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IM Marc Esserman wows us with wizardry
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Mayhem in the Morra
will snap you out of the dreary skies
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An instant hit! Sicilian Refuted?
GM Lars Schandorff presents a 2 volume repertiore
for White based on 1.d4:
Playing 1.d4: The Queen's Gambit
Playing 1.d4: The Indian Defences
(Quality Chess · 2012 · 320/248pp.)
Anand wins again! The
of this book includes 30 new
games annotated by Nunn, world class GM
and award winning author.
Was Gelfand's d5!? novelty Black's answer to the
e6/b3 Rossolimo. Was Anand's d4!? novelty where
White can search for the plus? Readers of
How To Beat the Sicilian Defence
by GM Gawain Jones enjoyed a peek at the developments
to come in this interesting line.
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Tibor Karolyi on Anatoly Karpov:
The Making of a Champion '61-'85
The Later Years 1986-2009
New in the GM Repertoire Series
Boris Avrukh on the Grunfeld:
(g3, e3, Bf4, Bg5 etc)
Mihail Marin on the English:
Symmetrical [1.c4 c5]
Volume 2 (b6, e6, c6 etc.)
Lubomir Ftacnik on the
a Najdorf repertoire for Black.
Frank Brady: Endgame
The rise and fall of Bobby Fischer.
Jeremy Silman: How To Reassess Your Chess 4th Edition
The long awaited fourth edition of this modern
chess classic. Completely rewritten.
Siles · November 2010 · 658 pp.
Quality Chess Puzzle Book
The authoritative reissue of one of the most important
chess books ever written. Bobby Fischer's original annotations
of 60 instructive and entertaining games.
Batsford · 2009 · 384 pp. ·
237 games with clear and insightful analysis by a legendary master.
Another masterpiece from the author of the classic,
New In Chess · 2009 · 384 pp. ·
Rybka Aquarium (Convekta Software)
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BONUS DVD: Openings Encylopedia 2011.
The new edition of IM John Watson's
award-winning book on this dynamic and flexible defence
has finally arrived. It is well worth the wait!
Everyman · 432 pages · 2012
IM David Vigorito examines critical lines in
the Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack, bringing
us up to date on the latest theory in this super sharp
Everyman · 320 pages · 2012
The Quality Chess team: Aagaard, Avrukh, Bauer, Perrson,
McNab, Pavlovic and others scrutinize the critical
Quality Chess · 440 pages · 2011
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