New in Chess Magazine 2019/6
98 pages, brochure, New in Chess, 1. edition 2019
006 Delivering chess
In Ekaterinburg you can have a chessboard and pieces home delivered by a courier on horseback.
008 NIC’s Café
Is it true that Deep Blue is hanging out unrecognized in Washington Square in New York?
011 Your Move
Bobby Fischer was lightyears ahead of anyone else. Or was he not such a superior champion? And not everyone shares Nigel Short’s views on the Falklands.
012 Magnus on the march
An infographic on the World Champion’s recent string of successes.
013 Fair & Square
Hunter Davies knew it all along: Chess is a drug. They’re all addicts, players and press.
014 Classic Magnus
In another sparkling show of creativity and willpower, Magnus Carlsen outclassed the field in the first classical leg of the Grand Chess Tour in Zagreb.
021 Celeb64: Madonna
036 What are the odds?
036 What are the odds?
How a bitter feud about gambling may revolutionize chess in Norway.
040 Maximize Your Tactics
Find the right moves.
042 The meteoric rise of Gukesh
Perhaps the greatest Indian talent to follow in the footsteps of Vishy Anand is 13-year-old Dommaraju Gukesh, the second youngest grandmaster in history.
050 Armageddon in Riga library
Once again Shakhriyar Mamedyarov proved what an unpredictable force he is. After his early elimination at the Moscow GP, the Azeri star bounced back with a win in the Riga Grand Prix.
062 Judit Polgar
Blunders used to be gross mistakes, but these days there are also high-level ‘blunders’ that every player can draw lessons from.
066 Chess Pattern Recognition
Inflicting doubled pawns on yourself by offering a queen exchange: why would you do that?
068 The spirit of Amber
At the Levitov Chess Week eight top GMs competed at the Waldorf Astoria in Amsterdam, almost unnoticed, including Vladimir Kramnik, who briefly came out of retirement for this private party.
078 The Blitz Whisperer
Maxim Dlugy shares what he learned from the blitz games of the Paris leg of the Grand Chess Tour.
086 Sadler on Books
Matthew Sadler gives you a taste of a rich harvest of new books.
092 Prodigious Pragga
At the Xtracon Open in Helsingor, Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa won his first major international tournament at the tender age of 13 years and 11 months.
098 Just Checking
Does Simen Agdestein believe that chess players have typical shortcomings?