Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Mikhalevski, Victor (Fide Rating 2559) - Westreich, Itay (Fide Rating 1929): 0-1 16th European Individual Championship 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

C. Rossi - A. Stella Padova (Italy) 2013 1-0 (1.d4 Nf6 2.g4 game)

2400+ International Master beaten by the Gibbins Weidenhagen Gambit 1.d4 Nf6 2.g4!? in a tournament game:

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Riff J. N. - Welling G 0-1 Pfalz Open 2015

IM Welling recent & nice win against GM Riff at the Pfalz Open

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Tradewise Gibraltar Masters 2015, Round 1 [White "Badrakh Galmandakh"] [Black "Alexander Motylev"] 1-0

White player was rated 2240 and Black's 2630..

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Sometimes playing in Basman's style doesn't pay off

Sometimes playing an early g4 move in Basman's style doesn't pay dividents even if white is a very strong GM:

Monday, December 15, 2014

Basman in action at the London Chess Classic Rapidplay 2014

In a previous post we talked about the game:
Basman,Michael J - Giri,Anish [A00] London Chess Classic Rapidplay 2014 
Mike Basman's tournament card from the London Chess Classic Rapidplay 2014
is fully respectable if we consider that Basman is 68 years old now and he doesn't play serious chess very often:
see link to the FIDE Rating's site
We have great respect for this chess genius and we would be more than happy to be able to see the game scores of Basman's wins & draws against players rated > Elo 2.400 ...... :-)