POPULAR CHESS TERMS

Currently Shopping by:
  1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Everyman Chess
  2. Remove This Item Manufacturer: McFarland Publishing
Year of Publication
1984 2014 1984 to 2014
Author(s)
  1. Adam Hunt (2)
  2. Alex Dunne (1)
  3. Alexander Raetsky (2)
  4. Alexei Shirov (3)
  5. Amatzia Avni (2)
  6. Andres D. Hortillosa (2)
  7. Andrew Soltis (3)
  8. Angus Dunnington (2)
  9. August Livshitz (2)
  10. Bernard Cafferty (1)
  11. Boris Gulko (3)
  12. Byron Jacobs (1)
  13. C. H. OD Alexander (1)
  14. Chris Ward (5)
  15. Colin Crouch (8)
  16. Craig Pritchett (6)
  17. Cyrus Lakdawala (6)
  18. Dale Brandreth (1)
  19. Dan Heisman (1)
  20. Danny Kopec (1)
  21. David Friedgood (2)
  22. Dr. Joel R. Sneed (1)
  23. Edmar Mednis (2)
  24. Efstratios Grivas (1)
  25. Elie Agur (1)
  26. Eliot Hearst (1)
  27. Frank X. Mur (1)
  28. Garry Kasparov (21)
  29. Gary Lane (3)
  30. Gerald M. Levitt (1)
  31. Glenn Flear (3)
  32. Graham Burgess (1)
  33. Iakov Damsky (1)
  34. Iakov Damsky (1)
  35. Ivan Sokolov (1)
  36. Jacob Aagaard (4)
  37. Jacob Aagaard (4)
  38. James Gelo (1)
  39. James Plaskett (3)
  40. Joe Gallagher (1)
  41. Joel Benjamin (2)
  42. Joel R. Steed (2)
  43. Johan Hellsten (4)
  44. John Emms (2)
  45. John Graham (1)
  46. Jonathan Levitt (2)
  47. Jorn Erik Nielsen (1)
  48. Ken Neat (1)
  49. Kurt Landsberger (1)
  50. Lorin D'Costa (2)
  51. Mark Taimanov (1)
  52. Matthew Sadler (3)
  53. Maxim Chetverik (2)
  54. Michael de la Maza (2)
  55. Mikhail Krasenkov (1)
  56. Mikhail Tal (2)
  57. Neil McDonald (5)
  58. Nigel Davies (4)
  59. Noam A. Manella (1)
  60. Pablo Moran (1)
  61. Per Ostman (1)
  62. Per Skjoldager (1)
  63. Richard Palliser (3)
  64. Sam Collins (2)
  65. Simon Kay (2)
  66. Simon Williams (2)
  67. Steve Giddins (4)
  68. Thomas Engqvist (2)
  69. Tim Crouch (2)
  70. Timothy Taylor (4)
  71. Vladimir Vukovic (1)
  72. Yasser Seirawan (9)
  73. Yuri Averbakh (1)
  74. Zenon Franco (2)
Show Less Show More
Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (112)
  2. AN - Algebraic (50)
Topics
  1. Biographical (3)
  2. Chess Puzzles (1)
  3. Endgames (1)
  4. Game Collections (2)
  5. General Chess Instruction (1)
  6. Strategy (1)
Show Less Show More
Popular Book Series
  1. Move by Move (20)
  2. My Great Predecessors (8)
  3. Starting Out (10)
  4. Winning Chess (12)
Host
  1. GM Michal Krasenkow (1)
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

Items 37 to 72 of 211

    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

    EBOOK - Chess Fundamentals
    This is a reprint of the original "Chess Fundamentals" by Capablanca, as first published in 1921 and only a preface added by Capablanca in 1934. The reader here can feel confident that this reprint contains the exact, complete words of Capablanca. Unlike other reprints, not one word has been changed or omitted.
    img

    EBOOK - Chess Fundamentals

    Catalog Code: E-B0046EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Giants of Innovation
    Learn from Steinitz, Lasker, Botvinnik, Korchoi and Ivanchuk
    Chess Secrets is a series of books which uncover the mysteries of the most important aspects of chess, such as strategy, attack, defence, opening play, endgames, off-board preparation and mental attitude. In each book the author chooses and deeply studies a number of great players who have excelled in such aspects of the game, greatly influenced their peers and inspired all of us.
    img

    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Giants of Innovation

    Learn from Steinitz, Lasker, Botvinnik, Korchoi and Ivanchuk
    Catalog Code: E-B0336EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Great Attackers
    Learn from Kasparov, Tal and Stein
    The chess world has witnessed a great number of wonderfully gifted attacking players, geniuses who have dazzled the chess public with their brilliant masterpieces. Everyone has their own favourites, and in Chess Secrets: Great Attackers, Colin Crouch chooses three of his own: Garry Kasparov, Mikhail Tal and Leonid Stein. World Champions Kasparov and Tal need no introduction, while Stein was a highly creative and intuitive player with the ability to destroy the world's best players with his vicious attacks.
    img

    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Great Attackers

    Learn from Kasparov, Tal and Stein
    Catalog Code: E-B0269EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Heroes of Classical Chess
    Learn from Carlsen, Anand, Fischer, Smyslov and Rubinstein
    Chess Secrets is a series of books which uncover the mysteries of the most important aspects of chess, such as strategy, attack, defence, opening play, endgames, off-board preparation and mental attitude. In each book the author chooses and deeply studies a number of great players who have excelled in such aspects of the game, greatly influenced their peers and inspired all of us.
    img

    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Heroes of Classical Chess

    Learn from Carlsen, Anand, Fischer, Smyslov and Rubinstein
    Catalog Code: E-B0293EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - The Giants of Power Play
    Learn from Topalov, Geller, Bronstein, Alekhine and Morphy
    Short Description for Chess Secrets : The Giants of Power Play - B0288EM
    img

    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - The Giants of Power Play

    Learn from Topalov, Geller, Bronstein, Alekhine and Morphy
    Catalog Code: E-B0288EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - The Giants of Strategy
    Learn from Kramnik, Karpov, Petrosian, Capablanca and Nimzowitsch
    Short Description for Chess Secrets : Giants of Strategy - B0268EM
    img

    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - The Giants of Strategy

    Learn from Kramnik, Karpov, Petrosian, Capablanca and Nimzowitsch
    Catalog Code: E-B0268EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Excelling at Chess
    Some players become good at chess, some very good, while others excel at the game. Jacob Aagaard identifies the key factors that separate the very strong players from the rest. He includes chapters on when to calculate, how to evaluate positions, how to study theory, how to study the endgame and when to force the position.
    img

    EBOOK - Excelling at Chess

    Catalog Code: E-B0117EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Excelling at Chess Calculation
    Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
    There are many differing opinions amongst the top players in the world of chess, but there is one thing upon which World Champions, Grandmasters and other experts all agree: the art of chess calculation is the absolute key to the success of a player. Master this discipline and you can surely expect your results to improve dramatically. Jacob Aagaard tackles the 'art of chess calculation', unravelling its many secrets and arming the reader with the necessary tools to be able to calculate effectively at the chessboard.
    img

    EBOOK - Excelling at Chess Calculation

    Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
    Catalog Code: E-B0119EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Excelling at Combinational Play
    Learn to Identify and Exploit Tactical Chances
    Excelling at Combinational Play: Learn to Identify and Exploit Tactical Chances by Jacob Aagaard, 239pp. (Everyman 2004) Being able to solve puzzles and combinations is one of the principal components of a successful chess player. But how can one improve on such an important skill? How can one acquire combinational vision? The answer lies within the pages of this book! Experienced chess writer Jacob Aagaard explains how tactical intuition and ability develops and uses pattern recognition to improve the reader's tactical ammunition. Is also no secret that the continued practice of puzzles and combinations helps to sharpen the chess brain, and here there is a wealth of exercises and problems to solve accompanied by the full solutions and explanations.
    img

    EBOOK - Excelling at Combinational Play

    Learn to Identify and Exploit Tactical Chances
    Catalog Code: E-B0120EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess
    Positional chess remains a mystery to many and yet an understanding of the finer points of the game so often makes the difference between two equally matched players. Improve your positional play and you will see chess in a totally new dimension! In this unique book, International Master Jacob Aagaard selects many original examples of positional chess, the creme de la creme of those that he uses for training and study.
    img

    EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess

    Catalog Code: E-B0118EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Excelling at Technical Chess
    Learn to Identify and Exploit Small Advantages
    The implication from the author is that the task of converting a typically winning position into a full point or converting a drawing position into half-a-point is relatively straightforward. However, as all of us practical players realise, it's not always a simple as this, and many hard-earned points are wasted through 'a lack of technique'. In this valuable book, Jacob Aagaard aims to solve this perennial problem. He arms the reader with several endgame weapons that every strong technical player has in his toolbox.
    img

    EBOOK - Excelling at Technical Chess

    Learn to Identify and Exploit Small Advantages
    Catalog Code: E-B0121EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Fighting Chess - Move by Move
    Learn from the World's Best Players
    What separates the best chess players from the rest? What gives them the edge over their rivals? Chess legend Vladimir Kramnik believes it's their fighting skills and the ability to continuously find ways to keep a game alive. Colin Crouch agrees, and is fascinated that the world’s strongest players seem almost unbeatable, even when games appear sharp and double-edged.
    img

    EBOOK - Fighting Chess - Move by Move

    Learn from the World's Best Players
    Catalog Code: E-B0361EM
    Our Price: $21.95

    EBOOK - Finding Chess Jewels
    Improve your Imagination and Calculation
    Grandmaster and renowned chess trainer Michal Krasenkow presents a treasure chest of puzzles designed to stretch the minds of all players. Imagination and calculation are two of the most important qualities of a chess player, and they are qualities which, with purposeful practice, can be developed significantly. As you analyse and solve more and more positions, your brain functions more efficiently, you are able to recognize and master additional tactical methods and patterns, and it becomes increasingly easier to solve similar types of positions.
    img

    EBOOK - Finding Chess Jewels

    Improve your Imagination and Calculation
    Catalog Code: E-B0380EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Fire on Board - Shirov's Best Games
    In this collection of his best games, Grandmaster Alexei Shirov shows why he is widely regarded as one of the most aggressive and inventive players of the modern era. It contains a delightful selection of his favourite games, each of which is explained in detail, together with sections on tactical highlights and endgames.
    img

    EBOOK - Fire on Board - Shirov's Best Games

    Catalog Code: E-B0221EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME II
    Kasparov vs. Karpov - 1975-1985
    This volume concentrates on the first two of those matches. The epic 1984/85 contest which was lasted six months before being controversially halted "without result" by the then President of FIDE Florencio Campomanes. The 1985 match when Kasparov brilliantly won the final game to take the title and become - at the age of 22 - the youngest ever world champion. Great chess contests have often had resonances extending beyond the 64 squares. The Fischer v Spassky match was played during the Cold War with both champions being perceived as the finest products of their respective ideologies.
    img

    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME II

    Kasparov vs. Karpov - 1975-1985
    Catalog Code: E-B0138EM
    Our Price: $29.95

    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME III
    Kasparov vs. Karpov 1986-1987
    Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov are unquestionably the participants who featured in the greatest ever chess rivalry. Between 1984 and 1990 they contested five long matches for the World Championship. This 3rd volume of the 'Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess' series concentrates on the third and fourth matches in this sequence: London/Leningrad 1986 and Seville 1987. Both matches were tremendously exciting and hard fought and both produced chess of an extremely high level.
    img

    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME III

    Kasparov vs. Karpov 1986-1987
    Catalog Code: E-B0272EM
    Our Price: $29.95

    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME IV
    Kasparov vs. Karpov 1988-2009
    Between 1984 and 1990 Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov contested five long matches for the World Championship. This fourth volume of the series 'Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess' concentrates on all the games played between the two from 1988 to the present day and features their fifth World Championship match played in New York and Lyon 1990.
    img

    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME IV

    Kasparov vs. Karpov 1988-2009
    Catalog Code: E-B0308EM
    Our Price: $29.95

    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME I
    Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca and Alekhine
    The battle for the World Chess Championship has witnessed numerous titanic struggles which have engaged the interest not only of chess enthusiasts but also of the public at large. The chessboard is the ultimate mental battleground and the world champions themselves are supreme intellectual gladiators. These magnificent compilations of chess form the basis of the first two parts of Garry Kasparov's work on the history of the World Chess Championship.
    img

    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME I

    Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca and Alekhine
    Catalog Code: E-B0132EM
    Our Price: $29.95

    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME IV
    Fischer
    This book brings together the two greatest names in the history of chess. The author, Garry Kasparov, is the world number one and, by common consent, the greatest player ever. The subject of the book, Bobby Fischer, is the only American to have become world champion and is probably the greatest natural talent the world has ever seen.
    img

    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME IV

    Fischer
    Catalog Code: E-B0135EM
    Our Price: $29.95

    EBOOK - Greatest Ever Chess Tricks and Traps
    There is no easier way to win a game of chess than by luring your opponent into a devious trap. Similarly, there's nothing worse than being the one on the receiving end. Tricks, traps and swindles lie in wait everywhere, especially so in the opening phase of the game, and many battles can be won or saved simply through learning and mastering the most important ones. In this instructive and fun book, Gary Lane looks back through chess history and at modern times to create a list of his own favourite tricks and traps.
    img

    EBOOK - Greatest Ever Chess Tricks and Traps

    Catalog Code: E-B0082EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - How to win at Chess - Quickly
    Mistakes are often made in the early part of the game - at all levels of chess - but a key skill is to recognize these critical moments as they happen and to exploit them with maximum efficiency. This is a skill which Grandmaster Simon Williams addresses in this book. Using instructive and entertaining games in which one side wins quickly, he examines all the typical mistakes chess players make in the opening and early middlegame, how you should look to exploit them, and how to avoid falling into similar traps yourself.
    img

    EBOOK - How to win at Chess - Quickly

    Catalog Code: E-B0312EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Improve Your Endgame Play
    In this ideal book for players wishing to improve their endgame play, grandmaster Glenn Flear explains the fundamental principles which must be mastered. Taking examples from his own games and those of other players, he shows how drawn positions can be converted into victories and lost positions saved at the last moment.
    img

    EBOOK - Improve Your Endgame Play

    Catalog Code: E-B0216EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Its Your Move
    This book provides the reader with a selection of puzzles to solve. However, unlike other books of the White to play and mate in three' variety, it simulates real game scenarios, offering readers a choice of tempting alternatives and requiring them to pick the best
    img

    EBOOK - Its Your Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0093EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Its Your Move Improvers
    In this highly original and instructive test yourself book Chris Ward invites readers to solve a selection of carefully chosen puzzles. In this, the second book in the 'It's Your Move' series, the positions are aimed at improving players, specifically the low level club players who are looking to hone their skills in order to climb further up the chess ladder.The reader is given a choice of five plausible plans for each position and has to decide which is the most likely to succeed.
    img

    EBOOK - Its Your Move Improvers

    Catalog Code: E-B0247EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - 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

    EBOOK - Kramnik - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0359EM
    Our Price: $24.95

    EBOOK - Lessons with a Grandmaster
    Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
    Club players are unaware of the subtleties that exist in grandmaster chess. Grandmasters can analyse chess at a depth that is unfathomable to amateurs. Moreover, they have extensive knowledge of chess history and opening theory, as well extraordinary endgame technique and tactical vision. However, having reached such a high level can make it difficult to understand what is lacking in the mind of the amateur.
    img

    EBOOK - Lessons with a Grandmaster

    Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
    Catalog Code: E-B0326EM
    Our Price: $21.95

    EBOOK - Lessons with a Grandmaster II
    Improve Your Tactical Vision and Dynamic Play with Boris Gulko
    This book is the much anticipated follow-up to the highly acclaimed and award-nominated Lessons with a Grandmaster.
    img

    EBOOK - Lessons with a Grandmaster II

    Improve Your Tactical Vision and Dynamic Play with Boris Gulko
    Catalog Code: E-B0356EM
    Our Price: $21.95

    EBOOK - Mastering Chess Strategy
    Short Description for Mastering Chess Strategy - B0310EM
    img

    EBOOK - Mastering Chess Strategy

    Catalog Code: E-B0310EM
    Our Price: $24.95

    EBOOK - Mastering Endgame Strategy
    Following his highly acclaimed Mastering Chess Strategy and Mastering Opening Strategy, this book completes a trilogy of strategy books by Grandmaster and renowned chess teacher Johan Hellsten. In his new work Hellsten focuses exclusively on endgame play and covers every type of endgame: pawn, minor piece, rook and queen endgames. He examines not only the many fundamental positions that everyone needs to know, but also the key themes and characteristics of successful endgame play, including activity, creating and exploiting weaknesses, active and passive defence, fortresses and technique
    img

    EBOOK - Mastering Endgame Strategy

    Catalog Code: E-B0375EM
    Our Price: $24.95

    EBOOK - Mikhail Tal - Tactical Genius
    Did you ever notice how some famous GM games are more interesting to play through than others? For instance, tell me you have a Tartakower or Nimzowitsch game and I'm sorry, but I just can't get that excited. But tell me you have a Fischer, Alekhine, or Tal game you want to show me and woo-hoo!, break out the milk and cookies because I know I'm in for a real treat! And Mikhail Tal: Tactical Genius by Alexander Raetsky and Maxim Chetverik is loaded with enough tasty treats to satisfy the most demanding of palates.
    img

    EBOOK - Mikhail Tal - Tactical Genius

    Catalog Code: E-B0224EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Prepare to Attack
    There's no escaping the fact: if you want to win chess games, you have to attack at some point. Many players are happy solving combinations in winning positions, when the hard work is already done, but the key to a successful attack undoubtedly comes much earlier. No-one can attack effectively if they haven't prepared properly, and yet planning in chess can be a difficult technique to master, even for experienced players.
    img

    EBOOK - Prepare to Attack

    Catalog Code: E-B0317EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Rules of Winning Chess
    Some players seem to be naturally gifted at chess. Almost effortlessly they seem to know what to do in every position. They recognize the best squares for their pieces; they know whether to seize the initiative with a bold attack or play quietly; whether to trade pieces or avoid exchanges; how to exploit opponents' weaknesses while minimizing the effect of their own - they make it look all too easy!
    img

    EBOOK - Rules of Winning Chess

    Catalog Code: E-B0287EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Starting Out - Chess Tactics and Checkmates
    Once a chess player has figured out how all the chess pieces move, what is the next step on the chess ladder? This helpful and entertaining book provides players with the complete answer. In this easy-to-follow guide, renowned chess teacher Chris Ward explains all the crucial checkmating patterns, plus how to catch out opponents with an assortment of tricks and traps, commonly known as chess tactics.
    img

    EBOOK - Starting Out - Chess Tactics and Checkmates

    Catalog Code: E-B0001EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Starting Out - Rook Endgames
    In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster and well-known endgames expert Chris Ward begins with the absolute fundamentals of rook endgames. He gradually arms the reader with the indispensable knowledge and confidence needed to move onto slightly trickier positions. Using examples from practical play, Ward highlights the correct plans as well as the typical mistakes made by both attacker and defender.
    img

    EBOOK - Starting Out - Rook Endgames

    Catalog Code: E-B0009EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Study Chess with Matthew Sadler
    Matthew Sadler is one of the UK's strongest ever players. He became a grandmaster at 19, won the British Championship twice and, amongst other amazing achievements, made a gold medal winning score of 101/2/13 on board four for England in the 1996 chess Olympiad.
    img

    EBOOK - Study Chess with Matthew Sadler

    Catalog Code: E-B0357EM
    Our Price: $19.95

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

Items 37 to 72 of 211

lb