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CHESS Magazine – May 2016: Karjakin wins Candidates

CHESS Magazine – May 2016
Sergey Karjakin wins the 2016 Candidates – match against Carlsen set for New York in November

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:

  • Karjakin holds his nerve to win Candidates nail-biter – Steve Giddins very much enjoyed watching the action unfold
  • Defensive Grit – Karjakin’s career-best result was based on some fine defence
  • Brutal Attacks – And there were some in the latest 4NCL weekend 
  • A Celebration of Chess – Carl Strugnell enjoyed his return to Cappelle-la-Grande 
  • How to Prepare – Danny Gormally draws some important lessons 
  • A Glut of Endgames – John Cox shares a number of interesting endings with readers 
  • Old World, New World – Amatzia Avni ponders the role of the computer in endgames 
  • Home News – A full round-up of the Easter Congresses and the CCCCC 
  • Overseas News – Success for Nils Grandelius, Abhijeet Gupta and Nigel Short
  • Readers’ Letters – Important information on Chinook and Asia’s first grandmaster 
  • Saunders on Chess – John has been pretty busy of late with his BritBase project

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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