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  • Winning Chess Middlegamesby Ivan Sokolov

    New in Chess 2014; US$ 22.99

    Ivan Sokolov, a famous grandmaster who has beaten world champions like Kasparov, Kramnik and Anand, has written a lucid guide on how to win chess middlegames, by addressing an almost universally ignored but extremely important topic: pawn structures. With very accessible verbal explanations this book helps you to solve the basic problems of chess middlegames:... more...

  • World?s Most Instructive Amateur Game Bookby Dan Heisman

    Mongoose Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    Who says that you can?t learn from the games of amateurs? Renowned chess instructor and writer Dan Heisman presents thirty games by intermediate-level players, each one offering a rich variety of lessons in practical competitive play for all chess enthusiasts. The catalog of errors runs the gamut from taking too much (or too little!) time to... more...

  • The Zukertort Systemby Grigory Bogdanovich

    Mongoose Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    Back to the future! Far from a dusty relic once played by great masters such as Rubinstein, Pillsbury, and Bogolyubov, the Zukertort System now enjoys new life. Modern world-class players such as Artur Yusupov, Teimour Radjabov, and Lázaro Bruzón have come to appreciate the Zukertort's rich potential and play it with confidence against strong opposition.... more...

  • Zurich International Chess Tournament, 1953by David Bronstein

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    Perceptive coverage of all 210 games from the legendary tournament, which featured Smyslov, Keres, Reshevsky, Petrosian, and 11 others, including the author. Suitable for players at all levels. Algebraic notation. 352 diagrams. more...

  • The Art of the Checkmateby Georges Renaud; Victor Kahn

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95

    Thorough classification of 23 mating situations, including Legal's pseudo-sacrifice, the double check, smothered mate, Greco's mate, the Corridor mate, and many others. Learn from 127 games by Tartakower, Janowski, Rubinstein, Blackburne, others, illustrating positional maneuvers leading to these mates. Review quizzes test progress. more...

  • Better Chess for Average Playersby Tim Harding

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95

    Clear, straightforward guide by noted expert coaches readers through fundamentals of attacking and positional play, as well as how to approach the endgame. Crucial processes of assessing positions and choosing moves are examined in depth; also, how to cope with difficult positions and time-trouble. 384 diagrams. more...

  • Botvinnikby Mikhail Botvinnik

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Learn chess from a World Champion! These 100 games were selected and annotated by Botvinnik himself as the best games he played before becoming World Champion in 1948. Includes contests against Alekhine, Capablanca, Euwe, Keres, Reshevsky, Smyslov, and others. Author explains his theories, the development of Russian chess, and six end game studies.... more...

  • Chess For Dummiesby James Eade

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 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... more...

  • Chess For Dummiesby James Eade

    Wiley 2011; US$ 22.99 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...

  • Chess Guideby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 9.99

    Chess from MobileReference is an ideal Chess quick-study guide. The Chess covers the basic pieces of chess, before going on to some more advanced topics. Audience. Intended for everyone interested in Chess, particularly for beginners and intermediate students. Fully illustrated. Search for the words or phrases. Navigate from Table of Contents or read... more...