Call +49 2867 8088 + 8089

We are pleased to assist you!

We're open for you

Open from Monday to Saturday

Free Shipping

From within Germany from 50 €

shopping cart
Your cart is empty

You have no items in your shopping cart.


Welcome to our newly designed online shop! Do you have any questions, comments or suggestions? Please feel free to send us an email to

The former web interface is still available.

Special offer

David vs Goliath Chess

236 pages, paperback, Batsford Chess, 1. edition 2016.

Incl. 7% Tax, excl. Shipping Cost
  • A fully comprehensive guide covering the aim of every chess player: how to beat a superior opponent.

  • Packed with tips and tricks, strategies and illustrative examples trom 50 of the best chess upsets in history, annotated in accessible and instructive language.

  • Popular chess author and International Grandmaster Andrew Soltis brings you the crucial techniques every chess player needs to know - perfect for players of all levels.

Chess history is littered with chess struggles where the weaker player has prevailed. Chess masters, even international Grandmasters, can be defeated by young and improving players who use the right techniques and proper attitude.

In David vs Goliath Chess, renowned chess writer Andrew Soltis takes you through 50 annotated games that show how weaker players have scored stunning upsets by overcoming a superior opponent's greater knowledge and experience. He gives tips on everything from the best psychological mindset to take on a strong player to studying your opponents past games, identifying weaknesses and identifying chess strategies he or she won't expect.

This is a great chess improver book that will benefit any regular chess player, including club players, giving the reader confidence to take on anyone at chess. International Grandmaster Andrew Soltis is the chess columnist for the New York Post. He is author of many books, including What it Takes to Become a Grandmaster , Your Kingdom for My Horse and Studying Chess Made Easy .

Language English
Author Soltis, Andrew
Publisher Batsford Chess
Edition 1.
Medium Book
Weight 330 g
Width 15.5 cm
Height 23.5 cm
Pages 236
ISBN-13 9781849943574
Year of Publication 2016
Binding paperback
Diagrams 220

004 Chapter One: It's Good To Be A David

020 Chapter Two: When Titans Fall

083 Chapter Three: All Hail the Unknowns

144 Chapter Four: One, But A Lion

175 Chapter Five: First Round Fearless

205 Chapter Six: Show Time

232 Index of Players

234 Index of Openings

David vs Goliath Chess