About Natalia
Our Team
Chess Links
Play Chess
Pogonina's Chess Shop
Contact Us


 Follow Natalia on Twitter:


Please help Natalia promote chess by making a donation:


Link to

Play chess at ChessOk Biggest Online Chess Games Database

To find the best casino in Norway take look at norske casino at CasinoPiloten.

Find the best Norwegian casinobonus at

Get exclusive access to a huge range of free spins & no deposit casino offers with Spin Bonus.

You'll find new online casinos in Finland if you visit parhaat netticasinot

Try the exhilarating new 20p Roulette game. Play it online at thecasinodb and find casinos to play for real money. provides the best Australian Casinos and the latest exclusive bonuses. Check out our latest pokies reviews and other games.

Get the best casino bonus information with Casino Gorilla.

Casino lovers in Finland should visit Casino PWR, a unique guide to gambling in Finnish.

Play casino in New Jersey and find the best NJ Casinos.

Online Casino
in Mexico is growing rapidly. Find the best bonuses and promotions today.

Visit SR Casino - the fastest growing comparision site for casino online.

Italian slot lovers - play Book of Ra and get the big wins.

Visit Casinomir United Kingdom for top casino sites, game guides and the best UK offers. Or why not swing by Dreamz for British players, UK's number one free-to-play casino site with thousands of online games.

Chess games at Gametop For you that want to find online casino strategies, guides and a good casino bonus!


What's your FIDE rating?

What should Natalia do to make more interesting for you?

Who is your favorite active top player?

Poker or chess: what do you like more?

What's the largest monetary chess prize you ever won?

How much time per day do you spend on chess-related activities?

Do you have a special chess mascot (pen, badge, toy, etc.)?

Which time control do you prefer for over-the-board tournaments?

The strongest women's chess team in the world is

What is the strongest national chess team in the world?

Will Magnus Carlsen's rating reach FIDE 2900?

Do you think you can become a GM?

Top GM Secrets Issue #170

User Rating: / 4
Written by Administrator   
Sunday, 31 May 2015

Bookmark and Share

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.

You can find more information about the "Top GM Secrets" newsletter and the subscription options at

Bookmark and Share

Be first to comment this article

Write Comment
BBCode:Web AddressEmail AddressBold TextItalic TextUnderlined TextQuoteCodeOpen ListList ItemClose List

Code:* Code

Last Updated ( Sunday, 31 May 2015 )
< Prev   Next >