IM Mike Basman sitting with a chess student, analysing his game.
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MEMORIES: Online Obituaries
A selection of links to some online obituaries of Mike Basman.
MEMORY: Chess Life and Beyond
A memory by Jonathan Kettle of a talk by Mike Basman called ‘Chess, Life and Beyond’.
MEMORY: The Queen’s Garden Party at Buckingham Palace: May, 2014
Memories of Mike Basman by Pat Armstrong. A trip to the Queen’s Garden Party.
Chess Scenes At a Death Bed
Michael Basman’s reflections during his brother Robert’s final moments.
Can you beat an eight year old at chess?
Mike Basman vs Patrick Damodaran (8 years old). Could you beat an 8 year old at chess?
Aarav on the Podium
Introducing the junior division of the Invisible Army : The Cadet Force!
THE WIDE BATTLEFIELD
Michael Basman writes up the Northumbrian Masters, October 2021. Analysis of a game from the competition by Trisha Kanyamarala and Roddy McKay. Photography by Paul Charlton.
Brightening Northern Skies: Northumbrian Masters
Michael Basman writes up the Northumbrian Masters, August 2021. Analysis of a game from the competition using the Grob Ga-ga Gambit.
29/05/21 Puzzle: Solution
Solution to the chess puzzle from 29/05/21. Short master games in the ‘short sharp shocks’ collection.