CHESS Magazine – May 2020: Candidates Crisis
CHESS Magazine – May 2020
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… Gary Lane – Living in Sydney, Gary has to rise at 2am to follow Torquay United
- Candidates Chaos – MVL defeated and caught up Nepo before play was suspended
- How Good is Your Chess? – Did you know that Daniel King is a fan of the King’s Gambit?
- Best of Bunratty – Tim Wall presents more highlights from a weekend in Co. Clare
- Find the Winning Moves – Can you do as well as the players at the 4NCL and Bunratty?
- The Coldest Game – Michael Renouf reviews a recent offering from Netflix
- The Rules of Toddler Chess – Shannon Carpenter on why you must expect the unexpected
- Sultan Khan – Daniel King describes Khan’s extraordinary first weekend in London
- The Infant Queen of Chess – Brian Gosling ran a solving competition to remember Lilian Baird
- Cécile and Giorgi: A Story of Love and Chess – James Essinger introduces the happy couple
- Readers’ Letters – More on stalemate and the longest decisive capture-free games
- Never Mind the Grandmasters – Carl Portman has a clear message: Don’t give up!
- Meeting Old Friends – Gary Lane enjoyed a catch-up at the East Devon Congress
- Home News – Mitchell-Hymer was a humdinger of a game at Blackpool
- Overseas News – Ju Wenjun struggled, unlike Aleksandra Goryachkina, in Lausanne
- Solutions – For Find the Winning Moves and February’s Studies winner
- This Month’s New Releases – Detailed reviews from Sean Marsh, Danny Gormally and Ben Graff
- Saunders on Chess – John reminds us that having a won position is not always easy
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