February 26, 2017

Download E-books Chess Camp: Simple Checkmates (Volume 2) PDF

Chess Camp is a brand new education approach for starting chessplayers, and for the fogeys and coaches who educate them. beginning with uncomplicated difficulties to demonstrate key recommendations, after which progressing to extra complicated positions, the scholar will study by way of doing, methodically integrating new details with earlier wisdom whereas development powerful pondering conduct on the board. the second one quantity during this sequence, easy Checkmates, comprises 618 based difficulties, routines, and enjoyable puzzles that might support the scholar to: 1) examine simple checkmate styles within the starting, middlegame, and endgame; 2) see whilst checkmate is impending; and three) take into account that fabric is not every little thing, as quite a few items can defeat an entire opposing military.

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February 26, 2017

Download E-books How to Play the Chess Openings (Dover Chess) PDF

With this e-book, all one must recognize are the elemental ideas of chess and usual chess notation so one can achieve an intensive figuring out of the all-important establishing video game in its many adaptations. easily, truly, and with willing appreciation of the amateur’s ordinary predicament, overseas Grandmaster Znosko-Borovsky explains the significance of speedy improvement of the heart, the relation of the outlet to the overall plan of the participant, and the importance of keep watch over of the center.
Each significant beginning is then certain and analyzed with the emphasis on clarification that's effortless to stick with. distinct consciousness is paid to traps — either the blunders usually made via amateurs, and the vintage traps, similar to Greco’s and Tarrasch’s. “Chess is a video game of realizing and never of memory,” says Znosko-Borovsky, and he promotes the reader’s figuring out of the openings by way of discussing function and plan usually, as opposed to memorization of strikes. these accustomed to Znosko-Borovsky’s different books, How to not Play Chess and The artwork of Chess mixture will rediscover during this publication Znosko-Borovsky’s special readability, ease of favor, and profundity.
“In the educating of chess he could declare to don't have any superior.” — Philip W. Sergeant.

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February 26, 2017

Download E-books 1001 Deadly Checkmates PDF

For all chess-players, from novices to international champions, from young children to seniors, providing checkmate is the best thrill the sport has to provide. the facility to identify checkmates is a crucial ability - and this easy-to-use publication indicates you the way it really is performed. With assistance from Grandmaster John Nunn, you'll be able to surprise your subsequent opponent with a dangerous checkmate, no matter if in a faculty fit, a membership event - or perhaps a championship game!

By focusing solely on positions from actual video games, starting from junior occasions to grandmaster encounters, Nunn guarantees that the pals featured are these which come up pretty much in genuine existence. He additionally highlights topics and concepts which are usually overlooked in perform. whereas fixing those puzzles, your all-important 'mental library' of styles will develop, resulting in an instantaneous raise on your enjoying strength.

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

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February 25, 2017

Download E-books Pawn power in chess PDF

By Hans Kmoch

"One of the few books…which, at a look, one could realize as an immortal." — Chess.
The right use of pawns — of paramount significance in chess procedure — occasionally even puzzles skilled avid gamers. This profoundly unique and stimulating booklet through a global grasp and prolific chess author deals tremendous guideline in pawn play by means of setting apart its components and elaborating on a variety of aspects.
After a lucid exposition of the basics and the elemental formations of 1 or pawns that just about represent the keys to profitable chess method, the reader is proven a mess of examples demonstrating the paramount value of parts of pawn manipulation. The author’s masterly clarification makes it completely transparent to the newbie in addition to the complicated participant how the destiny of a video game is determined by pawn formation and the way pawn energy holds the lawsuits lower than its handheld remote control. Over a hundred and eighty video games and diagrams illustrate the author’s concept and make it effortless to stick with the issues made within the text.
Hans Kmoch performed with contrast in different foreign tournaments and is the writer of a few books and columns on chess and chess tournaments.
“We contemplate it the simplest e-book on chess procedure because the finish of worldwide battle II.” — Die Welt.

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February 25, 2017

Download E-books King's Indian & Grunfeld: Fianchetto Lines PDF

By Lasha Janjgava

By frivolously fianchettoing his king's bishop in respond to the King's Indian and Grünfeld, White seeks to attract the edge from those dynamic defences and exert positional strain through the middlegame. via refusing to create a big pawn-centre, he deals Black no aim for counterplay. a number of the traces develop into very sharp, particularly if Black makes an all-out try and generate counterplay and provokes White into hand-to-hand battling. those strains particularly demand actual, precise research, and Janjgava offers this in abundance.

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February 25, 2017

Download E-books The Main Line French: 3 Nc3 PDF

The French is a legitimate and resilient defence, which additionally offers plentiful possibilities for counterplay. for that reason it's been favoured by means of such nice scuffling with avid gamers as Lasker, Botvinnik and Korchnoi. present adherents contain brief, Shirov, Morozevich and Khalifman. by means of enjoying three Nc3, White confronts the French head-on. The upshot is usually a ferocious conflict as Black attempts to wreck or harm White's principal pawn phalanx. the various adaptations, resembling the infamous Winawer Poisoned Pawn, are one of the sharpest in establishing concept. despite the fact that, either side have quieter, extra positional, techniques at their disposal, so there's really whatever for everybody typically Line French. This booklet, the 1st of 2 volumes by way of Pedersen at the French, covers all strains after three Nc3, together with the Winawer (Nimzowitsch), Classical (including the Steinitz), MacCutcheon and Guimard adaptations. there's additionally a whole dialogue of 3...dxe4, a circulate that has came upon favour between these trying to keep away from theory.

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February 25, 2017

Download E-books Paul Keres: The Quest for Perfection PDF

By Paul Keres

Including Paul Keres: the line To the pinnacle, this chess paintings completes the main entire number of annotated Keres video games ever released. This quantity alternatives up the tale from 1950, whilst Keres was once on the top of his powers, to his loss of life in 1975. Seven instances international Champion Candidate Keres bargains suggestion and guide to chess avid gamers of all degrees together with his pleasant, sincere commentaries, and John Nunn has chosen and annotated the best of Keres' video games from 1962-1975. This ebook charts the improvement and video games of 1 of the best avid gamers in chess heritage, and you'll pass judgement on for your self even if it was once Keres' open, pleasant personality or Soviet politics that avoided him from achieving the summit of the chess global.

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February 25, 2017

Download E-books Ruy Lopez Main Line PDF

The Ruy Lopez (also often called the Spanish video game) is a very well known starting and one of many oldest within the historical past of chess. it's been performed by way of almost the entire greats of the sport, delivering the conflict scene for lots of global championship clashes regarding the likes of Fischer, Karpov, Kasparov and Kramnik. Now, for the 1st time in lots of years, Grandmaster Glenn Flear investigates the most line of the Lopez, outlining the an important rules and strategies for either White and Black. utilizing illustrative video games, Flear reports the trendy and theoretical adaptations, plus the difficult sidelines. This ebook is ideal for these wishing to play the positions with both color.

*Written via a Ruy Lopez expert
*Up-to-date concept at the sharpest traces
*Ideal for membership and match players

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