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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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ChessBoxing - next event: Saturday 17th December
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ChessBoxing – next event: Saturday 17th December SAVE 10% ON TICKETS HERE Here comes an alternative to the classic Christmas party. Why not get everyone together at our next chessboxing event? Early bird tickets are on sale now for what will be the chessboxing season finale of 2016. Come and

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KASPAROV Grandmaster Silver & Bronze Chess Set
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KASPAROV Grandmaster Silver & Bronze Chess Set Garry Kasparov was undisputed world chess champion and #1 ranked player for over eighteen years. Kasparov was intimately involved in the design of these chess sets, to ensure a great chess experience for those who play with it. Redesigned and rethought chessmen allows

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MAGNUS is in UK Cinemas from 25th November & Available on digital, VoD, Blu-ray & DVD 12th December MAGNUS, directed by Benjamin Ree and Produced by Sigurd Mikal Karoliussen, won Best Film at the Norwegian International Film Festival 2016 and was nominated for Best Documentary at the Moscow International Film Festival. With Magnus soon

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CHESS Magazine - October 2016
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CHESS Magazine – October 2016 Wesley So takes clear first at the Sinquefield Cup and tops the Grand Chess Tour standings Magazine, 60 pages UK’s most popular CHESS Magazine – established 1935! All the regular features of the UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine plus more! In this issue: 60 Seconds with…

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free outdoor chess
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Come visit our new outdoor chess area. Free to use chess sets available to use during shop opening hours (Monday to Saturday: 9.30am to 6pm, Sundays: 11am to 5pm). Play chess outside, browse some books inside, play some more outside! Grab a coffee or drink from the many other establishments

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Grand Chess Tour 2016
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  The Grand Chess Tour is a circuit of international events, each demonstrating the highest level of organization for the world’s best players. The 2016 Tour was created in partnership between the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (Sinquefield Cup) and Chess Promotions Ltd. (London Chess Classic). The legendary Garry Kasparov, one of

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Dramatic video from Dailymotion Games promotes the return of the best chess players in the world to Paris, France. Rapid and Blitz play will challenge the best players at the Paris Grand Chess Tour stop, including world champion Magnus Carlsen. The first stop on the Grand Chess Tour begins June

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Official Press Release: We are very happy to announce, that during Cannes Film Festival, Arrow Films have acquired the rights for UK and Ireland for feature documentary, MAGNUS. Acquisitions Director for Arrow Films, Tom Stewart says: “We’re delighted to be continuing our long relationship with our friends at TrustNordisk to bring

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CHESS Magazine - April 2016
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CHESS Magazine – April 2016 CHEATS! Junior Tay takes a look at the players that go to extraordinary lengths to win Magazine, 60 pages UK’s most popular CHESS Magazine – established 1935! All the regular features of the UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine plus more! In this issue: 60 Seconds with

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