CHESS TACTICS

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    1. Opening (1)
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    3. Tactics (7)
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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)
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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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      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!
      Catalog Code: B0008OB
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      My Daily Exercises
      365 Tactical Tests to Improve Your Chess
      "My Daily Exercises" is a superb collection of 365 exercises designed to help players of all levels recognize patterns, visualize tactics, and identify weak points in their opponent's position.
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      My Daily Exercises

      365 Tactical Tests to Improve Your Chess
      Catalog Code: B0101NIC

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      Forcing Chess Moves
      The Key to Better Calculation
      This rich book on chess tactics proposes a revolutionary method for finding winning moves. Charles Hertan has made an astonishing discovery: the failure to consider key moves is often due to human bias. Your brain tends to disregard many winning moves because they are counter-intuitive or look unnatural.
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      Forcing Chess Moves

      The Key to Better Calculation
      Catalog Code: B0085NIC
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      Pawn Sacrifice
      Winning at Chess the Adventurous Way
      It was the chess legend Philidor who wrote: "The pawns are the soul of chess", and yet it is these modest infantrymen who are always the first to die for the cause. Pawn sacrifices are incredibly common in chess games, and yet for some unknown reason they have been rather neglected in chess literature... until now.
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      Pawn Sacrifice

      Winning at Chess the Adventurous Way
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      SHOPWORN - Pawn Sacrifice
      Winning at Chess the Adventurous Way
      It was the chess legend Philidor who wrote: "The pawns are the soul of chess", and yet it is these modest infantrymen who are always the first to die for the cause. Pawn sacrifices are incredibly common in chess games, and yet for some unknown reason they have been rather neglected in chess literature... until now.
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      SHOPWORN - Pawn Sacrifice

      Winning at Chess the Adventurous Way
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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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      Greatest Ever Chess Tricks and Traps
      There is no easier way to win a game of chess than by luring your opponent into a devious trap. Similarly, there's nothing worse than being the one on the receiving end. Tricks, traps and swindles lie in wait everywhere, especially so in the opening phase of the game, and many battles can be won or saved simply through learning and mastering the most important ones. In this instructive and fun book, Gary Lane looks back through chess history and at modern times to create a list of his own favourite tricks and traps.
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      Greatest Ever Chess Tricks and Traps

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      Chess Tactics For Advanced Players
      Any chess enthusiast knows how important tactics are in chess and how crucial it is to make a thorough study of this aspect of the game. But up to now opinion has been divided on the best way of studying tactics. The well-known Soviet international grandmaster and chess author Averbakh has developed an entirely novel approach, which is expounded in the third edition of his Chess Tactics for Advanced Players.
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      Chess Tactics For Advanced Players

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      The Chess Sacrifice
      Vladimir Vukovic (26 August 1898, Zagreb – 18 November 1975, Zagreb) was a Croatian chess writer, theoretician, player, arbiter, and journalist. He was awarded the International Master (IM) title in 1951 and International Arbiter (IA) in 1952.He played for Yugoslavia on second board in the 1st Chess Olympiad at London 1927, posting a record of +7?6=2.
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      The Chess Sacrifice

      Catalog Code: B0037IS
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      Play Chess Combinations and Sacrifices
      David Levy, International and World expert on computer chess, has analyzed the brilliancies of the masters and, in this book, explains how you can learn to recognize the symptoms and produce your own stunning finishing stroke. Make a small sacrifice and buy this elegant combination of explanation and instruction!
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      Play Chess Combinations and Sacrifices

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      The Art of Chess Combination
      Detailed explanation of principles, varieties, techniques and ideas behind them, illustrated with many examples from great players. 200 diagrams.
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      The Art of Chess Combination

      Catalog Code: B0017DV
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      The Gambit File
      Tactical Themes to Sharpen Your Play
      In The Gambit Files, the author surveys the common tactical motifs for each variation, and then invites you to hone your cut-and-thrust skills with thematic puzzles. Whether you're looking to breathe new life into your current openings or to overhaul your repertoire, The Gambit Files will help you to slay your opponents faster and with confidence.
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      The Gambit File

      Tactical Themes to Sharpen Your Play
      Catalog Code: B0063EU

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      A Course in Chess Tactics
      A Step-by-Step Approach to Mastering Tactics and Combinations
      Few books present a structured approach to tactics, so this book fills a valuable niche in the ambitious player's library. The authors present each major tactical theme in turn, explaining how it works and providing inspiring examples. They then explain how you can spot the idea in your own games and use it to your advantage.
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      A Course in Chess Tactics

      A Step-by-Step Approach to Mastering Tactics and Combinations
      Catalog Code: B0141GB
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      Checkmate for Children
      Mastering the Most Important Skill in Chess
      Beginners of all ages will win more games after studying this easy-to-follow book. This isn't another random collection of puzzles, but a systematic course that teaches you how to checkmate your opponent. Experienced chess coach Kevin Stark explains elementary mating patterns in all the important positions and provides many tests to see if you have really mastered the technique.
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      Checkmate for Children

      Mastering the Most Important Skill in Chess
      Catalog Code: B0091NIC

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      Calculate Like a Grandmaster
      Learn from the World-Class Attacking Players
      This is a penetrating study of the attacking methods of the most aggressive chess players of the modern era-from 1960s world champion Mikhail Tal to Magnus Carlsen, teenage leader of today's new wave of deadly attackers. The attacking style is a good choice for any chess competitor, but especially for less advanced players, who will relish the fireworks it produces.
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      Calculate Like a Grandmaster

      Learn from the World-Class Attacking Players
      Catalog Code: B0112BT
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      Checkmate! Tactics
      Would you now like to know how to regularly beat your opponents and move to the next level? If so, then Checkmate Tactics is the book for you.
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      Checkmate! Tactics

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      SHOPWORN - Checkmate! Tactics
      Would you now like to know how to regularly beat your opponents and move to the next level? If so, then Checkmate Tactics is the book for you.
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      SHOPWORN - Checkmate! Tactics

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      Formation Attacks
      As a Chess Master who has spent many years playing aggressive and attacking chess, I was quite dismayed during a recent visit to my local bookstore. I was in search of a book that covered an array of attacks against many Pawn formations in an organized fashion. Needless to say, my search came up empty. The books on attacking fell short in many ways. Many of the books were simply a small collection of attack games with no instruction about the art of attacking or about the skills required to become a great attacker.
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      Formation Attacks

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      CoffeeHouse Chess Tactics
      An Astonishing Trip into the World of Competitive Chess
      With refreshing simplicity, Coffeehouse Chess Tactics shows how to turn bad, even seemingly hopeless positions to our advantage. How to distinguish the essential from the trivial. How to adapt according to the situation on the board. Each game sparkles with some unusual tactical or defensive motif. Along with the games the author describes in eloquent but brutal language the beautiful, sometimes terrible, world of chess "where sport, art and science merge.
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      CoffeeHouse Chess Tactics

      An Astonishing Trip into the World of Competitive Chess
      Catalog Code: B0097NIC

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      Play Like a Girl
      Tactics by 9Queens
      Play Like A Girl!, the first book of its kind, is a collection of tactical positions from the world's best women chessplayers. Profiled players range from Hungary's Judit Polgar, the best woman chessplayer in history, to Abby Marshall, the teenager who became the first American girl to win the Denker High School Tournament of Champions.
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      Play Like a Girl

      Tactics by 9Queens
      Catalog Code: B0064EU
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      Improve Your Chess Tactics
      700 Practical Lessons & Exercises
      Instruction + exercises according to the old Soviet Chess School. The best advice for chess players who want to improve quickly is: get better at tactics! Because the vast majority of amateur games is decided through tactics you will immediately start beating more opponents when you improve your tactical skills.
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      Improve Your Chess Tactics

      700 Practical Lessons & Exercises
      Catalog Code: B0099NIC
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      Sacking the Citadel
      The History, Theory and Practice of the Classic Bishop Sacrifice
      Four hundred years ago, an Italian chess master, Gioachino Greco, discovered an extraordinary bishop sacrifice on h7 that often leads to checkmate or a significant material advantage. More amazing still, he recorded the idea!
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      Sacking the Citadel

      The History, Theory and Practice of the Classic Bishop Sacrifice
      Catalog Code: B0045RE
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