Quality Chess

Quality Chess e-booksQuality Chess was founded on April 1st 2004 – an inappropriate date, they hope. Their ambition was to provide the chess public with books of the highest possible quality.  This has been fulfilled as many of their books have won prestigious prizes around the world.

The chess people at Quality Chess are GM Jacob Aagaard, GM John Shaw, GM Colin McNab and IM Andrew Greet. In their next decade they hope to reach even greater heights.

 

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Playing 1.d4 d5, A Classical Repertoire

Playing 1.d4 d5, A Classical Repertoire

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Nikolaos Ntirlis

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:336 pages

Release Date: September 2017

Book Description:Nikolaos Ntirlis provides a top-class repertoire for Black after 1.d4 d5 with the Queen’s Gambit Declined. In addition to the classical QGD, Ntirlis offers a complete repertoire against the Catalan, London System, Torre and all other significant alternatives from move 2 onwards.

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Tal’s Best: Volume 3

Tal's Best: Volume 3

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Tibor Károlyi

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:400 pages

Release Date: iOS version September 2017: Android version delayed until further notice

Book Description:This book covers the final two decades of Tal’s life and games, from 1972 until his death in 1992.

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e3 Poison

Sämisch & The Rest

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Axel Smith

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:300 pages

Release Date: July 26 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.

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Kotronias on the King’s Indian: Volume 5

Sämisch & The Rest

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Vassilios Kotronias

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:550 pages

Release Date: May 31 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.


Grandmaster Preparation: Thinking Inside the Box

Thinking Inside the Box

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Jacob Aagaard

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:408

Release Date: May 2017

Book Description:Jacob Aagaard describes his chess improvement philosophy, developed over more than twenty years of thinking about one question: How do we make better decisions at the chess board

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Grandmaster Preparation: Attack & Defence

Attack & Defence

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Jacob Aagaard

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:304 pages

Release Date: March 26, 2017

Book Description:Jacob Aagaard presents the main principles of how to attack and defend in chess. By carving dynamic chess into separate areas of ability, he gives the reader a clear way to expand his understanding of this vital part of the game.

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Grandmaster Preparation: Calculation

Grandmaster Preparation: Calculation

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Jacob Aagaard

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:304 pages

Release Date: March 26, 2017

Book Description:In Calculation thinking methods such as Candidates, Combinations, Prophylaxis, Comparison, Elimination, Intermediate Moves, Imagination and Traps are explained to the reader, and ownership of them is offered through a carefully selected series of exercises.

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Grandmaster Preparation: Endgame Play

Grandmaster Preparation: Endgame Play

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Jacob Aagaard

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:376 pages

Release Date: March 26, 2017

Book Description:Jacob Aagaard presents the reader with a few key concepts in the endgame and invites him to test his skills with a lot of examples from recent tournament practice.

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Grandmaster Preparation: Strategic Play

Grandmaster Preparation: Strategic Play

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Jacob Aagaard

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:304 pages

Release Date: March 26, 2017

Book Description:Jacob Aagaard digs deep into the most complex area of chess thinking. The games and exercises in this book transcend regular chess skills, such as pattern recognition, calculation and positional analysis.

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The Nimzo-Indian Defence

The Nimzo-Indian Defence

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Michael Roiz

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:384

Release Date: January 18, 2017

Book Description:The Nimzo-Indian Defence has been one of the most trusted defences against 1.d4 ever since its conception a century ago. It has been used in World Championship matches by Fischer, Karpov, Kasparov, Kramnik, Anand and Carlsen.

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Luther’s Chess Reformation

Luther's Chess Reformation

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Thomas Luther

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:232 pages

Release Date: December 14, 2016

Book Description:Luther’s Chess Reformation provides a wealth of practical tips and suggestions for chess players of all levels. Using the experiences and insights gained from his remarkable career, Luther offers an insider’s view into the world of grandmaster chess

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Playing the Ragozin

Playing the Ragozin

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Richard Pert

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:432 pages

Release Date: December 14, 2016

Book Description:In this book, IM Richard Pert shares his own complete repertoire for Black after 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6. The main subject is the Ragozin, which occurs after 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 Bb4, but the author also provides thoughtful recommendations in the related 3.Nc3 Bb4 variation, as well as against the Catalan (3.Nf3 Nf6 4.g3) and all other popular White options.

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King’s Indian WARFARE

King's Indian Warfare

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Ilya Smirin

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:352 pages

Release Date: September 28, 2016

Book Description:  King’s Indian Warfare is a practical guide to the most dynamic and ambitious defense against 1.d4. Inside Smirin annotates his best games in the King’s Indian, explaining his successes- from sacrificial feasts to positional masterclasses, this book has it all.

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Beating Minor Openings

Beating Minor Openings

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Victor Mikhalevski

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:580 pages

Release Date: September 28, 2016

Book Description:  Beating Minor Openings offers a world-class repertoire for Black against every sensible first move apart from 1.d4 and 1.e4. GM Victor Mikhalevski advocates an ambitious approach for Black, with the aim of occupying the center and fighting for an advantage, rather than mere equality, wherever possible.

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1.e4 vs The Sicilian III

1.e4 vs The Sicilian 3

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Boris Avrukh

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:488 pages

Release Date: August, 2016

Book Description:The fourth volume of the Grandmaster Repertoire – 1.e4 series provides a top-class repertoire against the Taimanov, Kan and Scheveningen systems, plus all the other Sicilian lines that were not covered in the previous volumes.

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1.d4 The Queen’s Gambit: Volume 1B

1.d4 The Queen's Gambit

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Boris Avrukh

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:400 pages

Release Date: August 24, 2016

Book Description:Having covered the Catalan in the first installment, Volume 1B supplies a top-class repertoire for White with the Queen’s Gambit, covering defenses such as the Slav, Queen’s Gambit Accepted, Chigorin, Tarrasch and various others.

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Dynamic Decision Making in Chess

Dynamic Decision Making in Chess

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Boris Gelfand

Price:  **$23.99

Contents:284 pages

Release Date: August 24, 2016

Book Description:Boris Gelfand continues his investigation into decision-making at the top level, discussing some of his best games as well as his worst slips, giving the reader a unique insight into the mind of a world-class grandmaster.

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Playing 1.e4 – Caro-Kann, 1…e5 & Minor Lines

Playing 1.e4 - Caro-Kann, 1...e5 & Minor Lines

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:John Shaw

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:632 pages

Release Date: June 22, 2016

Book Description:Chess players are offered a dynamic and aggressive positional repertoire for White with 1.e4. Built on main lines, this repertoire is possible to learn quickly and remember. This volume covers the Caro-Kann, 1…e5 and various minor openings.
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Chess Praxis

Chess Praxis

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Aron Nimzowitsch

Price:  **$11.99

Contents:224 pages

Release Date: June 2016

Book Description:In this follow-up to My System, Nimzowitsch demonstrates and explains how his concepts worked in his own games.


Classical Systems

Kotronias on the King's Indian: Volume four

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Vassilios Kotronias

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:464 pages

Release Date: April 6, 2016

Book Description:In the fourth volume of the epic Kotronias on the King’s Indian series Grandmaster Vassilios Kotronias tackles a variety of White’s attempts to challenge his favorite opening, starting with the sequence 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6.


Playing 1.e4 e5 – A Classical Repertoire

Playing 1.e4 e5 – A Classical Repertoire

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Nikolaos Ntirlis

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:384 pages

Release Date: January 27, 2016

Book Description:In Playing 1.e4 e5 – A Classical Repertoire, Nikolaos Ntirlis offers the best of both worlds: a complete repertoire against 1.e4, built on sound positional principles, which does not require excessive memorization.

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Grandmaster Repertoire 6A – Beating the Anti-Sicilians

 Grandmaster Repertoire 6A – Beating the Anti-Sicilians

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Vassilios Kotronias

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:504 pages

Release Date: December 2015

Book Description:GM Vassilios Kotronias provides full coverage against White’s many attempts to steer the game away from Open Sicilian territory. Beginning with sidelines on move 2, and extending all the way to variations tested at World Championship level, the author provides expert recommendations against all White’s sensible deviations (as well as some not-so-sensible ones!) with specific advice tailored for 2…d6, 2…e6 and 2…Nc6 players.

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1.e4 vs The Sicilian II

 1.e4 vs The Sicilian 2

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Parimarjan Negi

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:400 pages

Release Date: November 11 2015

Book Description:The third volume of the Grandmaster Repertoire – 1.e4 series tackles many challenging Sicilian lines – the Dragons, Rauzer, Sveshnikov and Kalashnikov. Building on a foundation of critical main lines, Negi reveals an arsenal of new ideas, making this an essential addition to the library of every ambitious player.”

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The Dragon Volume 1

The Dragon Volume 1

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Gawain Jones

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:320 pages

Release Date: September 2, 2015

Book Description:The Dragon is one of the most thrilling chess openings and a favorite of attacking players. This volume deals with the 9.Bc4 and 9.g4 variations of the Yugoslav Attack.

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The Dragon Volume 2

The Dragon Volume 2

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Gawain Jones

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:320 pages

Release Date: September 2, 2015

Book Description:The Dragon is one of the most thrilling chess openings and a favorite of attacking players.
This volume deals with the 9.0–0–0 variation of the Yugoslav Attack, along with the Classical and White’s various other tries.

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The World Champion: Mikhail Tal’s Best Games 2

The World Champion

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Tibor Károlyi

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:360 pages

Release Date: July 2015

Book Description:In the second volume IM Tibor Károlyi examines some of the golden years of Tal’s career, from 1960 to 1971.”

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Grandmaster Repertoire 20 The Semi-Slav

The Semi-Slav

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Lars Schandorff

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:page count to be announced

Release Date: July 2015

Book Description: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.

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Positional Decision Making in Chess

Positional Decision Making in Chess

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Boris Gelfand

Price:  $23.99 ($19.99 effective December 15, 2015)

Contents:288 pages

Release Date: June 10 2015

Book Description: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.
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Grandmaster Repertoire 1a The Catalan

The Catalan

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Boris Avrukh

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:400 pages

Release Date: April 22 2015

Book Description: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.
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Grandmaster Repertoire 16 – The French Defence 3

The French Defence 3

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Emanuel Berg/p>

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:472 pages

Release Date: March 18, 2015

Book Description:Grandmaster Repertoire 16 – The French Defence 3 concludes this ambitious three-volume series by
offering a comprehensive repertoire against the Advance, Tarrasch, and other alternatives to
2.d4 d5 3.Nc3.
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The Modern Benoni

The Modern Benoni

Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Marian Petrov

Price:  **$19.99

Contents:304 pages

Release Date: February 2015

Book Description:The Modern Benoni is a bold answer to 1.d4 and GM Marian Petrov shows it is possible to play this line confidently without memorizing extreme levels of theory.
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Fianchetto Systems

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Publisher:Quality Chess

Author:Vassilios Kotronias/p>

Price:  **$9.99

Contents:720

Release Date: February 2015

Book Description: In Volume One of this series the author provides Black with full coverage on how to meet the widely popular g3-system.

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Mar del Plata I

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Author: Vassilios Kotronias

Price:  **$19.99

Contents: 320 pages

Release Date: January 28, 2015

Book Description: In the second volume of the Kotronias on the King’s Indian series, grandmaster Vassilios Kotronias turns his attention to the main line of the famous Mar del Plata variation, which arises after the opening moves 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Nf3 0–0 6.Be2 e5 7.0–0 Nc6 8.d5 Ne7 9.Ne1. This leads to some of the most complicated and theoretically challenging positions in the King’s Indian, but Kotronias provides a world-class repertoire for Black, including a wealth of original ideas and analysis.

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Mar del Plata II

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Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Vassilios Kotronias

Price:  **$19.99

Contents: 280 pages

Release Date: January 28, 2015

Book Description: In this, the third volume of the Kotronias on the King’s Indian series, grandmaster Vassilios Kotronias presents the second part of his world-class repertoire against the famous Mar del Plata variation, starting from the position after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Nf3 0–0 6.Be2 e5 7.0–0 Nc6 8.d5 Ne7, with the focus on 9.b4, 9.Nd2 and all other sensible alternatives to 9.Ne1.

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1.e4 vs the Sicilian I

1e4-vs-sicilian

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Parimarjan Negi

Price:  **$19.99

Contents: 360 pages

Release Date: January 28, 2015

Book Description: In this, the second volume of the Grandmaster Repertoire – 1.e4 series, Indian superstar Parimarjan Negi tackles the fearsome Sicilian Najdorf, presenting his own world-class repertoire with 6.Bg5.

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Chess Structures

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Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Mauricio Flores Rios

Price:  **$19.99

Contents: 464 pages

Release Date: January 28, 2015

Book Description: Mauricio Flores Rios provides an in-depth study of the 28 most common structures in chess practice.

By studying the 140 games and fragments in this book, the reader will learn many of the most important plans, patterns and ideas in chess.”

To read more, please visit author’s excellent blog chess-structures.com

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True Lies in Chess

True Lies in Chess

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author:Lluis Comas Fabrego

Price: Free…Download the free app and get the book free

Release Date: March 2014

Book Description: For Lluis Comas Fabrego chess is about more than just winning as many games as possible, it is a creative search for the truth. In True Lies in Chess Comas Fabrego takes on the challenging task of separating the truth from lies in chess literature. Guided by many practical examples and clear advice, the readers will learn how to reduce the complexity of chess towards the essential features of each position, and so improve their play.


The Modern Tiger

The Modern Tiger

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Tiger Hillarp Persson

Price: $19.99 — Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 440 Pages

Release Date: November 2014

Book Description: The Modern Tiger offers an enterprising repertoire for Black using the Modern Defence.

 

 

 


The Tarrasch Defence

The Tarrasch Defence

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Jacob Aagaard & Nikolaos Ntirlis

Price: $19.99 — Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 352 Pages

Release Date: November 2014

Book Description: Ntirlis and Aagaard radically change the theoretical lanscape for this classic opening.

 

 

 


A Game of Queens

A Game of Queens

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Judit Polgar

Price: $19.99 — Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 394 Pages

Release Date: Fall 2014

Book Description: This exceptional book completes the unique project where one of the greatest players of our time transforms her personal journey to the top into a roadmap for everyone who ever wanted to better themselves in the game of chess.

 


Playing the French

Playing the French

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Jacob Aagaard and Nikolaos Ntirlis

Price: $19.99 — Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 464 Pages

Release Date: Fall, 2014

Book Description: The French Defence is one of the most solid and strategically rich responses to 1.e4. (Read more)


Mayhem in the Morra

Mayhem in the Morra

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Marc Esserman

Price: $ 19.99 — Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 360 Pages

Release Date: Fall, 2014

Book Description: Mayhem in the Morra offers a complete fighting repertoire for White against the Sicilian with… (Read more)


My System

My System

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Aron Nimzowitsch

Price: $13.99 — Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 320 Pages

Release Date: Fall, 2014

Book Description: My System is at the top of a very short list of chess classics.


Chess Tactics from Scratch

Chess Tactics from Scratch

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Martin Weteschnik

Price: $16.99 — Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 344 Pages

Release Date: Fall, 2014

Book Description: “This expanded and improved second edition offers more puzzles to test the tactical chess skill that Weteschnik helps the reader develop.”


1.e4 vs The French, Caro-Kann & Philidor

1.e4 vs The French, Caro-Kann & Philidor

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Parimarjan Negi

Price: $19.99 — Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 600 Pages

Release Date: Fall, 2014

Book Description: In the Grandmaster Repertoire – 1.e4 series, Indian superstar Parimarjan Negi presents his own world-class repertoire. Building on a foundation of tried-and-tested main lines, the author shares a wealth of his innovative analysis to chart a course towards an advantage for White.

 


The Sicilian Sveshnikov

The Sicilian Sveshnikov

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Vassilios Kotronias

Price: $19.99 — Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 440 Pages

Release Date: Summer, 2014

Book Description: 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.

 


Beating 1.d4 Sidelines

Beating 1.d4 Sidelines

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Boris Avrukh

Price: $19.99 — Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 504 Pages

Release Date: Spring, 2014

Book Description: Grandmaster Repertoire 11 – Beating 1.d4 Sidelines provides a sound and active repertoire against virtually every non-standard opening line at White’s disposal after both 1.d4 d5 and 1.d4 Nf6 (Read more)

 


Judit Polgar Teaches Chess II

Judit Polgar Teaches Chess II

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Judit Polgar

Price: $19.99 — Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 392 Pages

Release Date: Summer, 2014

Book Description: This exceptional book continues the unique project where one of the greatest players of our time transforms her personal journey to the top into a roadmap for everyone who ever wanted to better themselves in the game of chess (Read more)

 


Playing 1.d4 The Indian Defences

The Cozio Defence

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Lars Schandorff

Price: $19.99 — Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 248 Pages

Release Date: June 2014

Book Description: 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 (Read more)

 


Playing 1.d4 The Queen’s Gambit

Playing 1.d4 The Queen's Gambit

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Lars Schandorff

Price: $19.99 — Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 320 Pages

Release Date: Spring 2014

Book Description: Playing 1.d4 – The Queen’s Gambit is part of an ambitious two-volume repertoire for White with 1.d4 (Read more)

 


The French Defence, Volume One

The French Defence, Volume One

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Emanuel Berg

Price: $19.99 – Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 328 Pages

Release Date: December 2013

Book Description: The French Defence 1 introduces the Winawer Variation (Read more)

 


Judit Polgar: How I beat Fischer’s Record

Judit Polgar: How I beat Fischer's Record

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Judit Polgar

Price: $19.99 – Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 384 Pages

Release Date: Summer 2014

Book Description: Notions of chess have been shattered by a teen-age Hungarian girl – some call her modest and soft-spoken, but many opponents know her as a ferocious tiger over the board . (Read more)

 


The French Defence, Volume Two

The French Defence, Volume Two

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Emanuel Berg

Price: $19.99 – Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 304 Pages

Release Date: December 2013

Book Description: The French Defence 1 covers the most critical variation of the Winawer (Read an excerpt)

 


Mating the Castled King

Mating the Castled King

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Danny Gormally

Price: $19.99 – Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 160 Pages

Release Date: May 2014

Book Description: Every chess player loves to win with a devastating attack. But even beginners know the importance of early castling, so the most significant attacking strategies are those against a castled king. (Read an excerpt)

 


The Magic of Youth: Mikhail Tal’s Best Games 1

The Magic of Youth

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Tibor Karolyi

Price: $19.99 – Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 448 Pages

Release Date: May 2014

Book Description: Mikhail Tal is one of the most celebrated chess players of all time. The eighth World Champion not only won the title at a record young age,but did so using a ferocious, high-risk attacking style (Read more)

 


Grandmaster Repertoire 17: The Classical Slav

Grandmaster Repertoire 17: The Classical Slav

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Boris Avrukh

Price: $19.99 – Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 432 Pages

Release Date: April 2014

Book Description: The Classical Slav provides a sound and active chess opening repertoire for Black based on 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4. White’s early deviations from move 3 onwards are also covered. Boris Avrukh has had the Slav in his repertoire throughout his career and has never lost a serious game with it. (Read an excerpt)

 


Pump Up Your Rating

Pump Up Your Rating

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Axel Smith

Price: $19.99 – Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 432 Pages

Release Date: December 2013

Book Description: Any man in the street knows how to increase his physical strength, but among most chess players confusion reigns when it comes to improving their playing strength. (Read an excerpt)

 


Carlsen’s Assault on the Throne

Carlsen's Assault on the Throne

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Vassilios Kotronias & Sotiris Logothetis

Price: $19.99 – Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 304 Pages

Release Date: December 2013

Book Description: In 2013 chess returned to world headlines.(Read an excerpt)

 


Playing the Trompowsky

Playing the Trompowsky

Publisher: Quality Chess

Author: Richard Pert

Price: $19.99 — Prices may vary by country and/or platform. Please consult the ‘store’ tab within the app.

Contents: 264 Pages

Release Date: November 2013

Book Description: Richard Pert is an English international master. (Read more)