POPULAR CHESS TERMS

    Currently Shopping by:
    1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Mongoose Press
    2. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Chess Information
    Author(s)
    1. Al Lawrence (3)
    2. Alexander Shashin (1)
    3. Alexandra Kosteniuk (1)
    4. Alexey W. Root (1)
    5. Andrew Soltis (1)
    6. Bill Harvey (1)
    7. Bill Kirkpatrick (1)
    8. Dan Heisman (2)
    9. David Eggleston (1)
    10. Dean Ippolito (3)
    11. Fred Wilson (1)
    12. Igor Sukhin (8)
    13. Ilya Rabinovich (1)
    14. Jennifer Shahade (1)
    15. Jonathan Hawkins (1)
    16. Jonathan Hilton (3)
    17. Larry Parr (1)
    18. Laura Sherman (1)
    19. Lev Alburt (15)
    20. Nikolay Krogius (1)
    21. Roman Pelts (3)
    22. Sam Palatnik (4)
    Show Less Show More
    Topics
    1. General Chess Instruction (1)
    2. Tactics (2)
    Popular Book Series
    1. Comprehensive Chess Course (7)
    Page:
    1. 1
    2. 2

    Items 1 to 36 of 39

      A Fresh Look at Chess
      40 Instructive Games, Played and Annotated by Players Like You!
      For this book, Lev has selected 40 of his best columns, arranged them by themes, cut some material — and added much more, all to make A Fresh Look at Chess both truly instructional and fun to read.
      img

      A Fresh Look at Chess

      40 Instructive Games, Played and Annotated by Players Like You!
      Catalog Code: B0019LV

      Regular Price: $17.95

      Special Price: $7.18


      Amateur to IM
      Proven Ideas and Training Methods
      These pages reveal the secrets of his notebooks for the first time. IM Hawkins presents special material aimed to help you become a much better practical player, one armed with a deeper understanding of key aspects of chess.
      img

      Amateur to IM

      Proven Ideas and Training Methods
      Catalog Code: B0089EU
      Our Price: $29.95

      Best Play
      A New Method for Discovering the Strongest Move
      Have you ever wished for a “formula” to help you decide what move to make in any given chess position? In this ambitious and groundbreaking work, physicist and chess master Alexander Shashin presents the fruit of three decades of research into the elements of the game. He breaks down the position into mathematical ratios that compare the fundamental factors of material, mobility, safety, and space for each side, leading you to the proper plan and the mental attitude to adopt in light of what’s happening on the board.
      img

      Best Play

      A New Method for Discovering the Strongest Move
      Catalog Code: B0097EU
      Our Price: $29.95

      Building Up Your Chess
      Building Up Your Chess makes use of colorful graphs and a new, more logical method of expressing the evaluation of a chess position to teach the critical skill of assessing how you stand. Lev Alburt's unique experience as both a top-level champion and a world-renowned teacher allow him to explain in a clear, logical way how to master chess.
      img

      Building Up Your Chess

      Catalog Code: B0012LV

      Regular Price: $29.95

      Special Price: $11.98


      Chess Camp - VOLUME 1
      Move, Attack and Capture
      is a new training system for beginning chessplayers, and for the parents and coaches who teach them. Starting with simple problems to illustrate key concepts, and then progressing to more complex positions, the student will learn by doing, methodically integrating new information with previous knowledge while building effective thinking habits at the board.
      img

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 1

      Move, Attack and Capture
      Catalog Code: B0056EU
      Our Price: $11.95

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 2
      Simple Checkmates
      Chess Camp is a new training system for beginning chessplayers, and for the parents and coaches who teach them. Starting with simple problems to illustrate key concepts, and then progressing to more complex positions, the student will learn by doing, methodically integrating new information with previous knowledge while building effective thinking habits at the board.
      img

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 2

      Simple Checkmates
      Catalog Code: B0057EU
      Our Price: $11.95

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 3
      Checkmates with Many Pieces
      Chess Camp is a new training system for beginning chess players, and for the parents and coaches who teach them. Starting with simple problems to illustrate key concepts, and then progressing to more complex positions, the student will learn by doing, methodically integrating new information with previous knowledge while building effective thinking habits at the board.
      img

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 3

      Checkmates with Many Pieces
      Catalog Code: B0058EU
      Our Price: $11.95

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 4
      Elementary Endgames
      In this fourth volume, Elementary Endgames, the student will: 1) learn how to deliver fundamental checkmates such as a king and a rook against a lone king; 2) discover how to avoid stalemating the opposing king, and how to induce stalemate when threatened with checkmate; and 3) develop not only an understanding of concepts such as passed pawns and king opposition, but also a sense of confidence in the final phase of the game.
      img

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 4

      Elementary Endgames
      Catalog Code: B0076EU
      Our Price: $11.95

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 5
      Two-Move Checkmates
      Chess Camp is a new training system for beginning chessplayers, and for the parents and coaches who teach them. Starting with simple problems to illustrate key concepts, and then progressing to more complex positions, the student will learn by doing, methodically integrating new information with previous knowledge while building effective thinking habits at the board.
      img

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 5

      Two-Move Checkmates
      Catalog Code: B0077EU
      Our Price: $11.95

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 6
      Tactics in Attack and Defense
      Chess Camp is a new training system for beginning chessplayers, and for the parents and coaches who teach them. Starting with simple problems to illustrate key concepts, and then progressing to more complex positions, the student will learn by doing, methodically integrating new information with previous knowledge while building effective thinking habits at the board.
      img

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 6

      Tactics in Attack and Defense
      Catalog Code: B0085EU
      Our Price: $11.95

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 7
      Opening Tactics
      Chess Camp is a new training system for beginning chessplayers, and for the parents and coaches who teach them.
      img

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 7

      Opening Tactics
      Catalog Code: B0086EU
      Our Price: $11.95

      Chess for the Gifted & Busy
      A Short but Comprehensive Course - From Beginner to Expert
      This right-to-the-point book by one of the game's foremost teacher-writing teams uses a breakthrough approach to teach chess fast!
      img

      Chess for the Gifted & Busy

      A Short but Comprehensive Course - From Beginner to Expert
      Catalog Code: B0018LV
      Our Price: $19.95

      Chess is Child's Play
      Teaching Techniques that Work!
      Chess is Child's Play is a book written by parents, for parents. It is written for YOU!
      img

      Chess is Child's Play

      Teaching Techniques that Work!
      Catalog Code: B0087EU
      Our Price: $19.95

      Chess Rules of Thumb
      Backed up with diagrams and illustrations to help you remember key principles, a glossary of essential chess terms and a rundown on all major openings, Chess Rules of Thumb will improve your chess play. And it's great fun to read!
      img

      Chess Rules of Thumb

      Catalog Code: B0008LV
      Our Price: $19.95

      Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player
      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 5
      Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player is the fifth volume in Grandmaster Lev Alburt's Comprehensive Chess Course series. Endorsed by world champion Gary Kasparov as revealing "the once-secret Russian method of chess training," this new edition has material on the 2006 Absolute World Championship match between Kramnick and Topalov.
      img

      Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player

      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 5
      Catalog Code: B0005LV
      Our Price: $24.95

      Chess Tactics for the Tournament Player
      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 3
      The third book in Grandmaster Lev Alburt's Comprehensive Chess Course series. The first two volumes used only materials that worked well in the former U.S.S.R. This book contains hundreds of strikingly beautiful positions arranged by difficulty and designed to sharpen the tactical recognition and vision of experienced players anywhere.
      img

      Chess Tactics for the Tournament Player

      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 3
      Catalog Code: B0003LV
      Our Price: $19.95

      Chess Training Pocket Book
      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 6
      This newly revised volume in the successful Comprehensive Chess Course sharpens and tightens your game through examination and study of the 300 most important chess game positions. The most important and instructive positions over the last 100 years arranged as challenges, with illuminating explanations and solutions.
      img

      Chess Training Pocket Book

      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 6
      Catalog Code: B0006LV
      Our Price: $17.95

      Chess Training Pocket Book II
      320 Key Positions for Players of All Levels
      This book sharpens your game through examining 320 of the most important chess positions taken from games over the last 120 years. Organized by difficulty to aid players in preparing for their own competitive games, the book features instructive explanations, solutions, and tips conveniently displayed on facing pages.
      img

      Chess Training Pocket Book II

      320 Key Positions for Players of All Levels
      Catalog Code: B0015LV
      Our Price: $18.95

      Comprehensive Chess Course - The Complete Collection
      Includes All 7 Books
      In Comprehensive Chess Course, GM Lev Alburt, a highly successful chess coach, offers for the first time the once-secret Russian method of chess training. It is the complete, easy-to-use program for teaching and self-study where Soviet Union and European chess styles are concerned. It features carefully planned repetition and sequences. that will allow the reader to quickly grasp and retain the skills that are critical to being successful in Chess. With GM Alburt's instruction, you will be able to learn chess the correct way and realize your full Chess potential.
      img

      Comprehensive Chess Course - The Complete Collection

      Includes All 7 Books
      Catalog Code: B00CPLV
      Our Price: $124.95

      Diary of a Chess Queen
      Women's World Chess Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk chronicles her rise to the top of the chess world in this introspective autobiographical work. Drawing from personal diaries kept during her youth, Kosteniuk takes the reader from the very dawn of her career as a child star in Russia, through triumph and disappointment, and finally to the pinnacle of success on the black-and-white battlefield.
      img

      Diary of a Chess Queen

      Catalog Code: B0044EU

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Special Price: $9.98


      From Beginner to Tournament Player in 12 Lessons
      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 2
      This is the Second Volume in the Comprehensive Chess Course. It is aimed at those students who have completed and mastered the lessons in Volume I. Students in this category have mastered the basics and are now ready to not just play Chess, but to play WINNING CHESS!
      img

      From Beginner to Tournament Player in 12 Lessons

      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: B0002LV
      Our Price: $28.95

      Gary's Adventures in Chess Country
      The book's story begins when Gary, a young boy, finds himself at home with his babysitter one boring afternoon. His day picks up when a young girl named Cassie comes to take him away to Chess Country, a world where everything is related to the royal game. Along the way, Gary meets many of the residents of Chess Country, including Riddles -- who provides Gary and the reader with numerous chess puzzles -- and Zug, another young boy who will become Gary's chess rival.
      img

      Gary's Adventures in Chess Country

      Catalog Code: B0003EU
      Our Price: $23.95

      Hacking Up The King
      Is it possible to learn how to attack your opponent’s king from a book? Guidelines and verbal explanations are fine, argues David Eggleston, but there is no substitute for the hard work of carefully analyzing the complex position that’s on the chessboard in front of you.
      img

      Hacking Up The King

      Catalog Code: B0102EU
      Our Price: $24.95

      Just The Facts
      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 7
      Nothing more clearly separates chess master from chess wannabe than winning endgame play. For most chess players, victory is the real finish line. And the endgame is the last lap of the race. This revised, updated edition of Just the Facts! brings English readers the once strictly guarded and time-tested Soviet training methods, the key to the 50-year Russian dominance of the chess world. Winning Chess Endgames can take you from beginner to master.
      img

      Just The Facts

      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 7
      Catalog Code: B0007LV
      Our Price: $26.95

      Learn Chess in 12 Lessons
      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 1
      This is the first book in Lev Alburt's famous Comprehensive Chess Course. Learn everything from the basics of piece movement up to the value of the chess pieces, strategies, tactics, and opening principles. These practical exercises take the reader from beginner to tournament-strength chess player. This chess classic has been praised by players and teachers alike.
      img

      Learn Chess in 12 Lessons

      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: B0001LV
      Our Price: $16.95

      Platonov's Chess Academy
      Using Soviet-Era Methods to Improve 21st-Century Openings

      Publisher: CIRC
      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.
      img

      Platonov's Chess Academy

      Using Soviet-Era Methods to Improve 21st-Century Openings
      Catalog Code: B0020LV

      Regular Price: $16.95

      Special Price: $6.78


      Play Like a Girl
      Tactics by 9Queens
      Play Like A Girl!, the first book of its kind, is a collection of tactical positions from the world's best women chessplayers. Profiled players range from Hungary's Judit Polgar, the best woman chessplayer in history, to Abby Marshall, the teenager who became the first American girl to win the Denker High School Tournament of Champions.
      img

      Play Like a Girl

      Tactics by 9Queens
      Catalog Code: B0064EU
      Our Price: $14.95

      Secrets of the Russian Chess Masters - VOLUME 2
      Beyond the Basics
      Quite simply, the quickest way to learn chess the right way. Great is the disappointment to the library patron who browses for a chess instructional and finds only picked-over bones from the pre-Fischer, pre-Kasparov eras. These books by a U.S. champion and a chess magazine editor offer something more. A range of abilities, from novice to entrants in a local tournament, can learn tactics and strategies that improve their play.
      img

      Secrets of the Russian Chess Masters - VOLUME 2

      Beyond the Basics
      Catalog Code: B0011LV

      Regular Price: $19.95

      Special Price: $7.98


      Simple Attacking Plans
      Novice players and amateurs of intermediate strength will benefit from the explanations of ideas and tips for practical play, all presented in an easy, conversational style. More experienced competitors will appreciate this book as a game collection featuring masterpieces of enterprising play – some of them never before published.
      img

      Simple Attacking Plans

      Catalog Code: B0094EU
      Our Price: $14.95

      The Gambit File
      Tactical Themes to Sharpen Your Play
      In The Gambit Files, the author surveys the common tactical motifs for each variation, and then invites you to hone your cut-and-thrust skills with thematic puzzles. Whether you're looking to breathe new life into your current openings or to overhaul your repertoire, The Gambit Files will help you to slay your opponents faster and with confidence.
      img

      The Gambit File

      Tactical Themes to Sharpen Your Play
      Catalog Code: B0063EU

      Regular Price: $16.95

      Special Price: $6.78


      The Improving Chess Thinker - 2ND EDITION
      The Improving Chess Thinker provides representative thought processes from all classes of chess players, highlights the differences between these levels, and provides insight to help players raise their thinking process to the next level.
      img

      The Improving Chess Thinker - 2ND EDITION

      Catalog Code: B0043EU
      Our Price: $21.95

      The Inner Game of Chess
      How to Calculate and Win
      In The Inner Game of Chess, GM Andy Soltis shows that the key to good calculation is good visualization of the position in front of us and then after the moves we’re considering. Being aware of tactical motifs; knowing when to stop looking; and verifying your chosen move are essential, but they all depend on the basic requirement to see clearly what’s going on. The author discusses common obstacles to clear visualization and offers techniques to overcome them in your own play.
      img

      The Inner Game of Chess

      How to Calculate and Win
      Catalog Code: B0107EU
      Our Price: $19.95

      The King in Jeopardy
      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 4
      This chess classic has been praised by players and teachers alike. Lev Alburt, Grandmaster of Chess and three-time US chess champion, presents and analyzes the attack and defense of the king, with hundreds of game illustrations, dozens of problems and exercises, and instructive explanations and solutions. These practical exercises take the reader from beginner to tournament-strength chess player.
      img

      The King in Jeopardy

      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 4
      Catalog Code: B0004LV
      Our Price: $19.95

      The Russian Endgame Handbook
      Rabinovich raises the beginner’s understanding of the endgame to a sophisticated level, starting with elementary checkmates and then moving on to the principles for handling complex endgames and advanced concepts in king-and-pawn endings, such as the theory of corresponding squares.
      img

      The Russian Endgame Handbook

      Catalog Code: B0091EU
      Our Price: $29.95

      Thinking with Chess
      Teaching Children Ages 5-14
      In Thinking with Chess, Dr. Alexey Root connects chess with skills important to academic success, such as classifying, pattern recognition, decoding, creating, and predicting.
      img

      Thinking with Chess

      Teaching Children Ages 5-14
      Catalog Code: B0090EU
      Our Price: $15.95

      Wojo's Weapons - VOLUME 1
      Winning with White
      The late Aleksander Wojtkiewicz, known as "Wojo" to his fans and followers, was one of the most feared players of the White pieces in the U.S. tournament circuit. Using his dynamic, Catalan-based opening repertoire, the "Polish Magician" won hundreds of tournaments from the 1990's until his untimely death in 2006. Now, Wojtkiewicz experts IM Dean Ippolito and NM Jonathan Hilton have joined forces to produce the definitive "how-to" manual for learning Wojo's repertoire with White after 1.Nf3 d5.
      img

      Wojo's Weapons - VOLUME 1

      Winning with White
      Catalog Code: B0049EU
      Our Price: $29.95

    Page:
    1. 1
    2. 2

    Items 1 to 36 of 39

    lb