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  • 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:
    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:
    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 $
  • Author:
    Blokh

    The answer book of an international grandmaster and an experienced coach (among whose students is A. Grischuk) Bloch's Maxim contains over 1200 combinations from practical games and specially compiled examples. All tasks are characterized by intense struggle, in which the goal is achieved by single moves. The book is intended for both young and adult amateurs, and for masters. The arrangement of examples by topic allows you to use the book not only as a task book, but also as a textbook. Of particular interest are over two hundred specially compiled by the author overstressed positions in which white wins the only way during the course of white, and black wins during the course of black. These examples, as well as over 50 fragments from the parties of the author and his students, are published for the first time.

    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 $
  • Author:
    Barsky

    18.97 $
  • 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 $
  • Author:
    Galkin

    The book by grandmaster and experienced coach Alexander Galkin is  the final link in a series of publications by the author, directed  to study the classical endgame using examples of modern games   grandmasters. This time the subject of the study – light piece endgames. Clarification of the methodology for working on this stage of the game, as well as the main features and methods of playing such endings. Examples  taken from the practice of modern grandmasters and dated back to 2020-2023. The author offers the reader the most recent and unique information. The material is structured in such a way that the reader can get the maximum  benefit from studying the examples offered by the author  queen endings and its  other derivatives. 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 $
  • 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 $
  • 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 $
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    Teaching aid for public instructors, coaches and judges. Edited by V.Simagin. Rare edition.

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    11.38 $

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    2.42 $

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    Biographies, photos and parties, studies and tasks.

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    The compiler of this index has undertaken, in your opinion, an extremely necessary and timely work aimed at selecting all the most valuable in Soviet chess literature and helping chess players of all categories, instructors, methodologists, all interested in chess to choose the required materials and manuals on the main issues of chess art. Rarity! Edited by M.N. Volkovyskogo.

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    The book tells about the fascinating and mysterious form of chess creativity - the game is not looking at the board, "blind." On the original work of the blind chess players of Ukraine and other union republics, as well as the strongest foreign masters.

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    3.94 $

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    The book of world chess champion A.Ye. Karpov and the chess master, candidate of technical sciences E.Ya. Gika introduces the reader to the various sides of the chess game and chess art. The first part of the book consists of stories about world championship matches, about chess combinations, tasks and etudes. The second part tells about the programming of a chess game, about chess competitions of computers. The third part of the book includes fifteen best games of the world champion with his comments.

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    3.94 $

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    The book of world chess champion A.Ye. Karpov and the chess master, candidate of technical sciences E.Ya. Gika introduces the reader to the various sides of the chess game and chess art. The first part of the book consists of stories about world championship matches, about chess combinations, tasks and etudes. The second part tells about the programming of a chess game, about chess competitions of computers. The third part of the book includes fifteen best games of the world champion with his comments.

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    11.67 $

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    In Ukrainian; about the diversity of chess, rare edition!

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    6.22 $

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    The collection of entertaining and satirical stories of the chess master and writer E. Hick contains a lot of funny situations, stories, unusual tasks and puzzles on a chessboard. The preface to the book was written by a famous playwright and a great fan of chess Leonid Zorin. It is designed for a wide circle of chess fans.

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    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.

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    20.72 $

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    Репринтное издание. В указателе учтены и систематизированы книги, журналы, газеты, специальные бюллетени, посвящённые шахматам и шахматной игре и выпущенные в нашей стране с 1775 по 1997 гг. Отражена литература на русском и других языках народов России и зарубежных стран. Материал аннотирован, указаны рецензии на книги. Издание адресовано широкому кругу квалифицированных шахматистов – практиков, историков, теоретиков, методистов, работников шахматных клубов и универсальных библиотек, собирателей шахматной литературы. Сахаров Николай Иванович (1921, с. Вятское Ярославской губ. - 1999, Москва) – известный библиограф, специалист по истории издания шахматной литературы, доцент Московского инстититута культуры. В 1941 студентом библиотечного института ушёл добровольцем на фронт. Участвовал в обороне Москвы, получил тяжёлое ранение на Калининском фронте (1942). В 1947 году с отличием окончил библиографический факультет МГБИ, занимался преподавательской деятельностью. Н.И. Сахаров – автор многих вузовских учебников и методических пособий. Его статьи, обзоры, рецензии, указатели публиковались в «Шахматном словаре», «Шахматном ежегоднике», журналах: «Шахматы в СССР», «Шахматное обозрение», «Шахматы» и других изданиях. Книга Н.И. Сахарова «Шахматная литература СССР. Библиография (1775 - 1966)», изданная в Москве в 1968 году, получила высокую оценку в отечественной печати и за рубежом. В ней проаннотированы свыше 1100 названий печатных изданий. В настоящее время является библиографической редкостью. В течение многих лет автор был членом редколлегии журнала «64 – Шахматное обозрение», совета ЦШК, комиссии по печати Шахматной Федерации СССР.

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    4.84 $

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    The history of the development of chess in the cities of the Moscow region, the work of the best players from Moscow region.