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Frog in the Throat

The late Neil Carr recounted this anecdote in Kingpin 12 (Autumn 1987).    The French International U-21 Championship held in Montpellier in April was a well-run 9 round tournament which produced some fine attacking chess. It was won by L. Stratil of Czechoslovakia (Strepsil to…

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Confessions of a British Nightclubber

While looking at a copy of Chess Monthly, I read with interest while Chris Ward revealed how he had been thinking during his penultimate round game with Jonathan Levitt during last year’s British Championships. Having reached a very promising middlegame position Chris started to daydream. I hand you over to the man himself:

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How Good Is Your Hacking?

  Test Your Benko Refutations with Chris Ward Once upon a time there was an opening of great repute advocated by such English favourites as Hodgson, Hebden and Plaskett. Then along came a little-known Soviet player with the tactical flair of Adams, the optimism of…

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Kingpin Chess Magazine, Issue 28

UK: £4.00  Europe: £5.00  RoW: £6.00    The Kingpin Questionnaire Yasser Seirawan The Art of Not Preparing Nigel Davies Pawn Storm Richard Forster Gary Lane’s Agony Column Gary Lane Dispenses Invaluable Advice Gazza’s Gaffes Colin Crouch How Good Are You at Emulating Morphy’s Opponents? Chris…

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Kingpin Chess Magazine, Issue 21

UK: £4.00  Europe: £5.00  RoW: £6.00    The Kingpin Questionnaire IM Michael Basman Sexy Chess Openings FM Graham Burgess Computer Chess Eric Hallsworth How Good is Your Hacking? IM Chris Ward Not the World Championship Special Section Correspondence Chess FM Peter Sowray Forum Edward Winter…

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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 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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