CHESS Magazine - February 2021

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CHESS Magazine - February 2021

9619
$7.95

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All the regular features of the UK's best-selling CHESS magazine and more! Regular features include: How Good is Your Chess? by GM Daniel King, Saunders on Chess, Find the Winning Moves, Never Mind the Grandmasters..., Studies, Home & Overseas News, Forthcoming Events Calendar and Book Reviews.

In this issue:

Editorial....................................................................................................................4

Malcolm Pein on the latest developments in the game

60 Seconds with...Barry Hymer....................................................................7

The co-author of Chess Improvement is clearly enjoying his chess

Nepo Nails It...........................................................................................................8

Dubov and Nepomniachtchi sacrificed in the Russian Championship

Champions!..........................................................................................................16

Gawain Jones and Michael Adams have both claimed inaugural titles

SPTW in Europe..................................................................................................18

Lorin D’Costa reports on the European Online Women’s Club Cup

How Good is Your Chess?..............................................................................21

Daniil Dubov’s reputation is riding high, as Daniel King explains

Beyond the Board.............................................................................................24

Sean Marsh reports from the London Chess Conference

ChessPlus!............................................................................................................25

Wood Green were stunned by ChessPlus Kingston in the 4NCL final

Parallel Processing............................................................................................26

...by way of Chess Curiosities and The Times, by James Plaskett

A Witness to History.......................................................................................30

Ben Graff was honoured to talk with Genna Sosonko

An Unusual Year .................................................................................................32

Keith Arkell explains how he adapted to life in 2020

Quiz Solutions ....................................................................................................34

How did you get on with Graham Phythian’s Christmas Quiz?

Find the Winning Moves.................................................................................36

Can you do as well as the players in the British Online Championship?

The Diceman Cometh ......................................................................................40

Steve Firth discovers chess is a game of chance

Never Mind the Grandmasters... ................................................................42

Carl Portman has had much to ponder of late

Sacrificing the Exchange...............................................................................44

Bill Forster has been weighing rooks against minor pieces

Readers’ Letters ................................................................................................47

87-year-old Michael Hemming has impressed with the knight’s tour

Women on Fire! .................................................................................................48

David Levens presents some fine attacking play

Home News..........................................................................................................50

David Howell triumphed at Hastings and Andy Horton annotates

Overseas News...................................................................................................51

Studies with Stephenson...............................................................................53

Brian presents two lovely, award-winning studies

Solutions ...............................................................................................................54

This Month’s New Releases ..........................................................................55

New fiction from Paolo Maurensig and a new tome on Bobby Fischer

Saunders on Chess............................................................................................58

John discovered the Isle of Man’s first international tournament

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