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  • 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:
    Bologan

    The 2nd edition, revised and supplemented, of the popular monograph, which is dedicated to one of the most combat modern debuts – the Old Indian defense. The author meticulously builds the entire defensive line of black (including on the territory of "adjacent" openings, such as the English beginning or the London system), explains standard plans and tactical techniques, offers a number of novelties in current schemes. Carefully selected positions for the solution will help the reader to consolidate the acquired knowledge. The book is addressed to chess players of any level, since the laws of Old Indian are the same for both amateurs and super grandmasters.

    21.67 $
  • Author:
    Gipslis

    This collection of wonderful combinations is based on the famous magazine “Chess” published in the USSR. The editorial office was located in Riga, its members included strong Latvian chess players, and the editor-in-chief of the publication for many years was the eighth world champion Mikhail Tal, who always took an active part in the development of the magazine. Perhaps the most popular section among readers has always been “Find the best continuation without moving the pieces.” A fresh dozen of the most beautiful and instructive combinations, mainly from current tournaments, were published on the back cover, and the solutions were given in the next issue. The combinations were selected by the editorial team very carefully, because the magazine's circulation was more than 60,000 copies and was distributed in more than 50 countries! This edition includes combinations published in the mentioned section from 1980 to 1990. By solving these combinations, you are sure to improve your tactical skills and significantly strengthen your game.

    40.00 $
  • Author:
    Galkin

    The book by grandmaster and experienced coach Alexander Galkin is  the final link in a series of publications by the author, directed  to study the classical endgame using examples of modern games   grandmasters. This time the subject of the study – light piece endgames. Clarification of the methodology for working on this stage of the game, as well as the main features and methods of playing such endings. Examples  taken from the practice of modern grandmasters and dated back to 2020-2023. The author offers the reader the most recent and unique information. The material is structured in such a way that the reader can get the maximum  benefit from studying the examples offered by the author  queen endings and its  other derivatives. The book is aimed at advanced chess players, is useful for coaches and can be recommended to a wide range of chess fans

    18.33 $
  • Author:
    Eive

    The corpus of this textbook includes two significant works by the world chess champion, scientist and prominent teacher Max Euwe — "Self‑help chess game", created in collaboration with G. Den-Hertog, and "Chess Lessons". The first work is designed for beginners, the second for more experienced chess players. The book is a real chess tutorial in the true sense of the word. This is expressed not only in the appropriate distribution of the material and the method of presentation, designed to awaken the initiative of the student, but also in numerous practical exercises offered to the reader after explaining each new concept or technique.The textbook primarily attracts the methodology of presentation of the material, the principles of which will be useful for coaches and teachers of chess sections and circles. For a wide range of chess fans.

    25.00 $
  • Author:
    Golenishchev

    Like other titles in the Training Program for Chess Players series, this volume is both an excellent textbook for independent study and a powerful training aid for chess coaches. In the view of many experts, no better work of this kind has ever been written. coach and Master of Sport. Golenishchev's programs are still considered. critically important and are successfully employed in chess schools. His teaching methods remain popular in Russia and around the world. Supervised by Editor-in-Chief and former Karpov, this new edition of Golenishchev's classic work is updated to include important games from the recent high-level chess competitions, reflecting modern approaches to the game. OPENING Fragment 1 OPENING Fragment 2

    30.00 $
  • Author:
    Kalinichenko

  • Reprint of a large badge (4 cm x 3.5 cm) dedicated to the failed match between Karpov and Fischer in 1975. The original was issued in an edition of  in several signal specimens (only specimens from the collection of A. Karpov and the Central House of Art Museum are known). 

    17.24 $
  • Author:
    Ezhov

    Grandmaster Carlos Torre – like a chess comet; his genius flashed dazzlingly and quickly went out in the chess firmament! He – the author of the most famous “mill” in the history of chess, the 2nd world champion Emanuel Lasker fell into its merciless millstones. The authors spoke about the life and work of the Mexican genius (the book contains 25 commentated games by K. Torre). Torre’s book “How a Chess Player is Formed” is presented, an essay by international master Yaroslav Prizant about Torre’s attack in modern practice. In the section "Play like Torre" – 36 instructive examples from his practice to solve. Finally, there is an interview with Carlos Torre, conducted by Gabriel Velasco in 1977. Working with the book will give readers not only aesthetic pleasure, but will also help improve their skills.

    18.33 $
  • Author:
    Galkin

    16.67 $
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Books 1946-1990

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    5.87 $

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    Книга, в которой сотрудничают видные советские шахматисты и шахматные литераторы, рассказывает биографии всех чемпионов мира, кратко, но основательно знакомит с особенностями их творчества и с вкладом в сокровищницу шахматных знаний. Историю борьбы за мировое первенство в подробном очерке рассказывает гроссмейстер Котов. Книге предпослал свое предисловие старейший экс-чемпион мира, президент ФИДЕ Макс Эйве. Рассчитана на широкий круг читателей. Книга рассказывает о десяти чемпионах мира по игре в шахматы. Эти имена вошли в "золотой фонд" шахматного спорта: Стейниц, Ласкер, Капабланка, Алехин, Эйве, Ботвинник, Смыслов, Таль, Петросян, Спасский.

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    Attempts to parties - fireworks of ideas!

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    62.18 $

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    This book contains 300 of the best games of Alekhin, and almost all of them are commented on by him. Thus, it contains everything most valuable in Alekhin’s purely chess and theoretical legacy. This book mainly included only games won by Alekhin, but also a few drawn games of exceptional interest in their creative content (for example, the 22nd game of the Alekhine - Capablanca match, or the Botvinnik party - Alekhin from the tournament in Nottingham, 1936 .) or worthy of attention according to their psychological екст psychological ’text & raquo; (the last installments of the match Alekhine - Euwe, 1935), by which the reader will be able to see for himself the extent to which the victory of Euwe was accidental. The best lots of Alekhin collected in one volume are included in the golden fund of the world chess culture. From the pages of this book is the voice of the true Alekhine & mdash; a man who is selflessly in love with the creative element of a chess game and who has given his whole life to chess.

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    17.27 $

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    In this book, Bent Larsen, an outstanding Danish grandmaster (in the USSR-rest of the world match of 1970 played for the rest of the world team on the first board!), tells fascinatingly about himself, and his views on chess, in his speeches, 50 carefully selected parties are accompanied by interesting and popular comments. Grandmaster Polugaevsky sent his preface to the book, and the author’s afterword complements the author’s story

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    27.64 $

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    An outstanding book by an outstanding Danish grandmaster in the original language. First edition.

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    27.64 $

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    The 2nd supplemented publication about the founder of chess in Russia. `Petrov Alexander Dmitrievich (1.2.1794, p. Biserovo, Pskov province., - 10.4.1867, Warsaw), the first Russian chess master, chess. theorist and composer, founder of the first chess club in Russia (St. Petersburg Society of Chess Game Lovers). The writer. State Councillor. In 1804-1840 he lived in St. Petersburg, from 1840 - in Warsaw. He played chess from the age of 7. In 1809 he won the match against one of the best Petersburgers. chess players A. Kopiev. For half a century he was the strongest chess player in Russia. He won the matches of K. Janis in the 1840s. (with handicap), S. Urusova - 3: 1 (1853) and 13: 7 (1859), I. Shumova - 4: 2 (1862). Bright master of combinational style.`