Tuesday, August 12, 2008 18:03
We have just published a new book, called Play 1.b3!,
written by Russian IM Ilya Odessky.
The popularity of the Nimzo-Larsen Attack is largely
based on its surprise value, but 1.b3 is in fact one
of White's more logical first moves.
By immediatly developing his queen's bishop, White aims
at undermining Black's centre, and steers towards an
Thursday, August 07, 2008 19:35
New In Chess 2008/5 is full of interesting stuff:
-- Magnus Carlsen on his win in Foros
-- Moro on his win in Sarajevo
-- Kasparov on his win against Karpov (in 1985, that is)
-- Leko on his win in Dortmund
-- Bologan's essay on the return of Gata Kamsky
-- Ivanchuk on beating Shirov
-- to the memory of Karen Asrian, by...
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 16:57
The strongest chess program just got stronger!
You know what that means: Rybka 3 is out.
But the shooting star of computer chess (and reigning
world champion) not only gained elo points.
It also has a new interface, designed by ChessBase,
and introduces many new analysis features:
-- Sampled Search
-- Monte Carlo Analysis
Friday, July 25, 2008 19:00
We have just published an interesting new
book, called The Chess Instructor 2009.
It is a Compendium for Chess Teachers,
Coaches and Parents, edited by Jeroen Bosch
and Steve Giddins.
The idea of this book is to provide a collection of
articles for all those who are involved in teaching
or training chess, both basic and advanced.
How do you...
Tuesday, July 22, 2008 19:00
Borg v McEnroe, Ali v Frazier, Prost v Senna: some clashes in sports were more epic than others.
But none of these was as intense as the rivalry between Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov.
These two great chess players contested, over almost a decade, an astonishing five world championships matches with a total of 144 games.
Garry Kasparov has just...
Friday, July 11, 2008 22:23
Never before has there been an internal run on a
new product as we are having in our office right now.
The new DGT foldable electronic chess clock is
such a beauty that everybody wants to have one.
But, so far, nobody at New In Chess has been able to
take one home because the demand from all over the
world has been enormous, and clients come first...
Tuesday, July 08, 2008 20:29
SOS - Secrets of Opening Surprises 9 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.
Because SOS is for chess players who like to get an early
advantage in the game by throwing their opponent off
balance and gaining valuable time on...
Saturday, July 05, 2008 6:09
ChessBase 10 is coming!
We are offering a 10% discount on this new version
of the most popular stand-alone chess database program.
ChessBase 10 comes with a spruced-up navigation and
a host of updates and improvements, while still containing
the Fritz and Crafty engines.
Better display, extra search boosters, new engine functions,
Tuesday, July 01, 2008 18:25
The beginning of July is always an important moment for those of you who don't subscribe to our flagship publication: New In Chess, the magazine.
Because NOW you can get the complete 2007 year volume
at a very attractive price!
You pay only ?¢‚Äö¬¨49.95 for 8 volumes with over 800 pages of the very best in chess: Garry Kasparov's exclusive...
Thursday, June 26, 2008 19:39
We are very proud to announce a new book we just published, written by GM Viktor Moskalenko: The Flexible French.
In his much-praised fresh, explanatory style Moskalenko offers a combative & original repertoire in the French Defence.
The four main parts of the book present a wealth of dynamic options in the Advance, Tarrasch, Classical and...