WINNING AT CHESS

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Year of Publication
1991 2014 1991 to 2014
Author(s)
  1. Andrei Volokitin (1)
  2. Andrew Soltis (3)
  3. Aron Nimzowitsch (1)
  4. Hans Berliner (1)
  5. Igor Stohl (1)
  6. Irving Chernev (1)
  7. James Rizzitano (1)
  8. John Nunn (5)
  9. John Rice (1)
  10. Lou Hays (1)
  11. Max Euwe (1)
  12. Mikhail Tal & Alexander Koblencs (1)
  13. Paul Motwani (3)
  14. Robert Timmer (1)
  15. Robin Smith (1)
  16. Siegbert Tarrasch (1)
  17. Simon Webb (1)
  18. Steve Giddins (3)
  19. Valeri Beim (1)
  20. Vladimir Grabinsky (1)
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Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (21)
  2. AN - Algebraic (5)
Topics
  1. General Chess Instruction (2)

    100 Chess Master Trade Secrets
    From Sacrifices to Endgames
    If you want to become a chess master, there are certain things you need to know. The Masters know them and now you can learn them too. This invaluable book collects all these techniques together in one volume, so you can try them out, tick them off, and progress on your path towards chess mastery.
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    100 Chess Master Trade Secrets

    From Sacrifices to Endgames
    Catalog Code: B0119BT
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    My System - 21st Century Edition
    The Landmark Positional Chess Training Classic in an Easy-To-Study Algebaic Format / 419 Diagrams
    For many years, Nimzovich was known as the "Stormy Petrel" of the chess world. Today, his profound theories of positional chess are accepted as a matter of course, and a knowledge of them is essential to every player who wants to improve his game. My System describes a theory of chess; it also describes the character and genius of its author.
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    My System - 21st Century Edition

    The Landmark Positional Chess Training Classic in an Easy-To-Study Algebaic Format / 419 Diagrams
    Catalog Code: B0002HY
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    The Game Of Chess
    Lessons in Classical Chess From the Greatest Teacher of All Time
    A famous chess manual for 75 years, now re-edited for the modern chess player. Dr. Tarrasch was one of the world's strongest players in the late 19th century and this manual teaches chess from the novice level to Class A / Expert strength players. It fully covers, tactics, endings, and opening play. A must for every serious chess player.
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    The Game Of Chess

    Lessons in Classical Chess From the Greatest Teacher of All Time
    Catalog Code: B0006HY
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    Chess Wizardry
    This is a new edition of a classic work and will introduce a new generation of readers to the wonders of chess problems. The readers will find many of the best chess problems ever composed, chosen and investigated by John Rice, an International Master. The readers will find stories behind famous ideas.
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    Chess Wizardry

    Catalog Code: B0069BT
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    C.O.O.L. Chess
    The sequel to H.O.T. Chess. Grandmaster Motwani continues to explain his easy-to-use approach to chess thinking, and shows how Creative Original Opening Lines can bring astonishing over-the-board success. The many brilliant games in this book includes victories by Motwani over some of the world's leading players, whom he has outwitted in the early stages of the game.
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    C.O.O.L. Chess

    Catalog Code: B0064BT
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    H.O.T. Chess
    Secrets from Scotland to Unlock Your Highly Original Thinking
    The H.O.T. stands for Highly Original Thinking. The author's ideas extend beyond the situation on the board. He maximizes your strengths and exploits your opponent's weaknesses.
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    H.O.T. Chess

    Secrets from Scotland to Unlock Your Highly Original Thinking
    Catalog Code: B0071BT
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    The Development of Chess Style
    An Instructive and Entertaining Trip Through the Heritage of Chess
    An algebraic expanded revision of Euwe's 1968 edition examining the contributions of great players throughout history. Nunn brings you up-to-date over the last 30 years with the eras of Fischer, Karpov, and Kasparov. They assess the contributions of each great players in the way chess is played and approached.
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    The Development of Chess Style

    An Instructive and Entertaining Trip Through the Heritage of Chess
    Catalog Code: B0072BT
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    Castling to Win
    The king is the most valuable piece on the chessboard, yet many players - especially at club level - give little thought to where His Majesty should reside. This wide-ranging survey explains the dangers with leaving the King in the center, and the possible drawbacks to castling too early or on the wrong side. Castling can be an attacking move, as shown in many stunning examples. An expected castling is often devastating and can often determine the game on the spot. This practical manual includes entertaining examples of late castling and castling in studies.
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    Castling to Win

    Catalog Code: B0105BT

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    The System
    A World Champion's Approach to Chess
    Hans Berliner is one of the most successful correspondence chess players of all time, and was utterly dominant in the 5th World Championship. Here, for the first time, he explains the set of principles - The System - that he used to guide him to the right moves. Readers will be astonished by the simplicity and power of Berliner's methods as he takes several major openings and subjects them to System principles, and finds radically new approaches to them.
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    The System

    A World Champion's Approach to Chess
    Catalog Code: B0098GB
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    Understanding Chess Move by Move
    A Top-Class Grandmaster Explains Step-By-Step How Chess Games are Won

    Publisher: Gambit
    Author: John Nunn
    Year of Publication: 2008 Pages: 240
    Notation Type: Figurine (FN)


    Book Description John Nunn is one of the most highly regarded chess writers in the world. He has carefully selected thirty modern games to help the reader understand the most important aspects of chess and to illustrate modern chess principles in action. Virtually every move is explained using words that everyone can understand. Jargon is avoided as far as possible. Almost all the examples are taken from the 1990s and show how key ideas are handled by the grandmasters of today. The emphasis is on general principles that readers will be able to use in their own games, and detailed analysis is only given where it is necessary. Each game contains many lessons, but to guide the reader through the most important ideas in each phase of the game, the thirty games are grouped thematically into those highlighting opening, middlegame and endgame themes. About the Author(s) John Nunn is a grandmaster from England. He has won four individual gold medals and three team silver medals at Chess Olympiads. In the Chess World Cup of 1988/9, he finished sixth overall, ahead of several former World Champions. He is arguably the most highly acclaimed chess writer in the world, with two of his books receiving the prestigious British Chess Federation Book of the Year Award.
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    Understanding Chess Move by Move

    A Top-Class Grandmaster Explains Step-By-Step How Chess Games are Won
    Catalog Code: B0086GB
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    Chess Under the Microscope
    Magnify Your Chess Strength
    In this major work, Paul Motwani, the author of the critically acclaimed H.O.T. Chess and C.O.O.L. Chess, looks in-deph at key aspects of chess. His witty style will not only amuse but will instruct the reader by providing memorable insights into chess secrets.
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    Chess Under the Microscope

    Magnify Your Chess Strength
    Catalog Code: B0039BT
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    Logical Chess - Move By Move
    Once you have learned the basic moves, how exactly should you improve? In this much loved classic, Irving Chernev explains 33 complete games in detail, telling the reader the reason for every single move. When you play through these games and explanations you will get a real insight into the power of the pieces and how to post them most effectively.
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    Logical Chess - Move By Move

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    Modern Chess Analysis
    Techniques that have Revolutionized Chess Analysis
    Chess analysis is nearly as old as the game itself, with many of the pioneering works by the giants of chess history being devoted to the analysis of positions, openings and endings. Personal computers and powerful chess software are having a profound effect on chess analysis and theory - most grandmasters use them extensively. However, this book does far more than explain methods for computer-assisted analysis. Readers will develop a deeper understanding of the strengths and limitations of the human mind, and a greater understanding of many areas of chess while working through the examples that Robin Smith presents.
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    Modern Chess Analysis

    Techniques that have Revolutionized Chess Analysis
    Catalog Code: B0093GB

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    Understanding Your Chess
    Learning from Your Games and Improve Your Results
    Rizzitano presents lessons from his own experiences that will be most relevant to club and tournament players. He shows how by analyzing their own games, players can gain a greater understanding of their strengths and weaknesses, and he explains they can shape their approach to chess to make the most of their abilities. Major topics include: Developing a reliable and coherent opening repertoire; The importance of understanding opening theory rather than simply memorizing it.
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    Understanding Your Chess

    Learning from Your Games and Improve Your Results
    Catalog Code: B0110GB

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    How to Play Dynamic Chess
    Size the Moment and Take Full Advantage of Your Chances!
    Chess is fundamentally a dynamic game. Each move changes the situation and the possibilities for both sides. No piece is ever identically as valuable as any other, and their scope changes from move to move. The current generation of supergrandmasters plays unrelentingly dynamic chess, but a great deal of chess literature still deals with chess as if it were a predominantly static game. Much traditional chess teaching is based around rules of thumb that might work well 'on average' or in 'typical' situations, but these rules may not equip players for the specific and sometimes exceptional situations that they face in their games.
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    How to Play Dynamic Chess

    Size the Moment and Take Full Advantage of Your Chances!
    Catalog Code: B0123GB
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    Grandmaster Chess Move by Move
    A Leading Grandmaster Applies the "Move by Move" Approach to his Best Games
    A collection of John Nunn's best games from 1994 to the present day, annotated in detail in the same style as the best-selling Understanding Chess Move by Move. Throughout, the emphasis is on what the reader can learn from each game, so the book is ideal study material for those seeking to progress to a higher level of chess understanding. There is also entertainment in abundance: Nunn has a direct aggressive style, and many of his opponents in these games are ambitious young grandmasters from the generation inspired by Kasparov's dynamic chess.
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    Grandmaster Chess Move by Move

    A Leading Grandmaster Applies the "Move by Move" Approach to his Best Games
    Catalog Code: B0099GB
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    50 Essential Chess Lessons
    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.
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    50 Essential Chess Lessons

    A Modern Look at 50 Immensely Instructive Chess Battles
    Catalog Code: B0031GB

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    Chess for Tigers - 1ST EDITION
    Do you want to win more games? Then become a Tiger. 'Chess for Tigers' tells you how to make the most of your playing strength, how to play upon your opponent's weaknesses, how to steer the game into a position which suits you and not your opponent, how to get results against strong opposition and how to avoid silly mistakes.
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    Chess for Tigers - 1ST EDITION

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    Perfect Your Chess
    World-Class Training from a Super-Grandmaster and his Coach
    Andrei Volokitin is one of a rare breed of players: he achieved a ranking in the world's top 20 while still a teenager, playing dynamic and often brilliant chess. Although we cannot all aspire to emulate his achievements, there is much that we can learn from his training methods, his games and his general approach to chess. These topics are the subject of this book, written in collaboration with his trainer.
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    Perfect Your Chess

    World-Class Training from a Super-Grandmaster and his Coach
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    Grandmaster Secrets - Winning Quickly at Chess
    A Much-Expanded New Edition of 101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures
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    Grandmaster Secrets - Winning Quickly at Chess

    A Much-Expanded New Edition of 101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures
    Catalog Code: B0012GB
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    101 Chess Questions Answered
    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.
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    101 Chess Questions Answered

    Sound Advice on all Aspects of Playing Chess
    Catalog Code: B0013GB
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    Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces
    A New Edition of a Winner of the USCF Award for Best Book
    Igor Stohl has selected 62 outstanding games from recent years and analysed them in painstaking depth. Here he presents his findings to chess enthusiasts, who will find the games entertaining and the annotations both instructive and illuminating. Stohl is an outstanding theoretical expert, so the opening phase of each game reads like a lesson in the key strategic aspects of the opening chosen, with a critical survey of modern trends. The middlegame is dissected and the critical decisions subjected to keen scrutiny - we are invited inside Stohl's laboratory to join him in the quest for the truth. The endgame phase, if reached, is handled with similar erudition, with insights into the grandmaster's approach to questions of technique.
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    Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces

    A New Edition of a Winner of the USCF Award for Best Book
    Catalog Code: B0116GB
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    Studying Chess Made Easy
    It's a fact of chess life that if you want to win, you have to put a bit of study in. Every chess player, from near-beginner to experienced tournament player, needs to learn the openings and keep on top of current theory. But studying doesn't have to be dull.
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    Studying Chess Made Easy

    Catalog Code: B0110BT
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    What It Takes to Become a Chess Master
    Written by one of our biggest-selling and best-loved chess authors, in his trademark chatty, accessible but always informative style, this book is filled with practical exercises and test games that will reveal the secrets of how to join chess's elite ranks.
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    What It Takes to Become a Chess Master

    Catalog Code: B0115BT
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    Study Chess with Tal
    Mikhail Tal is one of the all-time chess greats. In 1960 he became the youngest champion in world history at the age of 23, sweeping to victory at his first attempt. His extraordinary tactical ability has never been bettered, and his reputation goes from strength to strength.

    This absorbing book, first published in the early 1980s, is based on diaries kept by Tal’s coach from their training sessions, and this unique perspective makes it a fascinating and effective chess instructor, written in engaging language and suitable for teenagers as well as older readers.

    It shows how Tal achieved greatness through hard work, application and the influence of a world-class coach, and through this book modern readers can catch a glimpse of the development of a true chess genius. The book is fully updated and converted to algebraic format.

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    Study Chess with Tal

    Catalog Code: B0117BT
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    John Nunn's Chess Course
    A Complete Chess Education Based on the Games of World Champion Lasker
    Grandmaster John Nunn provides a complete chess education, covering decision-making methods and psychological factors in addition to the most important strategic and tactical methods.
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    John Nunn's Chess Course

    A Complete Chess Education Based on the Games of World Champion Lasker
    Catalog Code: B0186GB
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