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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Chess Artistby J. C. Hallman

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    In the tiny Russian province of Kalmykia, obsession with chess has reached new heights. Its leader, a charismatic and eccentric millionaire/ex--car salesman named Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, is a former chess prodigy and the most recent president of FIDE, the world's controlling chess body. Despite credible allegations of his involvement in drug running,... more...

  • Chess For Dummiesby James Eade

    Wiley 2011; US$ 17.59

    Proven tactical tips to strengthen your game Your quick and easy guide to the rules, strategies, and etiquette of chess Kings, queens, knights - does chess seem like a royal pain to grasp? This friendly guide helps you make the right moves. From using the correct terms to engaging in the art of attack, you'll get step-by-step explanations that demystify... more...

  • The Immortal Gameby David Shenk

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    Chess is the most enduring and universal game in history. Here, bestselling author David Shenk chronicles its intriguing saga, from ancient Persia to medieval Europe to the dens of Benjamin Franklin and Norman Schwarzkopf. Along the way, he examines a single legendary game that took place in London in 1851 between two masters of the time, and relays... more...

  • The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Texas Hold'em, 2nd Editionby Carl Baldassarre; Randy Burgess

    DK Publishing 2006; US$ 9.95

    Texas Hold'Em, the game featured on the popular television programs and dealth at well-known tournaments, has quickly become the one to play - and the one to win. In the context of teaching readers the basics on Texas Hold'Em, this revised edition covers 'No Limit' strategies and tournaments, and the basics for winning bigger cash pots. Although the... more...

  • Chess Periodicalsby Gino Di Felice

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 49.95

    This comprehensive reference work presents detailed bibliographical information about worldwide chess periodicals past to present. It contains over 3,100 entries. Information for each entry includes year and country of publication, frequency, sponsors, publisher, editors, language, subject, and holdings in chess libraries. Includes an alphabetical... more...

  • The Everything Chess Basics Bookby Peter Kurzdorfer; Us Chess Federation

    F+W Media 2003; US$ 15.95

    If you're looking to learn about the game of chess-and win- The Everything Chess Basics Book provides you with the perfect introduction. Endorsed by the United States Chess Federation, The Everything Chess Basics Book is an authoritative guide that appeals to chess players of all ages and skill. From understanding the chess pieces to learning... more...

  • Chess For Dummiesby James Eade

    Wiley 2011; US$ 18.39

    For all levels of chess players, Chess For Dummies, 3rd Edition , brings readers an updated guide to the wide world of chess. Offering easily-understood explanations of the game and its components, this book is a must have for those developing an interest or looking for an extra edge in chess. Chess For Dummies, 3rd Edition : Offers easily-understood... more...

  • Emil Kemenyby John S. Hilbert

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 49.95

    Emil Kemeny appeared on the American chess scene in 1890, a Hungarian chess player on the Lower East Side who had difficulty with English. Within a decade he was considered one of the country's finest chess players and writers. He dominated chess in both Philadelphia and Chicago, where he lived between 1893 and early 1906. Congenial and modest,... more...