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The Game of Chess By Nicolae Sfetcu
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Chess (the "Game of Kings") is a board game for two players, which requires 32 chesspieces (or chessmen) and a board demarcated by 64 squares. Gameplay does not involve random luck;... More > consisting solely of strategy, (see also tactics, and theory). Chess is one of humanity's more popular games; it is has been described not only as a game, but also as both art and science. Chess is sometimes seen as an abstract wargame; as a "mental martial art".< Less
The Game of Go By Arthur Smith
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The Game of Go by Arthur Smith, first published in 1908. This book is intended as a practical guide to the game of Go. It is especially designed to assist students of the game who have acquired a... More > smattering of it in some way and who wish to investigate it further at their leisure. Go (Chinese: weiqi, Japanese: igo, Korean: baduk, Vietnamese: cờ vây, common meaning: "encircling game") is a board game for two players that originated in China more than 2,500 years ago. The game is noted for being rich in strategy despite its relatively simple rules. According to chess master Emanuel Lasker: "The rules of Go are so elegant, organic, and rigorously logical that if intelligent life forms exist elsewhere in the universe, they almost certainly play Go."< Less
Play Hive Like a Champion: Strategy, Tactics and Commentary By Randy Ingersoll
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>>> SPECIAL FEATURE: Foreword written by John Yianni, designer of Hive. Hive is a fun, simple, award winning, abstract board game based around an insect theme. Using over 300 illustrations... More > taken from more than 100 actual games, this book demonstrates strategy and tactics (both elementary and advanced) that will surely turn you into a Hive Master! Written by Randy Ingersoll, the 2011 Online Hive Champion, this book covers tactics ranging from elementary ones like 'The Pin' and 'The Cover' to more complex ones like 'The Hop Around' and 'The Two Beetle Attack.' Read this book and your Hive playing skills will no doubt improve.< Less
Play Hive Like a Champion: Strategy, Tactics and Commentary By Randy Ingersoll
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>>> SPECIAL FEATURE: Foreword written by John Yianni, designer of Hive. Hive is a fun, simple, award winning, abstract board game based around an insect theme. Using over 300 illustrations... More > taken from more than 100 actual games, this book demonstrates strategy and tactics (both elementary and advanced) that will surely turn you into a Hive Master! Written by Randy Ingersoll, the 2011 Online Hive Champion, this book covers tactics ranging from elementary ones like 'The Pin' and 'The Cover' to more complex ones like 'The Hop Around' and 'The Two Beetle Attack.' Read this book and your Hive playing skills will no doubt improve. >>> PDF version is in 8.5" x 11" format and suitable for printing and binding.< Less
Shibumi Rule Book By Cameron Browne, Nestor Romeral Andres
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The Shibumi set is the simplest and most elegant of game systems, yet it hides surprising depth. This book introduces the system, its philosophy and mechanisms, and describes the complete rules for... More > over 30 games. These include the best entries from the Shibumi Challenge game design contest, along with several solitaire puzzles and multi-player games.< Less
Margo Basics By Cameron Browne
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Margo is an abstract strategy game in which balls stack upwards to surround enemy groups and capture them. It's like Go but with some interesting 3D twists: groups can build over enemy groups to... More > escape, and pinned balls survive capture to remain active as zombies... and zombies are dangerous! This book gives a comprehensive introduction to the game, including its rules, tactics and known strategies, and presents several annotated games and puzzles by way of example. This electronic version is formatted in a "pocket" size ideal for small screens.< Less
Margo Basics By Cameron Browne
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Margo is an abstract strategy game in which balls stack upwards to surround enemy groups and capture them. It's like Go but with some interesting 3D twists: groups can build over enemy groups to... More > escape, and pinned balls survive capture to remain active as zombies... and zombies are dangerous! This book gives a comprehensive introduction to the game, including its rules, tactics and known strategies, and presents several annotated games and puzzles by way of example. This edition is "pocket" size, which fits conveniently in most pockets and the official Margo Samurai bag.< Less
Play Hive Like a Champion: Second Edition By Randy Ingersoll
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>>> SPECIAL FEATURE: Foreword written by John Yianni, designer of Hive. Second Edition has 38 pages of new material! This includes a chapter on the latest expansion bug, The Pillbug, a new... More > chapter entitled 'Bug Placement' and additions to five existing chapters. Hive is a fun, simple, award winning, abstract board game based around an insect theme. Using over 300 illustrations taken from more than 100 actual games, this book demonstrates strategy and tactics (both elementary and advanced) that will surely turn you into a Hive Master! Written by Randy Ingersoll, the 2011 Online Hive Champion, this book covers tactics ranging from elementary ones like 'The Pin' and 'The Cover' to more complex ones like 'The Hop Around' and 'The Two Beetle Attack.' Read this book and your Hive playing skills will no doubt improve.< Less
Play Hive Like a Champion, Second Edition By Randy Ingersoll
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>>> SPECIAL FEATURE: Foreword written by John Yianni, designer of Hive. Second Edition has 38 pages of new material! This includes a chapter on the latest expansion bug, The Pillbug, a new... More > chapter entitled 'Bug Placement' and additions to five existing chapters. Hive is a fun, simple, award winning, abstract board game based around an insect theme. Using over 300 illustrations taken from more than 100 actual games, this book demonstrates strategy and tactics (both elementary and advanced) that will surely turn you into a Hive Master! Written by Randy Ingersoll, the 2011 Online Hive Champion, this book covers tactics ranging from elementary ones like 'The Pin' and 'The Cover' to more complex ones like 'The Hop Around' and 'The Two Beetle Attack.' Read this book and your Hive playing skills will no doubt improve.< Less
Play Hive Like a Champion: Second Edition By Randy Ingersoll
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>>> SPECIAL FEATURE: Foreword written by John Yianni, designer of Hive. Second Edition has 38 pages of new material! This includes a chapter on the latest expansion bug, The Pillbug, a new... More > chapter entitled 'Bug Placement' and additions to five existing chapters. Hive is a fun, simple, award winning, abstract board game based around an insect theme. Using over 300 illustrations taken from more than 100 actual games, this book demonstrates strategy and tactics (both elementary and advanced) that will surely turn you into a Hive Master! Written by Randy Ingersoll, the 2011 Online Hive Champion, this book covers tactics ranging from elementary ones like 'The Pin' and 'The Cover' to more complex ones like 'The Hop Around' and 'The Two Beetle Attack.' Read this book and your Hive playing skills will no doubt improve.< Less