Welcome


Popular Chess Terms

Currently Shopping by:
  1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Everyman Chess
  2. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Quality Chess
Clearance Items
  1. Unbeatable Deal! (7)
Discounted Items
  1. Show Me The Sales Items! (3)
Price
$0 $45 $0 to $45
Year of Publication
1994 2017 1994 to 2017
Manufacturer
  1. Ishi Press (199)
  2. Everyman Chess (179)
  3. ChessBase (129)
  4. ChessDVDs (95)
  5. ChessLecture.com (81)
  6. New in Chess (80)
  7. Russell Enterprises (65)
  8. Empire Chess (63)
  9. Convekta (44)
  10. Sahovski Chess (42)
  11. iChess.net (37)
  12. Quality Chess (32)
  13. Gambit Publishing (32)
  14. Chess Evolution (30)
  15. Dover Chess (23)
  16. Self Published (22)
  17. Batsford Chess (22)
  18. S1 Editrice (19)
  19. Mongoose Press (19)
  20. Chess Digest (18)
  21. Caissa Editions (17)
  22. KNSB Dutch (12)
  23. McFarland Publishing (12)
  24. Chess Information (12)
  25. Hays Publishing (10)
  26. Cardoza Chess (9)
  27. Thinkers Publishing (9)
  28. Silman James Press (8)
  29. Simon and Schuster (8)
  30. Kopec Chess (8)
  31. American Chess (7)
  32. Lulu Press (7)
  33. Killer Chess (6)
  34. Chess King (5)
  35. Chess Informant (5)
  36. The House of Staunton (4)
  37. Winning Chess for Kids (4)
  38. Alexandra Kosteniuk (3)
  39. Thinker's Press (3)
  40. US Chess Federation (3)
  41. Chess Detective (3)
  42. Random House (3)
  43. RHM Press (2)
  44. HairBall (2)
  45. Russian Chess House (2)
  46. Metropolitan Chess Publishing (2)
  47. H3 Publishing (1)
  48. Edition Olms (1)
  49. Lynn Hambrick (1)
  50. Castle Film (1)
  51. Cadogan Chess (1)
  52. Black Dog & Leventhal (1)
  53. Ariva Publishing (1)
  54. Harrie Grondijs (1)
  55. Vanguard (1)
Show Less Show More
Popular Book Series
  1. Move by Move (38)
  2. Winning Chess (10)
  3. My Great Predecessors (7)
  4. Starting Out (3)
  5. Grandmaster Preperation (1)
Show Less Show More
Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (146)
  2. AN - Algebraic (25)
Hardware Requirements
  1. Windows (49)
Author/s
  1. Adam Hunt (2)
  2. Alexander Raetsky (1)
  3. Alexei Shirov (2)
  4. Angus Dunnington (1)
  5. Aron Nimzowitsch (1)
  6. Artur Yusupov (2)
  7. Axel Smith (1)
  8. B. H. Wood (1)
  9. Bernard Cafferty (1)
  10. Boris Gelfand (3)
  11. Boris Gulko (5)
  12. C. H. OD Alexander (1)
  13. Carl Portman (1)
  14. Chris Ward (7)
  15. Colin Crouch (7)
  16. Craig Pritchett (5)
  17. Cyrus Lakdawala (14)
  18. Dan Heisman (1)
  19. Danny Gormally (1)
  20. David Friedgood (1)
  21. Dr. Joel R. Sneed (3)
  22. Edmar Mednis (2)
  23. Egon Varnusz (2)
  24. Emanuel Berg (1)
  25. Erik Czerwin (1)
  26. Esben Lund (1)
  27. Garry Kasparov (26)
  28. Gary Lane (2)
  29. Glenn Flear (1)
  30. Iakov Damsky (1)
  31. Iakov Damsky (1)
  32. Ilya Maizelis (1)
  33. Ivan Sokolov (2)
  34. Jacob Aagaard (15)
  35. Jacob Aagaard (12)
  36. James Plaskett (1)
  37. James Schuyler (1)
  38. Joel R. Steed (2)
  39. Johan Hellsten (3)
  40. John Emms (2)
  41. Jonathan Levitt (1)
  42. Jose Raul Capablanca (5)
  43. Judit Polgar (3)
  44. Junior Tay (2)
  45. Ken Neat (1)
  46. Lorin D'Costa (2)
  47. Marian Petrov (1)
  48. Mark Taimanov (1)
  49. Martin Weteschnik (1)
  50. Matthew Sadler (4)
  51. Mauricio Flores Rios (1)
  52. Maxim Chetverik (1)
  53. Michael de la Maza (2)
  54. Mihail Marin (1)
  55. Mikhail Botvinnik (1)
  56. Mikhail Krasenkov (3)
  57. Mikhail Tal (2)
  58. Neil McDonald (5)
  59. Nigel Davies (3)
  60. Nigel Povah (1)
  61. Noam A. Manella (2)
  62. Peter Romanovsky (1)
  63. Richard Palliser (2)
  64. Sam Collins (2)
  65. Simon Williams (3)
  66. Steve Giddins (8)
  67. Thomas Engqvist (4)
  68. Thomas Luther (1)
  69. Tibor Karolyi (4)
  70. Tigran Petrosian (1)
  71. Tim Crouch (2)
  72. Timothy Taylor (1)
  73. Vladimir Vukovic (2)
  74. Volker Schleputz (2)
  75. Yasser Seirawan (11)
  76. Zenon Franco (12)
Show Less Show More

Items 145 to 180 of 211 total

Page:
  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5
  5. 6

Grid  List 

    Botvinnik - Move by Move
    Catalog Code: B0374EM

    In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in a study of his favourite Botvinnik games. Lakdawala examines Botvinnik's renowned skills in the key areas of attack and defence, initiative, exploiting imbalances, accumulating advantages and endgame play. He demonstrates clearly how we can all improve by learning from Botvinnik's play.
    img

    Botvinnik - Move by Move

    $29.95
    SHOPWORN - Learn Chess
    A Complete Course
    Catalog Code: SWB0098EM

    Learn Chess: A Complete Course provides everything you need to know to get started in chess. The first part is devoted to first principles, explaining the rules and basic strategies, whilst the second develops a thorough understanding of the various winning methods, and includes a systematic study of openings, an introduction to attacking techniques, and a guide to fundamental endgame themes.
    img

    SHOPWORN - Learn Chess

    Regular Price: $19.95

    Special Price $9.98

    Capablanca - Move by Move
    Catalog Code: B0353EM

    Jose Raul Capablanca is a chess legend, world champion and quite simply one of the greatest players in the history of the game. His achievements and seemingly effortless style of play won many admirers, and his legacy includes a treasure of instructive games. Studying Capablanca's play is a must for any aspiring chess player. For Cyrus Lakdawala, it was a key factor in his chess development and improvement, and in this book he revisits many of his favourite Capablanca games.
    img

    Capablanca - Move by Move

    $29.95
    SHOPWORN - Chess Progress
    From Beginner to Winner
    Catalog Code: SWB0391EM

    Award-winning chess coach Erik Czerwin’s unique training method begins by studying the simplest chess positions with very few pieces – and then moves on, step by step, adding more pieces to the board. Complex ideas are always built up from simpler situations, ensuring that the learning curve stays flat.
    img

    SHOPWORN - Chess Progress

    Regular Price: $28.95

    Special Price $7.53

    SHOPWORN - Rapid Chess Improvement
    Catalog Code: SWB0144EM

    The two-part article, "400 Points in 400 Days" by Michael de la Maza was not only wildly popular when it appeared in the Skittles Room at early last year, but its popularity also continued unabated even when it was retired to the Archives. Now the dozen and a half or so pages that made up "400 Points" has been transformed into a full-blown 126-page book published by Everyman Chess: "Rapid Chess Improvement: A Study Plan for Adult Players".
    img

    SHOPWORN - Rapid Chess Improvement

    Regular Price: $19.95

    Special Price $9.98

    Lessons with Grandmaster 3
    Strategic and Tactical Ideas in Modern Chess
    Catalog Code: B0412EM

    This is the third book in the highly acclaimed Lessons with a Grandmaster series. It bridges the gap between great player and amateur through a series of conversations between teacher, the renowned Grandmaster Boris Gulko, and student Dr. Joel R. Sneed, a professor of psychology and amateur chess player. The lessons are based on Gulko’s own battles against fellow Grandmasters.
    img

    Lessons with Grandmaster 3

    $27.95
    EBOOK - Who Dares Wins!
    Attacking the Kings on Opposite Sides
    Catalog Code: E-B0294EM

    Both players are gunning for each other's kings. Whose attack will break through first? This is a typical scenario in chess games. In such tense battles where one slip can be fatal, often it's a case of 'who dares wins'. But it's not enough to throw your pieces up the board and hope for the best. To succeed you need to acquire sophisticated attacking and defensive skills. The good news is that they can easily be learned, remembered and put into practice.
    img

    EBOOK - Who Dares Wins!

    $19.95
    Revision and Exam - Vol. 1
    The Fundamentals
    Catalog Code: B0124QT

    Revision & Exam 1 -The Fundamentals is the essential companion to Artur Yusupov's award-winning Fundamentals series. Containing 432 exercises, Revision & Exam 1 offers the perfect way to test your understanding of the material covered in the series.
    img

    Revision and Exam - Vol. 1

    $29.95
    EBOOK - Lessons with a Grandmaster II
    Improve Your Tactical Vision and Dynamic Play with Boris Gulko
    Catalog Code: E-B0356EM

    This book is the much anticipated follow-up to the highly acclaimed and award-nominated Lessons with a Grandmaster.
    img

    EBOOK - Lessons with a Grandmaster II

    $21.95
    Capablanca x3 - My Chess Career, A Primer of Chess and Chess Fundamentals
    3 Chess Books - 1 Price
    Catalog Code: B0452EM

    Brought together for the first time in one volume are three books by the titan of chess, José Capablanca. One of the greatest chess prodigies of all time, he evolved the most perfect chess technique seen on a chessboard. A former World champion, and one of the most successful tournament players in the history of the game, Capablanca's uncanny position judgment empowered him to produce games that were masterful pieces of position play, and that culminated often in combinations of startling brilliancy.
    img

    Capablanca x3 - My Chess Career, A Primer of Chess and Chess Fundamentals

    $34.95
    EBOOK - Kramnik - Move by Move
    Catalog Code: E-B0359EM

    Vladimir Kramnik is a giant of the chess world. He firmly secured his legendary status when he won the World Championship in 2000 by defeating the previously dominant Garry Kasparov - the only player ever to do so in a match. Kramnik held on to his crown for seven years, and today he remains one of the World's elite players. In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in a study of his favourite Kramnik games.
    img

    EBOOK - Kramnik - Move by Move

    $24.95
    SHOPWORN - Modern Chess - Move by Move
    A Step-By-Step Guide to Brilliant Chess
    Catalog Code: SWB0286EM

    Leading chess author Colin Crouch selects and explains over 30 sensational games, all from the new millennium. By studying battles between the world's best players, Crouch examines in detail all the key areas of modern chess
    img

    SHOPWORN - Modern Chess - Move by Move

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Special Price $14.98

    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

    $24.95
    SHOPWORN - How to win at Chess - Quickly
    Catalog Code: SWB0312EM

    Mistakes are often made in the early part of the game - at all levels of chess - but a key skill is to recognize these critical moments as they happen and to exploit them with maximum efficiency. This is a skill which Grandmaster Simon Williams addresses in this book. Using instructive and entertaining games in which one side wins quickly, he examines all the typical mistakes chess players make in the opening and early middlegame, how you should look to exploit them, and how to avoid falling into similar traps yourself.
    img

    SHOPWORN - How to win at Chess - Quickly

    Regular Price: $26.95

    Special Price $13.48

    SHOPWORN - Tips for Young Players
    Catalog Code: SWB0259EM

    In the first half of this book, Sadler concentrates on establishing general principles for the opening, middlegame, and endgame. For instance, the section on the opening discusses the principles of good development, king safety, center occupation, and the initiative. Each section concludes with a summary of the important points and selection of exercises to help you see how much you've internalized before you go on.
    img

    SHOPWORN - Tips for Young Players

    Regular Price: $15.95

    Special Price $7.98

    EBOOK - Excelling at Chess
    Catalog Code: E-B0117EM

    Some players become good at chess, some very good, while others excel at the game. Jacob Aagaard identifies the key factors that separate the very strong players from the rest. He includes chapters on when to calculate, how to evaluate positions, how to study theory, how to study the endgame and when to force the position.
    img

    EBOOK - Excelling at Chess

    $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

    $29.95
    EBOOK - Analyse Your Chess
    Catalog Code: E-B0322EM

    Leading chess author Colin Crouch believes that the key to sustained chess improvement lies in the critical analysis and assessment of your own games. Each and every game you play provides a significant learning opportunity, and this opportunity should never be squandered.
    img

    EBOOK - Analyse Your Chess

    $19.95
    Luther's Chess Reformation
    Catalog Code: B0131QT

    Becoming a Grandmaster is the dream of every young chess talent. Thomas Luther achieved this goal despite the added challenge of being born with a disability. Using the experiences and insights gained from his remarkable career, Luther offers an insider's view into the world of grandmaster chess. Readers will enjoy his chatty style, while also benefiting from invaluable advice about what it takes to achieve one's chess goals.
    img

    Luther's Chess Reformation

    $29.95
    Kramnik - Move by Move
    Catalog Code: B0359EM

    Vladimir Kramnik is a giant of the chess world. He firmly secured his legendary status when he won the World Championship in 2000 by defeating the previously dominant Garry Kasparov - the only player ever to do so in a match. Kramnik held on to his crown for seven years, and today he remains one of the World's elite players. In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in a study of his favourite Kramnik games.
    img

    Kramnik - Move by Move

    $29.95
    Chess Behind Bars
    Catalog Code: B0139QT

    Chess Behind Bars offers a guide to chess in prisons that will instruct and entertain regardless of your situation. It covers almost every aspect of chess imaginable – from the rules to chess history, from puzzles to famous games, and even some tips for improvement. It is a smorgasbord of chess, seen from an unusual angle.
    img

    Chess Behind Bars

    $29.95
    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

    $29.95
    Test Your Chess
    Catalog Code: B0387EM

    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.
    img

    Test Your Chess

    $29.95
    SHOPWORN - Who Dares Win?
    Attacking the Kings on Opposite Sides
    Catalog Code: SWB0294EM

    Both players are gunning for each other's kings. Whose attack will break through first? This is a typical scenario in chess games. In such tense battles where one slip can be fatal, often it's a case of 'who dares wins'. But it's not enough to throw your pieces up the board and hope for the best. To succeed you need to acquire sophisticated attacking and defensive skills. The good news is that they can easily be learned, remembered and put into practice.
    img

    SHOPWORN - Who Dares Win?

    Regular Price: $26.95

    Special Price $13.48

    SHOPWORN - Play Unconventional Chess and Win
    Catalog Code: SWB0393EM

    In this book the reader will discover the incredible power unconventional moves can have. These moves contradict the most fundamental principles of the "old chess", and yet most of them played by leading grandmasters.
    img

    SHOPWORN - Play Unconventional Chess and Win

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Special Price $7.79

    EBOOK - Rules of Winning Chess
    Catalog Code: E-B0287EM

    Some players seem to be naturally gifted at chess. Almost effortlessly they seem to know what to do in every position. They recognize the best squares for their pieces; they know whether to seize the initiative with a bold attack or play quietly; whether to trade pieces or avoid exchanges; how to exploit opponents' weaknesses while minimizing the effect of their own - they make it look all too easy!
    img

    EBOOK - Rules of Winning Chess

    $19.95
    Positional Decision Making in Chess - PAPERBACK
    Catalog Code: B0119QT

    Positional Decision Making in Chess offers a rare look into the mind of a top grandmaster. In his efforts to explain his way of thinking, Boris Gelfand focuses on such topics as the squeeze, space advantage, the transformation of pawn structures and the transformation of advantages. Based on examples from his own games and those of his hero, Akiba Rubinstein, Gelfand explains how he thinks during the game.
    img

    Positional Decision Making in Chess - PAPERBACK

    $29.95
    EBOOK - Why we Lose at Chess
    Catalog Code: E-B0303EM

    The main reason why we lose at chess is no big secret: we all make unnecessary mistakes! But simply acknowledging this fact isn't enough to help us improve. The big question is, how can we eliminate these mistakes from our game, or at least keep them to an absolute minimum?
    img

    EBOOK - Why we Lose at Chess

    $19.95
    Your Opponent is Overrated
    A Practice Guide to Inducing Errors
    Catalog Code: B0444EM

    Even the very best players recognize the value of discomforting the opponent. This is the key theme of this book. Schuyler covers all phases of the game and discusses other vital subjects such as harassment, material imbalance, time management, surprise moves, unusual ideas, provocative play, manoeuvres and recovering from bad positions
    img

    Your Opponent is Overrated

    $24.95
    EBOOK - Study Chess with Matthew Sadler
    Catalog Code: E-B0357EM

    Matthew Sadler is one of the UK's strongest ever players. He became a grandmaster at 19, won the British Championship twice and, amongst other amazing achievements, made a gold medal winning score of 101/2/13 on board four for England in the 1996 chess Olympiad.
    img

    EBOOK - Study Chess with Matthew Sadler

    $19.95
    SHOPWORN - A Primer of Chess
    Catalog Code: SWB0431EM

    Former world champion José Capablanca’s introduction to chess, available for the first time in English in algebraic notation, is an ideal first chess book for players of all ages. In systematic fashion, Capablanca lucidly explains the rules and basic principles of this fascinating game, and illustrates these with a wide range of practical examples.    Topics covered include:  - The game, the pieces, their moves and object .  - Improving your game .  - Elementary opening principles ....and much more 
    img

    SHOPWORN - A Primer of Chess

    Regular Price: $25.95

    Special Price $12.98

    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

    $29.95
    SHOPWORN - Study Chess with Matthew Sadler
    Catalog Code: SWB0357EM

    Matthew Sadler is one of the UK's strongest ever players. He became a grandmaster at 19, won the British Championship twice and, amongst other amazing achievements, made a gold medal winning score of 101/2/13 on board four for England in the 1996 chess Olympiad.
    img

    SHOPWORN - Study Chess with Matthew Sadler

    Regular Price: $26.95

    Special Price $13.48

    CLEARANCE - 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.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Secret Life of Bad Bishops

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $10.00

    SHOPWORN - Secrets of Spectacular Chess 2
    Catalog Code: SWB0096EM

    Friedgood shared their joy and appreciation of chess beauty, engulfing readers with a wealth of amazing and magnificent examples from the aesthetic side of the game. Moreover, they demonstrated how this fascinating subject could be analysed, and how it could help players to improve both their understanding and practical play.
    img

    SHOPWORN - Secrets of Spectacular Chess 2

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $12.48

    Learn from the legends
    Chess Champions at their Best
    Catalog Code: B0116QT

    Learn from the Legends is a modern classic. Mihail Marin examines and explains the ideas of the legends who shaped modern chess. ChessCafe chose it as their Book of the Year and IM Jeremy Silman went even further when he wrote: ''I can’t recall having seen a better book in the last two decades.'' Ten years after the original publication, Quality Chess is proud to offer a revised hardback edition with a new chapter on the latest chess legend, Magnus Carlsen.
    img

    Learn from the legends

    $34.95

Items 145 to 180 of 211 total

Page:
  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5
  5. 6

Grid  List