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Clarity on senior tournaments

It is finally clear which Senior Championships will and will not be played this year. Europeans are on; Worlds are off. See our Seniors news and calendar pages for details.

UltraCorr 2021 withdrawn

Our giant correspondence chess database has been withdrawn from sale until the 2022 edition is ready next January .

Don't trust your database

In our new historical series, we show there are serious issues with the scores of several Steinitz games from the 1880s and 1890s. These articles are a follow-up to Tim's book Steinitz in London which has been hailed as "a milestone in the literature of chess history."