The Exchange Sacrifice According to Petrosian is about far, far more than just exchange sacs, and reveals far, far more about the ninth world champion and his approach to the game than you ever thought possible.
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.
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).