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Friday, July 29, 2011 23:01
Wanna know about the future of the Jänisch Ruy Lopez? Having a hard time keeping track of the latest Grünfeld developments? Receive the latest opening novelties right in your mailbox with ChessVibes Openings, our weekly PDF magazine (+ PGN!) covering the latest openings news, co-authored by the two experienced coaches and International Masters...
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Saturday, June 25, 2011 5:18
One of the most annoying lines these days against the Sveshnikov is 11.c4, where White gains a firm grip on the centre without giving Black a real chance to employ the dynamic play he's looking for. However, one of the biggest experts in this field, Ukrainian GM Moiseenko, has come up with a new approach to deal with this solid line. Find all...
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Thursday, June 09, 2011 22:02
If it hadn't been clear before, it's very clear now. The Advance Variation may be the most critical way of playing against the Caro-Kann, but only if White chooses a healthy positional approach with 4.Nf3 or related lines, and not when he goes all-out for the attack with anything based on the double-edged move g4. The theoretical impact of the...
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Thursday, May 19, 2011 20:38
This week's CVO #124 is chuck full of hot opening theory, coming from the Candidates matches in Kazan right into your mailbox. Learn more about Kamsky's intriguing attacking concept 8.h3/9.Qf3 in the 6.Be3 Najdorf, or Gelfand's 4.Bg5 Grünfeld. Did you know that a combined subscription to CVO & CVT gets you a serious discount? The latest...
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Thursday, May 12, 2011 18:30
We started our magazine ChessVibes Openings in the first week of January, 2009 and quite often we are asked if it's possible to purchase back issues. Our answer: yes you can! You will receive a ZIP file with all PDFs and PGNs, and also one big PGN file with all issues together, which means a wonderful overview of the most important novelties from...
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Friday, April 22, 2011 18:04
Last week, the always inspiring Ian Nepomniachtchi used Bobby Fischer's 6.h3 line against the Najdorf to beat Dmitry Frolyanov with a crushing mating attack. Guess what, IM Robert Ris enjoyed analysing this as the Game of the week in ChessVibes Openings 120. By the way, if you subscribe before May 1st, you pay less. The price goes up, slightly...
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Thursday, April 14, 2011 22:07
This week's ChessVibes Openings #119 provides a deeper look into the brilliant attacking game Zhao Jun-Xiu Deshun and discusses its Sämisch Nimzo along the way. Besides, we have a look at the 5.Nc3 line of the Petroff, the 'Réti Gambit' (1.Nf3 Nf6 2.g3 d5 3.Bg2 c6 4.c4), the Slav with 6.Ne5 and the Chebanenko Slav. Subscribe for just 25 Euros a...
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Saturday, April 09, 2011 5:52
Now that's what we call hard core theory: one of the seconds of World Champion Vishy Anand playing the Poisoned Pawn variation of the Sicilian Najdorf. Learn all the ins and outs in ChessVibes Openings issue 118, which analyzes the theoretical game Nisipeanu-Wojtaszek from the European Championship. Other variations treated this week are the...
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Thursday, March 31, 2011 22:56
ChessVibes Openings issues 116 & 117 are out! In just two weeks we covered the Semi-Slav (Anti-Meran). the Italian, the Modern, the Exchange Slav, the English Four Knights, the Classical French, the Najdorf with 6.Bg5 Nbd7, the Sicilian Taimanov, the Ragozin and the Grünfeld Exchange. We also brought the brilliant tactical fight Shirov-...
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Sunday, March 20, 2011 1:04
Contrary to what's been said over the years, the Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament is a place where lots of opening novelties occur. In the first week of the last edition, the strongest players in the world have been playing the most critical lines, such as the Berlin Wall and the Anti-Moscow Gambit. Issue 115's Game of the Week is the...

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