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    The Chess of Bobby Fischer
    Catalog Code: B0102IS

    Bobby Fischer is regarded as the greatest chess player of all time. A movie ''Searching for Bobby Fischer'' was made about two of the times he disappeared. Although there are many books about Bobby Fischer, this is the only one that deals in depth with his second, in 1992, match against Boris Spassky and the one that explores in greatest depth his playing style and thought process.
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    The Chess of Bobby Fischer

    $25.95
    CLEARANCE - Bobby Fischer for Beginners
    The Most Famous Chess Player Explained
    Catalog Code: B0090NIC

    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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    CLEARANCE - Bobby Fischer for Beginners

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    The Games of Robert J. Fischer
    Catalog Code: B0063IS

    he Games of Robert J. Fischer contains every serious traceable game of chess by Bobby Fischer from 1955 until his death in 2008. An appendix has been added to the original volume to include, in algebraic notation with diagrams, all 20 games actually played in the epic battle of Bobby Fischer vs. Boris Spassky in 1972 in Reykjavik, Iceland and all 30 games in their return match in Montenegro and Yugoslavia in 1992.
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    The Games of Robert J. Fischer

    $29.95
    The Bobby Fischer I Knew
    And Other Stories
    Catalog Code: B0059IS

    The Bobby Fischer I knew and other stories is hailed as an instant classic. This Damon-Runyan like work will be around well into the 21st Century. To inform future generations about such greats as Bobby Fischer and World Champion Garry Kasparov as well as the ''Guys and Dolls'' of the New York Chess scene during the fabled Golden Era of the 1930s and 1940s. In the introduction, five time U.S. Chess Champion writes that the authors capture ''some of the most raucous and colorful figures in 20th century chess'' with a ''Dickensian precision''.
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    The Bobby Fischer I Knew

    $26.95
    Learn from Karpov - Chess Lecture - Volume 93
    Catalog Code: DVD0093CL

    Examine the brilliance of Karpov with GM Bryan Smith. Anatoly Karpov was the 12th world champion, and is considered by many to be one of the greatest chess players of all time. Karpov is known for a well rounded style, and as a practical player, strategist and positional player.
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    Learn from Karpov - Chess Lecture - Volume 93

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    Karpov Endgames - Chess Lecture - Volume 96
    Hosted by GM Jesse Kraai
    Catalog Code: DVD0096CL

    Anatoly Karpov was the 12th world champion and is considered by many to be one of the greatest players of all time. His tournament successes include over 160 first-place finishes. He had a peak Elo rating of 2780, and his 90 total months at world number one is second all-all time just behind Garry Kasparov.
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    Karpov Endgames - Chess Lecture - Volume 96

    $19.95
    Karpov Move by Move
    Catalog Code: B0415EM

    Anatoly Karpov is considered by many to be one of the greatest chess players of all time. He was the undisputed World Champion from 1975 to 1985, and also FIDE World Champion from 1993 to 1999. He was ranked the World’s number one player for 90 months – second only to his greatest rival Garry Kasparov – and he won well over a hundred elite tournaments. Karpov possessed a deep positional understanding of the game and a fabulous intuitive feel for positions.
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    Karpov Move by Move

    $27.95
    Master Class - Anatoly Karpov
    Volume 6
    Catalog Code: WIN0476CB

    On this DVD, a team of experts looks closely at the secrets of World Champion Karpov’s games. In more than 7 hours of video, the authors examine four essential aspects of Karpov’s superb play. Niclas Huschenbeth takes a look at Karpov’s openings. Our tactics expert Oliver Reeh tests your skills with interactive exercises, challenging you to find Karpov’s brilliant moves. Mihail Marin sees in Karpov’s play great similarities to Magnus Carlsen: by the time the opponent understands what is happening, it is already too late. For endgame expert Dr. Karsten Müller, Anatoly Karpov is “a living legend”. For him, Karpov has “an incredible feeling for the coordination and harmony of his pieces”, something which also shows in his endgames.
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    Master Class - Anatoly Karpov

    Regular Price: $33.95

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    Pawn Sacrifice
    In the Cold War, One Battle Made History
    Catalog Code: DVD0008MV

    In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. Also starring Liev Schreiber and Peter Sarsgaard, PAWN SACRIFICE chronicles Fischer's terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.
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    Pawn Sacrifice

    $29.95
    Complete Guide to the Queen's Pawn Opening - Vol 1
    The Veresov, Blackmar-Diemer Gambit, Levitsky Variation and Other Set-Ups
    Catalog Code: B0123EU

    The first volume of the Complete Guide to the Queen's Pawn Opening gives a detailed high quality analysis of the Veresov Opening, the Blackmar-Diemer Gambit, the Levitsky Variation and other set-ups.
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    Complete Guide to the Queen's Pawn Opening - Vol 1

    $31.95
    Complete Guide to the Queen's Pawn Opening - Vol 2
    The London Variation
    Catalog Code: B0124EU

    The second volume of the Complete Guide to the Queen's Pawn Opening is devoted to the London Variation and openings named in honor of Zukertort, Torre, Colle and others.
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    Complete Guide to the Queen's Pawn Opening - Vol 2

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    Classic Karpov - Chess Lecture - Volume 161
    Presented by IM Bill Paschall
    Catalog Code: DVD0161CL

    Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov (Russian: born May 23, 1951) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion from 1975 to 1985 when he was defeated by Garry Kasparov. Karpov played three matches against Kasparov for the title from 1986 to 1990, before becoming FIDE World Champion once again after Kasparov broke away from FIDE in 1993. Karpov kept the title until 1999, when he resigned his title in protest against FIDE's new world championship rules.
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    Classic Karpov - Chess Lecture - Volume 161

    $19.95
    Elista Diaries
    Mexico City 2007 World Chess Championship Matches
    Catalog Code: B0026IS

    Elista Diaries is the classic first-hand account of one of the most intensely fought World Chess Championship matches seen for decades. The World Champion and his chief trainer deeply annotate all of the games from the 1996 World Championship Match.
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    Elista Diaries

    $29.95
    Karpov's Strategic Wins - 1986-2010 - VOLUME 2
    The Prime Years
    Catalog Code: B0047QT

    Anatoly Karpov was World Champion from 1975 to 1985 and is universally regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Award-winning author Tibor Károlyi explains Karpov’s genius with a particular focus on Karpov’s unrivalled grasp of strategy. In this second volume, Károlyi has selected Karpov's most entertaining and instructive strategic wins from 1986-2010 when Karpov was battling with his young rival Garry Kasparov for chess supremacy.
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    Karpov's Strategic Wins - 1986-2010 - VOLUME 2

    $29.95
    Bobby Fischer: Karpov on Fischer - VOLUME 1
    Catalog Code: DVD0009OT

    In a remarkable and unprecedented video-publishing endeavor, the 12th World Champion Anatoly Karpov has created a series of chess DVDs concerning the games of the American World Campion - Robert J. Fischer. Karpov has personally selected his own favorite Fischer games, played during the American's ''Quest for the Crown'' and prior to the ultimate showdown with Boris Spassky in 1972.
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    Bobby Fischer: Karpov on Fischer - VOLUME 1

    $24.95
    Bobby Fischer: Karpov on Fischer - VOLUME 2
    Catalog Code: DVD0010OT

    Continue with Anatoly Karpov in his specially created series of chess DVDs about the games of the American World Champion - Robert J. Fischer. Karpov has personally selected his own favorite Fischer victories, played during the American's historic World Championship Match with Boris Spassky in 1972.
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    Bobby Fischer: Karpov on Fischer - VOLUME 2

    $24.95
    Bobby Fischer: Karpov on Fischer - VOLUME 3
    Catalog Code: DVD0011OT

    The 12th World Champion, Anatoly Karpov, has again selected his favorite games of the American World Champion - Robert J. Fischer. Here Karpov discusses some of the games played during the rematch between Robert Fischer and Boris Spassky in 1992.
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    Bobby Fischer: Karpov on Fischer - VOLUME 3

    $24.95
    Kasparov's Greatest Hits - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0011EP

    Garry Kasparov is widely believed to be the best chess player in the history of the game. Kasparov’s accomplishments on the board are unparalleled, as the former World Chess Champion dominated the game with a fury that has not yet been matched. Aside from a powerful desire to win and fighting spirit, what really distinguished Kasparov’s play was the incredibly high level of opening preparation.
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    Kasparov's Greatest Hits - EMPIRE CHESS

    $29.95
    Mr. Kasparov - How I Became World Champion - Volume 1
    1973-1985
    Catalog Code: WIN0368CB

    On this DVD Garry Kasparov deals with the first phase. He recounts how he made it to the top in the years 1973 to 1985 and shows the key games which helped him become the world’s best player.
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    Mr. Kasparov - How I Became World Champion - Volume 1

    Regular Price: $44.95

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    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 2
    1985-1993
    Catalog Code: B0370EM

    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov: Part II is the second volume in a major three-volume series made unique by the fact that it records the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chess player of all-time.
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    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 2

    $44.95
    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 2
    1985-1993
    Catalog Code: E-B0370EM

    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov: Part II is the second volume in a major three-volume series made unique by the fact that it records the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chess player of all-time.
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    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 2

    $31.95
    SHOPWORN - Checkmate! Tactics
    Catalog Code: SWB0307EM

    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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    SHOPWORN - Checkmate! Tactics

    Regular Price: $16.95

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    SHOPWORN - Checkmate My First Chess Book
    Catalog Code: SWB0140EM

    Learn to play the great game of chess with none other than Garry Kasparov, the World number one and the most famous figure in chess history, as your teacher. Discover all the various pieces - the king, the queen, the knights, the bishops and the pawns. Find out how the pieces move, the values of the chessmen, how to attack and how to defend, how to capture, how to employ special moves such as castling, how to write the moves down and, crucially, how to give check and deliver checkmate.
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    SHOPWORN - Checkmate My First Chess Book

    Regular Price: $14.95

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    SHOPWORN - Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 2
    1985-1993
    Catalog Code: SWB0370EM

    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov: Part II is the second volume in a major three-volume series made unique by the fact that it records the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chess player of all-time.
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    SHOPWORN - Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 2

    Regular Price: $44.95

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    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 3
    1993-2005
    Catalog Code: B0392EM

    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov: Part III is the final volume in a major three-volume series made unique by the fact that it records the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chessplayer of all-time.
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    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 3

    $44.95
    Pro Chess DVD - Vol. 3
    Kasparov Deep Blue 1997 Rematch Vol. 1 & 2
    Catalog Code: DVD0003PC

    GM Yasser Seirawan presents analysis and commentary from the 1997 match between PCA World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov and IBM’s chess supercomputer Deep Blue. Seirawan, with the able assistance of his fellow grandmaster Ron Henley, provides the viewer with riveting and penetrating insights into this historic chess event.
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    Pro Chess DVD - Vol. 3

    $19.95
    SHOPWORN - Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 3
    1993-2005
    Catalog Code: SWB0392EM

    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov: Part III is the final volume in a major three-volume series made unique by the fact that it records the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chessplayer of all-time.
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    SHOPWORN - Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 3

    Regular Price: $44.95

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    Master Class - Garry Kasparov
    Volume 7
    Catalog Code: WIN0498CB

    On this DVD a team of experts gets to the bottom of Kasparov’s play. In over 8 hours of video running time (8 hours both in English and German) the authors Dorian Rogozenko, Mihail Marin, Oliver Reeh and Karsten Müller cast light on four important aspects of Kasparov’s play: the opening, strategy, tactics and the endgame. As a bonus there is video analysis of Kasparov’s computer games (Karsten Müller). In the major database with training questions (162 games with 575 training questions) you can hone your own tactical understanding with the help of Kasparov’s strokes of genius.
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    Master Class - Garry Kasparov

    Regular Price: $33.95

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    The Unknown Side of Young Kasparov - Chess Lecture - Volume 162
    Presented by IM Bill Paschall
    Catalog Code: DVD0162CL

    International Grandmaster Eugene Perelshtyen shows you the “unknown side of Garry Kasparov” through his early games against others who also went on to become well known grandmasters.
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    The Unknown Side of Young Kasparov - Chess Lecture - Volume 162

    $15.95
    Chess Informants - The Best of Garry
    The 13th World Champion Complete Career at a Glance
    Catalog Code: WIN0003SHV

    Garry Kasparov a great and inspiring  player who strongly influenced development of chess contributed to Chess Informant over thirty years. This Exclusive Digital Book relives Garry Kasparov's chess career.
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    Chess Informants - The Best of Garry

    Regular Price: $29.95

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    Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME V
    Korchoi and Karpov
    Catalog Code: B0136EM

    This book, the fifth in Garry Kasparov's magnificent history of the World Chess Championship, catalogues the ''post-Fischer'' period in the 1970's and early 1980's. This period was dominated by Anatoly Karpov (world champion from 1975-1985) and his three-time challenger, Viktor Korchnoi. Anatoly Karpov gained the right to challenge Bobby Fischer for the world title by winning through the Candidates series in 1974. As is well known, Fischer refused to defend the title and in 1975 Karpov became champion by default. Although he did not have to contest a Championship match to gain the title, Karpov proved that he was a worthy champion by winning virtually every major tournament over the next decade.
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    Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME V

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    Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME I
    Revolution in the 1970s
    Catalog Code: B0137EM

    This book is the first in a brand new series that follows on from My Great Predecessors and sees chess legend Garry Kasparov reflecting on a pivotal time in chess history. Bobby Fischer's spurt towards the chess summit (1970-1972) marked the approach of a new era affecting all aspects of the game and opening theory in particular.
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    Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME I

    $44.95
    Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME II
    Kasparov vs. Karpov - 1975-1985
    Catalog Code: B0138EM

    This volume concentrates on the first two of those matches. The epic 1984/85 contest which was lasted six months before being controversially halted ''without result'' by the then President of FIDE Florencio Campomanes. The 1985 match when Kasparov brilliantly won the final game to take the title and become - at the age of 22 - the youngest ever world champion. Great chess contests have often had resonances extending beyond the 64 squares. The Fischer v Spassky match was played during the Cold War with both champions being perceived as the finest products of their respective ideologies.
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    Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME II

    $44.95
    Checkmate My First Chess Book
    Catalog Code: B0140EM

    Learn to play the great game of chess with none other than Garry Kasparov, the World number one and the most famous figure in chess history, as your teacher. Discover all the various pieces - the king, the queen, the knights, the bishops and the pawns. Find out how the pieces move, the values of the chessmen, how to attack and how to defend, how to capture, how to employ special moves such as castling, how to write the moves down and, crucially, how to give check and deliver checkmate.
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    Checkmate My First Chess Book

    $12.95
    Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME III
    Kasparov vs. Karpov 1986-1987
    Catalog Code: B0272EM

    Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov are unquestionably the participants who featured in the greatest ever chess rivalry. Between 1984 and 1990 they contested five long matches for the World Championship. This 3rd volume of the 'Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess' series concentrates on the third and fourth matches in this sequence: London/Leningrad 1986 and Seville 1987. Both matches were tremendously exciting and hard fought and both produced chess of an extremely high level.
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    Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME III

    $44.95
    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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    Checkmate! Tactics

    $16.95

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