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Saturday, November 20, 2010 17:34
As opposed to the well-known expression “Don’t try this at home”, Karjakin’s approach against the Petroff can easily be adopted straightaway by anyone: 5.Nc3, taking back with the d-pawn, followed by Be3, Qd2, 0–0–0 and h4. Sometimes it's enough to beat Kramnik. Find out how in ChessVibes Openings issue #98. What is ChessVibes Openings? Every...
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Thursday, November 11, 2010 20:12
We're that fast. A theoretical overview of Aronian-Kramnik, the consequences of Mamedyarov's pawn sac in the Breyer, the impact of the 5.Nc3 Petroff in Nakamura-Kramnik - cutting edge opening theory from the Tal Memorial, sent to our growing number of subscribers last night in issue #97! Subscribe easily via Paypal, credit card or iDEAL. What is...
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Friday, October 29, 2010 16:20
In the first round of the Unive tournament in Hoogeveen, Shirov totally crushed the normally rock solid Tiviakov in his favorite 3...Qd6 Scandinavian. The fireworks would fit perfectly into the next volume of Shirov's own games collection, but you can already find all ins and outs, and much more, in ChessVibes Openings #95. Subscribe easily via...
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Thursday, October 21, 2010 17:11
"I know, it is too much, but this game deserved it!" This is what IM Robert Ris wrote when he emailed his analysis of Anand-Shirov from Bilbao. It was almost impossible to fit it on just one A4 page of ChessVibes Openings, but the uncut version of his extensive analysis can be enjoyed via the PGN file of course! Get this, and more, in ChessVibes...
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Thursday, October 07, 2010 14:24
It seems that Shirov refuted the Caro-Kann line 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 Bf5 4.Nf3 e6 5.Be2 Ne7 6.0–0 Bg6 7.Nbd2 Nf5 brilliantly against Jobava, but how exactly? And did you know that the 9.g4 Dragon is currently quite popular again? Read it all in ChessVibes Openings #92. Subscribe easily via Paypal, credit card or iDEAL. The latest novelties in...
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Thursday, September 30, 2010 5:32
What are the pros and cons of Nakamura's 9...Ne8 against Kramnik's 9.Nd2 in that fascinating King's Indian at the Olympiad? Is Short's handling of the Max Lange Attack something you should add to your repertoire? In ChessVibes Openings #91 you can find the answer to this, and much more. Subscribe easily via Paypal, credit card or iDEAL. The...
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Thursday, September 23, 2010 23:00
Is it still possible to answer the sharp 6.Bg5 Najdorf with the 6...e6 7.f4 Nc6 line? How did Karjakin use the theme of opposite-coloured bishops in the middlegame, in the first round of the Olympiad? In ChessVibes Openings #90 you can find the answer to this, and much more. Subscribe easily via Paypal, credit card or iDEAL. The latest novelties...
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Thursday, September 16, 2010 16:46
What exactly went wrong for the World against Carlsen in that King's Indian? How strong was Shirov's 4.f3 against Kramnik's Nimzo? A new chess season is about to begin and is there a better moment to get your openings up to date? The easiest way is a subscription to our PDF (+PGN!) magazine ChessVibes Openings. The latest novelties in your...
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Tuesday, June 01, 2010 19:49
Last week Dmitry Jakovenko defeated Ernesto Inarkiev at the ACP World Rapid Cup, using the devastating 12.Ncb5!! - a theoretical novelty that won on the spot. Inarkiev could have prevented this disaster as the move was mentioned the day before the game in ChessVibes Openings #73! Last Saturday GM Jan Timman visited my local chess club, Caissa...
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Thursday, May 27, 2010 18:04
ChessVibes Openings is our weekly PDF (+PGN!) magazine that discusses recent developments in opening theory. It brings the latest novelties right into your mailbox. If you subscribe now you can purchase all issues published so far for just 25 Euros extra. This way you get the first five months of 2010 for free! Can you imagine a better way to...

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