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Vladimir Kramnik: The Inside Story of a Chess Genius by Carsten Hensel (Hardback)
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Vladimir Kramnik: The Inside Story of a Chess Genius by Carsten Hensel (Hardback) Vladimir Kramnik is one of the greatest chess players of all time. From 2000 to 2007, the Russian held the title of Classical World Chess Champion. He contributed significantly to the reunification of the world title, set

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Small Steps to Giant Improvement by Sam Shankland (Hardcover) Master Pawn Play in Chess
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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

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Kotronias on the King's Indian Volume 5: Saemisch & the Rest - Vassilios Kotronias
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Kotronias on the King’s Indian Volume 5: Saemisch & the Rest by Vassilios Kotronias The King’s Indian Defence is one of Black’s most combative responses to 1.d4. A favourite of both Fischer and Kasparov, it remains a popular weapon at all levels of play. In this, the fifth and final

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Chess Behind Bars by Carl Portman (Hardback)
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Chess Behind Bars by Carl Portman (Hardback) Hardback, 312 pages At a time when prisons are in the news due to increasing violence, drug taking and low morale, it has never been more important to focus on education and rehabilitation. Chess makes a difference because it is a fantastic metaphor

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e3 Poison: A 21st Century Opening Repertoire - Axel Smith
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e3 Poison by Axel Smith A 21st Century Opening Repertoire Paperback or hardback, 392 pages When Axel Smith was chasing his final Grandmaster 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

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