All issues are out of print, but PDF files of the complete issues may be downloaded via the links below.
Selected articles from ACJ appear in full at this site, some updated and web-enhanced from their original printed versions, and can be found as links via the tables of contents listed below. Other articles are represented by excerpts, quotes, and/or brief summaries.
"In-depth analysis, human interest, great writing, and beautiful design: A winning combination!"
"Stylishly written and produced with an emphasis on the human side of the game. A delight."
"Precise and enthralling. A breath of fresh air in chess literature."
"A stunning presentation."
"The Aston-Martin of chess publications ... high-performance articles and restrained, stylish design ... excellent writing and translation ... state-of-the-art."
Atlantic Chess News
"Handsome and well-edited. We stand up and cheer."
"Major articles of historic significance. A showpiece."
"A real treat. I kept reading without a pause or anything else on my mind."
"Like a fine wine it deserves to be savored slowly."
"Stylish and professional ... the writing and editing is of high standard throughout ... incredibly detailed analysis ... a beautiful and inviting magazine."
"Almost too good to be true."
British Chess Magazine
"Nicely produced ... an intelligent read."
Scottish Chess Magazine
"The standard of writing is very high."
"Interesting reading and excellent presentation. Highly recommended."
"The only magazine in the world with in-depth articles on chess history.Top-notch reading."
"Meets the highest standards of editorial quality. I am truly impressed."
"First-rate work is evident throughout."
The Chess Cafe
"Too many chess publishers seem to think that their readers are chumps. It's refreshing to see the work of the exceptions."
The Chess Journalist
"Some of the finest scholarly work of our time ... ACJ is making a contribution to chess history."
California Chess Journal
"Perhaps the finest chess periodical to appear in this century! The production values are first-rate and the content just blew me away. An absolute must for every chess fan."
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28 April 2018.
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