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    1. Ishi Press (6)
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    1. DN - Descriptive (5)
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    Author(s)
    1. Alexander Kotov (2)
    2. Assiac (1)
    3. Burt Hochberg (1)
    4. David Bronstein (1)
    5. I.A. Horowitz (1)
    6. Irving Chernev & Fred Reinfeld (1)
    7. Mikhail Yudovich (2)
    8. Sam Sloan (1)
    9. Yuri Averbakh (1)
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      The Soviet School of Chess
      Catalog Code: B0090IS

      This book discusses the first Russian grandmasters and prominent masters, such luminaries as Mikhail Chigorin, Alexander Alekhine, Mikhail Botvinnik, Vasily Smyslov, Paul Keres, Alexander Kotov, Boris Spassky, Mikhail Tal, Alexander Tolush and many others. Also included is a section dedicated to the women players.
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      The Soviet School of Chess

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      The Soviet Chess School
      Catalog Code: B0132IS

      The Soviet Chess School has biographies and lots of games and pictures of players such as Kasparov, Karpov and Spassky whereas these players are not mentioned in the 32-years earlier work The Soviet School of Chess.
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      The Soviet Chess School

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      The Delights of Chess
      Catalog Code: B0148IS

      The book is filled with amusing anecdotes involving famous players, including Nimzowitsch, Botvinnik, Smyslov, Reshevsky and Lombardy.
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      The Delights of Chess

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      A History of Chess
      From Chaturanga to the Present Day
      Catalog Code: B0062RE

      In this book, the author, legendary Russian grandmaster Yuri Averbakh, presents a well-researched and documented theory about the origins, development and spread of this immensely popular game. In addition, over three dozen splendid color plates - presented on coated stock making the images suitable for framing - supplement his historical analysis.
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      A History of Chess

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      The Fireside Book of Chess
      A Multitude of Stories, Games, Articles, Quizzes & Anecdotes For All Devotees Of The Royal Game
      Catalog Code: B0203IS

      The Fireside Book of Chess is a huge grab bag, accenting the lighter side of chess. It is a reservoir into which the reader can dip to provide countless hours of relaxation and entertainment. Since it makes few demands on the reader, it is a virtually perfect gift for Christmas or any other time of the year. Messers. Chernev and Reinfeld have stuffed their grab bag with golden nuggets.
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      The Fireside Book of Chess

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      The Personality of Chess
      Inside the Spirit and Body of the World's Greatest Game
      Catalog Code: B0283IS

      Once the game of kings, chess now intrigues, fascinates, and experates millions of enthusiasts from all walks of life. What is it in the nature of this unique game that has appealed to so many people for so many centuries? What does this game mean for those who play in, and why does it interest even those who do not? Here are the answers in brilliant book that explains chess as a social, psychological, historical and dramatic phenomenon. Filled with unexpected humor and written in a language anyone can understand, The Personality of chess offers a vast amount of little known facts about the game, some in refutation of popular misconceptions, others boldly treading unexplored areas.
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      World Chess Championship Candidates Tournament Zurich 1953
      Catalog Code: B0285IS

      Whenever any grandmaster of chess is asked the question “Which chess book helped you the most” or “To what book do you most attribute your success”, the answer is almost always the same. All or almost all grandmasters say there is one book that stands above all others in leading to success over the board. The name of that book is: International Grandmasters Chess Tournament Zurich 1953 by David Bronstein, which is reprinted here under the more commonly used title of World Chess Championship Candidates Tournament Zurich 1953.
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      World Chess Championship Candidates Tournament Zurich 1953

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