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1996 2012 1996 to 2012
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  1. Comprehensive Chess Course (7)

    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 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

    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

    Special Price: $8.48


    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

    Special Price: $9.98


    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

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