Saturday, October 09, 2010

Road to Grandmaster for.... dummies?

Ok, the title may sounds negative but i couldn't help my self. What is i'm refering to? It's about an attempt by Will Taylor who is aiming for Grandmaster title.

Will - 21 years old is a ‘Class A’ player with his English Chess Federation grade stands at 152 which is approximately to 1866 FIDE rating. For the record, Will has no FIDE rating yet. Read chessbase's article about Will road to grandmaster journey here

Will he succeed?... why not?

The English bookmakers William Hill believe he can't and offered odds of 25:1 against it happening. Taylor has wagered £200 with them, with a potential return of £5,000.

Will Taylor Road to Grandmaster's blog is here

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