New in Chess Yearbook 114 Softcover: 256 pages New in Chess. 2015 “David meets Goliath!” They said when Wesley So faced Vassily Ivanchuk at Wijk-aan-Zee Tournament this year and they weren’t wrong. As Black, So came up with a TN in Ruy Lopez and trounced the Ukranian maverick.
Mariya Muzychuk, queen of women’s chess has graced the cover of this issue. She earned her crown recently when she won the world championship for women. All the games of the event find their place here, several with annotations. The tournament had its highs and lows with a few players lacking preparation.