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Schiller, Eric

Overview
Works: 131 works in 294 publications in 1 language and 4,086 library holdings
Genres: Rules  Encyclopedias  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: GV1450, 794.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eric Schiller
The official rules of chess : professional, scholastic & Internet chess rules by Eric Schiller( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of chess wisdom : the gold nuggets of chess knowledge : opening, middlegame, endgame, strategies, tactics, psychology, more by Eric Schiller( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The essential concepts, strategies, tactics, and thinking that evey chessplayer must know"--Cover
Standard chess openings by Eric Schiller( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World champion openings by Eric Schiller( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn the essential opening theory and moves of every major chess opening and variation as played by all the World Champions-and how to apply them to your own winning approach. The author analyzes and annotates crucial openings by the champions in full conceptual detail
The big book of chess by Eric Schiller( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An all-encompassing reference for beginning and intermediate players outlines ten key tactics using instructional examples, demonstrates fifteen basic checkmate plays, and offers additional game trivia and famous player profiles
Unorthodox chess openings by Eric Schiller( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete defense to queen pawn openings by Eric Schiller( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First chess openings : the best and easiest introduction to openings ever written by Eric Schiller( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beginner's guide explains how to open confidently and successfully, featuring an oversized and easy-to-read format filled with large-scale diagrams, explanations, and coverage of key concepts
100 awesome chess moves by Eric Schiller( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schiller has selected 100 of the most stunning moves to help readers--through game positions, examples and clear explanation of the concepts--improve their grasp of the game
7 steps to better Chess : a guide to immediately making you a better player by Eric Schiller( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Players of all levels learn how to improve their chess play by cutting down on tactical and strategic mistakes. Using examples from his own games, Schiller illustrates the types of errors typically found at each stage of chess development, from early scholastic games to professional encounters with grandmasters. In each case, Schiller shows how such errors can be overcome while at the same time showing how professional players can fall prey to the same problems as amateurs. Learn from the author's mistakes and you won't suffer the terrible fate that awaits most blunders!
Learn from Bobby Fischer's greatest games by Eric Schiller( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Killer chess tactics by Raymond Keene( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whiz Kids teach chess by Eric Schiller( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1 move checkmates : 200 instructive and challenging mates for beginners! by Eric Schiller( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide for beginner-level players outlines endgame strategies through a series of entertaining and easy-to-follow lessons, revealing how to establish a checkmate in a minimum of moves
639 essential endgame positions : the essential guide to closing out and winning games by Eric Schiller( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World champion tactics by Leonid Aleksandrovich Shamkovich( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The definitive guide to the concepts and secrets of chess tactics as played by the world champions"--Cover
World champion combinations by Raymond Keene( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survive & beat annoying chess openings : the open games by Eric Schiller( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gambit opening repertoire for black by Eric Schiller( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seize the initiative! Learn the secrets of seizing the initiative from White's hands, usually by investing a pawn, to begin powerful attacks that can send White to early defeat. Using the strategies here, it will be White that responds to your moves and your attacks, and White that hangs on for dear life against the force of your play. Play exciting, aggressive chess! If you like to play exciting no-holds-barred chess as Black, this versatile gambit repertoire shows you how to take charge with aggressive, attacking defenses against any orthodox first White opening move, 1.e4, 1.d4, and 1.c4, and against Flank and Unorthodox moves as well! Great for aggressive players. - Back cover
 
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The official rules of chess : professional, scholastic & Internet chess rules
Alternative Names
Eric Schiller American chess player

Eric Schiller Amerikaans taalkundige

Schiller, E.

Schiller, E. (Eric)

Languages
English (77)

Covers
Encyclopedia of chess wisdom : the gold nuggets of chess knowledge : opening, middlegame, endgame, strategies, tactics, psychology, moreStandard chess openingsWorld champion openingsThe big book of chessUnorthodox chess openingsComplete defense to queen pawn openingsFirst chess openings : the best and easiest introduction to openings ever written100 awesome chess moves