Carsten Hansen

Carsten Hansen

FIDE Master & FIDE Trainer

  • FIDE Master
  • FIDE Trainer
  • Experienced Chess Coach
  • Chess Blogger on www.social.chessclublive.com
  • Book Review Columnist (ChessCafe.com 1999-2014 & American Chess Magazine (2016-)
  • Author of twenty-two books: The Sicilian Accelerated Dragon (with Peter Heine Nielsen, Batsford 1998), The Gambit Guide to the English Opening: 1…e5 (Gambit 1999), The Symmetrical English (Gambit 2001), The Nimzo-Indian: 4 e3 (Gambit 2002), The Cambridge Springs Variation (ChessCafe 2002), Improve Your Positional Chess (Gambit 2004), A Strategic Opening Repertoire (with John Donaldson, Russell Enterprises 2008), Back to Basics: Openings (Russell Enterprises 2009), Mejore su ajedrez posicional (Editorial La Casa Del Ajedrez 2008), The Sicilian Dragon – move by move (Everyman Chess 2016), Miniatures in the Sicilian Najdorf (e-book, Russell Enterprises 2016), Miniatures in the Queen’s Indian: 4 g3 (e-book, Russell Enterprises 2016), Miniatures in the Ruy Lopez: Main Lines (e-book, Russell Enterprises 2017), The Closed Sicilian – move by move (Everyman Chess 2017), the best-selling series Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening (volumes 1-9) (CarstenChess 2017)
  • Several books scheduled to be published in 2018-2019