Review Index

Index of reviews, by author:

Aagaard, Jacob.  Grandmaster Preparation: Endgame Play.
Aagaard, Jacob.  Grandmaster Preparation: Positional Play.
Aagaard, Jacob. Grandmaster Preparation: Thinking Inside the Box.
Aagaard, Jacob, and Nikolaos Ntirlis.  Grandmaster Repertoire 10: The Tarrasch Defence.
Alburt, Lev, and Jon Crumiller. Carlsen vs. Karjakin: World Chess Championship 2016.
Alekhine, Alexander.  My Best Games of Chess: 1908-1937 (21st Century Edition).
Amatov, Zhanibek, and Kostya Kavutskiy. Modernized: The Open Sicilian.
ARVES.  EG Magazine.
Avrukh, Boris. Modern Repertoire against the Italian Game.
Bojkov, Dejan.  Modernized: The King’s Indian Defense.
Bologan, Victor. Bologan’s Black Weapons in the Open Games.
Bologan, Victor. Bologan’s King’s Indian: A Modern Repertoire for Black.
Bologan, Victor. Bologan’s Ruy Lopez for Black.
Bonin, Jay, and Greg Keener. Active Pieces: Practical Advice from America’s Most Relentless Tournament Player.
Brennan, Tim, and Anthea Carson.  Tactics Time: 1001 Chess Tactics from the Real Games of Everyday Chess Players.
Brunia, Rob, and Cor van Wijgerden. Stappenmethode (Chess-Steps).
Chernev, Irving. The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played.
Collins, Sam. Karpov: Move by Move.
Danielsen, Henrik.  Pressing Straight Away: The London System 1.d4 d5 2.Bf4.
Davies, Stephen. Samuel Lipschütz: A Life in Chess.
Dvoretsky, Mark. Dvoretsky’s Endgame Manual (4th Edition).
Dvoretsky, Mark. For Friends & Colleagues, Volume 1: Profession: Chess Coach.
Dvoretsky, Mark. For Friends & Colleagues, Volume 2: Reflections on My Profession.
Dvoretsky, Mark. Recognizing Your Opponent’s Resources: Developing Preventive Thinking.
Edouard, Romain. Chess Calculation Training: Volume 1, Middlegames.
Edouard, Romain. Chess Calculation Training: Volume 2, Endgames.
Edouard, Romain. The Chess Manual of Avoidable Mistakes, Part 2, Test Yourself!
Edwards, Jon. ChessBase Complete: Chess in the Digital Age.
Engqvist, Thomas. Stein: Move by Move.
Fishbein, Alex. The Scotch Gambit: An Energetic and Aggressive System for White.
Flores Rios, Mauricio. Chess Structures: A Grandmaster Guide.
Franco, Zenón. Anand: Move by Move.
Franco, Zenón. Rubinstein: Move by Move.
Franco, Zenón. Spassky: Move by Move.
Gelfand, Boris, and Jacob Aagaard. Dynamic Decision Making in Chess.
Gelfand, Boris, and Jacob Aagaard. Positional Decision Making in Chess.
Giddens, Steve. Alekhine: Move by Move.
Gormally, Danny. Insanity, Passion, and Addiction: A Year Inside the Chess World.
Grivas, Efstratios. TP Endgame Academy: Bishop Endings, an Innovative Course.
Gustafsson, Jan. A repertoire against 1.d4, Part 3: Nimzo-Indian Defense.
Hansen, Lars Bo.  What Would a GM Do? Chess Lessons 1-4.
Harding, Tim. Joseph Henry Blackburne: A Chess Biography.
Hawkins, Jonathan.  Amateur to IM: Proven Ideas and Training Methods – Part I, Part II.
Hertan, Charles. Basic Chess Openings for Kids: Play Like a Winner from Move One.
Hesse, Christian.  The Joys of Chess: Heroes, Battles & Brilliancies.
Hickl, Jörg. The Power of Pawns: Chess Structure Fundamentals for Post-beginners.
Jones, Gawain. Grandmaster Repertoire: The Dragon, Volumes 1 and 2.
Kalinin, Alexander. Chess Training for Candidate Masters: Accelerate Your Progress by Thinking for Yourself.
Karolyi, Tibor. Mikhail Tal’s Best Games: Volume 1 (1949-1959) The Magic of Youth and Volume 2 (1960-1971) The World Champion.
Kasparov, Sergey. The Exchange Sacrifice: A Practical Guide.
Kaufman, Larry. Sabotage the Grunfeld: A Cutting-Edge Repertoire for White based on 3.f3.
Keres, Paul. World Chess Championship 1948.
Kopec, Danny, et al.  Mastering Chess: A Course in 25 Lessons.  2nd ed.
Kotronias, Vassilios. Grandmaster Repertoire 18: The Sicilian Sveshnikov.
Kotronias, Vassilios. Kotronias on the King’s Indian: Volumes 1-5.
Kotronias, Vassilios, and Sotiris Logothetis.  Carlsen’s Assault on the Throne.
Kozul, Zdenko, and Ajojzije Jankovic. The Richter Rauzer Reborn.
Kraai, Jesse.  Lisa: A Chess Novel.
Kuzmin, Alexey. The Zaitsev System: Fresh Ideas and New Weapons for Black in the Ruy Lopez.
Lakdawala, Cyrus.  Botvinnik: Move by Move.
Lakdawala, Cyrus. Carlsen: Move by Move.
Lakdawala, Cyrus.  Capablanca: Move by Move.
Lakdawala, Cyrus. First Steps: Fundamental Endings.
Lakdawala, Cyrus. Fischer: Move by Move.
Lakdawala, Cyrus. Tal: Move by Move.
Larsen, Bent. Bent Larsen’s Best Games: Fighting Chess with the Great Dane.
Lokander, Martin. Opening Repertoire: The Open Games with Black.
Lund, Esben. Sharp Endgames.
MacEnulty, David.  My First Book of Checkmate.
MacEnulty, David.  My First Book of Checkmate Workbook.
Maizelis, Ilya. The Soviet Chess Primer.
Mikhalchishin, Adrian, and Oleg Stetko. Mastering Complex Endgames.
Moskalenko, Victor.  The Diamond Dutch: Strategic Ideas & Powerful Weapons.
Moskalenko, Viktor. Training with Moska: Practical Chess Exercises – Tactics, Strategy, Endgames.
Müller, Karsten. Chess Endgames for Kids.
Müller, Karsten, and Yakov Konoval. Understanding Rook Endgames.
Negi, Parimarjan. Grandmaster Repertoire: 1.e4 vs The Sicilian I.
Ntirlis, Nikolaos. Playing 1.e4 e5: A Classical Repertoire.
Nunn, John. John Nunn’s Chess Course: A Complete Chess Education based on the games of World Champion Lasker.
Panchenko, Alexander. Mastering Chess Middlegames: Lectures from the All-Russian School of Grandmasters.
Pavlovic, Milos. New Weapons in the King’s Indian.
Pert, Richard.  Playing the Trompowsky: An Attacking Repertoire.
Petronijevic, Zoran, and Branko Tadic, ed.  Encyclopedia of Chess Endings: Volume II – Rook Endings, 1st Part.  2nd ed.
Pritchett, Craig. Steinitz: Move by Move.
Ree, Hans.  My Chess.
Reinfeld, Fred. 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate and 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices and Combinations.
Renaud, Georges, and Victor Kahn.  The Art of Checkmate: 21st Century Edition.
Rotella, Tony. The Killer Sicilian: Fighting 1.e4 with the Kalashnikov.
Romero Holmes, Alfonso, and Oscar de Prado. The Agile London System: A Solid but Dynamic Opening Choice for White.
Roycroft, John. Stinking Bishops.
Sadler, Matthew, and Natasha Regan. Chess for Life.
Sanchez, Miguel A. José Raúl Capablanca: A Chess Biography.
Schandorff, Lars. Grandmaster Repertoire 20: The Semi-Slav.
Schlepütz, Volker, and John Emms. The Chess Tactics Detection Workbook.
Shaw, John.  The King’s Gambit: A Grandmaster Guide.
Sedlak, Nikola. Winning with the Modern London System: A Complete Opening Repertoire for White after 1.d4 d5.
Seirawan, Yasser, et al.  Inside Chess 1988-2000 on DVD.
Sielecki, Christof. Opening Repertoire: Nimzo and Bogo Indian.
Smith, Axel.  Pump Up Your Rating: Unlock Your Chess Potential.
Solozhenkin, Evgeniy. The Spanish Main Road.
Soltis, Andy. The Inner Game of Chess: How to Calculate and Win, Revised ed.
Soltis, Andy.  Mikhail Botvinnik: The Life and Games of a World Chess Champion.
Soltis, Andy. The New Art of Defence in Chess.
Srokovski, Yaroslav. Chess Training for Post-Beginners: A Basic Course in Positional Understanding.
Sveshnikov, Evegny. Sveshnikov vs. the Anti-Sicilians.
Svidler, Peter. The Grünfeld According to Svidler (ebook).
Tadic and Arsovic, ed. Encyclopedia of Chess Miniatures.
Tadic, Branko, and Josip Asik, ed. Chess Informant 125: Enigma Edition.
Tamburro, Pete. Openings for Amateurs.
Tukmakov, Vladimir. Risk & Bluff in Chess: The Art of Taking Calculated Risks.
Various. “Web Lessons.” (Review of Opening Videos and Video Sites).
Yusupov, Artur. Revision & Exam 1: The Fundamentals.
Zavatarelli, Fabrizio. Ignaz Kolisch: The Life and Chess Career.
Zhdanov, Peter. Yearbook of Chess Wisdom.

ChessBase 13
Chess Database Review – Big/MegaBase 2015, Correspondence Database 2015, TWIC, Paramount Chess Database
Chess Engine Review – Houdini 4, Komodo 7a&8 and Stockfish 5
Chess Engine Review – Komodo 9 and Stockfish 6


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Fred Reinfeld

Clocks (Sept 2016)

Holiday Buying Guides
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Holiday Gifts for Chessplayers

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