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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 $
  • Author:
    Galkin

    16.67 $
  • Author:
    Bologan

    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 $
  • Author:
    Galkin

    The book by grandmaster and experienced coach Alexander Galkin is dedicated to the strongest piece on the chessboard – to the queen. Using the example of episodes from games of modern grandmasters (the vast majority of games date back to 2020-2023) and his own grandmaster practice, the author tries to generalize, and in some places even clarify the methodology for understanding and playing queen endings, as well as other types of endgames with the presence of queens ) On the desk. The book presents various ratios of material – “queen against queen”, “queen and minor piece against queen and minor piece”, “queen and rook against queen and rook”, “queen against two rooks”, “queen against rook and pawns”, “ queen against a rook and a minor piece”, “two queens against two queens” – practically the entire spectrum of encountered endgames of this type. The material is structured in such a way that the reader can get maximum benefit from studying the examples of queen endings and its other derivatives offered by the author. 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 $
  • Author:
    Vysotsky

    20.00 $
  • Author:
    Bogdanovich

    50.00 $
  • Author:
    Eive

    The corpus of this textbook includes two significant works by the world chess champion, scientist and prominent teacher Max Euwe — "Self‑help chess game", created in collaboration with G. Den-Hertog, and "Chess Lessons". The first work is designed for beginners, the second for more experienced chess players. The book is a real chess tutorial in the true sense of the word. This is expressed not only in the appropriate distribution of the material and the method of presentation, designed to awaken the initiative of the student, but also in numerous practical exercises offered to the reader after explaining each new concept or technique.The textbook primarily attracts the methodology of presentation of the material, the principles of which will be useful for coaches and teachers of chess sections and circles. For a wide range of chess fans.

    25.00 $
  • Author:
    Galkin

    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 $
  • Author:
    Tal

    21.67 $
  • Author:
    Franco

    In his new book, grandmaster Zenon Franco deeply analyzes the 69 instructive victories of the 11th world champion Robert Fischer. The book is not overloaded with options, the emphasis – with detailed explanations in a move-by-move style, creating an ideal platform for learning chess. In the "reference" At points in each game, the reader is offered test questions, which helps both the practical study of key techniques of the chess game and the reliable assimilation of acquired knowledge. Questions and answers engage the reader in the learning process and help him track his growth in chess strength. The appendix provides a critical analysis of the unsatisfactory translation of Robert Fisher's famous book “My 60 Memorable Games.”

    23.33 $
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    The price include postage and packing. This collection of studies by the remarkable Russian chess composer Alexey Seleznev (1888 – 1967) will not only wrap you in the amazing world of beautiful and memorable ideas, developed here to perfection. It is also an indispensable chess study aid – Seleznev’s problems are closely integrated into practical play and most of them are self-contained lessons. The accuracy of these compositions is backed up by modern computer analysis. Edited and with a foreword by Oleg Pervakov, World Chess Composing Champion.

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    The answer book of an international grandmaster and an experienced coach (among whose students is A. Grischuk) Bloch's Maxim contains over 1200 combinations from practical games and specially compiled examples. All tasks are characterized by intense struggle, in which the goal is achieved by single moves. The book is intended for both young and adult amateurs, and for masters. The arrangement of examples by topic allows you to use the book not only as a task book, but also as a textbook. Of particular interest are over two hundred specially compiled by the author overstressed positions in which white wins the only way during the course of white, and black wins during the course of black. These examples, as well as over 50 fragments from the parties of the author and his students, are published for the first time.

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    42.00 $

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    The price include postage and packing. This folder contains large (245 x 350 mm) color portraits of all the world chess champions, from William Steinitz to Magnus Carlsen. Each portrait has been reprinted on fiber flax paper, which has a texture similar to the original canvas on shich it was painted. These portraits are perfect for chess lovers looking to decorate chess schools, clubs or their own homes.

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    "Chess University" is a tutorial of Ukrainian chess players. Author of articles: grandmaster G. Kuzmin  Editor -in-Chif: A. Streltsov Published: Moscow 1993 Language: German, English Pages: 78

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    Victor Papuev is a Russian writer, author and publisher of several books. Among them are poetry collections, historical books and chess atlases. At the XXXIII Olympiad was the chief editor of the express newsletter. This book contains all the games of the 33rd Chess Olympiad, including illustrations.

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    66.00 $

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    The collection of 5 chess books for the price of 3:  1. An Aggresive Opening Repertoire for the Club Player Author: Nikolai Kalinichenko Language: English Publisher: Moscow, Russian Chess House, 2007 230 pages Nikolai Kalinichenko, an international grandmaster in correspondence play and the author of some 40 chess titles, presents here a complete and up-to-date opening repertoire. It is intended for players of a attacking style, or for use when the competitive situation demands an aggressive approach. The repertoire is based on 1 e4 as White, and the Sicilian Dragon and Leningrad Dutch as Black. Suggestions are also offered against all the opponent's main alternatives. Also available is the companion volume A Positional Opening Repertoire for the Club Player, offering a range of openings which are closely linked, but which are less forcefull in character.   2.  A Positional Opening Repertoire for the Club Player Author: Nikolai Kalinichenko Publisher: Moscow, Russian Chess House, 2007 Binding: Hardcover Language: English Publisher: Moscow, Russian Chess House, 2007 240 pages Nikolai Kalinichenko, an international granmaster in correspondence play and the author of some 40 chess titles, presents here a complete and up-to-date opening repertoire. It is intended for players of positional style, or for use when the competitive situation demands a solid approach. The repertoire is based on 1 e4 as White, and the Classical Sicilian and King's Indian Defence as Black. Also available is the companion volume An Aggressive Opening Repertoire for the Club Player, offering a range of openings which are closely linked, but which are less forcefull in character.   3. Kings gambit Author: Nikolai Kalinichenko Book series: Chess University Language: English Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Moscow, Russian Chess House, 2009 347 pages  This book by Nikolai Kalinichenko, an International Grandmaster in correspondence play, gives a systematic analysis of the King's Gambit using more than 300 annotated games, classic and modern, providing the reader with a sound knowledge of all the standard variations, together with their typical strategic and tactical ideas.   4. Play 2...Nf6! in the Sicilian Author: Grigory Bogdanovich  Language: English Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Moscow, Russian Chess House, 2009 291 pages  On the map of modern chess theory there is a 'blank spot' - The Nimzowitsch-Rubinstein Variation of the Sicilian Defence (1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6) Everyone has heard of it, but no one really knows anything about it. The literature devoted to this topic is extremely scanty. Two or three articles, a few brochures, one ancient monograph (in German) - and that's all. The book of international master Grigory Bogdanovisch fills this gap. The author, a recognized expert on the Variation, has summarized and fully systemized his many years of experience in the given field. His views are subjective - but this is what makes them valuable. His conclusions are paradoxical, but they, so to speak, 'grab' the reader and do not leave him indifferent. You want to argue with him, but - and this is the main thing! - his presentation of the Variation makes you want to study it and play    5. English Defence Author: Ilya Odessky Language: English Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Moscow, Russian Chess House, 2007 270 pages This book is devoted to the paradoxical opening 1.d4 e6 2.c4 b6. By playing 3.e4 White immediately wants to punish the 'disturber of the peace' for his neglect of opening principles, but in this case Black sets his opponent such a variety of mines and traps, that he can gain an advantage, even omitting the equalising stage! At the present day the statistics after 3.e4 is appalling for White: in 7 out of 10 games he suffers defeat! The author, not relying on his own store of words, constantly hides behind the ckassics, citing them right and left. Characters form world literature and even departed personalities strive to take an active part in the analysis of variations.  

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    The price include postage and packing. Nikolai Kalinichenko, an international granmaster in correspondence play and the author of some 40 chess titles, presents here a complete and up-to-date opening repertoire. It is intended for players of positional style, or for use when the competitive situation demands a solid approach. The repertoire is based on 1 e4 as White, and the Classical Sicilian and King's Indian Defence as Black. Also available is the companion volume An Aggressive Opening Repertoire for the Club Player, offering a range of openings which are closely linked, but which are less forcefull in character.

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    42.00 $

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    The defense of Alekhine, a brave debut that defies all the classical rules of the game at the beginning of a chess game, has evolved over time into a flexible system that allows blacks to either agree to "extreme" options, or to move to three horizontal lines. This is a debut for the gaming positions. Choosing it, Black sets himself, the task of winning, not only to fight for a draw. From playing, both white and black, Alyokhin's protection is demanded by specific knowledge, books, devoted to this protection. This edition, consisting of 16 parts and 87 chapters, examines, among others, the lines of protection, the practice of which is dated exclusively to the twenty-first century. Thanks to modern technology and in-depth analysis, estimates of many previously known variants have also been changed. The book is written in a living literary language and will be useful as chess players with a high Elo ratio, and for fans. Increased format

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    27.60 $

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    The defense of Alekhine, a brave debut that defies all the classical rules of the game at the beginning of a chess game, has evolved over time into a flexible system that allows blacks to either agree to "extreme" options, or to move to three horizontal lines. This is a debut for the gaming positions. Choosing it, Black sets himself, the task of winning, not only to fight for a draw. From playing, both white and black, Alyokhin's protection is demanded by specific knowledge, books, devoted to this protection. This edition, consisting of 16 parts and 87 chapters, examines, among others, the lines of protection, the practice of which is dated exclusively to the twenty-first century. Thanks to modern technology and in-depth analysis, estimates of many previously known variants have also been changed. The book is written in a living literary language and will be useful as chess players with a high Elo ratio, and for fans. Increased format Snippet 1 Snippet 2

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    26.40 $

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    The price include postage and packing. Nikolai Kalinichenko, an international grandmaster in correspondence play and the author of some 40 chess titles, presents here a complete and up-to-date opening repertoire. It is intended for players of a attacking style, or for use when the competitive situation demands an aggressive approach. The repertoire is based on 1 e4 as White, and the Sicilian Dragon and Leningrad Dutch as Black. Suggestions are also offered against all the opponent's main alternatives. Also available is the companion volume A Positional Opening Repertoire for the Club Player, offering a range of openings which are closely linked, but which are less forcefull in character.

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    33.60 $

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    Chess is the game of kings, and in this book you will learn how to play from the king of chess, Anatoly Karpov, who won the world chess championship many times. You will read about the nature and behaviour of the pieces. You will learn to attack energetically and defend calmly. You will discover a number of tricks and traps that you can use to trip up unwary opponents and, just as importantly, which you will learn how to avoid falling for yourself. Having completed your journey through this book with the help of one of chess’s all-time greats, you will be ready for your first chess battle – against Mum or Dad, against a friend or a computer, on the Internet or at a tournament. This book will enable your child to master the rules of the game in a relaxed manner and will help him or her to conquer new heights not only in chess, but in life, too. This is because chess develops patience, logical thinking and memory, and teaches us how to use our time rationally. Teachers, coaches, and parents with no more than a smattering of chess preparation can use this book to teach children the basics of this complex game. This book is printed in full colour and will be a great present for children wanting to learn about this ancient and the most popular game in the world. Coated paper. Color illustration. Size 22,5 cm * 29,5 cm.

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    The price include postage and packing. Collection of the awarded games in chess tournaments and matches from 1876 till 1995. The idea of beauty in chess is closely connected with our understanding of chess as a wide sphere of human culture and art. Not only for brilliant strokes or bright combinational ideas we are impressed by formidable games played by outstanding masters: depth of logic in positional play, refined technique of exploiting an advantage, lelgant implementation of strategical ideas are no less attractive. A point of a chess combination attracts both an ordinary amateur and an experienced profy. The eventual possibility of sacrificial combinations is what makes ches so impressive. The major part of these 1640 games are annotated by ourselves. Garry Kasparov: «This book will undoubtedly find a special place among fundamental works on chess esthetics and beauty. It contains a great amount of awarded games – plenty of material for studies in all aspects of chess. The principle of the selection is very democratic – together with grandmaster games, there are many nice examples of play originating from games by amateurs. The enormous effort in systematization and analysis of games made by the authors deserves all respect and gratitude».