The Chess Player's Guide to Opening News
by The NIC Editorial team
Publisher: New In Chess, 2014
Edition: Paperback medium
Edition : Paperback
The Forum Section has interesting contributions by well-known players like Bogdan Lalic and Daniel Fridman, who examines his experience in the Queen's Indian 6.d5 exd5 7.0-0 gambit line. Peter Boel made a tribute to Jobava's fun factor in the recent Russian Team Championships.
The Opening Takes have been taken over for one issue by Anish Giri, who explains why and how top players switched between 1.e4 and 1.d4 in the Candidates Tournament. In Kuzmin’s Harvest, Alexey Kuzmin has collected the 10 best opening novelties from the same event.
We offer a preview of the book The Modern Bogo by Dejan Antic and Branimir Maksimovic. This book, together with their earlier tome The Modern French, forms a watertight repertoire for black players.
Glenn Flear reviews Sabotage the Grünfeld (Kaufman), The Modern Anti-Sicilian by Sergey Soloviov, Boris Avrukh’s The Classical Slav (no. 17 in the Grandmaster Repertoire series), and Lorin D’Costa’s The Panov-Botvinnik Attack move by move.