New In Chess 2015/1
The World's Premier Chess Magazine
by The NIC Editorial team
Publisher: New In Chess, 2015
ISBN : 978-90-5691-576-6
Pages : 106
Qatar Masters Open
Anish Giri burst away with six straight wins. Vladimir Kramnik stopped him and also won six games on the trot. And who triumphed in the end? Former Junior World Champion Yu Yangyi, who beat both Giri and Kramnik!
Nigel Short informs us that ‘For a man with a chronic addiction to exotic travel, the prospect of participating in the Myanmar Open was simply impossible to resist.’
Quick, Quick, Slow
The 6th London Chess Classic embraced all FIDE rated time-controls.
Fair & Square
Maximize Your Tactics
The Inimitable Miguel Najdorf
Of few people could it be genuinely said that chess saved their life. Miguel Najdorf is one such man.
Jan Timman analyses two examples of Miguel Najdorf’s enterprising style.
Chess as a Video Game
Parimarjan Negi tells you how to improve your play by realizing what avatars suit you best.
The annual games festival in Beijing saw Alexander Grischuk and Hou Yifan shine in the chess section. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave reports.
S.O.S. in the Four Knights
Surrounded by masterworks painted by Nicolai Fechin, Igor Lysyj became the new Russian champion.
Sadler on Books
Is there something Alejandro Ramirez would love to learn?
Contributors to this issue
Vladimir Barsky, Jeroen Bosch, Adam Feinstein, Anish Giri, Alexander Grischuk, Robin van Kampen, Vladimir Kramnik, Igor Lysyj, Parimarjan Negi, Maxim Notkin, Alejandro Ramirez, Matthew Sadler, Nigel Short, Jonathan Speelman, Jan Timman, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Yu Yangyi