New In Chess 2013/3
The World's Premier Chess Magazine
by The NIC Editorial team
Publisher: New In Chess, 2013
ISBN : 978-90-5691-410-3
Pages : 106
Carlsen Is Caissa’s Darling
The London Candidates’ will be remembered as one of the truly great chess tournaments in history. In a surreal finish Magnus Carlsen edged out Vladimir Kramnik to earn the right to challenge World Champion Vishy Anand.
Interview: Garry Kasparov
The 13th World Champion shares his thoughts on Carlsen’s miraculous escape to the World Championship match, Kramnik’s ‘best tournament of his life’ and, of course, Ivanchuk.
The Beautiful Game
Jimmy Adams tells the story of the beauty prize at the 1967 Monte Carlo Chess Festival.
The Next Step
Pavel Eljanov presents his view on the 3-move draw he made to win the Reykjavik Open.
This time his travels took our globetrotting columnist Nigel Short to Northern Ireland and Iran.
Ukraine Takes Gold
At the Women’s World Team Championship in Astana rating favourites Ukraine lived up to expectations.
Yochanan Afek retains a keen eye for baffling moves.
Move or Method
Willy Hendriks’ debut Move First, Think Later caused quite a stir. The author answers his critics.
Find out if you’d like to read the books Luke McShane has been reading.
Hans Ree reread Tartakower’s newspaper articles on AVRO 1938, possibly the ‘most elite tournament’ of all time.
Jan Timman takes a closer look at the openings Peter Svidler played in London.
Who would Anastasia Karlovich like to invite to dinner?
Did they play your opening?
In this issue games with the following openings were annotated by world class players:
Carlsen-Gelfand, by Nielsen
Carlsen-Ivanchuk, by Giri
Svidler-Ivanchuk, by Timman
Carlsen-Svidler, by Svidler
Svidler-Carlsen, by Giri
Queen's Gambit Declined
Gelfand-Aronian, by Giri
Cheparinov-Eljanov, by Eljanov
Kramnik-Svidler, by Timman
Khurtsidze-Muzychuk, by M.Muzychuk
Aronian-Radjabov, by Giri
Svidler-Grischuk, by Timman
Svidler-Radjabov, by Timman
Ni-Zhukova, by Zhukova