Publisher: New In Chess, 2013, Pages: 248, Paperback
"The first issue with exercises in the Surveys!"
Readers from all over the world join in discussions on previous Surveys. Titled players, correspondence players and club players shed their light on opening developments and search for the truth together. With contributions by Alexander Bangiev, Arthur van de Oudeweetering, Pavel Martynov, Ahmed Odeev and many others.
In his Opening Takes, Joel Benjamin looks at important tendencies in the latest top tournaments, and Alexey Kuzmin collects the most important novelties from the Tal Memorial in Moscow.
Titled players, correspondence players and club players from all over the world join in discussions about previous Surveys and opening developments and search for the truth together. Including some high-level analysis by Viacheslav Zakhartsov and Nikolay Ninov.
In Benjamin’s Opening Takes and Kuzmin’s Harvest, grandmasters Joel Benjamin and Alexey Kuzmin present their views on novelties and opening tendencies in the latest top tournaments.
Glenn Flear reviews Sergey Kasparov’s The Dynamic Benko Gambit, The Sharpest Sicilian by Kiril Georgiev and Atanas Kolev, the final issue of Alexander Khalifman’s Opening for White According to Anand, and the French book Dégainez la Kalachnikov by Mathieu Cornette and Fabian Libiszewski.
Sicilian Defence - Moscow Variation 3...Nc6 - SI 1.6 - Halkias
Sicilian Defence - Sveshnikov Variation 7.Nd5 - SI 35.5 - De Dovitis
Sicilian Defence - Taimanov Variation 6...Nf6 - SI 40.2 - I. Almasi
French Defence - Steinitz Variation 5.f4 - FR 4.4 - Sumets
Caro-Kann Defence - Panov Attack 7.Bb5 - CK 1.12 - Lukacs/Hazai
Caro-Kann Defence - Panov Attack 5...g6 - CK 3.2 - S. Kasparov
Petroff Defence - Steinitz Variation 4...Bc5 - RG 2.1 - Olthof
Ruy Lopez - Yurtaev Variation 6...Bc5 - RL 12.6 - A. Kuzmin
Ruy Lopez - Early Divergences 6.d3 - RL 13.5 - Illingworth
Italian Game - Evans Gambit 5...Ba5 - IG 5.8 - Zeller
Scotch Opening - Classical Variation 5.Nb3 - SO 5.7-8 - Finkel
King’s Pawn Openings - Ponziani 3.c3 Nf6 - KP 8.7 - Bosch
King’s Pawn Openings - Two Knights’ Defence 5...Na5 - KP 12.8 - Panczyk/Ilczuk
Slav Defence - Slow Slav 4...Bf5 - SL 1.7 - Marin
Slav Defence - Schlechter Variation 4...g6 - SL 10.3+8 - Kidambi
Catalan Opening - Accepted 4...dc4 - CA 3.1 - Pucher
Nimzo-Indian Defence - Classical Variation 4...d6 - NI 24.5 - Ikonnikov
Queen’s Indian Defence - Classical Variation 4...Bb7 - QI 6.1 - Finkel
Grünfeld Indian Defence - Fianchetto Variation 3.g3 - GI 1.3 - Zakhartsov
Grünfeld Indian Defence - Exchange Variation 7.Bg5 - GI 4.1 - Timoshenko/Kruppa
Grünfeld Indian Defence - Exchange Variation 7.Bc4 - GI 5.11 - Van der Tak
Grünfeld Indian Defence - Brinckmann’s 5.Bf4 - GI 7.7 - Adorjan/Vegh
King’s Indian Defence - Fianchetto Variation 5.g3 - KI 69.7 - Okhotnik/Appleberry
King’s Indian Defence - Semi-Sämisch 7.Nec3 - KI 81.3 - Kapengut
Benoni Defence - Modern Benoni 7.Bf4 - BI 12.11 - Vegh
English Opening - Symmetrical Variation 4...g6 - EO 34.3 - Vilela
Réti Opening - 1...d5 2.c4 e6 - RE 10.3 - Fogarasi