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Vital Lessons for Every Chess Player
Most players tend to neglect the endgame, many even dodge the endgame by taking extreme risks in the middlegame, simply because they feel uncertain about the final phase. But time limits have shortened, and the endgame has to be played fast. A solid basic knowledge is vital. There are, contrary to what most amateurs believe, relatively few endgames one must know. Here the 100 endgames are presented that:show up most frequently in practice are easy to learn and contain ideas and concepts useful in more difficult positions.
100 Endgames You Must Know
The Tactics Workbook that Explains the Basic Concepts Too!
1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners is a great first tactics book. It helps you in identifying weak spots in the position of your opponent, in recognizing patterns of combinations, and in visualizing tricks.
1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners
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
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.
Annotated Games & Essays
Every chess player who is serious about improving his game, should study the lessons of Aron Nimzowitsch (1886-1935). 'My System' (published in 1925) and 'Chess Praxis' (1928) had tremendous impact and made Nimzowitsch one of the most influential chess thinkers of the 20th century. His books continue to be printed, sold and read to this day. Reinhardt’s collection starts where Nimzowitsch’s second volume Chess Praxis ends. It offers a unique view of the chess world of the late 1920s and 1930s, its top tournaments and the state of theory.
Aron Nimzowitsch - 1928-1935
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
Fighting Chess With The Great Dane
Bent Larsen (1935-2010) was one of the greatest fighters chess has ever seen. In his rich career the great Dane defeated all World Champions from Botvinnik to Karpov. He was a Candidate for the World Championship four times and became one of the most successful tournament players of his time. His uncompromising style and his unorthodox thinking made him popular with chess players all around the globe.
Bent Larsen's Best Games
The Final Years in Iceland, a Saga of Friendship and Lost Illusions
Bobby Fischer Comes Home tells the story of their complicated friendship and paints an intimate portrait of the last years of the man who many see as the greatest chess player that ever lived.
Bobby Fischer Comes Home
The Most Famous Chess Player Explained
Bobby Fischer's lone fight against the Soviet chess powerhouse made him a global hero, also for people who did not play chess at all. The Russians trembled before him, the Americans and the rest of the world cheered him on. Fischer's chess prowess and his will to win were unparalleled. But so were his eccentric behaviour and his paranoia. After he won the world title, Bobby Fischer vanished and the former prodigy became a mystery. The memories of his successwere clouded by his anti-American and anti-Semite rants.
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Bobby Fischer for Beginners
The 1963 World Chess Championship Match
This book marks the end of an era: the mighty Mikhail Botvinnik (1911-1995) loses his world title fifteen years after he conquered the highest crown for the first time. It is a gripping account of a heroic battle. The ageing Botvinnik desperately tries to bounce back after his Armenian opponent Tigran Petrosian has taken an early lead, but ultimately fails.
Botvinnik - Petrosian
The Personal Memoir of a Soviet Chess Legend
A unique, revealing and well-told story, essential reading for everybody interested in the history of chess and the Soviet Union.
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Centre-Stage and Behind the Scenes
Mastering the Most Important Skill in Chess
Beginners of all ages will win more games after studying this easy-to-follow book. This isn't another random collection of puzzles, but a systematic course that teaches you how to checkmate your opponent. Experienced chess coach Kevin Stark explains elementary mating patterns in all the important positions and provides many tests to see if you have really mastered the technique.
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Checkmate for Children
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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
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
This new Chess Training Package for Club Players consists of five magnificent educational chess programs.
Chess Package for Club Players
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
The Road to Positional Advantage
In Chess Strategy for Club Players you will learn the basic elements of positional understanding, including pawn structures, piece placement, lead in development, open files, weaknesses, space advantage and king safety. You will master the art of converting a temporary plus into other, more permanent advantages. The author also explains what to do when, in a given position, the basic principles seem to point in different directions.
Chess Strategy for Club Players
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
The course will be useful for the chess players who practice Open Games on either white or black sides.
Chess Tactics in Open Games
A Basic Course in Positional Understanding
After you have learned the rules of chess and developed some tactical abilities, how do you go from there? You are now ready to tackle basic issues of strategy, but what is the best way to improve and win more games?
Chess Training for Post-Beginners
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