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Major biography 'Steinitz in London' is now available

Tim Harding's new book about the first world chess champion is out at last. Read more about it here (new information just added).

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.

Our links page is reborn!

Dead links killed; much new information!

Senior chess in Germany

A few more Senior tournaments are scheduled for October and December. See our Seniors calendar. The European and World Senior Championships are postponed to 2021.