Tuesday, October 06, 2009 18:19
We have just received from our printers the new and enlarged edition of Genna Sosonko's modern classic: Russian Silhouettes.
In this masterpiece (out of print for many years), Sosonko observes the Golden Age of Soviet Chess from a privileged dual perspective, combining insider's nostalgia with the detachment of a critical observer.
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 21:25
We have just received from London: The Giants of Power Play.
In 2007, Everyman Chess started the series Chess Secrets to uncover
the mysteries of the most important aspects of chess: strategy, attack, opening play, gambits, classical play, endgames and preparation.
After The Giants of Strategy and Great Attackers the series now focuses on the...
Saturday, September 26, 2009 0:19
We have just received from our printers: Dismantling the Sicilian.
In this book Jesus de la Villa presents a complete repertoire for White to dismantle the most widely played chess opening, both at club level and among top grandmasters: the Open Sicilian with 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3.
Dismantling the Sicilian is clearly organized, and each variation is...
Friday, September 18, 2009 21:55
We have received from Glasgow: Champions of the New Millennium. In many ways a truly remarkable book, published by Quality Chess.
This book is not only the ideal guide to know who's who in modern chess, but it's also a beautiful collection of seventy-two fantastic games played by eighteen of the best chess players in the world today.
Wednesday, September 16, 2009 18:48
We are delighted to be able to announce that Quality Chess has just published: Grandmaster Repertoire 3 - The English Opening volume 1.
After the bestseller: Grandmaster Repertoire 1.d4 by Borish Avrukh, we are now taken on a grandmaster tour through the English Opening by the Romanian Grandmaster and award-winning author Mihail Marin.
Sunday, September 13, 2009 4:47
Alexander Khalifman's famous repertoire series Opening for White According to Anand has just reached Part 12: the Rauzer Attack.
Why is this series so successful? GM Steingrimsson said about Part 10 in ChessToday: "The quality and the amount of original analysis in this book is amazing and sets a new standard for chess authors."
So, if you play...
Monday, September 07, 2009 19:23
Everyman Chess has just published the Budapest Gambit.
Author IM Timothy Taylor, well known for previous works like True Combat Chess, Pawn Sacrifice and Beating the King's Indian and Grünfeld, now offers an in-depth study of the BG.
The Budapest Gambit is an ambitious and adventurous opening for Black, in which he sacrifices a pawn as early as...
Wednesday, September 02, 2009 1:11
Starting Out: the Trompowsky Attack has just arrived.
On the 269 pages of this latest volume of the Starting Out series, Richard Palliser covers all the main lines of this ambitious opening and he includes tips, notes and warnings to help the reader understand their chosen lines.
Few openings allow White to stamp his authority on the game as early...
Friday, August 28, 2009 20:54
When looking at the new issue of New In Chess (2009/6), it occurred to me that maybe we are taking too much for granted.
I mean: this issue has exclusive on-the-spot grandmaster tournament reports from San Sebastián, Philadelphia, Biel (Switzerland), Dortmund, Dieren (Holland) and Sao Paulo.
You can expect that from us, but maybe it isn't normal....
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 3:55
This is what some reviewers said about IM Herman Grooten's new book Chess Strategy for Club Players:
"An outstanding positional primer." - Steve Goldberg, ChessCafe
"One of my three favorite chess teaching books. Grooten supplies nice examples and great explanation in a very structured way." IM Jan van de Mortel, Chess Education Partners, Chicago...