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    1994 2014 1994 to 2014
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    1. A.A. Troitzky (1)
    2. Alan S. Russell (1)
    3. Alexander Alekhine (3)
    4. Alexander Kotov (4)
    5. Anatoly Karpov (1)
    6. Andre Philidor (1)
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    11. Assiac (1)
    12. Bent Larsen (2)
    13. Bobby Fischer (3)
    14. Brad Darrach (1)
    15. Daniel A Yanofsky (1)
    16. Dannis Waterman (1)
    17. David Hooper (1)
    18. David Levy (5)
    19. Donn Mosenfelder (1)
    20. Dr. Max Euwe (1)
    21. Edward Shektman (1)
    22. Emanuel Lasker (1)
    23. Eric Schiller (5)
    24. Eric Schiller (5)
    25. F.M. Malkin (1)
    26. Francis J. Wellmuth (1)
    27. Fred Reinfeld (7)
    28. Garry Kasparov (1)
    29. Gedeon Barcza (2)
    30. George Koltanowski (1)
    31. Ghenrikh M. Kasparyan (1)
    32. H. Kramer (1)
    33. Haije Kramer (1)
    34. Hans Kmoch (2)
    35. Harold C. Schonberg (1)
    36. Harold C. Schonberg (1)
    37. Harry Golombek (3)
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    39. I.A. Horowitz (5)
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    60. Ludek Pachman (5)
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    62. M.L. Rantala & Eric Schiller & Alan Watson (1)
    63. Max Euwe (11)
    64. Mikhail Botvinnik (4)
    65. Mikhail Tal & Iakov Damsky (1)
    66. Mikhail Yudovich (2)
    67. Mikhall Botvinnik (3)
    68. Milton Hanauer (1)
    69. N. Kopayev (1)
    70. Norman T. Whitaker (1)
    71. Pal Benko (1)
    72. Paul Keres (4)
    73. R.G. Wade (2)
    74. Raymond Keene (6)
    75. Reuben Fine (8)
    76. Richard Keene (1)
    77. Richard Reti (1)
    78. Richard Roberts (1)
    79. Robert Byrne (2)
    80. Robert E. Burger (1)
    81. Robert G. Wade (2)
    82. Rona E Petrosian (1)
    83. Samuel Reshevsky (4)
    84. Samuel Reshevsky (4)
    85. Sidney Norman Bernstein (1)
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    87. Steffen Zeuthen (1)
    88. Stuart Marquilies (1)
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    90. Tigran Petrosian (3)
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    93. Vitaly Chekhover (2)
    94. Vladimir Davidovich Baturnsky (3)
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    96. Vlastimil Hort & Vlastimil Jansa (1)
    97. Walter Meiden (1)
    98. William Roland Hartston (1)
    99. William Steinitz (1)
    100. William Winter (1)
    101. William Winter & R. G. Wade (1)
    102. Yuri Averbach (5)
    103. Yuri Averbakh (2)
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    Items 37 to 72 of 155

      Chess Made Simple
      This is a book about the most fascinating game in the world. It is both a manual for beginners and a refresher course for experienced players. Clear and methodical explanations begin with the various chess pieces and proceed to subtle, advanced plays.
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      Chess Made Simple

      Catalog Code: B0004IS
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      Chess Marches On!
      A Vivid Record of Chess Activities in the Leading Centers of the World
      This is a collection of 50 of the finest games played during the period 1941-1944 by the world's greatest masters.
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      Chess Marches On!

      A Vivid Record of Chess Activities in the Leading Centers of the World
      Catalog Code: B0167IS
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      Chess Puzzles for Students
      This is a quiz based on very hard puzzles taken from master games, not from composed problems. Because of the difficulty and complexity of the puzzles, you score points just for getting the first move right. You do not have to see all the way to the end. At the end of the quizzes, you are rated based on how many you got right.
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      Chess Puzzles for Students

      Catalog Code: B0238IS
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      Chess Quiz
      Chess Quiz is a collection of 15 chess quizzes each with 20 puzzles in them, for a total of 300 in all. The reader grades himself. If he gets 18 of the 20 right he is master strength. If he gets 16 right he is club player strength. If he gets 14 right he is amateur strength. If he gets only 10 right he is average strength
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      Chess Quiz

      Catalog Code: B0228IS
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      Chess Strategy for Advanced Students
      The art of strategic planning is not easily acquired from most teaching materials, yet it is one of the most important aspects of practical play. In this book, positional factors have been approached, with examples showing how a certain specific weakness can be exploited by specific means. This book includes complete games where the strategic and positional factors are seen in the complex interplay of the middle game and end game.
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      Chess Strategy for Advanced Students

      Catalog Code: B0086IS
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      Chess the Easy Way
      More chess coaches in America recommend this book for their students than any other book. Written by one of the World's Strongest Grandmasters who was top contender for the World Chess Championship, "Chess the Easy Way" takes the player from the beginning moves of chess, rapidly advancing to the Expert Level.
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      Chess the Easy Way

      Catalog Code: B0012IS
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      Chess The Hard Way
      "Chess the Hard Way" is the autobiography of Daniel Abraham Yanofsky, who was not only Canada's first chess grandmaster buit was Canada's only grandmaster until the modern era. His career is remarkable. He was from a remote Indian town in Central Canada where there were no chess masters. Almost invariably, strong chess players only develop in places where there are strong players.
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      Chess The Hard Way

      Catalog Code: B0258IS
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      Collection of Chess Studies by Troitzky
      Alexey Alexeyevich Troitzky (1866-1942) is considered to have been the greatest composer of chess endgame studies ever. To call him a genius is to trivialize his accomplishments, because there are many geniuses, but few can equal the output of Troitzky. In his lifetime, Troitzky composed more than one thousand chess endgame studies.
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      Collection of Chess Studies by Troitzky

      Catalog Code: B0058IS
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      Combat
      My 50 Years at the Chess Board
      Sidney Bernstein, born in the Bronx, learned chess from his father at age 7, and played in his first tournament at 15. Since then, he has gone on to play in such prestigious events as the U.S. Championship, the U.S. Open Championship, the World Open, the Marshall and Manhattan Club Championships. This book is his chess biography. It contains 142 of his annotated games against the leading chess players of America and the story behind each game.
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      Combat

      My 50 Years at the Chess Board
      Catalog Code: B0045IS
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 1
      Planning the Pieces
      The First volume of Ludek Pachman's great trilogy Complete Chess Strategy which first appeared in Czechoslovak and German. Planning the Pieces deals with the long term planning, handling and positioning of the individual chess pieces.
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 1

      Planning the Pieces
      Catalog Code: B0136IS
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 2
      Principles of Pawn Play and the Center

      Publisher: ISHI Press
      Author: Ludek Pachman
      Year of Publication: 2012 (Reprint) Pages: 185
      Notation Type: Descriptive (DN)


      Book Description Continuing his major work on strategy and tactics in modern chess, the internationalyl renowned Grandmaster, Ludek Pachman, now turns his attention to the play of the pawns and the achievement of control of the center squares. Though the pawns are the weakest pieces in chess, their importance in determining the character of the attack (and defense) and the development of strategic play cannot be underestimated. Pawns are essential to the protection of important squares and pieces. They are the best means of blockading enemy pawns and when correctly deployed, their advance can open vital files and diagonals, thereby creating weaknesses in the opposite position. Despite its limited power, the pawn has one special advantage over other pieces in that it can be promoted when it reaches the eighth rank; a successful pawn advance can completely change the balance of power and the outcome of a game. Pawns have aptly been described as "the soul of chess." Vital of chess mastery is a basic understanding of the importance of control of the center squares. The effectiveness of the pieces depend upon the strength of their position and center control creates a vital sapatial superiority. The effective play of the pawns and center control have been touched upon on other works, but seldom with the insight and lucidity revealed in this second volume of Pachman's masterwork.
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 2

      Principles of Pawn Play and the Center
      Catalog Code: B0139IS
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 3
      Play on the Wings
      In each of these books the need for understanding is emphasized: there are too many variations for any memory to store. The player must understand the basic principles involved and the typical positions or maneuvers that can arise.
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 3

      Play on the Wings
      Catalog Code: B0147IS
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 1
      Bishop Endings, Knight Endings
      Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 1

      Bishop Endings, Knight Endings
      Catalog Code: B0183IS
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 2
      Bishop Against Knight Endings, Rook Against Minor Piece Endings
      Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 2

      Bishop Against Knight Endings, Rook Against Minor Piece Endings
      Catalog Code: B0184IS
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 3
      Queen and Pawn Endings, Queen Against Rook Endings, Queen Against Minor Piece Endings
      Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 3

      Queen and Pawn Endings, Queen Against Rook Endings, Queen Against Minor Piece Endings
      Catalog Code: B0185IS
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 4
      Pawn Endings
      Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 4

      Pawn Endings
      Catalog Code: B0182IS
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 5
      Rook Endings
      Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 5

      Rook Endings
      Catalog Code: B0218IS
      Our Price: $34.95

      Die Weltmeister Des Schachspiels 1 von Morphy bis Aljechin - GERMAN EDITION
      World Champions of Chess, Volume 1 - containing biographies and games of Morphy, Anderssen, Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca and Alekhine
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      Die Weltmeister Des Schachspiels 1 von Morphy bis Aljechin - GERMAN EDITION

      Catalog Code: B0254IS
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      Die Weltmeister Des Schachspiels 2 von Botwinnik bis Fischer - GERMAN EDITION
      World Champions of Chess, Volume 2 - containing biographies and games of Botvinnik , Smyslov , Tal , Petrosian , Spassky and Fischere
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      Die Weltmeister Des Schachspiels 2 von Botwinnik bis Fischer - GERMAN EDITION

      Catalog Code: B0255IS
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      Domination in 2,545 Endgame Studies
      Ghenrikh M. Kasparyan (1910-1995) is considered to have been without doubt the greatest composer and analyst of chess endgame studies ever. He was so great that when a great new chess star named Kasparyan appeared on the scene, the Soviet authorities decided to change the name of the second Kasparyan to Kasparov to avoid confusion. In this book, his master work, Kasparyan first classifies endgame studies into the analytic as opposed to artistic. Analytic studies are those likely to arise in an actual game.
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      Domination in 2,545 Endgame Studies

      Catalog Code: B0050IS
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      Dr. Lasker's Chess Career 1889-1914
      Dr. Lasker's Chess Career 1889-1914 has become a rare book, almost impossible to obtain. I bought the book used for this reprint from a collector of rare books in Denmark.
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      Dr. Lasker's Chess Career 1889-1914

      Catalog Code: B0176IS
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      Duels of the Mind
      The Twelve Best Games of Chess
      Everyone is fascinated by great games of chess: the spectacular sacrifices, profound strategic plans and brilliant endgame play produced in the heat of combat are powerful expressions of the creativity of the human mind. But which, of all the hundreds of candidates, are the very greatest games ever played? Here, in this book, is Grandmaster Raymond Keene's personal selection: twelve games, played by the giants of chess, each of them representing a peak in chess-playing genius.
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      Duels of the Mind

      The Twelve Best Games of Chess
      Catalog Code: B0033IS
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      Elista Diaries
      Mexico City 2007 World Chess Championship Matches
      Elista Diaries is the classic first-hand account of one of the most intensely fought World Chess Championship matches seen for decades. The World Champion and his chief trainer deeply annotate all of the games from the 1996 World Championship Match.
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      Elista Diaries

      Mexico City 2007 World Chess Championship Matches
      Catalog Code: B0026IS
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      First Book of Chess
      This book holds the distinction and is famous for being the first chess book Bobby Fischer ever read. As Bobby himself tells the story, when he was 6 years old, one day his sister Joan brought home a plastic chess set she had bought in the market and they learned how to play by reading the instructions on the box. Later, when Bobby had developed an interest in the game, Joan brought home a book appropriately entitled "First Book of Chess". It was then a new book, just out.
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      First Book of Chess

      Catalog Code: B0109IS
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      First Chess Tactics
      This book is aimed at beginners who know the rules and nothing more. This is how chess players start. They must learn the simple tactics. This is the only workbook at this level. Completing the puzzles in this book will lead to improved results immediately!
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      First Chess Tactics

      Catalog Code: B0128IS
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      First Piatigorsky Cup International
      International Grandmaster Chess Tournament Held in Los Angeles, CA in August 1963
      To help bring to the United States chess of the highest quality in the world, Mrs. Gregor Piatigorsky and her husband, the world renowned cellist, created the Piatigorsky Cup as a symbol of excellence in chess. Along with the trophy went the finest playing conditions and the highest prizes ever offered for any chess event. For the first time since 1932, a world chess champion appeared in an American tournament when Tigran Petrosian, USSR, joined seven other of the greatest international grandmasters in a month of competition at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
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      First Piatigorsky Cup International

      International Grandmaster Chess Tournament Held in Los Angeles, CA in August 1963
      Catalog Code: B0075IS
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      Fischer Spassky
      Report On the Chess Match of the Century
      AT LAST- after cancellations, protests, demands, disappearances, apologies, reporter limitations, referee uncertaincies, chessboard glares, unsuitable chairs and disputes about lighting, noise, and player and audience distance were resolved-at last Bobby Fischer was in Iceland and ready to play. Jully 11, 1972, the Green Day, had arrived at last...
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      Fischer Spassky

      Report On the Chess Match of the Century
      Catalog Code: B0240IS
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      Fischer vs. Spassky
      The Chess Match of the Century
      The World Chess Championship Match 1972 The chess match of the century has finally taken place and chess masters throughout the world have already agreed that some of the games are among the greatest that have ever been played.
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      Fischer vs. Spassky

      The Chess Match of the Century
      Catalog Code: B0168IS
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      Fundamentos Del Ajedrez - SPANISH EDITION
      Tratado de los principios basicos del juego-ciencia, expuestos con notable precision y claridad, y desarrollados y aplicados en una serie de partidas comentadas por el propio campeon.Fundamentos del Ajedrez se publico por primera vez hace trece anos. Desde entonces han aparecidos numerosos articulos bajo el titulo, por lo general, de "teoria hipermoderna del ajedrez".
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      Fundamentos Del Ajedrez - SPANISH EDITION

      Catalog Code: B0018IS
      Our Price: $25.95

      Golden Treasury of Chess
      The Golden Treasury of Chess is one of the most popular and most often reprinted and revised chess books ever created. It is filled with hundreds of the most thrilling, exciting and surprising chess games ever played. It also includes articles about chess history and stories about how these great games came to be played. It has also become one of the most controversial chess books ever written.
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      Golden Treasury of Chess

      Catalog Code: B0053IS
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      Grandmaster Chess
      The Book of the Louis D. Statham Lone Pine Masters-Plus Tournament 1975
      Lone Pine 1975 was the first ever truly Grandmaster Swiss event. Today, with many grandmaster Swiss events taking place every year, such as the Aeroflot Open, the Reykjavik Open, and many others, not to mention the World Open, bringing together 22 grandmasters to play in a Swiss tournament does not seem that remarkable. Even the title, Grandmaster Chess, seems to be a bit hackneyed with so many grandmaster events being played today.
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      Grandmaster Chess

      The Book of the Louis D. Statham Lone Pine Masters-Plus Tournament 1975
      Catalog Code: B0055IS
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      Grandmaster Performance
      This book is a collection of deeply analyzed and instructive grandmaster games by Polugaevsky.
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      Grandmaster Performance

      Catalog Code: B0162IS
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      Grandmasters of Chess
      In Grandmasters of Chess, Harold Schonberg chronicles the life and times of some of the greatest Grandmasters of all time, from Philidor to Capablanca and Alekhine to everyone in between.
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      Grandmasters of Chess

      Catalog Code: B0252IS
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      Great Chess Upsets
      This book is a good read. Even without playing over the games, readers will find it enjoyable.
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      Great Chess Upsets

      Catalog Code: B0158IS
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      Great Chess Victories and Defeats
      This is a collection of chess columns that originally appeared between 1972 and 1977. It might be called a collection of his best columns. You will notice a particular style to his columns.
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      Great Chess Victories and Defeats

      Catalog Code: B0242IS
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      How Fischer Plays Chess
      A study and analysis of the games of Bobby Fischer, the greatest chess player the world has ever known.
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      How Fischer Plays Chess

      Catalog Code: B0040IS
      Our Price: $26.95

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