One should sub to a mag, It keeps you up to date with what's
happening and most have tactical puzzles to keep your powder dry.
Once I put out a joke appeal on The Corner for chess magazines thoughout
the world and have collection of 17 mags from all over the globe most
of which I cannot read. But can of course play over the games.
CHESS & BCM are usually very good. Scottish Chess is scaled down version,
NIC as I've saif before is a bit lofty. MCI, the mag Paul mention is OK but
very little 'what's happening' coverage. (and of course too much emphasis on
Properly played a game of chess should never reach an ending.
If you have not mated your oppoent by move 25 then offer a draw
and start again.