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  • Everyone's Second Chess Bookby Dan Heisman

    Mongoose Press 2018; US$ 11.99

    Chessplayers wishing to improve their performance typically seek to deepen their middlegame understanding or to increase their endgame knowledge. Often, however, the real key to improvement lies not in learning additional ideas and positions, but in developing a more effective thinking process at the board.In The Improving Chess Thinker, acclaimed... more...

  • The Najdorf in Black and Whiteby Bryan Smith

    Mongoose Press 2018; US$ 14.99

    In many ways, the Najdorf Sicilian is the ideal defense against 1.e4 – aggressive and leading to creative and exciting play, allowing Black to play for a win and yet unquestionably sound.Despite the Najdorf’s great popularity and reputation as a theoretical labyrinth, Bryan Smith believes it is possible to play it “by the light of nature,” with experience... more...

  • A to Z Chess Tacticsby George Huczek

    Pavilion Books 2018; US$ 12.49

    An indispensable reference book of chess moves, perfect for any chess player, beginner or club player. This A to Z of chess tactics provides an explanation of all the key terms and jargon used in chess so you can understand them and put them into practice in your own game. From Castling to Zugzwang, from Underpromotion to Zwischenzug.   Written... more...

  • Super Chess Kidsby Franco Zaninotto

    New in Chess 2018; US$ 9.99

    If you want to improve in chess you often find instructional material based on games played long ago by old masters with who you have no affinity at all. Franco Zaninotto has a different approach. He knows from experience how stimulating it is to study the games of the best players in your peer group. Zaninotto teaches elementary strategy and... more...

  • The Shereshevsky Method to Improve in Chessby Mikhail Shereshevsky

    New in Chess 2018; US$ 22.99

    Two instructional classics condensed into one practical volume! In 2014 the Russian Chess Federation started a wide-ranging programme aimed at the revival of chess in Russia. One of the first actions that were taken was commissioning legendary Belarusian chess coach Mikhail Shereshevsky to recapitulate and condense his famous training methods.... more...

  • Dismantling the Sicilianby Jesus de la Villa; Max Illingworth

    New in Chess 2017; US$ 22.99

    The Sicilian Defence is the most widely played chess opening, both at club level as well as among grandmasters. It has been difficult for White to obtain any advantage in Sicilian sidelines, and this book therefore presents a complete repertoire for White in the most widely played main lines. ‘Dismantling the Sicilian' is clearly organized, and each... more...

  • The Art of the Tarrasch Defenceby Alexey Bezgodov

    New in Chess 2017; US$ 22.99

    The Tarrasch Defence is a highly ambitious way to play against 1.d4. Former Russian Champion Alexey Bezgodov, one of the world’s greatest experts, and has conducted a deeply researched journey into the positional structures and the variations of the Tarrasch. He has injected his main line, the neglected Kasparov System, with a lot of surprising ideas... more...

  • The Fabulous Budapest Gambitby Viktor Moskalenko

    New in Chess 2017; US$ 22.99

    The Budapest Gambit is popular with chess players all over the world, and it is easy to see why. It has surprise value, it's not hard to learn, and it leads to sharp and dynamic play from the very start of the game. Grandmaster Viktor Moskalenko has been highly successful with this chess opening and he does not shower you with long computer-generated... more...

  • Winning Chess Middlegamesby Ivan Sokolov

    New in Chess 2017; US$ 22.99

    Back in Print! Ever wondered why grandmasters take only seconds to see what's really going on in a chess position? It's all about structures, as Grandmaster Ivan Sokolov explains in this groundbreaking book. With his highly accessible verbal explanations and deep analysis of top-level games, Sokolov helps you to solve the basic problems of the middlegame:... more...

  • A cultural history of chess-playersby John Sharples

    Manchester University Press 2017; US$ 115.00

    This inquiry concerns the cultural history of the chess-player. It takes as its premise the idea that the chess-player has become a fragmented collection of images, underpinned by challenges to, and confirmations of, chess's status as an intellectually-superior and socially-useful game, particularly since the medieval period more...