Books Coming Soon on the Forward Chess App

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.


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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