- Hunting the Castled King
Positional Chess Handbook
495 Instructive Positions from Grandmaster GamesThis complete guide, written by a grandmaster, can assist all players at every level in developing a more powerful strategic game. Spanning more than a century of chess, it presents examples on such themes as key squares, bad bishops, and pawn structures in ascending difficulty, with ample cross-references.
Positional Chess Handbook495 Instructive Positions from Grandmaster GamesCatalog Code: B0040DV
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How to Play the Belgrade GambitAfter 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.d4 exd4 5.Nd5 the author examines both the accepted and declined. This gambit has been reinvigorated by some new ideas and is fully playable. An excellent edition to your fighting arsenal.
How to Play the Belgrade GambitCatalog Code: CB0072CD
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Declining the Queen's GambitThis book provides a repertoire for Black with the ever-popular "Queen's Gambit Declined". Opening expert John Cox covers not one but two key options for Black. The Tartakower Variation is a sophisticated defence used successfully by world champions such as Kasparov, Karpov and Kramnik.
Declining the Queen's GambitCatalog Code: B0330EM
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How To Play the Winawer CountergambitThis dynamic gambit 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 e5 is played by top players. Both accepted and declined are covered. Dismissed by theory until quite recently, it has enjoyed a considerable renaissance in the 1990's. This book is a survey of the opening, with the largest collection of complete game from players past and present.
How To Play the Winawer CountergambitCatalog Code: CB0035CD
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SHOPWORN - Chess Software User's GuideIf you have just picked up this book, the chances are that you are the proud owner of a piece of chess software. Whether this is the latest release of a sophisticated database package or a playing program that came free with a magazine, then this book will help you make the most of it.
SHOPWORN - Chess Software User's GuideCatalog Code: SWB0304EM
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Contract Bridge Blue BookContract Bridge Blue Book is, without doubt, the most famous book on the Game of Contract Bridge ever written. It is a landmark work, mentioned in every book on the history of bridge. As a result of the success of this work, the Culbertson Bidding System was the most popular system the world. Ely Culbertson had a nationwide syndicated column on bridge that was carried in hundreds of newspapers daily.
Contract Bridge Blue BookCatalog Code: B0119IS
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SHOPWORN - Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME III
Kasparov vs. Karpov 1986-1987Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov are unquestionably the participants who featured in the greatest ever chess rivalry. Between 1984 and 1990 they contested five long matches for the World Championship. This 3rd volume of the 'Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess' series concentrates on the third and fourth matches in this sequence: London/Leningrad 1986 and Seville 1987. Both matches were tremendously exciting and hard fought and both produced chess of an extremely high level.
SHOPWORN - Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME IIIKasparov vs. Karpov 1986-1987Catalog Code: SWB0272EM
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Nunn's Chess Endings - VOLUME 1
The Definitive Work on Practical Endgame TacticsIn this major two-volume work, renowned endgame theoretician John Nunn teaches the skills that are most important to success in practical endgames. Going beyond standard texts, Dr Nunn shows how to apply knowledge of standard endgames to find the right methods in tricky real-life practical situations - even when they differ greatly from the idealized forms given by traditional endgame manuals.
Nunn's Chess Endings - VOLUME 1The Definitive Work on Practical Endgame TacticsCatalog Code: B0163GB
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Chess In Action
From First Attack to CheckmateThis is not your typical beginner's chess book! Written by longtime children's book author Paul Mantell, and International Master of Chess Dean Ippolito, Chess in Action effectively captures the excitement of the battle: the thrill of staying one step ahead of your opponent, of launching a surprise attack, of drawing your adversary into a trap.
Chess In ActionFrom First Attack to CheckmateCatalog Code: B0107BT
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The Complete KNSB Dutch Scholastic Chess Course
Includes All 10 BooksDeveloped by the Royal Netherlands Chess Federation(KNSB), and taught with soaring success throughout Europe, the Dutch KNSB Scholastic Chess Course is hailed as "the most innovative chess instructional program in the world"; and it is now available in the United States.
The Complete KNSB Dutch Scholastic Chess CourseIncludes All 10 BooksCatalog Code: B0000KNSB
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