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OUT NOW: New In Chess 2012 #3

New In Chess 2012 #3 is out now!

In this issue:

The Mozart of Chess
A comparison with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart may well be the highest praise a chess player can earn. Adam Feinstein has no doubts and pays a compelling tribute to Jose Raul Capablanca, the Cuban genius, who believed that chess had been invented for him.

 
Food for Thought from Plovdiv
At the European Individual Championship the zero-tolerance rule and a new anti-draw measure caused a lot of commotion and frustration.
 
Interview: Dmitry Jakovenko
The new European Champion, talks to Vladimir Barsky about his passion for mathematics and his ambitions in chess.
 
Chess City Reykjavik
Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam returned to Iceland for the Reykjavik Open, an increasingly popular destination for pros and amateurs from all corners of the earth. Top-seed Fabiano Caruana came and delivered.
 
Bobby Fischer Comes Home
Helgi Olafsson describes how Bobby Fischer caught a six-pound salmon on their fishing trip and turned out to be quite a decent singer. A pre-publication from Olafsson's book about his complex friendship with Fischer during his last years in Iceland.
 
The Adrenaline Lover
European Women’s Champion Valentina Gunina talks about the sacrifices she and her family had to make and the adrenaline that makes it all worth it.
 
Plus:
- Nigel Short’s column
- book reviews by Luke McShane
- Hans Ree on the Informant
- Jan Timman on the German Bundesliga
- and much more.
 
 
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