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Further updates

New Dvoretsky book published

7-man endgames

Irish news (updated 11 Oct.)

Steinitz project

British Chess Literature to 1914: reprinted

Tim Harding's British Chess Literature to 1914 has been reprinted. Some new reviews have appeared.

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

Senior Championships update

We have updated our pages for senior players which cater to players born 1968 or earlier. In November we shall play the World Senior Championships again. See our calendar of tournaments for Senior players.