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Chess

  • Technique in Chessby Gerald Abrahams

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    "Not what to do, but how to do it": 200 examples of end-game play, values of pieces, relative merits of different pawns, gaining the advantage, control of the center, more. more...

  • How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the Worldby Simen Agdestein

    New in Chess 2013; US$ 9.99

    At the age of 13 years, 4 months and 26 days, Magnus Carlsen became the youngest chess grandmaster in the world. The international press raved about the Norwegian prodigy. The Washington Post even called him ?the Mozart of chess?. Ten years on Magnus Carlsen is the number one in the world rankings and a household name far beyond chess circles.... more...

  • Chess Mazes 2by Bruce Alberston

    Russell Enterprises 2005; US$ 8.99

    The Chess Puzzle for Everyone! A completely new kind of chess puzzle helps you develop the necessary visualization skills to take your game to the next level When the first volume of Chess Mazes was released, it was an immediate hit with both chess instructors and students. It was a completely new kind of chess puzzle to help develop your chessplaying... more...

  • Chess Mazes 1by Bruce Alberston; Karsten Müller

    Russell Enterprises 2004; US$ 8.99

    Stop Hanging Pieces! A completely new kind of chess puzzle helps you develop the necessary visualization skills to take your game to the next level The planning and visualization skills that come from working on Chess Mazes are valuable and instructive. If you are one who often loses games by hanging pieces or missing mates, then this is the... more...

  • 212 Surprising Checkmatesby Bruce Alberston; Fred Wilson

    Russell Enterprises 2011; US$ 5.99

    Deliver the Coup de Grâce ! With this instructive manual, players can learn to concentrate on one-, two- and three-move checkmates, focusing on their opponents? last moves and keeping alert to new possibilities, rather than getting blinded by previous calculations. Written by two experienced chess teachers, this volumes first 100 exercises concern... more...

  • Alexander Alekhine's Best Gamesby Alexander Alekhine; Garry Kasparov

    Pavilion Books 2011; US$ 10.92

    Alekhine's games and writings inspired me from an early age...I fell inlove with the rich complexity of his ideas at the chessboard... I hope readers of this book will feel similarly inspired by Alekhine's masterpieces. From the foreword by Garry Kasparov Alexahnder Alekhine captivated the chess world with his dazzling combatitive play. His genius... more...

  • New York 1924by Alexander Alekhine; Andy Soltis

    Russell Enterprises 2008; US$ 11.99

    New York 1924 A Truly Extraordinary Tournament One of the most remarkable and famous chess tournaments ever took place in New York City in March and April 1924. It had a narrative that is still striking today: Three world champions ? undisputed world champions, mind you ? fulfilling their destiny. The stunning performance of the 55-year-old former... more...

  • New York 1927by Alexander Alekhine; Andy Soltis

    Russell Enterprises 2011; US$ 9.99

    Alekhine?s Controversial Masterpiece Finally in English! For decades, Alexander Alekhine?s account of New York 1927 was at the top of the list of works that should have been rendered into English but unaccountably were not. This is unlike any other tournament book ever written. Not only do you have one of the greatest annotators of all time rendering... more...

  • My Best Games of Chess, 1908-1937by Alexander Alekhine; Igor Zaitsev

    Russell Enterprises 2013; US$ 13.99

    The Genius of Alekhine In chess literature, there have only been a very few chess books that have immediately ? and permanently ? established themselves as classics. Lasker?s Manual of Chess by Emanuel Lasker, Masters of the Chessboard by Richard Réti and Dvoretsky?s Endgame Manual by Mark Dvoretsky are three that come to mind. There are... more...

  • The Modern Bogo 1.d4 e6by Dejan Antic; Branimir Maksimovic

    New in Chess 2015; US$ 21.99

    This book presents new and surprising ways for Black to play for a win against 1.d4. Dejan Antic and Branimir Maksimovic have created a highly original chess opening repertoire in the Bogo-Indian Defense, re-evaluating older analysis, showing how Black can do much more than just equalize. Antic and Maksimovic offer a modern, some might even say... more...