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    1992 2014 1992 to 2014
    Author(s)
    1. Al Lawrence (2)
    2. Andrew Soltis (1)
    3. Angus Dunnington (2)
    4. Bruce Pandolfini (2)
    5. Byron Jacobs (4)
    6. Carsten Hansen (1)
    7. Chris Ward (1)
    8. Daniel King (1)
    9. Danny Kopec (1)
    10. David Lemoir (1)
    11. Irving Chernev (1)
    12. Jacob Aagaard (2)
    13. Jacob Aagaard (2)
    14. Joe Gallagher (2)
    15. John Emms (1)
    16. John Shaw (3)
    17. Larry Evans (1)
    18. Larry Parr (1)
    19. Lev Alburt (3)
    20. Mark Dvoretsky (1)
    21. Michael Stean (1)
    22. Murray Chandler (1)
    23. Neil McDonald (2)
    24. Nigel Davies (2)
    25. Peter Kurzdorfer (1)
    26. Susan Lalic (1)
    27. Tim Just (2)
    28. Yasser Seirawan (5)
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    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (12)
    2. AN - Algebraic (17)
    3. NL - Notationless (3)
    Topics
    1. General Chess Instruction (1)
    Popular Book Series
    1. Starting Out (7)
    2. Winning Chess (6)

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    1. Random Shopworn Book!

      Random Shopworn Book!

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      Random Shopworn Books These are books that are shopworn, but we only have one or two of. All of them are great books by lengendary authors, and all can be yours for a signifigantly reduced price! When you buy a random shopworn book, we cannot guranteea specific book selection. Please take this into consideration when purchasing. Books pictured are a sampling of the books available. Learn More
    2. US Chess Federation's Official Rules of Chess - SIXTH EDITION

      US Chess Federation's Official Rules of Chess - SIXTH EDITION

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      This comprehensive rulebook is the only guide sanctioned and compiled by the U.S. Chess Federation (USCF), the governing body for chess in the United States. It is designed to be a useful reference for all chess players, especially tournament directors and chess club teachers. Learn More
    3. Chess Tactics for Kids

      Chess Tactics for Kids

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      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. Learn More
    4. 202 Checkmates For Children

      202 Checkmates For Children

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      Veteran chess teachers and authors, Wilson and Alberston, who specialize in teaching chess to children, present 202 fascinating puzzles that are both instructional and fun. Large diagrams and clearly explained solutions will thrill kids as they work their way through the concepts while they have fun with chess. This book is perfect for kids!

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    5. Essential Chess Sacrifices

      Essential Chess Sacrifices

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      >Sacrifices are an essential part of chess. Those who never consider sacrificing will miss countless opportunities and find that promising positions repeatedly slip away. Players who do not appreciate their opponents' sacrificial possibilities will be unable to see danger signs, and find themselves on the wrong end of too many king-hunts. Rather than merely cataloguing the various possibilities and providing examples, LeMoir discusses the possible follow-ups to the sacrifices, the defensive options against them, and the positional factors that might suggest whether the sacrifice will be sound or unsound.

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    6. Chess Software User's Guide

      Chess Software User's Guide

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      If you have just picked up this book, the chances are that you are the proud owner of a piece of chess software. Whether this is the latest release of a sophisticated database package or a playing program that came free with a magazine, then this book will help you make the most of it. Learn More
    7. SHOPWORN - Chess Software User's Guide

      SHOPWORN - Chess Software User's Guide

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      If you have just picked up this book, the chances are that you are the proud owner of a piece of chess software. Whether this is the latest release of a sophisticated database package or a playing program that came free with a magazine, then this book will help you make the most of it. Learn More
    8. EBOOK - The Veresov

      EBOOK - The Veresov

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      The Veresov could be the one for you! It's a surprisingly tricky system that, in the right hands, can be forged into a powerful attacking weapon. White forgoes the normal queen's pawn opening ideas in favor of speedy development of the queenside pieces. One advantage of this underrated line is that players with the black pieces are less likely to be familiar with all the subtleties here than in a more mainstream opening. Learn More
    9. EBOOK - Starting Out: The Pirc/Modern

      EBOOK - Starting Out: The Pirc/Modern

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      The authors of these books are very skilled and experienced chess writers, who are used to writing for players of all levels and are renowned for their ability to explain ideas in a lucid and straightforward manner.

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    10. Starting Out: The Pirc/Modern

      Starting Out: The Pirc/Modern

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      The authors of these books are very skilled and experienced chess writers, who are used to writing for players of all levels and are renowned for their ability to explain ideas in a lucid and straightforward manner.

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    11. Excelling at Positional Chess

      Excelling at Positional Chess

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      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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    12. EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess

      EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess

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      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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    13. 100 Easy Checkmates

      100 Easy Checkmates

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      Perfect for beginning players--including children--100 Easy Checkmates offers an accessible, fun guide to winning at chess. Designed to help players learn without frustration or tedious chess notation, 100 Easy Checkmates presents easy one- and two-move checkmates that everyone can understand.

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    14. Everything Chess Basics Book

      Everything Chess Basics Book

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      If you're looking to learn about the game of chess and win, The Everything Chess Basics Book provides you with the perfect introduction! Endorsed by the United States Chess Federation, The Everything Chess Basics Book is an authoritative guide that appeals to chess players of all ages and skill.

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    15. Simple Chess

      Simple Chess

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      Written by a young Grand Master, this introduction to chess strategy is aimed primarily at players for whom a game plan is utterly enigmatic. By isolating the basic elements and illustrating them through a selection of Master and Grand Master games, Simple Chess breaks down the mystique of strategy into plain, easy-to-understand ideas.

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    16. Opening Developments

      Opening Developments

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      The fourth in Mark Dvoretsky's School of Chess Excellence series, this book analyzes opening problems that players may face in any game. As always, there are numerous examples to help illustrate the best choices to make for chess success.

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    17. Chess Rules of Thumb

      Chess Rules of Thumb

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      Backed up with diagrams and illustrations to help you remember key principles, a glossary of essential chess terms and a rundown on all major openings, Chess Rules of Thumb will improve your chess play. And it's great fun to read!

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    18. Test Evaluate and Improve Your Chess

      Test Evaluate and Improve Your Chess

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      Through a revolutionary testing system, Dr. Kopec is able to quantify their overall chess strength, specific deficiencies and definite abilities, allowing him to pinpoint which aspects need the most work. This book, developed with the US Chess Federation, represents the sum of Dr. Kopec's knowledge and efforts to help chess players understand and acquire the knowledge necessary to achieve chess mastery.

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    19. Secrets of the Russian Chess Masters - VOLUME 2

      Secrets of the Russian Chess Masters - VOLUME 2

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      Quite simply, the quickest way to learn chess the right way. Great is the disappointment to the library patron who browses for a chess instructional and finds only picked-over bones from the pre-Fischer, pre-Kasparov eras. These books by a U.S. champion and a chess magazine editor offer something more. A range of abilities, from novice to entrants in a local tournament, can learn tactics and strategies that improve their play.

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    20. US Chess Federation's Official Rules of Chess - FIFTH EDITION

      US Chess Federation's Official Rules of Chess - FIFTH EDITION

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      The U.S. Chess Federation Official Rules of Chess is the only official rulebook for chess. Serious players at every level as well as chess club teachers, directors, and tournament sponsors should have it on hand during every match. This new edition features the latest rules, including guidelines for the popular game of speed chess, an updated quick rating system, and the latest conventions of governing tournaments.

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    21. Three Days with Bobby Fischer

      Three Days with Bobby Fischer

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      Three Days with Bobby Fischer and Other Chess Essays: How to Meet Champions & Choose Your Openings is a chess book you can sit back comfortably in your armchair and just read. Or, when you feel like getting the pieces out of the box and learning from some great games, tactics and strategies - that's all here as well.

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    22. Starting Out - Ruy Lopez

      Starting Out - Ruy Lopez

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      Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of the Ruy Lopez.

      The Ruy Lopez is one of the most famous of all chess openings. It has a long and distinguished history and has been played by virtually all of the strongest Grandmasters: Fischer, Karpov, Kasparov, Kramnik, Anand - the list goes on!

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    23. How Good Is Your Chess?

      How Good Is Your Chess?

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      Chess enthusiasts can find out where they stand in terms of chess mastery by facing off against 20 of the world's top players with this instructive and amusing guide. Looking closely at complete games played by the experts inspires players to form new ideas about their overall strategy. Grandmaster Daniel King based "How Good Is Your Chess" on his popular Chess Monthly column.

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    24. Starting Out - English

      Starting Out - English

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      Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of the English Opening. The English is a sophisticated and popular opening system that is suitable for all types of players and can lead to both positional and tactical middlegames. Many of the world's top players, including Kasparov and Kramnik, include the English in their openings weaponry.

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    25. Bobby Fischer Rediscovered

      Bobby Fischer Rediscovered

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      A lively, personal, and wonderfully informative look at Bobby Fischer, his personality and his playing. Although three decades have passed since Fischer won the world chess title from the former Soviet Union, he still remains a source of fascination and admiration for all players.

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    26. Starting Out - The French

      Starting Out - The French

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      The French is one of Black's soundest defences to 1 e4 and is very popular at all levels of chess. Club players enjoy its super-solid structure, while at the top it's played by famous grandmasters such as Vishy Anand and the young Russian star Alexander Morozevich.

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    27. Your Chess Questions Answered

      Your Chess Questions Answered

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      This text is aimed at the player who knows the moves but wants to know more. It has been written by an experienced chess teacher who understands the needs of inexperienced players. Embarrassing questions answered before you even ask them! A unique 'agony aunt' approach. Written by an experienced chess teacher who understands the needs of inexperienced players.

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    28. The Nimzo-Indian - 4. e3

      The Nimzo-Indian - 4. e3

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      Ever since Nimzowitsch introduced his flexible, dynamic defence to the queen's pawn, debate has raged over White's best reply. Many variations have been in and out of fashion, but one line in particular has proved an enduring weapon - the sound and solid 4 e3 line, known as the Rubinstein Variation. The 4 e3 Nimzo is extraordinarily rich in strategy. All manner of different central pawn-structures can arise, such as the blocked centre characteristic of the Hübner Variation and a variety of IQP positions. Learn More
    29. Logical Chess - Move By Move

      Logical Chess - Move By Move

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      Once you have learned the basic moves, how exactly should you improve? In this much loved classic, Irving Chernev explains 33 complete games in detail, telling the reader the reason for every single move. When you play through these games and explanations you will get a real insight into the power of the pieces and how to post them most effectively. Learn More
    30. Chess Psychology

      Chess Psychology

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      219 Historic Games from the Masters

      What do we understand by brilliancy in chess? The author delves back into history to examine how this concept has developed, before presenting a dazzling array of brilliant games from the past few decades - the prize-winners as selected by grandmaster panels for each issue of Yugoslav 'Chess Informator' between 1968 and 1998. Apart from providing hours of pleasure, a study of these masterpieces will also surely help to add sparkle to your own play!

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    31. Winning Chess Openings

      Winning Chess Openings

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      The two greatest challenges for beginning chess players are not only to survive the openings phase, but also to choose appropriate attack and defense formations in the process. WINNING CHESS OPENINGS shows you how to do both. In Yasser Seirawan's entertaining, easy-to-follow style, you're shown formations that can be used with other White or Black pieces.

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    32. Play Winning Chess

      Play Winning Chess

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      'When most people learn to play chess, they usually memorize the movements of the pieces and then spend years pummeling away at each other with little rhyme and even less reason. Though I will show you how each piece leaps around, what it likes to do on holidays, the real purpose of this book is to teach you to understand the four major principles of my Seirawan method: force, time, space and pawn structure. Each is easy to understand and each is a weapon that will enable you to defeat most anyone you challenge to a game' -Yasser Seirawan Learn More
    33. Winning Chess Endings

      Winning Chess Endings

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      Approach every endgame with a winning strategy! Good books about endgames for beginners are few and far between. WINNING CHESS ENDINGS is a great one, a gripping introduction to what you need to know to win chess endings, taught by American Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan. His entertaining, easy-to-understand style, incisive stories and insiders advice will help you develop a solid grasp of proven principles that you can apply with confidence whenever a game goes the distance. You'll learn to prevail time and again in endgames with common and uncommon combinations and pieces.

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    34. Winning Chess Brilliancies

      Winning Chess Brilliancies

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      This book by International Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan provides a move-by-move account of the best chess games of the last 25 years, played by the world's foremost chess competitors. With an authoritative voice that is by turns poetic and analytical, Seirawan serves as host of a fascinating excursion of the most brilliant chess game, providing highlights into and explanations of each and every move.

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    35. SHOPWORN - Chess Psychology

      SHOPWORN - Chess Psychology

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      219 Historic Games from the Masters

      What do we understand by brilliancy in chess? The author delves back into history to examine how this concept has developed, before presenting a dazzling array of brilliant games from the past few decades - the prize-winners as selected by grandmaster panels for each issue of Yugoslav 'Chess Informator' between 1968 and 1998. Apart from providing hours of pleasure, a study of these masterpieces will also surely help to add sparkle to your own play!

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    36. SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Openings

      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Openings

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      The two greatest challenges for beginning chess players are not only to survive the openings phase, but also to choose appropriate attack and defense formations in the process. WINNING CHESS OPENINGS shows you how to do both. In Yasser Seirawan's entertaining, easy-to-follow style, you're shown formations that can be used with other White or Black pieces.

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