By Lev Gutman
By Lev Gutman
The hippopotamus, as each sizeable video game hunter understands, is a deceptively harmful beast. And so, within the chess international, is the Hippopotamus safety. To competitors strange with it, it appears awkward and unaggressive—until it crushes the existence out in their favourite openings. Andrew Martin analyzes the elemental strikes and key diversifications of the Hippopotamus, displaying with illustrative video games the way it confuses the typical participant but is inherently sound adequate for Grandmaster festival. at present of massive databases and lengthy forcing strains, the Hippopotamus stands proud, providing each person the opportunity to play chess in an unique and engaging way.
By Robert Bellin
By Lars Bo Hansen
In this crucial paintings, Lars Bo Hansen, grandmaster educator, offers chess as a online game of 5 stages, and explains the do's and don'ts in every one: * the outlet * the transition to the early middlegame * the middlegame * strategic endgames * technical endgames *
With a wealth of examples from either his personal perform and that of his colleagues, Hansen discusses the common errors and pitfalls, and exhibits how one can deal with the subtleties precise to every degree. He additionally advises on tips to paintings in your chess in every one element of the sport. Of particular price is his clarification of ways to check regular middlegames, and that middlegame practise - a ignored quarter for many gamers - is either attainable and necessary.
Any guy on the street is aware tips to bring up his actual power, yet between such a lot chess avid gamers confusion reigns by way of bettering their taking part in power. Axel Smith's education tools have guided his acquaintances, teammates and scholars to grandmaster norms and titles. exertions could be required, yet Axel Smith is familiar with how one can Pump Up Your Rating.
Every sector of chess is roofed - starting education, via middlegame play, to endgame strategy. Smith delves into either the technical and mental facets of chess, and exhibits how most sensible to coaching and improve.
By Paul Motwani
C.O.O.L. Chess is the sequel to H.O.T. Chess, some of the most cutting edge chess manuals of the Nineties!
Grandmaster Motwani keeps to give an explanation for his easy-to-use acronym-based method of chess pondering, and indicates how inventive unique commencing strains can convey striking over-the-board successes.
The many great video games during this publication comprise victories by way of Motwani opposed to many of the world's top avid gamers, whom he has outwitted within the first phases of the game.
By Lev Psakhis
THE PUZZLE KING has 710 chess difficulties and 34 math puzzles. All are composed via American's maximum puzzle maker, Sam Loyd.An intriguing and worthwhile technique to hone your chess abilities and extra importantly, celebrate. each person loves a puzzle, and this page-turner sharpens your chess visions and stretches your mind's eye.