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  • The Magic of Chess Tactics: Volume 2

    Author: Claus Dieter Meyer & Karsten Müller

    $15.99
    Publisher: Russell Enterprises | Release Date: December 2017 | Contents: 192 pages

    Complicated tactics – the kind that separate tournament winners from the pack – require intuition, imagination and precision. The focus in this book is on attacking techniques and transformations. The contents include: Attacking with the Queen and Knight; The Knight on the Attack; Attacking with Bishops of Opposite Colors; Pins; Learn from the World Champions; and Exchanges & Transformations.

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  • The Isolated Queen Pawn

    Author: Roman Jiganchine

    $5.99
    Publisher: Independent | Release Date: December 2017 | Contents: 129 pages

    The goal of this book is to illustrate how specific pawn structures should be studied for typical themes even if they arise from different openings. The pawn structure with (typically) White’s isolated queen pawn on the ‘d’ file has been known for over a hundred years, and different players have shown best plans for both sides over the years.

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  • Spanish Opening: Strategy and Tactics

    Author: Roman Jiganchine

    $4.99
    Publisher: Independent | Release Date: December 2017 | Contents: 80 pages

    his book is ​intended for chess players who want to learn the Spanish opening and are looking for a quick overview of the major variations. For each line, several sample games are followed by tactical positions typical for that line. Any player who plays the Spanish Opening either as White or Black – can benefit from learning the specific middlegame themes presented here

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  • Rook and Knight Endgames

    Author: Roman Jiganchine

    $3.99
    Publisher: Independent | Release Date: December 2017 | Contents: 69 pages

    The idea behind this series is the approach that Nimzowitsch used to call “a radioactive method” – selecting a rather narrow topic, and by learning a lot about it, understand chess much better in general. This book looks at endings with rook + knight Vs. rook + knight. This material balance occurs quite frequently in tournaments, and some classical ideas and endgames have become well-known. Nonetheless, there is some lack of discussion of this topic in chess literature. The book covers both the strategic themes, and gives the reader a chance to practice their tactical skills.

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  • Tactics, Tactics, Tactics: Volume 3

    Author: Csaba Balogh

    $11.99
    Publisher: Chess Evolution | Release Date: November 2016 | Contents: 256 pages

    The follow up of the successfull tactics books of Csaba Balogh. The book consists 551 practical puzzles from the January of 2013 to the July of 2015.

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  • Tactics, Tactics, Tactics: Volume 4

    Author: Csaba Balogh

    $11.99
    Publisher: Chess Evolution | Release Date: November 2016 | Contents: 262 pages

    The follow up of the successfull tactics books of Csaba Balogh. The book consists 551 practical puzzles from the January of 2013 to the July of 2015.

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  • Chess For Hawks

    Author: Cyrus Lakdawala

    $16.99
    Publisher: New in Chess | Release Date: May 2017 | Contents: 288 pages

    Cyrus Lakdawala does something no other chess writer has done before: he makes you reflect deeply about your style of play and its consequences. After reading Chess for Hawks you will be a stronger player because you have mastered an essential but neglected skill: you will know how to obey the position’s requirements instead of your natural inclination.

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  • Chess Training for Candidate Masters

    Author: Alexander Kalinin

    $17.99
    Publisher: New in Chess | Release Date: April 2017 | Contents: 208 pages

    Kalinin helps players seeking the master title by showing how concrete knowledge leads to improved decisions at the board. He stresses the essence of the classics and the importance of human interaction in reaching analytical mastery.

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  • Best Attacking Games of 2012-2015

    Author: Grandmasters Arkadij Naiditsch & Csaba Balogh

    $17.99
    Publisher: Chess Evolution | Release Date: May 2016 | Contents: 240 pages

    Grandmasters Arkadij Naiditsch and Csaba Balogh analyze the 50 best attacking games from 2012-2015. The readers will see not only the brilliant sacrifices and mating combination at the end of the games, but also how it was all built up from the beginning.

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  • Attacking Chess For Club Players

    Author: Herman Grooten

    $17.99
    Publisher: New in Chess | Release Date: May 2016 | Contents: 432 pages

    After the immense success of his award-winning classic Chess Strategy for Club Players Herman Grooten has now written an equally accessible primer on attacking chess. He teaches how to spot opportunities, exploit weaknesses, bring your forces to the front line and strike at the right moment.

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