Wojo's Weapons: Winning With White, Volume 1 by Jonathan Hilton, Dean Ippolito

By Jonathan Hilton, Dean Ippolito

The overdue Aleksander Wojtkiewicz was once essentially the most feared avid gamers within the U.S. match circuit. utilizing his dynamic, Catalan-based establishing repertoire, the Polish Magician received 1000s of tournaments prior to his premature demise in 2006. Now, Wojtkiewicz specialists IM Dean Ippolito and NM Jonathan Hilton have joined forces to supply the definitive how-to handbook for studying Wojo's repertoire with White after 1.Nf3 d5. Over the process seventy five absolutely annotated video games, the authors make Wojtkiewicz's process simply available to the chess public for the 1st time. --Club gamers seeking to grasp a good, secure, and sensible White repertoire will enjoy the authors' complete causes of key principles. --Titled avid gamers will locate updated theoretical assurance of the entire traces awarded, together with the authors' personal novelties and little-known rules. --Experts trying to in achieving the grasp name will profit so much from the thorough remedy of middlegame and endgame rules. Wojo's guns is prepared for you to fast start successful the Wojo.

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Play the Dutch: An Opening Repertoire for Black based on the by Neil McDonald

By Neil McDonald

The Dutch Defence is one in every of Black’s such a lot enterprising solutions to at least one d4. Black strives to unbalance the location through developing an asymmetrical pawn constitution at the first actual circulation, giving himself each chance to struggle for the initiative from the outset. In this e-book, Neil McDonald tells you every thing you must understand on the way to play this commencing effectively. He offers the reader with a complete repertoire opposed to 1 d4, with the dynamic Leningrad edition as Black’s major weapon. learn this ebook and play the Dutch with self assurance!

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Pal Benko: my life, games, and compositions by Pal Benko

By Pal Benko

Grandmaster good friend Benko is a chess legend: A challenger for the area Championship, an innovator of many smooth establishing structures, an issue composer par excellence, and a father determine to his shut buddy Bobby Fischer, Benko has performed and defeated many of the most sensible gamers of the final fifty years. This biography is a party of an exceptional man's artistic legacy. Its remarkable choice of 138 deeply annotated video games that have been rigorously ready to be unique, enlightening, and instructive is dropped at lifestyles via Benko's memoirs of his early years in war-torn Hungary, a global of poverty, chaos, discomfort, and eventually, own triumph. His insights into recognized grandmasters rework legends into actual individuals with substance and character, and his recollections of well-known tournaments take us on a trip via chess background in contrast to whatever that is been released sooner than. Interviews with word gamers supply insights into Benko's nature. an incredible survey of Benko's openings (by John Watson) indicates us the scope of Benko's theoretical contributions to the sport. photographs abound, and three hundred of Benko's chess compositions enable fanatics of the sport to develop into in detail conversant in a strikingly attractive point of chess that almost all have ignored. This hugely wonderful and instructive booklet supplies opponents who desire to enhance their taking part in energy a dynamic, enjoyable technique to deepen their wisdom and figuring out.

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The Art of Positional Play (Chess) by Samuel Reshevsky

By Samuel Reshevsky

Thoroughly revised and reset in English algebraic notation, this contemporary vintage by way of one of many maximum gamers of the twentieth century explains the interior workings of a special chess brain. Reshevsky, a world-famous chess prodigy through the age of nine, followed a practical, positional enjoying kind relatively strange for a tender participant. during this selection of sixty one deeply annotated video games performed through Reshevsky and different sleek masters, he indicates how all gamers can examine from his ways to make the most positional errors by way of their competitors and increase their very own effects.

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Attacking with 1d4 (Everyman Chess) by Angus Dunnington

By Angus Dunnington

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Tired of enjoying the standard openings? anxious approximately having to benefit an excessive amount of idea? Then this booklet is what you're trying to find! overseas grasp Angus Dunnington provides you with a brand new attacking starting repertoire in accordance with the movement 1 d4. instead of getting slowed down with concept, Dunnington concentrates on developing easy-to-learn platforms opposed to all of Black's attainable defenses. He chooses traces that are enjoyable to play, effortless to benefit and should pose your unsuspecting opponent many difficulties. (6 x nine, one hundred sixty pages, b&w diagrams)

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The Queen's Gambit & Catalan for Black by Lasha Janjgava, Graham Burgess

By Lasha Janjgava, Graham Burgess

Each chess-player wishes a competent security opposed to the Queen's Pawn establishing. the elemental query is whether or not to move all-out for counterplay, that may contain loads of threat, or to undertake a extra reliable, classical technique, and primary conscientiously neutralize White's iniative. This booklet exhibits the potential for the latter procedure. through protecting the Queen's Gambit Declined, Black places an organization road-block within the manner of White's goals. If as frequently occurs while confronted by way of a strong security, White turns into careless or impatient, Black is able to get away and grab the initiative. Janjgava additionally exhibits how White's extra hyper-modern Catalan remedy could be met with the similar method, and explains how, as soon as Black has equalized, he can unbalance the location, and play for a win.

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Chess Tips for the Improving Player by Amatzia Avni

By Amatzia Avni

This booklet provides sensible suggestion for membership gamers who are looking to take your next step in the direction of chess mastery. Amatzia Avni's process is much extra artistic than the standard information equivalent to "develop your pieces" and "control the centre". Avni is a expert psychologist who seems to be at existence from an strange attitude. rather than repeating cliches noticeable sooner than in coun-tless books, he scrutinised a big variety of chess positions, asking himself 'What could be discovered from them?' The reader can now reap the benefits of Avni's painstaking efforts.

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