Struggle

    Struggle
    img
    Our Price: $18.95

    Catalog Product Code: B0126IS

    *Eligible for Media Mail Shipping Details
    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img
    Publication Date: March 29, 2012
    Notation Type: NL - Notationless
    Page Count: 96 Pages

    Book Description

    "Struggle" is a little-known work by World Chess Champion Emanuel Lasker. It is based on the theory that all life and indeed life itself is the result of struggle. Lasker's book delves deeply into all phases of life and struggles. He attempts to create a general theory of all competitive activities, including chess, business and war.

    About the Author(s)

    Emanuel Lasker was a German chess player, mathematician, and philosopher who was World Chess Champion for 27 years. In his prime Lasker was one of the most dominant champions, and he is still generally regarded as one of the strongest players ever.

    His contemporaries used to say that Lasker used a "psychological" approach to the game, and even that he sometimes deliberately played inferior moves to confuse opponents. Recent analysis, however, indicates that he was ahead of his time and used a more flexible approach than his contemporaries, which mystified many of them. Lasker knew the openings well but disagreed with many contemporary analyses. He published chess magazines and five chess books, but later players and commentators found it difficult to draw lessons from his methods.

    Related Products

    • Kramnik - Move by Move
      Vladimir Kramnik is a giant of the chess world. He firmly secured his legendary status when he won the World Championship in 2000 by defeating the previously dominant Garry Kasparov - the only player ever to do so in a match. Kramnik held on to his crown for seven years, and today he remains one of the World's elite players. In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in a study of his favourite Kramnik games.
      img

      Kramnik - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: B0359EM
      Our Price: $29.95

    • How to Crush Your Chess Opponents
      An Inspiring Guide for the Modern Attacker
      Simon Williams, one of Britain's most dynamic and aggressive chess-players, has selected his favourite attacking games from the modern era, and annotated them with an infectious zeal that will inspire and instruct. He takes us inside the decision-making process, explaining how each stage in an attacking concept is formed, and shows how top players spot the signs that indicate it is time to stake everything on an all-out assault. We also get insights into the role of intuition and calculation in both attack and defence
      img

      How to Crush Your Chess Opponents

      An Inspiring Guide for the Modern Attacker
      Catalog Code: B0025GB
      Our Price: $14.95

    • Zurich International Chess Tournament 1953
      All 210 games from the greatest tournament since World War II. Smyslov, Bronstein, Keres, Reshevsky, Petrosian, 10 others; perceptive annotations by Bronstein.
      img

      Zurich International Chess Tournament 1953

      Catalog Code: B0042DV
      Our Price: $14.95

    • Starting Out - Open Games
      'Open Games' refer to a myriad of openings arising after the ever-popular 1 e4 e5: the Italian Game, the Scotch, The Two Knights Defence, the King's Gambit, the Evans Gambit, the Bishop's Opening, the Four Knights, the Petroff and much more besides.
      img

      Starting Out - Open Games

      Catalog Code: B0276EM
      Our Price: $27.95

    • Chess for Kids and Parents
      It is widely accepted that learning chess has a very positive effect on children. Many parents want to help their children to study chess, but don't know how to do it. This book is the solution. It is a practical handbook that teaches the mysteries of chess with a light touch.
      img

      Chess for Kids and Parents

      Catalog Code: B0004QT
      Our Price: $11.95

    • Blindfold Chess
      History, Psychology, Techniques, Champions, World Records, and Important Games
      During 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.
      img

      Blindfold Chess

      History, Psychology, Techniques, Champions, World Records, and Important Games
      Catalog Code: B0005MF
      Our Price: $39.95

    • Chess Puzzles for Students
      This is a quiz based on very hard puzzles taken from master games, not from composed problems. Because of the difficulty and complexity of the puzzles, you score points just for getting the first move right. You do not have to see all the way to the end. At the end of the quizzes, you are rated based on how many you got right.
      img

      Chess Puzzles for Students

      Catalog Code: B0238IS
      Our Price: $18.95

    • Survival Guide to Competitive Chess
      Improve Your Results Now!
      Are you making the most of your chess talent? Do you always perform to the best of your ability? Do your results match up with your understanding of the game? If the answer to any of these questions is 'no' then read on! In The Survival Guide to Competitive Chess, Grandmaster and experienced tournament player John Emms reveals the secrets of how to maximize your potential and improve your results.
      img

      Survival Guide to Competitive Chess

      Improve Your Results Now!
      Catalog Code: B0240EM

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Special Price: $9.98


    • The Grunfeld for the Attacking Player
      A Modern Guide to An Aggressive Chess Opening
      Grandmaster Bogdan Lilac provides a complete repertoire with the aggressive Grunfeld Defense, based around complete illustrative games. The Grunfeld has been a favorite of World Champions Fischer and Kasparov, and its young contemporary adherents include Vishwanathan Anand and Peter Leko.
      img

      The Grunfeld for the Attacking Player

      A Modern Guide to An Aggressive Chess Opening
      Catalog Code: B0049BT
      Our Price: $9.95

    • The Middlegame - BOOK 1
      Static Features
      Max Euwe was World Chess Champion in the 1930s and he collaborated with International Master Kramer to write this great treatise on how to play chess middlegames. Book I of the series covers pawn formations and static features of the game of chess. Thousands of satisfied customers have made this one of the most popular books on chess middlegames. Completely re-edited and translated to algebraic notation in this 1994 edition.
      img

      The Middlegame - BOOK 1

      Static Features
      Catalog Code: B0004HY
      Our Price: $19.95

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb