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    Items 109 to 144 of 217

      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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      Hacking Up The King
      Is it possible to learn how to attack your opponent’s king from a book? Guidelines and verbal explanations are fine, argues David Eggleston, but there is no substitute for the hard work of carefully analyzing the complex position that’s on the chessboard in front of you.
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      Hacking Up The King

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      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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      How to win at Chess - Quickly

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      Improve Your Chess At Any Age
      In August 2008 Andres D. Hortillosa entered the New England Masters. It was a brave choice for an unrated player to compete in such a tough event, but it proved to be an inspired decision; he exceeded all expectations and was rewarded with a FIDE international rating of 2199. This, however, was no overnight success; it was the result of systematic work. How did he achieve such outstanding improvement? The answer lies in this book.
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      Improve Your Chess At Any Age

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      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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      Improvers
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      Ivan Sokolov's Best Games
      One of the best ways to improve is to study the games of a top Grandmaster, and Ivan Sokolov's uncompromising style and tactical flair make him a perfect role model. In this book Sokolov demonstrates the deadly effectiveness of his systems against openings such as the Nimzo-Indian, Queen's Gambit, Slav, and King's Indian.
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      Ivan Sokolov's Best Games

      Catalog Code: B0218EM
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      Korchnoi - Move by Move
      Viktor Korchnoi is a chess legend. In a career which has spanned over 60 years, he won countless grandmaster tournaments, was a four-time Soviet Champion, a multi-time World Championship Candidate, and twice fought for the World Championship in famous battles with his adversary Anatoly Karpov.
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      Korchnoi - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: B0384EM
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      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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      Kramnik - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: B0359EM
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      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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      Lessons with a Grandmaster

      Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
      Catalog Code: B0326EM
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      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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      Lessons with a Grandmaster II

      Improve Your Tactical Vision and Dynamic Play with Boris Gulko
      Catalog Code: B0356EM
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      Life and Games of Mikhail Tal
      Mikhail Tal, the "Magician from Riga", was the greatest attacking World Champion of them all, and this enchanting autobiography chronicles his extraordinary career with charm and humor. Dazzling games are interspersed throughout with anecdotes and witty self-interviews, and in typically objective fashion he relates both the ups and downs of his encounters.
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      Life and Games of Mikhail Tal

      Catalog Code: B0236EM
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      Magnus Force
      How Carlsen Beat Kasparov's Record
      What is Magnus Carlsen's secret? How did an already world-class player succeed in reaching this unprecedented level where he was regularly beating the world's strongest grandmasters? In this book, International Master Colin Crouch provides answers to these questions. Crouch studies Carlsen's progress in recent years and demonstrates how he learned lessons from previous setbacks, turned weaknesses into strengths, losses into draws, and draws into wins. By doing so Carlsen was able to elevate his play to a stratospheric level, but any aspiring chess player can use similar methods to improve their game.
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      Magnus Force

      How Carlsen Beat Kasparov's Record
      Catalog Code: B0372EM
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      Mastering Chess Strategy
      Short Description for Mastering Chess Strategy - B0310EM
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      Mastering Chess Strategy

      Catalog Code: B0310EM
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      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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      Mastering Endgame Strategy

      Catalog Code: B0375EM
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      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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      Mikhail Tal - Tactical Genius

      Catalog Code: B0224EM
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      Modern Chess - Move by Move
      A Step-By-Step Guide to Brilliant Chess
      Leading chess author Colin Crouch selects and explains over 30 sensational games, all from the new millennium. By studying battles between the world's best players, Crouch examines in detail all the key areas of modern chess
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      Modern Chess - Move by Move

      A Step-By-Step Guide to Brilliant Chess
      Catalog Code: B0286EM
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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
      Catalog Code: B0256EM

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      Petrosian - Move by Move
      Tigran Petrosian was a World Chess Champion and a true legend of the game. He was nicknamed "Iron Tigran" because of his incredible defensive skills that made him a formidable opponent who was virtually impossible to defeat. Petrosian was the master of restraint, prophylaxis and prevention. He could spot and defuse threats well before they were created, suck the life out an opponent's position and then seize a vice-like grip on the game. In this book, International Master Thomas Engqvist selects and examines his favourite Petrosian games, and shows us how we can all learn and improve our chess by studying Petrosian's masterpieces.
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      Petrosian - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: B0386EM
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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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      Play Winning Chess
      An Introduction to the Moves, Strategies, and Philosophy of Chess from one of the World's Top Chess Players
      'When most people learn to play chess, they usually memorize the movements of the pieces and then spend years pummeling away at each other with little rhyme and even less reason. Though I will show you how each piece leaps around, what it likes to do on holidays, the real purpose of this book is to teach you to understand the four major principles of my Seirawan method: force, time, space and pawn structure. Each is easy to understand and each is a weapon that will enable you to defeat most anyone you challenge to a game' -Yasser Seirawan
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      Play Winning Chess

      An Introduction to the Moves, Strategies, and Philosophy of Chess from one of the World's Top Chess Players
      Catalog Code: B0197EM
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      Practical Endgame Play - Beyond the Basics
      The Definitive Guide to the Endgames that Really Matter
      The Definitive Guide to the Endgames that Really Matter!

      Welcome to a new type of endgame book. A book that includes...
      The most common endgames you will ever encounter.
      Examinations of material balances you will reach in almost half of your games.
      Over 500 pages of grandmaster advice and analysis, assisted by the latest computer software.
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      Practical Endgame Play - Beyond the Basics

      The Definitive Guide to the Endgames that Really Matter
      Catalog Code: B0148EM
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      Practical Endgame Play - Master the Basics
      The Essential Guide to Endgame Fundamentals
      The Essential Guide to Endgame Fundamentals.

      How can you improve your chess? It's not by chance that the top players say: 'Study the endgame!' This is because a great number of encounters reach the endgame, and studying these positions will teach you how to convert winning positions, and how to save or even overturn inferior ones. Moreover, it's a well-known fact that studying endgames undoubtedly enhances other aspects of your play.
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      Practical Endgame Play - Master the Basics

      The Essential Guide to Endgame Fundamentals
      Catalog Code: B0146EM

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      Practical Endgame Tips
      By addressing important practical aspects of the endgame in lively fashion, Mednis draws the reader into exploring the endgame in a painless and captivating manner. Here at last is an endgame book designed to be read from cover to cover!
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      Practical Endgame Tips

      Catalog Code: B0033EM
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      Practical Middlegame Techniques
      2nd Edition - 2012
      This book is aimed at the player who wants to improve his or her understanding of the most important middlegame concepts.
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      Practical Middlegame Techniques

      2nd Edition - 2012
      Catalog Code: B0261EM

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      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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      Prepare to Attack

      Catalog Code: B0317EM
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      Random Shopworn Book!
      Endgame-Winning Moves, Strategies and Philosophy from One of the World's Best Chess Players
      Random Shopworn Books These are books that are shopworn, but we only have one or two of. All of them are great books by lengendary authors, and all can be yours for a signifigantly reduced price! When you buy a random shopworn book, we cannot guranteea specific book selection. Please take this into consideration when purchasing. Books pictured are a sampling of the books available.
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      Random Shopworn Book!

      Endgame-Winning Moves, Strategies and Philosophy from One of the World's Best Chess Players
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      Rapid Chess Improvement
      The two-part article, "400 Points in 400 Days" by Michael de la Maza was not only wildly popular when it appeared in the Skittles Room at early last year, but its popularity also continued unabated even when it was retired to the Archives. Now the dozen and a half or so pages that made up "400 Points" has been transformed into a full-blown 126-page book published by Everyman Chess: "Rapid Chess Improvement: A Study Plan for Adult Players".
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      Rapid Chess Improvement

      Catalog Code: B0144EM
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      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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      Rules of Winning Chess

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      Secrets of Spectacular Chess 2
      Friedgood shared their joy and appreciation of chess beauty, engulfing readers with a wealth of amazing and magnificent examples from the aesthetic side of the game. Moreover, they demonstrated how this fascinating subject could be analysed, and how it could help players to improve both their understanding and practical play.
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      Secrets of Spectacular Chess 2

      Catalog Code: B0096EM
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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

      Catalog Code: SWB0307EM

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      SHOPWORN - 10 Great Ways To Get Better At Chess
      How can you improve at chess? This is the eternal question asked by players of all levels. Which part of the game should you focus on? How often should you play? Should you change your opening repertoire? What's the best way to learn from your defeats? So many questions ... and yet direct answers are hard to find. It's no wonder aspiring players are left bewildered and in need of direction.In this book grandmaster Nigel Davies provides that direction. He examines the methods used by a number of players who were looking to improve their game, and how they went about achieving their goal.
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      SHOPWORN - 10 Great Ways To Get Better At Chess

      Catalog Code: SWB0305EM

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      SHOPWORN - American Grandmaster
      Four Decades of Chess Adventures
      In American Grandmaster, Benjamin takes the reader on a journey through chess adventures spanning more than thirty years. Tracing through his own career, from being a prodigy in the 'Fischer boom' era thorough to an experienced Grandmaster with many titles, Benjamin is in a unique position to highlight the major changes that have occurred both in US and international chess throughout the last four decades.
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      SHOPWORN - American Grandmaster

      Four Decades of Chess Adventures
      Catalog Code: SWB0228EM

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      SHOPWORN - Break the Rules!
      A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
      In this instructive and entertaining book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. Drawing upon his own experience and using examples from modern grandmaster chess, McDonald examines how to avoid stereotypical thinking, how to exploit typical thinking patterns, and how to confuse and beat opponents with surprising ideas.
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      SHOPWORN - Break the Rules!

      A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
      Catalog Code: SWB0358EM

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      SHOPWORN - Can you be a Tactical Genius?
      Test your tactical chess skills with a quiz book with a difference! Grandmaster James Plaskett, a player of distinguished tactical ability, has carefully assembled an abundance of tactical chess puzzles to test players of all levels. At the beginning of each chapter the puzzles are relatively easy, worth five points for a correct solution. However as you move on they become more and more difficult, soon becoming worth ten points and eventually 15.
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      SHOPWORN - Can you be a Tactical Genius?

      Catalog Code: SWB0087EM

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      SHOPWORN - Chess For Rookies
      Learn To Play, Win and Enjoy!
      Chess for Rookies is a fun-to-read, leisurely, yet well-paced guide. Assuming no prior knowledge of the game, Craig Pritchett takes the beginner on a journey through the crucial basics. Mixing instruction and good humour, this book is an ideal way to learn how to play and win at chess.
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      SHOPWORN - Chess For Rookies

      Learn To Play, Win and Enjoy!
      Catalog Code: SWB0279EM

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      SHOPWORN - Chess Secrets - Giants of Innovation
      Learn from Steinitz, Lasker, Botvinnik, Korchoi and Ivanchuk
      Chess Secrets is a series of books which uncover the mysteries of the most important aspects of chess, such as strategy, attack, defence, opening play, endgames, off-board preparation and mental attitude. In each book the author chooses and deeply studies a number of great players who have excelled in such aspects of the game, greatly influenced their peers and inspired all of us.
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      SHOPWORN - Chess Secrets - Giants of Innovation

      Learn from Steinitz, Lasker, Botvinnik, Korchoi and Ivanchuk
      Catalog Code: SWB0336EM

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