- A Universal Weapon 1.D4 D6
Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 2The King's Indian remains a hugely popular opening at all levels of chess - unsurprising given the attacking opportunities it offers. In many of the ultra-sharp main lines, both sides can fight for the initiative. White frequently wins the queenside battle but this often turns out to be a Pyrrhic victory as Black wins the war by checkmating on the kingside!
Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 2Catalog Code: B0329EM
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Sicilian Defense in the Last DecadeThe book consists of 250 novelties culled from the decade spanning 1986-1995 from Sicilian tournament practice. The novelties will help the reader's analytical skill and tournament preparation. The games are vastly entertaining and instructive miniatures. It will be a useful tool for building an opening repertoire and sharpening the readers' tactics. The games were chosen for their sparkling quality and emphasis on tactics as well as their theoretical importance and constitute a manual of typical tactics in the Sicilian. Dr. Minev, an internationally known opening theoretician, also shows the reader how to do the original work necessary to build a successful modern opening repertoire. A must for those who love sharp tactical chess.
Sicilian Defense in the Last DecadeCatalog Code: CB0009XX
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Platonov's Chess Academy
Using Soviet-Era Methods to Improve 21st-Century Openings
Author: Lev Alburt and Sam Palatnik
Year of Publication: 2012 Pages: 176
Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)
Book Description Two of the most renowned chess trainers in the world, introduce and explain the revolutionary ideas of their old friend and mentor, Igor Platonov. Platonov was one of the most profound thinkers and theoreticians in the old Soviet Union, which held a grip on the world chess championship for decades, as the title passed from one of its stars to another. For intermediate players to grandmasters, Platonov's visionary insights, examined and explained here for the first time, provide you with the keys to understanding the foundational concepts of the game, strengthening your chess understanding and giving you effective methods to help you find the most powerful moves in the game. About the Author(s) International Grandmaster Lev Alburt, three-time U.S. champion and former European champion, is one of the most sought-after chess teachers in the world. He lives in New York.Grandmaster Sam Palatnik's students reached the list of 100 best players in the world. He lives and teaches in Bethesda, Maryland.
Platonov's Chess AcademyUsing Soviet-Era Methods to Improve 21st-Century OpeningsCatalog Code: B0020LV
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DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6) - VOLUME 4Modern Chess Opening, vol. 4, Semi-Closed Games course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 266 games/lectures.
DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6) - VOLUME 4Catalog Code: E-WIN0108CV
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The Modern Reti
An Anti-Slav Repertoire
Publisher: Chess Stars
Author: Alexander Delchev
Year of Publication: 2012 Pages: 212
Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)
Book Description Many players find that facing the ultra-solid Slav is like banging your head against a brick wall. This book, from an experienced author and strong grandmaster provides a solution. Based around the moves: 1.Nf3 d5 2.c4, Delchev provides original analysis, his own as well as computer generated, and up to date game references from 2011. The repertoire covers both 2...c6 and 2...e6 as well as the independent tries 2...dc and 2...d4. The book is divided into 8 sections, each of which is subdivided into a main ideas section, a step-by step theory section and finally some complete illustrative games. There is one section on each of 2...dc and 2...d4, before 4 chapters on the various Slav and Semi-Slav structures and 2 on an anti-Queen's Gambit Declined approach. In short this provides: A tried and tested repertoire against some of the most common and most solid black lines, presented by an established GM author An emphasis on understanding the themes and key ideas rather than a maze of complex variations Up to date game references and analysis that will stand the test of time About the Author(s) Alexander Delchev is European Grand Prix winner in 2004. He has played for Bulgaria in 6 Olympiads. His best rating so far was 2669. Delchev is the author of the bestsellers The Safest Scilian and The Safest Grunfeld.
The Modern RetiAn Anti-Slav RepertoireCatalog Code: B0081EU
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Advanced Chess TacticsA mastery of tactics is essential to a competitive chess player and Lev Psakhis is ideally qualified to show the way. In Advanced Chess Tactics Psakhis showcases many beautiful attacking games to make his points. Psakhis has the ability to explain deep analysis while also offering simple yet wise tips gleaned from his lifetime of experience.
Advanced Chess TacticsCatalog Code: B0061QT
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A Strategic Chess Opening Repertoire for White
A Complete Plan of Attack with 1. d4 and 2. c4Such 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.
A Strategic Chess Opening Repertoire for WhiteA Complete Plan of Attack with 1. d4 and 2. c4Catalog Code: B0181GB
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Chess Endgame Quiz
Can you Find the Best Move?This challenging book features two hundred challenges in the multiple choice format that has proved so popular for chess-playing readers. These instructive, elegant and entertaining positions will not only challenge and entertain you, but will also teach you how to improve your endgame while trying to find the best move of the three choices presented.
Chess Endgame QuizCan you Find the Best Move?Catalog Code: B0035CZ
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E-BOOK - Starting Out - Caro-KannIn this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster Joe Gallagher goes back to the basics of the Caro-Kann, studying the key principles of its many variations. Throughout the book there is an abundance of notes, tips, warnings and exercises to help the improving player, while important strategies, ideas and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated.
E-BOOK - Starting Out - Caro-KannCatalog Code: E-B0043EM
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True Combat Chess
Winning Battles over the BoardWinning Battles over the Board, International Master and former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor draws upon his wealth of personal experience to offer an instructive and entertaining account of how to improve your understanding of chess and your results.
True Combat ChessWinning Battles over the BoardCatalog Code: B0106EM
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