The puzzle king : Sam Loyd's chess problems and selected by Sid Pickard

By Sid Pickard

THE PUZZLE KING has 710 chess difficulties and 34 math puzzles. All are composed by way of American's maximum puzzle maker, Sam Loyd.An fascinating and profitable technique to hone your chess talents and extra importantly, celebrate. every person loves a puzzle, and this page-turner sharpens your chess visions and stretches your mind's eye

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How to Play the French Defence by Shaun Taulbut

By Shaun Taulbut

The French Defence is a perfect commencing for the membership chess participant, the strategic plan of attacking the black centre being universal to many traces. the writer of this booklet concentrates on explaining the plans for either side, with illustrative video games all through, and has completely researched all on hand fabric. commonplace issues comparable to black's undesirable bishop, blocked centre and kingside assaults are usually highlighted. the writer of this ebook is a former ecu Junior Champion and is now a world grasp.

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Easy Guide to the Sicilian Scheveningen by Steffen Pedersen

By Steffen Pedersen

Discusses all adaptations as a result of the real Scheveningen move-order, with Black taking up the pointy Keres assault head-on. Black units up a 'small centre' and develops quick -- in contrast to many Sicilian adaptations, Black's king is robustly defended.Cadogan's new effortless consultant sequence represents a brand new method of chess openings books: simply enough aspect and barely enough rationalization to permit readers to play a gap with self belief, with out months of memorising idea: the simple option to grasp a chess commencing.

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Prepare to Attack by Gary Lane

By Gary Lane

“Give me six hours to cut down a tree and that i will spend the 1st 4 polishing the axe.”- Abraham LincolnThere’s no escaping the actual fact: so as to win chess video games, you need to assault at some point soon. Many gamers are satisfied fixing combos in successful positions, while the exertions is already performed, however the key to a profitable assault definitely comes a lot prior. No-one can assault successfully in the event that they haven’t ready competently, and but making plans in chess could be a tough strategy to grasp, even for knowledgeable avid gamers. This publication presents an answer. utilizing an abundance of illustrative video games and examples, Gary Lane solutions the questions which always puzzle avid gamers of all degrees. the place are my opponent’s weaknesses? Do i've got sufficient items within the assault? while may still I strike? Do i have to sacrifice? may still I profit or proceed to assault? learn this publication, detect the solutions and assault with confidence!An crucial consultant to attacking chessIntroduces easy-to-learn techniquesFocuses on making plans and procedure 

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101 Chess Opening Surprises (Gambit chess) by Graham Burgess

By Graham Burgess

Such a lot chess avid gamers are fed a collection of dogmatic ideas approximately how the outlet needs to be performed. the end result: stereotyped, unimaginative play. the outlet surprises during this booklet land like bombshells within the obvious calm of normal openings and disorientate your rivals as they grapple with unique difficulties. This publication is a treasure-trove of surprising rules at an early level of the hole, but working opposed to the grain of traditional play. each one suggestion has quick-strike capability and is supported by way of adequate concrete research to make it easier to test it with self assurance.
All significant openings are coated. There are surprises for either White and Black, deeply researched and up to date. each one concept is classed when it comes to its soundness and its skill to shock and surprise. A thought-provoking advent examines the underlying recommendations of establishing play and considers how the traditional ideas have to be changed within the mild of the hugely combative dealing with of the hole now favoured via the world's most sensible avid gamers.

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Lessons in chess strategy by Valeri Beim

By Valeri Beim

Following on from his profitable publication Chess Recipes from the Grandmaster's Kitchen, Valeri Beim serves up yet another sequence of classes on vital common chess issues. His beneficial recommendation can help you to deal with an entire variety of regular occasions with higher self belief and realizing. those contain: geometry of the chessboard; symmetrical pawn-structures; house virtue; crucial handed pawn within the middlegame; static and dynamic beneficial properties. In each one bankruptcy there are routines for the reader, with complete ideas given.

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