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J. H. Blackburne
J. H. Blackburne
(1841-1924)

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Major new review of Blackburne

Sports historian Dr Adrian Harvey has just reviewed Tim Harding's biography of Blackburne for Kingpin online. See quotes from this and other reviews. Blackburne was Britain's greatest master before the late 20th century.

Articles by Tim at Worldchess

The latest article by Tim at the World Chess Championships website looks at the three matches involving Spassky. The Karpov era will follow soon.

7-man endgames

Our series of 7-man chess endings is still available but there will only be occasional additions in future.