Black to play
‘This games deserves a special prize for the most stunning move of the Olympiad’
Keene and Levy, Chess Olympiad Nice 1974: World Team Championship (Batsford, 1975), p.137
A great English chess favourite
Its rather coarse satirical manner may not appeal to everyone – just the majority of us who enjoy sharp games and low humour
Kingpin is often pretty controversial too, with many an allegation or insinuation strewn amongst its pages.
Unpredictable, honest, the funniest
Publication of the British magazine Kingpin is always an eagerly-awaited event
It seems to me that you haven’t quite achieved the manic, off-the-wall style of humour that Informator manages so well, but you run them a pretty good second
the ‘Private Eye’ of the chess world
Both serious and funny, I recommend it to anyone who wants to smile as he reads
The joy of chess is nowhere celebrated to such climactic excesses as in Kingpin
If more people read this magazine then it would have a higher circulation
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