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Four stars for Steinitz book

We recently updated our pages about GM Tim's book Steinitz in London. GM Matthew Sadler awarded it four stars in New In Chess, while other reviewers hailed the biography as "a fantastic read" and "a milestone in the literature of chess history." Our historical series reveals serious issues with the scores of several Steinitz games from the 1880s and 1890s.

Update on senior tournaments

Latest seniors news. More dates of 2022 Senior tournaments are listed on our calendar page. European Seniors special report.

UltraCorr 2022 in preparation

The 2022 edition of our giant CC database will be ready mid-January. Why pay about 100 Euro more for ChessBase's rival product?