New In Chess 2016/1
The Club Player's Magazine
by The NIC Editorial team
Publisher: New In Chess, 2016
Don't we all?
The wish to get better at chess.
Solidarity in 'el DF'
Alina l'Ami catches outdoor games in Mexico City.
Paul Keres, a hundred years after his birth. How Wang Hao won (yet again). The IM that used to be a GM. The death of Don Luis. Magnus likes the general idea of driving a car, however ...
Bobby still stellar. The Radbruch Formula in chess. To catch a falling flag.
The surprising but undeniable facts about the rating gap behind Carlsen.
Fair & Square
What Tiger Woods, Anne Brontë, Noam Chomsky, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and others said about chess.
Who will win the Candidates?
Sergey Shipov believes that an old trend will continue.
An inside report from Qatar
Anish Giri reports and annotates, with additional analysis by Carlsen's second Peter Heine Nielsen.
Stephen Fry, chess player.
Maximize Your Tactics
Train your tactical skills with Russian expert Maxim Notkin.
Nigel Short on his satisfying clean sweep against 20 female opponents.
The father of Russian chess
Jimmy Adams portrays Mikhail Chigorin, one of the greatest attacking players of all time.
Judit Polgar's column
She likes bishops best when they come in pairs.
A long evening in London
It took some time, but in the end Magnus Carlsen won both the London Classic and the 2015 Grand Chess Tour. A report by Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam, with annotations by Giri, Aronian, Nielsen and Vachier-Lagrave.
The chess spectator
David Edmonds on the pleasures of attending a chess tournament. But what do the players think about the plastic bags-carrying crowd?
Pattern Recognition: Uncastling
Castling is generally a good move, so what about going back on your steps?
Sadler On Books
Matthew Sadler reviews 5 DVD's: 'The Berlin Wall', 'The Ruy Lopez Breyer Variation', 'Beating the French' (vol 2), 'The Bishop's Opening and Italian Game', and 'The Classical Sicilian', and two books: 'Bologan's Ruy Lopez for Black' and 'The Double Queen's Gambit'.
Try Jobava's 4th move deviation in the Rossolimo Sicilian.
How I got 1 million views
Maxim Dlugy explains how to produce a winner.
Jan Timman shows some instructive mistakes.
What is Yannick Pelletier's greatest fear?
Contributors to this issue
Levon Aronian, Jeroen Bosch, Maxim Dlugy, David Edmonds, Anish Giri, John Henderson, Dylan McClain, Peter Heine Nielsen, Maxim Notkin, Arthur van de Oudeweetering, Yannick Pelletier, Judit Polgar, Matthew Sadler, Sergey Shipov, Nigel Short, Jan Timman, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave