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  • Informant 136 - (INF)(2018)

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    Informant 136 - (INF)(2018) 229,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    In this Issue: Rapport – 2018 Gibraltar Chess Festival Dimitrijevic – Ladies in Gibraltar Jobava – Chess In The Fast Lane Duda/Miton – Battle For The Crown in Arabia Delchev – A Fresh Outlook On The Exchange Slav Ivanisevic – Ivan’s Short Cuts Marin – Old Wine In New Bottles Markus – Outplay Your Opponent in Calm Waters Perunovic – Pawn Endgames Ljubicic/Sale – Correspondence Chess Chess Studies Section – Starring David Gurgenidze Best of Chess Informant presents the selection from chess opus of one of the elite players of the present days – starring MAXIME VACHIER-LAGRAVE Traditional sections: games, combinations, endings, problems, the best game from the preceding volume and the most important theoretical novelty from the preceding volume. The periodical that pros use with pleasure is at the same time a must have publication for all serious chess students! Perunovic – Pawn Endgames Ljubicic/Sale – Correspondence Chess Chess Studies Section – Starring David Gurgenidze Best of Chess Informant presents the selection from chess opus of one of the elite players of the present days – starring MAXIME VACHIER-LAGRAVE Traditional sections: games, combinations, endings, problems, the best game from the preceding volume and the most important theoretical novelty from the preceding volume. Mere info »
  • Emms/Gallagher: Play the Najdorf / Play the Kings Indian (EVE)

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    Emms/Gallagher: Play the Najdorf / Play the Kings Indian (EVE) 159,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    To tidligere udgivelser - Play the Najdorf og Play the Kings Indian - nu samlet i en bog. God bog til dig, der gerne vil spille skape åbninger med sort. Mere info »
  • Shaw: Playing 1. e4 (QUA) / (HB) / 2018

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    Shaw: Playing 1. e4 (QUA) / (HB) / 2018 229,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    Developing an effective repertoire with 1.e4 requires extensive research, mixed with fine judgement and a good deal of creativity. In this, the second of three volumes, GM John Shaw turns the analytical spotlight on the French Defence, advocating his own favourite weapon for White, the Tarrasch Variation. The final part of the book begins the mammoth task of tackling the Sicilian Defence, by considering a number of rare but tricky options available to Black in this opening. Just like the previous volume in the series, this book is based upon a foundation of tried and tested main lines, boosted by a number of innovative suggestions that will cause no end of trouble to your opponents. The repertoire is completed by a third volume, which covers the main lines of the Sicilian. John Shaw is a grandmaster and three-time Scottish Champion. 384 pages - Published 30 May 2018 Paperback ISBN: 978-1-78483-070-0 Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-78483-071-7 Review of the author’s previous work: “A fantastic publication that is clearly the result of a tremendous amount of work by Shaw, for which he deserves immense credit.” GM David Smerdon, ChessVibes, reviewing The King’s Gambit Mere info »
  • Johnsen: How to beat the open Games (Gam)(2018)

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    Johnsen: How to beat the open Games (Gam)(2018) 169,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    The Open Games (those beginning 1 e4 e5) are now more topical than ever, featuring in a high proportion of elite-level games. This new user-friendly guide offers players of all levels a carefully worked-out repertoire, taking into account this wealth of new material. Noted opening writer Sverre Johnsen has also taken a critical look at the more traditional Open Games, where theory is often based on old or obscure games. Making extensive use of modern computer engines, he has overturned ancient assessments and found new paths that breathe fresh life into positions long thought to be resolved. It is striking how often in his lines Black is able to seize the initiative. A full repertoire for Black with 1 e4 e5 when White avoids the Ruy Lopez ...Bc5 and ...Nf6 systems both fully covered after 3 Bc4 Each chapter starts with a ‘Memorable Game’ to inspire and set the scene Johnsen has chosen sound lines that are likely to surprise opponents and deny them the type of game they are seeking. He has deeply researched correspondence sources and recent books on the Open Games, and employs similar methods to those that made his earlier opening works so popular among club-level players. Sverre Johnsen is a chess analyst, researcher, organizer, trainer and writer from Norway. He is co-author of Win with the London System and Win with the Stonewall Dutch, two of the best-selling openings books of recent years. Mere info »
  • Davies / Mcdonald:10 Great Ways to Get Bette at Chess VE)

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    Davies / Mcdonald:10 Great Ways to Get Bette at Chess VE) 179,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    Two winning books in one volume. 10 Great Ways get better at Chess by Nigel Davies How can you improve at chess? This is the eternal question asked by players of all levels. Which part of the game should you focus on? How often should you play? Should you change your opening repertoire? What's the best way to learn from your defeats? So many questions ... and yet direct answers are hard to find. In this book Grandmaster Nigel Davies provides that direction. He examines the methods used by a number of players who were looking to improve their game, and how they went about achieving their goal. He has drawn heavily on the games and thoughts of players who have been his students over the years and experienced a clear improvement in their play. Break the Rules!: A Modern Look at Chess Strategy by Neil McDonald In this instructive book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. As we progress as chess players we quickly learn a set of guidelines which help us to formulate plans, develop typical strategies and recognize key tactics. However, chess is not an easy game, with fixed 'rules' that can be applied to every single position. In fact, blindly following such rules proves to be counterproductive and prevents a player from moving on to the next level, whereas knowing when to 'break' these rules is precisely the skill which separates the best from the rest. Mere info »
  • Emms: First Steps: 1 e4,e5 (EVE) (2018)

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    Emms: First Steps: 1 e4,e5 (EVE) (2018) 189,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    Starting a chess game with 1 e4 e5 is so common that the resulting complex of opening systems traditionally commands its own sobriquet, “The Open Games” (1 e4 met by other replies are “Semi-Open Games” and everything else comes under “Closed Games”). The central structure with pawns on e4 and e5 often leads to play based around highly classical themes which are the bedrock of successful chess understanding. First Steps is a new opening series and is ideal for improving players who want simple and straightforward explanations. First Steps emphasizes: the basic principles the basic strategies the key tricks and traps More Information Mere info »
  • Gallagher/Davies: A Complete Guide to the Pirc/Modern Comr(EVE)

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    Gallagher/Davies: A Complete Guide to the Pirc/Modern Comr(EVE) 159,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    Everyman Chess's Starting Out series has firmly established itself as the leading guide to studying openings for up-and-coming players. These books are distinguished by their easy-to-read layout, the lucid explanations of the fundamentals, and the abundance of notes, tips and warnings to help the reader absorb vital ideas. Now brought together in one volume are… 2018 - Starting Out: The Pirc/Modern by Joe Gallagher The very closely linked Pirc and Modern Defences are dynamic systems that are favoured by ambitious, counter-attacking players. Black plays very much in a hypermodern fashion, allowing White to build an unopposed pawn centre with the idea of plotting its eventual downfall. In this revolutionary book, Grandmaster Joe Gallagher goes back to basics, studying the fundamental principles of the Pirc/Modern and its numerous variations. In this revolutionary book, Grandmaster Joe Gallagher goes back to basics, studying the fundamental principles of the Pirc/Modern and its numerous variations. Starting Out: The Modern by Nigel Davies In this book, Davies studies the Modern by going back to basics, introducing the key moves and ideas, and taking care to explain the reasoning behind them - something that has often been neglected or taken for granted. The Modern Defence is a dynamic, ambitious and universal opening, one that can be used against virtually every system White can play. Black's provocative strategy is based upon allowing White to construct an imposing pawn centre in the anticipation that a well-timed strike will bring about its downfall. Both sides can play for high rewards, albeit at some risk: White can hope to succeed with a direct attack or to squash Black with a space advantage, while Black will aim to destroy White's centre and mop up the remains. All in all this can lead to intriguing battles in which one slip from either side is often fatal.. Mere info »
  • New In Chess 2018/4 (NIC)

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    New In Chess  2018/4  (NIC) 89,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    Issue 2018#4 brings you 108 pages of the best in chess Sam Shankland: The tallest king In St. Louis Caruana, So or Nakamura, who would be the new US Champion? Well, none of them, as Sam Shankland claimed the title, pocketed $ 50,000 and finally crossed the 2700 ELO mark. Magnus Carlsen: Hat-trick in Shamkir ‘Mediocre’ play proved good enough for Magnus Carlsen to win the Vugar Gashimov Memorial for the third time (with a 2884 performance). Fabiano Caruana continued Only four days after the Candidates in Berlin, Fabiano Caruana sat down to play ... Magnus Carlsen! The American won the Grenke Classic. Vincent Keymer (13) sensationally claimed the Grenke Open. Nigel Short Columnist Nigel Short explains why he is running for FIDE President. Judit Polgar Time-trouble is no good, Judit Polgar warns, but can produce fascinating chess. Reuben Fine: Double Genius He was one of the strongest chess players in the world when he abandoned chess to embark on a brilliant career in psychology. Celeb64: Arnold Schwarzenegger Amber chess A dazzling and enchanting chess set with a price tag of 580,000 euros. NIC’s Café Milos Forman (1932-2018) loved chess and even collected chairs used in world championship matches. Your Move More correspondence chess (and Nigel Short) and who was that elderly gentleman in London in the 1970s? US Championship A graphic on the history of one of the great national championships. Fair & Square Daniel ’007’ Craig explains sexiness in the movies. Chess Pattern Recognition Another exchange sac worth knowing. The Blitz Whisperer More blitz tips from Maxim Dlugy. Most of the time it’s not about pawns. Maximize Your Tactics Find the right moves. Into the lion’s den Hans Ree on a book about Vladimir Kramnik by his former manager Carsten Hensel. Sadler on Books Who doesn’t know that Mikhail Tal was famous for his daring sacrifices? But Matthew Sadler points out that the endgames that arose as a result could be just as fascinating. No Moro Magic in Malmö But Jan Timman saw that the youngsters did not hide their ambitions at the TePe Sigeman tournament. Just Checking Where is Daniil Dubov’s favourite place in the world? CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS ISSUE Erwin l’Ami, Maxim Dlugy, Daniil Dubov, Anish Giri, John Henderson, Vincent Keymer, Irina Krush, Peter Leko, Dylan McClain, Peter Heine Nielsen, Maxim Notkin, Arthur van de Oudeweetering, Judit Polgar, Joseph Ponterotto, Alejandro Ramirez, Hans Ree, Eric van Reem, Matthew Sadler, Sam Shankland, Nigel Short, Jan Timman, Nikita Vitiugov Mere info »
  • New In Chess 2018/3 (NIC)

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    New In Chess  2018/3  (NIC) 89,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    Issue 2018#3 brings you 108 pages of the best in chess It's Fabiano Caruana The FIDE Candidates tournament in Berlin brought more drama, hypnotizing clashes and permanently shifting story lines than any pundit could have foreseen. Fabiano Caruana kept his cool and became the first American Challenger since Bobby Fischer in the unified World Championship. Interview: Fabiano Caruana Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam talks to the World Championship Challenger. The World Championship purse Over the years the prize-money for the world title match has decreased significantly. Column Judit Polgar There is beauty in breaking strategic rules. The Blitz Whisperer In his new column, Maxim Dlugy reveals the secrets of blitz, the most popular form of chess on our planet. Secrets of Opening Surprises On more than one occasion Levon Aronian has been successful with a Patzer move that fails to impress at first sight. The spirit of Fischer in Reykjavik In a vivid and highly personal account (what else would you expect?), Adhiban Baskaran describes why he had to win the Reykjavik Open and how he did it. Another Anand victory Jan Timman looks at Anand’s impressive showing in the Tal Memorial in Moscow. Celeb64: Leonard Nimoy NIC’s Café: Stephen Hawking loved chess and Fodor’s Travel Guide suggests you meet Jude Acers in New Orleans. Your Move: Not amused by Nigel Short’s attack on their passion, correspondence chess players shoot back. Fair & Square: Which novel did Vladimir Nabokov see as his ‘warmest’ book? Chess Training: Maximize Your Tactics: Find the right moves. Louis Paulsen (1833-1891) A reappraisal of the 19th-century German master Louis Paulsen, one of the chief pioneers of the modern school. Short Stories For years he had looked in perplexity at the medium until Nigel Short warmed to Twitter. Exhilarated and exhausted: Ray Charles and his braille chess set as seen by star photographer Neal Preston. Sadler on Books Amid a fine crop of new books, Matthew Sadler was rightly curious about a fascinating account of a period in Alekhine’s life that is shrouded in mystery. An epiphany Hans Ree remembers the painful moment when he felt that he couldn’t play chess anymore. Just Checking What is Lawrence Trent’s life motto? Mere info »
  • New In Chess 2018/1 (NIC)

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    New In Chess  2018/1  (NIC) 89,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    Issue 2018#1 brings you 108 pages of the best in chess: Monkey Business A chess-playing 'Champion Chimp' turned into London urban street art. NIC's Café A chess club in Moscow with an upscale bar. And Hou Yifan goes to Oxford. Your Move Ding Liren’s Game of the Year inspired a tribute to Hein Donner. Kings of their countries Manifold national champions. Fair & Square What condition does Garry Kasparov share with Donald Trump? Caruana clinches London Classic Fabiano Caruana edged out Ian Nepomniachtchi to win the last leg of the Grand Chess Tour. Magnus Carlsen became the overall winner of the GCT, raising his total tour earnings to $245,350. Celeb64: Sandrine Bonnaire Game changer AlphaZero’s crushing defeat of Stockfish sent shockwaves through the world. Larry Kaufman looks at the implications. Tiger of Madras bites back The amazing Vishy Anand (48) won the rapid world title in Riyadh. Saudi Arabian Knights If next year players from all countries are welcome, the World Rapid & Blitz in Riyadh might be a truly great event, Nigel Short argues. If they can find some decent arbiters, that is. The King of Blitz Halfway through the King Salman Blitz World Championship, he was trailing Sergey Karjakin by 2(!) full points, but on the second day Magnus Carlsen was merciless, majestic and often machine-like. Maxim Dlugy presents a crash course in blitz and illustrates his pieces of advice by a crystal clear dissection of the games that secured the Norwegian’s triumph. Back at the board Who hasn’t felt the uneasiness of playing after a prolonged break? Parimarjan Negi has some good advice. Secrets of Opening Surprises A venomous wing gambit in the Symmetrical English Opening. Youngsters wake up giant In his home city of St. Petersburg, Peter Svidler won the Russian Championship for the 8th time. Chess Pattern Recognition The inverted 'en passant' is an option well worth keeping in mind. Judit Polgar’s column Judit Polgar argues that ‘adjourned games’ are a good reason to study the classics. Maximize Your Tactics Find the right moves. Sadler On Books Matthew Sadler reviews books and DVDs that may help you get into good shape before your next tournament. Place your bets for Berlin Which Candidate will gain the right to challenge World Champion Magnus Carlsen? Jan Timman looks at their chances and names his favourite. Just Checking Does David Howell have any superstitions concerning chess? Mere info »
  • Hertan: Strike like Judit! (NIC)(2018)

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    Hertan: Strike like Judit! (NIC)(2018) 189,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    Judit Polgar is the strongest female chess player of all time. From an early age on the Hungarian prodigy baffled the world with her sensational triumphs. At the age of 15 she beat Bobby Fischer’s record to become the youngest grandmaster in history. During her glorious career, which she ended in 2014, she defeated World Champions Boris Spassky, Anatoly Karpov, Garry Kasparov, Vishy Anand and Magnus Carlsen. To reach the 8th spot in the FIDE World Rankings (for men) and belong to the very best for many years, as Judit Polgar did, you obviously have to be a brilliant all-round chess player. Still, she will be first and foremost remembered for her attacking skills. Her electrifying combinations and tactical triumphs set her apart. As former U.S. Champion Joel Benjamin said after he lost to her: "She is a tiger at the chessboard. She absolutely has a killer instinct." Award-winning author Charles Hertan has revisited the gold mine of Judit Polgar’s games and selected her best and most instructive tactics. They are arranged by theme and presented with helpful explanations and lots of practical advice. You will be inspired by her clever traps, stunning sacrifices and cunning endgame tricks. You will learn from her tactical vision, calculating skills and counter-intuitive ideas. Strike Like Judit is a riveting guide that will help you win more games as you will find killer moves more easily and more quickly. Charles Hertan is a FIDE Master from Massachusetts who has been teaching chess for more than thirty years. He won the ChessCafe Book of the Year Award and authored the best-selling 'Power Chess for Kids' books. Mere info »
  • Karolyi: Endgame Virtuoso Magnus Carlsen (NIC)(2018)

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    Karolyi: Endgame Virtuoso Magnus Carlsen (NIC)(2018) 229,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    The secrets of Magnus Carlsen’s endgame technique Magnus Carlsen’s brilliant endgame play has been one of the key reasons for his success. At the age of 13 the Norwegian became the youngest grandmaster in the world, at 19 the youngest number one in the FIDE world rankings, and at 22 the second youngest World Champion in history. With his fine technique, great inventiveness and iron determination Magnus has won countless endgame positions in which almost everyone else would have settled for a draw. He also has saved endgames that seemed impossible to hold. International Master Tibor Karolyi has studied Carlsen’s career and has selected more than 90 of his best endgames for this book. He reviews them in chronological order to show how Magnus developed his skills. His technique and his choices are explained in a manner that is easy to understand for club players. Endgame Virtuoso Magnus Carlsen is a highly instructive, inspiring and entertaining book. It will help you to appreciate Magnus’ endgame magic and shows you how to become a better endgame player yourself. Mere info »
  • Carsten Hansen: The Full English Opening (NIC)(2018)

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    Carsten Hansen: The Full English Opening (NIC)(2018) Normalpris: 169,00 DKK 169,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    The first one-volume book that covers all variations (2018) The English Opening (1.c4) is a popular choice at both club and master level, because it is a chess opening that suits all styles. Elite players as diverse as Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana and Vishy Anand include it in their repertoire. As White you can play aggressively or opt for a more strategic approach, depending on what kind of middlegame positions you are looking for. For a club player who wants to reap the benefits of this multipurpose opening, understanding is much more important than deep theoretical knowledge. The Full English Opening teaches the fundamentals and is the first one-volume book that covers all major variations. Carsten Hansen dedicates special attention to the transition into the early middlegame. You will learn how to identify specific plans, determine your strategic goals and find positional and tactical targets. Supported by examples and exercises, you will be able to enjoy the greatest asset of the English Opening: its versatility. It will serve you well in any mood, against any type of opponent, in any tournament situation. Carsten Hansen is a Danish FIDE Master and FIDE Trainer and an acclaimed author. He has written extensively on the English Opening and has a lifetime of experience with the opening. Mere info »
  • Kornev: Play 1.d4,d5 2.c4, e6 (Chess Stars)(2018)

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    Kornev: Play 1.d4,d5 2.c4, e6 (Chess Stars)(2018) 189,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    A Black repertoire based on the Queens Gambit Declined. All the opening variations for Black have been chosen according to the latest fashion in the games of the top-class grandmasters. For example, after the moves 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.cxd5, Kornev analyses a line which has been played often in the last several years by Vladimir Kramnik – 4..Nxd5, with which Black avoids several rather passive schemes, arising after the move 4...exd5. Following 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Be7 5.Bf4 0–0 6.e3, he has chosen as an opening weapon for Black the move 6...Nbd7, which is used not only by the acting World Champion Magnus Carlsen, but also by almost all the participants in the Candidates tournament – 2018. Finally, in response to one of the main weapons for White against the Queen’s Gambit Declined – 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 Be7 5.Bg5 h6 6.Bh4 0–0 7.e3, Kornev analysed a variation, which has been lately preferred by Vishy Anand and Vladimir Kramnik – 7...Nbd7, after which Black does not need to know so much theory as in the Tartakower-Makogonov-Bonda­revsky system (7...b6). In addition, this line is not such a brutal attempt to play for a draw with Black as the Lasker Defence – (7...Ne4). Mere info »
  • Shaw: Playing 1.e4 - Sicilian Main Lines (QUA)(2018)

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    Shaw: Playing 1.e4 - Sicilian Main Lines  (QUA)(2018) 189,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    In this, the last of three volumes on 1.e4, GM John Shaw completes his state-of-the-art White repertoire by tackling the biggest challenge of all: the main lines of the Sicilian Defence. Just like the other two books in the series, this book is based upon a foundation of tried and tested main lines, boosted by a number of innovative suggestions that will cause no end of trouble to your opponents. Including the Dragon, Taimanov, Sveshnikov and concluding with the nefarious Najdorf, this book provides everything you need to face all the major Sicilian systems with confidence. John Shaw is a grandmaster and three-time Scottish Champion. 456 pages - Published 30 May 2018 Paperback ISBN: 978-1-78483-072-4 Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-78483-073-1 Review of the author’s previous work: “A fantastic publication that is clearly the result of a tremendous amount of work by Shaw, for which he deserves immense credit.” GM David Smerdon, ChessVibes, reviewing The King’s Gambit Mere info »
  • Shaw: Playing 1. e4 (QUA) / (PB) / 2018

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    Shaw: Playing 1. e4 (QUA) / (PB) / 2018 189,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    Developing an effective repertoire with 1.e4 requires extensive research, mixed with fine judgement and a good deal of creativity. In this, the second of three volumes, GM John Shaw turns the analytical spotlight on the French Defence, advocating his own favourite weapon for White, the Tarrasch Variation. The final part of the book begins the mammoth task of tackling the Sicilian Defence, by considering a number of rare but tricky options available to Black in this opening. Just like the previous volume in the series, this book is based upon a foundation of tried and tested main lines, boosted by a number of innovative suggestions that will cause no end of trouble to your opponents. The repertoire is completed by a third volume, which covers the main lines of the Sicilian. John Shaw is a grandmaster and three-time Scottish Champion. 384 pages - Published 30 May 2018 Paperback ISBN: 978-1-78483-070-0 Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-78483-071-7 Review of the author’s previous work: “A fantastic publication that is clearly the result of a tremendous amount of work by Shaw, for which he deserves immense credit.” GM David Smerdon, ChessVibes, reviewing The King’s Gambit Mere info »
  • Ehlvest: Grandmaster Opening Preparation (HB) (QUA)(2018)

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    Ehlvest: Grandmaster Opening Preparation (HB) (QUA)(2018) 229,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    There are hundreds of opening books available, full of deep analysis, but many of them fail to explain the reasons for choosing one computer line over another. And how top players distinguish between good and bad opening lines remains a mystery to most of the chess world. Grandmaster Opening Preparation addresses such questions as how to balance computer preparation with human considerations, along with a wealth of practical advice on how to go about building the opening repertoire which is right for you. The book also provides an in-depth treatment of the evolution in understanding of Isolated Queen’s Pawn positions, which will enable the reader to become more effective in a multitude of openings, with either colour. Jaan Ehlvest is an Estonian-American grandmaster, a former Estonian Champion, and a former Soviet and European Junior Champion. Ehlvest is also an Olympiad Gold medallist and has been ranked in the top five in the world. Mere info »
  • Markos: Under the Surface

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    Markos: Under the Surface 229,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    The most significant difference between a grandmaster and a club player is not simply that the grandmaster calculates more accurately, but rather that he sees more deeply. This book invites you beneath the surface, where you can learn to navigate the depths of chess. Jan Markos shows how a strong player perceives chess, which features of a position he focuses on, and how he thinks at the board. The author’s philosophy is that understanding chess brings pure happiness, and he would like to share this happiness with you. Jan Markos is a grandmaster and former European Under-16 Champion. He has won the Slovakian Championship twice and played for Slovakia at six Olympiads. He lives in Bratislava with his wife and two children. “In his new book, GM Jan Markos focuses on important, yet often neglected, aspects of chess. He deals with this interesting and difficult topic excellently, making fine use of his chess and teaching abilities. The book is highly readable and belongs among the best chess books I have read in recent years. Although the book is intended to be read by amateurs, even grandmasters will find it interesting and useful. If you want to learn more about chess and don’t mind thinking independently, this is the book for you.” GM David Navara Available only in hardcover ISBN: 978-1-78483-049-6 - 288 pages - Published (hardcover) 28th March 2018 Mere info »
  • Shankland: Small steps to Giant Improvement(HB) (NIC)(2018)

    Varenummer9781784830519

    Shankland: Small steps to Giant Improvement(HB) (NIC)(2018) 229,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    In chess you cannot take your move back, but you can always return a misplaced piece to its former square at the cost of some time. Pawns on the other hand can never move backwards, making pawn moves truly permanent decisions. This irreversibility makes Pawn Play among the most difficult aspects of chess strategy, which is one reason few books have been written about this topic – and some that have are almost incomprehensible. Double Olympiad gold medallist Sam Shankland has gone the other way – breaking down the principles of Pawn Play to basic, easily understandable guidelines every chess player should know. Shankland starts with extremely simple examples, but then lifts the level, illustrating the universality of the book’s guidelines by showing how grandmasters could have made better decisions by using them. Sam Shankland is a Grandmaster and permanent member of the US national team, winning an Individual Gold Medal in 2014 and Team Gold in 2016. In 2015 and 2017 he played Board 1 for the US team at the World Team Championship. This is his first book. Mere info »
  • The Thinkers (HB)(NIC)

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    The Thinkers (HB)(NIC) 299,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    The Thinkers by David Llada The Thinkers is a visual tribute to the game of chess, showcasing the emotions, exertions and desires of the players, and conveying the mental intensity only chess can command. Included are some of the most iconic portraits of today’s stars, as well as emotive shots of ordinary players from all over the world, with photos taken over the last five years in venues such as Mombasa, London, Chennai, Las Vegas, Baku and Sao Paulo. Llada’s photographs capture the full richness and drama of the game, making this the most visually stunning book ever devoted to chess. David Llada (born in Spain in 1978) has always been connected to the chess world, first as a professional chess journalist, publishing his contributions in all the world’s major chess magazines. In recent times he has earned a reputation as the chess photographer, working as Official Photographer at the three most recent Olympiads. “David Llada’s pictures are full of life, and they are colourful even if black-and-white. Precisely as the game of chess itself.” – GM Emil Sutovsky, ACP President • Hardcover only, 31x24cm • 208 pages of the finest Fedrigoni paper • 111 photographs in black-and-white, 66 in full colour, with 16 breathtaking double spreads ISBN: 978-1-78483-033-5 - Published 16 November 2017 Mere info »
  • Yearbook 127(HB) (NIC) (2018)

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    Yearbook 127(HB)  (NIC) (2018) 269,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest new in chess openings. Each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess opening theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashions, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons. 1.e4 openings - Sicilian Defence - Early Divergences 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e5 - Fogarasi - Sicilian Defence - Moscow Variation 3...Nd7 - Pijpers - Sicilian Defence - Dragon Variation 9.0-0-0 - Golubev - Sicilian Defence - Accelerated Dragon 7.Bc4 - Ninov - Sicilian Defence - >Accelerated Dragon 5.c4 - Gutman - French Defence - Exchange Variation 6.Qe2+ - Finkel - French Defence - Winawer Variation 5...Ba5 - Rodi - Caro-Kann Defence - Classical Variation 6.Nh3 - Bok - Petroff Defence - Marshall Variation 6.Bd6 - Szabo - Ruy Lopez - Berlin Variation 4.d3 - Lukacs/Hazai - Ruy Lopez - Keres Variation 11...Nd7 - Gonda - Italian Game - Giuoco Piano 4.c3, 5.d3 - Hungaski - Scotch Game - Classical Variation 4. . .Bc5 - Ivanisevic - Various Openings - 1.e3 - Smith 1.d4 openings - Queen’s Gambit Declined - Blackburne Variation 5.Bf4 - l'Ami - Queen’s Gambit Declined - Exchange Variation 5.Bg5 - Lalic - Queen’s Gambit Declined - Orthodox Variation 5.Bg5 - Ikonnikov - Queen's Indian Defence - Classical Variation 4...Bb7 - Vilela - Grünfeld Indian Defence - Russian Variation 5.Qb3 - Vigorito - King’s Indian Defence - Classical Variation 7. . .c6 - Quintiliano - Benoni Defence - Benko Gambit 3...b5 - Vegh - Queen’s Pawn Openings - London System 3.Bf4 Bf5 - Ilczuk/Panczyk Others - English Opening - Reversed Sicilian 2.g3 - Timman - English Opening - Anti-Grünfeld 1...g6 2.e4 e5 3.d4 - Ris - Réti Opening - 1...d5, 2...c6 Line - Ponomariov Exercises With more than 75 practical opening exercises to test your understanding. The Yearbook is a must-have publication for all serious chess students. If you subscribe to the Yearbook you will: -- receive each issue -- every three months -- right after publication -- in the mail -- for a much lower price than buying single copies would cost you! Mere info »
  • Yearbook 127 (NIC)(2018)

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    Yearbook 127 (NIC)(2018) 219,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest new in chess openings. Each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess opening theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashions, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons. 1.e4 openings - Sicilian Defence - Early Divergences 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e5 - Fogarasi - Sicilian Defence - Moscow Variation 3...Nd7 - Pijpers - Sicilian Defence - Dragon Variation 9.0-0-0 - Golubev - Sicilian Defence - Accelerated Dragon 7.Bc4 - Ninov - Sicilian Defence - >Accelerated Dragon 5.c4 - Gutman - French Defence - Exchange Variation 6.Qe2+ - Finkel - French Defence - Winawer Variation 5...Ba5 - Rodi - Caro-Kann Defence - Classical Variation 6.Nh3 - Bok - Petroff Defence - Marshall Variation 6.Bd6 - Szabo - Ruy Lopez - Berlin Variation 4.d3 - Lukacs/Hazai - Ruy Lopez - Keres Variation 11...Nd7 - Gonda - Italian Game - Giuoco Piano 4.c3, 5.d3 - Hungaski - Scotch Game - Classical Variation 4. . .Bc5 - Ivanisevic - Various Openings - 1.e3 - Smith 1.d4 openings - Queen’s Gambit Declined - Blackburne Variation 5.Bf4 - l'Ami - Queen’s Gambit Declined - Exchange Variation 5.Bg5 - Lalic - Queen’s Gambit Declined - Orthodox Variation 5.Bg5 - Ikonnikov - Queen's Indian Defence - Classical Variation 4...Bb7 - Vilela - Grünfeld Indian Defence - Russian Variation 5.Qb3 - Vigorito - King’s Indian Defence - Classical Variation 7. . .c6 - Quintiliano - Benoni Defence - Benko Gambit 3...b5 - Vegh - Queen’s Pawn Openings - London System 3.Bf4 Bf5 - Ilczuk/Panczyk Others - English Opening - Reversed Sicilian 2.g3 - Timman - English Opening - Anti-Grünfeld 1...g6 2.e4 e5 3.d4 - Ris - Réti Opening - 1...d5, 2...c6 Line - Ponomariov Exercises With more than 75 practical opening exercises to test your understanding. The Yearbook is a must-have publication for all serious chess students. If you subscribe to the Yearbook you will: -- receive each issue -- every three months -- right after publication -- in the mail -- for a much lower price than buying single copies would cost you! Mere info »
  • Kalinichenko: Winning in the Chess Opening (NIC) (2018)

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    Kalinichenko: Winning in the Chess Opening (NIC) (2018) 199,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    Every chess player loves to win early in the opening. However you should never lose sight of the most important objective of your opening play: the proper development of your pawns and pieces. That is why this book is more than just an enjoyable collection of traps and tricks. Prolific Russian chess author Nikolai Kalinichenko has collected 700 brilliant miniatures, topical games from a wide variety of players, from World Champions to amateurs. They are selected for their instructional value, and not merely to highlight blunders or accidents. In his notes Kalinichenko always explains the ideas and plans behind the opening and how play could have been improved. The games are arranged by opening, so the book can be used as a manual. Playing through these exciting games is not just highly enjoyable but will also teach you how to recognize opportunities to ambush your opponent in the first 20 moves. And, reversely, how to avoid such pitfalls in the opening. With the ideas presented in this well-organized book, the adventurous player will certainly win more games, and more rapidly! PRAISE FOR VASSILY IVANCHUK: 100 SELECTED GAMES, BY NIKOLAY KALINICHENKO: Paul Kane, Manchester Chess Federation: "Kalinichenko presents a vivid portrait of this brilliant player, still active and creative in his mid-'40s, and does a good job of making his inspirational games accessible to a wide audience." Max Euwe Center, Amsterdam: "The author explains the plans and the moves in such a way that also the average club player can follow the games." Uwe Bekemann, German Correspondence Chess Federation: "The games are annotated in a very entertaining way, always understandable for the beginner as well." Nikolai Kalinichenko is a Russian Correspondence Chess Grandmaster and one of the most widely read chess authors in the world. Mere info »
  • Lakdawala: Opening Repertoire: 1 e4 (EVY)(2018)

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     Lakdawala: Opening Repertoire: 1 e4 (EVY)(2018) 199,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    In this book, prolific chess author Cyrus Lakdawala recommends a repertoire for White players who like to open 1.e4. The repertoire is based around two main themes: The suggested variations for White are ones that rely far more on a generic understanding of strategic ideas rather than the memorisation of reams of opening theory. This explains the choice of the Bishop’s Opening (handled “Lopez-style”) against 1...e5 and the Bb5 variations against the Sicilian Defence. Both these lines are designed to create dynamic and interesting middlegame positions rather than attempting to score a quick knockout victory – a generally overambitious aim that often backfires The variations are chosen so that White can gain space whenever possible. Therefore the Advance Variation is recommended against the French Defence (1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5) and also the Caro-Kann Defence (1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5). The fact that these lines often create similar middlegame structures is helpful for general comprehension of White’s plans. Everything you need to know to open 1 e4 with confidence Solid, reliable systems that do not require a mass of memorisation Written by one of the world’s leading chess authors Cyrus Lakdawala is an International Master, a former National Open and American Open Champion, and a six-time State Champion. He has been teaching chess for over 30 years, and coaches some of the top junior players in the U.S. Mere info »
  • Sabotaging the Sicilian, French and Caro-Kann Defences (Russel)

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    Sabotaging the Sicilian, French and Caro-Kann Defences (Russel) 159,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    Sabotaging the Sicilian, French and Caro-Kann Defenses with 2.b3 In the first full book to examine 2.b3 against the Sicilian, French and Caro-Kann, mainlines, interesting sidelines and current theory are reviewed. In addition, what actually happens in modern practice is surveyed. The authors are optimistic for White, and concentrate on the best continuations while trying to be objective. It is in that spirit that they conclude that 2.b3 is sound against the Sicilian, fun against the French, and curious against the Caro-Kann. In all three cases, the objective is to sabotage Black’s play, to take him out of his comfort zone. The word “sabotage” has historically derived from throwing a clog into machinery, or in other words, throwing a monkey wrench in the works; here the wrench is a queenside fianchetto. White aims his light-square bishop toward the right flank; he typically delays Ng1-f3 so that he may play Qd1-f3 or advance his f-pawn, and use his light-square bishop to build a full-scale kingside attack. Queenside castling often occurs, hoping for a kingside pawn storm. Yet, despite all these characteristics of 2.b3, White may still retains the option of d2-d4 for a more conventional-looking 1.e4 opening. With 2.b3, you will have one more arrow in your theoretical quiver to battle Black. And, like it or not, Black will be compelled to do deal with the queenside fianchetto factor. Jerzy Konikowski is one of the most prolific chess authors in the world with dozens of publications in several languages to his credit. He holds the FIDE Master title as well as titles in correspondence chess and chess composition. Marek Soszynski is a Master of Philosophy and co-author of the best-selling and widely acclaimed How to Think in Chess. Mere info »
  • Bologan's Caro Kann (NIC)(2018)

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    Bologan's Caro Kann (NIC)(2018) 229,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    The Caro-Kann is one of the most important and popular responses to 1.e4. World champions Botvinnik, Petrosian, Karpov and Anand have played this reliable chess opening in many of their games. Present-day elite players such as Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana are proving that the ‘drawish’ reputation of the Caro-Kann no longer holds in modern chess. Victor Bologan presents a complete Caro-Kann repertoire for Black that is much more than just a lucidly explained and highly playable set of responses. In many lines Bologan provides – as he has done in his other recent major chess opening books for New In Chess – two options to handle the Black position. Bologan’s explanations are accessible for a wide range of players and he provides the reader with a thorough grounding in the strategic and tactical motifs. During his research, Bologan has found many new ideas and resources. After reading and studying this book you are bound win many exciting games with Bologan’s Caro-Kann! Victor Bologan is a world-class Grandmaster. His tournament victories include the Aeroflot Open in Moscow and the Dortmund super-tournament. He is the author of acclaimed and best-selling opening manuals. PRAISE FOR VICTOR BOLOGAN “Nobody has previously offered up so many practical ways of playing for Black. Throughout the work, I found that the author had found a happy balance in informing the reader without going overboard on unnecessary and often confusing detail.” GM Glenn Flear, Yearbook 120, on Bologan’s Ruy Lopez “A very accessible and useful guide to this ever-popular defence.” Sean Marsh, CHESS Magazine, on Bologan’s King’s Indian "There is a huge amount of theory in this book, but Bologan presents it in a lively manner and explains things simply and well. I give this book a strong recommendation for players of a wide range of playing strengths." IM John Donaldson, ChessToday, on Bologan’s Black Weapons in the Open Games Mere info »
  • The Shereshevsky Method to improve in Chess (NIC)(2018)

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    The Shereshevsky Method to improve in Chess (NIC)(2018) 229,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    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. In doing so Shereshevsky has created a totally reworked compendium of his acclaimed classics Endgame Strategy and The Soviet Chess Conveyor, with many new examples, exercises and discussions of various training methods. Furthermore, he has added a new and highly effective approach on how to calculate variations. Club players all over the world who wish to improve their game now have access to Shereshevsky’s famous training programme in one volume and can learn: How to build an opening repertoire How to study the chess classics to maximum benefit How to master the most important endgame principles How to effectively and efficiently calculate variations The Shereshevsky Method offers a unique opportunity to improve your game with one of the supreme examples of Russian chess training excellence. Studying this manual will enrich your understanding of chess enormously and help your progress on the way to chess mastery. Mikhail Shereshevsky (1950) was one of the leading chess trainers in the former Soviet Union. Many of his pupils became Masters, or even Soviet, European or World Junior Champions. Mere info »
  • Informant 135 - (INF)(2018)

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    Informant 135 - (INF)(2018) 229,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    In this Issue: Rapport – 2018 Gibraltar Chess Festival Dimitrijevic – Ladies in Gibraltar Jobava – Chess In The Fast Lane Duda/Miton – Battle For The Crown in Arabia Delchev – A Fresh Outlook On The Exchange Slav Ivanisevic – Ivan’s Short Cuts Marin – Old Wine In New Bottles Markus – Outplay Your Opponent in Calm Waters Perunovic – Pawn Endgames Ljubicic/Sale – Correspondence Chess Chess Studies Section – Starring David Gurgenidze Best of Chess Informant presents the selection from chess opus of one of the elite players of the present days – starring MAXIME VACHIER-LAGRAVE Traditional sections: games, combinations, endings, problems, the best game from the preceding volume and the most important theoretical novelty from the preceding volume. The periodical that pros use with pleasure is at the same time a must have publication for all serious chess students! Perunovic – Pawn Endgames Ljubicic/Sale – Correspondence Chess Chess Studies Section – Starring David Gurgenidze Best of Chess Informant presents the selection from chess opus of one of the elite players of the present days – starring MAXIME VACHIER-LAGRAVE Traditional sections: games, combinations, endings, problems, the best game from the preceding volume and the most important theoretical novelty from the preceding volume. Mere info »
  • New In Chess 2018/2 (NIC)

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    New In Chess  2018/2  (NIC) 89,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    In issue 2018#2 you will find 108 pages of the best in chess with Carlsen, Kasparov, Aronian, Kramnik, Fischer and many others Carlsen sets record with 6th win The 80th Tata Steel Chess ­Tournament in Wijk aan Zee ended with a blitz playoff between Magnus Carlsen and Anish Giri. The World Champion tends to win playoffs. Always. And this one was no exception. Levon Aronian wins Gibraltar In his first appearance in an Open in more than a decade, Levon Aronian won the play-offs of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess. The traditionally generous prize for the best female player, £ 15,000, was pocketed by Pia Cramling. Kasparov's musical favourites Garry Kasparov chose his musical favourites - from Mozart to Lloyd Webber - for a BBC radio program Letters How fair was the AlphaZero-Stockfish match? Fischer Facts Ten years after his death the 11th World Champion continues to fascinate. Fair & Square What did John Maynard Keynes see as one of the benefits of chess? Nigel Short's column ‘If ever an activity should long ago have expired and been buried with dignity, it is surely correspondence chess’, Nigel Short suggests. Interview: Vidit Gujrathi He may well be India’s brightest hope for the coming years. Veni, Vidit, Vici In a personal account, the winner of the Tata Steel Challengers reveals how he transformed into a Master. Judit Polgar It’s not easy to play after a loss, Judit Polgar argues. Or a win! Maximize Your Tactics Find the right moves. Fischer Random anyone? Maxim Dlugy followed the Carlsen-Nakamura match and looks at the merits of Fischer Random. Secrets of Opening Surprises An aggressive weapon against the English Opening on move 2! NIC’s Café An Armenian banknote honouring Tigran Petrosian and a Russian plane named after Mikhail Botvinnik. Chess Pattern Recognition Impossible break moves that are a feast to the eye. Sadler on Books Matthew Sadler gets into raptures about a superb account of the match in New York with fascinating insights by former champ Vladimir Kramnik. Living in bad times Hans Ree read the biography of Paul Felix Schmidt (1916-1984), a prominent player in his time, but now almost forgotten. Jan Timman shows how top-level games often inspire chess study composers. And the other way around! Mere info »
  • Lakdawala: How Ulf Beats Black

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    Lakdawala: How Ulf Beats Black 199,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    n his prime, in the 1970-s and 80-s, legendary Swedish chess grandmaster Ulf Andersson was a Top 10 player with a distinct, immediately recognizable style. He almost never lost a game and kept scoring wins from quiet positions. Quiet positons? Acclaimed chess author Cyrus Lakdawala has played Andersson’s lines for decades and explains that those positions only LOOK quiet. Ulf Andersson, who understood the subtleties of strategic chess better than almost anyone else, always detected and exploited hidden opportunities. As Andersson’s openings tend to glide into the middlegame and often into the endgame, How Ulf Beats Black is much more than just a chess opening manual. Lakdawala’s lucid explanations offer a practical guide to positional technique that will improve your endgame skills as well. On top of that it is also a games collection of a great but often misunderstood chess player. This repertoire is not based on forcing variations but on understanding the underlying principles and techniques. As a result your opponent will not be able to surprise you because you forgot to check recent novelties. The final chapter ‘What did Ulf play?’ presents exercises to test your understanding. Cyrus Lakdawala is an International Master and a former National Open and American Open Champion. He has been teaching chess for four decades, and coaches some of the top junior players in the US. Chess for Hawks, his first book for New In Chess, was an acclaimed bestseller.

    Om forfatteren: Cyrus Lakdawala er indisk/amerikaner bosat i USA. Er selv en meget aktiv turneringsspiller, men mest kendt for at skrive åbningsbøger i Everymann´s "Move by Move" serie. Åbningsbøger, der er kendt for at inddrage læseren via indlagte spørgsmål og opgaver.
    Men skriver nu åbenbart også for New In Chess

    Vores vurdering: spiller du klub eller turneringsskak, og måske ikke får det fulde udbytte af dit potentiale, så er dette endnu en velskreven skakbog fra Lakdawala. Velegnet til spillere i niveauet 1500-2200 i rating / ole knudsen

    Mere info »
  • Andrew Martin: Caro-Kann Defence (EVE)(2018)

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    Andrew Martin: Caro-Kann Defence (EVE)(2018) 199,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    The Caro-Kann Defence arises after the moves 1.e4 c6. With this first move Black (as is also the case with the French Defence – 1.e4 e6) plans 2 ... d5, establishing a well-protected central pawn. The Caro-Kann has a reputation as a rock solid defence that minimises the risk of Black being subjected to undue early pressure. Rather than inviting the opponent to engage in immediate warfare, Black focuses on completing development comfortably and postponing the serious battle until the middlegame. It is notable that the White systems which try to batter the Caro-Kann into early submission are highly double-edged and often rebound badly. First Steps is a new opening series and is ideal for improving players who want simple and straightforward explanations. First Steps emphasizes: the basic principles the basic strategies the key tricks and traps First Steps books are based around carefully selected instructive games which demonstrate exactly what both sides are trying to achieve. There is enough theory to enable the improving player to get to grips with the opening without feeling overwhelmed. If you want to take up a new opening, First Steps is the ideal place to start. Mere info »
  • Yearbook 126 (NIC)(2018)

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    219,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest new in chess openings. Each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess opening theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashions, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons. 1.e4 openings - Sicilian Defence - Moscow Variation 3...Nd7 - Szabo - Sicilian Defence - Dragon Variation 10.Bb3 - Adorjan/Vegh - Sicilian Defence - Rossolimo Variation 3...g6 - Stohl - Sicilian Defence - Sveshnikov Variation 8....Be6 - Ris - Sicilian Defence - Grand Prix Attack 7.d4 - Tay - King's Fianchetto - Bc4/Qe2 System - Marin/Stoica - French Defence - Winawer Variation 6...qa5 - Pijpers - Caro-Kann Defence - Advance Variation 4.Nf3 - Finkel - Petroff Defence - Nimzowitsch Attack 5.Nc3 - Panczyk/Ilczuk - Ruy Lopez - Berlin Variation 4.d3 - Vilela - Ruy Lopez - Neo-Steinitz Variation 4...d6 - Ninov - Ruy Lopez - The 6.d3 Line - Lukacs/Hazai - Italian Game - Giuoco Piano 5.d3 - Hungaski - King's Pawn Openings- Philidor Defence 5.Bc4 - Antic/Maksimovic 1.d4 openings - Queen’s Gambit Declined - Exchange Variation 5.Bf4 - Ikonnikov - Queen’s Gambit Declined - Early Divergences 4...a6 - De Dovitiis - Slav Defence - 4...a6 5.e3 Hybrid - Vigorito - Slav Defence - Moscow Variation 5...h6 - Ris - Queen’s Gambit Accepted - Central Variation 3.e4 - Flear - Grünfeld Indian Defence - 4.Bf4 Line - Karolyi - Grünfeld Indian Defence - Exchange Variation 7.Qa4+ - Karolyi - Benoni Defence - Fianchetto Variation 7.g3 - Rodi Others - English Opening - Four Knights Variation 4...Bb4 - Timman - English Opening - Symmetrical Variation 3...d5 - Cummings - English Opening - Anti-Grünfeld 2...d5 - Fogarasi Mere info »
  • Yearbook 125 (NIC)(2018)

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    219,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    Yearbook 125, New in Chess, 2017/4, åbningsnyheder og artikler, her bl.a. artikel af Jan Timmanmed fokus på åbninger foretrukket af Magnus Carlsensamt artikler om bl.a. siciliansk, fransk, caro-kann, Aljechin, italiens, spansk m.v., Mere info »
  • Perunovic: The Modernized Benkö Gambit (THI)(2018)

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    Perunovic: The Modernized Benkö Gambit (THI)(2018) 199,00 DKK Inkl. moms

    Milos Perunovic, Thinkers Publishing, 2017  250 sider, paperback, engelsk

    Her får du et dynamisk svar med sort imod 1.d4, hvor du allerede fra træk 3 tager initiativet.
    Alle hvids hovedtræk imod denne åbning gennemgåes, plus behandler nye ideer i åbningen.

    Om forfatteren: GM, kendt som ekspert i denne skarpe åbning

    Vores vurdering: virker som en velskrevet bog, der er egnet for alle typer spillere, også den ambitiøse klubspiller / ole knudsen

    Mere info »
  • Junior Tay: The Schliemann: Move by Move (EVE)(2018)

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    Junior Tay: The Schliemann: Move by Move (EVE)(2018) 179,00 DKK Inkl. moms
    2018 White players who enjoy playing the Ruy Lopez (1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5) often expect to have an easy time in the opening. Numerous Black systems allow White to complete development with natural moves which often results in a small but clear advantage. Not so The Schliemann. The Schliemann (3 ... f5) is a ferocious beast that immediately takes the fight to White. The swift counter with ... f7-f5 is undoubtedly risky but has the advantage of disturbing White’s equanimity and setting difficult problems to solve as early as move three. Any White player who is not highly attuned to the nuances of this system can quickly find themselves in very hot water. This makes the Schliemann an ideal practical weapon for the aggressively-minded tactical player. A thorough theoretical coverage of a dynamic counter-attacking system Discusses strategic themes as well as analysing complex tactical variations Written by an expert on the Schliemann Mere info »

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