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  • Modern Chess Preparationby Vladimir Tukmakov

    New in Chess 2015; US$ 19.95

    Opening, middlegame and endgame are the three universally recognized stages of a game of chess, but what about the art of preparation? Winning starts with planning before the game, teaches legendary chess trainer Vladimir Tukmakov in this enlightening and entertaining work on a neglected subject. Exploring and understanding, prior to the game,... more...

  • A Short History of Chessby Henry A. Davidson

    Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 4.99

    This compact story chronicles how chess diffused throughout the world, of when and why the changes in structure were made, and of what is known about its origins; and an account, of necessity largely guesswork, of how chess was born. The book also includes a polyglot?a lexicon of chess terms in the forty major languages of this one world. And for the... more...

  • Chess Results, 1971-1974by Gino Di Felice

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95

    This continuation of a series of comprehensive chronological reference works lists the results of men's chess competitions all over the world--individual and team matches. The present volume covers 1971 through 1974. Entries record location and, when available, the group that sponsored the event. First and last names of players are included whenever... more...

  • Chess Results, 1975-1977by Gino Di Felice

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95

    This continuation of a series of comprehensive chronological reference works lists the results of men's chess competitions all over the world--individual and team matches. The present volume covers 1975 through 1977. Entries record location and, when available, the group that sponsored the event. First and last names of players are included whenever... more...

  • Chess Results, 1978-1980by Gino Di Felice

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95

    This continuation of a series of comprehensive chronological reference works lists the results of men's chess competitions all over the world--individual and team matches. The present volume covers 1978 through 1980. Entries record location and, when available, the group that sponsored the event. First and last names of players are included whenever... more...

  • Grandmaster Chess Strategyby Jürgen Kaufeld; Guido Kern

    New in Chess 2015; US$ 23.95

    What Amateurs Can Learn from Ulf Andersson's Positional Masterpieces One of the most effective ways to improve your chess is to take a world class-player as your example. By collecting his games, studying his choices and examining his style, you will understand what made him rise to the very top. This is what Guido Kern and Jurgen Kaufeld have done... more...

  • Bent Larsen's Best Gamesby Bent Larsen

    New in Chess 2015; US$ 27.95

    Bent Larsen (1935-2010) was one of the greatest fighters chess has ever seen. In his rich career the great Dane defeated all World Champions from Botvinnik to Karpov. He was a Candidate for the World Championship four times and became one of the most successful tournament players of his time. His uncompromising style and his unorthodox thinking... more...

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chessby Jon Edwards

    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...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Chess Openingsby William Aramil

    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...

  • Capablancaby Del Frisco Rosario

    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...