Category: Chess

  • Download E-books Manual of Chess Combinations, Vol. 1a PDF

    By Sergey Ivashchenko

    The ebook is a brand new variation of a bestseller by means of an skilled trainer Sergey Ivashchenko. Over 250,000 copies of his books have been bought within the Soviet Union within the overdue 1980's. This ebook is meant for rookies, either kids and adults. the topics are: Mate in a single, Mate in , Win a queen, Win a rook, Win a section, and so on.

    The booklet designed for chess gamers with ELO 900-1200 issues. contains greater than seven hundred tactical difficulties labeled based on topics and trouble.

    Languages: English, German, Russian and Spanish.

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  • Download E-books Soviet Chess 1917-1991 PDF

    By Andrew Soltis

    Ancient publication of the Year--United States Chess Federation this massive and luxurious murals is either an interpretive historical past of Soviet chess from the Bolshevik Revolution to the cave in of the U.S.S.R. in 1991 and a list of the main fascinating video games performed. The textual content lines the exceptional development of chess from the progressive days to the devastations of global battle II, after which from the Golden Age of Soviet-dominated chess within the Fifties to the problem of Bobby Fischer and the search to discover his Soviet fit. integrated are 249 video games, every one with a diagram; such a lot are annotated and plenty of have by no means ahead of been released outdoor the Soviet Union. The textual content is augmented through pictures and comprises sixty three event and fit scoretables. additionally incorporated are a bibliography, an appendix of documents completed in Soviet nationwide championships, indexes of openings, and an index of gamers and rivals.
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  • Download E-books Improve Your Chess - by Learning from the Champions PDF

    By Lars Bo Hansen

    "If you must succeed in the heights, you want to research the complete heritage of chess. i will not supply any transparent logical reason behind it, yet i believe it truly is completely necessary to take up the entire of chess history." - VLADIMIR KRAMNIK

    In this publication Lars Bo Hansen exhibits how chess figuring out has developed and explains how and why a research of the nice champions of the prior and current will considerably increase your chess. even supposing sleek chess is a hugely concrete video game the place calculation is paramount and ideas frequently seem to take a again seat, Hansen argues that the rules became implicit at most sensible point: "you can't win video games basically via following Steinitz's or Nimzowitsch's ideas, yet you are going to definitely lose video games in case you do not know those principles!"

    Hansen indicates that trend popularity - probably the most very important points of chess mastery - is outfitted up hugely successfully via learning old video games, and cites many examples so that it will instantly shape a part of your armoury. construction upon the constitution of his acclaimed paintings How Chess video games are received and Lost, Hansen additionally argues that the transitions opening-to-middlegame and middlegame-to-endgame are most sensible understood via learning the video games of the good champions.

    Throughout the booklet, the emphasis is firmly on bettering your chess, and equipping you to enhance your chess extra by means of learning by yourself. whilst, you are going to get pleasure from a banquet of the main instructive chess video games of all time - either classical and smooth. the ultimate bankruptcy discusses the long run improvement of chess style.

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  • Download E-books Nezhmetdinov's Best Games of Chess by Rashid Nezhmetdinov (2000-05-03) PDF

    By Rashid Nezhmetdinov

    NEZHMETDINOV'S most sensible video games Of Chess * IM Rashid Nezhmetdinov's * even supposing Rashid Nezhmetdinov (1912-1974) was once now not well known within the West, his video games have a good acceptance between connoisseurs of attacking chess. between his many differences in chess are his rating of six wins, 9 attracts and 5 losses opposed to global Champions. As former global Champion Mikhail Tal wrote: "With the passage of time, event tables are likely to become bored, yet a few video games performed in those tournaments dwell ceaselessly, and during this appreciate Nezhmetdinov is without doubt one of the such a lot richly endowed avid gamers. His video games demonstrate the wonderful thing about chess and make you're keen on in chess no longer loads the issues and excessive placings, however the impressive concord and style of this actual international. i've got performed 4 video games with the Tatar grasp and the ranking is 3-1 in his favor." David Bronstein too, sang his prases: "Rashid Nezhmetdinov is a virtuoso of combinational chess." and eventually Mikhail Botvinnik said: "Nobody sees combos as Rashid Nezhmetdinov " either Tal and Bronstein acclaimed the Russian versions of this paintings, now translated into English for the 1st time. Containing 104 of Nezhmetdinov's most sensible video games, along with his personal annotations, this e-book can be welcomed by way of all fanatics of inventive chess. ENJOY!!! * 182 Pages * 1st Ed. * 2000 * eightvo * 6 Chapters! * 104 video games! * Lotsa Diagrams! * record = OP $25.00-$50.00?
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  • Download E-books Simple Chess: New Algebraic Edition (Dover Chess) PDF

    By Michael Stean

    Written by way of a tender Grand grasp, this creation to chess technique is aimed basically at gamers for whom a online game plan is totally enigmatic. by way of setting apart the elemental parts and illustrating them via a variety of grasp and Grand grasp video games, Simple Chess breaks down the mystique of technique into simple, easy-to-understand rules. (Only a data of uncomplicated chess terminology is assumed.)
    More than a lesson in chess basics, this publication illustrates an more and more accepted and profitable kind of play — a style that starts off through slowly amassing small yet everlasting merits, saving the outright assault for later within the video game. Newly switched over into the present algebraic chess notation, this variation of Simple Chess deals a strategic weapon for avid gamers at each point of expertise.

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  • Download E-books The Slav : Concise coverage of a dependable and dynamic opening favoured by many top-class players PDF

    The Slav has been performed by way of eleven of the 1st thirteen global Champions, and has been favourite via many stars of contemporary chess, together with Anand, Kramnik, Shirov, Ivanchuk, and Morozevich. Its nice acceptance is because of its severe solidity and considerable probabilities for dynamic counterplay. This e-book offers exact insurance to assist avid gamers as either White and Black face the demanding situations of this hard but lucrative beginning. All traces after 1 d4 d5 2 c4 c6 are mentioned, other than those who transpose to the Semi-Slav. The sharpest tactical traces of the Slav obtain particularly distinctive assurance. those comprise the severe piece sacrifice often line (5...Bf5 6 Ne5 e6 7 f3 Bb4 eight e4 Bxe4), the Steiner line (5...Bg4) with 6 Ne5 Bh5 7 h3, and the doubtless doubtful, yet hugely harmful Geller Gambit (5 e4), which was once a favourite of the younger Kasparov. the modern ...a6 strains also are coated systematically for the 1st time in chess literature.
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  • Download E-books How To Play Good Opening Moves (Chess) PDF

    By Edmar Mednis

    This brand-new revision, in smooth algebraic notation, is certain to turn into a vintage of chess instruction.

    It used to be written for the chess participant who must comprehend, no longer memorize, the chess openings. the 3 simple rules of the hole are good validated and won't swap within the foreseeable destiny. via emphasizing those rules, the writer has created a undying instructing quantity that may be utilized by scholars, mom and dad, lecturers, and others for future years.
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  • Download E-books Curacao 1962: The Battle of Minds that Shook the Chess World PDF

    On the top of the chilly battle, 8 gamers contested the fitting to problem international Champion Botvinnik. 3 gamers from the Soviet Union (Keres, Petrosian, and Geller) have been making suspiciously brief attracts whilst taking part in one another, whereas one of many favorites, a lanky 19-year-old boy from Brooklyn referred to as Bobby Fischer, brazenly accused the Soviets of collusion and used to be later confirmed correct. Jan Timman returns to this conflict of giants, describes the process the event and annotates crucial video games (including sixteen of Fischer?s!) in his traditional lucid and instructive sort.
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