Friday, November 13, 2009 21:10
We have just received from our friends at Russell Enterprises Inc: Studies for Practical Players by Mark Dvoretsky and Oleg Pervakov.
Top chess trainer Mark Dvoretsky has written a dozen bestsellers and has employed studies in his trainer's career for more than 30 years.
Oleg Pervakov is an International Grandmaster of Compositions, and considered...
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 18:02
We have just received: Chess Tactics for Advanced PlayersIn this superb book on tactics, which was originally published in 1984, the well-known Russian grandmaster and author Yuri Averbakh expounds his approach on studying this crucial aspect of the game.
In the first part of this book, Averbakh demonstrates the importance of the double attack....
Friday, November 06, 2009 21:31
We are celebrating our 25th Anniversary! That is whyNew In Chess 2009/7 is a bumper issue with 40 EXTRA PAGES.
Some higlights are:
-- both Carlsen and Kasparov on their co-operation
-- Anand: my favourite websites
-- Topalov: my greatest fear
-- Kramnik on his win in Zürich, and on his colleagues
-- Botvinnik's secret KGB files,...
Tuesday, November 03, 2009 19:50
We just received: Bullet Chess: One Minute to Mate.
US Champion Hikaru Nakamura, a legend in speed chess, and Bruce Harper have written the first book about bullet chess, the popular and fun format where players get just one minute for the entire game.
The authors discuss the relationship between the position on the board and time on the clock,...
Friday, October 30, 2009 20:35
We have just received from our printers: Revolutionize Your Chess
In his latest book Viktor Moskalenko, former Ukrainian Champion and author of The fabulous Budapest Gambit and The Flexible French, presents a brand-new system to become a better player.
Most chess players fail to make real progress once they have reached a certain level. Moskalenko...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 19:25
We have just received from our friends at Russell Enterprises: Bobby Fischer - The Career and Complete Games of the American World Chess Champion.
This is without doubt the ultimate Fischer Collection because, for the first time ever, every one of his 736(!) tournament and match games is presented with insightful explanations and analysis.
Friday, October 23, 2009 21:37
We have just received David Rudel's latest work: Bxh7+
This classical bishop sacrifice is also known as the "Greek Gift". One of the most famous examples of the sacrifice is found in the game Edgard Colle - O'Hanlon, played in Nice the year 1930.
The sacrifice on h7 with check, or the threat of it, occurs quite frequently in play, especially at...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 19:41
Elite trainer Mark Dvoretsky, and one of his best-known pupils, grandmaster Artur Yusupov have written the fifth and final volume of the series The School of Future Champions: Secrets of Creative Thinking.
Based on courses given to talented young players throughout the world, the series started with Secrets of Chess Training and was followed by:...
Friday, October 16, 2009 23:08
We have just received from our friends at Mongoose Press in Massachusetts: The Complete Hedgehog, Volume 1.
The Hedgehog is a thoroughly modern defense where concepts and understanding are more important than plain memorization. It can be played against e4, d4 or c4 and is a respected weapon in Black's armory.
Tal, Larsen, Karpov and Kasparov,...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 20:53
Starting Out: the Scandinavian has just arrived.
On the 320(!) pages of this latest volume of the Starting Out series, Jovanka Houska covers all the main lines of the Scandinavian, which has firmly established itself as an opening to be reckoned with.
The author, a Scandinavian expert herself, shows us that it's relatively easy to learn and play...