To Play and Celebrate the Ancient Game of Strategy and War
A strong memory, concentration, imagination, and a strong will is required to become a great chess player.
Mikhail Botvinnik 1911-1995
First qualified for Russian ch at age 16.
6th World champ off / on from 1948 to 1963.
Founded famous school that spawned such players as Karpov, Kasparov, and Kramnik.
Was a noted computer scientist and electrical engineer as well.
Bronstein-Botvinnik Wch 1951
1. d4 e6 2. c4 f5 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nc3 d5 5. Nh3 c6 6. Bd2 Bd6 7. Qc2 O-O 8. O-O-O Qe7 9. f3 dxc4 10. e4 fxe4 11. Nxe4 b5 12. Nxd6 Qxd6 13. f4 Na6 14. Be2 c5 15. Bf3 Rb8 16. Bc3 Nb4 17. dxc5 Nxa2 18. Kb1 Nxc3 19. Qxc3 Qxc5 20. Rhe1 h6 21. Re5 Qc7 22. g4 Bb7 23. Bxb7 Rxb7 24. g5 Nd5 25. Rdxd5 exd5 26. Qd4 c3 27. b3 Qd7 28. Nf2 c2 29. Kc1 hxg5 30. Rxg5 Qe6 31. Re5 Qd6 32. Kxc2 Rc7 33. Kd2 Qc5 34. Qxc5 Rxc5 35. Nd3 Rc6 36. Rxd5 a6 37. h4 Rh6 38. h5 Rhf6 39. b4 Rf5 40. Rd6 R8f6
5 round G/10;d0
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2850 Wrondel Way, Suite D
The Auburn Chess Club meets every Thursday, 6:30-9:00p, for several rounds of rated and unrated play.
All are welcome, both the Master and the Beginner, men and women, young and old.
We meet at:
The Power Club
195 Harrison St, Auburn CA