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News and annotated games from Malcolm Pein and the London Chess Centre

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THE Sharjah Chess Club replaced their traditional over-the-board Open with an online invitational, World Stars all-play-all. It was good to see some players involved who are not getting many online invites to the elite events.  The six-player double-round robin was played at a time limit of 10 minutes plus three

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London Chess Centre Shop has re-opened
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London Chess Centre Shop has re-opened and 20% off wooden sets & boards till end of month Our retail store has re-opened with social distancing measures in place. Our opening hours have been revised slightly, click here for details . There’s nothing like picking up and feeling a chess set in person before

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Mega Chess Magazine Sale!
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‘Check Out’ our MEGA MAGAZINE SALE – Huge discounts on our top quality CHESS Magazine. Now is the perfect time to catch up on all the chess that has happened as well as classic articles and local results. Grab a copy while you can – some issues almost sold out already, once they’re gone that’s it! Binders are

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Welcome to our MAD MAY SALE! We have a host of newly discounted items and even further reduced  existing offers – pick up these incredible bargains while stocks last! Our shop is temporarily closed but you can still shop with us online or over the phone. Order online anytime or if you would like any advice,

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CHESS Magazine - May 2020: Candidates Crisis
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CHESS Magazine – May 2020Candidates CrisisMagazine, 60 pages 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 – Malcolm

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FIDE Candidates Tournament 2020 Tuesday 17th March to Friday 3rd April - Yekaterinburg, Russia
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FIDE Candidates Tournament 2020Tuesday 17th March to Friday 3rd April – Yekaterinburg, Russia This tournament has been postponed until further notice The Candidates tournament has been halted at the halfway stage with 7 of the 14 rounds played. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Ian Nepomniachtchi share the lead on 4.5/7 with the

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CHESS Magazine - March 2020: Caruana Cruises
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CHESS Magazine – March 2020Caruana CruisesMagazine, 60 pages 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 – Malcolm

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Chess Fever by Mark Ozanne
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Chess Fever by Mark Ozanne‘A poignant tale of chess obsession and love. An absolute must-read’– IM Jovanka Houska, Nine-times British Women’s Chess Champion Sam Renshawe is giving up everything to follow his chess dream. It’s 1990 and he’s in Yugoslavia for the Chess Olympiad where he is playing the most

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Casual Blitz Chess Tournament
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Casual Blitz Chess TournamentSunday 29th December 2019 – 2pm to 5pm @ Chess & Bridge Shop, 44 Baker Street, London, W1U 7RT FormatTournament limited to a maximum of 8 players. Time control – 10mim per game (no increments). Players will play a minimum of 6 games or maximum of 9

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Casual Blitz Chess Tournament
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Casual Chess Blitz Tournament: Sunday 10th November 201 – 2pm to 5pm @ Chess & Bridge Shop FormatTournament limited to a maximum of 10 players. Time control – 10mim per game (no increments). Players will play a minimum of 6 games or maximum of 9 games.  Registration£10 entry fee (£5

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