- The Ryder Gambit Accepted - UPDATED EDITION
How to Play the From GambitOur Price: $14.95
The Blackmar Diemer GambitOur Price: $27.95
My Love Affair with Tchigorin
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The Aggressive Nimzowitsh Sicilian
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The Englund Gambit and the Blackburne-Hartlaub Gambit Complex
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SHOPWORN - Creative ChessMost chess books aim to guide and instruct by offering principles, rules, schemes and theories. Creative Chess, on the other hand, has a quite different and original approach. It firmly maintains that every chessplayer, whether amateur or master, is capable of creating something new in chess. After a discussion of the characteristics and processes of creativity, 10 central concepts, such as unusual positioning and functioning of pieces, alertness to subtle differences, absurd moves, and flexibility, are presented with a wealth of truly amazing examples to encourage the reader to broaden the horizons of his chess thinking.
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Play The PonzianiThe Ponziani Opening enjoys a long history, but for some unknown reason it has been neglected in recent times. Don't be fooled by its apparently harmless reputation: the Ponziani is full of tricks and catches many unsuspecting opponents by surprise. It's also a perfect weapon for those who don't fancy learning the masses of theory associated with more high-profile openings like the Ruy Lopez.
Play The PonzianiCatalog Code: B0292EM
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How to Play the From GambitHenry Bird's 1.f4 has become the choice of many players who wish to avoid the voluminous theory surrounding 1.e4, 1.d4 and even 1.c4. If Black plays passively then he is likely to find himself in an inferior line, especially if he allows a reversed Dutch defense. But there is an exciting alternative to the main lines - the From Gambit! With l...e5 Black makes it clear that he is willing to fight. The lines which arise often involve forced piece sacrifices for both sides, and knowledge of the middlegame ideas is critical.
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SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Openings
An Introduction to the Moves, Strategies, and Philosophy of Chess Openings from one of the World's Top Chess PlayersThe two greatest challenges for beginning chess players are not only to survive the openings phase, but also to choose appropriate attack and defense formations in the process. WINNING CHESS OPENINGS shows you how to do both. In Yasser Seirawan's entertaining, easy-to-follow style, you're shown formations that can be used with other White or Black pieces.
SHOPWORN - Winning Chess OpeningsAn Introduction to the Moves, Strategies, and Philosophy of Chess Openings from one of the World's Top Chess PlayersCatalog Code: SWB0194EM
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1000 Best of BestIn the second half of 20th century, the game of chess swept around the world. "The Royal Game had become a game of the people." Chess Informant appeared, collecting some of the most precious games created by chess players. From millions of games played at some of the most important tournaments worldwide, 101,031 games have been published in the first 100 volumes of Chess Informant (1966-2007).
1000 Best of BestCatalog Code: B0002SHV
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SHOPWORN - Break the Rules!
A Modern Look at Chess StrategyIn this instructive and entertaining book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. Drawing upon his own experience and using examples from modern grandmaster chess, McDonald examines how to avoid stereotypical thinking, how to exploit typical thinking patterns, and how to confuse and beat opponents with surprising ideas.
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Attack with Mikhail TalThe legendary Mikhail Tal was the finest ever exponent of attacking chess. His all-out sacrificial style took him all the way to the World Championship title. Dogged by ill-health, Tal's reign was a short one, and he was never able to regain his crown, but Tal remained an outstanding player right up to his death in 1992. His departure has taken away one of the chess world's most charismatic figures; a player who excited chess passions wherever he went.
Attack with Mikhail TalCatalog Code: B0219EM
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Essential Chess Endings for Advanced PlayersThis book deals with how to develop endgame technique in essential, but practical endings for advanced players (Class B and above). The eleven chapters are:
(1) A Review of Basic Endgames,
(2) Knight Endings-Part One,
(3) Knight Endings-Part Two,
(4) Bishop vs Knight,
(5) Bishops of Opposite Color,
(6) Rook Endings,
(7) Double Rook Endings,
(8) Rook & Bishop vs Rook & Bishop,
(9) Queen and Rook vs Queen and Rook,
(10) Queen Endings, and
(11) Queen and Bishop vs Queen and Knight.
This book will provide the advanced player with practical advice on how to play positions and is an invaluable guide to the properties of the individual pieces and how they combine together
There is no other endgame book for the stronger player like this one - it is a classic.
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NIC Yearbook 90 - PAPERBACK EDITION
Leinier Dominguez - Perfect Preparation to Crush Aronian in the Ruy LopezNew In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
NIC Yearbook 90 - PAPERBACK EDITIONLeinier Dominguez - Perfect Preparation to Crush Aronian in the Ruy LopezCatalog Code: B0090PYB
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Capablanca - Move by MoveJose Raul Capablanca is a chess legend, world champion and quite simply one of the greatest players in the history of the game. His achievements and seemingly effortless style of play won many admirers, and his legacy includes a treasure of instructive games. Studying Capablanca's play is a must for any aspiring chess player. For Cyrus Lakdawala, it was a key factor in his chess development and improvement, and in this book he revisits many of his favourite Capablanca games.
Capablanca - Move by MoveCatalog Code: B0353EM
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