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Chess

  • Technique in Chessby Gerald Abrahams

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    "Not what to do, but how to do it": 200 examples of end-game play, values of pieces, relative merits of different pawns, gaining the advantage, control of the center, more. more...

  • Gyula Breyerby Jimmy Adams

    New in Chess 2017; US$ 37.99

    Gyula Breyer (1893-1921) won the championship of his native country Hungary and achieved remarkable results against the leading players of his day. But first and foremost, Breyer was a revolutionary in his chess thinking. He promoted the idea of dynamic chess and formulated many of the Hypermodern concepts, long before others started their investigations.... more...

  • Black is Back!by Andras Adorjan

    New in Chess 2016; US$ 19.99

    Many chess players act intimidated and overly cautious when they have the Black pieces. They are so preoccupied with White's advantage of the first move, that their predominant urge is to safeguard their position. With his iconoclastic ‘Black is OK' books, Andras Adorjan has consistently been fighting this negative mindset. In Black is Back!,... more...

  • How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the Worldby Simen Agdestein

    New in Chess 2013; US$ 9.99

    At the age of 13 years, 4 months and 26 days, Magnus Carlsen became the youngest chess grandmaster in the world. The international press raved about the Norwegian prodigy. The Washington Post even called him ‘the Mozart of chess’. Ten years on Magnus Carlsen is the number one in the world rankings and a household name far beyond chess circles.... more...

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

    Pavilion Books 2011; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • The Modern Bogo 1.d4 e6by Dejan Antic; Branimir Maksimovic

    New in Chess 2015; US$ 21.99

    This book presents new and surprising ways for Black to play for a win against 1.d4. Dejan Antic and Branimir Maksimovic have created a highly original chess opening repertoire in the Bogo-Indian Defense, re-evaluating older analysis, showing how Black can do much more than just equalize. Antic and Maksimovic offer a modern, some might even say... more...

  • Chessby Jonathan Arnott

    Crowood 2014; US$ 15.99

    Chess - Crowood Sports Guides is the perfect tool for anyone wanting to improve their performance, from beginners learning the basic skills to more experienced participants working on advanced techniques. Standard chess rules and basic notation is covered as well as how to use each piece effectively; tactics and strategy; how to plan for success; the... more...

  • Chess for Successby Maurice Ashley

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 19.00

    Maurice Ashley immigrated to New York from Jamaica at the age of twelve, only to be confronted with the harsh realities of urban life. But he found his inspiration for a better life after stumbling upon a chess book and becoming hypnotized by the game’s philosophies; his dedication would eventually lead him to break the chess world’s color lines by... more...

  • Danger in Chessby Amatzia Avni

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    Develop an early warning system based on three sources: outside (the opponent); inside (player's own thought process); and the stimulus itself (board position). 24 black-and-white figures. more...

  • Endgame Magicby John Beasley; Timothy Whitworth

    Dover Publications 2017; US$ 12.95

    Written by a pair of experts, this completely updated introduction to endgame studies offers a series of training exercises. Three diagrams accompany each clearly worded study. Suitable for players at all levels. more...