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World Senior Team Champions (50+)

Congratulations to our authors, GM Michael Adams and GM Nigel Short, and the rest of the English senior team! World Senior Team Champions (50+)!

GM Michael Adams, the author of Think Like a Super GM, won the gold for best individual performance in board 1.
GM Nigel Short, the author of Winning, won the gold for the best performance for board 2.
GM Mark Hebden, another player of the English team, won the gold for the best individual performance for board 3.
GM Jaan Ehlvest, the author of Grandmaster Opening Preparation, won the gold for the best individual performance for board 4 while playing for the USA team.
You can see the results of all the games here.

Michael Adams on Perpetual Chess Podcast

April 26th, 2022 No comments

The newest episode of Perpetual Chess Podcast is out! Ben Johnson hosts Michael Adams and they talk about Think Like a Super GM and Mickey’s life as a top player for more than 3 decades! Enjoy here.

GM Gawain Jones’ lecture on Killer Chess Training

Killer Chess Training has invited GM Gawain Jones on the 10th of March, at 20:00 UK time, (21:00 CET, 12:00 PST, 15:00 EST) to present his latest books on King’s Indian to the academy members.
For those of you interested, there are 500 spots available, so fill in this form if you want to receive the link to the class!

John Watson’s Chess Life book reviews

February 24th, 2022 8 comments

US Chess is making IM John Watson’s book reviews available via Chess Life Online. Here’s the first one, which looks at Gawain Jones’ Coffeehouse Repertoire from Quality Chess. The team will be working backwards and posting his archived reviews over the coming weeks, and also posting each new one monthly as we go forward.

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GM Ivan Sokolov on Magnus Carlsen’s Middlegame Evolution and Pawn Structures in the Middlegame camp

January 28th, 2022 25 comments

GM Ivan Sokolov gave a lecture at Killer Chess Training and presented his latest book, Magnus Carlsen’s Middlegame Evolution, published by Quality Chess.
Here is the full lecture for you to watch.

Ivan’s lecture was a success with the members of Killer Chess Training and those of you who asked to watch it live, so people are asking when he is coming back! Well, he is coming back 24-27 of February, with exclusive material, not published in any of his books or presented elsewhere, telling us all about Pawn Structures in the Middlegame. Feel free to join us:

WINNING by GM Nigel Short wins Book of the Year by

January 10th, 2022 1 comment

One more distinction for Winning by GM Nigel Short! users voted it as their favourite book of the year, followed by How to Study Chess on Your Own by GM Davorin Kuljasevic and Masterpieces and Dramas of the Soviet Championships: Volume II by Sergey Voronkov. Thank you very much and congratulations to the other publishers for producing quality books.

Ivan Sokolov is presenting Magnus Carlsen’s Middlegame Evolution

January 10th, 2022 No comments

GM Ivan Sokolov will be presenting his new book Magnus Carlsen’s Middlegame Evolution to the students of Killer Chess Training this Wednesday at 17:00 UK time (18:00 CET, 22:30 IST, 09:00 PST).

If you are interested in attending the lecture for free, please click here and you will receive an email on the day of the lecture with the zoom link to join the lecture. Click here to create a free zoom account.

Black And White Friday Sale

November 19th, 2021 38 comments

In Chess, we don’t wait for Black Friday. 
We make our own Black and White Friday!

Quality Chess is celebrating the Black and White Friday Sale by offering free shipping to all EU countries and the UK for all orders placed between 9:30 am Friday the 19th and 9:30 am Monday the 22nd and invites you to visit to explore more offers from independent chess professionals. 

Killer Chess Training, London Chess Centre, Chess4Less, Forward Chess, Chess Tempo, and Sunrise Chess and Games are also participating and we hope you will enjoy this initiative.

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