Friday, September 27, 2013 17:26
Quality Chess has just released: Grandmaster Repertoire 14 – The French Defence, Vol 1.
In the latest volume of the outstanding Grandmaster Repertoire series, Swedish GM Emanuel Berg presents the Winawer Variation. Berg covers all notable lines after 1.e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4, with the exception of the main 7.Qg4 variation, which will be covered...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:29
We just received from our printers: Steamrolling the Sicilian.
Are you looking for a way to outwit theory-sharks in the Open Sicilian? Then this may just be the book for you.
The concept is simple: surprise your opponent with 5.f3, build up a strong pawn centre, avoid all of Black’s main lines and steamroll his Sicilian!
Friday, September 20, 2013 16:37
Yearbook 108 has arrived and you can get it for FREE by subscribing today! In this issue of the Chess Player's Guide to Opening News you will find answers to urgent questions like:
Is Carlsen the best d2-d3 player in the Ruy Lopez?
Does the Shirov Gambit still pack a punch?
How did Topalov outprepare Morozevich in the Symmetrical English...
Friday, September 13, 2013 14:49
We just received from our printers: Power Chess for Kids, Volume 2.
For kids who love to amaze their friends with their chess skills, Charles Hertan presents new ways to find Power Moves, winning tactics that require thinking ahead.
In Volume 2, the four special teachers get a new colleague! Knelly the Knight arrives on the scene and together...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 10:37
Chess was, in his own words, 'mi segunda novia' (my second girlfriend). Che Guevara's passion for chess, in New In Chess 2013/6.
Annotations by Grischuk, Topalov, Adams, Giri, Vachier-Lagrave, Naiditsch and many others
Mickey Adams baffles friend and foe, and himself in Dortmund
Alexander Grischuk: "a rook is a rook!"
Friday, September 06, 2013 16:01
New: Alekhine’s My Best Games of Chess 1908-1937.
This 21st century edition of Alexander Alekhine’s classic work My Best Games of Chess combines both original books into one single volume. All 220 games are presented with modern algebraic notation, more than three dozen archival photographs were added as well as many more diagrams, crosstables and...
Wednesday, September 04, 2013 10:09
New: Mastering Endgame Strategy.
With this book renowned chess teacher GM Johan Hellsten completes his trilogy of strategy books. Hellsten focuses exclusively on endgame play and covers every type of endgame: pawn, rook, minor piece and queen endgames.
Save 10% on: Johan Hellsten’s Strategy Series.
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...