Chess Words of Wisdom

    The Principles, Methods and Essential Knowledge of Chess

    Chess Words of Wisdom
    img

    Regular Price: $34.95

    Special Price: $13.98

    Catalog Product Code: B0041OB

    *Eligible for Media Mail Shipping Details
    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img
    Publication Date: August 1, 2010
    Notation Type: NL - Notationless
    Page Count: 534 Pages


    Publisher: The Chess Press
    Author: Mike Henebry
    Year of Publication: 2010

    Pages: 534
    Notation Type: None(NL)


    Book Description

    This is 534-page one-of-a-kind chess book belongs in every serious chess player's library. It contains all of the useful, practical, information from over 400 chess books (plus many other sources). It is jam-packed with principles, tips, techniques, tricks, rules-of-thumb, general advice, and chess pearls of wisdom from the Masters. As a result, it contains more helpful information than certainly any other chess book in history.

    By eliminating the diagrams, games, variations and excessive examples, the book is about 40,000 pages shorter, 8 feet thinner, 188 pounds lighter than it would be... and it saves you about $8,000! If you want examples, you can get them from many other books and games. However, if you want a single book that covers nearly all of the essential concepts in chess; this is definitely the book for you. Being all text, you can take it with you wherever you go and read it (without a board). You can read it in your recliner, on a train, at the beach, in a restaurant, in the bathtub... almost anywhere (although probably not in the shower or while driving).

    You might be wondering if, without variations and examples, it can be easily comprehended. Well, aren't visualization and the process of doing things in your head at the very core of playing chess (not to mention the learning process itself)? Actually, the information is more likely to be retained by conceptualizing it. Take a look at the Introduction and Contents to get an idea just how comprehensive the book is. Is this book for all chess players? Actually, it should be very beneficial for almost all chess players from beginner up to about the master level.

    This book is for serious students of the game. It is also ideal for chess teachers. It is a textbook designed for the purpose of dispensing chess knowledge.

    Related Products

    • EBOOK - Break the Rules!
      A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
      In 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.
      img

      EBOOK - Break the Rules!

      A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
      Catalog Code: E-B0358EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • A Strategic Chess Opening Repertoire for White
      A Complete Plan of Attack with 1. d4 and 2. c4
      Such has been the acclaim for John Watson's ground-breaking works on modern chess strategy and his insightful opening books, that it is only natural that he now presents a strategic opening repertoire.
      img

      A Strategic Chess Opening Repertoire for White

      A Complete Plan of Attack with 1. d4 and 2. c4
      Catalog Code: B0181GB
      Our Price: $26.95

    • Paul Keres - The Quest for Perfection
      Inspiration and Instruction for Chess Players of All Levels
      Paul Keres was one of the greatest players in chess history and a leading contender for the world championship for over 30 years. His modest, honest and open-minded approach to chess made him popular with chess enthusiasts the world over. These qualities come over supremely well in his writing.
      img

      Paul Keres - The Quest for Perfection

      Inspiration and Instruction for Chess Players of All Levels
      Catalog Code: B0037BT
      Our Price: $19.95

    • NIC Yearbook 100 - PAPERBACK EDITION
      Garry Kasparov's Anniversary Survey - The Final World on the Zaitsev Ruy Lopez
      A 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:
      img

      NIC Yearbook 100 - PAPERBACK EDITION

      Garry Kasparov's Anniversary Survey - The Final World on the Zaitsev Ruy Lopez
      Catalog Code: B0100PYB
      Our Price: $29.95

    • EBOOK - Play the Slav
      The 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.
      img

      EBOOK - Play the Slav

      Catalog Code: E-B0072EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • EBOOK - Offbeat Nimzo-Indian
      A Selection of Aggressive Anti-Nimzo Lines including 4. a3, 4. f3 and 4. Bg5
      The Nimzo-Indian Defence continues to be one of Black's most reliable ways of meeting the queen's pawn opening. It's popular at all levels of chess and a constant source of anxiety for White players. How can White find a worthwhile line against this incredibly firm defence? How can White set his Nimzo opponent difficult tasks from the outset? Perhaps it's time to look somewhere different from the well-trodden main lines.
      img

      EBOOK - Offbeat Nimzo-Indian

      A Selection of Aggressive Anti-Nimzo Lines including 4. a3, 4. f3 and 4. Bg5
      Catalog Code: E-B0130EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • Beating the Sicilian Defense Chameleon Variation
      The title is to make it strong and clear it is written from the White side. You do not have to wade through page after page, suggestion after suggestion, to find the best White continuations. The analysis will show you how to get an advantage with White by getting you through the opening against all Black variations. White plays 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 followed by 3.Ne2, with the flexible option to break through with d4 if desired.
      img

      Beating the Sicilian Defense Chameleon Variation

      Catalog Code: CB0049CD

      Regular Price: $13.95

      Special Price: $5.58


    • SHOPWORN - 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

      SHOPWORN - Kramnik - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: SWB0359EM

      Regular Price: $29.95

      Special Price: $14.98


    • Chess Evolution 2 - Beyond the Basics
      The Fundamentals series shows players the basic ideas they should know, then the Beyond the Basics series sets off on the road to mastery. Yusupov guides the reader towards a higher level of chess understanding using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
      img

      Chess Evolution 2 - Beyond the Basics

      Catalog Code: B0066QT
      Our Price: $29.95

    • Sam Loyd: His Story and Best Problems
      Sam loyd is widely considered to be the finest chess composer that ever lived, often authorizing problems with witty themes that would challenge even the strongest of players. What isn't so well known is that he was also one of the best chess players in the U.S.,despite having a playing style that was highly flawed. Like his problems, Sam would often try to create fantastic combinations over the board during his games, rather than simplifying and going for the win.

      This book, edited by Grandmaster Andrew Soltis, presents 58 of Sam Loyd's problems for your consideration. In addition to the puzzles, the author extensively discusses the man behind the puzzles.
      img

      Sam Loyd: His Story and Best Problems

      Catalog Code: CB0107CD

      Regular Price: $5.95

      Special Price: $2.38


    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb