Incredible Savings on One-of-a-Kind Items - Updated Daily!

 

X

A Fresh Look at Chess

40 Instructive Games, Played and Annotated by Players Like You!

Product Code: B0019LV

img

Book Description

For the last ten years, grandmaster Lev Alburt has been writing a very special montly column for the U.S. Chess Federation's magazine, Chess Life. Non-titles readers are asked to contribute their most instructive games, with generous annotations. From dozens of entries each month, Lev chooses for his column one he considers to be of greatest value for CL's readers, adding his own comments and advice.

For this book, Lev has selected 40 of his best columns, arranged them by themes, cut some material — and added much more, all to make A Fresh Look at Chess both truly instructional and fun to read.

Most chess books have been written by grandmasters of help amateurs, both beginners and seasoned players, to understand chess and to play it better — using games by other grandmasters. A Fresh Look at Chess offers a new, complementary, and very effective, approach.

About the Author(s)

International Grandmaster Lev Alburt, a three-time U.S. Champion and former European Champion, is one of hte most sought-after chess teachers in the world. He co-authored and published the Comprehensive Chess Course (From Beginners to Master and Beyond) series, to which A Fresh Look at Chess is the latest addition.

Our Price: $17.95


Author: Lev Alburt
Publication Date: December 1, 2011
Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
Page Count: 219 Pages

Media Mail Eligible

Media Mail® shipping from the US Postal Service is the cost-effective way to ship Books, Software and DVDs. With shipping rates starting at only 4.00, it's the most affordable shipping method available.

Related Products

  • Comprehensive Chess Course - The Complete Collection
    In Comprehensive Chess Course, GM Lev Alburt, a highly successful chess coach, offers for the first time the once-secret Russian method of chess training. It is the complete, easy-to-use program for teaching and self-study where Soviet Union and European chess styles are concerned. It features carefully planned repetition and sequences. that will allow the reader to quickly grasp and retain the skills that are critical to being successful in Chess. With GM Alburt's instruction, you will be able to learn chess the correct way and realize your full Chess potential.
    img

    Comprehensive Chess Course - The Complete Collection

    Catalog Code: B00CPLV
    Our Price: $124.95

  • The King in Jeopardy
    This chess classic has been praised by players and teachers alike. Lev Alburt, Grandmaster of Chess and three-time US chess champion, presents and analyzes the attack and defense of the king, with hundreds of game illustrations, dozens of problems and exercises, and instructive explanations and solutions. These practical exercises take the reader from beginner to tournament-strength chess player.
    img

    The King in Jeopardy

    Catalog Code: B0004LV
    Our Price: $19.95

  • Building Up Your Chess
    Building Up Your Chess makes use of colorful graphs and a new, more logical method of expressing the evaluation of a chess position to teach the critical skill of assessing how you stand. Lev Alburt's unique experience as both a top-level champion and a world-renowned teacher allow him to explain in a clear, logical way how to master chess.
    img

    Building Up Your Chess

    Catalog Code: B0012LV

    $29.95

    $11.98


  • Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player
    Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player is the fifth volume in Grandmaster Lev Alburt's Comprehensive Chess Course series. Endorsed by world champion Gary Kasparov as revealing "the once-secret Russian method of chess training," this new edition has material on the 2006 Absolute World Championship match between Kramnick and Topalov.
    img

    Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player

    Catalog Code: B0005LV
    Our Price: $24.95

  • Chess for the Gifted & Busy
    This right-to-the-point book by one of the game's foremost teacher-writing teams uses a breakthrough approach to teach chess fast!
    img

    Chess for the Gifted & Busy

    Catalog Code: B0018LV
    Our Price: $19.95

  • Chess Openings for White Explained
    Legendary World Champion Bobby Fischer describing the opening move 1. e4. Three-time US Champion Champion Lev Alburt, famous for his ability to turn aspiring players into masters, teams up with two-time U.S. Champion Roman Dzindzichashvili and young international star Eugene Perelshteyn to give you a complete repertoire of opening play-as well as a review of all openings and an explanation of the principles of playing this crucial stage of the game.
    img

    Chess Openings for White Explained

    Catalog Code: B0013LV
    Our Price: $29.95

  • Chess Training Pocket Book II
    This book sharpens your game through examining 320 of the most important chess positions taken from games over the last 120 years. Organized by difficulty to aid players in preparing for their own competitive games, the book features instructive explanations, solutions, and tips conveniently displayed on facing pages.
    img

    Chess Training Pocket Book II

    Catalog Code: B0015LV
    Our Price: $18.95

  • Pirc Alert - 2ND EDITION
    Does a fine job at being thematic while offering enough analysis to satisfy anyone - Andy Soltis, Chess Grandmaster and legendary Chess Author. Win more games and enjoy chess more as you play and understand it better! Packed with surprise-weapons, Pirc Alert! gives you everything you need to know to defend against White's most popular way of starting the game. Alburt and Chernin explain both the winning ideas as well as the moves of the Pirc Defense, a dynamic system used by the world's chess elite.
    img

    Pirc Alert - 2ND EDITION

    Catalog Code: B0016LV
    Our Price: $34.95

  • Platonov's Chess Academy

    Publisher: CIRC
    Author: Lev Alburt and Sam Palatnik
    Year of Publication: 2012 Pages: 176
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book Description Two of the most renowned chess trainers in the world, introduce and explain the revolutionary ideas of their old friend and mentor, Igor Platonov. Platonov was one of the most profound thinkers and theoreticians in the old Soviet Union, which held a grip on the world chess championship for decades, as the title passed from one of its stars to another. For intermediate players to grandmasters, Platonov's visionary insights, examined and explained here for the first time, provide you with the keys to understanding the foundational concepts of the game, strengthening your chess understanding and giving you effective methods to help you find the most powerful moves in the game. About the Author(s) International Grandmaster Lev Alburt, three-time U.S. champion and former European champion, is one of the most sought-after chess teachers in the world. He lives in New York.Grandmaster Sam Palatnik's students reached the list of 100 best players in the world. He lives and teaches in Bethesda, Maryland.
    img

    Platonov's Chess Academy

    Catalog Code: B0020LV
    Our Price: $16.95

  • Chess Tactics for the Tournament Player
    The third book in Grandmaster Lev Alburt's Comprehensive Chess Course series. The first two volumes used only materials that worked well in the former U.S.S.R. This book contains hundreds of strikingly beautiful positions arranged by difficulty and designed to sharpen the tactical recognition and vision of experienced players anywhere.
    img

    Chess Tactics for the Tournament Player

    Catalog Code: B0003LV
    Our Price: $19.95

Tell us what you think about this item!

What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton

lb