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  • Learn Chess from the Greatsby Peter J. Tamburro

    Dover Publications 2016; US$ 9.95

    Beginning students of the game as well as veterans of the board will find this chess guide offers a wealth of inspiration, enjoyment, and practical chess advice. In providing valuable instruction for players at all levels, noted chess writer and teacher Peter Tamburro initially presents elementary ideas that can be used immediately by beginners. The... more...

  • The Agile London Systemby Alfonso Romero Holmes; Oscar de Prado

    New in Chess 2016; US$ 23.99

    It is not difficult to understand why The London System is such a popular chess opening with club players. Against virtually every Black defence after 1.d4 it offers White an easy-to-learn and reliable set of lines with interesting choices between strategic or more aggressive approaches, while avoiding tons of opening theory. In The Agile London... more...

  • Black is Back!by Andras Adorjan

    New in Chess 2016; US$ 19.99

    Many chess players act intimidated and overly cautious when they have the Black pieces. They are so preoccupied with White's advantage of the first move, that their predominant urge is to safeguard their position. With his iconoclastic ?Black is OK' books, Andras Adorjan has consistently been fighting this negative mindset. In Black is Back!,... more...

  • The Fianchetto Solutionby Emmanuel Neiman; Samy Shoker

    New in Chess 2016; US$ 19.99

    A Complete, Solid and Flexible Chess Opening Repertoire for Black & White ? with the King?s Fianchetto When experienced chess teacher Emmanuel Neiman learned that some of his pupils hesitated to play in competitions for fear of being crushed in the opening, he wanted to help. Neiman knew that amateurs have little time to seriously study... more...

  • Timman's Titansby Jan Timman

    New in Chess 2016; US$ 22.99

    The Stories and the Games: Alekhine ? Euwe ? Botvinnik ? Smyslov ? Tal - Petrosian ? Spassky ? Fischer - Karpov ? Kasparov For many years Jan Timman was one of the best chess players in the world. He combined his brilliant successes on the board with a passion for writing and meticulously analysing his own games and those of his rivals. Three... more...

  • The Chess Endgame Studyby A. J. Roycroft

    Dover Publications 2016; US$ 16.95

    The endgame study, like the chess problem, eliminates over-the-board competition to concentrate on an invented endgame position carefully plotted to fox, bewilder, challenge, and otherwise stimulate the solver. Unlike problems, studies do not stipulate the number of moves to the solution; they demand a greater knowledge of endgame theory, thus becoming... more...

  • David vs Goliath Chessby Andrew Soltis

    Pavilion Books 2016; US$ 12.99

    Strategies and examples for beating a superior opponent in chess.Chess history is littered with David vs Goliath chess struggles where the weaker player has prevailed. Chess masters, even international grandmasters, can be defeated by young, improving players who use the right techniques and proper attitude.In David vs Goliath Chess, renowned chess... more...

  • The Rookieby Stephen Moss

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99

    Chess has been played for more than 1,500 years and is played in every country in the world. Stephen Moss sets out to master its mysteries, and unlock the secret of its enduring appeal. What, he asks, is the essence of chess? And what will it reveal about his own character along the way? In a witty, accessible style that will delight newcomers and... more...

  • Tactics Training ? Anatoly Karpovby Frank Erwich

    New in Chess 2016; US$ 1.99

    Anatoly Karpov (1951) is one of the greatest chess players of all time. The Russian grandmaster was World Champion from 1975 to 1985. He became World Champion when the American Bobby Fischer refused to defend his title. And he was dethroned when he lost a match to Garry Kasparov in 1985. Karpov was ranked the World's number one player for 90 months.... more...

  • Tactics Training ? Veselin Topalovby Frank Erwich

    New in Chess 2016; US$ 1.99

    Veselin Topalov (1975) is a Bulgarian chess grandmaster, a former #1 in the world rankings and a former World Champion. He is a very energetic player, always looking for interesting moves, complicated positions and fighting chances. He never gives up and plays for a win with both the white and the black pieces. Topalov became the FIDE World... more...