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.


Hacking up the King. Click to learn more.

Hacking up the King

Author: David Eggleston

Price: $10.49 Kindle, $24.95 Paperback

Length: 256 pages

Release Date: June 7, 2014

Book Description: The author, Britain's newest International Master, invites you to go deeply into typical sharp situations where it may - or may not - be possible to put the enemy monarch to the sword: opposite-side castling, slash-and-burn Sicilians, even mating attacks in the endgame. In the process, you will hone your judgment and develop the analytical skills needed to decide if and when to take the plunge.


Quick Kills: Tarrasch French. Click to learn more.

Quick Kills: Tarrasch French

Author: Bill Harvey

Price: $0.99 Kindle

Length: 741 pages

Release Date: April 12, 2012

Book Description: If you play chess for blood, it makes sense to learn the violent tactics that feature in the openings that you play. Combining opening study with tactics practice, Quick Kills is an e-book series devoted to the tactical ideas that crop up when theory runs out. Each title contains hundreds of puzzles by high-rated players, set in a specific opening.


Quick Kills: Alapin Sicilian. Click to learn more.

Quick Kills: Alapin Sicilian

Author: Bill Harvey

Price: $0.99 Kindle

Length: 755 pages

Release Date: February 1, 2012

Book Description: If you play chess for blood, it makes sense to learn the violent tactics that feature in the openings that you play. Combining opening study with tactics practice, Quick Kills is an e-book series devoted to the tactical ideas that crop up when theory runs out. Each title contains hundreds of puzzles by high-rated players, set in a specific opening.


Quick Kills: Grünfeld Defense. Click to learn more.

Quick Kills: Grünfeld Defense

Author: Bill Harvey

Price: $0.99 Kindle

Length: 761 pages

Release Date: April 12, 2012

Book Description: If you play chess for blood, it makes sense to learn the violent tactics that feature in the openings that you play. Combining opening study with tactics practice, Quick Kills is an e-book series devoted to the tactical ideas that crop up when theory runs out. Each title contains hundreds of puzzles by high-rated players, set in a specific opening.


The Gambit Files. Click to learn more.

The Gambit Files: Tactical Themes to Sharpen Your Play

Author: Bill Harvey

Price: $15.95 Paperback

Length: 156 pages

Release Date: February 16, 2011

Book Description: Sharpen your sword! Puzzle king Bill Harvey presents 237 violent positions from 15 gambit variations - ranging from the rare Lisitsin and the neglected Blumenfeld, to the popular Milner-Barry and the fashionable Gajewski - where one side is poised to deliver the final blow.


Chess Camp Volume 6: Tactics in Attack and Defense. Click to learn more.

Chess Camp Volume 6: Tactics in Attack and Defense

Author: Igor Sukhin

Price: $11.95 Hardcover

Length: 116 pages

Release Date: May 16, 2012

Book Description: Volume 6, Tactics in Attack and Defense, presents 618 problems and exercises introducing the advancing student to more complex tactical themes such as skewers, deflection, the trapped piece, and removing the guard; and illustrating key defensive techniques including perpetual check, interposition, and the counterattack.


Chess Camp Volume 5: Two-Move Checkmates. Click to learn more.

Chess Camp Volume 5: Two-Move Checkmates

Author: Igor Sukhin

Price: $11.95 Hardcover

Length: 116 pages

Release Date: December 16, 2011

Book Description: In Two-Move Checkmates, the fifth volume in the Chess Camp series, the student will be introduced to the elements of planning, aiming at a goal beyond the current move; start to understand the need to consider the opponent's possible defenses; practice visualizing the board more than one move ahead; and discover the seemingly paradoxical idea of winning by sacrificing material.


Chess Camp Volume 3: Checkmates with Many Pieces. Click to learn more.

Chess Camp Volume 3: Checkmates with Many Pieces

Author: Igor Sukhin

Price: $8.99 Kindle, $11.95 Hardcover

Length: 116 pages

Release Date: December 16, 2010

Book Description: In Checkmates with Many Pieces, the third volume in the series, the student will: 1) find his or her way to mate in more complex positions; 2) start to learn the chess openings and their respective typical checkmating scenarios; 3) begin to apply basic tactical tools such as the pin, discovered check, and double check; and 4) see the great difference that small changes can make in a position.


Chess Camp Volume 2: Simple Checkmates. Click to learn more.

Chess Camp Volume 2: Simple Checkmates

Author: Igor Sukhin

Price: $8.99 Kindle, $11.95 Hardcover

Length: 116 pages

Release Date: December 16, 2010

Book Description: The second volume in this series, Simple Checkmates, contains 618 structured problems, exercises, and fun puzzles that will help the student to: 1) learn basic checkmate patterns in the opening, middlegame, and endgame; 2) see when checkmate is imminent; and 3) understand that material isn't everything, as just a few pieces can defeat a whole opposing army.


Chess Camp Volume 1: Move, Attack, and Capture. Click to learn more.

Chess Camp Volume 1: Move, Attack, and Capture

Author: Igor Sukhin

Price: $11.95 Hardcover

Length: 116 pages

Release Date: December 16, 2010

Book Description: In this first volume, Move, Attack, and Capture, the student will discover how the chess pieces move; start to get a feel for the chessboard; learn to look for threats, captures, and elementary tactics; and develop an understanding of what each piece can do for his or her position, and against the opponent's.


Play Like a Girl! Click to learn more.

Play Like a Girl!: Tactics by 9Queens

Author: Jennifer Shahade

Price: $14.95 Hardcover

Length: 100 pages

Release Date: February 16, 2011

Book Description: Play Like A Girl! is a collection of tactical positions from the world's best women chessplayers. Chess lovers of all levels can enjoy the puzzles, as the difficulty goes all the way from one-move killer blows to deep, complex combinations. The crushing tactics in this book show that playing like a girl is something to aspire to! When you purchase Play Like a Girl!, you're also helping charity. All author royalties go to the Tucson-based non-profit organization, 9Queens.


Capablanca: A Primer of Checkmate. Click to learn more.

Capablanca: A Primer of Checkmate

Author: Frisco Del Rosario

Price: $9.99 Kindle, $19.95 Paperback

Length: 176 pages

Release Date: October 16, 2010

Book Description: In this groundbreaking work, award-winning chess coach and author Frisco Del Rosario shines a long-overdue light on this neglected aspect of Capablanca's record. He illustrates how the Cuban genius used positional concepts to build up irresistible king hunts, embodying the principles of good play advocated by the unequaled teacher, C.J.S. Purdy.


Chess Gems. Click to learn more.

Chess Gems: 1000 Combinations You Should Know

Author: Igor Sukhin

Price: $14.95 Kindle

Length: 336 pages

Release Date: October 1, 2007

Book Description: Combinations have long been considered the most creative aspect of chess. From the vast sea of chess games a thousand combinations have been chosen: the most artistic, elegant, and famous. Yet chess tactics are not only for aesthetic enjoyment: they help win games. Chess Gems is certain to sharpen your knowledge of both tactics and chess history.


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