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Major biography 'Steinitz in London' is now available

Tim Harding's new book about the first world chess champion is published. Read more about it here.

This is a major work of 415 large-format pages, including 623 games, many of them annotated. An article by Tim about Steinitz will appear in issue 7/2020 of New In Chess magazine.

Senior chess news updated

The very strong US Senior (50+) Championship was won by GM Joel Benjamin. See our Seniors calendar and Seniors news pages.

Candidates postponed again!

Now it will not resume until 2021 says FIDE.