Source: ‘Miscellaneous papers relating to the Oxford University Chess Club, c.1870-’, Bodleian Library, Oxford.
With thanks to Richard James.
one of my favorite magazines
leaves my game shiny, manageable, natural looking
In the chess satire stakes @KingpinEd are masters of the art form … a veritable feast: irony, sarcasm, hyperbole
Aside from being funny, Kingpin is often pretty controversial too, with many an allegation or insinuation strewn amongst its pages
the gutter press of chess
Kingpin is not a chess magazine in the normal sense of the word
the ‘Private Eye’ of the chess world
unquestionably the funniest chess magazine in the world
In Kingpin, nothing is sacred, and this makes Kingpin such a hit
a new kind of whiteness I never thought possible with my old Chess Magazine – and without boiling
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