World attention was focused on his expected return to the board, which overshadowed the brilliant victory of Aronian, who played spectacularly.
Vachier-Lagrave dominates the 5th Sinquefield Cup
The French Grand Master wins for the first time in Saint Louis and reaches the world No. 2 ranking. Carlsen still does not rediscover classic chess and finishes second.
Carlsen wins in Leuven and Paris, but does not convince
World champion Magnus Carlsen continues to lead the Grand Chess Tour, although his recent victories are being complicated.
LEÓN: Wesley So takes over from Anand
The number one USA added to his record, the triumph in the Magistral de León. Jaime Santos discusses his best game.
In love with life. In love with chess
Jorge I. Aguadero signs one of his most personal and exclusive interviews with the Georgian Grand Master Baadur Jobava. A life full of difficulties and challenges.
Francisco J. Pérez: the Cuban of Spain
GM Reinaldo Vera and journalist Jesús G. Bayolo review the vital trajectory of the Spanish-Cuban player, with characters such as Fidel Castro, Fischer, Petrosian
Pawn structures (and 5) - Maróczy
MI Michael Rahal ends his series with the structure Maróczy, a classic formation, with white pawns on e4 and c4.
But that's not all, far from it! PDR-130 broadly covers the 2017 Salobraña Ages Championships and the excellent performance of Miguel Santos in Benasque. GM José González presents an example of "aggressive defense" made in Krámnik. Our collaborator Diego Rasskin immerses us in the intriguing atmosphere of his story "Oparin's eyes". And as you can not miss in Peón de Rey, a good number of extraordinary items to train and practice: This was played in France and Belgium, GM José González. Endings: the highway, of the GM Jesus of the Villa. The open variant of the Sicilian, the GM Oscar de la Riva and as a brooch, a selection of GM Miguel Illescasde Artistic finals.