Chess Magazine - June 2018: Surprise!

Sam Shankland wins US Championships ahead of Caruana, Nakamura and So. Nazi Paikidze claims her second US Women’s Championship.

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In this Issue:

  • Magnus Carlsen: The Hat-Trick Hero of Shamkir – Steve Giddins enjoyed the fighting chess at the Gashimov Memorial
  • Carry on Caruana… – Going straight from the Candidates to Grenke didn’t stop Fabiano
  • Born in the USA – Sam Shankland, however, outstayed Caruana in the U.S. Championship
  • The Battle for Second and Third in the 4NCL! – Guildford once again dominated, watched by Jonathan Rogers
  • Playing Jesus Down Under – Phil Crocker took part in a tournament with some unusual openings
  • Turing Back Time – Browsing the BBC News website led to an unexpected find
  • The Greatest Chess Player Who (N)ever Lived – John Saunders stumbled upon a hoax in an old issue of CHESS
  • You Never Know – Bob Jones explains what might lie in wait at a second hand bookshop
  • Amateur Hour – Bill Forster enjoys his adventures with the Botvinnik Semi-Slav
  • A Stunning Setting – The wonderful Harpa lured Matthew Lunn back to Reykjavik

Plus all the regular features such as: How Good is Your Chess?, Saunders on Chess, Find the Winning Moves, Never Mind the Grandmasters, Studies, Home & Overseas News, Calendar and Book Reviews.

More Information
Edition : Magazine
Publication date : June 13, 2018
Number of pages : 60
Publisher : Chess & Bridge London
Weight : 144 gram