CHESS Magazine - February 2022

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CHESS Magazine - February 2022

9956
$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.

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In this issue:

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

Malcolm Pein on the latest developments in the game

An Inside View.......................................................................................................8

Sean Marsh reports from the London Chess Classic

A Huge Encounter .............................................................................................14

Jonathan Speelman on that pivotal sixth game in Dubai

Calamitous Collapse.........................................................................................18

The world championship match really was one of two halves

Uzbek & Kazakh Joy ........................................................................................20

Two 17-year-olds starred at the World Rapid & Blitz

A Killer King’s Indian ........................................................................................22

Gawain Jones got to make good use of his new KID repertoire

Find the Winning Moves.................................................................................26

Can you do as well as Nakamura, Navara, Shankland et al?

From Steinitz to the 21st Century...........................................................30

Craig Pritchett on his fascinating and impressive new book

Shared Harmonies.............................................................................................34

Ben Graff explores the relationship between chess, music & maths

How to Beat a Grandmaster.........................................................................36

Paul Littlewood continues to demonstrate just how to do so

The Candlestick Chess Problem .................................................................37

Geoff Chandler has been busy thinking about Cluedo

Christmas Chess Solutions ...........................................................................38

The full answers are revealed by Graham Phythian

60 Seconds with... Jonathan Tait...............................................................40

We catch up with the star editor, PGN compiler and author

How Good is Your Chess?..............................................................................42

Daniel King has been enjoyed Kupreichik: The Maestro from Minsk

Never Mind the Grandmasters... ................................................................46

Carl on how John Footner inspired him to try the Grünfeld

Remembering Jonathan Wells......................................................................48

David LeMoir pays tribute to a pillar of East Anglian chess

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

Mark Hebden made 100% as Guildford Young Guns triumphed

Overseas News...................................................................................................52

Harry Grieve tied for first at the Roquetas de Mar Open

Forthcoming Events.........................................................................................52

Will you be playing anywhere in February?

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

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

Notable new books by McDonald and Voronkov are reviewed

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

John is excited by the emergence of new chess communities