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Solve the Puzzles and Measure Your Skill!
For all chess-players, from beginners to world champions, from kids to seniors, delivering checkmate is the greatest thrill the game has to offer. The ability to spot checkmates is a vital skill - and this easy-to-use book shows you how it is done. With the help of Grandmaster John Nunn, you will be ready to shock your next opponent with a deadly checkmate, whether in a school match, a club tournament - or even a championship game!
1001 Deadly Checkmates
A Collection of Sparkling Modern Games to Instruct and Entertain
One of the world's finest writers on chess presents his selection of brilliant modern games of 25 moves or fewer. Much can be learned from these sparkling miniatures. John Nunn examines how the loser might have avoided disaster, and explains how the winner managed to punch home his advantage so effectively.
101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures
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Sound Advice on all Aspects of Playing Chess
Steve Giddins is an author acclaimed for his ability to write in down-to-earth style on fundamental chess topics. In this book he answers the questions that really matter to chess-players. His topics include many basic ideas, including some that have rarely been addressed so directly in chess literature, and thus are often misunderstood by club players. Where appropriate, the answers also address highly sophisticated concepts, providing insights gleaned from many years of experience and discussions with players and trainers of the highest level.
101 Chess Questions Answered
A new interactive training course that includes over 5,000 of the best mate studies ever! These mates are classified by the number of moves that it takes to achieve mate, by the number of pieces on the board and also by authors.
5,000 Mate Studies
A Modern Look at 50 Immensely Instructive Chess Battles
Steve Giddins has chosen 50 supremely instructive games - some old, some new, and including many that few readers will have seen before. He has annotated these games in detail from a modern perspective, explaining the useful lessons that can be learned from them, while avoiding the harmful dogma that characterized many older works of this type.
50 Essential Chess Lessons
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A Step-by-Step Approach to Mastering Tactics and Combinations
Few books present a structured approach to tactics, so this book fills a valuable niche in the ambitious player's library. The authors present each major tactical theme in turn, explaining how it works and providing inspiring examples. They then explain how you can spot the idea in your own games and use it to your advantage.
A Course in Chess Tactics
Advanced Chess School by Convekta is an interactive tutorial for inexperienced players, both children and adults, who have already learn the rules of chess and now wish to become players of intermediate strength.
Advanced Chess School
This course features about 400 exercises with large number of pieces in play. All exercises are taken from actual games. Find the only way to avoid checkmate! This course is for beginners and club players.
The best way to improve your game is to train yourself on your computer in solving problems from practical games. If you a beginner but already know how to mate in 1 move, you have to move on and learn how to attack a king and give mate in 2 moves!
Attack on the King - VOLUME I - Mating in 2 Moves
This course includes more than 2500 exercises for mating in 3 or 4 moves. You will have to use your imagination and precise calculation in order to find a correct way of attacking the king.
Attack on the King - VOLUME II - Mating in 3 or 4 Moves
Can you Rise to the Challenge?
This book pits readers against the grandmasters by placing them in real-game situations where there is a way to defeat a well-known player. Your task is to find the moves which lead to the defeat of some of the strongest players in the world. Quite often one move can change the course of the game, and calculating with precision at the right moment can mean the difference between winning and losing. Even if you have had a lost position for a long time, you may suddenly get the chance to turn things around if your opponent drops his guard for a moment.
Beat the Grandmasters
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A Step-By-Step Guide to Chess Excellence
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
Chess College - VOLUME 1 - Strategy
This fundamental Russian-authored program on chess tactics revs up your game with more than 4,000 easy-to-follow training examples and exercises, classified by over 100 tactical methods and motifs.
Chess Combinations Encyclopedia
Chess Combinations Encyclopedia is a fundamental program on chess tactics including more than 4000 training examples and exercises classified by more than 100 tactical methods and motifs.
Chess Combinations Encyclopedia
Combinations for Club players is an indispensable training tool for club players. Improve your play by solving exercises with Combinations. Its ease of use let’s you focus on what matters most: your improvement.
Chess Combinations for Club Players
How to Play the World's Most Popular Board Game
With this charming book, children will delight in learning the basic moves of chess - the most popular and challenging strategy game of all. All the rules of chess are clearly explained, step by step, assuming no prior knowledge. The lessons are reinforced by the inventive tales that George is told by his pet alligator Kirsty, self-proclaimed Grand Alligator of chess.
Chess for Children
This is a course for club level chess players based on a textbook by distinguished Russian chess trainer Victor Golenishchev.
Chess Guide for Club Players
This is a course for intermediate players. It is based on a textbook by a distinguished Russian chess trainer Victor Golenishchev.
Chess Guide for Intermediate Players
These are unique chess software courses, in which five chess courses on the middlegame are put together.
Chess Middlegame Collection
Featuring 50 Mighty Opening Systems
For chess-players of all ages and abilities, it is vital to get off to a good start. This simple guide provides all the tips and ideas needed to play purposefully from move one. That's because these 50 Mighty Openings are the very ones used by chess masters and grandmasters to outwit opponents time and again. This book teaches the names and starting moves of all the main chess openings, and explains the basic ideas.
Chess Openings for Kids
This new Chess Training Package for Club Players consists of five magnificent educational chess programs.
Chess Package for Club Players
100 Puzzles to Torment Your Brain Cells
This chess puzzle super-challenge contains 100 fun positions to solve, ranging from encouragingly easy to mind-numbingly hard.
Chess Puzzles for Kids
Written by GM Yury Razuvaev, well-known GM and one of Anatoly Karpov’s coaches, this friendly interactive course is intended for both children and adult beginners.
Chess School for Beginners
This chess software course is aimed at teaching the student much of the game's strategical methods and intricacies, using a theoretical section which includes over 450 games and lectures.
Chess Strategy 3.0
With Chess Studies 2.0 you'll learn endgame technique with the use of breathtaking artistic endgame compositions, especially chosen for their instructive value.
Chess Studies 2.0
This training program is designed for beginning chess players, those that have a basic understanding of the game of Chess.
Chess Tactics - LEVEL 1
For club players. The program includes 224 theoretical tactical weapons and 291 practical exercises, classified by tactical methods and motifs. In each theme exercises are given in order of rising difficulty to help in the learning process.
Chess Tactics - LEVEL 2
Chess Tactics Level 3 is designed for players with a USCF rating of 1600 to 2100. It is a fundamental training program on chess tactics.
Chess Tactics - LEVEL 3
This course can be rightfully considered the predecessor to the Chess Tactics ART (CT-ART) course written for club and intermediate players.
Chess Tactics ART for Beginners
This training program is designed for teaching children, either in groups with a teacher or at home guided by parents.
Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0
Program include two courses: Chess Tactics for Club and Chess Tactics for Intermediate Players.
Chess Tactics for Club and Intermediate Players
50 Tricky Tactics to Outwit Your Opponent
Chess enthusiasts of all ages and levels will find this book an instructive delight. In a simple, easy-to-understand format it explains how to bamboozle your chess opponents using commonly occurring tactical motifs. The illustrative positions, all taken from real games, show the 50 Tricky Tactics that experienced chess masters use to win their games. Recognizing frequently-occurring tactical ideas is vital to success in chess. One of the fastest and most enjoyable ways to improve at chess is by learning these thematic manoeuvres. Beginners will benefit from the clear explanation of basic concepts, such as how to utilise a fork, pin, or skewer. Advanced players will delight in the many devious middlegame tricks - some classified here for the first time - which can catch out even grandmasters.
Chess Tactics for Kids
The course will be useful for the chess players who practice Open Games on either white or black sides.
Chess Tactics in Open Games
Chess Training Package for beginners consists of five magnificent educational chess programs: Elementary Checkmates I, Elementary Checkmates II, Easy Ways to take pieces, Chess Tactics for Beginners, and Complete Chess Course.
Chess Training Package for Beginners
Chess Training Package for intermediate players consists of five magnificent educational programs that cover all the aspects of chess: Opening, Tactics, Strategy and Ending.
Chess Training Package for Intermediate Players
The course is intended for players who are already acquainted with the rules of the game.
Chess: Easy Ways of Taking Pawn And Pieces