WINNING AT CHESS

Currently Shopping by:
  1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Chess Detective
  2. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Chess Information
  3. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Russell Enterprises
  4. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Silman James Press
Year of Publication
1996 2013 1996 to 2013
Author(s)
  1. Al Lawrence (2)
  2. Branislav Francuski (1)
  3. Dan Heisman (1)
  4. Efstratios Grivas (1)
  5. Fred Reinfeld (1)
  6. Jeremy Silman (4)
  7. Jerzy Konikowski (1)
  8. Lev Alburt (8)
  9. Marek Soszynski (1)
  10. Mark Dvoretsky (1)
  11. Richard Reti (1)
  12. Roman Pelts (2)
  13. Sam Palatnik (1)
  14. Todd Bardwick (1)
Show Less Show More
Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (5)
  2. AN - Algebraic (13)
Popular Book Series
  1. Comprehensive Chess Course (2)

    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

    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

    The Amateur's Mind
    Turning Chess Misconceptions into Chess Mastery
    This book takes the student on a journey through his own mind and returns him to the chess board with a wealth of new-found knowledge and the promise of a significant gain in strength. Most amateurs possess erroneous thinking processes that remain with them throughout their chess lives.
    img

    The Amateur's Mind

    Turning Chess Misconceptions into Chess Mastery
    Catalog Code: B0003SI
    Our Price: $19.95

    How To Think In Chess
    How to Think in Chess is the rare book that explains in clear terms the techniques chess masters use to find their moves. The authors, an international chess champion and a trained professional thinker, are uniquely qualified on the subject. They offer you both academic research and personal experience. How to Think in Chess teaches you practical ways of thinking to win.
    img

    How To Think In Chess

    Catalog Code: B0014RE

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price: $12.48


    How to Reassess Your Chess - WORKBOOK
    How to Master Chess Imbalances
    In this large workbook, a stand-alone companion to How to Reassess Your Chess, Jeremy Silman provides 131 problems designed to test a player's strengths and weaknesses. These problems cover openings, middlegames (both positional and tactical) and endgames. As a player completes one of these problems, he or she may then turn to Mr. Silman's answer, which is always detailed yet never dry.
    img

    How to Reassess Your Chess - WORKBOOK

    How to Master Chess Imbalances
    Catalog Code: B0006SI
    Our Price: $19.95

    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: $14.98


    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 Workbook for Children
    The Chess Detective's Introduction to the Royal Game
    Chess Workbook for Children is a fun, comprehensive workbook and instruction book for children (and adults!) who are new to chess or who are in the beginning stages of learning to play the royal game. Ten basic chess lessons and chess rules are presented in detail.
    img

    Chess Workbook for Children

    The Chess Detective's Introduction to the Royal Game
    Catalog Code: B0006OB
    Our Price: $19.95

    Back to Basics - Fundamentals
    How about a Nice Game of Chess?

    The game of chess has challenged and delighted the world for centuries. In Back to Basics: Fundamentals, the essential building blocks of the royal game are presented simply and in an easy-to-understand format. With the expert guidance of chess master Branislav Francuski, you will learn how the chess pieces move and capture; the underlying principles of the game; how to spot and carry out simple checkmates; and understand the basic tactical ideas that are so important to playing and winning.
    img

    Back to Basics - Fundamentals

    Catalog Code: B0011RE

    Regular Price: $22.95

    Special Price: $11.48


    Elements of Positional Evaluation
    How the Pieces Get Their Power
    This ground-breaking book by best-selling chess author Dan Heisman addresses the evaluation and understanding of how static features affect the value of the pieces in a given position. Now in its fourth edition, emphasis is placed on the static evaluation of each piece's value and its role in the overall position rather than the assessment of a specific position, but Heisman's approach can also be applied to help evaluate entire positions by helping to answer the questions who stands better, by how much, and why?
    img

    Elements of Positional Evaluation

    How the Pieces Get Their Power
    Catalog Code: B0039RE
    Our Price: $19.95

    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

    How to Reassess Your Chess - 4TH EDITION
    Chess Mastery Through Chess Imbalances
    How to Reassess Your Chess has long been considered a modern classic. Now this fourth, and final edition completely rewritten and featuring all new example stakes Silman's groundbreaking concept of imbalances to a whole new level.
    img

    How to Reassess Your Chess - 4TH EDITION

    Chess Mastery Through Chess Imbalances
    Catalog Code: B0007SI
    Our Price: $29.95

    LIMITED EDITION - How to Reassess Your Chess 4th Edition - AUTOGRAPHED BY JEREMY SILMAN
    Chess Mastery Through Chess Imbalances
    For a limited time purchase the special autographed, collector's edition of Jeremy Silman's How to Reassess Your Chess, 4th Edition, in hardcover version and get the author's commemorative t-shirt free! This offer is limited to the first 100 customers!
    img

    LIMITED EDITION - How to Reassess Your Chess 4th Edition - AUTOGRAPHED BY JEREMY SILMAN

    Chess Mastery Through Chess Imbalances
    Catalog Code: B0008SI
    Our Price: $49.95

    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

    Masters of the Chessboard
    21st Century Edition
    Ask most chessplayers about the works by Richard Reti, and most will quickly reply Modern Ideas in Chess. His Masters of the Chessboard will be a distant second and that is unfortunate, because in many ways Masters is more comprehensive and instructive than its better-known predecessor.
    img

    Masters of the Chessboard

    21st Century Edition
    Catalog Code: B0056RE

    Regular Price: $19.95

    Special Price: $9.98


    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: $8.98


    Chess Analytics
    Training with a Grandmaster
    Grivas presents almost 240 games, most with complete scores to assist comprehension, illustrating his themes with practical, insightful examples and explanations.
    img

    Chess Analytics

    Training with a Grandmaster
    Catalog Code: B0059RE

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price: $12.48


    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: $8.48


    How To Play Chess Like a Champion
    21st Century Edition
    Reinfeld's Masterpiece How to Play Chess like a Champion is Fred Reinfeld's sequel to his How to be a Winner at Chess and an absolute gem. In it the reader will find an exquisite blending of classic games, stories, insights, and instruction as only Reinfeld can put together. Rarely has an author succeeded so well as here, combining instruction, entertainment, and pure enjoyment. This new 21st-century edition is presented in modern algebraic notation in a double-column format, with many more diagrams. Throughout, the writing of Reinfeld, the master wordsmith and instructor, has been left intact. How to Play Chess like a Champion is among the very best introductory chess books ever produced, bar none, capturing the essence of good chess in a most readable, enjoyable, easy-to-grasp format.
    img

    How To Play Chess Like a Champion

    21st Century Edition
    Catalog Code: B0066RE
    Our Price: $14.95

    Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual - 2ND EDITION
    The Second Edition of Another Dvoretsky Classic!

    It is very important for the practical player to train his or her ability, understand when to rely on intuition, rules of thumb and more general positional considerations, when to try to solve problems by calculating variations to the end and how to manage time to avoid time pressure. With these goals in mind, the second edition of Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual delivers excellent, high quality training materials and many exercises.
    img

    Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual - 2ND EDITION

    Catalog Code: B0008RE
    Our Price: $34.95

lb