Tuesday, January 12, 2010 20:13
Russian Chess House has just published: King's Gambit.
The King's Gambit is the favourite opening of every attacking player. It has been popular for centuries and was played by grandmasters such as Paul Keres, David Bronstein, Boris Spassky and Bobby Fischer.
Even today a number of leading players, among them Alexander Grischuk, Vassily Ivanchuk...
Tuesday, January 05, 2010 19:47
In October we celebrated our 25th Anniversary. Yes, we know, time flies, etc. I hope you liked our anniversary issue.
Now we have published: New In Chess: The First 25 Years.
It's all there: Botvinnik on Kasparov's talent, Tony Miles on winning Tilburg while lying on a stretcher, Ricardo Calvo on being persona non grata with FIDE, Bent Larsen on...
Tuesday, December 22, 2009 19:43
We have just received from Zürich: Open Files.
The first edition of this book, published in East Germany in 1981, was a huge best seller. Despite its excellent qualities, which were acclaimed in chess circles, it was never reprinted and it became a collector's item.
The reason: one of its co-authors Gerhard Schmidt left for the West. He thus...
Friday, December 18, 2009 20:06
Chess Stars has just published : The Scotch Game for White
In this brand new work IM Vladimir Barsky, coaching second of Alexander Morozevich and co-author of The Chigorin Defence According to Morozevich, explains the ideas behind the Scotch Game.
It's a very attractive opening for the White player because he chooses
the direction in which the...
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 19:36
We have just received from Moscow: CT-ART 4.0.
This new and improved version of the legendary tactics course CT-ART 3.0, the best chess training program according to many chess experts, has a new interface and adds 25% (1,000) new training exercises.
By studying, practicing and solving the carefully selected exercises you will improve your play....
Friday, December 11, 2009 19:53
Yearbook 93 has just arrived!
In this issue of The Chess Player's Guide to Opening News you will find answers to urgent questions like:
-- Will the Nimzowitsch Sicilian rise from its ashes?
-- How could Michael Adams lose to the venerable Max Lange Gambit?
-- Is Fischer's Bust to the King's Gambit busted?
-- What is Nigel Short's most dangerous...
Monday, December 07, 2009 17:50
We have just received from Moscow: Play 2...Nf6! in the Sicilian
The Nimzowitsch-Rubinstein variation of the Sicilian Defense can be seen as a blank spot in the map of modern chess theory. Everyone has heard of it but no one really knows anything about it.
This book of International Master Grigory Bogdanovich fills the gap. Bogdanovich a...
Tuesday, December 01, 2009 20:11
We have just received from Hamburg a new and instructive training DVD: The Magic of Chess Tactics.
Originally published as book by Russell Enterprises back in 2002, Claus Dieter Meyer and Karsten Müller have considerably improved and expanded The Magic of Chess Tactics over the last few years.
Now it's presented as a training DVD, for the very...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 19:39
I am delighted to tell you that one of our books has won the Guardian 2009 Chess Book of the Year Award.
The Sorcerer's Apprentice by David Bronstein and Tom Fürstenberg has won the prestigious prize of this English daily newspaper.
The judges, GM Danny King and novelist/chessplayer Ronan Bennet explained their choice as follows: "This is an...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 16:39
Recently we have received from Hamburg: a variety of top DVDs.
Lubomir Ftacnik:The Gruenfeld Defence (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5) This DVD (+7hrs!) covers all lines of any importance. It contains more than 8000 Gruenfeld games played by the best players, 1300 of them deeply annotated.
Adrian Mikhalchishin:Power of Planning: Planning is the most...