Sicilian Defense


Tata Steel Chess 2016, Round 12: Fabiano gains on Carlsen

US Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana won his match against Loek Van Wely in today’s round of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament at Wijk aan Zee.  This gives him a total of 8.0 points, 0.5 points just behind current leader Magnus Carlsen, and 0.5 points ahead of Liren Deng. The game opened in […]

Tata Steel Chess 2016 Round 12

2014 World Chess Championship Round 6 Final Position

Carlsen defeats Anand in Round 6 of the World Chess Championship

Magnus Carlsen has taken the lead a point ahead of Viswanathan Anand after the latter made some terrible decisions in the middle game. Wielding the white pieces, Carlsen chose to veer the game to the Sicilian Kan Variation and set up the Maroczy Bind.  The champion held on to his […]


Carlsen versus Anand, Round 4 ends in a draw

The 4th round of this year’s World Chess Championship being held in Sochi, Russia ended in a draw today. After suffering defeat yesterday, Magnus Carlsen had a hard time launching a successful attack against the challenger and former world champion Viswanathan Anand.  Employing the Sicilian Defense, Anand kept the game […]

2014 World Chess Championship Round 4 Final Position