Chessbase Magazine #169 - December 2015 / January 2016
Socar Azerbaijan once again started as favourites in the European Club Cup, but the Russian team Siberia was hardly any weaker. In the decisive match Kramnik secured an important point against Topalov. Vladimir Kramnik has annotated this key game for ChessBase Magazine. Further annotations have been provided by Bartel, Gormally, Krasenkow, Meulders, Mokal, Pavlovic, Postny, Roiz, Shah, Stohl, Swiercz and Szabo.World Cup
Once more the tournament in KO system brought forth extremely entertaining but also high-class games. In the all-Russian final, Sergej Karjakin was victorious over Peter Svidler. One of the heroes of the tournament was Pavel Eljanov. The ChessBase author ejected, for example, Grischuk, Jakovenko and Nakamura from the tournament and managed to gain over 30 Elo points. The Ukrainian has analysed for us his victory against the American. You will also find on the DVD annotations by Edouard, Ftacnik, Havasi, Krasenkow, Marin, Mokal, Pavlovic, Roiz, Sethuraman, Stohl, Szabo and Wagner. 17 daily summaries by Daniel King have also been included in the report on the DVD.System requirements
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