Chess Olympiad Tromsø
China wins gold and does so very convincingly. Participating players have annotated their games: Yu Yangyi, Kramnik, Laznicka, Negi, Sasikiran and many more.
Daniel Kings analyses the „Game of the Day“ for each round, Rustam Kasimdzhanov shows two of his games in video format. Several hours of ChessBase TV videos, which were recorded in situ with outstanding players and trainers.
Sinquefield Cup Saint Louis
7 out of 7 by Fabiano Caruana, to finish on 8.5 out of 10 – that is an Elo performance of 3107. A historic tournament!
Hans Suri Memorial Biel
Masime Vachier-Lagrave continued his good form and won with 6 out of 10. The tournament winner has annotated his game against Motylev, Plus ten daily summaries by Daniel King in video format.
11 topical opening articles
Stohl: English Flohr-Mikenas Variation
Rotstein: Old Indian 2.c4 d6 3.Nc3 Bf5 4.Nf3 c6
Antic: Benoni Fianchetto Variation 11.Bf4
Havasi: Modern Defence 4.f4 a6 5.Nf3
Krasenkow: Closed Sicilian
Postny: Sicilian Paulsen 6.Nxc6
Szabo: Sicilian English Attack
Müller: King’s Gambit à la Quaade – Part 1
Breder: Ruy Lopez Four Knights 4...Nd4
Kuzmin: Queen’s Pawn Game 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Bf4
Marin: Nimzo-Indian 4.e3
Ftacnik: Anti-Grünfeld Defence - 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.f3
Marin: Bird Opening - 1.b3 Nf6 2.Bb2 e6 3.e3 b6 4.f4 Bb7 5.Nf3 Be7 6.Bd3 c5 7.0-0
Shirov: Reti Opening - 1.Nf3 d5 2.g3 Bg4 3.Bg2 Nd7