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  1. The Exchange Queen's Gambit for Black

    The Exchange Queen's Gambit for Black

    $29.95
    The Queen's Gambit is one of the oldest and most reliable opening which is mainly based on positional and structural understanding. The author gives a perfect guide about it and if somebody masters it, he will be able to use it in his entire chess career. This opening will never run out of fashion, its strategical and positional ideas will not be refuted by the strong computers. Learn More
  2. Play The Semi-Tarrasch! - Part 2

    Play The Semi-Tarrasch! - Part 2

    $27.50
    Play the Semi-Tarrasch! - Part 2 is an up-to- date release about one of the most popular openings nowadays. On the recent Candidates tournament in Berlin, this was the most frequently played opening and the analysis of the author includes all those games as well. Tibor Károlyi is an expert of this opening, he teaches it to many of his pupils and now he shares his in-depth view about this opening. Together with the first part, the book gives the reader a full Semi-Tarrasch repertoire with black. Learn More
  3. ChessGamer - Tactics Awaken

    ChessGamer - Tactics Awaken

    $19.95
    The book introduces 10 common tactical topics in chess and allows the reader to learn a lot of new ideas and practice them throughout exercises in increasing strength. The book is recommended for sub 1600 rating level and good also for coaches as teaching material for starting chess lovers.

    There are 40 exercises, growing in difficulty, starting with the easy ones and finishing with the most complicated. The solutions for each chapter can be found at the very end of the book. After you have worked through the 10 topics, you will find yourself at the test section, where you can challenge your new-found knowledge.  Learn More
  4. Play The Semi-Tarrasch! - Part 1

    Play The Semi-Tarrasch! - Part 1

    $27.50
    Play the Semi-Tarrasch! - Part 1 is an up-to- date release about one of the most popular openings nowadays. On the recent Candidates tournament in Berlin, this was the most frequently played opening and the analysis of the author includes all those games as well. Tibor Károlyi is an expert of this opening, he teaches it to many of his pupils and now he shares his in-depth view about this opening. Learn More
  5. Beginner Chess Tactics for Kids

    Beginner Chess Tactics for Kids

    $12.95
    Beginner Chess Tactics for Kids is a workbook containing 99, one-move tactics puzzles covering hanging pieces, forks and pins for kids with a playing level of 1000 or less. Each chapter contains 33 different puzzles with the answers found on the following page in picture form. Also, to be more realistic, the puzzles are approximately a 50/50 mix of "white to play" and "black to play". Learn More
  6. Greatest 550 Puzzles

    Greatest 550 Puzzles

    $26.95
    This book is the continuation of the successful puzzle-book series. It contains 550 puzzles divided into 3 chapters. You will find a huge range of tactical ideas that you can use in your own games! All the puzzles have been collected from practical games throughout 2017. Learn More
  7. Learn Chess the Right Way - Book 5

    Learn Chess the Right Way - Book 5

    $19.95
    Learn Chess the Right Way is a five-volume chess puzzle book series aimed at the novice, beginner and intermediate level player, using the unique methods of the award-winning coach and former world champion Susan Polgar. It introduces the most important checkmate and material-winning tactics, as well as defensive techniques to the new chess player. Book 5 focuses on learning how to find the right continuation in critical positions of a chess game. In the first four books of this series, the reader was introduced to all the most important, basic elements of chess tactics to win material or to checkmate. Learn More
  8. Can you be a Positional and Tactical Chess Genius?

    Can you be a Positional and Tactical Chess Genius?

    $25.95
    Brought together in one volume, two Everyman Chess classics: Can you be a Positional Chess Genius? and Can you be a Tactical Chess Genius? Test your tactical chess skills with a quiz book with a difference! Grandmaster James Plaskett, a player of distinguished tactical ability, has carefully assembled an abundance of chess puzzles to test players of all levels. Test your positional chess expertise with a quiz book with a difference! International Master and experienced chess teacher Angus Dunnington has carefully assembled an abundance of positional chess puzzles to test players of all levels. Learn More
  9. It's Your Move x 3

    It's Your Move x 3

    $27.95
    Brought together for the first time in one volume are Chris Ward's three highly original and instructive "test yourself" books in which he invites readers to solve a selection of carefully chosen puzzles. The positions are aimed at club players who are looking to hone their skills in order to climb further up the ladder. Learn More
  10. Excelling at Chess - Vol. I - Technical & Positional

    Excelling at Chess - Vol. I - Technical & Positional

    $27.95
    Brought together in one volume are two of Jacob Aagaard's great books- Excelling at Technical Chess and Excelling at Positional Chess. Learn More
  11. Excelling at Chess - Vol. II - Combinational & Calculation

    Excelling at Chess - Vol. II - Combinational & Calculation

    $27.95
    Brought together in one volume are two of Jacob Aagaard's great books- Excelling at Combinational Play and Excelling at Chess Calculation. Learn More
  12. Thinkers Publishing Chess Puzzle Book 2016

    Thinkers Publishing Chess Puzzle Book 2016

    $29.95
    International Masters Souleidis and Sebastian started for Thinkers Publishing (TP) a yearly new series of exercise books. They selected for their first volume an exceptional amount of great tactical themes and puzzles. The authors have only one message for the devoted chess player: focus and exercise! Learn More
  13. Learn Chess the Right Way - Book 4

    Learn Chess the Right Way - Book 4

    $19.95
    Learn Chess the Right Way is a five-volume chess puzzle book series aimed at the novice, beginner and intermediate level player, using the unique methods of the award-winning coach and former world champion Susan Polgar. Volume 4 is all about exercises where you have to make a “sacrifice” for a material gain or even checkmate. Learn More
  14. 50 Poison Pieces

    50 Poison Pieces

    $17.95
    Lauren Goodkind wrote 50 Poison Pieces, a fun puzzle book to help her students and any novice chess player to avoid capturing unprotected pieces that look safe to capture, which are actually poison! In each of the 50 unique puzzles that Lauren created, you are asked to figure out why capturing an unprotected piece is a mistake, or in other words, the poison piece Learn More
  15. 100 Chess Studies - Lessons in the Endgame

    100 Chess Studies - Lessons in the Endgame

    $14.95
    This collection of studies by the remarkable Russian chess composer Alexey Seleznev (1888-1967) will not only wrap you in the amazing world of beautiful and memorable ideas, developed here to perfection. It is also an indispensable chess study aid - Seleznev's problems are closely integrated into practical play and most of them are self-contained lessons. The accuracy of of these compositions is backed up by modern computer analysis. Learn More
  16. Greatest 551 Puzzles

    Greatest 551 Puzzles

    $26.95
    The new book contains 551 puzzles divided into 3 chapters. You will fi nd a huge range of tactical ideas that you can use in your own games! All the puzzles have been collected from practical games throughout 2016. Learn More
  17. Advanced Puzzles

    Advanced Puzzles

    $4.95
    This book contains 50 advanced chess puzzles for experienced players. There are dozens of each of the following puzzles: Mate in 3, Mate in 4, Mate in 5 and an additional 14 puzzles that will challenge you to find the best move to win material and create winning positions Learn More
  18. The Chess Endgame Study

    The Chess Endgame Study

    $17.95
    This is the complete introduction to the endgame study. Roycroft writes the history of endgame study with its international roster of great theorists and composers; he directs an encyclopedic discourse to all varieties of chess lovers — casual solvers, composers and connoisseurs, analysts and judges; and he offers over 400 endgame studies dating from ninth-century Arabia to the present. Learn More
  19. Learn Chess the Right Way - Book 3

    Learn Chess the Right Way - Book 3

    $19.95
    Learn Chess the Right Way is a five-volume chess puzzle book series aimed at the novice, beginner and intermediate level player, using the unique methods of the award-winning coach and former world champion Susan Polgar. In Volume 3, you will be introduced to 500 must-know defensive techniques. Each chapter will start with a few introductory examples and explanation about to what to look for in the puzzles that follow Learn More
  20. Learn Chess the Right Way - Book 2

    Learn Chess the Right Way - Book 2

    $19.95
    Learn Chess the Right Way is a five-volume chess puzzle book series aimed at the novice, beginner and intermediate level player, using the unique methods of the award-winning coach and former world champion Susan Polgar. Volume 2 is all about “winning material” exercises. In each of the first six chapters a certain piece captures an enemy piece . Learn More
  21. Pearls of Azerbaijan

    Pearls of Azerbaijan

    $21.95

    In this book you will find the brightest and most sparkling selection of tactical masterpieces from Azerbaijani chess players.

    The 557 puzzles have been carefully selected and designated into 3 categories: easy, medium and difficult, in order to attract not only the professional player but also to share the joy with all chess lovers.

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  22. Garry Kasparov Chess Challenge

    Garry Kasparov Chess Challenge

    $19.95

    In this stimulating book for players of all ages, Garry Kasparov selects the best chess combination from recent grandmaster play and presents them in a test-yourself format that everyone will enjoy. Whether you are a beginner discovering chess tactics for the first time or a master seeking to brush up on your skills, this book is sure to be a useful addition to your chess armory. 

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  23. Garry Kasparov Chess Puzzle Book

    Garry Kasparov Chess Puzzle Book

    $19.95

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    Test your chess skills with the world champion! In this stimulating book, Garry Kasparov selects the best chess combinations from recent grandmaster play and presents them in a test-yourself format that all players will enjoy. Each chapter demonstrates the tactical properties of a particular piece, with a series of puzzles of varying difficulty. r.

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  24. Learn Chess the Right Way - Book 1

    Learn Chess the Right Way - Book 1

    $19.95
    Learn Chess the Right Way is a five-volume chess puzzle book series aimed at the novice, beginner and intermediate level player, using the unique methods of the award-winning coach and former world champion Susan Polgar. In Book 1, the focus is on one-move checkmate exercises. In each of the first five chapters, a specific piece delivers the checkmate. Learn More
  25. Tactics, Tactics, Tactics - Volume 4

    Tactics, Tactics, Tactics - Volume 4

    $26.95
    Many puzzle books are based on artificial positions or selected only for their beauty. The concept of this book is different. The highest priority is to “use the practical side of the puzzles” and take the level of calculation to a completely new dimension. Learn More
  26. Imagination in Chess

    Imagination in Chess

    $9.95
    This is a collection of problems and puzzles selected by Charles Dealtry Locock, a British Amateur Chess Champion, which he found to be the most valuable in teaching his students how to attack. These are problems which have a practical application. The author used them to teach attacking chess to hundreds of students. The theme of this book is how to use your imagination to develop a winning attack. Learn More
  27. Tactics, Tactics, Tactics - Volume 3

    Tactics, Tactics, Tactics - Volume 3

    $26.95
    Tactics, Tactics, Tactics! Volume 3 is the continuation of the successful series of the "Greatest 365 Puzzles" and "Greatest 501 Puzzles" from 2012. The book contains 551 puzzles. You will find a huge range of tactical ideas, what you can use in your own games! All the puzzles have been collected from practical games from the beginning of 2013 to the middle of 2015. Great combinations by Carlsen, Caruana, Anand, Topalov and many more Top players. In each section the puzzles are sorted according to the date of the game. Learn More
  28. Beginner Puzzles

    Beginner Puzzles

    $5.95
    This condensed, 55-page puzzle book contains 50 Mate in One chess puzzles for new players. They start out fairly easy and gradually increase in difficulty. Learn More
  29. Test Your Chess

    Test Your Chess

    $29.95
    Grandmaster and renowned chess coach Zenon Franco provides a training course designed to help all aspiring players to improve their chess. During each lesson, you are invited to play a 'game' in which you try to find the best moves at all the important moments. Learn More
  30. Mastering Mates - Vol. 1

    Mastering Mates - Vol. 1

    $19.95

    This first book in the Mastering Mate series presents a challenge for players relatively new to chess and for readers seeking a novel and interesting set of puzzles. Books on chess tactics can overwhelm beginners and young learners. These relatively simple, carefully chosen exercises serve to illustrate the wide variety of examples of checkmate, as well as showing off the harmonious cooperation of chess pieces delivering the final blow.

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  31. Mastering Mates - Vol. 2

    Mastering Mates - Vol. 2

    $19.95

    This second volume in the Mastering Mate series provides readers with a serious challenge - 1,111 checkmates in two, three, four and more moves. By solving these problems, you will develop proficiency in all of the major checkmating patterns. 

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  32. 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate

    1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate

    $19.95
    Ask most chessplayers from the ''baby boomer'' generation how they acquired and sharpened their tactical skills, and chances are a Fred reinfeld tactical collection will be part of their answer. And now, for the first time, 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate is presented in modern Algebraic Notation. Learn More
  33. 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices & Combinations

    1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices & Combinations

    $19.95
    Enhance Your Tactical Weapons! 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices and Combination is the companion volume to Reinfeld's 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate. Of course each book can be taken on its own, but together they make a wonderful collection, and cover the full range of tactical chess. And they are now both available in 21st-century editions, using modern algebraic notation. Learn More
  34. Greatest 501 Chess Puzzles

    Greatest 501 Chess Puzzles

    $25.95
    The book consists of 501 practical puzzles from the second part of the Year 2012, selected into 3 different groups: ''easy'', ''medium'', and ''hard''. At the end of the book you can check your tactical skills in a test format and also can enjoy the 10 most beautiful pearls of the given period. Learn More
  35. Greatest 365 Chess Puzzles

    Greatest 365 Chess Puzzles

    $25.95
    There is one proven practice exercise that helps you improve chess ratings and stay in shape while having fun - chess puzzles. And what better than having the latest puzzles from the year 2012 by a top GM, and all that in one book! Learn More
  36. The Best Move

    The Best Move

    $29.95
    The Best Move is a collection of very hard Chess problems based on actual grandmaster games. The reader is asked who has the advantage and why. Points are awarded not only for getting the answer right, but for seeing deeply into the positions. These problems are based primarily on the games of Grandmaster Hort and Grandmaster Jansa. These are not the typical ''White to play and Win'' problems. rather, the reader is asked to decide who is better. These are very hard problems. Do not be surprised if you do any of them, or if you get them only by guessing. Learn More

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