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  • 100 Chess Master Trade Secretsby Andrew Soltis

    Pavilion Books 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 covering... more...

  • 100 Endgames You Must Knowby Jesus de la Villa

    New in Chess 2015; US$ 9.99

    'New (4th) and improved edition of an all-time classic The good news about endgames is: ? there are relatively few endings you should know by heart ? once you know these endings, that's it. Your knowledge never goes out of date! The bad news is that, all the same, the endgame technique of most players is deficient. Modern time-controls... more...

  • 1000 Checkmate Combinationsby Victor Henkin

    Pavilion Books 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...

  • 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmateby Fred Reinfeld

    Russell Enterprises 2014; US$ 9.99

    A 21st-Century Edition of a Great Checkmate Collection! Ask most chessplayers from the ?baby boomer? generation how they acquired and sharpened their tactical skills, and chances are a Fred Reinfeld tactics collection will be part of their answer. And now, for the first time, 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate is available in modern algebraic notation.... more...

  • 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices and Combinationsby Fred Reinfeld

    Russell Enterprises 2014; US$ 9.99

    Enhance Your Tactical Skills! 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices and Combination is the companion volume to Reinfeld's 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate. Of course each book can be taken on its own, but together they make a wonderful collection, and cover the full range of tactical chess. And they are now both available in 21st-century editions, using... more...

  • 200 Brilliant Endgamesby Irving Chernev

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95

    Appropriate for players at every level. Each of the 200 examples features a clear diagram with an algebraic grid and the winning variation presented in algebraic notion. more...

  • 212 Surprising Checkmatesby Bruce Alberston; Fred Wilson

    Russell Enterprises 2011; US$ 5.99

    Deliver the Coup de Grāce ! 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...

  • The 3?Qd8 Scandinavianby Dan Lowinger

    Russell Enterprises 2013; US$ 10.99

    What?s Old Is New ? and Surprisingly Strong! The world?s oldest opening variation, 3...Qd8 in the Scandinavian Defense, has resurfaced in the last decade to give players at all levels a winning edge. Whether you prefer a sharp tactical game or slower positional maneuvering, the 3...Qd8 Scandinavian provides a genuine alternative for club players... 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...