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      Bobby Fischer for Beginners
      The Most Famous Chess Player Explained
      Catalog Code: B0090NIC

      Bobby Fischer's lone fight against the Soviet chess powerhouse made him a global hero, also for people who did not play chess at all. The Russians trembled before him, the Americans and the rest of the world cheered him on. Fischer's chess prowess and his will to win were unparalleled. But so were his eccentric behaviour and his paranoia. After he won the world title, Bobby Fischer vanished and the former prodigy became a mystery. The memories of his successwere clouded by his anti-American and anti-Semite rants.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0
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      This training program is designed for teaching children, either in groups with a teacher or at home guided by parents.
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      Chess Training for Post-Beginners
      A Basic Course in Positional Understanding
      Catalog Code: B0143NIC

      After you have learned the rules of chess and developed some tactical abilities, how do you go from there? You are now ready to tackle basic issues of strategy, but what is the best way to improve and win more games?
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      Chess Training for Post-Beginners

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      Winning Chess Strategy for Beginners - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0024EP

      Chess Strategy is the most difficult step in the road to improvement for beginners, requiring a deeper understanding of chess than simply tactics. You can think of combinations as math equations with a given, concrete result that you can prove. But strategy is more like describing the variables in this math problem and how changes will affect all aspects of the surrounding environment.
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      Chess Training Package for Beginners
      Catalog Code: WIN0103CV

      Chess Training Package for beginners consists of five magnificent educational chess programs: Elementary Checkmates I, Elementary Checkmates II, Easy Ways to take pieces, Chess Tactics for Beginners, and Complete Chess Course.
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      Winning Pawn Moves for Beginners - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0038EP

      Understanding the decisive impact certain types of pawn moves can have in different positions can change the development of a beginner chess player. Many players find it easy to learn the first 10-15 moves of an opening or memorize common tactical patterns, but it may be much more difficult to understand the reasons behind certain pawn moves in different positions.
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      Five in a Row (Renju) for Beginners to Advanced Players
      Catalog Code: B0066IS

      Renju, as the game is known in Japanese or Lianzhu in Chinese, is a modified and improved version of the ancient game of Five-in-a-Row, also known by its Japanese name of Gomoku. The reason it was necessary to modify the basic game of Five-in-a-Row is that in the traditional game, the player of the first move has such a big advantage that he will win every, or almost every, game.
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      CHESS ENDGAMES - Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: WIN0051CB

      Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Fritz Trainer on DVD Endgame theory constitutes the foundation of chess. You realize this in striking clarity once you obtain a won endgame but in the end have to be content with a draw because of a lack of necessary know-how.
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      Chess Tactics for Beginners
      Catalog Code: CB0091RB

      Playing from move to move and being on the defensive will not make you a winning chess player... yet, that is exactly the way most beginners play.   Winning requires you to play aggressively; to exploit your opponent's mistakes, attack, threaten, and set traps.   Would you like to turn your timidity into the confidence necessary to be a winning player?   You can... by learning the fascinating tactical moves presented by highly skilled teachers in Chess Tactics for Beginners. Their easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions will help you improve your playing ability and increase your enjoyment of the game a thousandfold.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Training Package for Beginners
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0103CV

      Chess Training Package for beginners consists of five magnificent educational chess programs: Elementary Checkmates I, Elementary Checkmates II, Easy Ways to take pieces, Chess Tactics for Beginners, and Complete Chess Course.
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      51 Chess Openings for Beginners
      What the Chess Openings Look Like
      Catalog Code: B0027CZ

      Chess openings are the most important part of every novice's journey and the most fun. The most common and important openings are presented in an easy-to-use format with large, frequent diagrams showing every position along with clear explanations of the goals, objectives, and concepts behind the moves.
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      LEARNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - Chess for Absolute Beginners
      Catalog Code: DVD0014SP

      Susan Polgar's Learning Chess the Easy Way: Chess for Absolute Beginners is by far one of the best ever DVDs made to teach beginners how to play the worlds greatest game. Susan teaches with the aid of great graphics and annimation beginners basic chess knowledge.
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      LEARNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - Chess for Absolute Beginners

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      Chess Tactics ART for Beginners
      Catalog Code: WIN0132CV

      This course can be rightfully considered the predecessor to the Chess Tactics ART (CT-ART) course written for club and intermediate players.
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      SHOPWORN - 1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners
      The Tactics Workbook that Explains the Basic Concepts Too!
      Catalog Code: SWB0110NIC

      1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners is a great first tactics book. It helps you in identifying weak spots in the position of your opponent, in recognizing patterns of combinations, and in visualizing tricks.
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      Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0
      Catalog Code: WIN0115CV

      This training program is designed for teaching children, either in groups with a teacher or at home guided by parents.
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      E-DVD LEARNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - Chess for Absolute Beginners
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0014SP

      Susan Polgar's Learning Chess the Easy Way: Chess for Absolute Beginners is by far one of the best ever DVDs made to teach beginners how to play the worlds greatest game. Susan teaches with the aid of great graphics and annimation beginners basic chess knowledge.
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      E-DVD LEARNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - Chess for Absolute Beginners

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      Chinese Chess for Beginners
      Catalog Code: B0001IS

      When you think of chess, you probably think of the strategy game played throughout Europe and the Americas. There is another kind of chess played throughout the world by probably more people than any other strategy game. That game is Chinese Chess. The "Elephant Game" as it is called by the Chinese, dates back more than 2000 years.
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      Pocket Chess Tactics for Beginners
      Catalog Code: WIN0058CV

      The author, well-known coach Ivaschenko, has been working at this chess material for over 20 years and many experts consider his handbook to be the best for beginners.
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      Chess School for Beginners
      Catalog Code: WIN0039CV

      Written by GM Yury Razuvaev, well-known GM and one of Anatoly Karpov’s coaches, this friendly interactive course is intended for both children and adult beginners.
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      Chess School for Beginners

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      1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners
      The Tactics Workbook that Explains the Basic Concepts Too!
      Catalog Code: B0110NIC

      1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners is a great first tactics book. It helps you in identifying weak spots in the position of your opponent, in recognizing patterns of combinations, and in visualizing tricks.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics ART for Beginners
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0132CV

      This course can be rightfully considered the predecessor to the Chess Tactics ART (CT-ART) course written for club and intermediate players.
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      Chess: From Beginner To Club Player
      Catalog Code: WIN0116CV

      This teaching program is an excellent guide to learning the fundamentals of chess.
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      From Beginner to Tournament Player in 12 Lessons
      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: B0002LV

      This is the Second Volume in the Comprehensive Chess Course. It is aimed at those students who have completed and mastered the lessons in Volume I. Students in this category have mastered the basics and are now ready to not just play Chess, but to play WINNING CHESS!
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      From Beginner to Tournament Player in 12 Lessons

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      Beginner Puzzles
      50 Mate in One Chess Puzzles for the New Player
      Catalog Code: B0089OB

      This condensed, 55-page puzzle book contains 50 Mate in One chess puzzles for new players. They start out fairly easy and gradually increase in difficulty.
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      Beginner Puzzles

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      Step by Step Training Guide - in 5 Steps, Beginner to 1600 - Chess Lecture - Volume 2
      Catalog Code: DVD0002CL

      GM Jesse Kraai currently resides in Berkeley, California. His most notable chess achievements are winning the Denker Tournament of High School Champions in 1989 and 1990, and competing in the U.S. Championship from 2002-2006.
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      Step by Step Training Guide - in 5 Steps, Beginner to 1600 - Chess Lecture - Volume 2

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      Beginner Chess Set Combination
      Catalog Code: BEG-COMBO

      Perfect for any beginner! Our Beginner's Combination includes classic favorites and exciting new products: Chess cinch drawstring backpack, Kasparov's Checkmate!, How to Beat Your Dad at Chess, chess wristband, standard vinyl roll up board and regulation chess pieces.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess: From Beginner To Club Player
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0116CV

      This teaching program is an excellent guide to learning the fundamentals of chess.
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      Killer Endgames - Part 1: Beginner to Intermediate
      Catalog Code: DVD0023OT

      Chess players have a tendency to focus mainly on improving their opening play but one must not forget that many games are actually decided in the endgame. Ginger GM has released two new endgame DVDs that will enhance a player’s performance in this particular area of the game.
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      Killer Endgames - Part 1: Beginner to Intermediate

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      SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - Anti-Sicilian
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: SWB0267EM

      In Dangerous Weapons: Anti-Sicilians, prominent opening specialists John Emms, Richard Palliser and Peter Wells take a revolutionary look at a popular group of openings - the Anti-Sicilians.
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      The Anti-Meran Botvinnik
      Catalog Code: CB0017XX

      Recent analysis and forgotten ideas on this Slav Defense variation where White plays 5.Bg5 and a later sac 9.Nxg5. Any 1.d4 player who hopes to fight for an advantage against the otherwise solid Semi-Slav must be prepared from both sides of the board.
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      Masterpieces of Attack: GM Marcel Sisniega Campbell
      Catalog Code: CB0030CD

      This book focuses on one of the strongest Mexican players ever. Manuel Sisniega, respected and feared for his daring attacking chess, won many beautiful games in his active 20 year tournament career. Never afraid to play sharp gambit systems against strong opposition, he won many masterpieces through direct assault on the enemy king. Velasco annotates most of his best games, and shows that Sisniega is a player for attacking players to emulate.
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      San Antonio 1972
      Church's Fried Chicken First International Chess Tournament
      Catalog Code: B0073IS

      San Antonio 1972 was either the strongest chess tournament ever played in the history of the United States or, if not the very strongest, then second only to New York 1924. What makes this book especially great is not merely was it a great tournament with great players, but that the players annotated some of their own games. In this day and age, there are millions of games in the chess databases, but annotated games are increasingly hard to find.
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      Philidor Defense - A Re-Appraisal
      Catalog Code: CB0051CD

      This edition is a good guide to show the players the ideas in one of the most classic, solid openings against the Classic White's King's pawn setup. All the important variations are covered in Harding's classic style.
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      Howard Staunton - The English World Chess Champion
      Catalog Code: B0080IS

      Howard Staunton (1810 - 22 June 1874) was an English chess master who is generally regarded as having been the world's strongest player from 1843 to 1851. He promoted a chess set of clearly distinguishable pieces of standardised shape that is still the style which must be used for competitions. He was the principal organizer of the first international chess tournament in 1851. From 1840 onwards he became a leading chess commentator, and won matches against top players of the 1840s. However, the achievement of Staunton have been neglected or even ignored by his own countrymen and this book seeks to rectify that.
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      Black to Play Classical Defenses and Win
      Catalog Code: CB0071CD

      Black to Play Classical Defenses and Win
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      Concise Chess
      The Compact Guide for Beginners
      Catalog Code: B0099EM

      Beginning with the very basics, this pocket-sized book is a step-by-step guide to learning chess.
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      Concise Chess

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