Download e-book for iPad: Larsen: Move by Move by Cyrus Lakdawala

By Cyrus Lakdawala

Bent Larsen was once probably the most influential chess gamers of the 20 th century. He was once a four-time Candidate for the area Championship and the 1st westerner to significantly problem the Soviet Union’s post-war dominance of the sport. Larsen used to be favourite by means of lovers for his artistic and combative kind. He used to be a risk-taker who constantly sought complicated positions. He felt thoroughly at domestic in defence and was once an opportunistic attacker. whereas different grandmasters could shrink back from offbeat openings, Larsen may embody and improve them. during this publication, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala reviews his favorite Larsen video games and examines Larsen’s abilities within the key components of assault and defence, initiative, exploiting imbalances, gathering merits and endgame play. He demonstrates basically how we will all increase through studying from Larsen’s play.

Move by way of movement presents a fantastic platform to review chess. by way of continuously tough the reader to respond to probing questions through the e-book, the movement by way of circulation structure enormously encourages the training and training of important abilities simply up to the normal assimilation of data. conscientiously chosen questions and solutions are designed to maintain you actively concerned and let you computer screen your development as you research. this can be a good technique to increase your chess talents and knowledge.

*Learn from the video games of a chess legend
*Important principles absorbed through endured practice
*Utilizes an amazing method of chess study

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Get Play 1 d4 (Batsford Chess) PDF

By Richard Palliser

A complete examine publication for avid gamers who wish to domesticate a competent but initiative-seeking starting repertoire as White, in keeping with the outlet strikes 1 d4 via 2 c4. particular major traces and side-variations are given to wrestle Black's alternatives of the King's, Queen's and Bogoljubow-Indian defences in addition to the fashionable Benoni and Benko Gambit. the writer additionally recommends promising tools opposed to a few of the Black defences to the Queen's Gambit in addition to a couple of offbeat strains. a realistic commencing consultant for aggressive gamers preferring to construct their video games on reliable foundations instead of bask in dicy speculation.

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New PDF release: Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors, Part 5

By Garry Kasparov

This e-book, the 5th in Garry Kasparov's great heritage of the area Chess Championship, catalogues the post-Fischer interval within the 1970's and early 1980's this era used to be ruled by means of Anatoly Karpov (world champion from 1975-1985) and his three-time challenger, Viktor Korchnoi.

Anatoly Karpov won definitely the right to problem Bobby Fischer for the area identify through profitable in the course of the applicants sequence in 1974. As is widely known, Fischer refused to protect the identify and in 1975 Karpov turned champion through default. even if he didn't have to contest a Championship fit to realize the identify, Karpov proved that he used to be a beneficial champion via profitable nearly each significant event over the subsequent decade.

In this ebook, a needs to for all severe chessplayers, Kasparov analyses deeply Karpov's maximum video games and assesses the legacy of this nice Russian genius. additionally below the microscope are the video games of Viktor Korchnoi, who was once at his top in this interval and two times challenged Karpov for his international title.

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Download e-book for iPad: Rich As A King: How the Wisdom of Chess Can Make You a by Susan Polgar,Douglas Goldstein

By Susan Polgar,Douglas Goldstein

Chess champions are one of the most powerful strategic thinkers on the earth. think when you may well observe the concept methods of grandmasters like Bobby Fischer, Garry Kasparov, and Susan Polgar in 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 follow them to handling your personal 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 the right way to practice the knowledge of chess to make you a grandmaster of your investments.

jam-packed with useful examples and never-before-heard tales from the chess international, Susan and Doug will convey you:

* What has been retaining you again from luck

* The strikes Susan used to win 10 Olympic medals, you can commence utilizing instantaneously to regulate your cash

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

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

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John Emms,Tony Kosten,John Cox's Dangerous Weapons: The Ruy Lopez PDF

By John Emms,Tony Kosten,John Cox

do you want to clean up your chess openings?

Stun your competitors with new and interesting ideas!

Dangerous guns is a chain of beginning books which offer the reader with an abundance of hard-hitting principles to revitalize his or her beginning repertoire.

In this publication, 3 commencing specialists group up and take a modern examine the Ruy Lopez, the most well known chess openings. rather than analysing the well-trodden major strains they be aware of clean or little-explored adaptations, deciding on a wealth of ‘dangerous’ suggestions for either shades. even if taking part in White or Black, a research of this publication will go away you convinced and fully-armed, and your competitors operating for cover!

* a latest learn of the Ruy Lopez
* full of unique principles and analysis
* perfect guns to surprise your opponents

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Download e-book for kindle: Vishy Anand: World Chess Champion by Vishy Anand,John Nunn

By Vishy Anand,John Nunn

This new improved variation of the award-winning Vishy Anand: My top video games of Chess (New version) gains 30 additional video games from the interval of Anand's maximum successes.

"A incredible selection of video games that's already a vintage" - IM Gary Lane, Australasian Chess

Anand has been one of many world's best gamers for greater than twenty years, and cemented his position within the all-time corridor of status through successful the unified global Championship in 2007, and effectively protecting his name opposed to Kramnik and Topalov. yet it is not simply his effects that make Anand certain. His type of play ends up in hugely superb video games, and his velocity of inspiration is the stuff of legends. he's additionally an outstanding explainer of principles, as his annotations for this ebook reveal. Anand is well known as 'Mr great Guy', well liked by either the general public and his fellow supergrandmasters.

John Nunn, who collaborated with Anand at the unique publication, has annotated 30 video games chosen by means of Anand himself from the interval 2001-2011. This new version additionally beneficial properties biographical details and a profession record.

"...a good tribute to apopular and common global Champion..." - IM John Donaldson

Viswanathan (Vishy) Anand comes from southern India and is the best chess-player of his new release. Having shot to status as a baby, taking part in master-standard chess at lightning pace, he grew to become a grandmaster in 1987. Anand contested his first international championship fit in 1995, and gained the FIDE Championship in 2000. He used to be undisputed international Champion from 2007 to 2013, and has received many elite-level tournaments all through his lengthy profession. Grandmaster John Nunn is a three-time global Chess fixing Champion, and is known for the standard of his chess writing.

"The ebook is an anticipation of the realm championship and gives nice excitement in addition. It belongs on each chess player's bookshelf." - Heinz Däubler, Der Neue Tag Weiden

"This e-book is stuffed with impressive video games, lots of that are vastly complicated, and infrequently the differences run to a substantial intensity - neither Anand nor Nunn refrains from exhibiting concrete adaptations, the place the location warrants it. yet either supply a pleasant stability of explanatory annotation to boot, so there's a good deal of educational price in right here as well." - GM Luke McShane, New-in-Chess Magazine

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Get Study Chess with Tal: chess tactics from the grandmaster PDF

By Mikhail Tal,Alexander Koblencs

Mikhail Tal is without doubt one of the all-time chess greats. In 1960 he grew to become the youngest champion in international historical past on the age of 23, sweeping to victory at his first try. His amazing tactical skill hasn't ever been bettered, and his attractiveness is going from power to power. This soaking up publication, first released within the early Nineteen Eighties, is predicated on diaries stored by way of Tal's trainer from their education periods, and this special standpoint makes it a desirable and potent chess teacher, written in enticing language and appropriate for youths in addition to older readers. It indicates how Tal completed greatness via exertions, program and the impact of a world-class trainer, and during this publication smooth readers can trap a glimpse of the improvement of a real chess genius. The e-book is absolutely up-to-date and switched over to algebraic format.

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Download e-book for iPad: Geheimnisse moderner Schacheröffnungen Band 4 (German by John Watson

By John Watson

"Watson ist eine Ikone im Schachbuchgeschäft. ... Um den Autor gerecht zu werden muss gesagt werden, dass er sein Vorhaben gewissenhaft und intestine gelöst hat und wirklich jeder Leser von der Lektüre profitiert, nicht nur used to be Eröffnungswissen, sondern das allgemeine Verständnis betrifft. In dieser paintings des Blickes auf die Eröffnungsphase gibt es zumindest noch nichts Gleichwertiges." - IM Frank Zeller, Schachwelt

Gambits - Vorbereitung - Fianchettos - Symmetrie

In dieser hoch gelobten und beliebten Serie versucht John Watson Schachspielern eine holistischere und tiefgründigere Sicht der Eröffnungen zu vermitteln. Er erklärt nicht nur die Ideen und Strategien, die sich hinter speziellen Eröffnungen verbergen, sondern auch die globalen Zusammenhänge zwischen ihnen. Durch die Präsentation der gemeinsamen Fäden, die dem Eröffnungsspiel zugrunde liegen, bietet Watson eine dauerhafte Grundlage für die Behandlung von Eröffnungen jeglicher Art.

In diesem abschließenden Band werden viele Themen in einer ausgiebigen Diskussion über allgemeine Eröffnungsthemen zusammengebracht. Durch die Betrachtung vertrauter Situationen aus einem neuen Blickwinkel hilft uns Watson, unser Eröffnungsverständnis deutlich zu verbessern. Dabei behandelt er eine große Anzahl von Eröffnungsstrukturen und Varianten, die in den vorherigen Bänden nicht behandelt worden sind und präsentiert eine große Fülle originaler Analysen.

* Réti und Fianchetto Systeme
* Eröffnungen mit vertauschten Farben
* Symmetrie
* Unregelmäßige Eröffnungen
* Gambits: Primitiv oder Positionell
* Universelle Eröffnungen

In den letzten beiden Kapiteln präsentiert Watson seine Ansichten über die Bedeutung des Eröffnungsstudium und erklärt, wie Spieler sich am besten vorbereiten und wie sie ihre Eröffnungen unter Berücksichtigung ihrer Spielstärke auswählen sollten. Er betrachtet die Zukunft der Schacheröffnungen und erklärt, welche Fähigkeiten während der Weiterentwicklung des Schachspiels in den kommenden Jahrzehnten am wichtigsten sein werden.

"...zählt zum Allerbesten, used to be ich in der letzten Zeit an Eröffnungsbüchern in die Hände bekommen habe. Ich kann es mit bestem Gewissen sehr zum Kauf empfehlen." - Uwe Bekemann,

Der Internationale Meister John Watson ist einer der angesehensten Schachautoren auf der Welt. Im Jahre 1999 gewann sein Buch, Geheimnisse der modernen Schachstrategie, die Auszeichnung als bestes Schachbuch des Jahres sowohl in den united states als auch in Großbritannien. Er rezensiert Schachbücher für The Week in Chess und moderiert eine wöchentliche Radiosendung im net Chess membership. Als coach hat er mit vielen talentierten Schülern gearbeitet, darunter Tal Shaked.

"In vorbildlicher paintings und Weise kommuniziert Watson mit seinen Lesern, bringt hervorragende Beispiele, fasst das Wichtigste zusammen und was once das Beste ist: Am Ende des Buches angekommen, hat guy wirklich das Gefühl, diese Eröffnung zu verstehen. Eine qualitativ hochwertige Arbeit von John Watson die er mit diesem Buch abgeliefert hat, ich persönlich freue mich schon auf den nächsten Teil!" - Martin Rieger,

"Als Ihr Rezensent ein youngster im Jahre 1964 struggle gab es keine Datenbanken, kein net, herzlich wenige wirklich gute Schachbücher und keine DVDs. Ich erwarb ein Exemplar von Nimzowitschs Die Praxis meines structures und ein Exemplar von Mein process. Im Laufe der Sommerferien las ich diese Bücher. Meine Rating-Zahl sprang von 1400 zu quick 1700. Ich begann tatsächlich einige der Schlüsselideen zu verstehen. Für diejenigen unter Ihnen, die ein ähnliches Aha-Erlebnis im 21. Jahrhundert erleben wollen, werden diese beiden Bücher von Watson die Aufgabe erfüllen." - Pete Tamburro, Chess Life

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Download PDF by Jonathan Hilton,Dean Ippolito: Wojo's Weapons: Winning With White: Volume 1

By Jonathan Hilton,Dean Ippolito

The overdue Aleksander Wojtkiewicz used to be the most feared gamers within the U.S. match circuit. utilizing his dynamic, Catalan-based commencing repertoire, the Polish Magician gained 1000s of tournaments sooner than his premature dying in 2006. Now, Wojtkiewicz specialists IM Dean Ippolito and NM Jonathan Hilton have joined forces to supply the definitive how-to handbook for studying Wojo's repertoire with White after 1.Nf3 d5. Over the process seventy five totally annotated video games, the authors make Wojtkiewicz's procedure simply available to the chess public for the 1st time. —Club gamers seeking to grasp an effective, secure, and sensible White repertoire will enjoy the authors' complete causes of key principles. —Titled gamers will locate updated theoretical assurance of all of the traces offered, together with the authors' personal novelties and little-known principles. —Experts trying to in attaining the grasp identify will gain so much from the thorough remedy of middlegame and endgame principles. Wojo's guns is prepared that you should quick start successful the Wojo.

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The French Advance, (2nd Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Sam Collins

he strengthen version is a well-liked and direct method of assembly the ultra-solid French Defence. Very early on within the online game White opts to mend the pawn constitution and establishes a real house virtue, upon which he later hopes to mount a significant assault. this system of taking part in opposed to the French Defence has develop into a company favorite among uncompromising Grandmasters reminiscent of Alexei Shirov, England's Nigel brief and the emerging megastar in Russia, Alexander Grischuk.

In this ebook openings professional Sam Collins explains the method and strategies of this dynamic establishing, learning either the most traces in addition to the extra offbeat adaptations. by utilizing version video games for either White and Black, he offers an intensive grounding within the key plans and concepts, in order that readers can fast and with a bit of luck start to use the French strengthen of their personal games.

Ideal for membership and event players
Explains the fundamental parts, recommendations and strategies for either sides
Provides every little thing you must understand to begin taking part in the hole instantly away

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