National Chess Library news

The National Chess Library has arrived safely at its new home in De Montfort University in Leicester. Here is a link to a light-hearted blog post by David Millns at DMU, in which he says —
‘After many lockdown related delays, recently we were able to take in the library and archive of the English Chess Federation – nearly 200 crates of books! The Library is a fantastic resource for anyone interested in the history of chess or looking to pick-up some tips for their own game. The books and journals will be catalogued in due course, but for now the collection can be browsed on the open shelves: just make an appointment via …’

A simple catalogue entry from Katharine Short can be found here –