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Top GM Secrets Issue #170

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Sunday, 31 May 2015

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Issue #170 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. FIDE Grand Prix. Chinese Championship. American Continental Championship. Women's European Chess Championship. French Top-12. By GM Arkadij Naiditsch, best FIDE rating - 2737 and GM Csaba Balogh, best FIDE rating - 2672.
Two Best Games of the Week. GM Alexander Grischuk (2780) - GM Anish Giri (2776), FIDE Grand Prix, 1/2-1/2 annotated by GM Arkadij Naiditsch. GM Yu Yangyi (2723) - GM Ding Liren (2757), Chinese Championship, 0-1 annotated by GM Csaba Balogh.
David vs. Goliath David vs. Goliath. 15 upsets of the week by Peter Zhdanov, Chief Editor of
Young & Talented.  IM Jeffery Xiong (2497)- GM Lazaro Batista (2684), Chicago Open, 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 Evgeny Tomashevsky (2749) - GM Leinier Dominguez Perez (2734), FIDE Grand Prix, 1/2-1/2 annotated by GM Arkadij Naiditsch. GM Baadur Jobava (2699) - GM Hikaru Nakamura (2799), FIDE Grand Prix, 0-1 annotated by GM Csaba Balogh.
Chess and the City. "Good, better, Georgia - Part II". WGM Elisabeth Paehtz, best FIDE rating - 2493, on the Women's European Chess Champion.
Clash of the Titans. Edward Lasker - Frank James Marshall, New York 1941, 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 #169.

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