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Kingpin Chess Magazine, Issue 19

OUT OF STOCK   The Kingpin Questionnaire GM Nigel Short Winning with the Closed Sicilian IM Andrew Martin Reviews The Lloyds Bank Masters 1991 IM Malcolm Pein Is There Life after the British Chess Explosion? IM Nigel Davies Where are they Now? Great Swindles of…

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Kingpin Chess Magazine, Issues 17/18

OUT OF STOCK Love and the King’s Indian GM Eduard Gufeld Plaskett on the g7 Bishop GM Jim Plaskett The 140-year-old Novelty IM Colin Crouch A Game that Mattered IM Chris Ward Great Swindles of Our Time IM Colin McNab Playing the Petroff to Win…

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Kingpin Chess Magazine, Issue 16

UK: £4.00  Europe: £5.00  RoW: £6.00    The Player’s Player GM Jim Plaskett, IM Paul Littlewood Angus Dunnington Drives a Volkswagen IM Malcolm Pein Grappling with Julian Hodgson IM Tibor Karolyi ‘All Rook Endings Are Drawn, Aren’t They?’ Lev Khariton Those behind the Scenes in…

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Kingpin Chess Magazine, Issue 15

UK: £4.00  Europe: £5.00  RoW: £6.00    The Player’s Player GM Ray Keene, IM Keith Arkell, IM Malcolm Pein Attacking with the Closed Sicilian IM Andrew Martin Letters GM Tony Miles, Ida Eddis Foster Positional Chess IM Michael Basman Bela Perenyi 1953 – 1988 IM…

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Kingpin Chess Magazine, Issue 14

UK: £4.00  Europe: £5.00  RoW: £6.00    The Players’ Player GM Jim Plaskett, IM Paul Littlewood Letters Ray Keene replies Kingpin’s Page 7 Fellas Hungarian Rhapsody IM Tibor Karolyi ‘New Lady Here Tonight’ Faye Ainscow The Itinerant Master IM Malcolm Pein Bogo-A-Go-Go GM Adrian Mikhalchishin…

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“A must-read for everyone who doesn’t take chess too seriously; it’s especially a must-read for everyone who does take chess seriously!” ChessVibes “. . . very, very entertaining . . . some of the back issues were classics and I have some of them at home . . ….

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Beards

How well I remember Steinitz!–short, squat, and stout, with thick red hair and beard, rejoicing in a nose unusually small for one of the Semitic race. He smoked and sipped claret and water, or gin and water–scrupulously iced notwithstanding the coldness of the weather–all the…

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Peter Svidler’s Questionnaire

What is your earliest memory of playing chess? I have quite a few, including the ones my parents have described to me when I grew up, but the very earliest is the recollection of beating some dude a year older than me when at the…

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Bobby Fischer Writes to Kingpin

  Dear Kingpin,   Your magazine sure is great (not as great as me – I’m the greatest), way better than all those other lying chess rags whose editors have banded together to make me out to be some kinda villain! Those guys are out…

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