Chess Life Magazine

January: Team USA arrived the 43rd Chess Olympiad seeking back-to-back gold, but the tiebreak system that favored them in 2016 proved their undoing in 2018. In our January issue, GM Maurice Ashley reports on the hunt for top honors, the surging women's team, and the Olympiad's breakout stars. Also take a step back into history with Joshua Anderson's article on the Collins manuscripts.

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Chess Life Kids

Chess variants have hit the mainstream! In our December issue, FM Mike "FunMaster" Klein explores two of the most popular variants, bughouse and Chess960. Also be sure to check out My First Move featuring GM Alexander Ipatov. Page 22 contains a bonus feature on Alex that you don't want to miss!

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