The Seven Deadly Chess Sins by Jonathan Rowson

By Jonathan Rowson

“a attention-grabbing, unique, insightful paintings by means of the main promising younger chess author in the market. ... the best chessbooks to return out in lots of, many years.” - IM Jeremy Silman, Silman Reviews

Everyone loses chess video games sometimes, yet all too frequently we lose a video game as a result of strikes that, deep down, we knew have been improper. Why can we devote those chess-board sins? Are they the results of common misconceptions approximately chess and the way it's going to be performed? and the way do we realize the symptoms better?

In this thought-provoking and interesting ebook, Jonathan Rowson investigates, in his inimitable sort, the most the explanation why chess-players occasionally cross horribly off track, targeting the underlying mental pitfalls: pondering (unnecessary or erroneous); Blinking (missing possibilities; loss of resolution); short of (too a lot predicament with the results of the game); Materialism (lack of cognizance to non-material factors); Egoism (insufficient expertise of the opponent and his ideas); Perfectionism (running wanting time; making an attempt too hard); Looseness (“losing the plot”; drifting; bad concentration).

“could good end up to be a number one contender for chess booklet of the 12 months and should end up the main unique paintings of its style when you consider that Nimzowitsch’s ‘My approach’ seemed greater than 70 years in the past” - J.J. Walsh, Irish Times

Jonathan Rowson grew to become Scotland’s 3rd grandmaster in past due 1999, inside months of graduating from Oxford college. He was once runner-up within the 1997 eu Junior Championship, Scottish Champion in 1999 and winner of the Canadian Open in 2000. Rowson’s first ebook, knowing the Grünfeld, has been hugely praised for the standard and originality of his writing, and freshness of approach.

“...contains an incredible volume of unique perception. Rowson’s sort is refreshingly wordy - a number of pages right here and there with out a chessboard in sight makes the e-book attention-grabbing to learn and not using a chessboard in hand. That acknowledged, there are many actual examples to stress the validity of his theories. Rowson has pinpointed loads of difficulties i've got skilled with out realising it and his instructed treatments are tremendous necessary. hugely recommended...” - GM Luke McShane, Sunday Express

“Jonathan Rowson’s mental and philosophical musings referred to as ‘The Seven lethal Chess Sins’ makes most suitable interpreting and positively is helping these chessplayers who imagine an excessive amount of throughout the video games, or omit possibilities, or are too grasping, or don’t concentrate on fabric, or refuse to work out one other human around the chessboard, or you have to be too excellent or float whereas concentrating. Or all the above” - GM Lubosh Kavalek, Washington Post

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The Four Knights: Move by Move by Cyrus Lakdawala

By Cyrus Lakdawala

This new sequence offers an incredible platform to review chess openings. by means of continuously demanding the reader to reply to probing questions in the course of the e-book, the stream by way of flow layout drastically encourages the educational and working towards of important abilities simply up to the conventional assimilation of starting wisdom. rigorously chosen questions and solutions are designed to maintain you actively concerned and let you video display your growth as you study. this can be an outstanding method to learn any chess beginning and while increase your common chess abilities and knowledge.

The 4 Knights is a gap with a protracted and uncommon background. regardless of its deceptively quiet visual appeal, it will probably bring about super sharp play – for instance within the Belgrade Gambit – in addition to extra strategic battles generally strains. during this publication, Cyrus Lakdawala invitations you to hitch him in studying the numerous various adaptations of the 4 Knights. He stocks his event and data, experiences the common plans and strategies for each side, deals repertoire thoughts and gives solutions to the entire key questions.

* crucial tips and coaching within the 4 Knights
* additionally covers 3 Knights and Anti-Petroff lines
* makes use of a terrific method of chess study

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LA METHODE RUIZ Devenez imbattable aux échecs en 30 jours: by Franck Ruiz,Jean-Baptiste Louviers

By Franck Ruiz,Jean-Baptiste Louviers

Deviens imbattable aux échecs!
Une méthode a percé le mystery des échecs.

Voici l'ouverture fondatrice des études du C.R.E.S.E. menant à l. a. partie parfaite gagnante et au mystery des échecs.

Deviens imbattable aux échecs, quel que soit ton niveau actuel, grâce à l. a. Méthode Ruiz.

Une méthode easy et efficace qui a été jouée au plus haut niveau par des maîtres et des grands maîtres internationaux.

Son inventeur, Ruiz, génie des échecs, a été pourchassé et harcelé pour que sa méthode ne voit pas le jour. Il fut agressé dans les années eighty puis murdereré à Madrid en 2010. Ruiz ne souhaitait qu'une seule selected: que les amoureux des échecs connaissent, apprennent et jouent sa méthode, pour que tous les joueurs du monde entier puissent avoir ce plaisir de redécouvrir le jeu des échecs, redécouvrir les coups gagnants et les victoires.

En 1 mois d'apprentissage de l. a. Méthode Ruiz, tu multiplieras votre niveau d'échecs jusqu'à atteindre un haut niveau, voire très haut niveau.

C'est une ouverture uncomplicated et automatique qui permet de contrer les plus grands logiciels d'échecs et les plus grands joueurs.

La Méthode Ruiz s'adapte aussi bien aux débutants qu'aux experts.

En 1 mois, tu vas atteindre un niveau d'échecs qui t'impressionnera toi-même. Sans avoir besoin d'une tradition échiquéenne de grand maître, sans avoir besoin d'une mémoire d'éléphant. Simplement avec de l'envie et... avec l. a. méthode Ruiz!

Méthode testée et approuvée par le Centre de Recherche Européen sur le mystery des Echecs.
Résultats garantis.

Pour en savoir plus, va sur le website de l. a. méthode Ruiz et du C.R.E.S.E.

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A Complete Chess Course by Antonio Gude

By Antonio Gude

“My fellow lecturers at my elementary-middle college were attempting to get a true curriculum for our chess application, and in Gude’s publication i feel we’ve chanced on it” – Ben George, Houston, Texas

This ebook is a complete handbook for these new to chess, and is the reason with nice readability the fundamentals of the sport. utilizing cutting edge tools, Gude guarantees that readers fast grab each one key notion prior to construction on it by means of introducing new ideas.

This is an interactive direction. With a complete of 280 questions and workouts to take on, the reader will quick achieve talents instead of mere wisdom. Gude strips the secret clear of strategies and mixtures through having a look first on the strengths and weaknesses of every piece in isolation, after which exhibiting how they interact with all of the different items. He additionally offers instructions on chess approach that might aid form the reader’s knowing of chess, and a large choice of styles for the reader’s all-important ‘mental database’.

The part on openings explains the most goals of every significant beginning, and the fashion of video game to which they have a tendency of lead, including a few key adaptations. Later chapters offer examples of the way to release assaults, placing jointly the talents from previous chapters, and care for concerns corresponding to chess education, psychology and aggressive chess at membership and event level.

Antonio Gude is an incredibly skilled chess author and instructor from Spain. numerous of his books on strategies and for newbies are long-standing best-sellers in Spanish language. Gude has additionally translated a very good many books, together with a number of the classics of chess literature.

“A one-volume advent to chess. The e-book is split into elements. the 1st covers the fundamental facets of chess in six chapters, by means of extra complicated fabric comparable to combos and tactical subject matters, attacking play, a prompt starting repertoire and how you can be a profitable competitor. The final 4 chapters are particular as the reader is brought to complex techniques with very transparent causes and examples” – Miguel Ararat,

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Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations and Games by László Polgár,Bruce Pandolfini

By László Polgár,Bruce Pandolfini

The such a lot whole selection of chess difficulties ever released, together with 5,334 educational occasions, awarded through the world's prime chess teacher

Chess analyzes greater than 5,000 detailed educational events, many taken from genuine suits, together with 306 difficulties for checkmate in a single circulate, 3,412 friends in strikes, 744 pals in 3 strikes, six hundred miniature video games, one hundred forty four easy endgames, and 128 match video game mixtures. Chapters are geared up via challenge kind. each one challenge, mixture, and online game is keyed to an easy-to-follow resolution in the back of the e-book, so readers can study as they cross. greater than 6,000 illustrations make it effortless to work out the chances any place may perhaps carry. The e-book additionally contains the elemental ideas of the sport and a global bibliography.

Chess is the final word booklet on profitable the game. 

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Secrets of Pawnless Endings: An expanded edition of a by John Nunn

By John Nunn

one of many vintage trilogy of books written by means of John Nunn while endgame databases first seemed, this ebook is now to be had for the 1st time in an digital layout. This re-creation comprises over 900 diagrams and a brand new structure designed specially for the Amazon Kindle.
It offers unique assurance of all five-man endgames with no pawns, including the main fascinating of the six-man endings. using databases guarantees the correctness of the research, and divulges the superb subtleties hidden in those it sounds as if basic endgames.
Dr John Nunn is among the best-respected figures in global chess. He was once one of the world's top grandmasters for almost two decades, successful 4 gold medals in chess Olympiads and completing 6th total on this planet Cup in 1989. he's a much-acclaimed author, whose works have received 'Book of the yr' awards in different nations. In 2004, 2007 and 2010 Nunn used to be topped international Chess fixing Champion, sooner than many former champions.

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Winning Chess Combinations by Yasser Seirawan

By Yasser Seirawan

combos are the vital aspect in chess; they make the sport so magical and desirable. the attractive aspect of sacrificing a queen, the most powerful piece, on the way to checkmate with a lowly pawn brings a grin of pleasure to all chess fanatics. nearly all chess video games own a mixture, both one hidden within the shadows of research conscientiously shunned or one who offers a decisive blow.
Winning Chess combos is a distinct paintings that does not purely repeat the splendidly wealthy and significant numbers of mixtures, asking readers to unravel a specific diagrammed place; it's a paintings that's way more sensible. a mix comprises a sacrifice scary the stability of forces, yet will it paintings or tragically boomerang? The reader is invited to unravel this severe query via selecting the benefits particular place holds which would make the mix successful.

Winning Chess mixtures is the 7th in Yasser Seirawan's hugely acclaimed successful Chess sequence – most likely the best-selling sequence of chess books ever published.

* a whole advisor to chess combinations
* contains wonderful sacrifices
* excellent for the bettering player

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Morphy: Move by Move by Zenon Franco

By Zenon Franco

Paul Morphy is a chess legend and surely one of many maximum gamers within the background of the sport. His knowing of the sport was once years sooner than his time and in his period he was once simply the easiest participant on this planet. His chess occupation was once short yet impressive and he stimulated all of the nice champions who got here after him. His legacy encompasses a treasure trove of fantastic strategic and attacking video games that are hugely instructive for all aspiring chess avid gamers. during this ebook, Grandmaster Zenón Franco examines intimately Morphy’s chess type, selects and experiences his favorite Morphy video games, and demonstrates how we will all enhance our chess by means of studying from Morphy’s masterpieces.

Move by way of stream offers a terrific platform to review chess. by way of constantly demanding the reader to respond to probing questions in the course of the booklet, the circulate by means of circulate layout drastically encourages the training and training of important talents simply up to the conventional assimilation of data. conscientiously chosen questions and solutions are designed to maintain you actively concerned and let you visual display unit your growth as you examine. this is often an outstanding method to enhance your chess talents and knowledge.

*Learn from the video games of a chess legend
*Important principles absorbed by means of persevered practice
*Utilizes an awesome method of chess study

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Vishy Anand: World Chess Champion by Vishy Anand,John Nunn

By Vishy Anand,John Nunn

This new elevated variation of the award-winning Vishy Anand: My most sensible video games of Chess (New version) positive aspects 30 additional video games from the interval of Anand's maximum successes.

"A brilliant selection of video games that's already a vintage" - IM Gary Lane, Australasian Chess

Anand has been one of many world's most sensible gamers for greater than 20 years, and cemented his position within the all-time corridor of popularity by way of profitable the unified global Championship in 2007, and effectively protecting his name opposed to Kramnik and Topalov. yet it is not simply his effects that make Anand certain. His kind of play ends up in hugely staggering video games, and his pace of idea is the stuff of legends. he's additionally an exceptional explainer of principles, as his annotations for this e-book show. Anand is well known as 'Mr great Guy', well-liked by either the general public and his fellow supergrandmasters.

John Nunn, who collaborated with Anand at the unique publication, has annotated 30 video games chosen by way of Anand himself from the interval 2001-2011. This new version additionally positive factors biographical info and a occupation record.

"...a decent tribute to apopular and common global Champion..." - IM John Donaldson

Viswanathan (Vishy) Anand comes from southern India and is the best chess-player of his iteration. Having shot to popularity as a toddler, taking part in master-standard chess at lightning velocity, he turned a grandmaster in 1987. Anand contested his first global championship fit in 1995, and gained the FIDE Championship in 2000. He used to be undisputed global Champion from 2007 to 2013, and has gained many elite-level tournaments all through his lengthy profession. Grandmaster John Nunn is a three-time international Chess fixing Champion, and is known for the standard of his chess writing.

"The ebook is an anticipation of the realm championship and provides nice excitement in addition. It belongs on each chess player's bookshelf." - Heinz Däubler, Der Neue Tag Weiden

"This booklet is stuffed with remarkable video games, a lot of that are greatly advanced, and sometimes the diversities run to a substantial intensity - neither Anand nor Nunn refrains from displaying concrete diversifications, the place the location warrants it. yet either provide a pleasant stability of explanatory annotation besides, so there's a good deal of educational price in right here as well." - GM Luke McShane, New-in-Chess Magazine

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Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess, Part 1: Revolution in the by Garry Kasparov

By Garry Kasparov

his ebook is the 1st in a new sequence that follows on from My nice Predecessors and sees chess legend Garry Kasparov reflecting on a pivotal time in chess historical past. Bobby Fischer's spurt in the direction of the chess summit (1970-1972) marked the method of a brand new period affecting all elements of the sport and commencing idea specifically. Fischer tested the necessity for deep education with either colors, accelerated the diversity of openings wisdom, and laid the principles for present-day specialist chess.

The chief of the hot new release, Anatoly Karpov, absolutely reaped the advantages of the Fischer revolution by means of gaining knowledge of the teachings of his nice predecessor. Of the avid gamers of the older new release, merely Victor Korchnoi used to be capable of in attaining this kind of excessive point of professionalism.

Alas, Fischer then left the chess level. despite the fact that, the tectonic shifts he had caused resulted in the start of a real revolution in commencing idea and a revolution that overturned conventional impressions approximately many ordinary positions. among 1972 and 1975 by myself, growth within the box of starting idea was once extra major than within the complete previous decade! less than Fischer's impression chess used to be greatly regenerated, a technique which then persisted to speed up. therefore, from the 1972 Fischer-Spassky global championship fit to 1984 and the Kasparov-Karpov suits, the final photo of chess openings replaced virtually past recognition.

This interesting ebook tells the tale of this beginning revolution. This tale is instructed not just with the perception of Garry Kasparov, but in addition as visible throughout the eyes of the top gamers who have been on the vanguard of the advance of chess idea in the course of these key years. The reader will witness before everything hand how speedily and inexorably chess improvement approached the arriving desktop era.

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