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Misha’s Vodka

Stuart Conquest The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal M. Tal Cadogan, 1997, 496 pp., £17.99 I recently had the good fortune to pass the night chez one of the strongest Swiss players of all time. Drooling over his amply stocked bookshelves I came across…

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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 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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