Monthly Archives: October 2022

Michael Basman (1946 – 2022)

Last Wednesday, 26 October, British International Master Michael Basman died of cancer at the age of 76. A prolific chess writer, he left his mark in the chess world as an uncompromising, inventive player. Among other endeavours, he will be remembered as a founder and organizer of the UK Chess Challenge, a tournament for juniors […]

Fischer Random World Championship: Nakamura and Nepomniachtchi advance to the final

In the semi-finals of the Fischer Random World Championship in Reykjavik Hikaru Nakamura (pictured) came to a clear win against Nodirbek Abdusattorov: Nakamura won 3-0 and will face Ian Nepomniachtchi in the final. Nepomniachtchi lost the first game in his match against Magnus Carlsen but then hit back: He won all of the remaining three […]