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Chess

  • Batsford's Modern Chess Openingsby Nick De Firmian

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 21.86

    The standard reference work on chess openings for more than half a century, earning the epithet 'the chess player's bible'. 'Batsford's Modern Chess Openings' is the most comprehensive single-volume work on the openings. Covering every standard line of play, it provides the distilled essence of contemporary opening theory. This edition is an indispensable... more...

  • The Art of Checkmateby Georges Renaud; Victor Kahn

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 2015; US$ 18.94

    The Art of Checkmate, first published in Monaco in 1947, has remained one of the most popular and enduring chess books of all time, loved by chess players and regularly appearing in top ten lists of their favourites. Remarkably, despite its widespread popularity, the first English edition, published in the 1950s, was marred by careless and faulty... more...

  • Modern Chess Preparationby Vladimir Tukmakov

    New in Chess 2015; US$ 19.95

    Opening, middlegame and endgame are the three universally recognized stages of a game of chess, but what about the art of preparation? Winning starts with planning before the game, teaches legendary chess trainer Vladimir Tukmakov in this enlightening and entertaining work on a neglected subject. Exploring and understanding, prior to the game,... more...

  • Bent Larsen's Best Gamesby Bent Larsen

    New in Chess 2015; US$ 27.95

    Bent Larsen (1935-2010) was one of the greatest fighters chess has ever seen. In his rich career the great Dane defeated all World Champions from Botvinnik to Karpov. He was a Candidate for the World Championship four times and became one of the most successful tournament players of his time. His uncompromising style and his unorthodox thinking... more...

  • Grandmaster Chess Strategyby Jurgen Kaufeld; Guido Kern

    New in Chess 2015; US$ 23.95

    What Amateurs Can Learn from Ulf Andersson's Positional Masterpieces One of the most effective ways to improve your chess is to take a world class-player as your example. By collecting his games, studying his choices and examining his style, you will understand what made him rise to the very top. This is what Guido Kern and Jurgen... more...

  • New Art of Defence in Chessby Andrew Soltis

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 14.57

    Most chess games are not won they are lost. Many instructional chess books tell you how to improve a position when it is already (or may be) favourable. This book offers help when you definitely do not have the advantage. Every chess player needs a sound arsenal of defensive techniques. This book covers them all counterplay, when to accept sacrifices,... more...

  • Chess Results, 1971-1974by Gino Di Felice

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95

    This continuation of a series of comprehensive chronological reference works lists the results of men's chess competitions all over the world--individual and team matches. The present volume covers 1971 through 1974. Entries record location and, when available, the group that sponsored the event. First and last names of players are included whenever... more...

  • Chess Results, 1975-1977by Gino Di Felice

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95

    This continuation of a series of comprehensive chronological reference works lists the results of men's chess competitions all over the world--individual and team matches. The present volume covers 1975 through 1977. Entries record location and, when available, the group that sponsored the event. First and last names of players are included whenever... more...

  • Chess Results, 1978-1980by Gino Di Felice

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95

    This continuation of a series of comprehensive chronological reference works lists the results of men's chess competitions all over the world--individual and team matches. The present volume covers 1978 through 1980. Entries record location and, when available, the group that sponsored the event. First and last names of players are included whenever... more...