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Chess Fundamentals: Theory, Strategy and Principles of Chess

Chess Fundamentals is a book by world chess champion José Raúl Capablanca featuring clear chess principles, backed by real master games. Capablanca teaches the logic and principles of good chess play providing good examples to illustrate concepts. The book is the great guide to the fundamentals of chess, it is simple to follow and it provides a wide variety of principles, from game openings to middle games to end games. It also features illustrated games of some of the greatest players.

Enderbrine - Daughter of Herobrine

Enderbrine has dreamed of going to the Overworld her entire life. When she finally gets the chance to make her dreams come true, will she take it? If she does, will she survive the crazy adventure ahead of her?

My Little General Knowledge Quiz Book Vol 1: 100 Multiple-Choice Questions

Whether you’re playing on your own or testing your friends, this collection of 100 multiple-choice questions on general knowledge will bring lots of fun.

The Exploits and Triumphs of Paul Morphy, the Chess Champion: Account of the Great European Tour

The Exploits and Triumphs of Paul Morphy, the Chess Champion is a book about Morphy's legendary European tour of 1858 written by Frederick Milnes Edge. By his teenage years Morphy has beaten America's number one player, Louis Paulson, in a highly publicized blindfold match. He took off to Europe in order to challenge Howard Staunton, leading European player, but when he arrived, Staunton avoided the match. Edge follows Morphy across Western Europe as he challenges some of the best chess players of the time and beats them often blindfolded. Edge documents the voyage as a journalist, complete with a historical rundown of the important English chess clubs at the time, portraying vivid descriptions of chess cafes with great flair for characterization and setting.

The Rules of Chess

Chess is one of the most challenging - and enjoyable - games that has ever been played. It has a history that goes back over a thousand years, and there is some evidence that perhaps it is even older than that. The Rules of Chess is a free book, in electronic format, that will teach young and old how to play the “Royal Game." Written by one of the great instructors of the modern era, Bruce Pandolfini, it is in fact a small excerpt from his extremely popular book Let’s Play Chess (2nd edition). After the material is presented, there is a section listing and describing the chess books published by Russell Enterprises, Inc. which are also available in electronic format. In the meantime, we hope you enjoy The Rules of Chess by Bruce Pandolfini...

Here Comes The Quiz Book Vol 2: 250 Multiple-Choice Questions on The Beatles & After

Whether you're playing on your own or testing your friends, this collection of 250 multiple-choice questions will bring hours of fun. Just how extensive is your knowledge of The Beatles and what they did after they split up? To find out play on. All You Need Is Answers

Memory Brain Training - Book 1: Amusement Parks

UPDATED TO WORK ON BLACK AND WHITE DEVICES!! NO QUESTIONS INVOLVING COLOR!Human brains are flexible and ever growing. Studies show that the more one uses their brain, the stronger that brain gets. Research with nuns finds that nuns who have Alzheimer's do far better than expected because their daily activities keep their brains sharp and engaged. It can come down to the "use it or lose it" maxim - if you want your brain to stay alert, you want to put it through gentle exercises every day.That's where this Memory Brain Training book comes in.Within this book you'll find ten images, all on the theme of amusement parks. For each image you will stare at it, focus on it, and memorize as many features of the image as you can. Then, when you turn the page, you'll be asked a series of questions about that image. How many cars were on the roller coaster? What were the colors on the striped tent? Through this process you'll be training your brain to concentrate, focus, and build its recall.What's great is that the book provides long term training. Come back to it in a week. Do you remember any of the questions? Which ones? Are you able to answer more questions correctly?The more you train your brain, the better you get at focus, concentration, and memory recall. Take that step every day to improve your life!* * *Book 1: Amusement Parks is the first book in this brain training series. These books are suitable for all ages from eight to a hundred and eight. A portion of all proceeds benefits battered women's shelters.