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Chess

  • 100 Chess Master Trade Secretsby Andrew Soltis

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 2013; US$ 15.31

    If you want to become a chess master, there are certain things you need to know essential tips and techniques that the masters know, and you need to learn. This incredibly useful book collects all these techniques together in one volume, so you can try them out, tick them off, and start on your path towards chess greatness. Arranged in chapters... more...

  • 100 Endgames You Must Knowby de la Jesus Villa

    New in Chess 2014; US$ 19.95

    There are, contrary to what most amateurs believe, relatively few chess endgames one must know. Jesus de la Villa, an international grandmaster and former champion of Spain, presents the endgames that show up most frequently in practice, are easy to learn and contain ideas and concepts that are useful in more difficult positions. He brings you simple... more...

  • 1000 Checkmate Combinationsby Victor Henkin

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 2013; US$ 13.11

    This truly outstanding book, first published in Russian in the 70s and regarded there as a classic, contains everything you need to know about delivering checkmate. more...

  • 200 Brilliant Endgamesby Irving Chernev

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95

    Chernev blends anecdotes with observations on inspiring moves and combinations by well- and lesser-known players, including Troitzky, Réti, Kasparyan, Botvinnik, Kubbel, Rinck, and Grigoriev. Examples are introduced with a cue and include the composer's name, the date of its original publication, a diagram with an algebraic grid, and the winning variation... more...

  • 500 Master Games of Chessby Dr. S. Tartakower; J. du Mont

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 29.95

    Vast collection of great chess games from 1798 through 1938, with much hard-to-find material. Fully annotated, arranged by opening for easier study. 150 years of master play! more...

  • The Absolute Correspondence Championship of the United States Chess Federation, 1976-2010by Alex Dunne

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    This collection of the games, most of them annotated, features the United States Chess Federation's premiere invitational tournament--the Absolute Championship. Features include statistical results of participants from 1976 through 2010, results of many opening variations as played in the Absolutes, yearly crosstables, biographical details of all... more...

  • Across the Board: The Mathematics of Chessboard Problemsby John J. Watkins

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 18.95

    Across the Board is the definitive work on chessboard problems. It is not simply about chess but the chessboard itself--that simple grid of squares so common to games around the world. And, more importantly, the fascinating mathematics behind it. From the Knight's Tour Problem and Queens Domination to their many variations, John Watkins surveys... more...

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

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 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...

  • Alles über Schachby Michael Ehn; Hugo Kastner

    humboldt 2010; US$ 17.21

    Welche Partie brachte die späteste Rochade? Wer ist der beste e4-Spieler? Auch wenn jedes Brett begrenzt ist ? Schach selbst ist ein schier unendliches Abenteuer. Es bringt Großmeister und Mythen, Geistesblitze und historische Patzer hervor. Nach Themen geordnet, präsentiert dieser Band die ganze Welt des Schachs ? umfassend, informativ und unterhaltsam. more...

  • Amateur to IMby Jonathan Hawkins

    Mongoose Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    How did Jonathan Hawkins manage to go from being an average tournament competitor to a player on the brink of clinching the Grandmaster title? The secret was knowing what to study and how to learn as efficiently as possible. Focusing his attention firmly on the endgame, Jonathan devised a number of building blocks and identified a number... more...