Wednesday, February 24, 2016

News about Jens Ove Fries Nielsen

Rev. Tim Sawyer wrote about 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nc3 d5 3.Bf4 on his blog with a Fries
Nielsen game. Jens Ove Fries Nielsen reacted with a mail. He also writes that he is considering the possibility to write a book about it. Of course we hope he will do it. You can read all the details:

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

GM Gareyev plays 1.h4 & 2.a4 in a tournament game

How many times have you seen this position in a serious tournament game?
 Last year GM Gareyev played it, as white, against a CM. At the following link you can find Gareyev's notes and analysis while here you can replay the whole game:

Friday, February 5, 2016

Is your spoon long enough? IM Welling in action

FM Steve Giddins shows a hilarious miniature game from the 2011 Bad Wiessee tournament.  IM Gerard Welling
in action against 1.b4 when the creative Dutch IM played 1...Na6's the game..

 IM Gerard Welling 

Thursday, February 4, 2016

About German FM Olaf Steffens

As you know, in this blog we like to talk about creative players. German FM Olaf Steffens is a creative player.
Here you can see some of his games.