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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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CHESS Magazine - November 2019: Radjabov Returns
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CHESS Magazine – November 2019Radjabov ReturnsMagazine, 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 Magazine - October 2019: King Ding
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CHESS Magazine – October 2019All hail to King Ding – Ding Liren defeats Magnus Carlsen in Blitz tie-breakerMagazine, 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

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Casual Blitz Chess Tournament
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Blitz Chess Tournament: Sunday 6th October 2019 – 3pm to 5pm @Chess and Bridge ShopFORMATKnockout Tournament limited to 8 players. (Losers of first round can no longer win event, but carry on playing to determine their final ranking). Each match consists of 2 blitz games (5 minute game with no

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Casual Blitz Chess Tournament
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Sunday, September 15, 2019 Following the success of our last event, Chess and Bridge are pleased to announce our 3rd Casual Blitz Chess Tournament! Top prize is a £30 gift voucher, with a £20 voucher for the runner up. All participants also get a free copy of the latest Chess

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Pro University Chess League
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PUCL is the UK’s first intercollegiate team rapid event. Fixtures are played between teams of 4 students from the same uni, in an all-play-all format, once a month during the academic year. All matches will be hosted at a venue on UCL’s Bloomsbury campus. All relevant tournament information can be

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