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Clarity on senior tournaments

It is finally clear which Senior Championships will and will not be played this year. Eueopeans are on; Worlds are off. See our Seniors news and calendar pages for details.

UltraCorr 2021 will be withdrawn from sale on 31 July

UltraCorr is available to download for 55 Euro: "... the best correspondence chess database in the world" - GM Max Illingworth. Warning: this database will soon be withdrawn from sale until the 2022 edition is ready next January .

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."