CHESS TACTICS

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  12. David Levy (1)
  13. Dejan Bojkov (1)
  14. Emmanuel Neiman (2)
  15. Eric Schiller (2)
  16. Eric Schiller (2)
  17. Eugene Znosko-Borovsky (1)
  18. Franco Masetti (1)
  19. Garry Kasparov (2)
  20. Gary Lane (1)
  21. Heinz Brunthaler (1)
  22. Iakov Damsky (1)
  23. Iakov Damsky (1)
  24. Igor Sukhin (2)
  25. Irving Chernev & Fred Reinfeld (1)
  26. Ivan Sokolov (1)
  27. Jacob Aagaard (4)
  28. Jacob Aagaard (4)
  29. James Plaskett (3)
  30. Jennifer Shahade (1)
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  39. Lev Alburt (3)
  40. Lev Psakhis (1)
  41. Lou Hayes (1)
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  43. Max Euwe (1)
  44. Maxim Blokh (1)
  45. Mikhail Tal (1)
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  49. Roberto Messa (1)
  50. Roman Pelts (1)
  51. Rudolf Spielmann (1)
  52. Sahovski (1)
  53. Sam Palatnik (2)
  54. Simon Williams (2)
  55. T.D. Harding (1)
  56. Tim Brennan & Anthea Carson (1)
  57. Timothy Taylor (2)
  58. Valeri Beim (1)
  59. Victor Henkin (1)
  60. Vladimir Georgiev (1)
  61. Vladimir Vukovic (2)
  62. Yakov Neishtadt (1)
  63. Yasser Seirawan (3)
  64. Yochanan Afek (1)
  65. Yuri Averbakh (1)
  66. Zenon Franco (2)
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  1. FAN - Figurine (53)
  2. AN - Algebraic (22)
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Topics
  1. Opening (1)
  2. Strategy (1)
  3. Tactics (7)
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  1. Comprehensive Chess Course (2)
  2. Starting Out (2)
  3. Winning Chess (3)
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  1. GM Alex Ipatov (1)
  2. GM Damien Lemos (7)
  3. GM Daniel Naroditsky (1)
  4. GM Jesse Kraai (2)
  5. GM Karsten Muller (1)
  6. GM Leonid Kritz (1)
  7. GM Maurice Ashley (1)
  8. GM Maxim Dlugy (1)
  9. GM Rafael Leitão (1)
  10. GM Timur Gareev (1)
  11. GM Victor Mikhalevski (1)
  12. IM David Vigorito (1)
  13. IM Valeri Lilov (5)
  14. NM Dana Mackenzie (4)
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    Tactical Motifs 1 - Chess Lecture - Volume 40
    LM Dr. Dana Mackenzie is a USCF Life Master, a PhD mathematician, and an award-winning mathematics, science journalist and author. LM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-72 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985 & 1987, he became a master in 1988. Mackenzie now lives in Santa Cruz, CA and runs a chess club for kids at the local library. His passion for chess and his enthusiasm for teaching is unmistakable.
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    Tactical Motifs 1 - Chess Lecture - Volume 40

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    Tactical Motifs 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 41
    LM Dr. Dana Mackenzie is a USCF Life Master, a PhD mathematician, and an award-winning mathematics, science journalist and author. LM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-72 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985 & 1987, he became a master in 1988. Mackenzie now lives in Santa Cruz, CA and runs a chess club for kids at the local library. His passion for chess and his enthusiasm for teaching is unmistakable.
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    Tactical Motifs 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 41

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    Tactical Motifs 3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 42
    LM Dr. Dana Mackenzie is a USCF Life Master, a PhD mathematician, and an award-winning mathematics, science journalist and author. LM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-72 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985 & 1987, he became a master in 1988. Mackenzie now lives in Santa Cruz, CA and runs a chess club for kids at the local library. His passion for chess and his enthusiasm for teaching is unmistakable.
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    Tactical Motifs 3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 42

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    Decision Making - Chess Lecture - Volume 44
    M David Vigorito gives an overview of what to do when a game goes outside theory, beyond tactics and you are over the board and on your own. Over a series of three example games he delves into what the considerations are on the board and how to make decisions.
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    Decision Making - Chess Lecture - Volume 44

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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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    Chess Tactics of the Grandmasters - EMPIRE CHESS
    Beginner chess players win and lose with tactics. It is just that simple for the beginner chess player. If you are not constantly looking for tactical opportunities to win material, gain space, or to seize the initiative, you are not playing good chess. The best chess players win by forcing moves, which are moves that threaten tactics and make your opponent react.
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    Chess Tactics of the Grandmasters - EMPIRE CHESS

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    Play Aggressive Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS
    If you are not playing aggressive chess, you are not playing good chess. The game is just that simple! I have beat many players that are much higher rated than me and should be better than me, but I played more aggressively. If you come out swinging from the very first moves in a game, constantly striving to create threats and place pressure on your opponent you are going to be playing winning chess.
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    Play Aggressive Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

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    How to Attack Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS
    The secret to winning chess games is very simple – YOU MUST ATTACK! If you like to open passively and slowly build a strong defensive position, you are playing bad chess! To win games in chess, you must be attacking. You can’t wait your opponent to make a mistake because that is not going to win you any games! The best players in the world try to create at least one threat with every single move; why can’t beginner chess players do the exact same thing?
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    How to Attack Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

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    How Grandmasters Defend Tough Positions - EMPIRE CHESS
    In this chess DVD, GM Damian Lemos stresses the importance of paying attention to the underlying balance of the position and to remain alert to the changing dynamics of any position and be ready to adapt and change to a more solid, defensive posture.
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    How Grandmasters Defend Tough Positions - EMPIRE CHESS

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    Insane Chess Sacrifices - EMPIRE CHESS
    If you want to win more games, you have to attack your opponent and can not be scared to sacrifice to break through with an attack. There are an overwhelming variety of sacrifices and reasons for making sacrifices – you could give up a pawn to seize the initiative or gain space, you could sacrifice an exchange to change the dynamic of a position, or you could make a positional sacrifice by allowing doubled, isolated pawns but gaining a dangerous attack against your opponent’s king.
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    Insane Chess Sacrifices - EMPIRE CHESS

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    Mastering the Positional Sacrifice - EMPIRE CHESS
    The positional sacrifice is one of the hardest concepts to learn in chess because it requires a profound understanding of the game. Many beginner and intermediate players vastly overemphasize the importance of material in chess, failing to utilize the massive benefits that a positional sacrifice can bring.
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    Mastering the Positional Sacrifice - EMPIRE CHESS

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    How Grandmasters Attack - EMPIRE CHESS
    If you want to be a strong chess player, you have to constantly attack your opponents! The best players in the world strive to make a threat with every single move, consistently applying pressure and creating problems that their opponents are forced to solve. Chess has evolved substantially in the past 100 years and to succeed in today’s game, you must be thoroughly dedicated to attacking chess.
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    How Grandmasters Attack - EMPIRE CHESS

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    Winning Chess Games in the Opening - EMPIRE CHESS
    The opening is the most critical phase in chess. If you are an extremely aggressive player, from the very first moves striving to place pressure on your opponent – you will thrive in the opening and achieve great positions early in your games. However if you are a passive player and prefer to build a solid position before creating threats against your opponent’s position, you will never achieve good positions in the opening because your opponent will have a free reign to seize the initiative and start attacking you
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    Winning Chess Games in the Opening - EMPIRE CHESS

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    Winning Chess Tactics For Juniors
    84 One- Two- and Three-Move Combinations for the Developing Chessplayer
    In our modern era in which many chess opening and middlegame positions are guided by sophisticated stratagems, the iron fist of tactical blows is still inevitably the final arbiter of the result.
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    Winning Chess Tactics For Juniors

    84 One- Two- and Three-Move Combinations for the Developing Chessplayer
    Catalog Code: B0003HY
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    Chess Target Practice
    Battle Tactics for Every Square on the Board
    No matter where your opponent lands his piece on the board, Chess Target Practice will teach you how to successfully attack his position. By analyzing each and every square, Bruce Pandolfini helps players learn the appropriate tactics to zero in on the target and move in for the kill. Because different positions necessitate different attack plans, this one-of-a-kind strategy book offers tactics for each of the squares on the board.
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    Chess Target Practice

    Battle Tactics for Every Square on the Board
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    Attack with Mikhail Tal
    The legendary Mikhail Tal was the finest ever exponent of attacking chess. His all-out sacrificial style took him all the way to the World Championship title. Dogged by ill-health, Tal's reign was a short one, and he was never able to regain his crown, but Tal remained an outstanding player right up to his death in 1992. His departure has taken away one of the chess world's most charismatic figures; a player who excited chess passions wherever he went.
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    Attack with Mikhail Tal

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    Chess Combinations of the World Champions
    You are going to enjoy this book as the author gives entertaining quotes, little known facts, or tips before each chapter. Then you are challenged by the great combinations(that everyone of you should learn from). Only now collected in one book. Steinitz through Kasparov are your teachers. The author writes: "It is no coincidence that the world chess champions were all extremely gifted in their ability to accurately execute a combination. One of the best ways that a player can efficiently improve is to practice finding combinations. This book contains 363 combinations played by the world champions and will provide the reader with many hours of study. The positions range in difficulty and will be challenges to chess players of all playing strengths."
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    Chess Combinations of the World Champions

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    Chess Tactics for the Tournament Player
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 3
    The third book in Grandmaster Lev Alburt's Comprehensive Chess Course series. The first two volumes used only materials that worked well in the former U.S.S.R. This book contains hundreds of strikingly beautiful positions arranged by difficulty and designed to sharpen the tactical recognition and vision of experienced players anywhere.
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    Chess Tactics for the Tournament Player

    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 3
    Catalog Code: B0003LV
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    Sharpen Your Tactics
    1125 Brilliant Sacrifices, Combinations, and Studies
    SHARPEN YOUR TACTICS is a chess tactics training book and is for every class of chess player. The examples are rated by difficulty and the problems gradually become more difficult as you move through the book, leading you into the world of high-level chess tactics.
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    Sharpen Your Tactics

    1125 Brilliant Sacrifices, Combinations, and Studies
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    Test Your Chess IQ - First Challenge
    Russian chess trainer Livshitz, who has had extensive experience teaching a wide range of players from novices to masters, presents here a course for developing your combinational skill, based on the recognition of tactical motifs. As you work your way through this carefully graced series of tests, themes such as 'diversion,' 'interference,' 'X-Ray,' and many more will become an integral part of your chess armoury, to be employed in your own games. Solving these positions will not only provide many hours of pleasure but will also enable you to test - and improve! - your chess IQ.
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    Test Your Chess IQ - First Challenge

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    The King in Jeopardy
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 4
    This chess classic has been praised by players and teachers alike. Lev Alburt, Grandmaster of Chess and three-time US chess champion, presents and analyzes the attack and defense of the king, with hundreds of game illustrations, dozens of problems and exercises, and instructive explanations and solutions. These practical exercises take the reader from beginner to tournament-strength chess player.
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    The King in Jeopardy

    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 4
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    Art of Attack in Chess
    One of the finest chess books ever written, now revised in algebraic edition. The author expounds both the basic principles and the most complex forms of attack on the king. It has been updated by legendary author GM John Nunn. Still one of the great classics ever written on tactics.
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    Art of Attack in Chess

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    Chess Tactics Workbook
    Learn to Command Your Chess Army!
    What makes this book different from the many other tactics books on the market is that it was written by a classroom teacher for other teachers. All the pages are formatted with a heading and perforated for easy use.
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    Chess Tactics Workbook

    Learn to Command Your Chess Army!
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    Counter-Gambits
    Black to Play and Win

    Publisher: Dover
    Author: T. D. Harding
    Year of Publication: 2001 Pages: 208
    Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)


    Book Description As noted British chess author T. D. Harding explains in the preface to Counter Gambits: Black to Play and Win, the aim of this book is to show you how to win games with Black. The method? Calculated aggression, right from move one! To offset the distinct advantage White is thought to have because it moves first, Black can engage in dynamic counterplay to avoid those openings that give White the opportunity of early exchanges. Following a brief explanation of symbols, this excellent guide covers such topics as dynamic counterplay, counter-gambits in open games, Black sacrifices in the half-open games, counters to the Queen's Gambit, Indian counter-gambits, and an index to openings and variations. Seventy-seven games, including ten new to this edition, are fully annotated, while more are found in the theoretical notes, with commentary. Among the counter-gambits used in the quest for dynamic counterplay are the Budapest, Blumenfeld, Falkbeer, and Latvian — all illustrated in great detail. A new update "Update 2001," written especially for this edition, examines developments in the field since this book was first published in the 1970s. Players at all skill levels — beginner to advanced — are sure to benefit from this expert analysis of gambits and counter-gambits.
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    Counter-Gambits

    Black to Play and Win
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    Winning Chess Tactics
    Learn 25 Essential Opening Strategies Today!
    Newly formatted and updated! Fourteen chapters illustrate the explanations and thinking behind every tactical concept. Learn to use pins, single and double forks, double attacks, skewers, discovered and double checks, multiple threats and other crushing tactics to gain an immediate edge. Each concept is fully explained in easy-to-understand language with diagrams, examples and game situations so you understand the thinking and game plan behind every moves.
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    Winning Chess Tactics

    Learn 25 Essential Opening Strategies Today!
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    Can you be a Tactical Genius?
    Test your tactical chess skills with a quiz book with a difference! Grandmaster James Plaskett, a player of distinguished tactical ability, has carefully assembled an abundance of tactical chess puzzles to test players of all levels. At the beginning of each chapter the puzzles are relatively easy, worth five points for a correct solution. However as you move on they become more and more difficult, soon becoming worth ten points and eventually 15.
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    Can you be a Tactical Genius?

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    SHOPWORN - Can you be a Tactical Genius?
    Test your tactical chess skills with a quiz book with a difference! Grandmaster James Plaskett, a player of distinguished tactical ability, has carefully assembled an abundance of tactical chess puzzles to test players of all levels. At the beginning of each chapter the puzzles are relatively easy, worth five points for a correct solution. However as you move on they become more and more difficult, soon becoming worth ten points and eventually 15.
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    SHOPWORN - Can you be a Tactical Genius?

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    Secrets of the Russian Chess Masters - VOLUME 2
    Beyond the Basics
    Quite simply, the quickest way to learn chess the right way. Great is the disappointment to the library patron who browses for a chess instructional and finds only picked-over bones from the pre-Fischer, pre-Kasparov eras. These books by a U.S. champion and a chess magazine editor offer something more. A range of abilities, from novice to entrants in a local tournament, can learn tactics and strategies that improve their play.
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    Secrets of the Russian Chess Masters - VOLUME 2

    Beyond the Basics
    Catalog Code: B0011LV

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    Learn Chess Tactics
    Discover the Secrets of How to Win Chess Games
    This book teaches basic tactical ideas such as the fork, pin, and discovered attack, and introduces general ideas such as elimination, immobilization and compulsion. A basic knowledge of simple tactics will enable a novice to start winning games, by giving checkmate or capturing material. As the player progresses, his tactical arsenal will broaden, and he will start to play sacrifices and combinations, and develop a deeper understanding of the game. Players who fail to study tactics systematically tend to suffer from tactical blind-spots that plague them throughout their playing career, and thus they fail to realize their full potential.
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    Learn Chess Tactics

    Discover the Secrets of How to Win Chess Games
    Catalog Code: B0134GB
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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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    Excelling at Chess Calculation
    Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
    There are many differing opinions amongst the top players in the world of chess, but there is one thing upon which World Champions, Grandmasters and other experts all agree: the art of chess calculation is the absolute key to the success of a player. Master this discipline and you can surely expect your results to improve dramatically. Jacob Aagaard tackles the 'art of chess calculation', unravelling its many secrets and arming the reader with the necessary tools to be able to calculate effectively at the chessboard.
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    Excelling at Chess Calculation

    Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
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    SHOPWORN Excelling at Chess Calculation
    Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
    There are many differing opinions amongst the top players in the world of chess, but there is one thing upon which World Champions, Grandmasters and other experts all agree: the art of chess calculation is the absolute key to the success of a player. Master this discipline and you can surely expect your results to improve dramatically. Jacob Aagaard tackles the 'art of chess calculation', unravelling its many secrets and arming the reader with the necessary tools to be able to calculate effectively at the chessboard.
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    SHOPWORN Excelling at Chess Calculation

    Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
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    Essential Chess Sacrifices
    A Guide to the Sacrifices that are most Fundamental to Understanding Chess
    >Sacrifices are an essential part of chess. Those who never consider sacrificing will miss countless opportunities and find that promising positions repeatedly slip away. Players who do not appreciate their opponents' sacrificial possibilities will be unable to see danger signs, and find themselves on the wrong end of too many king-hunts. Rather than merely cataloguing the various possibilities and providing examples, LeMoir discusses the possible follow-ups to the sacrifices, the defensive options against them, and the positional factors that might suggest whether the sacrifice will be sound or unsound.
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    Essential Chess Sacrifices

    A Guide to the Sacrifices that are most Fundamental to Understanding Chess
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    Anthology of Chess Combinations
    The third edition of the Anthology of Chess Combinations features several major changes introduced by the Chess Informant Editorial Board. The main one being that it has been divided into two main parts: featuring educative and practical examples.
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    Anthology of Chess Combinations

    Catalog Code: B0001SHV
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    Winning Chess Tactics
    Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
    This is the second in Seirawan's four volumes, taking the reader from the very basics of chess through appreciation of advanced play. He does a remarkable job of discussing tactics that usually appear only in books for advanced players and communicating them to anyone with a grasp of playing fundamentals. The first part of the book deals with basic tactics and how they can be used individually and in combination. In the second part, Seirawan introduces some of the great chess tacticians and their games, further illustrating tactics as they work out in real-life play.
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    Winning Chess Tactics

    Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Catalog Code: B0196EM
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