CHESS Magazine - December 2021


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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

The Firouzja Show ...............................................................................................8

The French no.1 dazzled at the FIDE Grand Swiss in Riga

Bringing Norms to Newcastle......................................................................14

Tim Wall was delighted with the Northumbria and EJCOA events

Near Death Experiences in Paradise.........................................................18

Terry Chapman survived and ultimately prospered in Sardinia

Ten Days That Shook the World .................................................................20

David Gilbert reports from the ACO World Seniors in Crete

Wide Battlefield.................................................................................................24

Mike Basman enjoyed a fine attack and ponders how to help seniors

The Avid Old Swan Crossword ....................................................................25

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

Can you do as well as the elite and those at some recent congresses?

Christmas Stocking Fillers ............................................................................30

Unsure what to request for Christmas? Let Sean Marsh guide!

60 Seconds with...Ken Neat.........................................................................33

We catch up with the leading chess translator

How Good is Your Chess?..............................................................................34

Daniel King takes a detailed look at Carlsen vs Nepomniachtchi

A Heretical View about ‘Cheating’............................................................37

Wymondham’s Neil Hickman wonders if the club player need worry

Guildford’s 25 Years in the 4NCL: Part III .............................................40

Roger Emerson and Nigel Povah conclude their fine coverage

Never Mind the Grandmasters... ................................................................44

Carl features a remarkable game involving a running king

Readers’ Letters ................................................................................................48

Contributions from two Woods, as well as on Lasker and Olafsson

Home News..........................................................................................................49

The Bury St Edmunds, Hull and Scarborough Congresses were all a hit

Forthcoming Events.........................................................................................51

The London Chess Classic and Hastings are happening

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

Major success for So and Vitiugov, and two dazzling Tal-like attacks

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

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

Sean Marsh examines books on Nepomniachtchi and Carlsen

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

John was always going to write about the world championship match

 

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