Highlights of this issue
A creative draw
Anish Giri annotates his game vs. Grischuk from the candidates tournament
Beating the world champion
Grand Prix winner Nana Dzagnidze shows how she turned the tables against Ju Wenjun
Viktor Moskalenko goes for …h6/…g5!? in the Classical French
A modern Nimzo-Indian
Alexey Kuzmin investigates the sharp 4.f3 c5 5.d5
"Very interesting from start to finish"
Alireza Firouzja analyses his triumph over Jan Krzysztof Duda from Prague
Play like MVL and make best use of your pieces: “Move by Move” with Simon Williams
Top players annotate their games
Giri, Duda, Firouzja, Harikrishna, Navara, Vidit, Vitiugov, Muzychuk, Ju Wenjun, Dzagnidze, Goryachkina et al.
With major pieces and different coloured bishops
Attacking in the middlegame - Mihail Marin shows you the way!
Black wants the bishops
Evgeny Postny tackles the Ruy Lopez with 5…Nxe4 6.d4 Be7!?
In Oliver Reeh's interactive tactics video, "The innocent h-pawn" proves to make all the difference
The Slav under pressure
Jan Werle shows what fascinates him about the rediscovered line 4.e3 Bg4 5.Qb3 Qb6 6.Ne5 (video)
Welcome to the Two Knights Party! Renato Quintiliano makes the pieces dance again (Part III)
Drawn? No way!
Karsten Müller dissects recent rook and double rook endings
Pirc power unleashed!
Yago Santiago likes 4.f3 Bg7 5.Be3 c6 6.Qd2 b5!?