Chess Magazine December 2019: Wang Hao Wins

John Saunders reports back from the Isle of Man.

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In this Issue:

    • Editorial – Malcolm Pein on the latest developments in the game
    • 60 Seconds with…GM Jonathan Rowson – The leading chess thinker believes we are underselling the game
    • Chinese Success – and Hao! – John Saunders reports from the FIDE Grand Swiss
    • How Good is Your Chess? – Nikita Vitiugov’s play has made an impression on Daniel King
    • Black Sea Bronze – Kanwal Bhatia was part of a successful England squad in Batumi
    • Find the Winning Moves – Can you do as well as the players on the Isle of Man?
    • The Moves That Matter – Jonathan Rowson’s take on the 4NCL from his new book
    • Forthcoming Events – Will you be playing at the Classic or anywhere this December?
    • Christmas Stocking Fillers – Let Sean Marsh be your guide for what to get for Christmas
    • I Remember – Ben Graff reflects on the past and future for chess in Coventry
    • Readers’ Letters – We discover that Howard Staunton did copyright moves
    • Never Mind the Grandmasters… – Carl Portman was inspired by seeing chess played at Blenheim
    • Is Grabbing Gary Good? – Junior Tay ponders what to do when the g-pawn is dangled
    • It is a very Large Board – Amatzia Avni shows why looking at the whole board is useful
    • Home News – We reflect on all the good work done by the late David Welch
    • Overseas News – Magnus Carlsen was annihilated by Wesley So at Fischer Random
    • Solutions – How did you get on with Benko’s Bafflers back in October?
    • This Month’s New Releases – Sean Marsh examines the new edition of a ‘Startling’ repertoire
    • Saunders on Chess – John continues to wonder if chess is becoming ever faster
More Information
Edition : Magazine
Publication date : December 1, 2019
Number of pages : 60
Publisher : Chess & Bridge London
Weight : 144 gram