Tuesday, February 03, 2009 20:09
New In Chess 2009/1 is brand new and full of interesting stuff:
-- Vladimir Kramnik: My side of the story
-- exclusive annotations by Topalov, Kamsky, Aronian, Grischuk,
Radjabov, Bu Xiangzhi, Gashimov, Petrosian, and many others
-- Chrilly Donninger on the sheikh who helped him build
a multi-headed chess monster
-- Garry Kasparov on the perils of...
Friday, January 30, 2009 22:02
We have slashed the price of the complete Tactics in the Chess Opening series with 25%!
So you can now learn how to recognize opportunities to attack early in the game, and how to avoid standard pitfalls in the opening at an affordable price.
This is what some critics said about this series:
"Lots of opening ideas that can be assimilated by...
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 19:51
This is what reviewers had to say about The Chebanenko Slav According to Bologan:
"Is how I wish every advanced opening book would be written."Jeremy Silman, author of 'How to Reassess Your Chess'
"Extremely well-researched and written with a lot of passion."Arne Moll, ChessVibes
"The quantity of new analysis is impressive."
James Vigus, author of...
Friday, January 23, 2009 22:52
Alexander Khalifman's famous repertoire series Opening for White According to Anand has just reached Part 11: the Dragon and Accelerated Dragon.
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."
Tuesday, January 20, 2009 17:48
SOS - Secrets of Opening Surprises 10 is out!
Good news for thousands of chess players all over the world, who will be eagerly hunting its pages for early deviations from main stream chess openings.
Their hunt will not be in vain, because SOS is great for those who like to get an early advantage in the game by throwing their opponent off balance...
Friday, January 16, 2009 16:33
Have you ever wondered why grandmasters take only seconds to see what is really going on in a position?
It's all about structures!
This is what top GM Ivan Sokolov explains in a groundbreaking book we just published, called Winning Chess Middlegames.
Sokolov adresses the often-ignored but extremely important topic of pawn structures, explaining...
Tuesday, January 13, 2009 19:44
Every once in a while, a very special chess book comes around. Yesterday it happened again.
Yesterday we received, from England, the unofficial 6th volume of Garry Kasparov's blockbuster, epoch-making, prize-winning My Great Predecessors series. I am not kidding you!
Kasparov: How His Predecessors Misled Him About Chess is going to raise a lot of...
Tuesday, December 23, 2008 19:02
IM Timothy Taylor, who is rapidly gaining a reputation as an excellent chess writer, has now dealt with the practical aspects of improving your chess in True Combat Chess.
This book bears resemblance with Nunn's famous Secrets of Practical Chess, and deals with practical matters like 'the endgame and the clock', 'winning the won game', 'the...
Friday, December 19, 2008 18:49
"There are literally hundreds of novelties (including some for Black!), all deeply analysed and very well explained."
This is what, a couple of days ago, IM Sam Collins wrote in ChessToday in a glowing review of GM Boris Avrukh's book: Grandmaster Repertoire: 1.d4, Volume 1.
Avrukh's book covers the openings after 1.d4 d5, 2.c4, in particular the...
Tuesday, December 16, 2008 19:50
We have just received, from Bulgaria, a small but effective monography on the Queens Indian Defence, written by two outstanding GMs: The Petrosian System against the QID.
Four-times Soviet champion Alexander Beliavsky and world-class trainer Adrian Mikhalchisin will win many new fans for this reliable system, invented by Petrosian and energized by...