Chess Informant 109 brings together a thoroughly refined selection of 371 annotated games and 540 accompanying game fragments from May - August 2010. Featuring games from Astrakhan, USA (ch), Poikovsky, La Habana, Medias, Dortmund, Biel, Pamplona, China - Russia (m), Paks, A. Naiditsch - Efimenko (m), Amsterdam, etc.
Our contributors are the world's notable players: Sutovsky, E. Miroshnichenko, Georg Meier, A. Beliavsky, I. Ivanisevic, Predojevic, Sjugirov, Tiviakov, Bo. Vuckovic, Krasenkow, Rob. Markus, M. Gurevich, R. Leitao, T. Gelashvili, Al. Kovacevic, Radulski, D. Mastrovasilis, Gleizerov, D. Solak, S. Halkias, Ribli, Ar. Jussupow, Jan Timman, L. Christiansen, Ch. Lutz, Mih. Stojanovic, Mil. Perunovic, J. Benjamin, Du. Popovic, B. Damljanovic, Speelman, Mikhalchishin, W. Browne, and many others.
This Volume brings the voting for the ten best games and the ten most important theoretical novelties from Chess Informant 108, theoretical survey in ECO format, the most interesting recent combinations, endings and studies, tournament standings and crosstables, and the best of Levon Aronian's creative output. Column "Modern Chess Theory" completely covers five most popular openings B 12, B 19, D 76 and E 04.