The Life and Chess of Vera Menchik

With Hugh needing to finish his book I thought I’d step in with a post to celebrate Nigel Short‘s bid to become FIDE President. It would certainly be a good thing if FIDE had a bank account, not to mention having its funds spent on presidential travel expenses. There again some may feel that the FIDE President should probably be a diplomatic person, and possibly even a …. female.

Here is a video about a female player from Lucas Anderson:

Nigel Davies

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About NigelD

Nigel Davies is an International Chess Grandmaster living in St. Helens in the UK. The winner of 15 international tournaments he is also a former British U21 and British Open Quickplay Champion and has represented both England and Wales on several occasions. These days Nigel teaches chess through his chess training web site, Tiger Chess, which has articles, recommendations, a monthly clinic, videos and courses. His students include his 15 year old son Sam who is making rapid progress with his game. Besides teaching chess, Nigel is a registered tai chi and qigong instructor and runs several weekly classes.