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    1. Alan S. Russell (1)
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    71. Paul Keres (4)
    72. R.G. Wade (2)
    73. Raymond Keene (6)
    74. Reuben Fine (8)
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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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      1000 Checkmate Combinations
      This truly outstanding book, first published in Russian in the 1970s and regarded there as a classic, contains everything you need to know bout how to deliver checkmate. It contains a wealth of elegant and sophisticated chess tactics as well as systematic and effective instruction.
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      1000 Checkmate Combinations

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      1958 interzonal Chess Tournament Portoroz
      The 1958 Interzonal Chess Tournament in Portoroz was one of the most important and strongest tournaments in chess history, and is still regularly discussed in chess circles today. This is the tournament where the 15-year-old Bobby Fischer earned the grandmaster title and first became a contender for the World Chess Championship. It is also the tournament where Mikhail Tal finally got his first chance to compete in a grandmaster tournament outside of the Soviet Union, and started one of the longest non-losing streaks in chess history on his march to the World Chess Championship.
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      1958 interzonal Chess Tournament Portoroz

      Catalog Code: B0212IS
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      300 Chess games - RUSSIAN EDITION
      This book, which is a collection of games of the great German chess Z. Tarrasch, enjoyed wide popularity at the end of last and the beginning of this century. For many generations it served as a textbook players at every stage of a chess game and is considered a classic.
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      300 Chess games - RUSSIAN EDITION

      Catalog Code: B0225IS
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      6th American Chess Congress
      New York 1889 was the strongest chess tournament ever held up until that time. It was supposed to be for the World Chess Championship, but it has never been recognized as such, primarily because Steinitz, who helped organize the event and who was present as a journalist, refused to play.
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      6th American Chess Congress

      Catalog Code: B0005IS
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      A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME I
      This is a combined work, taking five separate books and combining them into one volume, but then re-dividing them into two volumes.
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      A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME I

      Catalog Code: B0121IS
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      A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME II
      This is a combined work, taking five separate books and combining them into one volume, but then re-dividing them into two volumes.
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      A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME II

      Catalog Code: B0122IS
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      A Guide To Chess Endings
      This book makes a fairly thorough study of those endings most likely to occur in play, especially those with rooks. This book is best worked through as a course of study, so that the underlying ideas are absorbed and a sound positional judgment is acquired it is at first not necessary to understand every nuance, far less to try to remember the more difficult variations; indeed one might pass over the sub-variations at first reading.
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      A Guide To Chess Endings

      Catalog Code: B0118IS
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      Adventures of a Chess Master
      This is the autobiography of George Koltanowski, the greatest showman and promoter that chess has ever known. Koltanowski will be best remembered as an exhibitor, writer, promoter and showman. Possessed with an incredibly powerful memory, Koltanowski would often give exhibitions, playing several games blindfold simultaneously.
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      Adventures of a Chess Master

      Catalog Code: B0081IS
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      Alekhine's Best Games of Chess - 1938-1945
      This is a reprint of the original third book, with all of the games converted into Algebraic Figurine PGN Notation with diagrams in the back. Alekhine died in 1946, so this third volume was edited by International Master and British Chess Champion Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander, based in part on the notes left by Alekhine to some of the games.
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      Alekhine's Best Games of Chess - 1938-1945

      Catalog Code: B0016IS
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      Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1923
      This is the book that every chess master and grandmaster has read and studied, and every aspiring chess master should be reading. The author, a World Chess Champion, clearly explains the most complex and difficult concepts. Grandmaster Reuben Fine wrote that Alekhine's collection of best games was one of the three most beautiful that he knew.
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      Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1923

      Catalog Code: B0010IS
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      Alexander Kotov - RUSSIAN EDITION
      The book offers a sketch of the life and work of a talented writer and Soviet grandmaster Alexander Kotov. Chess games with commentary selected and grouped by topics (debut, a combination tactical strikes, defense, etc.) so that the book was not only an outstanding monograph on the players, but also a kind of textbook on the management of chess.
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      Alexander Kotov - RUSSIAN EDITION

      Catalog Code: B0155IS
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      An Invitation to Chess
      A Picture Guide to the Royal Game
      An Invitation to Chess is perhaps the most successful chess book ever written, with sales of over 100,000. It is a basic beginners book, starting with the moves of the pieces and rapidly advancing to more complex problems and examples.
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      An Invitation to Chess

      A Picture Guide to the Royal Game
      Catalog Code: B0025IS
      Our Price: $14.95

      Analyse du je des d'echecs - FRENCH EDITION
      >Francois-Andre Danican Philidor (1726-1795) is widely regarded as the strongest chess player ever in history prior to the modern era. He was so much better than any of his contemporaries that it is impossible for us to know how good he really was. The edition of the book that is reprinted here was published in 1871 by C. Sanson. This shows that the original Philidor book was still the standard work on the subject one hundred years after it was first written.
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      Analyse du je des d'echecs - FRENCH EDITION

      Catalog Code: B0029IS
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      Aron Nimzowitsch - Master of Planning
      Improve Your Chess by Studying the Games of the Master of Positional Play
      For more than a quarter of a century until his death in 1935, Aron Nimzowitsch was recognised as one of the world's leading players. The leading Grandmaster of the Hypermodern school, his games were full of new ideas and plans, which were accompanied by landmarks in chess literature such as My System and Chess Praxis. Challenging old theories, his books are regarded as being the best teaching manuals and have strongly withstood the test of time.
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      Aron Nimzowitsch - Master of Planning

      Improve Your Chess by Studying the Games of the Master of Positional Play
      Catalog Code: B0052IS
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      Averbakh Chess Endings - RUSSIAN EDITION
      Bishop Against Knight, Rook Against Minor Pieces
      The book can be used as a training manual for the enactment of endings, as well as a reference in the analysis of the deferred parties.
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      Averbakh Chess Endings - RUSSIAN EDITION

      Bishop Against Knight, Rook Against Minor Pieces
      Catalog Code: B0166IS
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      Billy Colias - Midwest Master
      Revised in 2013 by Eric Schiller With Additional Games and New Chess Analysis
      Billy Colias was one of the most remarkable players to come out of the Midwest. He overcame many obstacles to become one of the area's top players, and earned the title of FIDE Master before his untimely death in 1993. This book details his life and games, including thrilling victories against both amateur and professional opposition in the Midwest, throughout the United States, and in Europe
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      Billy Colias - Midwest Master

      Revised in 2013 by Eric Schiller With Additional Games and New Chess Analysis
      Catalog Code: B0214IS
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      Bobby Fischer - The Greatest?
      This is a book in Descriptive Chess Notation of great importance not only because of the question it addresses, but because of who asks and then answers that question. Dr. Max Euwe, who was world chess champion from 1935 to 1937, compares and contrasts Bobby Fischer with the three greatest players before him, world champions Lasker, Capablanca and Alekhine.
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      Bobby Fischer - The Greatest?

      Catalog Code: B0108IS
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      Bobby Fischer and His Predeccessors
      in the World Chess Championship
      The distinguished author, himself a past world champion and President of FIDE, analyzes aspects of Fischer's play in comparison with previous holders of the title Alekhine, Botvinnik, Capablanca, Euwe, Lasker, Petrosian, Smyslov, Spassky, Tal. He examines the relevance of the respective ELO ratings of the earlier champions and provides more specific evidence for considering the true status of Fischer among the champions.
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      Bobby Fischer and His Predeccessors

      in the World Chess Championship
      Catalog Code: B0232IS
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      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
      Learn to Think the Way Bobby Does
      Learn to think the same way Bobby Fischer did. This is the fastest, most efficient, most enjoyable book on chess ever compiled. As the student, you start at the beginning and progressively develop your skills as you apply Bobby Fischer's principles and learn how to play Chess the Bobby way.
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      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

      Learn to Think the Way Bobby Does
      Catalog Code: B0007IS
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      Bobby Fischer vs. The Rest of the World
      In 1972, an epic chess match took place in Iceland between representatives of the two great super-powers of the world: Bobby vs. Boris. Boris was backed by the Mighty Soviet Union, with late night phone calls coming from his handlers in Moscow, telling him what his next move should be.
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      Bobby Fischer vs. The Rest of the World

      Catalog Code: B0006IS
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      Bobby Fischer's Conquest of the World Chess Championship
      The Psychology and Tactics of the Title Match
      Reuben Fine was both one of the world's strongest grandmasters of chess and one of the world's leading authorities on psychoanalysis. In this book, he combines the two disciplines. This Fischer-Spassky book is really three books in one.
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      Bobby Fischer's Conquest of the World Chess Championship

      The Psychology and Tactics of the Title Match
      Catalog Code: B0031IS
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      Bobby Fischer's Games of Chess
      The First Collection of Celebrated Tournament Games Played by Bobby Fischer
      This is the only book ever written entirely by Bobby Fischer. It is not to be confused with other books with similar names that were written by other authors. Here is the blurb on the original dust jacket, as published in 1959: THERE ARE 34 games in this book.
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      Bobby Fischer's Games of Chess

      The First Collection of Celebrated Tournament Games Played by Bobby Fischer
      Catalog Code: B0032IS
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      Both Sides of the Chessboard
      An Analysis of the Fischer / Spassky Chess Match
      An analysis of the 1972 World Championship Chess Match from both sides of the chessboard - a Russian and an American analysis.
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      Both Sides of the Chessboard

      An Analysis of the Fischer / Spassky Chess Match
      Catalog Code: B0241IS
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      Botvinnik Selected Games - RUSSIAN EDITION
      1926-1946
      M. M. Botvinnik - Selected Games Due to the interest of a wide range of players to be creative strongest chess player of the USSR, and later the first Soviet world champion Mikhail Botvinnik periodically came out of his best books, and commented on them in detail parties. T
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      Botvinnik Selected Games - RUSSIAN EDITION

      1926-1946
      Catalog Code: B0209IS
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      Calculate Like a Grandmaster
      Learn from the World-Class Attacking Players
      This is a penetrating study of the attacking methods of the most aggressive chess players of the modern era-from 1960s world champion Mikhail Tal to Magnus Carlsen, teenage leader of today's new wave of deadly attackers. The attacking style is a good choice for any chess competitor, but especially for less advanced players, who will relish the fireworks it produces.
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      Calculate Like a Grandmaster

      Learn from the World-Class Attacking Players
      Catalog Code: B0112BT
      Our Price: $19.95

      Carlsen - Anand Match for the World Chess Championship
      Including all games from the World Chess Championship Match, plus previous games between Anand and Carlsen and a ground breaking history of the World Chess Champions, including representative games by each of the 19 prior holders of the world title. All annotated by Grandmaster Raymond Keene, OBE. Includes 36 annotated chess games, 234 chess diagrams, plus puzzles and quizzes based upon the games of the match.
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      Carlsen - Anand Match for the World Chess Championship

      Catalog Code: B0245IS
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      Checkmate in Prague
      The Memoirs of a Grandmaster
      Ludek Pachman's account of his political struggles is interspersed with numerous chess anecdotes about many of the masters he faced in tournament play, such as Alekhine, Bobby Fischer, Botvinnik, and Tal
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      Checkmate in Prague

      The Memoirs of a Grandmaster
      Catalog Code: B0138IS
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      Chess - The Fischer-Spassky Games
      Of the World Chess Championship
      This is the authoritative book on the famous 1972 Fischer Spassky Match, and the book by the strongest player to write about the match. An appendix at the end contains all 20 games of the match in Algebraic Notation plus the concluding diagram for each game. Also added the five games Fischer played against Spassky before the match, which had resulted in the lopsided score of three wins by Spassky and two draws, with no wins by Fischer.
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      Chess - The Fischer-Spassky Games

      Of the World Chess Championship
      Catalog Code: B0189IS
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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
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      Chess Creativity of Botvinnik - RUSSIAN EDITION
      Volume 3
      Botvinnik's Chess Creativity, Volume 3 This third and final volume contains material relating to the years 1957-1967. Included are articles by Botvinnik in which he analyzes the results of matches for the world title (1958, 1961 and 1963.) The book contains three of his works: An essay "Albion chess and other" (1967), the article "The Art of a chess" and the work "Fundamentals of Chess Algorithms." Also published is a review by article originator "Endgame Botvinnik in batches." Most of the games are commented on by Botvinnik, a number of games includes comments by known Soviet and foreign players, the rest of the notes are by the originator. The publication covers the most games played by Botvinnik Chess in 40 years of activity, its commentaries, theoretical, analytical and historical works.
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      Chess Creativity of Botvinnik - RUSSIAN EDITION

      Volume 3
      Catalog Code: B0231IS
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      Chess Creativity of Botvinnik - RUSSIAN EDITION
      Volume 2
      This (second) volume is dedicated to the chess creativity MM Botvinnik, and includes materials (parts, articles, analyzes, studies) relating to the years 1941-1956.
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      Chess Creativity of Botvinnik - RUSSIAN EDITION

      Volume 2
      Catalog Code: B0230IS
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      Chess Creativity of Botvinnik - RUSSIAN EDITION
      Volume 1
      The publication covers the most games played by World Chess Champion Botvinnik Chess in 40 years of activity, its commentaries, theoretical, analytical and historical works. This the first volume contains 283 annotated games for the years 1924-1940, in chronological order, articles on events of this period, the article "On the definition of a combination." Also published is an introductory article by Mikhail Botvinnik (p. 5-113), that provides a list of the results of Botvinnik in tournaments, matches and team competitions.
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      Chess Creativity of Botvinnik - RUSSIAN EDITION

      Volume 1
      Catalog Code: B0229IS
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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
      Our Price: $12.95

      Chess from Morphy to Botvinnik
      A Century of Chess Evolution
      This book is one of the great classics of chess literature. The author, Imre Konig, was an International Master of Chess and a great analyst as well as an entertaining writer. He describes the development of chess opening theory and discusses lines of play no longer in vogue but which remain powerful weapons for the practical tournament player.This book was originally published in 1950 as "Chess from Morphy to Botwinnik".
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      Chess from Morphy to Botvinnik

      A Century of Chess Evolution
      Catalog Code: B0049IS
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      Chess Fundamentals
      This is the masterpiece by World Chess Champion Jose Raul Capablanca who is regarded as the strongest chess player who ever lived, prior to the arrival of Bobby Fischer.World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik regarded Capablanca's Chess Fundamentals as the best chess book ever written.
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      Chess Fundamentals

      Catalog Code: B0017IS
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