It’s a measure of how drab the World Championship has been that Magnus Carlsen allegedly falling asleep at the board and the double blunder in Game 6 have provided its most dramatic moments. The blunder is beautifully captured in this short clip featuring IM Lawrence…Read More
When he took up playing poker seriously Alexander Grischuk was already an elite grandmaster. He’s convinced that chess skills such as concentration, psychology, logical thinking and endurance helped his poker no end, but he’s less persuaded that poker has helped his chess. But for his habitual…Read More
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Kingpin is often pretty controversial too, with many an allegation or insinuation strewn amongst its pages.
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combines an amusing style with solid instruction
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very, very entertaining . . . some of the back issues of Kingpin were instant classics
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