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MAD MAY SALE!

Welcome to our MAD MAY SALE! We have a host of newly discounted items and even further reduced  existing offers – pick up these incredible bargains while stocks last!

Our shop is temporarily closed but you can still shop with us online or over the phone. Order online anytime or if you would like any advice, call 020 7486 7015 or email [email protected] and our staff would be happy to help you.


here’s some of our favourite offers:

Crucial Chess Skills for the Club Player Volume 2 - Robert Ris

Crucial Chess Skills for the Club Player Volume 2

by Robert Ris

Was £29.95 now £15

In his second volume Ris continues to explore the essentials elements of practical play for any club player. Again, the result is that Ris offers a course to help chess students master all facets of the game.

Appraisal for Volume 1 of Crucial Chess Skills for the Club Player:
“Ris’ Crucial Chess Skills for the Club Player, Vol.1, was one the year’s best. Ris does an excellent job of focusing on three areas where most sub-2200 players might improve. Readers are not burdened with extensive analysis in his book. Instead they are treated to an appropriate and instructive mix of words and moves.”
– John Hartmann, US Chess Life

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Play the Queen’s Indian Defence

by Evgeniy Solozhenkin

Was £19.99 now £10

The Queen’s Indian Defence has the reputation of a very reliable system for Black. Although his chances of obtaining sharp double-edged positions are restricted, good knowledge of piece set-ups and different plans should offer Black chances of seizing the initiative even in calm variations.

The opening monographs on the QID, as a rule, focus on the move order 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6. What is Black supposed to do if the opponent wishes to avoid the QID and begins the game with the moves 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4, or 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3?. How should Black deploy his pieces and what should he aim for in the middlegame?

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The English Attack against the Taimanov Sicilian

by Zaven Andriasyan

A guide for White

Was £19.99 now £11

The English Attack has long been considered harmless against the widely played Taimanov Sicilian, until in recent years some remarkable improvements were found for White. Encouraging results have made this set-up ever more popular both at club level and in professional chess circles.

Armenian grandmaster Zaven Andriasyan has thoroughly investigated this unexplored chess opening territory. He explains the plans and counterplans, and presents a wealth of highly interesting new ideas and novelties.

Amateur chess players will discover the English Attack as an easy to grasp and dangerous weapon. Players at master level will be delighted by the amount of valuable new information they will find.

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