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  • 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 Inner Game of Chessby Andrew Soltis

    Mongoose Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    Do masters methodically cut their way through the branches of a tree of analysis? Is it true that attacking players calculate a dozen moves ahead, while positional specialists rely on abstract principles? What exactly does it mean to "calculate," anyway? In The Inner Game of Chess, GM Andy Soltis shows that the key to good calculation... more...

  • Improve Your Chess Pattern Recognitionby International Master Arthur van de Oudeweetering

    New in Chess 2014; US$ 17.99

    Pattern recognition is one of the most important mechanisms of chess improvement. This is well known. But what does pattern recognition actually mean? And how can you improve at it? 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...

  • 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...

  • Chess for Successby Maurice Ashley

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 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...

  • 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...

  • A Short History of Chessby Henry A. Davidson

    Crown/Archetype 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...