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  • Author:
    Bologan

    The Caro-Kann defense is one of the most popular modern openings, which is firmly included in the repertoire of most elite chess players. The author of the book, a well-known grandmaster and theorist, offers a full repertoire for black in response to 1.e4, explains in detail the main strategic ideas of each option and gives the exact order of moves, offers a number of novelties in current schemes. In each chapter, alternative plans for black are considered, so that the reader can make a choice according to his taste, and it was more difficult for the opponent to prepare. Much attention in the monograph is paid to correspondence games in which players use all the achievements of modern technology. All analyses during the work on the manuscript are checked on powerful computers. Carefully selected positions for the solution will help the reader to consolidate the acquired knowledge. The 2nd edition supplements the section with the 10 most interesting current parties. The book is addressed to chess players of any level – from amateurs to professionals.  

    21.67 $
  • Author:
    Blokh

    The answer book of an international grandmaster and an experienced coach (among whose students is A. Grischuk) Bloch's Maxim contains over 1200 combinations from practical games and specially compiled examples. All tasks are characterized by intense struggle, in which the goal is achieved by single moves. The book is intended for both young and adult amateurs, and for masters. The arrangement of examples by topic allows you to use the book not only as a task book, but also as a textbook. Of particular interest are over two hundred specially compiled by the author overstressed positions in which white wins the only way during the course of white, and black wins during the course of black. These examples, as well as over 50 fragments from the parties of the author and his students, are published for the first time.

    25.00 $
  • Author:
    Afek

    Good news: any chess player can improve their game by regularly solving tactical problems! Even the great combinations of the great masters are based on a small number of simple tactics that anyone can learn and apply. Unlike memorizing a bunch of opening variations, solving tactical exercises will surely seem very enjoyable and inspiring to you.  This book is intended for rated chess players who want to improve their tactical vision, as well as combinational and counting skills. The author, an international master in practical play and a grandmaster in composition, an experienced coach and a popular writer, carefully selected spectacular combinations with sacrifices from the work of world champions, as well as brilliant studies that demonstrate tactical ideas in their purest form.  The book deals with 15 basic tactics and motives. 342 combinations and etudes are intended for independent solution. For a wide range of chess lovers. 

  • Author:
    Vysotsky

    The fourth volume of the encyclopedia is devoted to systems with 1.c3-b4 and contains an overview of the following openings: Reverse Poke, Nameless Game, Unnamed Systems, Blinder's Game, Reverse Wagering, Exchange Joint, Poke with l...fe5, Rejected Reverse City Game . Vice-champion of Russia in correspondence game, international master V.M. Vysotsky re-analyzed 605 theoretical options presented in the first edition. In the analysis of options, the latest computer chess programs. Published games and analyzes about 800 drafts players. For a wide range of drafts lovers.

    24.14 $
  • Author:
    Fisher

    Fisher's book outlines a quick, effective and very fascinating way to learn chess. With it, you can quickly learn and learn the material in a much better way than using regular textbooks or listening to a course of lectures

    16.67 $
  • Author:
    Kasparov

    37.24 $
  • Author:
    Kapengut

    An outstanding theorist and successful coach shares his memories of communication and cooperation with Mikhail Tal, Anatoly Karpov, Isaac Boleslavsky, Elena Akhmylovskaya and other outstanding chess players. Separate large chapter – a story about many years of work with Boris Gelfand: over these years (1980-1993) the student went from a 12-year-old candidate for master to the holder of the 3rd rating in the world. Albert Kapengut – winner of 6 gold medals at the World Student Olympics, seven-time champion of Belarus, participant in the individual and team championships of the USSR among men, champion of the USSR as part of the Burevestnik team. The book includes 70 games commented in detail by the author, a careful study of which will help the reader not only better understand popular opening schemes, but also get a taste for serious analytical work. “My story is not so much about a career, although “you can’t erase words from a song,” but about memorable situations, often funny, sometimes absurd, and dotted about people I met along the way, sometimes with touches of biography, prompting readers to become interested in more complete information.” ;" (A. Kapengut). For a wide range of chess lovers.

    43.33 $
  • Author:
    Karpov

    14.06 $
  • Author:
    Gelfand

    The 2012 World Vice-Champion continues his story, begun in the best-selling books Positional Decision Making in Chess. ("Book of the Year" according to the English Chess Federation), "Dynamic Decision Making in Chess" and "Technical Decision Making in Chess." The new book discusses ways to make decisions in positions without minor pieces. The reader will get acquainted with rook and queen endings, as well as with what Romanovsky called the "fourth stage", that is, the late middlegame / early endgame, where only heavy pieces remain on the board. «Gelfand is very good– and very honest – explains what decisions he was able to calculate and what he had to make on the basis of general reasoning, and how he did it. This resulted in a book of the type that I love. A chess player of any strength can find a lot of useful things here. (Grandmaster Matthew Sadler, reviewer of novelties in chess literature in the magazine "New in Chess"). For a wide range of chess lovers.

    22.41 $
  • Author:
    Terekhov

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