New In Chess 2016/2
The Club Player's Magazine
by The NIC Editorial team
New In Chess 2016/2
Publisher: New In Chess, 2016
108 pages of the best in chess:
A Great Gift
'Magnus Carlsen analyses his win against Mickey Adams. Take a ringside seat and follow the thoughts of the best player on the planet. Spectacular!', writes editor-in-chief Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam.
Gentleman Magnus hustling on Venice Beach
Fair & Square
What Quentin Tarantino, Stuart Conquest, Albert Einstein, H.G. Wells and others said about chess.
Magnus Carlsen won the Tata Steel Masters for the fifth time, equalling Vishy Anand's record.
Ray Charles, chess player.
Maximize Your Tactics
Train your tactical skills with Russian expert Maxim Notkin.
Nigel Short wonders why the image of Pia Cramling with a headscarve at the FIDE Women's Grand Prix in Tehran didn't solicit heated criticism.
Adhiban Baskaran withstood the fierce wind in Wijk aan Zee and qualified for next year's Masters.
Interview: Pal Benko
Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam meets the man who knew Bobby Fischer best: 'Bobby's mental problems already showed when he was very young. He was 16 when we were training at Grossinger's, a luxurious hotel with all facilities outside New York. And he showed me a photo of Hitler and said that he thought he was a great guy.' - Pal Benko
Judit Polgar's Column
Judit explains how to get the best of your rook's activity.
Rock Star Nakamura
The American Hikaru Nakamura claimed first prize for the third time to become the most successful contestant in the young history of the Gibraltar Festival. Report by Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (who lost another tiebreaker).
Outflank your Réti opponent with an early g5!
A Blast from the Past
Hans Ree on a remarkable letter about Max Euwe & Women.
Parimarjan's Chess Gym
A short course on Queen and Pawn endgames.
Zurich Chess Challenge
New time control, same winner: Hikaru Nakamura.
Chess Pattern Recognition
Sacrifice an exchange - and then one more!
Sadler On Books
Five stars for a new book on the Sicilian by Negi and four stars for Chigorin
What was the best piece of advice Sunil Weeramantry ever got?
Contributors to this issue
Adhiban Baskaran, Jeroen Bosch, Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Anish Giri, John Henderson, Sébastien Mazé, Dylan McClain, Maxim Notkin, Arthur van de Oudeweetering, Judit Polgar, Hans Ree, Matthew Sadler, Nigel Short, Jan Timman, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Sunil Weeramantry, Wei Yi, Hou Yifan