Malcolm Pein
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Malcolm Pein

Our Executive Editor (left) took on Kasparov Chess Foundation President and fellow
Chess News

The 2018 Grand Chess tour kicked off in Leuven, Belgium with the Your Next Move Rapid and Blitz, and then moved to Paris where the tournament was again staged in a TV studio just outside the city. The Paris tournament is supported by the media conglomerate Vivendi and one of

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The meeting in Abu Dhabi. Russian pressure prevented Sheikh Al Nayhan standing for FIDE President
Chess News

After much reflection and hard calculation, I decided to throw my hat in the ring and enter the FIDE election process. The game’s governing body has been shambolic for the best part of 25 years and after spending that long being one of FIDE’s most vocal critics and supporting the

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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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Black to Play - solution can be found below in game play through
Telegraph Chess

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White to play and win - solution can be found below in game play through
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Why did White resign? Find two Black mating ideas - solution can be found below in game play through
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