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    Year of Publication
    1986 2013 1986 to 2013
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    1. Adrian Mikhalchishin (1)
    2. Alexander Ilyin-Genevsky (1)
    3. Geza Maroczy (1)
    4. John Hilbert (1)
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      Notes of a Soviet Master
      Translated by Bernard Cafferty from the original Russian edition of 1929. A small book, but a fascinating account of this prominent revolutionary's early chess career and Soviet chess in the 1920s buttressed by fifty of his games from his entire career including his immortal sacrificial win over Capablanca (then reigning World Champion).
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      Notes of a Soviet Master

      Catalog Code: B0014CA

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      Shady Side
      The Life And Crimes of Norman Tweed Whitaker
      A 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.
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      Shady Side

      The Life And Crimes of Norman Tweed Whitaker
      Catalog Code: B0013CA
      Our Price: $48.95

      Fighting Chess with Magnus Carlsen
      This book presents detailed annotations to 64 of Carlsen's best games, together with a description of his career. Also examined are the deficiencies from which he suffered as a young player, and how he overcame these on his way to the top.
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      Fighting Chess with Magnus Carlsen

      Catalog Code: B0018OE
      Our Price: $29.95

      Paul Morphy
      Translated by Robert Sherwood from the 1909 edition published in Germany. Maroczy was the strongest player who ever annotated all of Morphy's games and thus to non-German language readers, it should be of special interest, especially since the standards for analytical notes were far higher even in 1909 than were accepted when these games were played.
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      Paul Morphy

      Catalog Code: B0023CA
      Our Price: $49.95

      Fighting Chess with Hikaru Nakamura
      This is the very first book to focus exclusively on Hikaru Nakamura, the greatest American chess player since the legendary Bobby Fischer.
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      Fighting Chess with Hikaru Nakamura

      Catalog Code: B0019OE
      Our Price: $29.95

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