WINNING AT CHESS

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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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    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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    Excelling at Chess
    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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    Excelling at Chess

    Catalog Code: B0117EM
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    Rapid Chess Improvement
    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

    Catalog Code: B0144EM
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    Your Best Move
    A Structured Approach to Move Selection in Chess
    Per Ostman is convinced that there are three key elements: first and foremost, a structured move-by-move thinking process; second, the desired skills to execute this process; and finally, traditional chess knowledge we can build upon. Ostman examines these three vital building blocks which form the basis of what we need to master. He describes in detail a clear thinking process he has developed over several years as a chess teacher - a process to guide us in our ultimate search to find the best move.
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    Your Best Move

    A Structured Approach to Move Selection in Chess
    Catalog Code: B0319EM

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    Secrets of a Grandpatzer
    How to Beat Most People and Computers at Chess
    Secrets of a Grandpatzer is the outstanding work by world renowned psychiatrist Kenneth Mark Colby. Mr Colby began this project by trying to help himself become a better player and to raise his United States Chess Federation rating.
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    Secrets of a Grandpatzer

    How to Beat Most People and Computers at Chess
    Catalog Code: B0082IS
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    Total Chess
    Learn, Teach and Play the Easy 1-2-3 Way
    Total Chess is your complete guide to Chess. It covers everything: rules, strategies, tactics and checkmates. Everything in Chess comes in threes. Three simple strategies are presented for the opening, midgame, endgame, etc.
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    Total Chess

    Learn, Teach and Play the Easy 1-2-3 Way
    Catalog Code: B0084OB
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    Lessons with a Grandmaster
    Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
    Club players are unaware of the subtleties that exist in grandmaster chess. Grandmasters can analyse chess at a depth that is unfathomable to amateurs. Moreover, they have extensive knowledge of chess history and opening theory, as well extraordinary endgame technique and tactical vision. However, having reached such a high level can make it difficult to understand what is lacking in the mind of the amateur.
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    Lessons with a Grandmaster

    Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
    Catalog Code: B0326EM
    Our Price: $27.95

    EBOOK - Lessons with a Grandmaster
    Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
    Club players are unaware of the subtleties that exist in grandmaster chess. Grandmasters can analyse chess at a depth that is unfathomable to amateurs. Moreover, they have extensive knowledge of chess history and opening theory, as well extraordinary endgame technique and tactical vision. However, having reached such a high level can make it difficult to understand what is lacking in the mind of the amateur.
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    EBOOK - Lessons with a Grandmaster

    Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
    Catalog Code: E-B0326EM
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    SHOPWORN - Lessons with a Grandmaster
    Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
    Club players are unaware of the subtleties that exist in grandmaster chess. Grandmasters can analyse chess at a depth that is unfathomable to amateurs. Moreover, they have extensive knowledge of chess history and opening theory, as well extraordinary endgame technique and tactical vision. However, having reached such a high level can make it difficult to understand what is lacking in the mind of the amateur.
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    SHOPWORN - Lessons with a Grandmaster

    Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
    Catalog Code: SWB0326EM

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    Analyse Your Chess
    Leading chess author Colin Crouch believes that the key to sustained chess improvement lies in the critical analysis and assessment of your own games. Each and every game you play provides a significant learning opportunity, and this opportunity should never be squandered.
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    Analyse Your Chess

    Catalog Code: B0322EM

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    EBOOK - Analyse Your Chess
    Leading chess author Colin Crouch believes that the key to sustained chess improvement lies in the critical analysis and assessment of your own games. Each and every game you play provides a significant learning opportunity, and this opportunity should never be squandered.
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    EBOOK - Analyse Your Chess

    Catalog Code: E-B0322EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    Saving Lost Positions
    It is not always possible to win a game of chess by obtaining an advantage and then logically converting it into a win. In the games of average players the result is often in doubt until the last blunder and the more resourceful player will usually triumph.
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    Saving Lost Positions

    Catalog Code: B0087IS
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    New Ideas in Chess
    How to use Space, Time, Force and Pawn Structure to Become a Winning Chess Player
    Finally One if the Most Influential Chess Books ever is back! Five- time U.S Champion Larry Evans shows you the most important concepts that comprise a winning chess game: Space, Time, Force & Pawn Structure.In a book that has been called the "bible" for novice to intermediate player," this newly revised classic use actual game examples to illustrate dozens of chess themes.
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    New Ideas in Chess

    How to use Space, Time, Force and Pawn Structure to Become a Winning Chess Player
    Catalog Code: B0051CZ

    Regular Price: $14.95

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    Zoom 001 - Zero Hour for Operative Chess Opening Models
    This is the groundbreaking cult classic by the Legendary Grandmaster Bent Larsen and the noted openings theoretician Steffen Zeuthen. Zoom 001 stands for Zero Hour for Operative Opening Models. The principal idea behind Zoom 001 is the creation of "pattern knowledge" of typical middle game/endgame structures—one of a grandmaster's essential qualities—cultivated through the use of the Grunfeld and Catalan openings.
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    Zoom 001 - Zero Hour for Operative Chess Opening Models

    Catalog Code: B0088IS
    Our Price: $25.95

    Invisible Chess Moves
    Discover Your Blind Spots and Stop Overlooking Simple Wins
    Every chess player knows that some moves are harder to see than others. Why is it that, frequently, uncomplicated wins simply do not enter your mind? Even strong grandmasters suffer from blind spots that obscure some of the best ideas during a game. What is more: often both players fail to see the opportunity that is right in front of their eyes.
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    Invisible Chess Moves

    Discover Your Blind Spots and Stop Overlooking Simple Wins
    Catalog Code: B0105NIC
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    Grandmaster Preparation
    In this remarkable book, Soviet grandmaster Lev Polugayevsky, one of the world's leading players over the past two decades, describes his highly personal approach to chess, which is based on meticulous practice. In the opening, he is constantly striving to surprise his opponents, and this has led to his developing one of the sharpest lines in the Sicilian Defence, which has rightly become known as the Polugayevsky Variation.
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    Grandmaster Preparation

    Catalog Code: B0095IS
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    Chess Evolution 1 - The Fundamentals
    Chess Evolution 1 concludes Artur Yusupov's award-winning instructional series. Chess Evolution 1 is at the Fundamentals level, which shows chess players the basic ideas they should know as they set off on the road to mastery. Yusupov guides the reader towards a higher level of chess understanding using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
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    Chess Evolution 1 - The Fundamentals

    Catalog Code: B0056QT
    Our Price: $29.95

    Chess for the Gifted & Busy
    A Short but Comprehensive Course - From Beginner to Expert
    This right-to-the-point book by one of the game's foremost teacher-writing teams uses a breakthrough approach to teach chess fast!
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    Chess for the Gifted & Busy

    A Short but Comprehensive Course - From Beginner to Expert
    Catalog Code: B0018LV
    Our Price: $19.95

    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

    Regular Price: $19.95

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    Danger in Chess
    How to Avoid Making Blunders
    This volume, from a series for which chess champion Garry Kasparov serves as chief advisor, offers players at every level guidance on how to develop an early warning system.
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    Danger in Chess

    How to Avoid Making Blunders
    Catalog Code: B0002DV
    Our Price: $7.95

    A Fresh Look at Chess
    40 Instructive Games, Played and Annotated by Players Like You!
    For this book, Lev has selected 40 of his best columns, arranged them by themes, cut some material — and added much more, all to make A Fresh Look at Chess both truly instructional and fun to read.
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    A Fresh Look at Chess

    40 Instructive Games, Played and Annotated by Players Like You!
    Catalog Code: B0019LV

    Regular Price: $17.95

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    The Road to Chess Mastery
    Through an introduction that explains how the ordinary chess player can improve in the various phases of the game of chess, and in enlightening commentaries far more extensive than space permits in an ordinary annotated game, former World Champion Dr. Max Euwe shows how a chess player should think, by indicating the moves for all but the most obvious moves of each game. By applying what he learns in this work the reader may, indeed, find himself traveling the road to chess mastery.
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    The Road to Chess Mastery

    Catalog Code: B0111IS
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    Point Count Chess
    An Accurate Guide to Winning Chess
    This book, via the Point Count, shows the reader how to evaluate these differences and exploit them. What is more, the reader also acquires a working knowledge of more than a score of plans, their mechanisms and physical contours, and the influence they exert in actual play.
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    Point Count Chess

    An Accurate Guide to Winning Chess
    Catalog Code: B0124IS
    Our Price: $25.95

    What It Takes to Become a Chess Master
    Written by one of our biggest-selling and best-loved chess authors, in his trademark chatty, accessible but always informative style, this book is filled with practical exercises and test games that will reveal the secrets of how to join chess's elite ranks.
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    What It Takes to Become a Chess Master

    Catalog Code: B0115BT
    Our Price: $19.95

    Chess Evolution 2 - Beyond the Basics
    The Fundamentals series shows players the basic ideas they should know, then the Beyond the Basics series sets off on the road to mastery. Yusupov guides the reader towards a higher level of chess understanding using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
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    Chess Evolution 2 - Beyond the Basics

    Catalog Code: B0066QT
    Our Price: $29.95

    Grandmaster Preparation - Calculation
    PAPERBACK
    If you are human, then this book will offer you practical advice and an effective training plan to think differently and make decisions far more efficiently.
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    Grandmaster Preparation - Calculation

    PAPERBACK
    Catalog Code: B0078QT
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    Win Like Karpov!
    Learn to Play Chess Like Anatoly Karpov
    Win Like Karpov! begins with extensive Biography and Openings sections. There are four Karpov Early Games and six Karpov Classics.
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    Win Like Karpov!

    Learn to Play Chess Like Anatoly Karpov
    Catalog Code: B0066OB
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    The Enigma of Chess Intuition
    Can You Mobilize Hidden Forces in your Chess?
    With sparkling tales about Fischer, Carlsen, Tal and other greats in chess and instructive examples of practical play, this is a thought-provoking, yet highly accessible work.
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    The Enigma of Chess Intuition

    Can You Mobilize Hidden Forces in your Chess?
    Catalog Code: B0112NIC
    Our Price: $27.95

    Modern Chess Preparation
    Getting Ready for Your Opponent in the Information Age
    With powerful anecdotes and many instructive high-level games, Tukmakov explains how you can organize your homework, focus your efforts, and arrive at a viable game plan.
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    Modern Chess Preparation

    Getting Ready for Your Opponent in the Information Age
    Catalog Code: B0115NIC
    Our Price: $26.95

    The Game Of Chess
    Finally, the author deals with openings and offers enlightening comments on many historically important variations. Over 340 diagrams and 12 complete games.
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    The Game Of Chess

    Catalog Code: B0053DV
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    Capablanca - Move by Move
    Jose Raul Capablanca is a chess legend, world champion and quite simply one of the greatest players in the history of the game. His achievements and seemingly effortless style of play won many admirers, and his legacy includes a treasure of instructive games. Studying Capablanca's play is a must for any aspiring chess player. For Cyrus Lakdawala, it was a key factor in his chess development and improvement, and in this book he revisits many of his favourite Capablanca games.
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    Capablanca - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: B0353EM
    Our Price: $29.95

    Platonov's Chess Academy
    Using Soviet-Era Methods to Improve 21st-Century Openings

    Publisher: CIRC
    Author: Lev Alburt and Sam Palatnik
    Year of Publication: 2012 Pages: 176
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book Description Two of the most renowned chess trainers in the world, introduce and explain the revolutionary ideas of their old friend and mentor, Igor Platonov. Platonov was one of the most profound thinkers and theoreticians in the old Soviet Union, which held a grip on the world chess championship for decades, as the title passed from one of its stars to another. For intermediate players to grandmasters, Platonov's visionary insights, examined and explained here for the first time, provide you with the keys to understanding the foundational concepts of the game, strengthening your chess understanding and giving you effective methods to help you find the most powerful moves in the game. About the Author(s) International Grandmaster Lev Alburt, three-time U.S. champion and former European champion, is one of the most sought-after chess teachers in the world. He lives in New York.Grandmaster Sam Palatnik's students reached the list of 100 best players in the world. He lives and teaches in Bethesda, Maryland.
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    Platonov's Chess Academy

    Using Soviet-Era Methods to Improve 21st-Century Openings
    Catalog Code: B0020LV

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    Attacking 101
    Volume #001
    The goal of the books in this series (Attacking 101: Volume #001) is to provide detailed analysis of my own attack games played against lower rated players
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    Attacking 101

    Volume #001
    Catalog Code: B0068OB
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    Lessons with a Grandmaster II
    Improve Your Tactical Vision and Dynamic Play with Boris Gulko
    This book is the much anticipated follow-up to the highly acclaimed and award-nominated Lessons with a Grandmaster.
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    Lessons with a Grandmaster II

    Improve Your Tactical Vision and Dynamic Play with Boris Gulko
    Catalog Code: B0356EM
    Our Price: $27.95

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