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    Chess Made Simple
    Catalog Code: B0004IS

    This is a book about the most fascinating game in the world. It is both a manual for beginners and a refresher course for experienced players. Clear and methodical explanations begin with the various chess pieces and proceed to subtle, advanced plays.
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    Chess Made Simple

    $16.95
    Chess the Easy Way
    Catalog Code: B0012IS

    More chess coaches in America recommend this book for their students than any other book. Written by one of the World's Strongest Grandmasters who was top contender for the World Chess Championship, ''Chess the Easy Way'' takes the player from the beginning moves of chess, rapidly advancing to the Expert Level.
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    Chess the Easy Way

    $25.95
    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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    An Invitation to Chess

    $14.95
    Learn Chess Fast
    A Short-Cut Guide to the Royal Game Lavishly Illustrated
    Catalog Code: B0094IS

    IN THIS remarkable book, a great master and a great teacher have collaborated to produce what is probably the clearest and simplest guide to the game ever written. Containing more than 300 diagrams, Learn Chess Fast!
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    Learn Chess Fast

    $19.95
    First Book of Chess
    Catalog Code: B0109IS

    This book holds the distinction and is famous for being the first chess book Bobby Fischer ever read. As Bobby himself tells the story, when he was 6 years old, one day his sister Joan brought home a plastic chess set she had bought in the market and they learned how to play by reading the instructions on the box. Later, when Bobby had developed an interest in the game, Joan brought home a book appropriately entitled ''First Book of Chess''. It was then a new book, just out.
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    First Book of Chess

    $14.95
    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 Teaches Chess

    $25.95
    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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    A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME I

    $25.95
    A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME II
    Catalog Code: B0122IS

    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

    $25.95
    Chess Fundamentals
    Catalog Code: B0017IS

    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

    $25.95
    Fundamentos Del Ajedrez - SPANISH EDITION
    Catalog Code: B0018IS

    Tratado de los principios basicos del juego-ciencia, expuestos con notable precision y claridad, y desarrollados y aplicados en una serie de partidas comentadas por el propio campeon.Fundamentos del Ajedrez se publico por primera vez hace trece anos. Desde entonces han aparecidos numerosos articulos bajo el titulo, por lo general, de ''teoria hipermoderna del ajedrez''.
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    Fundamentos Del Ajedrez - SPANISH EDITION

    $25.95
    Questions of Modern Chess Theory
    A Soviet Classic
    Catalog Code: B0030QT

    Questions of Modern Chess Theory is the lost masterpiece of Soviet chess literature. It was written by a double Ukrainian Champion, and published in the Soviet Union in 1956.

    Russian experts say it is one of the most influential chess books of the 20th century, yet it has never been published in English.
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    Questions of Modern Chess Theory

    $29.95
    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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    Aron Nimzowitsch - Master of Planning

    $25.95
    Chess Evolution 1 - The Fundamentals
    Catalog Code: B0056QT

    Chess Evolution 1 concludes Artur Yusupov's award-winning instructional series. Chess Evolution 1 is at the Fundamentals level, which shows chess players the basic ideas they should know as they set 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 1 - The Fundamentals

    $29.95
    Staunton's Chess-Player's Handbook
    Catalog Code: B0076IS

    The name ''Staunton'' has become so closely associated with chess that the words have become virtually synonymous. All modern tournament chess games are required to be played with Staunton chess pieces. The First International Chess Tournament, London 1851, was organized by Staunton. The leading distributor of chess books and equipment in the USA has taken the name ''House of Staunton''.
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    Staunton's Chess-Player's Handbook

    $25.95
    Secrets of a Grandpatzer
    How to Beat Most People and Computers at Chess
    Catalog Code: B0082IS

    Secrets of a Grandpatzer is the outstanding work by world renowned psychiatrist Kenneth Mark Colby. Mr Colby began this project by trying to help himself become a better player and to raise his United States Chess Federation rating.
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    Secrets of a Grandpatzer

    $19.95
    Saving Lost Positions
    Catalog Code: B0087IS

    It is not always possible to win a game of chess by obtaining an advantage and then logically converting it into a win. In the games of average players the result is often in doubt until the last blunder and the more resourceful player will usually triumph.
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    Saving Lost Positions

    $14.95
    Grandmaster Performance
    Catalog Code: B0162IS

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

    $25.95
    Masters of the Chessboard
    Catalog Code: B0009IS

    Widely regarded as the best chess book ever written, ''Masters of the Chessboard'', discusses the playing styles of each of the leading grandmasters of history up until that time. Richard Reti was one of the strongest and certainly was the most original player of all time. He defeated, at least once, almost every leading player of his era.
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    Masters of the Chessboard

    $25.95
    Zoom 001 - Zero Hour for Operative Chess Opening Models
    Catalog Code: B0088IS

    This is the groundbreaking cult classic by the Legendary Grandmaster Bent Larsen and the noted openings theoretician Steffen Zeuthen. Zoom 001 stands for Zero Hour for Operative Opening Models. The principal idea behind Zoom 001 is the creation of ''pattern knowledge'' of typical middle game/endgame structures—one of a grandmaster's essential qualities—cultivated through the use of the Grunfeld and Catalan openings.
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    Zoom 001 - Zero Hour for Operative Chess Opening Models

    $25.95
    The Road to Chess Mastery
    Catalog Code: B0111IS

    Through an introduction that explains how the ordinary chess player can improve in the various phases of the game of chess, and in enlightening commentaries far more extensive than space permits in an ordinary annotated game, former World Champion Dr. Max Euwe shows how a chess player should think, by indicating the moves for all but the most obvious moves of each game. By applying what he learns in this work the reader may, indeed, find himself traveling the road to chess mastery.
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    The Road to Chess Mastery

    $25.95
    Chess Evolution 2 - Beyond the Basics
    Catalog Code: B0066QT

    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

    $29.95
    Point Count Chess
    An Accurate Guide to Winning Chess
    Catalog Code: B0124IS

    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

    $25.95
    Lessons From My Games
    A Passion For Chess
    Catalog Code: B0172IS

    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

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    Learn to Attack with Rudolph Spielmann
    Catalog Code: B0196IS

    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

    $14.95
    Chess Evolution 3 - Mastery
    Catalog Code: B0074QT

    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

    $29.95
    Chess for Amateurs
    How to Improve Your Game
    Catalog Code: B0223IS

    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

    $12.95
    Chess Quiz
    Catalog Code: B0228IS

    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

    $14.95
    Chess by Yourself
    Catalog Code: B0227IS

    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

    $18.95
    The Development of Chess Style
    Catalog Code: B0235IS

    This is essentially a book on chess history, showing how different styles of chess play became popular and flourished and then faded in popularity, such as for example the Hyper-Modern Style of play that became ''All the Rage'' in the 1920s and 1930s.
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    The Development of Chess Style

    $18.95
    Grandmaster Preparation - Calculation
    PAPERBACK
    Catalog Code: B0078QT

    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

    $29.95
    Pump Up Your Rating
    Unlock Your Chess Potential
    Catalog Code: B0089QT

    Any man in the street knows how to increase his physical strength, but among most chess players confusion reigns when it comes to improving their playing strength. Axel Smith's training methods have guided his friends, team-mates and pupils to grandmaster norms and titles. Hard work will be required, but Axel Smith knows how you can Pump Up Your Rating. Every area of chess is covered -- opening preparation, through middlegame play, to endgame technique. Smith delves into both the technical and psychological sides of chess, and shows how best to practise and improve.
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    Pump Up Your Rating

    $29.95
    The Soviet Chess Primer
    A Chess Classic
    Catalog Code: B0096QT

    Ilya Maizelis’s masterpiece is the definitive introduction to the game of chess. It has inspired generations of Russians to take up the game, including arguably the two greatest players of all time, the 12th and 13th World Champions. The Soviet Chess Primer is a modern English translation of Maizelis’s witty introduction to the royal game. This new edition of a timeless classic includes an original foreword from the 2nd World Champion, Emanuel Lasker, as well as an introduction from the most celebrated chess trainer of modern times, Mark Dvoretsky.
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    The Soviet Chess Primer

    $24.95
    The Secret Life of Bad Bishops
    Catalog Code: B0101QT

    The Bad Bishop is a notorious villain in chess, but often a perfectly respectable bishop is falsely accused. The Secret Life of Bad Bishops takes an in-depth look at the bishop – not just dealing with good and bad bishops but also more nuanced cases where a “double-edged bishop” could turn out to be a game-winning hero or a fatal liability. All phases of chess are covered, from opening to middlegame to endgame. The final two chapters test the reader’s newly enhanced understanding with carefully chosen exercises and instructive solutions.
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    The Secret Life of Bad Bishops

    $24.95
    Chess Mastery
    By Question and Answer
    Catalog Code: B0292IS

    The master chess teacher Fred Reinfeld takes 16 great and instructivre master games This book is different from most others in that here Fred Reinfeld adopts a variety of the Socratic method. Instead of annotating the games by telling what each player did right or wrong, he asks you to answer the questions that arose in each game. After almost every move past the opening, Reinfeld asks you the reader the reasons for the move and often he asks you to provide the best response to the move.
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    Chess Mastery

    $15.95
    Learn from the legends
    Chess Champions at their Best
    Catalog Code: B0116QT

    Learn from the Legends is a modern classic. Mihail Marin examines and explains the ideas of the legends who shaped modern chess. ChessCafe chose it as their Book of the Year and IM Jeremy Silman went even further when he wrote: ''I can’t recall having seen a better book in the last two decades.'' Ten years after the original publication, Quality Chess is proud to offer a revised hardback edition with a new chapter on the latest chess legend, Magnus Carlsen.
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    Learn from the legends

    $34.95
    Reshevsky Teaches Chess
    Catalog Code: B0295IS

    This is one of the few chess books by Samuel Reshevsky, the greatest child prodigy of chess the world has ever known. This book starts as a basic beginners book, teaching how to move the pieces. It advances to important and instructive endgame positions which every chess player needs to study and learn. Then it concludes with illustrative games annotated by Grandmaster Samuel Reshevsky.
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    Reshevsky Teaches Chess

    $18.95

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