Featured Articles in the September 2020 Chess Life

  • Our September cover story celebrates the life and chess of Charlie Gabriel, a member of the Preservation Hall collective who is bringing our game to a new generation of New Orleans musicians. FM Dennis Monokroussos goes in-depth on the Clutch Chess International, while Junior Tay presents an innovative match and fundraiser, and Arshaq Saleem takes us to the first closed state championship after COVID-19.                                  

  • Featured Articles in the August 2020 Chess Life Kids

  • In our August issue, GM Alexander Ipatov gives an overview of key rook endgame positions that every young player should know. And fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe might recognize the inspiration for our cover art-the series' coveted Infinity Gauntlet. Check out GM Ipatov's article to learn more about the connection between the two! Also look for the finalists from our June 2020 cover contest and meet GM Leinier Dominguez in this month's My First Moves and Chess Adventures.                        







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