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Smith Morra Gambit Declined: Nf6
French Defense for Black
Test Your Chess Fantasy
My Best Games
Journal of a Chess Original
Nimzo-Indian with 4 Qc2
The Chess Traveller's Quizbook
The roaster of stars spanned generations, crossed political and economic boundaries, and included the women's World Champion, Xie Jun of China, and history's strongest African American chess player, Grandmaster Maurice Ashley of New York. Whether young or old, man or woman, communist or capitalist, there was someone for everyone.
These chmapions from the former Soviet Union, China, England, Germany, Norway, Switzerland and the United States vied for supremacy for two grueling weeks. They produced some of the finest fighting chess ever witnessed in this country, and their analysis of the games fill these pages. It was only fitting that such a competitive event was ultimately won by the greatest fighter of them all, Viktor Korchnoi.
San Francisco 1995 GM Invitational Tournament
Beginner's Guide to Winning Chess
The Polish Defense
This book does not attempt to teach any particular opening. Instead, Mednis presents principles of play which are applicable in every game which the reader might play, regardless of the particular opening variation involved.
International Grandmaster Edmar Mednis is recognized as an outstanding author of instructional chess books. He is a most reliable source of useful knowledge for improving one's chess game. This book will definitely elevate a players' success at chess.
King in the Opening, The - Mednis
Art of Mastering Chess - A Complete Course for Beginners, The
Dynamic Chess Openings - Keene (ACP)
This book tells the full story of this historic encounter, from the personalities, hype and controversies to the debates over computer intelligence and the future of chess. Every game is analyzed in detail and the earlier 1989 and 1996 matches between the two contestants are reviewed.
Man versus Machine: kasparov vs. Deep Blue is the definitive on-the-scene report that every chess enthusiast must read.
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Man versus Machine - Kasparov versus Deep Blue
The Semi-Slav is an opening complex which runs the gamut from tactical play (the Marshall Variation 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e5 3. Nc3 c6 4. e4 dxe4 5. Nxe4 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Qxd2 7. Bxb4 Qxe4+) to refined positional struggles (The Romih Variation 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e5 3. Nc3 c6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 Bb4.) In the past, such players as Botvinnik, Kotov, Najdorf, Reshevsky and Euwe debated its finer points. Today's Games all use it on a regular basis.
This book was written by IM John Donaldson and IM Jeremy Silman, two of the most well-respected authors in chess.
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Semi-Slav Defence - Non-Meran Variations
This is the type of book players need - detailed analysis and instruction in practical methods of playing to win or draw -- working from actual game positions that often defied the players' analysis during the progress of the game. Studying this book is a sure way of improving your endgame play - and your tournament scores! At the same time, you will be thoroughly entertained.
Questions and Answers on Practical Endgame Play
The World Chess Championship
Encyclopedia of Chess Endings II: Rook Endings, Part One
Winning Strategies for Single-table Poker Tournaments (D&B Poker)
Secrets of Sit 'n' Gos:
Winning Strategies for Short-Handed and Heads Up Play
Secrets of Short-Handed No Limit Hold'em:
Teaching Children Ages 5-14
Thinking with Chess
Morphy's Games of Chess
Lasker's Manual of Chess
Botvinnik - 100 Selected Games
An Introduction to Chess Moves and Tactics Simply Explained
Combinations - The Heart of Chess
1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices and Combinations
Classic Chess Problems by Pioneer Composers
Modern Chess Strategy
How to Play the Chess Opening
Brilliant sacrifices and combinations, either calculated in advance or played on the spur of the moment, give us thrills that cannot be equaled by any other aspect of the game. And, by a very fortunate coincidence, these brilliant strokes are just what we need to become first-rate players.
1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate
Technique in Chess
In addition to covering all of the games in both tournaments (and in the play-off in Portoroz), this book includes annotations by over 20 to-level grandmasters, including Korchnoi, Karpov, Meckling, Pulagayevsky, Hubner, Larsen, Taimanov, Bronstein, Keres and Smyslov. Complete with 269 diagrams and 35 photographs this is an outstanding tournament book of timeless value.
World Championship Interzonals: Leningrad 1973
Three Books in One - Open Games, Semi-Open Games & Closed Games
500 Master Games of Chess
This book covers the story of the Olympiad with 130 annotated games, nearly half of them annotated by Grandmasters, complete tables of team performances in both the preliminary and the final groups, tables of every individual result of every player and the results of all past Olympiads.
1974 Chess Olympiad