CHESS Magazine - July 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

Return to the Rock..............................................................................................8

John Saunders watched Zhansaya Abdumalik triumph at Gibraltar

A Short-Term Solution?.................................................................................14

Ravi Haria reports from Elstree and the European Hybrid Qualifier

An All-Night Slog ..............................................................................................19

Checkmate Covid -The Rematch was another 24-hour blitz marathon

He’s Back!.............................................................................................................20

Magnus Carlsen is most certainly no longer out of form

The Scandic Revenge.......................................................................................21

A classy Carlsen win reminded John Henderson of a classic encounter

Matching Magnus..............................................................................................24

Jonathan Pein gave it his all in two bullet games with the champ

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

The Kalashnikov has been under Daniel King’s microscope of late

A Room with a View.........................................................................................30

Steve Barrett had an unusual stay in the horse capital of the world

After The Queen’s Gambit...........................................................................31

Ben Graff explores two earlier classics: The Defense and Chess

Studies with Stephenson...............................................................................33

Brian has the starter position for the Winton British Chess Solving Ch.

‘Tal on Acid’ .........................................................................................................34

Julian M Way introduces the attacking genius that was Albin Planinc

60 Seconds with...Matthew Webb............................................................37

We catch up with one of the founder’s of Ilkley’s Chess Centre

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

Can you do as well as the players in the Candidates and 4NCL Online?

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

Carl Portman remembers his youth and playing in a red leather jacket

Two Tournaments...Only One Winner......................................................44

The New in Chess Classic and FTX Crypto Cup went to the champ

Home News..........................................................................................................50

The latest results, OTB news and success for the Tigers & Sharks

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

The Grand Chess Tour is underway, as is the Challengers Chess Tour

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

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

Viktor Moskalenko has another book out on the French

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

John enjoyed the Rock, despite having to interview the players

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