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  • Winning Chess Middlegamesby Ivan Sokolov

    New in Chess 2014; US$ 22.99

    Ivan Sokolov, a famous grandmaster who has beaten world champions like Kasparov, Kramnik and Anand, has written a lucid guide on how to win chess middlegames, by addressing an almost universally ignored but extremely important topic: pawn structures. With very accessible verbal explanations this book helps you to solve the basic problems of chess middlegames:... more...

  • The Diamond Dutchby Viktor Moskalenko

    New in Chess 2014; US$ 21.99

    Grandmaster Viktor Moskalenko shakes up the lines of yet another chess opening! For those who have the Dutch Defense in their repertoire or play against it, this brings an explosive mixture of danger and opportunity. Danger if you stick to your old ways, opportunity if you are ready to take up Moskalenko?s new weapons or his refutations of old... more...

  • Steamrolling the Sicilianby Sergey Kasparov

    New in Chess 2014; US$ 19.99

    Experienced grandmaster Sergey Kasparov presents a surprising way to combat The Sicilian Defence, Black?s most popular choice against 1.e4. White unbalances the position of his opponent right from the start, gains space and prepares to steamroll his way to victory. This repertoire is complete and contains many new ideas and improvements on existing... 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...

  • 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...

  • Counter Gambitsby T. D. Harding

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 8.95

    Expert analysis of such topics as dynamic counterplay, counter-gambits in open games, Black sacrifices in the half-open games, counters to the Queen's Gambit, and Indian counter-gambits. 67 fully annotated games. 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...

  • 200 Brilliant Endgamesby Irving Chernev

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95

    Appropriate for players at every level. Each of the 200 examples features a clear diagram with an algebraic grid and the winning variation presented in algebraic notion. more...

  • How Good Is Your Chess?by Daniel King

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.95

    Instructive, amusing test-yourself guide by a grandmaster asks readers to predict their opponent's moves and helps improve their game by studying the plans and ideas of the best players. more...

  • The Art of Chess Combinationby Eugene Znosko-Borovsky

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 22.95

    This essential work provides modern explanations of principles, varieties, and techniques of combination maneuvers, plus the ideas behind them. Examples from the games of many great players provide illustrations. 200 diagrams. more...