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Irish news (updated on 10 June)

Steinitz book and game fixes

We have found and corrected many database errors in Steinitz games.

7-man endgames

Our Seniors pages are updated again

Our Seniors pages always have the latest news for the over-50s. We also preview the upcoming World Senior Teams championships. On our widely read calendar some new dates & venues for 2025 are also available.

UltraCorr2024 version 2

Version 2 of our giant game database, with more than 2,570,000 games, is available for 60 Euro, exclusively from this website. This is much better value than ChessBase's offering.

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