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Art.-No.: LZNICM0905
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New in Chess Magazine 2009/5

106 pages, paperback, New in Chess, 1. edition 2009.

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Language English
Author ten Geuzendam, Dirk Jan
Timman, Jan
Publisher New in Chess
Edition 1.
Medium Book
Weight 200 g
Width 16.5 cm
Height 24 cm
Pages 106
Year of Publication 2009
Binding paperback

006 NIC's Café

010 Marcel Duchamp, The Art Of Chess Marcel Duchamp, The Art of Chess , written by art critics Francis M. Naumann and Bradley Bailey with game analysis by WGM Jennifer Shahade, explores the web of connections between chess and the art of the French genius.

016 Touring the Land Where Only 1st Place Counts Undaunted after the bitter pill he had had to swallow at the Foxwoods Open, our fearless reporter Loek van Wely continued his American tour.

026 Ivanchuk Bounces Back in Bazna Once again Vasily Ivanchuk confirmed that he is one of the most unpredictable elite players on the circuit. At the Kings Tournament in Bazna, the erratic Ukrainian stopped his free fall in the FIDE rating list to win the strongest event ever to be held on Romanian soil.

036 Interview: Miguel Illescas For more than a decade he was Spain's most successful player. These days Miguel Illescas is a businessman and entrepreneur, running a chess school, an internet chess club and a publishing house. Still, the main reason why Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam went to visit the Spanish GM in his native Barcelona was Illescas' involvement as an advisor and trainer in two historic matches.

045 Magnus vs. the Chinese Wall Miguel Illescas investigates an ending that he couldn't get out of his head.

048 Motylev's Finest Moment In spite of the financial crisis that has hit Russia hard, the Anatoly Karpov tournament in Poikovsky celebrated its 10th anniversary with the strongest edition so far. Seeded eighth, 29-year-old Alexander Motylev played the tournament of his life, outclassing the field with a 2916 performance. An eyewitness report from the Nefteyugansky district by Poikovsky regular Victor Bologan.

060 The Overcoat Genna Sosonko writes about the first prize in the Georgian Championship of 1945 that served Tigran Petrosian for many years.

062 Life in the Old Dog Inspired by his dashing win at the Sigeman tournament Nigel Short gives his thoughts free rein. 'I guess I must have a little Viking blood, because Scandinavia seems to agree with me.'

074 A Chess Player's Tragic End Olimpiu G. Urcan paints a compelling portrait of Arthur Reynolds (1910-1943), a chess player who volunteered to serve his country at war and paid the highest price.

082 Superfluous Pieces... And how to jettison them! In the second part of his delightful survey Oleg Pervakov focuses on the joy of giving away pieces in endgame studies.

088 Chess Among the Amigos For the first time in his career Vladimir Potkin took part in the Capablanca Memorial and, boy, did he enjoy the trip to Cuba!

095 Those Who Can, Teach Having read The Chess Instructor 2009 , Jonathan Rowson muses about the difficulty of teaching in general and teaching chess in particular.

100 Anand Meets Leko in Bonn Postscript Jan Timman takes a closer look at the theoretical discussions in the rapid match that Peter Leko and World Champion Vishy Anand played in Miskolc.

106 Just Checking Guess who's Joel Benjamin's favourite artist?

New in Chess Magazine 2009/5