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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...

  • 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 Boardby 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...

  • Alles über Schachby Michael Ehn; Hugo Kastner

    humboldt 2010; US$ 19.71

    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...

  • Anish Giriby Anish Giri

    New in Chess 2014; US$ 12.99

    'Chess Grandmaster Anish Giri sketches his rise to the chess elite and presents 20 fondly remembered games in his trademark style: instructive, witty and delightfully unimpressed by reputations. Included is his win against Magnus Carlsen in Wijk aan Zee, the 'Wimbledon' of Chess, in 2011. The Dutch grandmaster is not only an exceptional player, but... more...

  • Aron Nimzowitschby Per Skjoldager; Jørn Erik Nielsen

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 49.95

    One of the greatest chess legends of all time, Aron Nimzowitsch (1886-1935), is best known for founding the Hypermodernism school of chess, which emerged after World War I to challenge the chess ideologies of traditional central European masters. This first full-scale biography of Nimzowitsch chronicles his early life in Denmark, his family and education,... more...

  • Aron Nimzowitsch 1928-1935by Rudolf Reinhardt; Aron Nimzowitsch

    New in Chess 2014; US$ 29.99

    Aron Nimzowitsch (1886 ? 1935) was the most influential chess thinker of the 20th century. His books ?My System? (1925) and ?Chess Praxis? (1928) had tremendous impact and continue to be printed, sold and read to this day. Every chess player who is serious about improving his game, studies the lessons of this great Russian-born innovator. ... more...