Better Thinking, Better Chess: How a Grandmaster Finds his Moves by Joel Benjamin Finding strong moves doesn’t simply depend on how much you know about chess. In fact, greater conceptual knowledge makes choosing a move more complex as it increases the number of directions your mind can take. More important
The Modern English Volume 1: 1.c4 e5 by Kiril Georgiev and Semko Semkov This book aims to arm White players adequately against Black’s most dangerous answer to 1.c4 – 1…e5. It is written from White’s standpoint, but it should also serve Black players since the authors often discuss several alternatives
The Full English Opening by Carsten Hansen Mastering the Fundamentals The first one-volume book that covers all variations of The English Opening (1.c4), a popular choice at both club and master level, because it is a chess opening that suits all styles. Elite players as diverse as Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano
The Modernized Caro-Kann by Daniel Fernandez A Complete Repertoire against 1.e4 The Caro-Kann Defence, long renow- ned for being a solid and reliable defence against 1.e4, is undergoing a renaissance at the moment. In addition to being a mainstay in the repertoires of a recent World Champion (Viswanathan Anand) and
Small Steps to Giant Improvement by Sam Shankland (Hardcover) Master Pawn Play in Chess In chess you cannot take your move back, but you can always return a misplaced piece to its former square at the cost of some time. Pawns on the other hand can never move backwards, making
DGT Smart Board (with notation) and DGT Pi Chess Computer The DGT Smart Board is the latest addition to our range of electronic chess boards. It was specifically developed to be more affordable than wooden DGT boards to make live chess broadcasting more accessible and bring chess to a wider
How Ulf Beats Black by Cyrus Lakdawala Ulf Andersson’s Bulletproof Strategic Repertoire for White In his prime, in the 1970-s and 80-s, legendary Swedish chess grandmaster Ulf Andersson was a Top 10 player with a distinct, immediately recognizable style. He almost never lost a game and kept scoring wins from
Parker Burnt Chess Combination (Parker Chess Set, LCC Lux 50mm, Large Box) This unique chess set is specially made using the ancient technique of burning wood to achieve a wonderful colour and finish. The boxwood is burnt and juxtaposed in a coordinated way to produce a lovely designed chess set.
LEAP KK9908 Digital Chess Clock NEW and FIDE Approved! ONLY £29.95! This brand new digital chess timer is small, smart and fully FIDE approved. This neat clock provides all the functionality you need to play chess at all levels and has a number of conveniently pre-programmed time controls used often.
Dynamic Decision Making in Chess by Boris Gelfand Hardcover, 288 pages In Dynamic Decision Making in Chess former World Championship Challenger 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