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...
Monday, March 10, 2014 10:33
New: The Alekhine Defence - Move by Move.
IM Cyrus Lakdawala presents a repertoire for Black with 1.e4 Nf6. In the Alekhine Defence Black invites White's central pawns to advance, in order to undermine and demolish White's centre later on. This ambitious strategy appeals to players who enjoy sharp lines and positional imbalances.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 15:00
Our friends at Quality Chess have just released: Grandmaster Repertoire 17 - The Classical Slav.
In this volume Israelian GM Boris Avrukh provides a sound and active repertoire based on 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4. White’s early deviations from move 3 onwards are also covered. Avrukh has played the Slav throughout his career and has never...
Friday, February 28, 2014 14:41
The Perfect Pirc-Modern
Strategic Ideas & Powerful Weaponsby Viktor Moskalenko
The similarities and differences between the Pirc and the Modern Defence
the ideas and plans that really matter
the various pawn structures and how to handle them
tricky transpositions: opportunities and risks
a wealth of new resources in well-known...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 10:01
Steamrolling the Sicilian
Play for a Win with 5.f3!by Sergey Kasparov
"An original book, both in terms of the subject matter and Sergey Kasparov's personal touch." - GM Glenn Flear, Yearbook 109
"Kasparov explains well and makes his system plausible. With the exercises, which can be found at the end of the book, the reader can test if he has...
Friday, February 21, 2014 15:40
Pre-order: Bobby Fischer - Triumph and Despair.
A dream for collectors, historians and anyone else fascinated by the American World Champion.
The largest body of primary source Fischer material in one publication.
Anyone familiar with David DeLucia’s monumental books (A Few Old Friends, Bobby Fischer Uncensored, In Memoriam) will be fascinated by...
Friday, February 21, 2014 11:55
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Chess Evolution - The Complete Series Includes 9 volumes by The Chess Evolution Team A multinational team of Super-GMs analyse the most important recent games, using their world-class skill and powerful computers. Essential to anyone interested in the most up-to-date and highest quality opening theory...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 10:17
We just received from our printers: A Cutting-Edge Gambit against the Queen's Indian.
Hungarian GM Imre Hera and Turkish FM Ufuk Tuncer have deeply analysed the ultra-sharp and hotly debated gambit 6.d5 in the 4… Ba6 line of the Queen's Indian Defence.
The deep and often spectacular variations are illuminated by instructive and entertaining prose...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 14:12
Sokolov's Winning Chess Middlegames has entered New In Chess' Books & Files App.
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Chess Strategy for Club Players by Herman Grooten
Improve Your Chess Tactics by Neishtadt
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How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the World by...
Friday, February 07, 2014 13:31
New: Encyclopaedia of Chess Endings II.
This updated and revised second edition of ECE II - Rook Endings, 1st Part, covers pure Rook endings and contains 1930 educational examples (figurines). ECE II is a most valuable tool for learning endgames which will be greatly appreciated by advancing players or trainers.
Save 10% on the Combo: ECE I + ECE...