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A dynamic program for improving memory and sharpening focus Each year, Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars on gym memberships, exercise equipment, and workout videos, all in the name of physical fitness. But what are they doing for their minds? In Dental Floss for the Mind, a leading cognitive scientist and a neurologist team up to offer you a complete program for improving memory and stimulating your mind. This interactive guide... more...

The quick and easy guide that shows players how to take their game to the next level and become a winner! 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... more...

Learn how to think like a chess grandmaster . . . in just a year! Become a better chess player with the help of International Grandmaster Andrew Soltis. Soltis has selected 365 instructive short games to analyze, step by step, and then arranged them as daily lessons for players who want to reach the next level but can't devote hours to study. Each one features test-yourself quizzes and chess diagrams for visual learners, while... more...


How Computers Learn to Play Games of Strategy This is book is for anyone who has ever tried to match wits with a computer in chess, bridge, or any other game requiring long-range strategy and studied decisions. If you're not a pro, chances are you've been defeated by a machine - and impressed at its uncanny ability to outmaneuver humans. In Computer Gamesmanship, David Levy, an International Chess Master and producer of intelligent computer games,... more...


Dangerous Book for Boys, The, by Iggulden, Conn and Hal Iggulden

Good escape rooms are made by thinking of the player experience first. Escape the Game covers all aspects of creating your escape room from scratch. The book is meant to inspire designers to think holistically and to think about their escape rooms as more than the sum of their parts. Includes a sample puzzle that you can use in your room! If you are thinking of opening an escape game or are wondering what goes on behind-the-scenes at an escape game... more...

Play chess? This is an essential book for anyone looking to improve their game. Understanding chess tactics makes you a better player, and this accessible A to Z guide explains the game’s key terms and jargon so you can put them into practice. From Castling to Zugzwang, from Underpromotion to Zwischenzug, the definitions are clear and informative. A large section features games from past chess masters and grandmasters that illustrate... more...

The Rotenberg Collection is one of the world’s largest archives of vintage erotica, with more than 20,000 erotic playing cards in its holdings—and Stacked Decks highlights the best of the best.   Within these pages, readers will discover illustrated cards dating back to 1835, dazzling pin-up portraits from renowned artists such as Gil Elvgren, cards with instructions for promoting a healthy marriage, oversized cards, miniature cards, round... more...

Garry Kasparov's 1997 chess match against the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue was a watershed moment in the history of technology. It was the dawn of a new era in artificial intelligence: a machine capable of beating the reigning human champion at this most cerebral game. That moment was more than a century in the making, and in this breakthrough book, Kasparov reveals his astonishing side of the story for the first time. He describes how it... more...