The Zaitsev System: Fresh Ideas and New Weapons for Black in by Alexey Kuzmin

By Alexey Kuzmin

The Zaitsev approach is among the so much dynamic setups for Black within the ever renowned Ruy Lopez chess beginning.

When Alexey Kuzmin joined the training employees of worldwide Champion Anatoly Karpov within the Eighties he began analysing the Zaitsev procedure, and later endured his investigations as a moment of Alexander Morozevich. For this ebook he has up to date and greater his research, and located numerous concepts that vary the checks of many lines.

One of the drawbacks of the Zaitsev, a few think, is that White, if he needs, could make a draw through repetition early on. to prevent this danger, Kuzmin provides a brand-new weapon, which he calls the Saratov version, according to an early alternate on d4, that used to be by no means performed by means of both Karpov or Morozevich.

Kuzmin has written a pragmatic advisor for Black with huge verbal causes of the strategic rules for each side. His lucid sort mixed with ground-breaking research has ended in a distinct chess starting e-book: a advisor that's suited to either membership gamers and Grandmasters.

Former global Champion Garry Kasparov as soon as referred to as the Zaitsev method ‘a revelation’. Kuzmin’s ebook, chock-full of novelties and providing a such a lot awesome new plan for Black, could be referred to as a revelation besides.

Igor Zaitsev himself wrote a distinct introduction.

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Garry Kasparov's Greatest Chess Games Volume 1 by Igor Stohl

By Igor Stohl

In 1985 Garry Kasparov turned the youngest international chess champion in heritage by way of defeating Anatoly Karpov in an epic fight. He retained the identify until eventually 2000 and his effect at the chess global continues to be robust. Kasparov brought a professionalism into chess which had hitherto been unknown, getting ready his openings in unprecedented aspect and ruthlessly exploiting his competitors' weaknesses. His dynamic attacking sort prompted an entire new release of gamers and enlivened chess tournaments worldwide. Grandmaster Igor Stohl has chosen seventy four of Kasparov's most sensible and so much instructive video games from 1973 to 1993, and annotated them intimately. The emphasis is on explaining the recommendations in the back of Kasparov's judgements, and the rules and ideas embodied via his strikes. Stohl presents a wealth of clean insights into those landmark video games, including many new analytical issues. This makes the publication striking examine fabric for all chess enthusiasts.

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Play the Caro-Kann: A complete chess opening repertoire by Jovanska Houska

By Jovanska Houska

The Caro-Kann is a competent and hugely revered solution to White's hottest starting flow, 1 e4. It has the seal of approval of diverse prime Grandmasters together with Vishy Anand, Evgeny Bareev and Alexey Dreev, in addition to former international Champion Anatoly Karpov, who has applied it with nice luck all through his illustrious occupation. one of many points of interest of the Caro-Kann is that it fits various various types; it could bring about wild tactical battles in addition to quiet, positional play.

In this booklet, overseas grasp Jovanka Houska offers the reader with a concise and reliable repertoire in the Caro-Kann, delivering an answer opposed to all of White's major ideas, and effective tips on how to care for tough sidelines. Houska examines the $64000 tactical and strategic plans for either side, arming the reader with adequate details to start taking part in the Caro-Kann with self belief in his or her personal games.

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Dangerous Weapons: The Ruy Lopez by John Emms,Tony Kosten,John Cox

By John Emms,Tony Kosten,John Cox

do you want to clean up your chess openings?

Stun your rivals with new and interesting ideas!

Dangerous guns is a sequence of starting books which offer the reader with an abundance of hard-hitting principles to revitalize his or her commencing repertoire.

In this e-book, 3 beginning specialists group up and take a latest examine the Ruy Lopez, probably the most renowned chess openings. rather than analysing the well-trodden major strains they pay attention to clean or little-explored adaptations, settling on a wealth of ‘dangerous’ suggestions for either colors. even if enjoying White or Black, a research of this ebook will go away you convinced and fully-armed, and your competitors working for cover!

* a latest examine of the Ruy Lopez
* choked with unique principles and analysis
* excellent guns to surprise your opponents

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Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors, Part 1 by Garry Kasparov

By Garry Kasparov

The conflict for the area Chess Championship has witnessed a number of great struggles that have engaged the curiosity not just of chess lovers yet of the general public at huge. The chessboard is the final word psychological battleground and the area champions themselves are ideal highbrow gladiators.

This remarkable compilation of play from the early days of chess types the foundation of the 1st a part of Garry Kasparov's definitive background of the area Chess Championship. Garry Kasparov, who's universally acclaimed because the maximum chessplayer ever, topics the play of his early predecessors to a rigorous research.

This quantity gains the play of champions Wilhelm Steintz (1886-1894), Emanuel Lasker (1894-1921), Jose Capablanca (1921-1927) and Alexander Alekhine (1927-1935 and 1937-1946).

However, this publication greater than only a compilation of play of the early greats of chess. Kasparov's biographies of the early champions locations them in a desirable ancient, political and cultural context. Kasparov explains how each one champion introduced his personal exact variety to the chessboard and enriched the speculation of the sport with new rules.

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1001 Schachaufgaben (German Edition) by John Emms

By John Emms

Eine Sammlung von originalen Schachaufgaben, als ultimative Herausforderung für Spieler jeder Spielstärke - vom Anfänger bis zum Großmeister.

"Ein Kombinationsbuch 'für alle', wie es im Untertitel die Zielgruppe beschreibt, hat die bekannten Vor- und Nachteile, doch jeder kann sehen, ob für seine Spielstärke genügend dabei ist. 1001 Aufgaben sind jedenfalls nicht wenige, und vor allem die Vereinsspieler von 1600-2200 Elo-Punkten finden viele neue Herausforderungen und eine Vergleichsmöglichkeit mit anderen Spielern durch die Bewertung der Testaufgaben." - Gerald Berghöfer, www.softsurf.com

Man ist sich einig, dass eine der besten Methoden, mit der ein Schachspieler seine Spielstärke verbessern kann, das Studium der Taktik ist - und dafür ist education unerlässlich. Dieses Buch bietet eine Fülle von Aufgaben, mit der so ziemlich jeder Aspekt Ihrer taktischen Fähigkeiten getestet wird.

Auf der Suche nach originalen Aufgaben hat John Emms alte und neue Partien analysiert, um die Aufgaben für dieses Buch auszuwählen (anstatt einfach frühere Bücher über Schachaufgaben zu durchforsten, wie es viel zu oft geschieht). Deshalb ist es selbst für erfahrene Löser sehr unwahrscheinlich, dass sie viele dieser Stellungen wieder erkennen werden. Emms hat seine eigenen Fähigkeiten mit denen von leistungsstarken Computern kombiniert und keine Mühen gescheut, um sicherzustellen, dass die Lösungen korrekt sind, und dass es keine unerwähnten Nebenlösungen gibt.

Das Buch beginnt mit über a hundred relativ einfachen Stellungen, die für Anfänger geeignet sind, und endet mit a hundred äußerst schwierigen Aufgaben, die sogar für Spitzenspieler eine Herausforderung darstellen. Der leisure des Buches enthält nahezu alles zwischen diesen beiden Extremen, darunter eine Auswahl von Aufgaben, die auf spezifischen taktischen Themen basieren, sowie abgestufte exams, bei denen keine Hinweise auf das jeweilige Motiv gegeben werden. Hin und wieder gibt es Stellungen, in denen die richtige Lösung ein positioneller Zug ist, anstatt einer verlockenden, aber inkorrekten Kombination.

"Emms hat der Versuchung widerstanden von anderen Aufgabensammlungen auszuleihen ... ein ausgezeichnetes Trainingshandbuch!" - Einar Gausel, Dagbladet

John Emms ist einer der stärksten englischen Großmeister und hat für die Nationalmannschaft gespielt. Er ist außerdem ein erfahrener und vielseitiger Autor.

"Es gibt viele Bücher über Kombinationen, aber dies ist aus verschiedenen Gründen eines der besten. ... die Lösungen sind treffend, und, was once sehr wichtig ist, das fabric ist sehr intestine angeordnet, wobei die Diagramme sehr leicht zu lesen sind" - IM John Donaldson, within Chess Online

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

By Vishy Anand,John Nunn

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

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

Anand has been one of many world's most sensible avid gamers for greater than 20 years, and cemented his position within the all-time corridor of popularity by way of successful the unified international Championship in 2007, and effectively protecting his identify opposed to Kramnik and Topalov. yet it isn't simply his effects that make Anand detailed. His sort of play results in hugely striking video games, and his velocity of inspiration is the stuff of legends. he's additionally a superb explainer of principles, as his annotations for this e-book show. Anand is popular 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 means of Anand himself from the interval 2001-2011. This new version additionally positive aspects biographical details and a occupation record.

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

Viswanathan (Vishy) Anand comes from southern India and is the best chess-player of his new release. Having shot to reputation as a baby, enjoying master-standard chess at lightning velocity, he turned a grandmaster in 1987. Anand contested his first global championship fit in 1995, and received the FIDE Championship in 2000. He was once undisputed international Champion from 2007 to 2013, and has received many elite-level tournaments all through his lengthy profession. Grandmaster John Nunn is a three-time international Chess fixing Champion, and is legendary for the standard of his chess writing.

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

"This ebook is filled with brilliant video games, lots of that are enormously complicated, and infrequently the diversities run to a substantial intensity - neither Anand nor Nunn refrains from displaying concrete diversifications, the place the location warrants it. yet either supply a pleasant stability of explanatory annotation to boot, so there's a good deal of educational worth in right here as well." - GM Luke McShane, New-in-Chess Magazine

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What it Takes to Become a Grandmaster (Batsfor Chess) by Andrew Soltis

By Andrew Soltis

turning into a Grandmaster is the final word objective for critical chess gamers, yet no matter what your chess skills, this publication will take you to the following point. full of assistance, methods and sensible workouts aimed toward gamers of all ability degrees who aspire to greatness.

Even an ordinary chess participant can locate an identical strikes as a Grandmaster up to seventy five percentage of the time. the variation is that purely the Grandmaster can locate the opposite 25 percentage. This booklet identifies the types of strikes and methods that account for that 25 percentage. one of the issues coated within the publication are: Mysterious rook pawn strikes, Tacking, Piece Nullification, “King Feeling,” and the way to play for a win with out danger.

Written via one among our biggest-selling and best-loved chess authors, in his trademark chatty, available yet continually informative kind, this ebook is stuffed with sensible workouts and try out video games that might show the secrets and techniques of the way to affix chess's elite ranks.

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A Ferocious Opening Repertoire (Everyman Chess) by Cyrus Lakdawala

By Cyrus Lakdawala

bored with taking part in the usual openings? uninterested in stuffy establishing concept? This e-book offers a welcome antidote!

Former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala offers quite a number vicious guns for White in a repertoire that's excellent if you happen to have little time for research, yet take pleasure in taking rivals out in their convenience zones and inflicting them difficulties from the very beginning.

The repertoire's spine is equipped by way of the competitive Veresov establishing (1 d4, 2 Nc3 and three Bg5) and this weapon is observed by means of both antagonistic innovations opposed to different Black attempts similar to the French, Caro-Kann, Dutch, Benoni, Pirc and Philidor. those guns are perfect offerings if you happen to enjoy forcing rivals into chaotic, uncomfortable positions.

*Opening guns to surprise and confound opponents
*Covers all of Black's major defences
*Includes video game summaries with key issues to remember.

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Starting Out: Pawn Endgames by Glenn Flear

By Glenn Flear

Endgames concerning purely kings and pawns are the main basic of all chess positions, and an organization figuring out of them is needed that allows you to develop into convinced of tackling extra complicated endings that preceded them. during this easy-to-read consultant, Grandmaster and uncommon endgames professional Glenn Flear makes a speciality of the very fundamentals of pawn endings. starting with the easiest of positions and basically progressively operating via to tougher fabric, Flear outlines the main rules and principles, and demonstrates how those paintings in useful examples. As one of many priorities of such endings is to advertise pawns to queens, Flear also offers with queen endings that come up clearly from the easier shape. As is typical with the popular beginning Out sequence, there are an abundance of notes, counsel and warnings through the e-book to aid the enhancing participant. beginning Out: Pawn Endgames is ideal should you have formerly honed their chess talents with the sooner books beginning Out in Chess, assistance for younger avid gamers and increase Your Endgame Play.

* Covers all an important pawn endings
* effortless step by step advisor to raised endgame play
* perfect for the enhancing player
* simple format to assist readers take in the major ideas

Grandmaster Glenn Flear is likely one of the hottest figures at the eu event circuit. he is an skilled coach and has many chess books to his identify, together with functional Endgame Play: past the fundamentals and beginning Out: Slav & Semi-Slav.

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