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  1. Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids - VOLUME 2

    Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids - VOLUME 2

    $31.95
    Winning Chess Puzzles For Kids Volume 2 is a fun and instructive workbook for children ages 7 to 13. Full of imaginative drawings, it combines standard chess problems with a variety of insightful chess-related puzzles. Slightly more advanced than Volume 1, its aim is to further develop a student's tactical skills. Learn More
  2. Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids

    Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids

    $31.95
    Winning Chess Puzzles For Kids is the perfect introduction to basic chess tactics for children ages 7 to 13. Full of imaginative drawings, this fun and instructive workbook combines standard chess problems with a variety of insightful chess-related puzzles. Learn More
  3. Totally Puzzled

    Totally Puzzled

    $19.95
    Totally Puzzled is a collection of nearly 1000 old and new puzzles that will entertain you for days. Each puzzle is clearly presented with hints and a detailed solution. The puzzles range from fairly easy to extremely difficult, with sections on space, time, money, games, language, logistics, math, words, questions & enigmas. There is something for everyone. If you really love puzzles and you want a new and exciting challenge, this is the book for you! Learn More
  4. The Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book

    The Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book

    $24.95
    This book provides a wealth of puzzle positions to test just about every facet of your tactical skills. The puzzles in this book have been selected by analysing games new and old in search of original puzzle positions. It is very unlikely that even seasoned solvers will recognise many of these positions. Emms, by allying his skills with those of powerful computers, has also made every effort to ensure that the solutions are sound, and that there are no unmentioned alternative solutions. Learn More
  5. The Quality Chess Puzzle Book

    The Quality Chess Puzzle Book

    $29.95
    The Quality Chess Puzzle Book starts with less difficult thematic combinations, then moves on to various scenarios where tactics arise such as in Endgames, Defence, Positions with Pawn Promotions and even the games of Vassily Ivanchuk, before ending with the appropriately named Brain Crushers, where the reader's challenge is made more realistic by puzzles where the crash-bang-wallop moment is a few moves in the future. Learn More
  6. The Giant Chess Puzzle Book

    The Giant Chess Puzzle Book

    $26.95
    Tactical skills are paramount in chess. More than anything else, a player's ability to find tactical solutions determines how successful he is over-the-board. No endgame scheme, opening idea or strategic plan, however brilliant a concept it may be, is of any value unless it is accurately calculated and implemented.The best way to develop tactical skills is to practice them by tackling new and challenging positions. This book provides a wealth of chess puzzles to test just about every facet of your tactical ability. It is very unlikely that even those who have read many other chess puzzle books will recognize more than a handful of these positions. Franco has searched recent events and used powerful computers to seek out previously unpublished puzzles, and has also drawn extensively upon Latin American sources that he has been scouring for brilliant examples over the last three decades.Following the pattern of Gambit's hugely successful Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book (by John Emms), the book begins with 100 relatively easy positions suitable for novices, and ends with 100 extremely tough puzzles, which provide a mind-bending challenge even for grandmasters. There are 1001 puzzles in all, including themed sections and graded tests, all with detailed computer-verified solutions and verbal explanations of the main instructive points. Learn More
  7. The Gambit Book of Instructive Chess Puzzles

    The Gambit Book of Instructive Chess Puzzles

    $16.95
    There is something here for everyone. The puzzles in the first two chapters are based on a clear-cut tactic or checkmate, such as those explained in Gambit's best-sellers How to Beat Your Dad at Chess and Chess Tactics for Kids. The endgame challenges highlight tactics and principles in action. In practice it is vital to defend resiliently and seek counterattacking chances – there is an innovative chapter on these rarely-covered themes as well as puzzles where the reader must decide how to punch home an attack. Learn More
  8. The Complete Chess Workout II

    The Complete Chess Workout II

    $29.95
    It’s time to start your chess training! This is the eagerly awaited follow-up to The Complete Chess Workout, Richard Palliser’s highly acclaimed chess puzzle book. Now he presents the reader with 1200 new puzzles, every one checked for accuracy by the latest computer engines.All top chess players agree that to keep your tactical muscles in shape it’s imperative to continue training, and the easiest and most fun way to do this is by performing tactical exercises Learn More
  9. The ChessCafe Puzzle Book 3

    The ChessCafe Puzzle Book 3

    $24.95
    One of the most important skills a chessplayer needs is the ability to defend a position that is under siege. In this third volume in the highly acclaimed, best-selling ChessCafe Puzzle Book series, International Grandmaster Karsten Mueller, along with International Master Merijn van Delft, examines and expounds upon the vital defensive concepts and techniques used to repulse enemy attacks. Learn More
  10. The Best Move

    The Best Move

    $29.95
    The Best Move is a collection of very hard Chess problems based on actual grandmaster games. The reader is asked who has the advantage and why. Points are awarded not only for getting the answer right, but for seeing deeply into the positions. These problems are based primarily on the games of Grandmaster Hort and Grandmaster Jansa. These are not the typical ''White to play and Win'' problems. rather, the reader is asked to decide who is better. These are very hard problems. Do not be surprised if you do any of them, or if you get them only by guessing. Learn More
  11. Test Your Chess

    Test Your Chess

    $29.95
    Grandmaster and renowned chess coach Zenon Franco provides a training course designed to help all aspiring players to improve their chess. During each lesson, you are invited to play a 'game' in which you try to find the best moves at all the important moments. Learn More
  12. Tactics, Tactics, Tactics - Volume 4

    Tactics, Tactics, Tactics - Volume 4

    $26.95
    Many puzzle books are based on artificial positions or selected only for their beauty. The concept of this book is different. The highest priority is to “use the practical side of the puzzles” and take the level of calculation to a completely new dimension. Learn More
  13. Tactics, Tactics, Tactics - Volume 3

    Tactics, Tactics, Tactics - Volume 3

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    Tactics, Tactics, Tactics! Volume 3 is the continuation of the successful series of the "Greatest 365 Puzzles" and "Greatest 501 Puzzles" from 2012. The book contains 551 puzzles. You will find a huge range of tactical ideas, what you can use in your own games! All the puzzles have been collected from practical games from the beginning of 2013 to the middle of 2015. Great combinations by Carlsen, Caruana, Anand, Topalov and many more Top players. In each section the puzzles are sorted according to the date of the game. Learn More
  14. Solitaire Chess

    Solitaire Chess

    $19.95
    This book enables the average chess player to match wits against the greatest masters of all time. The result is a book that is as instructive as it is entertaining. Learn More
  15. SHOPWORN - Test Your Chess

    SHOPWORN - Test Your Chess

    Regular Price: $29.95

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    Grandmaster and renowned chess coach Zenon Franco provides a training course designed to help all aspiring players to improve their chess. During each lesson, you are invited to play a 'game' in which you try to find the best moves at all the important moments. Learn More
  16. SHOPWORN - Finding Chess Jewels

    SHOPWORN - Finding Chess Jewels

    Regular Price: $27.95

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    Grandmaster and renowned chess trainer Michal Krasenkow presents a treasure chest of puzzles designed to stretch the minds of all players. Imagination and calculation are two of the most important qualities of a chess player, and they are qualities which, with purposeful practice, can be developed significantly. As you analyse and solve more and more positions, your brain functions more efficiently, you are able to recognize and master additional tactical methods and patterns, and it becomes increasingly easier to solve similar types of positions. Learn More
  17. SHOPWORN - Chess Mazes 2

    SHOPWORN - Chess Mazes 2

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    When the first volume of Chess Mazes was released, it was an immediate hit with both chess instructors and students. It was a completely new kind of chess puzzle to help develop your chessplaying visualization skills. In Chess Mazes 2, author Bruce Alberston has created another 216 fascinating chess mazes. Learn More
  18. SHOPWORN - 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices & Combinations

    SHOPWORN - 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices & Combinations

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    Enhance Your Tactical Weapons! 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices and Combination is the companion volume to Reinfeld's 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate. Of course each book can be taken on its own, but together they make a wonderful collection, and cover the full range of tactical chess. And they are now both available in 21st-century editions, using modern algebraic notation. Learn More
  19. SHOPWORN - 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate

    SHOPWORN - 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate

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    Ask most chessplayers from the "baby boomer" generation how they acquired and sharpened their tactical skills, and chances are a Fred reinfeld tactical collection will be part of their answer. And now, for the first time, 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate is presented in modern Algebraic Notation. Learn More
  20. Pandolfini's Chess Challenges

    Pandolfini's Chess Challenges

    $9.95
    Here are 111 quirky, surprising and fun tactical chess problems to improve anyone's games. Designed to promote creativity and imaginative play, all of the problems are endgame miniatures, with seven or fewer pieces on the chessboard. Learn More
  21. More Chessercizes - Checkmate

    More Chessercizes - Checkmate

    $15.95
    This book offers chess players the ultimate challenge - to find the move or sequence of moves that will finish off the imaginary opponent in a checkmate situation, allowing readers to practice traps and winning opening moves without using a chess board. Learn More
  22. Mastering Mates - Vol. 2

    Mastering Mates - Vol. 2

    $19.95

    This second volume in the Mastering Mate series provides readers with a serious challenge - 1,111 checkmates in two, three, four and more moves. By solving these problems, you will develop proficiency in all of the major checkmating patterns. 

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  23. Mastering Mates - Vol. 1

    Mastering Mates - Vol. 1

    $19.95

    This first book in the Mastering Mate series presents a challenge for players relatively new to chess and for readers seeking a novel and interesting set of puzzles. Books on chess tactics can overwhelm beginners and young learners. These relatively simple, carefully chosen exercises serve to illustrate the wide variety of examples of checkmate, as well as showing off the harmonious cooperation of chess pieces delivering the final blow.

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  24. Learn Chess the Right Way

    Learn Chess the Right Way

    $19.95
    Learn Chess the Right Way is a five-volume chess puzzle book series aimed at the novice, beginner and intermediate level player, using the unique methods of the award-winning coach and former world champion Susan Polgar. In Book 1, the focus is on one-move checkmate exercises. In each of the first five chapters, a specific piece delivers the checkmate. Learn More
  25. John Nunn's Chess Puzzle Book

    John Nunn's Chess Puzzle Book

    $24.95
    Most chess puzzle books put you in an artificial situation: you are told a combination exists, what the theme is and what you are required to achieve. This one is different. In a real game, a player may sometimes need to find a combination. On the other hand he may have to reject a tactical idea and simply find a good positional move. His task is to find the right move, whatever it may be. Learn More
  26. Imagination in Chess

    Imagination in Chess

    $9.95
    This is a collection of problems and puzzles selected by Charles Dealtry Locock, a British Amateur Chess Champion, which he found to be the most valuable in teaching his students how to attack. These are problems which have a practical application. The author used them to teach attacking chess to hundreds of students. The theme of this book is how to use your imagination to develop a winning attack. Learn More
  27. How Good Is Your Chess?

    How Good Is Your Chess?

    $7.95
    Chess enthusiasts can find out where they stand in terms of chess mastery by facing off against 20 of the world's top players with this instructive and amusing guide. Looking closely at complete games played by the experts inspires players to form new ideas about their overall strategy. Grandmaster Daniel King based ''How Good Is Your Chess'' on his popular Chess Monthly column. Learn More
  28. Greatest 501 Chess Puzzles

    Greatest 501 Chess Puzzles

    $25.95
    The book consists of 501 practical puzzles from the second part of the Year 2012, selected into 3 different groups: ''easy'', ''medium'', and ''hard''. At the end of the book you can check your tactical skills in a test format and also can enjoy the 10 most beautiful pearls of the given period. Learn More
  29. Greatest 365 Chess Puzzles

    Greatest 365 Chess Puzzles

    $25.95
    There is one proven practice exercise that helps you improve chess ratings and stay in shape while having fun - chess puzzles. And what better than having the latest puzzles from the year 2012 by a top GM, and all that in one book! Learn More
  30. Garry Kasparov Chess Puzzle Book

    Garry Kasparov Chess Puzzle Book

    $19.95

    Test your chess skills with the world champion! In this stimulating book, Garry Kasparov selects the best chess combinations from recent grandmaster play and presents them in a test-yourself format that all players will enjoy. Each chapter demonstrates the tactical properties of a particular piece, with a series of puzzles of varying difficulty. r.

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  31. Garry Kasparov Chess Challenge

    Garry Kasparov Chess Challenge

    $19.95

    In this stimulating book for players of all ages, Garry Kasparov selects the best chess combination from recent grandmaster play and presents them in a test-yourself format that everyone will enjoy. Whether you are a beginner discovering chess tactics for the first time or a master seeking to brush up on your skills, this book is sure to be a useful addition to your chess armory. 

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  32. Finding Chess Jewels

    Finding Chess Jewels

    $27.95
    Grandmaster and renowned chess trainer Michal Krasenkow presents a treasure chest of puzzles designed to stretch the minds of all players. Imagination and calculation are two of the most important qualities of a chess player, and they are qualities which, with purposeful practice, can be developed significantly. As you analyse and solve more and more positions, your brain functions more efficiently, you are able to recognize and master additional tactical methods and patterns, and it becomes increasingly easier to solve similar types of positions. Learn More
  33. EBOOK - Its Your Move Improvers

    EBOOK - Its Your Move Improvers

    $19.95
    In this highly original and instructive test yourself book Chris Ward invites readers to solve a selection of carefully chosen puzzles. In this, the second book in the 'It's Your Move' series, the positions are aimed at improving players, specifically the low level club players who are looking to hone their skills in order to climb further up the chess ladder.The reader is given a choice of five plausible plans for each position and has to decide which is the most likely to succeed. Learn More
  34. EBOOK - Its Your Move

    EBOOK - Its Your Move

    $19.95
    This book provides the reader with a selection of puzzles to solve. However, unlike other books of the White to play and mate in three' variety, it simulates real game scenarios, offering readers a choice of tempting alternatives and requiring them to pick the best Learn More
  35. EBOOK - Finding Chess Jewels

    EBOOK - Finding Chess Jewels

    $19.95
    Grandmaster and renowned chess trainer Michal Krasenkow presents a treasure chest of puzzles designed to stretch the minds of all players. Imagination and calculation are two of the most important qualities of a chess player, and they are qualities which, with purposeful practice, can be developed significantly. As you analyse and solve more and more positions, your brain functions more efficiently, you are able to recognize and master additional tactical methods and patterns, and it becomes increasingly easier to solve similar types of positions. Learn More
  36. DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmates - VOLUME I

    DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmates - VOLUME I

    $15.95

    If you're a beginner, you simply can't afford to miss a mate in one if you want to improve your chess. This comprehensive course, developed by the chess experts at Convekta, addresses this problem.

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