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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:
    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:
    Галкин

    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 $
  • Author:
    Tal

    21.67 $
  • Author:
    Geller

    The textbook by an experienced coach of the international master Anastasia Geller will help beginner chess players quickly master the moves of the pieces and introduce them to their value. It will teach you how to take care of each of them, not expose them to battle and protect them from attack, as well as determine which pawn or piece is without protection, who is more profitable to eat or exchange. The reader will learn to count options several moves ahead, anticipating the opponent's thoughts and possible actions. The book contains 1500 tasks, divided into 5 parts: "eating", "attack", "safe attack", "protection from attack" and "complex eating." Particular attention is paid to the development of acquired knowledge: a detailed explanation of the new material is accompanied by a large number of tasks for independent solution. Each of the 53 chapters begins with positions with a small number of pieces, which is extremely important for those who are just learning the basics of chess. Gradually, the number of figures in the tasks increases. For beginner chess players, their parents and coaches.

    23.33 $
  • Author:
    Kasparov

    41.67 $
  • 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:
    Zhuravlev

    This tutorial was compiled by a team of experienced craftsmen and trainers. Its task is & ndash; help to develop a chessplayer combination vision through systematic training in solving and analyzing typical combinations. With the help of the manual, a chess player can not only improve his combinatorial skills, but also independently establish the degree of his combinatory skill. Recommended for use in chess schools, as well as for individual work on improving skills.

    11.59 $
  • Author:
    Fisher

    Fisher's book outlines a quick, effective and very fascinating way to learn chess. With it, you can quickly learn and learn the material in a much better way than using regular textbooks or listening to a course of lectures

    16.67 $
  • Author:
    Chernyshov

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