A 21st century edition of a classic by Austrian Grandmaster Rudolf Spielmann. The Art of Sacrifice in Chess is a masterpiece that examines the nature of chess sacrifices.
GM Dejan Bojkov of Bulgaria loves the King’s Indian Defense. His love for the KID is on display throughout this volume, which is filled with creative ideas, strategies, and tactics.
Sarhan Guliev presents a wide range of strategic manoeuvres that have been repeatedly employed by great chess players.
John Watson and Eric Schiller provide club-players with solutions to a huge selection of rarely-played or tricky chess openings. They concentrate upon ideas and strategy, with enough analysis to satisfy the needs of practical play.
Lars Schandorff’s two volumes on 1.d4 were celebrated by reviewers and grandmasters.
Now Schandorff switches sides and offers a top-class Semi-Slav repertoire against 1.d4.
In the second volume IM Tibor Károlyi examines some of the golden years of Tal’s career, from 1960 to 1971.”
In Positional Decision Making in Chess, the main focus will be on the squeeze, space advantage, the transformation of pawn structures and the transformation of advantages. Based on examples from his own games and those of his hero, Akiba Rubinstein, Gelfand explains how he thinks during a game.
GM Alexey Dreev presents his recommendations for White on how to handle the Caro-
The book contains a French repertoire for Black, yet Moskalenko also presents quite a few weapons and opportunities for White. A fully revised, updated and extended edition of the 2008 classic.
This volume covers the position after the opening moves 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3, concentrating on the Catalan which arises after 3…d5, while also dealing with the Bogo-Indian with 3…Bb4+, and Benoni systems after 3…c5.
The Polar Bear System starts after 1.f4 (the Bird opening) and then fianchetto of the King’s bishop.The system is for players who like interesting and original positions and want to avoid memorizing a lot of theory..
Taking your opponent out of his comfort zone is a good idea to start your game with.
Grandmaster Sergey Kasparov pushes this concept one step further: lure your opponent onto the slippery paths of the Philidor Swamp!