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CHESS Magazine - July 2019: The Whisky Immortal
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CHESS Magazine – July 2019The Whisky ImmortalMagazine, 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 –

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Blitz Chess
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Blitz Chess Tournament, Sunday, June 30, 2019 Take part in a fun, casual Blitz Chess Tournament! All levels and ratings welcome. Top prize is £20, with all participants receiving a free copy of the latest Chess Magazine. 10% off purchases instore for all participants on the day. Time control is

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Back at the 2018 Pro-Biz Cup, hosted by DeepMind and held during the London Chess Classic,
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Things Will Never be the Same by IM Malcolm Pein from CHESS Magazine March 2019 Issue Chess will never be the same again. There’s been an earthquake and I’ve felt it. AlphaZero, the chess-playing entity that taught itself using deep reinforcement learning algorithms, is now the dominant chess-playing entity. AlphaZero

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Dancing with Algorithms by IM Malcolm Pein from the Daily Telegraph CHESS Magazine editor IM Malcolm Pein together with ECF President Dominic Lawson and subscriber Chris Flowers played AlphaZero months before its ground-breaking games were published in December 2018. The trio had GM David Howell as their advisor. Malcolm annotates

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CHESS Magazine - May 2019: David's Delight
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CHESS Magazine – May 2019 David’s Delight: The full story of England’s Astana triumph Magazine, 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

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Book Review: Learn from Michal Krasenkow
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Learn from Michal Krasenkow Paperback, 408 pages, Thinkers Publishing, RRP £29.99 Thinkers Publishing are, just like Elk and Ruby (see below), an innovative publisher working hard to bring fresh new titles to the chess public. They have several titles by players we do not often see in print. Books by

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CHESS Magazine - April 2019: Gold & Silver
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Gold & Silver: Luke McShane helps England to a Silver medal and picks up Gold on board 2 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

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UK Chess Challenge Harrow Mega Final: 12th April
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Enter the Delancey UK Chess Challenge Harrow Mega Final now. This Mega Final is being held at Harrow High School on Friday 12th April 2019. Please make sure attendees have qualified before booking: View Rules Here are the event details: Date – 12th April 2019 Location – Harrow High School, Gayton Road,

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CHESS Magazine - March 2019 Art Attack - Vladislav Artemiev shocks on the Rock
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CHESS Magazine – March 2019 Art Attack – Vladislav Artemiev shocks on the Rock 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.

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CHESS Magazine - February 2019: Speed Demon
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CHESS Magazine – February 2019: Speed Demon Speed Demon – Hikaru Nakamura wins the London Chess Classic and 2018 Grand Chess Tour in final blitz game following draw epidemic 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

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