New In Chess, Magazine, ISBN: 978-90-5691-388-5, 98 Seiten, 2012.
The Premier Chess Magazine in the World
Top players annotate their games
by Nakamura, Caruana, Leko, Wang Hao, Giri, Hou Yifan
Wang Hao's sixpack
A wealth of fighting chess in the 45th
Biel Chess Festival. Wang Hao's six wins (three points per win), one draw and
three losses (two against Carlsen!) resulted in one of the finest tournament
victories in his career.
Interview: Wang Hao
An unusual talent who has
rediscovered his pleasure in the game and is happily facing the opportunities an
unknown future has on offer.
Dortmund King Caruana
Fabiano Caruana, currently the
world’s most active elite grandmaster, scored his first super tournament
victory, just in time for his twentieth birthday.
'Get ready, 'cause here I come'
Lubos Kavalek was in
Reykjavik for the 'Match of the Century', both as a journalist and, in the
second half, as Bobby Fischer's second. Forty years on, he relives a most
memorable chess experience.
Hertan's Forcing Moves
Hou Yifan wins FIDE Grand Prix
With a clear first place
in the Jermuk GP, the Women's World Champion secured overall victory in the
2011-12 FIDE Grand Prix, confirming her status in today's women's chess.
Nigel Short looks at various tiebreakers and
wonders if it makes sense to change the rules of the game.
In his new ground-breaking book Vladimir
Tukmakov shows how you should prepare for your opponent in the Information
Through the Luking Glass
Luke McShane has been reading
books you may want to read too!
Hans Ree on Walter Browne's
autobiographical games collection The Stress of Chess.
A fine tradition
Jan Timman thoroughly enjoyed the 34th
Politiken Cup in Helsingor, Danmark.
Does Sam Shankland have any
superstitions concerning chess?
Did they play your opening?
In this issue games with the following openings were annotated by world class
Wang Hao - Nakamura, by Nakamura
Rasmussen - Timman, by
Leko - Caruana, by Leko
Caruana - Kramnik, by Caruana
Hou Yifan - Ruan Lufei, by Hou
Carlsen - Wang Hao, by Timman
Giri - Bacrot, by Giri
Giri - Wang Hao, by Wang
Colpe - Romanov, by Timman
Bulski - Cheparinov, by Timman
Burmakin - Svane, by Timman