Download Dangerous Weapons: The Pirc and Modern by Richard Palliser,Colin McNab,James Vigus PDF

By Richard Palliser,Colin McNab,James Vigus

do you want to clean up your commencing repertoire? decide on harmful guns and amaze your competitors with new and intriguing beginning ideas!

In this e-book, 3 best specialists take a progressive examine well known and heavily comparable openings: the Pirc and the trendy. rather than analysing the well-trodden major traces they be aware of clean or little-explored diversifications, determining a wealth of ‘dangerous’ strategies for either shades. no matter if taking part in White or Black, a examine of this booklet will depart you convinced and fully-armed, and your competitors operating for cover!

Dangerous guns is a sequence of starting books which provide the reader with an abundance of hard-hitting principles to revitalize his or her establishing repertoire. a number of the conscientiously selected guns are cutting edge, visually surprising, awfully tough, or were unfairly discarded. they're certain to throw even your such a lot skilled competitors off balance.

* The Pirc and glossy as by no means visible before
* jam-packed with unique rules and analysis
* An armory of guns to surprise your opponents

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Download Understanding Rook Endgames by Karsten Müller,Yakov Konoval PDF

By Karsten Müller,Yakov Konoval

“Unbelievably good written ... many new discoveries are published the following. the most effective endgame books of all time” – John Elburg,

Endgames with rooks and pawns are the main often taking place in chess, coming up in approximately 1 video game in 10. should you research an enormous procedure during this endgame, likelihood is you'll turn out utilizing it quicker or later.

And there are a very good many tools and ideas that may be mastered with a bit attempt. This e-book highlights the most important topics in rook endings, and at each one flip invitations the reader to check his wisdom and abilities with plentiful exercises.

Rook endgame thought doesn't stand nonetheless. New functional examples illustrate novel techniques as gamers search to pose difficulties to their competitors – Magnus Carlsen has proven that even the driest-looking positions can characteristic lethal traps. the continuing construction of latest endgame tablebases – of which co-author Yakov Konoval has been on the vanguard – permits new sessions of positions to be assessed with definitive simple task. utilizing six-man and the new seven-man tablebases, the authors reassess some of the previous reviews and succeed in new and enlightening conclusions approximately vintage rook endings. you can be startled and surprised, and shortly observe that you're turning into a much more powerful endgame player.

“You can consider convinced that whatever you research and research at the foundation of Müller’s e-book is a hundred% right” – Matthew Sadler, New in Chess

German grandmaster Karsten Müller is arguably the world’s ultimate author on chess endgames. His ‘masterwork’, basic Chess Endings, is a latest endgame ‘bible’ and was once studied intensively in his early life by way of present international Champion Magnus Carlsen.

Yakov Konoval is a Russian chess-player and programmer who studied at Mikhail Botvinnik’s chess college. He has written courses for fixing chess difficulties and has pioneered new thoughts for producing endgame tablebases.

“Understanding Rook Endgames might be worthy its weight in gold to the formidable who're keen to take the time to glean its secrets and techniques” – IM John Donaldson, Gold-Medal successful united states group Captain

“The final publication on rook endgames – hugely urged” – Heinz Däubler, Der neue Tag

“Rook endgame thought doesn't stand nonetheless. Magnus Carlsen has proven that even the driest-looking positions can function lethal traps. the continuing production of recent endgame tablebases of which co-author Yakov Konoval has been on the vanguard permits new periods of positions to be assessed with definitive walk in the park. utilizing six-man and the new seven-man tablebases, the authors re-evaluate a few of the outdated reviews and achieve new and enlightening conclusions approximately vintage rook endings. you'll be startled and surprised, and shortly detect that you're turning into a much more powerful endgame participant. German grandmaster Karsten Müller is for me the world’s most excellent author on chess endgames. i've got commented on his very good paintings earlier than. His masterwork, basic Chess Endings, is a contemporary endgame bible and was once studied intensively through present global Champion Magnus Carlsen in his formative years” – Carl Portman, Carl's Planet

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Download Opening Originals: Strong Sidelines for Club Cats by Daniel Lowinger PDF

By Daniel Lowinger

unique starting principles Sound – and hazardous! establishing Originals makes a speciality of either sound and hazardous establishing principles that experience escaped large become aware of. on occasion, they're artifacts of the earlier, too quickly discarded and with no reliable cause; in others, they're home-cooking, and should expect the way forward for theoretical advancements. In all situations, the author’s reasons are concept-based, and little memorization is needed. “Daniel Lowinger deals his readers a decide on menu of beginning rules from that you may decide and select. no matter if you're looking for brand new principles so as to add in your repertoire in 1.e4, 1.d4 or 1.c4 openings; for White or for Black; sharp or quiet traces – this ebook has whatever for you! “[He seems to be] into strains that aren't the commonest, backing his rules with thorough learn and autonomous analysis.” – From the Foreword by way of Danish Grandmaster Lars Bo Hansen American grasp Dan Lowinger is an lively participant, trainer and instructor. he's the writer of the hugely acclaimed “The 3...Qd8 Scandinavian.” He lives together with his spouse in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Download Rich As A King: How the Wisdom of Chess Can Make You a by Susan Polgar,Douglas Goldstein PDF

By Susan Polgar,Douglas Goldstein

Chess champions are one of the most powerful strategic thinkers on the planet. think in case you might follow the idea approaches of grandmasters like Bobby Fischer, Garry Kasparov, and Susan Polgar on your personal investments.

Rich as a King: How the knowledge of Chess could make You a Grandmaster of Investing unlocks the secrets and techniques of chess in a tangible means so that you can observe them to handling your individual funds. With the suggestions of worldwide Chess Champion and Grandmaster Susan Polgar-one of the best avid gamers within the historical past of the game-along with foreign funding consultant Douglas Goldstein, CFP®, you could tips on how to practice the knowledge of chess to make you a grandmaster of your investments.

choked with sensible examples and never-before-heard tales from the chess international, Susan and Doug will convey you:

* What has been conserving you again from good fortune

* The strikes Susan used to win 10 Olympic medals, that you would be able to commence utilizing right away to control your cash

* The sixty four concepts which can make you Rich as a King!

pondering one step forward and making a designated financial statement will convey you toward your final ambitions of establishing your wealth.

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Download Chess Developments: Sicilian Najdorf 6 Bg5 by Kevin Goh Wei Ming PDF

By Kevin Goh Wei Ming

Chess advancements is a sequence which supplies cutting-edge openings assurance. Chess advancements makes a speciality of the present traits – focusing on severe traces, theoretical novelties and strong new principles. It deals gamers of all degrees the chance to maintain up to date with present beginning conception when additionally increasing and enhancing their repertoires.

The Sicilian Najdorf is unquestionably essentially the most renowned chess openings. It used to be performed with nice good fortune via international champions Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov and at the present time it continues to be a favorite defence in any respect degrees from grandmaster to newbie. 6 Bg5 is commonly said as a severe attempt of the Sicilian Najdorf. It results in razor-sharp positions and hotly debated traces equivalent to the attention-grabbing Poisoned Pawn, the place one small slip by way of each side might be deadly. during this publication, overseas grasp Kevin Goh Wei Ming examines the main theoretically very important and instructive video games lately, highlighting the most advancements and novelties for either side. no matter if enjoying White or Black, this ebook provide you with crucial wisdom of an incredible opening.

* crucial assurance of a well-liked opening
* Written by way of a Sicilian Najdorf 6 Bg5 expert
* full of new principles and important analysis

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Download Chess Developments: The Grünfeld by David Vigorito PDF

By David Vigorito

Chess advancements presents state of the art openings insurance. Chess advancements specializes in the present tendencies – targeting severe traces, theoretical novelties and strong new rules. It bargains gamers of all degrees the chance to maintain up to date with present starting conception while additionally increasing and enhancing their repertoires.

The Grünfeld is a dynamic beginning during which Black permits White to construct a majestic pawn centre sooner than plotting its downfall by means of a chain of assaults with pawns and items. This bold, hypermodern process is renowned from membership point throughout to the World’s elite. during this e-book, David Vigorito selects and examines an important and instructive Grünfeld video games from contemporary years, highlighting the most advancements and novelties for either White and Black. Vigorito is celebrated for his starting services, and his transparent factors of the plans and strategies for either side will profit all players.

* crucial insurance of the Grünfeld Defence
* jam-packed with key new principles and important analysis
* simple layout to assist readers take up information

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Download A Strategic Opening Repertoire by John Donaldson,Carsten Hansen PDF

By John Donaldson,Carsten Hansen

In 1998 a slender quantity by means of foreign grasp John Donaldson explored the crafting of a spophisticated yet simply assmilated team of interrelated commencing options desiring to identify small yet lasting merits. the outcome, A Strategic commencing Repertoire, was once an fast luck. Now this moment version, revised via Danish FM Carsten Hansen with the help of John Donaldson, is vastly elevated - two times the scale - with many extra video games and specific motives. The traces provided right here will serve a participant good all through his profession as they're in response to stable positionial rules with an emphasis on figuring out instead of memorizing. they won't fall as a result of one sharp novelty. utilizing this repertoire, you'll continually end up on extra established flooring than your opponent.

--This textual content refers to another Kindle Edition edition.

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Download The Giant Chess Puzzle Book by Zenon Franco PDF

By Zenon Franco

"You won't fail to enhance your video game - definitely your tactical wisdom - in case you have the self-discipline to paintings via this gorgeous book." - Carl Portman, Defence Focus

Tactical talents are paramount in chess. greater than anything, a player's skill to discover tactical ideas determines how winning he's over-the-board. No endgame scheme, beginning thought or strategic plan, although outstanding an idea it can be, is of any worth until it really is competently calculated and implemented.

The top method to improve tactical abilities is to guidance them through tackling new and difficult positions. This ebook offers a wealth of chess puzzles to check on the subject of each side of your tactical skill. it's very not going that even those that have learn many different chess puzzle books will realize greater than a handful of those positions. Franco has searched fresh occasions and used strong pcs to search out formerly unpublished puzzles, and has additionally drawn commonly upon Latin American resources that he has been scouring for fabulous examples over the past 3 decades.

Following an identical development to Gambit's highly profitable final Chess Puzzle booklet (by John Emms), the publication starts off with one hundred twenty really effortless positions compatible for newbies, and ends with eighty super difficult puzzles, which offer a mind-bending problem even for grandmasters. There are 1001 puzzles in all, together with themed sections and graded assessments, all with certain computer-verified strategies and verbal factors of the most instructive points.

"Puzzle books needs to be the most renowned genres of all chess books. they're nice enjoyable to learn and arguably very priceless to your chess. The Paraguayan grandmaster and coach (Vallejo Pons was once one in every of his scholars) has prepare a suite of 1,001 puzzles, starting from the simplest to the downright diabolic, to please and infuriate. He has no longer resorted to 'old chestnuts' and lots of are very fresh. Enjoyable." - John Saunders, British Chess Magazine

Zenon Franco is a grandmaster from Paraguay who now lives in Spain. he's an skilled chess coach, his such a lot impressive student being Paco Vallejo, now one of many world's best grandmasters. He has written six prior books for Gambit, together with Chess Self-Improvement and Grandmaster secrets and techniques: Counterattack!.

"Chess difficulties are like lifestyles. we're given a query and we do not constantly comprehend the reply. Is it correct to show away and never attempt to locate that resolution? probably we must always simply roll up our sleeves and meet that problem head on; in spite of everything the solutions are all there, ready to be came upon. benefit from the trip and take in your self in exactly a number of the pleasant mysteries of the sixty four squares." - Carl Portman, Defence Focus

"Franco's publication is sweet for rookies and informal gamers ... many positions are not too tricky. the author is from South the United States, and has sourced many combos from little-known grasp video games performed in that continent. Gambit chess books frequently have the virtue that their writers take care to choose unique or very contemporary examples..." - Antti Parkkinen, Suomen Shakki

"You could ask yourself how an writer can produce yet one more 1001 positions that might be strange to the reader. the reply lies within the nationality of the writer, who originates from Paraguay, for he has drawn a wide percentage of the positions from video games that have been performed in Latin-America, and which hardly succeed in ecu eyes other than as naked entries on a database. ...Overall i believe that this is often probably the most hard puzzle books that i've got ever tried. yet, as has usually been stated, 'no achieve with out pain'." - Alan Sutton, En Passant

"There's loads of enjoyable on hand from this puzzle e-book, which may still swimsuit gamers who prefer to attempt and enhance their tactical prowess. an individual who tackles even only a average percent of the puzzles can be capable increase their very own imaginative and prescient and awareness." - Sean Marsh,

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Download Bobby Fischer Comes Home: The Final Years in Iceland, a Saga by Helgi Olafsson PDF

By Helgi Olafsson

On March 24, 2005, a small airplane with Bobby Fischer on board landed at Reykjavik Airport. the coming in Iceland of the previous global Chess Champion was once front-page information worldwide. In a ploy to loose him from legal in Japan the Icelandic Parliament had granted the yank Icelandic citizenship. Fischer were arrested in Tokyo whilst the united states warrant stuck up with him that was once issued after he had violated American sanctions opposed to the previous Yugoslavia by means of enjoying a arguable fit opposed to Boris Spassky.

Icelandic chess grandmaster Helgi Olafsson used to be 15 12 months previous in 1972, while in a sensational fit in his domestic nation Bobby Fischer beat Boris Spassky for the realm name. Breathlessly, Helgi had the fit and attended a couple of video games within the enjoying corridor in Reykjavik. while thirty-three years later his adolescence hero was once arrested in Tokyo, Olafsson grew to become one of many contributors of the Committee to unfastened Bobby Fischer.

Now Fischer lower back to Iceland, a rustic he was once by no means to depart back until eventually his loss of life on January 17, 2008. Olafsson and Fischer constructed a different friendship. numerous hours they spent jointly, they observed chess, approximately existence, made journeys, performed video games, rejoiced, and quarrelled. Bobby Fischer Comes domestic tells the tale in their advanced friendship and paints an intimate portrait of the final years of the fellow who many see because the maximum chess participant that ever lived.

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