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    Items 1 to 36 of 73

      1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices & Combinations
      21st-Century Edition
      Enhance Your Tactical Weapons! 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices and Combination is the companion volume to Reinfeld's 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate. Of course each book can be taken on its own, but together they make a wonderful collection, and cover the full range of tactical chess. And they are now both available in 21st-century editions, using modern algebraic notation.
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      1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices & Combinations

      21st-Century Edition
      Catalog Code: B0072RE
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      212 Surprising Checkmates
      With this instructive manual, players can learn to concentrate on one-, two- and three-move checkmates, focusing on their opponents' last moves and keeping alert to new possibilities, rather than getting blinded by previous calculations. Written by two experienced chess teachers, this volumes first 100 exercises concern checkmates in one move, while the remaining exercises represent game-like positions for checkmates in two and three moves.
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      212 Surprising Checkmates

      Catalog Code: B0053RE
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      A History of Chess
      From Chaturanga to the Present Day
      In this book, the author, legendary Russian grandmaster Yuri Averbakh, presents a well-researched and documented theory about the origins, development and spread of this immensely popular game. In addition, over three dozen splendid color plates - presented on coated stock making the images suitable for framing - supplement his historical analysis.
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      A History of Chess

      From Chaturanga to the Present Day
      Catalog Code: B0062RE
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      A Legend on the Road
      Bobby Fischer's 1964 Simul Tour
      A Legend on the Road deals with Bobby before he had become a household name. A complete unknown he wasn't, not with six U.S. Championships to his credit - including a scintillating 11-0 in the 1963/64 affair - but U.S. chess players bad never had a real opportunity to see him in action without traveling thousands of miles.
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      A Legend on the Road

      Bobby Fischer's 1964 Simul Tour
      Catalog Code: B0035RE
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      Advanced Chess Tactics
      A mastery of tactics is essential to a competitive chess player and Lev Psakhis is ideally qualified to show the way. In Advanced Chess Tactics Psakhis showcases many beautiful attacking games to make his points. Psakhis has the ability to explain deep analysis while also offering simple yet wise tips gleaned from his lifetime of experience.
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      Advanced Chess Tactics

      Catalog Code: B0061QT
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      Attacking Manual - VOLUME 2
      British Champion Jacob Aagaard explains the rules of attack (the exploitation of a dynamic advantage) in an accessible and entertaining style. This groundbreaking work is well balanced between easily understandable examples, exercises and deep analysis. Five years in the making, this book will surely not disappoint.
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      Attacking Manual - VOLUME 2

      Catalog Code: B0034QT

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      Back to Basics - Fundamentals
      How about a Nice Game of Chess?

      The game of chess has challenged and delighted the world for centuries. In Back to Basics: Fundamentals, the essential building blocks of the royal game are presented simply and in an easy-to-understand format. With the expert guidance of chess master Branislav Francuski, you will learn how the chess pieces move and capture; the underlying principles of the game; how to spot and carry out simple checkmates; and understand the basic tactical ideas that are so important to playing and winning.
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      Back to Basics - Fundamentals

      Catalog Code: B0011RE

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      Bobby Fischer - The Career and Complete Games of the American World Chess Champion
      Now, for the first time, every one of his 736 tournament and match games is presented with insightful explanations and analysis. Best-selling chess author, German International Grandmaster Karsten Muller, annotates each game of the player many believe to be the greatest of all time.
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      Bobby Fischer - The Career and Complete Games of the American World Chess Champion

      Catalog Code: B0034RE
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      Carlsen's Assault on the Throne
      In 2013 chess returned to world headlines. The energetic Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen was front page news and his fans were not disappointed: the World Number 1 won the World Championship. Carlsens Assault on the Throne gives an inside view of Carlsens dramatic journey: from one of eight challengers in the London Candidates tournament, with the near disaster in the final rounds, ending with triumph in Chennai. With behind-the-scenes stories and top-level analysis of the games, Kotronias & Logothetis have written the ultimate book on how Carlsen became the 16th undisputed World Chess Champion. This hardcover edition includes over a hundred colour photographs
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      Carlsen's Assault on the Throne

      Catalog Code: B0091QT
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      Chess Analytics
      Training with a Grandmaster
      Grivas presents almost 240 games, most with complete scores to assist comprehension, illustrating his themes with practical, insightful examples and explanations.
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      Chess Analytics

      Training with a Grandmaster
      Catalog Code: B0059RE

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      Chess Cafe Puzzle Book
      This book offers every type of tactical motif imaginable, from the more common back rank mates, pins, skewers, forks and the like up to and including some of the most beautiful and rare combinations. This is a tactical book that will prove exceptionally useful for a wide range of players, intermediate through master strength and even beyond.
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      Chess Cafe Puzzle Book

      Catalog Code: B0017RE

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      Chess Cafe Puzzle Book 2
      As most chess instructors and players know, it is much more difficult to teach and learn strategic concepts than tactics. In this program, German grandmaster Dr. Karsten Mueller will help you develop your strategic chessplaying skills.
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      Chess Cafe Puzzle Book 2

      Catalog Code: B0018RE

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      Chess Evolution 1 - The Fundamentals
      Chess Evolution 1 concludes Artur Yusupov's award-winning instructional series. Chess Evolution 1 is at the Fundamentals level, which shows chess players the basic ideas they should know as they set off on the road to mastery. Yusupov guides the reader towards a higher level of chess understanding using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
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      Chess Evolution 1 - The Fundamentals

      Catalog Code: B0056QT
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      Chess Evolution 2 - Beyond the Basics
      The Fundamentals series shows players the basic ideas they should know, then the Beyond the Basics series sets off on the road to mastery. Yusupov guides the reader towards a higher level of chess understanding using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
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      Chess Evolution 2 - Beyond the Basics

      Catalog Code: B0066QT
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      Chess Evolution 3 - Mastery
      This volume completes Artur Yusupov's course of chess improvement. The Fundamentals series showed players the basic ideas they should know. The Beyond the Basics series set off on the road to mastery, and now in the Mastery series we have arrived at our final destination. Yusupov guides the reader using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
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      Chess Evolution 3 - Mastery

      Catalog Code: B0074QT
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      Chess for Kids and Parents
      It is widely accepted that learning chess has a very positive effect on children. Many parents want to help their children to study chess, but don't know how to do it. This book is the solution. It is a practical handbook that teaches the mysteries of chess with a light touch.
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      Chess for Kids and Parents

      Catalog Code: B0004QT
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      Chess Mazes
      The planning and visualization skills that come from working on Chess Mazes are valuable and instructive. If you are one who often loses games by hanging pieces or missing mates, then this is the book for you. There are many good books which present chess combinations and explain tactical motifs with the goal of training your tactical ability.
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      Chess Mazes

      Catalog Code: B0019RE
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      Chess Praxis
      A supplement to the Chess player's handbook, containing all the most important modern improvements in the openings, illustrated by actual games; a revised code of chess laws; and a collection of Mr. Morphy's matches, &c., in England and France.
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      Chess Praxis

      Catalog Code: B0007QT
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      Chess Tactics from Scratch - 2ND EDITION
      Understanding Chess Tactics
      These players clearly needed a good book, but when Weteschnik looked for it he found nothing suitable, so he decided to write it himself. But Weteschnik was not completely satisfied with the book and decided to restructure and rewrite it completely.
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      Chess Tactics from Scratch - 2ND EDITION

      Understanding Chess Tactics
      Catalog Code: B0062QT
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      Dvoretsky Endgame Manual
      3RD EDITION
      Russian International Master Mark Dvoretsky is perhaps the most respected chess instructor in the world today. His latest work, Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual, is sure to become a classic reference book on one of the most difficult and subtle phases in chess.
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      Dvoretsky Endgame Manual

      3RD EDITION
      Catalog Code: B0007RE
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      Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual - 2ND EDITION
      The Second Edition of Another Dvoretsky Classic!

      It is very important for the practical player to train his or her ability, understand when to rely on intuition, rules of thumb and more general positional considerations, when to try to solve problems by calculating variations to the end and how to manage time to avoid time pressure. With these goals in mind, the second edition of Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual delivers excellent, high quality training materials and many exercises.
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      Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual - 2ND EDITION

      Catalog Code: B0008RE
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      Elements of Positional Evaluation
      How the Pieces Get Their Power
      This ground-breaking book by best-selling chess author Dan Heisman addresses the evaluation and understanding of how static features affect the value of the pieces in a given position. Now in its fourth edition, emphasis is placed on the static evaluation of each piece's value and its role in the overall position rather than the assessment of a specific position, but Heisman's approach can also be applied to help evaluate entire positions by helping to answer the questions who stands better, by how much, and why?
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      Elements of Positional Evaluation

      How the Pieces Get Their Power
      Catalog Code: B0039RE
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      Endgame Workshop
      Principles for the Practical Player
      This is an endgame book. It deals with the final phase of a chess game, the one that comes after the opening and the middlegame. But it doesn't take the point of view that the endgame is separate from the other two phases. Rather it argues that the game is an organic whole, and that everything is related, at least up to a point. What happens earlier can explain what happens later. The book also recognizes that the endgame tends to have special characteristics. As much as possible, the author tries to bring out those characteristics so that the reader can come away with basics and underlying principles to help find his or her way through the final phases of their own games.
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      Endgame Workshop

      Principles for the Practical Player
      Catalog Code: B0070RE

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      Everything Chess Basics Book
      The Rules, the Moves, and the Strategies - All You Need to Know to Play the Game
      If you're looking to learn about the game of chess and win, The Everything Chess Basics Book provides you with the perfect introduction! Endorsed by the United States Chess Federation, The Everything Chess Basics Book is an authoritative guide that appeals to chess players of all ages and skill.
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      Everything Chess Basics Book

      The Rules, the Moves, and the Strategies - All You Need to Know to Play the Game
      Catalog Code: B0002OB
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      For Friends & Colleagues - Volume 1 - SIGNED AND NUMBERED EDITION
      SPECIAL EDITION - SIGNED AND INDIVIDUALLY NUMBERED
      Mark Dvoretsky has long been considered one of the premier chess coaches and trainers in the world. He is renowned for taking talented masters and forging them into world-class grandmasters and champions. This accomplished chess instructor and author now shares his story in a ground-breaking two-volume set. You are invited to share his journey from his childhood and maturing into a strong master, to his participation in the powerful Soviet championships and then, his transition to full-time chess coach. This is a special edition, signed by Mark Dvoretsky and limited to 500 copies.
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      For Friends & Colleagues - Volume 1 - SIGNED AND NUMBERED EDITION

      SPECIAL EDITION - SIGNED AND INDIVIDUALLY NUMBERED
      Catalog Code: B0074RE-SGN
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      Grandmaster Preparation - Attack & Defence
      In Attack & Defence Jacob Aagaard presents the main principles of how to attack and defend in chess. By carving dynamic chess into separate areas of ability, he gives the reader a clear way to expand his understanding of this vital part of the game.
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      Grandmaster Preparation - Attack & Defence

      Catalog Code: B0087QT
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      Grandmaster Preparation - Calculation
      PAPERBACK
      If you are human, then this book will offer you practical advice and an effective training plan to think differently and make decisions far more efficiently.
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      Grandmaster Preparation - Calculation

      PAPERBACK
      Catalog Code: B0078QT
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      Grandmaster Preparation - Endgame Play
      Jacob Aagaard presents the reader with a few key concepts in the endgame and invites him to test his skills with a lot of examples from recent tournament practice. Where many endgame books are theoretical and emphasize memorization, Endgame Play is based entirely in the real world, where the ability to react precisely in technical positions is a life skill.
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      Grandmaster Preparation - Endgame Play

      Catalog Code: B0082QT
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      Grandmaster Preparation - Positional Play - HARDBACK
      In Positional Play Jacob Aagaard shares his simple three-step tool of positional analysis that he has used with club players and famous grandmasters to improve their positional decision-making. Working from the starting point that all players who aspire to play at international level have a certain amount of positional understanding, Aagaard lays out an easy-to-follow training plan that will improve everyone's intuition and positional decision-making.
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      Grandmaster Preparation - Positional Play - HARDBACK

      Catalog Code: B0072QT
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      Grandmaster Preparation - Positional Play - PAPERBACK
      In Positional Play Jacob Aagaard shares his simple three-step tool of positional analysis that he has used with club players and famous grandmasters to improve their positional decision-making. Working from the starting point that all players who aspire to play at international level have a certain amount of positional understanding, Aagaard lays out an easy-to-follow training plan that will improve everyone's intuition and positional decision-making.
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      Grandmaster Preparation - Positional Play - PAPERBACK

      Catalog Code: B0079QT
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      Grandmaster Preparation - Strategic Play - PAPERBACK
      In Strategic Play Jacob Aagaard digs deep into the most complex area of chess thinking. The games and exercises in this book transcend regular chess skills, such as pattern recognition, calculation and positional analysis. Building on the two previous books in the Grandmaster Preparation series, this book challenges the reader to explore the complexities of chess, offering clarity and understanding through Aagaard’s straightforward approach.
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      Grandmaster Preparation - Strategic Play - PAPERBACK

      Catalog Code: B0080QT
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      Grandmaster Repertoire - The French Defence - Vol. 1
      The French Defence is one of the most popular and reliable responses to 1.e4. Black invites his opponent to gain space in the centre, with the intention of undermining the enemy position and launching a counterattack. Although the amount of theory has expanded in recent years, the French often leads to positions where positional and strategic understanding prove more relevant than long sequences of computer-generated moves. Grandmaster Repertoire 14 - The French Defence 1 introduces the Winawer Variation after the opening moves 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4, and provides expert recommendations against all of White's major possibilities
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      Grandmaster Repertoire - The French Defence - Vol. 1

      Catalog Code: B0088QT
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      Grandmaster Repertoire 12 - The Modern Benoni
      The Modern Benoni arises after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6. It leads to unbalanced structures and exciting play, so it has naturally been a favourite of ambitious attacking players such as Tal, Fischer and, more recently, Topalov, Ivanchuk and Gashimov.
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      Grandmaster Repertoire 12 - The Modern Benoni

      Catalog Code: B0075QT
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      Grandmaster Versus Amateur
      A multinational array of top grandmasters explain the difference in thinking between professional and amateur chess players, and how the amateur can bridge the gap. It usually takes at least a decade of sustained effort for even the most talented player to reach the grandmaster level - this book cannot guarantee to make the reader a chess grandmaster, but it is certainly a healthy nudge in the right direction.
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      Grandmaster Versus Amateur

      Catalog Code: B0054QT

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      How to be a Winner at Chess
      21st Century Edition
      The Essence of Good Chess The incomparable Fred Reinfeld is back in print! This new 21st-century edition is presented in modern algebraic notation in a double-column format, with more diagrams and a refresher course for beginners. How to be a Winner at Chess is among the very best introductory chess books ever produced, bar none. In it Reinfeld manages to capture the essence of good chess in a most readable, enjoyable, easy-to-grasp format. How to be a Winner at Chess is designed for the average player who knows the moves and rules but not much more. Warning! - you have to be able to read! Let Fred Reinfeld, the master wordsmith and instructor take you to the next level - in short turn you into a winner.
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      How to be a Winner at Chess

      21st Century Edition
      Catalog Code: B0065RE
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      How to Beat Your Kids at Chess
      An Adult Beginner's Guide to Chess - 2nd Edition
      How to Beat Your Kids at Chess is a book that truly starts at the beginning, with the most basic idea of all: the straight line. This book offers clear explanations, opportunities to practice each concept before moving on, and a systematic progression of ideas.
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      How to Beat Your Kids at Chess

      An Adult Beginner's Guide to Chess - 2nd Edition
      Catalog Code: B0063RE
      Our Price: $19.95

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