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  • 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...

  • Chess: The Art of Logical Thinkingby Neil McDonald McDonald

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 2013; US$ 10.84

    Grand master and prolific chess author Neil McDonald explains every single move made in 30 striking tactical or strategical games played over the last quarter century. more...

  • Learn Chess Quickby Brian Field; Alan Orpin; Gray Jolliffe

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 2013; US$ 5.76

    This fun and chatty book provides the ideal way to learn the world's greatest board game - the easy way. more...

  • Why You Lose at Chessby Tim Harding

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.99

    Updated chess classic shows how to learn from losses by recognizing the warning signals and by analyzing what went wrong in losing games. Revised chapters focus on shift from correspondence chess to play based on e-mail and internet; benefits of computer chess, plus analysis of face-off between Kasparov and Deep Blue. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    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...