Tuesday, April 15, 2014 16:34
We just received from our printers: Chess Training for Post-Beginners.
Ukrainian award-winning chess coach Yaroslav Srokovski has developed a practical course which teaches how to evaluate a position correctly in order to improve at chess.
In a clear and concise manner Srokovski explains what to achieve in the various stages of the game, and which...
Friday, April 11, 2014 13:59
New: Test, Evaluate and Improve your Chess, 3rd edition
The 3rd edition of this modern classic on chess self-study not only rigorously checked all positions (which led to quite a few changes), but also adds 5 new tests with 126 new positions (most of them on understanding opening development) and has completely regrouped all tests, which are now...
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 11:19
New: Chess Informant 119 - Viking Edition.
The latest volume of Chess Informant is largely dedicated to the newly crowned world champion Magnus Carlsen.Includes: GM Sulskis on Carlsen's win in Zurich, GM Atalik annotates all World Championship games, and Mihail Marin analyses two of Carlsen’s endings from Chennai, and there's more, much more......
Friday, April 04, 2014 13:24
New in our shop: Korchnoi - Move by Move
Cyrus Lakdawala presents 60 of his favourite Korchnoi games. In six chapters on Korchnoi's skills in the key areas of attack and defence, initiative, exploiting imbalances, accumulating advantages and endgame play, Lakdawala demonstrates how we can all improve by learning from Korchnoi's play.
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 9:40
We've just received from our printers: Sabotage the Grünfeld.
GM and author of The Kaufman repertoire for Black and White, Larry Kaufman presents a highly practical repertoire against the Grünfeld based on 3.f3, covering all of Black's answers.
This variation, which is played by top players like Anand and Aronian, offers White much better chances...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 12:55
Interviews with the chess world number 1 and 2 in New In Chess 2014/2.
Magnus Carlsen is as hungry as ever: 'I still want to win by a large margin' How does Levon Aronian handle the pressure?: 'I'm a hippie now, carefree and relaxed'
Exclusive contributions by Aronian, Caruana, Karjakin, Giri, Agdestein, and many others
A tribute to Vugar...
Friday, March 21, 2014 12:23
Yearbook 110 has arrived and you can get it for FREE by subscribing today!
In this issue of The Chess Player's Guide to Opening News you will find answers to urgent questions like:
Will 8.h3 finally knock the Najdorf Sicilian off its perch?
Could Anand have beaten Magnus Carlsen with the Sämisch Nimzo?
Has Etienne Bacrot found the way...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:47
New: The Benko Gambit - Move by Move.
In the latest volume of the renowned Move by Move series, which uses a question-and-answer format, FIDE Candidate Master and ICCF Senior IM Junior Tay shares his experience in the Benko Gambit. Tay examines the main plans for both sides, provides a repertoire for Black and answers all the key questions....
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:41
Curious about upcoming chess book releases? Check out our coming soon category.
Yearbook 110 - paperback and hardcover editions
Korchnoi Move by Move, by Cyrus Lakdawala
Sabotage the Grünfeld, by Larry Kaufman
John Nunn's Chess Course, by John Nunn
Chess Informant 119 Viking Edition
Attacking Chess: The King's Gambit, by...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 15:40
The Dynamic Benko Gambit
An Attacking Repertoire for Blackby Sergey Kasparov
The Benko Gambit is a great opening for those who like aggressive chess. Black sacrifices a pawn for active play on the queenside and his initiative often continues into the endgame. That's why the opening is very popular among club players, but also World Champions...