Chess Informant 104 contains 299 annotated games and 317 variations.
Period covered: September 1st, 2008 and December 31st, 2008
Events: Bilbao, China - Russia (m), Russia (ch), Kallithea, Kramnik vs. Anand (wch), Cap d'Agde (rapid), Dresden (ol), Nanjing, Elista, Pamplona, Reggio Emilia, etc.
Contributors: Ivanchuk, V. Anand, Kramnik, Svidler, B. Gelfand, Dominguez Perez, Bu Xiangzhi, Rublevsky, Sasikiran, Tiviakov, Bologan, Roiz, Kasimdzhanov, Dreev, I. Ivanisevic, Ivan Sokolov, Tomashevsky, A. Onischuk, Vitiugov, Amonatov, M. Gurevich, A. Beliavsky, Ar. Jussupow, J. Benjamin, L. Christiansen, Ribli, Ch. Lutz, Xie Yun, Jan Timman, Mikhalchishin, Speelman, and many others.
Trademark sections: The voting for the ten best games and the ten most important theoretical novelties from Chess Informant 103, theoretical survey in ECO format, the most interesting recent combinations, endings and studies, tournament standings and crosstables, and the best of Alexander Khalifman's creative output.