CHESS Magazine - May 2021

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CHESS Magazine - May 2021

9725
$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

He Did It! .................................................................................................................8

Anish Giri dug deep to win the Magnus Carlsen Invitational

How Good is Your Chess?..............................................................................12

Daniel King takes a look at a blistering attack by Wesley So

Back at the Board .............................................................................................16

Yochanan Afek reports on the 2021 Israeli Chess Championships

The Counter-Break...........................................................................................20

Some pawn breaks can be met by another, as Jose Vilela explains

But That’s Not Cricket....................................................................................23

Geoff Chandler knows the three main events of 1953

Never Mind the Grandmasters... ................................................................24

Carl Portman didn’t want to raise Lazarus, but to bury him

Remembering Romanovsky..........................................................................26

James Vigus enjoyed reading Romanovsky’s Selected Games

1921, not 2021................................................................................................30

John Saunders rather enjoyed researching the 1921 Varsity match

60 Seconds with...Aga Milewska...............................................................35

We catch up with a key person in both CSC and the ECF

Gillian Moore.......................................................................................................36

Ben Graff wonders if Gillian is Britain’s answer to Beth Harmon

The Two-Move Trap.........................................................................................38

Geoff Chandler caught up with Freddy Gordon after he beat a GM

Find the Winning Moves.................................................................................40

Can you do as well as the players at the Magnus Carlsen Invitational?

Refining Fine: Part II ........................................................................................44

Aidan Woodger on Reuben Fine’s triumph at Hollywood in 1940

Studies with Stephenson...............................................................................48

Brian presents a tricky selfmate in 5 which defeated John Nunn

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

Guildford suffered a shock defeat in the 4NCL Online League

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

Success for Gawain Jones and Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa

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

The full answers to Find the Winning Moves

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

Books on the Caro-Kann and chess training come under the microscope

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

John discovered that Sir George Thomas’s blunder wasn’t on

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