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Starting Out: The French
The French is one of Black's soundest defences to 1 e4 and is very popular at all levels of chess. Club players enjoy its super-solid structure, while at the top it's played by famous grandmasters such as Vishy Anand and the young Russian star Alexander Morozevich. With his first two moves Black obtains a substantial foothold in the centre, and a structure that is incredibly difficult to break ...
Price $24.95
View Item Item: EM2298
Starting Out The French
Starting Out: The Grundfeld
The Grunfeld is an energetic and popular defence to queen's pawn openings and is a favourite of the world number one Garry Kasparov. From the start of the game Black allows White to build an apparently strong centre but then attacks it with all his forces. Play can become extremely sharp and theoretical and this opening very much appeals to dynamic players. In this book, International Master Ja...
Price $24.95
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Starting Out The Grundfeld
Starting Out: The King's Indian
The King's Indian is one of the most exciting defences in chess and is favoured by ambitious and aggressive players. At the highest level it has been a major weapon for World Champions Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov. In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster Joe Gallagher goes back to the basics of the King's Indian, studying the key principles of its many variations. Throughout the book there ...
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Starting Out The King s Indian
Starting Out: The Modern
The Modern Defence is a dynamic, ambitious and universal opening, one that can be used against virtually every system White can play. Black's provocative strategy is based upon allowing White to construct an imposing pawn centre in the anticipation that a well-timed strike will bring about its downfall. Both sides can play for high rewards: White can hope to succeed with a direct attack or to s...
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View Item Item: EM5664
Starting Out The Modern
Starting Out: The Nimzo-Indian
The Nimzo-Indian is one of the soundest and most popular defences against 1 d4, offering Black the chance to unbalance the game early on and play for a win without undue risk. Advocates include virtually all of the world's top players, including Garry Kasparov, Vladimir Kramnik, Vishy Anand and Anatoly Karpov. In this revolutionary book, Grandmaster Chris Ward revisits the basic principles behi...
Price $23.95
View Item Item: EM2540
Starting Out The Nimzo Indian
Starting Out: The Pirc/Modern
The very closely linked Pirc and Modern Defences are dynamic systems that are favored by ambitious, counter-attacking players. Black plays very much in a hyper modern fashion, allowing White to build an unopposed pawn center with the idea of plotting its eventual downfall. In this revolutionary book, Grandmaster Joe Gallagher goes back to basics, studying the fundamental principles of the Pirc/...
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Starting Out The Pirc Modern
Starting Out: The Scotch Game
The Scotch Game is one of the oldest openings in chess and has a great history, but more recently it was catapulted back into the limelight due to the enterprise of World number one Garry Kasparov, who completely rejuvenated the opening with an abundance of original ideas for White. He utilised the opening in World Championship matches and other elite events, with very successful results. As a ...
Price $23.95
View Item Item: EM3875
Starting Out The Scotch Game
Starting Out: The Sicilian Dragon
Few would disagree that the Sicilian Dragon is one of the most exciting, high profile and controversial openings in chess history. Right from the very beginning of the game Black chooses to unbalance the position, thus maximizing his or her chances of playing for a win. The positions reached are dynamic and of a highly tactical nature, with both players very often going straight for each others...
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Starting Out The Sicilian Dragon
Surprise in Chess
All chess players know the impact of a surprising move in a game of chess. The victim is disoriented and often blunders in reply, while the player landing the surprise feels invigorated, lusting for the battle ahead. It is thus quite a surprise in itself that this is the first book devoted to this important practical aspect of chess psychology. Avni, a highly experienced and respected chess wri...
Price $17.95
View Item Item: EM2106
Surprise in Chess
Taimanov's Selected Games
Grandmaster Mark Taimanov is one of the most consistently successful players of the post-war era. A grandmaster since 1952, he twice qualified as a Candidate for the World Championship and his numerous tournament victories include the Soviet Championship in 1956 and the World Veterans' Championship in 1993. Taimanov has made many significant contributions to opening theory and is the author of ...
Price $24.95
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Taimanov s Selected Games
Tango! A Dynamic Answer to 1 d4
Tired of constantly defending passive positions with the black pieces? Looking for something new and exciting to unleash at the chessboard? This book provides an answer to these perennial questions. International Master and renowned openings theoretician Richard Palliser presents a complete repertoire for Black against queens pawn openings based on the dynamic and very much underrated Black Kni...
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View Item Item: EM3882
Tango A Dynamic Answer to 1 d4
Test Your Chess IQ: Grandmaster Challenge
There is no better way to improve your tactical ability than by working out winning combinations in positions taken from Grandmaster games. In this final - and most challenging! - part of his best-selling three-volume course in chess tactics, Russian chess teacher Livshitz provides a wealth of test-yourself positions identified under recurring combinational themes such as diversion, interferenc...
Price $19.95
View Item Item: EM0027
Test Your Chess IQ Grandmaster Challenge
Test Your Chess IQ: Master Challenge
Is the ability to make combinations something you are born with or can it be acquired by practice? Russian chess trainer Livshitz, who has had extensive experience teaching a wide range of players from novices to masters, presents here a course for developing your combinational skill, based on the recognition of tactical motifs. As you work your way through this carefully graded series of tests...
Price $19.95
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Test Your Chess IQ Master Challenge
Test Your Chess: Piece Power
In this entertaining test-yourself book, suitable for young players and novices of all ages, John Walker shows how to master each of the pieces. Learn how to get the most from your pieces, answer the question and add up your score. Test your chess and watch yourself improve-and enjoy the fun at the end!
Price $14.95
View Item Item: EM1850
Test Your Chess Piece Power
The Bb5 Sicilian
The Bb5 Sicilian is a logical and practical weapon against Black's most popular defence to 1 e4 and is an excellent choice for White players who are fed up of constantly trying to keep abreast of the latest developments in the Open Sicilian. The early bishop move signals White intention to develop rapidly and it can lead to both wild gambit play and calmer positional waters. Significantly, this...
Price $24.95
View Item Item: EM3974
The Bb5 Sicilian
The Classical King's Indian Uncovered
The King's Indian is an exciting, challenging opening which is very popular at all levels of chess. It is favoured by ambitious and aggressive players such as the two chess legends Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov who perfected the King's Indian into an opening weapon to be feared throughout the chess world. In recent years, however, White players, led by World Champion Vladimir Kramnik, have h...
Price $25.95
View Item Item: EM5171
The Classical King s Indian Uncovered
The Grunfeld Defence
The Grunfeld Defence is a dynamic and popular weapon for Black against queen's pawn openings. Former World Champion Bobby Fischer and current world number one Garry Kasparov head a long list of grandmasters that have utilize this opening with continued success. In this book, grandmaster and renowned chess teacher Nigel Davies explains the key ideas and tactics for both White and Black. Using il...
Price $19.95
View Item Item: EM2397
The Grunfeld Defence
The Marshall Attack
The Marshall Attack is one of the oldest and most important openings in the history of chess. Black sacrifices a pawn against the Ruy Lopez in exchange for a long-lasting attack. Generations of the world's top players have fought on the Marshall battleground, but the final verdict on its soundness has not yet been reached. However, of one thing you can be sure: Black certainly has a lot of fun ...
Price $19.95
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The Marshall Attack
The Masters: Boris Spassky Master of Initiative
Boris Spassky is a true chess legend, a World Champion who, thanks to his monumental battles with Bobby Fischer, raised the popularity of the game to a level that had never been seen before. Although at the height of his powers many saw Spassky as a complete and universal player, adept at outplaying his opponents in any type of position, it is no secret that from an early age he thrived on shar...
Price $21.95
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The Masters Boris Spassky Master of Initiative
The Modern Chess Self-Tutor
This book by Grandmaster David Bronstein, one of the most original and influential players of the post-war period, is not a self-tutor in the conventional sense, where the basics of opening, middlegame and endgame play are drily explained. Instead, the author engages in a frank conversation with the reader, discussing how strong players decide on their moves.
Price $24.95
View Item Item: EM1369
The Modern Chess Self Tutor
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