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  • Author:
    Zhuravlev

    This tutorial is addressed to those who want to learn to play chess on their own and improve further. The lesson-based method of presentation, as well as numerous exercises, contribute to the consistent assimilation of the rules and laws that form the basis of the chess game. The book contains extensive educational material, which is presented to the reader in accordance with modern pedagogical principles. The purpose of this manual is to train chess players of the III category (rating up to 1800). The textbook can also be used for classes in groups - it covers the material of existing programs of the first year of study in children's and youth chess schools.

    23.33 $
  • Author:
    Karpov

    14.06 $
  • 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:
    Kapengut

    An outstanding theorist and successful coach shares his memories of communication and cooperation with Mikhail Tal, Anatoly Karpov, Isaac Boleslavsky, Elena Akhmylovskaya and other outstanding chess players. Separate large chapter – a story about many years of work with Boris Gelfand: over these years (1980-1993) the student went from a 12-year-old candidate for master to the holder of the 3rd rating in the world. Albert Kapengut – winner of 6 gold medals at the World Student Olympics, seven-time champion of Belarus, participant in the individual and team championships of the USSR among men, champion of the USSR as part of the Burevestnik team. The book includes 70 games commented in detail by the author, a careful study of which will help the reader not only better understand popular opening schemes, but also get a taste for serious analytical work. “My story is not so much about a career, although “you can’t erase words from a song,” but about memorable situations, often funny, sometimes absurd, and dotted about people I met along the way, sometimes with touches of biography, prompting readers to become interested in more complete information.” ;" (A. Kapengut). For a wide range of chess lovers.

    43.33 $
  • 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:
    Kasparov

    41.67 $
  • Author:
    Fine

    9.52 $
  • Author:
    Gelfand

  • Author:
    Kryakvin

    Dmitry Kryakvin has been researching the career and life path of Alexey Vyzhmanavin for 8 years. He talked for a long time with Vyzhmanavin's ex-wife Lyudmila (the memoirs she wrote occupy a significant place in this work), as well as with friends and colleagues of Alexey. In this book, you are waiting for 75 games of Vyzhmanavin with tasks that are designed to improve your positional class and the quality of calculating options. At the same time , the legacy of the first Russian Oli

    20.00 $
  • 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.

    25.00 $
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    17.27 $

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    If you decide to improve your initial knowledge of chess tactics, you need to know and be able to apply a variety of tactics! This training course contains more than 670 exercises on the “destruction of defense”, more than 360 exercises on the “attraction”, more than 100 exercises on the “overlap” and more than 900 exercises on the “distraction”! A large number of exercises makes this course an excellent tool for quickly training beginner and elementary chess players.

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    103.64 $

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    Today’s way to learn chess! The ChessBase Tutorials are a new series in the publishing program of ChessBase. Every issue will consist of a DVD and a detailed accompanchess bace tutorials openings 1ying booklet. The many readers of ChessBase Magazine have already come to appreciate this concept. The accompanying booklet offers both a survey and rapid starting point for the study of the individual opening variations. And then you will find on the DVD the extensive video lectures delivered by various top class trainers and grandmasters.

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    316.69 $

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    Give in to the magic of this program! Only two years ago the Houdini chess engine stormed to the top of the ranking lists, and since then has been the uncontested number one chess engine in the world. The secret of its success: Houdini introduces pure magic into the game of chess! The engine of Belgian programmer Robert Houdart finds tricks in places where the other engines can see nothing. The new version, Houdini 3, goes even further, providing the chess world with yet another increase in playing strength: at least 50 Elo points, thanks to a host improvements in its search algorithms. They manifest themselves in different ways, in various phases of the game. In the opening Houdini 3 demonstrates an even more subtle understanding of space and activity; in the middlegame the program spots quicker than before when pieces are in danger of being dominated; and in the endgame the right evaluations and solutions to problems are found much sooner thanks to a faster, deeper search. During the course of this new development and the fine tuning of the engine Houdini played, believe it or not, ten million test games! Houdini 3 is supplied with the latest Deep Fritz 13 chess interface and thus puts at your disposal all the training and analysis functions of the world's premium chess program. Included in the package are a one-year classic membership to the chess server Playchess.com, online access to the world’s largest analysis database “Let’s Check” * and the use of the ChessBase Engine Cloud.

  • book

    17.27 $

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    This training course contains training material - 150 lessons - on the following tactical methods: "Liberation of an important field", "Liberation of a line", "Enticement", "Enthusiasm for horse forks", "Lock", "Distraction", "Distraction from the defense of the eighth horizontal ”,“ Overlap ”,“ Open attack ”,“ Double check ”,“ Bundle ”,“ Mill ”. To consolidate knowledge and training, more than 1,500 tasks are offered for solution. This program will be useful for beginners and junior chess players.

  • book

    23.03 $

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    This program includes two courses: “Chess Tactics for Rank III” (230 theoretical examples and 350 exercises for solving 28 tactical topics - “Opening the Horizontal”, “Release the Line”, “Enticement”, “Enticement under Horse Forks”, “Lock "," Distraction "," Distraction from tactics for the II-I category "(1165 exercises for solving 20 tactical topics -" Bundle "," Distraction "," Enticement "," Overlap "," Blocking "," Double strike " , "X-ray" ...). Studying educational material, testing your knowledge View Rating Change Tracking the progress of training for multiple users Playing against a chess program from the current position

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    17.27 $

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    This course is designed for chess players of III-I categories and introduces the theory and methods of the game in the main options for the defense of Karo-Kann, one of the most popular and interesting openings arising after moves 1. e4 c6. The theoretical review of relevant options contains more than 130 examples and is supported by 150 exercises for solving. This course will be useful to all chess players playing the defense of the Caro-Cannes, both white and black. The game program will allow to consolidate knowledge by playing emerging positions.

  • book

    17.27 $

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    This course is designed for chess players of the II-I category and introduces the theory and methods of playing open debuts arising after moves 1. e4 e5 2.Kf3 Kc6 3.Cc4: Defense of two horses, the Italian party and Gambit Evans. A theoretical overview of current options and a discussion of practical game methods is supported by a large number of exercises: 315 exercises for the Defense of two horses, 267 exercises for the Italian party and 62 exercises for the Evans gambit. This course will be useful to all chess players playing open debuts, both white and black. The game program will allow to consolidate knowledge by playing emerging positions.

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    17.27 $

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    This course is designed for chess players of III-I categories and introduces the theory and methods of the game in the main versions of the French defense, one of the most popular and interesting openings in response to 1. e4 - 1 .. e6. A theoretical review of relevant options contains more than 100 examples and is supported by more than 300 exercises to solve. This course will be useful to all chess players playing the French defense, both white and black. The game program will allow to consolidate knowledge by playing emerging positions.

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    17.27 $

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    This course is designed for chess players of III-I categories and introduces the theory and methods of the game in the basic versions of the Slavic defense, one of the most popular and interesting openings that occurs after moves 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6. A theoretical review of relevant options contains about 100 examples and is backed up by 250 exercises to solve. This course will be useful to all chess players playing the Slavic defense, both white and black. The game program will allow to consolidate knowledge by playing emerging positions.

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    17.27 $

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    This course is designed for chess players of III-I categories and introduces the theory and methods of the game in the main versions of the Old Indian Defense. A theoretical review of relevant options contains more than 130 examples and is supported by more than 400 exercises to solve. This course will be useful to all chess players playing the Old Indian Defense, both white and black. The game program will allow to consolidate knowledge by playing emerging positions.

  • book

    17.27 $

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    This course is designed for chess players of the III-I categories and introduces the theory and methods of the game in the most acute and fundamental versions of the Sicilian defense that arise after moves 1. e4 c5 2.Кf3 d6 3.d4. The theoretical review of relevant options contains more than 200 examples and is supported by a large number of new exercises: 272 exercises on the Dragon Option, 248 on the Najdorf Option, 100 on Scheveningen and 60 on the Rauser Attack. This course will be useful to all chess players playing the Sicilian defense, both white and black. The game program will allow to consolidate knowledge by playing emerging positions.

  • book

    17.27 $

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    This course is designed for chess players of III-I categories and introduces the theory and methods of the game in the most acute and fundamental variants of the Sicilian defense that arise after moves 1.e4 c5 2.Кf3 Кс6. A theoretical overview of relevant options contains about 200 examples. The practice section contains 300 exercises for the Paulsen system, the Rossolimo version (systems with Bb5) and the Chelyabinsk version. This course will be useful to all chess players playing the Sicilian defense, both white and black. The game program will allow to consolidate knowledge by playing emerging positions.