- Play the Benko Gambit
The Triangle System
Noteboom, Marshall Gambit and other Semi-Slav Triangle linesScherbakov has over 20 years of experience studying and playing these opening variations, which have been tried and tested successfully at grandmaster level and are ideally designed for players who want to challenge White in the opening
The Triangle SystemNoteboom, Marshall Gambit and other Semi-Slav Triangle linesCatalog Code: B0343EM
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Howard Staunton - The English World Chess ChampionHoward Staunton (1810 - 22 June 1874) was an English chess master who is generally regarded as having been the world's strongest player from 1843 to 1851. He promoted a chess set of clearly distinguishable pieces of standardised shape that is still the style which must be used for competitions. He was the principal organizer of the first international chess tournament in 1851. From 1840 onwards he became a leading chess commentator, and won matches against top players of the 1840s. However, the achievement of Staunton have been neglected or even ignored by his own countrymen and this book seeks to rectify that.
Howard Staunton - The English World Chess ChampionCatalog Code: B0080IS
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Starting Out - The FrenchThe French is one of Black's soundest defences to 1 e4 and is very popular at all levels of chess. Club players enjoy its super-solid structure, while at the top it's played by famous grandmasters such as Vishy Anand and the young Russian star Alexander Morozevich.
Starting Out - The FrenchCatalog Code: B0039EM
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The Greatest Ever Chess EndgamesChess players are known to be obsessed by openings. However, world champions have recommended that up-and-coming players should actually begin by studying the endgame first.
The Greatest Ever Chess EndgamesCatalog Code: B0342EM
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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.
Essential Chess Endings for Advanced PlayersCatalog Code: CB0046CD
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EBOOK - Starting Out - The ModernThe Modern Defence is a dynamic, ambitious and universal opening, one that can be used against virtually every system White can play. Black's provocative strategy is based upon allowing White to construct an imposing pawn centre in the anticipation that a well-timed strike will bring about its downfall.
EBOOK - Starting Out - The ModernCatalog Code: E-B0002EM
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Chess Explained - The Main Line Slav
Exploring the Dynamics of an Intricate and Robust OpeningChess Explained books provide an understanding of an opening and the middlegames to which it leads, enabling you to find the right moves and plans in your own games. It is as if you were sitting at the board with a chess coach answering your questions about the plans for both sides, the ideas behind particular moves, and what specific knowledge you need to have. The Main-Line Slav is one of the key battlegrounds of modern chess, with adherents among all levels of chess-players.
Chess Explained - The Main Line SlavExploring the Dynamics of an Intricate and Robust OpeningCatalog Code: B0048GB
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Winning Pawn Play in the Indian DefensesIn Winning Pawn Play in the Indian Defenses, Henrique Marinho provides the guideposts that you need to make your way through the forest of strategies and variations in these popular modern openings.
Winning Pawn Play in the Indian DefensesCatalog Code: B0088EU
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Nezhmetdinov's Best Games of ChessAlthough Rashid Nezhmetdinov (1912-1974) was not widely known in the West, his games have a great reputation among connoisseurs of attacking play. Among his many distinctions in chess are his score of six wins, nine draws and five losses against World Champions.
Nezhmetdinov's Best Games of ChessCatalog Code: B0008CA
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Chess Target Practice
Battle Tactics for Every Square on the BoardNo matter where your opponent lands his piece on the board, Chess Target Practice will teach you how to successfully attack his position. By analyzing each and every square, Bruce Pandolfini helps players learn the appropriate tactics to zero in on the target and move in for the kill. Because different positions necessitate different attack plans, this one-of-a-kind strategy book offers tactics for each of the squares on the board.
Chess Target PracticeBattle Tactics for Every Square on the BoardCatalog Code: B0003SS
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