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  • Author:
    Vysotsky

    20.00 $
  • 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 $
  • 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:
    Kalinichenko

    The vast majority of opening guides are written for adult readers. This book is also devoted to the theory but it is junior. The structure of the book is simple and attractive: openings are examined using examples from actual games, each of which is presented in the form of a lesson with its own name. Several such lessons form an opening theme, and the examination of each theme concludes with exercises. In each opening, attention is drawn to its characteristic tactical and strategic ideas of combinations for independent solution strictly corresponds to the opening theme. Written in clear and easy language, the book is furnished with a large number of diagrams. Colored explanatory arrows on the diagrams and the selection of individual pages with a colored background make the book easier to understand. Regular work solve two problems: deepen the student's knowledge and develop his tactical vision, thus improving his skill and results.

    28.80 $
  • Author:
    Franco

    In his new book, grandmaster Zenon Franco deeply analyzes the 69 instructive victories of the 11th world champion Robert Fischer. The book is not overloaded with options, the emphasis – with detailed explanations in a move-by-move style, creating an ideal platform for learning chess. In the "reference" At points in each game, the reader is offered test questions, which helps both the practical study of key techniques of the chess game and the reliable assimilation of acquired knowledge. Questions and answers engage the reader in the learning process and help him track his growth in chess strength. The appendix provides a critical analysis of the unsatisfactory translation of Robert Fisher's famous book “My 60 Memorable Games.”

    23.33 $
  • Author:
    Bogdanovich

    50.00 $
  • Author:
    Bologan

    «The idea of continuing the autobiographical book “Steps” has been in the air almost since the moment it was written. Despite the bullet point at the end of the book in the form of a victory over Magnus Carlsen, my chess career continued for another full 14 years, and the subsequent stormy socio-political career is only gaining momentum.” (V. Bologan).  The book contains 75 games commented in detail and a number of fragments. A frank story about the life and professional path, about cooperation with the leading grandmasters and coaches of the world (among them - A. Karpov, G. Kasparov, Yu. Polgar, Zhu Chen, R. Ponomarev, A. Shirov, A. Morozevich, A. Onischuk, A. Ryazantsev, E. Inarkiev, M. Al-Mudakhka, M. Dvoretsky, M. Podgaets, V. Chebanenko, Z. Lanka and others), about political activities in the Parliament of Moldova and about work in FIDE are complemented by numerous photographs.   For a wide range of chess lovers.

    36.67 $
  • 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:
    Bezgodov

    The youngest first–grader in the USSR, the world champion among young men, a participant in the candidates tournament at the age of 19 - Boris Spassky's rise was rapid. And then fate gave the brilliant chess player a test of strength: he stumbled twice at the decisive moment and remained beyond the threshold of interzonal tournaments ... Only ten years after his first great success, Spassky managed to pass all the qualifying tests and earn the right to a match for the crown, but he failed to defeat the Iron Tigran Petrosian the first time. It took three more years of super–efforts: by Sisyphus he rose again to the foot of Olympus and did not miss a second chance - in 1969 he became the Tenth king of chess! An essay about the life of Boris Vasilyevich and his sporting path full of ups and downs was written by Dmitry Oleynikov, Candidate of Historical Sciences, curator of the Chess Museum of the Chess Federation of Russia. 70 beautiful and instructive games of Spassky were commented on by the champion of Russia in 1993, the famous author and theorist grandmaster Alexey Bezgodov, as well as grandmaster Dmitry Kryakvin and FIDE master Steve Giddins. The preface was written by the 14th world champion Vladimir Kramnik. For a wide range of chess fans.

    21.67 $
  • 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 $
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Books 1946-1990

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    (on serbohorv.yaz.). Outstanding masters from the origins of chess to the XIX century.

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    The book is devoted to the creation of programs playing chess. The basic principle of such programs - enumeration of positions - is a special case of the general enumeration method, which is widely used in solving discrete mathematics problems. The authors of the book are specialists in the field of programming, the creators of the Kaissa program, the first world champion among machines.`

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    On the psychology of the game and training; published in saratov.

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    The second edition. The life story of the American chess genius.

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    Essays on outstanding Russian and Soviet writers, scientists and musicians, in whose life chess took a significant place: Chernyshevsky, Mendeleev, Pushkin. Tolstoy, Turgenev, Gorky, Mayakovsky, Scriabin, Prokofiev and many others. They highly appreciated this game, dedicated to it hours of leisure, and sometimes chess served as a source of inspiration for them, helping to show their genius in science, literature, and art more vividly. This side of the life of outstanding people is interesting not only in that it allows us to more fully imagine their life, the world of occupations and hobbies. It reveals the broader, deeper impact of the game on a person, her place in society, the moral and educational purpose, the amazing multidimensionality caused by the triune formula of chess - art, science, sport. In such a broad aspect, a book on this subject is published for the first time. The book is designed for a wide range of chess fans.

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    20.72 $

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    Novel of a Czech writer. The main character of the book is a chess player, a participant in international chess tournaments and a sports journalist. A story is not just a confession of a person who is dissatisfied with himself. This is an intensive search for the meaning of life by a person who has not killed anyone in life, has not betrayed, but feels that the way he lives is no longer possible to live on, something needs to be changed.

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    Methodical materials instructor and coach.

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    26.67 $

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    6.56 $

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    The book of V. Chernyak - a poet, journalist, candidate master - will be read with pleasure by anyone who is interested in a chess game. There are no games or diagrams in it, but nevertheless, the author was able in the essay genre to reveal many aspects concerning the very essence of chess. A special place in the book is occupied by a kind of questionnaire, where the statements of all world champions are selected as answers.

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    Interested in & shy; tel & shy; tnye stories about himself, his rivals, the main events of a chess biography (B-ka "Spark").

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    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.

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    5.87 $

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    (in Ukrainian). World champions from Steinitz to Karpov. Biographical essays, creative features, the best party.