chess books by Matthew Sadler
Re-Engineering the Chess Classics
Wonderful new insights, inspired by the most advanced chess engines, into 35 of the most fascinating and complex chess games ever played!
Nominated for the 2023 Chess.com Book of the Year
The Silicon Road to Chess Improvement
A collection of games and a series of lessons on positional play that amazes, entertains, and instructs!
ECF Book of the Year 2016
"Sadler and Regan have between them written an important and original book which is a worthy winner from this year’s Short List of books of high quality."
"Seldom I have seen such a brilliant chess guide as this work from Matthew Sadler and Natasha Regan on in-depth chess analysis, interviews, statistics covering chess activity and results"
"Grandmaster Sadler has been described as the missing link in the England chess team and we have also missed the writing side of his former career. Let's hope he can find the time to both play and write more in the near future"
- Sean Marsh, Chess Magazine
"In his own inimitable style, Sadler has
prepared an excellent account of the basic concepts of the game
that every beginner (regardless of age) needs to know to become a
"Sadler has the special gift to be an original thinker but can also popularize his ideas for the general chess public"