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  • How to Play Chess Endingsby Eugene Znosko-Borovsky

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.99

    Famous chess teacher clearly explains the principles of chess endings, with special attention to positional play, the conception and execution of a plan, and the recognition of tactical opportunities. more...

  • Chess Master vs. Chess Amateurby Max Euwe; Walter Meiden

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 15.95

    Twenty-five chess games chosen, arranged, annotated to help amateurs avoid a variety of weak strategic and tactical moves. With commentary by 1935?36 World Chess Champion Max Euwe. 1963 edition. more...

  • Lasker's Manual of Chessby Emanuel Lasker

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 15.95

    Great chess master shares his secrets, including basic methods of gaining advantages, exchange value of pieces, openings, combinations, position play, aesthetics, and other important maneuvers. More than 300 diagrams. more...

  • Simple Chessby Michael Stean

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    Written by a Grand Master, this guide isolates basic elements and illustrates them through Master and Grand Master games, breaking down the mystique of strategy into easy-to-understand ideas. more...

  • Positional Chess Handbookby Israel Gelfer

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95

    Learn to develop a more powerful strategic game. Key squares, bad bishops, pawn structures, other examples appear in ascending difficulty, with cross-references. For players at every level. 495 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • Pawn Power in Chessby Hans Kmoch

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    Profoundly original book demonstrates how basic relationships of one or two pawns constitute winning strategy. Multitude of examples illustrate theory. 182 diagrams. Index of games. 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...

  • How to Win in the Chess Openingsby I.A. Horowitz

    Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 5.95

    I. A. Horowitz was a Jewish-American international master of chess. He is most remembered today for the books he wrote about chess, many of which are still highly recommended for students of the game. 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 etiquetteof chess Kings, queens, knights - does chess seem like a royal pain tograsp? This friendly guide helps you make the right moves. Fromusing the correct terms to engaging in the art of attack, you'llget 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...