Chess Magazine Sampler (5 issues)

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Chess Magazine Sampler (5 issues)

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Issues included March 2022/April 2018/August 2018/January 2018/October 2018

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

A Different Class .................................................................................................8

Magnus Carlsen simply destroyed the Tata Steel field at Wijk

Battle of the Sexes ..........................................................................................18

John Saunders was in Gibraltar to witness a unique match

60 Seconds with... IM & WGM Irina Bulmaga.......................................23

We meet the Gibraltar commentator and professional player

A Sense of Purpose..........................................................................................24

Julian Way pays homage to the fine strategic play of Evgeny Najer

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

Can you do as well as Karjakin, Mannion, Morozevich et al?

The Benefits of Netflix ..................................................................................30

Matthew Read on a new London-based social chess venture

How Good is Your Chess?..............................................................................32

Daniel King remembers 10-time British Champion Jonathan Penrose

How to Beat a Grandmaster.........................................................................35

Paul Littlewood explores how he beat GM Vltako Kovacevic

Endgame Expertise ..........................................................................................36

Andrew Brett enjoyed an Arkell and D’Costa endings masterclass

Forthcoming Events.........................................................................................38

Will you be playing at Blackpool or somewhere else this March?

Never Mind the Grandmasters... ................................................................40

Carl has decided on a second for his return to the tournament hall

Kurt Richter: Chess Blitzkrieg ....................................................................42

Mike Donnelly on how Richter’s style fitted the 1930s and 40s

Back in the (Hey) Day.....................................................................................46

Bob Jones on the size of Staffordshire, and Cannock’s early success

Home News..........................................................................................................48

Some cracking games, and Keith Arkell triumphed at Harrogate

Studies with Stephenson...............................................................................51

Brian on Paul Byway and the lack of UK study composers

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

Success for Aronian, Kolbus, Matlakov, Mirzoev and Nakamura

Solutions ...............................................................................................................53

This Month’s New Releases ..........................................................................54

Impressive tomes from Pritchett, Sokolov and Werle are reviewed

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

John very much enjoyed Gibraltar and ponders team success

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In this issue:

  • Super Shak - It was world no.3 Mamedyarov who stole the show at Biel
  • How Good is Your Chess? - Daniel King looks at the recent rise of Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
  • Chess at the Top - James Plaskett reports from the World Senior Team Championship
  • All Hail the Speed King! - Hikaru Nakamura triumphed at the St. Louis Rapid and Blitz
  • All Change - The GCT leaderboard was shaken up by the Sinquefield Cup
  • Modern Chess - Milos Pavlovic presents two fine examples of it from the British
  • A Warm Hullo - Stephen Greep reports on the social element at this year’s British
  • Never Mind the Grandmasters... - Carl certainly found it far from dull in Hull, on and off the board
  • The Man in the Middle - Remains a most essential part of any game, as Alan Burke explains
  • Find the Winning Moves - Some tricky positions to solve to warm you up for the new season
  • Myths & Legends - Charles Higgie revisits that Capablanca-Marshall encounter
  • Forthcoming Events - Where will you be playing this October?
  • Fun in Gent - Like many Brits, Tim Kett enjoyed visiting the Gent Festival
  • Overseas News - Matthew Turner missed out in Bruges, but triumphed in Prague
  • Home News - Kanwal Bhatia and Ingrid Lauterback shared the English Women’s title
  • Saunders on Chess - John looks forward to some big chess events in the British Isles
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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:

  • 60 Seconds with...Mikhail Golubev - The Ukrainian Grandmaster and journalist has a new book out
  • Candidate Clarity? - Steve Giddins watched the final leg of the Grand Prix unfold
  • How Good is Your Chess? - Daniel King looks at how to counter a critical test of the QGD
  • The Life and Sad Endgame of Bill Lombardy - John Henderson pays tribute to an American great
  • A New Year Resolution - Sean Marsh has some help for those chess new year resolutions
  • Unbeatable? - Can anyone stop Guildford as they go for a sixth 4NCL title in a row?
  • Blackmore vs Fedden - Lorna Doone‘s author was a keen chess player; Bob Jones explains
  • The Phoenix Chess Project - After the horrific Grenfell fire, some uplifting news from west London
  • The Christmas Quiz - Test your chess knowledge with Charles Higgie’s festive offering
  • Never Crowned - Milos Pavlovic looks at some of the strongest non-world champions
  • Forthcoming Events - Where will be your first chess in 2018?

  • Full Steam Ahead - Matthew Lunn reports from the USIC Six Nations railway tournament
Electronic PDF
Purchasing a
digital copy of Chess Magazine will provide an instant download link to your email address. The .PDF can be downloaded as many times as you like on all your devices such as a smart phone or tablet (PDF viewer/reader required but most browsers support this).

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 - Malcolm Pein on the latest developments in the game
  • 60 Seconds with...Alan Byron - We catch up with the Producer of Closing Gambit
  • American Express - Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura dominated the start of the GCT
  • Amateur Hour! - David Gilbert puts the gloss on Kos and the 2018 ACO Championships
  • How Good is Your Chess? - Daniel King looks at a stylish attack from the American Continental
  • Variations on a Theme - Or, as Petrosian said, chess is a concrete game, by James Essinger
  • The Dynamic Nature of Opening Theory - Daniel Fernandez reflects on his new book on the Caro-Kann
  • Find the Winning Moves... - Can you do as well as the players in the Grand Chess Tour?
  • Closing Gambit - Alan Byron’s film tells the story of the 1978 Karpov-Korchnoi match
  • Studies with Stephenson - Brian takes the reader through some retrograde analysis
  • Find Another Place - Chess & Other Stories - Ben Graff explains all about his debut work for Matador
  • Never Mind the Grandmasters... - Carl reports from the NATO Chess Championships in Texas
  • Opening Trends - The Reti and London continue to prove popular
  • Read All About Read - David LeMoir explains all about a little-known Norfolk hero
  • The Royall Game - Bob Jones recounts the history of The Royall Game of Chesse-Play
  • Home News - There’s been plenty of recent success for English juniors
  • Overseas News - The Pula Open was all about four British raiders who plundered well
  • Saunders on Chess - John has been enjoying England’s success at football - and chess

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:

  • Grandmasters Down Your Local - Tim Wall’s Northumbria Masters saw plenty of fighting chess
  • Brought to Book - Teeside continues to blaze the way for CSC, as Sean Marsh explains
  • Find the Winning Moves - Can you do as well as the players at Gibraltar and the 4NCL?
  • Vintage Vishy - The World Rapid Champion triumphed at the Tal Memorial
  • The Stars of the 4NCL - Tamas Fodor leads the 4NCL big hitters with 6/6 thus far
  • How Good Is Your Chess? - Daniel King looks back on a classic victory by Levon Aronian
  • The Bunratty Experience - Chess novice Tanya Jones checks out Ireland’s best weekender
  • Beer, Blitz and Bunratty - There was much exciting chess during the 25th Bunratty Congress
  • Different Thinking - Amatzia Avni compares over the board play with chess compositions
  • Instincts: Optimism & Pessimism - Matthew Lunn has been troubled by his instincts letting him down
Electronic PDF
Purchasing a
digital copy of Chess Magazine will provide an instant download link to your email address. The .PDF can be downloaded as many times as you like on all your devices such as a smart phone or tablet (PDF viewer/reader required but most browsers support this).