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New in Chess Magazine 2020/8


108 Seiten, Broschüre, New in Chess, 1. Auflage 2020

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Gewicht 210 g
Hersteller New in Chess
Breite 21 cm
Höhe 27 cm
Medium Buch
Erscheinungsjahr 2020
Autor Jan TimmanDirk Jan ten Geuzendam
Sprache Englisch
Auflage 1
ISBN-13 978-90-5691-901-6
Seiten 108
Einband Broschüre

8 Chess in Hell

A new exhibition at the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis features artwork by Keith Haring, and newly-commissioned pieces by local artists paying homage to the pop culture icon.

10 NIC’s Café

Bruce Pandolfini’s pupil Oliver Boydell wrote a book. At the age of 10!

12 Your Move

A really weird game from McFarland’s Editor-in-Chief and a letter calling the historical Edo ratings ‘fairy-tale ratings’.

14 The Queen’s Gambit

The enthralling story of Beth Harmon’s stupendous rise in the male-dominated world of chess has stirred a veritable chess boom.

17 Memorable games

Erwin l’Ami traces Beth Harmon’s inspirations.

26 Skilling Open

Wesley So spoiled Magnus Carlsen’s party as he beat him on his 30th birthday to win the first leg of the new Champions Chess Tour.

30 Fair & Square

What was it that even Stephen King found ‘utterly thrilling’?

42 Interview Alireza Firouzja

Few doubt that the Iranian-born 17-year-old is World Champion material.

46 US Champions

Playing from his home in Minnesota, Wesley So became the 2020 US Champion with a massive 9/11 score.

49 Celeb64: Bobby Darin

64 Bobby Fischer Bible

An excerpt from John Donaldson’s magnum opus Bobby Fischer and His World, including hitherto unpublished games.

71 What would you play?

Test your decision-making skills with Thomas ‘Toolbox’ Willemze.

76 The Chess Drum

For almost twenty years now, The Chess Drum has been focusing on Black chess players and highlighting chess activities within the worldwide African Diaspora.

84 Maximize Your Tactics

Find the right moves.

86 Knight dances with Spassky

Judit Polgar fondly remembers her encounters with Boris Spassky.

90 Sadler on Books

Petrosian books aplenty! Our book reviewer points out that with his ‘shuffle’ chess the 9th World Champion was way ahead of his time.

96 Chess Pattern Recognition

The strength of the Catenaccio Bishop.

98 Levon Aronian

Jan Timman looks at the Armenian’s outstanding performance in Norway Chess.

105 They Are the Champions

Thuso Mosutha is the national champion of Botswana.

106 Just Checking

Who is the all-time favourite player of Mark ‘The Week in Chess’ Crowther?