Yearbook 68 hardcover: Alexander Grischuk crushes a tricky Sicilian line - twice!

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Readers from all over the world join in discussions of previous surveys. Both (grand)masters and club players shed their light on new opening developments and search together for the truth.

Sosonko's Corner
Almost 30 years ago (Moscow 1974) the final of the Candidates’ matches was being played between Anatoly Karpov and Viktor Kortchnoi. In his column Genna Sosonko tells the story of how Kortchnoi played the French Defence in those days, and how he plays it now. And how he got robbed - now and then. Is there no justice?

Book Review
Glenn Flear asks the crucial question: Do we really need opening books these days? In his opinion the three books on review (Peter Wells on the Trompowsky, Chris Ward on the Nimzo-Indian and Rogozenko on the Anti-Sicilians) show we do, so that's good news for those who still like the experience of a real (rather than virtual) opening book.

34 NIC Surveys Yearbook 68
Sicilian: Najdorf Variation 6.Be2, by Külaots
Sicilian: Rauzer Variation 7...Be7, by Karolyi
Sicilian: 2...Nc6 and 4...Qc7, by Bosch
Sicilian: Anti-Sicilian Variation 3.Nc3 and 4.Bb5, by Hansen
Sicilian: Sveshnikov Variation 10...f5, by Rogozenko
Sicilian: Taimanov Variation 8...Bb4, by Almasi
Sicilian: Kan Variation 5.Bd3, by Van der Weide
Sicilian: Alapin Gambit 2...d5 and 4...g6, by Fogarasi
Pirc: Austrian Attack 6.Be3 b6, by Marin
King’s Fianchetto: Postponing Nf6, by Sulava
French: Advance Variation 6.Be2, by Pliester
French: Winawer Variation 7.Qg4 0-0, by Almasi
French: Tarrasch Variation 8.Re1, by Anka
Caro-Kann: Advance Variation 4.Nf3 and 5.Be2, by Boersma
Caro-Kann: Classical Variation 5.Nc5, by Gavrilov
Scandinavian: Classical Variation 2...Qd5, by Pliester
Ruy Lopez: Jaenisch Variation 3...f5, by Van der Tak
Ruy Lopez: Breyer Variation 9...Nb8, by Karolyi
Scotch: Mieses Variation 9.Nc3, by Fogarasi
Two Knights: Traxler Gambit 5.Nf7, by De Zeeuw
Queen’s Gambit Declined: Blackburne Variation 5.Bf4, by Ilic
Slav: An idea of Krause 6.Nh4, by Langeweg
Slav: Botvinnik Variation 16.Na4/16.Rb1, by Lukacs/Hazai
Slav: Meran Variation: Wade’s 8...Bb7, by Vilela
Catalan: 5...Nc6 6.0-0, by Lukacs/Hazai
Nimzo-Indian: Karpov Variation 9...b6, by Pliester
Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein Variation 5.Ne2, by Van der Sterren
Queen’s Indian: Petrosian Variation 7.Bd2, by Greenfeld
Grünfeld Indian: Exchange Variation 7.Nf3, by Fogarasi
Grünfeld Indian: Exchange Variation 7.Bc4, by Greenfeld
Grünfeld Indian: 5.Bg5, by Van der Tak
King’s Indian: Sämisch Variation 6.Be3 Nc6, by Van der Tak
Dutch: Leningrad Variation 7...Nc6, by Jensen
English: Mikenas Variation 3.e4 d5, by Fogarasi

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More Information
Edition : Hardcover
Publication date : September 5, 2003
Number of pages : 240
Publisher : New in Chess
Weight : 612 gram
ISBN : 9789056911157