Featured Articles in the July 2020 Chess Life

  • We go coast to coast in the July issue with extensive coverage of the 2020 Amateur Teams. IM Kostya Kavutskiy reports on the 2020 Candidates Tournament, where GM Ian Nepomniachtchi and GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave hold the lead at the suspended halfway point. And GM Jon Tisdall returns to the pages of Chess Life to report on the brave new world of online chess and online chess events.                            

  • Featured Articles in the June 2020 Chess Life Kids

  • Even though over-the-board tournaments are temporarily on hold, chess kids still have plenty of options available. This month, Jamaal Abdul-Alim offers ideas on how to improve and have fun while staying safe. For those who want to try their hand at "Chess for One," current U.S. Women’s champion, WGM Jennifer Yu, gives tips on how to conquer the tricky knight’s tour. And meet WGM Tatev Abrahamyan in this month’s My First Move and Chess Adventures. Be sure to check out page four for a cover contest, too!                     







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