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  • 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 $
  • Reprint of a large badge (4 cm x 3.5 cm) dedicated to the failed match between Karpov and Fischer in 1975. The original was issued in an edition of  in several signal specimens (only specimens from the collection of A. Karpov and the Central House of Art Museum are known). 

    17.24 $
  • Author:
    Tal

    21.67 $
  • Author:
    Eive

    The corpus of this textbook includes two significant works by the world chess champion, scientist and prominent teacher Max Euwe — "Self‑help chess game", created in collaboration with G. Den-Hertog, and "Chess Lessons". The first work is designed for beginners, the second for more experienced chess players. The book is a real chess tutorial in the true sense of the word. This is expressed not only in the appropriate distribution of the material and the method of presentation, designed to awaken the initiative of the student, but also in numerous practical exercises offered to the reader after explaining each new concept or technique.The textbook primarily attracts the methodology of presentation of the material, the principles of which will be useful for coaches and teachers of chess sections and circles. For a wide range of chess fans.

    25.00 $
  • Author:
    Getmanchuk

    16.67 $
  • Author:
    Vysotsky

    20.00 $
  • Author:
    Gipslis

    This collection of wonderful combinations is based on the famous magazine “Chess” published in the USSR. The editorial office was located in Riga, its members included strong Latvian chess players, and the editor-in-chief of the publication for many years was the eighth world champion Mikhail Tal, who always took an active part in the development of the magazine. Perhaps the most popular section among readers has always been “Find the best continuation without moving the pieces.” A fresh dozen of the most beautiful and instructive combinations, mainly from current tournaments, were published on the back cover, and the solutions were given in the next issue. The combinations were selected by the editorial team very carefully, because the magazine's circulation was more than 60,000 copies and was distributed in more than 50 countries! This edition includes combinations published in the mentioned section from 1980 to 1990. By solving these combinations, you are sure to improve your tactical skills and significantly strengthen your game.

    40.00 $
  • 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:
    Kalinichenko

  • Author:
    Bologan

    The 2nd edition, revised and supplemented, of the popular monograph, which is dedicated to one of the most combat modern debuts – the Old Indian defense. The author meticulously builds the entire defensive line of black (including on the territory of "adjacent" openings, such as the English beginning or the London system), explains standard plans and tactical techniques, offers a number of novelties in current schemes. Carefully selected positions for the solution will help the reader to consolidate the acquired knowledge. The book is addressed to chess players of any level, since the laws of Old Indian are the same for both amateurs and super grandmasters.

    21.67 $
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Books 1946-1990

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    3.80 $

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    The history of the development of chess in Moscow is traced. The parties of leading Moscow chess players are given.

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    20.72 $

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    Details of the World shah.Olimpiad. Parties, statistics ...

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    15.00 $

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    Travel diaries and notes of the famous grandmaster (today - the oldest in the world!). The collection of essays by Yuri Averbakh, which is offered to the reader’s attention, arose as a result of the author’s trips to Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and the island of Curacao.

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    6.91 $

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    In this book, three top-ranking chess referees with extensive experience in judging domestic and international competitions tell the reader how to interpret the rules of chess legislation, how to put them into practice, how to organize and conduct chess competitions. The authors paid special attention to the educational role of the judge and issues of ethics of the athlete

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    3.46 $

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    Stories about meetings with famous figures, famous chess players, about the events of national and world chess life.

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    7.94 $

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    2nd edition

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    5.87 $

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    Pages of the chess history of Petersburg-Petrograd-Leningrad. A.Petrov - Shumov - Chigorin - Botvinnik - Spassky - Karpov.

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    (in Polish). The history of post-war chess in Poland in the biographies of the country's strongest chess players (many games).

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    16.55 $

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    International Grandmaster N.V. Krogius, known to readers with his work in the field of psychology of chess, continues his talk about the peculiarities of chessplayers' thinking, methods of preparing for tournaments and matches. The book reflects the data of new studies, an approximate plan is proposed, according to which it is possible to study rivals and improve their style of play. The book is designed for qualified chess players.

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    4.14 $

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    Historical reference material, detailed statistics.

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    (in Czech). Stories, anecdotes, funny compositions.