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  • 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...

  • A Cutting-edge Gambit against the Queen's Indianby Imre Hera

    New in Chess 2014; US$ 16.99

    Against the widely played Queen?s Indian Defense White?s most ambitious and most popular choice is the Fianchetto Variation. Since the 1980?s the main response here for Black has been the Nimzowitsch Variation 4?La6, first played in 1925 by the famous theoretician Aron Nimzowitsch, in which Black tries to hinder White?s development by attacking... more...

  • How to Play Chess Endingsby Eugene Znosko-Borovsky

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.99

    Famous chess teacher clearly explains the principles of chess endings, with special attention to positional play, the conception and execution of a plan, and the recognition of tactical opportunities. more...

  • Modern Chess Strategyby Ludek Pachman

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Modern classic offers thorough, systematic analysis of the use of the queen, active king, exchanges, seven different uses of pawns, minority attack, dynamic elements, much more. Analyses of 129 great games featuring Capablanca, Alekhine, Lasker, Botvinnik, Reshevsky, Bronstein, Smyslov, Spassky, other masters. Indexes of games and openings. 298 diagrams.... more...

  • Technique in Chessby Gerald Abrahams

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    A superb guide to the general concepts of chess technique and the methods for using technique to plan ahead. Early initiative and control of the center, translating an advantage into the middle game, techniques of endgame play are all systematically analyzed. 200 examples and problems from actual play increase "technique consciousness." more...

  • Morphy's Games of Chessby Philip Sergeant

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95

    300 games by the greatest player of all time: 54 against such masters as Anderssen, Harrwitz, Mongredien, Bird, Paulsen, and others; 52 of the best blindfold games; 52 games at odds; and 142 in consultation, informally. Detailed annotations of games by such expert analysts as Sergeant, Steinitz, Anderssen, and Morphy himself. more...

  • The Middle Game in Chessby Eugene Znosko-Borovsky

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Superior introduction to most demanding part of chess. Basic concepts of middle game play are systematically and logically presented. Every significant idea is illustrated by well-chosen excerpts from master play, including games by Alekhine, Capablanca, Lasker, Reshevsky, Botvinnik, Marshall, Pillsbury, and other prominent players. 80 illustrations.... more...

  • How Not to Play Chessby Eugene A. Znosko-Borovsky

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.95

    Developing plans of action based on positional analysis: weak and strong squares, control of open lines, pawn structure, more. 20 problems. more...

  • Chess Strategyby Edward Lasker

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.95

    One of a half-dozen great theoretical works in chess, shows principles of action above and beyond moves. Acclaimed by Capablanca, Keres, and other greats. more...

  • How to Play the Chess Openingsby Eugene Znosko-Borovsky

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.95

    Clear, profound examinations of just what each opening is intended to do and how opponent can counter. Many sample games. more...