CHESS PUZZLES

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  1. Bruce Albertson (2)
  2. Bruce Pandolfini (1)
  3. Christian Kongsted (1)
  4. Daniel King (1)
  5. Eric Schiller (2)
  6. Eric Schiller (2)
  7. Fred Reinfeld (2)
  8. Fred Wilson (2)
  9. Graham Burgess (1)
  10. I.A. Horowitz (1)
  11. Jeff Coakley (2)
  12. John Nunn (2)
  13. John Shaw (1)
  14. Jon Speelman (1)
  15. Karsten Muller (2)
  16. Karsten Muller & Alex Markgraf (1)
  17. Lev Alburt (2)
  18. Maurice Ashley (2)
  19. Mikhail Krasenkov (1)
  20. Murray Chandler (1)
  21. Richard Palliser (3)
  22. Vlastimil Hort & Vlastimil Jansa (1)
  23. Zenon Franco (2)
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    Test your Chess with Daniel King
    Assess your chess strength with this test-yourself guide. In this instructive and entertaining book, based on the author's Chess Monthly column, Grandmaster Daniel King invites you to sit alongside the leading players in the world and predict their moves.
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    Test your Chess with Daniel King

    Catalog Code: B0004BT

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    303 Tricky Chess Puzzles
    Find the Decisive Winning Moves!
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    303 Tricky Chess Puzzles

    Find the Decisive Winning Moves!
    Catalog Code: B0043CZ
    Our Price: $12.95

    Beat the Grandmasters
    Can you Rise to the Challenge?
    This book pits readers against the grandmasters by placing them in real-game situations where there is a way to defeat a well-known player. Your task is to find the moves which lead to the defeat of some of the strongest players in the world. Quite often one move can change the course of the game, and calculating with precision at the right moment can mean the difference between winning and losing. Even if you have had a lost position for a long time, you may suddenly get the chance to turn things around if your opponent drops his guard for a moment.
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    Beat the Grandmasters

    Can you Rise to the Challenge?
    Catalog Code: B0120GB

    Regular Price: $14.95

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    1 Move Checkmates
    200 Instructive and Challenging Mates for Beginners!
    This great book for beginning players covers the most basic of all mates - the one move mate! Schiller presents different game positions where you must find the move that instantly wins the game. You'll learn how to make the final move with all the pieces - knights, bishops, rooks, pawns, queens and even the king. This great training tool is perfect for players new to the game of chess!
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    1 Move Checkmates

    200 Instructive and Challenging Mates for Beginners!
    Catalog Code: B0033CZ
    Our Price: $9.95

    Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids
    Winning Chess Puzzles For Kids is the perfect introduction to basic chess tactics for children ages 7 to 13. Full of imaginative drawings, this fun and instructive workbook combines standard chess problems with a variety of insightful chess-related puzzles.
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    Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids

    Catalog Code: B0026OB
    Our Price: $31.95

    Pandolfini's Chess Challenges
    111 Winning Endgames
    Here are 111 quirky, surprising and fun tactical chess problems to improve anyone's games. Designed to promote creativity and imaginative play, all of the problems are endgame miniatures, with seven or fewer pieces on the chessboard.
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    Pandolfini's Chess Challenges

    111 Winning Endgames
    Catalog Code: B0014RH
    Our Price: $9.95

    The Complete Chess Workout
    Train Your Brain with 1200 Puzzles!
    All top chess players agree that to keep your tactical muscles in shape it's imperative to continue training, and the easiest and most fun way to do this is by performing tactical exercises. Even solving a few puzzles for ten minutes each day can be of the utmost benefit for the aspiring player. But where can one find the required number of suitable puzzles to satisfy this demand?
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    The Complete Chess Workout

    Train Your Brain with 1200 Puzzles!
    Catalog Code: B0227EM
    Our Price: $29.95

    Jon Speelman's Chess Puzzle Book
    Jon Speelman is one of the most successful British chess-players of all time, and is renowned for the creativity of his play and his remarkable calculating ability. He is also an extremely experienced writer and chess coach. His personal selection of chess puzzles will infuriate, entertain, test and instruct chess-players of all levels.
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    Jon Speelman's Chess Puzzle Book

    Catalog Code: B0105GB

    Regular Price: $19.95

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    Chess Cafe Puzzle Book 2
    As most chess instructors and players know, it is much more difficult to teach and learn strategic concepts than tactics. In this program, German grandmaster Dr. Karsten Mueller will help you develop your strategic chessplaying skills.
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    Chess Cafe Puzzle Book 2

    Catalog Code: B0018RE

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price: $12.48


    Chess Training Pocket Book II
    320 Key Positions for Players of All Levels
    This book sharpens your game through examining 320 of the most important chess positions taken from games over the last 120 years. Organized by difficulty to aid players in preparing for their own competitive games, the book features instructive explanations, solutions, and tips conveniently displayed on facing pages.
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    Chess Training Pocket Book II

    320 Key Positions for Players of All Levels
    Catalog Code: B0015LV
    Our Price: $18.95

    John Nunn's Chess Puzzle Book
    Test and Improve your Over-the-Board Decision Making
    Most chess puzzle books put you in an artificial situation: you are told a combination exists, what the theme is and what you are required to achieve. This one is different. In a real game, a player may sometimes need to find a combination. On the other hand he may have to reject a tactical idea and simply find a good positional move. His task is to find the right move, whatever it may be.
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    John Nunn's Chess Puzzle Book

    Test and Improve your Over-the-Board Decision Making
    Catalog Code: B0111GB
    Our Price: $24.95

    Solitaire Chess
    Match Your Wits Against the Greatest Chess Masters
    This book enables the average chess player to match wits against the greatest masters of all time. The result is a book that is as instructive as it is entertaining.
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    Solitaire Chess

    Match Your Wits Against the Greatest Chess Masters
    Catalog Code: B0008IS
    Our Price: $19.95

    Totally Puzzled
    Hard & Easy, Rich & Rare, Old & New Puzzles
    Totally Puzzled is a collection of nearly 1000 old and new puzzles that will entertain you for days. Each puzzle is clearly presented with hints and a detailed solution. The puzzles range from fairly easy to extremely difficult, with sections on space, time, money, games, language, logistics, math, words, questions & enigmas. There is something for everyone. If you really love puzzles and you want a new and exciting challenge, this is the book for you!
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    Totally Puzzled

    Hard & Easy, Rich & Rare, Old & New Puzzles
    Catalog Code: B0085OB
    Our Price: $19.95

    The Quality Chess Puzzle Book
    The Quality Chess Puzzle Book starts with less difficult thematic combinations, then moves on to various scenarios where tactics arise such as in Endgames, Defence, Positions with Pawn Promotions and even the games of Vassily Ivanchuk, before ending with the appropriately named Brain Crushers, where the reader's challenge is made more realistic by puzzles where the crash-bang-wallop moment is a few moves in the future.
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    The Quality Chess Puzzle Book

    Catalog Code: B0041QT
    Our Price: $29.95

    The Giant Chess Puzzle Book
    1001 Brand New Chess Puzzles to Challenge and Entertain Players from Novices to Grandmasters
    Tactical skills are paramount in chess. More than anything else, a player's ability to find tactical solutions determines how successful he is over-the-board. No endgame scheme, opening idea or strategic plan, however brilliant a concept it may be, is of any value unless it is accurately calculated and implemented.

    The best way to develop tactical skills is to practice them by tackling new and challenging positions. This book provides a wealth of chess puzzles to test just about every facet of your tactical ability. It is very unlikely that even those who have read many other chess puzzle books will recognize more than a handful of these positions. Franco has searched recent events and used powerful computers to seek out previously unpublished puzzles, and has also drawn extensively upon Latin American sources that he has been scouring for brilliant examples over the last three decades.

    Following the pattern of Gambit's hugely successful Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book (by John Emms), the book begins with 100 relatively easy positions suitable for novices, and ends with 100 extremely tough puzzles, which provide a mind-bending challenge even for grandmasters. There are 1001 puzzles in all, including themed sections and graded tests, all with detailed computer-verified solutions and verbal explanations of the main instructive points.
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    The Giant Chess Puzzle Book

    1001 Brand New Chess Puzzles to Challenge and Entertain Players from Novices to Grandmasters
    Catalog Code: B0144GB
    Our Price: $26.95

    Chess Training Pocket Book
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 6
    This newly revised volume in the successful Comprehensive Chess Course sharpens and tightens your game through examination and study of the 300 most important chess game positions. The most important and instructive positions over the last 100 years arranged as challenges, with illuminating explanations and solutions.
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    Chess Training Pocket Book

    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 6
    Catalog Code: B0006LV
    Our Price: $17.95

    Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids - VOLUME 2
    Winning Chess Puzzles For Kids Volume 2 is a fun and instructive workbook for children ages 7 to 13. Full of imaginative drawings, it combines standard chess problems with a variety of insightful chess-related puzzles. Slightly more advanced than Volume 1, its aim is to further develop a student's tactical skills.
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    Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids - VOLUME 2

    Catalog Code: B0043OB
    Our Price: $31.95

    The ChessCafe Puzzle Book 3
    Test and Improve Your Defensive Skill
    One of the most important skills a chessplayer needs is the ability to defend a position that is under siege. In this third volume in the highly acclaimed, best-selling ChessCafe Puzzle Book series, International Grandmaster Karsten Mueller, along with International Master Merijn van Delft, examines and expounds upon the vital defensive concepts and techniques used to repulse enemy attacks.
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    The ChessCafe Puzzle Book 3

    Test and Improve Your Defensive Skill
    Catalog Code: B0042RE
    Our Price: $24.95

    1001 Deadly Checkmates
    Solve the Puzzles and Measure Your Skill!
    For all chess-players, from beginners to world champions, from kids to seniors, delivering checkmate is the greatest thrill the game has to offer. The ability to spot checkmates is a vital skill - and this easy-to-use book shows you how it is done. With the help of Grandmaster John Nunn, you will be ready to shock your next opponent with a deadly checkmate, whether in a school match, a club tournament - or even a championship game!
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    1001 Deadly Checkmates

    Solve the Puzzles and Measure Your Skill!
    Catalog Code: B0139GB
    Our Price: $24.95

    212 Surprising Checkmates
    With this instructive manual, players can learn to concentrate on one-, two- and three-move checkmates, focusing on their opponents' last moves and keeping alert to new possibilities, rather than getting blinded by previous calculations. Written by two experienced chess teachers, this volumes first 100 exercises concern checkmates in one move, while the remaining exercises represent game-like positions for checkmates in two and three moves.
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    212 Surprising Checkmates

    Catalog Code: B0053RE
    Our Price: $9.95

    The Gambit Book of Instructive Chess Puzzles
    Improve Your Chess with These 300 Carefully Selected Puzzles
    There is something here for everyone. The puzzles in the first two chapters are based on a clear-cut tactic or checkmate, such as those explained in Gambit's best-sellers How to Beat Your Dad at Chess and Chess Tactics for Kids. The endgame challenges highlight tactics and principles in action. In practice it is vital to defend resiliently and seek counterattacking chances – there is an innovative chapter on these rarely-covered themes as well as puzzles where the reader must decide how to punch home an attack.
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    The Gambit Book of Instructive Chess Puzzles

    Improve Your Chess with These 300 Carefully Selected Puzzles
    Catalog Code: B0177GB
    Our Price: $16.95

    Win at Chess
    New Algebraic Edition
    The 300 practical chess problems included here, taken from actual tournament play, contain scores of traps, sacrifices, mates, winning combinations, and subtle exchanges that will help sharpen players' eyes and test their skills against the masters.
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    Win at Chess

    New Algebraic Edition
    Catalog Code: B0051DV
    Our Price: $6.95

    The Chess Puzzle Book 4
    Mastering The Positional Principles
    Welcome to The Chess Puzzle Book 4! - It mostly deals with the important technical question of how to convert a static advantage. Topics include Prophylaxis, The Principle of Two Weaknesses, The Right Exchange, Domination, Do Not Rush, and Converting an Advantage. There are also many well-chosen exercises with comprehensive solutions to help guide and instruct the reader.
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    The Chess Puzzle Book 4

    Mastering The Positional Principles
    Catalog Code: B0061RE
    Our Price: $19.95

    Chess Puzzles for Kids
    100 Puzzles to Torment Your Brain Cells
    This chess puzzle super-challenge contains 100 fun positions to solve, ranging from encouragingly easy to mind-numbingly hard.
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    Chess Puzzles for Kids

    100 Puzzles to Torment Your Brain Cells
    Catalog Code: B0183GB
    Our Price: $16.95

    The Complete Chess Workout II
    Another 1200 Puzzles to Train Your Brain
    It’s time to start your chess training! This is the eagerly awaited follow-up to The Complete Chess Workout, Richard Palliser’s highly acclaimed chess puzzle book. Now he presents the reader with 1200 new puzzles, every one checked for accuracy by the latest computer engines.

    All top chess players agree that to keep your tactical muscles in shape it’s imperative to continue training, and the easiest and most fun way to do this is by performing tactical exercises
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    The Complete Chess Workout II

    Another 1200 Puzzles to Train Your Brain
    Catalog Code: B0360EM
    Our Price: $29.95

    SHOPWORN - The Complete Chess Workout II
    Another 1200 Puzzles to Train Your Brain
    It’s time to start your chess training! This is the eagerly awaited follow-up to The Complete Chess Workout, Richard Palliser’s highly acclaimed chess puzzle book. Now he presents the reader with 1200 new puzzles, every one checked for accuracy by the latest computer engines.

    All top chess players agree that to keep your tactical muscles in shape it’s imperative to continue training, and the easiest and most fun way to do this is by performing tactical exercises
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    SHOPWORN - The Complete Chess Workout II

    Another 1200 Puzzles to Train Your Brain
    Catalog Code: SWB0360EM

    Regular Price: $29.95

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    Chess Puzzles for Students
    This is a quiz based on very hard puzzles taken from master games, not from composed problems. Because of the difficulty and complexity of the puzzles, you score points just for getting the first move right. You do not have to see all the way to the end. At the end of the quizzes, you are rated based on how many you got right.
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    Chess Puzzles for Students

    Catalog Code: B0238IS
    Our Price: $18.95

    Pawn Mower - Deluxe Edition
    The Addictive New Puzzle ANYONE Can Solve
    Love puzzles and brain teasers? Ready for a challenge? Try this unique and challenging puzzle. The Deluxe Edition of Pawn Mower has over 200 of the most challenging puzzles EVER created by Grandmaster Maurice Ashley. It’s Pawn Mower on steroids. Do you dare?
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    Pawn Mower - Deluxe Edition

    The Addictive New Puzzle ANYONE Can Solve
    Catalog Code: B0082OB
    Our Price: $17.95

    Pawn Mower - Combo Edition
    The Addictive New Puzzle ANYONE Can Solve
    Love puzzles and brain teasers? Ready for a challenge? Try this unique and challenging puzzle. Featuring over 300 puzzles from the first three Pawn Mower magazines, Pawn Mower Combo Edition has everything you need to get hooked. Think you can capture seven pawns in seven moves?
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    Pawn Mower - Combo Edition

    The Addictive New Puzzle ANYONE Can Solve
    Catalog Code: B0081OB
    Our Price: $15.95

    Finding Chess Jewels
    Improve your Imagination and Calculation
    Grandmaster and renowned chess trainer Michal Krasenkow presents a treasure chest of puzzles designed to stretch the minds of all players. Imagination and calculation are two of the most important qualities of a chess player, and they are qualities which, with purposeful practice, can be developed significantly. As you analyse and solve more and more positions, your brain functions more efficiently, you are able to recognize and master additional tactical methods and patterns, and it becomes increasingly easier to solve similar types of positions.
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    Finding Chess Jewels

    Improve your Imagination and Calculation
    Catalog Code: B0380EM
    Our Price: $27.95

    EBOOK - Finding Chess Jewels
    Improve your Imagination and Calculation
    Grandmaster and renowned chess trainer Michal Krasenkow presents a treasure chest of puzzles designed to stretch the minds of all players. Imagination and calculation are two of the most important qualities of a chess player, and they are qualities which, with purposeful practice, can be developed significantly. As you analyse and solve more and more positions, your brain functions more efficiently, you are able to recognize and master additional tactical methods and patterns, and it becomes increasingly easier to solve similar types of positions.
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    EBOOK - Finding Chess Jewels

    Improve your Imagination and Calculation
    Catalog Code: E-B0380EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    The Best Move
    The Best Move is a collection of very hard Chess problems based on actual grandmaster games. The reader is asked who has the advantage and why. Points are awarded not only for getting the answer right, but for seeing deeply into the positions. These problems are based primarily on the games of Grandmaster Hort and Grandmaster Jansa. These are not the typical "White to play and Win" problems. rather, the reader is asked to decide who is better. These are very hard problems. Do not be surprised if you do any of them, or if you get them only by guessing.
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    The Best Move

    Catalog Code: B0253IS
    Our Price: $29.95

    Greatest 365 Chess Puzzles
    From Practical Games of 2012 - Part I
    There is one proven practice exercise that helps you improve chess ratings and stay in shape while having fun - chess puzzles. And what better than having the latest puzzles from the year 2012 by a top GM, and all that in one book!
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    Greatest 365 Chess Puzzles

    From Practical Games of 2012 - Part I
    Catalog Code: B0006EV
    Our Price: $25.95

    Greatest 501 Chess Puzzles
    From Practical Games of 2012 - Part II
    The book consists of 501 practical puzzles from the second part of the Year 2012, selected into 3 different groups: "easy", "medium", and "hard". At the end of the book you can check your tactical skills in a test format and also can enjoy the 10 most beautiful pearls of the given period.
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    Greatest 501 Chess Puzzles

    From Practical Games of 2012 - Part II
    Catalog Code: B0005EV
    Our Price: $25.95

    1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices & Combinations
    21st-Century Edition
    Enhance Your Tactical Weapons! 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices and Combination is the companion volume to Reinfeld's 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate. Of course each book can be taken on its own, but together they make a wonderful collection, and cover the full range of tactical chess. And they are now both available in 21st-century editions, using modern algebraic notation.
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    1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices & Combinations

    21st-Century Edition
    Catalog Code: B0072RE
    Our Price: $19.95

    Test Your Chess
    Grandmaster and renowned chess coach Zenon Franco provides a training course designed to help all aspiring players to improve their chess. During each lesson, you are invited to play a 'game' in which you try to find the best moves at all the important moments.
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    Test Your Chess

    Catalog Code: B0387EM
    Our Price: $29.95

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