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1996 2012 1996 to 2012
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  1. Al Lawrence (3)
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  3. Bruce Albertson (3)
  4. David Katz (1)
  5. Eric Schiller (4)
  6. Eric Schiller (4)
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  10. Larry Evans (3)
  11. Larry Parr (1)
  12. Lev Alburt (15)
  13. Nikolay Krogius (1)
  14. Roman Pelts (3)
  15. Roz Katz (2)
  16. Sam Palatnik (4)
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Popular Book Series
  1. Comprehensive Chess Course (7)

    1 Move Checkmates
    200 Instructive and Challenging Mates for Beginners!
    This great book for beginning players covers the most basic of all mates - the one move mate! Schiller presents different game positions where you must find the move that instantly wins the game. You'll learn how to make the final move with all the pieces - knights, bishops, rooks, pawns, queens and even the king. This great training tool is perfect for players new to the game of chess!
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    1 Move Checkmates

    200 Instructive and Challenging Mates for Beginners!
    Catalog Code: B0033CZ
    Our Price: $9.95

    100 Easy Checkmates
    One and Two Move Checkmates to Test Your Skills!
    Perfect for beginning players--including children--100 Easy Checkmates offers an accessible, fun guide to winning at chess. Designed to help players learn without frustration or tedious chess notation, 100 Easy Checkmates presents easy one- and two-move checkmates that everyone can understand.
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    100 Easy Checkmates

    One and Two Move Checkmates to Test Your Skills!
    Catalog Code: B0002CZ
    Our Price: $9.95

    202 Checkmates For Children
    A Fun and Instructive Workbook for Childred Serious about Chess!
    Veteran chess teachers and authors, Wilson and Alberston, who specialize in teaching chess to children, present 202 fascinating puzzles that are both instructional and fun. Large diagrams and clearly explained solutions will thrill kids as they work their way through the concepts while they have fun with chess. This book is perfect for kids!
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    202 Checkmates For Children

    A Fun and Instructive Workbook for Childred Serious about Chess!
    Catalog Code: B0042CZ
    Our Price: $9.95

    303 More Tricky Chess Puzzles
    303 More Challenging Puzzles to Take On!
    A carefully selected entertaining and instructive collection of tactical chess puzzles. The authors, both veteran professional chess instructors, have collected or created 303 additional game situations, to go with the original 303 typical situations featured in the original 303 Tricky Chess Puzzles.
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    303 More Tricky Chess Puzzles

    303 More Challenging Puzzles to Take On!
    Catalog Code: B0037CZ
    Our Price: $12.95

    303 Tricky Checkmates
    Two, Three and Four Move Checkmates
    Both a fascinating challenge and great training tool, these two, three and four move checkmates are great for beginning, intermediate and expert players. Mates are in order of difficulty, from simple to very complex positions.
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    303 Tricky Checkmates

    Two, Three and Four Move Checkmates
    Catalog Code: B0017CZ
    Our Price: $12.95

    303 Tricky Chess Puzzles
    Find the Decisive Winning Moves!
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    303 Tricky Chess Puzzles

    Find the Decisive Winning Moves!
    Catalog Code: B0043CZ
    Our Price: $12.95

    639 Essential Endgame Positions
    The Essential Guide to Closing Out and Winning Games
    From basic mates to sophisticated double-rook endgames, every important endgame concept is explained. Topics include every key combination of king and pawn endgames, bishops, knights, rooks, and queens, plus tricky endgames with no pawns. The thinking behind every position is explained in words, unlike diagram-only books.
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    639 Essential Endgame Positions

    The Essential Guide to Closing Out and Winning Games
    Catalog Code: B0011CZ
    Our Price: $18.95

    A Fresh Look at Chess
    40 Instructive Games, Played and Annotated by Players Like You!
    For this book, Lev has selected 40 of his best columns, arranged them by themes, cut some material — and added much more, all to make A Fresh Look at Chess both truly instructional and fun to read.
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    A Fresh Look at Chess

    40 Instructive Games, Played and Annotated by Players Like You!
    Catalog Code: B0019LV

    Regular Price: $17.95

    Special Price: $8.98


    Building Up Your Chess
    Building Up Your Chess makes use of colorful graphs and a new, more logical method of expressing the evaluation of a chess position to teach the critical skill of assessing how you stand. Lev Alburt's unique experience as both a top-level champion and a world-renowned teacher allow him to explain in a clear, logical way how to master chess.
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    Building Up Your Chess

    Catalog Code: B0012LV

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Special Price: $14.98


    Chess Endgame Quiz
    Can you Find the Best Move?
    This challenging book features two hundred challenges in the multiple choice format that has proved so popular for chess-playing readers. These instructive, elegant and entertaining positions will not only challenge and entertain you, but will also teach you how to improve your endgame while trying to find the best move of the three choices presented.
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    Chess Endgame Quiz

    Can you Find the Best Move?
    Catalog Code: B0035CZ
    Our Price: $14.95

    Chess for the Gifted & Busy
    A Short but Comprehensive Course - From Beginner to Expert
    This right-to-the-point book by one of the game's foremost teacher-writing teams uses a breakthrough approach to teach chess fast!
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    Chess for the Gifted & Busy

    A Short but Comprehensive Course - From Beginner to Expert
    Catalog Code: B0018LV
    Our Price: $19.95

    Chess Rules of Thumb
    Backed up with diagrams and illustrations to help you remember key principles, a glossary of essential chess terms and a rundown on all major openings, Chess Rules of Thumb will improve your chess play. And it's great fun to read!
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    Chess Rules of Thumb

    Catalog Code: B0008LV
    Our Price: $19.95

    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
    Our Price: $24.95

    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
    Our Price: $19.95

    Chess Training Pocket Book
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 6
    This newly revised volume in the successful Comprehensive Chess Course sharpens and tightens your game through examination and study of the 300 most important chess game positions. The most important and instructive positions over the last 100 years arranged as challenges, with illuminating explanations and solutions.
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    Chess Training Pocket Book

    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 6
    Catalog Code: B0006LV
    Our Price: $17.95

    Chess Training Pocket Book II
    320 Key Positions for Players of All Levels
    This book sharpens your game through examining 320 of the most important chess positions taken from games over the last 120 years. Organized by difficulty to aid players in preparing for their own competitive games, the book features instructive explanations, solutions, and tips conveniently displayed on facing pages.
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    Chess Training Pocket Book II

    320 Key Positions for Players of All Levels
    Catalog Code: B0015LV
    Our Price: $18.95

    Comprehensive Chess Course - The Complete Collection
    Includes All 7 Books
    In Comprehensive Chess Course, GM Lev Alburt, a highly successful chess coach, offers for the first time the once-secret Russian method of chess training. It is the complete, easy-to-use program for teaching and self-study where Soviet Union and European chess styles are concerned. It features carefully planned repetition and sequences. that will allow the reader to quickly grasp and retain the skills that are critical to being successful in Chess. With GM Alburt's instruction, you will be able to learn chess the correct way and realize your full Chess potential.
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    Comprehensive Chess Course - The Complete Collection

    Includes All 7 Books
    Catalog Code: B00CPLV
    Our Price: $124.95

    From Beginner to Tournament Player in 12 Lessons
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 2
    This is the Second Volume in the Comprehensive Chess Course. It is aimed at those students who have completed and mastered the lessons in Volume I. Students in this category have mastered the basics and are now ready to not just play Chess, but to play WINNING CHESS!
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    From Beginner to Tournament Player in 12 Lessons

    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 2
    Catalog Code: B0002LV
    Our Price: $28.95

    Just The Facts
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 7
    Nothing more clearly separates chess master from chess wannabe than winning endgame play. For most chess players, victory is the real finish line. And the endgame is the last lap of the race. This revised, updated edition of Just the Facts! brings English readers the once strictly guarded and time-tested Soviet training methods, the key to the 50-year Russian dominance of the chess world. Winning Chess Endgames can take you from beginner to master.
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    Just The Facts

    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 7
    Catalog Code: B0007LV
    Our Price: $26.95

    Learn Chess in 12 Lessons
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 1
    This is the first book in Lev Alburt's famous Comprehensive Chess Course. Learn everything from the basics of piece movement up to the value of the chess pieces, strategies, tactics, and opening principles. These practical exercises take the reader from beginner to tournament-strength chess player. This chess classic has been praised by players and teachers alike.
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    Learn Chess in 12 Lessons

    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 1
    Catalog Code: B0001LV
    Our Price: $16.95

    Learn From Garry Kasparov's Greatest Games
    The Brilliant and Instructive Masterpieces of the World's Greatest Chessplayer
    Before his recent retirement, Garry Kasparov held the number one position in chess for nearly twenty years. He is considered the greatest player of all time. Now, beginning and intermediate players, ninety percent of the chess playing audience, can benefit from his wisdom.
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    Learn From Garry Kasparov's Greatest Games

    The Brilliant and Instructive Masterpieces of the World's Greatest Chessplayer
    Catalog Code: B0009CZ
    Our Price: $14.95

    Master Checkmate Strategy - OLD EDITION
    The Winner's Guide to Essential Checkmates & Attacks
    Learn the basic combinations as well as the advanced, surprising and unconventional mates, the most effective pieces needed to win, and how to mate opponents with just a pawn advantage. Also, how to work two rooks into an unstoppable attack, wield a queen advantage with deadly intent, coordinate pieces of differing strengths into indefensible mating attacks, and when it's best to have a knight or a bishop to win.
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    Master Checkmate Strategy - OLD EDITION

    The Winner's Guide to Essential Checkmates & Attacks
    Catalog Code: B0049CZ

    Regular Price: $12.95

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    New Ideas in Chess
    How to use Space, Time, Force and Pawn Structure to Become a Winning Chess Player
    Finally One if the Most Influential Chess Books ever is back! Five- time U.S Champion Larry Evans shows you the most important concepts that comprise a winning chess game: Space, Time, Force & Pawn Structure.In a book that has been called the "bible" for novice to intermediate player," this newly revised classic use actual game examples to illustrate dozens of chess themes.
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    New Ideas in Chess

    How to use Space, Time, Force and Pawn Structure to Become a Winning Chess Player
    Catalog Code: B0051CZ

    Regular Price: $14.95

    Special Price: $7.48


    Platonov's Chess Academy
    Using Soviet-Era Methods to Improve 21st-Century Openings

    Publisher: CIRC
    Author: Lev Alburt and Sam Palatnik
    Year of Publication: 2012 Pages: 176
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book Description Two of the most renowned chess trainers in the world, introduce and explain the revolutionary ideas of their old friend and mentor, Igor Platonov. Platonov was one of the most profound thinkers and theoreticians in the old Soviet Union, which held a grip on the world chess championship for decades, as the title passed from one of its stars to another. For intermediate players to grandmasters, Platonov's visionary insights, examined and explained here for the first time, provide you with the keys to understanding the foundational concepts of the game, strengthening your chess understanding and giving you effective methods to help you find the most powerful moves in the game. About the Author(s) International Grandmaster Lev Alburt, three-time U.S. champion and former European champion, is one of the most sought-after chess teachers in the world. He lives in New York.Grandmaster Sam Palatnik's students reached the list of 100 best players in the world. He lives and teaches in Bethesda, Maryland.
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    Platonov's Chess Academy

    Using Soviet-Era Methods to Improve 21st-Century Openings
    Catalog Code: B0020LV

    Regular Price: $16.95

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    Play Better Chess Today!
    A Quick Guide to Improving Your Chess!
    Play Better Chess Today is perfect for players who have learned the basics and are ready to take their game to the next level and start winning games. Over 100 diagrams show how to exploit the strengths of each piece, and defend against their weaknesses. You'll also learn tactical moves to capture pieces checkmate opponents.
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    Play Better Chess Today!

    A Quick Guide to Improving Your Chess!
    Catalog Code: B0055CZ

    Regular Price: $8.95

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    Portable Chess Coach
    Learn How to Play and Win at Chess in One Easy Reading!
    This entertaining guide for beginners of all ages is like a human chess coach. It clearly explains the basic rules and moves, opening strategies, middle game and endgame, plus the basic tactics and combinations to give you the winning edge. As you glide through the text, Judee helps you along with review questions, practice puzzles, and instructive games, and shows you the ten most common beginner's mistakes.
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    Portable Chess Coach

    Learn How to Play and Win at Chess in One Easy Reading!
    Catalog Code: B0004CZ
    Our Price: $9.95

    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

    Regular Price: $19.95

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    Start Playing Chess Today!
    A Quick and Easy Guide to Chess!
    Take large diagrams, straightforward instruction and helpful tips and quizzes—and what do you have? The winning formula for a quick and easy way to play chess today. Perfect for players new to the game, the author explains the basics of chess and each piece's characteristics —how they move, their relative value and how they can be used to checkmate opponents.
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    Start Playing Chess Today!

    A Quick and Easy Guide to Chess!
    Catalog Code: B0054CZ
    Our Price: $8.95

    The Basics of Winning Chess
    One Quick Reading Shows You How to Be a Winner!
    Nine information-packed chapters and twenty-two diagrams show beginning players how to play and win at chess in one quick and easy reading. You'll learn the moves of the pieces, the rules and principles of play, the standard openings, as well as chess notation.
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    The Basics of Winning Chess

    One Quick Reading Shows You How to Be a Winner!
    Catalog Code: B0020CZ
    Our Price: $4.95

    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
    Catalog Code: B0004LV
    Our Price: $19.95

    The Official Rules of Chess
    Professional, Scholastic and Internet Chess Rules

    Publisher: Cardoza Publishing
    Author: Eric Schiller
    Year of Publication: 2003 Pages: 128
    Notation Type: None


    Book Description This rule book is the essential guide to the professional, scholastic, and Internet rules of chess. Written in plain English for practical use, you'll learn everything you need to know about tournaments, rating systems, etiquette for in-person and online play, and chess notation. Special sections for students and parents answer all the frequently asked questions about competitive play. These are the rules that apply to every tournament form of chess, from scholastic competitions, to world championship play. About the Author(s) Eric Schiller is a National Master and well-known opening theoretician. He has authored Bozens of monographs and is a Contributing Editor to Chess Life magazine. He holds a Ph. D. in Linguistics from the University of Chicago, and has translated Works by the present and former World Champions.
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    The Official Rules of Chess

    Professional, Scholastic and Internet Chess Rules
    Catalog Code: B0031CZ
    Our Price: $9.95

    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!
    Catalog Code: B0025CZ
    Our Price: $9.95

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