Friday, May 24, 2013 18:07
Just in from London: Chess Psychology: the Will to Win!
Chess battles are won and lost in the mind, says US National Master William Stewart, who holds a degree in Psychology. He teaches you how to organize your thinking, identify your objectives, maximize your focus, avoid shallow memorization, stay aggressive, and much more.
A practical guide to...
Friday, May 17, 2013 18:44
New: The Scandinavian, Move by Move.
American IM Cyrus Lakdawala loves the Scandinavian, and it shows. He focuses on popular lines with 3...Qd6 and presents a reliable repertoire in which White has problems to open the position, lacks specific targets and quite often cannot resist Black's tempting invitation to overreach.
For more information on...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 10:14
Just in from Bulgaria: Dreev vs. the Benoni .
Former elite GM Alexey Dreev is one of the worlds greates experts on the Benoni Defence. In this brand-new book he deals with both the Modern and the Old Benoni. Dreev shows the best move orders, has analysed all Blackís possible responses and in many variations he suggests promising possibilities for...
Friday, May 10, 2013 16:04
New: the e-book edition of Fire on Board.
A classic in the literature on great attacking games has finally become available as a download. Alexey Shirov's Fire on Board has been out of print for some time. One reader said: "Shirov's wild, daring, complicated, super sharp games are absolutely a joy to replay. These games really put the fun back...
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 16:06
New In Chess 2013/3 is out with more than 100 pages of chess delight.
An inside report from the London Candidates
Garry Kasparov on Magnus Carlsen
Nigel Short: Terror Tourism or my wife in a hijab
How 5 Ukrainian girls broke the Chinese hegemony
Willy Hendriks, author of 'Move First Think Later', answers his critics
Friday, May 03, 2013 9:47
Just a reminder to let you know that our King & Queen Sale (honoring Holland's new King Willem-Alexander) is about to expire.
You can get up to 75% discount on a large range of products, just until this Sunday, May 5.
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 13:07
Our latest publication is: The Grand Prix Attack by Evgeny Sveshnikov
Evgeny Sveshnikov - The Grand Prix AttackThe Grand Prix Attack is one of White’s deadliest weapons against the Sicilian, and highly popular with tournament chess players all over the world.
Earlier publications have invariably focused on tactics. Now Evgeny Sveshnikov, one...
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 13:02
We recently republished our modern classic 100 Endgames You Must Know
This third, improved and extended edition includes new examples from last year's Anand-Gelfand match.
These comments summarize what makes this book different from regular endgame books:
"The greatest strength of the book: breaking things down into well-worded chunks of easily...
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 12:41
Just in from Belgrade: Chess Informant 116.
The recent injection of new features into the Informant has certainly given it a new shine. In this issue Garry Kasparov writes on the English Attack in the Sicilian Najdorf. Mihail Marin explains how to remove an enemy outpost by an exchange sacrifice. And much else, of course.
Please check out the...
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 12:39
We just received: Chess Evolution January 2013.
The latest issue of the ambitious project by GMs Naiditsch and Bacrot is, sadly, also the last. We at New In Chess know how devilishly difficult it is too turn an upscale chess periodical into both an editorial and a commercial success. This issue of CE is, as usual, packed with high-octane analysis...