Chess Life Magazine

Our November issue is dedicated to the legendary GM Pal Benko, beginning with GM Joel Benjamin's feature story celebrating Benko's life and legacy. Throughout this month's pages, be sure look for special columns paying tribute to Benko's prodigious body of games and work. We also pay homage to another lost chess legend, Shelby Lyman, "TV's First Chesscaster." And no November issue would be complete without extensive coverage of the U.S. Open and its many side events and activities. Al Lawrence provides a comprehensive wrap-up of the event.

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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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