The Galician GM analyzes in detail his triumph in the Spanish Championship. Peón de Rey is pleased to offer exclusively the magnificent material sent to us by the flamboyant champion of Spain 2017, Iván Salgado.
SABRINA VEGA, CHAMPION OF SPAIN 2017
The Canarian MI gets its fourth female title. Comment exclusively for PDR key moments of the baccalaureate.
FIDE WORLD CUP
The 2017 World Cup has been one of the most important events of the year and, without a doubt, the most exciting to date. In the grand final, Aronian prevailed over Ding Liren, getting the long-awaited trophy and qualifying for the Candidates Tournament with the Chinese player.
OPENINGS OF SANTS AND ANDORRA
Pau Pascual and GM Miguel Illescas (Sants, with record of partricipation) and GM Oscar de la Riva (Andorra), bring us the news of two of the most important openings in the calendar in Spain.
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH VLADIMIR KRÁMNIK
Jorge I. Aguadero interviews the former world champion, who reveals to PDR unknown aspects of his biography: his childhood, ambitions, family, as well as other key moments of his sporting career, such as his matches against Topálov and Kaspárov.
THE BEST GAMES OF 2016
As always, Peón de Rey presents the best games of the previous year, according to the vote organized annually by the Russian magazine "64". GM Miguel Illescas analyzes in depth the games not mentioned before in PDR. And the winner is included, Krámink vs. Buhmann, commented exclusively by the former Russian world champion.
OPENINGS: SICILIANA NAJDORF
GM Óscar de la Riva finishes his section of openings with this extensive work on the Sicilian Defense in the open variant. The Andorran GM explains what are the fashion variants and their main characteristics.
PLAY TO PLAY: FIRE ON THE BOARD
GM Miguel Illescas returns with one of the favorite sections of PDR readers. On this occasion, he presents us with an incredible game with a double tower sacrifice, which features the 15-year GM Samuel Sevian, against the tactical colossus Alexei Shirov.
FINALS: ZUGZWANG IMMORTAL
The great expert in finals, GM Jesus de la Villa, fascinates us with a fundamental element in the final phase of departure: the Zugzwang, a situation that occurs much more frequently than we think.
But that's not all, far from it! PDR-131 includes the article of School Chess, by Esteban Jaureguizar. On this occasion, the Uruguayan expert concludes the chapter on didactic problems. And last but not least, two practical sections with 27 positions to solve! This is how I play in Tbilisi and a new Tactical Test.
... We hope you enjoy the new copy of Peon de Rey 131 (Nov-Dec 2017).