Short – Kramnik: London Chess Classic 2011

In a way this round 2 game set the scene for the rest of the tournament. Nigel Short’s 13th move proved to be very unlucky and landed him in a horrible position.

Vladimir Kramnik’s comments are deeply instructive as usual, lots of lessons here:


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: