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Bound Volume 132

Bound Volume 132

Posted on 28th February 2015

‘The British Chess Magazine, 2012’. Bound volume. 672 pages, figurine algebraic notation. Indexed. Features include: New Fischer Book, Shaun Taulbut’s ‘Test Your Chess’, English Elo ratings, David Howell offering ‘Game of the Month’, AA Smith …

Songstress, Slavin and Samara

Songstress, Slavin and Samara

Posted on 6th September 2014

                            It has been an extraordinary summer for Purling London (see ‘Purling and Nette Pull the Crowds’, BCM 07/14, p.340) and me. June marked the lead up to, and towards the end of the …

Best Books

Best Books

Posted on 5th June 2014

‘Kramnik: move by move’ – Cyrus Lakdawala (Everyman Chess 2012), 416 pages, is a well-produced book of 59 annotated games of the Russian former World Champion, Vladimir Kramnik. The author has written a number of …

London Chess Classic (9)

London Chess Classic (9)

Posted on 10th December 2012

Three draws out of four but games full of interest? You bet! Last round at Olympia: Adams draw Kramnik, Ruy Lopez/Berlin; Carlsen draw Anand, Ruy Lopez/Berlin; Polgar draw Aronian, Ruy Lopez/Marshall 12.d3; Nakamura 1-0 McShane, …

Book Review by IR Watson

Book Review by IR Watson

Posted on 30th July 2012

‘My Best Games’ By Viktor Korchnoi. (Edition Olms 2011). Translated and edited by Kenneth Neat. Softback, 435 pages. www.edition-olms.com info@edition-olms.com This celebrates Viktor’s Eightieth birthday. Eighty years?! I know he’s the greatest survivor in chess, …