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New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings. Each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess opening theory. Have a look at what this issue has to offer.
In the Forum this time we have a hot novelty by Andras Adorjan that never saw the light of day. There are several historical contributions (of course not forgetting the new developments!) by René Olthof and A.C. van der Tak and a couple of interesting letters by theoretically well-versed readers.
From Our Own Correspondent
In his 6th column about correspondence chess, Erwin l’Ami aims to prove that Black is still OK theoretically also on email, though in this column the score is 5:0 for White! We see, among others, an amazing new knight move for White in the Classical King’s Indian, an exotic line of the Dutch Defence, and even a serious correspondence player who employs the Albin Countergambit.
In Glenn Flear’s Reviews column the discussion about certain opening names crops up again. Flear reviews Gennadi Timoschenko’s controversial book on The Chelyabinsk Variation (which some of us will know as the Sveshnikov Variation) of the Sicilian, also the more general treatment of The Sicilian Defense by Jerzy Konikowski and Uwe Bekemann, Maxim Chetverik’s The Queen’s Indian Defense Main Line 4.g3 System and the highly ambitious new book by Ivan Sokolov and Ivan Salgado Lopez, The Chigorin Bible.
With more than 75 practical opening exercises to test your understanding.