Archive for stiefel

29 May: High noon in Moscow

Posted in Anand, cartoon, Gelfand with tags , , on May 29, 2012 by Chessurfer


It’s almost high noon in Moscow: shake hands before the tiebreak, but what’s really in their mind? A new cartoon by Frank Stiefel.

24 May: Vishy’s fortress

Posted in Anand, cartoon, stiefel with tags , , on May 24, 2012 by Chessurfer

Game 9 was like watching a Barcelona-Chelsea game. A new cartoon by Frank Stiefel.

Vishy Anand, dressed in a Chess Tigers T-shirt is building a fortress in game 9.

22 May: The tactic monster from Chennai

Posted in Anand, cartoon, Gelfand, stiefel with tags , , , on May 21, 2012 by Chessurfer

A new cartoon by Frank Stiefel. After his decisive miniature in  less than 20 moves, the tactic monster from Chennai is back  in business.

Press conference

Bonus for today: a few pictures of the press conference after game 8. Gelfand disappointed, but not broken, Anand happy but realistic.

16 may: Moscow mathematics

Posted in Anand, cartoon, Gelfand with tags , , , on May 16, 2012 by Chessurfer

Four mathematical lectures by Professor Anand and Professor Gelfand, all with the same result: draw.  New cartoon by Frank Stiefel.

11 May: Rowing through Grünfeld waters

Posted in Anand, cartoon, stiefel with tags , , , on May 12, 2012 by Chessurfer

Here is a cartoon by German artist Frank Stiefel, who draws many cartoons for the Chess Tigers. He also did some great work during the Chess Classic Mainz events. He will draw a cartoon after every game for the Chess Tigers website and this blog.