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Top GM Secrets Issue #166

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Monday, 04 May 2015

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Issue #166 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. Kasparov - Short match. By GM Arkadij Naiditsch, best FIDE rating - 2737 and GM Csaba Balogh, best FIDE rating - 2672.
Two Best Games of the Week. GM Michael Adams (2745) - GM Anish Giri (2790), Shamkir, 1-0 annotated by GM Arkadij Naiditsch. GM Garry Kasparov (2812) - GM Nigel Short (2664), Saint Louis, 1/2-1/2 annotated by GM Csaba Balogh.
The K-Files. The Blumenfeld Gambit, Part III by GM Alexander Khalifman, ex-FIDE World Chess Champion.
David vs. Goliath David vs. Goliath. 19 upsets of the week by Peter Zhdanov, Chief Editor of
Young & Talented.  GM Wei Yi (2703) - GM Maxim Rodshtein (2667), World Team Championship, 1-0 annotated by GM Etienne Bacrot, best FIDE rating - 2749.
10 Tactical Puzzles from Recent Games. By the Chess Evolution Team.
Endgame Section. GM Sethurman (2623) - GM Yu Yangyi (2724), World Team Championship, 0-1 annotated by GM Arkadij Naiditsch. GM Gabriel Sargissian (2668) - GM Sergey Karjakin (2757), World Team Championship, 1-0 annotated by GM Csaba Balogh.
Chess and the City. "Trudno skazat?!" (Hard to say) - WGM Elisabeth Paehtz, best FIDE rating - 2493, comments on the results of the World Team Chess Championship. 
Clash of the Titans. Dawid Janowski - Emanuel Lasker, Cambridge Springs 1904, 0-1 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 #165.

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1. Written by This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it on 19:50 04 2015 .
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Very nice!null
2. Written by This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it on 20:22 04 2015 .
3. Written by Pramof on 12:24 05 2015 .
Very good ;)

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