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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Kasparov Receives First Interactive Digital Chess Magazine - New in Chess

New in Chess Digital - Amsterdam, Jan 30: Former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov received the first copy of New In Chess magazine 2014#1 when he visited the Tata Steel Chess Tournament. "I am delighted that you can replay all games without the need of a chess set," says editor-in-chief Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam, when he presented Kasparov with the iPad and the magazine. "This digital edition travels well. It is great that our readers can now choose between a paper and a digital edition. Or enjoy both!" 

In the first digital chess magazine with a gameviewer the reader can play through all games which are annotated by top GM's. Issue 2014#1 has annotations by Nakamura, Karjakin, Giri, Vachier-Lagrave, Nepomniatchi and many others.
  • Hikaru Nakamura: I’m the biggest threat to Carlsen
  • Jonathan Speelman on the trickiest player on the planet
  • Yuri Dochoian explains why coaching the Russian team to victory in the World Team Championship was a hell of a job
  • The 30,000 chess books of Lothar Schmid
  • Willy Hendriks on Turing, Alzheimer and chess
  • Mihail Marin: why was Lajos Portisch so good?
  • Nigel Short: how the Brits invented rapid chess
  • Jan Timman: what really happened in my match with Karpov
  • Daniel King on playing the bass-guitar

Other regular contributers are Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian, Vladimir Kramnik, Peter Svidler, Nigel Short, Anish Giri, Jan Timman and many more.

New In Chess 2013#8 is still available as a FREE download for iPad. This issue features the World Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand. Top-GM Anish Giri analyses the crucial games of the match. Vishy Anand explains why he lost and Russian GM Sergey Shipov points out why Carlsen won.

To download the app and the free issue, please click here

The apps for Kindle Fire and Android tablets will be available soon.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Gary Kasparov Press Conference in Wijk aan Zee Video (Updated)

Former world #chess champion Gary Kasparov and Fide election 2014 candidate addresses a press conference in Wijk aan Zee on the sidelines of the 76th Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2014. New in Chess editor, Dutch sports journalist, Dirk Jan Ten Geuzendam conducts the press conference for the organisers.  


I believe I will be opening the (world chess championship 2014) match in November 2014 (as FIDE president) between Magnus Carlsen and the Khanty-Mansiysk Candidates winner: Gary Kasparov.

I am grateful for Magnus Carlsen being an inspiration for so many players: Kasparov on the 'end of draws'  





* NY Times article

* FIDE announcement in reference to the article

* FIDE letter to Ignatius Leong seeking resignation


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