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  • Author:
    Afek

    Yochanan Afek & ndash; an international master in a practical game, which has titles in almost all areas of chess, including the title of grandmaster in composition. During his long and successful career, Afek has been a compiler and solver, player and organizer, as well as an arbiter and coach. The decision of etudes has long and firmly established itself as a very effective method of improvement in chess. In the book & laquo; Learn to win beautifully & raquo; one of the greatest etudes in the world Johanan Afek shares his best works. Stoke your imagination, gain a deeper understanding of chess geometry and develop a more subtle sense of the potential of pieces, trying to find ideas in hundreds of sketches and combinations in this book. Or just admire the awesome chess ideas and moves! From the foreword of Grandmaster Emil Sutovsky: & laquo; The book you are holding in your hands is full of energy; it is fresh and written with great love and passion for the game. Yochanan loves to share his knowledge and is happy to invite us to his magical world & raquo ;. For a wide range of chess lovers.

    13.79 $
  • Author:
    Gulko

    Special edition Of mark Butler A book written by the outstanding grandmaster Boris Gulko, the only champion in the history of both the USSR and the United States, participant of the candidates ' matches, and his student, Professor psychology by Joel Snead, devoted to the relationship of strategy and tactics, as well as the psychology of chess wrestling. In this book, Boris Gulko in reveals the secrets of his skill in a fascinating way and teaches Joel Snead on the wisdom of the Royal game. In each lot the reader is asked to solve several tasks of different levels difficulties. This book will be useful not only for professionals, but also to a wide range of chess fans.

    13.79 $
  • Author:
    Tarrash

    Author of the book & mdash; outstanding German grandmaster, contender for world title and chess writer. The book presents two collection including chess games with detailed comments authors played at tournaments in Ostend (1907) and St. Petersburg (1914). The strongest chess players of those years & mdash; everyone was a champion their country. Among the participants: Z. Tarrash, K. Schlechter, D. Yanovsky, A. Rubinstein, M. Chigorin and many others Hence the name & mdash; & laquo; Tournaments than- peonies & raquo ;. Particular importance is attached to these chess lists. world champion E. Lasker and two future champions & mdash; H.R. Capablanca and A. Alekhine. For a wide range of chess lovers.

    17.24 $
  • Author:
    Адамович

    Here is a classic work on which several generations of draftsmen grew up. & nbsp; Author - Honored Coach of Latvia, USSR Master of Sports and a venerable drafts writer. & nbsp; A large number of positions are systematized in the textbook, shown tricks and counters of positional struggle. Especially for this publication V. Adamovich revised and introduced & nbsp; necessary corrections and clarifications. For a wide range of drafts lovers. Snippet 1 Fragment 2

    11.03 $
  • Author:
    Dreev

    The new work of the famous grandmaster, coach and theoretician A. Dreev is devoted to typical game techniques in the endgame. Avoiding the banal examples that roam the pages of textbooks, the author pays a lot of attention to unusual situations in which you have to make responsible independent decisions, and not rely only on memory and knowledge of basic positions. Almost all fragments are taken from the practice of elite grandmasters, including many examples of the work of the author, a recognized master of the game in the endings. & nbsp; Carefully selected exercises will help the reader to consolidate the knowledge gained and increase their level of play in the endings, and most importantly & ndash; imbued with sympathy for this stage of the party, which is so important today. For a wide range of chess lovers. Photos by E. Kublashvili and from the author’s archive.

    15.52 $
  • Author:
    Kryakvin

    A new book by a famous grandmaster, trainer and journalist is devoted to such an original and effective strategic technique as ramming g2-g4 in closed hands. With the light hand of the sixth world champion Mikhail Botvinnik, he firmly entered the arsenal of modern chess players, gave impetus to the development of a number of opening options. The pages of the book reflected the work of leading grandmasters, including world champions Garry Kasparov, Vladimir Kramnik, Vichy Anand and Magnus Carlsen, who threw the pawn & laquo; g & raquo; in the Slavic, Dutch and Old Indian defenses, in the queen's gambit, the defense of Nimtsovich and other popular openings. Short but very informative excursions into history will allow the reader to see strategic ideas in their development and better feel the resources of attack and defense, and numerous tasks for independent decision will help to consolidate the knowledge gained, then to try out new methods and techniques in your games. & Nbsp; Want to play in a bright, dynamic style, leading an opponent from a quiet haven of positional tacking into the abyss of complications? Then this book is for you!

    17.24 $
  • Author:
    Kalinichenko

    The new book of the well-known chess theoretician and teacher, author of popular books, grandmaster Nikolai Kalinichenko is a collection of combinations for independent decision, all positions in which are grouped by their opening character. In this work, more than 1000 combinations are collected. In this form and in such a volume, this debut classification is presented in chess literature for the first time. Typical opening combinations very expressively and clearly reflect the ideas characteristic of a particular opening. The knowledge of these ideas is absolutely necessary for every chess player who wants to quickly increase the level of his game and improve its results. The combinations in the textbook are test ones, that is, points are awarded for their decisions. This will allow you to determine what power you are playing. The book will be useful to a chess player of any qualification.

    17.24 $
  • Author:
    Gulko

    Book written by outstanding grandmaster Boris Gulko, the only champion in the history of both the USSR and the USA, a participant matches of applicants, and his student, professor of psychology Joel Snead, is dedicated to the connection of strategy and tactics, as well as the psychology of chess struggle. In this book, Boris Gulko reveals in a fascinating way. the secrets of his skill and teaches Joel Snead wisdom royal game. In each installment, the reader is invited to decide. several tasks of different difficulty levels. This book will be useful not only to professionals, but also widely. to a circle of chess lovers. Snippet 1 Fragment 2

    13.79 $
  • Author:
    Volokitin

    Champion of the World Chess Olympiad, two-time champion of Ukraine, grandmaster Andrei Volokitin and honored coach of Ukraine, who educated 13 grandmasters, international master Vladimir Grabinsky prove that the greatest reserve in the improvement of a chess player is laid in development own thinking. Perfectly selected material, exclusively fresh examples (all of them are taken from the games played not earlier than 2000) will bring a lot of pleasure and benefit to any qualified player or coach. Instead of repeating banal truths, the authors will surprise the reader with a scattering of original finds. This book, published in five languages, has received rave reviews from many grandmasters. The work contains examples from the practice of international grandmaster A. Volokitin, in which even the author, one of the strongest grandmasters of Ukraine, was not always able to find the optimal solution. Typically, this the key moments of the parties, in which the right decision does not lie on the surface, and this is where the practical workshop differs favorably from other books of a similar orientation. After reading this book, you will undoubtedly significantly increase the strength of your game. This book is a revised and revised edition of the previously published book "Tutorial for geeks & raquo; Fragment1 Fragment2 Fragment3 snippet4 Content

    13.79 $
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Books 1991-2020

  • book

    41.38 $

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    The book tells about the life and work of the eleventh world chess champion Robert James Fisher (1943-2008). His childhood years are shown, the development of chess talent, becoming a master and grandmaster. It was the American Fisher who first interrupted the hegemony of Soviet champions. & Nbsp; The shocking behavior, the unpredictability of behavior, scandals and the complexity of Bobby’s character, the ups and downs of relationships with people around him, the authorities, the consequences of the Japanese captivity & raquo; - All this is discussed in detail and with comments. & nbsp;

  • book

    16.70 $

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    The book describes in detail the history of the chess movement in the Donbass, starting from the end of the 19th century. The book uses the memoirs of A.Gevsky, M.Sher and other veterans of the chess movement in the Donbass. The fourth chapter is devoted to the description of the creative and sporting path of the FIDE 2001 world champion R. Ponomarev.

  • book

    7.49 $

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    It is officially accepted that the world chess champions are counted from Wilhelm Steinitz, who ascended the chess throne in 1886. In the history of known 17 holders of the world chess crown. But even before Steinitz, there were several outstanding chess players who could be called unofficial champions. That's about them - the crowned and uncrowned champions - and will be discussed in this book.

  • book

    17.01 $

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    A young international grandmaster from a small Donbass city of Kramatorsk Ruslan Ponomarev literally burst into the cohort of the world chess elite (born in 1983). Kasparov, who was skeptical at first about chess power and the game of Ruslan, after Linares, said with praise: they say, Ponomarev deservedly won in Moscow.

  • book

    7.49 $

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    Perhaps no chess player attracted so much attention, did not cause such contradictory judgments as the eleventh world champion Robert Fisher. Since the late fifties of the last century and still do not stop scandals around this man. What are the reasons for interest in such an outrageous and great personality? The book will tell about it.

  • book

    16.70 $

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    The book presents the entire history of women's chess, starting with ancient times, the first tournaments and ending today. The life and work of all world champions - Vera Menchik, Lyudmila Rudenko, Olga Rubtsova, Elizaveta Bykova, Nona Gaprindashvili, Mayi Chiburdanidze, Xie Jun, Zhuzhy Polgar, Zhu Chen, Antoinette Stefanova, Xu Yuhua, as well as their main rivals in the struggle for world chess crown. The authors and the outstanding chess player, an uncrowned champion, who fought well with the male grandmasters, Judit Polgar, did not ignore the attention. It will be interesting to get acquainted with ambitious young chess players who are ready to fight for the title.

  • book

    8.64 $

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    The book is an interesting autobiographical material about a hundred of the best chess players of the XX century. Stories about the masters of chess sport are arranged in chronological order ...

  • book

    20.69 $

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    A book about the young Ukrainian grandmaster Ruslan Ponomarev. His path from a novice to a FIDE world champion is shown, numerous games played are given. It describes in detail the situation that has developed around the match that failed in 2003, Ponomarev & mdash; Kasparov.

  • book

    According to the latest FIDE data, the number of people wearing the title of "grandmaster" has exceeded 800! Voices are already being heard louder that there is no more strength to endure such a massive inflation and it is time, finally, for especially outstanding chess players to come up with a new title. But you do not need to invent it. It appeared a long time ago, was born in Italy, and he was called major figures in various fields of art, as well as great masters of the chess game. & Nbsp; The treasured word & mdash; & laquo; maestro & raquo;. & nbsp; Two-volume parties of Sergei Rublevsky with a world-class mark will not leave anyone indifferent to the ancient game.

  • book

    21.81 $

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    Among the "celestials" - world champions - Tigran Petrosyan occupies a special place: it was he who managed to close the 15-year- the new era of Mikhail Botvinnik. The stability of force is striking. play Petrosian throughout his career - he thrice played matches for the world championship (and in the applicant's cycles of non- changed for three decades!), four times was the champion of the USSR, 9 times - the Olympic champion ... Tigran Vartanovich is rightly considered to be the most difficult an impoverished player in the history of chess, flawlessly owned technique of warning of threats of the contender already in an embryo. In the proposed book about 2/3 of the parties commented on the Petrosyan himself, and the rest - mostly known grandmasters. Many fights are educational character. Therefore, chess players who want to increase their sports level, it is very important to study the work of the 9th world champion, who created a lot of positional and combinational masterpieces. The book passed computer testing "by Kasparov." For a wide range of chess fans.

  • book

    About Grandmaster Vladimir Petrov. Biography, photos, parties, statistics.

  • book

    25.86 $

    RUB

    English; interesting post-war parties.