CHESS Magazine - August 2019

Format: Electronic PDF


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...IM Adam Hunt - Adam will be commentating at the British with Danny Gormally
  • Havana Good Time! - Jose L. Vilela saw Vassily Ivanchuk return to the Capablanca Memorial
  • Is Magnus Beatable? - Magnus Carlsen triumphed yet again at the GCT event in Zagreb
  • Find the Winning Moves - There’s the odd drawing mechanism to find too this month
  • Getting Hackneyed - Paul Conway reveals how the Middlesex League was conquered
  • Readers’ Letters - Your thoughts on Paul Littlewood’s best game and Vera Menchik
  • The Rise of Aleksandra - Aleksandra Goryachkina ran away with the Candidates in Kazan
  • How Good is Your Chess? - Daniel King presents the best game from the Women’s Candidates
  • Vera Menchik: Challenging the Status Quo - 75 years after Menchik’s early death, Andrey Terekhov pays tribute
  • A New initiative - Sean Marsh organised the Teesside International Women’s Invitational
  • Women’s Chess Month - Hammersmith CC also staged a new initiative, as John White explains
  • Growing Up a Wood - Ben Graff met up for a chat with Phil Wood, BH’s youngest child
  • Never Mind the Grandmasters... - Carl Portman enjoyed visiting and playing chess at RAF Scampton
  • Studies with Stephenson - Brian pays tribute to the late Timothy Whitworth
  • Pattern Recognition - Matthew Lunn has some handy and practical advice
  • Playing chess below Canterbury Cathedral - James Essinger on his love of Canterbury and new novel
  • Overseas News - David Howell came second in St. Louis and is UK no.1 again
  • Home News - The younger generation held sway at the Steve Boniface Memorial
  • Forthcoming Events - Will you be playing anywhere this August?
  • This Month’s New Releases - The first of three volumes on Lasker comes under the microscope
  • Saunders on Chess - Inspired by the Vikings, John ponders the longest-ever hot streaks

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