A great book for all those who want to learn how to play chess! Starting with the very basics, grandmaster John Nunn tells the reader everything he or she needs to know to become a successful chess player. No prior knowledge is assumed. The reader learns the fundamentals of chess step-by-step, with each new point illustrated by clear examples. By the end of the book, the reader will be fully ready to take on opponents across the board, or on the Internet, and start winning. Topics include: the rules of chess; chess notation; how to win material; attacking play; the opening; the middlegame; the endgame; and chess psychology. Dr. John Nunn, a grandmaster from England, has built up a world-wide reputation for the outstanding clarity of his writings on a wide range of chess topics. This is his first book to tackle the fundamentals of chess. He is principal author of the definitive one-volume openings encyclopedia, Nunn´s Chess Openings.
The great London tournament of 1922 saw the newly crowned champion of the world - Capablanca - as well as many of his closest rivals, Alekhine, Bogolyubov, Rubinstein and Vidmar, assemble in the capital of the British Empire for the most powerful demonstration of chess prowess there since 1899. This book provides the setting and the atmosphere for the Tournament. Biographies of Players with Specimen Games, Past and Present British Champions, a Problem Section, and a selection of lighter articles are completed by Sketches, Drawings, Autographs, Portraits, and a number of advertisements for chess accessories and other products and services.
Vladimir Popov is a distinguished Russian chess coach who has guided his two most celebrated pupils, the Kosintseva sisters, into the Top 10 of womens chess. In Chess Lessons Popov shares his secrets of chess improvement. Chess is of course a complex game, but Popov has the ability as a coach and author to offer clear principles to help the reader achieve a deeper understanding of chess. Popov also offers many instructive and entertaining chess exercises for the reader to solve.
This book has taught two generations of chess players how to play forcefully and intelligently. The unique quality of CHESS STRATEGY is that it teaches general strategic principles. The amateur can learn to play well only with a true understanding of the nature of the game. The book also contains 48 dramatic games from master tournaments to illustrate the principles given.
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This seems to be regarded as the West´s answer to ´´The Soviet School of Chess´´ by Alexander Kotov ISBN 4871878198 who asserts superiority in the Soviet playing style. However, those who say that are mistaken. This book by a New Zealander who emigrated to England because of the greater opportunities to play chess there, fully concurs with Kotov that the Soviet players were the best in the world. In this book, R. G. Wade, the Chief National Coach of British Chess Federation, with more than one hundred international chess events behind him, examines Soviet Chess. In this unique work, more than 120 games in Descriptive Notation of the leading grandmasters in the USSR are analyzed and commented on, including some of the greatest games ever played by giants such as Botvinnik, Smyslov, Bronstein, Petrosian, Tal and countless others. With the tremendous wealth of biographical material and information, this makes a unique and incomparable reference work, a source of inspiration to all chess players. Robert G. Wade was a chess player, author, journalist, and coach. Born on April 10, 1921 in Dunedin, New Zealand, he won the New Zealand championship three times before moving to England in 1948 to further his chess career.