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CHESS Magazine – October 2019: King Ding

CHESS Magazine – October 2019
All hail to King Ding – Ding Liren defeats Magnus Carlsen in Blitz tie-breaker

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…David Kramaley – We catch up with the founder of Chessable
  • Drama & Burnout – Magnus Carlsen struggled as the GCT arrived in St. Louis
  • It’s Chess Jim, but not as we know it – Matthew Sadler enjoyed the variety of chess on offer at the MSO
  • Playing Silly Buggers – After a wild encounter, James Plaskett lost an endgame he knew
  • To Hull and Back – Sean Marsh was impressed by the English Women’s Championship
  • Find the Winning Moves – Can you do as well as the GCT players and those in Torquay?
  • Remembering Benko – Matthew Read pays tribute to the Hungarian great Pal Benko
  • “It Starts with Hello” – Ben Graff sees how the 64 squares can bring people together
  • Chess on the Net – Let Danny Rosenbaum be your guide to chess on YouTube and Twitch
  • You’ve been Beckered! – Geoff Chandler imagines what might happen if moves were copyright
  • How Good is Your Chess? – Daniel King on the Grand Chess Tour and the rise of Yu Yangyi
  • Never Mind the Grandmasters… – Carl Portman could hardly believe who he got to play in Chartres
  • You Never Know – Bob Jones reports from Paignton where a record was possibly set
  • Pula Stars – Matthew Lunn reports back from his busman’s holiday in Croatia
  • Overseas News – Evgeny Tomashevsky and Olga Girya are the Russian Champions
  • Home News – Who has qualified for the final of the UK Open Blitz Championship?
  • This Month’s New Releases – James Vigus very much enjoyed Quality Chess’ latest offering
  • Saunders on Chess – John discovers that a book has been written on just final round games

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