3 responses to “Svidler on Rd 9: “As I don’t know the Grünfeld Defence…””

  1. Thanks (again) mishanp. Lebedev’s analysis is really cute, I would recommend to click on the link: could anyone imagine that, after 33.Bg4:!, white has a rather forced continuation finishing with 43.Rc7# !!? Can you please do a better job than Google for Lebedev’s last sentence: “In general , Alexander played ponadezhnee .” ? ,:)

  2. Dear friends,

    Steve Giddins, the Editor, British Chess Magazine has a disturbing tale to tell on the FIDE Elections and the “reconciliation” between the rivals, Karpov and Illumzhinov.
    Here is the link:

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.