Download E-books Meeting 1d4 (Everyman Chess) PDF

By Jacob Aagaard

Unhappy that you are achieving passive or tough positions with Black? bored stiff with having to benefit many alternative defences to all of White's assaults? Then this publication is the reply on your difficulties! overseas grasp Jacob Aagaard and Esben Lund offer an all-in-one strategy to the preferred establishing circulate 1 d4 and different White platforms that don't contain 1 e4. The strains steered are dependent round the Tarrasch Defence (1 d4 d5 2 c4 e6 three Nc3 c5) and are effortless to profit, enjoyable to play and promise the black participant dynamic counterplay. This ebook is mainly valuable for gamers who've neither the time nor inclination to benefit reams of the most recent establishing concept. all through this paintings, Aagaard & Lund delve into the options, rules and strategies for Black, whereas additionally exhibiting the prospective traps and pitfalls.

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Download E-books Dutch Stonewall (Everyman Chess) PDF

By Jacob Aagaard

The Stonewall is a perfect selection for these gamers who're willing to prevent the reams of conception that encompass extra well known openings similar to the King¿s Indian and Nimzo-Indian Defences. With the Stonewall Black stakes a right away declare within the centre and lays the principles for a in all likelihood risky kingside assault. The path to good fortune with the Stonewall is particularly a lot in keeping with an figuring out of issues and ideas and those are in actual fact elucidated by means of skilled writer Jacob Aagaard.

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Download E-books Great Chess Upsets PDF

By Samuel Reshevsky

This can be a number of sixty nine annotated video games performed via 17 of the best chess gamers in background. The video games are properly specified by descriptive notation. incorporated with all of the video games is a biography of the gamers. This publication is an efficient learn. Even with no taking part in over the video games, readers will locate it stress-free. even if the video games are classified “upsets”, no longer all are thought of upsets within the potential of historical past. for instance, Morphy's defeat of Anderssen in 1858 could have been thought of an disillusioned on the time it used to be performed whilst Morphy had simply arrived in Europe, yet we now realize that Morphy was once a far better participant than Anderssen. This assortment contains 4 video games misplaced through Bobby Fischer at close to his height plus video games misplaced by means of all the global Champions from Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca and Alekhine to Botvinnik, Tal, Petrosian and Spassky. Samuel Reshevsky is the suitable individual to put in writing this ebook simply because he performed them all aside from Steinitz.

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Download E-books Botvinnik's Best Games 1947-1970 PDF

Mikhail Botvinnik received the area Chess Championship in 1948 and held the identify with breaks until eventually 1963. Botvinnik introduced his retirement from chess in 1970. This e-book covers the whole interval whilst Botvinnik was once international Chess Champion. Of the good postwar chess avid gamers, one determine sticks out specifically others - the Soviet grandmaster, Mikhail Botvinnik. apart from one-year interludes this committed electric engineer was once international champion for fifteen years - from 1948 to 1963; at the moment get together that he regained his identify - from Tal - he was once in his 50th 12 months. It was once now not, besides the fact that, till 1970 that he introduced his “official retirement” from overseas pageant. “Chess”. wrote Botvinnik, “is an paintings which illustrates the wonderful thing about logic.” He couldn't abide error which spoiled the great thing about the sport, and the key of his good fortune was once thorough practise and regimen, which totally justified his personal self-confidence - and that have been systematically followed through the Soviet college. In managed positional play, Botvinnik was once an incomparable virtuoso - as Bronstein, Smyslov, and Tal, between many others, came upon. notably, he used to be a perfectionist. Prefaced through a quick biography, this quantity - the 1st ever released in English provides over a hundred of Botvinnik's most sensible video games over the interval 1947 to 1970. approximately the entire annotations are by means of Botvinnik himself, they usually exhibit the traits that gained him the champion's name. Botvinnik's top video games is, maybe, the phenomenal choice of the last decade.

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Download E-books Modern Chess Openings, 15th Edition PDF

Modern Chess Openings is the simplest and such a lot depended on instrument for critical chess avid gamers out there. First released over a half-century in the past, it is a thoroughly revised and up-to-date variation of the booklet that has been the normal English language reference on chess openings. a useful source for membership and event avid gamers, it now comprises details on fresh fits and the main updated idea on chess openings.

Modern Chess Openings is perfect for intermediate gamers able to bring up their video game to the subsequent point or overseas Grandmasters who are looking to remain on most sensible of contemporary chess techniques.

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