Brillig Books: Chess
found: 3 books

 
ALBURT, LEV
Building Up Your Chess: The Art of Accurate Evaluation and Other Techniques
Gracie Station, NY, Chess Information and Research Center. 2002, First Edition. Soft cover. Book, First Edition. BRAND NEW. Octavo, photo-illustratedd stiff wraps (paperback). 352 pp. including index. Printed with special blue "breakouts" and diagrams too highlight key concepts. A thorough guide to Alburts' "System of Predicted Results" (SOPR) for accuately evaluating your position on the board at any time in the game. With a special section on the Benko Gambit. This copy is pristin; tight, square, glossy and clean, with stiff, crisp wraps and unmarked, unblemished and unread interior and a flat uncrased spine. Very fine. BRAND NEW. As New.
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Book number: 10040
USD 22.80 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 | £UK 17.5 | JP¥ 2506]
Catalogue: Chess
Keywords: Alburt, Chess, Grand, Master, Technique, Evaluation, Position, Judgment, Opening, Middle Game, Ending, Board, Piece, Breakout, Diagrams, System, Analysis, Games, Moves, Benko, Gambit, System of Predicted Results, Sopr

 
BIRD, H. E.
The Chess Openings, with Diagrams of Notable Positions and Problems, Considered Critically and Practically
New York, Howard Lockwood Publishers. 1880, First Edition. Cloth. Book, Octavo, brown cloth covered boards. 187 pp. A complete and generally sound copy of this scarce early chess book. Sound text block and no stains, tears, damp etc. Cloth back strip is mostly gone but text block and spine underneath solid. Frontispiece diagram and one page of table of contents detached and showing some frayed edges as with the dedication page. Chess club stamps and priorr owner signature. Still a complete and quite useful copy and quite restorable. Fair.
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Book number: 09787
USD 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.75 | £UK 29 | JP¥ 4177]
Catalogue: Chess
Keywords: Bird, Chess, Opening, Play, Game, Championship, Manual, Instruction, Strategy, Tactic, Board

 
WHITE, ALAIN C.
More White Rooks
Stroud, UK, The Chess Amateur. 1911, First Edition. Cloth. Book, Octavo, red pebbled cloth covered boards. 220 pp. including index of composers. With tipped in compliments slip "Wishing You a Merry Christmas, 25 December, 1911 Alain C. White 51 East 57 St. New York" before dedication page. A tight, clean, square volume with fresh cloth and bright gilt; unmarked except for even full page toning to endpapers coming from the pastedowns as is ususal with these Chess Amateurs printings. SCARCE. Fine.
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Book number: 09773
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 66.5 | £UK 57 | JP¥ 8244]
Catalogue: Chess
Keywords: White, Alain, Chess, Problems, Composition, Game, Board, Moves, Rooks, Castles, Pieces, Sacrifices, Batteries, Promotion, Pawn, Interceptions, Fantasias, White Gates, Tactics, Solution,

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