Download E-books Fire on Board, Part 2: 1997-2004 PDF

Alexei Shirov has dazzled and encouraged a iteration of chess enthusiasts together with his exact model of attacking chess. The Grandmaster, initially from Riga, Latvia, is extensively considered as the most competitive and artistic chess avid gamers of the fashionable period, a controversy sponsored up by means of his wealth of wonderful video games, wealthy in tactical fireworks and amazing strikes. hearth on Board starts the place the best-selling first version left off in 1996. Shirov lines his development on the most sensible of the chess global due to the fact that yr and offers a pleasant number of his favorite video games, all defined in nice element to the reader.

* Shirov's top video games, unravelled and defined by means of the fellow himself
* A compilation of violent, attacking and creative chess
* Written by means of one of many world's best avid gamers

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Download E-books Globe Problem And Solution Tourney, Issue 2 PDF

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Download E-books Turning Advantage into Victory in Chess: Algebraic Notation (McKay Chess Library) PDF

By Andrew Soltis

Emmanuel Lasker, one of many maximum chess gamers in background, as soon as stated, "The toughest online game to win is a gained game." How to show a bonus into Victory is for the participant who wins within the middlegame yet does not understand the perfect strikes to tug off a victory. how to triumph over the commonest -- and such a lot difficult -- scenario in each chess video game.

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Download E-books Chess Endgame Training PDF

By Bernd Rosen

This is an endgame handbook with a distinction. once a subject matter has been brought and some easy rules mentioned, you're instantly invited to immerse your self within the topic via fixing a sequence of appropriate positions. The ideas to those positions function a wealth of useful suggestion and extra dialogue of endgame ideas and the foremost theoretical issues. all of the major forms of endgames are coated: pawn endings, minor-piece endings, rook endings and queen endings. Rosen discusses vital parts in endgame approach, resembling pawn-structure, handed pawns, area virtue, leap forward and Zugzwang. Endgames are frequently hugely tactical, and this can be mirrored all through this publication in workouts that require specified calculation, and in sections dedicated to general tactical topics. there's a wealth of workouts in the course of the book.

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Download E-books Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual: Practical Training for the Ambitious Chessplayer PDF

This publication is aimed firstly at aiding robust avid gamers entire themselves. This guarantees that it'll overflow with particularly complicated analyses and routines, on the way to be tough for even the best grandmasters to address. yet even novice gamers will locate whatever of curiosity in it. How can it no longer be fascinating to peek - might be now not as an proprietor, yet at the very least as a visitor - into the realm of high-level chess, to work out with one's personal eyes what kind of difficulties chess "pros" need to strive against with (successfully or not), and the way faraway from being whole even their play is?

The many workouts offered during this ebook range tremendously from each other of their point of trouble: a few are particularly basic and obtainable. It is sensible to take a stab at fixing the harder routines, too; then later, upon getting obvious the reply, you have got a greater seize of your personal talents, energy and weak spot. and eventually: the analyses provided during this e-book comprise a mess of such a lot amazing passages, strange and unbelievable strikes and combos - and chessplayers of just about any grade can definitely locate entertainment in beauty.

Readers who familiarize yourself with this e-book will quickly see, doubtless, that aspect diversifications are usually analyzed in way more element than is critical to stick to the process conflict within the online game less than dialogue. Why might the writer do that? simply because, to begin with, to offer an goal evaluate of all, or approximately all, the formerly latest commentaries, written through different annotators. yet mainly simply because a lot of those aspect adaptations are attention-grabbing and academic in and of themselves, and create supplementary routines. examine them easily as lyrical digressions; don't be concerned in the event that they look unconnected to the most theme.

Where attainable, the writer has attempted to put out the foundations, tools and principles, principles and methods that lie at the back of the moves.The ebook was once additionally designed as a convention ebook, to check and underscore the reader's newly got knolwedge.

This publication takes it position subsequent to the author's vintage "Dvoretsky's Endgame handbook" as being one of many nice books of the fashionable period, a ebook from which the intense pupil may possibly take his or her wisdom and knowing of advanced middlegame rules to the following point.

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Download E-books Agatha H. and the Clockwork Princess (Girl Genius) PDF

By Phil Foglio

Intrigue! Subterfuge! Circus Folk!

In a time whilst the commercial Revolution has escalated into all-out war, mad technology principles the realm… with combined success.

With the aid of Krosp, Emperor of All Cats, Agatha has escaped from the large airship referred to as citadel Wulfenbach. After crashing their get away dirigible, Agatha and Krosp fall in with grasp Payne's Circus of experience, a touring troupe of performers devoted to staging Heterodyne shows—dramatizations of the exploits of invoice and Barry Heterodyne and their allies—who are blind to Agatha’s connection to the Heterodyne line.

Pursued by means of the ruthless Baron Klaus Wulfenbach, his good-looking son Gil, and their minions (not to say Othar Tryggvassen, Gentleman Adventurer), Agatha hides in undeniable sight one of the circus folks, servicing their clanks and proving herself adept in appearing the position of Lucrezia Mongfish, nemesis to—and later spouse of—Barry Heterodyne. She additionally starts off education below Zeetha, swordmistress and princess of the misplaced urban of Skifander. jointly, Agatha, Krosp, and the performers go back and forth around the treacherous desert of war-torn Europa, in the direction of Mechanicsburg, and the ancestral domestic of the Heterodynes—Castle Heterodyne.

But with many perils status in her way—including Wulfenbach’s crack troops, mysterious Geisterdamen, savage Jägermonsters, and the fabled typhoon King—it’s going to take greater than a spark of Mad technological know-how for Agatha to get through…

From Phil and Kaja Foglio, creators of the a number of WCCA and Hugo Award-winning webcomic lady Genius, comes Agatha H and the Clockwork Princess, a gaslamp fable crammed to bursting with event! Romance! And Mad Science!

Skyhorse Publishing, below our evening colour and Talos imprints, is proud to put up a vast variety of titles for readers attracted to technological know-how fiction (space opera, time trip, demanding SF, alien invasion, near-future dystopia), delusion (grimdark, sword and sorcery, modern city myth, steampunk, replacement history), and horror (zombies, vampires, and the occult and supernatural), and lots more and plenty extra. whereas no longer each name we put up turns into a New York Times bestseller, a countrywide bestseller, or a Hugo or Nebula award-winner, we're dedicated to publishing caliber books from a various workforce of authors.

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