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    Squeezing 1.e4 e5 - A Solid Strategic Approach
    Catalog Code: B0150EU

    The previous book of Khalifman and Soloviov, The Modern Scotch, discussed how to counter 1.e4 e5 in the most direct, aggressive and sometimes even risky fashion. Their new work explores a radically different approach. It presents a White repertoire based on the Four Knights Game, and in particular, the main line – the traditional system with 4.Bb5.
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    Squeezing 1.e4 e5 - A Solid Strategic Approach

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    PRE-ORDER - Chess Calculation Training for Kids and Club Players
    Level One - Checkmating
    Catalog Code: B0063TH

    You should go through the book chapter by chapter. The complexity of the examples increases throughout the book, and you shouldn’t skip a category if you consider it too easy. The book covers the full thinking process you should have when trying to mate your opponent, or when the situation of your opponent’s king may tempt you to look further in a mating direction.
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    PRE-ORDER - Chess Calculation Training for Kids and Club Players

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    PRE-ORDER - Together with Mamedyarov
    Catalog Code: B0064TH

    This book is dedicated to all young chess players aspiring to improve but i also hope that it will be interesting for admirers of the Azeri “number one” chess player’s creativity and his fans. Further we hope this book will be useful for coaches in their work.
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    PRE-ORDER - Together with Mamedyarov

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    How and When to Break the Rules in Chess
    Catalog Code: B0522EM

    Two great books from the Everyman Chess Library, Play Unconventional Chess and Win by Noam A. Manellla and Zeev Zohar and Break the Rules! A Modern Look at Chess Strategy by Neil McDonald, brought together in one volume.
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    How and When to Break the Rules in Chess

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    Attacking with g2-g4
    The Modern Way to Get the Upper Hand in Chess
    Catalog Code: B0226NIC

    With lots of instructive examples, Kryakvin explains the ins and outs of the attack on the g-file: the typical ways to gain tempo and keep the momentum, and the manoeuvres that will maximize your opponent’s problems. After working with this book you will be fully equipped to use this modern battering ram to define the battlefield. You will have fun and win games!
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    Attacking with g2-g4

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    Chess Secrets I Learned from the Masters
    Catalog Code: B0351IS

    In this book, Lasker provides mini-biographies for many masters who otherwise would not be remembered today. He shows how he learned from them and this enabled him to increase his chess strength.
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    Chess Secrets I Learned from the Masters

    $25.95
    500 Combinations To Train Yourself
    Catalog Code: B0139OB

    Alain Benlolo - trainer of the French Chess Federation - offers a large choice of combinations for the greater part extracted from games played in competitions by leading grand-masters.
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    500 Combinations To Train Yourself

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    Fundamental Chess Strategy in 100 Games
    Catalog Code: B0061TH

    This book is highly recommended for club players, advanced players and masters, although even higher rated players may also find it useful. There is no doubt that lower rated players will learn a lot about thinking processes and decision making, while some logical principles can be put to use by more advanced players too.
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    Fundamental Chess Strategy in 100 Games

    $38.95
    Fight 1. d4 With The Tarrasch
    A Complete Black Repertoire vs. 1. d4
    Catalog Code: B0124RE

    This book is exceptional! Tarrasch exponents have been blessed in the past years with some excellent works, and this book continues this happy trend. It is both a detailed reference manual and a source of inspiration. For example, in the main line 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5 4.cxd5 exd5 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.g3 Nf6 7.Bg2 Be7 8.0-0 0-0 9.dxc5, I was intrigued to see such interesting analysis of the unusual gambit line 9...d4 as well as the main line 9...Bxc5.
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    Fight 1. d4 With The Tarrasch

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    Chess Strategy
    Catalog Code: B0349IS

    This book has taught two generations of chess players how to play forcefully and intelligently. Thousands of people, absolute novices at the game and skilled players alike, have profited from "Chess Strategy," with such famous Grandmasters as Paul Keres and Reuben Fine acclaiming it as the work which first showed them the way to successful chess.
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    Chess Strategy

    $19.95
    Understanding Before Moving Volume 3 - Sicilian Structures - Part 1
    Catalog Code: B0056TH

    This book, the third in its series, provides an overview of the positions and corresponding plans arising from the Sicilian Structures and in this first part the Najdorf & Scheveningen. The method is based on the column Understanding Before Moving in the chess magazine of the Royal Dutch Chess Federation; readers who follow it may hope to significantly increase their skill.
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    Understanding Before Moving Volume 3 - Sicilian Structures - Part 1

    $31.95
    Grivas Opening Laboratory - Volume 1
    Catalog Code: B0060EV

    The author presents a full opening repertory for the club player, which is analysed in six volumes. In the books you will find many novelties for both sides, with a full move-to-move presentation. Furthermore, the reader will get access to middlegame strategies, endgame techniques and common tactical motifs, which are patterning the proposed variations.
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    Grivas Opening Laboratory - Volume 1

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    The Susan Polgar Method for Scholastic Chess - Volume 1
    Learn Chess The Right Way in 15 Minutes a Week
    Catalog Code: DVD-SCHOLASTIC-1

    Imagine watching your clever little chess nut gradually become smarter, do much better at school, win the occasional chess tournament — AND have tons of fun!
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    The Susan Polgar Method for Scholastic Chess - Volume 1

    $99.95
    Planning - Move by Move
    First the Idea and Then the Move!
    Catalog Code: B0518EM

    In this book, grandmaster and experienced author Zenón Franco explains planning in detail. He organizes material in terms of: typical structures, advantage in space, maneuvering play, simplification and, finally attack and defence. Using games played by elite players he explains how plans are formed and carried out in these different scenarios.
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    Planning - Move by Move

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    Small Steps 2 Success
    Mastering Passed Pawn Play
    Catalog Code: B0160QT

    Pawn play is a fundamental aspect of chess strategy, yet often neglected in chess literature. In this, his second book on pawn play, Super-GM Sam Shankland sheds light on the vital topic of Passed Pawns.
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    Small Steps 2 Success

    $34.95
    Daily Chess Training - Chess Tactics - Vol. 2
    Catalog Code: B0017CH

    In the present book, you will be challenged 404 times but unlike most tactics puzzle books you don't know what your objective is: do I need to find a mate, find an opportunity skewer or pin a piece, use a tactical turn to gain a positional advantage and how far do I need to calculate?These questions are you are faced with when you play your own games and therefore this book tries to replicate this position.
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    Daily Chess Training - Chess Tactics - Vol. 2

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    Alexander Alekhine - Great Chess Combinations
    Catalog Code: B0019RCH

    This book is a collection of the best combinations played by Alexander Alekhine in chronological order. Each exercise features a number of points - 1 to 4 - given for solving it, depending on the exercises's difficulty. This allows trainers and teachers to use this book both for self training and in lessons for their students.
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    Alexander Alekhine - Great Chess Combinations

    $9.95
    2000 Chess Exercises - 4 Books
    Catalog Code: B0024RCH

    These are the best chess books for children in our country today!
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    2000 Chess Exercises - 4 Books

    $39.95
    Jose Raul Capablanca - Great Chess Combinations
    Catalog Code: B0018RCH

    This book is a collection of the best combinations played by Jose Raul Capablanca in chronological order. Each exercise features a number of points - 1 to 4 - given for solving it, depending on the exercises's difficulty. This allows trainers and teachers to use this book both for self training and in lessons for their students.
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    Jose Raul Capablanca - Great Chess Combinations

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    The Manual of Chess Combinations - Vol. 1a
    Catalog Code: B0008RCH

    The book is a new edition of a bestseller by an experienced coach Sergey Ivashchenko. Over 200,000 copies of his books were sold in the Soviet Union in the late 1980's! This book is intended for beginners, both children and adults. The themes are: Mate in one, Mate in two, Win a queen, Win a rook, Win a piece, etc. The book designed for chess players with ELO 900-1200 points. Includes more than 700 tactical problems classified according to themes and difficulty.
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    The Manual of Chess Combinations - Vol. 1a

    $19.95
    Chess Middlegame Strategies
    Strategy Meets Dynamics - Volume 3
    Catalog Code: B0052TH

    The book contains 43 annotated games divided among seven chapters. Within these pages you will find strategic plans related to typical pawn structures arising from the Geller/Tolush Gambit or the Anti-Moscow Gambit. By taking the time to study those chapters you should come away with a deeper understanding of the subtle nuances in pawn structures and the dynamics that arise. In addition, you will learn different strategic/dynamic ideas and this will strengthen your practical play in such positions.
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    Chess Middlegame Strategies

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    Chess Logic in Practice
    How to Find Logical Solutions to Over-the-Board Problems
    Catalog Code: B0205GB

    Throughout, the discussion is illustrated by a mass of examples from both recent elite chess and the play of Kislik and his students, showing how his themes cut across all levels of chess. After the book’s two main sections – Thinking Concepts and Positional Concepts – comes a section of exercises, again with a strikingly original theme: our task is simply to assess each position.
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    Chess Logic in Practice

    $26.95
    Chess Tactics Workbook for Kids
    Catalog Code: B0206GB

    Chess Tactics Workbook for Kids is the first in a new series of books that help players gain chess skills by tackling hundreds of carefully chosen exercises. The themes are similar to those in Gambit’s best-selling ‘Chess for Kids’ series, but the focus is on getting vital hands-on experience. Many positions build on ones given earlier, showing how advanced ideas are normally made up of simpler ones that we can all grasp.
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    Chess Tactics Workbook for Kids

    $16.95
    Chess Evolution 2
    Beyond the Basics - Revised Edition
    Catalog Code: B0159QT

    The course is structured in three series with three levels. The Fundamentals level is the easiest one, Beyond the Basics is more challenging, and Mastery is quite difficult, even for stronger players. The various topics – Tactics, Strategy, Positional Play, Endgames, Calculating Variations, and Openings are spread evenly across the nine volumes, giving readers the chance to improve every area as they work through the books.
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    Chess Evolution 2

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    Typical Mistakes by 1000-1600 Players - Nicholas Pert
    Catalog Code: WIN0578CB

    Within the video series there are several chapters, and each chapter comprises a theme for games played between players rated between 1000-1600. Several games are explained and then there are many interactive examples for the viewer to have a go at themselves. Hopefully this will not only help the viewer to improve their own game, but also motivate you to work harder on areas where there may be a weakness. The chapters focus on key areas such as “Tactics”, “Openings”, “Endgames”, “Attacking” etc.
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    Typical Mistakes by 1000-1600 Players - Nicholas Pert

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    Chess & Checkers - The Way to Mastership
    Catalog Code: B0348IS

    Edward Lasker was an expert and authority on many games, not only chess and checkers but also go, the Oriental game he introduced to the United States. General strategic principles rather than analyses requiring memorizing are stressed throughout the book, so that even a beginner or a player of moderate experience can understand the discussion. This method of teaching is unquestionably the most interesting and effective, because it makes the student think for himself.
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    Chess & Checkers - The Way to Mastership

    $19.95
    The Nasty Nimzowitsch Defence - Christian Bauer
    Catalog Code: WIN0576CB

    There are, however, many other factors intervening in the opening than the mobility of the respective c-pawns, and this DVD will explore rather rare, yet fully playable lines for Black. Its main body will consist of a Pirc Defence after 1.e4 Nc6 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 Nf6 4.Nc3 g6 where Black has avoided the sharpest variations, at the small cost of being a bit less flexible, since his knight already stands at c6.
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    The Nasty Nimzowitsch Defence - Christian Bauer

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    Side-Stepping Mainline Theory
    Cut Down on Opening Study and Get a Middlegame You Are Familiar With
    Catalog Code: B0223NIC

    Side-stepping Mainline Theory will help you to focus on what is really decisive in the vast majority of non-grandmaster games: tactics, positional understanding and endgame technique.
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    Side-Stepping Mainline Theory

    $24.95
    Forcing Chess Moves - New and Extended 4th Edition
    The Key to Better Calculation
    Catalog Code: B0221NIC

    Forcing Chess Moves proposes a revolutionary method for finding winning moves. Charles Hertan has made an astonishing discovery: the failure to consider key moves is often due to human bias. Your brain tends to disregard many winning moves because they are counter-intuitive or look unnatural.
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    Forcing Chess Moves - New and Extended 4th Edition

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    Beyond Material
    Catalog Code: B0224NIC

    In this book, Grandmaster Davorin Kuljasevic teaches you how to look beyond the material balance when you evaluate positions. With loads of instructive examples he shows how the actual value of your pieces fluctuates during the game, depending on many non-material factors. Some of those factors are space-related, such as mobility, harmony, outposts, structures, files and diagonals. Other factors are related to time, and to the way the moves unfold: tempo, initiative, a threat, an attack.
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    Beyond Material

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    The Royal Chess Couple in Action
    Catalog Code: B0049TH

    The Royal Chess Couple is a combined attempt to introduce the various traits of the most significant piece with the most powerful piece on the chessboard. Following a short historic review of the development and metamorphoses of each piece over time, the reader is offered 240 positions (480 in total) from tournament practice as well as from the magic world of chess composition.
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    The Royal Chess Couple in Action

    $37.95
    Queen's Indian Defence - The Modern Approach - Sergei Tiviakov
    Catalog Code: WIN0575CB

    On his new DVD, Sergei Tiviakov presents a complete repertoire for Black against the Queen’s Indian Defence. The grandmaster explains everything one needs to know after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6, more profoundly, extensively and thoroughly than ever before - of the total running time of more than 9 hours, 6 hours alone are dedicated to White’s most popular continuation 4.g3.
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    Queen's Indian Defence - The Modern Approach - Sergei Tiviakov

    $33.95
    Learning from the Mistakes of Others
    Catalog Code: B0009SU

    In order to avoid this overburdening, almost all games in this book have been played by representatives of the target group. Accordingly, readers will feel 'at home', so to speak, because they are familiar with how players of that skill level react in certain critical positions, and how the advantage often shifts from one side to the other due to typical mistakes. And learning from the mistakes of others is more pleasant in the sense that it is painless!
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    Learning from the Mistakes of Others

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    Testbook of Opening Traps
    Catalog Code: B0008SU

    In this book, which is aimed at advanced amateurs and club players of a lower or medium level, the author (FIDE Master Gerd Treppner; 1956 – 2009) has compiled 120 instructive test tasks.
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    Testbook of Opening Traps

    $15.95
    Winning Ugly in Chess
    Playing Badly is No Excuse for Losing
    Catalog Code: B0217NIC

    In Winning Ugly in Chess you will see games where weird moves are rewarded. Cyrus Lakdawala knows that playing good chess is all very well, but that beating your opponent is better.
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    Winning Ugly in Chess

    $24.95
    A Sicilian Stunner - The Kalashnikov - Nicholas Pert
    Catalog Code: WIN0574CB

    The starting position for this video series is 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5. A full Black repertoire is provided from this point. There are several interactive questions to test the viewers’ knowledge of the material.
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    A Sicilian Stunner - The Kalashnikov - Nicholas Pert

    $33.95

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