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    Chess Strategy for Club Players
    The Road to Positional Advantage
    Catalog Code: B0065NIC

    In Chess Strategy for Club Players you will learn the basic elements of positional understanding, including pawn structures, piece placement, lead in development, open files, weaknesses, space advantage and king safety. You will master the art of converting a temporary plus into other, more permanent advantages. The author also explains what to do when, in a given position, the basic principles seem to point in different directions.
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    CLEARANCE - Sacrifice and Initiative in Chess
    Seize the Moment to Get the Advantage
    Catalog Code: B0133NIC

    In this book Ivan Sokolov presents a set of practical tools that will help you to master the art of sacrifice. By concentrating on the aim you are trying to achieve, rather than on the opening you are playing or the piece you might be going to sack, he teaches you how to come to a reasonable risk assessment and how to trust your intuition. There is a separate part on seizing the initiative without actually giving up material. Ivan Sokolov has written an entertaining and instructive guide, packed with useful advice and lots of practical examples.
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    Chess Training for Post-Beginners
    A Basic Course in Positional Understanding
    Catalog Code: B0143NIC

    After you have learned the rules of chess and developed some tactical abilities, how do you go from there? You are now ready to tackle basic issues of strategy, but what is the best way to improve and win more games?
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    Chess Training for Post-Beginners

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    SHOPWORN - Chess Strategy for Club Players
    The Road to Positional Advantage
    Catalog Code: SWB0065NIC

    In Chess Strategy for Club Players you will learn the basic elements of positional understanding, including pawn structures, piece placement, lead in development, open files, weaknesses, space advantage and king safety. You will master the art of converting a temporary plus into other, more permanent advantages. The author also explains what to do when, in a given position, the basic principles seem to point in different directions.
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    SHOPWORN - Chess Strategy for Club Players

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    SHOPWORN - Chess Training for Post-Beginners
    A Basic Course in Positional Understanding
    Catalog Code: SWB0143NIC

    After you have learned the rules of chess and developed some tactical abilities, how do you go from there? You are now ready to tackle basic issues of strategy, but what is the best way to improve and win more games?
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    SHOPWORN - Mastering Positional Chess
    Practical Lessons of a Junior World Champion
    Catalog Code: SWB0088NIC

    Mastering Positional Chess is a serious, but entertaining chess instruction book. Daniel started writing it when he realized that his lack of positional understanding was causing him to lose many games.
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    SHOPWORN - Mastering Positional Chess

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    SHOPWORN - Dynamic Chess Strategy
    Expanded and Updated
    Catalog Code: SWB0095NIC

    In the battle of chess ideas, the publication in 1991 of Dynamic Chess Strategy was a defining moment. Before Mihai Suba's exceptional book, chess writers had neglected one of the most important factors of a chess position: its dynamic potential. Suba demonstrated that the traditional concept of improving the position was often static and irrelevant, and that classical strategy, if applied dogmatically, can prevent you from finding the right plan and its subsequent moves.
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    SHOPWORN - Dynamic Chess Strategy

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    Winning Chess Manouevres
    Strategic Ideas That Masters Never Fail to Find
    Catalog Code: B0156NIC

    Sarkhan Guliev presents a wide range of strategic manoeuvres that have been repeatedly employed by great chess players. He shows how masters generate ideas from the games of other masters: positional sacrifices, amazing counterplay concepts, unorthodox exchanges, winning with h2-h4, overcoming a blockade, the advantages of double pawns, the e5 pawn wedge, the uses of the queen-bishop battery, and much more.
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    SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Manouevres
    Strategic Ideas That Masters Never Fail to Find
    Catalog Code: SWB0156NIC

    Sarkhan Guliev presents a wide range of strategic manoeuvres that have been repeatedly employed by great chess players. He shows how masters generate ideas from the games of other masters: positional sacrifices, amazing counterplay concepts, unorthodox exchanges, winning with h2-h4, overcoming a blockade, the advantages of double pawns, the e5 pawn wedge, the uses of the queen-bishop battery, and much more.
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    SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Manouevres

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    Dynamic Chess Strategy - 2016 Edition!
    New Edition of a Modern Classic
    Catalog Code: B0167NIC

    Grandmaster Mihai Suba, a former Romanian champion and Senior World Chess Champion, has updated his groundbreaking work and extended it with even more entertaining and witty lessons. The result is a thought-provoking and yet practical guide on chess strategy!
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    Dynamic Chess Strategy - 2016 Edition!

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    My System & Chess Praxis
    His Landmark Classics in One Edition
    Catalog Code: B0175NIC

    Nimzowitsch will always be remembered as the founder of the Hypermodern movement and the author of the undisputed classics My System and Chess Praxis. In his first book, he expounded his theories of prophylaxis, blockades and much more, while providing ground-breaking insights in pawn-structures. In the sequel Nimzowitsch demonstrated how he had successfully tested his theories in his games.
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    My System & Chess Praxis

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    Black is Back!
    What's White Advantage Anyways?
    Catalog Code: B0178NIC

    Many chess players act intimidated and overly cautious when they have the Black pieces. They are so preoccupied with White’s advantage of the first move, that their predominant urge is to defend against possible threats and to safeguard their position. Adorjan shows that White’s advantage is far from obvious and that winning with Black starts with having the right attitude.This book will convince both club players and professionals that there is no reason to be afraid when playing Black.
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    Black is Back!

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    Mastering Positional Chess
    Practical Lessons of a Junior World Champion
    Catalog Code: B0088NIC

    Mastering Positional Chess is a serious, but entertaining chess instruction book. Daniel started writing it when he realized that his lack of positional understanding was causing him to lose many games.
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    Mastering Positional Chess

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    1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners
    The Tactics Workbook that Explains the Basic Concepts Too!
    Catalog Code: B0110NIC

    1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners is a great first tactics book. It helps you in identifying weak spots in the position of your opponent, in recognizing patterns of combinations, and in visualizing tricks.
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    1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners

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    Tune Your Chess Tactics Antenna
    Know When (And Where!) to Look for Winning Combinations
    Catalog Code: B0124NIC

    If only life was as straightforward as a book of chess exercises! If only someone would tap you on the shoulder every time the moment to show your tactical skills has arrived This book will teach you to recognize the signals that tell you that somewhere in the position you are looking at there is a tactical blow just waiting to be found. What you need, and what this book helps you to acquire, is a Chess Tactics Antenna.
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    Tune Your Chess Tactics Antenna

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    Tactics Time 2
    1001 Real Chess Tactics From Real Chess Games
    Catalog Code: B0150NIC

    The best way to improve at chess is to solve tactics puzzles. But why do regular tactics books make amateurs study master games? Is it useful for beginners to analyze games that are unreal for everyday chess players? YES! Tactics Time 2 presents 1001 fresh and instructive positions.
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    Tactics Time 2

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    SHOPWORN - 1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners
    The Tactics Workbook that Explains the Basic Concepts Too!
    Catalog Code: SWB0110NIC

    1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners is a great first tactics book. It helps you in identifying weak spots in the position of your opponent, in recognizing patterns of combinations, and in visualizing tricks.
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    SHOPWORN - Forcing Chess Moves
    The Key to Better Calculation
    Catalog Code: SWB0085NIC

    This rich book on chess tactics proposes a revolutionary method for finding winning moves. Charles Hertan has made an astonishing discovery: the failure to consider key moves is often due to human bias. Your brain tends to disregard many winning moves because they are counter-intuitive or look unnatural.
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    SHOPWORN - Forcing Chess Moves

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    SHOPWORN - Improve Your Chess Tactics
    700 Practical Lessons & Exercises
    Catalog Code: SWB0099NIC

    Instruction + exercises according to the old Soviet Chess School. The best advice for chess players who want to improve quickly is: get better at tactics! Because the vast majority of amateur games is decided through tactics you will immediately start beating more opponents when you improve your tactical skills.
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    SHOPWORN - Improve Your Chess Tactics

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    SHOPWORN - Sacrifice and Initiative in Chess
    Seize the Moment to Get the Advantage
    Catalog Code: SWB0133NIC

    In this book Ivan Sokolov presents a set of practical tools that will help you to master the art of sacrifice. By concentrating on the aim you are trying to achieve, rather than on the opening you are playing or the piece you might be going to sack, he teaches you how to come to a reasonable risk assessment and how to trust your intuition. There is a separate part on seizing the initiative without actually giving up material. Ivan Sokolov has written an entertaining and instructive guide, packed with useful advice and lots of practical examples.
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    SHOPWORN - Sacrifice and Initiative in Chess

    Regular Price: $29.95

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    SHOPWORN - Tune Your Chess Tactics Antenna
    Know When (And Where!) to Look for Winning Combinations
    Catalog Code: SWB0124NIC

    If only life was as straightforward as a book of chess exercises! If only someone would tap you on the shoulder every time the moment to show your tactical skills has arrived This book will teach you to recognize the signals that tell you that somewhere in the position you are looking at there is a tactical blow just waiting to be found. What you need, and what this book helps you to acquire, is a Chess Tactics Antenna.
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    SHOPWORN - Tune Your Chess Tactics Antenna

    Regular Price: $28.95

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    SHOPWORN - The Magic Tactics of Mikhail Tal
    Learn from the Legend
    Catalog Code: SWB0120NIC

    Mikhail Tal was one of the greatest geniuses of chess history. The magician from Riga, as he was known because of his dazzling attacking games, took the chess world by storm and in 1961, at the age of twenty-three, he won the world championship.
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    SHOPWORN - The Magic Tactics of Mikhail Tal

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    SHOPWORN - Tactics Time 2
    1001 Real Chess Tactics From Real Chess Games
    Catalog Code: SWB0150NIC

    The best way to improve at chess is to solve tactics puzzles. But why do regular tactics books make amateurs study master games? Is it useful for beginners to analyze games that are unreal for everyday chess players? YES! Tactics Time 2 presents 1001 fresh and instructive positions.
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    SHOPWORN - Tactics Time 2

    Regular Price: $16.95

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    SHOPWORN - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 6
    Gambits and Flank Openings
    Catalog Code: SWB0006TITO

    This book covers all the tactical themes and typical traps in the main lines of the English, the Dutch and the Reti, as well as a couple of interesting gambits. They are explained in more than 200 carefully selected and annotated short games.
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    SHOPWORN - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 6

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    Attacking Chess for Club Players
    Improve Your Skills to Overpower Your Opponent
    Catalog Code: B0172NIC

    After the immense success of his award-winning classic Chess Strategy for Club Players, Herman Grooten has now written an equally accessible follow-up primer on attacking chess. He teaches you how to spot opportunities, exploit weaknesses, bringing your forces to the frontline and striking at the right moment. 
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    Attacking Chess for Club Players

    $29.95
    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 3
    French Defence and Other Half-Open Games
    Catalog Code: B0003TITO

    For casual players and club players. Every chess player loves to win early in the game with a deadly combination or a cunning trap. On the other hand, nobody wants to be tricked by his opponent before the game has really started.
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    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 3

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    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 5
    Indian Defences - Catalan & Benoni
    Catalog Code: B0005TITO

    Every chess player loves to win early in the game with a deadly combination or a cunning trap. On the other hand, nobody wants to be tricked by his opponent before the game has really started. The popular series Tactics in the Chess Opening teaches how to recognize opportunities to attack early in the game. You will also learn how to avoid standard pitfalls in the opening.
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    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 5

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    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 6
    Gambits and Flank Openings
    Catalog Code: B0006TITO

    This book covers all the tactical themes and typical traps in the main lines of the English, the Dutch and the Reti, as well as a couple of interesting gambits. They are explained in more than 200 carefully selected and annotated short games.
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    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 6

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    Forcing Chess Moves
    The Key to Better Calculation
    Catalog Code: B0085NIC

    This rich book on chess tactics proposes a revolutionary method for finding winning moves. Charles Hertan has made an astonishing discovery: the failure to consider key moves is often due to human bias. Your brain tends to disregard many winning moves because they are counter-intuitive or look unnatural.
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    Forcing Chess Moves

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    CLEARANCE - CoffeeHouse Chess Tactics
    An Astonishing Trip into the World of Competitive Chess
    Catalog Code: B0097NIC

    With refreshing simplicity, Coffeehouse Chess Tactics shows how to turn bad, even seemingly hopeless positions to our advantage. How to distinguish the essential from the trivial. How to adapt according to the situation on the board. Each game sparkles with some unusual tactical or defensive motif. Along with the games the author describes in eloquent but brutal language the beautiful, sometimes terrible, world of chess ''where sport, art and science merge.
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    Improve Your Chess Tactics
    700 Practical Lessons & Exercises
    Catalog Code: B0099NIC

    Instruction + exercises according to the old Soviet Chess School. The best advice for chess players who want to improve quickly is: get better at tactics! Because the vast majority of amateur games is decided through tactics you will immediately start beating more opponents when you improve your tactical skills.
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    The Stress of Chess
    ...and its Infinite Finesse
    Catalog Code: B0113NIC

    In this memoir Walter Browne recounts his formative years, how he befriended and played Bobby Fischer in New York City, how he travelled the world, made his name and lived his life. He annotates his best chess games from over four decades, great attacking games full of sacrifices and fireworks, in a clear style that is accessible for amateur players.
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    The Stress of Chess

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    SHOPWORN - Centre-Stage and Behind the Scenes
    The Personal Memoir of a Soviet Chess Legend
    Catalog Code: SWB0119NIC

    A unique, revealing and well-told story, essential reading for everybody interested in the history of chess and the Soviet Union.
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    SHOPWORN - How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the World
    The Story and the Games
    Catalog Code: SWB0131NIC

    At the age of 13 years, 4 months and 26 days, Magnus Carlsen became the youngest chess grandmaster in the world. The international press raved about the Norwegian prodigy. The Washington Post even called him ‘the Mozart of chess’. Ten years on Magnus Carlsen is the number one in the world rankings and a household name far beyond chess circles. Time Magazine listed him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2013
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    SHOPWORN - The King
    Chess Pieces
    Catalog Code: SWB0014NIC

    J.H.Donner (1927 - 1988) was a Dutch Grandmaster and one of the greatest writers about chess of all time. He was a chess reporter and a chess columnist, as well as an annotator of the game. Above all he was a witty and unpredictable commentator of everything and everybody, both inside and outside the chess world. THE KING spans a writing career of more than thirty years during which Donner slowly developed from chess player-writer into writer-chess player.
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    How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the World
    The Story and the Games
    Catalog Code: B0131NIC

    At the age of 13 years, 4 months and 26 days, Magnus Carlsen became the youngest chess grandmaster in the world. The international press raved about the Norwegian prodigy. The Washington Post even called him ‘the Mozart of chess’. Ten years on Magnus Carlsen is the number one in the world rankings and a household name far beyond chess circles. Time Magazine listed him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2013
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    How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the World

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