Wednesday, April 02, 2014 9:40
We've just received from our printers: Sabotage the Grünfeld.
GM and author of The Kaufman repertoire for Black and White, Larry Kaufman presents a highly practical repertoire against the Grünfeld based on 3.f3, covering all of Black's answers.
This variation, which is played by top players like Anand and Aronian, offers White much better chances...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 12:55
Interviews with the chess world number 1 and 2 in New In Chess 2014/2.
Magnus Carlsen is as hungry as ever: 'I still want to win by a large margin' How does Levon Aronian handle the pressure?: 'I'm a hippie now, carefree and relaxed'
Exclusive contributions by Aronian, Caruana, Karjakin, Giri, Agdestein, and many others
A tribute to Vugar...
Friday, March 21, 2014 12:23
Yearbook 110 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:
Will 8.h3 finally knock the Najdorf Sicilian off its perch?
Could Anand have beaten Magnus Carlsen with the Sämisch Nimzo?
Has Etienne Bacrot found the way...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:47
New: The Benko Gambit - Move by Move.
In the latest volume of the renowned Move by Move series, which uses a question-and-answer format, FIDE Candidate Master and ICCF Senior IM Junior Tay shares his experience in the Benko Gambit. Tay examines the main plans for both sides, provides a repertoire for Black and answers all the key questions....
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:41
Curious about upcoming chess book releases? Check out our coming soon category.
Yearbook 110 - paperback and hardcover editions
Korchnoi Move by Move, by Cyrus Lakdawala
Sabotage the Grünfeld, by Larry Kaufman
John Nunn's Chess Course, by John Nunn
Chess Informant 119 Viking Edition
Attacking Chess: The King's Gambit, by...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 15:40
The Dynamic Benko Gambit
An Attacking Repertoire for Blackby Sergey Kasparov
The Benko Gambit is a great opening for those who like aggressive chess. Black sacrifices a pawn for active play on the queenside and his initiative often continues into the endgame. That's why the opening is very popular among club players, but also World Champions...
Monday, March 10, 2014 10:33
New: The Alekhine Defence - Move by Move.
IM Cyrus Lakdawala presents a repertoire for Black with 1.e4 Nf6. In the Alekhine Defence Black invites White's central pawns to advance, in order to undermine and demolish White's centre later on. This ambitious strategy appeals to players who enjoy sharp lines and positional imbalances.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 15:00
Our friends at Quality Chess have just released: Grandmaster Repertoire 17 - The Classical Slav.
In this volume Israelian GM Boris Avrukh provides a sound and active repertoire based on 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4. White’s early deviations from move 3 onwards are also covered. Avrukh has played the Slav throughout his career and has never...
Friday, February 28, 2014 14:41
The Perfect Pirc-Modern
Strategic Ideas & Powerful Weaponsby Viktor Moskalenko
The similarities and differences between the Pirc and the Modern Defence
the ideas and plans that really matter
the various pawn structures and how to handle them
tricky transpositions: opportunities and risks
a wealth of new resources in well-known...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 10:01
Steamrolling the Sicilian
Play for a Win with 5.f3!by Sergey Kasparov
"An original book, both in terms of the subject matter and Sergey Kasparov's personal touch." - GM Glenn Flear, Yearbook 109
"Kasparov explains well and makes his system plausible. With the exercises, which can be found at the end of the book, the reader can test if he has...