Discovering Chess Openings

    Building a Repertoire From Basic Principles

    Discovering Chess Openings
    img

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price: $12.48

    Catalog Product Code: B0159EM

    *Eligible for Media Mail Shipping Details
    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img
    Publication Date: January 1, 2006
    Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
    Page Count: 248 Pages

    There's no denying that the opening is one of the most daunting phases of the game for newcomers to chess. There are literally hundreds of different opening lines, many with unusual sounding names, and some of these go up to twenty or so moves of theory. What is a chess player supposed to do: memorize countless variations?

    Related Products

    • CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings E
      The fourth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the ECO, Volume E, brings additional 144 pages of the brand new material.
      img

      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings E

      Catalog Code: WIN-E-ECO
      Our Price: $41.95

    • Chess Psychologist World Champion Tal
      This book contains 60 games in Descriptive Notation annotated by Liepnieks and other Latvian masters including Edmars Mednis, Paul Tautvaisas and John Tums based on the notes by Tal. It also includes Tal's Chess Quiz based on 10 of Tal's games. (WARNING: This quiz is too difficult. You will not be able to solve the problems.)
      img

      Chess Psychologist World Champion Tal

      Catalog Code: B0179IS
      Our Price: $19.95

    • 212 Surprising Checkmates
      With this instructive manual, players can learn to concentrate on one-, two- and three-move checkmates, focusing on their opponents' last moves and keeping alert to new possibilities, rather than getting blinded by previous calculations. Written by two experienced chess teachers, this volumes first 100 exercises concern checkmates in one move, while the remaining exercises represent game-like positions for checkmates in two and three moves.
      img

      212 Surprising Checkmates

      Catalog Code: B0053RE
      Our Price: $9.95

    • EBOOK - Play the Nimzo-Indian
      The 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.
      img

      EBOOK - Play the Nimzo-Indian

      Catalog Code: E-B0069EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • First Piatigorsky Cup International
      International Grandmaster Chess Tournament Held in Los Angeles, CA in August 1963
      To help bring to the United States chess of the highest quality in the world, Mrs. Gregor Piatigorsky and her husband, the world renowned cellist, created the Piatigorsky Cup as a symbol of excellence in chess. Along with the trophy went the finest playing conditions and the highest prizes ever offered for any chess event. For the first time since 1932, a world chess champion appeared in an American tournament when Tigran Petrosian, USSR, joined seven other of the greatest international grandmasters in a month of competition at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
      img

      First Piatigorsky Cup International

      International Grandmaster Chess Tournament Held in Los Angeles, CA in August 1963
      Catalog Code: B0075IS
      Our Price: $25.95

    • The French Winawer - Move by Move
      This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practicing of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge.
      img

      The French Winawer - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: B0362EM
      Our Price: $27.95

    • Attack with Mikhail Tal
      The 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.
      img

      Attack with Mikhail Tal

      Catalog Code: B0219EM
      Our Price: $18.95

    • SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Tactics
      Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
      This is the second in Seirawan's four volumes, taking the reader from the very basics of chess through appreciation of advanced play. He does a remarkable job of discussing tactics that usually appear only in books for advanced players and communicating them to anyone with a grasp of playing fundamentals. The first part of the book deals with basic tactics and how they can be used individually and in combination. In the second part, Seirawan introduces some of the great chess tacticians and their games, further illustrating tactics as they work out in real-life play.
      img

      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Tactics

      Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
      Catalog Code: SWB0196EM

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Special Price: $13.48


    • 202 Checkmates For Children
      A Fun and Instructive Workbook for Childred Serious about Chess!
      Veteran chess teachers and authors, Wilson and Alberston, who specialize in teaching chess to children, present 202 fascinating puzzles that are both instructional and fun. Large diagrams and clearly explained solutions will thrill kids as they work their way through the concepts while they have fun with chess. This book is perfect for kids!
      img

      202 Checkmates For Children

      A Fun and Instructive Workbook for Childred Serious about Chess!
      Catalog Code: B0042CZ
      Our Price: $9.95

    • Chess Strategy for Advanced Students
      The art of strategic planning is not easily acquired from most teaching materials, yet it is one of the most important aspects of practical play. In this book, positional factors have been approached, with examples showing how a certain specific weakness can be exploited by specific means. This book includes complete games where the strategic and positional factors are seen in the complex interplay of the middle game and end game.
      img

      Chess Strategy for Advanced Students

      Catalog Code: B0086IS
      Our Price: $13.95

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb