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Items 1 to 36 of 39

    1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices & Combinations
    21st-Century Edition
    Enhance Your Tactical Weapons! 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices and Combination is the companion volume to Reinfeld's 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate. Of course each book can be taken on its own, but together they make a wonderful collection, and cover the full range of tactical chess. And they are now both available in 21st-century editions, using modern algebraic notation.
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    1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices & Combinations

    21st-Century Edition
    Catalog Code: B0072RE
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    212 Surprising Checkmates
    With this instructive manual, players can learn to concentrate on one-, two- and three-move checkmates, focusing on their opponents' last moves and keeping alert to new possibilities, rather than getting blinded by previous calculations. Written by two experienced chess teachers, this volumes first 100 exercises concern checkmates in one move, while the remaining exercises represent game-like positions for checkmates in two and three moves.
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    212 Surprising Checkmates

    Catalog Code: B0053RE
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    A History of Chess
    From Chaturanga to the Present Day
    In this book, the author, legendary Russian grandmaster Yuri Averbakh, presents a well-researched and documented theory about the origins, development and spread of this immensely popular game. In addition, over three dozen splendid color plates - presented on coated stock making the images suitable for framing - supplement his historical analysis.
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    A History of Chess

    From Chaturanga to the Present Day
    Catalog Code: B0062RE
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    A Legend on the Road
    Bobby Fischer's 1964 Simul Tour
    A Legend on the Road deals with Bobby before he had become a household name. A complete unknown he wasn't, not with six U.S. Championships to his credit - including a scintillating 11-0 in the 1963/64 affair - but U.S. chess players bad never had a real opportunity to see him in action without traveling thousands of miles.
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    A Legend on the Road

    Bobby Fischer's 1964 Simul Tour
    Catalog Code: B0035RE
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    Back to Basics - Fundamentals
    How about a Nice Game of Chess?

    The game of chess has challenged and delighted the world for centuries. In Back to Basics: Fundamentals, the essential building blocks of the royal game are presented simply and in an easy-to-understand format. With the expert guidance of chess master Branislav Francuski, you will learn how the chess pieces move and capture; the underlying principles of the game; how to spot and carry out simple checkmates; and understand the basic tactical ideas that are so important to playing and winning.
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    Back to Basics - Fundamentals

    Catalog Code: B0011RE

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    Bobby Fischer - The Career and Complete Games of the American World Chess Champion
    Now, for the first time, every one of his 736 tournament and match games is presented with insightful explanations and analysis. Best-selling chess author, German International Grandmaster Karsten Muller, annotates each game of the player many believe to be the greatest of all time.
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    Bobby Fischer - The Career and Complete Games of the American World Chess Champion

    Catalog Code: B0034RE
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    Chess Analytics
    Training with a Grandmaster
    Grivas presents almost 240 games, most with complete scores to assist comprehension, illustrating his themes with practical, insightful examples and explanations.
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    Chess Analytics

    Training with a Grandmaster
    Catalog Code: B0059RE

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    Chess Cafe Puzzle Book
    This book offers every type of tactical motif imaginable, from the more common back rank mates, pins, skewers, forks and the like up to and including some of the most beautiful and rare combinations. This is a tactical book that will prove exceptionally useful for a wide range of players, intermediate through master strength and even beyond.
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    Chess Cafe Puzzle Book

    Catalog Code: B0017RE

    Regular Price: $19.95

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    Chess Cafe Puzzle Book 2
    As most chess instructors and players know, it is much more difficult to teach and learn strategic concepts than tactics. In this program, German grandmaster Dr. Karsten Mueller will help you develop your strategic chessplaying skills.
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    Chess Cafe Puzzle Book 2

    Catalog Code: B0018RE

    Regular Price: $24.95

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    Chess Mazes
    The planning and visualization skills that come from working on Chess Mazes are valuable and instructive. If you are one who often loses games by hanging pieces or missing mates, then this is the book for you. There are many good books which present chess combinations and explain tactical motifs with the goal of training your tactical ability.
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    Chess Mazes

    Catalog Code: B0019RE
    Our Price: $14.95

    Dvoretsky Endgame Manual
    3RD EDITION
    Russian International Master Mark Dvoretsky is perhaps the most respected chess instructor in the world today. His latest work, Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual, is sure to become a classic reference book on one of the most difficult and subtle phases in chess.
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    Dvoretsky Endgame Manual

    3RD EDITION
    Catalog Code: B0007RE
    Our Price: $34.95

    Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual - 2ND EDITION
    The Second Edition of Another Dvoretsky Classic!

    It is very important for the practical player to train his or her ability, understand when to rely on intuition, rules of thumb and more general positional considerations, when to try to solve problems by calculating variations to the end and how to manage time to avoid time pressure. With these goals in mind, the second edition of Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual delivers excellent, high quality training materials and many exercises.
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    Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual - 2ND EDITION

    Catalog Code: B0008RE
    Our Price: $34.95

    Elements of Positional Evaluation
    How the Pieces Get Their Power
    This ground-breaking book by best-selling chess author Dan Heisman addresses the evaluation and understanding of how static features affect the value of the pieces in a given position. Now in its fourth edition, emphasis is placed on the static evaluation of each piece's value and its role in the overall position rather than the assessment of a specific position, but Heisman's approach can also be applied to help evaluate entire positions by helping to answer the questions who stands better, by how much, and why?
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    Elements of Positional Evaluation

    How the Pieces Get Their Power
    Catalog Code: B0039RE
    Our Price: $19.95

    Endgame Workshop
    Principles for the Practical Player
    This is an endgame book. It deals with the final phase of a chess game, the one that comes after the opening and the middlegame. But it doesn't take the point of view that the endgame is separate from the other two phases. Rather it argues that the game is an organic whole, and that everything is related, at least up to a point. What happens earlier can explain what happens later. The book also recognizes that the endgame tends to have special characteristics. As much as possible, the author tries to bring out those characteristics so that the reader can come away with basics and underlying principles to help find his or her way through the final phases of their own games.
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    Endgame Workshop

    Principles for the Practical Player
    Catalog Code: B0070RE

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    For Friends & Colleagues - Volume 1 - SIGNED AND NUMBERED EDITION
    SPECIAL EDITION - SIGNED AND INDIVIDUALLY NUMBERED
    Mark Dvoretsky has long been considered one of the premier chess coaches and trainers in the world. He is renowned for taking talented masters and forging them into world-class grandmasters and champions. This accomplished chess instructor and author now shares his story in a ground-breaking two-volume set. You are invited to share his journey from his childhood and maturing into a strong master, to his participation in the powerful Soviet championships and then, his transition to full-time chess coach. This is a special edition, signed by Mark Dvoretsky and limited to 500 copies.
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    For Friends & Colleagues - Volume 1 - SIGNED AND NUMBERED EDITION

    SPECIAL EDITION - SIGNED AND INDIVIDUALLY NUMBERED
    Catalog Code: B0074RE-SGN
    Our Price: $89.95

    How to be a Winner at Chess
    21st Century Edition
    The Essence of Good Chess The incomparable Fred Reinfeld is back in print! This new 21st-century edition is presented in modern algebraic notation in a double-column format, with more diagrams and a refresher course for beginners. How to be a Winner at Chess is among the very best introductory chess books ever produced, bar none. In it Reinfeld manages to capture the essence of good chess in a most readable, enjoyable, easy-to-grasp format. How to be a Winner at Chess is designed for the average player who knows the moves and rules but not much more. Warning! - you have to be able to read! Let Fred Reinfeld, the master wordsmith and instructor take you to the next level - in short turn you into a winner.
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    How to be a Winner at Chess

    21st Century Edition
    Catalog Code: B0065RE
    Our Price: $12.95

    How to Beat Your Kids at Chess
    An Adult Beginner's Guide to Chess - 2nd Edition
    How to Beat Your Kids at Chess is a book that truly starts at the beginning, with the most basic idea of all: the straight line. This book offers clear explanations, opportunities to practice each concept before moving on, and a systematic progression of ideas.
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    How to Beat Your Kids at Chess

    An Adult Beginner's Guide to Chess - 2nd Edition
    Catalog Code: B0063RE
    Our Price: $19.95

    How To Play Chess Like a Champion
    21st Century Edition
    Reinfeld's Masterpiece How to Play Chess like a Champion is Fred Reinfeld's sequel to his How to be a Winner at Chess and an absolute gem. In it the reader will find an exquisite blending of classic games, stories, insights, and instruction as only Reinfeld can put together. Rarely has an author succeeded so well as here, combining instruction, entertainment, and pure enjoyment. This new 21st-century edition is presented in modern algebraic notation in a double-column format, with many more diagrams. Throughout, the writing of Reinfeld, the master wordsmith and instructor, has been left intact. How to Play Chess like a Champion is among the very best introductory chess books ever produced, bar none, capturing the essence of good chess in a most readable, enjoyable, easy-to-grasp format.
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    How To Play Chess Like a Champion

    21st Century Edition
    Catalog Code: B0066RE
    Our Price: $14.95

    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

    Regular Price: $24.95

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    Jose Raul Capablanca - Third World Chess Champion
    The name of Jose Raul Capablanca (1888-1942), the third world champion, is indelibly inscribed in the annals of chess history. Capablanca's technique, intuition, remarkably quick calculation, and sense for elegant combinations made him the paragon of grandmasters during his lifetime. At the peak of his career Capablanca was almost invincible; each of his losses was regarded as a sensation. His books, articles, and lucid annotations became instant classics.
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    Jose Raul Capablanca - Third World Chess Champion

    Catalog Code: B0040RE
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    London 1922 & Capablanca-Lasker 1921
    21st Century Edition
    London 1922 is important for all these reasons, but it also served as the setting for the creation of the famous 'London Rules' which would for years govern the way in which prospective challengers to the title would have the right to play the champion. As an added bonus, all fourteen games of the 1921 Capablanca-Lasker title match - with annotations by Capa himself - have been added to this new 21st-century edition.
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    London 1922 & Capablanca-Lasker 1921

    21st Century Edition
    Catalog Code: B0043RE

    Regular Price: $19.95

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    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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    My Best Games of Chess
    1908-1937
    In chess literature, there have only been a very few chess books that have immediately-and permanently-established themselves as classics. Lasker's Manual of Chess by Emanuel Lasker, Masters of the Chessboard by Richard Reti and Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual by Mark Dvoretsky are three that come to mind. There are of course others, among them My Best Games of Chess, 1908-1937 by the fourth world chess champion, Alexander Alekhine.
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    My Best Games of Chess

    1908-1937
    Catalog Code: b0064re
    Our Price: $34.95

    New York 1924
    One of the most remarkable and famous chess tournaments ever took place in New York City in March and April 1924. It had a narrative that is still striking today: Three world champions, undisputed world champions mind you, fulfilling their destiny. The stunning performance of the 55-year-old former world champion Emanuel Lasker. The seemingly invincible reigning world champion Jose Capablanca suffering his first loss in eight years. And all 110 tournament games deeply annotated by future world champion Alexander Alekhine.
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    New York 1924

    Catalog Code: B0003RE
    Our Price: $29.95

    Profession - Chessplayer
    Grandmaster at Work
    You are now invited to join the author in a very personal autobiographical journey, as he traces his development from one of many gifted chessplaying children to a powerful international grandmaster, a member of the world's chess elite.
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    Profession - Chessplayer

    Grandmaster at Work
    Catalog Code: B0057RE
    Our Price: $24.95

    Sacking the Citadel
    The History, Theory and Practice of the Classic Bishop Sacrifice
    Four hundred years ago, an Italian chess master, Gioachino Greco, discovered an extraordinary bishop sacrifice on h7 that often leads to checkmate or a significant material advantage. More amazing still, he recorded the idea!
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    Sacking the Citadel

    The History, Theory and Practice of the Classic Bishop Sacrifice
    Catalog Code: B0045RE
    Our Price: $19.95

    Tactics Time
    1001 Chess Tactics From The Games of Everyday Chess Players
    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?
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    Tactics Time

    1001 Chess Tactics From The Games of Everyday Chess Players
    Catalog Code: B0138NIC
    Our Price: $16.95

    Tal Botvinnik 1960
    One of the greatest books ever written about a world championship match. Take a trip with the Magician from Riga as he invites you to share his thoughts and feelings as he does battle for the world title.
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    Tal Botvinnik 1960

    Catalog Code: B0001RE
    Our Price: $19.95

    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Activities - BOOK 3
    The activities in third book in the series are the fun way to reinforce the rules and principles of good chess. Full color cartoon characters, are combined with pages that the young student can color, all designed to help the student understand the rules, principles and even the etiquette of the game of chess.
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    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Activities - BOOK 3

    Catalog Code: B0049RE
    Our Price: $9.95

    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Exercises - BOOK 2
    This book is designed to be a companion of Book 1, Teaching Chess Step by Step Teacher's Manual. It contains a series of exercises designed to reinforce the knowledge that children gain from the teacher's presentations in the classroom. The exercises were designed for K-12 beginners and require a minimum of explanation. The solution may be written in chess notation or drawn on the board.
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    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Exercises - BOOK 2

    Catalog Code: B0048RE
    Our Price: $19.95

    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Teacher's Manual - BOOK 1
    The most thorough and complete curriculum for teaching chess!

    Few materials exist to help the classroom teacher who has never played chess or knows only some chess. This manual was designed to address this deficiency. It is written in a manner that allows the teacher to see how to present the material in his or her classroom. This manual will lead a group of beginning students from the rudiments of chess rules to the ability of playing a full game in a competent manner.
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    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Teacher's Manual - BOOK 1

    Catalog Code: B0047RE
    Our Price: $24.95

    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - The Complete Collection
    Includes All 3 Books
    Few materials exist to help the classroom teacher who has never played chess or knows only some chess. This manual was designed to address this deficiency. It is written in a manner that allows the teacher to see how to present the material in his or her classroom. This manual will lead a group of beginning students from the rudiments of chess rules to the ability of playing a full game in a competent manner.
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    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - The Complete Collection

    Includes All 3 Books
    Catalog Code: B0000RE1
    Our Price: $48.95

    The Art of Checkmate
    21st Century Edition
    In the early 1950's, two former French champions authored a book that clearly - and quite comprehensively - explained the basic mating patterns in Chess. The Art of Checkmate by Georges Renaud and Victor Kahn was destined to be hailed as one of the most instructive Chess books ever written.
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    The Art of Checkmate

    21st Century Edition
    Catalog Code: B0071RE
    Our Price: $24.95

    The Chess Puzzle Book 4
    Mastering The Positional Principles
    Welcome to The Chess Puzzle Book 4! - It mostly deals with the important technical question of how to convert a static advantage. Topics include Prophylaxis, The Principle of Two Weaknesses, The Right Exchange, Domination, Do Not Rush, and Converting an Advantage. There are also many well-chosen exercises with comprehensive solutions to help guide and instruct the reader.
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    The Chess Puzzle Book 4

    Mastering The Positional Principles
    Catalog Code: B0061RE
    Our Price: $19.95

    The ChessCafe Puzzle Book 3
    Test and Improve Your Defensive Skill
    One of the most important skills a chessplayer needs is the ability to defend a position that is under siege. In this third volume in the highly acclaimed, best-selling ChessCafe Puzzle Book series, International Grandmaster Karsten Mueller, along with International Master Merijn van Delft, examines and expounds upon the vital defensive concepts and techniques used to repulse enemy attacks.
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    The ChessCafe Puzzle Book 3

    Test and Improve Your Defensive Skill
    Catalog Code: B0042RE
    Our Price: $24.95

    The Hague-Moscow 1948
    Match/Tournament for the World Chess Championship
    On March 24, 1946, the fourth world chess champion, Alexander Alekhine, passed away. He was the first – and still the only – champion to die while holding the title. To select a new champion, a powerful quintuple round-robin was held in The Hague and Moscow. The five strongest players of the era, including one former world champion, two future world champions, and two perennial contenders, took part in a grueling two-month, 25-round tournament
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    The Hague-Moscow 1948

    Match/Tournament for the World Chess Championship
    Catalog Code: B0068RE
    Our Price: $24.95

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