NIC Yearbook 105 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    Vladimir Kramnik is More Equal Than Others in the Scotch

    NIC Yearbook 105 - HARDCOVER EDITION
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    Publication Date: February 19, 2013
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 246

    The Yearbook contains all major new chess opening developments in 35 chapters. Each issue brings dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. An accessible way to keep up to date with main line opening theory.

    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. Including some very special Olympiad coverage by Viktor Moskalenko and Guliskhan Nakhbayeva!

    Columns
    In Benjamin’s Opening Takes and Kuzmin’s Harvest, grandmasters Joel Benjamin and Alexey Kuzmin present their views on novelties and opening tendencies in the latest top tournaments.

    Book Reviews
    In this issue, Glenn Flear reviews Mayhem in the Morra, the latest Sicilian craze, by Marc Esserman, Victor Bologan’s new opening book The Powerful Catalan, The Complete Slav by Konstantin Sakaev, and Lars Schandorff’s 1.d4 – The Indian Defences.

    Surveys
    Sicilian Defence - Najdorf Variation 6.a4 - SI 14.5 - Finkel
    Sicilian Defence - Taimanov Variation 7.f4 - SI 40.2 - I. Almasi
    French Defence - Winawer Variation 6...Qc7 - FR 11.8 - Karolyi
    French Defence - Tarrasch Variation 3...Nf6 - FR 17.11 - Tzermiadianos
    Caro-Kann Defence - Panov Attack 6...Bb4 - CK 3.1 - Sumets
    Caro-Kann Defence - Panov Attack 6...Ne4 - CK 3.4 - Lukacs/Hazai
    Caro-Kann Defence - Classical Variation 6.h4 - CK 12.3 - Tuncer
    Ruy Lopez - Delayed Cozio Variation 4...Nge7 - RL 9.1 - Van de Oudeweetering
    Ruy Lopez - New Arkhangelsk Variation 6...Bc5 - RL 12.6 - A. Kuzmin
    Ruy Lopez - Early Divergences 6.d3 - RL 13.5 - Illingworth
    Ruy Lopez - Open Variation 9.Nbd2 - RL 27.11 - Van der Tak
    Scotch Opening - Four Knights Variation 4.d4 - SO 3.1-2 - Flear
    Scotch Opening - Classical Variation 5.Nb3 - SO 5.8 - Finkel
    King’s Pawn Openings - Centre Game 2.d4 - KP 2.6-11 - Adorjan/Vegh
    Slav Defence - Chebanenko Variation 5.e3 - SL 3.1 - S. Kasparov
    Slav Defence - Botvinnik Variation 16...Qa6 - SL 7.8 - Olthof
    Slav Defence - Schlechter Variation 4...g6 - SL 10.3+8 - Kidambi
    Catalan Opening - Accepted Variation 4...dc4 - CA 3.4 - Horvath/Juhasz
    Nimzo-Indian Defence - Classical Variation 4...0-0 - NI 20.2 - De Dovitiis
    Bogo-Indian Defence - 4.Bd2 Be7 Line - QI 1.3 - Panczyk/Ilczuk
    Grünfeld Indian Defence - 4.e3 Line - GI 3.1 - V. Georgiev/Arnaudov
    Grünfeld Indian Defence - Exchange Variation 7.Nf3 - GI 4.8 - Lemos Sarro
    Grünfeld Indian Defence - Exchange Variation 7.Nf3 - GI 4.16 - Karolyi
    Grünfeld Indian Defence - 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Qa4 Line - GI 7.4 - Vegh
    King's Indian Defence - Classical Variation 9.b4 - KI 4.6+9 - Ikonnikov
    English Opening - Reversed Dragon 3...d5 - EO 3.11 - V. Georgiev/Arnaudov
    English Opening - Symmetrical Variation 3...g6 - EO 29.1 - Vilela

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