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      Catalog Code: B0399EM

      In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala studies his favourite Larsen games and examines Larsen's skills in the key areas of attack and defence, initiative, exploiting imbalances, accumulating advantages and endgame play.
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      1958 interzonal Chess Tournament Portoroz
      Catalog Code: B0212IS

      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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      300 Chess games - RUSSIAN EDITION
      Catalog Code: B0225IS

      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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      6th American Chess Congress
      Catalog Code: B0005IS

      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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      A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME I
      Catalog Code: B0121IS

      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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      Catalog Code: B0122IS

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      A Guide To Chess Endings
      Catalog Code: B0118IS

      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 Improvement
      The Best of Novice Nook
      Catalog Code: B0315EM

      A Guide to Chess Improvement features the very best of Dan Heisman's multi-award winning chess column Novice Nook, which has run for the past ten years at a popular website. This book is full of valuable instruction, insight and practical advice on a wide range of key subjects: general improvement, thought processes, planning and strategy, tactics, endgame play, technique, time management and much more.
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      Adventures of a Chess Master
      Catalog Code: B0081IS

      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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      Alekhine's Best Games of Chess - 1938-1945
      Catalog Code: B0016IS

      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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      Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1923
      Catalog Code: B0010IS

      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 Kotov - RUSSIAN EDITION
      Catalog Code: B0155IS

      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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      American Grandmaster
      Four Decades of Chess Adventures
      Catalog Code: B0228EM

      In American Grandmaster, Benjamin takes the reader on a journey through chess adventures spanning more than thirty years. Tracing through his own career, from being a prodigy in the 'Fischer boom' era thorough to an experienced Grandmaster with many titles, Benjamin is in a unique position to highlight the major changes that have occurred both in US and international chess throughout the last four decades.
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      An Invitation to Chess
      A Picture Guide to the Royal Game
      Catalog Code: B0025IS

      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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      Analyse du je des d'echecs - FRENCH EDITION
      Catalog Code: B0029IS

      >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 Your Chess
      Catalog Code: B0322EM

      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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      Anand - Move by Move
      Catalog Code: B0396EM

      In this book, Grandmaster Zenón Franco examines in detail Anand’s chess career to date. He selects and studies his favourite Anand games, and demonstrates clearly how we can all improve our chess by learning from Anand’s play.
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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

      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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      Averbakh Chess Endings - RUSSIAN EDITION
      Bishop Against Knight, Rook Against Minor Pieces
      Catalog Code: B0166IS

      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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      Billy Colias - Midwest Master
      Revised in 2013 by Eric Schiller With Additional Games and New Chess Analysis
      Catalog Code: B0214IS

      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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      Bobby Fischer - The Greatest?
      Catalog Code: B0108IS

      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 and His Predeccessors
      in the World Chess Championship
      Catalog Code: B0232IS

      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 Teaches Chess
      Learn to Think the Way Bobby Does
      Catalog Code: B0007IS

      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 vs. The Rest of the World
      Catalog Code: B0006IS

      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's Conquest of the World Chess Championship
      The Psychology and Tactics of the Title Match
      Catalog Code: B0031IS

      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 Games of Chess
      The First Collection of Celebrated Tournament Games Played by Bobby Fischer
      Catalog Code: B0032IS

      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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      Both Sides of the Chessboard
      An Analysis of the Fischer / Spassky Chess Match
      Catalog Code: B0241IS

      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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      Botvinnik - Move by Move
      Catalog Code: B0374EM

      In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in a study of his favourite Botvinnik games. Lakdawala examines Botvinnik's renowned skills in the key areas of attack and defence, initiative, exploiting imbalances, accumulating advantages and endgame play. He demonstrates clearly how we can all improve by learning from Botvinnik's play.
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      Botvinnik Selected Games - RUSSIAN EDITION
      1926-1946
      Catalog Code: B0209IS

      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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      Break the Rules!
      A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
      Catalog Code: B0358EM

      In this instructive and entertaining book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. Drawing upon his own experience and using examples from modern grandmaster chess, McDonald examines how to avoid stereotypical thinking, how to exploit typical thinking patterns, and how to confuse and beat opponents with surprising ideas.
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      Capablanca - Move by Move
      Catalog Code: B0353EM

      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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      Carlsen - Anand Match for the World Chess Championship
      Catalog Code: B0245IS

      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 - Move by Move
      Catalog Code: B0395EM

      Despite his relatively young age, Magnus Carlsen has already secured his place in chess history as a legend of the game. In a short space of time his accomplishments have been extraordinary. In December 2012 he broke Garry Kasparov’s record to become the highest-rated chess player of all time.
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      Checkmate in Prague
      The Memoirs of a Grandmaster
      Catalog Code: B0138IS

      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! Tactics
      Catalog Code: B0307EM

      Would you now like to know how to regularly beat your opponents and move to the next level? If so, then Checkmate Tactics is the book for you.
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