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ChessBase calls Blackburne biography a "masterpiece"

See quotes from the latest reviews of Tim Harding's book. Joseph Henry Blackburne was Britain's greatest master before the late 20th century.

Fascinating endgame analyses

Two topical endgames in our series of 7-man chess endings have been posted.

New series of articles by Tim

A new series of articles by Tim has begun at the new official World Chess Championships website. Read the first article and the second one.