Search Results: ''

Search

×
×
×
×
4 results for ""
Halloween Gambit By Rob Escalante
Paperback: $13.99
Ships in 3-5 business days
The Halloween Gambit (1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nxe5), while not often played in a traditional tournament, is played at blitz games where the defender is not likely to figure all the subtleties... More > of the knight sacrifice in time. He will probably not be up to theory on the opening either, figuring his time is better spent on the usual, standard openings, which everyone else plays; convinced he is more likely to face these standard openings in any given game. It is for this reason we present 120 Halloween Gambit games. Not as much as it is sound, but because it is wild, unexpected, and quite fun to play, assuming you know the theory and your opponent does not.< Less
2000_Sozin_Miniatures By Rob Escalante
Paperback: $27.00
Ships in 3-5 business days
Need an aggressive system against the Sicilian? Introduced by Sozin, popularized by Fischer, and played by Grandmasters, correspondence players, OTB players, and computers, the Sozin is a sharp,... More > tactical, and forceful response to the Sicilian. With White’s bishop hitting Black’s weak point on f7, and able to castle either to the Queenside or the Kingside, White is ready to set up his attacks. This book of over 2000 short games, with over 250 additional games, 300+ diagrams, annotations, and opening indexes, this book provides a myriad of complete games to help you learn the system and avoid the traps that can ensnare both sides. The miniatures are easy to play over; no game is over 25 moves. Mr. Escalante earned his Candidate Master’s Title in 1992 and was the editor of Rank & File from 1995 to 1997. His games have appeared in Rank & File, The Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, Chess Life, and other publications.< Less
1000 Albin Miniatures By Rob Escalante
Paperback: $19.97
Ships in 3-5 business days
The Albin Counter Gambit is a risky opening, not only for Black, but also for White. This miniatures book of over 1200 games will show how to win quickly in this opening, and how to avoid being... More > mated in less than 25 moves. Use this book as a study for your correspondence game, to look up some of the nuances for your general chess study, as a refresher for your next big tournament game, or to simply enjoy this latest compilation of over 1200 miniatures. Tables at the end of the book give specific ECO and NIC opening codes so you can find even more games with this opening. Have Fun, Relax, Experiment, Enjoy (FREE!)!< Less
Scrabble By Rob Escalante
Paperback: $14.95
Ships in 3-5 business days
Looking for a good word? Or maybe a better one? This updated edition covers the following; (1) All two and three lettered words (2) Words using the high value tiles of J, Q (including words that... More > don’t take a U), X, and Z (including words with 2, 3, and even 4 Z’s in them). (3) Borrowed words from French (250 words), Spanish (250 words), Latin (200 words), Greek (150 words), Hebrew/Yiddish (450 words), German (175 words), Russian, Japanese, and even Hawaiian (4) Proper nouns that are allowed in Scrabble and WWF (5) Pluralized nouns that don’t use the usual S or ES suffixes (6) Strategies for when you have to turn in letters and for creating bingos. (7) Lists of acceptable words used Astronomy, Baseball, Chess, Computers, Currencies, Monsters, Movies, and more! All words in this book can be played in Scrabble, Super Scrabble, or Words With Friends, usually in all three games.< Less