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Year of Publication
1999 2014 1999 to 2014
Author(s)
  1. Andrei Volokitin (1)
  2. Branislav Francuski (1)
  3. Dan Heisman (1)
  4. Efstratios Grivas (1)
  5. Fred Reinfeld (1)
  6. Hans Berliner (1)
  7. Igor Stohl (1)
  8. James Rizzitano (1)
  9. Jeremy Silman (4)
  10. Jerzy Konikowski (1)
  11. John Nunn (4)
  12. Marek Soszynski (1)
  13. Mark Dvoretsky (1)
  14. Richard Reti (1)
  15. Robin Smith (1)
  16. Steve Giddins (3)
  17. Todd Bardwick (1)
  18. Valeri Beim (1)
  19. Vladimir Grabinsky (1)
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Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (16)
  2. AN - Algebraic (7)
Topics
  1. General Chess Instruction (1)

    The Amateur's Mind
    Turning Chess Misconceptions into Chess Mastery
    This book takes the student on a journey through his own mind and returns him to the chess board with a wealth of new-found knowledge and the promise of a significant gain in strength. Most amateurs possess erroneous thinking processes that remain with them throughout their chess lives.
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    The Amateur's Mind

    Turning Chess Misconceptions into Chess Mastery
    Catalog Code: B0003SI
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    The System
    A World Champion's Approach to Chess
    Hans Berliner is one of the most successful correspondence chess players of all time, and was utterly dominant in the 5th World Championship. Here, for the first time, he explains the set of principles - The System - that he used to guide him to the right moves. Readers will be astonished by the simplicity and power of Berliner's methods as he takes several major openings and subjects them to System principles, and finds radically new approaches to them.
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    The System

    A World Champion's Approach to Chess
    Catalog Code: B0098GB
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    How To Think In Chess
    How to Think in Chess is the rare book that explains in clear terms the techniques chess masters use to find their moves. The authors, an international chess champion and a trained professional thinker, are uniquely qualified on the subject. They offer you both academic research and personal experience. How to Think in Chess teaches you practical ways of thinking to win.
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    How To Think In Chess

    Catalog Code: B0014RE

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    Understanding Chess Move by Move
    A Top-Class Grandmaster Explains Step-By-Step How Chess Games are Won

    Publisher: Gambit
    Author: John Nunn
    Year of Publication: 2008 Pages: 240
    Notation Type: Figurine (FN)


    Book Description John Nunn is one of the most highly regarded chess writers in the world. He has carefully selected thirty modern games to help the reader understand the most important aspects of chess and to illustrate modern chess principles in action. Virtually every move is explained using words that everyone can understand. Jargon is avoided as far as possible. Almost all the examples are taken from the 1990s and show how key ideas are handled by the grandmasters of today. The emphasis is on general principles that readers will be able to use in their own games, and detailed analysis is only given where it is necessary. Each game contains many lessons, but to guide the reader through the most important ideas in each phase of the game, the thirty games are grouped thematically into those highlighting opening, middlegame and endgame themes. About the Author(s) John Nunn is a grandmaster from England. He has won four individual gold medals and three team silver medals at Chess Olympiads. In the Chess World Cup of 1988/9, he finished sixth overall, ahead of several former World Champions. He is arguably the most highly acclaimed chess writer in the world, with two of his books receiving the prestigious British Chess Federation Book of the Year Award.
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    Understanding Chess Move by Move

    A Top-Class Grandmaster Explains Step-By-Step How Chess Games are Won
    Catalog Code: B0086GB
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    How to Reassess Your Chess - WORKBOOK
    How to Master Chess Imbalances
    In this large workbook, a stand-alone companion to How to Reassess Your Chess, Jeremy Silman provides 131 problems designed to test a player's strengths and weaknesses. These problems cover openings, middlegames (both positional and tactical) and endgames. As a player completes one of these problems, he or she may then turn to Mr. Silman's answer, which is always detailed yet never dry.
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    How to Reassess Your Chess - WORKBOOK

    How to Master Chess Imbalances
    Catalog Code: B0006SI
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    Modern Chess Analysis
    Techniques that have Revolutionized Chess Analysis
    Chess analysis is nearly as old as the game itself, with many of the pioneering works by the giants of chess history being devoted to the analysis of positions, openings and endings. Personal computers and powerful chess software are having a profound effect on chess analysis and theory - most grandmasters use them extensively. However, this book does far more than explain methods for computer-assisted analysis. Readers will develop a deeper understanding of the strengths and limitations of the human mind, and a greater understanding of many areas of chess while working through the examples that Robin Smith presents.
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    Modern Chess Analysis

    Techniques that have Revolutionized Chess Analysis
    Catalog Code: B0093GB

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    Understanding Your Chess
    Learning from Your Games and Improve Your Results
    Rizzitano presents lessons from his own experiences that will be most relevant to club and tournament players. He shows how by analyzing their own games, players can gain a greater understanding of their strengths and weaknesses, and he explains they can shape their approach to chess to make the most of their abilities. Major topics include: Developing a reliable and coherent opening repertoire; The importance of understanding opening theory rather than simply memorizing it.
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    Understanding Your Chess

    Learning from Your Games and Improve Your Results
    Catalog Code: B0110GB

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    How to Play Dynamic Chess
    Size the Moment and Take Full Advantage of Your Chances!
    Chess is fundamentally a dynamic game. Each move changes the situation and the possibilities for both sides. No piece is ever identically as valuable as any other, and their scope changes from move to move. The current generation of supergrandmasters plays unrelentingly dynamic chess, but a great deal of chess literature still deals with chess as if it were a predominantly static game. Much traditional chess teaching is based around rules of thumb that might work well 'on average' or in 'typical' situations, but these rules may not equip players for the specific and sometimes exceptional situations that they face in their games.
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    How to Play Dynamic Chess

    Size the Moment and Take Full Advantage of Your Chances!
    Catalog Code: B0123GB
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    Grandmaster Chess Move by Move
    A Leading Grandmaster Applies the "Move by Move" Approach to his Best Games
    A collection of John Nunn's best games from 1994 to the present day, annotated in detail in the same style as the best-selling Understanding Chess Move by Move. Throughout, the emphasis is on what the reader can learn from each game, so the book is ideal study material for those seeking to progress to a higher level of chess understanding. There is also entertainment in abundance: Nunn has a direct aggressive style, and many of his opponents in these games are ambitious young grandmasters from the generation inspired by Kasparov's dynamic chess.
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    Grandmaster Chess Move by Move

    A Leading Grandmaster Applies the "Move by Move" Approach to his Best Games
    Catalog Code: B0099GB
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    Chess Workbook for Children
    The Chess Detective's Introduction to the Royal Game
    Chess Workbook for Children is a fun, comprehensive workbook and instruction book for children (and adults!) who are new to chess or who are in the beginning stages of learning to play the royal game. Ten basic chess lessons and chess rules are presented in detail.
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    Chess Workbook for Children

    The Chess Detective's Introduction to the Royal Game
    Catalog Code: B0006OB
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    50 Essential Chess Lessons
    A Modern Look at 50 Immensely Instructive Chess Battles
    Steve Giddins has chosen 50 supremely instructive games - some old, some new, and including many that few readers will have seen before. He has annotated these games in detail from a modern perspective, explaining the useful lessons that can be learned from them, while avoiding the harmful dogma that characterized many older works of this type.
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    50 Essential Chess Lessons

    A Modern Look at 50 Immensely Instructive Chess Battles
    Catalog Code: B0031GB

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    Perfect Your Chess
    World-Class Training from a Super-Grandmaster and his Coach
    Andrei Volokitin is one of a rare breed of players: he achieved a ranking in the world's top 20 while still a teenager, playing dynamic and often brilliant chess. Although we cannot all aspire to emulate his achievements, there is much that we can learn from his training methods, his games and his general approach to chess. These topics are the subject of this book, written in collaboration with his trainer.
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    Perfect Your Chess

    World-Class Training from a Super-Grandmaster and his Coach
    Catalog Code: B0005GB

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    Grandmaster Secrets - Winning Quickly at Chess
    A Much-Expanded New Edition of 101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures
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    Grandmaster Secrets - Winning Quickly at Chess

    A Much-Expanded New Edition of 101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures
    Catalog Code: B0012GB
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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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    101 Chess Questions Answered
    Sound Advice on all Aspects of Playing Chess
    Steve Giddins is an author acclaimed for his ability to write in down-to-earth style on fundamental chess topics. In this book he answers the questions that really matter to chess-players. His topics include many basic ideas, including some that have rarely been addressed so directly in chess literature, and thus are often misunderstood by club players. Where appropriate, the answers also address highly sophisticated concepts, providing insights gleaned from many years of experience and discussions with players and trainers of the highest level.
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    101 Chess Questions Answered

    Sound Advice on all Aspects of Playing Chess
    Catalog Code: B0013GB
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    Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces
    A New Edition of a Winner of the USCF Award for Best Book
    Igor Stohl has selected 62 outstanding games from recent years and analysed them in painstaking depth. Here he presents his findings to chess enthusiasts, who will find the games entertaining and the annotations both instructive and illuminating. Stohl is an outstanding theoretical expert, so the opening phase of each game reads like a lesson in the key strategic aspects of the opening chosen, with a critical survey of modern trends. The middlegame is dissected and the critical decisions subjected to keen scrutiny - we are invited inside Stohl's laboratory to join him in the quest for the truth. The endgame phase, if reached, is handled with similar erudition, with insights into the grandmaster's approach to questions of technique.
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    Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces

    A New Edition of a Winner of the USCF Award for Best Book
    Catalog Code: B0116GB
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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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    How to Reassess Your Chess - 4TH EDITION
    Chess Mastery Through Chess Imbalances
    How to Reassess Your Chess has long been considered a modern classic. Now this fourth, and final edition completely rewritten and featuring all new example stakes Silman's groundbreaking concept of imbalances to a whole new level.
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    How to Reassess Your Chess - 4TH EDITION

    Chess Mastery Through Chess Imbalances
    Catalog Code: B0007SI
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    LIMITED EDITION - How to Reassess Your Chess 4th Edition - AUTOGRAPHED BY JEREMY SILMAN
    Chess Mastery Through Chess Imbalances
    For a limited time purchase the special autographed, collector's edition of Jeremy Silman's How to Reassess Your Chess, 4th Edition, in hardcover version and get the author's commemorative t-shirt free! This offer is limited to the first 100 customers!
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    LIMITED EDITION - How to Reassess Your Chess 4th Edition - AUTOGRAPHED BY JEREMY SILMAN

    Chess Mastery Through Chess Imbalances
    Catalog Code: B0008SI
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    Masters of the Chessboard
    21st Century Edition
    Ask most chessplayers about the works by Richard Reti, and most will quickly reply Modern Ideas in Chess. His Masters of the Chessboard will be a distant second and that is unfortunate, because in many ways Masters is more comprehensive and instructive than its better-known predecessor.
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    Masters of the Chessboard

    21st Century Edition
    Catalog Code: B0056RE

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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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    How To Play Chess Like a Champion
    21st Century Edition
    Reinfeld's Masterpiece How to Play Chess like a Champion is Fred Reinfeld's sequel to his How to be a Winner at Chess and an absolute gem. In it the reader will find an exquisite blending of classic games, stories, insights, and instruction as only Reinfeld can put together. Rarely has an author succeeded so well as here, combining instruction, entertainment, and pure enjoyment. This new 21st-century edition is presented in modern algebraic notation in a double-column format, with many more diagrams. Throughout, the writing of Reinfeld, the master wordsmith and instructor, has been left intact. How to Play Chess like a Champion is among the very best introductory chess books ever produced, bar none, capturing the essence of good chess in a most readable, enjoyable, easy-to-grasp format.
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    How To Play Chess Like a Champion

    21st Century Edition
    Catalog Code: B0066RE
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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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    John Nunn's Chess Course
    A Complete Chess Education Based on the Games of World Champion Lasker
    Grandmaster John Nunn provides a complete chess education, covering decision-making methods and psychological factors in addition to the most important strategic and tactical methods.
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    John Nunn's Chess Course

    A Complete Chess Education Based on the Games of World Champion Lasker
    Catalog Code: B0186GB
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