Books Coming Soon on the Forward Chess App

Chess Informant 131

Chess Informant 131

Publisher:Chess Informant

Author:Various

Price:  **$29.99

Contents:328

Release Date: May 2017

Book Description:Feature articles by GMs Sulskis, Amonatov, Adhiban, Cordova, Oleksiyenko, Xiangzhi, Adams, Wenjun, Ganguly, and others. Hundreds of deeply annotated GMs games in the tradition of Chess Informant.

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Bologan’s King’s Indian

Bologan's King's Indian

Publisher:New In Chess

Author:Victor Bologan

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:368

Release Date: May 2017

Book Description:Victor Bologan presents a complete King’s Indian repertoire for Black, and in many lines he presents two different ways to handle the Black position. During his research, he has found many new ideas and resources. 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.​

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The New In Chess Book of Chess Improvement

The New In Chess Book of Chess Improvement

Publisher:New In Chess

Author:Steve Giddins

Price:  **$14.99

Contents:336 pages

Release Date: May 2017

Book Description:The study of well-annotated master games is the best way to improve. Acclaimed chess author Steve Giddins has assembled the most didactic examples from New In Chess.

There are masterclasses by dozens of chess legends and no fewer than eight World Champions. Together they provide the high standard of instructional material that today’s club player needs.

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e3 Poison

Sämisch & The Rest

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Axel Smith

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:300 pages

Release Date: May 2017

Book Description:When Axel Smith was chasing his final GM norm, he decided he needed a change in his White opening repertoire. ​​Instead of his usual approach of memorizing many concrete moves to try to force an advantage, he would focus on pawn structures and typical plans. The result was a repertoire based on a set-up with the moves d4, Nf3, c4 and e3. It helped Axel Smith to the GM title, and led to the creation of e3 Poison.


Sämisch & The Rest

Sämisch & The Rest

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Vassilios Kotronias

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:550 pages

Release Date: May 2017

Book Description:In this, the fifth and final volume of the epic Kotronias on the King’s Indian series, Grandmaster Vassilios Kotronias completes his masterpiece by tackling all major variations after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 which were not covered in the previous volumes. The book starts with 3.f3 and works through numerous set-ups including the Smyslov, Sokolov and Seirawan Systems, followed by the Four Pawns Attack and culminates in the mighty Sämisch System.


Chess For Hawks

Chess For Hawks

Publisher:New In Chess

Author:Cyrus Lakdawala

Price:  **$16.99

Contents:288

Release Date: May 2017

Book Description:Cyrus Lakdawala does something no other chess writer has done before: he makes you reflect deeply about your style of play and its consequences. After reading Chess for Hawks you will be a stronger player because you have mastered an essential but neglected skill: you will know how to obey the position’s requirements instead of your natural inclination.

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Chess Calculation Training: Volume 1: Middlegames

Chess Middlegame Strategies

Publisher:Thinkers Publishing

Author:Romain Edouard

Price:  **$17.99

Contents:240 pages

Release Date: June 2017

Book Description:Romain Edouard launches a brand new series of exercise books. In this first volume he focuses on middlegames. Romain gives you different instructions for each chapter, so you can improve your general thinking from various angles – exactly as you would face in your own games.

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The Complete French Advance

The Complete French Advance

Publisher:New In Chess

Author:Evgeny & Vladimir Sveshnikov

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:352

Release Date: July 2017

Book Description:The Sveshnikovs clearly explain the ideas and plans for both sides and provide exercises and test positions. After reading and studying this book, White players, from amateurs to Grandmasters, will make their opponents’ lives even more difficult.​

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