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Further updates

New Dvoretsky book published

7-man endgames

Irish news (updated 1 Sept.)

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. Entries close for the World Senior Championships on 17 September. See our calendar of tournaments for Senior players.