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    British Chess
    Britain In Pictures
    Catalog Code: B0320IS

    British Chess is a picture book containing information almost available nowhere else. It has the first chess man, the first chess board, the first chess picture, the first chess diagram.
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    British Chess

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    Chess in the Eighties
    Catalog Code: B0299IS

    David Bronstein was a chess grandmaster and one of the strongest players in the world. In this sharp and provocative essay, the authors explain their concern regarding the increasingly sport oriented nature of chess, in which the result is all-important, to the detriment of chess as an art form and as an element of culture.
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    Chess in the Eighties

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    A History of Chess
    From Chaturanga to the Present Day
    Catalog Code: B0062RE

    In this book, the author, legendary Russian grandmaster Yuri Averbakh, presents a well-researched and documented theory about the origins, development and spread of this immensely popular game. In addition, over three dozen splendid color plates - presented on coated stock making the images suitable for framing - supplement his historical analysis.
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    A History of Chess

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    Chess Competitions 1824-1970
    An Annotated International Bibliography of Books, Bulletins and Programs
    Catalog Code: B0018MV

    Annotated International Bibliography of chess books, chess bulletins and chess programs. This bibliography aims to provide, for the first time and comprehensively, and extensive record of publications on chess competitions held the world over from 1824, the year in which the correspondence match between the Edinburg and London Chess Clubs began, up until 1970.
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    Chess Competitions 1824-1970

    $54.95
    CLEARANCE - The KGB Plays Chess
    The Soviet Secret Police and the Fight for the World Chess Crown
    Catalog Code: B0044RE

    The KGB Plays Chess is a unique book. For the first time it opens to us some of the most secret pages of the history of chess. The battles about which you will read in this book are not between chess masters sitting at the chess board, but between the powerful Soviet secret police, known as the KGB, on the one hand, and several brave individuals, on the other.
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    SHOPWORN - The KGB Plays Chess
    The Soviet Secret Police and the Fight for the World Chess Crown
    Catalog Code: SWB0044RE

    The KGB Plays Chess is a unique book. For the first time it opens to us some of the most secret pages of the history of chess. The battles about which you will read in this book are not between chess masters sitting at the chess board, but between the powerful Soviet secret police, known as the KGB, on the one hand, and several brave individuals, on the other.
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    SHOPWORN - The KGB Plays Chess

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    Rating of Chess Players
    Catalog Code: B0011IS

    One of the most extraordinary books ever written about chess and chessplayers, this authoritative study goes well beyond a lucid explanation of how today's chessmasters and tournament players are rated. Twenty years' research and practice produce a wealth of thought-provoking and hitherto unpublished material on the nature and development of high-level talent.
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    Rating of Chess Players

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    The Turk
    The life and Times of the Famous Eighteenth-Century Chess Playing Machine
    Catalog Code: B0001RM

    Describes the eighteenth-century invention by Wolfgang von Kempeden of the Turk, a mechanical man fashioned of wood, powered by clockwork, and capable of playing chess, examining the machine's remarkable career in light of the industrial revolution and the impact of the invention on the history of technology. Reprint.
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