New In Chess 2017/6: The Club Player's Magazine

New In Chess 2017#6 covers Hou Yifan and her victory in Biel. And of course there is an abundance of exclusive masterclasses by elite players from all over the world: Levon Aronian, youngest IM in history Praggnanandhaa, MVL and many others.

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Hou Yifan: Queen Biel

The Chinese star underpinned her ambitions to shine in mixed events with a spectacular win after a superb 3/3 finish.

Sinquefield’s largesse

How much money is Rex Sinquefield spending on chess?

Sinquefield Cup

Amid a mind-boggling stream of top-quality events, the Sinquefield Cup remains St. Louis’s finest. In the fifth edition, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave thwarted the ambitions of World Champion Magnus Carlsen. 

Interview: MVL

The Frenchman on his greatest success to date and his ambitions for the near future. And his beard, of course.

St. Louis: US Chess Capital

A practical map.

His last hurrah?

While Levon Aronian was on the rampage in the St. Louis Rapid & Blitz, all eyes were on the return of Garry Kasparov.

The new Anand?

Is 12-year-old Praggnanandhaa on course to become the youngest GM in history?


Second summer

For a change, Nigel Short didn’t stay at home for the summer holidays.

Secrets of Opening Surprises

In these days of hybrids, here is a mix of the Pirc and the Nimzowitsch Defence.

Judit Polgar’s column

Zoltan Almasi, a fighter that you can rely on.

Chess Pattern Recognition

Odd rook moves that make sense.

Radjabov’s return

The Azeri GM surprised all and sundry by winning the Geneva Grand Prix.

Closing time

Hans Ree muses about the disappearance of chess cafés.

Sadler on Books

Great masters that are willing to share the secrets from their notebooks.

Test: 1,2,3,4

A dashing attacking game from the friendly match against Ding Liren that Anish Giri won in Wenzhou.

Inspired Jobava

Jan Timman admires the Georgian artist’s play at the Xtracon Open.

Just Checking

Eric Hansen’s choice of the best thing ever said about chess.


More Information
Edition : Magazine
Publication date : September 1, 2017
Biography authors : No
Number of pages : 106
Publisher : New in Chess
Weight : 226 gram
ISBN : 9789056917340