Tuesday, February 26, 2008 19:02
The 2006 Year Volume of the Chess Player's Guide of Opening News has just become available!
We are offering all 4 issues of the 2006 Yearbook (78-81), paperback edition,
for only ?¢‚Äö¬¨ 47,95 (was ?¢‚Äö¬¨ 103,80). That's more than 1,000 pages!
That means you now can get hold of a massive load of:
chess opening theory
chess opening book reviews...
Friday, February 22, 2008 17:00
This is what some of the critics have to say about From London to Elista:
- British Chess Magazine
"Undisputably the best chess book of 2007 (...) A terrific read."
- Former Dutch Champion IM Gert Ligterink, de Volkskrant
"If you have ever wanted to be a fly on the wall observing what...
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 17:38
Our series Tactics in the Chess Opening has recently been completed. The last issue came out in the autumn of 2007.
This means that the tactical themes and typical traps in all main line chess openings have been covered.
We are now introducing this series as a collection, with an attractive discount if you order in one go:
Part 1: Sicilian...
Thursday, February 14, 2008 18:01
We can no longer deny it, computers outdo us humans when it comes to tactical vision and brute force calculation.
But American FM Charles Hertan says: if you can't beat them, join them!
Charlie Hertan made an astonishing discovery during several decades as a chess coach. He found that you can overcome your human bias against finding many winning...
Friday, February 08, 2008 21:40
"At one point, however, I had beaten him four times in a row, and he cried at least once, revealing the depth of his intensity for the game. But one night at the Marshall Chess Club rapids we played a French Defence, and a very peculiar thing happened. In the middle of the game Bobby made ...."
This is from a new and very special book we just...
Tuesday, February 05, 2008 18:13
Columnist Garry Kasparov is back in New In Chess 2008 # 01!
After an absence of a couple of months because of political time trouble, Kasparov writes on the butterflies he had in his stomach during his first world championship matches with Anatoly Karpov.
Further in this issue:
on-the-spot reports from Hastings, Moscow, Siberia, Merida and...
Thursday, January 31, 2008 17:31
The Sveshnikov Variation of the Sicilian Defence is quite popular with both top grandmasters and club players, and it is easy to see why.
It is one of the most promising replies to 1.e4, often giving rise to sharp and complex positions which require precise and inventive play from both sides.
That is probably why Alexei Shirov has included it into...
Friday, January 25, 2008 18:47
Only ten years ago, highly specialised opening books were the exception. Now they are the norm. Opening analysis has exploded in size.
That is why A Strategic Opening Repertoire by John Donaldson and Carsten Hansen is such a welcome book.
This is a new and greatly expanded (twice the size) second edition of an instant succes of ten years ago. It...
Sunday, January 20, 2008 19:40
To celebrate the magnificent Corus 2008 Tournament in Wijk aan Zee we are offering shoppers in our online store a SPECIAL BONUS.
During Corus 2008 we are giving away a copy of Simen Agdestein's outstanding book on his young pupil Magnus Carlsen.
On every non-subscription order above ?¢‚Äö¬¨ 50 / $ 60 / ?Ç¬£ 35 (shipping costs not included) you...
Tuesday, January 15, 2008 23:39
SOS -- Secrets of Opening Surprises, Volume 8 has just arrived from the printers.
You know what that means: with just a minor investment of time, you will be able to shock your opponents with very early deviations from the regular lines in main stream openings.
But it also means danger!
It means danger, because in the next few weeks thousands of...