Editorial 4

Malcolm Pein on the latest developments in the game

Mountainous Marvels 8

Andrew Ledger witnessed the European Club Cup roll into Mayrhofen

Now European Champions Too! 14

Nigel Povah and Keith Arkell report from the European Senior Teams

Prison Prowess 17

Peter Sullivan on silver and bronze medals for the English sides

How Good is Your Chess? 18

The venerable Scotch Gambit has caught Daniel King’s eye of late

Forthcoming Events 21

Will you be playing in London or at Hastings just after Christmas?

Never Mind the Grandmasters 22

Carl presents an instructive game in his beloved French Defence

Checkmate! 24

Ben Graff explains all about his new book for White Star

Stocking Fillers 26

Some handy tips for what to request for Christmas from Sean Marsh

B is for Basman 30

Jonathan Manley recalls a great British player and chess presence

Remembering Mike 31

Blair Connell pays tribute to his former coach and friend

The Best of Basman 33

Mike Basman was renowned for his keen and deadly tactical eye

A Particularly Magical Game 34

James Essinger highlights one of Mike Basman’s greatest masterpieces

How to Beat a Grandmaster 37

Paul Littlewood shows how Basman destroyed Adorjan’s position

60 Seconds With... Peter Lee 38

The former British Champion remembers “a great character”

Chess, Diplomacy and the Art of War 40

Adrian Harvey on how George Spreckley survived the Taiping rebellion

Find the Winning Moves 43

Can you do as well as the players at the 4NCL and Scarborough?

Overseas News 46

Hikaru Nakamura is the FIDE Fischer Random World Champion

Home News 48

Some great attacking games, and news from the first 4NCL weekend

Solutions 53

Full answers to The Best of Basman and Find the Winning Moves

This Month’s New Releases 54

Sean Marsh looks at Chess for Schools and two books on the Veresov

Saunders on Chess 58

John discusses a couple of his chess-related dreams

Chess (Magazine, volume 87)

Pagina's / Pages: 58
Uitgever / Publisher:
Jaar / Year: 2022
Type: Magazine