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CHESS Magazine – February 2017: Valentina Gunina pulls off shock victory in London

CHESS Magazine – February 2017
First Lady – Valentina Gunina pulls off shock victory at the London Chess Classic Super Rapidplay

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… Valentina Gunina – The Russian star saw off all the male GMs at the London Classic 
  • Sotastic! – Wesley So triumphed at Olympia and in the Grand Chess Tour
  • Finally – to Hastings! – Shaun Press shares his impressions of the famous congress 
  • Signs of Life in London – Attacking chess and the Sicilian were alive and well at the Classic 
  • The Big Match – Jonathan Speelman reflects on the world championship match 
  • The First Modern Chess Trainer – GM Tibor Karolyi pays homage to Mark Israilovich Dvoretsky 
  • Christmas Quiz: Solutions – Charles Higgie with all the answers to his fiendishly hard quiz 
  • It Was My Inner Voice Wot Won It! – Ivor Annets recounts a most unusual happening during a game 
  • The Pro-Biz Cup – The curtain-raiser to the Classic went to Terry Chapman and Anand 
  • Vinyak-Inspired Ventures – Carl Strugnell enjoyed playing and a certain drink in Novi Sad

Plus all the regular features such as: How Good is Your Chess?, Saunders on Chess, Find the Winning Moves, Never Mind the Grandmasters, Studies, Home & Overseas News, Calendar and Book Reviews.



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