Dynamic Chess Strategy (Mihai Suba)

Dynamic Chess Strategy

An Extended and Updated Edition
by Mihai Suba
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ISBN: 978-1-927179-48-2

US $14.99

In the battle of chess ideas, the publication in 1991 of Dynamic Chess Strategy was a defining moment. Before Mihai Suba's exceptional book, chess writers had neglected one of the most important factors of a chess position: its dynamic potential.

Suba demonstrated that the traditional concept of improving the position was often static and irrelevant, and that classical strategy, if applied dogmatically, can prevent you from finding the right plan and its subsequent moves.

100 Endgames You Must Know (Jesús de la Villa)

100 Endgames You Must Know

Vital Lessons for Every Chess Player
by Jesús de la Villa
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ISBN: 978-1-927179-37-6

US $16.99

The good news about endgames is:

  • there are relatively few endings you should know by heart
  • once you know these endings, that's it. Your knowledge never goes out of date!

The bad news is that, all the same, the endgame technique of most players is deficient. Modern time-controls make matters worse: there is simply not enough time to delve deep into the position.

Sacrifice and Initiative in Chess (Ivan Sokolov)

Sacrifice and Initiative in Chess

Seize the Moment to get the Advantage
by Ivan Sokolov
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ISBN: 978-1-927179-47-5

US $16.99

Sacrifice and Initiative in Chess is an entertaining and instructive guide, packed with useful advice, sparkling examples and practical exercises.

The sacrifice is one of the most beautiful and complex elements of chess. Giving up material in order to get an advantage is often the most difficult decision a player has to take during a game. It can also be the most rewarding.

The Magic Tactics of Mikhail Tal (Karsten Müller & Raymund Stolze)

The Magic Tactics of Mikhail Tal

Learn from the Legend
by Karsten Müller & Raymund Stolze
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ISBN: 978-1-927179-46-8

US $16.99

“You must lead your opponent into a deep, dark forest, where 2 + 2 = 5 and where the path back out is only broad enough for one of you.” - Mikhail Tal

Mikhail Tal was one of the greatest geniuses in chess history. Feared and admired for his dazzling attacks, the ‘Magician from Riga’ took the chess world by storm. In 1960, at the age of twenty-three, he wrested the world title from Mikhail Botvinnik to become the youngest World Champion ever.

Pillsbury's Chess Career (Sergeant & Watts)

Pillsbury's Chess Career

by Sergeant & Watts
ISBN: 978-1-927179-42-0

US $6.99

This chess classic appeared 16 years after the death of Harry Nelson Pillsbury in 1906 and represents an important contribution to chess literature. It was the first book in English to trace the meteoric rise of the American chess legend from relative chess obscurity to becoming one of the world's strongest players. It combines biographical detail with 233 annotated games, many of which have caught the imagination of chess followers then and now with their combination of positional insight and sparkling tactics.