2017

January-February 2017 The tales of games played under rather more than "adverse" playing conditions: Number 1 (Donnelly-George 1969), Number 2 (Donnelly-Morley 1971).

February-March 2017 Games from the "Sunday Chronicle" International Chess Tournament London 1946: Number 1 (Devos-Euwe), Number 2 (Denker-Abrahams).

March-April 2017 Two selected games of the legendary Belgian player Edgard Colle: Number 1 (Colle-Euwe 1923/24), Number 2 (Saemisch-Colle 1930).

April-May 2017 The exchange sacrifice Rxc3-a key resource in the Sicilian Dragon Opening: Number 1 (Harris-Donnelly 2000), Number 2 (Staples-Donnelly 1999).

May-June 2017 Senior Moments-An interesting win and loss on returning to o.t.b chess after almost a decade: Number 1 (Donnelly-Bowman 2015), Number 2 (Donnelly-Surtees 2015).

June-July 2017 Proper Correspondence Chess: Number 1 (Thomas-Kuperman 1987-90), Number 2 (Wickens-Toothill 1978-9).  First  game submitted by Senior International Master Trevor Thomas.

July-August 2017 Selected games by Coventry Chess Club's top board played in the 4NCL: Number 1 (Ireland-Girdlestone 2017), Number 2 (Cooke-Ireland 2017). Games submitted by Coventry CC 2017 Summer Cup winner Dave Ireland.

August-September 2017 Decisive games watched in person at the World Championship Candidates, Savoy Place, London 2013: Number 1 (Svidler-Ivanchuk), Number 2 (Radjabov-Carlsen).

September-October 2017 Inspiration from meeting Master players in Simultaneous Displays I: Number 1 (P.H.Clarke-Donnelly 1967), Number 2 (V.Smyslov-Donnelly 1969)

October-November 2017 Brevities XIII : Number 1 (Levenfish-Monoszon 1912), Number 2 (Bogoljubov-Hakansson 1920), Number 3 (Riumin-Poliak 1929).

November-December 2017 Games from the British Forces v Allied Forces Match, Nottingham 1941: Number 1 (Tartakower-Golombek), Number 2 (Simek-Wheatcroft).

2018

December 2017-January 2018 Memories and Games of Grandmaster Keith Richardson : Number 1 (Richardson-Estrin 1977-79 corr.), Number 2 (Maeder-Richardson 1978-80 corr.)

January-February 2018 A study of Some Irregular Openings: Number 1 (as a zipped Word doc), Number 2 (as a zipped PDF file). Article and analysis submitted by current Indian International and former Indian Correspondence Champion T. Pavan Kumar. 

February-March 2018 Inspiration from meeting Master players in Simultaneous Displays II : Facing the dazzling play of  former World Champion Mikhail Tal. Number 1 (Tal-Stephenson 1964), Number 2 Tal-Stephenson 1974). Annotated games submitted by many times Teesside, and twice British Veterans Champion Norman Stephenson.

March-April 2018 International Master level correspondence chess miniatures: Number 1 (Thomas-P.Littlewood 1982-3), Number 2 (Adams-Brockbank 2017-18). First game submitted by Senior International Master Trevor Thomas.

April-May 2018 The elegant Hypermodern style of Andy Baruch: Number 1 (Baruch-Smith 2016), Number 2 (Baruch-Turner 2018). Games submitted by Regional Master and many times Whoberley CC Champion Andy Baruch.

May-June 2018 Examples of the double bishop sacrifice as an attacking concept against the opponent's king: Number 1 (Konig-Cornforth 1952), Number 2 (Thornton-Sharp 2017-18 corr.).

June-August 2018 Brevities XIV-six annotated short games from GM through to beginner level: Number 1 (Petrosian-Korchnoi 1962), Number 2 (Vasiukov-Hartston 1965/66), Number 3 Basman-Griffiths 1968), Number 4 J.Littlewood-Tadielle 1963/64 corr.), Number 5 (Buckler-Donnelly 2017), Number 6 (Donnelly, M.J-Donnelly, I.J 1967).

August-September 2018 Inspiration from meeting Master players in Simultaneous Displays III: Number 1 (Korchnoi-Stephenson 1972), Number 2 (Larsen-Stephenson 1973). Games submitted, and annotations predominantly, by Norman Stephenson.

September-October 2018 Hypermodern style as Black: Number 1 (Yurenok-Baruch 2016), Number 2 (Selway-Baruch 2016). Games submitted by Regional Master and many times Whoberley CC Champion Andy Baruch.

October-November 2018 Beginner's to mid-club players articles- Time loss in the Opening (aka how to lose quickly as Black): Number 1 (Nicholson-Donnelly 1971), Number 2 (Hutcheson-Donnelly 1971).

November-December 2018 Another look at the double bishop sacrifice as an attacking concept against the opponent's king: Number 1 (Dus Chotimirsky-Rotlevi 1911), Number 2 (Pachman-Neikirkh 1958). Some Derived Guidance Rules.  (for 2 classic Lasker and Tarrasch games featuring a double bishop sacrifice, and May-June 2018 and November-December 2018 web-site articles games).

2019

December 2018-January 2019 The Effective Cunningham Defence to the Kings Gambit: Number 1 (Kitson-Stephenson 1973), Number 2 (Bielby-Stephenson 1987). Games submitted by twice British Veteran Champion Norman Stephenson. Much useful historical and analytical information on the Cunningham Defence can be found here. (link supplied by Norman Stephenson).

January-February 2019 Brevities XV: The good and the bad way-Short games with the Cunningham Defence: Number 1 (Dus-Chotimirsky-Robine 1910), Number 2 (Donnelly-Brown 1981), Number 3 (Donnelly-Pyrich 1999 corr.).

February-March 2019 Fine games of two times refugee Paul List: Number 1 (List-Mieses 1927), Number 2 (List-Milner Barry 1939).

March-April 2019 Norman Stephenson returns to chess!: Number 1 (Stephenson-Oates 2016), Number 2 (Stephenson-Harding 2017). Games submitted and annotated by Norman Stephenson.

April-May 2019 Match games by Chess Legends: Number 1 (Spielmann-Mieses 1910, second match game), Number 2 (Spielmann-Mieses 1910, fourth match game).

May-June 2019 Selected games of Soviet Master Fyodor Dus-Chotimirsky: Number 1 (Dus-Chotimirsky-Salwe 1911), Number 2 (Romanovsky-Dus-Chotimirsky 1927).

June-July 2019 Mayhem in the Wilkes Barre (Traxler Counter Attack) Opening: Number 1 (From the player of the Black pieces perspective: based on Niemand-Keffler 1970), Number 2 (From the player of the White pieces perspective: based on Schroeder-Lea 2005). Originating from a game enquiry by Senior International Master Trevor Thomas.

July-August 2019 Play the enigmatic Budapest Gambit!: Number 1 (Akehurst-Stephenson 1987), Number 2 (Hamilton-Stephenson 1960). Games submitted and predominately annotated by Norman Stephenson.

August-September 2019 A winning innovation twice in two days!: Number 1 (Baruch-Shepley 2019), Number 2 (Baruch-Cundy 2019). Games submitted by English Seniors Team Gold Medalist Andy Baruch.  

September-October 2019  Inspiration from meeting Master players in Simultaneous Displays IV: Number 1 (Prof. Farrand-Baruch 1974), Number 2 (Nunn-Graff 2014). Games submitted by author and Leamington Chess League Chairman Ben Graff and Regional Master Andy Baruch.

October-November 2019 An early "Bete Noire" opponent of World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik: Number 1 (Kan-Botvinnik 1929), Number 2 (Kan-Botvinnik 1935).

November-December 2019 Beginner's to mid-club player articles-Facing and dealing with "Shock and Awe" tactics: Number 1 (Compton-Donnelly 2001), Number 2 (Sayers-Donnelly 1976).