Review Index

Index of reviews, by author:

Aagaard, Jacob.  Grandmaster Preparation: Endgame Play.
Aagaard, Jacob.  Grandmaster Preparation: Positional Play.
Aagaard, Jacob, and Nikolaos Ntirlis.  Grandmaster Repertoire 10: The Tarrasch Defence.
Alekhine, Alexander.  My Best Games of Chess: 1908-1937 (21st Century Edition).
Amatov, Zhanibek, and Kostya Kavutskiy. Modernized: The Open Sicilian.
ARVES.  EG Magazine.
Bojkov, Dejan.  Modernized: The King’s Indian Defense.
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.
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.
Edwards, Jon. ChessBase Complete: Chess in the Digital Age.
Flores Rios, Mauricio. Chess Structures: A Grandmaster Guide.
Franco, Zenón. Anand: Move by Move.
Gelfand, Boris, and Jacob Aagaard. Positional Decision Making in Chess.
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.
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.
Kopec, Danny, et al.  Mastering Chess: A Course in 25 Lessons.  2nd ed.
Kotronias, Vassilios. Grandmaster Repertoire 18: The Sicilian Sveshnikov.
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.
Lakdawala, Cyrus.  Botvinnik: Move by Move.
Lakdawala, Cyrus. Carlsen: Move by Move.
Lakdawala, Cyrus.  Capablanca: Move by Move.
Larsen, Bent. Bent Larsen’s Best Games: Fighting Chess with the Great Dane.
MacEnulty, David.  My First Book of Checkmate.
MacEnulty, David.  My First Book of Checkmate Workbook.
Maizelis, Ilya. The Soviet Chess Primer.
Moskalenko, Victor.  The Diamond Dutch: Strategic Ideas & Powerful Weapons.
Müller, Karsten. Chess Endgames for Kids.
Müller, Karsten, and Yakov Konoval. Understanding Rook Endgames.
Negi, Parimarjan. Grandmaster Repertoire: 1.e4 vs The Sicilian I.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Zavatarelli, Fabrizio. Ignaz Kolisch: The Life and Chess Career.

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