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  • Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chessby Bruce Pandolfini

    Touchstone 2008; US$ 17.00

    From America's foremost chess teacher and author comes a new standard: a comprehensive course covering all aspects of the game, to improve your technique whether you are a newcomer or a longtime fan. One of America's best-known chess masters, Bruce Pandolfini has helped millions learn the intricacies of chess through his acclaimed books and workshops.... more...

  • Chess Camp: Simple Checkmatesby Igor Sukhin

    Mongoose Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    Chess Camp is a new training system for beginning chessplayers, and for the parents and coaches who teach them. Starting with simple problems to illustrate key concepts, and then progressing to more complex positions, the student will learn by doing, methodically integrating new information with previous knowledge while building effective thinking... more...

  • Chess Camp: Checkmates With Many Piecesby Igor Sukhin

    Mongoose Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    Chess Camp is a new training system for beginning chessplayers, and for the parents and coaches who teach them. Starting with simple problems to illustrate key concepts, and then progressing to more complex positions, the student will learn by doing, methodically integrating new information with previous knowledge while building effective thinking... more...

  • Campamento De Ajedrez: Jaque Mates Conby Igor Sukhin

    Mongoose Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    Campamento de ajedrez representa un sistema novedoso de entrenamiento para el ajedrecista principiante, así como para los padres y los monitores que lo enseñan. Partiendo de problemas sencillos que aclaran los conceptos clave, para luego ir progresando a posiciones más complejas, el estudiante puede aprender con la práctica, incorporando sistemáticamente... more...

  • Campamento De Ajedrez: Jugadas Ataquesby Igor Sukhin

    Mongoose Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    Campamento de ajedrez representa un sistema novedoso de entrenamiento para el ajedrecista principiante, así como para los padres y los monitores que lo enseñan. Partiendo de problemas sencillos que aclaran los conceptos clave, para luego ir progresando a posiciones más complejas, el estudiante puede aprender con la práctica, incorporando sistemáticamente... more...

  • Campamento De Ajedrez: Jaque Mates Senciby Igor Sukhin

    Mongoose Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    Campamento de ajedrez representa un sistema novedoso de entrenamiento para el ajedrecista principiante, así como para los padres y los monitores que lo enseñan. Partiendo de problemas sencillos que aclaran los conceptos clave, para luego ir progresando a posiciones más complejas, el estudiante puede aprender con la práctica, incorporando sistemáticamente... more...

  • The Immortal Gameby David Shenk

    Doubleday Canada 2011; US$ 22.00

    A surprising, charming, and ever-fascinating history of the seemingly simple game that has had a profound effect on societies the world over. Why has one game, alone among the thousands of games invented and played throughout human history, not only survived but thrived within every culture it has touched? What is it about its thirty-two figurative... more...

  • Everything Other Than Chessby Claude Needham

    Gateways Books & Tapes 2006; US$ 9.95

    Twenty-four unique games that can be played with a chess set—but are definitely not chess—are explored in this imaginative collection. Instructions and diagrams thoroughly explain the setup for each game and what additional equipment—such as a six-sided die, counting stones or beans, or small stickers—may be needed. Intended for gamers of all skill... more...

  • The Immortal Gameby David Shenk

    Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 18.94

    David Shenk surveys the history of chess, capturing the Zelig-like nature of the game that has changed the societies that have played it. It's rules and pieces have served as a metaphor for society (to be found in the writings of Borges, Nabokov, Tolstoy, Canetti, Eliot), it has helped to form the military strategies that conquered civilisations,... more...

  • The Tao Of Chessby Peter Kurzdorfer

    F+W Media 2004; US$ 9.95

    The real secrets to winning the game of chess - and the game of life Chess mastery has been recognized since ancient times as an unparalleled way to learn political strategy, but until now no book has explored the life lessons chess teaches and how they can transform lives. In The Tao of Chess , the author seamlessly blends the wisdom of a time-honoured... more...