New PDF release: How to Calculate Chess Tactics

By Valeri Beim

"A second of glory for chess literature" - Hans Petschar

Thinking tools are on the middle of the chess fight, but such a lot gamers dedicate little unsleeping attempt to enhancing their calculating skill. a lot of the former literature at the topic has awarded idealized types that experience restricted relevance to the hurly-burly of functional chess, in any other case offer little greater than advert hoc feedback. the following, skilled coach Valeri Beim moves a stability through explaining find out how to use instinct and good judgment jointly to resolve tactical difficulties in a methodical manner. He additionally deals suggestion on while you must calculate 'like a machine', and while it truly is greater to depend upon intuitive assessment.

"Beim's new e-book, issued through Gambit courses, combines well-selected video games and fragments with instructive difficulties and reviews - an indicator of Beim's earlier very good books. it is also a hundred positions for the reader to solve." - GM Lubomir Kavalek, Washington Post

Valeri Beim is a grandmaster who lives in Austria. He has received a number of tournaments and performs within the Austrian and German leagues. for a few years he was once the top coach on the chess institution in Odessa, and he was once additionally the teacher of the Israeli Olympiad staff. He has earned a name as an writer of uncomplicated educational textbooks. this is often his 5th chess booklet for Gambit.

"One of Beim's insights is that, once we discover a attractive mix that fails, we are usually midway to discovering the stream we should always play. The opponent's power that breaks our assault is exactly the objective we must always set approximately undermining. ... As Beim progresses via his examples, he attracts out a couple of valuable ideas for useful over-the-board play. how you can spot candidate strikes, which strikes to calculate first, whilst to halt calculation on one candidate flow and switch to a different, the alterations in calculation that happen counting on even if one is attacking or protecting, and extra, all come to existence throughout the examples Beim has amassed. ... Beim stocks with us a suite of instruments that, as soon as mastered, look well-designed for speedy, potent calculation within the serious positions that separate the grasp from the novice. it's a necessary contribution to chess literature, and a hard and exciting read." - Derek Grimmell, Chesscafe.com

"...a very gigantic access into the "how to imagine in chess" box. in case you have no longer learn my overview of Beim's prior how you can Play Dynamic Chess, please take a minute to take action, as my appreciation of the Grandmaster's severe dedication to bettering his student's / reader's chess is still unabated - if something, it's more suitable via the present text." - Rick Kennedy, www.chessville.com

"He additionally advocates average perform at fixing tactical difficulties because the potential to enhancing ones tactical skill and trend attractiveness, and in this case there are a hundred perform positions integrated within the booklet for the reader to take on. those move a way past the normal 'White to play and mate in 2' kind of place, and that i came across them quite difficult to crack, although i am hoping i've got benefited from the adventure. many years in the past many chess books included interactive sections of this type, yet this is often the 1st e-book in decades that i've got encountered that integrated this sort of part. that during itself is an efficient cause to shop for it." Alan Sutton, En Passant

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Download e-book for iPad: Silmans Endspielkurs: Vom Anfänger zum Meister (German by Jeremy Silman

By Jeremy Silman

Seit mehr als a hundred Jahren raten die besten Schachspieler und coach ihren Schülern, das Endspiel zu studieren. Jetzt gibt es ein revolutionäres Endspielbuch für Spieler aller Spielstärken.

Silmans Endspielkurs: Vom Anfänger zum Meister des berühmten Autors und Spielers Jeremy Silman ist das einzige Endspielbuch, das Sie auf dem Weg vom Anfänger zum starken Turnierspieler bis zum Meister brauchen.

Silmans Buch spricht seine Leser direkt und persönlich an und verrät Schachspielern alles, used to be sie auf ihrem jeweiligen Spielstärkeniveau über das Endspiel wissen müssen.

Auf diesem Wissen bauen die nachfolgenden Phasen der Entwicklung auf. Zu Beginn, auf Anfängerniveau, werden alle grundlegenden Matts klar und sorgfältig erklärt.

Danach werden die grundlegenden Bausteine des Endspielwissens aufstrebender und erfahrener Turnierspieler detailliert untersucht. Und schließlich werden feinere Endspielgeheimnisse, die auf Konzepten und nicht auf Auswendiglernen beruhen, leicht verständlich dargestellt.

Die grundlegenden Schlüssel für fundiertes Endspieltraining – competition, die Lucena- und Philidor-Stellungen, Katz und Maus, Trébuchet, Fuchs im Hühnerstall, Triangulation, das Bauen einer field, das Quadrat des Bauern, seitliche Umgehung, das Prinzip zweier Schwächen – sind wichtig.

Aber genauso wichtig ist eine Liebe zum Endspiel, die am Ende des Buches zu ihrem Recht kommt: mit einer Untersuchung taktischer rationale im Endspiel, Dominierung von Leichtfiguren und einem Blick auf die fünf größten Endspielkönner aller Zeiten – Dinge, die Schachfans aller Spielstärken Freude machen.

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Download e-book for iPad: Masters of the Chessboard by Richard Reti

By Richard Reti

Reti’s “Other" vintage Ask such a lot chessplayers in regards to the works via Richard Reti, and so much will speedy answer sleek principles in Chess. His Masters of the Chessboard could be moment and that's unlucky, simply because in lots of methods Masters is extra complete and instructive than its better-known predecessor. He packs it with recommendation, even for newbies. beginning concept is a concern. Reti tells the scholar to appreciate “the simple concept" of every commencing, and is going into substantial aspect as he explains all of the well known strains of the day, together with, in fact, his personal Reti establishing. a number of the best elements of the booklet are the mini-essays, so much of them on openings, but additionally on rook endgames. It’s outstanding that Reti manages to do that with out going into lengthy diversifications. This functional process is usually obvious whilst he bargains with positional topics. for instance, Masters could be favored as virtually a primer just about find out how to flip the 2 bishops right into a major virtue. As famous via American grandmaster Andy Soltis in his Foreword, this complete ebook is “wonderfully instructive." And now it really is to be had in a 21st-century variation, with figurine algebraic notation, with many diagrams and images added.

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Alexander Raetsky,Maxim Chetverik's No Passion For Chess Fashion: Fierce Openings For Your New PDF

By Alexander Raetsky,Maxim Chetverik

Professional grandmasters examine the most recent wrinkles in their favourite openings. they've got time to consider techniques within the Sicilian Najdorf, the Marshall assault, or the Semi-Slav. It’s a part of their task. yet membership gamers can not often have the funds for such luxurious, and a very good manner for them to overcome their busy schedules is to play sturdy, reliable starting traces that occur to be out of style.

GM Raetsky and IM Chetverik have grew to become their backs on present style and feature delved deep into the dresser of chess openings. those beginning experts have chosen 11 strange adaptations to assist readers refresh their repertoires.

Using key illustrative video games (many formerly unpublished), the authors current a number of bizarre and available establishing principles. by no means refuted, those openings have numbered international Champions between their victims.

Will your rivals fairly be so ready for the Albin Countergambit? Can they locate their method opposed to the difficult St. George protection? simply how cozy will enthusiasts of the Ruy Lopez suppose once they need to imagine for themselves on their fourth stream? surroundings models could be a lot extra enjoyable than in simple terms following them!

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Bruce Pandolfini's Chess Movies 2: The Means and Ends PDF

By Bruce Pandolfini

The Pandolfini Chess Library Chess videos represents a brand new notion within the Pandolfini Chess Library sequence. It bargains tutorial fabric with each circulation diagrammed and defined. hence a chessboard and items should not had to stick to via. This makes it attainable to depend exclusively at the e-book itself, as one could with a textual content on strategies and difficulties, with no need to establish the positions. It’s nearly as though one is sitting in a film theater, looking at the movie roll via, with the narrative carried alongside by way of subtitles. yet while a movie obvious within the theater simply retains going, the following you could “stop" the motion and take time brooding about what you’re seeing and what’s being defined to you, as though you have been domestic looking at by yourself DVD. during this moment quantity of the Chess video clips sequence, The ability and Ends, the fanatic is gifted with an collection of sixty four accurately finessed and well-executed endgames from the oeuvres of the world’s premiere chess gladiators. Lasker, Rubinstein, Capablanca, Karpov, Fischer, Anand and different chess gods, provided in stratagem, maneuver, and insightful simplification, give you the material for this most up-to-date selection of chess cinema. starting up from quantity 1 of the Chess video clips sequence, the current quantity exhibits the opposite finish of winning chess play, the particular ultimate strikes of profitable endgames. learn and watch on, and will all of you play fortunately ever after.

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Get Great Mahjong Book: History, Lore, and Play PDF

By Jelte Rep

Master the sport of Mahjong whereas studying approximately its legends and historical past with this pleasing and invaluable guide.

An first-class method to examine Mahjong or "Mah Jongg"—The nice Mahjong Book is the correct source for amateur or skilled mahjong gamers. Richly illustrated and simple to stick to with specific directions and transparent examples, it might aid all gamers increase their online game. Mahjong newbies get an outstanding advent to the foundations and gear they should start, whereas larger avid gamers will locate precious information for gaining knowledge of the game.

The nice Mahjong Book additionally contains the full background of Mahjong because it unfold world wide, the apparatus and add-ons utilized in the sport, easy principles, how and the place the sport first constructed and all of the foreign editions of Mahjong—including China, the united states, Holland, the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Hong Kong. full of tricks, enjoyable evidence and diverse illustrations of memorabilia and artifacts, this authoritative and punctiliously relaxing e-book is an ideal reward for a person drawn to this old and beguiling video game.

Mahjong avid gamers love the sport simply because it really 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 large global of Mahjong.

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Play Unconventional Chess and Win by Noam Manella,Zeev Zohar PDF

By Noam Manella,Zeev Zohar

the pc has replaced the way in which most sensible avid gamers take into consideration chess. The silicon brain has no mental limitations. it really is "willing" to envision strikes that the majority people, together with best avid gamers, contemplate absurd and reject immediately. therefore this courageous, new laptop period necessarily results in a reassessment of outdated axioms, ideas and evaluations.

In this booklet the reader will become aware of the fantastic energy unconventional strikes could have. those strikes contradict the main basic rules of the "old chess", and but such a lot of them performed via prime grandmasters.

At first sight those strikes glance so unusual that the reader can't stay away from asking, "Was this grandmaster used to be encouraged or drunk?" the reply will certainly shock you.

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Download PDF by Tim Sawyer: Chess Games 1.e4 Series: 5 books in 1 (Sawyer Chess Games)

By Tim Sawyer

Chess video games 1.e4 sequence: five books in 1 is a field set package of five books in 1. The 5 books are:
Book 1: “King Pawn: 1.e4 e5 Open video games in Chess Openings” (a choice of 202 games).
Book 2: “Sicilian Defence: 1.e4 c5 in Chess Openings” (a number of 112 games).
Book three: “French Defence: 1.e4 e6 in Chess Openings” (a selection of 122 games).
Book four: “Caro-Kann Defence: 1.e4 c6 in Chess Openings” (a number of a hundred and twenty games).
Book five: “Alekhine & Pirc: 1.e4 in Semi-Open Chess Openings” (a number of 113 games).
These books talk about chess events, gamers, online game matters, kinds, tales, critiques, passions, anecdotes, remark, and a bit of theory.
Tim Sawyer offers his gentle hearted perspectives on 1.e4 openings by way of video games performed opposed to quite a few chess rivals. What’s reliable? What’s wild? What’s undesirable? What’s enjoyable? Tim stocks his evaluations on avid gamers, on his chess stories, and on his lifestyles normally. ability degrees diversity from grasp to catastrophe. such a lot video games have been performed through the writer. a few video games have been despatched to the writer by way of different avid gamers. Others easily stuck the author’s awareness. They disguise a wide selection of chess establishing diversifications. The video games take care of actual lifestyles chess matters and characters. there's an Index of Names to video games behind each one book.
Note from Tim Sawyer: it is a video game assortment instead of an guideline book.
See my significant other: Chess video games 1.d4 sequence: five books in 1
See my Playbooks for uncomplicated starting repertoire guidance.
See my Puzzles books for chess starting checkmates.
See my Chess education Repertoire for theoretical analysis.

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Get Elements of Positional Evaluation PDF

By Dan Heisman

Which aspect stands higher? How far better? Why? so much chess gamers depend on loosely knit, unstructured how you can evaluation chess items and positions. They research positional rules which frequently bring about erroneous reviews and defective judgements approximately the way to continue. This groundbreaking e-book by means of best-selling chess writer Dan Heisman addresses the evaluate and knowing of ways static positive aspects have an effect on the worth of the items in a given place. Emphasis is put on the static evaluate of every piece s price and its function within the total place instead of the evaluation of a particular place, yet Heisman s strategy is also utilized to aid overview whole positions by way of aiding to respond to the questions who stands higher, by way of how a lot, and why?

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New PDF release: Chess Strategy for Club Players: The Road to Positional

By Herman Grooten

This new third version has, in addition to numerous corrections and enhancements, a brand new creation and a brand-new bankruptcy known as ‘Total Control’. during this 35-page bankruptcy Grooten provides the ultimate instructive brick to his ambitious, but very obtainable, development: encouraged through Tigran Petrosian’s enjoying kind he explains amateurs tips on how to take advantage of small benefits. With a brand new set of exercises.
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Every membership participant is aware the matter: the hole has ended, and now what?

First locate the correct plan, then the nice strikes will follow!

With this ebook, foreign grasp Herman Grooten offers to beginner gamers an entire and dependent path on:

how to acknowledge key features in every kind of positions
how to use these features to settle on the ideal plan

His teachings are in response to the well-known "Elements" of Wilhelm Steinitz, yet Grooten has considerably extended and up to date the paintings of the 1st global Champion. He offers many glossy examples, established in his personal perform as a trainer of proficient youngsters.

In Chess technique for membership gamers you are going to study the fundamental components of positional realizing:
-- pawn structure
-- piece placement
-- lead in development
-- open files
-- weaknesses
-- area virtue
-- king safety
-- exploiting small advantages.

The writer additionally explains what to do whilst, in a given place, the elemental rules appear to element in several instructions. every one bankruptcy of this basic primer ends with a collection of hugely instructive exercises.

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