Friday, July 20, 2012 15:22
Just in from Belgrade: Chess Informant 114.
After introducing, in issue 113, Garry Kasparov's new column (here he writes on the KID), the editors have again added a new regular feature: Mihail Marin on strategic and tactical ideas. In his first column Marin explains how to exchange double pawns.
Please have a look at the revived Chess...
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 16:08
New from Quality Chess: Mayhem in the Morra!
The Morra is popular among club players, but can it be effective at GM level? Marc Esserman believes so and he has 2700-rated scalps to back up his view. In this book he presents a complete fighting repertoire, shows hundreds of novelties and refutes all refutations.
Don't be afraid of the...
Friday, July 13, 2012 11:25
New in our shop: Playing 1.d4 - The Queen's Gambit
This book by Lars Schandorff is the updated and improved 2nd edition of Playing the Queen's Gambit, and the first of a two-volume repertoire for White with 1.d4. Schandorff's ambitious repertoire is entirely based on big mainlines which guarantees its reliability and strength.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 11:45
Now shipping: The English Move by Move.
In this latest volume of the Move by Move series, Steve Giddins studies the popular English Opening and its many variations. He examines instructive games, covers the most important lines, the different structures to which they lead and provides answers to all the key questions.
Discusses move orders...
Friday, July 06, 2012 13:04
New in our shop: Play the French, 4th edition.
Nine years after the publication of Play the French 3 John Watson is back with a completely revised and updated 4th edition of this highly acclaimed work. Watson presents a repertoire for Black in the French Defence against all of White’s recognized options.
Packed with new ideas and critical...
Tuesday, July 03, 2012 13:15
We have just received from Russell Enterprises the 21st Century Edition of: Masters of the Chessboard.
This book by Richard Réti is less well known than his Modern Ideas in Chess, and that is unfortunate because in many ways Masters of the Chessboard is more comprehensive and instructive than its better-known predecessor. In his foreword,...
Friday, June 29, 2012 16:12
We have just received: Anand – Gelfand
This book, by Dániel Lovas, tells the exciting story of the great match for the FIDE World Chess title, held at the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow. All 16 games (classic and rapid) with detailed annotations, opening novelties, tournament tactics, it’s all there!
Get a copy today! (for only €17.80)
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 10:06
Out now: New In Chess 2012/4.
Vishy Anand: ‘I was playing with a gun to my head’
While his challenger was drinking in every minute of his first fight for the crown, defending champion Vishy Anand was reliving less uplifting moments. ‘It’s very difficult to enjoy the World Championship. I think you can enjoy having been in one.’
New In Chess...
Friday, June 22, 2012 14:36
We have just received from our printers: Move First, Think Later In this book IM and experienced chess trainer Willy Hendriks presents a wealth of valuable, no-nonsense training material that will rock the chess instruction establishment. Chess players, both weak and strong, don’t first make a plan before looking at candidate moves. Trial and...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 12:51
Yearbook 103 has arrived! In this issue of The Chess Player's Guide to Opening News you will find answers to urgent questions like:
What is Magnus Carlsen’s general opening philosophy these days?
Where did Judit Polgar go wrong in her Taimanov Sicilian against Hou Yifan?
Where does Levon Aronian get his most amazing novelties?