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  • The height of the king is 95 mm, the diameter of the base of the king is 42 mm. Currently used in tournaments of the Central House of Chess Players. The kit is sold without a board.

    60.00 $
  • Made in Holland. Chess computer "Centaur" easy to use. You can easily install any language. Using the touch panel  40x40 cm (cell size 48 x 48 mm) you can easily move the figures. The sensors will record strokes. The board has a capacious rechargeable internal battery. The uniqueness of the computer is that it quickly adapts to  your playing strength (from beginner to grandmaster) so that you have the right opponent. Centaur will help you analyze the game so as not to make the same mistakes and improve your chess skill. Please note, computer is not compatible to connect to your PC or online chess. The set includes USB cable and DGT electronic chess pieces . Height of the king is 86mm.  

    1333.30 $
  • Author:
    Gelfand

    The 2012 World Vice-Champion continues his story, begun in the best-selling books Positional Decision Making in Chess. ("Book of the Year" according to the English Chess Federation), "Dynamic Decision Making in Chess" and "Technical Decision Making in Chess." The new book discusses ways to make decisions in positions without minor pieces. The reader will get acquainted with rook and queen endings, as well as with what Romanovsky called the "fourth stage", that is, the late middlegame / early endgame, where only heavy pieces remain on the board. «Gelfand is very good– and very honest – explains what decisions he was able to calculate and what he had to make on the basis of general reasoning, and how he did it. This resulted in a book of the type that I love. A chess player of any strength can find a lot of useful things here. (Grandmaster Matthew Sadler, reviewer of novelties in chess literature in the magazine "New in Chess"). For a wide range of chess lovers.

    22.41 $
  • Author:
    Kasparov

    41.67 $
  • Author:
    Chandler

    The set consists of the book Chandler M. Chess for Children (gift edition) and the hero of this book - Marty the dragon (Dragon is the symbol of 2024). LEARN CHESS with the Very Big Dragon Marty! Using this entertaining book, your child will quickly and easily learn to play chess – the world's most popular strategy game that develops logical thinking. The rules are explained clearly and clearly, step by step, from scratch. The lessons reinforce the fun conversations between the boy Petya and his favorite dragon Marty, who calls himself the Very Big Dragon. In many countries, chess is recognized as a useful means of developing creative thinking in children. Although they are considered a complex and even mysterious game, the rules are quite simple. It doesn't take long to understand how the pieces move, and even a five-year-old child can enjoy chess. And children really like to beat their friends and relatives! Enlarged format (210x290 mm) The cute green dragon, the symbol of 2024, symbolizing strength, generosity, courage and endurance, is the hero of the book, which explains the rules of the chess game. The dragon has a suction cup, and you can use it to hang the toy on a glossy surface, on a window or refrigerator. Made of soft fabric,  has a height of 20 cm and a length of 26 cm.

    27.33 $
  • Author:
    Bologan

    The Caro-Kann defense is one of the most popular modern openings, which is firmly included in the repertoire of most elite chess players. The author of the book, a well-known grandmaster and theorist, offers a full repertoire for black in response to 1.e4, explains in detail the main strategic ideas of each option and gives the exact order of moves, offers a number of novelties in current schemes. In each chapter, alternative plans for black are considered, so that the reader can make a choice according to his taste, and it was more difficult for the opponent to prepare. Much attention in the monograph is paid to correspondence games in which players use all the achievements of modern technology. All analyses during the work on the manuscript are checked on powerful computers. Carefully selected positions for the solution will help the reader to consolidate the acquired knowledge. The 2nd edition supplements the section with the 10 most interesting current parties. The book is addressed to chess players of any level – from amateurs to professionals.  

    21.67 $
  • Author:
    Galkin

    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 $
  • Chess was invented in the 5th century AD in India and spread throughout the world. The uniqueness of this game is that it still covers the minds of everyone - from young to old! Chess combines elements of science and sports. They develop logic, perseverance, attentiveness, analytical thinking and memory.  Checkers is a fun, dynamic and relatively simple game. Every country in the world has it. It is comparatively easier to find a partner here than in chess. Backgammon – one of the oldest known board games. It is known that it came to us from the East. First, you need to master the basic techniques, so that later you can boldly apply various tricks during the game.  Cage length: 4.5 cm. King height: 8.8cm King base diameter: 2.8 cm The length and width of the field when unfolded: 44 X 44 cm. Material: wood Country of origin: China.

    84.48 $
  • Author:
    Kalinichenko

    This new book by the many-times world champion Anatoly Karpov and the author of more than fifty books, grandmaster Nikolay Kalinichenko, is devoted to one of the most complicated and strategically deep openings & mdash; the Queen's Gambit Declined. Using games played by the strongest grandmasters, it describes the interesting ideas which have appeared in the main development systems of this opening. Along with games from recent years, the book presents the most important encounters from the chess heritage. And of course, it includes games by Anatoly Karpov himself & mdash; a great expert on the Queen's Gambit, who generously shares with the reading his unique understanding of the concepts involved. The book is aimed at strong players, but it will also be of interest to a wide range of chess enthusiasts.

    36.00 $
  • Author:
    Vysotsky

    20.00 $
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Books 1946-1990

  • book

    454.87 $

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    in 5 volumes (the price for a set of five volumes). The reprint of the first periodical chess edition of Russia, published by Count Kushelev-Bezborodko ("Chess Leaflet", edited by Mikhailov, 1859 - 1863). . A complete set of all 5-year sets in hard bindings with gold embossing. Printed in the Czech Republic on high-quality white paper.

  • book

    80.00 $

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    Rare emigre edition art-3

  • book

    66.67 $

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    Selected parties and compositions. Rare peripheral edition.

  • book

    62.06 $

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    After the war, the annuals were published in Moscow from 1946 to 1962, inclusive. These voluminous publications contained materials on the largest international and domestic competitions sponsored by all the leading chess players of the USSR, as well as theoretical articles on all stages of the chess game and reviews on the composition.

  • book

    57.58 $

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    One of the rarest books of postwar Russian chess literature! The book provides invaluable assistance in the work of each chess player. Without independent study of literature, chess self-education is impossible, and the skill of the game is enhanced. Chess press - books, magazines, ballots - important means of communication between chess players, information about chess life, propaganda of chess art.

  • book

    51.72 $

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    Rare peripheral edition. The story takes place in the chess country Eight Eight and & hellip; in the inner world of an ordinary fifth-year boy. Numerous drawings. Artist PP Sadkov

  • book

    49.73 $

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    (in Ukrainian).

  • book

    49.66 $

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    After the war, the annuals were published in Moscow from 1946 to 1962, inclusive. These voluminous publications contained materials on the largest international and domestic competitions sponsored by all the leading chess players of the USSR, as well as theoretical articles on all stages of the chess game and reviews on the composition.

  • book

    39.31 $

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    One of the best cognitive books about chess. Colored illustrations on individual publishing stickers. The author in the form of fascinating essays with rich literary and illustrated material tells the reader about chess history and the role of chess in the culture and civilization of mankind. Foreword by David Bronstein. Translation from the Polish language by Nadezhda Lancut and Sofia Wilhelm.

  • book

    37.24 $

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    The dictionary is the first Soviet encyclopedic edition of chess; It contains basic information on the history and theory of chess, chess composition, information about various competitions, articles about the connection of chess with various fields of science and culture, about the development of chess in many countries, over 1200 biographies of famous chess players and chess players. The dictionary is provided with bibliography and tables; Illustrative material includes portraits, diagrams, color and black and white inserts. Encyclopedia format. The dictionary is designed for a wide range of readers - from ordinary chess lovers to skilled chess players and chess experts.

  • book

    37.24 $

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    Contents, see the photo

  • book

    35.17 $

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    After the war, the annuals were published in Moscow from 1946 to 1962 inclusive. These voluminous editions contained materials on major international and domestic competitions, sponsored by all the leading chess players of the USSR, as well as theoretical articles on all stages of the chess game and reviews on composition.