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Items 1 to 36 of 76

    Advanced Defense
    This course features about 400 exercises with large number of pieces in play. All exercises are taken from actual games. Find the only way to avoid checkmate! This course is for beginners and club players.
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    Advanced Defense

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    Positional Chess - Chess Lecture - Volume 35
    2 DVD Collection
    IM Valeri Lilov is a young chess talent from the small European country of Bulgaria. He currently resides in Varna, Bulgaria and works hard in the field of practical chess and chess pedagogy.
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    Positional Chess - Chess Lecture - Volume 35

    2 DVD Collection
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    A Modern Take on Nimzowitsch - Chess Lecture - Volume 43
    GM Jesse Kraai gives us a modern look at the strategy and tactics of Aron Nimzowistch. Aron Niemzowitsch ( November 7, 1886 – March 16,1935) was a Russian born, Danish leading chess master[and a very influential chess writer. He was the foremost figure amongst the hypermoderns. Nimzowitsch is considered one of the most important players and writers in chess history. His works influenced numerous other players, including Savielly Tartakower, Milan Vidmar, Richard Reti, Akiba Rubinstein, Brent Larsen and Tigran Petrosian.His influence is still felt today.
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    A Modern Take on Nimzowitsch - Chess Lecture - Volume 43

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    DOWNLOAD - Advanced Defense
    This course features about 400 exercises with large number of pieces in play. All exercises are taken from actual games. Find the only way to avoid checkmate! This course is for beginners and club players.
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    DOWNLOAD - Advanced Defense

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    Mastering Control of the Center - EMPIRE CHESS
    f you are a beginner chess player that is struggling to progress in your game, controlling the center might be your problem. This basic principle is frequently overlooked as beginner chess players find it easy to become caught in a trap of not knowing what to study, and in what order to study it in!
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    Mastering Control of the Center - EMPIRE CHESS

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    Winning Chess Strategy for Beginners - EMPIRE CHESS
    Chess Strategy is the most difficult step in the road to improvement for beginners, requiring a deeper understanding of chess than simply tactics. You can think of combinations as math equations with a given, concrete result that you can prove. But strategy is more like describing the variables in this math problem and how changes will affect all aspects of the surrounding environment.
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    Winning Chess Strategy for Beginners - EMPIRE CHESS

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    Play Positional Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS
    Understanding positional chess is one of the most difficult concepts for beginner chess players because there are no concrete rules that apply to any given position. There are general guidelines, such as avoid placing your pawns on the same color as your bishop, however there are always exceptions and every position is different.
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    Play Positional Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

    Catalog Code: DVD0028EP
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    The Art of Attacking Chess
    33 Inspiration and Instructive Masterpieces
    All chess-players love to play a smooth attacking game, flowing from start to finish, and sprinkled with spectacular ideas and sacrifices. However, few can do so regularly, and for most players, their collection of brilliancies missed far outweighs their creative successes. Innate talent plays an important role, but many of the skills needed for attacking chess can be learned by study and practice. Here, one of the world's most experienced annotators has selected 33 superb examples, and explained them in a way that strips away the mystery.
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    The Art of Attacking Chess

    33 Inspiration and Instructive Masterpieces
    Catalog Code: B0024GB
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    How to Crush Your Chess Opponents
    An Inspiring Guide for the Modern Attacker
    Simon Williams, one of Britain's most dynamic and aggressive chess-players, has selected his favourite attacking games from the modern era, and annotated them with an infectious zeal that will inspire and instruct. He takes us inside the decision-making process, explaining how each stage in an attacking concept is formed, and shows how top players spot the signs that indicate it is time to stake everything on an all-out assault. We also get insights into the role of intuition and calculation in both attack and defence
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    How to Crush Your Chess Opponents

    An Inspiring Guide for the Modern Attacker
    Catalog Code: B0025GB
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    Winning Chess Middlegames
    An Essential Guide to Pawn Structures
    Study of this important book, with dozens of highly instructive and clearly explained games from the greats of chess, will enhance your middlegame skills and will let you understand why pawns are considered to be 'the souls of chess'.
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    Winning Chess Middlegames

    An Essential Guide to Pawn Structures
    Catalog Code: B0072NIC
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    Chess Strategy for Club Players
    The Road to Positional Advantage
    In Chess Strategy for Club Players you will learn the basic elements of positional understanding, including pawn structures, piece placement, lead in development, open files, weaknesses, space advantage and king safety. You will master the art of converting a temporary plus into other, more permanent advantages. The author also explains what to do when, in a given position, the basic principles seem to point in different directions.
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    Chess Strategy for Club Players

    The Road to Positional Advantage
    Catalog Code: B0065NIC
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    Grandmaster Secrets - Counter-Attack
    A Step-By-Step Guide to Turning Defence into Victory
    Superb defensive technique is a hallmark of all great chess-players. With a few deft counterstrokes, they not only deflect what looked like an overwhelming offensive, but also expose the darker side of their opponent's build-up. Is this sheer black magic, or are these skills that ordinary players can develop?
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    Grandmaster Secrets - Counter-Attack

    A Step-By-Step Guide to Turning Defence into Victory
    Catalog Code: B0136GB

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    Mastering Positional Chess
    Practical Lessons of a Junior World Champion
    Mastering Positional Chess is a serious, but entertaining chess instruction book. Daniel started writing it when he realized that his lack of positional understanding was causing him to lose many games.
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    Mastering Positional Chess

    Practical Lessons of a Junior World Champion
    Catalog Code: B0088NIC
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    Find the Right Plan with Anatoly Karpov
    The legendary Anatoly Karpov has won over 250 Grandmaster tournaments, many more than any other player in chess history. His games are characterized by the gradual and patient pushing of an opponent back to the wall, before finally finishing him off with a deadly blow.
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    Find the Right Plan with Anatoly Karpov

    Catalog Code: B0109BT
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    Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 5
    Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player is the fifth volume in Grandmaster Lev Alburt's Comprehensive Chess Course series. Endorsed by world champion Gary Kasparov as revealing "the once-secret Russian method of chess training," this new edition has material on the 2006 Absolute World Championship match between Kramnick and Topalov.
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    Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player

    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 5
    Catalog Code: B0005LV
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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
    Catalog Code: B0042OB
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    Soviet Chess Strategy
    Soviet Chess Strategy is a collection of Suetin's finest writing. Suetin instructs the reader on all the key aspects of strategic play, including the centre, dynamism, accurate evaluation, attack and defence, and the relationship between strategy and tactics. It is not too late to become a pupil in the Soviet chess school!
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    Soviet Chess Strategy

    Catalog Code: B0038QT

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    Chess Blueprints
    Planning in the Middlegame
    Planning is critical to winning in chess. While other writers offer you thinking tools for building an effective plan, in Chess Blueprints: Planning in the Middlegame Nikolay Yakovlev gives you the bricks - the positional themes and patterns that you need to know in order to make use of those fancy tools. With 188 positions and 559 diagrams ranging from the classics to little-known gems of Russian chess, the author challenges you to form your own impression and then see how the masters honed in on the key elements to achieve victory, or neglected them and went down to defeat.
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    Chess Blueprints

    Planning in the Middlegame
    Catalog Code: B0054EU

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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
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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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    Dynamic Chess Strategy
    Expanded and Updated
    In the battle of chess ideas, the publication in 1991 of Dynamic Chess Strategy was a defining moment. Before Mihai Suba's exceptional book, chess writers had neglected one of the most important factors of a chess position: its dynamic potential. Suba demonstrated that the traditional concept of improving the position was often static and irrelevant, and that classical strategy, if applied dogmatically, can prevent you from finding the right plan and its subsequent moves.
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    Dynamic Chess Strategy

    Expanded and Updated
    Catalog Code: B0095NIC
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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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    SHOPWORN - Prepare to Attack

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    Grandmaster Chess Strategy
    What Amateurs can Learn from Ulf Andersson's Positional Masterpieces
    One of the most effective ways to improve your chess is to take a world class-player as your example. By collecting his games, studying his choices and examining his style, you will understand what made him rise to the very top. This is what Guido Kern and Jurgen Kaufeld have done with Swedish chess legend Ulf Andersson, a positional genius with a crystal-clear style, who rose to the number 4 spot of the FIDE world rankings.
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    Grandmaster Chess Strategy

    What Amateurs can Learn from Ulf Andersson's Positional Masterpieces
    Catalog Code: B0100NIC
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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

    Catalog Code: B0087IS
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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

    Catalog Code: B0086IS
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    Grandmaster Versus Amateur
    A multinational array of top grandmasters explain the difference in thinking between professional and amateur chess players, and how the amateur can bridge the gap. It usually takes at least a decade of sustained effort for even the most talented player to reach the grandmaster level - this book cannot guarantee to make the reader a chess grandmaster, but it is certainly a healthy nudge in the right direction.
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    Grandmaster Versus Amateur

    Catalog Code: B0054QT

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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

    Catalog Code: B0106IS
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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

    Catalog Code: B0105IS
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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

    Catalog Code: B0110IS
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    Isolani Strategy
    Strengths and Weaknesses of the Isolated Queen's Pawn
    In the present book, on the basis of numerous practical examples, the authors explain the methods of attack and defence in positions with an isolated d-pawn, from just after the opening to deep into the endgame.
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    Isolani Strategy

    Strengths and Weaknesses of the Isolated Queen's Pawn
    Catalog Code: B0082EU
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    Formation Attack Strategies
    The book also contains discussions about many attack philosophies, attack strategy and planning, identification and exploitation of weaknesses, and so much more.
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    Formation Attack Strategies

    Catalog Code: B0063OB
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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
    Catalog Code: B0136IS
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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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