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uses impiety and parody to hew down the conventions of publishing, even including mock testimonials
those who are unfamiliar with Kingpin are missing out on a real delight: there are many good chess magazines around, but in my opinion Kingpin is the best out there
Kingpin is often pretty controversial too, with many an allegation or insinuation strewn amongst its pages.
The joy of chess is nowhere celebrated to such climactic excesses as in Kingpin
Aside from being funny, Kingpin is often pretty controversial too, with many an allegation or insinuation strewn amongst its pages
[its] satirical nature and penchant for sharp games makes it compulsive reading for the average club player
Kingpin is a very, very nice magazine
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
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