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Year of Publication
1988 2014 1988 to 2014
Author(s)
  1. Alexander Shashin (1)
  2. Dan Heisman (2)
  3. Igor Sukhin (1)
  4. Jeremy Silman (4)
  5. Jonathan Hawkins (1)
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Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (5)
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  1. General Chess Instruction (1)

    Modern Art of Attack
    "The Art of Attack by Vukovic" ends with the Alekhine era --- the last example being in 1947. In the 1950's a new generation emerged starting with the daring play of Mikhail Tal. He and his contemporaries are where we begin with this book, taking the reader through the 1980's. The chapters are 1)Attacking the King Which Can't Castle, 2)Attacking the Uncastled King, 3)Attacking the Kingside Castled Positions, 4)St.George Attack, 5)Greek Gift Attack, 6)Defensive Measures, 7)Attacking the Opposite Side, 8)Couterattacking, 9)Great Attacking Players including Tal's Daring Sacrifical Attacks, Fischer's Scientific Style, Karpov's Fiery Attacking Style. A great book for players of all strengths.
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    Lessons with the Masters
    Lessons with the Masters
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    Lessons with the Masters

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    Strategy for Advanced Players
    Schiller covers strategic and positional factors as seen in the complex interplay of the middlegame and endgame with 45 lessons. The art of strategic planning is not easily acquired from most teaching materials, yet is one of the most important aspects of practical play. He does an excellent job here teaching strategy skills. This book is mostly recommended for players 1600 rated and up.
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    Strategy for Advanced Players

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    A Contemporary Approach to the Middle Game
    One of the greatest middlegame books ever written. The chapters are: 1)The Foundation of Strategy, 2)The Bases of Chess Tactics, 3)Linking Strategy and Tactics, 4)Style, 5)The Dynamic, 6)The Initiative, 7)Transforming Positional Elements, 8)Harmony, 9)The Infuence of Dynamic Standpoint, and 10)Relating Middlegame to Opening.
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    A Contemporary Approach to the Middle Game

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    Modern Chess Lessons
    This book developed out of the author working with chess teams. The five lessons taught are: 1)Sharpening of tactical ability, 2)The important principles of the opening, 3)An opening repertoire is needed. The most popular choice among many is the English Opening for White, 4)Basic principles of pawn endings, 5)Strategy is probably one of the more difficult concepts of chess to master. This is the ability to take advantage of structural weaknesses and an intuitive feel. Going through these lessons will help make the reader a more successful tournament
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    Chess: Improving and Staying Sharp
    This book emphasizes topics that strong players need to study in order to improve and stay sharp. Contents: Lesson 1:Attack and Counterattack, Lesson 2:Tactical Exercises I, Lesson 3:Art of Strategy, Lesson 4: Tactical Exercises II, Lesson 5:Art of the Endgame, Lesson 6:Tactical Exercises III, Epilogue: Odds and Ends.
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    Chess: Improving and Staying Sharp

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    Hypermodern Strategy
    Hypermodern Strategy
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    Hypermodern Strategy

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    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
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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
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    Gary's Adventures in Chess Country
    The book's story begins when Gary, a young boy, finds himself at home with his babysitter one boring afternoon. His day picks up when a young girl named Cassie comes to take him away to Chess Country, a world where everything is related to the royal game. Along the way, Gary meets many of the residents of Chess Country, including Riddles -- who provides Gary and the reader with numerous chess puzzles -- and Zug, another young boy who will become Gary's chess rival.
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    Gary's Adventures in Chess Country

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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
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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
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    Amateur to IM
    Proven Ideas and Training Methods
    These pages reveal the secrets of his notebooks for the first time. IM Hawkins presents special material aimed to help you become a much better practical player, one armed with a deeper understanding of key aspects of chess.
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    Amateur to IM

    Proven Ideas and Training Methods
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    World's Most Instructive Amateur Game Book
    Renowned chess instructor and writer Dan Heisman presents thirty games by intermediate-level players, each one offering a rich variety of lessons in practical competitive play for all chess enthusiasts.
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    World's Most Instructive Amateur Game Book

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    Best Play
    A New Method for Discovering the Strongest Move
    Have you ever wished for a “formula” to help you decide what move to make in any given chess position? In this ambitious and groundbreaking work, physicist and chess master Alexander Shashin presents the fruit of three decades of research into the elements of the game. He breaks down the position into mathematical ratios that compare the fundamental factors of material, mobility, safety, and space for each side, leading you to the proper plan and the mental attitude to adopt in light of what’s happening on the board.
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    Best Play

    A New Method for Discovering the Strongest Move
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    The Improving Chess Thinker - 2ND EDITION
    The Improving Chess Thinker provides representative thought processes from all classes of chess players, highlights the differences between these levels, and provides insight to help players raise their thinking process to the next level.
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    The Improving Chess Thinker - 2ND EDITION

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