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Top GM Secrets Issue #165

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Sunday, 26 April 2015

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Issue #165 of the weekly chess newsletter "Top GM Secrets" has been released.
It is delivered by e-mail on weekends in both pdf and pgn formats.

Table of Contents

Editorial Preface. Shamkir. World Team Chess Championships. By GM Arkadij Naiditsch, best FIDE rating - 2737 and GM Csaba Balogh, best FIDE rating - 2672.
Two Best Games of the Week. GM Wesley So (2788) - GM Anish Giri (2790), Shamkir, 1-0 annotated by GM Arkadij Naiditsch. GM Csaba Balogh (2655) - GM Isan Ortiz Suarez (2625), World Team Chess Championship, 1-0 annotated by GM Csaba Balogh.
The K-Files. The Blumenfeld Gambit, Part II by GM Alexander Khalifman, ex-FIDE World Chess Champion.
David vs. Goliath David vs. Goliath. 5 upsets of the week by Peter Zhdanov, Chief Editor of
Young & Talented.  GM Wei Yi (2703) - GM Hrant Melkumyan (2651) annotated by GM Etienne Bacrot, best FIDE rating - 2749. NEW
10 Tactical Puzzles from Recent Games. By the Chess Evolution Team.
Endgame Section. GM Fabiano Caruan \a (2802) - GM Magnus Carlsen (2863), Shamkir, 0-1 annotated by GM Csaba Balogh.  GM Magnus Carlsen (2863) - GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (2765), Shamkir, 1-0 annotated by GM Arkadij Naiditsch.
Chess and the City. "Size matters?!" by WGM Elisabeth Paehtz, best FIDE rating - 2493.
Clash of the Titans. Mikhail Botvinnik - Ratmir Kholmov, Moscow Championship 1969, 1-0 annotated by GM Kamil Miton, best FIDE rating - 2655.
Surprise Section/Study. By the Chess Evolution Team.
Solutions to the puzzles from Top GM Secrets #164.

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