If you are looking to pick up a new opening for Black against the Ruy Lopez, you might be interested in the Schliemann Defense
Rook Endgames: Study Guide
Author: Roman Jiganchine$3.99Publisher: Independent | Release Date: | Contents: 115 pages
This book is dedicated to rook endgames, but the goal is to provide a more broad illustration for how a chess player should go about studying any type of endgame. The steps that I found effective and that a lot of other chess players and coaches recommend are as follows: -Identify and understand most common general principles guiding a specific type of endgames -Find a few important theoretical positions that should be well studied and memorized -Study your own games related to this type of endgames
Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening: Volume 6
Author: Carsten Hansen$4.99Publisher: Independent | Release Date: January 2018 | Contents: 163 pages
This book is a collection of games played by the best players in the world in which either White or Black wins in 15 moves or less either a result of brilliant chess tactics, an accumulation of mistakes or blunders. The chess opening variations in this volume are all the variations of the Open Sicilian Defense, such as: 1) The Najdorf Variation 2) The Scheveningen Variation 3) The Dragon & Accelerated Dragon Variations 4) The Classical Variation including the Richter-Rauzer & Sozin Attack 5) The Taimanov, Kan & Paulsen Variations 6) The Sveshnikov & Kalashnikov Variations**Prices may vary by country or platform. Please consult the "store" tab within the app.
Bishop Endgames: Do Opposites Attract?
Author: Roman Jiganchine$3.99Publisher: Independent | Release Date: December 2017 | Contents: 265 pages
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.**Prices may vary by country or platform. Please consult the "store" tab within the app.
Spanish Opening: Strategy and Tactics
Author: Roman Jiganchine$4.99Publisher: 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**Prices may vary by country or platform. Please consult the "store" tab within the app.