Is Your Move Safe? Click to learn more.

Is Your Move Safe?

Author: Dan Heisman

Price: $10.49 Kindle, $23.95 Paperback

Length: 269 pages

Release Date: July 1, 2016

Book Description: Traditional tactics books tell you that your opponent's position is not safe, suggesting that as the player to move in the puzzle you can win material or deliver checkmate. Is Your Move Safe? concentrates instead on helping you to make sure that your opponent won't have any such tactics to find! Ranging from fairly easy to very difficult, the multiple-choice puzzles in this book will challenge most players from low intermediate to strong master.


Prepare with Chess Strategy. Click to learn more.

Prepare with Chess Strategy

Author: Alexey W. Root

Price: $8.99 Kindle, $11.95 Paperback

Length: 130 pages

Release Date: April 15, 2016

Book Description: Do you want to become a better chess player? A more proficient chess teacher? If so, then Dr. Alexey Root's Prepare With Chess Strategy is for you. Building on the Boy Scouts of America's Chess merit badge pamphlet, Dr. Root uses multiple examples to explain and reinforce the concepts introduced in that pamphlet.


The Inner Game of Chess. Click to learn more.

The Inner Game of Chess: How to Calculate and Win

Author: Andrew Soltis

Price: $10.69 Kindle, $19.95 Paperback

Length: 328 pages

Release Date: December 7, 2014

Book Description: In The Inner Game of Chess, GM Andy Soltis shows that the key to good calculation is good visualization of the position in front of us and then after the moves we're considering. Being aware of tactical motifs; knowing when to stop looking; and verifying your chosen move are essential, but they all depend on the basic requirement to see clearly what's going on.


The Improving Chess Thinker. Click to learn more.

The Improving Chess Thinker: Revised and Expanded

Author: Dan Heisman

Price: $10.49 Kindle, $21.95 Paperback

Length: 312 pages

Release Date: June 7, 2014

Book Description: In The Improving Chess Thinker, acclaimed chess instructor Dan Heisman compares how chessplayers of different strengths - ranging from beginner to International Master - approach analytical positions. From this, he draws lessons that will help players at each level to avoid typical flaws in their thought process and to move up to the next level.


Best Play: A New Method to Find the Strongest Move. Click to learn more.

Best Play: A New Method to Find the Strongest Move

Author: Alexander Shashin

Price: $24.99 Hardcover, $29.95 Paperback

Length: 404 pages

Release Date: February 2013

Book Description: In this ambitious and groundbreaking work, physicist and chess master Alexander Shashin presents the fruit of three decades of research into the elements of the game. He breaks down the position into mathematical ratios that compare the fundamental factors of material, mobility, safety, and space for each side, leading you to the proper plan and the mental attitude to adopt in light of what's happening on the board.


Winning Pawn Play. Click to learn more.

Winning Pawn Play in the Indian Defenses

Author: Henrique Marinho

Price: $24.95 Paperback

Length: 316 pages

Release Date: May 16, 2012

Book Description: In Winning Pawn Play in the Indian Defenses, Henrique Marinho provides the guideposts that you need to make your way through the forest of strategies and variations in these popular modern openings.


The Complete Hedgehog, Volume 2. Click to learn more.

The Complete Hedgehog, Volume 2

Author: Sergey Shipov

Price: $17.99 Forward Chess, $29.95 Paperback

Length: 584 pages

Release Date: May 16, 2011

Book Description: The Hedgehog lives! GM Sergey Shipov concludes his monumental investigation of this counterattacking system for Black with in-depth coverage of formations arising from 1.e4 and 1.d4.


The Complete Hedgehog, Volume 1. Click to learn more.

The Complete Hedgehog, Volume 1

Author: Sergey Shipov

Price: $17.99 Forward Chess, $19.99 Kindle, $29.95 Paperback

Length: 532 pages

Release Date: November 16, 2009

Book Description: The Hedgehog is a thoroughly modern defense where flexibility and understanding trump rote memorization. Using deeply annotated critical games from international practice, GM Sergey Shipov traces the Hedgehog's development into a respected weapon in Black's armory.


Chess Blueprints: Planning in the Middlegame. Click to learn more.

Chess Blueprints: Planning in the Middlegame

Author: Nikolay Yakovlev

Price: $24.95 Paperback

Length: 272 pages

Release Date: October 16, 2010

Book Description: Far from a dry listing of ideas and examples, Chess Blueprints: Planning in the Middlegame is a rich collection of strategic tips and psychological advice to help you conduct the attack, defeat your opponent's aggression, and cash in on a tiny endgame advantage.


The Improving Annotator. Click to learn more.

The Improving Annotator: From Beginner to Master

Author: Dan Heisman

Price: $10.49 Kindle, $19.95 Paperback

Length: 192 pages

Release Date: February 16, 2011

Book Description: Using entertaining clashes from four decades of tournament play, chess master, author, and renowned teacher Dan Heisman traces his own development as a player and analyst, illustrating how his method for annotating your own games works in practice.


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