American Chess Magazine — Where Great Minds Meet
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You may be happy just to remain a keen chess enthusiast who loves the mental challenge that chess provides. Because of your busy working schedule you cannot afford the time it takes to surf the internet in search of accurate and reliable information on current tournament play and latest chess trends.
So why not take it easy, sit down, relax and enjoy chess at your own pace in the comfort of your own home by reading our bi-monthly publication. Reviewing the state of world chess every second month is a reasonable period of time to stay tuned to your beloved game, and without adversely impacting on your obligations to your professional work and family.
Perhaps you are a chess coach. If so, you will need to have at your fingertips up-to-date and top-notch material for everyday training, so that you can provide your students with the best possible opportunities for advancement. You may not be aware that the ACMs are packed with a wide variety of educational articles supported by games thoroughly annotated in words!
Actually, any column in American Chess Magazine can be used as a lesson, or indeed many lessons. Our contributors write with heart and soul and do not cheat their readers by artificially lowering the level of their work just to appeal to the widest possible audience.
If you’re an active, titled or expert player, then you are almost certainly looking for chess material that will give you the edge over your opponent in your next club or tournament game. Well, please be assured that each and every ACM is made up of articles written by your brothers-in-arms! These are not only famous grandmasters but also personalities who are highly respected in professional circles.
Here, delivered with honesty and integrity, you will find original ideas and instructive analysis and commentaries, eminently useful for practical play. And this claim is not intended as hyped-up commercial advertisement but merely as a statement of fact, silently endorsed by the number of very strong players who are included among our subscribers.
Maybe you are a parent of an enthusiastic chess-playing boy or girl and want to provide them with self-study material to nurture their talent to the full and beyond any artificial constraints that may have been unjustly placed upon them!
Youngsters should be given the chance to embrace the winning chess techniques and ways of thinking of those who have already tried and tested them successfully in high class competition – and this is what we aim to provide. Indeed, everything in the American Chess Magazine is presented with the learning curve in mind.
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