Friday, November 02, 2012 12:18
New: The Sharpest Sicilian
The new edition of the best-selling The Sharpest Sicilian by Kiril Georgiev and Atanas Kolev is completely rewritten and redesigned. Major changes have been made in variations such as: 6.Be3 e5 with 7.Nf3 and 7.Nb3, The Poisoned Pawn, and The Fianchetto system.
Includes games played until late September 2012
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 12:31
Pre-order: Houdini 3 - The world's strongest chess engine running on the world's finest chess interface, and receive free shipping (offer expires Friday November 9).
Houdini 3 includes:
The DeepFritz 13 user interface in Windows Office 2010 standard
The DeepFritz 13 database management system
Classic membership of Playchess.com for...
Friday, October 26, 2012 11:57
New: Opening for White according to Anand 1.e4 - Volume 14
The latest and final volume of this famous repertoire series by Alexander Khalifman is devoted to the "Knight Variation" (6.Be3 Ng4 7.Bg5) and the English Attack with 6...e5 7.Nb3 of the Najdorf Sicilian. This book, like its predecessors in the series, contains many new ideas and...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 13:27
Just out: New In Chess 2012/7 - Olympiad Special.
Exclusive annotations by Aronian, Kramnik, Ivanchuk, Movsevian, Hou Yifan, and others
Superb Aronian leads Armenia to Gold
Vladimir Kramnik: "We were the best team"
Ivanchuk's brilliant win against Wang Hao
Interview: Eugene Torre on playing in 21(!) Olympiads, and his friend Bobby...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 13:25
Save 20% on: Mikhalchishin's Strategy University.
5 DVDs - video running time: over 21 hours Vol. 1: The Central Approach Vol. 2: Prevention and Preparation in Chess Vol. 3: Positional Pawn Sacrifice Vol. 4: The Technique of Realising the Win Vol. 5: Winning Methods of Great Players
Learn from Anatoly Karpov's former trainer!
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...