ChessBase Magazine 167
The Magazine for Professional Chess
by The ChessBase team
Publisher: ChessBase, 2015
DVD-ROM + Print:
Khanty-Mansiysk: The fourth and last stage of the FIDE Grand Prix ended with victory shared between Caruana, Nakamura and Jakovenko.
This was also the order in the overall classification. Victor on tiebreak in Khanty-Mansiysk was Dmitry Jakovenko.
The Russian has analysed for us his game against Giri. Mihail Marin has prepared a detailed survey of the openings used in the games.
In addition you can also find on the DVD seven daily summaries by Daniel King.
Norway Chess: This year’s Norway Chess was even stronger, since it was played in the framework of the Grand Chess Tour.
Magnus Carlsen had a disastrous start (half a point from four rounds), and the world champion finished in 8th place – and that in his home tournament!
Veselin Topalov took his chance and pushed Anand and Nakamura into second place. The American has commented for us on his game with Aronian.
In addition you can also find on the DVD all nine daily summaries by Daniel King.
14 opening articles with new repertoire ideas:
Marin: 1.d4 e6 2.c4 Bb4+ 3.Nd2 b6
Illingworth: Sicilian Defence 2.b3
Berg: Sicilian Alapin 2...d5 3.exd5 Nf6
Postny: Sicilian Najdorf 6.h3
Souleidis: Philidor Defence 5...exd4
Kuzmin: Queen's Gambit Ragozin 5.Qb3