Archive for September 19th, 2013

New in Chess (2013/6)

After I interviewed Dirk Jan ten Guezendam at the Sinquefield Cup, I gained perhaps another level of appreciation for its history. Starting out as local Dutch magazine it has morphed into a world-class publication. A few years back, the magazine has unfurled a new image with a bold, color format and has never looked back. […]

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In yet another attack on subculture of street chess, San Francisco authorities have completely shut down the location on Market Street citing drug dealing and illegal gambling. Three years ago, the group was told to move from the location due to accusations that chess players had been disruptive and occasional fighting had occurred. Marvin Boykins […]

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