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...
Friday, August 16, 2013 11:39
Chess Evolution has just published: Complete Slav II
In this 2nd volume GM Konstantin Sakaev picks up where he left off presenting an up-to-date repertoire for both White and Black in the popular Slav Defence. Sakaev thoroughly analyses all noteworthy lines which were not covered in Vol. 1 and reveals many novelties.
Save 10% on Complete Slav I...
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 15:09
We just received from our printers: Sacrifice and Initiative in Chess.
A sacrifice is the natural product of the initiative, says Ivan Sokolov in his important new book.
Sokolov, a true grandmaster of attack, explains when the initiative is at stake and how you should grab it, and he presents a set of practical tools that will help you to master...
Friday, August 09, 2013 13:18
New: How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the World.
At the age of 13 years, 4 months and 26 days, Magnus Carlsen became the youngest grandmaster in the world.
Ten years on Magnus Carlsen is the number one in the world rankings and a household name far beyond chess circles.
The fairy-tale-like story of Magnus Carlsen’s rise...