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Arkell's Endings by Grandmaster Keith Arkell
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Arkell’s Endings by Grandmaster Keith Arkell With chess booming online and time controls becoming ever faster, mastery of the endgame has never been so important. A few positions can be memorised; most rely on feel. How would you go about converting an extra pawn in a rook endgame and would

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THE TOP Chess Engines Competition (TCEC) continues to throw up some amazing games. In the 18th series, Stockfish gained revenge over Leela Chess Zero, regaining its crown with a 23-16 victory (with 61 draws) in the final. Arguably the most impressive win, though, was Leela’s from the 65th game, where

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We have a whole bunch of great new books available now, as well as exciting new pre-orders and some amazing discounts on other titles, check them all out below.  If you need any advice or inspiration, do call (+4420 7486 7015) or email us ([email protected]) and we will be happy to help you choose a

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Playing the Stonewall Dutch by Nikola Sedlak (Paperback)
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Playing the Stonewall Dutch by Nikola Sedlak (Paperback)A bold repertoire against 1.d4The Dutch Defence is one of Black’s most combative responses to 1.d4, and the Stonewall is the boldest version of this opening. Black immediately seizes space in the centre and clamps down on the e4-square, laying the foundations for

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THE King’s Indian is rarely played at the very top level. Hikaru Nakamura and Teimour Radjabov remain devoted to it, but even they use it relatively sparingly. As you go down the rating list, the popularity of the opening increases. The rising star Alireza Firouzja defeated Grischuk with the King’s

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Think Like A Machine (Hardback)by Noam Manella and Zeev ZoharCooperation between computer advancement and human creativity could form the basis for a leap forward in chess thinking. In Think Like a Machine the boundaries of human thinking are confronted with computer analysis to inspire an expansion in human thinking. In

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Carlsen eclipses Giri
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THE Chessable Masters final between Anish Giri and Magnus Carlsen lived up to expectations. The world champion took the $45,000 (£36,000) first prize, but for Giri it was a missed opportunity. Game two first set, Carlsen has just played 43.a4-a5. 43…Rc1? This seems to be a losing move, as White

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25% off Move by Move Series Chess Books
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25% off Move by Move Series Books Learn from games of the best Chess players We’re running an awesome sale on Everyman Chess Move by Move Series books. Many of these books provide valuable instructional material using the games of the greatest chess players in history as examples. As always, limited stock available so

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