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- New in Chess 2014; US$ 17.99
After you have learned the rules of chess and developed some tactical abilities, how do you go from there? You are now ready to tackle basic issues of strategy, but what is the best way to improve and win more games? Of course, you have to train. But chess training only makes sense if it fits your level of play and if it is structured in... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 17.99
An epic work that took more than a decade to complete, A History of Chess , originally published in 1913, is a historic undertaking that shattered preconceptions about the game upon publication. Over a century later, Murray?s research and conclusions, in which he argues that chess originated in India, are still widely accepted by most chess historians.... more...
- New in Chess 2015; US$ 16.99
Pawn endings do not arise out of nowhere. Before emerging as endgames with just kings and pawns, they 'pre-existed' in positions that still contained any number of pieces. Liquidation is the purposeful transition into a pawn ending. It is a vital technique that is seldom taught. Strange, because knowing when and how to liquidate can help you... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 24.99
Chess is a mental game, but you don't have to strain your brain to learn the basics—not with this guide that shows you how to play. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chess covers how to set up the board, how each piece moves, opening strategies and variations, attacking themes and common sacrifices, and more. Photos of the board let you see strategies... more...
- DK Publishing 2008; US$ 12.95
It's your move... The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Chess Openings provides all readers need to know to solidify their opening game and get on the road to victory. In it, the authors provide a step-by-step walk-through of 100 of the most effective opening moves. Each opening strategy is clearly and succinctly explained, with numerous illustrations... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 17.59
Improve your chess game the fast and easy way You never get a second chance to make a firstimpression?especially in the game of chess! Chess Openings ForDummies gives you tips and techniques for analyzing openingsand strategies for winning chess games from the very first move youmake! This friendly, helpful guide provides you with easy-to-followand... more...
- Mongoose Press 2010; US$ 9.99
Jose Raul Capablanca is renowned for his exquisite positional play and flawless endgame technique. But The Chess Machine was also a master of that other way to deliver mate: the attack on the enemy king.In this groundbreaking work, award-winning chess coach and author Frisco Del Rosario shines a long-overdue light on this neglected aspect of Capablanca's... more...
- Mongoose Press 2010; US$ 9.99
Chess Camp is a new training system for beginning chessplayers, and for the parents and coaches who teach them. Starting with simple problems to illustrate key concepts, and then progressing to more complex positions, the student will learn by doing, methodically integrating new information with previous knowledge while building effective thinking... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 17.83
Improve Your Chess will help you to improve your technique and master your game. This lively new edition is written by William Hartston, an experienced chess player and daily columnist for the Independent. It is structured in 75 easy-to-follow lessons, clearly demarcated by level, so that you are challenged throughout. You will get to grips with... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 7.75
The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Brilliant Chess is a short, simple and to-the-point guide to learning the basic principles in a few short steps. Even if they have no idea about the rules or the moves, in just 96 pages... more...