Friday, June 01, 2012 13:38
New in our shop: Profession: Chessplayer
Join Ukrainian GM Vladimir Tukmakov in a very personal autobiographical journey, as he traces his development from one of many gifted chessplaying children to a member of the world's chess elite. Included are dozens of photographs and 41 deeply annotated games.
Watch a true professional at work!
Friday, May 25, 2012 22:06
Just out: Chess Evolution 2 – Beyond the Basics
In the latest volume of Yusupov's award-winning instructional series, Yusupov guides the reader towards a higher level of chess understanding using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
One of the best instructional chess books!
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 12:37
New in our shop: The Torre Attack: Move by Move
In this latest volume of the Move by Move series, Richard Palliser answers all the key questions and reveals everything you need to know about the Torre Attack (1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.Bg5). A relatively easy-to-play opening with lots of dynamic possibilities.
An ideal weapon for club and tournament...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 9:45
We have just published: The Modern French
In this complete and up-to-date guide, GM Dejan Antic and IM Branimir Maksimovic present an innovative and reliable repertoire, based on sound strategy with a sharp sting.
The authors explain strategic concepts and attacking plans, present new concepts and reveal numerous novelties in topical...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 13:10
Just out: The Sicilian Taimanov: Move by Move
In this book, Grandmaster John Emms shares his experience and knowledge grown from over 15 years playing the Sicilian Taimanov at grandmaster level. Emms examines the opening from both sides of the board and offers answers to the all the key questions.
Fight for the initiative from the very...
Friday, May 11, 2012 13:03
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Tuesday, May 08, 2012 12:29
We have just received: Mastering Opening Strategy
In this book, GM and chess coach Johan Hellsten examines a wide variety of key subjects, such as the role of development, the most dubious actions, the battle for the centre, and the concept of restriction. Includes over 200 examples and exercise games.
Improve your skills within opening...
Friday, May 04, 2012 12:16
We have just received from our printers: Bobby Fischer Comes Home
Icelandic grandmaster Helgi Olafsson was a member of the committee that successfully worked to free Bobby Fischer from a Japanese detention centre.
Olafsson first met his childhood hero shortly after Fischer's dramatic return to Iceland in 2005. In the following years, the...
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 14:04
New In Chess 2012 #3 is out now!
In this issue:
The Mozart of Chess
A comparison with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart may well be the highest praise a chess player can earn. Adam Feinstein has no doubts and pays a compelling tribute to Jose Raul Capablanca, the Cuban genius, who believed that chess had been invented for him.
Food for Thought...
Friday, April 20, 2012 15:19
We have just received: Positional Chess Sacrifices
His previous book Dynamic Chess Strategy won the BCF Book of the Year award, now GM Mihai Suba is back. In his latest work he explains the secrets of one of the most profound ways of sacrificing material in his characteristically bold and humorous style.
This kind of sacrifices were a...