Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Pruess on Polgar and Adams

Thanks to Chess.com for this free video showing recent interesting positions played by GM Judit Polgar and GM Michael Adams with analysis by IM David Pruess.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Bobby Fischer - Checkmate

I recently discovered that Bobby Fischer's Checkmate columns for Boy's Life magazine could be viewed online via Google Books. I do remember seeing copies of Boy's Life when I was young, though I was never a scout myself. Here is Fischer's very first column from December 1966:

Here's the problem featured in this first column:

You can find a detailed solution to the problem at YACPDB.
You can find links to Fischer's other columns here.