In observance of Memorial Day, we will be closed on Monday May 25th. 

X

Winning at Chess

Current Filters:
  1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Quality Chess
  2. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Russell Enterprises
  3. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Silman James Press
  4. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Chess Detective
Clearance Items - 75% Off
  1. 75% Off Books (Shown in Cart) (4)
Price
$0 $50 $0 to $50
Year of Publication
1999 2015 1999 to 2015
Manufacturer
  1. Everyman Chess (56)
  2. Convekta (29)
  3. Ishi Press (20)
  4. ChessDVDs (19)
  5. ChessBase (17)
  6. Batsford Chess (12)
  7. Quality Chess (10)
  8. Gambit Publishing (9)
  9. Self Published (8)
  10. New in Chess (7)
  11. Chess Information (7)
  12. Chess Digest (6)
  13. ChessLecture.com (5)
  14. Mongoose Press (5)
  15. Russell Enterprises (5)
  16. Dover Chess (4)
  17. Cardoza Chess (4)
  18. Simon and Schuster (4)
  19. Silman James Press (4)
  20. TPT Press (2)
  21. Hays Publishing (2)
  22. Random House (1)
  23. US Chess Federation (1)
  24. Everything Basics (1)
  25. Chess Evolution (1)
  26. Chess Detective (1)
  27. Empire Chess (1)
  28. Ariva Publishing (1)
  29. Kopec Chess (1)
  30. Lulu Press (1)
Show Less Show More
Topics
  1. General Chess Instruction (1)
  2. Beginner Chess (1)
Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (12)
  2. AN - Algebraic (7)
BOOK - Binding Type
  1. Hardcover (1)
Author(s)
  1. Aron Nimzowitsch (1)
  2. Artur Yusupov (3)
  3. Axel Smith (1)
  4. Branislav Francuski (1)
  5. Dan Heisman (1)
  6. Efstratios Grivas (1)
  7. Esben Lund (2)
  8. Fred Reinfeld (1)
  9. Ilya Maizelis (1)
  10. Jacob Aagaard (1)
  11. Jacob Aagaard (1)
  12. Jeremy Silman (4)
  13. Lluis Comas Fabrego (1)
  14. Mark Dvoretsky (1)
  15. Todd Bardwick (1)
Show Less Show More

20 Item(s)

per page

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction
    The Amateur's Mind
    Turning Chess Misconceptions into Chess Mastery
    Catalog Code: B0003SI

    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

    Our Price: $19.95
    How to Reassess Your Chess - WORKBOOK
    How to Master Chess Imbalances
    Catalog Code: B0006SI

    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

    Our Price: $19.95
    Rook vs. 2 Minor Pieces
    Catalog Code: B0023QT

    Many chess players shy away from positions with material imbalances, because they feel insecure in the face of their unclear nature. Traditional chess teaching does not spend much time on understanding such imbalances, but in this original book Esben Lund discusses one of the most common imbalances, where one player has a rook, and the other two minor pieces.
    Clearance!
    75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
    img

    Rook vs. 2 Minor Pieces

    Our Price: $24.95
    Chess Workbook for Children
    The Chess Detective's Introduction to the Royal Game
    Catalog Code: B0006OB

    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

    Our Price: $19.95
    My System
    Catalog Code: B0009QT

    Aron Nimzowitsch was one of the greatest chess players of the 1920s and 1930s, ranked just behind the famous World Champions Alekhine and Capablanca. His reputation as an author is higher still.

    My System is at the top of a very short list of chess classics. Nimzowitsch's ideas have had a profound influence on modern chess thinking. Most chess masters will at some point have studied Nimzowitsch's work, and not to have read My System is by many regarded as a shocking gap in a chess player's education.
    img

    My System

    Our Price: $29.95
    True Lies in Chess
    Catalog Code: B0025QT

    Clearance!
    75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
    img

    True Lies in Chess

    Our Price: $29.95
    Back to Basics - Fundamentals
    Catalog Code: B0011RE

    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.
    Clearance!
    75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
    img

    Back to Basics - Fundamentals

    Our Price: $22.95
    Elements of Positional Evaluation
    How the Pieces Get Their Power
    Catalog Code: B0039RE

    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

    Our Price: $19.95
    How to Reassess Your Chess - 4TH EDITION
    Chess Mastery Through Chess Imbalances
    Catalog Code: B0007SI

    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

    Our Price: $29.95
    LIMITED EDITION - How to Reassess Your Chess 4th Edition - AUTOGRAPHED BY JEREMY SILMAN
    Chess Mastery Through Chess Imbalances
    Catalog Code: B0008SI

    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

    Our Price: $49.95
    Chess Evolution 1 - The Fundamentals
    Catalog Code: B0056QT

    Chess Evolution 1 concludes Artur Yusupov's award-winning instructional series. Chess Evolution 1 is at the Fundamentals level, which shows chess players the basic ideas they should know as they set off on the road to mastery. Yusupov guides the reader towards a higher level of chess understanding using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
    img

    Chess Evolution 1 - The Fundamentals

    Our Price: $29.95
    Chess Evolution 2 - Beyond the Basics
    Catalog Code: B0066QT

    The Fundamentals series shows players the basic ideas they should know, then the Beyond the Basics series sets off on the road to mastery. Yusupov guides the reader towards a higher level of chess understanding using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
    img

    Chess Evolution 2 - Beyond the Basics

    Our Price: $29.95
    Grandmaster Preparation - Calculation
    PAPERBACK
    Catalog Code: B0078QT

    If you are human, then this book will offer you practical advice and an effective training plan to think differently and make decisions far more efficiently.
    img

    Grandmaster Preparation - Calculation

    Our Price: $29.95
    Chess Analytics
    Training with a Grandmaster
    Catalog Code: B0059RE

    Grivas presents almost 240 games, most with complete scores to assist comprehension, illustrating his themes with practical, insightful examples and explanations.
    Clearance!
    75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
    img

    Chess Analytics

    Our Price: $24.95
    Chess Evolution 3 - Mastery
    Catalog Code: B0074QT

    This volume completes Artur Yusupov's course of chess improvement. The Fundamentals series showed players the basic ideas they should know. The Beyond the Basics series set off on the road to mastery, and now in the Mastery series we have arrived at our final destination. Yusupov guides the reader using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
    img

    Chess Evolution 3 - Mastery

    Our Price: $29.95
    How To Play Chess Like a Champion
    21st Century Edition
    Catalog Code: B0066RE

    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

    Our Price: $14.95
    Pump Up Your Rating
    Unlock Your Chess Potential
    Catalog Code: B0089QT

    Any man in the street knows how to increase his physical strength, but among most chess players confusion reigns when it comes to improving their playing strength. Axel Smith's training methods have guided his friends, team-mates and pupils to grandmaster norms and titles. Hard work will be required, but Axel Smith knows how you can Pump Up Your Rating. Every area of chess is covered -- opening preparation, through middlegame play, to endgame technique. Smith delves into both the technical and psychological sides of chess, and shows how best to practise and improve.
    img

    Pump Up Your Rating

    Our Price: $29.95
    Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual - 2ND EDITION
    Catalog Code: B0008RE

    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

    Our Price: $34.95
    The Secret Life of Bad Bishops
    Catalog Code: B0101QT

    The Bad Bishop is a notorious villain in chess, but often a perfectly respectable bishop is falsely accused. The Secret Life of Bad Bishops takes an in-depth look at the bishop – not just dealing with good and bad bishops but also more nuanced cases where a “double-edged bishop” could turn out to be a game-winning hero or a fatal liability. All phases of chess are covered, from opening to middlegame to endgame. The final two chapters test the reader’s newly enhanced understanding with carefully chosen exercises and instructive solutions.
    img

    The Secret Life of Bad Bishops

    Our Price: $24.95
    The Soviet Chess Primer
    A Chess Classic
    Catalog Code: B0096QT

    Ilya Maizelis’s masterpiece is the definitive introduction to the game of chess. It has inspired generations of Russians to take up the game, including arguably the two greatest players of all time, the 12th and 13th World Champions. The Soviet Chess Primer is a modern English translation of Maizelis’s witty introduction to the royal game. This new edition of a timeless classic includes an original foreword from the 2nd World Champion, Emanuel Lasker, as well as an introduction from the most celebrated chess trainer of modern times, Mark Dvoretsky.
    img

    The Soviet Chess Primer

    Our Price: $24.95

20 Item(s)

per page

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction
lb
lb