BCM: On Chess and War

“Chess has often been used as a metaphor for the conduct of war. ’Gambit‘, ’zugzwang‘, ’checkmate’, ’stalemate‘ are all chess terms which are often heard when describing events in the social sphere, especially in the realm of politics, diplomacy and warfare,” writes Milan Dinic in the March 1st issue of the British Chess Magazine. The young Editor offers a lively commentary on how the war in Ukraine has affected chess all over the world. This issue also includes an interview with veteran Ukrainian grandmaster Alexander Beliavsky.

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