Great Mahjong Book: History, Lore, and Play by Jelte Rep

By Jelte Rep

Master the sport of Mahjong whereas studying approximately its legends and heritage with this exciting and invaluable guide.

An first-class option to study Mahjong or "Mah Jongg"—The nice Mahjong Book is the precise source for amateur or skilled mahjong gamers. Richly illustrated and simple to stick with with particular directions and transparent examples, it might aid all avid gamers increase their video game. Mahjong novices get a fantastic advent to the foundations and kit they should start, whereas larger avid gamers will locate worthy assistance for gaining knowledge of the game.

The nice Mahjong Book additionally contains the complete background of Mahjong because it unfold world wide, the gear and add-ons utilized in the sport, easy ideas, how and the place the sport first constructed and the entire foreign variations of Mahjong—including China, the united states, Holland, the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Hong Kong. choked with tricks, enjoyable proof and various illustrations of memorabilia and artifacts, this authoritative and punctiliously relaxing publication is an ideal reward for a person drawn to this old and beguiling online game.

Mahjong gamers love the sport simply because it is colourful, unique, and enjoyable! even if you are a first time participant or a professional, The nice Mahjong Book is an ideal better half to the vast international of Mahjong.

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Vassily Ivanchuk: 100 Selected Games by Nikolay Kalinichenko

By Nikolay Kalinichenko

“Chuky, you’re a genius.” best grandmasters were heard to whisper those phrases, inspired with another brilliancy of Vassily Ivanchuk. The Ukrainian wizard, immensely well-liked by execs and amateurs alike, has been a member of the realm elite for greater than 20 years and is likely one of the so much energetic gamers at the foreign circuit.
Ivanchuk has accomplished first in all significant tournaments on the earth, from time to time with superb supremacy and continuously with deeply artistic chess. He has gained the Junior international Championship, the Blitz global Championship and reached the quantity spot on the earth scores. 4 instances he was once a member of the staff that received the Chess Olympiad, as soon as additionally claiming the person gold medal on first board.

The query why Ivanchuk, along with his extraordinary expertise and uncompromising ardour for the sport, hasn't ever turn into global Champion is whatever of a secret. the shortcoming to address rigidity has been steered and he himself has pointed at sessions of ‘black moods’ or ‘psychological crises’. nonetheless, regardless of occasional erratic effects, he has regularly maintained his place one of the best possible.
For this e-book Correspondence Grandmaster and chess writer Nikolay Kalinichenko has chosen a hundred of Vassily Ivanchuk’s most sensible and such a lot instructive video games, explaining his strikes and plans for membership avid gamers. the result's a desirable and profitable trip to ‘Planet Ivanchuk’, the extraterrestrial position the place the sphinx from Lvov is related to obtain his most sensible brainwaves.

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Mastering Chess: A Course in 25 Lessons by Danny Kopec,Geoff Chandler,Ian Harris,Chris Morrison,Ian

By Danny Kopec,Geoff Chandler,Ian Harris,Chris Morrison,Ian Mullen

studying Chess is a different ebook in that it covers the necessities which each and every aspiring chess participant needs to comprehend good (from beginner to professional) to achieve
the chess grasp point. the 1st variation was once renowned for a few twenty years (from 1985 - 2005) whereas in print with 4 diverse publishers (including Pergamon/Oxford, Cadogan and Everyman/London, Dover / Mineola, NY).
It has been rated one of many 5 most sensible chess books of its type.

Each bankruptcy of this re-creation has new fabric extra and the ebook has basically doubled in dimension.
Each bankruptcy comprises new workout positions with suggestions. in addition to being a self-study self aid publication, it used to be designed for chess academics and chess classes.

First there's a spritely written 1st bankruptcy on strategies and combos via Geoff Chandler of Edinburgh Scotland. Mr. Chandler has up-to-date his renowned paintings with observations of play and ignored possibilities from web play. The 2d bankruptcy introduces a brand new writer (Life grasp Ian Harris) and a brand new method of how openings should be discovered. It offers Dr. Kopec's concept that openings may be discovered from the point of view of the next
five objectives: 1) improvement 2) heart regulate three) King security four) area and five) fabric stability. Dr. Kopec has been expousing this concept for a couple of years in his lectures and chess camps. If powerful, it's a novel approach of educating a subject matter that involves volumes and volumes of books over a few centuries! Mr. Harris has constructed this bankruptcy spanning a few 50 pages at the side of Dr. Kopec.

Dr. Kopec has additional new fabric to his bankruptcy three:
How to investigate a place together with classes at the
topics: the purpose count number process, Grand primary Station, and do not think every little thing Your machine Tells You. New workouts have additionally been further on the finish of this bankruptcy.

Chapter four (by Chris Morrison) has additionally been prolonged with an extra lesson entitled "Good and undesirable items" and variety of extra workouts.

Chapter five (by the past due Ian Mullen) has been prolonged with a lesson entitled "More complicated Endings". This bankruptcy has continually confirmed very precious for lecturers and classes at the endgame. the cloth is appropriate for avid gamers from amateur to grasp! There also are extra workouts for this
chapter, samples of fabric that you locate within the new version of Dr. Kopec's and Hal Terrie's third version of "Test,Evaluate, and enhance Your Chess: a knowledge-based method" 415 pages, (2013, Createspace / Amazon.

Finally, there's a new Appendix B: together with Mastery classes through the realm Champions which provides video games through international Champions illustrating their ability in at the least one of many 5 Chapters of the booklet:
1) strategies and combos 2) beginning ideas and ideas three) tips on how to examine a place four) find out how to Formulate a Plan and five) crucial Endgame wisdom. this can be a preview to Dr. Kopec's most likely subsequent paintings -- a video at the background of the Chess global Championship.

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La battaglia delle idee nei giochi aperti (Italian Edition) by Renato Clementi

By Renato Clementi

Il vecchio austriaco sorrise, period los angeles prima volta che lo faceva dopo vari giorni che lo frequentavo, aveva un viso da indiano sioux e le decine di rughe si mossero tutte insieme: «Quando tu capisci perché cavalo lì, in f3, tu capisci schachspiel!».
Se ne andò e non lo rividi mai più.
Capii allora che nel circolo c’erano vari personaggi: il MAESTRO, il PRINCIPIANTE, il PRATICO e l’ALLENATORE.
Il MAESTRO sa perché il Cavallo va in f3 ma non sa spiegartelo, il PRINCIPIANTE non lo sa, il PRATICO crede di saperlo, ma solo l’ALLENATORE te lo fa veramente capire.

Gli scacchi moderni sono il risultato di una lenta evoluzione delle idee. Nel ripercorrere questo cammino, lo scacchista può meglio comprendere il suo stesso modo di giocare e infondere in esso quel dinamismo del pensiero che ha sempre caratterizzato i grandi maestri fin dall’inizio della loro carriera.
Il libro, nel guidare in modo piacevole e discorsivo il principiante verso l. a. conoscenza delle principali aperture di gioco aperto, lo indirizza anche a una metodologia di apprendimento particolare, ben sperimentata nella sua efficacia pratica in anni di insegnamento.
Dal sito di caissascacchi.it è possibile scaricare i dossier according to l. a. consultazione e l’esercizio a computer.

Renato Clementi ha istituito nel 2000 l. a. prima accademia scacchistica online Caissa Scacchi e consistent with un decennio ha organizzato corsi, tenuto lezioni e allenato più di un centinaio di soci di vario livello, accompagnandoli nel loro impegno agonistico.
Ha scritto vari libri di scacchi che sono in parte pubblicati nel Kindle ebooks e che interessano argomenti di livello diverso, da principiante a maestro. In particolare si segnala il testo in tre volumi Gli Scacchi Esperti, un manuale di studio e di allenamento completo e approfondito.

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The Extreme Caro-Kann: Attacking Black with 3.f3 by Alexey Bezgodov

By Alexey Bezgodov

Alexey Bezgodov provides an strange notion for White opposed to the ever well known Caro-Kann Defence. The Russian Grandmaster and chess beginning professional advocates a truly early deviation, the aggravating and little explored 3.f3!?

This circulate could glance unimpressive first and foremost sight, however it significantly complicates existence for Caro-Kann gamers, because it makes Black’s major challenge greater: the advance of his bishop on c8. Small ask yourself that increasingly more robust grandmasters, akin to Vassily Ivanchuk, Alexander Morozevich and Judit Polgar, have integrated this flow of their repertoire.

After 3.f3!? the bishop on c8 has nowhere to move, and Black will usually fight to prevent enduring difficulties. White’s percentages to procure a bonus are enormous, as Bezgodov indicates during this interesting new bankruptcy in sleek chess commencing concept, full of unique research and transparent explanations.

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Elements of Positional Evaluation by Dan Heisman

By Dan Heisman

Which aspect stands greater? How far better? Why? such a lot chess avid gamers depend upon loosely knit, unstructured tips on how to evaluation chess items and positions. They examine positional rules which frequently bring about faulty reviews and defective judgements approximately how one can continue. This groundbreaking e-book by way of best-selling chess writer Dan Heisman addresses the overview and figuring out of ways static beneficial properties have an effect on the price of the items in a given place. Emphasis is put on the static evaluate of every piece s worth and its function within the total place instead of the review of a particular place, yet Heisman s process can be utilized to aid assessment complete positions by way of aiding to respond to the questions who stands larger, via how a lot, and why?

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My First Book of Checkmate by David MacEnulty

By David MacEnulty

Checkmate wins the sport. studying checkmate styles is helping you win video games. It’s that easy. Many checkmates fall into recognizable styles. My First booklet of Checkmate offers all of the simple styles in transparent diagrams, offers basic puzzles to get you all started, after which takes you on a desirable and worthwhile trip throughout the attractive and remarkable global of checkmate. by the point you end this publication you may be prepared either to work out chance sooner than it moves, and to convey the crushing blows that win video games. My First e-book of Checkmate is a revised, enlarged variation of The Chess Kid’s e-book of Checkmate via David MacEnulty, initially released in 2004 through David McKay.

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The French Winawer: Move by Move by Steve Giddins

By Steve Giddins

This sequence presents a great platform to check chess openings. by way of consistently not easy the reader to reply to probing questions in the course of the e-book, the stream by way of flow structure drastically encourages the training and training of significant abilities simply up to the conventional assimilation of commencing wisdom. rigorously chosen questions and solutions are designed to maintain you actively concerned and let you computer screen your growth as you study. this is often a good technique to research any chess establishing and even as enhance your basic chess talents and knowledge.

The Winawer is a truly well known selection among French Defence gamers. It enjoys a legitimate acceptance and reaches positions wealthy in percentages for either gamers. It deals Black the chance to go into sharp, dynamic traces, comparable to the infamous Poisoned Pawn version, in addition to strains that are extra strategic in nature. during this booklet, FIDE grasp Steve Giddins invitations you to hitch him in learning the French Winawer, a gap which he has performed for over 25 years, and its many diversifications. He examines instructive video games, covers an important strains and gives solutions to all of the key questions.

* crucial information and coaching within the French Winawer
* very important principles absorbed by means of persisted practice
* makes use of a fantastic method of chess study

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Fighting the Ruy Lopez by Milos Pavlovic

By Milos Pavlovic

The Ruy Lopez is a highly well known beginning, and somebody who performs 1 e4 e5 as Black must have a competent solution prepared. This booklet offers a solution.

Drawing upon his years of expertise dealing with the Lopez, Grandmaster Milos Pavlovic devises a valid but bold repertoire for Black in keeping with the mythical Marshall assault. The Marshall is an ideal counter-attacking weapon, because it avoids passive positions and the so-called ‘Spanish torture’. in addition, Black’s tactical and positional objectives are typically simple and sometimes contain an instantaneous assault opposed to White’s king. The effectiveness of the Marshall is obvious in case you contemplate that the final international champions have either suffered crushing defeats at the white aspect (Kramnik vs Leko, Brissago 2004; Anand vs Aronian, Morelia 2008) when Garry Kasparov consistently kept away from it with White.

* an entire repertoire opposed to the Ruy Lopez
* Highlights the common plans for either sides
* jam-packed with unique principles and analysis

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Openings for Amateurs by Pete Tamburro

By Pete Tamburro

Don’t have the time to check establishing thought, or to determine the place you’re going unsuitable together with your video games? Are you trying to find tips on the best way to deal with the hole so you might get a playable middlegame?

Openings for Amateurs is written with varieties of chessplayers in brain: regular “club” avid gamers who can’t have enough money to profit diversifications 30 strikes deep; and scholastic gamers seeking to take the next move of their chess development.


This is absolutely books in a single! The Primer covers the main common errors made within the establishing and considers many universal misconceptions approximately this part of the sport. renowned chess writer and lecturer Pete Tamburro devotes distinct consciousness to the simplest how you can meet either difficult strains just like the Blackmar-Diemer and the Belgrade Gambit, and “system” assaults resembling the Colle and the Barry, whereas discussing such vexing themes as while to chase a bishop and no matter if to think openings manuals.


Part II deals a variety of openings that you're invited to think about in keeping with your wishes, and offers fifty three annotated version video games that will help you comprehend the openings’
ideas instead of simply memorizing strikes. the purpose is that will help you confirm the place you're from time to time the way to pursue your chess ambitions – whereas supporting you instantaneously to outlive the outlet on your subsequent tournament!

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