Chess Tactics: Filipovíc — Jurkovíc, 2003

Taming Lions When deciding which openings to employ, there are a lot of possible shortcuts one can take…but this entails some risk. In the 2000s, a setup now known as The Black Lion (due to a book of the same name published by New in Chess in 2009) became popular for the second player. It

Chess Tactics: Csom — Ostojíc, 1969

FIDE broke news that Istvan Csom (1940-2021) passed away on July 28. As the report mentions, this Hungarian Grandmaster (1973) and International Arbiter (1991) was a two-time champion of his country (1972, 1973) and part of the 1978 Buenos Aires Olympiad team that won the gold medal over the USSR in a historic upset. It was