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one of the very few chess publications that call a chess spade a chess spade
combines an amusing style with solid instruction
een mixture van absolute totale kolder en serieuze schaakinformatie
the gutter press of chess
some of the most varied, sometimes most interesting, and certainly least inhibited chess writing available today
Publication of the British magazine Kingpin is always an eagerly-awaited event
attractive zany humour
Kingpin is often pretty controversial too, with many an allegation or insinuation strewn amongst its pages.
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
Please, do people really believe what they read in Kingpin? I am amazed! It’s like taking a satirical show and mistaking it for the news
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