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      100 Chess Master Trade Secrets
      From Sacrifices to Endgames
      Catalog Code: B0119BT

      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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      My System - 21st Century Edition
      The Landmark Positional Chess Training Classic in an Easy-To-Study Algebaic Format / 419 Diagrams
      Catalog Code: B0002HY

      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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      How to Win Quickly at Chess
      Catalog Code: CB0001XX

      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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      Pandolfini's Chess Complete
      The Most Comprehensive Guide to the Game from History to Strategy
      Catalog Code: B0011SS

      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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      Strategy for Advanced Players
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      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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      A Contemporary Approach to the Middle Game
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      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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      Beginning Chess
      Over 300 Elementary Problems For Players New to the Game
      Catalog Code: B0001SS

      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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      Square One
      The Best Chess-Drill Book For Beginners of All Ages
      Catalog Code: B0002SS

      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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      SHOPWORN - Learn Chess
      A Complete Course
      Catalog Code: SWB0098EM

      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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      The Game Of Chess
      Lessons in Classical Chess From the Greatest Teacher of All Time
      Catalog Code: B0006HY

      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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      Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess
      Aggressive Strategies and Inside Moves from the U.S. Junior Chess Champion
      Catalog Code: B0005SS

      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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      101 Questions On How To Play Chess
      Catalog Code: B0010DV

      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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      Modern Chess Lessons
      Catalog Code: CB0101CD

      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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      Learn Chess in 12 Lessons
      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: B0001LV

      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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      From Beginner to Tournament Player in 12 Lessons
      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: B0002LV

      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

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      Chess Wizardry
      Catalog Code: B0069BT

      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: Improving and Staying Sharp
      Catalog Code: CB0032CD

      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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      Hypermodern Strategy
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      C.O.O.L. Chess
      Catalog Code: B0064BT

      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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      H.O.T. Chess
      Secrets from Scotland to Unlock Your Highly Original Thinking
      Catalog Code: B0071BT

      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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      The Development of Chess Style
      An Instructive and Entertaining Trip Through the Heritage of Chess
      Catalog Code: B0072BT

      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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      Castling to Win
      Catalog Code: B0105BT

      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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      The Amateur's Mind
      Turning Chess Misconceptions into Chess Mastery
      Catalog Code: B0003SI

      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 System
      A World Champion's Approach to Chess
      Catalog Code: B0098GB

      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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      Tips for Young Players
      Catalog Code: B0259EM

      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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      How To Think In Chess
      Catalog Code: B0014RE

      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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      Understanding Chess Move by Move
      A Top-Class Grandmaster Explains Step-By-Step How Chess Games are Won
      Catalog Code: B0086GB


      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

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      The Official Rules of Chess
      Professional, Scholastic and Internet Chess Rules
      Catalog Code: B0031CZ


      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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      How to Reassess Your Chess - WORKBOOK
      How to Master Chess Imbalances
      Catalog Code: B0006SI

      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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      The Basics of Winning Chess
      One Quick Reading Shows You How to Be a Winner!
      Catalog Code: B0020CZ

      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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      Excelling at Chess
      Catalog Code: B0117EM

      Some players become good at chess, some very good, while others excel at the game. Jacob Aagaard identifies the key factors that separate the very strong players from the rest. He includes chapters on when to calculate, how to evaluate positions, how to study theory, how to study the endgame and when to force the position.
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      Rapid Chess Improvement
      Catalog Code: B0144EM

      The two-part article, "400 Points in 400 Days" by Michael de la Maza was not only wildly popular when it appeared in the Skittles Room at early last year, but its popularity also continued unabated even when it was retired to the Archives. Now the dozen and a half or so pages that made up "400 Points" has been transformed into a full-blown 126-page book published by Everyman Chess: "Rapid Chess Improvement: A Study Plan for Adult Players".
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      Rapid Chess Improvement

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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

      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

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      Chess Rules of Thumb
      Catalog Code: B0008LV

      Backed up with diagrams and illustrations to help you remember key principles, a glossary of essential chess terms and a rundown on all major openings, Chess Rules of Thumb will improve your chess play. And it's great fun to read!
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      Test Evaluate and Improve Your Chess
      A Knowledge Based Approach
      Catalog Code: B0009OB

      Through a revolutionary testing system, Dr. Kopec is able to quantify their overall chess strength, specific deficiencies and definite abilities, allowing him to pinpoint which aspects need the most work. This book, developed with the US Chess Federation, represents the sum of Dr. Kopec's knowledge and efforts to help chess players understand and acquire the knowledge necessary to achieve chess mastery.
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      Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess
      Basic to Advanced Strategies with America's Foremost Chess Instructor
      Catalog Code: B0014SS

      From America's foremost chess teacher and author comes a new standard: a comprehensive course covering all aspects of the game, to improve your technique whether you are a newcomer or a longtime fan.

      One of America's best-known chess masters, Bruce Pandolfini has helped millions learn the intricacies of chess through his acclaimed books and workshops.
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      Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess

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