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Emms, John

Overview
Works: 47 works in 148 publications in 3 languages and 1,453 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV1450, 794.122
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Emms
The mammoth book of the world's greatest chess games by Graham Burgess( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title includes the 125 greatest chess games of all time, selected, analysed, re-evaluated and explained by a team of British experts and illustrated with over 1,000 chess diagrams. Join the authors in studying these games, the cream of two centuries of international chess, and develop your own chess-playing skills - whatever your current standard. Instructive points at the end of each game highlight the lessons to be learned. Highlights include: Adolf Anderssen's 'Immortal' and 'Evergreen' games; Bobby Fischer's 'Game of the Century'; Boris Spassky's James Bond' Mating Combination; Nigel Short's 'Sadistic King March'; Deep Blue's historic first win over Garry Kasparov; Kasparov's flash of genius against Topalov; and, Indian wizard Anand's bamboozling of the Russian champion Kramnik. Learn how to attack, keep the initiative, and defend and counterattack. Learn about logical opening play, endgame strategy, psychological warfare, and how the great players think
Nunn's chess openings by John Nunn( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four expert authors share their knowledge of all chess openings, offering original analysis and reference tables that have been computer-checked for accuracy
Simple chess : mastering the basic principles by John Emms( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been said many times before that chess is an easy game to learn, but a difficult one to master. The game is full of difficult questions such as, "What do you do when your opponent is skillful enough to prevent both checkmate and material loss?" However, once the principal strategic ideas are recognized, then everything becomes much clearer and the game becomes much simpler. In this book Grandmaster and experienced chess writer John Emms provides the reader with the fundamental knowledge required to enter every game with confidence
Starting out : the Sicilian by John Emms( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering chess openings : building opening skills from basic principles by John Emms( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Emms argues that studying openings doesn't have to be hard work - it can be both enjoyable and enlightening. The key to successful opening play is not simply learning lines off by heart; instead it's the understanding of the basic principles, and here the reader is guided through the vital themes: swift development, central control and king safety. - Publisher
More simple chess by John Emms( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The survival guide to competitive chess by John Emms( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ultimate chess puzzle book by John Emms( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogen indeholder over 1000 opgaver fordelt i flere afsnit afhængigt af sværhedsgraden. Der er opgaver for de lettere øvede, og opgaver helt op til stormesterniveau
The Scandinavian by John Emms( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concise chess : the compact guide for beginners by John Emms( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting out : King's Indian attack by John Emms( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess choice challenge by Chris Ward( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting out : the scotch game by John Emms( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The survival guide to rook endings by John Emms( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most amazing chess moves of all times by John Emms( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting out : the queen's indian by John Emms( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting out : minor piece endgames by John Emms( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French Tarrasch by John Emms( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess software user's guide by Byron Jacobs( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play the open games as Black : what to do when White avoids the Ruy Lopez by John Emms( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.42 (from 0.23 for Nunn's che ... to 0.80 for The French ...)

Nunn's chess openings
Alternative Names
John Emms angielski szachista

John Emms britischer Schachspieler

John Emms Brits schaker

Эммс, Джон

ג'ון אמס

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Nunn's chess openingsSimple chess : mastering the basic principlesStarting out : the SicilianDiscovering chess openings : building opening skills from basic principlesMore simple chessThe survival guide to competitive chessThe ultimate chess puzzle bookThe Scandinavian