Publisher: New In Chess, 2012 Edition: Magazine ISBN : 978-90-5691-385-4 Pages : 98 Language: English
The Mozart of Chess Adam Feinstein pays a compelling tribute to José Raúl Capablanca, the Cuban genius, who believed that chess had been invented for him.
Problems in Plovdiv At the European Individual Championship the zero-tolerance rule and a new anti-draw measure caused a lot of commotion and frustration.
Interview Dmitry Jakovenko, the new European Champion, talks to Vladimir Barsky about his passion for mathematics and his ambitions in chess.
Saturday Night Fever Nigel Short weighs the horrors and merits of weekenders.
Chess City Reykjavik Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam returned to Iceland for the Reykjavik Open, an increasingly popular destination for pros and amateurs from all corners of the earth. Top-seed Fabiano Caruana came and delivered.
Bobby Fischer Comes Home Helgi Olafsson wrote a book about his complex and memorable friendship with Bobby Fischer during the American’s last years in Iceland.
Beware, TN!! Hans Ree was guided through memory lane as he read an overview of 40 years of theoretical novelties in Chess Informant.
The Adrenaline Lover European Women’s Champion Valentina Gunina talks about the sacrifices she and her family had to make and the adrenaline that makes it all worth it.
Through the Luking Glass Luke McShane enjoyed two books crammed with ‘remarkably clear explanations’.
Baden-Baden again Jan Timman takes a look at the decisive clash in the German Bundesliga.
Just Checking Which three people would Gawain Jones like to invite for dinner?
Did they play your opening?
In this issue games with the following openings were annotated by world class players:
Siclian Baklan-Hou Yifan, by Hou Yifan
Petroff Vachier-Lagrave-Giri, by Timman
Ruy Lopez Navara-Sokolov, by Sokolov
Slav Anand-Eljanov, by Timman Gunina-A.Muzychuk, by Gunina
Nimzo-Indian Jakovenko-Fressinet, by Jakovenko
Grünfeld Indian Fressinet-Timofeev, by Fressinet Cheparinov-Caruana, by Caruana Heine Nielsen-Tomy Nybäck, by Timman