Alekhine’s Gun set up and I had little space in which to operate. I had two pieces for a rook but black didn’t make things easy. This was a game in thirty minutes on Chess.com. My opponent and I are […]

Krushing Attacks: Krushing White! Volume 2
Posted on June 15, 2012 by GM Ron W Henley in All Articles w/ Videos, Classic Games (Pre 2010), Strategy & Game Review
Krushing Attacks is a DVD set that features female chess prodigy Irina Krush and Grandmaster Ron W. Henley. Krushing Attacks is primarily targeted at the beginner and intermediate player, although the advanced player will no doubt find this series fascinating as well. A teenage Irina Krush breaks down her rise to 2400 and explains in detail the pivotal games that pushed her towards IM in the late 20th century. GM Ron W. Henley’s experience in […]

Karpov on Fischer: Fischer vs Spassky (1992 Return Match)
Posted on June 13, 2012 by GM Ron W Henley in All Articles w/ Videos, Classic Games (Pre 2010), Strategy & Game Review
Volume 3 of the 3-disc DVD set “Karpov on Fischer” provides Karpov’s perspective on why Fischer declined to play him in a World Chess Championship Match in 1975. Karpov expresses his sincere disappointment that Fischer refused to agree to reasonable match conditions in 1977/1978, and explains why he was forced to move on as Fischer’s demands were not legitimate and he believed Fischer simply did not want to defend his title against Karpov. Grandmasters Karpov […]

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