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    1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Mongoose Press
    Year of Publication
    2009 2010 2009 to 2009
    Author(s)
    1. Alexandra Kosteniuk (1)
    2. Frisco Del Rosario (1)
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    1. FAN - Figurine (2)

      Capablanca - A Primer of Checkmate
      Jose Raul Capablanca is renowned for his exquisite positional play and flawless endgame technique. But "The Chess Machine" was also a master of that other way to deliver mate: the attack on the enemy king. In this groundbreaking work, award-winning chess coach and author Frisco Del Rosario shines a long-overdue light on this neglected aspect of Capablanca's record. He illustrates how the Cuban genius used positional concepts to build up irresistible king hunts, embodying the principles of good play advocated by the unequaled teacher, C.J.S. Purdy.
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      Capablanca - A Primer of Checkmate

      Catalog Code: B0055EU

      Regular Price: $19.95

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      Diary of a Chess Queen
      Women's World Chess Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk chronicles her rise to the top of the chess world in this introspective autobiographical work. Drawing from personal diaries kept during her youth, Kosteniuk takes the reader from the very dawn of her career as a child star in Russia, through triumph and disappointment, and finally to the pinnacle of success on the black-and-white battlefield.
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      Diary of a Chess Queen

      Catalog Code: B0044EU

      Regular Price: $24.95

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