Meanwhile Kirsan Ilyumzhinov makes a bold move to save FIDE from bankruptcy.
I actually paid good money for No.9
A great English chess favourite
In Kingpin, nothing is sacred, and this makes Kingpin such a hit
In the chess satire stakes @KingpinEd are masters of the art form … a veritable feast: irony, sarcasm, hyperbole
Utterly irreverent . . . genuine wit . . . good instruction for club players
Scurrilous, funny, sometimes serious, sometimes libellous
[its] satirical nature and penchant for sharp games makes it compulsive reading for the average club player
very, very entertaining
Kingpin is a very, very nice magazine
very, very entertaining . . . some of the back issues of Kingpin were instant classics
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