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Frankenstein v Dracula

7-man endgames

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UltraCorr CC database - largest ever collection expected

We are working hard on the 2024 edition of our giant game database which is scheduled for release in mid-January. It will have more than two and a half million correspondence games.

Adams and Nunn win World Seniors on tiebreak

The World Senior individual championships ended in a double English victory after a tight finish. Michael Adams (50+) and John Nunn (65+) were crowned champions on tiebreak. Our final report is now available and our calendar page has been updated again.

Steinitz now in softcover

Tim's biography Steinitz in London received high praise from reviewers. Please study our articles about database errors in Steinitz games.