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Publisher: New In Chess, 2011 Edition: Hardcover ISBN: 978-90-5691-359-5 Pages: 304(!) Language: English
A unique Anniversary Issue! With 56 extra pages and many special features, including Surveys by several reigning World Champions in their field: Hou Yifan, Anatoly Vaisser and Andrey Obodchuk. Also, we have Surveys by Vasily Ivanchuk and… Garry Kasparov!
Forum Readers from all over the world join in discussions on previous Surveys. With contributions by Viacheslav Zakhartsov, Sarunas Sulskis, Jozsef Horvath, Genna Sosonko and many others.
Benjamin’s Opening Takes In the second instalment of his column, Joel Benjamin breaks a lance for players who dare to break the ‘chess rules’. With special emphasis on the Caro-Kann Fantasy Variation.
Book Reviews For this special issue, Glenn Flear revisited the books he read for his reviews from the past twenty years and selected a Top-20. What are the best books according to our greatest expert?
Yearbook 100 also features a challenging quiz with sizzling prizes, a number of special Surveys written for the occasion, and many other highlights from Yearbook history.
Anniversary extras: • Garry Kasparov: the final word on the Zaitsev Variation of the Ruy Lopez • Vasily Ivanchuk on the Sämisch Variation of the King's Indian • Women's World Champion Hou Yifan on the Burn Variation in the French • IPCA World Champion Andrey Obodchuk: a new concept in the Accelerated Dragon • Senior World Champion Anatoly Vaisser: the Rubinstein Variation of the Nimzo-Indian • Yearbook reviewer Glenn Flear: the 20 best chess opening books • the Anniversary Quiz with sizzling prizes • a special Survey by René Olthof on the deepest opening novelties ever • John van der Wiel on the love of his life: the Scotch • Nikolay Ninov: a highly original & broadly applicable novelty in the Sicilian Kan • intriguing lists of Yearbook highlights • amazing discoveries by Aronian, Sulskis, Rodshtein and others • and more ...
Surveys Sicilian Defence - Najdorf Variation 6.Bg5 - SI 9.3 - Le Ruyet/Sochacki Sicilian Defence - Grivas Variation 4...Qb6 - SI 32.1 - Tuncer Sicilian Defence - Accelerated Dragon 5...g6 - SI 33.2 - Obodchuk Sicilian Defence - Taimanov Variation 5...Qc7 - SI 40.2 - Mekhitarian Sicilian Defence - Paulsen Variation 5.c4 - SI 41.15 - Ninov Sicilian Defence - Alapin Variation 2...d5 - SI 46.4 - Palliser French Defence - Steinitz Variation 4.e5 - FR 4.4 - Finkel French Defence - Burn Variation 5...Nbd7 - FR 5.1 - Hou Yifan Caro-Kann Defence - Early Divergences 3.Qe2 - CK 1.5 - Bosch Caro-Kann Defence - Advance Variation 4.h4 - CK 4.15 - Lukacs/Hazai Caro-Kann Defence - Early Divergences 4...h6 - CK 5.2 - Karolyi Caro-Kann Defence - Classical Variation 4...Bf5 - CK 12.3 - S. Kasparov Ruy Lopez - Chigorin Variation 11...Nd7 - RL 23.11 - Panczyk/Ilczuk Italian Game - Evans Gambit 5...Be7 - IG 5.10 - Anka Scotch Opening - Classical and Mieses Variations - SO 4-5 - Van der Wiel Queen’s Gambit Declined - Blackburne Variation 6...Nbd7 - QO 1.5 - A. Kuzmin Slav Defence - Chebanenko Variation 5.a4 - SL 3.1 - Lemos Sarro Slav Defence - Krause Variation 6.Ne5 - SL 4.5 - Karolyi Slav Defence - Botvinnik Variation 6.a4 - SL 6.5 - Ikonnikov Slav Defence - Moscow Variation 6.Bh4 - SL 6.6 - Gupta Slav Defence - Botvinnik Variation 11...Rg8 - SL 7.5 - Van der Tak Slav Defence - Chebanenko Variation 5.Qc2 - SL 11.12 - Vilela Nimzo-Indian Defence - Rubinstein Variation 4...b6 - NI 13.5 - Vaisser Nimzo-Indian Defence - Classical Variation 4...0-0 - NI 20.4 - Lukacs/Hazai Grünfeld Indian Defence - Exchange Variation 7.Be3 - GI 4.1 - Adorjan/Vegh King's Indian Defence - Gligoric Variation 7.Be3 - KI 18.9 - A. Kuzmin King’s Indian Defence - Early Divergences 6.h3 - KI 20.5 - Inarkiev King’s Indian Defence - Sämisch Variation 6...c5 - KI 48.8 - Ivanchuk/Sulypa King’s Indian Defence - Anti-Grünfeld 3.f3 - KI 81.2 - Fogarasi Benoni Defence - Benko Gambit 4.Qc2 - BI 18.5 - De Dovitiis Benoni Defence - Benko Gambit 5.Nc3 - BI 22.1-8 - S. Kasparov Dutch Defence - Leningrad Variation 7...Qe8 - HD 6.10 - Vegh English Opening - Symmetrical Variation 3...e5 - EO 28.10 - Boersma English Opening - Symmetrical Variation 3.g3 - EO 45.8 - De Dovitiis Réti Opening - Slav Gambit 2...c6 3.g3 - RE 7.6 - Palliser
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