World class players analyze their brilliancies and explain the ideas behind the moves to you, opening specialists present the latest trends in opening theory and offer exciting ideas for your repertoire. Master trainers in the fields of tactics, strategy, and the endgame show you the tricks and techniques a successful tournament player needs! DVD with several hours of video + booklet.
Highlights of this issue
Pearls from Wijk
Giri, Van Foreest, Grandelius, Harikrishna, Duda and Wojtaszek comment on highlights from Tata Steel 2021
The young Magnus Carlsen
CBM authors annotate their favourite game from the period before Carlsen became World Champion in 2013
Ditching the double fianchetto!
Patrick Zelbel‘s aggressive recipe 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.g3 g6 3.Bg2 Bg7 4.0–0 0–0 5.d4 d6 6.b3 e5!
The bishops‘ squeeze!
Spyridon Kapnisis hits the Sicilian Rauzer with 6.Bg5/7.Bb5!
White killer queen on h5
Dangerous living for Black - 33 x tactics
Carlsen - So 0-1!
Tournament winner Wesley So reviews a crucial final game of the Skilling Open
Endgame special rook and bishop vs. rook
Thorsten Cmiel explains all you need to know in practice
Italian à la Dubov
Daniel King shows a new recipe from the ever creative Russian (Video)
Play like the 15-year-old Magnus!
Along with Simon Williams go through the game Carlsen-Gronn “Move by Move“
Gambit à la Kasparov
Evgeny Postny presents the super sound 1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 e5 5.Nb5 d5 6.cxd5 Bc5
Scotch, sharp, sac as Black!
Vladimir Fedoseev dissects his brilliancy against Maxim Matlakov from the Russian Super Finale
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