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  • 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:
    Volchok

    The material introduces the reader to the characteristic tactics, motives and combinations; its arrangement in the form of lessons with examples for self-solving makes the work itself not only a tutorial, but also a simulator (for reading without a board). Tutorial – the simulator was written by an international grandmaster and an experienced chess writer. You will definitely step up your game by reading this book, which will undoubtedly be useful for a wide range of readers, coaches and leaders of chess clubs.

    6.90 $
  • Author:
    Kostrov

    4.97 $
  • Author:
    Karpov

    14.06 $
  • Author:
    Kasparov

    Dmitry Plisetskiy's comment: - In the new edition of the 1st volume of the book by Garry Kasparov & quot; My great predecessors & quot; a number of historical facts were clarified and comments on all (!) 148 parties were thoroughly revised. Many previous estimates have changed in the games of Andersen, Morphy, Steinitz, Chigorin, Tarrash, Lasker, Capablanca, Alekhine ... For example, in such famous games as the 7th game of the match Lasker - Steinitz (1894) or Pilsbury - Lasker (Petersburg 1896) , and indeed in all key parties of the match Capablanca - Alekhine (Buenos Aires 1927). Garry Kasparov’s five volumes & laquo; My great predecessors & raquo; has no analogues in chess literature: the 13th world champion talks about the fate and work of the twelve previous champions and their rivals, about a century and a half struggle for world championship. Exploring the famous games under the microscope of powerful computer programs, the author changes many previous estimates and, in essence, summarizes the development of chess in the 20th century. The first volume is about & laquo; uncrowned kings & raquo; past and the first four official world champions & mdash; Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca and Alekhine. Here is the second edition, radically supplemented and revised. 48 pages of artwork on coated paper. & nbsp;

    32.28 $
  • Author:
    Kalinichenko

    This book is more than just a fascinating collection of traps and combinations. It contains more than 700 bright miniatures - thematic games played by a variety of chess players, from world champions to amateurs. They are chosen for their educational value, not just to catch blunders or blunders. The author always explains the ideas and plans for the debut, as well as how the game could be improved. The games are structured according to the opening principle, which makes it possible to use the book for educational purposes. Knowledge of typical tactical strikes in various openings will allow not only to avoid possible mistakes and pitfalls at the beginning of the game, but also to surprise your opponent. Thanks to the ideas presented in this book, an enterprising chess player will undoubtedly be able to achieve new quick victories!

  • Author:
    Franco

    In his new book, Grandmaster Zenon Franco deeply analyzes 32 `` whites '' instructive victories (including games of 2020) of world champion Magnus Carlsen. The book is not overloaded with options, emphasis & ndash; with detailed, move-by-move explanations, which form an ideal platform for learning chess. In the `` reference '' test questions are offered to the reader at points of each game, which helps both the practical study of the key techniques of the chess game, and the reliable assimilation of the acquired knowledge. Questions and answers engage the reader in the learning process and help him track the growth of his chess strength. & Nbsp; Most of the parts are taken from Carlsen's recent work. Almost all of his rivals are super-grandmasters, & ndash; ex-world champions Vishy Anand and Vladimir Kramnik, as well as Wesley So, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Alexander Grischuk, Levon Aronian, Boris Gelfand, Anish Giri, etc.

    20.69 $
  • Author:
    Kasparov

    37.24 $
  • Author:
    Nemtsev

    16.55 $
  • 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 $
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