CHESS Magazine - August 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

Stunning Shak........................................................................................................8

The 2021 Grand Chess Tour got underway in Bucharest

Moving Online.....................................................................................................14

Jonathan Blackburn reports from the 1st Welsh Online Champs

Back to the Board.............................................................................................18

Ben Graff was in erratic form and lovely every minute of it

How Good is Your Chess?..............................................................................20

Daniel King has been enjoying revisiting Fischer’s games

Summer Crossword..........................................................................................23

How will you fare with Avid Old Swan’s latest composition?

Off the Board Chess........................................................................................24

Andrew Smith explains all about his recently-published book

Studies with Stephenson...............................................................................25

Brian enjoyed a joint effort by two top contemporary composers

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

Recent online positions and some from the Russian Teams to solve

Guildford Chess Club Celebrates 125 Years.........................................30

Nigel Povah has long been a member of this leading UK chess club

Performance Coaching in Competitive Chess......................................35

Benjamin Portheault explains about modern coaching methods

OTB Chess is Back!...........................................................................................36

News from the UK’s first major in-person chess events for a while

Never Mind the Grandmasters... ................................................................38

Carl Portman struggled to cope with playing Glen Parker online

60 Seconds with...Andrew Smith ..............................................................40

The experienced attacking player likes dogs and also to travel

Don’t think, FEEL!.............................................................................................42

Observations on rapidplay internet chess from Mike Donnelly

Rapid Regatta .....................................................................................................45

Aronian, So and Vachier-Lagrave have enjoyed speed success of late

Overseas News...................................................................................................48

Abhimanyu Mishra has become the youngest grandmaster ever

Solutions ...............................................................................................................52

This Month’s New Releases ..........................................................................53

Books from LeMoir, Martin, Taimanov and Timman are reviewed

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

John ponders famous quotes from Piaf, Sinatra and Brando

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