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Robertie, Bill

Overview
Works: 73 works in 200 publications in 1 language and 2,817 library holdings
Genres: Rules  Board games 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Bill Robertie
Harrington on hold 'em : expert strategy for no-limit tournaments by Dan Harrington( Book )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides poker strategies for every phase of tournament play, covering the early phase where the stakes are small to later tactics such as bluffing, flops, scare cards, playing shorthanded, loose games, and endgame play
Beginning chess play by Bill Robertie( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how to play and win at chess-- in just one reading!
Backgammon for winners by Bill Robertie( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Featuring: beginner's guide to playing; step-by-step explanations of all strategies; more than 100 easy-to-understand diagrams; winning strategies for club and tournament backgammon; powerful openings; dynamic and winning strategies; three sample games with move-by-move insights; how to annotate a backgammon game; advanced backgammon play"--Back cover
Winning chess tactics by Bill Robertie( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly updated and formatted, this complete guide to chess strategy fully explains each tactical concept in easy-to-understand language and includes diagrams, examples, and game situations so readers will understand the thinking behind the moves
501 essential backgammon problems by Bill Robertie( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This powerful classic by a two-time world champion teaches the expert and pro concepts used by world-class money players and champions! This comprehensive backgammon supercharges intermediate players with powerful concepts used by professional money players and champions! Readers learn everything from the general principles underlying expert play to advanced concepts like back play, holding games and one man back. Advanced strategic chapters cover connectivity, priming games, containment games, breaking anchor, action doubles, late game blitzes, post-blitz turnaround, ace point games, the concepts of profitable doubles and much more in the 31 hard-hitting chapters. With the help of hundreds of game-action diagrams 501 Essential Problems transform readers into thinking, aggressive pro-level players. A must-buy for every serious backgammon player!"--bookdepository.com
Winning chess openings : 25 essential opening strategies by Bill Robertie( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly formatted and updated to appeal to beginning and intermediate players this popular book, one of the best-selling chess opening books ever, has taught tens of thousands of beginning players the key concepts of the opening, the most crucial part of every chess game. Players learn the best opening moves from both Black's and White's perspectives. More than 25 essential openings are shown: King's Gambit, Center Game, Scotch Game, Giucco Piano, Vienna Game, Bishop's Opening, Ruy Lopez, French, Caro-Kann, Sicilian, Alekhine, Pirc, Modern, Queen's Gambit, Nimzo-Indian, Queen's Indian, Dutch, King's Indian, Benoni, English, Bird's, Reti's, and King's Indian Attack. Includes actual examples from 25 grandmasters and champions including Fischer, Kasparov and Spassky
Harrington on hold 'em : expert strategy for no-limit tournaments by Dan Harrington( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan Harrington won the gold bracelet and the World Champion title at the $10,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold 'em Championship at the 1995 World Series of Poker. And he was the only player to make it to the final table in 2003 (field of 839) and 2004 (field of 2,576) - considered by cognoscenti to be the greatest accomplishment in WSOP history. In Harrington on Hold 'em, Harrington and two-time World Backgammon Champion Bill Robertie have written the definitive book on no-limit hold 'em for
Winning chess openings by Bill Robertie( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Backgammon for serious players by Bill Robertie( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Robertie, the world's best backgammon player and only two-time champion. shows players what it takes to play like a world champion. This book for serious players shows how to play boldly, build primes quickly, and go for gammons, and also about killing numbers, doubling in the opening, duplication, creating shots, accepting doubles and lots more advanced strategies! Robertie includes five games by champions with move by move insighjts, powerful concepts used by the world's best players, master opening, middle, back game, and bearoff strategies, plus how to use the doubling cube to make money. Includes more than 100 easy-to-understand diagrams
Master checkmate strategy by Bill Robertie( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The goal of chess is to checkmate the opponents king, but to be successful, the player must know the basic combinations necessary to accomplish this. Easy to read and right to the point, Robertie's guide teaches readers all the essential mates and makes winning at chess easy
Backgammon for serious players : strategies from the world champion! by Bill Robertie( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring all-important opening strategies and replies; middle, end, and back game techniques; tournament strategies; and advanced doubling cube play, Backgammon for Serious Players is the one book backgammon enthusiasts need to play like a champion
Harrington on cash games : how to play no-limit hold 'em cash games by Dan Harrington( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic endgame strategy : kings, pawns & minor pieces by Bill Robertie( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Expert advice in easy-to-read charts and explanations shows you how to force winning positions into checkmates in the endgame, and even how to tturn drawn or lost positions into victories!"--Cover back
Basic endgame strategy : rooks & queens by Bill Robertie( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy endgame strategies by Bill Robertie( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the basic--and a few more intricate--checkmate moves players need to finish off opponents and win in one easy-to-use book from chess expert Bill Robertie. An excellent guide for novice players looking to improve their game, Easy Endgame Strategies outlines the fundamental checkmating principles and combinations necessary in chess victories. Using the King, Queen, and Rook, clearing the way for advancing pawns, making the King a weapon, laying traps, and many more techniques are described in this thorough, accessible volume that is sure to turn beginners into aggressive, successful players
Harrington on online cash games : 6-max no-limit hold 'em by Dan Harrington( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook to help readers master the online poker game which is a somewhat different game from that played in the world of casino games
How to win chess endgames : the secret to winning endgames using any combination of pieces by Bill Robertie( Book )

2 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bill Robertie, chess master and best-selling chess author, shows you how to win in the endgame using any combination of pieces: king and pawn, king and rook, bishop against knight, queen against two rooks--and many more"--Page 4 of cover
Harrington on modern tournament poker : how to play no-limit hold 'em multi-table tournaments by Dan Harrington( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to tournament poker from world champion Dan Harrington and poker expert Bill Robertie
Checkmates for winning chess player by Bill Robertie( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advanced backgammon by Bill Robertie( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Harrington on hold 'em : expert strategy for no-limit tournaments
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Beginning chess playBackgammon for winnersWinning chess tactics501 essential backgammon problemsWinning chess openings : 25 essential opening strategiesHarrington on hold 'em : expert strategy for no-limit tournamentsWinning chess openingsBackgammon for serious players
Alternative Names
Bill Robertie ajedrecista estadounidense

Bill Robertie American backgammon player

Bill Robertie Amerikaans schaker

Bill Robertie axedrecista estauxunidense

Languages
English (128)