This book focuses on patterns based on material left on the board – bishops of opposite color and rooks. It explains the ideas of bishop endgames alone, and then shows how the strategy changes when rooks are also present on the board.
Alekhine’s Odessa Secrets: Chess, War and Revolution
Author: Sergei Tkachenko$15.99Publisher: Elk and Ruby Publishing House | Release Date: February 2018 | Contents: 214 pages
Sergei Tkachenko has written a fascinating account of Alexander Alekhine’s time spent in Odessa during World War I, the Russian Revolution and Civil War, as well as of the impact of Odessa on his later life. The book includes 24 complete games (some handicapped) with annotations from Alekhine, Sergei Tkachenko and Sergei Voronkov (co-author with David Bronstein of Secret Notes), as well as five puzzles and one fragment. Alekhine played in 22 of these games and the fragment and set three of the puzzles.**Prices may vary by country or platform. Please consult the "store" tab within the app.
Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening: Volume 2
Author: Carsten Hansen$4.99Publisher: Independent | Release Date: September 2017 | Contents: 223 pages
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**Prices may vary by country or platform. Please consult the "store" tab within the app.
Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening: Volume 1
Author: Carsten Hansen
$3.99Publisher: Independent | Release Date: June 2017 | Contents: 176 pages
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.**Prices may vary by country or platform. Please consult the "store" tab within the app.
The Isolated Queen Pawn
Author: Roman Jiganchine$5.99Publisher: 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.**Prices may vary by country or platform. Please consult the "store" tab within the app.