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  • Author:
    Tal

    21.67 $
  • Author:
    Nimzovich

    My system was a reference book of many outstanding chess players of the past and present. Blockade and prevention, undermining the base of the pawn chain and maneuvering, excessive defense and a mysterious move - these and many other techniques were laid out on the shelves by the famous grandmaster and teacher Aron Nimtsovich. Written in lively, imaginative language, this is not just a classic, but a truly brilliant positional play tutorial. A chess player who has seriously studied it will learn to deeply penetrate the secrets of the ancient game. The book will be useful both to chess players who have just started climbing the grades of classification, and to their more experienced colleagues. True view of Nimzowicz as an artist and a chess philosopher can only be obtained by those who are familiar with his books. Book My System in Practice especially interesting. In it, he illustrates with numerous examples his strategy, which he developed into a whole system. Alexander Alekhin

    31.03 $
  • 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:
    Tal

    20.69 $
  • Author:
    Галкин

    The book by grandmaster and experienced coach Alexander Galkin is dedicated to the strongest piece on the chessboard – to the queen. Using the example of episodes from games of modern grandmasters (the vast majority of games date back to 2020-2023) and his own grandmaster practice, the author tries to generalize, and in some places even clarify the methodology for understanding and playing queen endings, as well as other types of endgames with the presence of queens ) On the desk. The book presents various ratios of material – “queen against queen”, “queen and minor piece against queen and minor piece”, “queen and rook against queen and rook”, “queen against two rooks”, “queen against rook and pawns”, “ queen against a rook and a minor piece”, “two queens against two queens” – practically the entire spectrum of encountered endgames of this type. The material is structured in such a way that the reader can get maximum benefit from studying the examples of queen endings and its other derivatives offered by the author. 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:
    Karpov

    New, significantly enlarged edition of the famous book - 75 games. Anatoly Karpov is the greatest expert on Caro-Kann defense. He scored many bright victories in it, playing both white and black. In this paper, the multiple world champion talks about the most important and interesting discoveries made in the Caro-Kann defense. Many examples from modern practice are given.

    17.24 $
  • 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:
    Gelfand

  • Author:
    Zhuravlev

    This tutorial is addressed to those who want to learn to play chess on their own and improve further. The lesson-based method of presentation, as well as numerous exercises, contribute to the consistent assimilation of the rules and laws that form the basis of the chess game. The book contains extensive educational material, which is presented to the reader in accordance with modern pedagogical principles. The purpose of this manual is to train chess players of the III category (rating up to 1800). The textbook can also be used for classes in groups - it covers the material of existing programs of the first year of study in children's and youth chess schools.

    23.33 $
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