Download Petrosian vs the Elite: 71 victories by the master of by Raymond Keene PDF

By Raymond Keene

This ebook includes seventy one deeply annotated chess victories of Tigran Petrosian (World Champion from 1963 to 1969) opposed to the prime gamers of his day, a few of that are in print for the 1st time. The authors' authoritative yet obtainable language makes it a very good learn for the novice in addition to a forged iron community of interlocking diversifications to fulfill the professionals.

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Download Schach mit Neuem Schwung: Besser Spielen durch das Verstehen by Jeremy Silman PDF

By Jeremy Silman

Schach mit neuem Schwung, die deutsche Übersetzung der vierten und vollständig überarbeiteten Ausgabe von Silmans legendärem "How to reconsider Your Chess", ist ein moderner Klassiker, in dem Silman sein bahnbrechendes Konzept der Ungleichgewichte auf eine ganz neue Stufe hebt.

Das Buch wendet sich an Spieler mit einer Wertungszahl zwischen 1400 und 2100 und an coach, die einen sofort anwendbaren Schachkurs suchen.

In diesem Buch nimmt der Autor den Leser auf eine Reise mit, die das Denken erweitert, die Grundlagen der Ungleichgewichte erklärt, dafür sorgt, dass jedes element der Ungleichgewichte verstanden wird und gibt dem Spieler/Schachliebhaber dadurch etwas, von dem er stets geträumt hat, aber immer für unerreichbar hielt: ein positionelles Grundverständnis auf Meisterniveau.

Ein Abschnitt über praktische Schachpsychologie (mit dem Titel ‘Psychologische Streifzüge’) präsentiert nie zuvor veröffentlichte Ideen über psychologische Prozesse, die Spieler aller Spielstärken an der Entfaltung hindern und verrät leicht umsetzbare Tipps und Techniken, die jedem helfen, diese weit verbreiteten geistigen/psychologischen Schwächen zu überwinden.

Hunderte von Partien, die durch anschauliche Erklärungen lebendig werden, und Geschichten, die humorvoll und lehrreich sind, erläutern die Themen des Buches auf persönliche und unterhaltsame Weise.

Wenn Ihnen die positionellen Meisterwerke der Schachlegenden immer unverständlich geblieben sind und Schachstrategie für Sie stets ein Buch mit sieben Siegeln battle und Sie glauben, im Positionsspiel ein Bauer und kein Meister zu sein, dann kann Schach mit neuem Schwung Ihr Leben ändern.

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Download The Trompowsky Attack: Move by Move by Cyrus Lakdawala PDF

By Cyrus Lakdawala

This sequence offers a terrific platform to review chess openings. via always tough the reader to respond to probing questions in the course of the ebook, the stream through circulate layout enormously encourages the training and working towards of significant abilities simply up to the normal assimilation of establishing wisdom. rigorously chosen questions and solutions are designed to maintain you actively concerned and let you computer screen your development as you study. this is often a great technique to research any chess beginning and whilst increase your basic chess talents and knowledge.

In this booklet, overseas grasp Cyrus Lakdawala examines the Trompowsky assault. initially a favorite between membership avid gamers, in recent times the Trompowsky has been remodeled right into a robust weapon even at grandmaster point. It relatively appeals to daring, formidable avid gamers and ends up in positions that are wealthy in percentages for each side. utilizing illustrative video games and drawing on his personal adventure with the outlet, Lakdawala offers a repertoire for White, covers the most positional and tactical principles for each side, presents solutions to all of the key questions and tells you every little thing you must find out about effectively enjoying the Trompowsky Attack.

Essential tips and coaching within the Trompowsky Attack
Also covers the Pseudo-Trompowsky 1 d4 d5 2 Bg5
Utilizes an amazing method of chess study

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Download Understanding the Elephant: A Xiangqi Primer Part 1: History by Jim Png PDF

By Jim Png

chinese language Chess, or Xiangqi that is the popular time period, is the main performed board video game or type of chess within the Orient. but regardless of its attractiveness within Asia, it really is rather overseas to the West.
Understanding the Elephant: A Xiangqi Primer is a chain of books aimed toward selling the sport to the West.
Many have heard in regards to the tale of the blind males touching varied elements of an elephant prior to giving an outline of what the concept an elephant could seem like. They have been all right and so they have been all mistaken on the similar time.
Understanding the Elephant may desire to remove that blindfold, to permit the reader to determine Xiangqi in its complete splendour. It additionally represents the books or info that the writer wanted he had while he first all started studying the sport a long time ago.
In the first actual a part of the sequence, the historical past of Xiangqi is gifted. historic chinese language texts, and modern books at the topic were used to give and evaluate early articles or books at the subject within the West.
The bankruptcy could be divided into 3 sections.
The first part will care for the historical past of Xiangqi from the pre-historic instances up until the tune Dynasty. This part will be serious about the origins of Xiangqi. numerous hypotheses with regards to the origins or historical prototypes of Xiangqi will be provided. the present type of Xiangqi which we play this day existed no later than the tune Dynasty.
The moment part might take care of the heritage of Xiangqi after the tune Dynasty up until eventually the twenty-first century. This part will be extra inquisitive about the folk, Xiangqi literature, and the cultural element of Xiangqi.
The 3rd part is a quick part of tales or fables concerning Xiangqi. for instance, tales explaning why crimson and Black are utilized in Xiangqi, why pink strikes first et cetera are defined the following.
This ebook is exclusive in that it discusses the heritage of Xiangqi from pre-historic occasions up until the 21st century. Comparisons of old chinese language texts with early literature has additionally been done.
By no ability can this e-book comprise all there's to understand in regards to the background of Xiangqi. particularly, it might be an advent to the fascinating topic of Xiangqi, one of many gem stones of the chinese language culture.

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Download Excelling at Chess by Jacob Aagaard PDF

By Jacob Aagaard

a few avid gamers turn into solid at chess, a few excellent, whereas others excel on the video game. Jacob Aagaard identifies the most important elements that separate the very robust gamers from the remaining. He comprises chapters on whilst to calculate, the right way to assessment positions, tips to research concept, easy methods to examine the endgame and whilst to strength the location. somebody who follows the recommendation during this e-book can't fail to enhance their believe for the game.

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Download Battle for Ruin Mist Core Roleplaying Game Rules by Robert Stanek PDF

By Robert Stanek

you may have heard concerning the books. you can now discover and roleplay on the planet of the books. because the writer of the destroy Mist books and the author of conflict for spoil Mist: The Roleplaying Game(tm), Robert Stanek constructed this gaming process for avid gamers and readers of his well known destroy Mist books.

Growing up in Wisconsin quite a few miles from Lake Geneva, Robert used to be there while Dungeons & Dragons was once born and used to be an energetic gamer all through his early life in addition to an early participant and tester of video games like Boot Hill and Gamma international and one of many first to play and try out the realm of Greyhawk.

In this 300-page rulebook for the middle roleplaying online game, Robert introduces the visible RPG thoughts he is constructed over an entire life as an energetic gamer and RPG fan including

Player conflict System
Campaign conflict System
Active Cooperative Adventuring
Active Player-vs-Player Combat
Active crusade Combat
Dynamic Magic System
d100 System
Percentile Gaming System

-- all of that are emblems or registered emblems of Reagent Press.

This convenient roleplaying advisor encompasses a particular introductory fee. visible gaming starts the following and you'll be part of fine-tuning and increasing the roleplaying procedure being brought with this center rulebook.

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Download Anti-Sicilians: A Guide for Black by Dorian Rogozenko PDF

By Dorian Rogozenko

“To be blunt, any participant who performs the Sicilian protection as Black should have this e-book” - Chris Chambers, Georgia Chess

The Sicilian is much and away the most well-liked chess starting. the reason being visible: it allows Black to struggle for victory with no taking over the top dangers. The Sicilian rankings good in perform and is an organization favorite with avid gamers of all criteria. Given either the Sicilian’s fearsome acceptance and the quantity of theoretical guidance required to take on it head-on, many avid gamers like to side-step the Open Sicilian with one of many Anti-Sicilian platforms at White’s disposal. those contain: positionally prompted traces similar to the two c3 Sicilian and the three Bb5 structures; gradual yet tough attacking strains together with the Closed Sicilian and the King’s Indian assault; and competitive yet loosening principles just like the Grand Prix assault and quite a few gambits. This ebook equips Black to struggle opposed to a lot of these traces. within the most important adaptations, Rogozenko presents a call among an effective and an competitive choice. He caters when you meet 2 Nf3 with the 3 major strikes, 2...d6, 2...e6 and 2...Nc6.

“Moldovan GM Dorian Rogozenko inspired me along with his frank revelations approximately his favorite responses” - Tim Harding, Chess Mail

Dorian Rogozenko is a grandmaster from Moldova who lives in Romania. He performs within the German, Romanian and Dutch leagues and has represented his state at 4 Chess Olympiads. Rogozenko additionally certified for the 2001 FIDE international Championship and is a well-known specialist on establishing idea. this can be his first chess book.

“Sicilian gamers beware! this could be on your library.” - Alex Dunne, ICCF Amici

“The publication is nice, fabulous ... Rogozenko takes the time to provide an explanation for intimately the positional and tactical facets of the tested traces, the move-orders, the reasoning at the back of sure strikes and plans. ... there are many new rules provided within the textual content, a number of infrequent possible choices which have been re-examined and re-assessed and plenty of formerly authorised tests which have been significantly studied and re-evaluated. This all makes the e-book a valuable buy even for robust avid gamers of the GM-level ... My review: this e-book is a must-buy!” - Sotiris Logothetis, Chess Today

“I came across an exceptional stability among verbal dialogue of the traces the place he explains the thoughts concerned instead of simply utilizing codes to teach who has the virtue. A good produced book.” - Paul Dunn, Australian Chess

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Download Morphy's Games of Chess (Dover Chess) by Philip Sergeant PDF

By Philip Sergeant

Do you frequently lose at chess just because you're not competitive sufficient? you could positioned boldness into your chess online game by means of following the bright strikes of Paul Morphy, who has been referred to as the best chess participant of all time.
This quantity includes three hundred of Morphy's top video games, conscientiously annotated by way of Philip W. Sergeant. whereas Morphy wrote no books on chess concept and rarely expounded his equipment in public, his theories are basically established within the video games during this quantity. you could systematically enhance your individual video game, you could upload brilliance on your play by way of following the means of quickly, forceful improvement and establishing of traces built by way of the good 19th-century international Champion.
In a brand new advent, Fred Reinfeld, recognized American chess authority, states: "By emphasizing the function of systematic, competitive improvement, Morphy helped to mildew chess into an paintings shape and into the top section of highbrow struggle."
Included during this thoroughly unabridged quantity are fifty four vintage video games opposed to such masters as Anderssen, Harrwitz, Mongredien, chook, Paulsen, and others. There also are fifty two video games at odds, fifty two blindfold video games, plus greater than a hundred others. those video games, with explanatory textual content, provide a good champion's interpretation of such common chess openings because the Dutch safety, Evans Gambit, Giuoco Piano, and Ruy Lopez.

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Download Mission: Checkmate! The Blackmar-Diemer Gambit by Eric Schiller PDF

By Eric Schiller

it is a ebook for chess gamers who like to play for checkmate from the first actual flow. it truly is for gamers who search now not basically a victory however the thrill of seeing the enemy king lie down in humiliating defeat. it truly is for the type of participant who reacts to the checkmate with a sly grin or by way of throwing his palms within the air and shouting “Who's da man?” (though this is often thought of very bad habit and isn't more likely to earn you come fit opposed to a similar opponent.) This e-book advocates an uncompromising establishing procedure the place White may be guaranteed of an important initiative for a substantial size of time, even though he needs to half with a pawn with the intention to get it. right here you'll find no encyclopedic remedy of adaptations or unique repertoire notes. as a substitute, you will discover a number of really good sacrifices within the early phases of the sport, many by means of beginner gamers dealing with more suitable competition! lots of the video games are awarded all of the means as much as the checkmate movement simply because this e-book can be meant as a guide of ways to create a checkmate utilizing various commencing and middlegame strategies.

This e-book is meant for beginner avid gamers who're attempting to increase their attacking skills.

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