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Items 73 to 108 of 249

    EBOOK - How to win at Chess - Quickly
    Mistakes are often made in the early part of the game - at all levels of chess - but a key skill is to recognize these critical moments as they happen and to exploit them with maximum efficiency. This is a skill which Grandmaster Simon Williams addresses in this book. Using instructive and entertaining games in which one side wins quickly, he examines all the typical mistakes chess players make in the opening and early middlegame, how you should look to exploit them, and how to avoid falling into similar traps yourself.
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    EBOOK - How to win at Chess - Quickly

    Catalog Code: E-B0312EM
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    EBOOK - Improve Your Endgame Play
    In this ideal book for players wishing to improve their endgame play, grandmaster Glenn Flear explains the fundamental principles which must be mastered. Taking examples from his own games and those of other players, he shows how drawn positions can be converted into victories and lost positions saved at the last moment.
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    EBOOK - Improve Your Endgame Play

    Catalog Code: E-B0216EM
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    EBOOK - Its Your Move
    This book provides the reader with a selection of puzzles to solve. However, unlike other books of the White to play and mate in three' variety, it simulates real game scenarios, offering readers a choice of tempting alternatives and requiring them to pick the best
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    EBOOK - Its Your Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0093EM
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    EBOOK - Its Your Move Improvers
    In this highly original and instructive test yourself book Chris Ward invites readers to solve a selection of carefully chosen puzzles. In this, the second book in the 'It's Your Move' series, the positions are aimed at improving players, specifically the low level club players who are looking to hone their skills in order to climb further up the chess ladder.The reader is given a choice of five plausible plans for each position and has to decide which is the most likely to succeed.
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    EBOOK - Its Your Move Improvers

    Catalog Code: E-B0247EM
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    EBOOK - Kramnik - Move by Move
    Vladimir Kramnik is a giant of the chess world. He firmly secured his legendary status when he won the World Championship in 2000 by defeating the previously dominant Garry Kasparov - the only player ever to do so in a match. Kramnik held on to his crown for seven years, and today he remains one of the World's elite players. In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in a study of his favourite Kramnik games.
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    EBOOK - Kramnik - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0359EM
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    EBOOK - Lessons with a Grandmaster
    Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
    Club players are unaware of the subtleties that exist in grandmaster chess. Grandmasters can analyse chess at a depth that is unfathomable to amateurs. Moreover, they have extensive knowledge of chess history and opening theory, as well extraordinary endgame technique and tactical vision. However, having reached such a high level can make it difficult to understand what is lacking in the mind of the amateur.
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    EBOOK - Lessons with a Grandmaster

    Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
    Catalog Code: E-B0326EM
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    EBOOK - Lessons with a Grandmaster II
    Improve Your Tactical Vision and Dynamic Play with Boris Gulko
    This book is the much anticipated follow-up to the highly acclaimed and award-nominated Lessons with a Grandmaster.
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    EBOOK - Lessons with a Grandmaster II

    Improve Your Tactical Vision and Dynamic Play with Boris Gulko
    Catalog Code: E-B0356EM
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    EBOOK - Mastering Chess Strategy
    Short Description for Mastering Chess Strategy - B0310EM
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    EBOOK - Mastering Chess Strategy

    Catalog Code: E-B0310EM
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    EBOOK - Mastering Endgame Strategy
    Following his highly acclaimed Mastering Chess Strategy and Mastering Opening Strategy, this book completes a trilogy of strategy books by Grandmaster and renowned chess teacher Johan Hellsten. In his new work Hellsten focuses exclusively on endgame play and covers every type of endgame: pawn, minor piece, rook and queen endgames. He examines not only the many fundamental positions that everyone needs to know, but also the key themes and characteristics of successful endgame play, including activity, creating and exploiting weaknesses, active and passive defence, fortresses and technique
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    EBOOK - Mastering Endgame Strategy

    Catalog Code: E-B0375EM
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    EBOOK - Mikhail Tal - Tactical Genius
    Did you ever notice how some famous GM games are more interesting to play through than others? For instance, tell me you have a Tartakower or Nimzowitsch game and I'm sorry, but I just can't get that excited. But tell me you have a Fischer, Alekhine, or Tal game you want to show me and woo-hoo!, break out the milk and cookies because I know I'm in for a real treat! And Mikhail Tal: Tactical Genius by Alexander Raetsky and Maxim Chetverik is loaded with enough tasty treats to satisfy the most demanding of palates.
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    EBOOK - Mikhail Tal - Tactical Genius

    Catalog Code: E-B0224EM
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    EBOOK - Prepare to Attack
    There's no escaping the fact: if you want to win chess games, you have to attack at some point. Many players are happy solving combinations in winning positions, when the hard work is already done, but the key to a successful attack undoubtedly comes much earlier. No-one can attack effectively if they haven't prepared properly, and yet planning in chess can be a difficult technique to master, even for experienced players.
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    EBOOK - Prepare to Attack

    Catalog Code: E-B0317EM
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    EBOOK - Rules of Winning Chess
    Some players seem to be naturally gifted at chess. Almost effortlessly they seem to know what to do in every position. They recognize the best squares for their pieces; they know whether to seize the initiative with a bold attack or play quietly; whether to trade pieces or avoid exchanges; how to exploit opponents' weaknesses while minimizing the effect of their own - they make it look all too easy!
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    EBOOK - Rules of Winning Chess

    Catalog Code: E-B0287EM
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    EBOOK - Starting Out - Chess Tactics and Checkmates
    Once a chess player has figured out how all the chess pieces move, what is the next step on the chess ladder? This helpful and entertaining book provides players with the complete answer. In this easy-to-follow guide, renowned chess teacher Chris Ward explains all the crucial checkmating patterns, plus how to catch out opponents with an assortment of tricks and traps, commonly known as chess tactics.
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    EBOOK - Starting Out - Chess Tactics and Checkmates

    Catalog Code: E-B0001EM
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    EBOOK - Starting Out - Rook Endgames
    In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster and well-known endgames expert Chris Ward begins with the absolute fundamentals of rook endgames. He gradually arms the reader with the indispensable knowledge and confidence needed to move onto slightly trickier positions. Using examples from practical play, Ward highlights the correct plans as well as the typical mistakes made by both attacker and defender.
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    EBOOK - Starting Out - Rook Endgames

    Catalog Code: E-B0009EM
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    EBOOK - Study Chess with Matthew Sadler
    Matthew Sadler is one of the UK's strongest ever players. He became a grandmaster at 19, won the British Championship twice and, amongst other amazing achievements, made a gold medal winning score of 101/2/13 on board four for England in the 1996 chess Olympiad.
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    EBOOK - Study Chess with Matthew Sadler

    Catalog Code: E-B0357EM
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    EBOOK - The French Winawer - Move by Move
    This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practicing of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge.
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    EBOOK - The French Winawer - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0362EM
    Our Price: $21.95

    EBOOK - The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames
    Chess players are known to be obsessed by openings. However, world champions have recommended that up-and-coming players should actually begin by studying the endgame first.
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    EBOOK - The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames

    Catalog Code: E-B0342EM
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    EBOOK - The Modern Defense - Move by Move
    A Step-By-Step Guide to Brilliant Chess
    The Modern Defence is an ambitious, counter-attacking choice for Black which can be played against all mainline openings. In typical hypermodern style, Black allows White to occupy the centre and then undermines this centre by attacking it with pawns and pieces. In this book, Cyrus Lakdawala examines the key variations of the Modern Defence. He shares his experience and knowledge, presents a repertoire for Black and provides answers to all the key questions.
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    EBOOK - The Modern Defense - Move by Move

    A Step-By-Step Guide to Brilliant Chess
    Catalog Code: E- B0369EM
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    EBOOK - Who Dares Wins!
    Attacking the Kings on Opposite Sides
    Both players are gunning for each other's kings. Whose attack will break through first? This is a typical scenario in chess games. In such tense battles where one slip can be fatal, often it's a case of 'who dares wins'. But it's not enough to throw your pieces up the board and hope for the best. To succeed you need to acquire sophisticated attacking and defensive skills. The good news is that they can easily be learned, remembered and put into practice.
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    EBOOK - Who Dares Wins!

    Attacking the Kings on Opposite Sides
    Catalog Code: E-B0294EM
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    EBOOK - Why we Lose at Chess
    The main reason why we lose at chess is no big secret: we all make unnecessary mistakes! But simply acknowledging this fact isn't enough to help us improve. The big question is, how can we eliminate these mistakes from our game, or at least keep them to an absolute minimum?
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    EBOOK - Why we Lose at Chess

    Catalog Code: E-B0303EM
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    EBOOK - Winning Chess Combinations
    Combinations are the central element in chess; they make the game so magical and captivating. The beautiful point of sacrificing a queen, the strongest piece, in order to checkmate with a lowly pawn brings a smile of joy to all chess lovers. Virtually all chess games possess a combination, either one hidden in the shadows of analysis carefully avoided or one that provides a decisive blow.
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    EBOOK - Winning Chess Combinations

    Catalog Code: E-B0199EM
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    EBOOK - Winning Chess Strategies
    Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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    EBOOK - Winning Chess Strategies

    Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Catalog Code: E-B0195EM
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    EBOOK - 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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    EBOOK - Winning Chess Tactics

    Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Catalog Code: E-B0196EM
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    Emanuel Lasker - The Life of a Chess Master
    The legendary master comes vividly to life as Dr. Hannak details his childhood, education, decision to become a professional player, great exploits in matches against Marshall, Capablanca, Tarrasch, Schlechter and other players, his happy marriage, flight from Nazi Germany and much more.
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    Emanuel Lasker - The Life of a Chess Master

    Catalog Code: B0046DV
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    Epic Battles of the Chessboard
    Enjoy and learn from 50 of the greatest games ever played, featuring a roster of chess immortals: Morphy, Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca, Alekhine, Botvinnik and many more. All are immersed here in titanic struggles that bring out their most courageous, resourceful and tenacious play.
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    Epic Battles of the Chessboard

    Catalog Code: B0014DV

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    Excelling at Chess
    Some players become good at chess, some very good, while others excel at the game. Jacob Aagaard identifies the key factors that separate the very strong players from the rest. He includes chapters on when to calculate, how to evaluate positions, how to study theory, how to study the endgame and when to force the position.
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    Excelling at Chess

    Catalog Code: B0117EM
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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
    Catalog Code: B0119EM
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    Excelling at Positional Chess
    Positional chess remains a mystery to many and yet an understanding of the finer points of the game so often makes the difference between two equally matched players. Improve your positional play and you will see chess in a totally new dimension! In this unique book, International Master Jacob Aagaard selects many original examples of positional chess, the creme de la creme of those that he uses for training and study.
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    Excelling at Positional Chess

    Catalog Code: B0118EM
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    Fighting Chess - Move by Move
    Learn from the World's Best Players
    What separates the best chess players from the rest? What gives them the edge over their rivals? Chess legend Vladimir Kramnik believes it's their fighting skills and the ability to continuously find ways to keep a game alive. Colin Crouch agrees, and is fascinated that the world’s strongest players seem almost unbeatable, even when games appear sharp and double-edged.
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    Fighting Chess - Move by Move

    Learn from the World's Best Players
    Catalog Code: B0361EM
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    Finding Chess Jewels
    Improve your Imagination and Calculation
    Grandmaster and renowned chess trainer Michal Krasenkow presents a treasure chest of puzzles designed to stretch the minds of all players. Imagination and calculation are two of the most important qualities of a chess player, and they are qualities which, with purposeful practice, can be developed significantly. As you analyse and solve more and more positions, your brain functions more efficiently, you are able to recognize and master additional tactical methods and patterns, and it becomes increasingly easier to solve similar types of positions.
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    Finding Chess Jewels

    Improve your Imagination and Calculation
    Catalog Code: B0380EM
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    Fire on Board - Shirov's Best Games
    In this collection of his best games, Grandmaster Alexei Shirov shows why he is widely regarded as one of the most aggressive and inventive players of the modern era. It contains a delightful selection of his favourite games, each of which is explained in detail, together with sections on tactical highlights and endgames.
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    Fire on Board - Shirov's Best Games

    Catalog Code: B0221EM

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    Fire on Board 2 - Shirov's Best Games
    Alexei Shirov has dazzled and inspired a generation of chess fans with his unique brand of attacking chess. The Grandmaster, originally from Riga, Latvia, is widely regarded as one of the most aggressive and inventive chess players of the modern era, an argument backed up by his wealth of amazing games, rich in tactical fireworks and extraordinary moves. Fire on Board begins where the best-selling first edition left off in 1996. Shirov traces his progress at the top of the chess world since that year and presents a delightful collection of his favourite games, all explained in great detail to the reader.
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    Fire on Board 2 - Shirov's Best Games

    Catalog Code: B0220EM
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    Frank Marshall - US Chess Champion
    A Biography with 220 Games
    Frank Marshall (1877-1944) reigned as America's chess champion from 1907 through 1936 - the longest stint of anyone in history. A colorful character almost always decked out in an ascot and chewing a cigar, his career coincided with many evolutionary changes in competitive chess.
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    Frank Marshall - US Chess Champion

    A Biography with 220 Games
    Catalog Code: B0002MF
    Our Price: $34.95

    From the Middlegame into Endgame
    Grandmaster Edmar Mednis, a world expert on the endgame, shows how to proceed in the minimum number of moves from the opening to a favorable endgame, essentially bypassing the middlegame. He discusses 11 different openings, including both open and closed systems, in each case explaining the best routes to particular endgame positions. These positions are then analyzed, using master games to illustrate various winning plans. Because of the clear exposition of endgame principles, the student will learn not only about these specific positions, but also about endgame play in general.
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    From the Middlegame into Endgame

    Catalog Code: B0210EM
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    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 1
    1973-1985
    The series in itself is a continuation of Kasparov's mammoth history of chess, comprising My Great Predecessors and Modern Chess. Kasparov's historical volumes have received great critical and public acclaim for their rigorous analysis and comprehensive detail regarding the developments in chess that occurred both on and off the board.
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    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 1

    1973-1985
    Catalog Code: B0335EM
    Our Price: $44.95

    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 2
    1985-1993
    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov: Part II is the second volume in a major three-volume series made unique by the fact that it records the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chess player of all-time.
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    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 2

    1985-1993
    Catalog Code: B0370EM
    Our Price: $44.95

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