Chess Life

Alexey Root, A UTD Thanksgiving Roses and Recognition, Chess Life incorrectly reversed the names of two players from the way Dr. Root had them listed. The proper listing of the two affected players are Bayaraa Zorigt and Saheli Nath. Chess Life regrets the error. In the January Back to Basics, p. 15, a move pair was inadvertently left out Move 26 should be 26. h3 Kh8. On the same page, 43. d6 should have been 43. c6. I have been reading Chess Life for nearly 40...

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Super-tournaments are hard to define but easy to recognize. An all-grandmaster field with a high average rating is not enough a super-tournament must also contain superstars. Coming to the end of the decade there are four marquee players World Champion GM Viswanathan Anand, GM Vladimir Kramnik, GM Veselin Topalov and GM Magnus Carlsen and any event without at least one of these stars expensive stars is destined to be just another grandmaster tournament. The top four are very choosy about the...

Fischer Series Plastic Chessmen

By The House of Staunton - Exclusively for USCF Sales We are proud to offer one of the world's finest plastic chessmen - The Fischer Plastic Chessmen by The House of Staunton. These chessmen are made from the highest quality plastic and will provide years of enjoyment. This very heavily set has been crafted to replicate the design and proportions of the original Staunton pattern chessmen, first registered Recommended Board Size 2.25 Squares Total Number of Pieces 34 - Includes 2 Additional...