Tuesday, August 11, 2009 21:16
We have received a brand new DVD from Hamburg: The f4 Sicilian.
The Grand Prix Attack was popularized by Bent Larsen back in the sixties and today it is still the favourite Sicilian of countless club players.
GM Emil Sutovsky has recently proven the strength's of this line and created chaos on the board against some of the world's top players....
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 17:03
We have just recieved from London: The new Sicilian Dragon.
In this book GM and Sicilian Dragon expert Simon Williams takes a
totally fresh look at this popular opening and presents the "Dragadorf Variation", a line in which Black playes both g6 and a6.
Williams started playing this variation in 2004. Back then he thought that it was time to try...
Friday, July 17, 2009 23:14
Quality Chess has just published Attacking the Spanish.
IM Sabino Brunello shows that there is no reason for Black to start defending immediately, a reflex many players have when confronted with the Ruy Lopez.
Brunello presents the latest developments in three Anti-Spanish gambits, all recently tested by top-10 players, in which Black engages in a...
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 1:13
We would like to present a new book, which our online shop received just yesterday. It is called: The Moment of Zuke: Critical Positions and Pivotal Decisions for Colle System Players.
Last year, American author David Rudel was quite successful with his well-organised first book on the Colle: Zuke'Em.
Basically, Rudel's new book (252 pages)...
Friday, July 10, 2009 18:06
From our friends at Russell Enterprises we have just received 1.b4: Theory & Practice of the Sokolsky Opening.
Some find it weird and wacky, others call it safe and sound. Actually the Sokolsky Opening is both. Sometimes the play is truly deviant, other times 1.b4 is a roundabout route to a different opening.
This book, packed with fresh...
Tuesday, July 07, 2009 19:19
The first week of July is always an important moment for those of you who didn't subscribe to New In Chess Magazine yet.
Because NOW you can get the complete 2008 year volume at a very attractive price !
You only pay ‚Ç¨49.95 for 8 volumes with over 800 pages of the very best in chess. The 2008 complete volume includes:
-- the special collector's...
Friday, July 03, 2009 22:54
We have just received from London: Play the Catalan.
The Catalan is, as you know, a sophisticated opening which is popular at all levels of chess. It is an excellent choice for players who are keen to improve their overall understanding of the game.
Vladimir Kramnik has revitalized it with many new ideas, and has used it with great success...
Wednesday, July 01, 2009 18:04
Everyman has just published an interesting and entertaining work,
that could be a great help in destroying the Sicilian.
The open Sicilian is a very popular opening because it promotes bold
and aggressive chess. But be aware my friends... If you want to
crack this tough Sicilian nut you must know what you are doing!
7 Ways to Smash the Sicilian...
Saturday, June 27, 2009 0:10
Victor Bologan has revealed the true spirit of the King's Indian Defence.
This brand new book presents a complete Black repertoire, uncovers its secrets and shows its typical resources. Bologan says: "Black should direct the fight in the spirit of the Benko Gambit or the modern Benoni".
As you know, the KID is probably the most romantic response...
Friday, June 19, 2009 19:21
Magnus Carlsen annotates his brilliant win over Topalov, his first victory over a 2800+ player, in New In Chess 2009/4.
Join me in a preview of its more than 100 pages:
-- Alexey Shirov is back on board after the MTel Masters
-- the new US Champion: "to roll him off the board was extremely nice"
-- Aronian thanks his second for teaching him chess...