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- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 52.50
What does a chessmaster think when he prepartes his next move? How are his thoughts organized? Which methods and strategies does he use by solving his problem of choice? To answer these questions, the author did an experimental study in 1938, to which famous chessmasters participated (Alekhine, Max Euwe and Flohr). This book is still usefull for everybody... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 13.95
The Book That Made Las Vegas Change the Rules Over 1,000,000 Copies in Print Edward O. Thorp is the father of card counting, and in this classic guide he shares the revolutionary point system that has been successfully used by professional and amateur card players for generations. This book provides: o an overview of the basic rules of the... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 16.99 US$ 15.46
Card games offer loads of fun and one of the best socializing experiences out there. But picking up winning card strategies is a bit of a challenge, and though your buddies may think that picking up the rules of the game is easy, winning is a totally different story. With Card Games For Dummies, Second Edition , you’ll not only be able to... more...
- CABI 2006; US$ 52.50
This introductory textbook discusses the major theories and debates within the sociology of leisure. Illustrated throughout with real-world examples, the new edition has been completely re-written to take into account new developments in the area. Subjects covered include: how leisure is. changing in post-modern times; how and why work-life balance... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 8.99
The Red Dragon & The West Wind is the perfect introduction to this ancient game of strategy and subterfuge, covering all aspects of the two most common varieties, American and Chinese, along with an overview of other global approaches. The book begins with the history and origin and moves on to the rules of play and ways to win and avoid essential... more...
- Touchstone 2008; US$ 17.00
From America's foremost chess teacher and author comes a new standard: a comprehensive course covering all aspects of the game, to improve your technique whether you are a newcomer or a longtime fan. One of America's best-known chess masters, Bruce Pandolfini has helped millions learn the intricacies of chess through his acclaimed books and workshops.... more...
- Touchstone 2010; US$ 16.95
Renowned bridge expert Victor Mollo has another card up his sleeve! Advance technique and simple bridge psychology, closely linked, are the salient features of the many brilliant plays described in Victor Mollo's Bridge Club . more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 29.95
In this insightful and pathbreaking reflection on "doing nothing," Billy Ehn and Orvar Löfgren take us on a fascinating tour of what is happening when, to all appearances, absolutely nothing is happening. Sifting through a wide range of examples drawn from literature, published ethnographies, and firsthand research, they probe the unobserved moments... more...
- Andrews UK 2010; US$ 2.99
You may not yet have heard of Lee Hoyle. You soon will. This collection of anecdotes, memoirs and general musings will almost certainly have you laughing, and often bring a tear to the eye. Lee's unique style of writing adds to both the humour amd the drama of the chapters of his life and often enhances the emotion of the moment. This is a must-read... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2002; US$ 18.75
Une analyse critique de l'évolution contemporaine du loisir comme phénomène particulier d'une civilisation en marche malgré tous ses avatars, mais néanmoins ouverte à une quête constante de liberté, de tolérance, d'hédonisme ou d'eudémonisme, ainsi que d'une qualité de... more...