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    100 Chess Master Trade Secrets
    From Sacrifices to Endgames
    If you want to become a chess master, there are certain things you need to know. The Masters know them and now you can learn them too. This invaluable book collects all these techniques together in one volume, so you can try them out, tick them off, and progress on your path towards chess mastery.
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    100 Chess Master Trade Secrets

    From Sacrifices to Endgames
    Catalog Code: B0119BT
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    Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
    Learn to think the same way Bobby Fischer did. This is the fastest, most efficient, most enjoyable book on chess ever compiled. As the student, you start at the beginning and progressively develop your skills as you apply Bobby Fischer's principles and learn how to play Chess the Bobby way.
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    Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

    Catalog Code: B0011RH
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    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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    Modern Art of Attack

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    Lessons with the Masters
    Lessons with the Masters
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    Lessons with the Masters

    Catalog Code: CB0056CD

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    My System - 21st Century Edition
    The Landmark Positional Chess Training Classic in an Easy-To-Study Algebaic Format / 419 Diagrams
    For many years, Nimzovich was known as the "Stormy Petrel" of the chess world. Today, his profound theories of positional chess are accepted as a matter of course, and a knowledge of them is essential to every player who wants to improve his game. My System describes a theory of chess; it also describes the character and genius of its author.
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    My System - 21st Century Edition

    The Landmark Positional Chess Training Classic in an Easy-To-Study Algebaic Format / 419 Diagrams
    Catalog Code: B0002HY
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    How to Win Quickly at Chess
    The book places a heavy emphasis on opening theory, basic strategic & tactical themes. These themes occur in a variety of openings and they often are the determining factor in short, decisive games. By examining in detail over 70 short games, many involving some of the world's top GM's, the author offers valuable instruction which will enable players to broaden their understanding of the critical themes that occur in short, decisive games.
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    How to Win Quickly at Chess

    Catalog Code: CB0001XX

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    Pandolfini's Chess Complete
    The Most Comprehensive Guide to the Game from History to Strategy
    The perfect addition to any personal chess library, Pandolfini's Chess Complete is a comprehensive, accessible reference. National Master Bruce Pandolfini has covered every aspect of the game, from chessboard and pieces to history and strategy, and has responded to virtually any possible question or situation that could arise. From algebra notation to "zugzwang," Pandolfini has created the chess bible for players of all levels.
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    Pandolfini's Chess Complete

    The Most Comprehensive Guide to the Game from History to Strategy
    Catalog Code: B0011SS

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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

    Catalog Code: CB0007CD

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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

    Catalog Code: CB0043CD

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    Beginning Chess
    Over 300 Elementary Problems For Players New to the Game
    Now even beginners can reap the rewards of Pandolfini's acclaimed teaching system. Over 300 problems, tailored to beginning players, encompass everything a player needs to learn, from the basic rules and vocabulary to the moves of various chessmen to sophisticated strategies. 300 line drawings.
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    Beginning Chess

    Over 300 Elementary Problems For Players New to the Game
    Catalog Code: B0001SS
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    Square One
    The Best Chess-Drill Book For Beginners of All Ages
    From ever popular instructor Bruce Pandolfini comes this entertaining, interactive and effective book for teaching young Chess players and other newcomers to the game.
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    Square One

    The Best Chess-Drill Book For Beginners of All Ages
    Catalog Code: B0002SS
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    SHOPWORN - Learn Chess
    A Complete Course
    Learn Chess: A Complete Course provides everything you need to know to get started in chess. The first part is devoted to first principles, explaining the rules and basic strategies, whilst the second develops a thorough understanding of the various winning methods, and includes a systematic study of openings, an introduction to attacking techniques, and a guide to fundamental endgame themes.
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    SHOPWORN - Learn Chess

    A Complete Course
    Catalog Code: SWB0098EM

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    The Game Of Chess
    Lessons in Classical Chess From the Greatest Teacher of All Time
    A famous chess manual for 75 years, now re-edited for the modern chess player. Dr. Tarrasch was one of the world's strongest players in the late 19th century and this manual teaches chess from the novice level to Class A / Expert strength players. It fully covers, tactics, endings, and opening play. A must for every serious chess player.
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    The Game Of Chess

    Lessons in Classical Chess From the Greatest Teacher of All Time
    Catalog Code: B0006HY
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    Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess
    Aggressive Strategies and Inside Moves from the U.S. Junior Chess Champion
    The subject of the book and movie Searching for Bobby Fischer, Josh Waitzkin has long been the top-ranked player for his age in the United States and a role model for chess-playing kids everywhere. Now, for the first time, Waitzkin reveals the aggressive tactics and psychological techniques that have propelled him to the forefront of the chess world.
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    Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess

    Aggressive Strategies and Inside Moves from the U.S. Junior Chess Champion
    Catalog Code: B0005SS
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    101 Questions On How To Play Chess
    What is the object of the game of Chess? What is chess notation? How does the King move and Capture? These and a host of other Chess questions are answered simply and clearly in this indepensible guide for beginning players.
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    101 Questions On How To Play Chess

    Catalog Code: B0010DV
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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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    Modern Chess Lessons

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    Learn Chess in 12 Lessons
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 1
    This is the first book in Lev Alburt's famous Comprehensive Chess Course. Learn everything from the basics of piece movement up to the value of the chess pieces, strategies, tactics, and opening principles. These practical exercises take the reader from beginner to tournament-strength chess player. This chess classic has been praised by players and teachers alike.
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    Learn Chess in 12 Lessons

    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 1
    Catalog Code: B0001LV
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    From Beginner to Tournament Player in 12 Lessons
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 2
    This is the Second Volume in the Comprehensive Chess Course. It is aimed at those students who have completed and mastered the lessons in Volume I. Students in this category have mastered the basics and are now ready to not just play Chess, but to play WINNING CHESS!
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    From Beginner to Tournament Player in 12 Lessons

    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 2
    Catalog Code: B0002LV
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    Chess Wizardry
    This is a new edition of a classic work and will introduce a new generation of readers to the wonders of chess problems. The readers will find many of the best chess problems ever composed, chosen and investigated by John Rice, an International Master. The readers will find stories behind famous ideas.
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    Chess Wizardry

    Catalog Code: B0069BT
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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

    Catalog Code: CB0032CD

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    Hypermodern Strategy
    Hypermodern Strategy
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    Hypermodern Strategy

    Catalog Code: CB0100CD

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    Master Checkmate Strategy - OLD EDITION
    The Winner's Guide to Essential Checkmates & Attacks
    Learn the basic combinations as well as the advanced, surprising and unconventional mates, the most effective pieces needed to win, and how to mate opponents with just a pawn advantage. Also, how to work two rooks into an unstoppable attack, wield a queen advantage with deadly intent, coordinate pieces of differing strengths into indefensible mating attacks, and when it's best to have a knight or a bishop to win.
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    Master Checkmate Strategy - OLD EDITION

    The Winner's Guide to Essential Checkmates & Attacks
    Catalog Code: B0049CZ

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    C.O.O.L. Chess
    The sequel to H.O.T. Chess. Grandmaster Motwani continues to explain his easy-to-use approach to chess thinking, and shows how Creative Original Opening Lines can bring astonishing over-the-board success. The many brilliant games in this book includes victories by Motwani over some of the world's leading players, whom he has outwitted in the early stages of the game.
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    C.O.O.L. Chess

    Catalog Code: B0064BT
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    H.O.T. Chess
    Secrets from Scotland to Unlock Your Highly Original Thinking
    The H.O.T. stands for Highly Original Thinking. The author's ideas extend beyond the situation on the board. He maximizes your strengths and exploits your opponent's weaknesses.
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    H.O.T. Chess

    Secrets from Scotland to Unlock Your Highly Original Thinking
    Catalog Code: B0071BT
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    The Development of Chess Style
    An Instructive and Entertaining Trip Through the Heritage of Chess
    An algebraic expanded revision of Euwe's 1968 edition examining the contributions of great players throughout history. Nunn brings you up-to-date over the last 30 years with the eras of Fischer, Karpov, and Kasparov. They assess the contributions of each great players in the way chess is played and approached.
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    The Development of Chess Style

    An Instructive and Entertaining Trip Through the Heritage of Chess
    Catalog Code: B0072BT
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    Castling to Win
    The king is the most valuable piece on the chessboard, yet many players - especially at club level - give little thought to where His Majesty should reside. This wide-ranging survey explains the dangers with leaving the King in the center, and the possible drawbacks to castling too early or on the wrong side. Castling can be an attacking move, as shown in many stunning examples. An expected castling is often devastating and can often determine the game on the spot. This practical manual includes entertaining examples of late castling and castling in studies.
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    Castling to Win

    Catalog Code: B0105BT

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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
    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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    Tips for Young Players
    In the first half of this book, Sadler concentrates on establishing general principles for the opening, middlegame, and endgame. For instance, the section on the opening discusses the principles of good development, king safety, center occupation, and the initiative. Each section concludes with a summary of the important points and selection of exercises to help you see how much you've internalized before you go on.
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    Tips for Young Players

    Catalog Code: B0259EM
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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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    Why You Lose at Chess
    This newly updated chess classic shows players how to learn from their losses by recognizing the warning signals in time and by analyzing what went wrong in losing games. Expert analysis covers each stage of the game and examines why players lose from good positions as well as difficult ones.
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    Why You Lose at Chess

    Catalog Code: B0015DV

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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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    The Official Rules of Chess
    Professional, Scholastic and Internet Chess Rules

    Publisher: Cardoza Publishing
    Author: Eric Schiller
    Year of Publication: 2003 Pages: 128
    Notation Type: None


    Book Description This rule book is the essential guide to the professional, scholastic, and Internet rules of chess. Written in plain English for practical use, you'll learn everything you need to know about tournaments, rating systems, etiquette for in-person and online play, and chess notation. Special sections for students and parents answer all the frequently asked questions about competitive play. These are the rules that apply to every tournament form of chess, from scholastic competitions, to world championship play. About the Author(s) Eric Schiller is a National Master and well-known opening theoretician. He has authored Bozens of monographs and is a Contributing Editor to Chess Life magazine. He holds a Ph. D. in Linguistics from the University of Chicago, and has translated Works by the present and former World Champions.
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    The Official Rules of Chess

    Professional, Scholastic and Internet Chess Rules
    Catalog Code: B0031CZ
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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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    Building Up Your Chess
    Building Up Your Chess makes use of colorful graphs and a new, more logical method of expressing the evaluation of a chess position to teach the critical skill of assessing how you stand. Lev Alburt's unique experience as both a top-level champion and a world-renowned teacher allow him to explain in a clear, logical way how to master chess.
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    Building Up Your Chess

    Catalog Code: B0012LV

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    The Basics of Winning Chess
    One Quick Reading Shows You How to Be a Winner!
    Nine information-packed chapters and twenty-two diagrams show beginning players how to play and win at chess in one quick and easy reading. You'll learn the moves of the pieces, the rules and principles of play, the standard openings, as well as chess notation.
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    The Basics of Winning Chess

    One Quick Reading Shows You How to Be a Winner!
    Catalog Code: B0020CZ
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