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  • Chess Strategy for Club Playersby Herman Grooten

    New in Chess 2014; US$ 22.99

    A top chess coach explains the fundamentals of chess strategy to amateur players. Herman Grooten, an International Master with over 25 years of experience, has written a systematic primer about the basics of positional understanding, with a massive amount of examples and exercises. more...

  • 100 Endgames You Must Knowby Jesus de la Villa

    New in Chess 2015; US$ 19.99

    'New (4th) and improved edition of an all-time classic The good news about endgames is: ? there are relatively few endings you should know by heart ? once you know these endings, that's it. Your knowledge never goes out of date! The bad news is that, all the same, the endgame technique of most players is deficient. Modern time-controls... more...

  • 200 Brilliant Endgamesby Irving Chernev

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95

    Chernev blends anecdotes with observations on inspiring moves and combinations by well- and lesser-known players, including Troitzky, Réti, Kasparyan, Botvinnik, Kubbel, Rinck, and Grigoriev. Examples are introduced with a cue and include the composer's name, the date of its original publication, a diagram with an algebraic grid, and the winning variation... more...

  • 500 Master Games of Chessby Dr. S. Tartakower; J. du Mont

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 29.95

    Vast collection of great chess games from 1798 through 1938, with much hard-to-find material. Fully annotated, arranged by opening for easier study. 150 years of master play! more...

  • Aron Nimzowitsch 1928-1935by Rudolf Reinhardt; Aron Nimzowitsch

    New in Chess 2014; US$ 29.99

    Aron Nimzowitsch (1886 ? 1935) was the most influential chess thinker of the 20th century. His books ?My System? (1925) and ?Chess Praxis? (1928) had tremendous impact and continue to be printed, sold and read to this day. Every chess player who is serious about improving his game, studies the lessons of this great Russian-born innovator. ... more...

  • The Art of Chessby James Mason

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 24.95

    Early 20th-century master presents both ideas and actual moves in most easily assimilated form. Lucid text explains over 90 different openings?Ruy Lopez to work of Alekhine, Réti, Nimzovich, others. Combinations analyzed and clearly presented. "...first-class chess book."?The Illustrated London News. 448 diagrams. more...

  • The Art of Chess Combinationby Eugene Znosko-Borovsky

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 22.95

    Among the most satisfying and successful chess maneuvers, the combination usually involves surprise and sacrifice to achieve a sudden advantage. This essential work explains principles, varieties, and techniques, plus the ideas behind them. Examples from the games of master players provide helpful illustrations. Suitable for players at all levels.... more...

  • The Art of Sacrifice in Chessby Rudolf Spielmann

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    A Grandmaster shares secrets from 40 years of tournament play, outlining hard-won lessons that enable players to win games by giving up pieces. The first systematic attempt to explain and exploit the theory of chess sacrifice, this guide remains an extremely helpful weapon in the arsenal of players at every level. more...

  • The Art of the Middle Gameby Paul Keres; Alexander Kotov

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Superb guide to neglected area of chess. Two formidable grandmasters cover attacking the king, defense, importance of pawn structure, analysis, much more. Authoritative introduction by Harry Golombek. Belongs in the library of every serious chess enthusiast. Indexes of players and middle-game themes. more...

  • Basic Chess Openings for Kidsby Charles Hertan

    New in Chess 2015; US$ 14.99

    Award-winning author Charles Hertan knows what kids really need to know about mobilizing their pawns and pieces. Traditional chess opening books concentrate on the variations in different openings. Charles Hertan believes that for beginners and advanced beginners memorizing lines is not only boring but also a waste of time. Hertan?s approach... more...