Chess Informant 105 contains 315 annotated games and 412 variations.
It includes events held between January 1st, 2009 and April 30th, 2009, including Wijk aan Zee, Moscow, Topalov - Kamsky (m), Linares, Budva, Nice (rapid), Nalchik, etc.
Contributors include V. Anand, Kramnik, Leko, Ivanchuk, B. Gelfand, Svidler, Dominguez Perez, Rublevsky, Tiviakov, Kasimdzhanov, Vitiugov, Motylev, Inarkiev, N. Short, Ivan Sokolov, Dreev, Predojevic, Amonatov, M. Kobalia, Va. Salov, A. Beliavsky, Roiz, M. Gurevich, Ar. Jussupow, J. Benjamin, L. Christiansen, Ribli, Ch. Lutz, Jan Timman, Mikhalchishin, Speelman, and many others.
As well as trademark sections such as the voting for the ten best games and the ten most important theoretical novelties from Chess Informant 104, theoretical survey in ECO format, the most interesting recent combinations, endings and studies, tournament standings and crosstables, and the best of Ruslan Ponomariov's creative output. Column "Modern Chess Theory" completely covers four most popular openings C 45, B 90, C 88 and D 15.