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Following Kaufman - August 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 214,310. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 181 chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White" are presented with a diagram for each move. Three Benko Gambit games are annotated and added at the end of the book. A link to the pgn for the games is available in the Introduction.
Following Kaufman - July 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 254,360. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 232 chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White" are presented with a diagram for each move. Three of the Grunfeld games are annotated and added at the end of the book. A link to the pgn for the games is available in the Introduction.
THIS DAY IN GAME SHOW HISTORY: 365 COMMEMORATIONS AND CELEBRATIONS, VOL. 1 (January through March)
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 93,350. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
This Day in Game Show History is a remarkable four-volume set chronicling the best stories—on camera and off—and the most noteworthy milestones for every day in the year.
Following Kaufman - June 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 139,240. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 112 chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White" are presented with a diagram for each move. There are four additional annotated Ruy Lopez Breyer Varation Indian games at the end of the book. A link to the pgn for the games is available in the Introduction.
Following Kaufman - May 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 208,810. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 172 chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White" are presented with a diagram for each move. There are four annotated Queen's Indian games at the end of the book. A link to the pgn for the games is available in the Introduction.
Designing Wargames - Introduction
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,420. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Designing Wargames introduces the play and design of classic hex-and-counter board wargames. Written as a textbook, Designing Wargames speaks to board and computer game designers, board game players, and designers of serious war games for historical and military study. George Phillies is a Professor in the WPI Program in Interactive Media and Game Dvelopment, with lectures visible on YouTube.
Following Kaufman - April 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 204,480. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 190 chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White" are presented with a diagram for each move. There are four annotated Queen's Gambit Declined Exchange games at the end of the book. A link to the pgn for the games is available in the Introduction.
Following Kaufman - March 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,240. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 77 recent master level chess games that are informative for the "Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" and presented with a diagram for each move. Includes three annotated Slav games this month.
Following Kaufman - February 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,980. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 78 recent master level chess games that are informative for the "Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" and presented with a diagram for each move. Includes three annotated Ruy Lopez games this month.
Following Kaufman - January 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 225,620. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 199 recent master level chess games that are informative for the "Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" and presented with a diagram for each move. I have annotated two Gruenfeld games this month.
How to Be a Poker Player: The Philosophy of Poker
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 92,870. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
In this groundbreaking book, you will discover the depths of strategy, psychology, and philosophy folded within poker. Haseeb Qureshi, retired world-class high stakes poker pro and instructor, takes you on a mental odyssey of rediscovering the game of poker from the inside out. A must-read for any pro or aficionado.
Following Kaufman - December 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 126,080. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 104 recent master level chess games that are informative for the "Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" and presented with a diagram for each move. Additionally, games 5 and 6 from the recent world chess championship are annotated and included.
Following Kaufman - November 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 161,520. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 136 master level chess games that are informative for the "Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" and presented with a diagram for each move.
Following Kaufman - October 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 310,320. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
"Following Kaufman - October 2013" is a digest of 321 recent master level chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" The games are ordered by ECO and presented with a diagram for each move, so the games can be followed without a chess set and relevant games are near each other. Adjusting the font size changes the size of the diagrams.
Tough Thursday Trivia; The Most Challenging Trivia You've Ever Read
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Quite simply the most challenging trivia you’ve ever tried. Pop culture, history, music, politics, sports all presented in 52 rounds to test your knowledge! 1325 questions that will present to you the greatest trivia hurdle you've attempted. It's a history lesson in every question!
Storie di scacchi ovvero gli scacchi nella letteratura italiana – I grandi autori italiani che hanno raccontato gli scacchi e la vita quotidiana dal medioevo al novecento
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Series: La grande letteratura italiana, Book 4. Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 76,510. Language: Italian. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Il nobile gioco degli scacchi è stato uno dei passatempi più in voga dal medioevo ai tempi moderni. Questo libro è fruibile da tutti quelli che amano la letteratura e la poesia italiane e se questi sono anche giocatori di scacchi, beh, allora il piacere della scoperta è rafforzato dall’esperienza personale.
100 Jeux Ludico ! : Votre Guide des Meilleurs Jeux Mondiaux de Cartes, de Dés, de Dominos et de Fléchettes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,260. Language: French. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
À notre époque il est important de trouver du plaisir dans des activités chez soi, simples et pas chères. Et quelle meilleure façon de s’amuser sans fin en famille à la maison que de revenir aux plaisirs simples des jeux de cartes, de dés, de dominos ou de fléchettes ? Cet e-book est votre guide idéal pour maîtriser les jeux de cartes, de dés, de dominos et de fléchettes les plus populaires… un
Modern Perspectives on Game Design
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 167,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Second Edition! The Second Edition of Phillies and Vasel's Contemporary Perspectives in Game Design, now with more material, more discussion problems, and a complete course syllabus from Phillies' university-level game design course.
Designing Modern Strategy Games
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
"Designing Modern Strategy Games" is the definitive textbook on game design. It offers rules descriptions, a synoptic analysis of design elements, recommendations of great game designers, more than 100 design projects, and an inspiring essay by Greg Costikyan. This, the second edition of Phillies and Vasel's 2006 text, includes three course plans from Phillies' college-level game design course.
Challenger: Roleplaying Game Core Rules
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Price: Free! Words: 124,120. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A new Challenger is here... This is a pen and paper tabletop roleplaying game, not a computer game. If you're looking for one of those, I'm afraid you'll have to look elsewhere. I highly recommend the dungeon-crawling German rogue-like "Lost Labyrinth" which is free to download and a purely awesome game. If you're interested in the RPG, you've come to the right place.