CHESS Magazine – June 2018 Sam Shankland wins US Championships ahead of Caruana, Nakamura and So. Nazi Paikidze claims her second US Women’s Championship Magazine, 60 pages The UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine, in this issue: Magnus Carlsen: The Hat-Trick Hero of Shamkir – Steve Giddins enjoyed the fighting chess at
CHESS Magazine – May 2018 Caruana Conquers: Fabiano wins Candidates and will face off against Carlsen for the World championship in November Magazine, 60 pages UK’s most popular CHESS Magazine – established 1935! All the regular features of the UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine plus more! In this issue: 60 Seconds
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
My Black Secrets in the Modern Italian by Wesley So (PC-DVD) Learn from one of the best players in the world! The Italian Game is considered a sound but quiet opening without early trades, giving rise to rich positions where plans are more important than forced variations — in short,
My Secret Weapon: 1.b3 by Wesley So (PC-DVD) Learn from one of the best players in the world! The Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack with 1.b3 (or 1.Nf3 followed by 2.b3) is a system, rather neglected by theorists, which nevertheless can be a forceful weapon in the hands of an ambitious white player.
American Chess Magazine Issue 3 Magazine, 152 pages ACM issue #3 brings diverse chess material including an extensive report on the strongest ever 2017 US Championships that is enriched with the exclusive annotations by both winners – Wesley So and Sabina Foisor! Regular columns present highly instructive and amusing work