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Tim's latest book

7-man endgames

Irish news (updated 13 Aug)

Steinitz project

British Chess Literature to 1914: reprint soon

Tim Harding's British Chess Literature to 1914 will soon be reprinting. Some new reviews have appeared.

This is the first serious study of writings about chess in English. Tim's latest book is a thorough guide to chess columns, chess magazines and chess books: a unique glimpse into chess history.

Senior Championships update

We have updated our pages for senior players which cater to players born 1968 or earlier. We have the results of the European Seniors, which just ended. Our calendar of tournaments has also been updated again.