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  • Chess World Title Contenders and Their Stylesby Danny Kopec; Craig Pritchett

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.99

    A thoroughly annotated selection of the finest games played by the best young grandmasters of the 1980s. Presented by two international masters and former champions, players at every level will find inspiration and practical techniques. Player profiles include Gary Kasparov, Jan Timman, Walter Browne, Robert Hubner, Zoltan Ribli, Ljubomir Ljubojevic,... more...

  • Chess is Child's Playby Laura Sherman; Bill Kilpatrick

    Mongoose Press 2015; US$ 13.99

    Chess is Child's Play is a book written by parents, for parents. It is written for YOU! Chess is one of the oldest strategy games known to man. Studies show that children who learn chess at an early age gain such valuable life skills as: Problem-solving ability Improved patience and focus Enhanced imagination Greater self-confidence.... more...

  • Combinationsby Irving Chernev

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Explanations for the famous and less well-known combinations of Tarrasch, Botvinnik, Nimzovich, Steinitz, Rubinstein; the dazzling brilliancies of Morphy, Keres, and Alekhine; the deadly attacks of Marshall; the unfathomable plays of Lasker; and the matchless creations of Capablanca and many others. 356 diagrams. more...

  • Complete Hedgehogby Sergey Shipov

    Mongoose Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    The Hedgehog is a thoroughly modern defense where flexibility and understanding trump rote memorization. Using deeply annotated critical games from international practice, GM Sergey Shipov traces the Hedgehog's development - from its origins as a way to avoid well-trodden paths to its current status as a respected weapon in Black's armory. The Hedgehog... more...

  • Counter Gambitsby T. D. Harding

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 8.95

    The author reveals how to win games with Black by proposing the method of calculated aggression, covering 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. Includes 67 fully annotated games, and another 25 complete games in theoretical... 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...

  • Danger in Chessby Amatzia Avni

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    How to develop an early warning system, based on three main sources: outside (the opponent); inside (the player's own thought process); and the stimulus itself (the board position). Author shows how to identify hazards, plus how detecting these signals can be used both defensively and offensively. 24 black-and-white figures. 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...

  • The Double Queen's Gambitby Alexey Bezgodov

    New in Chess 2015; US$ 19.99

    Alexey Bezgodov provides a complete chess opening repertoire for Black against 1.d4. In The Double Queen?s Gambit, Black?s attitude is as active and ambitious as that of White in the Queen?s Gambit. After thoroughly investigating and analysing this opening, the former Russian Chess Champion concludes that there is no clear and compelling way for... more...

  • Finding Bobby Fischerby Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam

    New in Chess 2015; US$ 21.99

    ?Fischer gets up, tall, overweight, and slightly clumsy. He tries to fulfil the duties of the host and shakes hands, but his nervously darting eyes betray his unease with the situation. This is not a man accustomed to receiving visitors.? Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam?s encounter with the reclusive American world champion in war-torn Yugoslavia, is... more...