#ICYMI January 2020

With so much great material here at Chess Life Online, it's easy to miss something that you might otherwise have wanted to read. So we here at US Chess will be running a monthly #ICYMI ("in case you missed it") feature in Chess Life and here at CLO. Here's our January 2020 installment. #ICYMI January 2020 (1) Remember that crazy video with Timur Gareyev jumping out of an airplane? (See the November 2018 cover of Chess Life for a still from the jump!) Jennifer Vallens tells us how it all came together. https://new.uschess.org/news/checkmate-jen-vallens-sky-high-cover-shoot/ (2) Check out these 16 mate problems composed by the late Pal Benko. https://new.uschess.org/news/happy-2016-from-benko/ (3) Ju Wenjun defends her Women’s World Championship title this month. Here’s our report on her last title defense. https://new.uschess.org/news/ju-wenjun-defies-odds-defend-world-championship-title/ (4) …and here’s how Wenjun’s challenger Aleksandra Goryachkina qualified for the match. https://new.uschess.org/news/goryachkina-wins-womens-candidates/

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