Download Secrets of Attacking Chess by Mihail Marin PDF

By Mihail Marin

"He writes with ardour ... his enthusiasm is infectious." - Johannes Fischer, KARL

In his earlier paintings, secrets and techniques of Chess Defence, Mihail Marin tested the duty dealing with the defender. Now he considers the opposite aspect of the coin. during this wide-ranging treatise, he investigates attacking play from the preliminary choice to assault all over to the finish.

What are the premises for a winning assault? Marin discusses the normal idea that a participant with the virtue is obliged to assault, and likewise the price of notions of good judgment and justice in determining even if to assault. If we think an assault is justified, yet can't again it up with concrete adaptations, how can we make a decision no matter if to belief our intuition?

Sometimes an assault is introduced immediately out of the hole, while one participant emerges with a improvement virtue or much better coordination. those similar elements may also come into play in simplified positions, and we see winning assaults in endgames too. Marin surveys common attacking eventualities, such an assault on wings, with a queenside assault as a prelude for a speedy strike at the different wing, and all-out assaults opposed to it seems that well-defended positions. He additionally explains why grandmasters mostly wish to preserve as many ideas as attainable, and investigates the function of prophylactic pondering in attacking play.

"the insights into the imaginative and prescient of a grandmaster, that Marin generously and delightfully deals, increase the point of view of the reader." - Fernando Offermann, Berliner Schachverband

Mihail Marin is a sturdy grandmaster from Romania. He accomplished his first significant luck in overseas chess by way of qualifying for the interzonals in 1987. He has received the Romanian Championship on 3 events and has performed in ten Olympiads. For a number of years he used to be editor of the journal Chess Extrapress.

"For those that take pleasure in an unique paintings and a few very striking research, secrets and techniques of Attacking Chess is very steered. It totally cements Marin's attractiveness as a good writer, whereas being a most pleasurable and encouraging paintings to learn and study." - Richard Palliser, Yorkshire Chess Association

"A quickly look at secrets and techniques of Attacking Chess may end up a little intimidating. whereas there's lots of explanatory prose Marin believes in backing up his conclusions with concrete research. a more in-depth glance finds that Marin has a distinct pedagogical bent and has taken pains to sprinkle instructive reviews in the course of the booklet which are destined to stick with the reader. hugely Recommended." - IM John Donaldson, united states group Captain

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Download Chess Opening Essentials: The Ideas & Plans Behind ALL Chess by Stefan Djuric,Dimitry Komarov,Claudio Pantaleoni PDF

By Stefan Djuric,Dimitry Komarov,Claudio Pantaleoni

Most chess starting books are both too distinct or too shallow.

Chess beginning necessities has precisely the correct stability and is an obtainable primer and a reference booklet whilst.

It offers a flavour of ways each establishing works and explains the similarities with different openings, in addition to the variations. furthermore, it additionally issues on the a number of middlegame plans that follow after the hole has ended.

Beginning and bettering chess gamers should still get this strong booklet earlier than they purchase the other chess beginning book!

*Helps novices to improve an outstanding figuring out of primary commencing ideas
*Gives informal avid gamers the power to settle on the outlet that matches their type and taste
*A instrument for membership avid gamers to check and evaluate their establishing repertoire
*A reference publication to which complicated avid gamers retain returning

The authors don't propagate forcing tactical adaptations to be memorized routinely, yet clarify what you have to really be attempting to in achieving while taking part in the hole of your selection. They comprise the most replacement responses and provides transparent symptoms for extra study.

* finished: covers all major adaptations prone to arise
* Easy-to-use: vital strikes and key positions are highlighted in colour
* Long-lasting: it doesn’t outdate since it is ready fundamentals – no longer the newest models
* entire: explains the plans and counterplans for either Black and White
* Down-to-earth: easy, verbal introductions (not a database unload filled with lifeless trees)
* handy: each starting is illustrated with a couple of instructive games

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Download John Nunn’s Best Games by John Nunn PDF

By John Nunn

John Nunn has an exceptional popularity as a chess theoretician and author of the top category. This books is way greater than a suite of beautifully analysed video games, notwithstanding. the writer has introduced the video games to lifestyles with anecdotes from the occasions, and offers many useful information as a way to be of profit to aspiring chess gamers of all degrees of skill. This electronic-only reissue of a vintage ebook makes to be had a name which has been out of print for a number of years.
• Winner of the British Chess Federation ‘Book of the yr’ award in 1995
• comprises victories over brief, Tal, Korchnoi, Anand, Gelfand, Portisch and plenty of different most sensible players.
• A guide of attacking chess, from one of many world’s top tacticians
• Covers the years 1985-93, whilst Nunn entered the realm best ten

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Download A Guide to Chess Improvement: The Best of Novice Nook by Dan Heisman PDF

By Dan Heisman

A consultant to Chess development beneficial properties some of the best of Dan Heisman’s multi-award profitable chess column beginner corner. This publication is stuffed with precious guide, perception and functional suggestion on a variety of key topics: common development, suggestion techniques, making plans and technique, strategies, endgame play, procedure, time administration and masses extra besides.

Heisman has completely revised, improved and up to date his paintings to provide an easy-to-navigate advisor. He has additionally integrated fresh and unique columns. Any participant from newbie to specialist who's enthusiastic about enhancing their chess should still learn this book!

* a vital consultant to chess improvement
* Covers extensive the entire key components of chess
* Written via a amazing chess instructor.

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Download Schach für Zebras: Anders Denken über Schwarz und Weiß by Jonathan Rowson PDF

By Jonathan Rowson

"...Spieler jeder Spielstärke sollten von der Fülle von klar erklärten Ideen profitieren." - GM Luke McShane, Sunday convey

Jonathan Rowson, writer des hoch gepriesenen Buches Die sieben Todsünden des Schachspielers, untersucht drei Fragen, die für alle Schachspieler wichtig sind:
1) Warum ist es so schwierig seine Spielstärke zu verbessern?
2) Welche paintings von mentaler Einstellung ist notwendig, um gute Züge in den unterschiedlichen Phasen der Partie zu finden?
3) Ist der Anzugsvorteil des Weißen ein Mythos, und macht es einen Unterschied, ob guy mit Weiß oder mit Schwarz spielt?

In einem eindrucksvollen originalen Werk macht Rowson von seinem akademischen Hintergrundwissen in Philosophie und Psychologie Gebrauch, um diese drei Fragen in einer unterhaltsamen und aufschlussreichen Weise zu beantworten. Dieses Buch hilft allen Spielern in ihrem Bestreben, sich zu verbessern und bietet neue Erkenntnisse in der Eröffnung und im frühen Mittelspiel.

Rowson präsentiert viele neue Ideen, z. B. wie Schwarz die frühe Initiative des Weißen am besten bekämpft, und wie er aus dem Informationsvorsprung, den er als Nachziehender erhält, Nutzen ziehen kann. Als Beispiel gibt er eine scenario, die er "Zugzwang Lite" nennt, die dann entstehen kann, wenn Weiß keine konstruktiven Züge mehr hat. Außerdem beschäftigt er sich eingehend mit den Theorien zweier Spieler, die sich in unterschiedlicher Weise für die schwarze Sache stark gemacht haben: Mihai Suba and Andras Adorjan.

Die Leser werden überdies mit einem "geistigen Werkzeugkasten" ausgestattet, der ihnen dabei helfen wird, viele typische Situationen am Brett mit größerem Erfolg zu bewältigen und eine Vielzahl psychologischer Fallen zu vermeiden.

"Rowsons Untersuchung von Schachpsychologie scheint speedy eine Garantie zu sein, die praktischen Ergebnisse eines Spielers zu verbessern." - GM Ian Rogers, Canberra Times

Großmeister Jonathan Rowson ist der stärkste Spieler Schottlands und obendrein ein namhafter Schachautor. Im Jahre 2002 teilte er den 1. Platz im international Open und im Jahre 2004 gewann er das Großmeisterturnier in Hastings und wurde zum ersten Mal Britischer Meister. Diesen Titel konnte er im Jahre 2005 verteidigen. Er ist außerdem ein erfahrener Schachlehrer. Sein vorhergehendes Buch für Gambit Die sieben Todsünden des Schachspielers ist in der Schachpresse weithin gepriesen worden.

"Das Schöne an den Büchern von GM Jonathan Rowson ist, dass guy immer das Gefühl hat, guy hat jemanden gefunden, mit dem guy sich intestine über Schach unterhalten kann, auch wenn es mediumsbedingt eine etwas einseitige Kommunikation ist." - Fernando Offermann, Berliner Schachverband

"Ein originelles Essay über das Denken während der Partie, mit provokanten Thesen und vielen Ratschlägen. GM Jonathan Rowson ermuntert den Leser, sich mehr um das Können zu kümmern statt um noch mehr Wissen. Hemmende oder gar schädliche Denkgewohnheiten sollen durch erfolgsorientiertes Denken ersetzt werden. Denken wir besser dann spielen wir besser. Schach für Zebras ist die interessanteste Neuerscheinung 2005." - Dr. Erik Rausch, Rochade

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Download The Killer Dutch by Simon Williams PDF

By Simon Williams

Grandmaster Simon Williams has performed the Classical Dutch for over two decades. It is still his favorite starting and has featured in a few of his maximum person effects, together with a win over international Championship finalist Boris Gelfand.

In this booklet, Williams examines the Classical Dutch in nice intensity. He additionally offers a whole repertoire for Black with the Dutch Defence, that's in accordance with his personal repertoire he has used effectively at grandmaster point for a few years. in addition to proposing the most recent idea and revealing his new rules within the key strains, Williams highlights the most tactical and strategic rules for each side and covers very important matters corresponding to movement orders. every one bankruptcy contains a sequence of exams on the finish, in order that readers may be able to examine how good they've got understood the most innovations. This books tells you every little thing you must learn about effectively taking part in the Classical Dutch.

A Dutch repertoire opposed to 1 d4, 1 c4 and 1 Nf3
Written by means of a world-renowned Classical Dutch expert
Packed with new principles and significant analysis

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Download Botvinnik: Move by Move by Cyrus Lakdawala PDF

By Cyrus Lakdawala

Mikhail Botvinnik used to be a three-time international Chess Champion and is generally considered as one of many World's maximum ever avid gamers. Botvinnik possessed a common, all-round kind with an emphasis on common sense and process. He enjoyed to assault yet, unlike – for instance – Mikhail Tal, his assaults didn't seem out of nowhere. They have been the results of a scientific building up and constructed certainly from previous strategic earnings. Botvinnik’s video games comprise various instructive masterpieces and a methodical research of his video games is key for any aspiring chess player.

In this ebook, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala invitations you to affix him in a examine of his favorite Botvinnik video games. Lakdawala examines Botvinnik's well known abilities within the key parts of assault and defence, initiative, exploiting imbalances, gathering merits and endgame play. He demonstrates sincerely how we will be able to all enhance by way of studying from Botvinnik's play.

Move by way of movement offers an incredible platform to check chess. through consistently demanding the reader to respond to probing questions through the booklet, the circulate through circulate structure significantly encourages the educational and working towards of important talents simply up to the normal assimilation of data. conscientiously chosen questions and solutions are designed to maintain you actively concerned and let you video display your growth as you research. this is often a great strategy to increase your chess talents and knowledge.

* examine from the video games of a chess legend
* vital rules absorbed through persevered practice/li>
* makes use of an amazing method of chess study

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Download The Scotch Gambit: An Energetic and Aggressive System for by Alex Fishbein PDF

By Alex Fishbein

grab the Initiative correct from the beginning! Are you uninterested in sluggish maneuvering in structures comparable to the the Italian video game with d2-d3 and the anti-Berlin? Do you get pleasure from disagreement within the middle and sharp, tactical play? Alex Fishbein exhibits how the Scotch Gambit may give you interesting but sound positions the place you target on the enemy king. within the Scotch Gambit, White instantly moves within the heart and assaults the f7-pawn, frightening concessions from Black. An imbalance in general effects, the place White has attacking probabilities at the kingside. The Scotch Gambit may also help you improve a finer feeling for the initiative and increase your combinational imaginative and prescient. additionally, you will higher comprehend strategic techniques, similar to susceptible squares of 1 colour and pawn constitution nuances. Fishbein, an skilled participant and writer, takes you right into a smooth grandmaster’s examine lab. right here, all principles are scrutinized and ready to be used opposed to an opponent who's equally armed with the newest concept and know-how. the main serious responses for Black obtain certain emphasis. Alex Fishbein is an American grandmaster. His height global rating used to be #150. He used to be aggressive in each one of his 4 U.S. Championship appearances, together with in 2004 while he received the Bent Larsen prize for the main uncompromising chess. A lifelong 1.e4 participant, Fishbein is understood for attention-grabbing and artistic play.

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Download Southeast Asia (Routledge Revivals): Essays in the Political by Richard Higgott,Richard Robison PDF

By Richard Higgott,Richard Robison

The articles during this edited assortment, first released in 1985, think of the competing theories of the character of improvement and underdevelopment in Southeast Asia. each one bankruptcy demanding situations the tutorial orthodoxies and dominant traditions of Southeast Asian reviews, fairly with regards to orientalist heritage, behaviourist political technological know-how and improvement economics. total, the contributions supply an alternate framework for research, which considers the structural adjustments to the political economic climate of Southeast Asia, in addition to the connection among the kingdom, economic climate and sophistication at a family point. this can be a interesting assortment, of worth to students and academics with an curiosity in Southeast Asian politics, economics and history.

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Download The...a6 Slav: The Tricky and Dynamic Lines with ...a6 by Glenn Flear PDF

By Glenn Flear

The ...a6 Slav is a comparatively new phenomenon in a truly well known commencing, and during the last few years it has attracted the eye of a few top rate gamers: Alexei Shirov, Sergei Movsesian, England's Julian Hodgson and, extra lately, international number 1 Garry Kasparov. during this first ever e-book exclusively dedicated to the ...a6 Slav, Grandmaster and openings specialist Glenn Flear delves into the secrets and techniques of this complicated line. He explains the strategies and positional rules for either White and Black and offers a entire assurance of the speculation, focusing on the entire new wrinkles and discoveries.

Written through a famous openings theoretician
All significant traces are covered
Ideal for membership and event players

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