- The New Old Indian
EBOOK - 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.
EBOOK - Break the Rules!A Modern Look at Chess StrategyCatalog Code: E-B0358EM
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Excelling at Chess Calculation
Capitalizing on Tactical ChancesThere are many differing opinions amongst the top players in the world of chess, but there is one thing upon which World Champions, Grandmasters and other experts all agree: the art of chess calculation is the absolute key to the success of a player. Master this discipline and you can surely expect your results to improve dramatically. Jacob Aagaard tackles the 'art of chess calculation', unravelling its many secrets and arming the reader with the necessary tools to be able to calculate effectively at the chessboard.
Excelling at Chess CalculationCapitalizing on Tactical ChancesCatalog Code: B0119EM
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Simple Attacking PlansNovice players and amateurs of intermediate strength will benefit from the explanations of ideas and tips for practical play, all presented in an easy, conversational style. More experienced competitors will appreciate this book as a game collection featuring masterpieces of enterprising play – some of them never before published.
Simple Attacking PlansCatalog Code: B0094EU
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Beating Unusual Chess Openings
Dealing with the English, Reti, King's Indian Attack and Other Annoying SystemsBeating Unusual Chess Openings is a godsend to those chess players fed up with struggling against all opening moves other than White's main two: 1 e4 and 1 d4. From the respectable (English Opening, Reti and King's Indian Attack) through to the off-beat (Nimzo-Larsen Attack, Bird's Opening) and the totally bizarre (Orangutan, Grob); everything Black needs to know about facing unusual openings is covered within these pages.
Beating Unusual Chess OpeningsDealing with the English, Reti, King's Indian Attack and Other Annoying SystemsCatalog Code: B0155EM
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New Ideas in the Sveshnikov SicilianThe Sicilian Defence features many dramatic variations, but for sheer violence, few can equal the Sveshnikov. Black aims for maximum piece activity at the cost of a shattered pawn structure. Black's aim is to seize the initiative, regardless of the cost. If he is successful, then the pawns will look after themselves. On the other hand, white is looking to use black's weaknesses as spring-boards for a ferocious attack of his own.
New Ideas in the Sveshnikov SicilianCatalog Code: B0045BT
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EBOOK - Starting Out - Queen's Gambit AcceptedIn Starting Out: Queen's Gambit Accepted Alexander Raetsky and Maxim Chetverik take a fresh look at this famous opening. The early moves and ideas are introduced and care is taken to explain the reasoning behind them, something that is often neglected or taken for granted. As with previous works in the popular Everyman Chess Starting Out series, the reader is helped throughout with a plethora of notes, tips and warnings highlighting the vital characteristics of the QGA and of opening play in general.
EBOOK - Starting Out - Queen's Gambit AcceptedCatalog Code: E-B0028EM
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EBOOK - Dealing with d4 Deviations
Fighting the Trompowsky, Torre, Blackmar-Diemer, Stonewall, Colle and Other Problem OpeningsThis book fills an enormous void in chess literature. There are a countless number of players who are very happy to defend the black side of the Queen's Gambit or play the Nimzo-Indian, Queen's Indian, Bogo-Indian or Benoni. However, more often than not they have been forced to muddle their way through a whole variety of annoying sidelines White has at his or her disposal, including the dreaded Trompowsky, the tricky Blackmar-Diemer Gambit and the tiresome Colle Variation.
EBOOK - Dealing with d4 DeviationsFighting the Trompowsky, Torre, Blackmar-Diemer, Stonewall, Colle and Other Problem OpeningsCatalog Code: E-B0241EM
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EBOOK - The Sicilian Taimanov - Move by MoveIn this book, John Emms examines his favorite Sicilian variation, which is one of Black's most reliable answers to 1 e4. He shares his knowledge from over 15 years studying and playing the Sicilian Taimanov at grandmaster level, examines the opening from both sides of the board and offers answers to the all the key questions.
EBOOK - The Sicilian Taimanov - Move by MoveCatalog Code: E-B0346EM
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St. Petersburg 1914
International Chess TournamentDr. Tarrasch and augmented by notes of many other famous players such as Alekhine, Lasker, Marco, Bernstein, Reinfeld. An extremely good tournament book for one of the greatest chess tournaments all time. Lasker just beat out Capablanca, followed by Alekhine, Tarrasch, Marshall and other greats of the day.
St. Petersburg 1914International Chess TournamentCatalog Code: B0012CA
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Pirc in Black and White
Detailed Coverage of an Enterprising Chess OpeningIn this book James Vigus provides an up-to-date appraisal of the Pirc and its many variations. Using illustrative games, he examines the traditional main lines, the fashionable alternatives and the tricky sidelines, while outlining the typical tactical and positional ideas for both White and Black. A study of this book will allow the reader to begin playing the Pirc with confidence in his or her own games.
Pirc in Black and WhiteDetailed Coverage of an Enterprising Chess OpeningCatalog Code: B0055EM
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