MAGAZINES AND YEARBOOKS

 

 

 BRITISH CHESS MAGAZINE. (a) Bound Volumes all with index.

1926

764pp

Newly bound in maroon cloth boards with gilt titles on spine.  VG+

£60.00

1929

500pp

Newly bound in maroon cloth boards with gilt titles on spine.  VG+

£60.00

1976

576pp

Newly bound in maroon cloth boards with gilt titles on spine.  VG+

£35.00

1977

592pp

Newly bound in maroon cloth boards with gilt titles on spine.  VG+

£35.00

 

 

 

 

                                   (b) Unbound copies in complete sets. 12 monthly issues in paper covers.    

                                           With index unless stated o/w. VG

1962

372pp

 

£12.00

1963

380pp

 

£12.00

1964

376pp

 

£12.00

1965

368pp

 

£12.00

1967

368pp

 

£12.00

1968

388pp

 

£10.00

1973

540pp

 

£10.00

1974

476pp

 

£10.00

1975

560pp

 

£10.00

1976

576pp

 

£10.00

1978

540pp

 

  £7.00

 

 

 

 

                                   (c) Unbound part sets – missing months as indicated. Staples rusting up to 1941   

                                        o/w OK thereafter . G.

1923

 

Missing Jan; Aug & Dec.

£15.00

1926

 

Missing Aug.

£15.00

1937

 

Missing April; July; Aug; Sept.

  £9.00

1938

 

Missing Mar; Oct & Dec.

£15.00

1941

 

Missing July & Aug.

£15.00

1942

 

Missing Sept.

£15.00

1945

 

Missing Sept.

£15.00

1949

 

Missing Feb; Aug – Dec. inclusive. i.e. 6 volumes

  £5.00

1952

 

Missing Feb; May; Sept.

  £7.50

1954

 

Missing Feb.

  £9.00

1955

 

Missing June.

  £9.00

1959

 

Missing May.

  £9.00

1961

 

Missing Jan. – May inclusive.

  £5.00

1966

 

Missing May & Dec.

  £5.00

1969

 

Missing April; May & June.

  £5.00

1972

 

Missing Oct.

£12.00

 

CHESS LIFE:  Magazine of the U.S. Chess Federation and “the most widely circulated chess magazine in the world” (they claim). Published monthly with c. 74 pp per issue in large format

Unbound complete sets: All VG.

 

2003

 

12 volumes

£10.00

2007

 

12 volumes

£10.00

2008

 

12 volumes

£10.00

2009

 

12 volumes

£10.00

2011

 

12 volumes

£10.00

Unbound part sets: All VG

 

2002

 

June – November inc.  6 volumes

  £4.00

2004

 

Winter edition instead of Nov & Dec.  11 volumes

£10.00

2005

 

Jan. missing; 11 volumes

 £9.00

2006

 

July – Dec. inc. 5 volumes.

£4.00

2010

 

July  missing: 11 volumes

 £9.00

2012

 

Jan. missing; 11 volumes

 £9.00

 

CHESS WORLD  (Australia)  2 copies sent by Purdy to Bruce Hayden

1959

Jan.

Sent to Hayden as they’d used an article of his on Morphy.

£2.50

1960

July

Sent as it contained a review of his book “Cabbage Heads…”

£2.50

 

DEUTSCHE SCHACHZEITUNG: bound volumes. A matching set of 3, all in maroon cloth 

                                        boards with gilt titles plus index   VG+

 

1966

416pp

 

£35.00

1967

416pp

 

£35.00

1968

416pp

 

£35.00

 

 

unbound part sets. PB. Some foxing to page edges o/w G+

 

1963

 

Sept. – Dez. inc.  4 volumes

£5.00

1964

 

11 volumes - missing Feb

£7.50

1965

 

10 volumes Missing Sept & Okt.

£7.00

 

 

 

 

KINGPIN:      Private Eye’s satiric approach applied to chess reporting.

 

 

 

Vols.10–19 inc. Bound in navy blue cloth boards with gilt titles.   F

£25.00

 

NEW IN CHESS: (a)  bound volumes, bound in shiny black cloth boards with smart gilt titles.

1985

800pp

12 monthly editions of 66 pages.                                                 F

£25.00

1996

720pp

 8 editions of 90 pages                                                                F

£25.00

                          (b) unbound complete sets

 

 

 

 

NEW IN CHESS YEARBOOKS: All published in the Netherlands with articles by a range of GMs on a variety of currently popular openings featuring numerous games in AN. Text in English. Mostly edited by Sosonko.

All in fine condition. The contents include much more than is indicated here, which is just a taster.

 

 

 

No. 1  1984 A

510pp

HB   DW  VG+

£20.00

 

No. 2  1984 B

512pp

HB  DW  F

£20.00

 

No. 3    1985

510pp

HB  DW  F

£15.00

 

No. 4    1986

512pp

HB  DW  F

£15.00

 

No. 5    1986

512pp

HB  DW  F

£15.00

 

No. 6    1987

496pp

HB  DW  some foxing on page edges o/w  VG+

£12.00

 

No. 7    1988

240pp

Articles on (a) Meran Variation; (b) Ruy Lopez - Anti-Marshall & (c) Classical Sicilian 6.Be3                                           HB       DW      F

 

£10.00

 

No. 8     1988

240pp

Articles on French Winawer 7.Qg4 0-0;  Caro-Kann 4…Nd7  & Queen’s Indian 7.Qc2                                              HB     DW     F

 

£10.00

 

No. 9     1988

240pp

Articles on Reti Gambit 4…dc4; Grunfeld Prins 7…Na6 & Nimzo-Indian 4.Nf3 b6 5.Bg5.                                                     HB  DW  F 

 

£10.00

 

 

 

 

No. 10   1988

240pp

Articles on (a) Slav Gambit 5.e4; (b) Grunfeld Exchange 14.Rc1 & (c) Sicilian Scheveningen.                                               HB  DW  F

 

£10.00

 

 

 

 

No. 11   1989

240pp

Articles on (a) Petroff Defence 6.Bd3 Bd6. (b) Queen’s Gambit 5.Qc2 & (c) French Tarrasch 4…Qd5.                                    HB  F

 

£10.00

 

 

 

 

No. 12   1989

240pp

Articles on (a) Bogo-Indian 4.Bd2  c5.                                    HB  F

£10.00

 

 

 

 

No. 13   1989

240pp

Articles on (a) KID 9.Nd2  a5;  (b) Nimzo-Indian Def. 4.Qc2  HB  F

£10.00

 

 

 

 

No. 14   1989

240pp

Articles on (a) KID 9.Nd2 c5; (b) Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 e5 & (c) Dutch Stonewall with Bd6.                                                                HB  F

£10.00

 

 

 

 

No. 15   1990

240pp

Articles on Nimzo-Indian Def 4.Qc2  d5; (b) English Opening 5.Bd3 & (c) KID 9.Ne1 Nd7 10.Be3.                                                 HB  F

£10.00

 

 

 

 

No. 16.  1990

240pp

Articles on (a) French Defence 6.h4: (b) Ruy Lopez 11…Nf2; (c) Slav Defence 5.a4; & (d) Bogoljubow Opening 1…Nc6,  HB  F

£10.00

 

No. 17.  1990

240pp

Articles on (a) Slave Defence 13.Nd4: (b) French Defence 4…Ne4: (c) Slav Defence 5…Bg4 & (d) Benoni Defence 7.Bf4  HB  VG

 

£10.00

 

 

No. 18.  1990

240pp

Articles on (a) Sicilian Defence 2…h6?!; (b) Ruy Lopez 9…Nd7; (c) QGD 10.0-0-0; (d) Benoni Defence 7.Bf4 & (e) Leningrad Dutch 8b3   HB  F

 

£10.00

 

 

No. 19.  1991

240pp

Articles on (a) Sicilian Dragon 9.0-0-0; (b) French Defence 6…gf6; (c) Petroff Defence 4.Nf7; (d) Ruy Lopez 3…Bb4; & (e) Vienna Variation 7.e5.  HB F

 

£10.00

 

No. 20   1991

240pp

Articles on (a) Pirc – Czech System; (b) French Advance 6a3; (c) QGD Tartakower Variation 8.Bd3 & Vienna Variation 7.Bc4 HB F

 

£10.00

 

 

No. 21   1991

240pp

Articles on Sicilian Najdorf 6.Bc4; (b) Slav Exchange Var. 8.Qb6; (c) Grunfeld Exchange 8.Rb1 & (d) King’s Indian Four Pawns 6…Na6.  HB F

 

£10.00

 

No. 22   1991

240pp

Articles on (a) Sicilian: Keres Attack; (b) French Tarrasch: 3…a6; (c) Caro-Kann 5.Ng5 & Ruy Lopez: Marshall Attack. HB  F

£10.00

 

No. 23   1992

240pp

Articles on (a) QGD: Anti-Tartakower; (b) Catalan Accepted 10.Bg5 & (c) Grunfeld Fianchetto 9.d5 plus 33 database surveys. HB F

£10.00

 

No. 24   1992

240pp

Articles on (a) French Tarrasch: 4…ed5; (b) Semi-Tarrasch: 5…cd4 & (c) Dutch Leningrad 7…Nc6 plus 35 database surveys. HB F

£10.00

 

No. 25   1992

240pp

Articles on (a) King’s Indian: Samisch 6…Nbd7; (b) Catalan 4…dc4 & (c) French Def. Tarrasch 13…Ne4.                                     HB  F

 

£10.00

 

No. 26   1992

240pp

Articles on (a) King’s Indian: Samisch 6…Nbd7; (b) Catalan 4…dc4 & (c) French Tarrasch 13… Ne4.                                             HB  F 

 

£10.00

 

No. 27   1993

240pp

Articles on (a) Sicilian: 4…e5; (b) Slav: 3.Nf3 dc4 & (c) English: 4…e5                                                                                       HB  F

 

£10.00

 

No. 28   1993

240pp

Articles on (a) Ruy Lopez: Romanishin Var; & (b) Modern Benoni: 8.Bd3  0-0  9.h3                                                                        HB  F

 

£10.00

 

No. 29  1993

240pp

Articles include (a) Sicilian Scheveningen; (b) Ruy Lopez Exchange; & (c) Grunfeld Exchange.                                       HB  F

 

£10.00

 

No. 30  1993

240pp

Articles  include (a) Sicilian Poisoned Pawn: 8.Bf6; & (b) Slav Meran Var. 6.Qc2.                                                                   HB  F

 

£10.00

 

No. 31  1994

240pp

Articles  include (a) Sicilian Najdorf: English Attack; (b) Sicilian: Early Sacrifices & (c) King’s Indian: Fianchetto Var.              HB  F

 

£10.00

 

No. 32  1994

240pp

Articles include (a) Two Knights: Lvov Variation & (b) Benoni: 8.Bd3 0-0 9.h3                                                                                 SB   F

 

£7.50

 

 

 

 

No. 33  1994

240pp

Articles include (a) Sicilian 2.Ne2 & (b) Grunfeld: 7.Bb5       SB   F

£7.50

 

 

 

 

No. 34  1994

240pp

Articles include (a) Ruy Lopez: Riga Variation & (b) King’s Indian/Benoni: Four Pawns 9…Bg4.                                      HB   F

 

£7.50

 

No. 35  1995

240pp

Articles include (a) Ruy Lopez Marshall Attack & (b) French Tarrasch.                                                                                SB   F

 

£7.50

 

No. 36   1995

240pp

Articles include (a) Catalan 7.Ne5 & (b) English Reversed Dragon 8.Rb1                                                                                     SB   F

 

£7.50

 

No. 37   1995

240pp

Articles include (a) Ruy Lopez: Norwegian Variation; & (b) Sicilian Verimirovic Attack.                                                                 SB   F

 

£7.50

 

No. 38  1995

240pp

Articles include (a) King’s Indian 9.Ne1 with 13.a4 & (b) King’s Gambit 2…Nc6. 3. Nf3 f5.                                                     SB  F

 

£7.50

 

No. 39   1996

240pp

Articles include (a) Benoni: Half Samisch & (b) Old Indian: 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 c5 3.d5 e6.                                                                  SB   F

 

£7.50

 

No. 40   1996

240pp

Articles  include (a) Sicilian: Pin Variation & (b) Ruy Lopez: Anti-Marshall 8.a4 Rb8                                                                SB   F

 

£5.00

 

 

 

 

No. 41  1996

240pp

Article  on QGA                                                                    SB   F

£5.00

 

No. 42   1997

240pp

Articles include (a) French: Steinitz Var. 7…cd4 8.Nd4 Wb6 & (b) Four Knights: Glak Variation 4.g3.                                       SB  F

 

£5.00

 

No. 43   1997

240pp

Articles  include (a) Four Knights: Glek Variation 4.g3 d5 & (b) Grunfeld Indian: Fianchetto Variation 6…dc4                      HB  F

 

£5.00

 

No. 44   1996

240pp

Articles include (a) Benoni Hybrid with Ne7 & QGA: Furman Variation 6.Qe2.                                                                   HB   F

 

£5.00

 

No. 45   1997

240pp

Articles include (a) A Revolution on the Grunfeld: 5.Na4!?! & Why Castle in the Dragon!                                                             SB  F

 

£5.00

 

No. 46   1998

240pp

Articles include (a) Timman’s novelty busted & (b) Meran & Anti-Meran triptych.                                                                   SB    F

 

£5.00

 

No. 47   1998

240pp

Articles  include (a) King’s Indian 7…Na6 & (b) Sicilian 5…Bd7  F

£5.00

 

No. 48   1998

240pp

Articles include (a) Petroff 7…Bd6 & (b) Sosonko’s Corner g2-g4! 

£5.00

 

No. 49   1998

240pp

Articles include (a) A new way to tackle the Najdorf – the breathtaking 6Rg1 & (b) Four gambits by Marshall in the Ruy Lopez, Slav & English.                                                           SB   F

 

£5.00

 

No. 60   2001

240pp

Articles  include (a) Caro-Kann Advance & (b) QGA 3…c5  SB    F

£5.00

 

No. 61   2001

240pp

Articles include (a) Ruy Lopez: Berlin Variation & (b) Caro-Kann Classical.                                                                               SB   F

 

£5.00

 

No. 62   2002

240pp

Articles include (a) Vienna Game – the romantic 5.Qf3; (b) Scotch Opening – Scotch on the rocks? & (c) Caro-Kann Advance. SB  F

 

£5.00

 

No. 64   2002

240pp

Articles include (a) English Anto-Taimanov System & (b) Sacrificial ideas in the QGD.                                                                  SB  F

 

£5.00

 

No. 65   2002

240pp

Articles include (a) Leko saves the Sicilian Sveshnikov & (b) The romantic Scandinavian revisited.                                           SB    F

 

£5.00

 

No. 68   2003

240pp

Articles include (a) McShane on the Grunfeld Exchange; (b) Shirov on the Botvinnik Semi-Slav & (c) Slav Def. 6.Nh4.              SB    F

 

£5.00

 

No. 69   2003

240pp

Articles include (a) Svidler on the French Advance; (b) Sicilian Rauzer Var. & (c) King’s Gambit Becker Variation.              SB    F

 

£5.00

 

No. 71   2004

240pp

Articles include (a) Kramnik on the Sveshnikov; (b) Morozevich on the Albin Counter-Gambit; & (c) Sicilian Taimanov.            SB    F 

 

£5.00

 

No. 72   2004

240pp

Articles include (a) Gelfand on the Tarrasch; (b) Topolov on the Catalan; & (c) Ruy Lopez Exchange Var.                           SB    F

 

£5.00

 

 

 

 

No. 73   2004

240pp

Articles include (a) Caro-Kann Advance; (b) Carlsen on the Slav 6.Nh4 variation; & (c) Evans Gambit.                                 SB    F

 

£5.00

 

No. 74   2005

244pp

Articles include (a) Trompowsky at the crossroads; (b) NImzo-Indian; & (c) French Winawer.                                            SB    F

 

£5.00

 

No. 75   2005

251pp

Articles include (a) Nimzo-Indian Classical; (b) Ruy Lopez Breyer Var. & (c) Pirc: Shirov Gambit.                                           SB   F

 

£5.00

 

No. 76   2005

244pp

Articles include (a) Ivanchuk on the Trompovsky; (b) French Advance – Sveshnikov’s system; & (c) QGA Classical.     SB  F

 

£5.00

 

No. 77   2005

244pp

Articles include (a) Elephant Gambit; (b) KID Bayonet Attack

& (c) Petroff: Nimzowitsch Variation.                                 SB   F

 

£5.00

 

No. 78   2006

244pp

Articles include (a) French Tarrasch; (b) Kasparov on the Sicilian Najdorf; & (c)  QGA Classical.                                           SB  F

 

£5.00

 

No. 79   2006

244pp

Articles include (a) Palliser on the Benoni Taimanov; (b) Slav Moscow Variation; & (c) Caro-Kann Exchange.               SB   F

 

£5.00

 

No. 80   2006

244pp

Articles include (a) Karjakin on the English Attack; (b) Nimzo-Indian Classical & (c) Petroff Jaenisch Variation.                       SB   F

 

£5.00

 

No. 81   2006 

246pp

Articles include (a) King’s Gambit Declined; (b) Catalan Accepted F

£5.00

 

No. 83   2007

246pp

Articles include (a) Karjakin on the Sicilian Sveshnikov; (b) French Burn Variation; & (c) French Winawer.                            SB   F

 

£5.00

 

No. 86  2008

247pp

Articles include (a) Ruy Lopez - Marshall Attack; (b) Sicilian Kan;  F

£5.00

 

No. 87  2008

247pp

Articles include (a) Sicilian Najdorf; (b) Ruy Lopez: Berlin Var. &

(c) Fischer’s Opening Legacy.                                       SB    F

 

£5.00

NEW IN CHESS magazines: probably the best-presented chess magazine.

                                                8 copies per annum & c. 100pp per copy.   All  F

2003

 

Complete set of 8                                                                      VG

£20.00

2007

816pp

Complete set of 8                                                                       F

£20.00

2008

850pp

Complete set of 8                                                                       F

£20.00

2009

776pp

Complete set of 8                                                                       F

£20.00

2010

864pp

Complete set of 8                                                                       F

£20.00

2011

848pp

Complete set of 8       Changed to larger format                        F

£20.00

 

NEW IN CHESS magazines: part sets.

 

 

2002

 

5 volumes: Missing Nos. 1, 2 & 3                                               F    

 £7.50

2005

 

Nos. 2 – 8: Missing No. 1                                                           F

£12.00

2006

 

5 volumes: Missing Nos. 2, 3, & 4.                                             F

  £7.50

2012

 

Nos. 1 – 7: Missing No. 8                                                           F

£12.00

 

OPEN FILE – magazine of the Combined Services Chess Association.

No. 6     2001

46pp

A4 pages stapled. Inc. 2001 CSCC Championship 

£2.00

No. 7

37pp

A4 pages stapled: Inc. 12th NATO Championships San Remo 

£2.00

No. 8

26pp

A4 pages stapled on 13th NATO Championships at Brest 2002

£2.00

No. 9     2004

21pp

A4 pages stapled, mostly of games analyses by Andrew Martin   F

£2.00

No. 11   2005

21pp

A4 pages stapled mostly of annotated games & Tony Miles obit.  F  

£2.00

             2007

50pp

A4 pages stapled mostly on 2006 CSCC Championships             F

£2.00

             2008

33pp

A4.

 

 

ROCHADE (castling) EUROPA:   Large format, newspaper-style, German magazine.

                                                                                                                          12 issues of c. 80pp per year.

  Unbound complete sets:

2008

 

All 12 volumes  (nearly 1,000 pages!)

£10.00

2009

 

All 12 volumes

£10.00

2010

 

All 12 volumes

£10.00

2011

 

All 12 volumes

£10.00

2012

 

All 12 volumes

£10.00

   Unbound part sets:

2002

 

Volumes 7 – 12 inc.   6 volumes

£5.00

2003

 

Volume 11 missing:  11 volumes

£8.00

2004

 

Volume 12 missing:  11 volumes

£8.00

2005

 

4 volumes missing:    8 volumes

£5.00

2006

 

5 volumes missing:    7 volumes

£5.00

2007

 

Volume 9 missing:    11 volumes

£8.00

 

SCHACH MAGAZIN 64: In 2008 changed from fortnightly to monthly publication, and in 2010 added colour. Large format. All VG.

   Unbound complete sets.

2007

 

All 12 volumes

£10.00

2009

 

All 12 volumes

£10.00

2010

 

All 12 volumes now in full colour

£10.00

2011

 

All 12 volumes in colour

£10.00

2012

 

All 12 volumes in colour

£10.00

   Unbound part sets:

2002

 

17 of 24 volumes

£10.00

2003

 

20 of 24 volumes

£10.00

2004

 

22 of 24 volumes

£10.00

2005

 

19 of 24 volumes

£10.00

2006

 

16 of 24 volumes

£10.00

2008

 

11 of 12 volumes

£10.00

 

 

 

 

SCHWEIZERISCHE SCHACHZEITUNG: (Swiss Chess Newspaper) Tri-lingual magazine in German, French & Italian. Small format with b&w photographs. 12 issues per year of c. 48 pp.

Unbound part sets:

2002

 

Volumes 6;  8;  9;  10; 11-12:        5 volumes

£4.00

2003

 

Volumes 1-2; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10:   8 volumes

£6.00

2004

 

Volumes 1-2; 4; 5; 7; 8; 9; 10:       7 volumes

£6.00

 

 

 

 

SHAKHMATNY BULLETIN:  Published from 1955 – 1990. 12 monthly issues per annum each of 32 pp

c. A4 in size. “Best chess magazine in the World” – Fischer.   “…remains a very useful source for chess research & theoretical work” - T. D. Harding.  (see Chess Café article for his full appraisal).

Unbound volumes in Cyrillic.   All VG+

1962

 

Jan & Dec. missing. 10 volumes

£10.00

1963

 

Complete set  12 volumes

£12.00

1964

 

Complete set  12 volumes

£12.00

1965

 

No. 2 missing  11 volumes

£10.00

1966

 

Complete set  12 volumes

£12.00

1967

 

Complete set  12 volumes

£12.00

1968

 

Complete set  12 volumes

£12.00

1969

 

Complete set  12 volumes

£12.00

1970

 

Jan only. 1 volume

 £1.00

 

SPORT IN THE USSR – This issue is devoted to chess in the Soviet Union. In English

1977

32pp

Good photographs, articles, cartoons etc

£2.50