An Old Fashioned King Hunt

The kind of king hunt that was often seen in the 19th century rarely occurs in the modern era, but there have been some cases. The following one is a beauty that features one of my own favourite opening moves, 1.g3.

The loser sportingly commented on it at the Chess Games Online Database and revealed that Raymond Keene awarded it the best game prize and that David Anderton, the former England team Captain, apologized for not having any gold coins to shower on the board.


Author: 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. Nigel has written a number of chess books that are available at Amazon: