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    1. Emanuel Lasker - The Life of a Chess Master

      Emanuel Lasker - The Life of a Chess Master

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      The legendary master comes vividly to life as Dr. Hannak details his childhood, education, decision to become a professional player, great exploits in matches against Marshall, Capablanca, Tarrasch, Schlechter and other players, his happy marriage, flight from Nazi Germany and much more.

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    2. Mikhail Botvinnik - The Life and Games of a World Chess Champion

      Mikhail Botvinnik - The Life and Games of a World Chess Champion

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      The games of Mikhail Botvinnik, world chess champion from 1948 to 1963, have been studied by players around the world for decades. But little has been written about Botvinnik himself. This book explores his unusual dual career--as a highly regarded scientist as well as the first truly professional chess player--as well as his complex relations with Soviet leaders, including Josef Stalin, his bitter rivalries, and his doomed effort to create the perfect chess-playing computer program. The book has more than 85 games, 127 diagrams, twelve photographs, a chronology of his life and career, a bibliography, an index of openings, an index of opponents, and a general index. Learn More
    3. Alexander Alekhine - Agony of a Chess Genius

      Alexander Alekhine - Agony of a Chess Genius

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      The tragic last years of world chess champion Alexander Alekhine (1892-1946); 45 of his match and tournament games in Spain and Portugal from 1943 to 1946 and 100 other exhibition games from this period and from previous Iberian visits. Most of these 145 games have never been published in an English-language source.

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    4. William Steinitz - Chess Champion

      William Steinitz - Chess Champion

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      Long known as one of the greatest chess masters of the nineteenth century, William Steinitz had a rich and elevated career and life, which can now be known as well. From Steinitz's own writings and the fruits of extensive first-time-ever research by the author, a fascinating portrayal emerges of the life and genius of a man widely known as the 'Bohemian Caesar' quite apart from his chess dominance.

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    5. Chess World Championships - 2 Volume Set

      Chess World Championships - 2 Volume Set

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      If you're looking for the ULTIMATE COLLECTION of World Championship Games, Look no further than this two-book collection from McFarland Publishing.

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    6. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

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      Learn to think the same way Bobby Fischer did. This is the fastest, most efficient, most enjoyable book on chess ever compiled. As the student, you start at the beginning and progressively develop your skills as you apply Bobby Fischer's principles and learn how to play Chess the Bobby way.

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    7. Bobby Fischer - Complete Games Of the American World Chess Champion

      Bobby Fischer - Complete Games Of the American World Chess Champion

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      A thorough look at the games of the man recognized as the greatest Chess player of all time. Bobby Fischer's genius and uncompromised attitude raised the entire world's consciousness of chess and paved the way for multi-million dollar prize funds enjoyed by today's top players.

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    8. Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1923

      Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1923

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      This is the book that every chess master and grandmaster has read and studied, and every aspiring chess master should be reading. The author, a World Chess Champion, clearly explains the most complex and difficult concepts. Grandmaster Reuben Fine wrote that Alekhine's collection of best games was one of the three most beautiful that he knew.

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    9. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

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      Learn to think the same way Bobby Fischer did. This is the fastest, most efficient, most enjoyable book on chess ever compiled. As the student, you start at the beginning and progressively develop your skills as you apply Bobby Fischer's principles and learn how to play Chess the Bobby way.

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    10. 107 Great Chess Battles - 1939-1945

      107 Great Chess Battles - 1939-1945

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      One of the game's greatest players annotates scores of fascinating games involving such masters as Capablanca, Bogoljubov, Kashdan, Reshevsky, Tartakower, Keres and others, including many of Alekhine's own games. Includes delightfully candid views on fellow masters and rivals for the world title. Edited and translated by E. G. Winter. Preface. Index.

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    11. Kasparov's Fighting Chess - 1999-2005

      Kasparov's Fighting Chess - 1999-2005

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      Garry Kasparov has dominated the world of competitive chess for longer than any world champion. The period 1999-2005 represents one of the most fascinating and controversial phases of his career, including repeated and frustrated attempts to reunify the world championship. Following his retirement, this must-have guide is a celebration of the final years of one of the greatest players of our time.

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    12. My Best Games of Chess - 1924 -1937

      My Best Games of Chess - 1924 -1937

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      This book covers the period when Alekhine was World Chess Champion, including his match with Capablanca and his two matches with Euwe. Included as an appendix in the back of this book all 120 games in this book, in Algebraic notation, plus all 34 games in his match with Capablanca, all 30 games in his first match with Euwe and all 25 games in his second match with Euwe, all in algebraic notation.

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    13. Lasker's Manual of Chess

      Lasker's Manual of Chess

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      Lasker's Manual of Chess is one of the greatest chess books ever written. The fact that it was first published over 80 years ago has diminished neither its relevance nor significance in today's modern chess world. Lasker was both a wonderful fighter and a deep thinker; his book is the quintessence of the exceptionally successful experiences he had over many long years, and his thoughts about them.

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    14. Alekhine's Best Games of Chess - 1938-1945

      Alekhine's Best Games of Chess - 1938-1945

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      This is a reprint of the original third book, with all of the games converted into Algebraic Figurine PGN Notation with diagrams in the back. Alekhine died in 1946, so this third volume was edited by International Master and British Chess Champion Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander, based in part on the notes left by Alekhine to some of the games.

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    15. Kasparov's Winning Chess Tactics

      Kasparov's Winning Chess Tactics

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      Russian grandmaster Gary Kasparov is the youngest world champion ever. He is renowned for his aggressive play and superior tactics, which the author, a U.S. national chess master, analyzes in this book of recapped pivotal positions. Pandolfini opens with a brief biographical sketch on Kasparov and then proceeds to discuss how Kasparov responded or might have responded to 150 or so actual and hypothetical situations.

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    16. Chess Fundamentals

      Chess Fundamentals

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      This is the masterpiece by World Chess Champion Jose Raul Capablanca who is regarded as the strongest chess player who ever lived, prior to the arrival of Bobby Fischer.

      World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik regarded Capablanca's Chess Fundamentals as the best chess book ever written.

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    17. Capablanca's Best Chess Endings

      Capablanca's Best Chess Endings

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      These 60 complete games, annotated throughout, emphasize Cuban master's elegant, classic, accurate, lethal endgame play against Alekhine, Lasker, Marshall, Nimzowitsch, Reti, the best. Here are real games from match and tournament play, but endings that seem like long-contemplated works of art.

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    18. Bobby Fischer's Conquest of the World Chess Championship

      Bobby Fischer's Conquest of the World Chess Championship

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      Reuben Fine was both one of the world's strongest grandmasters of chess and one of the world's leading authorities on psychoanalysis. In this book, he combines the two disciplines. This Fischer-Spassky book is really three books in one.

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    19. Bobby Fischer's Games of Chess

      Bobby Fischer's Games of Chess

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      This is the only book ever written entirely by Bobby Fischer. It is not to be confused with other books with similar names that were written by other authors. Here is the blurb on the original dust jacket, as published in 1959: THERE ARE 34 games in this book.

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    20. Bobby Fischer - The Career and Complete Games of the American World Chess Champion

      Bobby Fischer - The Career and Complete Games of the American World Chess Champion

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      Now, for the first time, every one of his 736 tournament and match games is presented with insightful explanations and analysis. Best-selling chess author, German International Grandmaster Karsten Muller, annotates each game of the player many believe to be the greatest of all time.

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    21. Chess Master vs. Chess Amateur

      Chess Master vs. Chess Amateur

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      Chess games played between master and amateur have been chosen, arranged and annotated to help amateurs learn how to avoid a variety of weak strategic and tactical moves. The games include detailed commentary by World Chess Champion Max Euwe and by Walter Meiden, a typical amateur player.

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    22. Jose Raul Capablanca - Third World Chess Champion

      Jose Raul Capablanca - Third World Chess Champion

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      The name of Jose Raul Capablanca (1888-1942), the third world champion, is indelibly inscribed in the annals of chess history. Capablanca's technique, intuition, remarkably quick calculation, and sense for elegant combinations made him the paragon of grandmasters during his lifetime. At the peak of his career Capablanca was almost invincible; each of his losses was regarded as a sensation. His books, articles, and lucid annotations became instant classics.

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    23. Diary of a Chess Queen

      Diary of a Chess Queen

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      Women's World Chess Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk chronicles her rise to the top of the chess world in this introspective autobiographical work. Drawing from personal diaries kept during her youth, Kosteniuk takes the reader from the very dawn of her career as a child star in Russia, through triumph and disappointment, and finally to the pinnacle of success on the black-and-white battlefield.

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    24. Garry Kasparov's Greatest Chess Games - VOLUME 1

      Garry Kasparov's Greatest Chess Games - VOLUME 1

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      Garry Kasparov has dominated the chess world for more than twenty years. His dynamism and preparation have set an example that is followed by most ambitious players. Igor Stohl has selected 74 of Kasparov's best and most instructive games from 1973 to 1993, and annotated them in detail. The emphasis is on explaining the thoughts behind Kasparov's decisions, and the principles and concepts embodied by his moves. Stohl provides a wealth of fresh insights into these landmark games, together with many new analytical points. This makes the book outstanding study material for all chess enthusiasts.

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    25. The Chess of Bobby Fischer

      The Chess of Bobby Fischer

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      Bobby Fischer is regarded as the greatest chess player of all time. A movie "Searching for Bobby Fischer" was made about two of the times he disappeared. Although there are many books about Bobby Fischer, this is the only one that deals in depth with his second, in 1992, match against Boris Spassky and the one that explores in greatest depth his playing style and thought process.

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    26. The Logical Approach to Chess

      The Logical Approach to Chess

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      This has long been one of the standard books on basic chess strategy. It takes the player from the middle game of chess and shows how to take it to a favorable conclusion.

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    27. Judgement and Planning in Chess

      Judgement and Planning in Chess

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      This is a basic book that teaches strategic planning in chess. Written by a former Chess Champion of the world, this book has as its basis an entirely novel idea which will help players over a real difficulty.

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    28. The Road to Chess Mastery

      The Road to Chess Mastery

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      Through an introduction that explains how the ordinary chess player can improve in the various phases of the game of chess, and in enlightening commentaries far more extensive than space permits in an ordinary annotated game, former World Champion Dr. Max Euwe shows how a chess player should think, by indicating the moves for all but the most obvious moves of each game. By applying what he learns in this work the reader may, indeed, find himself traveling the road to chess mastery.

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    29. A Guide To Chess Endings

      A Guide To Chess Endings

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      This book makes a fairly thorough study of those endings most likely to occur in play, especially those with rooks. This book is best worked through as a course of study, so that the underlying ideas are absorbed and a sound positional judgment is acquired it is at first not necessary to understand every nuance, far less to try to remember the more difficult variations; indeed one might pass over the sub-variations at first reading.

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    30. Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME I

      Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME I

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      This book is the first in a brand new series that follows on from My Great Predecessors and sees chess legend Garry Kasparov reflecting on a pivotal time in chess history. Bobby Fischer's spurt towards the chess summit (1970-1972) marked the approach of a new era affecting all aspects of the game and opening theory in particular. Learn More
    31. Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME II

      Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME II

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      This volume concentrates on the first two of those matches. The epic 1984/85 contest which was lasted six months before being controversially halted "without result" by the then President of FIDE Florencio Campomanes. The 1985 match when Kasparov brilliantly won the final game to take the title and become - at the age of 22 - the youngest ever world champion. Great chess contests have often had resonances extending beyond the 64 squares. The Fischer v Spassky match was played during the Cold War with both champions being perceived as the finest products of their respective ideologies. Learn More
    32. Checkmate My First Chess Book

      Checkmate My First Chess Book

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      Learn to play the great game of chess with none other than Garry Kasparov, the World number one and the most famous figure in chess history, as your teacher. Discover all the various pieces - the king, the queen, the knights, the bishops and the pawns. Find out how the pieces move, the values of the chessmen, how to attack and how to defend, how to capture, how to employ special moves such as castling, how to write the moves down and, crucially, how to give check and deliver checkmate. Learn More
    33. Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME III

      Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME III

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      Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov are unquestionably the participants who featured in the greatest ever chess rivalry. Between 1984 and 1990 they contested five long matches for the World Championship. This 3rd volume of the 'Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess' series concentrates on the third and fourth matches in this sequence: London/Leningrad 1986 and Seville 1987. Both matches were tremendously exciting and hard fought and both produced chess of an extremely high level. Learn More
    34. Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME IV

      Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME IV

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      Between 1984 and 1990 Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov contested five long matches for the World Championship. This fourth volume of the series 'Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess' concentrates on all the games played between the two from 1988 to the present day and features their fifth World Championship match played in New York and Lyon 1990. Learn More
    35. 1974 Chess Olympiad

      1974 Chess Olympiad

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      The Biennial Chess Olympiad is the official World Team Championship and rivals the individual World Championship as the premier event in the chess calendar. The 1974 Olympiad, which took place at Nice on the French Riviera, had a record entry of 74 national teams. The Soviet Union once again captured the gold medal, the USA, without Fischer, made their best result for eight years to win the bronze medal behind Yugoslavia in second place.

      This book covers the story of the Olympiad with 130 annotated games, nearly half of them annotated by Grandmasters, complete tables of team performances in both the preliminary and the final groups, tables of every individual result of every player and the results of all past Olympiads. Learn More
    36. The World Chess Championship

      The World Chess Championship

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      The official Chess Championship of the World was inaugurated with the 1948 tournament. Learn More

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