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    An outstanding theorist and successful coach shares his memories of communication and cooperation with Mikhail Tal, Anatoly Karpov, Isaac Boleslavsky, Elena Akhmylovskaya and other outstanding chess players. Separate large chapter – a story about many years of work with Boris Gelfand: over these years (1980-1993) the student went from a 12-year-old candidate for master to the holder of the 3rd rating in the world. Albert Kapengut – winner of 6 gold medals at the World Student Olympics, seven-time champion of Belarus, participant in the individual and team championships of the USSR among men, champion of the USSR as part of the Burevestnik team. The book includes 70 games commented in detail by the author, a careful study of which will help the reader not only better understand popular opening schemes, but also get a taste for serious analytical work. “My story is not so much about a career, although “you can’t erase words from a song,” but about memorable situations, often funny, sometimes absurd, and dotted about people I met along the way, sometimes with touches of biography, prompting readers to become interested in more complete information.” ;" (A. Kapengut). For a wide range of chess lovers.

    43.33 $
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    The book by grandmaster and experienced coach Alexander Galkin is  the final link in a series of publications by the author, directed  to study the classical endgame using examples of modern games   grandmasters. This time the subject of the study – light piece endgames. Clarification of the methodology for working on this stage of the game, as well as the main features and methods of playing such endings. Examples  taken from the practice of modern grandmasters and dated back to 2020-2023. The author offers the reader the most recent and unique information. The material is structured in such a way that the reader can get the maximum  benefit from studying the examples offered by the author  queen endings and its  other derivatives. The book is aimed at advanced chess players, is useful for coaches and can be recommended to a wide range of chess fans

    18.33 $
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    «The idea of continuing the autobiographical book “Steps” has been in the air almost since the moment it was written. Despite the bullet point at the end of the book in the form of a victory over Magnus Carlsen, my chess career continued for another full 14 years, and the subsequent stormy socio-political career is only gaining momentum.” (V. Bologan).  The book contains 75 games commented in detail and a number of fragments. A frank story about the life and professional path, about cooperation with the leading grandmasters and coaches of the world (among them - A. Karpov, G. Kasparov, Yu. Polgar, Zhu Chen, R. Ponomarev, A. Shirov, A. Morozevich, A. Onischuk, A. Ryazantsev, E. Inarkiev, M. Al-Mudakhka, M. Dvoretsky, M. Podgaets, V. Chebanenko, Z. Lanka and others), about political activities in the Parliament of Moldova and about work in FIDE are complemented by numerous photographs.   For a wide range of chess lovers.

    36.67 $
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    In front of you – the famous book by the most experienced coach (among the students is Alexander Grischuk), international grandmaster and bestselling chess author Maxim Bloch. The publication contains almost 1,500 combinations from practical games and specially composed positions. All tasks are characterized by intense struggle, in which the goal is achieved with only one move. The arrangement of examples by topic and the highlighting of the main diagrams on the first pages of the chapters allow the book to be used not only as a problem book, but also as a textbook for advanced training. Numerical assessment of the difficulty level of each task allows testing the strength of chess players' play, and also helps coaches select suitable examples for practice. Of particular interest are over two hundred super-tense positions specially compiled by the author, in which when White moves, White wins the only way, and when Black moves – black. Many examples are published for the first time. You'll be sure to step up your game by solving these instructive combinations. For a wide range of chess fans and specialists.

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  • The height of the king is 95 mm, the diameter of the base of the king is 42 mm. Currently used in tournaments of the Central House of Chess Players. The kit is sold without a board.

    60.00 $
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    The Caro-Kann defense is one of the most popular modern openings, which is firmly included in the repertoire of most elite chess players. The author of the book, a well-known grandmaster and theorist, offers a full repertoire for black in response to 1.e4, explains in detail the main strategic ideas of each option and gives the exact order of moves, offers a number of novelties in current schemes. In each chapter, alternative plans for black are considered, so that the reader can make a choice according to his taste, and it was more difficult for the opponent to prepare. Much attention in the monograph is paid to correspondence games in which players use all the achievements of modern technology. All analyses during the work on the manuscript are checked on powerful computers. Carefully selected positions for the solution will help the reader to consolidate the acquired knowledge. The 2nd edition supplements the section with the 10 most interesting current parties. The book is addressed to chess players of any level – from amateurs to professionals.  

    21.67 $
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  • Made in Holland. Chess computer "Centaur" easy to use. You can easily install any language. Using the touch panel  40x40 cm (cell size 48 x 48 mm) you can easily move the figures. The sensors will record strokes. The board has a capacious rechargeable internal battery. The uniqueness of the computer is that it quickly adapts to  your playing strength (from beginner to grandmaster) so that you have the right opponent. Centaur will help you analyze the game so as not to make the same mistakes and improve your chess skill. Please note, computer is not compatible to connect to your PC or online chess. The set includes USB cable and DGT electronic chess pieces . Height of the king is 86mm.  

    1333.30 $
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    This collection of wonderful combinations is based on the famous magazine “Chess” published in the USSR. The editorial office was located in Riga, its members included strong Latvian chess players, and the editor-in-chief of the publication for many years was the eighth world champion Mikhail Tal, who always took an active part in the development of the magazine. Perhaps the most popular section among readers has always been “Find the best continuation without moving the pieces.” A fresh dozen of the most beautiful and instructive combinations, mainly from current tournaments, were published on the back cover, and the solutions were given in the next issue.
    The combinations were selected by the editorial team very carefully, because the magazine's circulation was more than 60,000 copies and was distributed in more than 50 countries! This edition includes combinations published in the mentioned section from 1980 to 1990.
    By solving these combinations, you are sure to improve your tactical skills and significantly strengthen your game.

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    There are no books with the title "80 memorable parties" from Mikhail Tal. And so not less than all of it - from beginning to end - written by him! It contains party of the eighth world champion with his own comments, who passed computer testing "by Kasparov." Tal's appearance on the chess horizon was akin to the ascent a new star, when the "Riga magician", with his rebellious sparkling style of play, the meteor burst into the world of "right" chess, nurtured on fundamental positional values. For his leaders, Tal's game, based on an unbridled fantasy and risk, was a real revelation. Credo of the legendary champion - an attack on the king, accompanied by cascades of victims, when "beauty logic retreats before the effect of the paradox. " Chess creativity of a brilliant Rigaer, his magnificent comments immerse us in the magical world of genuine art, and its parties are an excellent educational material for wishing to improve their skills. For a wide range of chess fans.
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    In the book of ex-champion of the world M. Tal and well-known chess journalist J. Damskiy typical attacks are systematized, some new methods are introduced. Numerous examples analyze those features of the position that require a transition to a decisive offensive and promise the chances of success. The book is designed for the widest circle of chess fans.
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    MATCH BOOT - TAL. M. Tal
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    This original tutorial is intended for qualified chess lovers. It consists of 24 lectures devoted to various problems of chess art: actual opening ideas, strategies and tactics of the middle of the game, typical endgame techniques. Among the authors of the book are ex-world champion M.Tal, applicants for world championship P.Ceres, D.Bronstein, A.Kotov, M.Taimanov, Y.Averbakh, experienced trainers and teachers P.Romanovsky, A.Konstantinopolsky, M. Yudovich and others. The proposed lectures are an excellent material for self-education and improvement, especially since they are accompanied by specially selected exercises. Having studied the book, you will not only improve your skills, but also significantly develop a general understanding of chess.

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    Tal Mikhail Nekhemievich (9.11.1936— 28.06.1992) 8th
    world champion (1960—1961), international grandmaster (1957).
    Champion of Latvia 1953, 1965 Champion of the USSR 1957, 1958, 1967,
    1972, 1974, 1978 Eight-time winner of the World
    Chess Olympiad as part of the USSR team, six times
    European champion and three-time world champion among students in
    team standings. Winner of the first unofficial championship
    blitz world (1988). 1958 Interzonal Winner,
    1964, 1979, 1959 Candidates Tournament, participant in two matches
    for the world championship and seven matches of applicants. Won
    wins in 44 international tournaments.
    The most complete collection of M. Tal's games is designed for a wide
    circle of chess lovers.
    This volume covers the peak years of his career
    genius chess player — victorious challenger cycle and factory-
    the title of world champion.

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    Tal Mikhail Nekhemievich (11/9/1936 - 06/28/1992) eighth world champion (1960 - 1961), international grandmaster (1957). Latvian Champion 1953, 1965 USSR Champion 1957, 1958, 1967, 1972, 1974, 1978 Eight-time winner of the World Chess Olympiads as part of the USSR team, six-time European champion and three-time world champion among students in the team competition. Winner of the first unofficial World Blitz Championship (1988). Winner of interzonal tournaments 1958, 1964, 1979, Candidates Tournament 1959, participant of two matches for the world championship and seven matches of candidates. He won 44 international tournaments.
    The most complete collection of M. Tal's games is designed for a wide range of chess amateurs

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    20.69 $

    Tal Mikhail Nekhemievich (9.11.1936 & mdash; 28.06.1992) eighth
    world champion (1960 & mdash; 1961), international grandmaster
    (1957). Latvian Champion 1953, 1965 USSR Champion 1957,
    1958, 1967, 1972, 1974, 1978 Eight-time winner
    World Chess Olympiads as part of the USSR team,
    six-time European champion and three-time champion
    the world among students in the team competition. First Winner
    the first unofficial world blitz championship (1988). By-
    the winner of the interzonal tournaments 1958, 1964, 1979, tour-
    nira of the 1959 contenders, participant of two matches at the world championship
    championship and seven matches of the candidates. Has won victories in
    44 international tournaments.
    The most complete collection of M. Tal's games is designed for
    a wide range of chess fans.