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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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      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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      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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      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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      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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      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
      Our Price: $14.95

      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
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      Chess Heritage of A.A. Alekhine - VOLUME 1 - RUSSIAN EDITION
      Alekhine has long earned a reputation not only a brilliant experience, but also the best chess writer and theoretician of the first half of 20th century. Alekhine's Games, which are shining examples of chess creativity, are provided with detailed notes.
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      Chess Heritage of A.A. Alekhine - VOLUME 1 - RUSSIAN EDITION

      Catalog Code: B0154IS
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      Chess Heritage of A.A. Alekhine - VOLUME 2 - RUSSIAN EDITION
      Alekhine has long earned a reputation not only a brilliant experience, but also the best chess writer and theoretician of the first half of 20th century. Alekhine's Games, which are shining examples of chess creativity, are provided with detailed notes.

      This is the second volume of a two-volume biography of World Chess Champion Alexander Alekhine. This second volume is devoted to the art of the strategic concepts of the First Russian World Champion and his contribution to the theory and practice of chess endings.
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      Chess Heritage of A.A. Alekhine - VOLUME 2 - RUSSIAN EDITION

      Catalog Code: B0213IS
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      Chess Marches On!
      A Vivid Record of Chess Activities in the Leading Centers of the World
      This is a collection of 50 of the finest games played during the period 1941-1944 by the world's greatest masters.
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      Chess Marches On!

      A Vivid Record of Chess Activities in the Leading Centers of the World
      Catalog Code: B0167IS
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      Chess Puzzles for Students
      This is a quiz based on very hard puzzles taken from master games, not from composed problems. Because of the difficulty and complexity of the puzzles, you score points just for getting the first move right. You do not have to see all the way to the end. At the end of the quizzes, you are rated based on how many you got right.
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      Chess Puzzles for Students

      Catalog Code: B0238IS
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      Chess Quiz
      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

      Catalog Code: B0228IS
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      Chess Strategy for Advanced Students
      The art of strategic planning is not easily acquired from most teaching materials, yet it is one of the most important aspects of practical play. In this book, positional factors have been approached, with examples showing how a certain specific weakness can be exploited by specific means. This book includes complete games where the strategic and positional factors are seen in the complex interplay of the middle game and end game.
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      Chess Strategy for Advanced Students

      Catalog Code: B0086IS
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      Chess The Hard Way
      "Chess the Hard Way" is the autobiography of Daniel Abraham Yanofsky, who was not only Canada's first chess grandmaster buit was Canada's only grandmaster until the modern era. His career is remarkable. He was from a remote Indian town in Central Canada where there were no chess masters. Almost invariably, strong chess players only develop in places where there are strong players.
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      Chess The Hard Way

      Catalog Code: B0258IS
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 1
      Planning the Pieces
      The First volume of Ludek Pachman's great trilogy Complete Chess Strategy which first appeared in Czechoslovak and German. Planning the Pieces deals with the long term planning, handling and positioning of the individual chess pieces.
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 1

      Planning the Pieces
      Catalog Code: B0136IS
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 2
      Principles of Pawn Play and the Center

      Publisher: ISHI Press
      Author: Ludek Pachman
      Year of Publication: 2012 (Reprint) Pages: 185
      Notation Type: Descriptive (DN)


      Book Description Continuing his major work on strategy and tactics in modern chess, the internationalyl renowned Grandmaster, Ludek Pachman, now turns his attention to the play of the pawns and the achievement of control of the center squares. Though the pawns are the weakest pieces in chess, their importance in determining the character of the attack (and defense) and the development of strategic play cannot be underestimated. Pawns are essential to the protection of important squares and pieces. They are the best means of blockading enemy pawns and when correctly deployed, their advance can open vital files and diagonals, thereby creating weaknesses in the opposite position. Despite its limited power, the pawn has one special advantage over other pieces in that it can be promoted when it reaches the eighth rank; a successful pawn advance can completely change the balance of power and the outcome of a game. Pawns have aptly been described as "the soul of chess." Vital of chess mastery is a basic understanding of the importance of control of the center squares. The effectiveness of the pieces depend upon the strength of their position and center control creates a vital sapatial superiority. The effective play of the pawns and center control have been touched upon on other works, but seldom with the insight and lucidity revealed in this second volume of Pachman's masterwork.
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 2

      Principles of Pawn Play and the Center
      Catalog Code: B0139IS
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 3
      Play on the Wings
      In each of these books the need for understanding is emphasized: there are too many variations for any memory to store. The player must understand the basic principles involved and the typical positions or maneuvers that can arise.
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      Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 3

      Play on the Wings
      Catalog Code: B0147IS
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 1
      Bishop Endings, Knight Endings
      Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 1

      Bishop Endings, Knight Endings
      Catalog Code: B0183IS
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 2
      Bishop Against Knight Endings, Rook Against Minor Piece Endings
      Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 2

      Bishop Against Knight Endings, Rook Against Minor Piece Endings
      Catalog Code: B0184IS
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 3
      Queen and Pawn Endings, Queen Against Rook Endings, Queen Against Minor Piece Endings
      Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 3

      Queen and Pawn Endings, Queen Against Rook Endings, Queen Against Minor Piece Endings
      Catalog Code: B0185IS
      Our Price: $29.95

      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 4
      Pawn Endings
      Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 4

      Pawn Endings
      Catalog Code: B0182IS
      Our Price: $29.95

      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 5
      Rook Endings
      Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.
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      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 5

      Rook Endings
      Catalog Code: B0218IS
      Our Price: $34.95

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