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    EBOOK - Break the Rules!
    A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
    Catalog Code: E-B0358EM

    In this instructive and entertaining book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. Drawing upon his own experience and using examples from modern grandmaster chess, McDonald examines how to avoid stereotypical thinking, how to exploit typical thinking patterns, and how to confuse and beat opponents with surprising ideas.
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    EBOOK - Break the Rules!

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    EBOOK - Winning Chess Strategies
    Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Catalog Code: E-B0195EM

    Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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    EBOOK - Winning Chess Strategies

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    SHOPWORN - Break the Rules!
    A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
    Catalog Code: SWB0358EM

    In this instructive and entertaining book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. Drawing upon his own experience and using examples from modern grandmaster chess, McDonald examines how to avoid stereotypical thinking, how to exploit typical thinking patterns, and how to confuse and beat opponents with surprising ideas.
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    EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess
    Catalog Code: E-B0118EM

    Positional chess remains a mystery to many and yet an understanding of the finer points of the game so often makes the difference between two equally matched players. Improve your positional play and you will see chess in a totally new dimension! In this unique book, International Master Jacob Aagaard selects many original examples of positional chess, the creme de la creme of those that he uses for training and study.
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    EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess

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    Pawn Structure Chess
    Catalog Code: B0116BT

    Every chess player needs to know how to handle pawns. Pawns form the 'playing fields' of chess games, a semi-permanent structure that can determine whether a player wins or loses. This fully updated version of a timeless chess classic will give you the comprehensive knowledge to mastering pawn structures.
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    Pawn Structure Chess

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    EBOOK - Prepare to Attack
    Catalog Code: E-B0317EM

    There's no escaping the fact: if you want to win chess games, you have to attack at some point. Many players are happy solving combinations in winning positions, when the hard work is already done, but the key to a successful attack undoubtedly comes much earlier. No-one can attack effectively if they haven't prepared properly, and yet planning in chess can be a difficult technique to master, even for experienced players.
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    EBOOK - Prepare to Attack

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    SHOPWORN - Chess Strategy - Move by Move
    Catalog Code: SWB0365EM

    Want to improve at chess? Then you'll need to improve your understanding of chess strategy. You probably knew that already - but how to begin to study such a vast and seemingly complex subject? International Master Adam Hunt is a full-time chess teacher and is thus very familiar with this problem. His solution is to present an accessible and easy-to-read guide for club players and juniors. Hunt studies all the key components of chess strategy, including development, king safety, attack and defence, initiative, pawn play and much more. He examines not only grandmaster games but also those played by students, demonstrates model strategic play, identifies typical mistakes and explains how to avoid them. Move by Move provides an ideal platform to study chess
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    SHOPWORN - Chess Strategy - Move by Move

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    EBOOK - Excelling at Technical Chess
    Learn to Identify and Exploit Small Advantages
    Catalog Code: E-B0121EM

    The implication from the author is that the task of converting a typically winning position into a full point or converting a drawing position into half-a-point is relatively straightforward. However, as all of us practical players realise, it's not always a simple as this, and many hard-earned points are wasted through 'a lack of technique'. In this valuable book, Jacob Aagaard aims to solve this perennial problem. He arms the reader with several endgame weapons that every strong technical player has in his toolbox.
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    EBOOK - Excelling at Technical Chess

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    Chess Strategy - Move by Move
    Catalog Code: B0365EM

    Want to improve at chess? Then you'll need to improve your understanding of chess strategy. You probably knew that already - but how to begin to study such a vast and seemingly complex subject? International Master Adam Hunt is a full-time chess teacher and is thus very familiar with this problem. His solution is to present an accessible and easy-to-read guide for club players and juniors. Hunt studies all the key components of chess strategy, including development, king safety, attack and defence, initiative, pawn play and much more. He examines not only grandmaster games but also those played by students, demonstrates model strategic play, identifies typical mistakes and explains how to avoid them. Move by Move provides an ideal platform to study chess
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    Chess Strategy - Move by Move

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    EBOOK - Mastering Chess Strategy
    Catalog Code: E-B0310EM

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    EBOOK - Mastering Chess Strategy

    $24.95
    Winning Chess Strategies
    Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Catalog Code: B0195EM

    Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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    Winning Chess Strategies

    $28.95
    EBOOK - Art of Attack in Chess
    Catalog Code: E-B0109EM

    One of the finest chess books ever written, now revised in algebraic edition. The author expounds both the basic principles and the most complex forms of attack on the king. It has been updated by legendary author GM John Nunn. Still one of the great classics ever written on tactics.
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    EBOOK - Art of Attack in Chess

    $19.95
    A to Z Chess Tactics
    Every Chess Move Explained
    Catalog Code: B0127BT

    An indispensable reference book of chess moves, perfect for any chess player, beginner or club player. This A to Z of chess tactics provides an explanation of all the key terms and jargon used in chess so you can understand them and put them into practice in your own game. From Castling to Zugzwang, from Underpromotion to Zwischenzug.
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    A to Z Chess Tactics

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    EBOOK - Winning Chess Combinations
    Catalog Code: E-B0199EM

    Combinations are the central element in chess; they make the game so magical and captivating. The beautiful point of sacrificing a queen, the strongest piece, in order to checkmate with a lowly pawn brings a smile of joy to all chess lovers. Virtually all chess games possess a combination, either one hidden in the shadows of analysis carefully avoided or one that provides a decisive blow.
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    EBOOK - Winning Chess Combinations

    $19.95
    EBOOK - Excelling at Chess Calculation
    Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
    Catalog Code: E-B0119EM

    There are many differing opinions amongst the top players in the world of chess, but there is one thing upon which World Champions, Grandmasters and other experts all agree: the art of chess calculation is the absolute key to the success of a player. Master this discipline and you can surely expect your results to improve dramatically. Jacob Aagaard tackles the 'art of chess calculation', unravelling its many secrets and arming the reader with the necessary tools to be able to calculate effectively at the chessboard.
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    EBOOK - Excelling at Chess Calculation

    $19.95
    EBOOK - Greatest Ever Chess Tricks and Traps
    Catalog Code: E-B0082EM

    There is no easier way to win a game of chess than by luring your opponent into a devious trap. Similarly, there's nothing worse than being the one on the receiving end. Tricks, traps and swindles lie in wait everywhere, especially so in the opening phase of the game, and many battles can be won or saved simply through learning and mastering the most important ones. In this instructive and fun book, Gary Lane looks back through chess history and at modern times to create a list of his own favourite tricks and traps.
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    EBOOK - Greatest Ever Chess Tricks and Traps

    $19.95
    EBOOK - Winning Chess Tactics
    Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Catalog Code: E-B0196EM

    This is the second in Seirawan's four volumes, taking the reader from the very basics of chess through appreciation of advanced play. He does a remarkable job of discussing tactics that usually appear only in books for advanced players and communicating them to anyone with a grasp of playing fundamentals. The first part of the book deals with basic tactics and how they can be used individually and in combination. In the second part, Seirawan introduces some of the great chess tacticians and their games, further illustrating tactics as they work out in real-life play.
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    EBOOK - Winning Chess Tactics

    $19.95
    EBOOK - Excelling at Combinational Play
    Learn to Identify and Exploit Tactical Chances
    Catalog Code: E-B0120EM

    Excelling at Combinational Play: Learn to Identify and Exploit Tactical Chances by Jacob Aagaard, 239pp. (Everyman 2004) Being able to solve puzzles and combinations is one of the principal components of a successful chess player. But how can one improve on such an important skill? How can one acquire combinational vision? The answer lies within the pages of this book! Experienced chess writer Jacob Aagaard explains how tactical intuition and ability develops and uses pattern recognition to improve the reader's tactical ammunition. Is also no secret that the continued practice of puzzles and combinations helps to sharpen the chess brain, and here there is a wealth of exercises and problems to solve accompanied by the full solutions and explanations.
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    EBOOK - Excelling at Combinational Play

    $19.95
    Winning Chess Combinations
    Catalog Code: B0199EM

    Combinations are the central element in chess; they make the game so magical and captivating. The beautiful point of sacrificing a queen, the strongest piece, in order to checkmate with a lowly pawn brings a smile of joy to all chess lovers. Virtually all chess games possess a combination, either one hidden in the shadows of analysis carefully avoided or one that provides a decisive blow.
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    Winning Chess Combinations

    $28.95
    Winning Chess Tactics
    Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Catalog Code: B0196EM

    This is the second in Seirawan's four volumes, taking the reader from the very basics of chess through appreciation of advanced play. He does a remarkable job of discussing tactics that usually appear only in books for advanced players and communicating them to anyone with a grasp of playing fundamentals. The first part of the book deals with basic tactics and how they can be used individually and in combination. In the second part, Seirawan introduces some of the great chess tacticians and their games, further illustrating tactics as they work out in real-life play.
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    Winning Chess Tactics

    $28.95
    SHOPWORN - Finding Chess Jewels
    Improve your Imagination and Calculation
    Catalog Code: SWB0380EM

    Grandmaster and renowned chess trainer Michal Krasenkow presents a treasure chest of puzzles designed to stretch the minds of all players. Imagination and calculation are two of the most important qualities of a chess player, and they are qualities which, with purposeful practice, can be developed significantly. As you analyse and solve more and more positions, your brain functions more efficiently, you are able to recognize and master additional tactical methods and patterns, and it becomes increasingly easier to solve similar types of positions.
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    SHOPWORN - Finding Chess Jewels

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    Excelling at Chess - Vol. II - Combinational & Calculation
    Catalog Code: B0458EM

    Brought together in one volume are two of Jacob Aagaard's great books- Excelling at Combinational Play and Excelling at Chess Calculation.
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    Excelling at Chess - Vol. II - Combinational & Calculation

    $27.95
    EBOOK - Its Your Move Improvers
    Catalog Code: E-B0247EM

    In this highly original and instructive test yourself book Chris Ward invites readers to solve a selection of carefully chosen puzzles. In this, the second book in the 'It's Your Move' series, the positions are aimed at improving players, specifically the low level club players who are looking to hone their skills in order to climb further up the chess ladder.The reader is given a choice of five plausible plans for each position and has to decide which is the most likely to succeed.
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    EBOOK - Its Your Move Improvers

    $19.95
    Can you be a Positional and Tactical Chess Genius?
    Catalog Code: B0457EM

    Brought together in one volume, two Everyman Chess classics: Can you be a Positional Chess Genius? and Can you be a Tactical Chess Genius? Test your tactical chess skills with a quiz book with a difference! Grandmaster James Plaskett, a player of distinguished tactical ability, has carefully assembled an abundance of chess puzzles to test players of all levels. Test your positional chess expertise with a quiz book with a difference! International Master and experienced chess teacher Angus Dunnington has carefully assembled an abundance of positional chess puzzles to test players of all levels.
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    Can you be a Positional and Tactical Chess Genius?

    $25.95
    Garry Kasparov Chess Puzzle Book
    Catalog Code: B0429EM

    Test your chess skills with the world champion! In this stimulating book, Garry Kasparov selects the best chess combinations from recent grandmaster play and presents them in a test-yourself format that all players will enjoy. Each chapter demonstrates the tactical properties of a particular piece, with a series of puzzles of varying difficulty. r.
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    Garry Kasparov Chess Puzzle Book

    $19.95
    It's Your Move x 3
    3 Chess Classics in One Volume
    Catalog Code: B0460EM

    Brought together for the first time in one volume are Chris Ward's three highly original and instructive "test yourself" books in which he invites readers to solve a selection of carefully chosen puzzles. The positions are aimed at club players who are looking to hone their skills in order to climb further up the ladder.
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    It's Your Move x 3

    $27.95
    EBOOK - Finding Chess Jewels
    Improve your Imagination and Calculation
    Catalog Code: E-B0380EM

    Grandmaster and renowned chess trainer Michal Krasenkow presents a treasure chest of puzzles designed to stretch the minds of all players. Imagination and calculation are two of the most important qualities of a chess player, and they are qualities which, with purposeful practice, can be developed significantly. As you analyse and solve more and more positions, your brain functions more efficiently, you are able to recognize and master additional tactical methods and patterns, and it becomes increasingly easier to solve similar types of positions.
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    EBOOK - Finding Chess Jewels

    $19.95
    Excelling at Chess - Vol. I - Technical & Positional
    Catalog Code: B0459EM

    Brought together in one volume are two of Jacob Aagaard's great books- Excelling at Technical Chess and Excelling at Positional Chess.
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    Excelling at Chess - Vol. I - Technical & Positional

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    EBOOK - Its Your Move
    Catalog Code: E-B0093EM

    This book provides the reader with a selection of puzzles to solve. However, unlike other books of the White to play and mate in three' variety, it simulates real game scenarios, offering readers a choice of tempting alternatives and requiring them to pick the best
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    EBOOK - Its Your Move

    $19.95
    Garry Kasparov Chess Challenge
    Catalog Code: B0428EM

    In this stimulating book for players of all ages, Garry Kasparov selects the best chess combination from recent grandmaster play and presents them in a test-yourself format that everyone will enjoy. Whether you are a beginner discovering chess tactics for the first time or a master seeking to brush up on your skills, this book is sure to be a useful addition to your chess armory. 
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    Garry Kasparov Chess Challenge

    $19.95
    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME I
    Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca and Alekhine
    Catalog Code: E-B0132EM

    The battle for the World Chess Championship has witnessed numerous titanic struggles which have engaged the interest not only of chess enthusiasts but also of the public at large. The chessboard is the ultimate mental battleground and the world champions themselves are supreme intellectual gladiators. These magnificent compilations of chess form the basis of the first two parts of Garry Kasparov's work on the history of the World Chess Championship.
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    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME I

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    Magnus Force
    How Carlsen Beat Kasparov's Record
    Catalog Code: B0372EM

    What is Magnus Carlsen's secret? How did an already world-class player succeed in reaching this unprecedented level where he was regularly beating the world's strongest grandmasters? In this book, International Master Colin Crouch provides answers to these questions. Crouch studies Carlsen's progress in recent years and demonstrates how he learned lessons from previous setbacks, turned weaknesses into strengths, losses into draws, and draws into wins. By doing so Carlsen was able to elevate his play to a stratospheric level, but any aspiring chess player can use similar methods to improve their game.
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    Magnus Force

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    EBOOK - Mikhail Tal - Tactical Genius
    Catalog Code: E-B0224EM

    Did you ever notice how some famous GM games are more interesting to play through than others? For instance, tell me you have a Tartakower or Nimzowitsch game and I'm sorry, but I just can't get that excited. But tell me you have a Fischer, Alekhine, or Tal game you want to show me and woo-hoo!, break out the milk and cookies because I know I'm in for a real treat! And Mikhail Tal: Tactical Genius by Alexander Raetsky and Maxim Chetverik is loaded with enough tasty treats to satisfy the most demanding of palates.
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    EBOOK - Mikhail Tal - Tactical Genius

    $19.95
    CLEARANCE - Winning at Correspondence Chess
    Catalog Code: CB0166RB

    All chess players dream of playing a perfect game, full of precisely worked-out, spectacular combinations. This is a near-impossible task in the tournament hall, with the clock ticking, which is one reason why many players prefer to play by post, telephone, fax or e-mail.

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    CLEARANCE - Winning at Correspondence Chess

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    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - The Giants of Power Play
    Learn from Topalov, Geller, Bronstein, Alekhine and Morphy
    Catalog Code: E-B0288EM

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    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - The Giants of Power Play

    $19.95
    EBOOK - Fire on Board - Shirov's Best Games
    Catalog Code: E-B0221EM

    In this collection of his best games, Grandmaster Alexei Shirov shows why he is widely regarded as one of the most aggressive and inventive players of the modern era. It contains a delightful selection of his favourite games, each of which is explained in detail, together with sections on tactical highlights and endgames.
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    EBOOK - Fire on Board - Shirov's Best Games

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