Category: Chess

  • Download E-books Black Is Ok! (The tournament player's collection) PDF

    Many chessplayers undertake an unnecessarily shielding method after they have the black items. yet no longer Grandmaster Adorjan, who claims that the explanation many avid gamers hardly win with black is they do not even attempt. the writer makes his aspect by way of recommending particular commencing adaptations during which black can play for a win with out taking undue hazards. He illustrates his principles with whole video games and commmentary. via adopting the author's tools of managed agression, all avid gamers could be capable of enhance their effects with black. Grandmaster Andras Adorjan has represented Hungary in lots of Olympiads and used to be international championship candidate in 1980. He has additionally acted as moment to Gary Kasparov.
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  • Download E-books The Absolute Correspondence Championship of the United States Chess Federation, 1976-2010 PDF

    By Alex Dunne

    This choice of the video games, such a lot of them annotated, positive factors the USA Chess Federation's most effective invitational tournament--the Absolute Championship. gains comprise statistical result of contributors from 1976 via 2010, result of many commencing diversifications as performed within the Absolutes, each year crosstables, biographical info of all winners and data on all members, and indexes of gamers, establishing diversifications and ECO codes.
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  • Download E-books A Complete Chess Course, How to Win at Chess, Volume I PDF

    This can be a mixed paintings, taking 5 separate books and mixing them into one quantity, yet then re-dividing them into volumes. The books incorporated during this quantity are: Pictorial consultant for rookies, how you can Win within the Chess Openings, smooth rules within the Chess Openings. this can good be the closest method of the total chess e-book but devised. It brings jointly 4 books formerly written through the writer less than those titles: find out how to Win within the Chess Openings, glossy rules within the Chess Openings, find out how to Win within the heart online game of Chess, and the way to Win within the Chess Endings. those 4 books represent a quick path in Chess Play quite tailored to the newbie who has realized tips to make the strikes and the way to learn chess notation yet is groping for signposts within the huge variety of chess wisdom and literature. within the first books the most well-liked openings are categorised via their person strikes and through their grand technique. every one commencing dialogue is by way of a “Chess Movie”, a video game so profusely illustrated with Diagrams as to bare in actual fact the impression of the plan at the starting. The 3rd booklet bargains with center online game complexities - thrust and riposte, sacrificial brilliance, tactical shock, masterly mix, assault opposed to the King, and over-all technique. right here, as within the ultimate ebook, the author has most advantageous in brain the learner, who needs to take one step at a time. The Chess Endings ebook exhibits the participant operating below a deadline find out how to decrease the main advanced place to a simple finishing in a fragment of the time that an over-the-board research takes. It abounds with time-saving units, methods of projecting and making plans, tips, traps, and combos, all designed to offer speedy regulate. For the participant who's sitting down at a chessboard for the 1st time, this quantity starts off out with a “Picture advisor for Beginners”. Fifty-five years of enjoying event and thirty-six years of educating have long gone into this enormous paintings.
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  • Download E-books Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chess PDF

    By Jon Edwards

    Chess is a psychological video game, yet you do not have to pressure your mind to benefit the basics—not with this consultant that indicates you the way to play. train your self VISUALLY Chess covers how one can manage the board, how every bit strikes, establishing recommendations and adaptations, attacking issues and customary sacrifices, and extra. pictures of the board allow you to see recommendations in motion. For hands-on perform, you can also arrange your board and make your strikes as you research. With this e-book and perform, you will be asserting "Checkmate" very quickly.
    • Concise two-page classes convey you the entire steps to a ability and are perfect for fast review
    • Each circulation or tactic is obviously explained
    • Explanations accompany every one photo
    • Color pictures and diagrams express key positions, suggestions, and moves
    • Helpful suggestions offer extra guidance
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  • Download E-books 1001 Deadly Checkmates PDF

    For all chess-players, from novices to global champions, from children to seniors, offering checkmate is the best thrill the sport has to supply. the facility to identify checkmates is a crucial ability - and this easy-to-use e-book exhibits you ways it really is performed. With the aid of Grandmaster John Nunn, you may be able to surprise your subsequent opponent with a perilous checkmate, even if in a faculty fit, a membership event - or perhaps a championship game!

    By focusing completely on positions from actual video games, starting from junior occasions to grandmaster encounters, Nunn guarantees that the buddies featured are these which come up as a rule in genuine lifestyles. He additionally highlights subject matters and concepts which are frequently overlooked in perform. whereas fixing those puzzles, your all-important 'mental library' of styles will develop, resulting in an instantaneous bring up on your taking part in strength.

    All 1001 puzzle positions were rigorously checked, and are graded by way of subject and hassle. issues are offered for locating the checkmate, so that you can degree your ability. lots of the puzzles are compatible for amateur and junior gamers. The final bankruptcy demanding situations you with 'extreme checkmates', yet don't be concerned: you may be prepared for them!

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  • Download E-books Bobby Fischer Goes to War: How A Lone American Star Defeated the Soviet Chess Machine PDF

    By David Edmonds, John Eidinow

    In the summer season of 1972, with a presidential problem stirring within the usa and the chilly warfare at a pivotal element, the Soviet international chess champion, Boris Spassky,and his American challenger, Bobby Fischer, met in Reykjavik, Iceland, for the main infamous chess fit of all time. Their showdown, performed opposed to the backdrop of superpower politics, held the realm spellbound for 2 months with experiences of mental battle, ultimatums, political intrigue, cliffhangers, and farce to rival a Marx Brothers movie. Thirty years later, David Edmonds and John Eidinow have got down to reexamine the tale we remember because the indispensable chilly battle conflict among a lone American superstar and the Soviet chess desktop. A captivating narrative of brilliance and triumph, hubris and melancholy, Bobby Fischer is going to War is a biting deconstruction of the Bobby Fischer fantasy, a nuanced learn at the artwork of brinkmanship, and a revelatory chilly struggle tragicomedy.

    This P.S. variation good points an additional sixteen pages of insights into the booklet, together with writer interviews, prompt studying, and extra.
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  • Download E-books How Not to Play Chess (Dover Chess) PDF

    Beginners or even particularly complicated gamers agree on something: examining the energy or weak point of a place (material being equivalent) is the toughest a part of chess to profit. it's also one of many toughest parts to coach, and there are a few who declare it truly is unteachable. yet this splendidly lucid e-book, written via one of many amazing chess expositors of the 20 th century, offers the foundation of study in this kind of disarmingly basic means that even the main informal participant could be capable of enhance his video game immensely.
    Sticking to some well-chosen examples and explaining each step alongside the best way, the writer indicates you ways to prevent taking part in a hit-or-miss online game, from circulate to maneuver, and in its place increase common plans of motion in response to positional research: susceptible and powerful squares, the inspiration of controlling a sq., how one can grab keep watch over of open traces, vulnerable issues within the pawn constitution, and different features of analysis.
    He comprises in addition a few tips (not frequently present in books for newcomers and general gamers) that the reader might do good to decide to reminiscence: such tricks as “Never put out of your mind to blockade an enemy handed pawn,” and “Do now not be content material with attacking an present weak point; continually search to create others.” through the publication he defines and illustrates standard chess error, and somebody examining his e-book rigorously will examine in a number of hours what he could differently have spent years to realize. For this revised version, the writer further 20 difficulties from grasp video games on which the reader can try his figuring out of the foundations present in the text.
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