Download E-books Danger in Chess: How to Avoid Making Blunders (Dover Chess) PDF

By Amatzia Avni

One fake stream, and you are useless — as in different video games, chess is fraught with occasions within which the incorrect response leads on to defeat. besides the fact that, in contrast to such a lot different video games, chess's most threatening moments are usually refined and simply neglected. This quantity deals tips to gamers at each point on the way to improve an early caution system.
Its recommendation is established round 3 major resources: outdoors (the opponent); within (the player's personal notion process); and the stimulus itself (the board position). the writer, an Israeli psychologist and FIDE grasp, exhibits gamers the way to establish real and capability risks and the way detecting them can be utilized not just to reinforce protection but in addition as an assault strategy.
Includes 24 black-and-white figures.

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Download E-books Soviet Chess 1917-1991 PDF

By Andrew Soltis

Ancient publication of the Year--United States Chess Federation this massive and luxurious murals is either an interpretive historical past of Soviet chess from the Bolshevik Revolution to the cave in of the U.S.S.R. in 1991 and a list of the main fascinating video games performed. The textual content strains the outstanding progress of chess from the progressive days to the devastations of global warfare II, after which from the Golden Age of Soviet-dominated chess within the Nineteen Fifties to the problem of Bobby Fischer and the hunt to discover his Soviet fit. incorporated are 249 video games, each one with a diagram; such a lot are annotated and plenty of have by no means earlier than been released outdoor the Soviet Union. The textual content is augmented by way of pictures and contains sixty three event and fit scoretables. additionally incorporated are a bibliography, an appendix of documents accomplished in Soviet nationwide championships, indexes of openings, and an index of avid gamers and competitors.

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Download E-books Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov: The Exceptional Endgame Skills of the 12th World Champion PDF

By Tibor Karolyi

Together with his nice endgame strategy Anatoly Karpov controlled to win positions which almost everyone else assessed as a draw. This e-book takes, for the 1st time, a better examine his endgame abilities, that have constantly remained whatever of an enigma, explaining the finer issues larger than Karpov himself has ever cared to do. A hugely instructive and unique ebook.

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Download E-books ChessBase Complete: Chess in the Digital Age PDF

By Jon Edwards

ChessBase step by step There’s a normal attractiveness between chess avid gamers in any respect degrees that the ChessBase software program software is important for severe chess development, yet many chess avid gamers are intimidated by way of the software program. Now, for the 1st time, former U.S. correspondence champion Jon Edwards has created real-life eventualities that spotlight upon why the software program is so vital for chess avid gamers of each classification, in addition to transparent factors of ways to exploit ChessBase. the writer will convey you the way, with ChessBase: (1) beginning instruction is fast, complete, fully-up-to-date, and potent; (2) you could quick find and evaluate very important video games in each starting, middlegame sort, and endgame; (3) you could immediately see what world wide engines take into consideration so much beginning and plenty of middlegame positions; (4) you could immediately see the place you and your competitors erred; (5) you could reliably arrange chess books for e-book in print or on the net… and masses, even more! there's actually no element of utilizing ChessBase which Edwards doesn't conceal. it's all the following, and multi functional quantity! be aware of easily that ChessBase is instrumental to each point of chess. This publication explains how the software program will help to enhance your play, your studying, your educating, your writing, or just your love of and exuberance for the sport. Jon Edwards explains all that you will want to grasp with concrete examples and straightforward directions. After that, how robust a chess participant, how solid a chess instructor, how reliable a chess writer you turn into is really as much as you.

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Download E-books Transpo Tricks in Chess (Batsford Chess Books) PDF

By Andrew Soltis

A transposition in chess is a bit like a bait-and-switch advertising ploy. the buyer thinks he’s getting a cut price on one piece of item, yet he finally ends up procuring one other at a miles larger cost. within the first publication dedicated to chess transpositions, New York Post columnist and acclaimed chess writer Andy Soltis indicates how this process works over the board. by means of transposing a sequence of famous strikes (i.e., making them in an strange order), a participant leads his opponent into an detrimental place that he would routinely have avoided. utilizing enjoyable examples from the video games of the masters, Soltis covers various transpositions in almost all types of commencing: double e-pawn, Sicilian, the Reti, English, Indian, and others.

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Download E-books Rethinking the Chess Pieces PDF

By Andrew Soltis

Professionals comprehend that in the process a video game, the worth of chess items swap. and so they use this information to make your mind up which items to exchange--and while. foreign grandmaster Andrew Soltis, the writer of Bobby Fischer Rediscovered, is helping move this significant details directly to beginners to allow them to profit, too. He investigates why the conventional "chart of relative values" or desktop research so frequently fails to provide an explanation for why yes trades and sacrifices paintings and others simply do not. the entire standard judgements a participant has to make, akin to no matter if to switch minor items for rook and pawn, obtain exact scrutiny. avid gamers will relish the insightful analysis.

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