Chess Mastery By Question And Answer: Fred Reinfeld
´´Mr. Silman has become the leading chess writer in America. My students swear by his work´´. -- John Watson, International Chess Master, author of Play the French ´´The Amateur´s Mind is eminently readable and instruction-rich. Jeremy Silman never disappoints those who seriously wish to improve their game´´. -- Joel Benjamin, International Grand Master, 1987 U.S. champion Most amateurs possess erroneous thinking processes that, elusive and difficult to eradicate, remain with them throughout their lives. These chinks in their mental armor bring about stinging defeats and reversals. To address the most common of these problems, Mr. Silman has recorded the thoughts of his students while they play actual games, analyzed these thoughts, and catalogued the most typical misconceptions that arise. He then dispels these misconceptions and repairs the chinks in the player´s armor with sage advice, rules of conduct and strategy, and psychological insights. The Amateur´s Mind takes the student on a journey through his or her own mind, gathering newfound knowledge and strength along the way. It´s a mind-opening guide for all beginning and intermediate tournament-level players.
Learn the ins and outs of chess from the expert - Craig Santoro. The ultimate guide to betting your friends, with tips, strategies, and much more! The essential rules of chess are simple enough that they can be explained in a few sentences. The actual game, however, is a very deep strategy board game that has bestowed fame and fortune to great players that understand its roots and master the strategy. Are you already proficient in playing the game of chess? This book also touches on some of the habits that lead to losing and explains some important information that will benefit not just beginners, but experts as well. The easier road is ahead for newbies to the game as they can avoid bad habits and low self-confidence. By leaving what you already think of the game at the door, by the end of this book you will have a better understanding than most of your peers at the same chess table. The truth is that for the beginning player there will be more defeat than victory, and breaking even means swallowing a bit of pride and walking away to fight for another day. In this book beginners and proficient players alike will learn some key strategies to a winning attack in chess, turning all of those losing positions into victory. By the end of this book you will not only be a good chess player, but a great one. I have written this book because I have tremendous passion for the game. I believe this book you are about to hear is important because like you, I was once a beginner myself, learning how to play chess on the fly and picking up hints and tips as I moved along in my career. Even the best chess players in the world had to start from scratch before they could master the various movements on the chessboard. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Hatak. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/089189/bk_acx0_089189_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Mind Control Mastery: Techniques to Crush Your Competition (Play Chess, Not Checkers) is a book designed for people who wish to dominate their fields by influencing their competition´s thoughts. It shows listeners how to prevail over any competitors by improving their own defenses and attacking the best that the competition can offer. The book focuses on how you, the listener, can improve yourself in terms of boosting confidence and avoiding procrastination as well as how to approach your opponents in every battle. You can then use these improvements to create a battle plan that will slowly crush your opponent. Development is clearly divided into a series of steps so you can easily track your progress toward absolute dominance. You will also learn to defend yourself if your opponent ever attempts to strike back and to prepare yourself for any scenario that might come your way. This way you will not be caught off-guard, and the possibility of defeat at the hands of your competition will be minimized. No matter your field of choice, this book can help you out. Once you are able to master every phase, you will surely crush your competition and always come out as the victor. You can then choose to play chess against those who prefer checkers. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alan Munro. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/036711/bk_acx0_036711_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Aron Nimzowitsch:On the Road to Chess Mastery, 1886-1924 Per Skjoldager, Jørn Erik Nielsen
Did you know backgammon is one of the oldest games ever invented - and it´s even older than chess? In this fascinating guide, you´ll discover the 5,000-year history of backgammon - and how you can enjoy this popular and compelling game. You´ll discover the uniquely geometric backgammon board, how to set up the pieces, and how to make your first moves. As you increase your mastery of this ancient game, you´ll learn a vast array of game concepts and winning tactics. You´ll discover how to ´´hit´´ your opponents´ pieces and remove them from the board - forcing your opponent to start these pieces over from the beginning. You´ll learn how to ´´bear-off´´ your own pieces from the board and prepare for a victory. This audiobook even explains how gamblers use a doubling cube, a new twist US players added to the game in the 1920s, to raise the stakes! Learn the Five basic backgammon strategies every player should know: The Running Game The Holding Game The Priming Game The Backgammon Blitz The Back Game You´ll even learn additional rules for backgammon variants - and the pro tips you need to take your game to the next level! Make your move today by downloading this audiobook and entering the intriguing world of backgammon - you´ll be so glad you did! 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Shelton. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/094819/bk_acx0_094819_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.