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Playing 1.e4: French Defence and Sicilian Sidelines by John Shaw
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Playing 1.e4: French Defence and Sicilian Sidelines by John Shaw Developing an effective repertoire with 1.e4 requires extensive research, mixed with fine judgement and a good deal of creativity. In this, the second of three volumes, GM John Shaw turns the analytical spotlight on the French Defence, advocating his own

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Playing 1.e4 - Sicilian Main Lines by John Shaw
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Playing 1.e4 – Sicilian Main Lines by John Shaw In this, the last of three volumes on 1.e4, GM John Shaw completes his state-of-the-art White repertoire by tackling the biggest challenge of all: the main lines of the Sicilian Defence. Just like the other two books in the series, this

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Grandmaster Repertoire 1.d4: King’s Indian & Grunfeld by Boris Avrukh
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Grandmaster Repertoire 1.d4: King’s Indian & Grunfeld by Boris Avrukh When Boris Avrukh released his 1.d4 repertoire books in 2008 and 2010, they caused a sensation. GM Michael Adams remarked that “The high-quality Grandmaster Repertoire series has taken this format to a completely different level.” Volume 2A is the third

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The Thinkers by David Llada (Hardcover)
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The Thinkers by David Llada (Hardcover) The Thinkers is a visual tribute to the game of chess, showcasing the emotions, exertions and desires of the players, and conveying the mental intensity only chess can command. Included are some of the most iconic portraits of today’s stars, as well as emotive

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Luther's Chess Reformation
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Luther’s Chess Reformation by Thomas Luther Paperback or Hardback, 232 pages Becoming a Grandmaster is the dream of every young chess talent. Thomas Luther achieved this goal despite the added challenge of being born with a disability. Luther’s Chess Reformation provides a wealth of practical tips and suggestions for chess

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Playing the Ragozin Richard Pert
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Playing the Ragozin by Richard Pert A Dynamic Repertoire Paperback or Hardback, 440 pages The Ragozin is an ideal system against 1.d4: Black establishes a foothold in the centre and quickly develops his pieces on active squares, with good chances for dynamic counterplay or a kingside attack. Black’s opening has

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Dynamic Decision Making in Chess by Boris Gelfand
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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

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Playing 1.e4: Caro-Kann, 1...e5 & Minor Lines
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Playing 1.e4: Caro-Kann, 1…e5 & Minor Lines by John Shaw Paperback or Hardback, 632 pages Developing a punchy repertoire with 1.e4 requires extensive research, mixed with fine judgement and a good deal of creativity. In this two-volume work, GM John Shaw supplies an ambitious and dynamic arsenal of ideas for

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Kotronias on the King's Indian Volume 4: Classical Systems
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Kotronias on the King’s Indian Volume 4 by Vassilios Kotronias Classical Systems Paperback or hardback, 464 pages The King’s Indian Defence is one of Black’s most dynamic responses to 1.d4. A favourite weapon of both Fischer and Kasparov, it remains a popular choice at all levels of play. In this,

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