The 400 Best Chess & Strategy Quotes of All Time is a chess book, written so clearly and universally that even a person focused solely on business and nothing else could still understand and benefit from it.
GNU Chess is a free software chess engine which plays a full game of chess against a human being or other computer program. The goal of GNU Chess is to serve as a basis for research. It has been used in numerous research contexts.
I am a chess player, a novice a while ago who has been in your shoes. A stage where you don’t know how to improve your game, and some might not find any improvement at all even with all the theory they read and games they played. I am here to share the techniques I used to get to the next level with you so you don’t have to ponder your mind searching for the answer, but rather can just focus on the process.
This volume is an electronic edition of Canadian Chess Problems, published 1890 by C. F. Stubbs, St. John, N.B., Canada and printed by Ellis, Robertson & Co at the "Globe Press". It has been republished as an experiment in electronic publishing, and chosen partly because of its modest size, partly because of its relative scarcity.
As the first edition of Edward Lasker's CHESS STRATEGY was exhausted within a comparatively short time of its appearance, the author set himself the task of altering and improving the work to such an extent that it became to all intents and purposes a new book. I had the privilege of co-operating with him to a slight degree on that second edition, and was in consequence able to appreciate the tremendous amount of work he voluntarily took upon himself to do; I say voluntarily, because his publishers, anxious to supply the strong demand for the book, wished to reprint it as it stood.
Here is a collection of very short games organised by tactical theme. The main aim is to give you a quick run-through the basic tactical ideas in genuine positions. One advantageof using short games is that you can set the positions up on a board very quickly and accurately. You can of course just usethe diagrams as test positions.
This book does not pretend to be a complete textbook of the conduct of a chess game; neither does it claim to present a new approach to chess strategy: my aim has merely been to produce a practical guide to the study of the middle-game. Everyone who desires to take up chess seriously is interested in the question: How can I recognize the characteristic features of a position and then lay my plans accordingly? To help answer this question is the task of this book.
Chess, unlike many other games, does not involve chance. It does not hinge on the roll of dice or which card is drawn. The outcome completely depends on the decisions of both the players. However, because of its vast complexity, the far-reaching consequences of some decisions are practically unforeseeable.
The rapid developments in new communication technologies have facilitated the popularization of digital games, which has translated into an exponential growth of the game industry in recent decades.
Emily Brontë's only novel, this tale portrays Catherine and Heathcliff, their all-encompassing love for one another, and how this unresolved passion eventually destroys them both, leading Heathcliff to shun and abuse society. First published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell, Wuthering Heights is considered to be a classic of English literature.
The world's best-known vampire story begins by following a naive young Englishman as he visits Transylvania to meet a client, the mysterious Count Dracula. Upon revealing his true nature, Dracula boards a ship for England, where chilling and gruesome disasters begin to befall the people of London...
Introduction by Arthur B. ReeveThe Apparition of Mrs. VealCanon Alberic's Scrap-BookThe Haunted and the HauntersThe Silent WomanBansheesThe Man Who Went Too FarThe Woman's Ghost StoryThe Phantom RickshawThe Rival GhostsThe Damned ThingThe IntervalDey Ain't No GhostsSome Real American Ghosts
On an expedition to Antarctica, Professor William Dyer and his colleagues discover the remains of ancient half-vegetable, half-animal life-forms.
A crooked pitcher named Williams (a lefty) is confronted by young ball player looking for a break.
"Not many miles from Philadelphia, in a beautifully wooded and hilly country, may be seen a large rambling mansion, whose substantial walls show that it was built at a time when more attention was paid to the durability of dwellings than at present.
“Get back, Jim. It’s over your head.”
There is not a dull page in this book. It is chiefly a story of athletics, but it is also a fine study of boy and girl life.