Tragicomedy in the Endgame
The key concepts of chess endings.
When it was released in 2003, Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual became an instant classic. Now the chess instructor extraordinaire offers an introduction to the fascinating world of chess endings. This book is designed to highlight the key concepts of the most common chess endgames and will prove quite instructive to chessplayers of all levels.
Back to Basics: Tactics
Chess Tactics can be fun!
This book is an introduction to the various kinds of basic chess tactics. With instructional material, examples, and problems of all types, the subject of chess tactics is covered comprehensively. There are over 400 examples ranging from easy to challenging!
Invisible Chess Moves
(Neiman & Afek)
New In Chess
Every chess player knows that some moves are harder to see than others.
Why is it that, frequently, uncomplicated wins simply do not enter your mind? Even strong grandmasters suffer from blind spots that obscure some of the best ideas during a games. What is more: often both players fail to see the opportunity that is right in front of their eyes.
Common Sense in Chess
One of the all-time chess classics. Originally published in 1896/7, the book featured lectures given by Lasker in London in 1895. The e+ edition includes a lengthy Foreword by IM Jeremy Silman.
Chess Praxis: My System in Practice by Aron Nimzowitsch
(Translated by Robert Sherwood)
Chess Praxis expands and elaborates on the ideas presented by Nimzowitsch in his famous book My System. It also contains many of his finest games.