CHESS Magazine – August 2019: Aleksandra the Great
CHESS Magazine – August 2019
Aleksandra the Great – Goryachkina wins Women’s Candidates with two rounds to spare!
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…IM Adam Hunt – Adam will be commentating at the British with Danny Gormally
- Havana Good Time! – Jose L. Vilela saw Vassily Ivanchuk return to the Capablanca Memorial
- Is Magnus Beatable? – Magnus Carlsen triumphed yet again at the GCT event in Zagreb
- Find the Winning Moves – There’s the odd drawing mechanism to find too this month
- Getting Hackneyed – Paul Conway reveals how the Middlesex League was conquered
- Readers’ Letters – Your thoughts on Paul Littlewood’s best game and Vera Menchik
- The Rise of Aleksandra – Aleksandra Goryachkina ran away with the Candidates in Kazan
- How Good is Your Chess? – Daniel King presents the best game from the Women’s Candidates
- Vera Menchik: Challenging the Status Quo – 75 years after Menchik’s early death, Andrey Terekhov pays tribute
- A New initiative – Sean Marsh organised the Teesside International Women’s Invitational
- Women’s Chess Month – Hammersmith CC also staged a new initiative, as John White explains
- Growing Up a Wood – Ben Graff met up for a chat with Phil Wood, BH’s youngest child
- Never Mind the Grandmasters… – Carl Portman enjoyed visiting and playing chess at RAF Scampton
- Studies with Stephenson – Brian pays tribute to the late Timothy Whitworth
- Pattern Recognition – Matthew Lunn has some handy and practical advice
- Playing chess below Canterbury Cathedral – James Essinger on his love of Canterbury and new novel
- Overseas News – David Howell came second in St. Louis and is UK no.1 again
- Home News – The younger generation held sway at the Steve Boniface Memorial
- Forthcoming Events – Will you be playing anywhere this August?
- This Month’s New Releases – The first of three volumes on Lasker comes under the microscope
- Saunders on Chess – Inspired by the Vikings, John ponders the longest-ever hot streaks
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