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  • Author:
    Kapengut

    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 $
  • Author:
    Blokh

    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.

    21.67 $
  • Author:
    Bologan

    The 2nd edition, revised and supplemented, of the popular monograph, which is dedicated to one of the most combat modern debuts – the Old Indian defense. The author meticulously builds the entire defensive line of black (including on the territory of "adjacent" openings, such as the English beginning or the London system), explains standard plans and tactical techniques, offers a number of novelties in current schemes. Carefully selected positions for the solution will help the reader to consolidate the acquired knowledge. The book is addressed to chess players of any level, since the laws of Old Indian are the same for both amateurs and super grandmasters.

    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:
    Tal

    21.67 $
  • Author:
    Fine

    In the vast ocean of chess literature there are relatively few books about the endgame, and only a few of them can be considered true chess classics. And the most outstanding among the classics — Reuben Fine's book "Basic Chess Endings". Reuben Fine (1914−1993) was for a long time one of the best chess players in the world. As an author, Fine showed himself to be an excellent analyst who understood the full depth and peculiarities of the endgame. Having studied various types of standard positions, Fine established useful rules for practical play and proved himself to be an experienced teacher who, using skillfully chosen examples, was able to teach the reader all the necessary lessons and introduce him to the basic ideas of the endgame. Many generations of chess players in different countries of the world keep copies of “Basic Chess Endings”. For example, Mikhail Botvinnik considered Fine's work the most worthy of all that had ever been written on endgame theory.

    35.00 $
  • 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:
    Chandler

    The set consists of the book Chandler M. Chess for Children (gift edition) and the hero of this book - Marty the dragon (Dragon is the symbol of 2024). LEARN CHESS with the Very Big Dragon Marty! Using this entertaining book, your child will quickly and easily learn to play chess – the world's most popular strategy game that develops logical thinking. The rules are explained clearly and clearly, step by step, from scratch. The lessons reinforce the fun conversations between the boy Petya and his favorite dragon Marty, who calls himself the Very Big Dragon. In many countries, chess is recognized as a useful means of developing creative thinking in children. Although they are considered a complex and even mysterious game, the rules are quite simple. It doesn't take long to understand how the pieces move, and even a five-year-old child can enjoy chess. And children really like to beat their friends and relatives! Enlarged format (210x290 mm) The cute green dragon, the symbol of 2024, symbolizing strength, generosity, courage and endurance, is the hero of the book, which explains the rules of the chess game. The dragon has a suction cup, and you can use it to hang the toy on a glossy surface, on a window or refrigerator. Made of soft fabric,  has a height of 20 cm and a length of 26 cm.

    27.33 $
  • 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

    16.67 $
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    The 20th century gave the world many wonderful works of chess sport. The proposed games were played by famous chess players in serious official competitions and made a great impression on contemporaries. Parties are arranged in chronological order.
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    The reader is offered a unique collection of lessons, lectures, seminars on all issues of chess perfection, including psychology, opening preparation, solving problems in the middle of the game, enhancing the endgame skill, etc. Among the authors are world champions, outstanding chess players, coaches and teachers.

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    The book is an interesting autobiographical material about a hundred of the best chess players of the XX century. Stories about the masters of chess sport are arranged in chronological order ...

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    The book talks about such a rare but very bright event in chess, as short games. An analysis of the games played by the great chess players when they got into funny situations or lost after a small number of moves. For a wide range of readers.

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    The book of the multiple world champion and grandmaster in chess composition, Yakov Georgievich Vladimirov, & quot; 1000 adventures on a chessboard & quot; It is a story about the inextricable connection between chess composition and practical game and has no analogues in modern chess literature. The book is designed for a wide circle of chess players and lovers of composition, as well as coaches.
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    Tasks for co-op and reverse mat; fabulous, joke, retro

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    The book of the famous grandmaster, coach and writer Eduard Gufeld is a frank and witty story about the creative path of a chess player, about meetings with interesting people, comments on his best games.
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    International chess grandmaster Yakov Georgievich Vladimirov - the author of the popular trilogy published in the Astrel publishing house ("1000 chess problems", "1000 chess etudes" and "1000 chess riddles") presents his new work. This is a real small encyclopedia that contains tasks and sketches of all genres, the history of the development of the composition, terminology, personalities, memorable events. It is intended for a wide range of readers, coaches, editors of chess categories. The collection does not repeat any of the positions mentioned in the books.

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    The book is a complete collection of miniatures of thirteen world champions - from Steinitz to Kasparov. When selecting parties, only tournaments and matches with classical time control are considered. Readers can use the material to get acquainted with the creativity of world champions, like a debut manual, a collection of traps or even a textbook. Most miniatures contain comments, marked the key points of the game. As a rule, the author gave a modern interpretation of the debut. Thanks to a large number of diagrams, parties can be watched without placing figures.

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    17.27 $

    The book contains 1000 of the most famous chess games played in tournaments, matches, other competitions from ancient times to the present day. Most of these original chess pieces were created by outstanding masters, although some were taken from the works of lesser-known chess players, sometimes even amateurs. The party is accompanied by a brief commentary, which does not pretend to be academic, but animates what is happening on the board. A small preface explains the originator's approach to the huge chess material that he had to sort out and rework. The book gives an idea of ​​how chess art has changed and developed, tastes and evaluations were refined and improved, and how the playing styles of great masters changed at different stages of a centuries-old chess history. Also presented is the "creativity" of machines, their fights with a man, the best examples of women's chess. Some parties have applied, educational value. The book is designed for a wide range of readers familiar with chess, comprehending their depths.
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    This is a real ode to chess aesthetics - the most beautiful games played in the last 150 years. There are essays about all chess pieces, about the centuries-old evolution of views on the ideal of beauty in chess. At the request of the author, the world's outstanding chess players expressed their opinion on the issues raised.

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    This book will open to you the amazing and fascinating world of chess. She will teach you to play this ancient game that millions of people of all ages around the world continue to get involved in.

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    In this book, there is everything for those who love quiet and at the same time gambling. In it you can find games on a chessboard, on the playing field, in dice, with chips, coins, matches, dominoes, card cards and many others. Play and win!
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    The book contains 64 basic lessons, 16 unusual lessons and 4 tests, over 1000 training tasks and output data for these assignments, 2000 chess diagrams and 32 cognitive illustrations. It is addressed to young and adult readers who want to learn how to play chess and achieve the level of mastery of a chess player of the first level. The book will benefit the parents of young chess players and chess trainers. Of special interest is for all those who are inclined to the scientific approach to cognition of chess, and also are interested in chess as a phenomenon of world culture.

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    Based on I.Rabinovich's classic work "Endgame". An active chess player-practice does not have enough time for deep study of the endgame, but every qualified chess player must know a certain set of positions. This task is the responsibility of this book. It can be divided into two parts. In the first - theoretical - simple endings are considered, in which the final estimate, the methods for achieving a win or draw are already known. In the second part of the book the reader learns the methods of realizing the advantages in the endgame, the main techniques.

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    The Astrel publishing house continues to release a new series - Encyclopedia of Chess Olympus, dedicated to the life and work of all world chess champions from Steinitz to Kramnik. The authors are famous Russian writers and historians of chess Isaac and Vladimir Lindera. Alexander Alexandrovich Alekhin (1892–1946) is the 4th world chess champion (1927–35, 1937–1946). Among the greatest chess players of all time, Alexander Alekhin is distinguished by the scale of his creative heritage and the aesthetic appeal of the game. From 1908 to the last years of his life, he participated in 94 tournaments, in 64 of them came out the winner and in 12 occupied second places. He played 26 matches (including 5 in the world championship) and was the only chess champion in history who died undefeated. Alekhin influenced the chess life of dozens of countries and peoples due to his vivid performances in tournaments, matches, touring tours, as well as literary works.

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    Grandmaster Alexei Shirov (born 1972) has been among the top ten in the FIDE rating list for many years. He is like a free artist in chess and in life. For original designs and vivid combinations, he is called Tal's heir and "new wizard" from Riga!

    500 games Shirov with comments intershift.