Clinch it!: How to Convert an Advantage into a Win in Chess by Cyrus Lakdawala How good are you at bringing in the full point when you hold a clear advantage or are just plain winning? Pondering this question may well evoke some painful memories. Perhaps the single greatest frustration
Better Thinking, Better Chess: How a Grandmaster Finds his Moves by Joel Benjamin Finding strong moves doesn’t simply depend on how much you know about chess. In fact, greater conceptual knowledge makes choosing a move more complex as it increases the number of directions your mind can take. More important
The Chess Toolbox by Thomas Willemze Practical Techniques Everyone Should Know You are ready to start a repair or construction job, but you can’t find the tools you need. Sounds familiar? You know that what you are looking for should be in your toolbox, because that’s where you put it
Chess Calculation Training Volume 3: Legendary Games by Romain Edouard This book is a mixture of all kinds of exercises, but with one thing in common – all the games were played before the year 2000, except for a few by two big names, Kasparov and Karpov. There are several
Fundamental Chess Tactics by Antonio Gude A comprehensive guide to tactical ideas – learn how to win material and storm the enemy position! Paperback, 336 pages Once a player has learned how the pieces move, the next task is to put them to work – that is, to study tactics.
Crucial Chess Skills for the Club Player Volume 1 by Robert Ris Crucial Chess Skills for the Club Player is split into three parts: Endgame, Tactical Play and Middlegame Strategy. The endgame part of the book mostly concentrates on rook endgames. Every player needs to possess the knowledge of some
Grandmaster Preparation: Thinking Inside the Box by Jacob Aagaard Hardback, 408 pages In Thinking Inside the Box Jacob Aagaard describes his chess improvement philosophy, developed over more than twenty years of thinking about one question: How do we make better decisions at the chess board? As the final volume in
Luther’s Chess Reformation by Thomas Luther Paperback or Hardback, 232 pages Becoming a Grandmaster is the dream of every young chess talent. Thomas Luther achieved this goal despite the added challenge of being born with a disability. Luther’s Chess Reformation provides a wealth of practical tips and suggestions for chess