Monday, June 18, 2007 6:59
Issue 2007/04 of New In Chess is just out with 100 pages of great stuff:
Veselin Topalov shines in Sofia-Man 3
is Anatoly Karpov an oil billionaire now?
new US champion Alex Shabalov on a little getto: the US chess scene
new European champion Vlad Tkachiev on his worst character trait
Jonathan Rowson on Josh Waitzkin's bestseller The Art of...
Monday, June 18, 2007 6:58
The world's leading expert shares all the secrets in his favourite opening.
Just in: Part Three of Garry Kasparov's DVD series on the Najdorf. (In part one he introduced the various subsystems of the Najdorf, including the central "Poisoned Pawn" variation. Part two was devoted to the main lines against 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4, including the legendary...
Friday, June 15, 2007 7:01
"Of course I am a genius", says Lev Aronian, "a genius of the highest rank. And not only in chess."
Issue 2007/05 of New In Chess, just out, carries a big piece about the Elista matches, which shows, among lots of other things, how Aronian managed to find the only losing move in one of his games against Magnus Carlsen.
We bring you some other good...
Friday, June 15, 2007 3:07
SOS -- Secrets of Opening Surprises, Volume 7 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! Because in the next few weeks thousands of chess players all...
Monday, June 11, 2007 18:33
[lang_nl](ICC stuurde me dit op als advertentie en aangezien ik de video's niet onaardig vind, wijs ik jullie er graag op.) Tijdens de Kandidatenmatches in Elista geeft het commentaarteam van ICC Chess.FM, bestaande uit de cracks GM Larry Christiansen, GM Joel Benjamin, GM Jon Speelman, GM Varuzhan Akobian, GM John Fedorowicz en GM Gregory...
Friday, June 01, 2007 6:59
Well, what to say about the book we just got in: How to Fool Fritz? It is certainly unlike ANY other chess book you have seen.
Someone said it looks like it is written by a nutty professor, someone else said it was probably conceived in an Amsterdam cafe, and again someone else said it resembles a book by an intellectual kamikaze pilot.
Tuesday, May 29, 2007 6:59
Most opening books are either too detailed or too shallow. Chess Opening Essentials, fresh in from the printers, has exactly the right balance.
GM's Djuric & Komarov and IM Pantaleoni have created a prize-winning book which is an accessible primer and a reference work at the same time. This 360-page book:
helps beginners to develop a solid...
Thursday, May 17, 2007 6:59
Of course you remember San Luis 2005, the tournament in which Vesilin Topalov conquered the world title! Of course you have not forgotten his sensational start with 6,5 out of 7!
Now a big book has appeared about this tournament, written by GM Alik Gershon, together with Igor Nor. We have just stocked a good supply of this book, which has analyses...
Monday, May 14, 2007 6:59
Dr John Nunn has considerably enlarged his famous Secrets of Practical Chess in a new edition which came out this spring. The book is now even better than before.
The new bits are about how to use chess computers, and what to look for in a chess book.
The rest of this book (costing only ?¢‚Äö¬¨ 22.50) deals with topics like: avoiding time trouble...
Monday, May 14, 2007 6:58
Last week we stocked Volume 2 of Mastering the Chess Openings, IM John Watson's bestseller on vital opening concepts. In this volume Watson examines 1.d4 openings.
As he did in the extremely popular Volume 1, he concentrates on what he himself considers important and he ignores the latest fashions. Watson explains the ideas and themes that...