Chess Book Reviews
"The Art of Chess Combination" paperback

The Art of Chess Combination

December 17, 2015 Jonathan Whitcomb 0

This highly rated old chess book by Eugene Znosko-Borovsky is hardly a book for beginners. The best candidate for buying it or receiving it as a gift—that would be a tournament player. Be aware that this […]

How to Beat Your Dad at Chess

December 3, 2015 Jonathan Whitcomb 2

Do not confuse this book with Beat That Kid in Chess, which differs greatly from How to Beat Your Dad at Chess. (Neither book is actually about how to compete, in the royal game, with someone of a particular age […]

cover of a chess book on openings

Fundamental Chess Openings

November 17, 2015 Jonathan Whitcomb 0

All editions credit authorship to Paul van der Sterren. This book was originally published in three volumes in 1988, in the Dutch language. The English version was first printed in 2009 by Gambit Publications. Fundamental Chess Openings (FCO) is […]