Thursday, August 29, 2013 17:09
New in our shop: Botvinnik Move by Move.
Acclaimed chess author and IM Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in a study of his favourite Botvinnik games. Lakdawala examines Botvinnik's renowned skills in the key areas of attack and defence, initiative, exploiting imbalances, accumulating advantages and endgame play.
Learn from the games of a...
Friday, August 23, 2013 13:14
Meet the newest addition to our family:The New In Chess Books & Files App.
Ever wished you could just tap on the moves in your chess book and they would play themselves on the board?
Ever sighed at having to reset the board after analysing a position from your book?
Ever read a chess book in bed, in the train or on a plane and wished you had a...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 10:32
Just in from our printers: Techniques of Positional Play.
In this book, Valeri Bronznik and Anatoli Terekhin present 45 extremely effective skills to improve your understanding of the middlegame, and to gain the upper hand in chess.
Quite a few of these techniques will be revelations for club players, as they offer solutions for problems amateurs...
Friday, August 16, 2013 11:39
Chess Evolution has just published: Complete Slav II
In this 2nd volume GM Konstantin Sakaev picks up where he left off presenting an up-to-date repertoire for both White and Black in the popular Slav Defence. Sakaev thoroughly analyses all noteworthy lines which were not covered in Vol. 1 and reveals many novelties.
Save 10% on Complete Slav I...
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 15:09
We just received from our printers: Sacrifice and Initiative in Chess.
A sacrifice is the natural product of the initiative, says Ivan Sokolov in his important new book.
Sokolov, a true grandmaster of attack, explains when the initiative is at stake and how you should grab it, and he presents a set of practical tools that will help you to master...
Friday, August 09, 2013 13:18
New: How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the World.
At the age of 13 years, 4 months and 26 days, Magnus Carlsen became the youngest grandmaster in the world.
Ten years on Magnus Carlsen is the number one in the world rankings and a household name far beyond chess circles.
The fairy-tale-like story of Magnus Carlsen’s rise...
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 13:06
New In Chess 2013/5 is out with more than 100 pages of chess delight.
Annotations by Carlsen, Caruana, Nakamura, Dominguez, Gelfand, Kamsky, Giri and many others
Boris Abramovich Gelfand's childhood scrapbooks
Anish Giri plays "the Clueless Genius"
on-the-spot reports from Moscow, Thessaloniki and Leon
Back in the saddle: Matthew...
Monday, August 05, 2013 11:59
Just out: Playing the Trompowsky.
In this book English IM Richard Pert provides an in-depth White repertoire in the Trompowsky (1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5). Pert not only focuses on active and aggressive lines in this opening, but also covers the related 2.Bg5 against the Dutch Defence, and the Pseudo-Tromp, 1.d4 d5 2.Bg5.
Easy to learn and packed with...
Monday, August 05, 2013 11:57
New: Kotronias on the King's Indian - Volume 1.
In this series on the King’s Indian Defence, Greek GM Vassilios Kotronias provides a world-class repertoire for Black to last a lifetime. Volume one is dedicated to systems involving an early g2-g3. As well as giving specific information on the opening moves, practical advice is provided on typical...
Monday, August 05, 2013 11:56
New: Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - Part II.
Garry Kasparov: "This second volume of the autobiographical trilogy Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov contains one hundred of the most memorable games and endings played during the eight years when I was FIDE champion (1985-1993). This period was the peak of my playing career, as is confirmed by both...