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Schaken

Overview
Works: 133 works in 133 publications in 2 languages and 299 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Scribe, Instrumentalist
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Schaken
The powerful Catalan : a complete repertoire for white by Viorel Bologan( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Catalan is a solid yet flexible chess opening system that is popular on all levels. Both amateurs and top-level strategists such as Vladimir Kramnik and Vishy Anand employ this opening to put a lot of unpleasant pressure on Black. In The Powerful Catalan grandmaster Victor Bologan presents a complete repertoire for White that covers all of Black's responses. Also included are those variations where Black tries to steer the game into other openings like the Queen's Indian or the Tarrasch Defence. The book is classically structured (starting with the rarest variations before moving on to the m
Leningrad system : a complete weapon against 1 d4 : black repertoire by Stefan Kindermann( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chigorin Defence : 1.d4-d5 2.c4-Nc6 by Valery Bronznik( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The giants of strategy by Neil McDonald( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improve your chess tactics : 700 practical lessons & exercises by I︠A︡. I Neĭshtadt( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best advice for chess players who want to improve quickly is: get better at tactics! Because the vast majority of amateur games is decided through tactics you will immediately start beating more opponents when you improve your tactical skills. Improve Your Chess Tactics presents more than 700 decisive combinations from tournament practice and is a self-tutor and a sparring-partner in one. Experienced Russian chess master Yakov Neishtadt has selected those examples that have the biggest instructional value for club players. In the first part of the book Neishtadt teaches a systematic course o
Invisible chess moves : discover your blind spots and stop overlooking simple wins by Yochanan Afek( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WINNER: ChessCafe.com 2011 Book of the Year!Every chess player knows that some moves are harder to see than others. Why is it that, frequently, uncomplicated wins simply do not enter your mind? Even strong grandmasters suffer from blind spots that obscure some of the best ideas during a game. What is more: often both players fail to see the opportunity that is right in front of their eyes. Neiman and Afek have researched this problem and discovered that there are actually identifiable reasons why your brain discards certain ideas. In this book they clearly explain the psychological, positional
The Tarrasch defence by Jacob Aagaard( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beating 1. d4 sidelines by Boris Avrukh( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playing the French by Jacob Aagaard( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play 2. ... Nf6! in the Sicilian Nimzowitsch-Rubinstein system by Grigory Bogdanovich( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advanced chess tactics by Lev Psakhis( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Advanced Chess Tactics famous grandmaster Lev Psakhis explains how to use tactics to build an attack. The two-time former Soviet champion has written a profound yet accessible work. Psakhis helps the reader understand a complex subject by splitting it into separate themes, often by opening or structure. Psakhis also includes many puzzles to test the reader's new understanding."--Publisher description
A universal weapon, 1.d4 d6 by Vladimir Barskij( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Scotch game for white by Vladimir Barskij( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The safest Grünfeld : a complete repertoire for black by Alexander Delchev( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets of opening surprises( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Moscow & Anti-Moscow variations, an insider's view by Alexey Dreev( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French defence : a complete black repertoire by Nikita Vitiugov( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het geheim van de witte paarden by Henk Hokke( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in Dutch and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De jonge schakers Han en Paul mogen meespelen in een simultaanwedstrijd met de landskampioen. De voorbereidingen voor de wedstrijd worden verstoord door een inbraak in de nacht voor de grote dag
The Meran : & Anti-Meran variations : an insider's view by Alexey Dreev( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Petroff : an expert repertoire for black by Konstantin Sakaev( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Leningrad system : a complete weapon against 1 d4 : black repertoire
Alternative Names
Šakē

Šaķi

Sakiai

Sakiai (munisipyo)

Šakjaj

Schaken

Shaki

Shakyai

Shakyay

Szaki

Горад Шакяй

Шакяй

Шакі

Шакәй

שאקי (ליטא)

شاکیای

シャケイ

沙基艾

Languages
English (19)

Dutch (1)

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The giants of strategyImprove your chess tactics : 700 practical lessons & exercisesThe Tarrasch defenceSecrets of opening surprises