Rudolf Charousek

Here’s another nice documentary, this time on the Hungarian genius Rudolf Charousek. Charousek showed amazing potential but died of tuberculosis at the age of 27. This was a tragic loss as he had the potential to become World Champion and would have played many more brilliant games had he lived.


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: