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Shortlist: Yearbook Novelty of the Year 2012
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 18:18
Like every year, New In Chess is asking its readers what they think was the best opening novelty of 2012. The inventor of the novelty will receive a prize of €350 ($450). Among those who have voted for the winning novelty, a one-year subscription to the Yearbook will be raffled. The voting for 2012 Novelty of the Year has now started. Candidate...
Review: Yearbook 100
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 15:51
From the start of this website back in 2006 there has been no clear rule about which content would (should?) be published, except for: what kind of chess article would I, the editor-in-chief, find interesting to read? Five and a half years later I still try to follow this guideline, and it made me decide to do this review. Some of you might be...
The power of adapting
Tuesday, October 04, 2011 12:53
After becoming a bit depressed this week by reading such chess headlines as Billboard hero Magnus Carlsen blundering and former Soviet hero Mikhail Gorbachev having a friendly meeting with Gadaffi supporter Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, I decided to turn my attention to more interesting news about chess and science. After all, the fact that male behaviour...