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- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 19.00
Maurice Ashley immigrated to New York from Jamaica at the age of twelve, only to be confronted with the harsh realities of urban life. But he found his inspiration for a better life after stumbling upon a chess book and becoming hypnotized by the game?s philosophies; his dedication would eventually lead him to break the chess world?s color lines by... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 5.95
This compact story chronicles how chess diffused throughout the world, of when and why the changes in structure were made, and of what is known about its origins; and an account, of necessity largely guesswork, of how chess was born. The book also includes a polyglot?a lexicon of chess terms in the forty major languages of this one world. And for the... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1974; US$ 14.95
Chess Variations is a must for all chess enthusiasts and an outstanding book which promises many hours of pleasurable entertainment for all others. With more than 40 variations of the popular board game, this book contains, among others, the oldest known form of chess (Chaturanga), the game created by Edgar Rice Burroughs and introduced in his Martian... more...
- 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...
- Hyperion 2007; US$ 11.99
As a young man, Paul Hoffman was a brilliant chess player . . . until the pressures of competition drove him to the brink of madness. In King's Gambit , he interweaves a gripping overview of the history of the game and an in-depth look at the state of modern chess into the story of his own attempt to get his game back up to master level--without... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2009; Not Available
Comprehensive, up to date, and clear, this invaluable guide will help even less experienced players to progress to good club level and better. It offers a complete guide to the main opening gambits along with hundreds of test positions for players at every level. Graham Burgess, FIDE Master, shows you all you need to know, from entering the world... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2012; Not Available
Since its first publication in 1950, The Right Way to Play Chess has taught chess to generations of beginners, taking them to the standard expected of good club players. It gives full details of exactly how to play the game, explains basic theory and includes many examples of play.There are separate chapters on the openings, middle and end games,... more...