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Chess books a long ago became reliable helpers on the way of creative growth of young chessplayers, and an excellent help for the trainers working with chess-players in groups.

The necessity of the deep internal working of material, absorptions of classic chess ideas should be noted as well, if a chess-player wishes to be perfected, of course. And here you can't find any assistance in Informants, chess databases or from Fritz.

You could be a strong chessplayer only after deep, serious and unhurry chess books studying, in particular case classic chess publications. Is it possible to become a good artist or writer, without skipping through the soul a wonderful creativity of the predecessors or is it possible to become a great player without studying the game? Chess is not an exception...

Renewed Library of Chess school ChessZone is divided by the sections:
For beginners
Books for chess beginners, their parents and trainers of junior chess groups.
Stages of game
Books by the stages of game and summarize chess books like "My system".
For chess coaches
Books, devoted the construction of the chess training process.
Elements of fight
Attack and defence, chess psychology etc.
Collections of games
Collections of games of prominent chess players and games from tournaments and matches.
Various
Official rules, books that doesn't fit other sections.
Reviews of novelties
Our reviews on the novelties of chess literature.


J. R. Capablanca "Chess fundamentals" (ENG, 1934)

J. R. Capablanca Chess fundamentals book "In chess the tactics may change but the strategic fundamental principles are always the same".

J. R. Capablanca

Let us introduce to you this classic chess book by Jose Raul Capablanca, the most clear player in the chess history. It'll be very useful especially for young players and those who make the first steps in chess education.

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:: Added 29.06.2009


Reinfeld Fred, Reuben Fine "Alekhine vs. Bogoljubow (1934)" (ENG, 1967)

Reinfeld Fred, Reuben Fine Alekhine vs. Bogoljubow (1934) This book by Reinfeld Fred and Reuben Fine covers the second World chess championship title match between Alexander Alekhine and Efim Bogoljubov. All the games are heavily annotated in an old, non-computer style. Enjoy the chess classic!

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:: Added 15.02.2009


Flesch "Planning in Chess" (ENG, 1983)

Flesch Planning in Chess BookForming a correct plan in the middle game is one of the most important aspects of chess and a feature that distinguishes the master from the amateur. The author uses complete games to illustrate which factors influence the selection of a correct plan and how this plan is carried out.

In addition he examines the established chess "rules" and how and when they can be broken.

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:: Added 18.10.2008


Pandolfini "Pandolfini's Endgame Course" (ENG, 1988)

Pandolfini's Chess Endgame Course Book Existing books on chess endings were of two unsatisfactory types. Either they were too analytic and technical or too vague and general. There was a compelling need to combine the best features of both types into a single instructional chess endgame book format.

So on my own I started to collect insightful endgame positions, explaining in both words and chess variations the concepts I judged to be most helpful to my students. My goal was to create an inventory of positions that would benefit any chessplayer who studied them.

Bruce Pandolfini

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:: Added 07.05.2008


Korn "The Brilliant Touch in Chess" (ENG, 1966)

Korn The Brilliant Touch in Chess The popularity of books on combinations among chess players has a deeper reason than mere love of the brilliant, the sensational, the unexpected. No doubt this love is an integral part of their attraction, but deeper down there is the realization that the combination is an essential part of the game.

When both sides have played tenaciously and well, there comes a time when the players are, as it were, on the verge of deadlock, with a draw as the inevitable result.

Than the supreme effort, the combination, comes to the rescue, not necessarily to win a piece or to bring about mate, but, possibly, merely to effort a breach or to gain the essential tempo which will enable the player to turn the scales in his favour.

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:: Added 10.03.2008


Edward Lasker "Chess Strategy" (ENG, 1915)

Edward Lasker Chess StrategyThere is no doubt that any chess player who will take the trouble to study Chess Strategy will spend many a pleasurable hour. Incidentally new vistas will be opened to him, and his playing strength increased to a surprising degree.

The large majority of chess players who would like to improve their game, have not the necessary opportunity of pitting themselves against players of master-strength, or at least of obtaining the desired instruction from personal intercourse with them. It is for such players that the present work is intended.

The perfect Chess Strategy ebook prepared by Nasser Baei.

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:: Added 06.01.2008


E. Znosko-Borovsky "How not to play chess" (ENG, 1961)

E. Znosko-Borovsky How not to play chessHow Not to Play Chess has long been regarded as a classic of a chess literature. It illustrates Eugene Znosko-Borovsky's gift for explaining a difficult subject briefly and yet unhurriedly.

Addressed to beginners and average chess players, it impacts valuable knowledge and gives them a glimpse into the delightfully complex problems of master chess.

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:: Added 30.12.2007


Winter "Kings of chess" (ENG, 1954)

Winter Kings of chess In bringing before the chess playing public this account of the matches contested for the highest crown of chess ability, the title of Champion of the World, William Winter (British Open Chess Champion 1935, 1936) actuated by the desire to give present-day players some idea of the colourful personalities who strove for it, their general concepts of play and the conditions under which they fought.

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:: Added 09.12.2007


Troitzky "360 Brilliant and Instructive Endgames" (ENG, 1968)

Troitzky 360 Brilliant and Instructive Endgames In chess, as in advertising, there are brand names. Few names are honored in chess as that of Troizky, who for more than forty years maintained a magnificent record of unbroken creative activity.

During that time he composed hundreds of these delightful chess endgame studies which are unsurpassable for elegance and subtlety. Troizky is the great artist of the endgame domain, immitable in his skillful manipulation of the chess pieces.

The present collection contains the chess studies that Troizky considered his best. It would be difficult to think of a more enjoyable experience than savoring and enjoying these gems.

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:: Added 02.12.2007


"Kasparov - Karpov. Seville 1987" (ENG, 1988)

Kasparov - Karpov 1987 match This is the fourth match for the world title between these two players. Their first (unlimited) competition (September 1984 - February 1985) was interrupted by FIDE President Florencio Campomanes without declaring a winner, when the score was +5 -3 =40 in favor of Karpov. The second and third contests were won by Kasparov, the scores being +5 -4 =16 and +5 -4 =15 respectively.

Before the Seville Match the players had met each other over the chess board one hundred times exactly, the total score being +13 -12 =75 in favor of Kasparov.

David Bronstein, an outstanding International Grandmaster, once a Challenger himself, illuminates the underlying philosophy of each chess game of this exciting contest.

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:: Added 18.11.2007


Keres, Kotov "The Art of the Middle Game" (ENG, 1964)

Keres, Kotov The Art of the Middle Game Many chess-players know a large variety of openings and understand well the pattern of the endgames - but what happens in the middle? The difficulty of understanding the principles of middlegame play is perhaps best illustrated by the dearth of good chess books on the middle game. They can be counted on the fingers of one hand.

Yet the middle game is a real challenge to the player. Here in the full orchestration of the chess game the player has the chance to use all his pieces to carry out his ideas. All players will be grateful to the grandmasters, Keres and Kotov, for their masterly analysis of attack and defense in the middlegame, and to Mr Golombek for his translation and fully authoritative introduction.

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:: Added 01.11.2007


"Kasparov - Karpov. New York - Lyon 1990" (ENG, 1991)

Kasparov - Karpov 1990 match The fifth World Chess Championship match between Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov (New York - Lyon, 1990) was one of the most complicated in the chess history. The opponents presented the highest level of chess mastership and notable grandmasters hardly discovered the plans and ideas of the world champion and his challenger for title in the press center.

You can find all of 24 annotated games in this ebook.

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:: Added 14.10.2007


Yudovich "Garry Kasparov" (ENG, 1988)

free Garry Kasparov ebook One should remember that the creative element in chess takes shape in hard-fought battles, in which, apart from talent and knowledge, a player must have the energy and will to win.

There is ample evidence of this in the present book, dealing with the chess career and creative development of the 13th World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov and his contribution to modern chess. The book is interesting because it shows how the chess talent of this brilliant chess player has evolved; how, by strenuous work in chess, he succeeded in overcoming the shortcomings of his play, in improving chess style and in deepening his understanding of the chess strategy and chess tactics.

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:: Added 08.10.2007


"San Remo 1930" (ENG, 1973)

San Remo 1930 The international tournament in San Remo, Italy, in 1930 brought together the leading chess masters of Europe. The competition itself was an outstanding triumph for Alexander Alekhine. The games annotations written by Alekhine, Nimzovitch, Spielman, Botvinnik, Ragozin and other great chessplayers. Enjoy!

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:: Added 20.09.2007


M. Euwe "Judgment And Planning In Chess" (ENG, 1953)

Euwe Judgment And Planning In Chess During the Plymouth Congress in August 1948 I met Mr. J du Mont, then editor of the British Chess Magazine, who suggested that I should write a book on the lines of the present volume.

His idea was to give practical player some guidance as to how to proceed in a game from the point where the books on opening theory leave off. The result is the present volume...

Max Euwe

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:: Added 05.09.2007

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