New In Chess 2014/8
The World's Premier Chess Magazine
by The NIC Editorial team
Publisher: New In Chess, 2014
ISBN : 978-90-5691-505-6
Pages : 106
Fair & Square
Carlsen retains world title
If Vishy Anand didn't repeat the mistakes from Chennai, he might have a chance in his second match against Magnus Carlsen. But the Norwegian was superior again and won 6½-4½.
When Magnus met Vladimir
President Vladimir Putin attended the prize-giving ceremony in Sochi. Has chess become a matter of national importance again in Russia?
Where oddballs, hustlers and masters meet.
Grischuk on the Rampage
Playing with abandon, Alexander Grischuk won 4 of his 7 games at the Petrosian Memorial in Moscow. In the process he crossed the 2800 barrier and rose to third place in the world rankings.
Our Man in the Isle of Man
With a brilliant tournament victory our columnist Nigel Short fought his way back into the Top-100.
The next generation
Lu Shanglei is the new U-20 World Champion.
S.O.S. in the Scotch
FIDE Grand Prix
Caruana and Gelfand won in Baku, Andreikin in Tashkent.
Hans Ree is still not reconciled to Euwe's loss to Alekhine in 1937.
Sadler on Books
Jan Timman on Baadur Jobava, one the most original GMs of our day.
What was the most exciting chess game Alexander Khalifman ever saw?
Contributors to this issue
Yochanan Afek, Dmitry Andreikin, Jeroen Bosch, Fabiano Caruana, Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Boris Gelfand, Anish Giri, Alexander Grischuk, Alexander Khalifman, Ashot Nadanian, Hans Ree, Matthew Sadler, Nigel Short, Jan Timman, Olimpiu G. Urcan, Tim Wall