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New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2019/6

The Meteoric Rise of Gukesh

Product Code: NIC1906


New In Chess 2019#6 brings you 106 pages of the best in Chess

This Issue:

6 Delivering chess

In Ekaterinburg you can have a chessboard and pieces home delivered by a courier on horseback.

8 NIC’s Café

Is it true that Deep Blue is hanging out unrecognized in Washington Square in New York?

11 Your Move

Bobby Fischer was lightyears ahead of anyone else. Or was he not such a superior champion? And not everyone shares Nigel Short’s views on the Falklands.

12 Magnus on the march

An infographic on the World Champion’s recent string of successes.

13 Fair & Square

Hunter Davies knew it all along: Chess is a drug. They’re all addicts, players and press.

14 Classic Magnus

In another sparkling show of creativity and willpower, Magnus Carlsen outclassed the field in the first classical leg of the Grand Chess Tour in Zagreb.

21 Celeb64: Madonna

36 What are the odds?

How a bitter feud about gambling may revolutionize chess in Norway.

40 Maximize Your Tactics

Find the right moves.

42 The meteoric rise of Gukesh

Perhaps the greatest Indian talent to follow in the footsteps of Vishy Anand is 13-year-old Dommaraju Gukesh, the second youngest grandmaster in history.

50 Armageddon in Riga library

Once again Shakhriyar Mamedyarov proved what an unpredictable force he is. After his early elimination at the Moscow GP, the Azeri star bounced back with a win in the Riga Grand Prix.

62 Judit Polgar

Blunders used to be gross mistakes, but these days there are also high-level ‘blunders’ that every player can draw lessons from.

66 Chess Pattern Recognition

Inflicting doubled pawns on yourself by offering a queen exchange: why would you do that?

68 The spirit of Amber

At the Levitov Chess Week eight top GMs competed at the Waldorf Astoria in Amsterdam, almost unnoticed, including Vladimir Kramnik, who briefly came out of retirement for this private party.

78 The Blitz Whisperer

Maxim Dlugy shares what he learned from the blitz games of the Paris leg of the Grand Chess Tour.

86 Sadler on Books

Matthew Sadler gives you a taste of a rich harvest of new books.

92 Prodigious Pragga

At the Xtracon Open in Helsingor, Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa won his first major international tournament at the tender age of 13 years and 11 months.

98 Just Checking

Does Simen Agdestein believe that chess players have typical shortcomings?

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ISBN 9789056918439
Manufacturer New in Chess
Pages 106 pages
Publication Date Dec 5, 2019
Number of Issues Individual Issue
Notation Type FAN - Figurine