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CHESS Magazine – December 2019: Wang Hao Wins

CHESS Magazine – December 2019
Wang Hao Wins

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 ChessFind the Winning MovesNever Mind the Grandmasters…StudiesHome & Overseas NewsForthcoming Events Calendar and Book Reviews.

In this issue:

  • Editorial – Malcolm Pein on the latest developments in the game
  • 60 Seconds with…GM Jonathan Rowson – The leading chess thinker believes we are underselling the game
  • Chinese Success – and Hao! – John Saunders reports from the FIDE Grand Swiss
  • How Good is Your Chess? – Nikita Vitiugov’s play has made an impression on Daniel King
  • Black Sea Bronze – Kanwal Bhatia was part of a successful England squad in Batumi
  • Find the Winning Moves – Can you do as well as the players on the Isle of Man?
  • The Moves That Matter – Jonathan Rowson’s take on the 4NCL from his new book
  • Forthcoming Events – Will you be playing at the Classic or anywhere this December?
  • Christmas Stocking Fillers – Let Sean Marsh be your guide for what to get for Christmas
  • I Remember – Ben Graff reflects on the past and future for chess in Coventry
  • Readers’ Letters – We discover that Howard Staunton did copyright moves
  • Never Mind the Grandmasters… – Carl Portman was inspired by seeing chess played at Blenheim
  • Is Grabbing Gary Good? – Junior Tay ponders what to do when the g-pawn is dangled
  • It is a very Large Board – Amatzia Avni shows why looking at the whole board is useful
  • Home News – We reflect on all the good work done by the late David Welch
  • Overseas News – Magnus Carlsen was annihilated by Wesley So at Fischer Random
  • Solutions – How did you get on with Benko’s Bafflers back in October?
  • This Month’s New Releases – Sean Marsh examines the new edition of a ‘Startling’ repertoire
  • Saunders on Chess – John continues to wonder if chess is becoming ever faster

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