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    1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Ishi Press
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    Year of Publication
    2009 2014 2009 to 2014
    Author(s)
    1. Branimir Maksimovic (1)
    2. Charles Hertan (2)
    3. Daniel Naroditsky (1)
    4. Dejan Antic (1)
    5. Edward Shektman (1)
    6. Franco Masetti (1)
    7. Garry Kasparov (1)
    8. Helgi Olafsson (1)
    9. I.A. Horowitz (2)
    10. Jose Raul Capablanca (2)
    11. Kevin Stark (1)
    12. Larry Kaufman (1)
    13. Ludek Pachman (2)
    14. Milton Hanauer (1)
    15. Renzo Verwer (1)
    16. Reuben Fine (1)
    17. Roberto Messa (1)
    18. Rona E Petrosian (1)
    19. Simon Agdestein (1)
    20. Tigran Petrosian (1)
    21. Vladimir Tukmakov (1)
    22. Walter Browne (1)
    23. Willy Hendriks (1)
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      1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners
      The Tactics Workbook that Explains the Basic Concepts Too!
      1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners is a great first tactics book. It helps you in identifying weak spots in the position of your opponent, in recognizing patterns of combinations, and in visualizing tricks.
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      1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners

      The Tactics Workbook that Explains the Basic Concepts Too!
      Catalog Code: B0110NIC
      Our Price: $17.95

      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
      Our Price: $25.95

      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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      Bobby Fischer Comes Home
      The Final Years in Iceland, a Saga of Friendship and Lost Illusions
      Bobby Fischer Comes Home tells the story of their complicated friendship and paints an intimate portrait of the last years of the man who many see as the greatest chess player that ever lived.
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      Bobby Fischer Comes Home

      The Final Years in Iceland, a Saga of Friendship and Lost Illusions
      Catalog Code: B0109NIC
      Our Price: $19.95

      Bobby Fischer for Beginners
      The Most Famous Chess Player Explained
      Bobby Fischer's lone fight against the Soviet chess powerhouse made him a global hero, also for people who did not play chess at all. The Russians trembled before him, the Americans and the rest of the world cheered him on. Fischer's chess prowess and his will to win were unparalleled. But so were his eccentric behaviour and his paranoia. After he won the world title, Bobby Fischer vanished and the former prodigy became a mystery. The memories of his successwere clouded by his anti-American and anti-Semite rants.
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      Bobby Fischer for Beginners

      The Most Famous Chess Player Explained
      Catalog Code: B0090NIC

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      Checkmate for Children
      Mastering the Most Important Skill in Chess
      Beginners of all ages will win more games after studying this easy-to-follow book. This isn't another random collection of puzzles, but a systematic course that teaches you how to checkmate your opponent. Experienced chess coach Kevin Stark explains elementary mating patterns in all the important positions and provides many tests to see if you have really mastered the technique.
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      Checkmate for Children

      Mastering the Most Important Skill in Chess
      Catalog Code: B0091NIC

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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
      Our Price: $25.95

      Chess Made Simple
      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

      Catalog Code: B0004IS
      Our Price: $16.95

      Chess the Easy Way
      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

      Catalog Code: B0012IS
      Our Price: $25.95

      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
      Our Price: $19.95

      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
      Our Price: $19.95

      Fundamentos Del Ajedrez - SPANISH EDITION
      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

      Catalog Code: B0018IS
      Our Price: $25.95

      How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the World
      The Story and the Games
      At the age of 13 years, 4 months and 26 days, Magnus Carlsen became the youngest chess grandmaster in the world. The international press raved about the Norwegian prodigy. The Washington Post even called him ‘the Mozart of chess’. Ten years on Magnus Carlsen is the number one in the world rankings and a household name far beyond chess circles. Time Magazine listed him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2013
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      How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the World

      The Story and the Games
      Catalog Code: B0131NIC
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      Mastering Complex Endgames
      Practical Lessons, Critical Ideas & Plans
      Daniel Naroditsky has done it again! Following 'Mastering Positional Chess' the American chess prodigy has written an instructional book that is at least as ambitious as his acclaimed debut. Naroditsky draws heavily on his own experience as a player and has no problem pointing out his own mistakes. His systematic approach and didactic skills help you to understand rather than just memorize these endings. Rarely if ever before have the ideas that decide endings been explained so clearly. This book will take your endgame technique to the next level.
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      Mastering Complex Endgames

      Practical Lessons, Critical Ideas & Plans
      Catalog Code: B0123NIC
      Our Price: $32.95

      Modern Chess Preparation
      Getting Ready for Your Opponent in the Information Age
      With powerful anecdotes and many instructive high-level games, Tukmakov explains how you can organize your homework, focus your efforts, and arrive at a viable game plan.
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      Modern Chess Preparation

      Getting Ready for Your Opponent in the Information Age
      Catalog Code: B0115NIC
      Our Price: $26.95

      Move First, Think Later - 3rd EDITION
      Sense and Nonsense in Improving Your Chess
      Move First, Think Later shows a healthy distrust of accepted methods to get better at chess.
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      Move First, Think Later - 3rd EDITION

      Sense and Nonsense in Improving Your Chess
      Catalog Code: B0111NIC
      Our Price: $23.95

      Power Chess for Kids
      Learn How to Think Ahead and Become One of the Best Players in Your School
      A power move, explains experienced chess teacher Charles Hertan, is a winning master tactic that requires thinking ahead. To become one of the best chess players in your school you need to be able to think just 1,5 moves ahead, and this book teaches the four basic tricks do so.
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      Power Chess for Kids

      Learn How to Think Ahead and Become One of the Best Players in Your School
      Catalog Code: B0104NIC
      Our Price: $16.95

      Power Chess for Kids - Volume 2
      More Ways to Think Ahead and Become One of the Best Players in Your School
      For kids who love to amaze their friends with their chess skills, Charles Hertan presents new ways to find Power Moves, winning tactics that require thinking ahead. In Volume 2, the four special teachers get a new colleague! Knelly the Knight arrives on the scene and will assists Zort (a computer from outer space), the Dinosaurs, the Power Chess Kids and the Chess Professor. Together they will help you to become a very dangerous chess player.
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      Power Chess for Kids - Volume 2

      More Ways to Think Ahead and Become One of the Best Players in Your School
      Catalog Code: B0132NIC
      Our Price: $16.95

      The Games of Tigran Petrosian - 1942-1965 - VOLUME 1
      This is the first of two volumes devoted to the chess career of former World Champion Tigran Petrosian, whose masterly positional play and near invincibility earned him the name of "Iron Tigran".
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      The Games of Tigran Petrosian - 1942-1965 - VOLUME 1

      Catalog Code: B0153IS
      Our Price: $29.95

      The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White
      A Complete, Sound and User-Friendly Chess Opening Repertoire
      The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White contains many improvements on existing opening theory and offers a good balance between narrative and variations.
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      The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White

      A Complete, Sound and User-Friendly Chess Opening Repertoire
      Catalog Code: B0117NIC
      Our Price: $29.95

      The Modern French
      A Complete Guide for Black
      This is a complete and up-to-date work for players of all levels, and contains brand-new concepts in topical modern lines such as the Steinitz, McCutcheon and Morozevich Variations.
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      The Modern French

      A Complete Guide for Black
      Catalog Code: B0116NIC
      Our Price: $32.95

      The Stress of Chess
      ...and its Infinite Finesse
      In this memoir Walter Browne recounts his formative years, how he befriended and played Bobby Fischer in New York City, how he travelled the world, made his name and lived his life. He annotates his best chess games from over four decades, great attacking games full of sacrifices and fireworks, in a clear style that is accessible for amateur players.
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      The Stress of Chess

      ...and its Infinite Finesse
      Catalog Code: B0113NIC
      Our Price: $34.95

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