Featured Articles in the March 2017 Chess Life

  • GM Timur Gareyev has set a new record for blindfold simultaneous play after a tour-de-force perfomance in Las Vegas on 48 boards--read the full story on page 38. Also, we introduce a new column, "In the Arena," by GM Robert Hess that is written for the expert-level player and higher and that will focus on one American player each month.    


Featured Articles in the February 2017 Chess Life Kids

  • They may spend their entire existence covering only half the board, but don't underestimate the power and value of a bishop! In this special theme issue, our writers and columnists explore this "minor" but important piece.








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