CHESS Magazine - January 2022


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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

60 Seconds with...Sean Marsh ......................................................................8

We catch up with our star reviewer and leading CSC tutor

A Terrible Commute...........................................................................................9

England struggled at the European Teams, unlike Ukraine and Firouzja

The Christmas Saga..........................................................................................14

John Henderson revisits one of the best chess books of 2021

Off the Shelf.......................................................................................................16

Sean Marsh rounds up the best of the rest from the 2021 releases

Chess in Staffordshire ....................................................................................18

Jonathan Blackburn has had much to muse over of late

What Bobby Fischer means to me... and to us ....................................22

James Essinger delves into the talents and foibles of a chess genius

How Good is Your Chess?..............................................................................26

Alexei Shirov’s recent fine form caught Daniel King’s eye

Christmas Chess Quiz .....................................................................................30

Some fun and challenging puzzles, courtesy of Graham Phythian

The Ghost of Christmas Past.......................................................................32

By Ben Graff

All These Christmases.....................................................................................34

By Joel Odom

Forthcoming Events.........................................................................................36

Find the Winning Moves.................................................................................38

Can you do as well as those on the UK circuit and in St. Louis?

How to Beat a Grandmaster.........................................................................41

Paul Littlewood explains how he has beaten a few over the years

Never Mind the Grandmasters... ................................................................42

Carl compares buying new clothes with our chess games

One Good Idea is (frequently) Enough...................................................44

Sometimes we only need one idea, argues Amatzia Avni

Gazumped and Deep Blue .............................................................................48

A gazumped Geoff Chandler had his thunder stolen

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

We remember ten-time British Champion Jonathan Penrose

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

18-year-old Indian GM Arjun Erigaisi is a man going places

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

Answers to Find the Winning Moves and a Studies Competition

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

Exciting new books on Bosboom and from Thinkers and Sadler

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

John recalls Penrose and John Taylor, and looks forward to Gibraltar

 

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*CUSTOMER NOTICE - THERE IS A PRINTING ERROR ON THE COVER OF THIS ISSUE WHICH AFFECTS ALL COPIES. IT IS INDEED THE 2022 ISSUE HOWEVER PRINTED AT THE TOP OF THE COVER IS 2021 - APOLOGIES FOR ANY CONFUSION CAUSED.

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