Publisher: New In Chess, 2009 Edition: Paperback medium ISBN: 978-90-5691-265-9 Pages: 248 Language: English
Forum Readers from all over the world join in discussions on previous surveys. Titled players, correspondence players and club players shed their light on opening developments and search for the truth together. With contributions by Alexey Kuzmin, Viacheslav Zakhartsov, Alexis Cabrera, José Vilela and many others.
Sosonko’s Corner What does Genna Sosonko think about recent developments in his old pet line, the Sicilian Dragon? In this issue’s Corner, dedicated to the 65th birthday of his illustrious friend grandmaster Roman Dzindzichashvili, Sosonko shows he is still on top of things. He also reveals a surprising view on a topical line of the Max Lange Gambit.
Book Reviews Glenn Flear scrutinizes every inch of a book, including the cover. The first book he reviews this time is Alexander Beliavsky and Adrian Mikhalchishin’s ‘The Petrosian System Against the QID’, a variation that needed serious covering for a long time – something we can leave to these seasoned grandmasters. More limited in scope is Andrew Greet’s ‘play the Queen’s Indian’, but it’s a great introduction to the QID. A new monumental book on 1.d4 openings is Lars Schandorff’s ‘Playing the Queen’s Gambit’, which focuses on the sharpest lines. And Valentin Bogdanov’s latest effort, ‘Chess Explained: The Grünfeld’ is so inspiring it might even make you turn off your computer for a while!
Surveys Sicilian Defence - Najdorf Variation 6.Be3 Ng4 - SI 14.7 - Vilela Sicilian Defence - Dragon Variation 10...Rb8 - SI 18.16 - A.Kuzmin Sicilian Defence - Perenyi Attack 7.g4 - SI 19.14 - Karolyi Sicilian Defence - Rauzer Variation 7...Be7 - SI 27.10 - Galkin Sicilian Defence - Sveshnikov Variation 9.Nd5 - SI 37.8 - Rogozenco Sicilian Defence - Taimanov Variation 5...Qc7 - SI 40.2 - Fogarasi Sicilian Defence - Taimanov Variation 5...Qc7 - SI 40.4 - Adla/Glavina Sicilian Defence - Grand Prix Attack 5.Bc4 - SI 49.4 - Grivas King’s Fianchetto - 4.f4 Line; 4...a6 - KF 14.4 - Finkel French Defence - Rubinstein Variation 7.c3 - FR 7.4 - Finkel Caro-Kann Defence - Advance Variation 3.e5 - CK 4.1 - Landa Ruy Lopez - Exchange Variation 5...Bd6 - RL 8.7 - Boersma Ruy Lopez - Marshall Attack 15.Qe2 - RL 17.6 - Lukacs/Hazai Ruy Lopez - Zaitsev Variation 9...Bb7 - RL 26.8 - Van der Wiel Italian Game - Giuoco Piano 6...a6 - IG 2.10 - Tiviakov Scotch Opening - Mieses Variation 8...Ba6 - SO 4.4 - Greenfeld King’s Pawn Openings - Philidor Defence 7...a6 - KP 4.13 - A. Kuzmin Various Openings - Fajarowicz Gambit 3...Ne4 - VO 17.6 - Gutman Queen’s Gambit Declined - Tartakower Variation 8.g4 - QO 7.1 - Olthof Slav Defence - Slow Slav 4.e3 - SL 1.7 - Anka Slav Defence - Krause Variation 7...Nb6 - SL 4.5 - Lukacs/Hazai Slav Defence - Botvinnik Variation 16.Na4 - SL 7.8 - Palliser Catalan Opening - Open Variation 6...dc4 - CA 5.6 - Vladimirov Nimzo-Indian Defence - Classical Variation 4...0-0 - NI 24.13 - De Jong Nimzo-Indian Defence - Ragozin Variation 4.Nf3 d5 - NI 27.5 - Antic Nimzo-Indian Defence - Ragozin Variation 4.Nf3 d5 - NI 27.6 - Panczyk/Ilczuk Queen’s Indian Defence - ...c6, ...d5 System - QI 6.1 - Tiviakov Queen’s Indian Defence - Nimzowitsch Variation 4...Ba6 - QI 14.9 - Zakhartsov Grünfeld Indian Defence - 3.f3 Line - GI 1.1 - Mikhalevski Grünfeld Indan Defence - Accelerated Russian System 4.Qb3 - GI 3.1 - Ikonnikov King's Indian Defence - Sämisch Variation 6...Nc6 - KI 35.10 - Kaufman Queen’s Pawn Openings - Colle System 4.dc5 - QP 6.4 - Panczyk/Ilczuk English Opening - Symmetrical Variation 4.g3 - EO 40.6 - Marin/Stoica