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SHOPWORN - The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White
A Complete, Sound and User-Friendly Chess Opening Repertoire Catalog Code: SWB0117NICThe Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White contains many improvements on existing opening theory and offers a good balance between narrative and variations.
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NIC Yearbook 33 - HARDCOVER EDITION Catalog Code: B0033HYBNew in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
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IMPERFECT Book Wooden Magnetic Travel Chess Set - SMALL Catalog Code: IMP-TRV-025A beautiful handcrafted Book Shaped Magnetic Travel Chess Set from The House of Staunton! It is crafted from Golden Rosewood & Maple and is the Strongest Magnetic Travel Set on the Market - You can turn the board upside down and the pieces will not move! It features a brass clasp that holds the book securely shut. When opened, the book reveals a magnetic Chessboard and Chessmen with luxurious blue foam fitted storage section. The travel chess set is 5.25" wide x 7.25" tall by 2.0" thick. This set has an overall footprint of 11 inches when opened flat.
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SHOPWORN - NIC Yearbook 108 - PAPERBACK EDITION
Alexander Grischuk - Mayhem in the Samisch King's Indian Catalog Code: SWB0108PYBNew In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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SHOPWORN - The Liberated Bishop Defence
A Surprising and Complete Black Repertoire Against 1. d4 Catalog Code: SWB0151NICIn many 1.d4 openings, Black has trouble getting his bishop on c8 into play. Former Russian Chess Champion Alexey Bezgodov presents a radical solution to this nagging problem; liberate your bishop right away and put it on f5 on the second move! Play 2...Bf5! against either 2.c4 or 2.Nf3 will surprise your opponent and is also a great way to support your development, because the bishop takes control of the important square e4.
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NIC Yearbook 31 - HARDCOVER EDITION Catalog Code: B0031HYBNew in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
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SHOPWORN - Opening Repertoire - The Caro-Kann Catalog Code: SWB0407EMThe Caro-Kann Defence remains a very popular option for Black at all levels of chess. It has always enjoyed a solid reputation, but if anything its popularity has increased in recent years with the realization that the Caro-Kann can also be employed with the intention of reaching sharp dynamic positions, rich in possibilities for both sides and with a guarantee of genuine counterplay for Black. In this book, the author presents the reader with a complete Caro-Kann repertoire, which is based primarily on her own repertoire she has used with success over many years at international level.
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SHOPWORN - NIC Yearbook 103 - HARDCOVER EDITION
Hou Yifan Triumphs in Sicilian Showdown with Judit Polgar Catalog Code: SWB0103HYB
Publisher: New In Chess
Author: New In Chess
Year of Publication: 2012 Pages: 248
Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)
Book DescriptionThe Chess Player's Guide to Opening News Forum
Readers from all over the world join in discussions on previous Surveys. Titled players, correspondence players and club players shed their light on opening developments and search for the truth together. With contributions by Viktor Moskalenko, Igor Stohl, Viacheslav Zakhartsov, Nenad Sulava, Ufuk Tuncer, and many others. Benjamin's Opening Takes
In his Opening Takes, Joel Benjamin shows how you can fight against over-prepared opponents, looking at Magnus Carlsen's practical approach in the London Classic and Tata Steel tournaments. Kuzmin's Harvest
In his new series, insider Alexey Kuzmin collects the most important recent novelties for Yearbook readers. This time the novelties are from the European Championship in Plovdiv. Book Previews and Reviews
In this section we present a sneak preview from The Modern French by Dejan Antic and Branimir Maksimovic. Our reviewer Glenn Flear notices a growing influence of subtitles in books like Ivan Sokolov's The Strategic Nimzo-Indian, Larry Kaufman's The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White, Alexander Delchev's The Modern Reti and Ruslan Scherbakov's the triangle system. Of course the insides of these books are even more important, and Flear is an expert in pointing out the highlights!
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ZMart Pro Digital Chess Clock Catalog Code: CLKDZMPROMade in the USA, the Zmart Pro Digital Chess Clock was designed from the ground up to offer that all chess players both demand and need. It is very easy to use - You can learn all of the features of the clock within a few minutes. II is great for anyone - fun for kids, classes, and clubs. With a sturdy metal case, low profile design, extremely large display and touch-sensor technology, it’s one of the finest chess clocks ever produced.
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NIC Yearbook 29 - HARDCOVER EDITION Catalog Code: B0029HYBNew in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
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SHOPWORN - A Ferocious Opening Repertoire Catalog Code: SWB0320EMFormer American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala presents a range of vicious weapons for White in a repertoire which is perfect for those who have little time for study, but enjoy taking opponents out of their comfort zones and causing them problems from the very beginning.
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SHOPWORN - NIC Yearbook 98 - HARDCOVER EDITION
Anish Giri - Killer in the Grunfeld with Both Colours Catalog Code: SWB0098HYBNew In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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NIC Yearbook 27 - HARDCOVER EDITION Catalog Code: B0027HYB
NIC Yearbook 27 - HARDCOVER EDITIONOur Price: $39.95
SHOPWORN - How to play against 1. d4 Catalog Code: SWB0314EMFinding a suitable defence to 1 d4 isn't an easy task, especially if you don't have endless time available to study all the latest theoretical developments. If you choose fashionable openings, it's imperative to keep pace with modern theory if you want to succeed with Black.
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SHOPWORN - Tactics Time 2
1001 Real Chess Tactics From Real Chess Games Catalog Code: SWB0150NICThe best way to improve at chess is to solve tactics puzzles. But why do regular tactics books make amateurs study master games? Is it useful for beginners to analyze games that are unreal for everyday chess players? YES! Tactics Time 2 presents 1001 fresh and instructive positions.
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SHOPWORN - Dynamic Chess Strategy
Expanded and Updated Catalog Code: SWB0095NICIn the battle of chess ideas, the publication in 1991 of Dynamic Chess Strategy was a defining moment. Before Mihai Suba's exceptional book, chess writers had neglected one of the most important factors of a chess position: its dynamic potential. Suba demonstrated that the traditional concept of improving the position was often static and irrelevant, and that classical strategy, if applied dogmatically, can prevent you from finding the right plan and its subsequent moves.
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NIC Yearbook 18 - HARDCOVER EDITION Catalog Code: B0018HYB
NIC Yearbook 18 - HARDCOVER EDITIONOur Price: $39.95
SHOPWORN - Trompowsky Catalog Code: SWB0258EMFrom relative obscurity to one of White's favorite queen's pawn openings, the rise in popularity of the Trompowsky Attack over the last decade or so has been quite staggering. Largely inspired by a group of English players headed by Julian Hodgson and Michael Adams, the "Tromp" has been enthusiastically taken up by club players and Grandmasters alike. Even the World number one Garry Kasparov has tried his hand at this dynamic opening.
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SHOPWORN - NIC Yearbook 112 - HARDCOVER EDITION
Radjabov Tops Carlsen in Epic King's Indian Fight Catalog Code: SWB0112HYB
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SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Middlegames
An Essential Guide to Pawn Structures Catalog Code: SWB0072NICStudy of this important book, with dozens of highly instructive and clearly explained games from the greats of chess, will enhance your middlegame skills and will let you understand why pawns are considered to be 'the souls of chess'.
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NIC Yearbook 8 - HARDCOVER EDITION Catalog Code: B0008HYB
NIC Yearbook 8 - HARDCOVER EDITIONOur Price: $39.95
SHOPWORN - Improve Your Endgame Play Catalog Code: SWB0216EMIn this ideal book for players wishing to improve their endgame play, grandmaster Glenn Flear explains the fundamental principles which must be mastered. Taking examples from his own games and those of other players, he shows how drawn positions can be converted into victories and lost positions saved at the last moment.
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SHOPWORN - Mayhem in the Morra
1... c5 Wiped Off the Map! - Sicilian Refuted! Catalog Code: SWB0065QTEsserman is the world's leading expert on the Morra Gambit and he shares all his secrets and many novelties in a lively witty style. The Morra leads to exciting gambit play, so some players decline the offer with 3...Nf6 - Esserman also shows how White can attack this cautious defence.
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SHOPWORN - Starting Out - Sicilian Sveshnikov Catalog Code: SWB0025EMThis book is a further addition to Everyman's best-selling Starting Out series, which has been acclaimed for its original approach to tackling chess openings. John Cox revisits the fundamentals of the Sveshnikov, elaborating on the crucial early moves and ideas for both sides in a way that is often neglected in other texts.
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SHOPWORN - Aron Nimzowitsch - 1928-1935
Annotated Games & Essays Catalog Code: SWB0136NICEvery chess player who is serious about improving his game, should study the lessons of Aron Nimzowitsch (1886-1935). 'My System' (published in 1925) and 'Chess Praxis' (1928) had tremendous impact and made Nimzowitsch one of the most influential chess thinkers of the 20th century. His books continue to be printed, sold and read to this day. Reinhardt’s collection starts where Nimzowitsch’s second volume Chess Praxis ends. It offers a unique view of the chess world of the late 1920s and 1930s, its top tournaments and the state of theory.
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SHOPWORN - Nimzo Larsen Attack Catalog Code: SWB0169EMThe Nimzo-Larsen Attack (1. b3) enables White to take his opponent out of his stride from the very first move. By avoiding the theoretical landmines of openings such as the Sicilian and King's Indian Defences, White is able to steer the game towards a pure battle of chess skill, rather than a test of memory. Furthermore, as the games of exponents such as Grandmaster Julian Hodgson have shown, the Nimzo-Larsen Attack often provokes an overreaction by Black, causing him to overextend his position and thereby leave himself open to an early knockout blow.This guide explains the basic elements, strategies and tactics for both sides. It provides everything you need to start playing the Nimzo-Larsen Attack straightaway and is an ideal battle manual for competitive players.
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SHOPWORN - Simple Chess
Mastering the Basic Principles Catalog Code: SWB0047EMIt'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 skilful 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.
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SHOPWORN - Accelerated Dragons Catalog Code: SWB0145EMMany players are attracted to the Dragon Sicilian, but are put off by the fierce mating attacks that White can launch. In the Accelerated Dragon, Black aims for an improved version, saving a move with his queen's pawn. If White tries to ignore the difference, Black's instant detonation of the centre will come as an unwelcome cold shower! The authors show that White's main reply, the Maroczy Bind, is not so fearsome as was once thought Black has many ways to break out, while quite often it is possible to manoeuvre around White's 'binding pawns' and show that they imprison White's pieces as much as they do Black's.
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SHOPWORN - The Killer Sicilian
Fighting 1.e4 with the Kalashnikov Catalog Code: SWB0398EMIn this book, opening expert Tony Rotella presents a Sicilian repertoire for Black, the backbone of which consists of the Kalashnikov Variation. The Kalashnikov is an ideal choice for those looking to take up the Sicilian.
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NIC Yearbook 34 - HARDCOVER EDITION Catalog Code: B0034HYB
NIC Yearbook 34 - HARDCOVER EDITIONOur Price: $39.95
SHOPWORN - Liquidation on the Chess Board
Mastering the Transition into the Pawn Endgame Catalog Code: SWB0149NICPawn endings do not arise out of nowhere. Before emerging as endgames with just kings and pawns, they 'pre-existed' in positions that still contained any number of pieces. Liquidation is the purposeful transition into a pawn ending. It is a vital technique that is seldom taught. Strange, because knowing when and how to liquidate can help you win games or save draws. In this book, former US Chess Champion Joel Benjamin teaches you all you need to know about successfully liquidating into pawn endgames.
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IMPERFECT Folding Wooden Magnetic Travel Chess Set - 10" Catalog Code: IMP-TRV-026A beautiful handcrafted Folding Magnetic Travel Chess Set from The House of Staunton! It is crafted from Golden Rosewood & Maple and is the Strongest Magnetic Travel Set on the Market - You can turn the board upside down and the pieces will not move! When unfolded, It features foam inserts to safely store the chessmen when not in use. 10" x 10" (Open) / 10" x 5" (Closed) - 2.125" King Height - 1.0" Squares
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SHOPWORN - Move First, Think Later - 3rd EDITION
Sense and Nonsense in Improving Your Chess Catalog Code: SWB0111NICMove First, Think Later shows a healthy distrust of accepted methods to get better at chess.
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SHOPWORN - Bologan's Black Weapons in the Open Games
How To Play For A Win if White Avoids The Ruy Lopez Catalog Code: SWB0147NICIf you are ready to play the Ruy Lopez with Black, you also need to be prepared if White avoids the Ruy. In this book Victor Bologan covers all relevant lines with a well laid-out, clearly explained and eminently playable set of responses. But Bologan's Black Weapons in the Open Games is not just another chess opening repertoire book. Bologan presents TWO different options against every main line: a common sense approach and an aggressive weapon. It’s actually two books in one
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NIC Yearbook 32 - HARDCOVER EDITION Catalog Code: B0032HYB
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SHOPWORN - The Killer Dutch Catalog Code: SWB0405EMIn this book, Williams examines the Classical Dutch in great depth. He also presents a complete repertoire for Black with the Dutch Defense, which is based on his own repertoire he has used successfully at grandmaster level for many years. As well as presenting the latest theory and revealing his new ideas in the key lines, Williams highlights the main tactical and strategic ideas for both sides and covers important issues such as move orders.
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