Incredible Savings on One-of-a-Kind Items

X

    Miscellaneous Chess Books

    Year of Publication
    1960 2014 1960 to 2014
    Author(s)
    1. Al Lawrence (2)
    2. Alexey W. Root (1)
    3. Andre Philidor (1)
    4. Angus Dunnington (2)
    5. Arnold Denker (1)
    6. Aron Nimzowitsch (2)
    7. Assiac (1)
    8. Betty Roberts (1)
    9. Bruce Pandolfini (1)
    10. Byron Jacobs (2)
    11. C J S Purdy (1)
    12. C. H. OD Alexander (1)
    13. Chess Informant (1)
    14. Chess Informants (3)
    15. Chris Baker (1)
    16. Christian Hesse (1)
    17. Coach Jay Stallings (1)
    18. Colin Crouch (3)
    19. Dan Heisman (3)
    20. Danny Gormally (2)
    21. Danny Kopec (1)
    22. David Edmonds (1)
    23. David Friedgood (2)
    24. David Lemoir (1)
    25. David Levy (2)
    26. Dorian Clay (1)
    27. Dr. Danny Kopec (1)
    28. E. Ilyin (1)
    29. Emanuel Lasker (2)
    30. Eric Schiller (1)
    31. Eric Schiller (1)
    32. Esben Lund (1)
    33. Genna Sosonko (1)
    34. Georges Renaud (1)
    35. Gerald M. Levitt (1)
    36. Hal Terrie (1)
    37. Hans Berliner (1)
    38. Harry Benson (1)
    39. Heinz Brunthaler (1)
    40. Howard Staunton (2)
    41. Igor Khmelnitsky (1)
    42. Irving Chernev (2)
    43. Irving Chernev. (1)
    44. Jacob Aagaard (2)
    45. Jacob Aagaard (2)
    46. Janet S. Wong (1)
    47. Jeremy Silman (3)
    48. Jerzy Konikowski (1)
    49. Jesse Kraii (1)
    50. John Eidinow (1)
    51. John Emms (1)
    52. John Graham (1)
    53. John Nunn (3)
    54. Jon Edwards (1)
    55. Jonathan Levitt (2)
    56. Jose Raul Capablanca (1)
    57. Kenneth Harkness (1)
    58. Kerry Lawless (2)
    59. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (1)
    60. Larry Evans (1)
    61. Larry Parr (1)
    62. Leonard Morgan (1)
    63. Lev Alburt (6)
    64. Lluis Comas Fabrego (1)
    65. Lou Hays (1)
    66. Marek Soszynski (1)
    67. Matthew Sadler (1)
    68. Maurice Ashley (1)
    69. Max Euwe (1)
    70. Michael de la Maza (2)
    71. Mike Henebry (1)
    72. Nigel Davies (3)
    73. Paul Keres (1)
    74. Paul Motwani (1)
    75. Reuben Fine (2)
    76. Richard Reti (2)
    77. Richard Tarravechia (1)
    78. Robert E. Burger (1)
    79. Robin Smith (1)
    80. Roman Pelts (2)
    81. Russell Chauvenet (1)
    82. Sam Sloan (1)
    83. Siegbert Tarrasch (1)
    84. Simon Webb (1)
    85. Simon Williams (3)
    86. Steve Giddins (2)
    87. Tim Just (1)
    88. Timothy Taylor (2)
    89. V. Grishin (1)
    90. Valeri Beim (1)
    91. Vassilios Kotronias (1)
    92. Victor Kahn (1)
    93. William Stewart (2)
    94. Yakov Damsky (1)
    Show Less Show More
    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (45)
    2. AN - Algebraic (28)
    3. LAN - Long Algebraic (1)
    4. DN - Descriptive (14)
    5. NL - Notationless (14)
    Show Less Show More
    Topics
    1. General Chess Instruction (3)
    Popular Book Series
    1. Comprehensive Chess Course (2)

    Items 37 to 72 of 118 total

    per page
    Page:
    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4

    Grid  List 

    Set Ascending Direction
    1. Comprehensive Chess Course - The Complete Collection

      Comprehensive Chess Course - The Complete Collection

      Our Price: $124.95
      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. Learn More
    2. How to win at Chess - Quickly

      How to win at Chess - Quickly

      Regular Price: $26.95

      Our Price: $10.78

      Mistakes are often made in the early part of the game - at all levels of chess - but a key skill is to recognize these critical moments as they happen and to exploit them with maximum efficiency. This is a skill which Grandmaster Simon Williams addresses in this book. Using instructive and entertaining games in which one side wins quickly, he examines all the typical mistakes chess players make in the opening and early middlegame, how you should look to exploit them, and how to avoid falling into similar traps yourself. Learn More
    3. SHOPWORN - How to win at Chess - Quickly

      SHOPWORN - How to win at Chess - Quickly

      Regular Price: $26.95

      Our Price: $13.50

      Mistakes are often made in the early part of the game - at all levels of chess - but a key skill is to recognize these critical moments as they happen and to exploit them with maximum efficiency. This is a skill which Grandmaster Simon Williams addresses in this book. Using instructive and entertaining games in which one side wins quickly, he examines all the typical mistakes chess players make in the opening and early middlegame, how you should look to exploit them, and how to avoid falling into similar traps yourself. Learn More
    4. EBOOK - How to win at Chess - Quickly

      EBOOK - How to win at Chess - Quickly

      Our Price: $19.95

      Out of stock

      Mistakes are often made in the early part of the game - at all levels of chess - but a key skill is to recognize these critical moments as they happen and to exploit them with maximum efficiency. This is a skill which Grandmaster Simon Williams addresses in this book. Using instructive and entertaining games in which one side wins quickly, he examines all the typical mistakes chess players make in the opening and early middlegame, how you should look to exploit them, and how to avoid falling into similar traps yourself. Learn More
    5. Why we Lose at Chess

      Why we Lose at Chess

      Regular Price: $26.95

      Our Price: $10.78

      The main reason why we lose at chess is no big secret: we all make unnecessary mistakes! But simply acknowledging this fact isn't enough to help us improve. The big question is, how can we eliminate these mistakes from our game, or at least keep them to an absolute minimum? Learn More
    6. SHOPWORN - Why We Lose at Chess

      SHOPWORN - Why We Lose at Chess

      Regular Price: $26.95

      Our Price: $13.50

      The main reason why we lose at chess is no big secret: we all make unnecessary mistakes! But simply acknowledging this fact isn't enough to help us improve. The big question is, how can we eliminate these mistakes from our game, or at least keep them to an absolute minimum? Learn More
    7. EBOOK - Why we Lose at Chess

      EBOOK - Why we Lose at Chess

      Our Price: $19.95

      Out of stock

      The main reason why we lose at chess is no big secret: we all make unnecessary mistakes! But simply acknowledging this fact isn't enough to help us improve. The big question is, how can we eliminate these mistakes from our game, or at least keep them to an absolute minimum? Learn More
    8. Play Chess Like the Pros

      Play Chess Like the Pros

      Regular Price: $26.95

      Our Price: $10.78

      What separates the greatest chess players from mere mortals? Grandmaster Danny Gormally believes that understanding, preparation and will to win are three crucial factors. In Play Chess Like the Pros he examines these key aspects and attempts to bridge the gap between the best and the rest. He believes that a player's capacity to improve is limitless, and in this age of computer-assisted learning the opportunity to do so is greater than ever before. But are you prepared to stretch yourself, to take yourself out of the comfort zone? Learn More
    9. SHOPWORN - Play Chess Like the Pros

      SHOPWORN - Play Chess Like the Pros

      Regular Price: $26.95

      Our Price: $13.48

      What separates the greatest chess players from mere mortals? Grandmaster Danny Gormally believes that understanding, preparation and will to win are three crucial factors. In Play Chess Like the Pros he examines these key aspects and attempts to bridge the gap between the best and the rest. He believes that a player's capacity to improve is limitless, and in this age of computer-assisted learning the opportunity to do so is greater than ever before. But are you prepared to stretch yourself, to take yourself out of the comfort zone? Learn More
    10. Elements of Positional Evaluation

      Elements of Positional Evaluation

      Our Price: $19.95

      This ground-breaking book by best-selling chess author Dan Heisman addresses the evaluation and understanding of how static features affect the value of the pieces in a given position. Now in its fourth edition, emphasis is placed on the static evaluation of each piece's value and its role in the overall position rather than the assessment of a specific position, but Heisman's approach can also be applied to help evaluate entire positions by helping to answer the questions who stands better, by how much, and why?

      Learn More

    11. The Chess Gospel According to John*

      The Chess Gospel According to John*

      Our Price: $24.95

      Out of stock

      As modern day Chess Handbooks go, this must be up there with the best ever. Borrowed from Purdy's Guide to Good Chess and three sections of the Search for Chess Perfection II (included are: "How to advance in Chess," "A System to Reduce Errors," and "A Method of Thinking in Chess") it contains the best tools to start and to advance.

      Many students and teachers of the game consider CJS Purdy to be the greatest explainer of what's important in chess who ever lived.

      Learn More

    12. Modern Ideas in Chess

      Modern Ideas in Chess

      Regular Price: $19.95

      Our Price: $7.98

      Modern Ideas in Chess is a series of 45 essays dealing with the evolution of game, its leading players, their ideas and contributions to their respective periods. The chronology starts in the Romantic era of Anderssen and Morphy, continues through the Classical School of Steinitz, Tarrasch, Lasker, and runs to the dawn of the Hypermodern Revolution; the 70-year stretch from 1852 to 1922.

      Learn More

    13. Analyse du je des d'echecs - FRENCH EDITION

      Analyse du je des d'echecs - FRENCH EDITION

      Our Price: $25.95

      >Francois-Andre Danican Philidor (1726-1795) is widely regarded as the strongest chess player ever in history prior to the modern era. He was so much better than any of his contemporaries that it is impossible for us to know how good he really was. The edition of the book that is reprinted here was published in 1871 by C. Sanson. This shows that the original Philidor book was still the standard work on the subject one hundred years after it was first written.

      Learn More

    14. The Psychology of the Chess Player

      The Psychology of the Chess Player

      Our Price: $19.95

      This is Dr. Reuben Fine, one of the great chess players of this century (he has played on equal terms with Botvinnik, Reshevsky, Smyslov, and others) and a qualified psychoanalyst. Dr. Fine has called upon his own understanding of chess processes and his unrivaled contacts in the chess world in this attempt to analyze both the game of chess itself and its peculiar appeals, particularly to male players as opposed to females, to isolate its inner meaning, and to categorize and understand the special combination of characteristics that make tip a chess champion.

      Learn More

    15. Modern Ideas in Chess

      Modern Ideas in Chess

      Our Price: $25.95

      Modern Ideas in Chess is one of the Great Classics of chess literature. Originally published in German in 1923 as Die neuen Ideen im Schachspiel, it created an immediate sensation. This was a period of the emergence of new theories and new ways of thinking about chess.

      Learn More

    16. The Bobby Fischer I Knew

      The Bobby Fischer I Knew

      Our Price: $26.95

      The Bobby Fischer I knew and other stories is hailed as an instant classic. This Damon-Runyan like work will be around well into the 21st Century. To inform future generations about such greats as Bobby Fischer and World Champion Garry Kasparov as well as the "Guys and Dolls" of the New York Chess scene during the fabled Golden Era of the 1930s and 1940s. In the introduction, five time U.S. Chess Champion writes that the authors capture "some of the most raucous and colorful figures in 20th century chess" with a "Dickensian precision".

      Learn More

    17. Computer Chess Compendium

      Computer Chess Compendium

      Our Price: $25.95

      The remarkable increase in strength of chess computers over the last ten years has resulted in a flood of books and articles on programming methods and new approaches to analysing positions.

      All important articles on the subject have now been collected together in one volume together with the best games by chess computers including the World Computer Championships.

      Learn More

    18. How Computers Play Chess

      How Computers Play Chess

      Our Price: $26.95

      This book attempts to satisfy two different goals. It presents a comprehensive history of computer chess along with many rare examples of the play of early programs. These examples contain both amazing strokes of brilliance and inexplicable catastrophes; they will give the reader a dear perspective of the pioneer days of computer chess. In contrast, contemporary programs are capable of defeating International Grandmasters; the text contains several recent examples including a remarkable victory over former World Champion Anatoly Karpov. The remainder of the book is devoted to an explanation of how the various parts of a chess program are designed and how they function.

      Learn More

    19. True Combat Chess

      True Combat Chess

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Our Price: $9.98

      Winning Battles over the Board, International Master and former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor draws upon his wealth of personal experience to offer an instructive and entertaining account of how to improve your understanding of chess and your results.

      Learn More

    20. SHOPWORN - True Combat Chess

      SHOPWORN - True Combat Chess

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Our Price: $12.50

      Winning Battles over the Board, International Master and former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor draws upon his wealth of personal experience to offer an instructive and entertaining account of how to improve your understanding of chess and your results.

      Learn More

    21. Pawn Mower - VOLUME 1

      Pawn Mower - VOLUME 1

      Our Price: $4.95

      Publisher: Ashley Parr, LLC
      Author: Maurice Ashley
      Year of Publication: 2009

      Pages: 128
      Notation Type: Figurine (FN)


      Book Description

      The Addictive New Puzzle Anyone Can Solve!

      Pawn Mower's Inaugural edition. Volume 1 begins with a series of easy puzzles for newbies and progresses gradually to mind benders brain buster puzzles that will challenge even the most seasoned puzzle veteran.

      About the Author(s)

      Maurice Ashley is known as the Tiger Woods of Chess. He made history when he became the first African-American to attain the coveted title of International Grandmaster of Chess in 1999. He has been an ardent spokesman and advocate of the intellectual and character building effects of chess in young people for over 15 years. GM Ashley is the world's premier and live chess commentator for ESPN. He is a renowned speaker and consultant who has spoken to several universities and professional organizations nationally.

      Learn More
    22. 101 Chess Questions Answered

      101 Chess Questions Answered

      Our Price: $14.95

      Steve Giddins is an author acclaimed for his ability to write in down-to-earth style on fundamental chess topics. In this book he answers the questions that really matter to chess-players. His topics include many basic ideas, including some that have rarely been addressed so directly in chess literature, and thus are often misunderstood by club players. Where appropriate, the answers also address highly sophisticated concepts, providing insights gleaned from many years of experience and discussions with players and trainers of the highest level.

      Learn More

    23. Bobby Fischer's Conquest of the World Chess Championship

      Bobby Fischer's Conquest of the World Chess Championship

      Our Price: $25.95

      Reuben Fine was both one of the world's strongest grandmasters of chess and one of the world's leading authorities on psychoanalysis. In this book, he combines the two disciplines. This Fischer-Spassky book is really three books in one.

      Learn More

    24. Secrets of Spectacular Chess 2

      Secrets of Spectacular Chess 2

      Our Price: $24.95

      Friedgood shared their joy and appreciation of chess beauty, engulfing readers with a wealth of amazing and magnificent examples from the aesthetic side of the game. Moreover, they demonstrated how this fascinating subject could be analysed, and how it could help players to improve both their understanding and practical play.

      Learn More

    25. SHOPWORN - Secrets of Spectacular Chess 2

      SHOPWORN - Secrets of Spectacular Chess 2

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Our Price: $12.50

      Friedgood shared their joy and appreciation of chess beauty, engulfing readers with a wealth of amazing and magnificent examples from the aesthetic side of the game. Moreover, they demonstrated how this fascinating subject could be analysed, and how it could help players to improve both their understanding and practical play.

      Learn More

    26. The Blue Book And Encyclopedia of Chess

      The Blue Book And Encyclopedia of Chess

      Our Price: $24.95

      This book was originally published as The Official Blue Book and Encyclopedia of Chess. In reprinting this book, the word "Official" has been deleted because the official rules have since been published by FIDE. However, the rules are substantially the same, just the new rules are more complex and detailed. The author, Kenneth Harkness, was the inventor and developer of the chess rating system that is now used in every country of the world.

      Learn More

    27. Grandmaster Secrets - Winning Quickly at Chess

      Grandmaster Secrets - Winning Quickly at Chess

      Our Price: $14.95
      101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures!

      In this tremendously instructive and entertaining work, John Nunn selects 125 of the finest short decisive grandmaster games of the modern era. For a grandmaster to lose a game in 25 moves or fewer takes something special, and club players can learn a great deal from studying these miniatures.

      Learn More

    28. Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK E

      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK E

      Our Price: $49.95

      The fourth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Volume E, brings an additional 144 pages of brand new material with games up to 2008.

      Learn More

    29. My Daily Exercises

      My Daily Exercises

      Regular Price: $17.95

      Our Price: $7.18

      "My Daily Exercises" is a superb collection of 365 exercises designed to help players of all levels recognize patterns, visualize tactics, and identify weak points in their opponent's position. Learn More
    30. My System

      My System

      Our Price: $29.95

      Aron Nimzowitsch was one of the greatest chess players of the 1920s and 1930s, ranked just behind the famous World Champions Alekhine and Capablanca. His reputation as an author is higher still.

      My System is at the top of a very short list of chess classics. Nimzowitsch's ideas have had a profound influence on modern chess thinking. Most chess masters will at some point have studied Nimzowitsch's work, and not to have read My System is by many regarded as a shocking gap in a chess player's education.

      Learn More

    31. True Lies in Chess

      True Lies in Chess

      Regular Price: $29.95

      Our Price: $11.98

    32. Survival Guide to Competitive Chess

      Survival Guide to Competitive Chess

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Our Price: $9.98

      Are you making the most of your chess talent? Do you always perform to the best of your ability? Do your results match up with your understanding of the game? If the answer to any of these questions is 'no' then read on! In The Survival Guide to Competitive Chess, Grandmaster and experienced tournament player John Emms reveals the secrets of how to maximize your potential and improve your results.

      Learn More

    33. Chess for Tigers - 1ST EDITION

      Chess for Tigers - 1ST EDITION

      Regular Price: $21.95

      Our Price: $8.78

      Do you want to win more games? Then become a Tiger. 'Chess for Tigers' tells you how to make the most of your playing strength, how to play upon your opponent's weaknesses, how to steer the game into a position which suits you and not your opponent, how to get results against strong opposition and how to avoid silly mistakes.

      Learn More

    34. Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK C

      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK C

      Our Price: $39.95

      The fifth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings, Volume C, brings an additional 104 pages of brand new material with games up to 2006.

      Learn More

    35. 50 Essential Chess Lessons

      50 Essential Chess Lessons

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Our Price: $9.98

      Steve Giddins has chosen 50 supremely instructive games - some old, some new, and including many that few readers will have seen before. He has annotated these games in detail from a modern perspective, explaining the useful lessons that can be learned from them, while avoiding the harmful dogma that characterized many older works of this type.

      Learn More

    36. Learn From Garry Kasparov's Greatest Games

      Learn From Garry Kasparov's Greatest Games

      Our Price: $14.95

      Before his recent retirement, Garry Kasparov held the number one position in chess for nearly twenty years. He is considered the greatest player of all time. Now, beginning and intermediate players, ninety percent of the chess playing audience, can benefit from his wisdom.

      Learn More

    Items 37 to 72 of 118 total

    per page
    Page:
    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4

    Grid  List 

    Set Ascending Direction

    What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton

    lb