New In Chess Magazine 2017/5


New In Chess Magazine 2017/5


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New In Chess Magazine 2017/5

New In Chess 2017/5 looks at the brilliant victory of Levon Aronian in Norway Chess, one of the strongest chess tournaments ever played. In a fascinating interview, Aronian talks to editor-in-chief Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam about Magnus and Tal, about Yerevan and San Sebastian, about Bruckner and early Baroque. And of course there is an abundance of exclusive masterclasses by elite players from all over the world: Wesley So, Levon Aronian, Fabiano Caruana, Anish Giri and many others.

Other stories to enjoy and lessons to be learned in this issue:

  • On-the-spot reports from Paris, Leuven, Stavanger and Khanty-Mansiysk
  • Was Norway Chess the strongest tournament ever?
  • Magnus claims both legs in Paris and Leuven
  • Local hero Maxime Vachier-Lagrave on the rampage in the blitz
  • How good is Garry Kasparov's new book? 2700-plus, says reviewer Jonathan Rowson
  • A letter from Prague from David Navara
  • Nigel Short: fine chess on fertile soil
  • Pattern recognition: silently sacking the exchange
  • Heath Ledger, chess player
  • SOS: a simple and effective weapon against the Scotch
  • Judit Polgar: how nice to have Peter Leko on board one
  • Maximize your tactics!
  • Sadler on books: What makes a really great book?
  • What is Vidit Gujrathi's greatest fear?
  • and much more