A Killer Chess Opening Repertoire - new enlarged edition
A Killer Chess Opening Repertoire - new enlarged
Bored with the same old openings? Worried about having to learn too much theory? Then this book will come as a godsend. Aaron Summerscale presents a set of exceptionally dangerous opening weapons for White. Each recommended line is based on a solid positional foundation, yet also promises long-term (and short-term!) attacking chances. The variations are not just easy to learn and play, but they also set Black complex problems. * A queen's pawn repertoire based on rapid piece development* Reveals many lethal attacking ideas and traps* Features the legendary '150' and Barry Attacks For this new edition, the publishers enlisted the help of hotshot opening writer Sverre Johnsen, who has updated the coverage where necessary, while retaining the spirit, charm and aims of Summerscale's original work. The killer repertoire remains easy to learn, and is now more dangerous than ever!
- Brand: Brand: Gambit Publications
- ASIN: 1906454183
The Killer Dutch
Grandmaster Simon Williams has played the Classical Dutch for over twenty years. It remains his favourite opening and has featured in some of his greatest individual results, including a win over World Championship finalist Boris Gelfand.In this book, Williams examines the Classical Dutch in great depth. He also presents a complete repertoire for Black with the Dutch Defense, which is based on his own repertoire he has used successfully at grandmaster level for many years. As well as presenting the latest theory and revealing his new ideas in the key lines, Williams highlights the main tactical and strategic ideas for both sides and covers important issues such as move orders. Each chapter includes a series of tests at the end, so that readers are able to assess how well they have understood the main concepts. This books tells you everything you need to know about successfully playing the Classical Dutch.A Dutch repertoire against 1 d4, 1 c4 and 1 Nf3Written by a world-renowned Classical Dutch expert Packed with new ideas and critical analysis
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 1781942420
Play the London System (Everyman Chess Series)
Play the London System (Everyman Chess
It's no secret why the London System is such a popular opening, especially at club level. White's development plan is very easy to learn, and it can be employed against virtually any defence. What's more, depending on mood, style or opponent, White can choose either to attack directly or to instigate a more positional strategy. Many players admit they hate facing the London System, which is surely another good reason to play it!In this book, Cyrus Lakdawala presents a reliable repertoire for White with the London System. Using illustrative games and drawing upon his vast experience in the opening, Lakdawala reveals all his secrets and explains in detail the typical plans and tactics for both sides. This book tells you everything you need to know about the London System.*A repertoire for White with the London System*Covers both the main lines and tricky sidelines*Includes game summaries with key points to remember
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 1857446399
Killer Chess Tactics : World Champion Tactics and Combinations
The Killer Grob (Pergamon Chess Series)
The Killer Dutch - Chess Video on DVD
The Killer Dutch - Chess Video on
Grandmaster Simon Williams, the world's leading exponent of The Classical Dutch, introduces his debut DVD where the viewer explores the spectrum of exciting opportunities that Black will encounter when playing this opening. With a running time of over 6 hours, this innovative chess tutorial DVD is serious value for money.
- ASIN: B0043QOE8Q
Killer Grand Prix Chess DVD
Killer Grand Prix Chess
Chess grandmaster and author Gawain Jones presents "Killer Grand Prix" - a DVD that takes a comprehensive look at the white side of The Grand Prix Attack. Regarded as one of the world's leading exponents of this opening, Gawain reveals the secrets behind his success in a system that has even been used by the current world number one, Magnus Carlsen to defeat former FIDE World Champion, Veselin Topalov. Packed with exciting and instructional games, this DVD is a must for any player wishing to be inspired by some of the world's best attacking players. Follow Gawain as he systematically explains the ideas and principles behind this increasingly popular and aggressive opening.
- ASIN: B00AMO9NXO
- UPC: 700220037076
Chess Blues Guitar : Two Decades Of Killer Fretwork, 1949-1969
Killman Creek (Stillhouse Lake)
Killman Creek (Stillhouse
A #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller.Every time Gwen closed her eyes, she saw him in her nightmares. Now her eyes are open, and he’s not going away.Gwen Proctor won the battle to save her kids from her ex-husband, serial killer Melvin Royal, and his league of psychotic accomplices. But the war isn’t over. Not since Melvin broke out of prison. Not since she received a chilling text…You’re not safe anywhere now.Her refuge at Stillhouse Lake has become a trap. Gwen leaves her children in the protective custody of a fortified, well-armed neighbor. Now, with the help of Sam Cade, brother of one of Melvin’s victims, Gwen is going hunting. She’s learned how from one of the sickest killers alive.But what she’s up against is beyond anything she feared—a sophisticated and savage mind game calculated to destroy her. As trust beyond her small circle of friends begins to vanish, Gwen has only fury and vengeance to believe in as she closes in on her prey. And sure as the night, one of them will die.
- ASIN: 1542046416
365 Killer Checkmates (The Search for Chess Mastery)
365 Killer Checkmates (The Search for Chess
Welcome to 365 Killer Checkmates – a training ground for your skill in finishing off your opponent. Each one of the positions given is taken from a real game so you can be sure that being able to find these checkmates will serve you well in your own games.We have 365 positions so you can train daily for a year although it is always tempting to do many more in one go! No problem – there are so many puzzles here that you can return to them again and again. From the spectacular Queen sacrifice to the seemingly innocuous King move, the opponent will be snared in an inescapable mating net time and again with some of the greatest artists ever to sit at a chessboard showing how it’s done.From Paul Morphy to Petrosian, Fischer to Kasparov and Anand to Carlsen, the top players have always known how to checkmate in style and I hope you will have great fun in finding the powerful moves too.Enjoy!
- ASIN: B00ENMIZ0I
Hidden Prey (The Prey Series Book 15)
Hidden Prey (The Prey Series Book
“One of the strongest in Sandford’s Prey series.”—Entertainment Weekly“Good, dark, perverse, bloody fun.”—The Washington Post Book WorldTheories abound when a Russian gets himself killed on the shore of Lake Superior—shot with fifty-year-old bullets. But when it turns out he had very high government connections, state troubleshooter Lucas Davenport gets the call. Well, Lucas and a mysterious Russian cop with secrets all her own. Together, they’ll follow a trail back to another place and another time, and battle the shadows they discover there—shadows that turn out to be both very real and very deadly.
- ASIN: B000OIZSFK
The Killer Sicilian: Fighting 1e4 with the Kalashnikov
The Killer Sicilian: Fighting 1e4 with the
Are you searching for a new weapon against 1 e4? Look no further―choose the Killer Sicilian!In this book, opening expert Tony Rotella presents a Sicilian repertoire for Black, the backbone of which consists of the Kalashnikov Variation. The Kalashnikov is an ideal choice for those looking to take up the Sicilian. Black follows an easy-to-learn system of development, with clear strategic aims. What's more, in many lines Black can choose between aggressive and positional options. It's no coincidence that the Kalashnikov has attracted such attacking talents as World Championship candidate Teimour Radjabov and four-time US Champion Alexander Shabalov.Rotella critically examines the main lines and explains the key positional and tactical ideas for both sides. He also demonstrates what Black should do against White's numerous Anti-Sicilian options. Read this book and unleash the Killer Sicilian!A Sicilian repertoire for BlackIncludes Anti-Sicilian coveragePacked with new ideas and analysis
- Brand: Everyman Chess
- ASIN: 1857446658