Tuesday 16 August 2011

August CHESS Magazine

The August CHESS Magazine is out now. Buy it here.

The UK's most popular and comprehensive chess Magazine, established 1935. All the regular features plus the following ... 
  • King’s Tournament, Medias - As in 2010, Magnus Carlsen wins... but Sergey Karjakin was right alongside!
  • Interview: Boris Gelfand - Part 2 of Boris Gelfand’s exclusive interview with John Saunders
  • World Open, Philadelphia - English and American stars Mickey Adams and Gata Kamsky clash in an Armageddon finale
  • Commonwealth Championship, South Africa - Nigel Short narrowly failed to keep up with the Jones boy! New Commonwealth champion Gawain Jones annotates his best game.
  • County Championship Finals - Steve Giddins reports on a rare success for Surrey against Kent
  • Judit Polgar - The best-ever woman player talks candidly to Lars Grahn
  • Perfect Preparation - Part 2 of Eddie Dearing’s advice on how to prepare for a game
  • Bobby Fischer Comes to London - A look at Nigel Short’s simultaneous display from the film premiere
Plus all the usual features and more besides

To order a copy of the August 2011 CHESS Magazine, click here

Saturday 13 August 2011

New Chess Blogs

I've added a few more chess blogs to the list on the side panel.

FM Steve Giddins is, like me, a former editor of BCM and he has restarted his chess blog, here:

Steve Giddins' Chess Blog

GM Gawain Jones is one of England's top GMs and he has a blog here:

Gawain Jones' Chess Blog

'Full English Breakfast' is not so much a blog as a series of podcasts by GM Stephen Gordon and IM Lawrence Trent and can be found here:

Full English Breakfast

'GingerGM' is GM Simon Williams' chess blog and shop, featuring his popular videos and other other merchandise as well as blog articles.