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Chess Evolution started publishing books in 2011. The first product was a periodical series of opening books written by Top GMs like GM Bacrot, GM Naiditsch, GM Jobava, GM Vallejo, GM Miton, GM Maze, GM Predojevic and many more Grandmasters who contributed to the project with the idea of being ahead of the current chess theory. Such a team of famous active chess players never existed before !

In 2012 the weekly online Magazine ” Top GMs secrets ” came to the market and is still available, having the most prestigious team including: GM Bacrot,GM Naiditsch, GM Mikhalchishin, GM Balogh,GM Miton, GM Paehtz.

From 2012 Chess Evolution continued producing a wider range of books which were not only focusing on the opening theory, and are an enjoyable read for players of any level.

For Chess Evolution, it was always extremely important to provide professional, high quality products with the best possible chess content inside.

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The Modern Endgame Manual: Mastering rook vs pieces endgames

The Modern Endgame Manual: Mastering rook vs pieces endgames

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Efstratrios Grivas

Price:  **$16.99

Contents:344

Release Date: July 2017

Book Description:The fifth volume of the Modern Endgame Manual, written by GM Grivas, covers rook vs pieces endgames.

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The Modern Endgame Manual: Mastering queen vs pieces endgames

The Modern Endgame Manual: Mastering queen vs pieces endgames

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Efstratrios Grivas

Price:  **$16.99

Contents:312

Release Date: May 2017

Book Description:The fourth installment of the Modern Endgame Manual, written by GM Grivas, covers various queen vs pieces endgames.

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The Center

The Center

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Adrian Mikhalchishin & Georg Mohr

Price:  **$16.99

Contents:280

Release Date: May 2017

Book Description:The new series ​of middlegame books by Adrian Mikhalchishin and Georg Mohr starts with a volume about the center.

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The Complete Ragozin

The Complete Ragozin

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Matthieu Cornette

Price:  **$16.99

Contents:304

Release Date: May 2017

Book Description:GM Matthieu Cornette shares his insights about one of the most popular openings nowadays – The Ragozin defense.

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Most Stunning Victories of 2016

Most Stunning Victories of 2016

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Arkadij Naiditsch, Csaba Balogh, & Sebastien Maze

Price:  **$16.99

Contents:208

Release Date: March 2017

Book Description:The book contains 50 of the most stunning games of 2016. These games from high-level tournaments have been selected and analyzed by Grandmasters Naiditsch, Balogh, and Maze.

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Most Exciting Games of 2016

Most Exciting Games of 2016

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Arkadij Naiditsch, Csaba Balogh, & Sebastien Maze

Price:  **$17.99

Contents:240

Release Date: March 2017

Book Description:The book contains 50 of the most exciting games of 2016. These games from high-level tournaments have been selected and analyzed by Grandmasters Naiditsch, Balogh, and Maze.

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Most Instructive Endgames of 2016

Most Instructive Endgames of 2016

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Arkadij Naiditsch & Csaba Balogh

Price:  **$17.99

Contents:224

Release Date: February 2017

Book Description:2016 brought us a lot of interesting tournaments and matches. The book analyzes the most instructive endgames of 2016

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Tactics, Tactics, Tactics: Volume 3

Tactics, Tactics, Tactics Volume3

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Csaba Balogh

Price:  **$11.99

Contents:256

Release Date: November 2016

Book Description:The follow up of the successfull tactics books of Csaba Balogh. The book consists 551 practical puzzles from the January of 2013 to the July of 2015.

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Tactics, Tactics, Tactics: Volume 4

Tactics, Tactics, Tactics Volume4

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Csaba Balogh

Price:  **$11.99

Contents:262

Release Date: November 2016

Book Description:The follow up of the successfull tactics books of Csaba Balogh. The book consists 551 practical puzzles from the January of 2013 to the July of 2015.

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The Modern Endgame Manual: Mastering minor piece endgames

The Modern Endgame Manual: Mastering minor piece endgames

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Csaba Balogh & Adrian Mikhalchishin

Price:  **$16.99

Contents:256 pages

Release Date: December, 2016

Book Description:The second book of the series “The Modern Endgame Manual” is all about bishop endgames.

Bishop endgames are usually extremely tricky, with perhaps not so many theoretical positions to learn, but a lot of positions where the result is pretty unclear until the very end in a practical game. This is especially true of opposite-colored bishop endgames, where small nuances can decide the outcome of the game.

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The Modern Endgame Manual: Mastering minor piece endgames volume 2

The Modern Endgame Manual: Mastering minor piece endgames volume 2

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Csaba Balogh & Adrian Mikhalchishin

Price:  **$15.99

Contents:208 pages

Release Date: December, 2016

Book Description:This volume covers knight vs. knight and knight vs. bishop endgames. Bishop endgames covered in Volume 1.

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The Modern Endgame Manual: Mastering Queen and Pawn Endgames

The Modern Endgame Manual: Mastering Queen and Pawn Endgames

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Csaba Balogh & Adrian Mikhalchishin

Price:  **$16.99

Contents:272 pages

Release Date: October, 2016

Book Description: Chess Evolution is proud to announce its FIDE-approved endgame manual. The first volume, written by GMs Mikhalchishin and Balogh covers Queen and Pawn endgames.

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Winning with the Modern London System

Winning with the Modern London System

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Boris Nikola Sedlak

Price:  **$16.99

Contents:224 pages

Release Date: September, 2016

Book Description:Chess Evolution presents a complete repertoire for White based on the London System.

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A Year Inside the Chess World

A Year Inside the Chess World

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Daniel Gormally

Price:  **$ 7.99

Contents:248 pages

Release Date: June 2016

Book Description:Gormally shares the inner workings of the chess world – a world riven with insecurities, strange social customs and petty rivalries, while casting his analytical eye on topics as disparate as eccentric waiters, strange Amsterdam zoos and inspiring mountain passes.

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Most Instructive Endgames of 2012-2015

Most Instructive Endgames of 2012-2015

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Arkadij Naiditsch & Csaba Balogh

Price:  **$17.99

Contents:264 pages

Release Date: May 2016

Book Description:The readers will see many complex endgames with dozens of useful and beautiful ideas, which could be used in our own practical games.


Most Interesting Draws of 2012-2015

Most Interesting Draws of 2012-2015

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Arkadij Naiditsch & Csaba Balogh

Price:  **$17.99

Contents:248 pages

Release Date: May 2016

Book Description:There are plenty of fighting draws as well, where both players are trying their best in order to win the game, but it finally ends in draw. This kind of extremely tense battles is exactly what the book is about.


Positional Masterpieces of 2012-2015

Positional Masterpieces of 2012-2015

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Arkadij Naiditsch & Csaba Balogh

Price:  **$17.99

Contents:240 pages

Release Date: June 2016

Book Description:The readers will see many deep ideas, subtle maneuvers, unexpected regrouping of the pieces and of course a positionally justified masterpiece often finishes with a nice combination.


Best Fighting Games of 2012-2015

Best Fighting Games of 2012-2015

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Arkadij Naiditsch & Csaba Balogh

Price:  **$17.99

Contents:264 pages

Release Date: June 2016

Book Description:The readers will see 50 incredible tense battles with many beautiful ideas, sacrifices and hidden motifs.


Best Attacking Games of 2012 – 2015

Best Attacking Games of 2012 - 2015

Publisher:Chess Evolution

Author:Grandmasters Arkadij Naiditsch & Csaba Balogh

Price:  **$17.99

Contents:240 pages

Release Date: May 2016

Book Description:Grandmasters Arkadij Naiditsch and Csaba Balogh analyze the 50 best attacking games from 2012-2015. The readers will see not only the brilliant sacrifices and mating combination at the end of the games, but also how it was all built up from the beginning.