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Playing with Videogames

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Author: James Newman  |  Isbn: 0415385237  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games Playing with Videogames documents the richly productive, playful and social cultures of videogaming that support, surround and sustain this most important of digital media forms and yet which remain largely invisible within existing studies. James Newman details the rich array of...

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Secrets Of Chess Transformations

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Author: Drazen Marovic  |  Isbn: 9781904600145  |  File size: 18MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games One of the most important skills in chess is the ability to transform one type of advantage into another. The great champions effortlessly convert an initiative into an attack, an attack into a material gain, and move into an endgame where this advantage can be exploited...

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Elements of Positional Evaluation

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Author: Dan Heisman  |  Isbn: 9781888690583  |  File size: 18MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 188  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games 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. This...

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Vida y partidas de Carlos Torre

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Author: Gabriel Velasco  |  Isbn: 9686985018  |  File size: 94MB  |  Year: 1993  |  Pages: 329  |  Language: Spanish  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games Vida y partidas de Carlos Torre: Gran maestro internacional de ajedrez (Coleccion Iocus) (Spanish Edition) by Gabriel Velasco Download book...

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Offbeat Nimzo-Indian

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Author: Chris Ward  |  Isbn: 9781857443691  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games In this book Grandmaster and renowned openings expert Chris Ward investigates unusual white tries, including three uncompromising and underrated ways of battling against the Nimzo: the Sämisch, the Leningrad, and the 4 f3 variation. Each line is ideal for Download book...

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Exchanging to Win in the Endgame (Macmillan Chess Library)

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Author: Gennady Nesis  |  Isbn: 9780020086710  |  File size: 16MB  |  Year: 1991  |  Pages: 168  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games Endgames always look comparatively easy to play because of the reduction in the number of pieces on the board. But the techniques required are very different from those needed in the middlegame, and in particular much thought must be given to whether or not to exchange off...

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Strategic Chess: Mastering the Closed Game (Dover Chess)

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Author: Edmar Mednis  |  Isbn: 9780486406176  |  File size: 17MB  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games True chess mastery demands a thorough understanding of the game's opening nuances, and this guide by an International Grandmaster offers detailed, seldom-discussed insights into the real significance of the opening. As Mr. Mednis notes in the Preface, " … if you know the strategic...

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Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player

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Author: Lev Alburt  |  Isbn: 9781889323053  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player is the fifth volume in Grandmaster Lev Alburt's Comprehensive Chess Course series. Endorsed by world champion Garry Kasparov as revealing "the once-secret Russian method of chess training". this uses only materials and techniques that worked...

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New Ideas in the Four Knights (Batsford Chess Library)

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Author: John Nunn  |  Isbn: 9780805026290  |  File size: 13MB  |  Year: 1993  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games Traditionally regarded as a solid, but rather dull opening, the Four Knights has recently been completely transformed by the games of Nigel Short, Murray Chandler and John Nunn. Grandmaster John Nunn looks at this newly revitalized and effective winning weapon and presents his...

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Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge

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Author: Yuri Averbakh  |  Isbn: 9781857440225  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 1993  |  Pages: 116  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games 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...

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Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better & How They Can Change the World

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Author: Jane McGonigal  |  Isbn: 0143120611  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 400  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games Visionary game designer Jane McGonigal reveals how we can harness the power of games to solve real-world problems and boost global happiness. More than 174 million Americans are gamers, and the average young person in the United States will spend ten thousand hours gaming by the age...

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Mastering the Spanish (Mastering (Batsford))

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Author: Daniel King  |  Isbn: 9780713462890  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games 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...

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Plan Like a Grandmaster (Batsford Chess Books)

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Author: Alexei Suetin and Ken Neat  |  Isbn: 9780713458305  |  File size: 12MB  |  Year: 1988  |  Pages: 266  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games By a Soviet Grandmaster, trainer and theoretician, this book contains an analysis of how to formulate a plan in the opening and early middle game of chess, with 350 examples. By the same author as "Contemporary Approach to the Middle Ground". Download book...

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Meran System by Steffen Pedersen

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Author: Steffen Pedersen  |  Isbn: 9781901983289  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games The Meran is an opening rich in both strategy and tactics, making it ideal for players seeking to win with either colour. It occupies an important place in the repertoires of many of the world's top players, with Anand, Kramnik, Kasparov and Karpov regularly taking one side or...

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Mastering the Sicilian (Batsford Chess Books)

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Author: Danny Kopec  |  Isbn: 9780713484823  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games The Sicilian Defence is arguably the most important of all chess openings. This text explains it in terms of typical plans and themes, rather than diving into dense reference material. The reader can grasp typical pawn structures and ideas before progressing to more advanced theory....

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D Minus 1: The Intelligence Handbook on Allied Airborne Forces in Normandy

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Author: John-Paul Brisigotti, Peter Simunovich, and Phil Yates  |  Isbn: 9780958275514  |  File size: 12.5MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 60  |  Language: Englsih  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games Intelligence Handbook on US and British Airborne forces in Normandy. Released December 7, 2006. Download book...

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Song of Ice & Fire Rpg

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Author: Robert J. Schwalb  |  Isbn: 9781934547472  |  File size: 50MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games Based on George R.R. Martin's fantasy epic, A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying gives you everything you need to play and run games in the Seven Kingdoms using an easy-to-learn system specifically designed to evoke the atmosphere of the bestselling novels and hit TV show! The...

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Comprehensive Chess Endings, Vol. 5: Rook Endings

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Author: Nikolai Kopayev and Yuri Averbakh  |  Isbn: 9780080269085  |  File size: 17MB  |  Year: 1988  |  Pages: 310  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games Comprehensive Chess Endings, Vol. 5: Rook Endings Download book...

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Colle, London & Blackmar Diemar Systems

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Author: T. D. Harding  |  Isbn: 9780713421118  |  File size: 13MB  |  Year: 1979  |  Pages: 96  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games Review: I'M A TOURNAMENT/CLUB PLAYER, AND I FIND (THIS BOOK) MOST RESOURCEFUL AND SURELY WORTH THE MONEY. I INTEND TO USE IT EXTENSIVELY AND ENJOY IT IMMENSELY!! Download book...

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I Play Against Pieces (Batsford Chess Book)

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Author: Svetozar Gligoric  |  Isbn: 9780713487701  |  File size: 27MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games 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...

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A Spanish Repertoire for Black

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Author: Mihail Marin  |  Isbn: 9789197600507  |  File size: 38MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games Chess Grandmaster Mihail Marin provides a repertoire for players with the black pieces based on the respected Spanish Opening, or the Ruy Lopez as it is sometimes called. Marin provides all the answers for Black after the opening moves 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4. This depth...

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The Hedgehog (Batsford Chess Book)

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Author: Mihai Suba  |  Isbn: 9780713486964  |  File size: 16MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games The Hedgehog is a dynamic formation which has appealed to some of the most aggressive and interesting players in the world. This intriguing and dangerous chess opening sets up Black in an apparently cramped formation, but one with great counterpunching potential, as White often...

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The Ultimate Minecraft Creator

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Author: Triumph Books  |  Isbn: 1629370428  |  File size: 26MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games The Ultimate Minecraft Creator: The Unofficial Building Guide to Minecraft & Other Games is about sharing those brilliant, innovative, and unique creations that the players of the world have made inside this massively popular game. In this book, players will find everything from...

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Cuadernos Prácticos de Ajedrez 2 Combinaciones Espectaculares

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Author: Antonio Gude  |  Isbn: 9788479024581  |  File size: 11MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 50  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games Para progresar en ajedrez sólo se conoce una fórmula: jugar el mayor número posible de torneos, junto con el estudio teórico y el análisis de las propias partidas. El complemento ideal de esa fórmula es que el jugador desarrolle y perfeccione su capacidad táctica y estratégica,...

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Graded Go Problems for Beginners, 30 Kyu to 25 Kyu

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Author: Richard Bozulich and Yoshinori Kano  |  Isbn: 9784906574469  |  File size: 16MB  |  Year: 1997  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games This is the first volume of a four-volume collection of problems and is intended for players who are learning the rules of go. The nearly 1500 problems this series contains cover all phases of the game, from the opening to the endgame. It is assumed that the...

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Action Chess: Purdy's 24 Hours Opening Repertoire

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Author: C. J. S. Purdy  |  Isbn: 9780938650799  |  File size: 11MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 194  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games I think this is a good book. I think some of the people who write these reviews are not the intended audience. I don't think this book was written for expert players. It's written for people who are beginners and want to start playing the game without being crushed in the...

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Ruy Lopez Exchange by Krzysztof Panczyk

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Author: Krzysztof Panczyk  |  Isbn: 9781857443899  |  File size: 19MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games Noted opening theoreticians Krzysztof Panczyk and Jacek Ilczuk explain the crucial strategies and tactics of the Ruy Lopez Exchange. Using model games for both White and Black, the authors provide a thorough schooling in the key ideas of both the fashiona Download book...

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Book of Vile Darkness

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Author: Monte Cook  |  Isbn: 9780786926503  |  File size: 12MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 191  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games This sourcebook for the Dungeons & Dragons game is intended for mature audiences and provides a Dungeon Master with unflinching access to subject matter that will broaden any campaign. Included in a detailed look at the nature of evil and the complex challenge of confronting the...

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Theory of Fun for Game Design

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Author: Raph Koster  |  Isbn: 9781449363215  |  File size: 106MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 300  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games Now in full color, the 10th anniversary edition of this classic book takes you deep into the influences that underlie modern video games, and examines the elements they share with traditional games such as checkers. At the heart of his exploration, veteran game designer Raph...

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English Four Knights (Chess Bks.)

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Author: Nigel Povah  |  Isbn: 9780713406696  |  File size: 14MB  |  Year: 1982  |  Pages: 194  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games English Four Knights (Chess Bks.) Download book...

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