Chess Magazine July 2021

Chess Magazine July 2021

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In this issue: Editorial....................................................................................................................4 Malcolm Pein on the latest developments in the game Return to the Rock..............................................................................................8 John Saunders watched Zhansaya Abdumalik triumph at Gibraltar A Short-Term Solution?.................................................................................14 Ravi Haria reports from Elstree and the European Hybrid Qualifier An All-Night Slog ..............................................................................................19 Checkmate Covid -The Rematch was another 24-hour blitz marathon He’s Back!.............................................................................................................20 Magnus Carlsen is most certainly no longer out of form The Scandic Revenge.......................................................................................21 A classy Carlsen win reminded John Henderson of a classic encounter Matching Magnus..............................................................................................24 Jonathan Pein gave it his all in two bullet games with the champ How Good is Your Chess?..............................................................................26 The Kalashnikov has been under Daniel King’s microscope of late A Room with a View.........................................................................................30 Steve Barrett had an unusual stay in the horse capital of the world After The Queen’s Gambit...........................................................................31 Ben Graff explores two earlier classics: The Defense and Chess Studies with Stephenson...............................................................................33 Brian has the starter position for the Winton British Chess Solving Ch. ‘Tal on Acid’ .........................................................................................................34 Julian M Way introduces the attacking genius that was Albin Planinc 60 Seconds with...Matthew Webb............................................................37 We catch up with one of the founder’s of Ilkley’s Chess Centre Find the Winning Moves.................................................................................38 Can you do as well as the players in the Candidates and 4NCL Online? Never Mind the Grandmasters... ................................................................42 Carl Portman remembers his youth and playing in a red leather jacket Two Tournaments...Only One Winner......................................................44 The New in Chess Classic and FTX Crypto Cup went to the champ Home News..........................................................................................................50 The latest results, OTB news and success for the Tigers & Sharks Overseas News...................................................................................................52 The Grand Chess Tour is underway, as is the Challengers Chess Tour Solutions ...............................................................................................................54 This Month’s New Releases ..........................................................................55 Viktor Moskalenko has another book out on the French Saunders on Chess............................................................................................58 John enjoyed the Rock, despite having to interview the players

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Publication date:
July 4, 2021
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60
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Chess & Bridge London
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154 gram