House of Staunton Holiday Central

X

    Non Chess Books

    Price
    $0 $40 $0 to $40
    Year of Publication
    2006 2012 2006 to 2012
    Manufacturer
    1. Ishi Press (22)
    Chess Notation Type
    1. AN - Algebraic (1)
    2. DN - Descriptive (1)
    3. NL - Notationless (21)
    Author(s)
    1. Alfred Sheinwold (1)
    2. Aono Teruichi (1)
    3. David Levy (3)
    4. David Wolfe (1)
    5. Ely Culbertson (1)
    6. Goro Sakata (1)
    7. Guthrie McClain (1)
    8. Harold Thorne (1)
    9. Joseph Petrus Wergin (1)
    10. Ken Uston (3)
    11. Lawrence Revere (1)
    12. Louis Watson (1)
    13. Robert E. Burger (1)
    14. Roy Hoppe (1)
    15. Sakata Eio (2)
    16. Sam Loyd (1)
    17. Sam Sloan (2)
    18. Sasaka Eio (1)
    19. William B. Dick (1)
    Show Less Show More

    26 Item(s)

    per page

    Grid  List 

    Set Ascending Direction
      Mathematical Go Endgames
      Nightmares for the Professional Go Player
      Catalog Code: B0156IS

      In this unique book, the authors, both only amateur Go players themselves, develop the mathematical techniques for solving late-stage endgame problems that can stump top-ranking professionals.
      img

      Mathematical Go Endgames

      Our Price: $25.95
      Dick's Games of Patience or Solitaire with Cards
      Catalog Code: B0151IS

      This is a reprint of a book published in 1883 and 1884. There have been at least a dozen editions of this book but we believe that the 1883 edition was the first edition.
      img

      Dick's Games of Patience or Solitaire with Cards

      Our Price: $14.95
      Backgammon Tactics
      Catalog Code: B0149IS

      Undoubtedly the best book written on this subject. The author sweeps away the generalities and gives fifty concrete examples of how to play difficult casts.
      img

      Backgammon Tactics

      Our Price: $8.95
      Wergin on Skat and Sheepshead
      Catalog Code: B0123IS

      Skat and Sheepshead are card games popular in Germany but not as well known in the United States. They are trick-taking games, bearing some similarities to bridge. Bridge players sometimes play these games as a pass-time.
      img

      Wergin on Skat and Sheepshead

      Our Price: $25.95
      Contract Bridge Blue Book
      Catalog Code: B0119IS

      Contract Bridge Blue Book is, without doubt, the most famous book on the Game of Contract Bridge ever written. It is a landmark work, mentioned in every book on the history of bridge. As a result of the success of this work, the Culbertson Bidding System was the most popular system the world. Ely Culbertson had a nationwide syndicated column on bridge that was carried in hundreds of newspapers daily.
      img

      Contract Bridge Blue Book

      Our Price: $25.95
      Playing Blackjack as a Business
      A Textbook on Blackjack
      Catalog Code: B0116IS

      This is the most talked-about book on the Blackjack scene. This book has sold more copies since it's initial release than any other gaming book. Prior to this new edition there was no foolproof way to learn how to play Blackjack accurately. This is the only Blackjack book that is easy to understand and completely accurate, written for the beginner or for the expert player.
      img

      Playing Blackjack as a Business

      Our Price: $19.95
      Ken Uston on Blackjack
      The Adventures of the KING of "21"!
      Catalog Code: B0114IS

      This book, "Ken Uston on Blackjack", is primarily concerned with the legal efforts Ken made to stop the casinos from banning card counters. Legal actions were brought in his name against the casinos in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, New Jersey to stop them from banning card counters. The end result of these legal actions was that they were unsuccessful in Las Vegas but successful in Atlantic City. The Las Vegas Casinos still can and do ban card counters. The original edition of this book contains almost no information about how to win at Blackjack. Therefore a section has been added to explain what you really want to know, which is how we were able to win some money playing Blackjack.
      img

      Ken Uston on Blackjack

      Our Price: $25.95
      Million Dollar Blackjack
      Catalog Code: B0115IS

      Million Dollar Blackjack is the second of several books written by Ken Uston on Blackjack. You may wonder why he needed to write several books on the same subject. Was he like a chess grandmaster who publishes accurate analysis but who holds back a few secrets and sets traps for the unwary reader to fall into should he ever face the grandmaster in a tournament game? Most readers probably assumed that they were playing the system described by Edward Thorp in his book 'Beat the Dealer".
      img

      Million Dollar Blackjack

      Our Price: $25.95
      The Big Player
      How a Team of Blackjack Players Made a Million Dollars
      Catalog Code: B0113IS

      This is a reprint of the famous book, "The Big Player", mentioned on the History Channel and news reports showing how a team of blackjack players made millions of dollars at the expense of Las Vegas Casinos.
      img

      The Big Player

      Our Price: $25.95
      Pro Bridge - The Hall of Fame
      Catalog Code: B0103IS

      This book is a collection of famous or historic bridge hands played by some of the best or most famous players in the world at that time. It is not intended to be a book of basic instruction. The authors are masters at both chess and bridge.
      img

      Pro Bridge - The Hall of Fame

      Our Price: $19.95
      5 Weeks to Winning Bridge
      Catalog Code: B0093IS

      This book describes the Standard American bidding system. Although still the most widely known system, there have been a proliferation of bidding systems. The reader should be prepared to play under other systems.
      img

      5 Weeks to Winning Bridge

      Our Price: $29.95
      Five in a Row (Renju) for Beginners to Advanced Players
      Catalog Code: B0066IS

      Renju, as the game is known in Japanese or Lianzhu in Chinese, is a modified and improved version of the ancient game of Five-in-a-Row, also known by its Japanese name of Gomoku. The reason it was necessary to modify the basic game of Five-in-a-Row is that in the traditional game, the player of the first move has such a big advantage that he will win every, or almost every, game.
      img

      Five in a Row (Renju) for Beginners to Advanced Players

      Our Price: $25.95
      Go Made Easy
      Catalog Code: B0060IS

      Go is the easiest game in the world to learn, but the hardest game in the world to master. This book is intended for beginners but it provides the basic strategies used by the most advanced, top level professional players. Get through this book from beginning to end, and you will be on your way to Meijin.
      img

      Go Made Easy

      Our Price: $25.95
      Computer Gamesmanship
      Elements of Intelligent Game Design
      Catalog Code: B0071IS

      This is book is for anyone who has ever tried to match wits with a computer in chess, bridge, or any other game requiring long-range strategy and studied decisions. If you're not a pro, chances are you've been defeated by a machine - and impressed at its uncanny ability to outmaneuver humans. In Computer Gamesmanship, David Levy, an International Chess Master and producer of intelligent computer games, unravels the mysteries of how computers successfully mimic strategic thinking and play complex games.
      img

      Computer Gamesmanship

      Our Price: $25.95
      Computer Games II
      Catalog Code: B0054IS

      Computer Games II is the second volume in a two-part compendium of papers covering the most important material available on the development of computer strategy games. These selections range from discussions of mathematical analysis of games, to more qualitative concerns of whether a computer game should follow human thought processes rather than a brute force approach, to papers which will benefit readers trying to program their own games.
      img

      Computer Games II

      Our Price: $29.95
      Better Moves for Better Shogi
      Catalog Code: B0019IS

      Shogi is the Japanese variety of chess. It is the most popular board game in Japan. The main added feature is that a captured piece becomes a member of the opposing army and can be dropped back into the game later on. This book is by far the best and the most advanced book ever written in the English language about shogi.
      img

      Better Moves for Better Shogi

      Our Price: $29.95
      Computer Games I
      Catalog Code: B0067IS

      Computer Games I is the first volume in a two-part compendium of papers covering the most important material available on the development of computer strategy games. These selections range from discussions of mathematical analysis of games, to more qualitative concerns of whether a computer game should follow human thought processes rather than a "brute force" approach, to papers which will benefit readers trying to program their own games.
      img

      Computer Games I

      Our Price: $29.95
      Watson on the Play of the Hand at Contract Bridge
      Catalog Code: B0021IS

      This is THE BOOK that every strong bridge player in the world has studied. Louis H. WATSON, the author of this book, was rated as one of the ten outstanding Bridge players in the world by all experts and authorities.
      img

      Watson on the Play of the Hand at Contract Bridge

      Our Price: $29.95
      Sam Loyd's Cyclopedia of 5000 Puzzles, Tricks and Conundrums with Answers
      Catalog Code: B0035IS

      This book, Sam Loyd's Cyclopedia of 5,000 Puzzles Tricks and Conundrums with Answers, was compiled by his son and published in 1914 after his death. Although many books have been written about some of Loyd's puzzles, this remains the most complete volume of all of his puzzles. This is considered to be the most fabulous and exciting collection of puzzles ever assembled in one volume. The puzzles come with wonderful illustrations.
      img

      Sam Loyd's Cyclopedia of 5000 Puzzles, Tricks and Conundrums with Answers

      Our Price: $39.95
      Parallel Fuseki - Modern Joseki and Fuseki - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: B0061IS

      This book, "Modern Joseki and Fuseki, Vol. 1", was Sakata's first book published in English. It is now regarded as a classic in Go literature. It is also the first book published by The Ishi Press. Published in 1968, this book along with two follow-up volumes by Sakata Eio, made The Ishi Press the world's leading publisher on the game of go. The cover photo of this book is historic. It shows the three leading go players in the world at that time, plus the strongest female go player in the world at that time.
      img

      Parallel Fuseki - Modern Joseki and Fuseki - VOLUME 1

      Our Price: $19.95
      The Opening Theory of Go - Modern Joseki and Fuseki - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: B0064IS

      This book, Modern Joseki and Fuseki, Vol. 2, The Opening Theory of Go, was Sakata's second book published in English, the first being Modern Joseki and Fuseki, Vol. 1.
      img

      The Opening Theory of Go - Modern Joseki and Fuseki - VOLUME 2

      Our Price: $19.95
      The Middle Game of Go
      Catalog Code: B0046IS

      This book, "The Middle Game of Go" or "Chubansen", first published in 1971, was Sakata's third book published in English, the first being "Modern Joseki and Fuseki, Vol. 1" and the second being "Modern Joseki and Fuseki, Vol. 2, The Opening Theory of Go". These volumes are now regarded as a classics in Go literature.
      img

      The Middle Game of Go

      Our Price: $19.95
      Chinese Chess for Beginners
      Catalog Code: B0001IS

      When you think of chess, you probably think of the strategy game played throughout Europe and the Americas. There is another kind of chess played throughout the world by probably more people than any other strategy game. That game is Chinese Chess. The "Elephant Game" as it is called by the Chinese, dates back more than 2000 years.
      img

      Chinese Chess for Beginners

      Our Price: $25.95
      Secrets of Short-Handed No Limit Hold'em:
      Winning Strategies for Short-Handed and Heads Up Play
      Catalog Code: B0003TNY

      This book. In each case, there is a very detailed, in-depth explanation for the thought processes and concepts involved in the hand. Emphasis is placed on the psychology involved which is of key importance for no limit play.
      Out of Stock
      img

      Secrets of Short-Handed No Limit Hold'em:

      Our Price: $19.95
      Secrets of Sit 'n' Gos:
      Winning Strategies for Single-table Poker Tournaments (D&B Poker)
      Catalog Code: B0009TNY

      Secrets of Sit’n’gos is the ULTIMATE GUIDE to one of the most popular forms of poker. Sit’n’go tournaments are single table events usually starting with nine or ten players and paying prizes for the top three finishers. ALL serious poker websites and casinos offer Sit’n’gos - a fun and profitable way to get started in poker without having to risk a lot of money or make many difficult decisions.
      Out of Stock
      img

      Secrets of Sit 'n' Gos:

      Our Price: $19.95
      Random Game Book
      Catalog Code: RGBOOK

      For your purchasing Consideration, we have a random game book! We have a very limited number of these books available on a first come, first serve basis. You will receive one of four game books - Starting Out in Poker, Starting Out in Backgammon, Improving Your Backgammon, or Starting Out in Bridge Please contact us if you would like a specific book, but please note that a specific selection is not guaranteed.
      img

      Random Game Book

      Our Price: $2.95

    26 Item(s)

    per page

    Grid  List 

    Set Ascending Direction

    What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton

    lb