- Hunting the Castled King
SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - 1. e4 e5
Dazzle Your Opponents!In Dangerous Weapons: 1 e4 e5, renowned opening experts John Emms, Glenn Flear and Andrew Greet take a revolutionary look at one of the most famous and widely-played chess openings. Instead of travelling down well-trodden and analysed paths, the authors concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations, selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colours.
SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - 1. e4 e5Dazzle Your Opponents!Catalog Code: SWB0189EM
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Judit Polgar - From GM to Top 10
Judit Polgar Teaches Chess - Volume 2From GM to Top Ten continues the unique project where one of the greatest players of our time transforms her personal journey to the top into a roadmap for everyone who wanted to better themselves in the game of chess. In this volume, Judit tells the story of her rise from teenage grandmaster to Top Ten superstar.Judit Polgar has been ranked 1st on the Women's rating list from 1989 to this present day. In 2005, she became the only women in chess history to participate in the World Championship final. The previous volume, How I Beat Fischer's Record, won the 2013 ECF Book of the Year Prize.
Judit Polgar - From GM to Top 10Judit Polgar Teaches Chess - Volume 2Catalog Code: B0092QT
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Starting Out - Rook EndgamesIn this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster and well-known endgames expert Chris Ward begins with the absolute fundamentals of rook endgames. He gradually arms the reader with the indispensable knowledge and confidence needed to move onto slightly trickier positions. Using examples from practical play, Ward highlights the correct plans as well as the typical mistakes made by both attacker and defender.
Starting Out - Rook EndgamesCatalog Code: B0009EM
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EBOOK - Starting Out - The Accelerated Dragon
Fundamental Coverage of a Dynamic SicilianThe Accelerated Dragon is a dynamic choice for Black and arguably the most natural way to play the Sicilian Defence: Black develops rapidly and chooses the most active squares to place his or her pieces. Unknowing white players looking for a direct attack similar to the one used against traditional Dragon are shocked by Black's increased options due to the flexible move order.
EBOOK - Starting Out - The Accelerated DragonFundamental Coverage of a Dynamic SicilianCatalog Code: E-B0030EM
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Sacrifice and Initiative in Chess
Seize the Moment to Get the AdvantageIn this book Ivan Sokolov presents a set of practical tools that will help you to master the art of sacrifice. By concentrating on the aim you are trying to achieve, rather than on the opening you are playing or the piece you might be going to sack, he teaches you how to come to a reasonable risk assessment and how to trust your intuition. There is a separate part on seizing the initiative without actually giving up material. Ivan Sokolov has written an entertaining and instructive guide, packed with useful advice and lots of practical examples.
Sacrifice and Initiative in ChessSeize the Moment to Get the AdvantageCatalog Code: B0133NIC
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Paul Keres - The Quest for Perfection
Inspiration and Instruction for Chess Players of All LevelsPaul Keres was one of the greatest players in chess history and a leading contender for the world championship for over 30 years. His modest, honest and open-minded approach to chess made him popular with chess enthusiasts the world over. These qualities come over supremely well in his writing.
Paul Keres - The Quest for PerfectionInspiration and Instruction for Chess Players of All LevelsCatalog Code: B0037BT
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Play the Nimzo-IndianThe Nimzo-Indian is one of Black's most universally popular and respectable answers to 1 d4. It could be said that no other opening allows Black to play for a win from such a sound positional basis, while its flexibility gives rise to a multitude of different positions rich in tactical and positional play.
Play the Nimzo-IndianCatalog Code: B0069EM
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Positional Chess Handbook
495 Instructive Positions from Grandmaster GamesThis complete guide, written by a grandmaster, can assist all players at every level in developing a more powerful strategic game. Spanning more than a century of chess, it presents examples on such themes as key squares, bad bishops, and pawn structures in ascending difficulty, with ample cross-references.
Positional Chess Handbook495 Instructive Positions from Grandmaster GamesCatalog Code: B0040DV
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Starting Out - In ChessInternational Master Byron Jacobs provides newcomers to the chess with a thorough grounding in the fundamental principles of the game. In this book he takes the novice player to the standard at which they can enjoy a friendly or competitive game. Learn chess from scratch or brush up on the basics.
Starting Out - In ChessCatalog Code: B0042EM
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EBOOK - Alekhine Alert
A Repertoire for Black Against 1. e4Former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor takes a contemporary look at one of Black's most ambitious counters to 1 e4, the Alekhine Defence. This is a sharp opening in which Black attacks from the very beginning, luring White's central pawns forward in the expectation of destroying them later on.
EBOOK - Alekhine AlertA Repertoire for Black Against 1. e4Catalog Code: E-B0301EM
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