If you play chess for blood, it makes sense to learn the violent tactics that feature in the openings that you play.
A fresh collection of feature articles and annotated games.
GM Dreev offers a new look at the old system 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 Bb5 Nge7 which is one
of the most challenging ways to combat the Spanish.
Tactics are usually why most people find chess fun! This book will greatly enhance
your enjoyment learning about – and benefiting from – the recurring patterns of tactics.
By studying forcing sequences according to Hertan’s method you will develop analytical precision, improve your tactical vision, overcome human bias and staleness, and enjoy the calculation of difficult positions.
In this book Ivan Sokolov presents a set of practical tools that will help you to master the art of sacrifice.
Playing 1.d4 – The Indian Defences is part of an ambitious two-volume repertoire for White with 1.d4. This book covers all lines except 1…d5
The Sveshnikov is one of the most active and dynamic variations of the Sicilian, and has been used successfully by chess players of all abilities from club level through to world champions. In Grandmaster Repertoire 18 – The Sicilian Sveshnikov, opening connoisseur Vassilios Kotronias places this bold system under the microscope and provides a world-class repertoire.
Chess master, author, and renowned teacher Dan Heisman shows you the whys and the hows of annotating your games. Using entertaining clashes from four decades of tournament play, Heisman traces his own development as a player and analyst, illustrating how his method works in practice.
GM Malaniuk has been the main driving force behind the Leningrad Variation for decades. He has found many original plans which turned this branch of the Dutch into an active and dangerous weapon.
Looking for Trouble … helps you to recognize threats by providing over 300 problems in which you focus on identifying and
meeting threats in the opening, middlegame and endgame. The author’s clear explanations are presented in a manner that should greatly benefit players of all levels