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  • Sacrifice and Initiative in Chessby Ivan Sokolov

    New in Chess 2014; US$ 23.95

    l The sacrifice is one of the most beautiful, rewarding and complex aspects of chess. During a game the decision to give up material in order to get an advantage is probably the most difficult one a player has to take. Often, you have to burn your bridges without being able to fully calculate the consequences. Risks and rewards are racing through... more...

  • Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chessby Bruce Pandolfini

    Touchstone 2008; Not Available

    From America's foremost chess teacher and author comes a new standard: a comprehensive course covering all aspects of the game, to improve your technique whether you are a newcomer or a longtime fan. One of America's best-known chess masters, Bruce Pandolfini has helped millions learn the intricacies of chess through his acclaimed books and workshops.... more...

  • Japanese Chessby Trevor Leggett; Alan Baker

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 18.95

    Learn and master the fascinating game Japanese Chess or "Shogi" with this expert guide and Chess set. Japanese Chess: The Game of Shogi is the ultimate strategy guidebook for players of any skill level to improve their game and winning strategies. Played by millions around the world, Shogi is the uniquely Japanese variant of chess. It is the... more...

  • Dynamic Chess Strategyby Mihai Suba

    New in Chess 2014; US$ 14.95

    In this enlarged edition of a modern classic (first published in 1991) on the battle of chess ideas, grandmaster Mihai Suba developed the concept of ?dynamic potential? in modern chess strategy. In improving your position on the board the old strategy principles often lead to conflicting conclusions. Suba takes another view on the meaning of, for example,... more...

  • On The Attackby Jan Timman

    New in Chess 2014; US$ 14.95

    A world famous grandmaster explains the modern style of attacking chess to amateur chess players. Jan Timman teaches how to build up an advantage in the game and how to convert that advantage into an aggressive strategy and into great attacking moves. He has selected the most instructive attacking games of great players like Kasparov, Topalov, Karpov,... more...

  • Jon Speelman's Best Gamesby Jon Speelman

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 14.57

    Mind-bending analysis and instructive comment from a man who has participated in world chess at the very highest levels. World championship candidate and three-times British Champion Jon Speelman annotates the best of his games. He is renowned as a great fighter and analyst, and a highly original player. This book provides entertainment and instruction... more...

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chessby Jon Edwards

    Wiley 2007; US$ 24.99

    Chess is a mental game, but you don't have to strain your brain to learn the basics—not with this guide that shows you how to play. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chess covers how to set up the board, how each piece moves, opening strategies and variations, attacking themes and common sacrifices, and more. Photos of the board let you see strategies... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Chess Openingsby William Aramil

    DK Publishing 2008; US$ 12.95

    It's your move... The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Chess Openings provides all readers need to know to solidify their opening game and get on the road to victory. In it, the authors provide a step-by-step walk-through of 100 of the most effective opening moves. Each opening strategy is clearly and succinctly explained, with numerous illustrations... more...

  • Chess Openings For Dummiesby James Eade

    Wiley 2010; US$ 17.59

    Improve your chess game the fast and easy way You never get a second chance to make a first impression?especially in the game of chess! Chess Openings For Dummies gives you tips and techniques for analyzing openings and strategies for winning chess games from the very first move you make! This friendly, helpful guide provides you with easy-to-follow... more...

  • Brilliant Chess: Flashby William Hartston

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 8.58

    The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Brilliant Chess is a short, simple and to-the-point guide to learning the basic principles in a few short steps. Even if they have no idea about the rules or the moves, in just 96 pages... more...