Category: Chess

H.O.T. Chess by Paul Motwani

By Paul Motwani

Hugely unique pondering is GM's Motwani's description of the acronym-based technique he advocates for chess pondering.

those that play H.O.T. chess will building up an armory of mnemonics to assist them focus all in their powers on key chessboard concerns in a scientific manner, even within the complete warmth of conflict. After GM Motwani explains how one can undertake this methodical method of their video game, you'll instantly provide due idea to King safeguard, pawn constitution, etc., and so come to a transparent, target review of positions. His principles even expand to events past the board, and let you maximize your strengths when it comes to your opponent's. This booklet contains dozens of Motwani's deeply annotated video games, with GM Motwani describing his concept method in the course of the video game, and the way he makes use of his special approach to chess thinking.

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Who Dares Wins: Attacking the King on Opposite Sides by Lorin D'Costa

By Lorin D'Costa

Photo a standard state of affairs within which either avid gamers are gunning for every other’s kings. Whose assault will holiday via first? frequently it’s a case of ‘who dares wins’, yet it’s now not adequate to throw your items up the board and desire for the simplest! To be successful you want to collect subtle attacking and shielding talents. the excellent news is they can simply be realized, remembered and placed into practice.In this publication, Lorin D’Costa offers a finished research of opposite-side castling and the an important recommendations wanted either in assault and defence. learning this ebook will let you process those common occasions with self belief.

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Alekhine Alert! A Repertoire for Black Against 1 e4 by Timothy Taylor

By Timothy Taylor

Former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor takes a modern examine one in all Black’s so much formidable counters to at least one e4, the Alekhine Defence. this can be a sharp, artistic commencing during which Black assaults from the very starting, luring White’s principal pawns ahead within the expectation of destroying them later on. In this e-book Taylor constructs a realistic repertoire for Black, perfect for the modern day participant. the entire key tactical and positional rules are lined and significant move-order nuances are highlighted. This publication offers every thing you want to recognize as a way to play the Alekhine with self assurance.

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A Ferocious Opening Repertoire by Cyrus Lakdawala

By Cyrus Lakdawala

Bored with taking part in the standard openings? uninterested in stuffy starting conception? This ebook presents a welcome antidote! Former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala offers more than a few vicious guns for White in a repertoire that is ideal if you have little time for learn, yet get pleasure from taking rivals out in their convenience zones and inflicting them difficulties from the very starting. The repertoire's spine is supplied through the competitive Veresov establishing (1 d4, 2 Nc3 and three Bg5) and this weapon is observed through both opposed concepts opposed to different Black attempts comparable to the French, Caro-Kann, Dutch, Benoni, Pirc and Philidor. those guns are perfect offerings when you enjoy forcing rivals into chaotic, uncomfortable positions. *Opening guns to surprise and confound rivals *Covers all of Black's major defences *Includes online game summaries with key issues to recollect

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Fighting chess with Magnus Carlsen by Adrian Mikhalchishin, Oleg Stetsko, Ken Neat

By Adrian Mikhalchishin, Oleg Stetsko, Ken Neat

The strategies of the Norwegian chess grandmaster the Washington Post calls "the Mozart of chess," at present the pinnacle ranked participant within the world
 
Now firmly verified one of the world's elite, the Norwegian Magnus Carlsen has been surroundings files ever considering the fact that he launched into his chess occupation. He grew to become a grandmaster on the age of simply thirteen, and in 2010 he grew to become the youngest participant to be ranked No.1 on the planet. This publication offers special annotations to sixty four of Carlsen's most sensible video games, including an outline of his profession. additionally tested are the deficiencies from which he suffered as a tender participant, and the way he overcame those on his option to the top.

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Chess: Endgames by Laszlo Polgar

By Laszlo Polgar

In current e-book, 4560 positions are divided into 171 chapters. the 1st ones provide a number of hundred examples to demonstrate an important uncomplicated and theoretical positions. the subsequent 169 chapters be aware of a variety of strategic and tactical rules and constructions, each one validated by means of 24 positions.

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Opening for White According to Kramnik 1.Nf3 Book 1a by Alexander Khalifman

By Alexander Khalifman

The 1st quantity of the very popular sequence "Opening for White in keeping with Kramnik" was once released six years in the past. Now 14th global champion Alexander Khalifman offers the viewers with fullyyt new books. quantity 1a covers the previous Indian Defence, Anti-Gruenfeld, and no more well known traces of the King's Indian Defence. the 1st half analyses 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 d6 3.d4, the place Black delays the improvement of his bishop to g7, or prepares it for one more deployment altogether, for instance after e7-e5 and Bf8-e7. those establishing set-ups have lengthy had the recognition of being sturdy, yet with now not so solid customers for Black. the second one half offers with 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 the place Black follows up with 3...d5. therefore he emphasizes that he doesn't intend to play the child and he invitations his opponent to go into the most strains of the Gruenfeld Defence. White counters even though with 4.Qa4+!? dealing with the opponent with tricky difficulties whereas turning the Gruenfeld out of query. within the 3rd a part of this ebook Khalifman starts off to research the King's Indian Defence, beginning with a few at the moment offbeat traces. Its major and most trendy adaptations are so complicated and strategically autonomous that Khalifman singled them out within the separate quantity 1b.

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Petrosian System Against the QID by Alexander Beliavsky, Adrian Mikhailchishin

By Alexander Beliavsky, Adrian Mikhailchishin

The publication offers with a competent and engaging method (1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 three Nf3 b6 four a3) which has been performed by way of many of the world's elite, beginning with ex-world champion Tigran Petrosian. it's not a repertoire booklet even though. Beliavsky & Mikhalchishin current an aim paintings which discusses the chances of either sides.
White's major strategic objective during this method is to construct an ideal pawn centre after which organise a kingside assault. Such an procedure is way extra common than the trendy fianchetto platforms opposed to the Queen's Indian Defence. Database information appear to ensure that, as White is scoring larger with 4.a3 than with 4.g3. The authors' personal useful event exhibits that they consider conveniently within the Petrosian method with any color. they're particularly powerful with White and feature now not allowed a unmarried loss in 27 years. The constitution of this publication is identical to different fresh Chess Stars courses. all the pieces begins with a "Main principles" part that explains the key plans and regular positions that are then analyzed within the "Move via circulate" chapters. The booklet may be attention-grabbing to a variety of gamers who input QID positions as White or Black.

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