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  • Searching for Bobby Fischerby Fred Waitzkin

    ICM 2013; US$ 9.99

    Searching for Bobby Fischer is the story of Fred Waitzkin and his son Josh, from the moment six-year-old Josh first sits down at a chessboard until he competes for the national championship. Drawn into the insular, international network of chess, they must also navigate the difficult waters of their own relationship. All the while, Waitzkin wonders... more...

  • Interactive Storytelling for Video Gamesby Josiah Lebowitz; Chris Klug

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    What really makes a video game story interactive? What's the best way to create an interactive story? How much control should players be given? Do they really want that control in the first place? Do they even know what they want-or are their stated desires at odds with the unconscious preferences? All of these questions and more are examined in... more...

  • Thought and Choice in Chessby Adriaan D. de Groot

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 52.50

    What does a chessmaster think when he prepartes his next move? How are his thoughts organized? Which methods and strategies does he use by solving his problem of choice? To answer these questions, the author did an experimental study in 1938, to which famous chessmasters participated (Alekhine, Max Euwe and Flohr). This book is still usefull for everybody... 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...

  • Bobby Fischer for Beginnersby Renzo Verwer

    New in Chess 2014; US$ 4.99

    Everything you always wanted to know about world chess champion Bobby Fischer, complete with easily accessible examples of his chess playing style, in one compact and very readable volume. His youth in Brooklyn, his astonishing career, his many conflicts, his girlfriends and his tragic death in exile in Iceland in 2008: it is all there. You don?t need... more...

  • Ethics in the Virtual Worldby Garry Young

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Ethics in the Virtual World examines the gamer's enactment of taboo activities in the context of both traditional and contemporary philosophical approaches to morality. The book argues that it is more productive to consider what individuals are able to cope with psychologically than to determine whether a virtual act or representation is necessarily... more...

  • Wojo's Weapons, Volume 3by Jonathan Hilton; Dean Ippolito

    Mongoose Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    The Grünfeld is one of the most topical openings in modern chess practice. Many club players fear it, and top GMs often struggle to get an advantage when facing it as White. But is it really a theoretically sound defense? In this third and final volume of the acclaimed Wojo?s Weapons series, IM Dean Ippolito and NM Jonathan Hilton claim to have found... 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...

  • Simple Attacking Plansby Fred Wilson

    Mongoose Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    ?I had a fantastic position, but I couldn?t figure out what to do next!? Sound familiar? If so, then Fred Wilson?s Simple Attacking Plans was written for you. The author distills the complexities of mounting an offensive against your opponent?s king down to four principles that lie at the root of most successful chess attacks. Novice... more...

  • Freizeit-Mobilität im Alltag oder Disponible Zeit, Auszeit, Eigenzeit - warum wir in der Freizeit raus müssen.by Konrad Götz

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 77.75

    Hauptbeschreibung In der Freizeit ist unser Mobilitäts- und Verkehrsverhalten weit mehr von Wünschen und Lebensstilen bestimmt als von Notwendigkeiten. Doch wo liegen die Gründe und Motive? Welche Faktoren bestimmen das Verhalten? Eine Antwort auf diese Fragen bietet der Autor dieses Bandes - und zwar sowohl vor dem Hintergrund der sozialwissenschaftlichen... more...