New In Chess, Magazine, ISBN: 978-90-5691-387-8, 106 Seiten, 2012.
The Premier Chess Magazine in the World
Top players annotate their games
Exclusive comments by Carlsen, Kramnik,
Caruana, Morozevich, Radjabov, Svidler, McShane, Humpy Koneru and Anna
Passionate play in Pashkov House
Little more than a week
after the World Championship match, Moscow was once again the scene of a major
chess event. With the high number of draws in the match still fresh in mind, and
remembering the frustrating deadlock in the vast majority of last year's
hard-fought games, many awaited the seventh Tal Memorial with some concern.
Those worries were rapidly dispelled.
Magnus Carlsen, the Brand
Espen Agdestein reveals what it
takes to turn a chess player into a brand.
Sasha and Seryozha up to Speed
The Rapid and Blitz World
Championships in Astana ended in victories for Russian aces Sergey Karjakin and
Dawn of a new century
Having visited 100 countries, Nigel
Short laconically decided to visit number 101.
Hertan's Forcing Moves
Master of the Grünfeld
Peter Svidler presents a further
sample of his expertise in this grand opening.
You cannot learn much about chess if
you only rely on Informant symbols (+-, !?) or computer assessments (+2.31,
-1.08), argues Mihail Marin, underpinning his conviction with a fascinating
analysis of Fischer-Larsen, Santa Monica 1966.
Close race in Kazan
The fourth leg of the FIDE Women
Grand Prix in the capital of the Russian Republic of Tatarstan ended in a shared
win for the only two players that remained undefeated, Humpy Koneru from India
and Anna Muzychuk from Slovenia.
Through the Luking Glass
Luke McShane gives his views on
two very different books.
Deviate at move 6 in the Tarrasch!
Put your opponent to
the test with an astonishing Queen retreat, says Jeroen Bosch
Going his own way
Dick van Geet, who died on April 29 at
the age of 80, was much more than the man who gave his name to an opening,
writes Hans Ree.
Would Magnus' results improve if he
were to build a sharp opening repetroire as White? Asks Jan Timman.
Who is Evgeny Tomashevsky's favourite
Did they play your opening?
In this issue games with the following openings were annotated by world class
McShane - Radjabov, by Radjabov
Caro - Kann
Muzychuk - Stefanova, by Muzychuk
McShane - Kramnik, by Timman
McShane - Carlsen, by
Caruana - Kramnik, by Caruana
Radjabov - Carlsen, by Timman
Aronian - McShane, by McShane
Aronian - Morozevich, by
Kramnik - Grischuk, by Kramnik
Navara - Svidler, by Svidler
Lahno - Koneru, by Koneru