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Updates on biography

Tim's new book

7-man endgames

Irish news (updated 18 July)

Berliner obituary

British Chess Literature to 1914: new book

Tim Harding's British Chess Literature to 1914 is now widely available. Some reviews have appeared.

This is the first serious study of writings about chess in English. Tim's new book is a thorough guide to chess columns, chess magazines and chess books: a unique glimpse into chess history.

Senior Teams Championships report

We have returned from the Senior Team Championships and our report is now posted. Our pages for senior players cater to players born 1968 or earlier. Our calendar of tournaments has been updated again.