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J. H. Blackburne
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Irish news (updated on 13 February)

Steinitz book and game fixes

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

7-man endgames

Seniors calendar is updated again

Our Seniors pages have been updated including details of the 2024 World Senior Team Championships which FIDE just announced. The British Championships and an Italian event in June are also now listed.

UltraCorr2024 on sale

The totally rebuilt 2024 edition of our giant game database, with more than 2,500,000 games, is available for 60 Euro, exclusively from this website. John Elburg's review is now online.

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