Winning Chess Tactics Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
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.
Pandolfini's Chess Complete The Most Comprehensive Guide to the Game from History to Strategy
The perfect addition to any personal chess library, Pandolfini's Chess Complete is a comprehensive, accessible reference. National Master Bruce Pandolfini has covered every aspect of the game, from chessboard and pieces to history and strategy, and has responded to virtually any possible question or situation that could arise. From algebra notation to "zugzwang," Pandolfini has created the chess bible for players of all levels.
The Burnt Reykjavik II Series Chess Set - 3.75" King
"A faithful reproduction of one of the most historically important Chess sets ever produced, the Chess set used in the legendary 1972 World Chess Championship, featuring Robert J. (Bobby) Fischer (USA) and Boris Spassky (RUS)."
This dvd will help you the next time you are sitting across from your opponent and not sure what your next move is. You will gain confidence by learning about strategy and ideas to look for to create a plan. A plan may consist of a Pawn Minority attack, controlling the center or just improving your pieces.
This sparkling fresh DGT Easy clock was developed in cooperation with Judit Polgar, the Greatest Woman Chess Player of All Time. It has a modern and attractive color design and the cheerful Polgar chess figures are printed on the back.
These abbreviated, two-move problems will help chess players sharpen their mind and improve their game. In every one, White has already made its first move, and it's up to the puzzler to figure out Black's defenses and the mating moves that refute them.
Chess for Children How to Play the World's Most Popular Board Game
With this charming book, children will delight in learning the basic moves of chess - the most popular and challenging strategy game of all. All the rules of chess are clearly explained, step by step, assuming no prior knowledge. The lessons are reinforced by the inventive tales that George is told by his pet alligator Kirsty, self-proclaimed Grand Alligator of chess.
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.
This versatile drawstring backpack is printed with a contemporary Chess graphic and can be carried like a traditional backpack or over the shoulder thanks to its adaptable drawstring design. The drawstring backpack has an overall size of 18"x14" and is large enough to hold all of your Chess equipment.
Middle-aged and recently unemployed, Richard Mason (Ted Danson) decides to return to his first love: teaching. He finds a job as an inner-city schoolteacher teaching fourth grade. Richard discovers a way to reach out to his skeptical students through the game of chess. Against all odds, he inspires his students to become champions, not only at chess, but in life! Ted Danson gives a compelling performance in this heroic, heartwarming story based on true events co-starring Keke Palmer and Malcolm David Kelley.
Chess 101 Everything A New Chess Player Needs to Know
Learning to play chess involves more than just knowing how to move the pieces. Chess 101 is a chess book for beginners that provides a comprehensive overview of everything a new player needs to know. This includes... Types of boards and pieces, setting up the board, the value of the pieces, how the pieces move, including castling and "en passant", chess notation, the three phases of the game of chess, how to study chess, what a chess rating is and how to get one, chess clock rules, an overview of faster chess games, the mechanics of a tournament, rules and etiquette, and tips to winning chess. Chess 101 also contains over two dozen exhibits, designed to make understanding the game easy!
Zurich 1953 15 Contenders for the World Chess Championship
A great tournament deserves a great book. That's what grandmaster Miguel Najdorf produced in his account of one of the greatest and most important chess events of all time, the 1953 Zurich Candidates Tournament
Triple Weighted Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces
Traditional Staunton pattern.
3.75" king with 1.5" base diameter.
Complete set of 34 pieces - Includes two additional queens for pawn promotion!
Manufactured out of plastic and is virtually indestructible.
Triple weighted for improved stability and performance.
Vinyl Tournament Chessboard (2.25" Squares)
Made in the USA
Features rank and file labels on all for sides - ideal for beginners!
Manufactured out of high-grade vinyl and will resist dirt, tearing and spills
Rolls up into a tight tube-shape for easy transport
Deluxe Chess Bag
24" x 9" in size.
Designed to hold all chess equipment, including clock, scorebook and 2 pencils.
Features two zippered compartments to comfortably store the chess pieces.
Has two internal loops to hold rolled up chessboard for easy transport.
Removable shoulder strap and two nylon handles.
Can hold ANY Chess Clock - including the Chronos!
Excalibur Game Time II Digital Chess Clock
A simple digital clock to use - no more memorizing the instruction manual!
The Official Chess Clock of the US Chess Federation.
Features multiple modes, including blitz, tournament and user-defined time controls.
Two large, easy-to-read LCD displays.
Rugged design that will provide years of dependable use.
Select your color choice(s) and quantity below.NOTE: Color selection indicates the color of BOTH the Chess Bag and Chessboard included in this combination set. Exception: Products with camo selections would come with closest matching color.
Beginning Chess Over 300 Elementary Problems For Players New to the Game
Now even beginners can reap the rewards of Pandolfini's acclaimed teaching system. Over 300 problems, tailored to beginning players, encompass everything a player needs to learn, from the basic rules and vocabulary to the moves of various chessmen to sophisticated strategies. 300 line drawings.
Four of the hottest players in the United States battle for supremacy in a fast paced and exciting competition. Legendary attacking player Larry Christiansen, strategic genius Joel Benjamin, daring tactician Alexander Shabalov, and the young phenomenon Hikaru Nakamura test their will, speed and determination in a deadly race against the clock.
Dangerous Weapons is a series of opening books which supply the reader with an abundance of hard-hitting ideas to revitalize his or her opening repertoire.
In this book, three opening experts team up and take a contemporary look at the Ruy Lopez, one of the most popular chess openings. Instead of analysing the well-trodden main lines they concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations, selecting a wealth of ‘dangerous’ options for both colours. Whether playing White or Black, a study of this book will leave you confident and fully-armed, and your opponents running for cover!
The Classical Staunton Series Chess Set and Board Combination Enjoy Savings of 16% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
This Authentic Models production is a detailed replica of an original ivory set manufactured by the British 'Jaques' company, circa 1850, and purchased at a 1990s London auction. English chess master, Howard Staunton, promoted this set at the first international chess tournament in 1851. It's clearly distinguishable pieces soon became the competition standard known as the 'Staunton' set.
An epic storyline, and a gifted writer! The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien is adeptly suited to the chessboard in this attention getting 4-1/2" theme chess set. These particular theme chess set pieces are hand painted, and hail from the Studio Anne Carlton chess works; a masterpiece to own, they will always be a delight to use!
Chess Tactics Workbook Learn to Command Your Chess Army!
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.
Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 3 Play on the Wings
In each of these books the need for understanding is emphasized: there are too many variations for any memory to store. The player must understand the basic principles involved and the typical positions or maneuvers that can arise.
StickyChess is the perfect way to play chess on the run. Unlike magnetic sets, the pieces never slide or fall over, because they are stuck on with Velcro! The board can be folded up and stuffed in your pocket!
Power Chess for Kids Learn How to Think Ahead and Become One of the Best Players in Your School
A power move, explains experienced chess teacher Charles Hertan, is a winning master tactic that requires thinking ahead. To become one of the best chess players in your school you need to be able to think just 1,5 moves ahead, and this book teaches the four basic tricks do so.
This volume completes Artur Yusupov's course of chess improvement. The Fundamentals series showed players the basic ideas they should know. The Beyond the Basics series set off on the road to mastery, and now in the Mastery series we have arrived at our final destination. Yusupov guides the reader using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
Written by one of our biggest-selling and best-loved chess authors, in his trademark chatty, accessible but always informative style, this book is filled with practical exercises and test games that will reveal the secrets of how to join chess's elite ranks.
The sculptor and artists have taken some of the principal characters from the era to create this superb chess set. Shown here in its hand decorated form the historically authentic hand crafted pieces will enable you to re-live some of the major battles and engagements and, perhaps.. who knows?
Browse our large selection of Chess Gift Ideas, and find the perfect gift to give this season! Choose from our wide selection of holiday gift ideas for the chess players in your life. Some chess gift ideas include chess jewelry, chess t-shirts and clothing, chess boards and sets, chess books, chess computers, chess software, chess equipment, and chess clocks. If you can't decide on a specific chess item to give as a gift, try giving a Gift Certificate. A Chess Gift Certificate is the perfect gift for the chess players and chess enthusiasts in your life. We offer gift cards in the amounts of $15, $25, $50, $100, $250, and $500.
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