Improve Your Endgame Play by Glenn Flear
Everyman Chess; 1st edition | June 1, 2000 | English | ISBN: 1857442466 | 160 pages | PDF | 14 MB

Grandmaster Chris Ward explains the fundamental principles which must be mastered by players wishing to improve their game. Taking examples from his own games & those of other players, he shows how drawn positions can be converted into victories.

I Play Against Pieces (Batsford Chess Book) by Svetozar Gligoric
Batsford | June 30, 2003 | English | ISBN: 0713487704 | 288 pages | PDF | 27 MB

For the first time in English, more than 100 of the best games of Yugoslav grandmaster Svetozar Gligoric, once rated the strongest European chess player outside Russia. Gligoric's thoroughly objective approach to chess, always characterized by great clarity and logic, is unmistakable in this acclaimed volume, filled with instructive tactics and strategies. It's a wealth of model games--including classic wins against world champions and other top players.

Elements of Positional Evaluation: How the Pieces Get Their Power by Dan Heisman
Russell Enterprises, Inc | April 15, 2010 | English | ISBN: 1888690585 | 216 pages | PDF | 18 MB

Which side stands better? How much better? Why? Most chess players rely on loosely knit, unstructured methods to evaluate chess pieces and positions. They learn positional principles which often lead to inaccurate evaluations and faulty decisions about how to proceed.

The Power Chess Program by Nigel Davies
Batsford | March 1, 2000 | English | ISBN: 0713484209 | 256 pages | PDF | 33 MB

Volume Two guides the student through more complex elements of chess strategy, furthering his/her understanding of combining fast and accurate calculation with good positional understanding. In a series of 12 lessons, key points are reinforced with thematic tests.

Pawn Sacrifice!: Winning at chess the adventurous way by Timothy Taylor
Everyman Chess; 1st edition | July 17, 2008 | English | ISBN: 1857445651 | 241 pages | PDF | 13 MB

In this landmark book, Timothy Taylor uncovers the secrets of pawn sacrifices, highlighting the many reasons for their success, and indicating the ideal situations in which they work.

The Baltic Defense to the Queen's Gambit by Andrew Soltis
Chess Digest, Inc. | 1993 | English | ISBN: 0875682286 | 102 pages | PDF | 27 MB

Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge by Yuri Averbakh
Everyman Chess | July 1, 1993 | English | ISBN: 1857440226 | 108 pages | PDF | 7 MB

By concentrating on the basic principles the average player is not only given a working knowledge of the endgame but also a firm foundation on which to further develop his or her interest and technique in this fascinating stage of a chess game.The author, a Russian Grandmaster and endgame expert, takes the reader from the most elementary checkmates, through the exploitation of positional and material advantage, right up to the analysis of actual endings from master play.

Your Chess Questions Answered By Susan Lalic
1999 | 126 Pages | ISBN: 0713484063 | PDF | 17 MB

Mastering the Spanish (Mastering (Batsford)) by Daniel King
B T Batsford Ltd; First Edition | July 2001 | English | ISBN: 0713462892 | 256 pages | PDF | 10 MB

The Spanish opening, one of the oldest known chess openings, is still highly popular at every level of the game. It leads to highly complex play, whichever variation arises. In this volume of the "Mastering" series, the authors explain, with the aid of many diagrams, the essential features of the main variations of the Spanish opening.

Understanding the Grunfeld by Jonathan Rowson
Gambit Publications | November 1, 1998 | English | ISBN: 1901983099 | 240 pages | DJVU | 24 MB

The Grunfeld Defense has always been a popular choice with players who aim to counterattack with the black pieces. World Champions Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov head a distinguished cast of grandmasters who swear by its solid yet dynamic nature. In this original book Jonathan Rowson delves deeply into the Grunfeld, steering the reader through the mysteries and intricacies of this complex opening. Now you too will be able to understand, play and win the Grunfeld!

Queen's Indian Defence (Chess Books) by Efim Geller
HarperCollins Distribution Services | May 26, 1982 | English | ISBN: 0713425466 | 239 pages | PDF | 12 MB

Queen's Indian Defence: Advanced Level - Batsford Library of Tournament Openings

French Defence: Steinitz, Classical and Other Variations by Lev Psakhis
Batsford; First Edition | March 1, 2005 | English | ISBN: 0713489413 | 224 pages | DJVU | 5 MB

Here is the fourth and final volume of Lev Psakhis's monumental work on the French Defense, complete with a wealth of illustrative games by leading players and detailed analyses of Black's alternative responses to 3 Nc3. In addition to the Steinitz Variation (3...Nf6 4 e5) and the Classical System (3...Nf6 4 Bg5 Be7), this volume incorporates the Rubinstein, Burn, and MacCutcheon Systems, which have recently gained new popularity.

Chess Success: Planning After the Opening (Batsford Chess Books) by Neil McDonald
Batsford; 1ST edition | March 4, 2008 | English | ISBN: 0713490713 | 270 pages | PDF | 11 MB

It's a fact that you can win some chess games just by playing one solid-looking move after another. But at the higher levels of competition, it's not enough to play move by move: you need a plan. Chess Success is about making that plan.

The Unauthorized Halo 2 Battle Guide: Advanced Combat Techniques (Premier Press Game Development) by Stephen Cawood
Muska & Lipman/Premier-Trade; 1 edition | December 16, 2004 | English | ISBN: 1592007007 | 224 pages | PDF | 14 MB

Go beyond the single player campaign. Apply real-world military maneuvers to Halo 2 and sharpen your battle performance! Explore strategies and tactics for single or multiplayer play, get practical advice from expert players, master advanced combat and team strategy, and learn how to apply real-world military tactics to your game and multiplayer map layouts.

Solving in Style by John Nunn
Gambit Publications; 2nd edition | March 1, 2002 | English | ISBN: 1901983668 | 256 pages | PDF | 13 MB

Chess positions for solving as as old as the game itself, and provide stimulating and beneficial exercise for chess-players. However, while there is an abundance of books on chess puzzles, and much specialist literature on studies and problems, there is an amazing dearth of guidance for solvers.