Archive for May 29th, 2013

New in Chess (2013/3)

Once again Magnus Carlsen is the cover story of the latest New in Chess. Carlsen has become a regular cover story of NIC… seemingly every few issues. Perhaps he has gotten used to being the new “Cover Boy” of chess and gracing billboards doesn’t hurt his exposure either. After his ascendancy as the world’s top-rated […]

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WIM Shrook Wafa and GM Bassem Amin(2013 African Champions) Home to the “Hannibal of Carthage” lore, the beautiful and historic Tunisia hosted the 2013 African Individual Chess Championships. Players from nine African countries were competing for three qualifying spots for the World Cup in Tromso, Norway this November. After nine rounds of tough battles, GM […]

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