Books From Independent Publishers

One Knight Saves the Day

One Knight Saves the Day

Publisher:Elk and Ruby Publishing House

Author:Sergei Tkachenko

Price:  **$7.99

Contents:206 pages

Release Date: November 2017

Book Description:Sergei Tkachenko, a member of the Ukrainian team that won the 5th World Chess Composition Tournament in 1997 and which came second in 2000, 2004, 2013, and 2017, has collected 100 studies whose common theme is that white ends up with just one knight in the finale, yet manages to win or draw.

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One Pawn Saves the Day

One Pawn Saves the Day

Publisher:Elk and Ruby Publishing House

Author:Sergei Tkachenko

Price:  **$7.99

Contents:204 pages

Release Date: November 2017

Book Description:Sergei Tkachenko, a member of the Ukrainian team that won the 5th World Chess Composition Tournament in 1997 and which came second in 2000, 2004, 2013, and 2017, has collected 100 studies whose common theme is that white ends up with just one pawn in the finale, yet manages to win or draw.

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Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening: Volume 3

Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening: Volume 3

Publisher:Independent

Author:Carsten Hansen

Price:  **$4.99

Contents:203 pages

Release Date: November 2017

Book Description:A collection of games in Flank Openings showing a catalog of typical mistakes, misunderstandings, mis-evaluations and how to exploit these: either through simple execution or brilliant chess tactics.

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Chess Strategy: The Break

The Break

Publisher:Independent

Author:Roman Jiganchine

Price:  **$5.99

Contents:86 pages

Release Date: September 2017

Book Description:A break is generally an unexpected or sacrificial pawn move that can serve multiple purposes​. In the book, the chapters are presented starting with Schlechter and ending with Kramnik, to reflect the development of chess thought. Sacrificial pawn breaks are very common in chess and happen in a wide variety of positions, from sharp opening theoretical positions – to seemingly calm endgames.​

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Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening: Volume 2

Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening

Publisher:Independent

Author:Carsten Hansen

Price:  **$4.99

Contents:223 pages

Release Date: September 2017

Book Description:Everybody wants to win fast, preferably straight out of the chess
opening. This book is a collection of games played by to players in which either White or Black wins in 15 moves or less either a result of
blunders, an accumulation of mistakes or brilliant chess tactics.


Improving the Endgame Technique: Book 1

Improving the Endgame Technique

Publisher:Independent

Author:Valeriy Aveskulov

Price:  **$6.99

Contents:200 pages

Release Date: June 2017

Book Description:This book is going to help you to become better in the same-colored bishop endgames (SCBE). Being an adherent of Mark Dvoretsky’s method of coaching, author supports his idea about optimal way to study chess endgames. First, one needs to study the theory of a given type of endgame; secondly, a player needs to improve his or her practical skills with exercises.


Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening: Volume 1

Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening

Publisher:Independent

Author:Carsten Hansen

Price:  **$3.99

Contents:176 pages

Release Date: June 2017

Book Description:A collection of games in the Indian Defenses showing a catalog of typical mistakes, misunderstandings, mis-evaluations and how to exploit these: either through simple execution or brilliant chess tactics.


40 Years of Friendship – 100 Games of Chess

40 Years of Friendship - 100 Games of Chess

Publisher:Independent

Author:Wayne Conover, Steve Posarek & Gene Salomon

Price:  **$7.99

Contents:244 pages

Release Date: October 2015

Book Description:Three masters recall their four decades as teammates from a strong New Jersey chess club.

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The Polar Bear System

The Polar Bear System

Publisher: Independent

Author: GM Henrik Danielsen

Price:  **$8.99

Contents: 101 pages in MS Word .docx format

Release Date: April  2015

Book Description:The Polar Bear System starts after 1.f4 (the Bird opening) and then fianchetto of the King’s bishop.The system is for players who like interesting and original positions and want to avoid memorizing a lot of theory..

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The Polar Bear System: Volume 2

The Polar Bear System 2

Publisher: Independent

Author: GM Henrik Danielsen

Price:  **$9.99

Contents: 170 pages in MS Word .docx format

Release Date: February 2016

Book Description:The Polar Bear System (PBS) ​is played to leave the mainstream and create new original positions​. ​It starts with a fianchetto of the King​’​s bishop after 1.f4​ ​d5. ​The second volume covers all setups after 1.f4​ ​d5 except the mainlines from volume 1.

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