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    Items 109 to 144 of 156

      Siciliian Defense:Grand Prix Attack
      The f4 Sicilian has become popular and feared because it avoids the frightening amount of knowledge required to play Open Sicilians. It is often not treated with the respect it deserves. The strategic aims are quite simple to understand: CHECKMATE. The first edition was written when the Grand Prix Attack was just becoming noticed by strong chess players. Now there are over 20,000 examples in the databases. Nevertheless, the opening remains based more on the ideas explained by authors Hodgson and Day than on “theory”.
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      Siciliian Defense:Grand Prix Attack

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      Solitaire Chess
      Match Your Wits Against the Greatest Chess Masters
      This book enables the average chess player to match wits against the greatest masters of all time. The result is a book that is as instructive as it is entertaining.
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      Solitaire Chess

      Match Your Wits Against the Greatest Chess Masters
      Catalog Code: B0008IS
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      Soviet Chess
      This seems to be regarded as the West's answer to "The Soviet School of Chess" by Alexander Kotov ISBN 4871878198 who asserts superiority in the Soviet playing style. However, those who say that are mistaken. This book by a New Zealander who emigrated to England because of the greater opportunities to play chess there, fully concurs with Kotov that the Soviet players were the best in the world.
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      Soviet Chess

      Catalog Code: B0104IS
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      Staunton's Chess-Player's Handbook
      The name "Staunton" has become so closely associated with chess that the words have become virtually synonymous. All modern tournament chess games are required to be played with Staunton chess pieces. The First International Chess Tournament, London 1851, was organized by Staunton. The leading distributor of chess books and equipment in the USA has taken the name "House of Staunton".
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      Staunton's Chess-Player's Handbook

      Catalog Code: B0076IS
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      Strategy & Tactics in Chess
      In this book, the great Dutch World Champion, Dr. Max Euwe, discusses both strategy and tactics in chess, having special emphasis on the latter, to which about two-thirds of the book is dedicated. Tactics have been, comparatively speaking, neglected in chess literature, and it is therefore, interesting to find that five out of eight chapters of this book are devoted to combinations which are analyzed and classified.
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      Strategy & Tactics in Chess

      Catalog Code: B0207IS
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      Struggle
      Lasker's book delves deeply into all phases of life and struggles. He attempts to create a general theory of all competitive activities, including chess, business and war.
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      Struggle

      Catalog Code: B0126IS
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      The 1000 Best Short Games of Chess
      A Treasury of Masterpieces in Miniature
      Perhaps if you owned one of the four or five great chess libraries of the world, you could, by diligent search, find most or all of these delectable nuggets. But who has either the time or the assets. So, Mr. Chernev, who has both, has provided us here with 1000 of the sweetest sugar-coated pills in all chess literature. Each introduced with a brief, pungent or witty commentary
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      The 1000 Best Short Games of Chess

      A Treasury of Masterpieces in Miniature
      Catalog Code: B0221IS
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      The Art of Defence in Chess
      Most players prefer to attack, resulting in defensive technique being the weakest part of their game. There are a number of methods of playing against an attacker, which include passive defense, simplification, blockade, stalemate, or a trap. Alternatively a player can defend actively or launch a counterattack.
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      The Art of Defence in Chess

      Catalog Code: B0164IS
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      The Art of Positional Play in Chess
      Samuel Reshevsky is the ideal person to write a book on positional play because that was exactly the way he played: positionally. Reshevsky preferred to crush his opponents slowly, like a python, rather than to win with a blaze of tactics.
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      The Art of Positional Play in Chess

      Catalog Code: B0110IS
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      The Best Move
      The Best Move is a collection of very hard Chess problems based on actual grandmaster games. The reader is asked who has the advantage and why. Points are awarded not only for getting the answer right, but for seeing deeply into the positions. These problems are based primarily on the games of Grandmaster Hort and Grandmaster Jansa. These are not the typical "White to play and Win" problems. rather, the reader is asked to decide who is better. These are very hard problems. Do not be surprised if you do any of them, or if you get them only by guessing.
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      The Best Move

      Catalog Code: B0253IS
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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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      The Bobby Fischer I Knew
      And Other Stories
      The Bobby Fischer I knew and other stories is hailed as an instant classic. This Damon-Runyan like work will be around well into the 21st Century. To inform future generations about such greats as Bobby Fischer and World Champion Garry Kasparov as well as the "Guys and Dolls" of the New York Chess scene during the fabled Golden Era of the 1930s and 1940s. In the introduction, five time U.S. Chess Champion writes that the authors capture "some of the most raucous and colorful figures in 20th century chess" with a "Dickensian precision".
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      The Bobby Fischer I Knew

      And Other Stories
      Catalog Code: B0059IS
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      The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 3
      September 1955 to June 1958
      This volume has important events related to California chess. By 1955, the states highways had been improved to the point where car travel became feasible between Northern and Southern California. So it’s no surprise that the 1955 56th U.S. Open, held in Long Beach, became the strongest and richest up to that time. GM Nicolas Rossolimo won the 1955 Buick over GM Sammy Reshevsky on tie-breaking points; Sammy had to be content with the $1,000 1st prize. The biggest shock in California chess history was IM Herman Steiner’s sudden and totally unexpected heart attack during the 1955 California State Championship. Herman was a handsome, energetic, larger than life presence, who attracted many the chess playing Hollywood elite. The passing of the former U.S. Champion and Editor of the Los Angeles Times chess column (since 1933) left a void in Southern California chess which has never been filled. Bobby Fischer’s first California appearance in 1957 was the San Francisco U.S. Junior. Bobby, the 14-year old defending champion, scored 8.5 points to beat out San Francisco’s own 17-year old Gilbert Ramirez, who was the California State Champion and California Open Champion. Of course, the Reporter covered Fischer’s first U.S. Championship win
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      The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 3

      September 1955 to June 1958
      Catalog Code: B0187iS
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      The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 4
      August 1958 - June 1961
      This volume has important events related to California chess. By 1955, the states highways had been improved to the point where car travel became feasible between Northern and Southern California. So it’s no surprise that the 1955 56th U.S. Open, held in Long Beach, became the strongest and richest up to that time. GM Nicolas Rossolimo won the 1955 Buick over GM Sammy Reshevsky on tie-breaking points; Sammy had to be content with the $1,000 1st prize. The biggest shock in California chess history was IM Herman Steiner’s sudden and totally unexpected heart attack during the 1955 California State Championship. Herman was a handsome, energetic, larger than life presence, who attracted many the chess playing Hollywood elite. The passing of the former U.S. Champion and Editor of the Los Angeles Times chess column (since 1933) left a void in Southern California chess which has never been filled. Bobby Fischer’s first California appearance in 1957 was the San Francisco U.S. Junior. Bobby, the 14-year old defending champion, scored 8.5 points to beat out San Francisco’s own 17-year old Gilbert Ramirez, who was the California State Champion and California Open Champion. Of course, the Reporter covered Fischer’s first U.S. Championship win
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      The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 4

      August 1958 - June 1961
      Catalog Code: B0195IS
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      The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 5
      August 1961 - June 1964
      1961-1964 was an exciting period for California Chess. This volume of the California Chess Reporter starts with the 1961 US Open in San Francisco won by Grandmaster Pal Benko with the overwhelming score of 11-1 by beating California State Champion Zoltan Kovacs in the last round. This volume concludes with the famous simultaneous exhibitions given by Bobby Fischer in 1964.
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      The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 5

      August 1961 - June 1964
      Catalog Code: B0188IS
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      The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 6
      July 1964 - June 1967
      William Addison became director of the Chess Room at the Mechanics Institute in 1965. 1964-1967 saw more sweeping victories for future grandmaster Duncan Suttles. Paul Quillen got out of prison for long enough to win several important events. Jacqueline Piatigorsky organized a Second Piatigorsky Cup in 1966 with ten of the strongest players in the world competing. Two major events new were established: The National Open in Las Vegas started in 1964 and the American Open in Los Angeles stated in 1965. Both are still being played annually today. Cover Photo shows Tibor Weinberger (front left) playing Henry Gross in the game for the 1959 California Open Championship. Henry Gross had won his first five games and only needed to draw this game with white to clench the state title. Instead, he played too cautiously and Weinberger won the game in the title. In the background, Roger Smook (left) plays Gil Ramirez. The winner would have tied for first, but instead the game ended in a draw
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      The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 6

      July 1964 - June 1967
      Catalog Code: B0192IS
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      The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 7
      July 1964 - June 1967
      Chess historians and collectors consider the California Chess Reporter the gold standard for California chess magazines. It has combined all the pertinent information that a chess historian looks for: who played in what tournament, club or league, when and where it was played, and, of course, the game scores. The match results, club results, league results, tournament cross tables, and game scores that appeared every month for both Northern and Southern California answered all of these criteria and more. In 1967-1971 chess activity increased throughout the state. No longer were players playing primarily for the honor and the glory. They wanted the money. Class tournaments started being held, where players would compete in the Class A, Class B or Class C sections for big cash prizes
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      The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 7

      July 1964 - June 1967
      Catalog Code: B0193IS
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      The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 8
      July-August 1971 to May-June 1974
      In 1971-1974, there was a great increase in chess activity world wide because of the 1972 Fischer Spassky Match in Iceland. In California, there was the emergence of talented new players and the departures of some old ones. Louis D. Statham (1907–1983) established his famous series of tournaments in Lone Pine, California. Every year it got stronger as grandmasters throughout the world came in increasing numbers and the cash prizes got bigger. It eventually became annually the strongest Swiss System tournament in the world. First winner was Larry Evans who moved to nearby Reno, Nevada.
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      The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 8

      July-August 1971 to May-June 1974
      Catalog Code: B0219IS
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      The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 9
      July-August 1974 to May-June 1976
      This is the last volume of California Chess Reporter and it contains the last issue of this publication, May-June 1976 issue. The last issue explains the reason why the publication was closing down. At the 1976 Delegates meeting of the US Chess Federation, a motion had been made to split the state of California in two for chess purposes. This had passed without significant debate or opposition. Similar motions had often been made at meetings of the California State Chess Federation and had repeatedly been voted down. The USCF Delegates seemingly knew nothing about this; it seems that nobody from Northern California was on-hand to explain the consequences of their proposed action
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      The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 9

      July-August 1974 to May-June 1976
      Catalog Code: B0220IS
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      The Chess Sacrifice
      Vladimir Vukovic (26 August 1898, Zagreb – 18 November 1975, Zagreb) was a Croatian chess writer, theoretician, player, arbiter, and journalist. He was awarded the International Master (IM) title in 1951 and International Arbiter (IA) in 1952.He played for Yugoslavia on second board in the 1st Chess Olympiad at London 1927, posting a record of +7?6=2.
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      The Chess Sacrifice

      Catalog Code: B0037IS
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      The Complete Games of Bobby Fischer
      As a massive work of reference to Fischer's chess science and technique, and as a tribute to the delights of Fischer's aesthetic prowess, this book can hardly be excelled. Meticulously documented, indexed and copiously illustrated. New Statesman Bobby Fischer became the youngest U.S. champion at the age of fourteen and later went on to defeat Boris Spassky in a titanic match for the world championship at Reykjavik in 1972, becoming the highest rated player of all time.
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      The Complete Games of Bobby Fischer

      Catalog Code: B0002IS
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      The Delights of Chess
      The book is filled with amusing anecdotes involving famous players, including Nimzowitsch, Botvinnik, Smyslov, Reshevsky and Lombardy.
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      The Delights of Chess

      Catalog Code: B0148IS
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      The Development of Chess Style
      This is essentially a book on chess history, showing how different styles of chess play became popular and flourished and then faded in popularity, such as for example the Hyper-Modern Style of play that became "All the Rage" in the 1920s and 1930s.
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      The Development of Chess Style

      Catalog Code: B0235IS
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      The Early Games of Paul Keres
      Grandmaster of Chess
      This is the autobiography of Paul Keres. It is the first volume in a series of three books. The other two volumes are The Middle Years of Paul Keres Grandmaster of Chess ISBN 4871875415 and The Later Years of Paul Keres Grandmaster of Chess ISBN 4871875423.
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      The Early Games of Paul Keres

      Grandmaster of Chess
      Catalog Code: B0173IS
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      The Fire Attack - RUSSIAN EDITION
      The Fire Attack" by Mikhail Tal and Iakov Damsky, brings out all the brightest and most beautiful of the great victories of the Soviet Grandmaster of Chess and World champion Mikhail Tal Nehemevicha. His aggressive, unpredictable, graceful, and in some cases even warlike games are always admired and will always be admired by millions of players around the world. He was a true master of the attack on the king. Tal showed that the need for a good attack, unexpected solutions, endless sacrifices, even if not always correct in terms of computer analysis.
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      The Fire Attack - RUSSIAN EDITION

      Catalog Code: B0211IS
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      The Fireside Book of Chess
      A Multitude of Stories, Games, Articles, Quizzes & Anecdotes For All Devotees Of The Royal Game
      The Fireside Book of Chess is a huge grab bag, accenting the lighter side of chess. It is a reservoir into which the reader can dip to provide countless hours of relaxation and entertainment. Since it makes few demands on the reader, it is a virtually perfect gift for Christmas or any other time of the year. Messers. Chernev and Reinfeld have stuffed their grab bag with golden nuggets.
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      The Fireside Book of Chess

      A Multitude of Stories, Games, Articles, Quizzes & Anecdotes For All Devotees Of The Royal Game
      Catalog Code: B0203IS
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      The Games of Robert J. Fischer
      he Games of Robert J. Fischer contains every serious traceable game of chess by Bobby Fischer from 1955 until his death in 2008. An appendix has been added to the original volume to include, in algebraic notation with diagrams, all 20 games actually played in the epic battle of Bobby Fischer vs. Boris Spassky in 1972 in Reykjavik, Iceland and all 30 games in their return match in Montenegro and Yugoslavia in 1992.
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      The Games of Robert J. Fischer

      Catalog Code: B0063IS
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      The Games of Tigran Petrosian - 1942-1965 - VOLUME 1
      This is the first of two volumes devoted to the chess career of former World Champion Tigran Petrosian, whose masterly positional play and near invincibility earned him the name of "Iron Tigran".
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      The Games of Tigran Petrosian - 1942-1965 - VOLUME 1

      Catalog Code: B0153IS
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      The Great Chess Masters and Their Games
      The Human Side of Chess
      Is there any quality common in the world's greatest chess masters, any peculiarity which made them contestants upon that particular parti-coloured board and on no other? Is there, in other words, a chess-mind?
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      The Great Chess Masters and Their Games

      The Human Side of Chess
      Catalog Code: B0234IS
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      The Immortal Games of Capablanca
      This is the biography of Jose R. Capablanca, famous grandmaster of Chess, with 113 of his greatest games. The fame of the great Cuban Master Chess champion of the world from 1921 to 1927, is ample assurance that this superbly annotated collection of his choicest masterpieces is destined to take its place at once amongst the classics of Chess literature. The book contains many games which have hitherto not been available in book form. The qualities of simplicity and artistry for which Capablanca was famous for in his lifetime will be appreciated by every reader, whether he studies the games for the sheer pleasure of it, of for the purpose of increasing his playing strength.
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      The Immortal Games of Capablanca

      Catalog Code: B0251IS
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      The Later Years of Paul Keres
      Grandmaster of Chess
      This is the autobiography of Paul Keres. It is the third and final volume in a series of three books. The other two volumes are The Early Games of Paul Keres Grandmaster of Chess ISBN 4871875407 and The Middle Years of Paul Keres Grandmaster of Chess ISBN 4871875415.
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      The Later Years of Paul Keres

      Grandmaster of Chess
      Catalog Code: B0175IS
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      The Logical Approach to Chess
      This has long been one of the standard books on basic chess strategy. It takes the player from the middle game of chess and shows how to take it to a favorable conclusion.
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      The Logical Approach to Chess

      Catalog Code: B0105IS
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      The Middle Game in Chess
      The Middle Game in Chess by Reuben Fine completes the trilogy between Practical Chess Openings and Basic Chess Endings, both by Fine, so that the three major aspects of chess are discussed. The Middle Game, it has been said, is the heart of chess. Here is the field of battle on which victory or defeat is decided. In this book the world's leading authority turns his talents to the Middle Game.
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      The Middle Game in Chess

      Catalog Code: B0250IS
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      The Middle Game in Chess - Book I
      Static Features
      This comprehensive study of middle-game theory is a classic unlikely to be superseded. It is a valuable addition to the library of every serious student of chess.
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      The Middle Game in Chess - Book I

      Static Features
      Catalog Code: B0169IS
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      The Middle Years of Paul Keres
      Grandmaster of Chess
      This is the autobiography of Paul Keres. It is the second volume in a series of three books. The other two volumes are The Early Games of Paul Keres Grandmaster of Chess ISBN 4871875407 and The Later Years of Paul Keres Grandmaster of Chess ISBN 4871875423.
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      The Middle Years of Paul Keres

      Grandmaster of Chess
      Catalog Code: B0174IS
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      The Middlegame - BOOK 2
      Dynamic and Subjective Features
      Max Euwe was World Chess Champion in the 1930s and he collaborated with International Master Kramer to write this great treatise on how to play chess middlegames. Book II of the series examines the initiative, the different types of attack on the king, the art of defense, maneuver and liquidation, and the common failings over the chessboard to which even great players are occasionally subject.
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      The Middlegame - BOOK 2

      Dynamic and Subjective Features
      Catalog Code: B0204IS
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