Book Only 922 games, Sep - Dec 2006 Chess Informant 98 brings together a thoroughly refined selection of 432 annotated games and 490 game fragments from the events held between September 1 and December 31, 2006.Events Covered: Lausanne, Kramnik - V. Topalov (m), Barcelona, Hoogeveen, Cap d'Agde (rapid), Moscow, La Habana, Kramnik - Deep Fritz (m), Russia (ch), V. Topalov - Ju. Polgar (m-blindfold), Merida, Pamplona, etc.Contributors: V. Anand, Kramnik, Ivanchuk, Leko, Morozevich, B. Gelfand, Svidler, Ju. Polgar, R. Ponomariov, Navara, Grischuk, Shirov, Sasikiran, N. Short, Nisipeanu, Van Wely, Kasimdzhanov, Sergey Karjakin, L. Dominguez, Rublevsky, Inarkiev, V. Milov, A. Naiditsch, Bologan, Smirin, Iv. Sokolov, Krasenkow, Motylev, Fressinet, A. Volokitin, Bareev, M. Kobalia, A. Beliavsky, M. Gurevich, Sutovsky, Alex. Fedorov, Bruzon, Illescas Cordoba, Ar. Jussupow, Ribli, Xie Yun, Christiansen, J. Timman, J. Benjamin, Mikhalchishin, Speelman, and many others.Trademark Sections: The voting for the ten best games and the ten most important theoretical novelties from Chess Informant 97, theoretical survey in ECO format, the most interesting recent combinations, endings and studies, tournament standings and crosstables, and the best of Boris Gelfand’s creative output.
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