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      Chess Informant - ISSUE 119
      Viking Edition
      Chess Informant 119 Viking is largely dedicated to the newly crowned world champion, Magnus Carlsen. He’s the emerging global brand and the new face of our beloved game. We offer exclusive Carlsen photos inside Chess Informant 119, but for the cover we preferred the symbolism of a sailing drakkar boat. This newest installment of the Informant is all about red and blue that one can connect with the Norwegian flag, perhaps as additional evidence that Vikings are back in fashion.
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      Chess Informant - ISSUE 119

      Viking Edition
      Catalog Code: B0119INF
      Our Price: $39.95

      Chess Informant - ISSUE 120
      Maracana Edition
      GM Alexander Morozevich, winner of Poikovsky 2014 super-tournament, one of the most original and daring players on the planet, launches his Midnight in Moscow column in which he takes chess to its outer limits with examples of extreme opening play. Surrealism in chess – that’s what Alex is painting on the 64 squares of the chessboard. But this is not just pure fantasy. You will discover that you really can unleash a novelty as early as the 3rd move – even in today’s gladiatorial world of competitive chess!
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      Chess Informant - ISSUE 120

      Maracana Edition
      Catalog Code: B0120INF
      Our Price: $39.95

      Chess King 3 with Houdini 3 and GigaKing Database
      Chess King 3 with Houdini 3 is the new June 2013 version of the top selling Chess King chess software that was introduced at the end of 2011.
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      Chess King 3 with Houdini 3 and GigaKing Database

      Catalog Code: WIN0018AK
      Our Price: $69.95

      Chess King 4 Pro with Houdini 4 Pro and GigaKing Database
      Chess King 4 Pro with Houdini 4 Pro is the new December 2013 version of the top selling Chess King chess database software. .
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      Chess King 4 Pro with Houdini 4 Pro and GigaKing Database

      Catalog Code: WIN0020AK
      Our Price: $99.95

      Chess King 4 with Houdini 4 and GigaKing Database
      Chess King 4 with Houdini 4 is the new December 2013 version of the top selling Chess King chess database software. .
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      Chess King 4 with Houdini 4 and GigaKing Database

      Catalog Code: WIN0021AK
      Our Price: $69.95

      Chess King's Complete Chess Course - Endgames
      Volume 3: Endgames. When few pieces are left on the board, knowing the proper procedures can spell the difference between victory and defeat. 22 chapters, 45 minutes + bonus material.
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      Chess King's Complete Chess Course - Endgames

      Catalog Code: DVD0012AK
      Our Price: $24.95

      Chess King's Complete Chess Course - Opening Principles
      Volume 1: Chess opening Principles. Demonstrates that you don't need to try to memorize hundreds of openings variations as long as you play the opening by following common basic ideas. You'll learn all about fast development, centralization, mobility, and defense, all of which will help you get a good position which will lead directly into a playable middle game. 20 chapters, 90 minutes.
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      Chess King's Complete Chess Course - Opening Principles

      Catalog Code: DVD0010AK
      Our Price: $24.95

      Chess King's Complete Chess Course - Tactics and Strategies
      Volume 2: Basic Tactics and Strategy. You'll discover a variety of tactical weapons that you could use over and over to win material and gain an advantage over your opponents. You'll also learn all about chess strategy, plans and formations that will provide you with a lasting edge. 27 chapters, 100 minutes.
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      Chess King's Complete Chess Course - Tactics and Strategies

      Catalog Code: DVD0011AK
      Our Price: $24.95

      Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - Closed Games 1. d4 or 1. Nf3
      Volume 3: Closed Games 1.d4 or 1.Nf3. Queen's Gambit, Reti, Benko, Grünfeld, Dutch, Slav, English Opening and several Indian Defenses (Bogo-Indian, Nimzo-Indian, King's Indian). 33 chapters, 150 minutes.
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      Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - Closed Games 1. d4 or 1. Nf3

      Catalog Code: DVD0015AK
      Our Price: $24.95

      Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - Open Games 1.e4 e5
      Volume 1: Open Games 1.e4 e5. King's Gambit, Italian, Evans, Scotch, Two Knight's, Philidor, Petroff, Ruy Lopez, Marshall and many more. 32 chapters, 145 minutes.
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      Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - Open Games 1.e4 e5

      Catalog Code: DVD0013AK
      Our Price: $24.95

      Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - Semi-Open Games - 1.e4 non e5
      Volume 2: Semi-Open Games 1. e4 others. French, Caro-Cann, Pirc, Scandinaviam Alekhine, Sicilian defense (Dragon, Sveshnikov, Najdorf, Closed, Alapin, Smit-Morra), etc. 28 chapters, 140 minutes.
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      Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - Semi-Open Games - 1.e4 non e5

      Catalog Code: DVD0014AK
      Our Price: $24.95

      Chess Life and Review - 4 DISK DVD COLLECTION
      A must have item for any serious chess historian or chess collector!

      This 4 DVD Collection contains digital reproductions of every issue of...

      Chess Life Magazine 1946-1969
      Chess Review 1933-1969
      Chess Life & Review 1969-1975

      This massive collection, over 500 issues of the legendary publications of the US Chess Federation, has been painstaking digitized in high-resolution and every issue is complete - every article, picture and advertisement are shown exactly as they appeared when it was originally published.
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      Chess Life and Review - 4 DISK DVD COLLECTION

      Catalog Code: CLONDVD
      Our Price: $39.95

      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 Middlegame Combinations
      Chess Middlegame Combinations, a companion volume to Chess Middlegame Planning, forms the second part of Peter Romanovsky's classic Russian textbook on the middlegame. Now available for the first itme in an English language translation, Chess Middlegame Combinations is written with a view to helping the reader acquire a practical understanding of middlegame techniques as well as an appreciation for the beauty and aesthetics of chess.
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      Chess Middlegame Combinations

      Catalog Code: B0005AC
      Our Price: $19.95

      Chess Openings - What You Need To Know
      For club and intermediate players. Presents the current state of chess openings theory in each major chess opening and the main ideas and plans to follow in each of them.
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      Chess Openings - What You Need To Know

      Catalog Code: WIN0005AK
      Our Price: $24.95

      Chess Openings for Kids
      Featuring 50 Mighty Opening Systems
      For chess-players of all ages and abilities, it is vital to get off to a good start. This simple guide provides all the tips and ideas needed to play purposefully from move one. That's because these 50 Mighty Openings are the very ones used by chess masters and grandmasters to outwit opponents time and again. This book teaches the names and starting moves of all the main chess openings, and explains the basic ideas.
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      Chess Openings for Kids

      Featuring 50 Mighty Opening Systems
      Catalog Code: B0164GB
      Our Price: $16.95

      Chess Openings Playing Cards
      This Standard Deck of 52 Playing cards (plus 2 Jokers) features the most popular Chess openings and are a great memorization tool.
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      Chess Openings Playing Cards

      Catalog Code: PLAYCARDS
      Our Price: $7.95

      Chess Pencils (5 Pencils per Pack)
      This set of pencils make a perfect addition to your score book or score sheet during a tournament, as well as great prizes or gift ideas for your school or chess club. With the purchase of these pencils, you will receive 5 individual, brightly colored pencils - with a shiny metallic finish and stamped with black and silver chess pieces.
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      Chess Pencils (5 Pencils per Pack)

      Catalog Code: PENCIL-5
      Our Price: $2.95

      Chess Pens (5 Pens Per Pack)
      This set of pens make a perfect addition to your score book or score sheet during a tournament, as well as great prizes or gift ideas for your school or chess club.
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      Chess Pens (5 Pens Per Pack)

      Catalog Code: PEN-5
      Our Price: $2.95

      Chess Puzzles for Kids
      100 Puzzles to Torment Your Brain Cells
      This chess puzzle super-challenge contains 100 fun positions to solve, ranging from encouragingly easy to mind-numbingly hard.
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      Chess Puzzles for Kids

      100 Puzzles to Torment Your Brain Cells
      Catalog Code: B0183GB
      Our Price: $16.95

      Chess School for Beginners
      Written by GM Yury Razuvaev, well-known GM and one of Anatoly Karpov’s coaches, this friendly interactive course is intended for both children and adult beginners.
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      Chess School for Beginners

      Catalog Code: WIN0039CV
      Our Price: $32.95

      Chess Star Pin
      Recognize your CHESS STAR with this patriotic design. Size: 1
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      Chess Star Pin

      Catalog Code: PINEN5
      Our Price: $2.99

      Chess Strategy - Become a Grandmaster
      For intermediate and advanced players. Based on the most common and important pawn structures such as center pawn formations, isolated pawn, hanging pawns (and more), strategical methods will be presented for both camps, and will increase your understanding of those positions dramatically. When studying each theme step by step, you can master all the strategical methods and improve your play.
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      Chess Strategy - Become a Grandmaster

      Catalog Code: WIN0006AK
      Our Price: $24.95

      Chess Strategy Workbook
      A Blueplrint for Developing the Best Plan
      A large-format, fun, comprehensive workbook and instruction book for children and adults ranging from those with a basic chess foundation up to the above-average tournament player. Chess Strategy Workbook teaches you to be observant and take your time to discover the clues in chess positions, introducing many of the strategies used by chess masters in a way that is fun and easy to understand.
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      Chess Strategy Workbook

      A Blueplrint for Developing the Best Plan
      Catalog Code: B0042OB
      Our Price: $19.95

      Chess Tactics - LEVEL 1
      This training program is designed for beginning chess players, those that have a basic understanding of the game of Chess.
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      Chess Tactics - LEVEL 1

      Catalog Code: WIN0082CV
      Our Price: $29.95

      Chess Tactics - Level 1
      As a beginner, you can't afford to miss mate in one or two moves if you want to improve. This course addresses that problem. The huge number of exercises presented makes it an excellent tool, even for stronger players.
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      Chess Tactics - Level 1

      Catalog Code: WIN0002AK
      Our Price: $24.95

      Chess Tactics - Level 2
      For club players. The program includes 224 theoretical tactical weapons and 291 practical exercises, which are classified by tactical methods and motifs. In each theme exercises are given in order of rising difficulty to help in the learning process.
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      Chess Tactics - Level 2

      Catalog Code: WIN0003AK
      Our Price: $24.95

      Chess Tactics - Level 3
      Chess Tactics Level 3 is designed for players with a USCF rating of 1600 to 2100. It is a fundamental training program on chess tactics.
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      Chess Tactics - Level 3

      Catalog Code: WIN0004AK
      Our Price: $24.95

      Chess Tactics ART for Beginners
      This course can be rightfully considered the predecessor to the Chess Tactics ART (CT-ART) course written for club and intermediate players.
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      Chess Tactics ART for Beginners

      Catalog Code: WIN0132CV
      Our Price: $26.95

      Chess Tactics For Advanced Players
      Any chess enthusiast knows how important tactics are in chess and how crucial it is to make a thorough study of this aspect of the game. But up to now opinion has been divided on the best way of studying tactics. The well-known Soviet international grandmaster and chess author Averbakh has developed an entirely novel approach, which is expounded in the third edition of his Chess Tactics for Advanced Players.
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      Chess Tactics For Advanced Players

      Catalog Code: B0001OB
      Our Price: $23.95

      Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0
      This training program is designed for teaching children, either in groups with a teacher or at home guided by parents.
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      Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0

      Catalog Code: WIN0115CV
      Our Price: $31.95

      Chess Tactics for Kids
      50 Tricky Tactics to Outwit Your Opponent
      Chess enthusiasts of all ages and levels will find this book an instructive delight. In a simple, easy-to-understand format it explains how to bamboozle your chess opponents using commonly occurring tactical motifs. The illustrative positions, all taken from real games, show the 50 Tricky Tactics that experienced chess masters use to win their games. Recognizing frequently-occurring tactical ideas is vital to success in chess. One of the fastest and most enjoyable ways to improve at chess is by learning these thematic manoeuvres. Beginners will benefit from the clear explanation of basic concepts, such as how to utilise a fork, pin, or skewer. Advanced players will delight in the many devious middlegame tricks - some classified here for the first time - which can catch out even grandmasters.
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      Chess Tactics for Kids

      50 Tricky Tactics to Outwit Your Opponent
      Catalog Code: B0170GB
      Our Price: $16.95

      Chess Tactics Workbook
      Learn to Command Your Chess Army!
      What makes this book different from the many other tactics books on the market is that it was written by a classroom teacher for other teachers. All the pages are formatted with a heading and perforated for easy use.
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      Chess Tactics Workbook

      Learn to Command Your Chess Army!
      Catalog Code: B0008OB
      Our Price: $12.95

      Chess Teacher
      Perfect learning set for chess beginners
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      Chess Teacher

      Catalog Code: NOVTEACH
      Our Price: $14.95

      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

      Chess Training Package for Beginners
      Chess Training Package for beginners consists of five magnificent educational chess programs: Elementary Checkmates I, Elementary Checkmates II, Easy Ways to take pieces, Chess Tactics for Beginners, and Complete Chess Course.
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      Chess Training Package for Beginners

      Catalog Code: WIN0103CV
      Our Price: $79.95

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