Highlights of this issue:
Korchnoi's French Endgame
Mihail Marin’s recommendation goes far beyond the opening
The truth about Traxler
Renato Quintiliano clarifies1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 Bc5
ŸWhen even I am sacrificing a piece=Ÿ
Anish Giri shows a swift kingside attack from Batumi, introduced by the rook manoeuvre Ra3-g3!
Me and the new engines
Tanmay Srinath rams the Berlin Defence
Top players annotate
Caruana, So, Jones, Wang Hao, Duda, McShane, Vitiugov, Vidit, Yu Yangyi, Huschenbeth and many more
Playing the Marshall anyway!
Simon Williams discusses Daniil Dubov’s 8=d5 in the Anti-Marshall (video)
ŸSimple and strong!Ÿ
Oliver Reeh invites you to a straightforward attack on the king to end with an Epaulettes mate! (video)
Busted on the square g4!
Jan-Krzysztof Duda analyses his endgame victory over Yu Yangyi from the Hamburg Grand Prix
With umbrella and body-check!
Let Karsten Müller show you how to succeed in rook endgames — instructive and practical!
"I don't mind playing opening lines from both sides"
Pentala Harikrishna explains his victory over Adhiban with the Benoni at the IOM (video)
Igor Stohl analyzes the stunner Dubov-Svane from Batumi — from the opening duell to the mate final!
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