Category Archives: Videos

Aronian – Carlsen, Norway 2017

This game has already getting well known but it’s worth reposting here, Levon Aronian wins really brilliantly against the reigning World Champion, Magnus Carlsen. Besides the later fireworks the move 10.Bd3-c2 is worth noting, creating problems for Black as Peter Svidler explains:

Nigel Davies

Battle Chess & Friends

Here are a couple of neat graphical representations of chess games. The modern game could probably do with more of this kind of thing in order to draw kids in. Moving dull plastic pieces around a board lacks appeal when compared to some of the amazing video games that are out there now, and I suspect that chess has lost many potential players to these games.

Nigel Davies

Wise Words From Maurice Ashley

One of my favourite chess commentators, GM Maurice Ashley, packs an amazing amount of insight into this 2 minute Youtube clip. I’m not sure I’d have run through the moves of a Berlin Defence while doing so, though I’ve also run through some Ruy Lopez moves when interviewed for television.

Nigel Davies