Category: Chess

  • Download E-books Comprehensive Chess Endings, Volume 1, Bishop Endings, Knight Endings (Pergamon Russian Chess Series) PDF

    Complete Chess Endings is a 5 quantity grasp paintings by way of one of many world's prime specialists at the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh. It was once unique released in Russian. This English model is an instantaneous translation from the Russian other than that the order of the volumes has been replaced. Ishi Press has released one of many unique Russian Language Volumes. that's Averbakh Chess Endings Bishop opposed to Knight, Rook opposed to Minor items ISBN 4871875024 that's the similar as quantity 2 during this English Language model. The contents are the exact same, except the interpretation from Russian to English. This sequence used to be first released within the Soviet Union in 1954 with a blue demanding hide. It used to be reprinted with transformations in 1981 with a tender orange disguise. this is often the 3rd reprinting of the English translations. whenever, the order of the volumes has been replaced. the following we're following this order: complete Chess Endings, quantity 1, Bishop Endings, Knight Endings ISBN 4871875032 complete Chess Endings, quantity 2, Bishop opposed to Knight Endings, Rook opposed to Minor Piece Endings ISBN 4871875040 entire Chess Endings, quantity three, Queen and Pawn Endings Queen opposed to Rook Endings Queen opposed to Minor Piece Endings ISBN 4871875059 entire Chess Endings, quantity four, Pawn Endings ISBN 4871875067 finished Chess Endings, quantity five, Rook Endings ISBN 4871875075 An prior sequence of a similar books had a special order. There the order used to be 1: pawn endings 2: bishop and knight endings three: bishop vs knight; rook vs minor items four: rook endings five: queens endings. as a result of the approval for those books, they've got develop into infrequent and tough to acquire. After a world seek we nonetheless haven't been in a position to receive a duplicate of quantity five. We had even started to suspect that it was once a phantom ebook, a publication that were deliberate and introduced yet by no means really released. Even the Russian language unique variations of this booklet are tough to procure, even supposing 100,000 have been published. regularly in those books there's a co-author. right here, the knight endings are co-authored by means of Vitaly Chekhover.
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  • Download E-books Why Lasker Matters PDF

    By Andrew Soltis

    Emanuel Lasker held the realm chess championship longer than the other participant in background (1894 to 1921). He competed opposed to such greats as Capablanca, Rubinstein, and Alekhine on the peak in their online game, and used to be always successful—yet nearly nobody stories his video games at the present time. overseas Grandmaster Andrew Soltis now rectifies that oversight with a e-book that takes the complete degree of Lasker’s genius. With greater than a hundred annotated video games, this prolonged inspect the considering a ignored chess wizard is stuffed with surprises—offering either a much-needed reappraisal of Lasker and a cornucopia of unpolluted insights for today’s player.

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  • Download E-books Chess Opening Trap of the Day PDF

    Nice for rookies who are looking to get well and intermediate avid gamers who love demanding situations, readers research the main basic and difficult chess starting traps—and the right kind technique to play mistake-free openings—how to drag them off or to prevent them! This booklet combines openings guideline with the elemental tactical tips that belong within the arsenal of each chess participant. Packed tight with 649 diagrams and 217 commencing traps, this e-book is an ideal and painless approach for starting and intermediate gamers to benefit the standard blunders made through amateurs and the way to punish those who have not discovered those classes. greater than forty beginning structures are coated.
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  • Download E-books Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual PDF

    The Fourth version of a latest vintage while you're desirous about bettering your endgame talents, it's time for Dvoretsky's Endgame guide. maybe the easiest recognized and most dear teacher of worldwide category chessplayers, Mark Dvoretsky has produced a complete paintings at the endgame that might gift avid gamers of all strengths. For these able to immerse themselves in endgame thought, there is no larger handbook on hand this day. yet, whether you don't play at grasp point, the publication has been designed to assist your endgame too. uncomplicated theories and "must-know" suggestions are highlighted in blue. you'll pass the extra complicated research, specialise in the textual content in blue, and nonetheless enhance your endgame process. while it seemed in 2003, the 1st variation of Dvoretsky's Endgame guide used to be instantly famous by means of beginner and grasp alike as the most effective books ever released at the endgame. The enlarged and revised Fourth version is healthier than ever! "I am convinced that those that research this paintings rigorously won't merely play the endgame higher, yet total, their play will enhance. one of many secrets and techniques of the Russian chess university is now earlier than you, expensive reader!" - From the Foreword to the 1st version by means of Grandmaster Artur Yusupov "Going via this publication will surely increase your endgame wisdom, yet simply as very important, it is going to additionally vastly increase your skill to calculate variations... What rather impresses me is the deep point of research within the book... All i will be able to say is: it is a nice e-book. i'm hoping it is going to convey you as a lot excitement because it has me." - From the Preface to the 1st variation by way of foreign Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard here is what that they had to assert in regards to the First version: "Dvoretsky's Endgame guide ... might be the chess e-book of the year... [It] comes with reference to an final one-volume guide at the endgame." - Lubomir Kavalek in his chess column of December 1, 2003 within the Washington submit. "Dvoretsky's Endgame guide is sort of easily a masterpiece of study and perception. it's a super contribution to endgame literature, definitely crucial one in lots of years, and destined to be a vintage of the literature (if it's not already one). The recognized coach Mark Dvoretsky has prepare an unlimited variety of examples that he has not just gathered, yet analysed and confirmed with a number of the world's most powerful avid gamers. it is a fairly vital publication from the point of view of clarifying, correcting, and increasing the speculation
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  • Download E-books How Karpov Wins: Second, Enlarged Edition (Dover Chess) PDF

    By Edmar Mednis

    For ten years, from 1975 to 1885, Anatoly Karpov reigned as international Champion of chess. He was once, and is, a difficult, planned participant who seldom makes undesirable strikes. yet until eventually the e-book of this ebook, little was once identified approximately Karpov himself or his chess. It remained for Edmar Mednis, now a world Grandmaster, to investigate Karpov’s type of play and to bare whatever of the Russian champion’s lifestyles and personality.
    In this newly revised and enlarged moment version, the writer specializes in the strategies, approach, or even mental methods hired by means of Karpov in successful opposed to Bronstein, Smyslov, Browne, Gligoric, Spassky, Korchnoi, and lots of different greats. It comprises a hundred video games Karpov gained, starting with the Moscow 1971 foreign event the place he attained international classification prestige. shelling out with lengthy, advanced, exhaustive diversifications and subvariations, Mr. Mednis makes a speciality of each one video game, explaining as adequately and as easily as attainable how Karpov really received. You’ll additionally detect many revealing features of Karpov’s type: even if he's more desirable with white or black; his most sensible openings; even if he creates his wins within the establishing, heart, or endgame; and lots more and plenty extra. The readability and effectiveness of the presentation will allow avid gamers at each point of workmanship to hone their abilities and improve their very own play.
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