Download e-book for iPad: David vs Goliath Chess: How to Beat a Stronger Player by Andrew Soltis

By Andrew Soltis

ISBN-10: 1849943575

ISBN-13: 9781849943574

suggestions and examples for beating an effective opponent in chess.

Chess heritage is affected by David vs Goliath chess struggles the place the weaker participant has prevailed. Chess masters, even overseas grandmasters, could be defeated by means of younger, bettering avid gamers who use the precise strategies and correct attitude.

In David vs Goliath Chess, popular chess author Andrew Soltis takes you thru 50 annotated video games that convey how weaker avid gamers have scored wonderful upsets by means of overcoming a solid opponent’s better wisdom and experience.

He supplies pointers on every thing from the easiest mental approach to tackle a powerful participant, to learning your competitors prior video games, picking weaknesses and choosing chess innovations she or he will not count on.

A nice chess improver booklet that may profit any common chess participant, together with membership avid gamers, giving the reader self assurance to tackle a person at chess.

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Download PDF by Edward Dearing: Play the Nimzo-Indian

By Edward Dearing

ISBN-10: 1857444035

ISBN-13: 9781857444032

The Nimzo-Indian is certainly one of Black's such a lot universally well known and decent solutions to at least one d4. it can be stated that no different starting permits Black to play for a win from this kind of sound positional foundation, whereas its flexibility supplies upward thrust to a large number of alternative positions wealthy in tactical and positional play. The record of Nimzo-Indian admirers runs like a who is who of the chess international: Garry Kasparov, Vladimir Kramnik, Vishy Anand, Anatoly Karpov and Michael Adams are only a handful of best Grandmasters who've utilised it with nice effect.

With the Nimzo-Indian being one of these trendy commencing, a few Black avid gamers are do away with by way of the potential of having to profit a labyrinth of alternative adaptations. besides the fact that, in Play the Nimzo-Indian Edward Dearing solves this challenge by way of developing a concise and manageable repertoire for Black, delivering an answer opposed to every one of White's attempts, no matter if it is a serious major line or a difficult part edition. After analyzing this booklet, you've the required wisdom and self assurance to start taking part in the Nimzo-Indian on your games.

* Explains a gap favoured through the world's elite
* Written by means of a well known openings expert
* Covers all of White's major tries

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New PDF release: Play the Grünfeld

By Yelena Dembo

ISBN-10: 185744521X

ISBN-13: 9781857445213

The Grünfeld is a thrilling and dynamic solution to one d4, and has turn into very hot in any respect degrees of chess. a big cause of this can be that it's been a long-time favorite of the World's strongest-ever chess participant, Garry Kasparov, who used it repeatedly in his a variety of international Championship battles. The Grünfeld a great deal depends on the foundations of the hypermodern college of chess: Black permits White to erect an impressive-looking centre at the assumption that during the long term it could actually turn out to be extra of a legal responsibility than an asset. Play frequently turns into very complicated and tactical, one of many purposes the Grünfeld appeals to bold players.

Despite its points of interest, a few potential Grünfeld avid gamers are discouraged through the need of wanting to benefit a number of assorted adaptations in this sort of advanced beginning. In Play the Grünfeld, in spite of the fact that, commencing specialist Yelena Dembo circumvents this challenge by means of generating a entire and but potential repertoire for Black, supplying an answer opposed to every one of White's attempts, even if it is a severe major line or a difficult sideline. After examining this publication, you have got the necessary wisdom and self belief to start enjoying the Grünfeld on your personal games.

* Written via a well known Grünfeld expert
* Covers all of White's major tries
* finds the tactical and positional principles for either sides

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New PDF release: Finding Bobby Fischer: Chess Interviews

By Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam

ISBN-10: 905691572X

ISBN-13: 9789056915728

ISBN-10: 9071689867

ISBN-13: 9789071689864

‘Bobby Fischer will get up, tall, obese, and a little clumsy. He attempts to fulfil the tasks of the host and shakes arms, yet his nervously darting eyes betray his unease with the location. this isn't a guy familiar with receiving visitors.’

Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam’s gripping come upon with the mythical American recluse, a journalist’s dream come real, is the priceless apotheosis of this certain choice of interviews that have been first released in New In Chess among 1986 and 1992.

Why did Kasparov imagine Fischer used to be an alien? what number stamps does Karpov have? used to be it particularly Caruso who seemed in Smyslov’s dream to educate him find out how to sing? Brimming with anecdotes and revealing insights those interviews assemble chess champions of prior and current. Meet legends like Botvinnik, Gligoric, Portisch and Spassky or sleek stars like Anand, Kramnik, and Judit Polgar.
Different as they're, all of them appear to ask Ten Geuzendam the favorite query of the inimitable Miguel Najdorf: ‘Do you must listen a stunning story?’ A vintage assortment, ultimately on hand again.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Tactician's Handbook by Victor Charushin,Karsten Müller,Judit Polgar

By Victor Charushin,Karsten Müller,Judit Polgar

ISBN-10: 1941270344

ISBN-13: 9781941270349

The Tactician’s guide within the past due Nineties, American writer Pickard & Son published 5 books, each one devoted to a special tactical subject, and every with nearly a hundred pages. Written via the past due Russian correspondence grasp Victor Charushin, the books have been Alekhine’s Block, mixture go, Lasker’s mixture, Mitrofanov’s Deflection, and The Steeplechase. They have been very well-received via chessplayers all over the place. And, in truth, Charushin had written extra books within the sequence, Domination, and no more universal combos, yet those weren't published. For this variation of The Tactician’s guide, German grandmaster Karsten Müller has conscientiously reviewed after which chosen the fabric he concept so much enlightening. Then instructive routines have been extra. the entire research has been checked by means of the silicon monster, whereas Charushin’s notes and reviews have been revised the place valuable. All seven titles have been then mixed into one accomplished quantity. upload to foreword by means of one of many nice tacticians of our time, Hungarian grandmaster Judit Polgar, and the result's a superb, instructive instruction manual masking one of the most fascinating strategies in chess. The Tactician’s guide is certain to supply you with many hours of pleasure and instruction!

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Jonathan Rowson's Schach für Zebras: Anders Denken über Schwarz und Weiß PDF

By Jonathan Rowson

ISBN-10: 1904600654

ISBN-13: 9781904600657

"...Spieler jeder Spielstärke sollten von der Fülle von klar erklärten Ideen profitieren." - GM Luke McShane, Sunday exhibit

Jonathan Rowson, writer des hoch gepriesenen Buches Die sieben Todsünden des Schachspielers, untersucht drei Fragen, die für alle Schachspieler wichtig sind:
1) Warum ist es so schwierig seine Spielstärke zu verbessern?
2) Welche artwork von mentaler Einstellung ist notwendig, um gute Züge in den unterschiedlichen Phasen der Partie zu finden?
3) Ist der Anzugsvorteil des Weißen ein Mythos, und macht es einen Unterschied, ob guy mit Weiß oder mit Schwarz spielt?

In einem eindrucksvollen originalen Werk macht Rowson von seinem akademischen Hintergrundwissen in Philosophie und Psychologie Gebrauch, um diese drei Fragen in einer unterhaltsamen und aufschlussreichen Weise zu beantworten. Dieses Buch hilft allen Spielern in ihrem Bestreben, sich zu verbessern und bietet neue Erkenntnisse in der Eröffnung und im frühen Mittelspiel.

Rowson präsentiert viele neue Ideen, z. B. wie Schwarz die frühe Initiative des Weißen am besten bekämpft, und wie er aus dem Informationsvorsprung, den er als Nachziehender erhält, Nutzen ziehen kann. Als Beispiel gibt er eine state of affairs, die er "Zugzwang Lite" nennt, die dann entstehen kann, wenn Weiß keine konstruktiven Züge mehr hat. Außerdem beschäftigt er sich eingehend mit den Theorien zweier Spieler, die sich in unterschiedlicher Weise für die schwarze Sache stark gemacht haben: Mihai Suba and Andras Adorjan.

Die Leser werden überdies mit einem "geistigen Werkzeugkasten" ausgestattet, der ihnen dabei helfen wird, viele typische Situationen am Brett mit größerem Erfolg zu bewältigen und eine Vielzahl psychologischer Fallen zu vermeiden.

"Rowsons Untersuchung von Schachpsychologie scheint quick eine Garantie zu sein, die praktischen Ergebnisse eines Spielers zu verbessern." - GM Ian Rogers, Canberra Times

Großmeister Jonathan Rowson ist der stärkste Spieler Schottlands und obendrein ein namhafter Schachautor. Im Jahre 2002 teilte er den 1. Platz im global Open und im Jahre 2004 gewann er das Großmeisterturnier in Hastings und wurde zum ersten Mal Britischer Meister. Diesen Titel konnte er im Jahre 2005 verteidigen. Er ist außerdem ein erfahrener Schachlehrer. Sein vorhergehendes Buch für Gambit Die sieben Todsünden des Schachspielers ist in der Schachpresse weithin gepriesen worden.

"Das Schöne an den Büchern von GM Jonathan Rowson ist, dass guy immer das Gefühl hat, guy hat jemanden gefunden, mit dem guy sich intestine über Schach unterhalten kann, auch wenn es mediumsbedingt eine etwas einseitige Kommunikation ist." - Fernando Offermann, Berliner Schachverband

"Ein originelles Essay über das Denken während der Partie, mit provokanten Thesen und vielen Ratschlägen. GM Jonathan Rowson ermuntert den Leser, sich mehr um das Können zu kümmern statt um noch mehr Wissen. Hemmende oder gar schädliche Denkgewohnheiten sollen durch erfolgsorientiertes Denken ersetzt werden. Denken wir besser dann spielen wir besser. Schach für Zebras ist die interessanteste Neuerscheinung 2005." - Dr. Erik Rausch, Rochade

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New PDF release: Mastering Complex Endgames: Practical Lessons on Critical

By Daniel Naroditsky

ISBN-10: 9056914057

ISBN-13: 9789056914059

Young Daniel Naroditsky (1995) has picked the main instructive examples of endgames during which you might want to use principles and plans so that it will outplay your opponent. this isn't an encyclopaedia nor a guide on endings, that are frequently important yet dull, yet a compendium of vigorous classes and workouts. The positions that overseas grasp Naroditsky makes use of shouldn't be memorized, yet understood, and his acclaimed didactic talents will take your endgame strategy to the following point. by no means ahead of have the tips that make a decision endings been defined so truly. With workout on the finish of every chapter.

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Read e-book online 365 Chess Master Lessons: Take One a Day to Be a Better PDF

By Andrew Soltis

ISBN-10: 1849944342

ISBN-13: 9781849944342

raise your chess wisdom in the yr! during this ebook, Andrew Soltis analyzes 365 key chess video games in a good way for busy people.

In this publication, 365 of the main instructive brief video games of chess are analyzed, step-by-step, by means of well-respected writer Andrew Soltis. prepared as day-by-day classes, this e-book is ideal for chess gamers who wish to achieve the following point of ability yet cannot dedicate hours and hours on a daily basis to study.

Learn to suppose convinced with each one tactic – every one online game gains test-yourself quizzes (with solutions in the back of the publication) to aid cement figuring out, in addition to chess diagrams in case you examine visually. difficult strategies are revisited in later video games that can assist you realize once they happen and the way chess masters use them to their complete advantage.

With this ebook, Andrew encourages you to benefit to imagine like a chess grasp in the 12 months. From Castling to Zugzwang, research whatever new everyday!

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Download e-book for kindle: Chess Stories Through The Ages by Donald Boone

By Donald Boone

ISBN-10: 1882896106

ISBN-13: 9781882896103

This e-book, ‘Chess tales throughout the Ages,’ comprises tales which have been handed from one iteration to the following down via background. From why ‘White strikes first, and an unknown tale of ‘Helen of Troy, present in, ‘The Sacrificed Trojan Horse.’ The tales are historic in nature, and of curiosity to people who have an interest within the lives of these in the back of us.

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