Today, the 2018 PRO Chess League officially restarts - with 5 of the World top 10 and a former World Champion joining this season: Carlsen, Caruana, Mamedyarov, MVL, Nakamura, and Anand.
The attached lists of over 800 entries is a brief index for when William Lombardy was mentioned in Chess Life between 1953 and 1975 and...
There you are, staring at the board. The position is stagnate, and it is your opponent’s turn to move. You offer a draw.
"I recommend that you use correspondence chess to test out the openings that you will later play in your over-the-board tournament games." -Jon Edwards
Chess Life Magazine
Hailed as one of the most promising chess players of his generation, GM William Lombardy ultimately became best known as Bobby Fischer’s second during the 1972 World Championship. Our tribute begins on page 24 and most of our columns pay homage to Lombardy’s legacy. Also, see our Game For Life promotion selections beginning on page 32.
Chess Life Kids
For this issue, we decided to just create a fun winter chess scene. But what is happening in this somewhat strange image? Get creative and tell us in our cover contest sponsored by US Chess Federation Sales—see details in “It’s Your Move” on page 13. Also, learn all about "Smothered Mates" in our featured story by FM Mike "FunMaster" Klein on page 8!