Chris Ward, "Starting Out: Rook Endgames"
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Starting Out: Rook Endgames

Endgames with kings, rooks and pawns are by far the most common type - it is estimated that rook endgames are reached in nearly one in five of all chess games. It's clear that a firm understanding of them is required in order to become self-assured in this typical phase of the game. And yet it is exactly this area in which many players drop precious points or half-points through a lack of either technique or understanding. In this ea...

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Jump Start Responsive Web Design: Modern Responsive Solutions, 2nd Edition

It used to be so simple. You made a website or application to work on a 15" monitor and, incompatibilities between browsers aside, you were done. Then along came mobile phones with web browsers and they ruined all our easy lives. Worse than that, people loved browsing the web on them! Fortunately, by using responsive web design techniques, you can use one set of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and display appropriate elements in an appropr...

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Offbeat Nimzo-Indian

In this book Grandmaster and renowned openings expert Chris Ward investigates unusual white tries, including three uncompromising and underrated ways of battling against the Nimzo: the Sämisch, the Leningrad, and the 4 f3 variation. Each line is ideal for

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Winning with the Sicilian Dragon

This guide to the Dragon, a variation of the Sicilian Defence in chess, offers a complete, Dragon-based repertoire for the attacking player. The text not only incorporates latest developments, but also recommends Dragon-friendly lines against all the anti-Sicilian systems.

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Improve Your Opening Play

Grandmaster Chris Ward explains the important ideas behind every major opening, unravelling among others, the secrets of the Sicilian, the mysteries of the Modern and teh fundamentals of the French. He emphasizes the need to understand the key elements of each opening rather than simply memorize a series of complicated variations which leave you stranded if the opponent varies from the expected route.

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Rook Endgames (Starting Out)

Endgames with kings, rooks and pawns are by far the most common type--it is estimated that rook endgames are reached in nearly one in five of all chess games. Grandmaster and well-known endgames expert Chris Ward begins with the absolute fundamentals of rook endgames. He gradually arms readers with the indispensable knowledge and confidence needed to move onto slightly trickier positions. Using examples from practical play, Ward high...

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6 Group Bomber Command: An Operational Record

6 Group was born out of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP), which, among other things called for the formation of 25 Canadian Squadrons in Britain. This figure was later downsized. The Canadian vision was of a Canadian force operating independently alongside Bomber Command in the manner of the American 8th, but skillfull negotiating by the British resulted in Canadian Bomber squadrons operating within the RAF under RA...

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4 Group Bomber Command

During the immediate period before World War Two, the RAF modified its command structure to rationalize for rapid expansion. Bomber Command was divided into six operational groups, each flying the same type of aircraft, including Wellingtons, Sterlings, and Lancasters. Chris Ward presents us here with the history of 4 Group Bomber Command, having previously acquainted us with the histories of 3, 5, and 6 Group Bomber Commands in thre...