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CHESS Magazine – January 2019: World Champion Again! Magnus Carlsen

CHESS Magazine – January 2019
World Champion Again! Magnus Carlsen
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:

  • 60 Seconds with…Harriet Hunt – Britain’s no.1 female player has some sage advice
  • Late Drama – Jon Speelman explores some of the endgames from the WCC match
  • Caru Can’t – Fabiano Caruana complicated well, but missed a big chance in Game 8
  • Chess – A Spectator Sport? – Ben Graff visited the match to see if it trumped watching online
  • Chess for Common People – Tim Wall shares the joys of the packed press room during Game 12
  • A Royal Occasion – Peter Lord witnessed Shreyas Royal’s first clock simul in Uxbridge
  • A Year in Review – Sean Marsh presents more of the best works of 2018
  • No Moves – Matthew Lunn found his opponent tied up in knots from the opening
  • How Good is Your Chess? – Daniel King was impressed by Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu
  • White Christmas – John Henderson sits down to enjoy a Christmas classic
  • Another Christmas Carol – A new ghost story of Christmas, by James Essinger
  • Boxed History – Bob Jones presents the unusual story of not just one Walter Stephens
  • Christmas Chess Quiz – In need of some festive distraction? Try and solve these puzzlers!
  • Christmas Reading – Ben Graff presents his favourite chess memoirs
  • Never Mind the Grandmasters… – Carl Portman’s yule tiding greetings include some fine sorcery
  • Find the Winning Moves – Can you do as well as the players at the opening 4NCL weekend?
  • Overseas News – Ding Liren and Ju Wenjun both had Novembers to remember
  • Home News – Gediminas Sarakauskas won the British Rapidplay in Ilkley
  • Saunders on Chess – John reflects on the big match and ponders what might change

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