Featured Articles in the December 2017 Chess Life

  • Our December issue features a little bit of everything chess-related to help you get through the holiday season! GM Ian Rogers covers the "Survivor" contest that was the World Cup; we profile our women's champion WGM Sabina Foisor; Dr. Alexey Root and William Root write about the connections between chess and music; and FM Bart Gibbons provides a strategy to help you avoid blunders. And don't forget our 2018 Annual Buying Guide which you can find here: https://www.uscfsales.com/catalog-request   

Featured Articles in the December 2017 Chess Life Kids

  • For this issue, we decided to just create a fun winter chess scene. But what is happening in this somewhat strange image? Get creative and tell us in our cover contest sponsored by US Chess Federation Sales—see details in “It’s Your Move” on page 13. Also, learn all about "Smothered Mates" in our featured story by FM Mike "FunMaster" Klein on page 8!    








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