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CHESS Magazine - April 2017
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CHESS Magazine – April 2017 Grischuk Wins Sharjah FIDE Grand Prix Magazine, 60 pages UK’s most popular CHESS Magazine – established 1935! All the regular features of the UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine plus more! In this issue: Unambitious Beginnings – The action from the opening leg of the FIDE Grand

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ChessBoxing: UKIP vs LIB DEM A Knock-Out Euro-clash.
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Next Event: “Pity the Fool!” April 1st, 2017 Headline Bout: UKIP vs LIB DEM A Knock-Out Euro-clash. Chessboxing is a wild mix-up of two of mankind’s oldest sporting obsessions. Opponents slug it out on the chessboard and in the ring in alternating rounds of chess and boxing until there is

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Artificial Intelligence and the Game of the Century
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SAVE 10% on tickets enter promotional code: CHESSBRIDGE Former World Chess Champion Gary Kasparov talks about where Machine Intelligence ends and Human Creativity begins – followed by a conversation with legendary former MIT Media Lab Professor Mike Hawley. In May 1997 the greatest chess player in the world was defeated for

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CHESS Magazine - March 2017
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CHESS Magazine – March 2017 So Wins Tata Steel Masters Magazine, 60 pages UK’s most popular CHESS Magazine – established 1935! All the regular features of the UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine plus more! In this issue: So Invincible – Yochanan Afek reports from Wijk, where So and Jones shone The

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Ampleforth College Chess
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A team of students from Ampleforth College have qualified for the 20/20 Chess National Superfinal, making them the first ever school team to go through to this stage of the competition. The tournament was held in York in January and saw Ampleforth teams face-off against university students and alumni, including

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CHESS Magazine - January 2017:
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CHESS Magazine – January 2017 Carlsen Cuts it Close! Magazine, 60 pages UK’s most popular CHESS Magazine – established 1935! All the regular features of the UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine plus more! In this issue: The Play-off – After Carlsen’s fightback, the big match came down to rapid chess Again

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MAGNUS_3D_DVD
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Magnus is the moving and inspirational true story of the Norwegian boy who, in his early twenties, managed to achieve and maintain the highest rating in chess history, going on to become the greatest chess champion of modern times. Through the glare of flashbulbs and the jostling of officials, we

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Chess Magazine December 2016
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CHESS Magazine – December 2016 Eljanov Edges Out Caruana Magazine, 60 pages UK’s most popular CHESS Magazine – established 1935! All the regular features of the UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine plus more! In this issue: Manx Marvels and Misfortunes – Carl Strugnell reports from Douglas, while Eljanov and Bok annotate

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Magnus Film Poster
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Magnus the Documentary I was invited to a private screening of the new documentary Magnus directed by Benjamin Ree, which is being released in UK theatres pretty much on the day you receive the magazine. It may be possible to find it at cinemas in the bigger cities. For everyone

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ChessBoxing - next event: Saturday 17th December
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ChessBoxing – next event: Saturday 17th December SAVE 10% ON TICKETS HERE Here comes an alternative to the classic Christmas party. Why not get everyone together at our next chessboxing event? Early bird tickets are on sale now for what will be the chessboxing season finale of 2016. Come and

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