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CHESS Magazine – August 2018

CHESS Magazine – August 2018
American Express! Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura clean up at the faster time controls of the Grand Chess Tour Events in Paris & Leuven
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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 Events Calendar and Book Reviews.

In this issue:

  • Editorial – Malcolm Pein on the latest developments in the game
  • 60 Seconds with…Alan Byron – We catch up with the Producer of Closing Gambit
  • American Express – Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura dominated the start of the GCT
  • Amateur Hour! – David Gilbert puts the gloss on Kos and the 2018 ACO Championships
  • How Good is Your Chess? – Daniel King looks at a stylish attack from the American Continental
  • Variations on a Theme – Or, as Petrosian said, chess is a concrete game, by James Essinger
  • The Dynamic Nature of Opening Theory – Daniel Fernandez reflects on his new book on the Caro-Kann
  • Find the Winning Moves… – Can you do as well as the players in the Grand Chess Tour?
  • Closing Gambit – Alan Byron’s film tells the story of the 1978 Karpov-Korchnoi match
  • Studies with Stephenson – Brian takes the reader through some retrograde analysis
  • Find Another Place – Chess & Other Stories – Ben Graff explains all about his debut work for Matador
  • Never Mind the Grandmasters… – Carl reports from the NATO Chess Championships in Texas
  • Opening Trends – The Reti and London continue to prove popular
  • Read All About Read – David LeMoir explains all about a little-known Norfolk hero
  • The Royall Game – Bob Jones recounts the history of The Royall Game of Chesse-Play
  • Home News – There’s been plenty of recent success for English juniors
  • Overseas News – The Pula Open was all about four British raiders who plundered well
  • Saunders on Chess – John has been enjoying England’s success at football – and chess
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