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  • Great Movesby Sunil Weeramantry; Alan Abrams; Robert McLellan

    Mongoose Press 2017; US$ 14.99

    What’s the best way to learn chess? Great Moves: Learning Chess Through History blends the intricacies of chess play with the game’s compelling and colorful history, putting real people at the 64 squares. Tracing the development of chess from its origins in ancient India, the authors take the student on a far-ranging journey through the palaces... more...

  • Endgame Magicby John Beasley; Timothy Whitworth

    Dover Publications 2017; US$ 12.95

    Most strong players appreciate the depth of ideas that come from chess endgame studies, and this updated and revised introduction offers players a series of fascinating scenarios. The endgame study affords both beauty and entertainment, providing the equivalent of a short story in the world of chess. Authors John Beasley and Timothy Whitworth are... more...

  • Manual completo del ajedrezby Marco Iudicello

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2017; US$ 8.99

    Desde las reglas básicas hasta las estrategias más completas. Ejemplos sacados de partidas entre campeones. Numerosos ejercicios con sus respectivas soluciones more...

  • The Elshad Systemby Igor Nemtsev

    Mongoose Press 2017; US$ 12.99

    You have limited time to devote to chess study, and most of that goes to reviewing your openings to move 25, with all their sidelines. Sound familiar? Here’s a solution: surprise your opponent in the first four moves with The Elshad System! In a groundbreaking survey of this emerging counterattack, FM Igor Nemtsev proposes a shocking approach... more...

  • The King Is a Powerful Piece!by Tigran Gyozalyan

    Mongoose Press 2017; US$ 12.99

    Cowering in the middlegame, towering in the endgame: chess theory teaches that the king needs protection from enemy pieces until the ending, when finally it can come out from hiding to decisive effect. But what if the king can take care of itself, and even march out to battle with its army? FIDE Master and coach Tigran Gyozalyan fills a gap in the... more...

  • 365 Chess Master Lessonsby Andrew Soltis

    Pavilion Books 2017; US$ 16.49

    Increase your chess knowledge within the year! In this book, Andrew Soltis analyzes 365 key chess games in an easy way for busy people.In this book, 365 of the most instructive short games of chess are analyzed, step by step, by well-respected author Andrew Soltis. Arranged as daily lessons, this book is perfect for chess players who would like to... more...

  • The Berlin Defence Unraveledby Luis Bernal

    New in Chess 2017; US$ 22.99

    The Berlin Defence has been a highly popular opening in top level chess ever since Vladimir Kramnik famously used it in the 2000 World Championship match to wrest the title from Garry Kasparov. International Master Luis Bernal has unraveled the Berlin and made it accessible for amateur players. His practical guide is fully up to date, explains typical... more...

  • Singapore Chessby Shashi Jayakumar; Olimpiu G Urcan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2017; US$ 38.00 US$ 34.58

    -->. This book is the definitive volume on the history of chess in Singapore. Covering 1945–1990, it covers the post-war emergence of a truly "local" chess scene out of the colonial period, then taking the story up to the modern era. Contained within these pages are tributes to the modern founding fathers of Singapore chess. Also chronicled... more...

  • Deep Thinkingby Garry Kasparov; Mig Greengard

    Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 24.99

    In May 1997, the world watched as Garry Kasparov, the greatest chess player in the world, was defeated for the first time by the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue. It was a watershed moment in the history of technology: machine intelligence had arrived at the point where it could best human intellect. It wasn't a coincidence that Kasparov became the symbol... more...

  • Chess for Hawksby Cyrus Lakdawala

    New in Chess 2017; US$ 19.99

    Are you a dove or a hawk? Is your natural instinct at the chessboard for caution and strategy or do you crave adventure and confrontation? As a 10-year-old boy, Cyrus Lakdawala realized to his horror that he was a dove. Since then, he has devoted an important part of his efforts as a player to trying to resist his natural tendency to over-solidify... more...