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Decision-Making at the Chessboard
Chess is a game of decisions. In addition to deciding which move to play and which plan to adopt, players must also make practical decisions about how to use their clock time and whether to use intuition rather than trying to calculate every line to a finish. This is the first book devoted to this fundamental area of the chess struggle. Viacheslav Eingorn draws upon his vast experience to provi...
Price $24.95
View Item Item: GP3876
Decision Making at the Chessboard
Easy Guide to the Nge 2 King's Indian
An easy to follow guide to an aggressive and little-known system against the popular King's Indian. The reader is guided through the main themes of the Hungarian Attack and presented with a carefully organized repertoire, which also includes lines against the Benoni. The content is up-to-date and contains enough information to enable the reader to play the Hungarian Attack with confidence, with...
Price $18.95
View Item Item: EM2458
Easy Guide to the Nge 2 King s Indian
Easy Guide to the Sveshnikov Sicilian
All chess-players need a reliable defence to 1 e4, preferably one that is fun to play and provides real winning chances. The Sveshnikov Sicilian fits the bill perfectly. Black's active piece-play compensates for his damaged pawn structure, making for an exciting battle. To play the Sveshnikov well requires a good understanding of the themes and a moderate amount of concrete knowledge. This easy...
Price $19.95
View Item Item: EM2806
Easy Guide to the Sveshnikov Sicilian
English Attack
Two American grand masters provide a practical survey of the English Attack, one of today's hottest opening variations. In response to Black's Najdorf Sicilian, White plays 6 f3, which both supports the center e-pawn and prepares to launch a kingside pawn storm against Black's castled king. However, Black can indeed postpone castling in favor of queenside expansion and regrouping the knight pai...
Price $22.95
View Item Item: BAT8603
English Attack
English Defence
Grandmaster Daniel King explains the basic elements, strategies and tactics of the popular English Defence, at which he is a renowned expert. This is the first book on the English Defence for many years. It provides everything you need to know to start playing the English Defence straight away, focusing on the key themes and providing a backbone of theoretical knowledge.
Price $19.95
View Item Item: EM2954
English Defence
Excelling at Combinational Play
Being able to solve puzzles and combinations is one of the major components of a successful chess player. But how can one improve on such an important skill? How can one acquire combinational vision? The answer lies within the pages of this book! Experienced chess writer Jacob Aagaard explains how tactical intuition and ability develops and uses pattern recognition to improve the reader's tacti...
Price $24.95
View Item Item: EM3454
Excelling at Combinational Play
Excelling at Positional Chess
Positional chess remains a mystery to many and yet an understanding of the finer points of the game so often makes the difference between two equally matched players. Improve your positional play and you will see chess in a totally new dimension! In this unique book, International Master Jacob Aagaard selects many original examples of positional chess, the creme de la creme of those that he use...
Price $24.95
View Item Item: EM3257
Excelling at Positional Chess
Fianchetto Grunfeld
By choosing the Fianchetto System against the Grunfeld, White aims to stifle Black's normal piece play. White avoids presenting Black with a target and instead looks to probe Black's sensitive queenside. White's strategy has been used to good effect by Karpov and Kasparov, reason enough to adopt it in one's own games. This new title offers the first complete coverage of this important chess ope...
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Fianchetto Grunfeld
Fighting the Anti-King's Indians
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I love playing the King's Indian, but no-one ever allows me to reach my favourite opening! Does this sound like an all too familiar complaint? The answer to this problem lies here.<br> <br> The truth is you will reach your favourite opening in barely half the games you play against 1 d4, and that's why this book is a godsend to those players fed up with blindly searching for the right way to pl...
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View Item Item: EM5756
Fighting the Anti King s Indians
Fighting the Anti-Sicilians: Combating 2 c3, the Closed, the Morra Gambit and other tricky ideas
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The Sicilian Defence is by far Black's most popular answer to 1 e4 at all levels of chess. The reason for this is easy to understand: from the very first move Black unbalances the position and can play for a win without needing to take unjustified risks. This is particularly the case with the Open Sicilian, where Black can take comfort from the knowledge that his superior pawn structure ensures...
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View Item Item: EM5206
Fighting the Anti Sicilians Combating 2 c3 the Closed the Morra Gambit and other tricky ideas
Fire on Board Part II: 1907-2004
Alexei Shirov has dazzled and inspired a generation of chess fans with his unique brand of attacking chess. The Grandmaster, originally from Riga, Latvia, is widely regarded as one of the most aggressive and inventive chess players of the modern era, an argument backed up by his wealth of amazing games, rich in tactical fireworks and extraordinary moves. Fire on Board begins where the best-sell...
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Fire on Board Part II 1907 2004
French Classical
In this book International Master Byron Jacobs offers a fresh look at the Classical variation of the French Defence, which has been popular for nearly a century and is championed by such fighting players as Victor Korchnoi and Alexander Morozevich. All of the important variations are considered in detail with particular emphasis on those which are most fashionable.
Price $19.95
View Item Item: EM2328
French Classical
French Winawer
A modern look at the highly fashionable French Winawer, which remains the sharpest variation of the French Defence. It leads to the kind of dynamic positions in which the better prepared and more aggressive player will invariably prevail. Leading expert Neil McDonald explains the strategy and tactics of this exciting opening in a clear and concise manner.
Price $24.95
View Item Item: EM2768
French Winawer
Gambiteer I: A hard-hitting chess opening repertoire for White
Are you fearless in your approach to chess openings? Do you like to attack your opponents from the very beginning? Are you happy to take calculated risks? Do you loathe trivial positional chess? Do you feel the need to sacrifice pawns early in the game? Are you a Gambiteer? If the answer to these questions is 'yes!'then this is the book for you! In his two-volume Gambiteer series, opening exper...
Price $24.95
View Item Item: EM5169
Gambiteer I A hard hitting chess opening repertoire for White
Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess Part Two - Kasparov vs Karpov
The history of sport has seen many great gladiatorial clashes: Ali v Frazier in boxing, McEnroe v Borg in tennis, Prost v Senna in motor racing. None however can quite compare to the intensity of the rivalry between those two great world chess champions: Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov. Between 1984 and 1990 they contested an astonishing five World Championship matches consisting of 144 indiv...
Price $45.00
View Item Item: EM4339
Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess Part Two Kasparov vs Karpov
How to Play Dynamic Chess
Chess is fundamentally a dynamic game. Each move changes the situation and the possibilities for both sides. The scope and value of pieces can change radically during the course of a game. The current generation of supergrandmasters play unrelenting dynamic chess, but a great deal of chess literature still deals with chess as if it were a predominantly static game. Much of our understanding of ...
Price $27.50
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How to Play Dynamic Chess
How to Use Computers to Improve Your Chess
Computers have permeated almost every facet of modern chess, yet few players know how to gain the maximum benefit from working with them. Computers function as playing partners, opening study tools, endgame 'oracles', tactics trainers, sources of information on opponents and search able game databases. Kongsted provides practical advice on how to use computers in all these ways and more. He als...
Price $22.95
View Item Item: GP0022
How to Use Computers to Improve Your Chess
Improve Your Chess Now
In a strikingly original self-improvement manual, Jonathan Tisdall draws on his own experiences to explain why erratic results and painful setbacks occur, and shows how to institute a training program that can lift the player's game to new heights. Tisdall's improvement ideas will fire the imagination of players at all levels.
Price $19.95
View Item Item: EM1567
Improve Your Chess Now
Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces - New Enlarged Edition
Igor Stohl has selected 62 outstanding games from recent years and analyzed them in painstaking depth. Here he presents his findings to chess enthusiasts, who will find the games entertaining and the annotations both instructive and illuminating. Stohl is an outstanding theoretical expert, so the opening phase of each game reads like a lesson in the key strategic aspects of the opening chosen, ...
Price $34.95
View Item Item: GP3425
Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces New Enlarged Edition
Kasparov and Deep Blue
In the first comprehensive book about the highly publicized chess match between world champion Garry Kasparov and the IBM chess program Deep Blue, renowned chess teacher and author Bruce Pandolfini offers a play-by-play of each game--as well as his own unique analysis and historical perspective. 80 diagrams.
Price $14.95
View Item Item: FCL8525
Kasparov and Deep Blue
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