X

Chess Tactics

Clearance Items
  1. Unbeatable Deal! (24)
  2. Clearance - Save up to 80% (1)
Price
$0 $60 $0 to $60
Year of Publication
1964 2016 1964 to 2016
Manufacturer
  1. Empire Chess (24)
  2. New in Chess (21)
  3. Convekta (21)
  4. Everyman Chess (21)
  5. ChessBase (20)
  6. ChessLecture.com (10)
  7. ChessDVDs (8)
  8. Gambit Publishing (7)
  9. Russell Enterprises (7)
  10. Ishi Press (6)
  11. Mongoose Press (5)
  12. Chess King (5)
  13. Quality Chess (4)
  14. Dover Chess (4)
  15. Chess Evolution (3)
  16. Sahovski Chess (3)
  17. Lulu Press (2)
  18. Thinkers Publishing (2)
  19. Chess Information (2)
  20. Chess Digest (2)
  21. Simon and Schuster (2)
  22. Hays Publishing (2)
  23. Self Published (1)
  24. Harrie Grondijs (1)
  25. Batsford Chess (1)
  26. Chess Informant (1)
  27. Kopec Chess (1)
  28. Cardoza Chess (1)
Show Less Show More
Popular Collections
  1. Empire Chess (23)
  2. Roman's Lab (11)
  3. ChessLecture.com DVDs (10)
  4. Polgar DVD Collection (2)
  5. Foxy Openings (2)
  6. Chess King's Video DVDs (2)
  7. Power Play (1)
  8. Kopec Chess Collection (1)
  9. Improve Your Chess DVDs (1)
Endorsed by the USCF
  1. USCF Endorsed Products (4)
Popular Book Series
  1. Winning Chess (4)
  2. Tactics in the Opening (4)
  3. Starting Out (2)
  4. Comprehensive Chess Course (2)
Host
  1. GM Alex Ipatov (1)
  2. GM Alexei Shirov (1)
  3. GM Damien Lemos (16)
  4. GM Daniel King (2)
  5. GM Daniel Naroditsky (1)
  6. GM Edmar Mednis (1)
  7. GM Jesse Kraai (2)
  8. GM Karsten Muller (1)
  9. GM Leonid Kritz (1)
  10. GM Maurice Ashley (1)
  11. GM Maxim Dlugy (2)
  12. GM Nick Pert (2)
  13. GM Rafael Leitão (1)
  14. GM Roman Dzinzichashvili (11)
  15. GM Rustam Kasimdzhanov (2)
  16. GM Simon Williams (1)
  17. GM Susan Polgar (2)
  18. GM Timur Gareev (1)
  19. GM Victor Mikhalevski (1)
  20. IM Andrew Martin (3)
  21. IM Danny Kopec (1)
  22. IM David Vigorito (1)
  23. IM Valeri Lilov (8)
  24. NM Dana Mackenzie (4)
  25. Steve Lopez (2)
Show Less Show More
Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (61)
  2. AN - Algebraic (23)
  3. DN - Descriptive (6)
Hardcover?
  1. Yes (8)
Hardware Requirements
  1. Windows (56)
  2. Standard DVD Player (45)
  3. Pocket PC (3)
  4. Windows / iOS / Android (1)
Author(s)
  1. Al Woolum (1)
  2. Anatoly Lein (1)
  3. Andrew Soltis (1)
  4. Arkadij Naiditsch (3)
  5. Bill Robertie (1)
  6. Boris Gulko (1)
  7. Bruce Pandolfini (2)
  8. Charles Hertan (3)
  9. Chris Ward (2)
  10. Csaba Balogh (3)
  11. Dan Heisman (1)
  12. Danny Gormally (1)
  13. David Eggleston (1)
  14. David Lemoir (1)
  15. David Levy (1)
  16. David MacEnulty (2)
  17. Dejan Bojkov (1)
  18. Dr. Joel R. Sneed (1)
  19. Emmanuel Neiman (2)
  20. Eric Schiller (2)
  21. Eric Schiller (3)
  22. Eric Tangborn (1)
  23. Eugene Znosko-Borovsky (1)
  24. Franco Masetti (1)
  25. Friso Nijboer (1)
  26. Garry Kasparov (2)
  27. Gary Lane (1)
  28. Harrie Grondijs (1)
  29. Herman Grooten (1)
  30. Iakov Damsky (2)
  31. Iakov Damsky (2)
  32. Igor Sukhin (2)
  33. Irving Chernev (1)
  34. Irving Chernev & Fred Reinfeld (1)
  35. Ivan Sokolov (2)
  36. Jacob Aagaard (5)
  37. Jacob Aagaard (5)
  38. James Plaskett (1)
  39. Jennifer Shahade (1)
  40. Joel Johnson (2)
  41. John Emms (2)
  42. John Healy (1)
  43. John Nunn (1)
  44. Jon Edwards (1)
  45. Karsten Muller (2)
  46. Ken Neat (2)
  47. Kevin Stark (2)
  48. Leonard Barden (1)
  49. Lev Alburt (2)
  50. Lev Psakhis (1)
  51. Lou Hayes (1)
  52. Martin Weteschnik (1)
  53. Max Euwe (1)
  54. Mikhail Tal (2)
  55. Murray Chandler (1)
  56. Phil Adams (1)
  57. Raymond Keene (1)
  58. Raymund Stolze (2)
  59. Roberto Messa (1)
  60. Romain Edouard (2)
  61. Roman Pelts (1)
  62. Rudolf Spielmann (3)
  63. Sam Palatnik (2)
  64. Simon Williams (2)
  65. Sipke Ernest (3)
  66. Tim Brennan & Anthea Carson (2)
  67. Vladimir Georgiev (1)
  68. Vladimir Vukovic (3)
  69. Volker Schleputz (2)
  70. Yakov Neishtadt (2)
  71. Yasser Seirawan (4)
  72. Yochanan Afek (1)
  73. Yuri Averbakh (1)
  74. Zenon Franco (1)
Show Less Show More

Items 73 to 108 of 196 total

per page

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction
    The King in Jeopardy
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 4
    Catalog Code: B0004LV

    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

    $19.95
    EBOOK - Art of Attack in Chess
    Catalog Code: E-B0109EM

    One of the finest chess books ever written, now revised in algebraic edition. The author expounds both the basic principles and the most complex forms of attack on the king. It has been updated by legendary author GM John Nunn. Still one of the great classics ever written on tactics.
    img

    EBOOK - Art of Attack in Chess

    $19.95
    Art of Attack in Chess
    Catalog Code: B0109EM

    One of the finest chess books ever written, now revised in algebraic edition. The author expounds both the basic principles and the most complex forms of attack on the king. It has been updated by legendary author GM John Nunn. Still one of the great classics ever written on tactics.
    img

    Art of Attack in Chess

    $26.95
    Chess Tactics Workbook
    Learn to Command Your Chess Army!
    Catalog Code: B0008OB

    What makes this book different from the many other tactics books on the market is that it was written by a classroom teacher for other teachers. All the pages are formatted with a heading and perforated for easy use.
    img

    Chess Tactics Workbook

    $12.95
    Winning Chess Tactics
    Learn 25 Essential Opening Strategies Today!
    Catalog Code: B0025CZ

    Newly formatted and updated! Fourteen chapters illustrate the explanations and thinking behind every tactical concept. Learn to use pins, single and double forks, double attacks, skewers, discovered and double checks, multiple threats and other crushing tactics to gain an immediate edge. Each concept is fully explained in easy-to-understand language with diagrams, examples and game situations so you understand the thinking and game plan behind every moves.
    img

    Winning Chess Tactics

    $9.95
    SHOPWORN - Can you be a Tactical Genius?
    Catalog Code: SWB0087EM

    Test your tactical chess skills with a quiz book with a difference! Grandmaster James Plaskett, a player of distinguished tactical ability, has carefully assembled an abundance of tactical chess puzzles to test players of all levels. At the beginning of each chapter the puzzles are relatively easy, worth five points for a correct solution. However as you move on they become more and more difficult, soon becoming worth ten points and eventually 15.
    img

    SHOPWORN - Can you be a Tactical Genius?

    Regular Price: $19.95

    Special Price $9.98

    Learn Chess Tactics
    Discover the Secrets of How to Win Chess Games
    Catalog Code: B0134GB

    This book teaches basic tactical ideas such as the fork, pin, and discovered attack, and introduces general ideas such as elimination, immobilization and compulsion. A basic knowledge of simple tactics will enable a novice to start winning games, by giving checkmate or capturing material. As the player progresses, his tactical arsenal will broaden, and he will start to play sacrifices and combinations, and develop a deeper understanding of the game. Players who fail to study tactics systematically tend to suffer from tactical blind-spots that plague them throughout their playing career, and thus they fail to realize their full potential.
    img

    Learn Chess Tactics

    $19.95
    EBOOK - Excelling at Chess Calculation
    Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
    Catalog Code: E-B0119EM

    There are many differing opinions amongst the top players in the world of chess, but there is one thing upon which World Champions, Grandmasters and other experts all agree: the art of chess calculation is the absolute key to the success of a player. Master this discipline and you can surely expect your results to improve dramatically. Jacob Aagaard tackles the 'art of chess calculation', unravelling its many secrets and arming the reader with the necessary tools to be able to calculate effectively at the chessboard.
    img

    EBOOK - Excelling at Chess Calculation

    $19.95
    Excelling at Chess Calculation
    Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
    Catalog Code: B0119EM

    There are many differing opinions amongst the top players in the world of chess, but there is one thing upon which World Champions, Grandmasters and other experts all agree: the art of chess calculation is the absolute key to the success of a player. Master this discipline and you can surely expect your results to improve dramatically. Jacob Aagaard tackles the 'art of chess calculation', unravelling its many secrets and arming the reader with the necessary tools to be able to calculate effectively at the chessboard.
    img

    Excelling at Chess Calculation

    $24.95
    EBOOK - Excelling at Combinational Play
    Learn to Identify and Exploit Tactical Chances
    Catalog Code: E-B0120EM

    Excelling at Combinational Play: Learn to Identify and Exploit Tactical Chances by Jacob Aagaard, 239pp. (Everyman 2004) Being able to solve puzzles and combinations is one of the principal components of a successful chess player. But how can one improve on such an important skill? How can one acquire combinational vision? The answer lies within the pages of this book! Experienced chess writer Jacob Aagaard explains how tactical intuition and ability develops and uses pattern recognition to improve the reader's tactical ammunition. Is also no secret that the continued practice of puzzles and combinations helps to sharpen the chess brain, and here there is a wealth of exercises and problems to solve accompanied by the full solutions and explanations.
    img

    EBOOK - Excelling at Combinational Play

    $19.95
    Excelling at Combinational Play
    Learn to Identify and Exploit Tactical Chances
    Catalog Code: B0120EM

    Excelling at Combinational Play: Learn to Identify and Exploit Tactical Chances by Jacob Aagaard, 239pp. (Everyman 2004) Being able to solve puzzles and combinations is one of the principal components of a successful chess player. But how can one improve on such an important skill? How can one acquire combinational vision? The answer lies within the pages of this book! Experienced chess writer Jacob Aagaard explains how tactical intuition and ability develops and uses pattern recognition to improve the reader's tactical ammunition. Is also no secret that the continued practice of puzzles and combinations helps to sharpen the chess brain, and here there is a wealth of exercises and problems to solve accompanied by the full solutions and explanations.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    Excelling at Combinational Play

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $10.00

    Improve Your Attacking Chess
    250 Puzzle Positions to Train Your King-Hunting Skills
    Catalog Code: B0030GB

    Checkmating the enemy king is the ultimate goal in chess. In this book Simon Williams helps readers to practice and improve their skills in this vital area of practical chess. A mating attack typically involves a build-up of forces, followed by an opening of lines, often involving a sacrifice
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    Improve Your Attacking Chess

    $14.95
    Essential Chess Sacrifices
    A Guide to the Sacrifices that are most Fundamental to Understanding Chess
    Catalog Code: B0053GB

    >Sacrifices are an essential part of chess. Those who never consider sacrificing will miss countless opportunities and find that promising positions repeatedly slip away. Players who do not appreciate their opponents' sacrificial possibilities will be unable to see danger signs, and find themselves on the wrong end of too many king-hunts. Rather than merely cataloguing the various possibilities and providing examples, LeMoir discusses the possible follow-ups to the sacrifices, the defensive options against them, and the positional factors that might suggest whether the sacrifice will be sound or unsound.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    Essential Chess Sacrifices

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $10.00

    Winning Chess Tactics
    Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Catalog Code: B0196EM

    This is the second in Seirawan's four volumes, taking the reader from the very basics of chess through appreciation of advanced play. He does a remarkable job of discussing tactics that usually appear only in books for advanced players and communicating them to anyone with a grasp of playing fundamentals. The first part of the book deals with basic tactics and how they can be used individually and in combination. In the second part, Seirawan introduces some of the great chess tacticians and their games, further illustrating tactics as they work out in real-life play.
    img

    Winning Chess Tactics

    $28.95
    EBOOK - Winning Chess Tactics
    Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Catalog Code: E-B0196EM

    This is the second in Seirawan's four volumes, taking the reader from the very basics of chess through appreciation of advanced play. He does a remarkable job of discussing tactics that usually appear only in books for advanced players and communicating them to anyone with a grasp of playing fundamentals. The first part of the book deals with basic tactics and how they can be used individually and in combination. In the second part, Seirawan introduces some of the great chess tacticians and their games, further illustrating tactics as they work out in real-life play.
    img

    EBOOK - Winning Chess Tactics

    $19.95
    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 3
    French Defence and Other Half-Open Games
    Catalog Code: B0003TITO

    For casual players and club players. Every chess player loves to win early in the game with a deadly combination or a cunning trap. On the other hand, nobody wants to be tricked by his opponent before the game has really started.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 3

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $5.00

    Chess Tactics for Kids
    50 Tricky Tactics to Outwit Your Opponent
    Catalog Code: B0170GB

    Chess enthusiasts of all ages and levels will find this book an instructive delight. In a simple, easy-to-understand format it explains how to bamboozle your chess opponents using commonly occurring tactical motifs. The illustrative positions, all taken from real games, show the 50 Tricky Tactics that experienced chess masters use to win their games. Recognizing frequently-occurring tactical ideas is vital to success in chess. One of the fastest and most enjoyable ways to improve at chess is by learning these thematic manoeuvres. Beginners will benefit from the clear explanation of basic concepts, such as how to utilise a fork, pin, or skewer. Advanced players will delight in the many devious middlegame tricks - some classified here for the first time - which can catch out even grandmasters.
    img

    Chess Tactics for Kids

    $16.95
    EBOOK - Winning Chess Combinations
    Catalog Code: E-B0199EM

    Combinations are the central element in chess; they make the game so magical and captivating. The beautiful point of sacrificing a queen, the strongest piece, in order to checkmate with a lowly pawn brings a smile of joy to all chess lovers. Virtually all chess games possess a combination, either one hidden in the shadows of analysis carefully avoided or one that provides a decisive blow.
    img

    EBOOK - Winning Chess Combinations

    $19.95
    Winning Chess Combinations
    Catalog Code: B0199EM

    Combinations are the central element in chess; they make the game so magical and captivating. The beautiful point of sacrificing a queen, the strongest piece, in order to checkmate with a lowly pawn brings a smile of joy to all chess lovers. Virtually all chess games possess a combination, either one hidden in the shadows of analysis carefully avoided or one that provides a decisive blow.
    img

    Winning Chess Combinations

    $28.95
    EBOOK - Starting Out - Chess Tactics and Checkmates
    Catalog Code: E-B0001EM

    Once a chess player has figured out how all the chess pieces move, what is the next step on the chess ladder? This helpful and entertaining book provides players with the complete answer. In this easy-to-follow guide, renowned chess teacher Chris Ward explains all the crucial checkmating patterns, plus how to catch out opponents with an assortment of tricks and traps, commonly known as chess tactics.
    img

    EBOOK - Starting Out - Chess Tactics and Checkmates

    $19.95
    Starting Out - Chess Tactics and Checkmates
    Catalog Code: B0001EM

    Once a chess player has figured out how all the chess pieces move, what is the next step on the chess ladder? This helpful and entertaining book provides players with the complete answer. In this easy-to-follow guide, renowned chess teacher Chris Ward explains all the crucial checkmating patterns, plus how to catch out opponents with an assortment of tricks and traps, commonly known as chess tactics.
    Out of Stock
    img

    Starting Out - Chess Tactics and Checkmates

    $26.95
    SHOPWORN - Back To Basics - Tactics
    Catalog Code: SWB0006RE

    Tactics are usually why most people find chess fun! This book will greatly enhance your enjoyment learning about and benefiting from the recurring patterns of tactics. In chess, if you lose all your pieces you can't win! And if you capture each of your opponent's pieces, winning should be easy.
    img

    SHOPWORN - Back To Basics - Tactics

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $10.98

    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 5
    Indian Defences - Catalan & Benoni
    Catalog Code: B0005TITO

    Every chess player loves to win early in the game with a deadly combination or a cunning trap. On the other hand, nobody wants to be tricked by his opponent before the game has really started. The popular series Tactics in the Chess Opening teaches how to recognize opportunities to attack early in the game. You will also learn how to avoid standard pitfalls in the opening.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 5

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 6
    Gambits and Flank Openings
    Catalog Code: B0006TITO

    This book covers all the tactical themes and typical traps in the main lines of the English, the Dutch and the Reti, as well as a couple of interesting gambits. They are explained in more than 200 carefully selected and annotated short games.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 6

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $5.00

    SHOPWORN - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 6
    Gambits and Flank Openings
    Catalog Code: SWB0006TITO

    This book covers all the tactical themes and typical traps in the main lines of the English, the Dutch and the Reti, as well as a couple of interesting gambits. They are explained in more than 200 carefully selected and annotated short games.
    img

    SHOPWORN - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 6

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $10.98

    Chess Tactics For Advanced Players
    Catalog Code: B0001OB

    Any chess enthusiast knows how important tactics are in chess and how crucial it is to make a thorough study of this aspect of the game. But up to now opinion has been divided on the best way of studying tactics. The well-known Soviet international grandmaster and chess author Averbakh has developed an entirely novel approach, which is expounded in the third edition of his Chess Tactics for Advanced Players.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    Chess Tactics For Advanced Players

    Regular Price: $23.95

    Special Price $10.00

    Forcing Chess Moves
    The Key to Better Calculation
    Catalog Code: B0085NIC

    This rich book on chess tactics proposes a revolutionary method for finding winning moves. Charles Hertan has made an astonishing discovery: the failure to consider key moves is often due to human bias. Your brain tends to disregard many winning moves because they are counter-intuitive or look unnatural.
    img

    Forcing Chess Moves

    $28.95
    The Art of Attacking Chess
    33 Inspiration and Instructive Masterpieces
    Catalog Code: B0024GB

    All chess-players love to play a smooth attacking game, flowing from start to finish, and sprinkled with spectacular ideas and sacrifices. However, few can do so regularly, and for most players, their collection of brilliancies missed far outweighs their creative successes. Innate talent plays an important role, but many of the skills needed for attacking chess can be learned by study and practice. Here, one of the world's most experienced annotators has selected 33 superb examples, and explained them in a way that strips away the mystery.
    img

    The Art of Attacking Chess

    $14.95
    How to Crush Your Chess Opponents
    An Inspiring Guide for the Modern Attacker
    Catalog Code: B0025GB

    Simon Williams, one of Britain's most dynamic and aggressive chess-players, has selected his favourite attacking games from the modern era, and annotated them with an infectious zeal that will inspire and instruct. He takes us inside the decision-making process, explaining how each stage in an attacking concept is formed, and shows how top players spot the signs that indicate it is time to stake everything on an all-out assault. We also get insights into the role of intuition and calculation in both attack and defence
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    How to Crush Your Chess Opponents

    Regular Price: $14.95

    Special Price $10.00

    EBOOK - Greatest Ever Chess Tricks and Traps
    Catalog Code: E-B0082EM

    There is no easier way to win a game of chess than by luring your opponent into a devious trap. Similarly, there's nothing worse than being the one on the receiving end. Tricks, traps and swindles lie in wait everywhere, especially so in the opening phase of the game, and many battles can be won or saved simply through learning and mastering the most important ones. In this instructive and fun book, Gary Lane looks back through chess history and at modern times to create a list of his own favourite tricks and traps.
    img

    EBOOK - Greatest Ever Chess Tricks and Traps

    $19.95
    The Chess Sacrifice
    Catalog Code: B0037IS

    Vladimir Vukovic (26 August 1898, Zagreb – 18 November 1975, Zagreb) was a Croatian chess writer, theoretician, player, arbiter, and journalist. He was awarded the International Master (IM) title in 1951 and International Arbiter (IA) in 1952.He played for Yugoslavia on second board in the 1st Chess Olympiad at London 1927, posting a record of +7?6=2.
    img

    The Chess Sacrifice

    $26.95
    Play Chess Combinations and Sacrifices
    Catalog Code: B0043IS

    David Levy, International and World expert on computer chess, has analyzed the brilliancies of the masters and, in this book, explains how you can learn to recognize the symptoms and produce your own stunning finishing stroke. Make a small sacrifice and buy this elegant combination of explanation and instruction!
    img

    Play Chess Combinations and Sacrifices

    $25.95
    The Art of Chess Combination
    Catalog Code: B0017DV

    Detailed explanation of principles, varieties, techniques and ideas behind them, illustrated with many examples from great players. 200 diagrams.
    img

    The Art of Chess Combination

    $9.95
    A Course in Chess Tactics
    A Step-by-Step Approach to Mastering Tactics and Combinations
    Catalog Code: B0141GB

    Few books present a structured approach to tactics, so this book fills a valuable niche in the ambitious player's library. The authors present each major tactical theme in turn, explaining how it works and providing inspiring examples. They then explain how you can spot the idea in your own games and use it to your advantage.
    img

    A Course in Chess Tactics

    $22.95
    CLEARANCE - Checkmate for Children
    Mastering the Most Important Skill in Chess
    Catalog Code: B0091NIC

    Beginners of all ages will win more games after studying this easy-to-follow book. This isn't another random collection of puzzles, but a systematic course that teaches you how to checkmate your opponent. Experienced chess coach Kevin Stark explains elementary mating patterns in all the important positions and provides many tests to see if you have really mastered the technique.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Checkmate for Children

    Regular Price: $14.95

    Special Price $5.00

    SHOPWORN - Checkmate for Children
    Mastering the Most Important Skill in Chess
    Catalog Code: SWB0091NIC

    Beginners of all ages will win more games after studying this easy-to-follow book. This isn't another random collection of puzzles, but a systematic course that teaches you how to checkmate your opponent. Experienced chess coach Kevin Stark explains elementary mating patterns in all the important positions and provides many tests to see if you have really mastered the technique.
    img

    SHOPWORN - Checkmate for Children

    Regular Price: $14.95

    Special Price $4.00

Items 73 to 108 of 196 total

per page

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction

What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton

lb