- The New Old Indian
The Art of the CheckmateLearn from 127 games by Tartakower, Janowski, Rubinstein, Blackburne, others, illustrating positional maneuvers leading to these mates. Review quizzes test progress.
The Art of the CheckmateCatalog Code: B0052DV
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History, Psychology, Techniques, Champions, World Records, and Important GamesDuring the 18th century, when Philidor played two blindfold games of chess simultaneously, eyewitnesses were asked to swear affidavits attesting to this remarkable feat. Since then, blindfold chess - the art of playing without sight of the board or pieces - has produced some of the greatest feats of human memory, progressing to the extent that the world record is 45 simultaneous blindfold games.
Blindfold ChessHistory, Psychology, Techniques, Champions, World Records, and Important GamesCatalog Code: B0005MF
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NIC Yearbook 100 - PAPERBACK EDITION
Garry Kasparov's Anniversary Survey - The Final World on the Zaitsev Ruy LopezA brand-new 248 page regular edition of The Chess Player's Guide to Opening News with, FREE of charge, 56 pages with a wide range of high-voltage Anniversary extras:
NIC Yearbook 100 - PAPERBACK EDITIONGarry Kasparov's Anniversary Survey - The Final World on the Zaitsev Ruy LopezCatalog Code: B0100PYB
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The Art of the Middle GameTranslated by Harry Golombek. Superb guide to neglected area of chess. Two formidable grandmasters cover attacking the king, defense, importance of pawn structure, analysis, much more.
The Art of the Middle GameCatalog Code: B0009DV
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Dynamics of Chess PsychologyThe author helps you follow the road to chess mastership with chapters on 1)Pre-History(600-1821), First steps and examine the different "Schools"., 2)The Romantic(1821-1859) The Development of Natural Talent(A very important chapter) looking at Bourdonnais, Staunton, Anderrsen, and Morphy, 3)The Classical Era(1859-1927) Chess as Science looking at Paulsen, Steinitz, Tarrasch, Tchigorin, Lasker, Rubinstein, and Capablanca, 4)The Modern Game(1927-1957)Individuality and Character examining Nimzovich, Alekhine, Botvinnik, Smyslov, Boleslavsky, and Bronstein, 5)Contemporary Chess(1957-) The Individual in Struggle with Tal, Petrosian, Korchnoi, Spassky, Fischer, Karpov, & Kasparov, Separate chapters on Philosophical Foundations and the Importance of Aesthetics ending with Rating and Training Understanding. This book is an all-time classic.
Dynamics of Chess PsychologyCatalog Code: CB0088CD
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SHOPWORN - Starting Out - 1. e4
A Reliable Repertoire for the Improving PlayerIn 'Starting Out: 1 e4!' Neil McDonald solves this perennial problem by providing the reader with a strong and trustworthy repertoire with the white pieces based on the popular opening move 1 e4. The recommended lines given here have stood the test of time and are regularly employed by Grandmasters. Reading this book will give you the confidence to play these variations against all strengths of player and provide you with reliable opening armoury for years to come
SHOPWORN - Starting Out - 1. e4A Reliable Repertoire for the Improving PlayerCatalog Code: SWB0026EM
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Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy
Advances Since NimzowitschIt is now seventy years since Nimzowitsch wrote his monumental work My System. While it remains a fundamental work on chess strategy, the way chess positions are handled has changed greatly since Nimzowitsch's time - both refinements to existing ideas, and completely new concepts.
Secrets of Modern Chess StrategyAdvances Since NimzowitschCatalog Code: B0104GB
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Play the SlavThe Slav has a well-deserved reputation as one of Black's strongest answers to 1 d4, and it's no coincidence that it has been used by almost all the World Champions in chess history. Put simply, the Slav is a classy opening, one which combines reliability with the promise of dynamic counterplay. In this book, James Vigus presents a comprehensive and trustworthy repertoire for Black.
Play the SlavCatalog Code: B0072EM
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Chess Informant - ISSUE 34Chess Informant (Sahovski Informator) is a publishing company based in Belgrade, that periodically produces the book of the same name, as well as the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Encyclopaedia of Chess Endings, Opening Monographs, other print publications, and software (including electronic editions of most print publications).
Chess Informant - ISSUE 34Catalog Code: B0034INF
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Chess for the Gifted & Busy
A Short but Comprehensive Course - From Beginner to ExpertThis right-to-the-point book by one of the game's foremost teacher-writing teams uses a breakthrough approach to teach chess fast!
Chess for the Gifted & BusyA Short but Comprehensive Course - From Beginner to ExpertCatalog Code: B0018LV
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