This is the third book by the author devoted to the endgame
Not king hunts, king walks.
...winning high-pressure opens requires certain attributes
The author is a Ukrainian-born German GM and trainer who has been voted German Chess Trainer of the Year
The Singular Skills of the World’s Strongest Chess Player Uncovered and Explained
...the word advanced indicates that the fare this time is more sophisticated and more demanding
An in-depth look at the Four Knights Sicilian
Dvoretsky’s Endgame Manual could easily serve as an ‘ordinary’ player’s only endgame book.
This sturdy hardback is the print version of the author’s course on Chessable.
This is a linear, often anecdotal, account of the American junior’s path to becoming the youngest grandmaster ever, a feat he achieved on 30 June 2021 at the age of twelve years,
This is a collection of one hundred puzzles from real games, dating from 1906 to 2019, in which one player resigned early, needlessly or inexplicably.
This is the second compilation that Steve Giddins has assembled from the pages of New in Chess …well-known chess names are asked all the traditional ‘what is your favourite’ type questions, and has put together a collection of forty-four of the most exciting games nominated.
What’s the first name that comes to mind when you think of the great attacking players? Tal? Alekhine? Kasparov? Of course, but the subject of this book, Rashid Nezhmetdinov, certainly deserves a place on the short leet.
What it says on the cover: very detailed coverage of an area which surprisingly has hitherto not received much individual attention.
TRICKS, TRAPS, AND TIPS IN THE CHESS OPENING by Dean Ippolito
THE ROSSOLIMO FOR CLUB PLAYERS by Victor Bologan, 240 pp., and TROMPOWSKY ATTACK & LONDON SYSTEM by Viktor Moskalenko, 200 pp., New in Chess, publ. 2022. Two openings monographs from NiC, both recent (Bologan’s introduction is dated March 2022, Moskalenko’s foreword April 2022).
A lavish 500+ page illustrated hardback on one of the greatest players of all time which was years in the making. What are you waiting for?
THE SCANDINAVIAN FOR CLUB PLAYERS by Thomas Willemze, New in Chess, 267 pp., publ. 2021.
Like the London System, the Scandinavian (or Centre Counter as old fogeys like me fondly remember it) has the power to polarise opinions.
With contributions by Vasyl Ivanchuk, Ruslan Ponomariov, Mariya and Anna Muzychuk and many, many others
This is just what it says it is – a floppy workbook in larger-than-usual format (so it opens flat!) designed to be worked through and written on.
This is essentially a transcript by Sean Marsh of Caruana’s 2019 ChessBase videos Navigating the Ruy Lopez, so if you’re familiar with those you’ll know what to expect.
The Life and Games of Manuel Bosboom. Chess biographies are rare, biographies of players still alive even rarer.
Colle? The guy who invented that wimpy club player’s opening? Don’t know much about him. He couldn’t have been that good. And how do you pronounce his name?