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'Chess Blindness' Can Strike Even the Most Skilled Players

Still, when top players miscalculate badly, it can be a little comforting. (“Well, if they can do it, I don't feel like such a patzer.”) Last week, there were a number of such moments. At the Tata Steel tournament in the Netherlands, Magnus Carlsen of Norway, the world's top-ranked player, made a colossal mistake in [...]

By |January 23rd, 2011|news|Comments Off on 'Chess Blindness' Can Strike Even the Most Skilled Players

Tata Chess: Anand held by Grischuk, Tania outwits Vocaturo

WIJK AAN ZEE (The Netherlands): World champion Viswanathan Anand had to settle for a draw against Alexander Grischuk of Russia in the sixth round of the 'A' group of Tata Steel Chess tournament. Anand's draw turned out to be a gain for American Hikaru Nakamura as he upstaged Erwin L'Ami of Holland to join the [...]

By |January 22nd, 2011|news|Comments Off on Tata Chess: Anand held by Grischuk, Tania outwits Vocaturo