In 2018 DeepMind published the shocking results of their chess-playing artificial intelligence software, AlphaZero. Chess players looked in disbelief and immediately wondered how AI would affect the future of chess. Less than a year later, a whole new wave of chess engines emerged that were based on using neural networks to evaluate positions in a...
All players who aspire to chess mastery need to learn the techniques for winning a won game: that means they must better recognize the positional advantages they already have and know how to use them to get closer to victory.
La France et son apport dans le jeu d'échecs en Europe est un livre avec du contenu en français et en anglais qui retrace une grande partie de l'histoire qui lie la France au jeu d'échecs au niveau européen.
Correspondence Chess in Britain and Ireland, 1824–1987, Tim Harding, McFarland edition.
Mikhail Botvinnik, Andrew Soltis, McFarland edition.
Reuben Fine by Aidan Woodger, McFarland edition.
Vera Menchik: A Biography of the First Women's World Chess Champion, With 350 Games par Robert Tanner, édition Mcfarland belle reliure.
Version HArd Cover. During his first years in America, William Henry Krause Pollock participated in some of the most important American chess events of the 19th century. Pollock played matches against strong players like Charles Moehle, John L.
Version Hard Cover. Walter Penn Shipley was crucial to the development of chess in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Magnus Carlsen: A Life in Pictures tells the story of the reigning World Chess Champion. Magnus Carlsen, born in 1990 in Oslo, Norway, became a Grandmaster by 13. Carlsen was crowned World Champion in 2013, when he defeated Anand and has successfully defended his title three times. He will again play for the title in November in Dubai.
Maizelis - The Soviet Chess Primer - Maizelis (hardcover). Livre en anglais. Ilya Maizelis’s masterpiece is the definitive introduction to the game of chess. It has inspired generations of Russians to take up the game, including arguably the two greatest players of all time, the 12th and 13th World Champions.
Dunne - Great chess books of the 20th century. Livre en anglais sur les ouvrages historiques publiés sur le jeu d'échecs. Among the first books ever published was the 1474 translation of the Game and Playe of the Chesse.
Smith - Street Smart ChessStreet (hard cover). Livre en anglais sur la stratégie au jeu d'échecs. Street Smart Chess is an expert guide to scoring more points at the chessboard. When does it pay off to play hard for a win? Or safe for a draw? And how do you adapt your playing style accordingly?
Encyclopedia of chess combinations - 6ème édition (hard cover). Dear readers, the book you are holding in your hands has an extraordinary history and development over the last 40 years. The 1st edition of the “Encyclopaedia of Middlegames: Combinations” was published in 1980, and ever since it has been a favourite training tool for aspiring chess...
Les Échecs et l'Art de la Guerre est un livre d'initiation approfondie au jeu d'échecs à travers les préceptes séculaires de l'oeuvre de Sun Tzu, L'Art de la Guerre. Un livre accessible pour joueurs débutants à débutants avancés.
Van Delft - Chess for Educators: How to Organize and Promote a Meaningful Chess Teaching Program. Livre en anglais sur l'enseignement du jeu d'échecs.Expected Spring 2021Chess has the rare quality that children love it despite the fact that it is good for them. Playing chess is just like life: you have to make plans, take decisions, be creative, deal with...
Giddins & Welling - The Lasker Method to Improve in Chess: A Manual for Modern-Day Club Players. Livre en anglais sur la méthode du GMI Lasker au jeu d'échecs. Many club players think that studying chess is all about cramming as much information in their brain as they can. Most textbooks support that notion by stressing the importance of always trying...
Jones - Survival Guide for Chess Parents. Livre en anglais sur le jeu d'échecs et les enfants. Do you have a child who is interested in chess, but you're not sure how to help?
Encyclopaedia of Chess Opening B1. Encyclopédie d'ouvertures d'échecs en anglais. Half a century ago the first edition of the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings was released, as a truly unique, ground-breaking tome.
Raabenstein - Chess in art 1100 - 1900. History of chess in paintings. Livre en anglais sur 800 ans d'histoire de l'art impliquant le «jeu des rois» et regroupant 700 artistes passionnés d'échecs.
Shankland - Small Steps to Giant Improvement. Livre couverture souple en anglais pour progresser au jeu d'échecs.
Zohar & Manella - Think Like a Machine. Livre en anglais sur l'Intelligence Artificielle au jeu d'échecs. With the ascent of computer technology, humans have a chance to develop their thinking process based on hard evidence.
New In Chess Yearbook 135 (couverture souple). New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings. Each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess opening theory.
New In Chess Yearbook 135 Hard cover. New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings. Each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess opening theory.
Petrosian & Matanovic - The Match of The Century URSS vs. WORLD. Livre en anglais sur la confrontation du siècle.
New In Chess Yearbook 134 Hard cover. New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest new in chess openings.
New In Chess Yearbook 134. New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest new in chess openings.
Marin - Old Wine in New Bottles. Livre en anglais du GMI Mikhail Marin. "I may be old-fashioned, but I keep using for my inspiration the treasure of the past. It does not make sense to speculate whether, for instance, Carlsen is stronger than Fischer or Korchnoi, as matches between players separated in time by so many decades are impossible.
Kasparov - The Knight The Cunning Cavalry. Livre en anglais sur le cavalier au jeu d'échecs. The Power of the Pieces.In his ground-breaking series, The Power of the Pieces, Belorussian grandmaster Sergey Kasparov examines the strengths, weaknesses and overall characteristics of each piece on the chessboard. This second volume in the series is about the...
New In Chess Yearbook 133 (Hard cover). New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest new in chess openings.
New In Chess Yearbook 133. New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest new in chess openings.
Grooten - Understanding before Moving 3 - Part 1. Livre en anglais sur les structures au jeu d'échecs. After the first two volumes of the series had been produced (the first about Ruy Lopez and Italian structures after 1.e4 e5, the second about Queen’s Gambit structures after 1.d4 d5), it was time for me to consider the third volume. Since the Sicilian is...
ChessBase Complete 2019 Supplement. Five years ago, when ChessBase Complete was released, it was an instant sensation. For the first time ever, a comprehensive manual for one of the most popular chess programs was available. It covered ChessBase through version 12.
Dvoretsky - Chess Tests: Reinforce Key Skills and Knowledge. Livre en anglais sur des exercices au jeu d'échecs. Mark Dvoretsky (1947-2016) is considered one of the greatest chess instructors in the modern era. He left behind a great legacy of many books and publications.
Burgess - Chess opening workbook for kids. Livre en anglais sur les ouvertures au jeu d'échecs pour enfants. Chess becomes fun when we learn how to survive the opening and stop falling into our opponents’ cheap tactical tricks.
Burgess - Chess opening workbook for kids. Livre en anglais sur les ouvertures au jeu d'échecs pour enfants.
Treppner - Testbook of Opening Traps. Livre en anglais sur les pièges au jeu d'échecs. In this book, which is aimed at advanced amateurs and club players of a lower or medium level, the author (FIDE Master Gerd Treppner; 1956 – 2009) has compiled 120 instructive test tasks.
Berg - Alma (hardcover). Livre d'aventures en lien avec les jeux d'échecs en anglais. On a fateful summer afternoon Alma, Drifter, Felix and Bella are mysteriously transported to an alien world. Can they find their way back home?
Sokolov - Chess Middlegame Strategies, Volume 3 : Strategy Meets Dynamics.
New In Chess Yearbook 132 (Hard cover). New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest new in chess openings.
New In Chess Yearbook 132. New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest new in chess openings.
Grivas - Monster your middlegame planning (volume 2). Livre en anglais sur les milieux de partie au jeu d'échecs. Just like in the 1st volume, the author teaches chess middlegames in a unique format, as he separates different kind of middlegame topics and each topic is studied in a test format. The reader not only learns important middlegame strategies,...
Alessio de Santis - Hippopotamus Defence. A Deceptively Dangerous Universal Chess Opening System for Black. Livre en anglais sur la défense hippopotame.
New In Chess Yearbook 131 (Hard cover). New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest new in chess openings.
New In Chess Yearbook 131. New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest new in chess openings.
Lakdawala - Winning Ugly in Chess. Livre en anglais sur les victoires imméritées au jeu d'échecs. When was the last time you won a perfect game? A game that wasn’t tainted by inferior moves?
Zaninotto - Learning from the Mistakes of Others. Livre en anglais sur les erreurs au jeu d'échecs. The purpose of this book is to help learners build confidence in their abilities by specific and well-chosen teaching content and numerous corresponding exercises.
Grivas - Monster your middlegame planning. Livre en anglais sur les milieux de partie au jeu d'échecs. With this book I have sought to provide a training guide that will be helpful mostly to players in the 1500–2200 range — corresponding to a lower club level up to those with aspirations for a FIDE title.