Chess Informant 124 (Book + CD): Veni Vidi Vici

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124 Veni Vidi Vici  proudly presents:

Three Sicilians by grandmaster Alexander Morozevich reacts vigorously to the sudden and dramatic appearance of the newly-invented “Giri variation”, with its highly provocative early pawn thrust …h7-h5.
Supported by hard analysis, Moro offers a wealth of original ideas to help you get to grips with this “worst possible line in the Taimanov Sicilian”.

New Romanticism by leading Indian GM Pentala Harikrishna, a new column on “The New Romantics,” supplying ample evidence that it is not only soccer that can lay claim to being the beautiful game.

Big time chess:

• Sarunas Sulskis selects games illustrating the execution of strategic themes, while Rafael Leitao identifies significant innovations in the openings. To complete the instructive element, a new member of our team, Michael Roiz, offers a feast of top-level tactical niceties.

• GM Keteven Arakhamia-Grant invites you to share the thrills and spills of the road that leads to the Women’s World ChGM Championship.

• Dragan Solak narrates a very personal account of how he won the super-strong and richly sponsored Dubai Open.

• Mihail Marin not only to share his own experiences with Italian Game, but even to go all the way back to Greco in 1620.

• Mauricio Flores Rios, explores the reasons for the American’s new-found successes and analyses deeply six of his games against elite players from Gibraltar, Zurich, St.Louis and Khanty-Mansiysks.

• GM Ivan Sokolov takes a close look at Shamkir, the strongest tournament of the year so far.

• Endgame specialist, GM Karsten Mueller, uses ten up to date examples to impress upon us what we should keep in mind when entering seemingly “drawn” opposite-coloured bishop endgames.

All these articles, which make up the first half of Informator 124, are presented in plain English, whereas the second half maintains our half-century  tradition of selecting the most interesting games from recent events with non-verbal annotations by the players themselves or our in-house team of grandmasters and international masters.

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Choose your edition : Paperback
Publication date : January 1, 2015
Number of pages : 350
Publisher : Chess Informant
Weight : 596 gram