CHESS STRATEGY

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    1999 2013 1999 to 2013
    Author(s)
    1. Drazen Marovic (1)
    2. Efstratios Grivas (1)
    3. Eric Schiller (2)
    4. Eric Schiller (2)
    5. J.F.S. Rumble (1)
    6. John Watson (1)
    7. Julian Hodgson & Lawrence Day & Eric Schiller (1)
    8. Lars Bo Hansen (1)
    9. Leonid Shamkovich (1)
    10. Ludek Pachman (4)
    11. M. Blaine (1)
    12. Max Euwe (3)
    13. Phil Adams (1)
    14. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
    15. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
    16. Simon Williams (2)
    17. Zenon Franco (2)
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      Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy
      Advances Since Nimzowitsch
      It 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.
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      Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy

      Advances Since Nimzowitsch
      Catalog Code: B0104GB
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      Dynamic Pawn Play in Chess
      How to Use Your Pawns to Fight for the Initiative and Central Control
      This book tackles fundamental questions such as: 'How should pawns be used to fight for the centre?' and 'How does the central pawn formation affect planning for both sides?' These issues are central to understanding chess. Marovic discusses central pawn-structures and their impact on play both in the centre and on the wings.
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      Dynamic Pawn Play in Chess

      How to Use Your Pawns to Fight for the Initiative and Central Control
      Catalog Code: B0066GB
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      Improve Your Attacking Chess
      250 Puzzle Positions to Train Your King-Hunting Skills
      Checkmating the enemy king is the ultimate goal in chess. In this book Simon Williams helps readers to practice and improve their skills in this vital area of practical chess. A mating attack typically involves a build-up of forces, followed by an opening of lines, often involving a sacrifice
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      Improve Your Attacking Chess

      250 Puzzle Positions to Train Your King-Hunting Skills
      Catalog Code: B0030GB
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      Foundations of Chess Strategy
      Applying Business Methods to Chess Preparation and Training
      Chess is a game where profound strategic thinking must be allied with clever short-term tactics. Most previous works on strategy focus on specific aspects of chess strategy, but Lars Bo Hansen's aims here are different. He creates a framework in which the various elements can be systematically included and organized - a framework that will help chess-players to think about chess strategy during practical play.
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      Foundations of Chess Strategy

      Applying Business Methods to Chess Preparation and Training
      Catalog Code: B0058GB

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      Chess College - VOLUME 1 - Strategy
      A Step-By-Step Guide to Chess Excellence

      Publisher: Gambit
      Author: Efstratios Grivas
      Year of Publication: 2006 Pages: 112
      Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


      Book DescriptionChess College is a new series of books to take intermediate players to new levels of chess understanding. New ideas are introduced and immediately illustrated by a number of entertaining and instructive examples, many drawn from the author's own practice. Volume 1: Strategy introduces a variety of topics, including: ""Why do we lose?"", Attack on the King, Two Bishops, Passed Pawn, Exchange Sacrifice, Positional Sacrifice, and Outpost. By drawing extensively upon his own games, Grivas is able to explain exactly what was going on over the board, and avoids the pitfall of providing overly familiar, clich
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      Chess College - VOLUME 1 - Strategy

      A Step-By-Step Guide to Chess Excellence
      Catalog Code: B0173GB
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      The Art of Attacking Chess
      33 Inspiration and Instructive Masterpieces
      All chess-players love to play a smooth attacking game, flowing from start to finish, and sprinkled with spectacular ideas and sacrifices. However, few can do so regularly, and for most players, their collection of brilliancies missed far outweighs their creative successes. Innate talent plays an important role, but many of the skills needed for attacking chess can be learned by study and practice. Here, one of the world's most experienced annotators has selected 33 superb examples, and explained them in a way that strips away the mystery.
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      The Art of Attacking Chess

      33 Inspiration and Instructive Masterpieces
      Catalog Code: B0024GB
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      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
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      How to Crush Your Chess Opponents

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

      Grandmaster Secrets - Counter-Attack
      A Step-By-Step Guide to Turning Defence into Victory
      Superb defensive technique is a hallmark of all great chess-players. With a few deft counterstrokes, they not only deflect what looked like an overwhelming offensive, but also expose the darker side of their opponent's build-up. Is this sheer black magic, or are these skills that ordinary players can develop?
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      Grandmaster Secrets - Counter-Attack

      A Step-By-Step Guide to Turning Defence into Victory
      Catalog Code: B0136GB

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      Saving Lost Positions
      It is not always possible to win a game of chess by obtaining an advantage and then logically converting it into a win. In the games of average players the result is often in doubt until the last blunder and the more resourceful player will usually triumph.
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      Saving Lost Positions

      Catalog Code: B0087IS
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      Chess Strategy for Advanced Students
      The art of strategic planning is not easily acquired from most teaching materials, yet it is one of the most important aspects of practical play. In this book, positional factors have been approached, with examples showing how a certain specific weakness can be exploited by specific means. This book includes complete games where the strategic and positional factors are seen in the complex interplay of the middle game and end game.
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      Chess Strategy for Advanced Students

      Catalog Code: B0086IS
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      Judgement and Planning in Chess
      This is a basic book that teaches strategic planning in chess. Written by a former Chess Champion of the world, this book has as its basis an entirely novel idea which will help players over a real difficulty.
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      Judgement and Planning in Chess

      Catalog Code: B0106IS
      Our Price: $25.95

      The Logical Approach to Chess
      This has long been one of the standard books on basic chess strategy. It takes the player from the middle game of chess and shows how to take it to a favorable conclusion.
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      The Logical Approach to Chess

      Catalog Code: B0105IS
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      The Art of Positional Play in Chess
      Samuel Reshevsky is the ideal person to write a book on positional play because that was exactly the way he played: positionally. Reshevsky preferred to crush his opponents slowly, like a python, rather than to win with a blaze of tactics.
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      The Art of Positional Play in Chess

      Catalog Code: B0110IS
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 1
      Planning the Pieces
      The First volume of Ludek Pachman's great trilogy Complete Chess Strategy which first appeared in Czechoslovak and German. Planning the Pieces deals with the long term planning, handling and positioning of the individual chess pieces.
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 1

      Planning the Pieces
      Catalog Code: B0136IS
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 2
      Principles of Pawn Play and the Center

      Publisher: ISHI Press
      Author: Ludek Pachman
      Year of Publication: 2012 (Reprint) Pages: 185
      Notation Type: Descriptive (DN)


      Book Description Continuing his major work on strategy and tactics in modern chess, the internationalyl renowned Grandmaster, Ludek Pachman, now turns his attention to the play of the pawns and the achievement of control of the center squares. Though the pawns are the weakest pieces in chess, their importance in determining the character of the attack (and defense) and the development of strategic play cannot be underestimated. Pawns are essential to the protection of important squares and pieces. They are the best means of blockading enemy pawns and when correctly deployed, their advance can open vital files and diagonals, thereby creating weaknesses in the opposite position. Despite its limited power, the pawn has one special advantage over other pieces in that it can be promoted when it reaches the eighth rank; a successful pawn advance can completely change the balance of power and the outcome of a game. Pawns have aptly been described as "the soul of chess." Vital of chess mastery is a basic understanding of the importance of control of the center squares. The effectiveness of the pieces depend upon the strength of their position and center control creates a vital sapatial superiority. The effective play of the pawns and center control have been touched upon on other works, but seldom with the insight and lucidity revealed in this second volume of Pachman's masterwork.
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 2

      Principles of Pawn Play and the Center
      Catalog Code: B0139IS
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 3
      Play on the Wings
      In each of these books the need for understanding is emphasized: there are too many variations for any memory to store. The player must understand the basic principles involved and the typical positions or maneuvers that can arise.
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 3

      Play on the Wings
      Catalog Code: B0147IS
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      The Art of Defence in Chess
      Most players prefer to attack, resulting in defensive technique being the weakest part of their game. There are a number of methods of playing against an attacker, which include passive defense, simplification, blockade, stalemate, or a trap. Alternatively a player can defend actively or launch a counterattack.
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      The Art of Defence in Chess

      Catalog Code: B0164IS
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      Strategy & Tactics in Chess
      In this book, the great Dutch World Champion, Dr. Max Euwe, discusses both strategy and tactics in chess, having special emphasis on the latter, to which about two-thirds of the book is dedicated. Tactics have been, comparatively speaking, neglected in chess literature, and it is therefore, interesting to find that five out of eight chapters of this book are devoted to combinations which are analyzed and classified.
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      Strategy & Tactics in Chess

      Catalog Code: B0207IS
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      Siciliian Defense:Grand Prix Attack
      The f4 Sicilian has become popular and feared because it avoids the frightening amount of knowledge required to play Open Sicilians. It is often not treated with the respect it deserves. The strategic aims are quite simple to understand: CHECKMATE. The first edition was written when the Grand Prix Attack was just becoming noticed by strong chess players. Now there are over 20,000 examples in the databases. Nevertheless, the opening remains based more on the ideas explained by authors Hodgson and Day than on “theory”.
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      Siciliian Defense:Grand Prix Attack

      Catalog Code: B0226IS
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      Pachman's Modern Chess Strategy
      Modern Chess Strategy by the well-known Czech Grandmaster and theorist Ludek Pachman, is widely recognized on the continent of Europe as the standard work on the middle-game.
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      Pachman's Modern Chess Strategy

      Catalog Code: B0233IS
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