CHESS Magazine - June 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

Russian Delight .....................................................................................................8

The home fans had much to cheer when the Candidates resumed

How Good is Your Chess?..............................................................................22

Daniel King pays tribute to man of the hour, Ian Nepomniachtchi

60 Seconds with...Rosie Irwin ....................................................................25

We meet one of the authors of The Queen’s Gambit - Accepted!

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

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

Rest in Peace.......................................................................................................30

Yury Lapshun and Jon Jacobs look at two famous chess graves

The Passionate Chess Scribe........................................................................36

Popular writer David LeMoir has released an anthology

Building a Study.................................................................................................38

The technical aspect is quite important, as Amatzia Avni explains

Keeping Up With...Keymer............................................................................40

Like Praggnanandhaa, Vincent Keymer is very much a rising force

Birth of a Union .................................................................................................42

Bob Jones on the birth of the WECU and the mystery of Trevenen

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

Carl Portman on objectivity and the Colle Opening

Chess in the Park Takes Off .........................................................................46

Taking your chess club to the park is a good plan, as Tim Wall shows

Recognition - The 2021 ECF Awards.......................................................48

Stephen Greep explains all about the awards’ new look

Overseas News...................................................................................................49

Success for the world champion and a beautiful queen sacrifice

Home News..........................................................................................................52

Terry Chapman triumphed online, while a little OTB chess has begun

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

The full answers to Find the Winning Moves

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

Andrey Terekhov on Smyslov impresses, as does the Exchange French

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

John on Lastrounditis, the phenomenon of last round chess

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