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The Life And Crimes of Norman Tweed WhitakerA chronicle of America's most notorious chess master based on many of his own papers. Includes a detailed story of his life, his loves, his cons, and his many chess experiences in a 60+-year career. along with 570 of his games (some with full notes). Much US chess history and some excellent photos are a notable part of the book. NOTE: This book won the Chess Cafe 'Book of the Year' award for 2000.
Shady SideThe Life And Crimes of Norman Tweed WhitakerCatalog Code: B0013CA
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**PRE-ORDER** Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 3
1993-2005Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov: Part III is the final volume in a major three-volume series made unique by the fact that it records the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chessplayer of all-time.
**PRE-ORDER** Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 31993-2005Catalog Code: B0392EM
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The Stress of Chess
...and its Infinite FinesseIn this memoir Walter Browne recounts his formative years, how he befriended and played Bobby Fischer in New York City, how he travelled the world, made his name and lived his life. He annotates his best chess games from over four decades, great attacking games full of sacrifices and fireworks, in a clear style that is accessible for amateur players.
The Stress of Chess...and its Infinite FinesseCatalog Code: B0113NIC
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The Story of Ray Robson, America's Youngest GrandmasterThe story of Ray Robson, America's Youngest Grandmaster, as told by his father, Dr. Gary Robson. In October 2009, Ray bested the previous records of such American greats as Bobby Fischer and Hikaru Nakamura, becoming the youngest GM-elect in American history at just 14 years old, two weeks before his 15th birthday. Gary discusses Ray's progression, from a tenacious beginner immediately drawn to the game to a rapidly-improving young Scholastic player, up through the path to earning the Master rating and finally to becoming a Grandmaster, the ultimate title of respect for a chess player.
Chess ChildThe Story of Ray Robson, America's Youngest GrandmasterCatalog Code: B0017OB
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Chess Heritage of A.A. Alekhine - VOLUME 2 - RUSSIAN EDITIONAlekhine has long earned a reputation not only a brilliant experience, but also the best chess writer and theoretician of the first half of 20th century. Alekhine's Games, which are shining examples of chess creativity, are provided with detailed notes.
This is the second volume of a two-volume biography of World Chess Champion Alexander Alekhine. This second volume is devoted to the art of the strategic concepts of the First Russian World Champion and his contribution to the theory and practice of chess endings.
Chess Heritage of A.A. Alekhine - VOLUME 2 - RUSSIAN EDITIONCatalog Code: B0213IS
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Four Decades of Chess AdventuresIn American Grandmaster, Benjamin takes the reader on a journey through chess adventures spanning more than thirty years. Tracing through his own career, from being a prodigy in the 'Fischer boom' era thorough to an experienced Grandmaster with many titles, Benjamin is in a unique position to highlight the major changes that have occurred both in US and international chess throughout the last four decades.
American GrandmasterFour Decades of Chess AdventuresCatalog Code: B0228EM
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Chess The Hard Way"Chess the Hard Way" is the autobiography of Daniel Abraham Yanofsky, who was not only Canada's first chess grandmaster buit was Canada's only grandmaster until the modern era. His career is remarkable. He was from a remote Indian town in Central Canada where there were no chess masters. Almost invariably, strong chess players only develop in places where there are strong players.
Chess The Hard WayCatalog Code: B0258IS
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The Princess of ChessThe chess world acknowledges that Judit Polgar is unique. She is the only woman able to compete on equal terms with the world's best grandmasters. In this book, Tibor Karolyi analyzes in-depth a large selection of Judit's exciting games, featuring wins against the leading contemporary chess players, including Garry Kasparov.
Judit PolgarThe Princess of ChessCatalog Code: B0038BT
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Meet the Masters
The Modern Chess Champions and Their Most Characteristic GamesMeet the Masters contains the biographies of the eight strongest players in the world at that time. It includes their histories, photographs, games and an analysis and critique of their playing styles. Each of these eight players had been invited to the historic tournament at AVRO 1938, regarded as the strongest chess tournament ever held prior to modern times. The eight players generally regarded as the strongest in the world were: World Champion Alexander Alekhine, former champions José Raúl Capablanca and Max Euwe, future champion Mikhail Botvinnik and challengers Paul Keres, Reuben Fine, Samuel Reshevsky and Salo Flohr.
Meet the MastersThe Modern Chess Champions and Their Most Characteristic GamesCatalog Code: B0112IS
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Alexander Alekhine - Master of AttackWhat separated Alexander Alekhine from the rest of his contemporaries? Why did he dominate the chess world for so long? The main reason was undoubtedly his brilliant attacking style of play. Alekhine had a combinative gift and thrilled the chess public and influenced every great chess player since. Garry Kasparov once said I fell in love with the rich complexity of his ideas at the chessboard. Alekhine's attacks came suddenly, like destructive thunderstorms that erupted from a clear sky.
Alexander Alekhine - Master of AttackCatalog Code: B0222EM
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