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    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

    Catalog Code: WIN0134CV
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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
    Catalog Code: DVD0035CL
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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

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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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    Improve Your Attacking Chess
    250 Puzzle Positions to Train Your King-Hunting Skills
    Checkmating the enemy king is the ultimate goal in chess. In this book Simon Williams helps readers to practice and improve their skills in this vital area of practical chess. A mating attack typically involves a build-up of forces, followed by an opening of lines, often involving a sacrifice
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    Improve Your Attacking Chess

    250 Puzzle Positions to Train Your King-Hunting Skills
    Catalog Code: B0030GB
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    Winning Chess Exercises for Kids
    This wonderfully entertaining book also happens to be quite effective. Everything any child will need to know about chess strategy and more is here in this book, which is well laid out and easy to follow. Part of the fun factor for kids is that the book is replete with cartoon images of chess characters to help make the learning experience more exciting.
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    Winning Chess Exercises for Kids

    Catalog Code: B0025OB
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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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    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

    Catalog Code: B0164IS
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    Chess King's Complete Chess Course - ALL 3 VOLUMES
    Volume 1: Chess opening Principles. Demonstrates that you don't need to try to memorize hundreds of openings variations as long as you play the opening by following common basic ideas. You'll learn all about fast development, centralization, mobility, and defense, all of which will help you get a good position which will lead directly into a playable middle game. 20 chapters, 90 minutes.

    Volume 2: Basic Tactics and Strategy. You'll discover a variety of tactical weapons that you could use over and over to win material and gain an advantage over your opponents. You'll also learn all about chess strategy, plans and formations that will provide you with a lasting edge. 27 chapters, 100 minutes.

    Volume 3: Endgames. When few pieces are left on the board, knowing the proper procedures can spell the difference between victory and defeat. 22 chapters, 45 minutes + bonus material.
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    Chess King's Complete Chess Course - ALL 3 VOLUMES

    Catalog Code: WIN00101112AK
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    How To Think Like a Grandmaster - Chess Lecture - Volume 1
    GM Eugene Perelshteyn earned his third GM norm and the title GM after sharing first place in the 2006 Foxwoods Open, He won the Samford Chess Fellowship in 2002, awarded to the top American Player under 25 years old earning $64,000, Eugene also led the Unversity of Maryland, Baltimore County to a few Pan American championships from 1998-2002.
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    How To Think Like a Grandmaster - Chess Lecture - Volume 1

    Catalog Code: DVD0001CL
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    Step by Step Training Guide - in 5 Steps, Beginner to 1600 - Chess Lecture - Volume 2
    GM Jesse Kraai currently resides in Berkeley, California. His most notable chess achievements are winning the Denker Tournament of High School Champions in 1989 and 1990, and competing in the U.S. Championship from 2002-2006.
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    Step by Step Training Guide - in 5 Steps, Beginner to 1600 - Chess Lecture - Volume 2

    Catalog Code: DVD0002CL
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    Strategic Decisions - Chess Lecture - Volume 3
    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
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    Strategic Decisions - Chess Lecture - Volume 3

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    Nimzo-Indian Patterns - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 46
    International Master Bryan Smith explains Nimzo Indian Defense strategies with real games. This hypermodern opening was developed by Grandmaster Aron Nimzowitsch who introduced it to master-level chess in the early 20th century. Unlike most Indian openings the NimzoIndian does not involve an immediate fianchetto, although Black often follows up with ...b6 and ...Bb7. By pinning White's knight Black prevents the threatened 4.e4 and seeks to inflict doubled pawns on White. White will attempt to create a pawn centre and develop his pieces to prepare for an assault on the Black position.
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    Nimzo-Indian Patterns - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 46

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    Pawn Endgames - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 47
    IM John-Paul Wallace and GM Jesse Kraai and IM David Vigorito analyze endgames with pawns.
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    Pawn Endgames - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 47

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    Simple Attacking Plans
    Novice players and amateurs of intermediate strength will benefit from the explanations of ideas and tips for practical play, all presented in an easy, conversational style. More experienced competitors will appreciate this book as a game collection featuring masterpieces of enterprising play – some of them never before published.
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    Simple Attacking Plans

    Catalog Code: B0094EU
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    Grandmaster Preparation - Positional Play - HARDBACK
    In Positional Play Jacob Aagaard shares his simple three-step tool of positional analysis that he has used with club players and famous grandmasters to improve their positional decision-making. Working from the starting point that all players who aspire to play at international level have a certain amount of positional understanding, Aagaard lays out an easy-to-follow training plan that will improve everyone's intuition and positional decision-making.
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    Grandmaster Preparation - Positional Play - HARDBACK

    Catalog Code: B0072QT
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    Grandmaster Preparation - Positional Play - PAPERBACK
    In Positional Play Jacob Aagaard shares his simple three-step tool of positional analysis that he has used with club players and famous grandmasters to improve their positional decision-making. Working from the starting point that all players who aspire to play at international level have a certain amount of positional understanding, Aagaard lays out an easy-to-follow training plan that will improve everyone's intuition and positional decision-making.
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    Grandmaster Preparation - Positional Play - PAPERBACK

    Catalog Code: B0079QT
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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

    Catalog Code: B0376EM
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