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    The Grandmaster - Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again - PAPERBACK
    Catalog Code: B0022SS

    Author Brin-Jonathan Butler was granted unique access to the two-and-half-week tournament and watched every move. In The Grandmaster, he aims to do for Magnus Carlsen what Norman Mailer did for Muhammed Ali in The Fight, John McPhee did for Arthur Ashe in Levels of the Game, and David Foster Wallace did for Roger Federer in his famous New York Times Magazine profile. Butler captures one of the world’s greatest sportsmen at the height of their powers, and attempts to decipher the secret to that greatness.
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    The Grandmaster - Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again - PAPERBACK

    $15.95
    Magnus Wins With Black
    Catalog Code: B0034ER

    In Magnus Wins With Black Grandmaster Zenon Franco deeply analyses 30 of Magnus Carlsen’s most instructive games where he wins with the black pieces. This book is written in “move by move” style, a good training tool containing exercises and tests. This format is a great platform for studying chess, improving both skills and knowledge, as the reader is continually challenged to find the best moves and the author provides answers to probing questions throughout.
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    Magnus Wins With Black

    $19.95
    How to Beat Bobby Fischer
    Catalog Code: B0365IS

    Divided into four parts of Fischer's chess life – youthful champion, Hope and Disappointment, Semi-retirement, and Artistry at the highest level – the text and diagrams analyze each game from both a chess and a psychological point of view. A special feature - “the losing moment”, beyond which there was no salvation – caps each analysis.
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    How to Beat Bobby Fischer

    $19.95
    Bobby Fischer and His World
    The man, the player, the riddle, and the colorful characters who surrounded him.
    Catalog Code: B0009SI

    Bobby Fischer and His World is brought to life through a potpourri of first-hand accounts, interviews, letters, and articles by and about the colorful characters that inhabited Fischer’s world. Unifying this wide-ranging tale are over 100 photos and illustrations and 99 newly annotated games.
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    Bobby Fischer and His World

    $29.95
    Magical Chess Endgames - Claus-Dieter Meyer/Karsten Muller
    Catalog Code: WIN0606CB

    The third and final DVD of the two authors is all about Karsten Müller’s special field: the endgame. Claus-Dieter Meyer has put under the microscope many fascinating examples, making some most surprising discoveries. This rich treasure trove forms the basis of Karsten Müller’s video presentation on the DVD: in over 4 hours in front of the camera, the Hamburg grandmaster presents to you sensations from the world of endgames
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    Magical Chess Endgames - Claus-Dieter Meyer/Karsten Muller

    $33.95
    Petrosian Year by Year - Volume I (1942-1962)
    Catalog Code: B0033ER

    The present Volume I takes the reader on a journey from Tigran’s childhood, through the war years, successes in Georgian and Armenian national championships, his emergence as an elite player winning the Soviet championship and Olympic gold, and victory at the famous 1962 Candidates Tournament in Curacao.
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    Petrosian Year by Year - Volume I (1942-1962)

    $34.95
    My 60 Memorable Games by Bobby Fischer in Russian
    Catalog Code: B0362IS

    In this authoritative reissue of one of the most important chess books ever written, the great Bobby Fischer takes the reader move by move through 60 of his most instructive and entertaining games, including the astounding "Game of the Century," played when he was only 15 years old!
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    My 60 Memorable Games by Bobby Fischer in Russian

    $19.95
    MASTER CLASS - Tigran Petrosian - Volume 13
    Catalog Code: WIN0605CB

    If you want to improve your strategic skills and your defensive techniques, there just is no better teacher than Tigran Petrosian. Admired as a folk hero in Armenia, he has been emulated by many players there making the country a leading chess nation. Let our authors (Yannick Pelletier, Mihail Marin, Karsten Müller and Oliver Reeh) introduce you into the world of Tigran Petrosian.
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    MASTER CLASS - Tigran Petrosian - Volume 13

    $33.95
    How to Beat Bobby Fischer
    Translated into Russian
    Catalog Code: B0360IS

    Bobby Fischer won more than three hundred other games against top opponents. After winning 22 games in a row, it was thought Fischer could not be beaten. But he proves he can be beaten! Here he explains why Fischer lost every game he lost.
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    How to Beat Bobby Fischer

    $19.95
    Garry Kasparov On My Great Predecessors - Part II
    Catalog Code: B0528EM

    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.
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    Garry Kasparov On My Great Predecessors - Part II

    $36.95
    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - Part 1 - 1973-1985
    Catalog Code: B0531EM

    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov, part 1 is the first book in a major new three-volume series. This series will be unique by the fact that it will record the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chessplayer of all-time. The series in itself is a continuation of Kasparov's mammoth history of chess, comprising My Great Predecessors and Modern Chess.
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    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - Part 1 - 1973-1985

    $36.95
    Garry Kasparov On My Great Predecessors - Part III
    Catalog Code: B0529EM

    This magnificent compilation of play from the 1960s through to the 1970s forms the basis of the third part of Garry Kasparov's long-awaited definitive history of the World Chess Championship. Garry Kasparov, who is universally acclaimed as the greatest chessplayer ever, subjects the play from this era to a rigorous analysis the examination being enhanced by the use of the latest chess software.
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    Garry Kasparov On My Great Predecessors - Part III

    $36.95
    Garry Kasparov On My Great Predecessors - Part I
    Catalog Code: B0527EM

    This magnificent compilation of chess form the basis of the first part of Garry Kasparov's definitive history of the World Chess Championship. Garry Kasparov, who is universally acclaimed as the greatest chessplayer ever, subjects the play of his predecessors to a rigorous analysis.
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    Garry Kasparov On My Great Predecessors - Part I

    $36.95
    Garry Kasparov On My Great Predecessors - Part IV
    Catalog Code: B0530EM

    This book brings together the two greatest names in the history of chess. The author, Garry Kasparov, is the world number one and, by common consent, the greatest player ever. The subject of the book, Bobby Fischer, is the only American to have become world champion and is probably the greatest natural talent the world has ever seen.
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    Garry Kasparov On My Great Predecessors - Part IV

    $36.95
    Groningen 1946 - International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0359IS

    Groningen 1946 was the first major chess tournament after the conclusion of World War II. It was a 20 player round robin. Most of the strongest players of the world were present. Many of the games were exciting and are well annotated by Euwe. They demonstrate that even the strongest grandmasters can make obvious blunders.
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    Groningen 1946 - International Chess Tournament

    $19.95
    Magnus Wins With White
    Catalog Code: B0032ER

    In Magnus Wins With White Grandmaster Zenon Franco deeply analyses 32 of Magnus Carlsen’s most instructive games where he wins with the white pieces. This book is written in “move by move” style, a good training tool containing exercises and tests.
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    Magnus Wins With White

    $19.95
    From My Chess Games 1920-1937
    Translated and With Introductory Notes by Fred Reinfeld
    Catalog Code: B0358IS

    This is a collection of the most instructive games played by Dr. Max Euwe against some of the strongest players in the world, with annotations by the American Fred Reinfeld.
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    From My Chess Games 1920-1937

    $16.95
    Emanuel Lasker - Volume 2
    Choices and Chances - Chess and Other Games of the Mind
    Catalog Code: B0004VR

    In this second volume, Mihail Marin and John Donaldson shed new light on some of Lasker's most important encounters in the middle part of his chess career, starting with the famous tenth match game against Carl Schlechter and culminating in his famous victory at New York 1924.
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    Emanuel Lasker - Volume 2

    $69.00
    Bobby Fischer - The Final Years
    A Personal Memoir
    Catalog Code: B0141OB

    This extraordinary book describes the last years of the great legend and World Chess Champion, Bobby Fischer. It is written by his close friend and confidant, the Icelandic author Gardar Sverrisson who was instrumental in procuring Fischer asylum in Iceland in 2004. For the remaining years of his life, Fischer resided in Reykjavik. He was in daily contact with Sverrisson who gradually became the only friend he would trust.
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    Bobby Fischer - The Final Years

    $39.95
    Mikhail Botvinnik - Sixth World Chess Champion
    Catalog Code: B0125RE

    This book presents almost 150 of Botvinnik’s best games and endings, with fresh annotations by German grandmaster Karsten Müller, along with crosstables and many archival photographs. We invite you on journey to explore the life and games of one of the greatest and most influential world champions ever.
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    Mikhail Botvinnik - Sixth World Chess Champion

    $24.95
    My Seven Chess Prodigies
    Catalog Code: B0353IS

    This book is about seven of the greatest American chess players, including World Champion Bobby Fischer. John Collins knew them all when they were boys, before they became masters, and was their tutor, mentor and friend. In this book he tells the fascinating story of their chess development and explains the methods by which he guided them to success.
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    My Seven Chess Prodigies

    $24.95
    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
    The Anand Files - PAPERBACK
    The World Championship Story 2008-2012
    Catalog Code: B0168QT

    The Anand Files offers a detailed insight into the strategies Viswanathan Anand used to win three World Championship matches in a row. It takes the reader behind the scenes to show the inner workings of Team Anand, including pre-game planning and preparing opening novelties, some of which have yet to be used.
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    The Anand Files - PAPERBACK

    $32.95
    The Anand Files
    The World Championship Story 2008-2012
    Catalog Code: B0161QT

    The Anand Files offers a detailed insight into the strategies Viswanathan Anand used to win three World Championship matches in a row. It takes the reader behind the scenes to show the inner workings of Team Anand, including pre-game planning and preparing opening novelties, some of which have yet to be used.
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    The Anand Files

    $39.95
    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

    $14.95
    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

    $9.95
    Navigating the Ruy Lopez - Fabiano Caruana - Volume 1
    A World-Class Player Explains
    Catalog Code: WIN0579CB

    In short, this trilogy not only provides the viewer with a complete premium Ruy Lopez repertoire, but also with fascinating insights into the mindset and chess understanding of a World Championship contender. Epiphanies guaranteed!
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    Navigating the Ruy Lopez - Fabiano Caruana - Volume 1

    $33.95
    Dynamic Play In The World Champions Masterpieces
    Catalog Code: B0026SHV

    In this book I collected 40 games of the World Champions which should depict their usage of the dynamic play in the most accessible manner. You will be able to examine how they treated all the dynamic aspects of chess throughout their careers, and how much their ideas contributed to development and evolution of chess technique.
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    Dynamic Play In The World Champions Masterpieces

    $32.95
    MASTER CLASS - Viswanathan Anand - Volume 12
    Catalog Code: WIN0577CB

    This DVD allows you to learn from the example of one of the best players in the history of chess and from the explanations of the authors (Yannick Pelletier, Mihail Marin, Karsten Müller and Oliver Reeh) how to successfully organise your games strategically, consequently how to keep your opponent permanently under pressure and how to bring your games to a successful conclusion with accurate technical endgame play. Through Vladimir Kramnik’s games it is possible, moreover, to follow the history and development of numerous popular openings and thus obtain a better understanding of the ideas behind them.
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    MASTER CLASS - Viswanathan Anand - Volume 12

    $33.95
    Navigating the Ruy Lopez - Fabiano Caruana - Volume 3
    A World-Class Player Explains
    Catalog Code: WIN0581CB

    In short, this trilogy not only provides the viewer with a complete premium Ruy Lopez repertoire, but also with fascinating insights into the mindset and chess understanding of a World Championship contender. Epiphanies guaranteed!
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    Navigating the Ruy Lopez - Fabiano Caruana - Volume 3

    $33.95
    Navigating the Ruy Lopez - Fabiano Caruana - Volumes 1-3
    A World-Class Player Explains
    Catalog Code: WIN0582CB

    In short, this trilogy not only provides the viewer with a complete premium Ruy Lopez repertoire, but also with fascinating insights into the mindset and chess understanding of a World Championship contender. Epiphanies guaranteed!
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    Navigating the Ruy Lopez - Fabiano Caruana - Volumes 1-3

    $89.95
    Navigating the Ruy Lopez - Fabiano Caruana - Volume 2
    A World-Class Player Explains
    Catalog Code: WIN0580CB

    In short, this trilogy not only provides the viewer with a complete premium Ruy Lopez repertoire, but also with fascinating insights into the mindset and chess understanding of a World Championship contender. Epiphanies guaranteed!
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    Navigating the Ruy Lopez - Fabiano Caruana - Volume 2

    $33.95
    Chess for Fun & Chess for Blood
    Catalog Code: B0347IS

    This book by the well-known author of Modern Chess Strategy makes a unique contribution to chess literature. Added to the purely technical contents are a number of features which make the book interesting even for those readers who do not actually play the game but are merely attracted to its sporting background. This book is written for all experience levels so that the player can use general strategic principles to assist the player in thinking for themselves versus relying on others' analysis's.
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    Chess for Fun & Chess for Blood

    $19.95
    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
    Coaching Kasparov - Year by Year and Move by Move
    Volume I: The Whizz-Kid (1973-1981)
    Catalog Code: B0021ER

    In Coaching Kasparov, Year by Year and Move by Move Garry Kasparov’s long-term coach, second and mentor Alexander Nikitin tells the story of how he trained Kasparov from a brilliant but raw junior into becoming and then remaining the world champion. Volume I, the present work, covers the period 1973-1981, until Kasparov reached the age of 18.
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    Coaching Kasparov - Year by Year and Move by Move

    $21.95
    Kings of the Chessboard
    Catalog Code: B0046TH

    In his well-known and enterprising style, the author takes us through the history of the World Champions of Chess. A most striking and beautiful book full of anecdotes, stories and thrilling games played by the titans of our royal game. It is a book you easily will read repeatedly and surely find that special place on your bookshelf!
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    Kings of the Chessboard

    $31.95

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