Book Reviews

BCN provides book reviews at regular intervals written by members of our review team.

As of June 2019 we provide reviews for the following publishers :

  • New in Chess
  • Everyman Chess
  • Gambit Publications
  • Thinkers Publishing
  • McFarland Books
  • CartsenChess

We are hoping to add Chess Stars, Quality Chess and BT Batsford.

As of June 2019 we have the following titles out for review with a member of our review team :

  • Chess Tactics : Volume 1 by FM Carsten Hansen
  • Coach Yourself by Neil McDonald
  • Game Changer by Matthew Sadler and Natasha Regan
  • The Tactics Bible by Efstratios Grivas
  • Understanding Before Moving 2 : Queen’s Gambit Structures by Herman Grooten
  • 1001 Chess Exercises for Club Players by Frank Erwich
  • Learn from Michal Krasenkow
  • Opening Repertoire : The French Defence by Cyrus Lakdawala
  • Applying Logic in Chess by Erik Kislik
  • Unconventional Approaches to Modern Chess Volume 1: Rare Ideas for Black by Alexander Ipatov
  • Improve Your Practical Play in the Middlegame by Alexey Dreev
  • Crucial Chess Skills for the Club Player Volume 2 by Robert Ris
  • British Chess Literature to 1914 : A Handbook for Historians by Tim Harding
  • Tal, Petrosian, Spassky and Korchnoi : A Chess Multibiography with 207 Games by Andrew Soltis
  • Louis Paulsen : A Chess Biography with 719 Games by Hans Renette