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The subject of the book and movie Searching for Bobby Fischer, Josh Waitzkin has long been the top-ranked player for his age in the United States and a role model for chess-playing kids everywhere. Now, for the first time, Waitzkin reveals the aggressive tactics and psychological techniques that have propelled ...
Attacking Chess: Aggressive Strategies and Inside Moves from the U.S. Junior Chess Champion
The subject of the book and movie Searching for Bobby Fischer, Josh Waitzkin has long been the top-ranked player for his age in the United States and a role model for chess-playing kids everywhere. Now, for the first time, Waitzkin reveals the aggressive tactics and psychological techniques that have propelled him to the forefront of the chess world. His unique introduction to the game combines solid instruction with stories about his personal experiences that capture all the excitement and tension of playing chess at the championship level. Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess presents nineteen different offensive strategies, progressing from the most elementary, including forks, pins, skewers, and double threats, to the more advanced and sophisticated moves used by the world's best players. Chapters such as Minor Traps, The Seventh Rank and the Pig, Mating Nets, and Quiet Moves in Attack show how anyone can develop a more aggressive and creative style of play. Each strategy is illustrated with examples taken from actual games Waitzkin has played, described with all the gusto and competitive intensity this young master brings to his craft. You can feel the heat of battle throughout this action-packed manual -- it's guaranteed to entertain and inspire all students of chess who want to learn how to emerge victorious from the black and white jungle.
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16.790000 USD

Attacking Chess: Aggressive Strategies and Inside Moves from the U.S. Junior Chess Champion

by Josh Waitzkin
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Principles of the New Chess
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12.550000 USD

Principles of the New Chess

by Bruce Pandolfini
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The Semi-Closed Openings in Action/Intermediate
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15.750000 USD

The Semi-Closed Openings in Action/Intermediate

by Gary Karpov
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Chess Target Practice: Battle Tactics for Every Square on the Board
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17.800000 USD

Chess Target Practice: Battle Tactics for Every Square on the Board

by Bruce Pandolfini
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Chess Traps: Pitfalls and Swindles
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18.850000 USD

Chess Traps: Pitfalls and Swindles

by Fred Reinfeld, I a Horowitz
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Russian Chess
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17.800000 USD

Russian Chess

by Bruce Pandolfini
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Chessercizes: New Winning Techniques for Players of All Levels
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15.700000 USD

Chessercizes: New Winning Techniques for Players of All Levels

by Bruce Pandolfini
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ABCs of Chess
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17.800000 USD

ABCs of Chess

by Bruce Pandolfini
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More Chessercizes: Checkmate: 300 Winning Strategies for Players of All Levels
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16.750000 USD

More Chessercizes: Checkmate: 300 Winning Strategies for Players of All Levels

by Bruce Pandolfini
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Kasparov and Deep Blue: The Historic Chess Match Between Man and Machine
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15.700000 USD

Kasparov and Deep Blue: The Historic Chess Match Between Man and Machine

by Bruce Pandolfini
Paperback
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