ChessBase Magazine #144 - October 2011
Interactive Chess Magazine (PC-DVD)
A hot summer for chess means that the new issue of ChessBase Magazine contains five really top tournaments. Starting with the World Team Championship in Ningbo in China and the Russian Championship in Moscow via classic tournaments in Biel and Dortmund going all the way to the Botvinnik Memorial, in which the four best players in the world tested their rapid chess skills against each other. A particular theme this time is the Chess Festival in Biel (see cover). On the DVD you will find more than three hours of video analysis and with contributions from Carlsen, Morozevich, Shirov, Vachier-Lagrave, Caruana and Pelletier all the participants have something to say to you. Amongst the other star authors in the issue there are Kramnik, Aronian, Ponomariov, Le Quang and Hou Yifan. Not to mention the 11 openings articles with thorough analysis and ideas for your repertoire which await you.