Steve Giddins

Stephen Giddins (born 1961) is an English chess player and writer. He graduated from Keble College, Oxford, in Philosophy, Politics and Economics in 1982.[citation needed] He went on to become a FIDE Master and wrote a number of chess books, some of which have also been translated into German and Spanish.

He was the editor of British Chess Magazine from September 2010 to April 2011.


  • 101 Chess Opening Traps, 1998
  • How to Build Tour Chess Opening Repertoire, 2003
  • 50 Essential Chess Lessons, 2006
  • 101 Chess Endgame Tips: golden nuggets of endgame wisdom, 2007
  • 50 Ways to Win at Chess, 2008
  • The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames. Everyman Chess. 2012. ISBN 978-1-85744-694-4.


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