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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:
    Kalinichenko

    Italian Party & mdash; This is the cutting edge of modern chess. After a hundred years of oblivion, in the 21st century, she has pressed many other debuts, and today all the best chess players in the world play it. Her modern interpretation is full of new ideas, her theory has grown thanks to the studies of modern grandmasters, and this book attempts to reflect on the current state of this beginning. But this book is not just a collection of options for a fashionable debut, its main feature & mdash; a demonstration of key ideas and typical techniques in various positions of this debut, and each key idea is highlighted in the text. Thanks to this, the book can be used as a strategy textbook in & laquo; Italian & raquo; positions (there is even a head of the "Italian endgame"). A separate section of the book is devoted to the major problem of modern chess & mdash; obtaining similar & laquo; Italian & raquo; positions from other openings. The book will be interesting to chess players of the most varied qualifications.

    23.45 $
  • 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:
    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

    25.00 $
  • Author:
    Kotov

    The book of one of the strongest Soviet grandmasters, the champion of the USSR and the participant of the candidates' tournaments Alexander Kotov, was originally intended for a foreign reader, was a bestseller in the West, but never published in Russian. Publisher & laquo; Russian Chess House & raquo; gladly fills this gap. The author tells about the strongest Soviet chess school in world history, about the techniques that made it possible for decades to draw the title of world champion by the internal affair of Soviet chess players. You will learn how to learn debut, middle game and endgame, how to work on your games and much more. For a wide range of chess lovers.

    10.52 $
  • Author:
    Kuzmin

    New book by a famous theorist and coach & ndash; a collection of tests, the solutions of which are given in the form of detailed comments on fragments of the games. All tasks are taken from the parties of tournaments and matches of applicants, starting with the very first (Budapest-1950) and ending with the last for today (Berlin-2018). Tests vary considerably in complexity: most of them are addressed to chess players, dischargers, but some will be a tough nut to crack even for masters and grandmasters. One of the most difficult practical tasks that a chess player encounters during a game is & ndash; the ability to warn the plans of the opponent. Specially selected tasks will help the reader to develop this skill, as well as to improve the strategic flair. By systematically solving the tests, the reader will feel like a participant in the candidates' tournaments, feel the stress of the struggle, be able to look at the board through the eyes of renowned grandmasters. You will recall the legendary tournaments and matches of the past years, dramatic twists and turns of the struggle, episodes of the most prominent games. For a wide range of chess lovers. & nbsp;

    15.52 $
  • 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 $
  • Author:
    Bronstein

    In this book, two essentially different completely different editions of the famous Chess Tutorial game are combined under one binder in one book. & raquo; They were written by an outstanding grandmaster and chess writer, world vice-champion David Ionovich Bronstein, according to which the second edition of the "self-help" & raquo; & mdash; it’s just the second part. Instead of a dry academic language, the author offers himself in the meeting to the reader and in a lively manner talks about how the strongest players of the world play, how they seek to get that or another favorite position & mdash; after all, in chess, first of all, they are not looking for the best move, but a way to achieve a favorable position. If you follow the advice of a wise mentor, then you will greatly increase the strength of your game. The self-instruction manual is designed for a wide circle of readers familiar with the Shah game, but many useful things will come from the book and experienced Shah matists and coaches.

    20.69 $
  • The pawn height is 4.5 cm, the king is 9.7 cm. King diameter 3, 7 cm. With a metal weighting agent . The weight of the set is 1 kg. Super stable on the board. The bases of the figures are covered with green cloth. Two spare queens! Color - black and white.

    34.48 $
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