NEW: ChessBase Magazine #169

11/30/2015 – Enjoy highlights of the FIDE World Cup and the European Club Cup, analysed and commented by top players such as Vladimir Kramnik and Pavel Eljanov. Let Erwin l'Ami show you a practical repertoire against the Dutch (2.Nc3 d5 3.Bg5 d5 4.e3) or join Karsten Müller to find a spectacular draw in an opposite-colored bishop ending from the World Cup final.

Komodo 12 Komodo 12

In computer chess there is no getting past Komodo, a two-time ICGA Computer World Chess Champion. Find out how Komodo can take your game to the next level!

More...

Introductory video by Karsten Müller

The editor’s top ten

1. Masterful ease: enjoy Kramnik's attacking win over Topalov with the analysis of the ex-world champion.
2. Eljanov-Nakamura: the best player in the World Cup shows how to defeat the best players in the world.
3. Practical repertoire against the Dutch: Erwin l'Ami initiates you into the subtleties of the variation 2.Nc3 d5 3.Bg5 d5 4.e3 (video)
4. What can you do against the Wing Gambit (1.e4 c5 2.b4 cxb4 3.a3)? In his opening article Robert Ris demonstrates new and surprising ways.
5. Chinese elite chess: play through the game Ding Liren-Wei Yi „Move by Move“ with Simon Williams. (Video training)
6. Overwhelming attack, outstanding annotations: enjoy Sutovsky-Shirov with the analyses of the winner (Najdorf Variation with 6.h3).
7. Missed chance in the World Cup final: together with Karsten Müller find a spectacular drawing possibility in an ending with bishops and opposite colours! (Video)
8. Are there strong doubled pawns? Let Mihail Marin show you when doubled pawns signify an advantage and how to exploit it.
9. “Play of the day”: Daniel King documents the dramatic end of the World Cup tiebreaks between Karjakin and Eljanov. (Video analysis)
10. Tactics to open your eyes: enjoy the most amazing tactical point in this issue! (Interactive video by Oliver Reeh)
 

  View full index of contents in pdf...

€19.95
€16.76 without VAT (for Customers outside the EU)
$18.98 (without VAT)

Order in the ChessBase shop!



Discussion and Feedback Join the public discussion or submit your feedback to the editors


Discuss

Rules for reader comments

 
 

Not registered yet? Register