CHESS Magazine - August 2020

Format: Printed Magazine


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...Jack Rodgers - The Australian chart-topper likes to sacrifice and attack
  • Carlsen Claims Chessable Masters - Appropriately enough Magnus triumphed in the third leg of his tour
  • Chess24’s Coverage - David Smith discusses Svidler and co with some club players
  • How Good is Your Chess? - Daniel King always enjoys watching Nakamura at rapid chess
  • Internet Blitz - Danny Gormally discusses playing online and reveals his top tips
  • Anti-Cheating in Online Chess - Alex Holowczak explains all about Ken Regan’s system and z scores
  • Find the Winning Moves - Can you do as well as the world’s best and those in the 4NCL Online?
  • A Hard Day’s Night - John Henderson reveals a link between the Beatles and the U.S. Open
  • Looking Beyond the Chessboard - Ben Graff chats with Natasha Regan and Matthew Sadler
  • Stay Home! Save Lives! Play Chess! - Steve Firth battles his lockdown tormentors, Stockfish and Troitzky
  • You Too Can Be A Chess Author - David Lemoir has some handy advice for the budding writer
  • Never Mind the Grandmasters... - Carl fondly remembers playing in a simul given by Alan Phillips
  • Remembering A. R. B. - Bob Jones concludes his coverage of the life of A. R. B. Thomas
  • James Mason’s Twinkling Eyes - An unexpected TV spot sent Geoff Chandler back to Fred Reinfeld
  • The Club Champion Beats Lasker - Martin Quinn stumbled upon Plymouth CC’s Henry Adamson
  • Readers’ Letters - Your thoughts on ARB, Indian chess rules, online cheating and Covid
  • The Pride & Sorrow of South African Chess - Barry Hymer updates us on Donald Macfarlane’s life in the UK
  • Solutions - The answers to all the puzzles and more on one of last month’s
  • This Month’s New Releases - New works on art, Anand, Navara and Vilner are reviewed
  • Saunders on Chess - John on the King’s Indian and an amazing Four Pawns Attack
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