In this wonderfully human chess biology, Bill Adams describes how his son - after winning his first tournament at the age of 8! - Took full advantage of the many chess opportunities available in England to consistently increase his playing strength to become not only the youngest ever British Champion but also the youngest Grandmaster in the world!
CLEARANCE - Development of a Grandmaster
In this book, written from the ring side in New York and Lyons, the Grandmaster commentaries to all the games reveal the answers to these fascinating questions.
CLEARANCE - Kasparov vs. Karpov 1990
In an absorbing narrative, and with numerous rare photos, Reg Cload, the current Chairman of the Hastings Club, documents the history of the congress, culminating in the 1989/90 event. Ray Keene provides commentaries to a selection of the finest games.
CLEARANCE - Battles of Hastings: A History of the Hastings International Chess Congress
After a discussion of the characteristics and processes of creativity, 10 central concepts, such as unusual positioning and functioning of pieces, alertness to subtle differences, absurd moves, flexibility, etc.
CLEARANCE - Creative Chess
In this deeply researched and authoritative study, Polish IM Jan Przewoznik, aided by the noted English openings expert, IM Malcolm Pein, seeks to spread the word yet further. With consideration of the historical background, an explanation of characteristic strategies and tactics, substantial original analysis and many complete illustrative games, the authors provide all you need to know to play this exciting and thoroughly modern opening with confidence.
CLEARANCE - The Blumenfeld Gambit
A self-improvement tutor based on the highly-regarded Russian training methods by former US champion Lev Alburt. An invaluable instructional guide suitable for all levels of player.
CLEARANCE - Test and Improve Your Chess
This book includes all of the games from the tournament, the most interesting of which have been annotated by British IM Bill Hartston. It also contains background information on the players and tournament organization, written by the controller, Stewart Reuben.
CLEARANCE - London, 1980: Phillips and Drew Kings Chess Tournament
For an opening that has formed part of the repertoire of world champions past and present, there is a surprising dearth of literature in the English language. This book attempts to fill this void by guiding the reader through the myriad of variations that are likely to be encountered on either side of a Caro-Kann. Over 50 complete games are also included to illustrate the main themes discussed int he book.
Play the Caro-Kann
A chess ‘classic’ is a game, study, combination, problem or other idea expressed on the chessboard that is of note either for its excellence or its originality, or because its historically famous. This volume is a collection of 100 classics, spanning a period of chess history from the 13th century to the present day.
CLEARANCE - 100 Classics Of The Chessboard
The book is in three parts, the first of which tells of matches for the WorldChampionship, of decisive games, of combinations, problems and studies on the chess board, and of the unusual properties of the board and pieces. Part two deals with a currently fashionable topic, ‘The Computer at the Chess Board’, and in the third part of WorldChampion Annotates fifteen of the best games, many of which are from recent events and may be unfamiliar to the Western readers.
Choose from a huge selection of chess books, including a wide variety of topics, players and strategies from The House of Staunton. There is a chess book for nearly every chess move or chess defense you can think of. Looking for a chess book talking about a specific chess player? Browse the many different miscellaneous chess books available. Need to strengthen your opening game? Middle game? Or maybe your end game is lacking. There are chess books covering all of these topics and much more. The purpose of a majority of the chess books available is to serve as guides for beginners and advanced chess players alike, and to address different tactics and strategies to help improve your game. There are also biographical chess books that talk about specific Chess Players such as Magnus Carlsen or Vishwanthan Anand if you are interested in reading about a chess player and their life.