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- New in Chess 2013; US$ 12.99
At the age of 13 years, 4 months and 26 days, Magnus Carlsen became the youngest chess grandmaster in the world. The international press raved about the Norwegian prodigy. The Washington Post even called him ?the Mozart of chess?. Ten years on Magnus Carlsen is the number one in the world rankings and a household name far beyond chess circles.... more...
- Pavilion Books 2013; US$ 5.82
Do YOU dream of one day winning your local pub quiz? Wouldnt it be great to wipe that smug smile off the face of the weekly winners? How To Win Your Pub Quiz is a glorious celebration of a great British institution the pub quiz and your 100% guarantee* of ultimate quizzing victory. Written by a self-confessed quizaholic, this funny guide to... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 16.95
Neither for beginners nor for experts but for the 90 percent of players in between, How to Play a Bridge Hand includes more than 300 of bridge master William Root's favorite hands. Hailed by the American Bridge Teachers' Association as the "Book of the Year." Line drawings. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Pavilion Books 2013; US$ 9.63
The English Opening, from the Flank Games group, was developed by Howard Staunton. In this opening, white avoids or delays the occupation of the centre with Pawns. Once considered a minor diversion, the English is now one of the main openings and all modern world champions have played it. One of the most famous world champions, Anatoly Karpov, brings... more...
- Triumph Books 2014; US$ 12.99
With the help of the easy-to-master steps in this book, even a novice gambler can go from being a traditional blackjack player to a card counter?an advantage player with a true edge over the house. For a dozen years, Frank Scoblete was a devastating card-counter, consistently beating casinos in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and Tunica, Mississippi and... more...
- Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 18.94
David Shenk surveys the history of chess, capturing the Zelig-like nature of the game that has changed the societies that have played it. It's rules and pieces have served as a metaphor for society (to be found in the writings of Borges, Nabokov, Tolstoy, Canetti, Eliot), it has helped to form the military strategies that conquered civilisations,... more...
- New in Chess 2014; US$ 13.99
The best advice for chess players who want to improve quickly is: get better at tactics! Simply because the vast majority of amateur games is decided through tactics you will immediately start beating more opponents when you improve your tactical skills. Experienced Russian Grandmaster Jakov Neishtadt has selected those examples from the games of masters... more...
- Pavilion Books 2013; US$ 9.63
No time to study but want to win more chess games?"Improve Your Chess in 7 Days"is packed with practical tips, hints on how to improve, learn from the champions and find out how to beat them - in just a week. With one short chapter for each day of the week, the book is ideal for social chess players and includes a sprinkling of chess cartoons to keep... more...
- Mongoose Press 2011; US$ 14.99
Annotating your own games can help you to play better chess. By examining the choices you made during the game and how they turned out you can pinpoint the flaws in your thinking process so that you can work on them. Chess master, author, and renowned teacher Dan Heisman shows you the whys and the hows of annotating your games. Using entertaining clashes... more...