by W H Watts
The great London tournament of 1922 saw the newly crowned champion of the world - Capablanca - as well as many of his closest rivals, Alekhine, Bogolyubov, Rubinstein and Vidmar, assemble in the capital of the British Empire for the most powerful ...
More About the Game of Mah Jong
by Patricia A. Thompson & Betty Maloney
An updated guide to Mah Jong which identifies classic hands in color and even features a score calculator.
by Ursula Harringman
The Complete Crossword Dictionary has a quick and easy reference style section and solves the most complex questions. Contains over 450,000 multiple clues and answers.
by Ursula Harringman
* Australia's number one Crossword Dictionary that <br>solves the most complex questions. <br>* Bold headwords for easy reference <br>* Multicultural clues & answers.
by Hinkler Books PTY Ltd
The Soviet Empire Strikes Back
by Raymond Keene, David Goodman & David Spanier
This book recounts the fourth and penultimate chapter in the half-decade long rivalry which erupted between Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov. In the eyes of many this conflict symbolised the clash between the Brezhnev-inspired forces of reaction ...
by Patricia A. Thompson
This companion contains a cross-file reference to over 120 hands. The hands are illustrated in colour and identified by following flip-top headings on each page. Each hand also contains a full synopsis.
by William, John Greenwell
Greenwell's Chess Exemplified marked a revolution in the historical process of accessing chess knowledge. In the past cumbersome notation systems, absence of diagrams and even inconsistency in white or black playing first, had often made the ...
by David J. Bodycombe
Welcome to "The Penguin Sudoku Challenge": with 1 sudoku puzzle for every day of the year 2 challenge you in every way on 3 different levels - beginner, moderate and fist-clenchingly tricky. Perfect 4 sharpening your brain and honing your logic, ...
by J Mieses
"In writing the Manual of the End-Game the author has dealt with the subject mainly from a practical point of view. It is intended for the beginner who, though having acquired a certain degree of playing strength in the opening and in the ...
Artist of the Chess Board
by Alexander Chernaiev & Alexander Meynell
David Janowski was one of the grandest of grandmasters at the cusp of the 19th and 20th centuries. Victories in individual games against Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca and Alekhine, a phenomenal run of successes in major tournaments and a ...
A Selection of Best Games from 1900 to 1940
by Harry Golombek
A companion volume to Larry Evans's selection from the 1960's, this book takes the story of the best games of the top players from the beginnning of the 20th century up to 1940. This volume is arranged chronologically and reaches the period of ...
This is the essential visual guide to the Halo universe. Take a journey into the world of Halo and discover everything you ever wanted to know about the characters, creatures, locations, vehicles and weapons from "Halo", "Halo 2", "Halo 3", "Halo ...
by Raymond, D. Keene
From being little more than toys, in the late 1970's, chess computers have risen to challenge the mightiest grandmasters on the planet. Kasparov himself narrowly succumbed to Deep Blue in 1997, but since then the champions such as Kramnik and ...
by The Puzzle Society
Jumble(r) Crossword(t) combines the popularity of Jumble(r) with the familiarity of crossword. Players solve the puzzle using regular crossword clues - the answer is revealed, but jumbled. Once the crossword is complete, the player unscrambles ...
A History of Britain's Most Successful Chess Club
by Richard G. Eales
The Cambridge University Chess Club contributed a vast amount to what later became known as the English Chess Explosion. The club attracted players such as Ray Keene, Michael Stean and Jonathan Mestel, all of whom went on to become Grandmasters, ...
A Champion's Guide to Drinking Games, Party Skills and More Than Fifty Amazing Beer Activities
by Dan DiSorbo
A Champion's Guide to Drinking Games, Party Skills, and Other Amazing Beer Activities. Take beer drinking to the next level with the ultimate guide to brews-including activities, games, and challenges. Featuring everything from Beer lingo to ...
by Raymond Keene
Alan Tripp's Rise from Illegal SP Bookmaker to Gambling Kingpin
by Garvey Nichola & Nichola Garvey
Alan Tripp, a man some call a genius and others call a criminal, became the world's most successful private bookmaker. He was Australia's most convicted SP bookmaker and was the prime target of gaming and vice squads around the country in the 1980s.
Alekhine Triumphs in the Capital of the British Empire
by Alexander Alekhine
London 1932 is one of the lesser known books from the pen of the prolific Russian genius, Alekhine. In 1932 Alekhine was still revelling in the blinding nimbus of invincibility which had surrounded him ever since his match victory against ...