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    Fundamental Chess Tactics
    A Comprehensive Guide to Tactical ideas - Learn How to Win Material and Storm the Enemy Position!
    Catalog Code: B0199GB

    This book provides a systematic course in chess tactics and hundreds of exercises to sharpen and measure your skills. With Antonio Gude’s assistance, you will understand how the pieces work, so you can carry out your strategic plans and launch devastating attacks. And even in those games where things go wrong, you will always be ready to pounce when given the chance.
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    Fundamental Chess Tactics

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    Learn Chess Tactics
    Discover the Secrets of How to Win Chess Games
    Catalog Code: B0134GB

    This book teaches basic tactical ideas such as the fork, pin, and discovered attack, and introduces general ideas such as elimination, immobilization and compulsion. A basic knowledge of simple tactics will enable a novice to start winning games, by giving checkmate or capturing material. As the player progresses, his tactical arsenal will broaden, and he will start to play sacrifices and combinations, and develop a deeper understanding of the game. Players who fail to study tactics systematically tend to suffer from tactical blind-spots that plague them throughout their playing career, and thus they fail to realize their full potential.
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    Learn Chess Tactics

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    Instructive Chess Miniatures
    Lessons from 53 of the Greatest Short Victories in Chess History
    Catalog Code: B0194GB

    A miniature is a decisive game, won in 25 moves or fewer. In this book, the author has selected 53 of the most instructive miniatures games of all times, featuring brilliant tactics, attacks on the king, and even a few outrageous king-hunts. In many, the winner had to overcome cunning defensive ploys and inventive counterattacks.
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    Instructive Chess Miniatures

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    Understanding Chess Middlegames
    Featuring the 100 Most Important Middlegame Ideas
    Catalog Code: B0178GB

    Following on from his successful Understanding Chess Endgames, John Nunn turns his attention to the middlegame - the phase of the chess battle where most games are decided, yet the one that has received the least systematic treatment from chess writers. With the outstanding clarity for which he is famous, Nunn breaks down complex problems into bite-sized pieces.
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    Understanding Chess Middlegames

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    Chess Puzzles for Kids
    100 Puzzles to Torment Your Brain Cells
    Catalog Code: B0183GB

    This chess puzzle super-challenge contains 100 fun positions to solve, ranging from encouragingly easy to mind-numbingly hard.
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    Chess Puzzles for Kids

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    CLEARANCE - Your First Chess Lessons
    A Simple Guide to Chess for Absolute Beginners
    Catalog Code: B0196GB

    Assuming no previous knowledge of the game, Grandmaster Paul van der Sterren teaches you how to play and draws you into the fascinating world of modern chess. This carefully crafted chess course is divided into true lessons, each building on what has been learned in the previous ones. Before moving on from a topic, you have the chance to test that you have fully understood it with the help of thoughtfully graded exercises.
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    CLEARANCE - Your First Chess Lessons

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    Chess Strategy for Kids
    Featuring 50 Smart Strategies
    Catalog Code: B0195GB

    So you have learned how to play chess, studied tactics and know some basic endgames and openings. What’s next? The glue that binds it all together is strategy. By forming a good plan, chess-players seize strong points on the board and target the opponent’s weaknesses. The author explains how to identify the right strategy in a wide range of typical situations. With his guidance, you will soon be finding good plans on your own – and then it will be time to demonstrate your tactical mastery!
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    Chess Strategy for Kids

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    Chess Openings for Kids
    Featuring 50 Mighty Opening Systems
    Catalog Code: B0164GB

    For chess-players of all ages and abilities, it is vital to get off to a good start. This simple guide provides all the tips and ideas needed to play purposefully from move one. That's because these 50 Mighty Openings are the very ones used by chess masters and grandmasters to outwit opponents time and again. This book teaches the names and starting moves of all the main chess openings, and explains the basic ideas.
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    Chess Openings for Kids

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    Chess Tactics for Kids
    50 Tricky Tactics to Outwit Your Opponent
    Catalog Code: B0170GB

    Chess enthusiasts of all ages and levels will find this book an instructive delight. In a simple, easy-to-understand format it explains how to bamboozle your chess opponents using commonly occurring tactical motifs. The illustrative positions, all taken from real games, show the 50 Tricky Tactics that experienced chess masters use to win their games. Recognizing frequently-occurring tactical ideas is vital to success in chess. One of the fastest and most enjoyable ways to improve at chess is by learning these thematic manoeuvres. Beginners will benefit from the clear explanation of basic concepts, such as how to utilise a fork, pin, or skewer. Advanced players will delight in the many devious middlegame tricks - some classified here for the first time - which can catch out even grandmasters.
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    Chess Tactics for Kids

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    Chess Endgames for Kids
    Featuring 50 Endgame Lessons
    Catalog Code: B0187GB

    Starting with the basic mates and the simplest pawn endings, this book provides all the endgame knowledge that players need to take them through to club level and beyond. Müller carefully guides us step-by-step through a fascinating range of endgame tactics and manoeuvres, helping us understand the underlying logic.
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    Chess Endgames for Kids

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    Applying Logic in Chess
    A top trainer demystifies modern chess thought
    Catalog Code: B0202GB

    Is chess a logical game? What constitutes an advantage in chess? How can we set problems and create psychologically difficult situations for the opponent? These are big questions, and Erik Kislik tackles them and others head-on in this thought-provoking, thoroughly modern, and original work.
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    Applying Logic in Chess

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    CLEARANCE - 101 Chess Questions Answered
    Sound Advice on all Aspects of Playing Chess
    Catalog Code: B0013GB

    Steve Giddins is an author acclaimed for his ability to write in down-to-earth style on fundamental chess topics. In this book he answers the questions that really matter to chess-players. His topics include many basic ideas, including some that have rarely been addressed so directly in chess literature, and thus are often misunderstood by club players. Where appropriate, the answers also address highly sophisticated concepts, providing insights gleaned from many years of experience and discussions with players and trainers of the highest level.
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    CLEARANCE - 101 Chess Questions Answered

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    CLEARANCE - 50 Ways to Win at Chess
    Brilliant and Instructive Games Explained in User-Friendly Fashion
    Catalog Code: B0106GB

    In a sequel to the hugely successful 50 Essential Chess Lessons, Steve Giddins now presents 50 games that each illustrate an important winning method. This engaging and highly readable book is a painless way to build your personal arsenal of techniques and ideas.
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    CLEARANCE - 50 Ways to Win at Chess

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    CLEARANCE - Decision Making at the Chessboard
    An Experienced Grandmaster Penetrates to the Heart of the Chess Thought-Process
    Catalog Code: B0118GB

    Chess is a game of decisions. As well as deciding about which move to play and which plan to adopt, players must also make practical decisions about how to use their clock time and whether to use intuition rather than trying to calculate every line to a finish.
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    CLEARANCE - Decision Making at the Chessboard

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    Grandmaster Chess Move by Move
    A Leading Grandmaster Applies the "Move by Move" Approach to his Best Games
    Catalog Code: B0099GB

    A collection of John Nunn's best games from 1994 to the present day, annotated in detail in the same style as the best-selling Understanding Chess Move by Move. Throughout, the emphasis is on what the reader can learn from each game, so the book is ideal study material for those seeking to progress to a higher level of chess understanding. There is also entertainment in abundance: Nunn has a direct aggressive style, and many of his opponents in these games are ambitious young grandmasters from the generation inspired by Kasparov's dynamic chess.
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    Grandmaster Chess Move by Move

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    How to Beat Your Dad at Chess
    Including the 50 Deadly Checkmates
    Catalog Code: B0056GB

    This is not just a book for kids - for 'Dad' read any opponent who beats you regularly! This book teaches the 50 Deadly Checkmates - basic attacking patterns that occur repeatedly in games between players of all standards. Each mating motif is carefully and simply explained, and several illustrative examples are given. A final test enables the reader to grade his pattern recognition abilities, and the last chapter explains what to do if your Dad is Garry Kasparov. Fun, instructive - and guaranteed to improve your game.
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    How to Beat Your Dad at Chess

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    The Most Valuable Skills in Chess
    From the Basic Moves to Winning Your First Game - And Beyond
    Catalog Code: B0138GB

    This book makes his ideas and material available to all: teachers and students alike. He has been called the Tiger Woods of chess. In 1999, Maurice Ashley became the first African-American to qualify for the elite Grandmaster title, an achievement that was widely reported in the international media, including Time magazine, USA Today, New York Times, Sports Illustrated and The Times (London).
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    The Most Valuable Skills in Chess

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    Chess for Children
    How to Play the World's Most Popular Board Game
    Catalog Code: B0157GB

    With this charming book, children will delight in learning the basic moves of chess - the most popular and challenging strategy game of all. All the rules of chess are clearly explained, step by step, assuming no prior knowledge. The lessons are reinforced by the inventive tales that George is told by his pet alligator Kirsty, self-proclaimed Grand Alligator of chess.
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    Chess for Children

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