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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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    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
    Our Price: $9.95

    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
    Our Price: $19.95

    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
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    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

    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
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    Grandmaster Performance
    This book is a collection of deeply analyzed and instructive grandmaster games by Polugaevsky.
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    Grandmaster Performance

    Catalog Code: B0162IS
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    Study Chess with Matthew Sadler
    Matthew Sadler is one of the UK's strongest ever players. He became a grandmaster at 19, won the British Championship twice and, amongst other amazing achievements, made a gold medal winning score of 101/2/13 on board four for England in the 1996 chess Olympiad.
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    Study Chess with Matthew Sadler

    Catalog Code: B0357EM
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    EBOOK - 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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    EBOOK - Lessons with a Grandmaster II

    Improve Your Tactical Vision and Dynamic Play with Boris Gulko
    Catalog Code: E-B0356EM
    Our Price: $21.95

    EBOOK - Study Chess with Matthew Sadler
    Matthew Sadler is one of the UK's strongest ever players. He became a grandmaster at 19, won the British Championship twice and, amongst other amazing achievements, made a gold medal winning score of 101/2/13 on board four for England in the 1996 chess Olympiad.
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    EBOOK - Study Chess with Matthew Sadler

    Catalog Code: E-B0357EM
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    SHOPWORN - Study Chess with Matthew Sadler
    Matthew Sadler is one of the UK's strongest ever players. He became a grandmaster at 19, won the British Championship twice and, amongst other amazing achievements, made a gold medal winning score of 101/2/13 on board four for England in the 1996 chess Olympiad.
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    SHOPWORN - Study Chess with Matthew Sadler

    Catalog Code: SWB0357EM

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    Lessons From My Games
    A Passion For Chess
    This rich book distills the experience gained during one of the most brilliant chess careers of our time - a career that has been distinguished equally in chess play and in chess analysis. Lessons from My Games combines the best of Reuben Fine the famous grandmaster, who has been a top contender in many of the century's greatest tournaments, with the best of Reuben Fine the writer, whose matchless books have been landmarks in chess history.
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    Lessons From My Games

    A Passion For Chess
    Catalog Code: B0172IS
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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
    Catalog Code: B0089EU
    Our Price: $29.95

    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

    Catalog Code: B0093EU
    Our Price: $24.95

    Learn to Attack with Rudolph Spielmann
    This books is designed to teach the aspiring chessplayer how to build an attack from the opening. It is based on the games of Rudolph Spielmann, one of the greatest attacking players of all time. All of the games belong to the category of the Open Game, characterized by the initial moves 1.e4 e5. One hundred games have been selected to illustrate not only how to carry out in attack, but how to build an attack from the opening.
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    Learn to Attack with Rudolph Spielmann

    Catalog Code: B0196IS
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    Kramnik - Move by Move
    Vladimir Kramnik is a giant of the chess world. He firmly secured his legendary status when he won the World Championship in 2000 by defeating the previously dominant Garry Kasparov - the only player ever to do so in a match. Kramnik held on to his crown for seven years, and today he remains one of the World's elite players. In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in a study of his favourite Kramnik games.
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    Kramnik - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: B0359EM
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    EBOOK - Kramnik - Move by Move
    Vladimir Kramnik is a giant of the chess world. He firmly secured his legendary status when he won the World Championship in 2000 by defeating the previously dominant Garry Kasparov - the only player ever to do so in a match. Kramnik held on to his crown for seven years, and today he remains one of the World's elite players. In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in a study of his favourite Kramnik games.
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    EBOOK - Kramnik - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0359EM
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    SHOPWORN - Kramnik - Move by Move
    Vladimir Kramnik is a giant of the chess world. He firmly secured his legendary status when he won the World Championship in 2000 by defeating the previously dominant Garry Kasparov - the only player ever to do so in a match. Kramnik held on to his crown for seven years, and today he remains one of the World's elite players. In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in a study of his favourite Kramnik games.
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    SHOPWORN - Kramnik - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: SWB0359EM

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    Chess Evolution 3 - Mastery
    This volume completes Artur Yusupov's course of chess improvement. The Fundamentals series showed players the basic ideas they should know. The Beyond the Basics series set off on the road to mastery, and now in the Mastery series we have arrived at our final destination. Yusupov guides the reader using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
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    Chess Evolution 3 - Mastery

    Catalog Code: B0074QT
    Our Price: $29.95

    Fighting Chess - Move by Move
    Learn from the World's Best Players
    What separates the best chess players from the rest? What gives them the edge over their rivals? Chess legend Vladimir Kramnik believes it's their fighting skills and the ability to continuously find ways to keep a game alive. Colin Crouch agrees, and is fascinated that the world’s strongest players seem almost unbeatable, even when games appear sharp and double-edged.
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    Fighting Chess - Move by Move

    Learn from the World's Best Players
    Catalog Code: B0361EM
    Our Price: $28.95

    EBOOK - Fighting Chess - Move by Move
    Learn from the World's Best Players
    What separates the best chess players from the rest? What gives them the edge over their rivals? Chess legend Vladimir Kramnik believes it's their fighting skills and the ability to continuously find ways to keep a game alive. Colin Crouch agrees, and is fascinated that the world’s strongest players seem almost unbeatable, even when games appear sharp and double-edged.
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    EBOOK - Fighting Chess - Move by Move

    Learn from the World's Best Players
    Catalog Code: E-B0361EM
    Our Price: $21.95

    SHOPWORN - Fighting Chess - Move by Move
    Learn from the World's Best Players
    What separates the best chess players from the rest? What gives them the edge over their rivals? Chess legend Vladimir Kramnik believes it's their fighting skills and the ability to continuously find ways to keep a game alive. Colin Crouch agrees, and is fascinated that the world’s strongest players seem almost unbeatable, even when games appear sharp and double-edged.
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    SHOPWORN - Fighting Chess - Move by Move

    Learn from the World's Best Players
    Catalog Code: SWB0361EM

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    Chess for Amateurs
    How to Improve Your Game
    The present book is an endeavor to help the aspiring amateur by giving him the sort of games that are played by himself and his circle of intimates
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    Chess for Amateurs

    How to Improve Your Game
    Catalog Code: B0223IS
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    Chess Quiz
    Chess Quiz is a collection of 15 chess quizzes each with 20 puzzles in them, for a total of 300 in all. The reader grades himself. If he gets 18 of the 20 right he is master strength. If he gets 16 right he is club player strength. If he gets 14 right he is amateur strength. If he gets only 10 right he is average strength
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    Chess Quiz

    Catalog Code: B0228IS
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    Chess by Yourself
    HAVE you ever wanted to play chess with the masters? Reinfeld shows you how. Now you can play against some of the world's greatest masters, in the privacy of your study with no annoying “kibitzers” around, and with no time limit to harry you!
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    Chess by Yourself

    Catalog Code: B0227IS
    Our Price: $18.95

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