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loreta 46 ( +1 | -1 )
Russian chess books Hi! I wish here are many players from Russia. So question to them:
I'd like to know if professional chess books are still publishing in Russian (in past times there was a lot wery good books).
I tried to look through online bookshops I find some of chess books but I didn't see any solid studies for specified opennings (as Pirc, Caro-Kann, Roy Lopez (Spanish) and so...)
Could somebody help with that?
calmrolfe 182 ( +1 | -1 )
Russian books Hi loreta

I am not Russian but I do know that Shahcom in Russia have the following books on openings for sale, most of these are in Russian

0b-24. Theory of openings 0b-1. Zavyalov"444 Opening Traps", 2000 $10.0
0b-25. Nesis G., A.Khalifman, "Tactics in French defence", 2000, $12.0
0b-27. Khalifman A., "Opening for White according to Kramnik 1.Nf3" v.1, in English, 2000, $17.8
0b-28. Schneider F., "Sicilian Dragon The Yugoslav Attack", in English, 2000, $18.6.
0b-2080. "Game Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings. Dutch defence. A90-99.", Olomouc 2000, p.65, in english, $5.8.
0b-26. Suetin A. "How to play an opening", 2001, $5.3
0b-29. New in Chess # 59. Holland. 2001. X-copy. - $ 7.3
0b-30. Top 12+1. #1. Yugoslavia 2001 (in English) $19
0b-31. Veg, Zimmerman " The 4 pawns attack King's Defence" Hungary 2001 (in German), $19
0b-32. Chess Informator # 81. Yugoslavia 2001
a) original - $ 25
b) x-copy - $ 8.8
0b-35. Ristic "Volga's gambit". Yugoslavia 2001, $12
0b-36. Kosanovic " The Sicilian dragon. 6.g3, 6.f4 and the rare continuations ". Yugoslavia 2001, p.130, in English, $ 13.
0b-37. Meran tracks used no. Russia 2001, $4.1
0b-1858. Electronic chess magazine "ShahForum", 2001, $5.
0b-2032. Palkevi, "Italian game and Evans gambit", in German, 2001, $19,8.
0b-2033. Palkevi, "Two knights defence and Traxler counter-gambit", 2001, in english, $19,8.
0b-2091. Blokh "Modern chess openings. Open games and French defence", in English, German and Russian, Moscow 2001, p.96, $14.5.
0b-2087. Gufeld "King's Indian life long", Moscow 2002, p.304, $14.2.
0b-2092. Kalinin "Sicilian defence. Modern practice", in English, German, Spanish and Russian, Moscow 2003, p.276, $ 19.5.
0b-2093. Kalinin "The French defence. Modern practice", in English, German, Spanish and Russian, Moscow 2003, p.260, $ 19.

The website is

Hope this helps,

Kind regards,


white_disc 5 ( +1 | -1 )
Russian Books --- price In which currency are the prices of the books based on ?
loreta 32 ( +1 | -1 )
I saw - in USD...
Thanx calmrolfe, anyway I found more interesting books from pre-2000 years :-) on that site.
And prices - new books are comparable with [English] books on Amazon, older is considerably cheaper.
One problem could be - delivery. I've experienced with Amazon, but I'm unknown for that on that site.
calmrolfe 49 ( +1 | -1 )
delivery I also have no experience of their delivery times or reliability. However, the company has been around for a long time and is run by enthusiasts, so I'm imagining that they would be honourable people to do business with.

I am lucky in that we have many second hand book shops where I can pick up chess bargains, I recently got a copy of Batsford Chess Openings for 4, which I am well pleased about !

Glad to have been of service to you

Kind regards,

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loreta 9 ( +1 | -1 )
Second hand books I don't hate second hand books too and enjoy them much for nice price :-)
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