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  • Author:
    Henkin

    The plot of this book & ndash; not just a romantic fiction of the author, but also an attempt at a historical study of one of the most delightful hoaxes of the Enlightenment, so rich in all sorts of inventions. 250 years ago, the outstanding inventor Wolfgang von Kempelen designed a mechanical chess player, the great-great-grandfather of modern chess computers. The Kempelen submachine gun toured extensively throughout Europe from Vienna to Paris and London, beating up nobles and even crowned heads - ndash; Frederick the Great and Napoleon. Attempts to penetrate the automaton’s secret have been made repeatedly, often by the most insidious methods that endangered the life of Kempelen and his companions ... Viktor L. Henkin (1923-2010), a chess master, a journalist and a writer, worked on a novel for about a quarter of a century, trying to recreate as precisely as possible the atmosphere of a distant 18th century. Striving for perfection, he rewrote many times and rewrote ready-made chapters and did not manage to finish his novel. The work was completed by his wife, Tatyana Gubarkova, with whom Victor Khenkin always shared his creative ideas, and discussed in detail the plot lines. For lovers of history, chess and adventure literature.

    24.14 $
  • Author:
    Romero

    World champion Magnus Carlsen is the undoubted leader of modern chess. Unlike most of the strongest grandmasters of the 21st century, the Norwegian goes its own way, relying not on the “slaughter” & raquo; computer preparation of the debut repertoire, and the ability to play the original positions of the mittfiel and fight in the endgame to the last "patron". Being an adherent of the positional style, M. Carlsen has a remarkable combinative imagination and feels the dynamic resources of the struggle perfectly.30 M. Carlsen's games included in this book will give the readers considerable aesthetic pleasure and will be an excellent school of modern chess. divided into thematic sections, each of which is provided with a brief introduction.

    7.59 $
  • Quartz chess clock & nbsp; Size of watch: 6.5 * 18 cm. Height 12 cm. Weight 380 g. Powered by one AA battery (included) Plastic enclosure

    62.07 $
  • Author:
    Kalinichenko

    How do amateur and top-level chess players build their debut repertoire? Grandmasters choose openings based on practical considerations, taking into account their ability to attack and defend, to play an endgame, to be ready (or unprepared) for a long fight. Lovers most often just imitate their idols and prefer the currently popular top-level systems. A more ridiculous approach is difficult to imagine! Fashionable systems are constantly being improved, they regularly apply complex novelties & mdash; their mechanical repetition will not help to achieve high results. At the same time, there are correct, insidious for the opponent debuts, which in our time for various reasons have receded into the background. It is from such debuts that it is most advantageous to create your repertoire for future champions. This book offers chess players a carefully thought-out and already built up a full debut repertoire that helps them achieve tournament victories, driving their opponents to well-studied positions with thoughtful game plans. For a wide range of chess lovers.

    15.17 $
  • Author:
    Alburt

    The book is dedicated to one of the brightest and most intense fights for the world crown of the last decades, during which chess in our country returned to television screens and front pages of central newspapers. Grandmaster Lev Alburt and master John Krumiller not only thoroughly analyzed all the games, but also managed to present comments in a convenient and instructive manner. The 14th world champion Vladimir Kramnik, who explains in detail the key moments of each game, and also shares his thoughts on the psychology of the struggle at the highest level, helped the authors greatly. It is not by chance that this work won the highest award of the US Chess Journalists Union. & Nbsp; Especially for the Russian edition, the foreword was written by Sergey Karjakin, who after the match in New York was perhaps the most popular athlete in Russia. Numerous photographs will help the reader to plunge into the atmosphere of this intellectual confrontation. For a wide range of chess lovers.

    17.24 $
  • Electronic chess clock, recommended by FIDE. DGT 2010 appeared in 2007, and in June 2008, after testing by high-profile arbitrators who concluded that the clock met all the rules of the organization, received the status of "official FIDE watches". * setting various time controls, including Fisher and Bronstein controls (with the addition of time) * attractive design * convenient display and buttons * turning on / off the sound signal * pause

    155.17 $
  • The height of the king is 7.7 cm.

    12.41 $
  • Author:
    Larsen

    In this book, the outstanding Danish grandmaster and successful chess writer Bent Larsen talks about the creative path of the American genius, world champion Robert Fisher. A special place is given to the memories of the time when Larsen was the second of the young Bobby. Important in the creative attitude of the party Fisher with the author's comments. For a wide range of chess lovers

    3.45 $
  • Author:
    Bykova

    Our children are growing up, and we begin to think about how they will learn, how easily they can absorb new information, will they be able to think correctly and logically? You can help your kids by introducing them to the secrets of a chess game from a very young age. And this is not fiction, children easily master the wisdom of chess from the age of 4. The secret to the success of the methodology outlined in this manual is & mdash; in a casual form of learning, which will be a fun and exciting activity for a child. Under the direction of the author, parents, kindergarten teachers, or community leaders will be able to master the original method of teaching children the basics of a wise game. & Nbsp; The manual is intended for a wide range of readers. & Nbsp; .

    6.21 $
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