Monthly Archives: January 2024

Spassky plays the King’s Gambit!

Boris Spassky, world champion from 1969 to 1972, celebrates his 87th birthday on 30 January. Spassky is regarded as a universal player and played numerous fantastic attacking games during his career. One of his favourite openings with White was the King’s Gambit, which he used to beat players such as David Bronstein, Bobby Fischer, Yasser […]

New: ChessBase Magazine on iPad

What role do traps play in chess? And what is important for successful trapping? In the current ChessBase Magazine #217, Jan Markos deals with the topic of “traps” in his series “Practical Tips for the Tournament Player” and works out four rules that you should definitely observe in your own games. We invite you: this […]