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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Vote for the YB Novelty of the Year 2010 and win a one-year subscription

Chess blog for news and trivia (c) Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2011

Hi Everybody,

New In Chess asks its readers what they think was the best opening novelty of 2010. The inventor of the novelty will receive a prize of 350 euros. Among those who have voted for the winning novelty, a one-year subscription to the Yearbook will be raffled.

Last year’s New in Chess Yearbook Novelty of the Year which was Daniel Stellwagen’s 24…Qf3 in the King’s Indian against Loek van Wely at the NH Chess Tournament in Amsterdam in August 2009.

Daniel Stellwagen receives his prize from 
NIC Yearbook editor GM Genna Sosonko.

The voting for 2010 Novelty of the Year has now started. Candidate novelties must meet the following conditions:
  • they must have been played in 2010
  • they must have been published in New In Chess Yearbooks 94, 95, 96 or 97
The shortlist of six candidate novelties can be found here on the New in Chess website. There, visitors can cast their final vote until January 31, 2011.

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