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  • 4 issues a year
  • more than 1,000 pages brimming with new opening ideas
  • more than 25 opening surveys per issue
  • more than 75 training exercises
  • fashionable lines, wild gambits and forgotten variations
  • worldwide opening discussions
  • Joel Benjamin and Alexey Kuzmin on trends and topics
  • honest book reviews by Glenn Flear
  • for casual club players and chess professionals
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    What people say about the Yearbook:

    'The fact that there is explanatory text makes the Yearbook much more suitable than the Informator for the average amateur.’
    Tim Harding in Chess Mail Magazine

    ‘There is no better way to keep track of opening fashions.
    British Chess Magazine

    A must-have book for both chess enthusiast and chess professional. Even the pickiest player should find something of his interest.’
    Carsten Hansen at ChessCafe

    Vivid, full of ideas, and up-to-date.
    Rochade Europa Magazine (Germany)

    Recommended to all who want to sharpen their repertoire.’
    Schacknytt Magazine (Sweden)

  • Yearbook Staff
    René Olthof Peter Boel
    Genna Sosonko