How has grandmaster chess changed in the computer era?
What does it mean to have a "style" in chess?
What can beginning and intermediate players learn from the games of the champions?
We'll discuss selected games of three great world champions from the decade after Garry Kasparov's retirement -- Vladimir Kramnik, Viswanathan Anand, and Magnus Carlsen -- along with stellar up-and-comer Fabiano Caruana, with a special emphasis on Carlsen's career. Audience participation encouraged. Open to players of all skill levels ages 7 and up. Advance registration is not required. All programs are free and run from 2 to 3:30 PM.
Carlsen and Kramnik
Carlsen and Anand
Carlsen and Caruana
Special Program TBA
Jan. 24: Rogers Park Branch Library, 6907 N. Clark St.