13581 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Has anyone read any of his books? I'm thinking of getting the Elements of Positional Evaluation for my nook and was wondering if it's worth $10.00.
I looked at his book The Improving Chess Thinker in Barnes and Noble last night and it seemed pretty interesting, but it was $20.00 for the paperback though....so not paying that.
His books are excellent.
Cool. I'll give him a try.
Is his style similar to Silman? Most people in my rating range are Silmanites and I would like to try a new wrinkle.
I used to read his online columns all the time.
I think the book you named is OK, but if anyone's considering buying some of Heismann's other books (the Tactics one, and the one with "trouble" in the title) on the Nook, be aware that the chessboard diagrams don't seem to be shown. (At least for the plain Nook, not sure about the Nook color.) I don't know why, I'm just glad the problem was evident already on the sample pages for at least one of those two titles.
I downloaded a Capablanca book on my nook and noticed that the boards weren't shown. Maybe that is a problem with the nook simple touch?
OsageBluestem, this kind of thing happens all the time with ereaders. It tends to be a problem with the pdf reading software that they use. I've had the same problem with my kindle on a few occasions. You may want to check if there are any software updates for your nook that may fix the issue.
9/30/2016 - Zohar Dror Vs. Daniel Perelman 2006, edited
by bishop1961 a few minutes ago
Apart from boxing, what else would combine well with chess?
by egoole 4 minutes ago
Greatest Attacking Chess Players Of All Time
by Senior-Lazarus_Long 5 minutes ago
King's Gambit - what not to do.
by jatait47 6 minutes ago
What is the best way to distract your opponent in over the board chess?
by egoole 7 minutes ago
never buy membership
by kaynight 7 minutes ago
Checkmate when it is not
by Mitchelstark 14 minutes ago
FREE 20-player Online "MK Simul" :)
by Electron17 30 minutes ago
Is chess a sport? Ending the debate
by Scottrf 40 minutes ago
by KID_Harish 41 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 Chess.com
• Chess - English
Try the new Chess.com!
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!