Beginning Chess

Winning Chess Openings (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by libr at Feb. 14, 2016
Winning Chess Openings (repost)

Yasser Seirawan, "Winning Chess Openings"
English | 2003 | ISBN: 1857443497 | 257 pages | PDF | 8,8 MB

Winning Chess Openings (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at March 3, 2013
Winning Chess Openings (repost)

Yasser Seirawan, "Winning Chess Openings"
2003 | ISBN: 1857443497 | 257 pages | PDF | 8,8 MB

Start every game with confidence!
The two greatest challenges for beginning chess players are not only to survive the openings phase, but also to choose appropriate attack and defence formations in the process. Winning Chess Openings shows players how to do both. In Yasser Seirawan's entertaining, easy-to-follow style, they are shown formations that can be used with other White or Black pieces.

Winning Chess Openings (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tot167 at July 9, 2010
Winning Chess Openings (repost)

Yasser Seirawan, "Winning Chess Openings"
Everyman Chess | 2003 | ISBN: 1857443497 | 257 pages | PDF | 8,7 MB

Samurai Chess: Mastering Strategic Thinking  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by mariashara at Feb. 17, 2008
Samurai Chess: Mastering Strategic Thinking

Michael J. Gelb and Raymond Keene, "Samurai Chess: Mastering Strategic Thinking Through the Martial Art of the Mind"
Walker & Company | English | ISBN: 0802713378 | 1998 | 256 pages | PDF | 5,5 Mb

An interesting book to a person how does Martial Arts and/or chess.

Winning Chess Openings (Winning Chess - Everyman Chess)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by mowmow at July 8, 2007
Winning Chess Openings (Winning Chess - Everyman Chess)

Winning Chess Openings (Winning Chess - Everyman Chess)
Everyman Chess | ISBN 1857443497 | 2003-10-01 | PDF |72 pages | 3.31 MB

Start every game with confidence! The two greatest challenges for beginning chess players are not only to survive the openings phase, but also to choose appropriate attack and defence formations in the process. Winning Chess Openings shows players how to do both. In Yasser Seirawan's entertaining, easy-to-follow style, they are shown formations that can be used with other White or Black pieces.
Etta James - Tell Mama (1968) [The Original Chess Masters, 1987]

Etta James - Tell Mama (1968) [The Original Chess Masters, 1987]
XLD | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 138 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 71 Mb | Scans included
Soul, Rhythm & Blues, Soul-Blues | Label: Chess | # CHD-9269 | Time: 00:30:10

Leonard Chess dispatched Etta James to Muscle Shoals in 1967, and the move paid off with one of her best and most soul-searing Cadet albums. Produced by Rick Hall, the resultant album boasted a relentlessly driving title cut, the moving soul ballad "I'd Rather Go Blind," and sizzling covers of Otis Redding's "Security" and Jimmy Hughes' "Don't Lose Your Good Thing," and a pair of fine Don Covay copyrights. The skin-tight session aces at Fame Studios really did themselves proud behind Miss Peaches.
Etta James - At Last! (1960) [The Original Chess Masters, 1987]

Etta James - At Last! (1960) [The Original Chess Masters, 1987]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 162 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 67 Mb | Scans ~ 55 Mb
Soul, Blues, Rhythm & Blues | Label: Chess, MCA | # CHD-9266 | Time: 00:28:55

After spending a few years in limbo after scoring her first R&B hits "Dance With Me, Henry" and "Good Rocking Daddy," Etta James returned to the spotlight in 1961 with her first Chess release, At Last. James made both the R&B and pop charts with the album's title cut, "All I Could Do Was Cry," and "Trust in Me." What makes At Last a great album is not only the solid hits it contains, but also the strong variety of material throughout. James expertly handles jazz standards like "Stormy Weather" and "A Sunday Kind of Love," as well as Willie Dixon's blues classic "I Just Want to Make Love to You." James demonstrates her keen facility on the title track in particular, as she easily moves from powerful blues shouting to more subtle, airy phrasing; her Ruth Brown-inspired, bad-girl growl only adds to the intensity. James would go on to even greater success with later hits like "Tell Mama," but on At Last one hears the singer at her peak in a swinging and varied program of blues, R&B, and jazz standards.

Chess Duels: My Games with the World Champions  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at April 25, 2018
Chess Duels: My Games with the World Champions

Yasser Seirawan, "Chess Duels: My Games with the World Champions"
2010 | pages: 435 | ISBN: 1857445872 | DJVU | 2,8 mb
Etta James - The Very Best Of Etta James: The Chess Singles (3CD) (2005)

Etta James - The Very Best Of Etta James: The Chess Singles (3CD) (2005)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 297.69 Mb + 290.37 Mb + 299.93 Mb | 02:41:53 | Covers
Soul-Jazz, Rock & Roll, Smooth Jazz | Country: USA | Label: Spectrum Music - 982 7041-4

Because of her blues-based comeback in the '90s, Etta James was thought of by the general public – if she was thought of at all – as a blues singer, but there was a good deal more to the picture than that, as this two-disc, 35-track set makes clear. In many ways, James resembled a female Ray Charles in her unerring ability to tackle (and sometimes combine) all of the strands of American popular music, from rock & roll to R&B, blues, country, gospel, jazz, and pure pop and soul, while still maintaining a distinct feel and sound that was all her own, and she did this throughout a five-decade career that is impressive for its consistency.

Combat Chess (1997)  Games

Posted by Lebedev30 at April 4, 2018
Combat Chess (1997)

Combat Chess (1997)
PC Game | Developer: Mind's Eye / Strategy First | 554.8 MB
Languages: Audio and text: English
Version GOG: 3.0 (19162)
Genre: Strategy - Turn-based - Chess