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Rook Endgames - Study Guide

by Roman Jiganchine

<p>This ebook is a follow up to endgame ebooks 'Bishop endgames - Do the opposites Attract' and 'Rook and Knight Endgames - Strategy and Tactics'. The idea behind this series is the approach that Nimzowitsch called 'a radioactive method' - ...

ISBN: 1230000680059

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Rubinstein: Move by Move

by Zenon Franco

<p>Akiba Rubinstein is a famous figure in the in the history of chess. At his peak, he was arguably the strongest player in the World, and only the outbreak of World War I deprived him of the opportunity to challenge his main rival Emanuel ...

ISBN: 9781781943168

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Sabotaging the Sicilian, French & Caro-Kann with 2.b3

French & Caro-Kann with 2.b3

by Marek Soszynski & Jerzy Konikowski

<p>The Queenside Fianchetto Factor In the first full book to examine 2.b3 against the Sicilian, French and Caro-Kann, mainlines, interesting sidelines and current theory are reviewed. In addition, what actually happens in modern practice is ...

ISBN: 9781941270844

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Schliemann Defence

Volume 1 - Theory and Practice

by Roman Jiganchine

<p>Schliemann Defence is known as the Jaenisch Gambit especially in Russian literature, because it is considered that Carl Jaenisch was the first chess player to seriously analyze this response to 3.Bb5. It is an excellent practical choice for a

ISBN: 1230001995329

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Schliemann Defence

Volume 2 - Tactics and Combinations

by Roman Jiganchine

<p>Schliemann Defence is known as the Jaenisch Gambit especially in Russian literature, because it is considered that Carl Jaenisch was the first chess player to seriously analyze this response to 3.Bb5. It is an excellent practical choice for a

ISBN: 1230002011226

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Setting the Family Free

by Eric D. Goodman

<p>The loner who collects unusual things. The private reserve of exotic pets released into a rural Ohio community. The estranged wife who loves the animals like family. The caretaker who knows the beasts are dangerous. The neighbors and locals ...

ISBN: 9781627202183

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Spanish Opening - Strategy and Tactics

by Roman Jiganchine

<p>The book presents a straightforward repertoire for White after 1. e4 e5 and focuses on the Spanish Opening. Most major variations at Black's disposal are briefly explained and covered. The book is a follow up to "Exchange Slav - Strategy and ...

ISBN: 1230000672443

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Spassky: Move by Move

by Zenon Franco

<p>Boris Spassky is one of the greatest chess players in the history of the game. He was the World Champion for three years, after winning the title by beating Tigran Petrosian. His name is forever linked with his great rival Bobby Fischer and ...

ISBN: 9781781942680

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Starting Out: The Colle

by Richard Palliser

<p>The Colle is a solid, reliable system of development based on the popular opening move 1 d4. One of its major advantages is that although the system is very easy to learn and play, it leads to exciting middlegame positions where White often ...

ISBN: 9781781940693

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Starting Out: The Nimzo-Indian

by Chris Ward

<p>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, ...

ISBN: 9781781940778

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Starting Out: The Pirc/Modern

by Joe Gallagher

<p>Full explanation of the latest theory.</p><p>The very closely linked Pirc and Modern Defences are dynamic systems that are favoured by ambitious, counter-attacking players. Black plays very much in a hypermodern fashion, allowing White to ...

ISBN: 9781781940792

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Stein: Move by Move

by Thomas Engqvist

<p>Leonid Stein was a three-time Soviet Chess Champion and one of the World’s strongest players during his career, which was tragically cut short at its peak by his premature death in 1973. Stein was a fierce competitor who defeated virtually ...

ISBN: 9781781942710

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Steinitz: Move by Move

by Craig Pritchett

<p>Wilhelm Steinitz was the first undisputed World Chess Champion, and a true legend of the game. Steinitz played chess in precisely the same highly innovative, risk-taking, hard-hitting, yet thoroughly concrete way as any modern great. Allied ...

ISBN: 9781781942567

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Strategic Chess Exercises

Find the Right Way to Outplay Your Opponent

by Emmanuel Bricard

<p>Books on chess exercises are usually about tactics. But in most of the positions that you think about during a game, there is no tactical solution. What you are doing most of the time is trying to find a way to improve your position or weaken

ISBN: 9789056917616

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Strike Like Judit!

The Winning Tactics of Chess Legend Judit Polgar

by Charles Hertan

<p>Judit Polgar is the strongest female chess player of all time. From an early age on the Hungarian prodigy baffled the world with her sensational triumphs. At the age of 15 she beat Bobby Fischer’s record to become the youngest grandmaster in ...

ISBN: 9789056917722

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Super Chess Kids

Win Like the World's Young Champions

by Franco Zaninotto

<p>If you want to improve in chess you usually have to settle for instructional material based on games played long ago by old masters with who you have no affinity at all. Or contrived puzzles that have little in common with the reality of your

ISBN: 9789056917753

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Tactics from Chess World Cup 2013

by Roman Jiganchine

ISBN: 1230000672474

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Tactics in the Chess Opening 1

Sicilian Defence

by Friso Nijboer & A. C. van der Tak

<p>TACTICS, TRICKS AND TRAPS! For casual players and club players.</p> <p>Every chess player loves to win early in the game with a deadly combination or a cunning trap. On the other hand, nobody wants to be tricked by his opponent before the ...

ISBN: 9789056916190

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Tactics in the Chess Opening 2

Open Games

by Friso Nijboer & A. C. van der Tak

<p>Tactics, tricks and traps!</p> <p>Every chess player loves to win, but nothing compares to winning with a flourish. How happy we are when the tactics work and we decide a game with a cunning trick, a devilish trap or a delightful coup de ...

ISBN: 9789056916213

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Tactics in the Chess Opening 3

French Defence and other half-open games

by Friso Nijboer & Geert van der Stricht

<p>TACTICS, TRICKS AND TRAPS! For casual players and club players.</p> <p>Every chess player loves to win early in the game with a deadly combination or a cunning trap. On the other hand, nobody wants to be tricked by his opponent before the ...

ISBN: 9789056916220

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