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Pandolfini, Bruce

Overview
Works: 80 works in 196 publications in 3 languages and 7,057 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Dictionaries  Miscellanea  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Consultant
Classifications: GV1446, 794.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Bruce Pandolfini
 
Most widely held works by Bruce Pandolfini
Chess thinking by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For every chess player's library, Bruce Pandolfini has created the ultimate reference -- a visual dictionary of over 1,000 moves, rules, strategies, and concepts from algebraic notation to zugzwang. For the new player needing clarification on a certain position to the expert boning up on more obscure strategies, Chess Thinking covers the ABCs of chess as they've never been covered before. - Back cover
The chess book by Jane Sarnoff( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text accompanied by illustrations and diagrams introduces the rules and basic strategy of playing chess
The chess doctor by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines and describes 100 of the most common weaknesses that can afflict intermediate and advanced chess players and offers specific examples and diagrams for overcoming the problems
The winning way : the how, what, and why of opening stratagems by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let's play chess! : a step-by-step guide for beginners by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents chess fundamentals in numbered statements in graded sequence with 198 diagrams. An expert teacher of chess explains the basics
Beginning chess by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents three hundred chess problems for beginners, each of which requires no more than ten pieces on the board and can be solved in one move, covering eleven tactical themes including forks, pins, traps, and direct checkmates
Pandolfini's ultimate guide to chess by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With interesting, insightful notes on famous players and positions, as well as Pandolfini's personal thoughts on computer chess and the future of chess, this will be the benchmark title for chess players for years to come
Pandolfini's endgame course by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes a variety of endgames, discusses strategy, and looks at confrontations between unlike pieces
Weapons of chess : an omnibus of chess strategy by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written for beginning and intermediate players, Weapons of Chess is the first encyclopedia of chess strategies that doesn't rely on the usual baffling chess notation. There are no symbolic chess moves, no charts or sequences in chess notation: every move is explained in words. Arranged alphabetically for easy use and based mainly on pawn formation, the incredibly detailed and thorough entries in this book talk a player through dozens of common strategic dilemmas, such as "doubled pawn, " "bishops vs. knights, " and "hanging pawn pair." Diagrams illustrate the terms, first showing the basic position and then strategically moving to more complicated versions of it. Players will learn how to formulate plans once they have reached a middlegame, enabling them to make wiser strategic decisions after the first few moves of the game
Chess openings : traps and zaps by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 202 short chess openers, arranged by type and difficulty level, describing each one's central tactic and explaining how the loser in each scenario could have changed his strategy
The ABCs of chess : invaluable, detailed lessons for players at all levels by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the basic tactics and strategies of chess and offers tips on how to improve chess playing skills
Bobby Fischer's outrageous chess moves by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess target practice : battle tactics for every square on the board by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how to successfully attack an opponent's positions in chess
Pandolfini's chess complete by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kasparov's winning chess tactics : how he thinks, how he chooses by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Best of Chess life and review( Book )

in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More chessercizes : checkmate! by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three hundred checkmate exercises, arranged by degree of difficulty, include techniques to develop creative chess skills
Let's play chess! : a step-by-step guide for all first-time players by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents chess fundamentals in numbered statements arranged in graded sequence with 198 diagrams
Chessercizes by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses positions from actual matches to test the reader's grasp of chess strategy, including mating nets and attacks, forks, double attacks, pins, skewers, overloads, and promotions
Every move must have a purpose : strategies from chess for business and life by Bruce Pandolfini( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bruce Pandolfini American chess player

Bruce Pandolfini Amerikaans schaker

Pandolfini, ...

Брюс Пандольфини

بروس باندولفيني، 1947-

パンドルフィーニ, ブルース

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The chess doctorThe winning way : the how, what, and why of opening stratagemsBeginning chessPandolfini's ultimate guide to chessPandolfini's endgame courseWeapons of chess : an omnibus of chess strategyChess openings : traps and zapsThe ABCs of chess : invaluable, detailed lessons for players at all levels