When Boris Avrukh released his 1.d4 repertoire in 2008, it revolutionized chess opening books. As GM Michael Adams said: The high-quality Grandmaster Repertoire series has taken this format to a completely different level. Or as GM Glenn Flear put it: This book represents nothing short of a technolo..
``Guaranteed to make you the smartest person in the room One problem: you can't stop reading this clever, amazing assortment of upscale trivia.`` --Bill Kurtis, cohost of Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me For years, the Chicago Tribune's popular weekly column 10 Things You Might Not Know has been ente..
Sudoku fans always keep an eagle eye out for fresh formats featuring their favorite puzzles. Here s one sure to draw them in: 210 sudoku that add a little spice to the mix by changing the standard 9 x 9 puzzles to 10 x 10. That means solvers get 100 squares instead of just 81 And the numbers go fro..
For all chess-players, from beginners to world champions, from kids to seniors, delivering checkmate is the greatest thrill the game has to offer. The ability to spot checkmates is a vital skill - and this easy-to-use book shows you how it is done. With the help of Grandmaster John Nunn, you will be..
Enhance Your Tactical Weapons 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices and Combination is the companion volume to Reinfeld's 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate. Of course each book can be taken on its own, but together they make a wonderful collection, and cover the full range of tactical chess. And they are no..
If you enjoy the challenge of verbal battle, then 101 Medical Word-Search Puzzles is for you Satisfy your word-seeking curiosity with these intriguing & entertaining word games. At 132 pages, this puzzle book is perfect for taking on trips or just relaxing at home. Prepare to indulge in Joseph Kunz..
Offers 150 fantastic fun facts from the Bible. Each is full of surprises, secret messages, adventure, and intrigue. Paperback NUME CARTE: 150 Fun Facts Found in the Bible, PaperbackISBN: 0892433302PRET EDITURA: 57.99AUTOR(i): Bernadette McCarver SnyderEDITURA: Liguori PublicationsCOPERTA: BrosataDA..
Another title in the best-selling '25' series, using the same popular format. Over the last fifteen or so years, the 2/1 Game Forcing bidding method has gained substantial popularity, but for various reasons it is not taught in beginner classes. This book is therefore designed for players who are fa..
A follow-up book from the author team that produced the award-winning and best-selling 25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know. Aimed at the same novice/social player audience as their first book, this new title deals with competitive auctions in which the opponents have opened the bidding. This is th..
Another title in the best-selling '25' series, from award-winning author and master teacher Barbara Seagram, and using the same popular format as earlier books. Other titles in the series have revolved around bidding; this one deals with the play of the cards as declarer, a major topic in beginner a..
Learn how to think like a chess grandmaster . . . in just a year Become a better chess player with the help of International Grandmaster Andrew Soltis. Soltis has selected 365 instructive short games to analyze, step by step, and then arranged them as daily lessons for players who want to reach the..
365 Days of Art is an inspiring journal designed to help readers and budding artists nurture their creativity and explore their feelings through the medium of art. Featuring an activity for every day of the year, from simple tasks like drawing shapes and lines, to more mindful exercises like colorin..
Short and Fun Activities Designed to Train and Maintain Your Brain Taking care of your brain is just as beneficial as taking care of the rest of your body--research has shown that training games help improve memory, concentration, problem-solving skills, processing speed, creativity, and reasoning. ..
This compilation of 500 master games is the greatest standard collection of chess games ever published. Ranging over 150 years of master play, these games include masterpieces of every kind by such master players as Anderssen, Morphy, Blackburne, Pillsbury, Lasker, Marshall, Steinitz, Tarrasch, Alek..
A great introduction to the most important chess openings, perfect for casual players and enthusiastic beginners. Chess openings are the most important part of every novice's journey--and the most fun. Perfectly targeted for beginning and intermediate players, Alberston presents the most common and ..
Make use of those dull moments on the lav by teaching yourself how a starfish eats a clam, how to say 'Hello' in every European language and what the dot over an i is called. Covering all types of trivia, from science and natural history to the different types of moustache, this little book contains..
Bored with the same old openings? Worried about having to learn too much theory? Then this book will come as a godsend. Aaron Summerscale presents a set of exceptionally dangerous opening weapons for White. Each recommended line is based on a solid positional foundation, yet also promises long-term ..
By carefully choosing variations that lead to similar structures, IM Sam Collins has put together a powerful repertoire book ideal for players with limited study time. White opens with 1 e4 and develops his pieces to natural squares, seeking open lines and the initiative. The dominant theme of this ..
Such has been the acclaim for John Watson's ground-breaking works on modern chess strategy and his insightful opening books, that it is only natural that he now presents a strategic opening repertoire. It is the chess-player's holy grail: a flexible repertoire that gives opponents real problems but ..
The difficulty level soars, as even more tricks get added to the mix: X-Wing; Swordfish; XY-Wing; XYZ-Wing; and the Gordonian Rectangle. NUME CARTE: Absolutely Nasty Sudoku Level #3, PaperbackISBN: 140274398XPRET EDITURA: 33.99AUTOR(i): Frank LongoEDITURA: Sterling Publishing (NY)COPERTA: BrosataDAT..
This dot-to-dot collection, with 100 puzzles, has lots and LOTS of dots for a super challenge Level 2 of these challenging dot-to-dots introduces a new twist: 32 puzzles where some of the dots are replaced by stars Whenever solvers reach a star they have to stop drawing, lift the pencil from the ..
The vast majority of sudoku puzzles that are labeled hard, expert, challenger, are not really all that difficult. And in a surprising number of cases, they are downright easy. Part of the Absolutely Nasty Sudoku series, this book provides basic and intermediate puzzles and techniques. NUME CARTE: Ab..
``A must for anyone who wants to play a game and play it correctly.``Charles H. GorenWhether you play card games, dice games, parlor games, word games, chess, checker, backgammon, or solitaire games, here is a comprehensive, up-to-date book with the complete rules of your favorite games of skill and..
No-Limit Hold'em is an extremely complex game that is difficult to learn and even more difficult to teach. Many authors have produced works on this topic which are either too simplistic or far too complex to be of any practical use. Hunter Cichy has a unique ability to present advanced concepts in a..
Weekends are meant for Sunday-size puzzles These 72 crosswords are perfect for a lazy day, so relax, lie back, and work on something a little more challenging. If you're an all-star solver, the fantastic clues will keep you engaged and the puzzles' bigger size will provide hours of enjoyment. Pl..
A gleefully gruesome look at the actual science behind the most outlandish, cartoonish, and impossible deaths you can imagine What would happen if you took a swim outside a deep-sea submarine wearing only a swimsuit? How long could you last if you stood on the surface of the sun? How far could you ..
#1 Amazon New Release Looking for trivia books filled with fun facts and trivia questions and answers? Answers to Questions You've Never Asked will entertain you for hours Fun facts for kids of all ages: When you take the most absurd parts of history, science, economics and geography, you end up..
One of the most daunting moments in a poker player's career occurs when he realizes his knowledge of how to play a specific hand well is incomplete without the additional understanding of how to play every other hand in his range well. This task would be impossible if a player had to actually think ..
Every chess player loves to attack the enemy King. Your goal is clear, your thinking is concrete, your creativity is in gear and direct victory is just around the corner. Few things in life are better than a conducting a blistering King s attack But how good are you actually at attacking? Have you ..
This is the one-source guide modelers need to learn to install trackwork properly for smooth operation in any scale. This updated edition showcases the newest products, current manufacturers, and the latest techniques, including how to lay flextrack, how to install turnouts and switch machines, how ..
This fun and informative book explodes with fascinating factoids about Christmas traditions around the world and festive season oddities right here at home. NUME CARTE: Bathroom Book of Christmas Trivia: Stories, Weird Facts & Folklore Behind Holiday Traditions from Around the World, PaperbackISBN: ..
LEGO bricks have fueled the imaginations of aspiring designers and builders for generations. In Beasts from Bricks, LEGO artist and designer Ekow Nimako shows that the popular and iconic toy has an unexpected and innovative use: to re-create nature's fauna in stunning detail. The book presents illu..
The Book That Made Las Vegas Change the RulesOver 1,000,000 Copies in Print Edward O. Thorp is the father of card counting, and inthis classic guidehe shares the revolutionary point system that has been successfully used by professional and amateur card players for generations. This book provides: ..
Beating Minor Openings offers a world-class repertoire for Black against every sensible first move apart from 1.d4 and 1.e4. GM Victor Mikhalevski advocates an ambitious approach for Black, with the aim of occupying the centre and fighting for an advantage, rather than mere equality, wherever possib..
For more than 25 years, Uncle John's Bathroom Reader has helped readers amazing things they didn't know (and amazing things you didn't know you didn't know). Now, Uncle John's tackles one of the world's best loved and -- fastest growing interests -- beer. Pull up a stool and chug a pint of Beer-Topi..
Bible puzzles are a great way to pass time while learning scripture--and here's a brand-new collection of almost 50 large print crosswords sure to satisfy. With clues drawn from the breadth of scripture, Bible Crosswords--Large Print Vol. 2 will challenge and expand your knowledge of the Good Book. ..
Bible puzzles are a great way to pass time while learning scripture--and here's a brand-new collection of almost 50 large print word searches sure to satisfy. With clues drawn from the breadth of scripture, Bible Word Searches--Large Print will challenge and expand your knowledge of the Good Book. W..
In labyrinths and mazes the path least traveled does make all the difference -- but you will also find yourself bridge crossing, escaping from caves, lighting firecrackers, untangling snakes, ringing bells, visiting country taverns, spelling out passwords, and solving a host of other unique problems..
Kakuro language-free number puzzle that uses pure logic and requires just simple arithmetic to solve. This book is a part of a multilevel series of belt books, each containing 150 kakuros. These books take their cue from the belt colors in martial arts such as: white is for novices, and black for th..
At home, while commuting, during lunch hours...people around the world are eagerly working on Sudoku puzzles whenever and wherever they can Created in the United States, these intriguing conundrums were originally called Number Place puzzles. Their recent rise in popularity began in Japan, where the..
The purpose of Blackjack for Blood, by Bryce Carlson, is to provide the reader with a comprehensive strategy for obtaining a winning edge at the game as it is commonly played in the casinos of Nevada and elsewhere, and also to entertain the reader with some sense of the glamour, excitement, and dra..
Six of Swords is an adventure anthology for Blue Rose: The AGE RPG of Romantic Fantasy. Set in the fantastic world of Aldea, these six adventures provide Narrators with ready to go scenarios for characters of various levels. They include ruined mansions, masquerade balls, vampiric curses, mysterious..
There are many authoritative books on card games and chess, but only a handful on the dozens of other games known to mankind. This excellent handbook by R. C. Bell is a basic reference to board and table games from around the world, and one of the two or three finest books ever written on the subjec..
This book is essentially a chess teaching machine. The way a teaching machine works is: It asks you a question. If you give the right answer, it goes on to the next question. If you give the wrong answer, it tells you why the answer is wrong and tells you to go back and try again. This is called "pr..
The Ultimate Fischer Collection The Chess Publishing Event of the Decade The years after the Second World War saw international chess dominated by the Soviets Botvinnik, Smyslov, Tal, Petrosian and then Spassky held the world crown, treating it as if it were almost an integral part of their countr..
Boggle lovers rejoice At last there's a way to play one of America's favorite games on the go, without the need for all those dice. And it's in the blockbuster Sit & Solve series that has sold in the millions. Just look at the grid of letters on the page and locate the words by moving from letter t..
If you are ready to play the Ruy Lopez with Black, you also need to be prepared if white avoids the Ruy. In this book Victor Bologan covers all relevant lines with a well laid-out, clearly explained and eminently playable set of responses. But this is not just another chess opening repertoire book. ..