The Lewis Chessmen: Unmasked by Mark A. Hall, David H. Caldwell, Caroline M. Wilkinson

By Mark A. Hall, David H. Caldwell, Caroline M. Wilkinson

A hoard of ivory chessmen and different gaming items was once discovered buried at the Isle of Lewis within the early nineteenth century. The items at the moment are divided among nationwide Museums Scotland and the British Museum, and fascinate all who see them. specialists agree that they're medieval and of Scandinavian beginning. This illustrated social gathering of the hoard appears at its origins, its discovery and, utilizing the talents of a forensic anthropologist, its craftsmanship.

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Chess Praxis by Aron Nimzowitsch

By Aron Nimzowitsch

Chess Praxis is an excellent selection of Aron Nimzowitsch’s top video games annotated by means of the good guy himself, however it is much more than that. Nimzowitsch and his hypermodern principles had an incredible impact on smooth chess considering. Nimzowitsch first expounded his perspectives in My System. In his follow-up Chess Praxis he proven and defined how his recommendations labored in his personal games.This is a very new translation of Nimzowitsch’s vintage paintings, that allows you to let the reader to understand influential principles defined in sleek language

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Endgame magic by John D. Beasley

By John D. Beasley

An endgame learn deals chess strategies of their purest shape; there are not any wasted items and just one answer. This creation to endgame experiences avoids baffling jargon and every learn is illustrated via 3 diagrams. it really is designed to be learn with out a chess set, on a teach, bus or aeroplane.

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Chess Openings For Dummies by James Eade

By James Eade

Increase your chess online game the short and straightforward way
You by no means get a moment likelihood to make a primary impression?especially within the online game of chess!
Chess Openings For Dummies supplies tips and methods for reading openings and methods for successful chess video games from the first actual circulation you make!
This pleasant, worthy consultant will give you easy-to-follow and step by step directions at the most sensible beginning chess recommendations and provides you the instruments you want to increase your personal line of assault from the very start.* contains illustrations to aid be sure victory* Equips you with the instruments and methods to plot a successful procedure* additionally serves as a necessary source for curriculums that use chess as a studying tool
Whether you?re a veteran or amateur chess participant, Chess Openings For Dummies is the final word consultant to getting a grip at the openings and versions that may make sure you have the entire correct strikes to open and win any chess online game.

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Soviet chess, 1917-1991 by Andrew Soltis

By Andrew Soltis

This massive and sumptuous murals is either an interpretive heritage of Soviet chess from the Bolshevik Revolution to the cave in of the U.S.S.R. in 1991 and a list of the main fascinating video games performed. The textual content lines the exceptional development of chess from the times of the revolution to the devastation of global struggle II, after which from the Golden Age of Soviet-dominated chess within the Nineteen Fifties to the problem of Bobby Fischer and the hunt to discover his Soviet fit. incorporated are 249 video games, every one with a diagram; so much are annotated and plenty of have by no means sooner than been released outdoors the Soviet Union. The textual content is augmented via images and contains sixty three match and fit scoretables. additionally incorporated are a bibliography, an appendix of documents completed in Soviet nationwide championships, indexes of openings, and an index of gamers and competitors.

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A King in Hiding: How a Child Refugee Became a World Chess by Fahim Mohammad

By Fahim Mohammad

Pressured to escape his local Bangladesh, 8 year-old chess prodigy Fahim arrived in Paris together with his father. Refused asylum, as unlawful immigrants they spiralled downwards into homelessness and desperation. via a stroke of good fortune, Fahim used to be brought to 1 of France's most sensible chess coaches, Xavier Parmentier, who tutored him and gave him a feeling of objective, his struggles at the chessboard mirroring either his victories and his crushing defeats in his conflict for a standard lifestyles. emerging via neighborhood and nationwide tournaments to be topped France's Under-12 Chess Champion in 2012, Fahim grew to become a countrywide sensation. In 2013 he went directly to win the area Under-13 scholar Championship. instructed during the transparent eyes of a kid, Fahim's story isn't just a relocating account of the bleak realities that underlie a supposedly being concerned society, but in addition a heartwarming testimony to a father's decision, the kindness of strangers, and one small boy's brave will to prevail.

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