Chebanenko's move 4?a6 in the Slav Defence has grown into one of the main systems for Black as it is an extremely flexible and almost universal weapon against the Queen's Gambit. The Chebanenko Slav is very popular among top chess players, and club and internet players like it as well, because it offers Black solidity and active counterplay in all lines. Victor Bologan is a world-class chess player, writes in a very accessible style and has included many tips, tests and tools.
Edward St. Aubyn’s Lost for Words has recently won the Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction. The irony hasn’t been lost on anyone, for the subject of St. Aubyn’s satire is the Man Booker Prize for which... [ Read full review ]