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Year of Publication
1998 2013 1998 to 2013
Author(s)
  1. Adam Hunt (2)
  2. Amatzia Avni (2)
  3. Angus Dunnington (2)
  4. Eric Schiller (2)
  5. Eric Schiller (2)
  6. Gary Lane (2)
  7. J.F.S. Rumble (1)
  8. Jacob Aagaard (1)
  9. Jacob Aagaard (1)
  10. James Plaskett (1)
  11. Johan Hellsten (3)
  12. Julian Hodgson & Lawrence Day & Eric Schiller (1)
  13. Leonid Shamkovich (1)
  14. Ludek Pachman (4)
  15. M. Blaine (1)
  16. Max Euwe (3)
  17. Neil McDonald (2)
  18. Sam Collins (2)
  19. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
  20. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
  21. Simon Kay (2)
  22. Todd Bardwick (1)
  23. Yasser Seirawan (2)
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Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (12)
  2. AN - Algebraic (11)
  3. DN - Descriptive (7)
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  1. Strategy (1)
Popular Book Series
  1. Move by Move (2)
  2. Starting Out (3)
  3. Winning Chess (3)
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    Creative Chess
    Most chess books aim to guide and instruct by offering principles, rules, schemes and theories. Creative Chess, on the other hand, has a quite different and original approach. It firmly maintains that every chessplayer, whether amateur or master, is capable of creating something new in chess. After a discussion of the characteristics and processes of creativity, 10 central concepts, such as unusual positioning and functioning of pieces, alertness to subtle differences, absurd moves, and flexibility, are presented with a wealth of truly amazing examples to encourage the reader to broaden the horizons of his chess thinking.
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    Creative Chess

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    SHOPWORN - Creative Chess
    Most chess books aim to guide and instruct by offering principles, rules, schemes and theories. Creative Chess, on the other hand, has a quite different and original approach. It firmly maintains that every chessplayer, whether amateur or master, is capable of creating something new in chess. After a discussion of the characteristics and processes of creativity, 10 central concepts, such as unusual positioning and functioning of pieces, alertness to subtle differences, absurd moves, and flexibility, are presented with a wealth of truly amazing examples to encourage the reader to broaden the horizons of his chess thinking.
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    SHOPWORN - Creative Chess

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    Excelling at Positional Chess
    Positional chess remains a mystery to many and yet an understanding of the finer points of the game so often makes the difference between two equally matched players. Improve your positional play and you will see chess in a totally new dimension! In this unique book, International Master Jacob Aagaard selects many original examples of positional chess, the creme de la creme of those that he uses for training and study.
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    Excelling at Positional Chess

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    EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess
    Positional chess remains a mystery to many and yet an understanding of the finer points of the game so often makes the difference between two equally matched players. Improve your positional play and you will see chess in a totally new dimension! In this unique book, International Master Jacob Aagaard selects many original examples of positional chess, the creme de la creme of those that he uses for training and study.
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    EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess

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    Starting Out - Attacking Play
    How to Set Up And Executive Decisive Attacks
    Attacking the opponent's king is one of the most exhilarating aspects of chess, but also one of the most difficult to master. Everyone loves a good old-fashioned king hunt, especially when it leads to checkmate, but often the pressure is very much on the aggressor-one false move and the attack can often fizzle out into less than nothing, leaving the attacker with an empty shell of a position.
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    Starting Out - Attacking Play

    How to Set Up And Executive Decisive Attacks
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    EBOOK - Excelling at Technical Chess
    Learn to Identify and Exploit Small Advantages
    The implication from the author is that the task of converting a typically winning position into a full point or converting a drawing position into half-a-point is relatively straightforward. However, as all of us practical players realise, it's not always a simple as this, and many hard-earned points are wasted through 'a lack of technique'. In this valuable book, Jacob Aagaard aims to solve this perennial problem. He arms the reader with several endgame weapons that every strong technical player has in his toolbox.
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    EBOOK - Excelling at Technical Chess

    Learn to Identify and Exploit Small Advantages
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    Starting Out - Defensive Play
    In this valuable and entertaining book, Angus Dunnington arms the reader with all the necessary skills to be able to cope with vicious assaults on his or her king. Using illustrative games, Dunnington investigates in depth defensive ideas such as blockading, giving up material and the timely launch of counterattacks. Read this book and defend with confidence!
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    Starting Out - Defensive Play

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    Winning Chess Strategies
    Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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    Winning Chess Strategies

    Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Catalog Code: B0195EM
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    EBOOK - Winning Chess Strategies
    Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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    EBOOK - Winning Chess Strategies

    Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
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    SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Strategies
    Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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    SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Strategies

    Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
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    SHOPWORN - Starting Out - Defensive Play
    In this valuable and entertaining book, Angus Dunnington arms the reader with all the necessary skills to be able to cope with vicious assaults on his or her king. Using illustrative games, Dunnington investigates in depth defensive ideas such as blockading, giving up material and the timely launch of counterattacks. Read this book and defend with confidence!
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    SHOPWORN - Starting Out - Defensive Play

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    Chess Strategy Workbook
    A Blueplrint for Developing the Best Plan
    A large-format, fun, comprehensive workbook and instruction book for children and adults ranging from those with a basic chess foundation up to the above-average tournament player. Chess Strategy Workbook teaches you to be observant and take your time to discover the clues in chess positions, introducing many of the strategies used by chess masters in a way that is fun and easy to understand.
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    Chess Strategy Workbook

    A Blueplrint for Developing the Best Plan
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    Mastering Chess Strategy
    Short Description for Mastering Chess Strategy - B0310EM
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    Mastering Chess Strategy

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    EBOOK - Mastering Chess Strategy
    Short Description for Mastering Chess Strategy - B0310EM
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    EBOOK - Mastering Chess Strategy

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    SHOPWORN - Mastering Chess Strategy
    Short Description for Mastering Chess Strategy - B0310EM
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    SHOPWORN - Mastering Chess Strategy

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    Prepare to Attack
    There's no escaping the fact: if you want to win chess games, you have to attack at some point. Many players are happy solving combinations in winning positions, when the hard work is already done, but the key to a successful attack undoubtedly comes much earlier. No-one can attack effectively if they haven't prepared properly, and yet planning in chess can be a difficult technique to master, even for experienced players.
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    Prepare to Attack

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    EBOOK - Prepare to Attack
    There's no escaping the fact: if you want to win chess games, you have to attack at some point. Many players are happy solving combinations in winning positions, when the hard work is already done, but the key to a successful attack undoubtedly comes much earlier. No-one can attack effectively if they haven't prepared properly, and yet planning in chess can be a difficult technique to master, even for experienced players.
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    EBOOK - Prepare to Attack

    Catalog Code: E-B0317EM
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    SHOPWORN - Prepare to Attack
    There's no escaping the fact: if you want to win chess games, you have to attack at some point. Many players are happy solving combinations in winning positions, when the hard work is already done, but the key to a successful attack undoubtedly comes much earlier. No-one can attack effectively if they haven't prepared properly, and yet planning in chess can be a difficult technique to master, even for experienced players.
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    Saving Lost Positions
    It is not always possible to win a game of chess by obtaining an advantage and then logically converting it into a win. In the games of average players the result is often in doubt until the last blunder and the more resourceful player will usually triumph.
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    Saving Lost Positions

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    Chess Strategy for Advanced Students
    The art of strategic planning is not easily acquired from most teaching materials, yet it is one of the most important aspects of practical play. In this book, positional factors have been approached, with examples showing how a certain specific weakness can be exploited by specific means. This book includes complete games where the strategic and positional factors are seen in the complex interplay of the middle game and end game.
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    Chess Strategy for Advanced Students

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    Judgement and Planning in Chess
    This is a basic book that teaches strategic planning in chess. Written by a former Chess Champion of the world, this book has as its basis an entirely novel idea which will help players over a real difficulty.
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    Judgement and Planning in Chess

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    The Logical Approach to Chess
    This has long been one of the standard books on basic chess strategy. It takes the player from the middle game of chess and shows how to take it to a favorable conclusion.
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    The Logical Approach to Chess

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    The Art of Positional Play in Chess
    Samuel Reshevsky is the ideal person to write a book on positional play because that was exactly the way he played: positionally. Reshevsky preferred to crush his opponents slowly, like a python, rather than to win with a blaze of tactics.
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    The Art of Positional Play in Chess

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    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 1
    Planning the Pieces
    The First volume of Ludek Pachman's great trilogy Complete Chess Strategy which first appeared in Czechoslovak and German. Planning the Pieces deals with the long term planning, handling and positioning of the individual chess pieces.
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    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 1

    Planning the Pieces
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    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 2
    Principles of Pawn Play and the Center

    Publisher: ISHI Press
    Author: Ludek Pachman
    Year of Publication: 2012 (Reprint) Pages: 185
    Notation Type: Descriptive (DN)


    Book Description Continuing his major work on strategy and tactics in modern chess, the internationalyl renowned Grandmaster, Ludek Pachman, now turns his attention to the play of the pawns and the achievement of control of the center squares. Though the pawns are the weakest pieces in chess, their importance in determining the character of the attack (and defense) and the development of strategic play cannot be underestimated. Pawns are essential to the protection of important squares and pieces. They are the best means of blockading enemy pawns and when correctly deployed, their advance can open vital files and diagonals, thereby creating weaknesses in the opposite position. Despite its limited power, the pawn has one special advantage over other pieces in that it can be promoted when it reaches the eighth rank; a successful pawn advance can completely change the balance of power and the outcome of a game. Pawns have aptly been described as "the soul of chess." Vital of chess mastery is a basic understanding of the importance of control of the center squares. The effectiveness of the pieces depend upon the strength of their position and center control creates a vital sapatial superiority. The effective play of the pawns and center control have been touched upon on other works, but seldom with the insight and lucidity revealed in this second volume of Pachman's masterwork.
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    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 2

    Principles of Pawn Play and the Center
    Catalog Code: B0139IS
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    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 3
    Play on the Wings
    In each of these books the need for understanding is emphasized: there are too many variations for any memory to store. The player must understand the basic principles involved and the typical positions or maneuvers that can arise.
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    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 3

    Play on the Wings
    Catalog Code: B0147IS
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    The Art of Defence in Chess
    Most players prefer to attack, resulting in defensive technique being the weakest part of their game. There are a number of methods of playing against an attacker, which include passive defense, simplification, blockade, stalemate, or a trap. Alternatively a player can defend actively or launch a counterattack.
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    The Art of Defence in Chess

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    Break the Rules!
    A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
    In this instructive and entertaining book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. Drawing upon his own experience and using examples from modern grandmaster chess, McDonald examines how to avoid stereotypical thinking, how to exploit typical thinking patterns, and how to confuse and beat opponents with surprising ideas.
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    Break the Rules!

    A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
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    EBOOK - Break the Rules!
    A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
    In this instructive and entertaining book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. Drawing upon his own experience and using examples from modern grandmaster chess, McDonald examines how to avoid stereotypical thinking, how to exploit typical thinking patterns, and how to confuse and beat opponents with surprising ideas.
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    EBOOK - Break the Rules!

    A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
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    SHOPWORN - Break the Rules!
    A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
    In this instructive and entertaining book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. Drawing upon his own experience and using examples from modern grandmaster chess, McDonald examines how to avoid stereotypical thinking, how to exploit typical thinking patterns, and how to confuse and beat opponents with surprising ideas.
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    SHOPWORN - Break the Rules!

    A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
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    Greatest Ever Chess Strategies
    Do you instinctively know what to do in every type of chess position or are you often uncertain about how to proceed? Wouldn't it be really useful to know the best chess strategies and to recognise when they should be used? In this book Sam Collins examines key games from both the classical and modern eras. He analyses the major strategic ideas that have stood the test of time and notes their considerable influence on his own games.
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    Greatest Ever Chess Strategies

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    SHOPWORN - Greatest Ever Chess Strategies
    Do you instinctively know what to do in every type of chess position or are you often uncertain about how to proceed? Wouldn't it be really useful to know the best chess strategies and to recognise when they should be used? In this book Sam Collins examines key games from both the classical and modern eras. He analyses the major strategic ideas that have stood the test of time and notes their considerable influence on his own games.
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    Strategy & Tactics in Chess
    In this book, the great Dutch World Champion, Dr. Max Euwe, discusses both strategy and tactics in chess, having special emphasis on the latter, to which about two-thirds of the book is dedicated. Tactics have been, comparatively speaking, neglected in chess literature, and it is therefore, interesting to find that five out of eight chapters of this book are devoted to combinations which are analyzed and classified.
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    Strategy & Tactics in Chess

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    Siciliian Defense:Grand Prix Attack
    The f4 Sicilian has become popular and feared because it avoids the frightening amount of knowledge required to play Open Sicilians. It is often not treated with the respect it deserves. The strategic aims are quite simple to understand: CHECKMATE. The first edition was written when the Grand Prix Attack was just becoming noticed by strong chess players. Now there are over 20,000 examples in the databases. Nevertheless, the opening remains based more on the ideas explained by authors Hodgson and Day than on “theory”.
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    Siciliian Defense:Grand Prix Attack

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    Pachman's Modern Chess Strategy
    Modern Chess Strategy by the well-known Czech Grandmaster and theorist Ludek Pachman, is widely recognized on the continent of Europe as the standard work on the middle-game.
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    Pachman's Modern Chess Strategy

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    Chess Strategy - Move by Move
    Want to improve at chess? Then you'll need to improve your understanding of chess strategy. You probably knew that already - but how to begin to study such a vast and seemingly complex subject? International Master Adam Hunt is a full-time chess teacher and is thus very familiar with this problem. His solution is to present an accessible and easy-to-read guide for club players and juniors. Hunt studies all the key components of chess strategy, including development, king safety, attack and defence, initiative, pawn play and much more. He examines not only grandmaster games but also those played by students, demonstrates model strategic play, identifies typical mistakes and explains how to avoid them. Move by Move provides an ideal platform to study chess
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    Chess Strategy - Move by Move

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