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    The 100 Endgames You Must Know Workbook - Practical Endgame Exercises for Every Chess Player
    Catalog Code: B0218NIC

    In this book the Spanish grandmaster presents hundreds of exercises grouped according to the various chapters in 100 Endgames. Solving these puzzles will drive home the most important ideas, refresh your knowledge and improve your calculation skills.
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    The 100 Endgames You Must Know Workbook - Practical Endgame Exercises for Every Chess Player

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    Greatest 460 Puzzles - Part 1
    Catalog Code: B0056EV

    The new book is already the 8th from the series and it contains 460 puzzles divided into 3 chapters. You will find a huge range of tactical ideas that you can use in your own games! All the puzzles have been collected from practical games throughout the first half of 2019. In each section, the puzzles are sorted according to the date of the game.
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    Greatest 460 Puzzles - Part 1

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    Parker's Chess Adventure
    100-Puzzle Chess Tactics Workbook
    Catalog Code: B0133OB

    Parker's Chess Adventure is a story book/workbook that contains 100 one-move tactics puzzles for kids with a playing level around 1000 or less.
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    Parker's Chess Adventure

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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Mate in 2 Moves
    An attack on the King is the best thing
    Catalog Code: B0006DG

    “Mate in 2 Moves” has many nice tasks were you will checkmate in 2 moves. There are 177 exercises sorted by topics and key role pieces. Great training for up and coming players as it is considered highly beneficial to practice tactics as much as possible. The faster you can get through it the better.
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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Mate in 2 Moves

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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Combinations
    Think the most, your opponent will be toast
    Catalog Code: B0011DG

    Combinations in chess are about playing a series of surprising moves with a bigger goal in mind. There are infinite possibilities when it comes to combinations, but most typical ones are grouped into main categories in the workbook “Combinations”. You will get to learn and practice blocking, bank-rank mate, clearance, removing the defender and interference.
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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Combinations

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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Ambush
    Strike back with a discovered attack
    Catalog Code: B0009DG

    “Ambush” is a workbook devoted to training discovered attacks. You will find pretty varied and elegant examples of this effective tactical tool, including the double check. The chapter “Loading the Cannon” is a nice addition to the material, showing the positions in which the discovered attack is being prepared. The topic “Windmill” is also an extra and a natural delicatessen of this workbook. Some of the tasks are quite challenging.
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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Ambush

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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Fork
    Time to saddle your horse
    Catalog Code: B0007DG

    Fork has 181 tasks where white or black wins with the help of double attack, and in most cases a combination of 2 or 3 moves. You often win in chess by threatening more than your opponent can protect, and it applies both to material and checkmate.
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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Fork

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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Studies
    Show me some skill to finish the kill
    Catalog Code: B0012DG

    To solve endgame studies is a challenging task, something for grandmasters and other very strong players. But this is a rewarding work to try yourself at, before checking the answers, which develops the players visual abilities. Luckily, some of the studies are presented not from the starting position, but after some moves in the “Studies” workbook, so the chances go up.
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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Studies

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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Mate in 1 Move
    Sing when you catch the King
    Catalog Code: B0005DG

    Mate in 1 Move has 182 varied tasks and can be beneficial for both beginners to learn the mating patterns and for a bit more experienced players to train the immediate recognition of these patterns.
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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Mate in 1 Move

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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Decoy
    The art of deflection
    Catalog Code: B0010DG

    “Decoy" has 177 tasks dealing with the deflection motif. You can deflect a piece that is defending the king or you may deflect a piece to win material. The piece being deflected will become overloaded, with too many tasks to deal with. Other topics of the workbook are devoted to leading the opponent’s king or his important piece to a position they would prefer to avoid, and where they become vulnerable to another tactical blow.
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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Decoy

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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Pin
    Tie your opponent up in knots
    Catalog Code: B0008DG

    “Pin” includes 181 tasks that present this important tactical tool. There are loads of nice and instructive examples, the majority of them quite challenging, as practical chess is. You will get to learn and practice absolute and relative pins, as well as cross-pinning and unpinning motifs.
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    Tactics - Tricks of the Tribes - Pin

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    Attacking the Chess King Workbook
    Patterns and Strategies for Successful Attacks
    Catalog Code: B0132OB

    Attacking the Chess King Workbook presents hundreds of attacking patterns from significant master and grandmaster games. Become a successful attacker and win more games with this book in the Chess Detective® Workbook series.
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    Attacking the Chess King Workbook

    $19.95
    Chess Tactics and Combinations Workbook
    Winning the Battles Between the Pieces
    Catalog Code: B0131OB

    Chess Tactics and Combinations Workbook presents hundreds of tactical patterns and combinations from significant master and grandmaster games in this book in the Chess Detective® Workbook series.
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    Chess Tactics and Combinations Workbook

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    Daily Chess Training: Chess Tactics - Volume 1
    Sharpen Your Tactical Ability Daily on Your Way to Mastery
    Catalog Code: B0016CH

    An essential part of improving at chess is tactics. Tactics occur at every level of chess but once the players become stronger the elements involved in spotting the puzzles tend to become more complex and deeper, whereas, among weaker players, elementary skewers, forks, and deadly pins are more frequent visitors. In this volume, you will find 404 tactical puzzles at all levels of difficulty, from mundane to industrial strength. Each puzzle features an indication of the level of difficulty, as well as a hint for those who need it
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    Daily Chess Training: Chess Tactics - Volume 1

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    Greatest 525 Puzzles
    From practical games of 2018
    Catalog Code: B0053EV

    This book is the continuation of the successful puzzle-book series, which started with the “Greatest 365 Puzzles” and “Greatest 501 Puzzles” from 2012. It was followed by „Tactics, Tactics, Tactics!” Volumes 3 and 4 which covered the best practical puzzles of 2013-2015 and the next ones of the series were the "Greatest 551 Puzzles" and the Greatest 550 puzzles" with the combinations of 2016 and 2017.
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    Greatest 525 Puzzles

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    Practical Chess Beauty
    Catalog Code: B0153QT

    Solving studies is well established as an effective method of chess improvement. In Practical Chess Beauty one of the world's greatest study composers, Yochanan Afek, shares his finest creations.
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    Practical Chess Beauty

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    The Woodpecker Method
    Catalog Code: B0150QT

    This book contains everything you need to carry out your own Woodpecker training. Smith and Tikkanen explain how to get the maximum benefit from the method, before presenting over 1100 puzzles and solutions, all of whicj have been checked and double-checked for accuracy and stability.
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    The Woodpecker Method

    $31.95
    Oleg Pervakov's Industrial Strength Endgame Studies
    A World Champion's Favorite Composers
    Catalog Code: B0016ER

    In this book, Sergei Tkachenko, a member of the Ukrainian team that won the 5th World Chess Composition Tournament in 1997 and which came second in 2000, 2004, 2013, and 2017, has selected 100 of Oleg Pervakov’s best studies. The selection is quite varied – from elegant short studies with six moves to romantic grotesques with many pieces on board and over 30 moves to the solution.
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    Oleg Pervakov's Industrial Strength Endgame Studies

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    Test Your Chess Skills
    Practical Decisions In Critical Moments
    Catalog Code: B0212NIC

    The test positions in this instructive book cover the entire spectrum of what a modern club player should know. The reader is invited to find tactical blows, deep strategic manoeuvres, opening traps, standard endgame plans and other principles in action.
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    Test Your Chess Skills

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    Tigran Gorgiev - Maestro of Practical Studies
    Catalog Code: B0013ER

    Tigran Gorgiev (1910-1976) was one of the Soviet Union’s best endgame study composers. In his lifetime he produced around 400 studies and wrote three books and 101 articles with chess compositions. The vast majority of his endgame studies are of a practical nature, meaning that the positions presented could have arisen in over-the-board play. This makes them particularly useful to study for practical players as well as study fans.
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    Tigran Gorgiev - Maestro of Practical Studies

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    SHOPWORN - Gyula Breyer - The Chess Revolutionary
    Catalog Code: SWB0005SB

    By piecing together this material in chronological order, Jimmy Adams has constructed a mesmerizing biography covering Gyula Breyer’s intense, unconventional and ultimately tragic life. Included as well is a collection of his chess problems, some of which are truly amazing.
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    SHOPWORN - Gyula Breyer - The Chess Revolutionary

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    Nikolai Rezvov - from Child Burglar to Grandmaster
    A World Champion's Favorite Composers
    Catalog Code: B0012ER

    Sergei Tkachenko, a member of the Ukrainian team that won the 5th World Chess Composition Tournament in 1997 and which came second in 2000, 2004, 2013, and 2017, has selected 100 studies and problems by Odessite chess master Nikolai Vasilevich Rezvov (1921–2013), which will help you to appreciate the splendor and depth of the royal game.
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    Nikolai Rezvov - from Child Burglar to Grandmaster

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    The Exchange Queen's Gambit for Black
    Catalog Code: B0048EV

    The Queen's Gambit is one of the oldest and most reliable opening which is mainly based on positional and structural understanding. The author gives a perfect guide about it and if somebody masters it, he will be able to use it in his entire chess career. This opening will never run out of fashion, its strategical and positional ideas will not be refuted by the strong computers.
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    The Exchange Queen's Gambit for Black

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    Intermediate Tactics
    300 Chess Puzzles, Forks, Pins, Skewers, and More
    Catalog Code: B0129OB

    The Intermediate Chess Tactics workbook is split into six chapters of 50 puzzles each. Each chapter covers a specific tactic and the final chapter is a final exam where you're not told which tactic applies, only that the correct answer will involve one of the tactics learned in a previous chapter.
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    Intermediate Tactics

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    Mikhail Zinar’s Difficult Pawn Endings
    100 Original Pawn Studies
    Catalog Code: B0011ER

    Sergei Tkachenko, a member of the Ukrainian team that won the 5th World Chess Composition Tournament in 1997 and which came second in 2000, 2004, 2013, and 2017, has selected 100 pawn endings composed by the leading Ukrainian problemist Mikhail Zinar.
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    Mikhail Zinar’s Difficult Pawn Endings

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    Play The Semi-Tarrasch! - Part 2
    Catalog Code: B0047EV

    Play the Semi-Tarrasch! - Part 2 is an up-to- date release about one of the most popular openings nowadays. On the recent Candidates tournament in Berlin, this was the most frequently played opening and the analysis of the author includes all those games as well. Tibor Károlyi is an expert of this opening, he teaches it to many of his pupils and now he shares his in-depth view about this opening. Together with the first part, the book gives the reader a full Semi-Tarrasch repertoire with black.
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    Play The Semi-Tarrasch! - Part 2

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    ChessGamer - Tactics Awaken
    Catalog Code: B0046EV

    The book introduces 10 common tactical topics in chess and allows the reader to learn a lot of new ideas and practice them throughout exercises in increasing strength. The book is recommended for sub 1600 rating level and good also for coaches as teaching material for starting chess lovers.

    There are 40 exercises, growing in difficulty, starting with the easy ones and finishing with the most complicated. The solutions for each chapter can be found at the very end of the book. After you have worked through the 10 topics, you will find yourself at the test section, where you can challenge your new-found knowledge. 
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    ChessGamer - Tactics Awaken

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    The King Saves the Day - A World Champion's Favorite Studies
    100 Studies With Just The King in the Finale
    Catalog Code: B0010ER

    Sergei Tkachenko, a member of the Ukrainian team that won the 5th World Chess Composition Tournament in 1997 and which came second in 2000, 2004, 2013, and 2017, has collected 100 studies whose common theme is that white ends up with just one king in the finale, yet manages to draw.
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    The King Saves the Day - A World Champion's Favorite Studies

    $11.95
    Play The Semi-Tarrasch! - Part 1
    Catalog Code: B0045EV

    Play the Semi-Tarrasch! - Part 1 is an up-to- date release about one of the most popular openings nowadays. On the recent Candidates tournament in Berlin, this was the most frequently played opening and the analysis of the author includes all those games as well. Tibor Károlyi is an expert of this opening, he teaches it to many of his pupils and now he shares his in-depth view about this opening.
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    Play The Semi-Tarrasch! - Part 1

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    The Queen Saves the Day - A World Champion's Favorite Studies
    100 Studies with Just The Queen in the Finale
    Catalog Code: B0009ER

    Sergei Tkachenko, a member of the Ukrainian team that won the 5th World Chess Composition Tournament in 1997 and which came second in 2000, 2004, 2013, and 2017, has collected 100 studies whose common theme is that white ends up with just one queen in the finale, yet manages to win or draw.
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    The Queen Saves the Day - A World Champion's Favorite Studies

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    Beginner Chess Tactics for Kids
    99 Chess Puzzles - With Colorable Images
    Catalog Code: B0127OB

    Beginner Chess Tactics for Kids is a workbook containing 99, one-move tactics puzzles covering hanging pieces, forks and pins for kids with a playing level of 1000 or less. Each chapter contains 33 different puzzles with the answers found on the following page in picture form. Also, to be more realistic, the puzzles are approximately a 50/50 mix of "white to play" and "black to play".
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    Beginner Chess Tactics for Kids

    $12.95
    Greatest 550 Puzzles
    From Practical Games of 2017
    Catalog Code: B0043EV

    This book is the continuation of the successful puzzle-book series. It contains 550 puzzles divided into 3 chapters. You will find a huge range of tactical ideas that you can use in your own games! All the puzzles have been collected from practical games throughout 2017.
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    Greatest 550 Puzzles

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    One Rook Saves the Day - A World Champion's Favorite Studies
    100 Studies With Just One Rook in the Finale
    Catalog Code: B0007ER

    Sergei Tkachenko, a member of the Ukrainian team that won the 5th World Chess Composition Tournament in 1997 and which came second in 2000, 2004, 2013, and 2017, has collected 100 studies whose common theme is that white ends up with just one rook in the finale, yet manages to win or draw
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    One Rook Saves the Day - A World Champion's Favorite Studies

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    One Bishop Saves the Day - A World Champion' s Favorite Studies
    100 Studies With Just One Bishop in the Finale
    Catalog Code: B0006ER

    Sergei Tkachenko, a member of the Ukrainian team that won the 5th World Chess Composition Tournament in 1997 and which came second in 2000, 2004, 2013, and 2017, has collected 100 studies whose common theme is that white ends up with just one bishop in the finale.
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    One Bishop Saves the Day - A World Champion' s Favorite Studies

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    One Knight Saves the Day - A World Champion's Favorite Studies
    100 Studies With Just One Knight in the Finale
    Catalog Code: B0005ER

    Sergei Tkachenko, a member of the Ukrainian team that won the 5th World Chess Composition Tournament in 1997 and which came second in 2000, 2004, 2013, and 2017, has collected 100 studies whose common theme is that white ends up with just one knight in the finale, yet manages to win or draw.
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    One Knight Saves the Day - A World Champion's Favorite Studies

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    One Pawn Saves the Day - A World Champion's Favorite Studies
    100 Studies with Just One Pawn in the Finale
    Catalog Code: B0004ER

    Sergei Tkachenko, a member of the Ukrainian team that won the 5th World Chess Composition Tournament in 1997 and which came second in 2000, 2004, 2013, and 2017, has collected 100 studies whose common theme is that white ends up with just one pawn in the finale, yet manages to win or draw.
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    One Pawn Saves the Day - A World Champion's Favorite Studies

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