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British Chess Magazine

12 issues per year   |  English 30 Reviews   •  English   •   Sport (Other) From $6.67 per issue
British Chess Magazine is the world’s oldest chess journal, published continuously since 1881. It appears monthly and is packed with in depth informative content about the Royal Game. You will find high quality games and analysis, reports on recent tournaments, articles and analysis about openings, interviews with famous players, authoritative and independent book and DVD reviews, instructional articles and regular features on problems and endgames. Articles about famous players present and past reveal the game’s greatest talents and rich history. BCM has a unique focus on the British chess scene while covering major news and events internationally. Readers will enjoy coverage of the important annual Hastings and Gibraltar Masters tournaments and the British Chess Championship.

BCM caters for players of all ages and strengths, from beginners to masters, and features men’s and women’s chess. BCM will help you improve your play and results - check your progress with our regular “Test Your Chess” feature written by our own International Master Shaun Taulbut. You can sharpen and test your attacking skills with our monthly “Spot the Continuation” feature.

BCM helps you find out where to buy chess books and equipment, and great pictures bring BCM to colourful life.BCM is a must read and great choice for players and enthusiasts of all ages and abilities – and makes a great present!
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British Chess Magazine

February 2024 In the February issue of British Chess Magazine we focus on the escalating significance of anti-cheating measures in the contemporary chess world, eclipsing the allure of tournament victories. Our editor writes about whether chess players have a sense of humour or not. The pages unfold the gripping tale of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk 2024, featuring Wei Yi's spectacular victory and a report from the traditional Hastings Chess Congress, where Indian brilliance takes centre stage. Grandmaster Ray Keene shares reflections on his relationship with chess legends Korchnoi and Karpov. Pete Tamburro's opening advice column caters to amateurs, guiding them through the subtle intricacies of positional planning. Each article in this issue is a calculated move, inviting readers to improve and, above all, have fun!


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In the February issue of British Chess Magazine we focus on the escalating significance of anti-cheating measures in the contemporary chess world, eclipsing the allure of tournament victories. Our editor writes about whether chess players have a sense of humour or not. The pages unfold the gripping tale of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk 2024, featuring Wei Yi's spectacular victory and a report from the traditional Hastings Chess Congress, where Indian brilliance takes centre stage. Grandmaster Ray Keene shares reflections on his relationship with chess legends Korchnoi and Karpov. Pete Tamburro's opening advice column caters to amateurs, guiding them through the subtle intricacies of positional planning. Each article in this issue is a calculated move, inviting readers to improve and, above all, have fun!
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British Chess Magazine is the world’s oldest chess journal, published continuously since 1881. It appears monthly and is packed with in depth informative content about the Royal Game. You will find high quality games and analysis, reports on recent tournaments, articles and analysis about openings, interviews with famous players, authoritative and independent book and DVD reviews, instructional articles and regular features on problems and endgames. Articles about famous players present and past reveal the game’s greatest talents and rich history. BCM has a unique focus on the British chess scene while covering major news and events internationally. Readers will enjoy coverage of the important annual Hastings and Gibraltar Masters tournaments and the British Chess Championship.

BCM caters for players of all ages and strengths, from beginners to masters, and features men’s and women’s chess. BCM will help you improve your play and results - check your progress with our regular “Test Your Chess” feature written by our own International Master Shaun Taulbut. You can sharpen and test your attacking skills with our monthly “Spot the Continuation” feature.

BCM helps you find out where to buy chess books and equipment, and great pictures bring BCM to colourful life.BCM is a must read and great choice for players and enthusiasts of all ages and abilities – and makes a great present!

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British Chess Magazine

Great as always Reviewed Tuesday, 9 February 2021

British Chess Magazine

One of my favorite magazines. Reviewed Monday, 8 February 2021
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British Chess Magazine

Excellent magazine...Missing Nick pert's Endgame column or Speelman endgame column; Any chance of a Sadler column
Regards
Reviewed Monday, 25 May 2020
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British Chess Magazine

thanks Reviewed Wednesday, 8 April 2020

Very entertaining

Really interesting read for all those lovers of chess in Britain and elsewhere Reviewed Friday, 12 July 2019