Chess Life Magazine

In this month's issue, IM Kostya Kavutskiy introduces you IM Christopher Yoo, 12, who has broken all sorts of age records and whose talent for composing has been recognized on the international stage. WGM Tatev Abrahamyan also provides in-depth coverage of the 2019 Sinquefield Cup, Jamaal Abul-Alim gives highlights from the World Open, and be sure to check out My Best Move, featuring MIT Ph.D. candidate and former NFL player, John Urschel.

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Chess Life Kids

The October Chess Life Kids is full of treats—and a few tricks, too! GM Robert Hess introduces you to the winners of the U.S. Junior and U.S. Girls' Junior championships and treats you to some outstanding games from both events. WGM Jennifer Yu, our reigning U.S. Women's champion, is all about the tricks in her article on traps and other sneaky moves. Jennifer is also featured in My First Move and Chess Adventures.

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