Thursday, April 28, 2011 22:38
New: Wojo's Weapons, volume 2.
The late GM Aleksander Wojtkiewics scored a stunning 80.2% winning percentage with his Fianchetto King's Indian. IM Dean Ippolito and NM Jonathan Hilton make this score accessible to amateur players by clearly demonstrating Wojo's way to victory.
You, too, can win the Wojo way.
Friday, April 22, 2011 18:55
Just out: The Complete Hedgehog Volume 2.
GM Sergey Shipov concludes his monumental work! He covers formations arising from 1.e4 and 1.d4 in depth, presents White’s most promising plans and breathes new life into lines that, according to theory, had turned the Hedgehog into an endangered species.
The Hedgehog lives!
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 20:06
This is what some reviewers said about: Chess Opening Essentials, Vol. 1 – 4 .
Chess Opening Essentials, Vol. 1 – 4"I like the way it handles information for club players." - Gary Lane, Australasian Chess Magazine
"It gives an outline of each opening and major variation in turn, explaining the ideas and most popular choices for the benefit of...
Friday, April 15, 2011 19:42
Chess Stars has just published: The Safest Grünfeld.
This brand new book presents a complete repertoire for Black in one of the most quickly developing openings of today. Bulgarian GM, and author of The Safest Sicilian, Alexander Delchev has been studying The Grünfeld for years and he used it in many decisive games.
The Grünfeld offers fair...
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 19:53
We have just received: Experts on the Anti Sicilian.
This book includes articles from many writers, such as Boris Avrukh, Jacob Aagaard, Christian Bauer, John Shaw, Milos Pavlovic, Peter Heine Nielsen and Tiger Hillarp Persson, just to name a few. All of them GMs and all of them experienced in their field.
Investigating Anti-Sicilian lines in...
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 16:59
We are delighted to announce the publication of: The Rossolimo Sicilian .
Chess players all over the world play 3.Bb5 in the Sicilian, because you can sidestep theory, play your own creative game – and still put your opponent in trouble.
Three years after his first book for us 'The Chebanenko Slav', Victor Bologan has written a brand new opening...
Friday, March 25, 2011 20:02
New from Russell Enterprises: New York 1927.
This work is unlike any other tournament book ever written. Not only do you have one of the greatest annotators of all time rendering brilliant analysis, but he melds it with an exceptional agenda, an anti-Capablanca agenda.
After more than 80 years finally available in English!
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 15:27
The 73rd edition of the Wijk aan Zee festival in: New In Chess 2011/2 .
Other highlights from its more than 100 pages:
Nakamura: "I am a threat to European dominance"
Vasily Ivanchuk unstoppable in Gibraltar
Our new book reviewer: Luke McShane
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Anish Giri analyses his win over Magnus Carlsen
Monday, March 21, 2011 18:10
Just arrived: YEARBOOK 98.
In this issue of The Chess Player's Guide to Opening News you will find answers to urgent questions like:
Why did Anish Giri play the Grünfeld Indian against Magnus Carlsen?
Just how risky is Vladimir Kramnik’s 4...a6 in the Pirc?
Is Maxime Vachier-Lagrave’s 7...Nc6 in the Najdorf still fun for Black?
What are Viktor...
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 20:31
We have just received from our printers: Grandmaster Chess Strategy.
One of the most effective ways to improve your chess is to take a world class-player as your example and to analyse in depth his games to understand his choices.
This is what Guido Kern and Jurgen Kaufeld have done with Swedish chess legend Ulf Andersson, a positional genius...