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Are there any estimates sales rankings for chess books? How much do a bestselling chess book generally sell? …
asked Jul 22 '18 by A. N. Other
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Chess books written by Aagaard, Dvoretsky and Kasparov are suitable books for master level players. I have recently discovered the book Perfect Your Chess by Volokitin & Grabinsky which is similar in … vein. What other chess books are suitable for master level players? I use the term master level players to refer to players who are at a level equivalent to 2200+ FIDE rating. Books suggested should …
asked Mar 31 '15 by user7131
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Seems that many chess books are out of print. For example I have been trying to get a copy of Grandmaster Repertoire 1.d4 Volume 2 (Amazon) but many sites (Barnes & Noble, Quality Chess, ChessHouse … , etc.) list the book as Out of Print, Sold out, etc. Most individual sellers (e.g. on Amazon or Ebay) sell the book for ridiculous amounts (100 dollars or so). What is the best way to get out-of-print chess books like this? …
asked Nov 21 '15 by limits
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aware lichess ratings are not extremely accurate). What current chess books would you think would be good to review. I have read through My System and played through some of the games in Fischer's … "My 50 Memorable Games". Now I'm looking for modern books that deal directly with variations, not general material. Of course I could just google "good chess books on" + opening but this leads to a lot of different options and I was hoping someone here might have more insight. …
asked Mar 6 '16 by chackerian
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for them). I've sold other products on eBay before, so I'm not after advise on how to sell more effectively there. My question is, what are the 'best' (i.e. most profitable) ways to sell chess books online? … I listed some books on eBay but had little interest (few pageviews/few bids etc.) meaning that I would make an untenable loss on them (I'm not selling them for profit, but I want a reasonable price …
asked Jan 28 '18 by user1108
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What are the best chess books regarding theory and such for beginners? …
asked Feb 10 '13 by Fishes
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I have a bunch of chess books that have been given to me on my favorite openings. I usually try to do a few games from them after I play my daily games and go over how I could improve with a chess … engine. However I feel like I am not getting the most from the books, and my coach hasn't really helped me yet understand how best to use them. Keep in mind I'm still a beginner, I'm hovering in the …
asked Nov 28 '17 by user14142
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by Richard Rèti on line. What other famous chess books are in the Public Domain and can be freely posted on a website? or how can I tell whether or not a book I own is in the public domain? … While looking through Project Gutenberg I noticed that Capablanca's Chess Fundamentals is there (I believe that should mean it is in the Public Domain). I was also able to find Modern Ideas in Chess
asked Dec 14 '12 by retrodanny
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I'm a Class B chess player. I would like to reach Expert Class one day. What are must read chess books. Please provide a list of books. …
asked Sep 10 '15 by user122965
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I am currently converting some of my chess books into electronic format by manually copying the pgn and making notes. I have found lichess study and chessable courses to be useful in doing this …
asked Nov 29 '18 by Leg
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As the title says, is there a site that provides (legal) online access to free chess books? …
asked Aug 31 '14 by MikhailTal
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I enjoy reading a book of chess on the outside, with my iPhone (and Stockfish) to explore situations. However, I spend too many time setting up the board manually. So here's a crazy idea (patent-free … ): Encode board positions (FEN) in QR-Codes! Example: What other simple ideas could improve the usability of current (printed) books? …
asked Jun 13 '12 by Hugo Sereno Ferreira
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I have seen (and studied) some books on opening theory. They basically deal with chess openings and various lines in which those openings can transform into. But I haven't found a book which … completely focuses on opening chess traps. I want to learn chess traps which originate from various openings. I have looked online and found traps like "Legal trap", "Fishing pole trap", etc. Can someone …
asked Oct 15 '16 by Dark_Knight
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Depending on the GUI, I have noticed some use polyglot files for their opening books and others use .ctg(chess opening tree) for their opening books. Is there an advantage or disadvantage to either or is it based solely on the programmer's preference with no real advantage or disadvantage? …
asked Feb 1 '18 by Schmoe
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As I try to understand how one would publish a large chess book, it feels that chess gives some pretty custom requirements for an editor or publisher. I am pretty sure that chess authors use … Chessbase or similar software for writing their books and then pass them off to editors who proofread and do all the final layout and typesetting for printed version. Since Chessbase does not support proper …
asked Jan 20 '17 by Joe

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