The major tournaments of October 2014 were the two FIDE Grand Prix tournaments, in Baku and Tashkent. The former was won by Caruana and Gelfand, while in the latter Andreikin took the first place. Lu Shanglei and Aleksandra Goryachkina won the titles in the World Juniors championships in India. Giri-Shirov friendly match was another highlight, and two combinations from the match are featured here. The November edition will cover the World Championship Match in Sochi between Carlsen and Anand, as well as the Petrosian Memorial in Moscow with the world's strongest grandmasters participating.
About the series: “Monthly Chess Tactics” will allow you to
- Catch up on latest major chess news
- Follow top grandmasters
- Improve your game
- Study combinations any time and anywhere
- Enjoy a collection of annotated puzzles that you have not seen in any other tactics books
- Maintain regular practice by solving several puzzles every day