Don't trust your database
In our new historical series, we show there are serious issues with the scores of several Steinitz games from the 1880s and 1890s. These articles are a follow-up to Tim's book Steinitz in London which has been hailed as "a milestone in the literature of chess history."
Our UltraCorr 2021 database
UltraCorr is available to download for 55 Euro: "... the best correspondence chess database in the world" - GM Max Illingworth.
ECF senior events announced
The race between vaccines and infections means the FIDE Senior Championships may yet be held in November. Some events are going ahead on the continent. Meanwhile the English federation has made an encouraging announcement.