Beginning Chess: How to Master the Fundamental Skills
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Beginning Chess: How to Master the Fundamental Skills

From its origins in India some thirteen centuries ago, chess has long been a game that has challenged man's mind and captured his imagination. Beginning Chess is the perfect primer for the novice chess player. It is a valuable compendium of practical ideas and wisdom author D. B. Pritchard has developed over many years teaching chess to the young and the not-so-young. In the arrangement of contents, Pritchard has allows himself to be...

The PowerScore LSAT Logic Games Bible: 2019 Edition
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The PowerScore LSAT Logic Games Bible: 2019 Edition

"The PowerScore LSAT Logic Games Bible is the most comprehensive book available for the Logic Games section of the LSAT. This book will provide you with an advanced system for attacking any game that you may encounter on the LSAT. The concepts presented in the Logic Games Bible are representative of the techniques covered in PowerScore’s live courses and have consistently been proven effective for thousands of our students. The Logic...

The Express on Sunday Complete Guide to Cryptic Crosswords
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The Express on Sunday Complete Guide to Cryptic Crosswords

According to new research, training the brain with puzzles and crosswords may well delay the onset of cognitive decline in old age, keeping the mind of an 80-year-old as sharp as someone 10 years younger. Cryptic crosswords traditionally offer the best mental workout but are difficult to grasp. Here we offer some essential handy tips to help you in your crossword puzzling (and your cerebral rejuvenation).

Learning Chess Manual for chess trainers Step 2
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Learning Chess Manual for chess trainers Step 2

Manual Step 2 of world's leading teaching method in chess. The serie Step 2 (with workbooks basic, extra, plus, thinking ahead and mix) is for players rated up to 1400. This step by step method consists of six steps. Each step has a workbook with exercises and summaries for the student and an accompanying manual for the teacher / trainer / parent. The manuals contain complete scripted lessons for the teacher, as well as aids that add...

The Complete Manual of Positional Chess: The Russian Chess School 2.0 - Middlegame Structures and Dynamics (Volume 2)
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The Complete Manual of Positional Chess

This book covers some of the positional positions I need to understand as a former Hawaii State Chess Champion and former author of my column formerly at Chessville called "The Search for Dragons and Mythical Chess Openings" which covered unknown chess opening gambits or chess openings not found in the standard chess books. Many of these chess openings I created myself and played in online chess games to test these chess openings in ...

The Player's Power to Change the Game : Ludic Mutation
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The Player's Power to Change the Game : Ludic Mutation

In recent decades, what could be considered a gamification of the world has occurred, as the ties between games and activism, games and war, and games and the city grow ever stronger. In this book, Anne-Marie Schleiner explores a concept she calls 'ludic mutation', a transformative process in which the player, who is expected to engage in the preprogramed interactions of the game and accept its imposed subjective constraints, seizes ...

Opening for White According to Anand 1.e4, Volume 5
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Opening for White According to Anand 1.e4, Volume 5

From the introduction: “This book is devoted to openings (to put it mildly) rather exotic. In fact, most of the chess-professionals consider the systems that we have analyzed in this volume as simply incorrect. It is maybe Alekhine's Defence, which can be spared such definite evaluation, but this would be probably only due to the reputation of this outstanding chess-genius. It is hardly worth denying that Black would eventually fail ...