CHESS TOURNAMENTS

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2007 2014 2007 to 2014
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  1. Alan S. Russell (1)
  2. Anatoly Karpov (1)
  3. Bent Larsen (1)
  4. Brad Darrach (1)
  5. Dannis Waterman (1)
  6. Isaac Kashdan (2)
  7. Ivo Nei (1)
  8. James Minchin (1)
  9. John Grefe (1)
  10. Larry Evans (1)
  11. Mikhail Botvinnik (2)
  12. Reuben Fine (1)
  13. Richard Roberts (1)
  14. Robert Byrne (1)
  15. Robert E. Burger (1)
  16. Svetozar Gligoric (1)
  17. William Roland Hartston (1)
  18. William Steinitz (1)
  19. William Winter (1)
  20. William Winter & R. G. Wade (1)
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Chess Notation Type
  1. AN - Algebraic (5)
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    Elista Diaries
    Mexico City 2007 World Chess Championship Matches
    Elista Diaries is the classic first-hand account of one of the most intensely fought World Chess Championship matches seen for decades. The World Champion and his chief trainer deeply annotate all of the games from the 1996 World Championship Match.
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    Elista Diaries

    Mexico City 2007 World Chess Championship Matches
    Catalog Code: B0026IS
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    Bobby Fischer's Conquest of the World Chess Championship
    The Psychology and Tactics of the Title Match
    Reuben Fine was both one of the world's strongest grandmasters of chess and one of the world's leading authorities on psychoanalysis. In this book, he combines the two disciplines. This Fischer-Spassky book is really three books in one.
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    Bobby Fischer's Conquest of the World Chess Championship

    The Psychology and Tactics of the Title Match
    Catalog Code: B0031IS
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    Bobby Fischer vs. The Rest of the World
    In 1972, an epic chess match took place in Iceland between representatives of the two great super-powers of the world: Bobby vs. Boris. Boris was backed by the Mighty Soviet Union, with late night phone calls coming from his handlers in Moscow, telling him what his next move should be.
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    Bobby Fischer vs. The Rest of the World

    Catalog Code: B0006IS
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    Grandmaster Chess
    The Book of the Louis D. Statham Lone Pine Masters-Plus Tournament 1975
    Lone Pine 1975 was the first ever truly Grandmaster Swiss event. Today, with many grandmaster Swiss events taking place every year, such as the Aeroflot Open, the Reykjavik Open, and many others, not to mention the World Open, bringing together 22 grandmasters to play in a Swiss tournament does not seem that remarkable. Even the title, Grandmaster Chess, seems to be a bit hackneyed with so many grandmaster events being played today.
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    Grandmaster Chess

    The Book of the Louis D. Statham Lone Pine Masters-Plus Tournament 1975
    Catalog Code: B0055IS
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    The Best of Lone Pine
    The Louis D. Statham Chess Tournaments - 1971-1980
    The Lone Pine tournaments were the strongest and most prestigious Swiss System tournaments in the world during the ten year period from 1971 to 1980. This RHM Series of high quality chess books was the brain child of Sidney Fried (born 22 June 1919 - died 1 June 1991). Sidney Fried was not a strong player but was an aficionado or big fan of chess.
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    The Best of Lone Pine

    The Louis D. Statham Chess Tournaments - 1971-1980
    Catalog Code: B0051IS
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    San Antonio 1972
    Church's Fried Chicken First International Chess Tournament
    San Antonio 1972 was either the strongest chess tournament ever played in the history of the United States or, if not the very strongest, then second only to New York 1924. What makes this book especially great is not merely was it a great tournament with great players, but that the players annotated some of their own games. In this day and age, there are millions of games in the chess databases, but annotated games are increasingly hard to find.
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    San Antonio 1972

    Church's Fried Chicken First International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0073IS
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    First Piatigorsky Cup International
    International Grandmaster Chess Tournament Held in Los Angeles, CA in August 1963
    To help bring to the United States chess of the highest quality in the world, Mrs. Gregor Piatigorsky and her husband, the world renowned cellist, created the Piatigorsky Cup as a symbol of excellence in chess. Along with the trophy went the finest playing conditions and the highest prizes ever offered for any chess event. For the first time since 1932, a world chess champion appeared in an American tournament when Tigran Petrosian, USSR, joined seven other of the greatest international grandmasters in a month of competition at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
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    First Piatigorsky Cup International

    International Grandmaster Chess Tournament Held in Los Angeles, CA in August 1963
    Catalog Code: B0075IS
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    Second Piatigorsky Cup International
    International Grandmaster Chess Tournament Held in Santa Monica, CA in August 1966
    Ten of the world's strongest chess players competed in the strongest chess tournament ever held in the US. All ten of the players have provided annotations to their games. Every one of the 90 games in the tournament is annotated. All the games have been converted to modern Algebraic Notation with diagrams. The games are annotated by Jan H. Donner, Robert Fischer, Borislav Ivkov, Bent Larsen, Miguel Najdorf, Tigran Petrosian, Lajos Portisch, Samuel Reshevsky, Boris Spassky, and Wolfgang Unzicker. Introduction by Gregor Piatigorsky. Edited by Isaac Kashdan with a new foreword by Sam Sloan.
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    Second Piatigorsky Cup International

    International Grandmaster Chess Tournament Held in Santa Monica, CA in August 1966
    Catalog Code: B0077IS
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    6th American Chess Congress
    New York 1889 was the strongest chess tournament ever held up until that time. It was supposed to be for the World Chess Championship, but it has never been recognized as such, primarily because Steinitz, who helped organize the event and who was present as a journalist, refused to play.
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    6th American Chess Congress

    Catalog Code: B0005IS
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    Kings of Chess
    Championships of the Twentieth Century
    This is one of the great classics of chess literature. British Champion William Winter deeply annotates 50 games that were played in matches for the World Chess Championship, starting with the 1907 match between Lasker and Marshall and ending with the 1951 match between Botvinnk and Bronstein. Winter writes with authority about these famous games, because he was personally present when many of them were played.
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    Kings of Chess

    Championships of the Twentieth Century
    Catalog Code: B0057IS
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    Trophy Chess
    An Account of the Lessing Rosenwald Tournament - NY 1954-1955
    Trophy Chess was one of Bobby Fischer's favorite books. He studied it with great care during his sudden appearance right after this tournament and his rapid rise to the top, culminating in his winning his first of eight US Chess Championships in 1957/58. It is nicely laid out and designed and is easy to read. In his famous "My 60 Memorable Games" Fischer later collaborated with Evans, who served as his second during his rise to the world championship and became one of America's best-selling chess authors with over 20 books to his credit.
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    Trophy Chess

    An Account of the Lessing Rosenwald Tournament - NY 1954-1955
    Catalog Code: B0056IS
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    London 1980
    Phillips and Drew Kings Chess Tournament
    Phillips and Drew/GLC Kings 1980 was one of the great chess events. London was a desert for international tournament chess from 1948-1973. In 1975 there was the Evening Standard London Chess Fortnight. Although these were fine events and very valuable to English chess; they could not be compared with the events in Hastings and Teesside.
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    London 1980

    Phillips and Drew Kings Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0079IS
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    Fischer vs. Spassky
    The Chess Match of the Century
    The World Chess Championship Match 1972 The chess match of the century has finally taken place and chess masters throughout the world have already agreed that some of the games are among the greatest that have ever been played.
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    Fischer vs. Spassky

    The Chess Match of the Century
    Catalog Code: B0168IS
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    London International Chess Tournament 1883
    The London International tournament of 1883 was the strongest tournament ever held in the world up until that time. It was considered to be a tournament for the World Chess Championship. It featured the strongest players in the world of that time. Steinitz, Zukertort , Blackburne, Chigorin, Mackenzie, Mason, Winawar and possibly English would be considered grandmasters on the modern standard. Rosenthal, Bird and even Noa would be international masters.
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    London International Chess Tournament 1883

    Catalog Code: B0170IS
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    1958 interzonal Chess Tournament Portoroz
    The 1958 Interzonal Chess Tournament in Portoroz was one of the most important and strongest tournaments in chess history, and is still regularly discussed in chess circles today. This is the tournament where the 15-year-old Bobby Fischer earned the grandmaster title and first became a contender for the World Chess Championship. It is also the tournament where Mikhail Tal finally got his first chance to compete in a grandmaster tournament outside of the Soviet Union, and started one of the longest non-losing streaks in chess history on his march to the World Chess Championship.
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    1958 interzonal Chess Tournament Portoroz

    Catalog Code: B0212IS
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    The World Chess Championship - 1951
    Botvinnik v. Bronstein
    The 1951 match for the World Chess Championship was exceptionally hard fought. Each player won 5 games and the remaining 14 games were drawn. The match ended in a 12-12 tie and, under the rules, the champion, Botvinnik, retained his title. A new appendix has been added to the end of this book with all the games converted to Algebraic notation and the concluded diagram for each game.
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    The World Chess Championship - 1951

    Botvinnik v. Bronstein
    Catalog Code: B0222IS
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    Both Sides of the Chessboard
    An Analysis of the Fischer / Spassky Chess Match
    An analysis of the 1972 World Championship Chess Match from both sides of the chessboard - a Russian and an American analysis.
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    Both Sides of the Chessboard

    An Analysis of the Fischer / Spassky Chess Match
    Catalog Code: B0241IS
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    Fischer Spassky
    Report On the Chess Match of the Century
    AT LAST- after cancellations, protests, demands, disappearances, apologies, reporter limitations, referee uncertaincies, chessboard glares, unsuitable chairs and disputes about lighting, noise, and player and audience distance were resolved-at last Bobby Fischer was in Iceland and ready to play. Jully 11, 1972, the Green Day, had arrived at last...
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    Fischer Spassky

    Report On the Chess Match of the Century
    Catalog Code: B0240IS
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    Mikhail Botvinnik Analytical and Critical Work Articles - 1923-1941 - RUSSIAN EDITION
    This is the first in a series of four books by World Chess Champion Mikhail Botvinnik. The first three books cover his chess career. This, the last volume covers his essays on a variety of topics of interest to him. The four volumes are: Mikhail Botvinnik Analytical and Critical Work 1923-1941  Mikhail Botvinnik Analytical and Critical Work 1942-1956  Mikhail Botvinnik Analytical and Critical Work 1957-1970  Mikhail Botvinnik Analytical and Critical Work Articles, Memoirs 1928-1986
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    Mikhail Botvinnik Analytical and Critical Work Articles - 1923-1941 - RUSSIAN EDITION

    Catalog Code: B0247IS
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    Mikhail Botvinnik Analytical and Critical Work Articles - 1942 - 1956 - RUSSIAN EDITION
    This is the Second in a series of four books by World Chess Champion Mikhail Botvinnik. The first three books cover his chess career. This, the last volume covers his essays on a variety of topics of interest to him. The four volumes are: Mikhail Botvinnik Analytical and Critical Work 1923-1941  Mikhail Botvinnik Analytical and Critical Work 1942-1956  Mikhail Botvinnik Analytical and Critical Work 1957-1970  Mikhail Botvinnik Analytical and Critical Work Articles, Memoirs 1928-1986
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    Mikhail Botvinnik Analytical and Critical Work Articles - 1942 - 1956 - RUSSIAN EDITION

    Catalog Code: B0248IS
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