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  • Author:
    Afek

    Good news: any chess player can improve their game by regularly solving tactical problems! Even the great combinations of the great masters are based on a small number of simple tactics that anyone can learn and apply. Unlike memorizing a bunch of opening variations, solving tactical exercises will surely seem very enjoyable and inspiring to you.  This book is intended for rated chess players who want to improve their tactical vision, as well as combinational and counting skills. The author, an international master in practical play and a grandmaster in composition, an experienced coach and a popular writer, carefully selected spectacular combinations with sacrifices from the work of world champions, as well as brilliant studies that demonstrate tactical ideas in their purest form.  The book deals with 15 basic tactics and motives. 342 combinations and etudes are intended for independent solution. For a wide range of chess lovers. 

  • Author:
    Geller

    The textbook by an experienced coach of the international master Anastasia Geller will help beginner chess players quickly master the moves of the pieces and introduce them to their value. It will teach you how to take care of each of them, not expose them to battle and protect them from attack, as well as determine which pawn or piece is without protection, who is more profitable to eat or exchange. The reader will learn to count options several moves ahead, anticipating the opponent's thoughts and possible actions. The book contains 1500 tasks, divided into 5 parts: "eating", "attack", "safe attack", "protection from attack" and "complex eating." Particular attention is paid to the development of acquired knowledge: a detailed explanation of the new material is accompanied by a large number of tasks for independent solution. Each of the 53 chapters begins with positions with a small number of pieces, which is extremely important for those who are just learning the basics of chess. Gradually, the number of figures in the tasks increases. For beginner chess players, their parents and coaches.

    23.33 $
  • Author:
    Bezgodov

    The youngest first–grader in the USSR, the world champion among young men, a participant in the candidates tournament at the age of 19 - Boris Spassky's rise was rapid. And then fate gave the brilliant chess player a test of strength: he stumbled twice at the decisive moment and remained beyond the threshold of interzonal tournaments ... Only ten years after his first great success, Spassky managed to pass all the qualifying tests and earn the right to a match for the crown, but he failed to defeat the Iron Tigran Petrosian the first time. It took three more years of super–efforts: by Sisyphus he rose again to the foot of Olympus and did not miss a second chance - in 1969 he became the Tenth king of chess! An essay about the life of Boris Vasilyevich and his sporting path full of ups and downs was written by Dmitry Oleynikov, Candidate of Historical Sciences, curator of the Chess Museum of the Chess Federation of Russia. 70 beautiful and instructive games of Spassky were commented on by the champion of Russia in 1993, the famous author and theorist grandmaster Alexey Bezgodov, as well as grandmaster Dmitry Kryakvin and FIDE master Steve Giddins. The preface was written by the 14th world champion Vladimir Kramnik. For a wide range of chess fans.

    21.67 $
  • Author:
    Kryakvin

    Dmitry Kryakvin has been researching the career and life path of Alexey Vyzhmanavin for 8 years. He talked for a long time with Vyzhmanavin's ex-wife Lyudmila (the memoirs she wrote occupy a significant place in this work), as well as with friends and colleagues of Alexey. In this book, you are waiting for 75 games of Vyzhmanavin with tasks that are designed to improve your positional class and the quality of calculating options. At the same time , the legacy of the first Russian Oli

    20.00 $
  • 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 $
  • Author:
    Галкин

    16.67 $
  • Author:
    Vysotsky

    The fourth volume of the encyclopedia is devoted to systems with 1.c3-b4 and contains an overview of the following openings: Reverse Poke, Nameless Game, Unnamed Systems, Blinder's Game, Reverse Wagering, Exchange Joint, Poke with l...fe5, Rejected Reverse City Game . Vice-champion of Russia in correspondence game, international master V.M. Vysotsky re-analyzed 605 theoretical options presented in the first edition. In the analysis of options, the latest computer chess programs. Published games and analyzes about 800 drafts players. For a wide range of drafts lovers.

    24.14 $
  • Author:
    Kalinichenko

    The vast majority of opening guides are written for adult readers. This book is also devoted to the theory but it is junior. The structure of the book is simple and attractive: openings are examined using examples from actual games, each of which is presented in the form of a lesson with its own name. Several such lessons form an opening theme, and the examination of each theme concludes with exercises. In each opening, attention is drawn to its characteristic tactical and strategic ideas of combinations for independent solution strictly corresponds to the opening theme. Written in clear and easy language, the book is furnished with a large number of diagrams. Colored explanatory arrows on the diagrams and the selection of individual pages with a colored background make the book easier to understand. Regular work solve two problems: deepen the student's knowledge and develop his tactical vision, thus improving his skill and results.

    28.80 $
  • Author:
    Bologan

    «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 $
  • Reprint of a large badge (4 cm x 3.5 cm) dedicated to the failed match between Karpov and Fischer in 1975. The original was issued in an edition of  in several signal specimens (only specimens from the collection of A. Karpov and the Central House of Art Museum are known). 

    17.24 $
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