Monday, October 22, 2012 13:19
We have just received from our printers: The Magic Tactics of Mikhail Tal.
In this book Karsten Müller and Raymund Stolze have created an instructional guide by investigating and explaining the secrets of Tal's breathtaking tactics.
Additionally, they present 100 exercises selected from his games that will teach amateurs how to distinguish...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 12:30
We have just received from our printers: The Dynamic Benko Gambit
In this book Azerbaijani GM Sergey Kasparov, who has practiced the Benko Gambit himself for many years, presents a complete repertoire for Black.
Kasparov helps the reader to get a firm grip on this opening. He does not present endless computer variations but concentrates on...
Friday, October 05, 2012 16:39
Our Yearbook Clearance Sale starts today!
Until October 14, 2012 you can save up to 80% on single issues of The Chess Player's Guide to Opening News or complete year volumes.
A perfect opportunity to purchase the volumes that were still missing, or to start your Yearbook collection from scratch.
Save big and pick up these bargains!
Tuesday, October 02, 2012 14:17
Just in from the UK: The Modern Defence - Move by Move.
The Modern Defence allows Black greater creative leeway than any other opening, says author Cyrus Lakdawala. He presents, in his usual "highly instructive manner" (dixit Jeremy Silman), the key variations plus a cunning repertoire against 1.e4, 1.d4 and 1.c4.
This is how you play 1......
Friday, September 28, 2012 14:40
New in our shop: Aron Nimzowitsch.
This first full-scale biography of Aron Nimzowitsch chronicles his early life in Denmark, his family and education, and his chess. With explorations of his games and records, his dispute with Siegbert Tarrasch, and his role in the development of Hypermodern Chess.
A thorough and very readable profile of...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 12:03
Just in: How I beat Fischer's record. by Judit Polgar.
Judit has written a very rich book on her early years: a mix of memoir and best games, structured around instructional themes and career highlights. With lots of personal anecdotes, previously unknown pictures, and, last but not least: great attacking chess!
Don't miss this wonderfully...
Friday, September 21, 2012 13:02
We have just received from our printers: The Powerful Catalan.
In this book top grandmaster Victor Bologan presents a complete repertoire for White that covers all of Black's responses.
With many original analysis based on the most recent tournament praxis, Bologan clearly explains the typical Catalan strategic plans as well as the tactical...
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 14:51
Yearbook 104 has arrived! In this issue of The Chess Player's Guide to Opening News you will find answers to urgent questions like:
What was behind Gelfand’s approach to Anand’s Chebanenko Slav?
How did Gajewski improve his famous Gambit in the Ruy Lopez?
Is 9.Kf2 in the Alapin Slav more than just a mouse-slip or a Fingerfehler?
Friday, September 14, 2012 12:37
We are delighted to announce that Move First, Think Later has been shortlisted for the English Chess Federation Book of the Year 2012 Award!
In this book IM and experienced chess trainer Willy Hendriks presents a wealth of valuable, no-nonsense training material that will rock the chess instruction establishment.
"One of the most unusual...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 11:58
New in our shop: Playing 1.d4 - The Indian Defences.
This book by GM Lars Schandorff is the second book of a two-volume repertoire for White with 1.d4, and covers all lines except 1...d5. Schandorff's repertoire is entirely based on classical lines, in which White will dominate the centre and repel all Black's attempts to seize the initiative...