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Build up your Chess with Artur Yusupov: The Fundamentals
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Build up your Chess with Artur Yusupov: The Fundamentals

A book for chess players who want to build their skills on solid foundations. Yusupov guides the reader towards a higher level of chess understanding using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles. Artur Yusupov was ranked No. 3 in the world from 1986 to 1992, just behind the legendary Karpov and Kasparov. He has won everything there is to win in chess except for the World ...

Simple Chess: New Algebraic Edition
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Simple Chess: New Algebraic Edition

This book is an absolute classic. It sets out to demystify positional chess by introducing key concepts, such as outposts, colour complexes and the minotity attack and then demonstrating these concepts in fully annotated games from masterplay. It succeeds one hundred percent. Stean manages to take some hefty concepts and present them in the simplest, most lucid and vivid way, without sacrifing one iota at the altar of simplicity. You...

The Middle Game in Chess
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The Middle Game in Chess

Superior introduction to most demanding part of chess. Basic concepts of middle game play are systematically and logically presented. Every significant idea is illustrated by well-chosen excerpts from master play, including games by Alekhine, Capablanca, Lasker, Reshevsky, Botvinnik, Marshall, Pillsbury, and other prominent players. 80 illustrations.

Learning Chess Manual for chess trainers Step 5
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Learning Chess Manual for chess trainers Step 5

Manual Step 5 of world's leading teaching method in chess. The serie Step 5 (with workbooks basic, extra, plus and mix) is for players rated up to 1900. This step by step method consists of six steps. Each step has a workbook with exercises and summaries for the student and an accompanying manual for the teacher / trainer / parent. The manuals contain complete scripted lessons for the teacher, as well as aids that address the learnin...

Heroic Tales: The Best of Chesscafe.com 1996 - 2001
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Heroic Tales: The Best of Chesscafe.com 1996 - 2001

If you like chess, Heroic Tales: The Best of ChessCafe.com 1996-2001 will be a treasure trove of delight for years to come. From Bobby Fischer to the financial frolics of the World Chess Federation - and everything in between, Heroic Tales brings together in one volume the best modern writing on the game. Hilarious over-the-board vignettes, top-flight instruction in every phase of the game, informative book reviews, articles on histo...

Learning Chess Manual for independent learners Step 6
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Learning Chess Manual for independent learners Step 6

Manual Step 6 of world's leading teaching method in chess. For independent students rated up to 2100. This step by step method consists of six steps. Each step has a workbook with exercises and summaries for the student and an accompanying manual for the teacher / trainer / parent. The manuals contain complete scripted lessons for the teacher, as well as aids that address the learning stages and development of children. Because there...

Grandmaster Chess Move by Move
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Grandmaster Chess Move by Move

A collection of John Nunn's best games from 1994 to the present day, annotated in detail in the same style as the best-selling Understanding Chess Move by Move. Throughout, the emphasis is on what the reader can learn from each game, so the book is ideal study material for those seeking to progress to a higher level of chess understanding. There is also entertainment in abundance: Nunn has a direct aggressive style, and many of his o...

The Hippopotamus Rises: The Re-Emergence of a Chess Opening
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The Hippopotamus Rises: The Re-Emergence of a Chess Opening

The hippopotamus, as every big game hunter knows, is a deceptively dangerous beast. And so, in the chess world, is the Hippopotamus Defense. To opponents unfamiliar with it, it looks awkward and unaggressive—until it crushes the life out of their favorite openings. Andrew Martin analyzes the basic moves and key variations of the Hippopotamus, showing with illustrative games how it confuses the average player yet is inherently sound e...

Beginning Chess: How to Master the Fundamental Skills
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Beginning Chess: How to Master the Fundamental Skills

From its origins in India some thirteen centuries ago, chess has long been a game that has challenged man's mind and captured his imagination. Beginning Chess is the perfect primer for the novice chess player. It is a valuable compendium of practical ideas and wisdom author D. B. Pritchard has developed over many years teaching chess to the young and the not-so-young. In the arrangement of contents, Pritchard has allows himself to be...

Learning Chess Manual for chess trainers Step 2
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Learning Chess Manual for chess trainers Step 2

Manual Step 2 of world's leading teaching method in chess. The serie Step 2 (with workbooks basic, extra, plus, thinking ahead and mix) is for players rated up to 1400. This step by step method consists of six steps. Each step has a workbook with exercises and summaries for the student and an accompanying manual for the teacher / trainer / parent. The manuals contain complete scripted lessons for the teacher, as well as aids that add...