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    1. 6th American Chess Congress

      6th American Chess Congress

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      New York 1889 was the strongest chess tournament ever held up until that time. It was supposed to be for the World Chess Championship, but it has never been recognized as such, primarily because Steinitz, who helped organize the event and who was present as a journalist, refused to play.

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    2. Analyse du je des d'echecs - FRENCH EDITION

      Analyse du je des d'echecs - FRENCH EDITION

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      >Francois-Andre Danican Philidor (1726-1795) is widely regarded as the strongest chess player ever in history prior to the modern era. He was so much better than any of his contemporaries that it is impossible for us to know how good he really was. The edition of the book that is reprinted here was published in 1871 by C. Sanson. This shows that the original Philidor book was still the standard work on the subject one hundred years after it was first written.

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    3. Aron Nimzowitsch - Master of Planning

      Aron Nimzowitsch - Master of Planning

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      For more than a quarter of a century until his death in 1935, Aron Nimzowitsch was recognised as one of the world's leading players. The leading Grandmaster of the Hypermodern school, his games were full of new ideas and plans, which were accompanied by landmarks in chess literature such as My System and Chess Praxis. Challenging old theories, his books are regarded as being the best teaching manuals and have strongly withstood the test of time.

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    4. Better Moves for Better Shogi

      Better Moves for Better Shogi

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      Shogi is the Japanese variety of chess. It is the most popular board game in Japan. The main added feature is that a captured piece becomes a member of the opposing army and can be dropped back into the game later on. This book is by far the best and the most advanced book ever written in the English language about shogi.

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    5. 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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    6. Bobby Fischer vs. The Rest of the World

      Bobby Fischer vs. The Rest of the World

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      In 1972, an epic chess match took place in Iceland between representatives of the two great super-powers of the world: Bobby vs. Boris. Boris was backed by the Mighty Soviet Union, with late night phone calls coming from his handlers in Moscow, telling him what his next move should be.

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    7. Chess For Rookies

      Chess For Rookies

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    8. 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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    9. Chess Secrets - Great Attackers

      Chess Secrets - Great Attackers

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    10. Chess Secrets - Heroes of Classical Chess

      Chess Secrets - Heroes of Classical Chess

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    11. Chess Strategy for Club Players

      Chess Strategy for Club Players

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      In Chess Strategy for Club Players you will learn the basic elements of positional understanding, including pawn structures, piece placement, lead in development, open files, weaknesses, space advantage and king safety. You will master the art of converting a temporary plus into other, more permanent advantages. The author also explains what to do when, in a given position, the basic principles seem to point in different directions.

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    12. Chess Tactics For Advanced Players

      Chess Tactics For Advanced Players

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      Any chess enthusiast knows how important tactics are in chess and how crucial it is to make a thorough study of this aspect of the game. But up to now opinion has been divided on the best way of studying tactics. The well-known Soviet international grandmaster and chess author Averbakh has developed an entirely novel approach, which is expounded in the third edition of his Chess Tactics for Advanced Players.

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    13. Chess the Easy Way

      Chess the Easy Way

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      More chess coaches in America recommend this book for their students than any other book. Written by one of the World's Strongest Grandmasters who was top contender for the World Chess Championship, "Chess the Easy Way" takes the player from the beginning moves of chess, rapidly advancing to the Expert Level.

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    14. Chicago 1926/Lake Hopatcong 1926 Chess Tournaments

      Chicago 1926/Lake Hopatcong 1926 Chess Tournaments

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      Publisher Dale Brandreth has a fine track record of bringing out high quality tournament books and best games collections. Here he rescues two lesser known US tournaments with the help of the energetic Robert Sherwood who provides detailed analyses to all the games. The Chicago International of 1926 saw Frank Marshall top the field ahead of Maroczy and Torre, with other famous names such as Edward Lasker and Isaac Kashdan in the chasing pack. Lake Hopatcong 1926 was a stronger double-round event with Capablanca winning ahead of Kupchik, Maroczy, Marshall and Ed.Lasker.

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    15. Combat

      Combat

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      Sidney Bernstein, born in the Bronx, learned chess from his father at age 7, and played in his first tournament at 15. Since then, he has gone on to play in such prestigious events as the U.S. Championship, the U.S. Open Championship, the World Open, the Marshall and Manhattan Club Championships. This book is his chess biography. It contains 142 of his annotated games against the leading chess players of America and the story behind each game.

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    16. Computer Chess Compendium

      Computer Chess Compendium

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      The remarkable increase in strength of chess computers over the last ten years has resulted in a flood of books and articles on programming methods and new approaches to analysing positions.

      All important articles on the subject have now been collected together in one volume together with the best games by chess computers including the World Computer Championships.

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    17. Computer Games I

      Computer Games I

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      Computer Games I is the first volume in a two-part compendium of papers covering the most important material available on the development of computer strategy games. These selections range from discussions of mathematical analysis of games, to more qualitative concerns of whether a computer game should follow human thought processes rather than a "brute force" approach, to papers which will benefit readers trying to program their own games.

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    18. Computer Games II

      Computer Games II

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      Computer Games II is the second volume in a two-part compendium of papers covering the most important material available on the development of computer strategy games. These selections range from discussions of mathematical analysis of games, to more qualitative concerns of whether a computer game should follow human thought processes rather than a brute force approach, to papers which will benefit readers trying to program their own games.

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    19. Computer Gamesmanship

      Computer Gamesmanship

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      This is book is for anyone who has ever tried to match wits with a computer in chess, bridge, or any other game requiring long-range strategy and studied decisions. If you're not a pro, chances are you've been defeated by a machine - and impressed at its uncanny ability to outmaneuver humans. In Computer Gamesmanship, David Levy, an International Chess Master and producer of intelligent computer games, unravels the mysteries of how computers successfully mimic strategic thinking and play complex games.

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    20. Dangerous Weapons - Anti-Sicilian

      Dangerous Weapons - Anti-Sicilian

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      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. Learn More
    21. Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern

      Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern

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      Do you need a well-deserved break from your normal chess openings? Are you tired of constantly having to keep up with modern chess theory? Or perhaps you simply wish to try out something new and inspiring, but cannot decide amongst the numerous choices available? Look no further for the answer! In "Dangerous Weapons: The Pirc and Modern", prominent opening specialists take a revolutionary look at two popular and closely related openings.

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    22. Dangerous Weapons - The Dutch

      Dangerous Weapons - The Dutch

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      Perhaps it's time for a change and here's the answer: choose Dangerous Weapons and amaze your opponents with new and exciting opening ideas! In this book, three renowned opening experts get together to take a revolutionary look at the Dutch Defense, one of Black's most ambitious answers to 1. d4. In doing so they take the road less traveled and concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations - selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colors. Learn More
    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. EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Great Attackers

      EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Great Attackers

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      The chess world has witnessed a great number of wonderfully gifted attacking players, geniuses who have dazzled the chess public with their brilliant masterpieces. Everyone has their own favourites, and in Chess Secrets: Great Attackers, Colin Crouch chooses three of his own: Garry Kasparov, Mikhail Tal and Leonid Stein. World Champions Kasparov and Tal need no introduction, while Stein was a highly creative and intuitive player with the ability to destroy the world's best players with his vicious attacks. Learn More
    25. EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Heroes of Classical Chess

      EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Heroes of Classical Chess

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      Chess Secrets is a series of books which uncover the mysteries of the most important aspects of chess, such as strategy, attack, defence, opening play, endgames, off-board preparation and mental attitude. In each book the author chooses and deeply studies a number of great players who have excelled in such aspects of the game, greatly influenced their peers and inspired all of us. Learn More
    26. EBOOK - Chess Secrets - The Giants of Power Play

      EBOOK - Chess Secrets - The Giants of Power Play

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    27. EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Anti-Sicilian

      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Anti-Sicilian

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      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. Learn More
    28. EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern

      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern

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      Do you need a well-deserved break from your normal chess openings? Are you tired of constantly having to keep up with modern chess theory? Or perhaps you simply wish to try out something new and inspiring, but cannot decide amongst the numerous choices available? Look no further for the answer! In "Dangerous Weapons: The Pirc and Modern", prominent opening specialists take a revolutionary look at two popular and closely related openings.

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    29. EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - The Dutch

      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - The Dutch

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      Perhaps it's time for a change and here's the answer: choose Dangerous Weapons and amaze your opponents with new and exciting opening ideas! In this book, three renowned opening experts get together to take a revolutionary look at the Dutch Defense, one of Black's most ambitious answers to 1. d4. In doing so they take the road less traveled and concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations - selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colors. Learn More
    30. EBOOK - Fighting The Ruy Lopez

      EBOOK - Fighting The Ruy Lopez

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      The Ruy Lopez is incredibly common at all levels of chess, and everyone who plays 1. e4 e5 as Black needs to have a reliable antidote to this powerful opening. In this book, Milos Pavlovic provides the answer, devising a sound and yet ambitious repertoire for Black, the basis of which is provided by the legendary and ever-popular Marshall Attack.

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    31. EBOOK - French Advance

      EBOOK - French Advance

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      The Advance Variation is a popular and direct way of meeting the ultra-solid French Defence. Very early on in the game White opts to fix the pawn structure and establishes a genuine space advantage, upon which he later hopes to mount a serious attack. This method of playing against the French Defence has become a firm favourite amongst uncompromising Grandmasters such as Alexei Shirov, England's Nigel Short and the rising star in Russia, Alexander Grischuk.

      In this book, opening expert Sam Collins explains the strategies and tactics of this dynamic opening, studying both the main lines as well as the more offbeat variations. Through the use of model games for both White and Black, he provides a thorough grounding in the key plans and ideas, so that readers can quickly and confidently begin to use the French Advance in their own games. Learn More

    32. EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME III

      EBOOK - 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
    33. EBOOK - How to Play Against 1. e4

      EBOOK - How to Play Against 1. e4

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      It's not easy finding a good opening to play against 1 e4, especially if you don't have endless time available to study the latest theoretical developments. If you choose fashionable openings, it's often a necessity to keep pace with modern theory if you want to succeed with Black. This book provides a solution. Neil McDonald advocates his favorite opening - the very popular French Defence - but chooses a repertoire for Black that requires only the minimum amount of move memorization.

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    34. EBOOK - Play the Catalan

      EBOOK - Play the Catalan

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      The Catalan is a sophisticated and wide-ranging opening system which is popular at all levels of chess. In recent years it has been catapulted into the limelight by Vladimir Kramnik, who has revitalized it with many new ideas and has utilized it with great success against the world's strongest players - on occasion making it look like a forced win for White! Learn More
    35. EBOOK - Play the Queen's Indian

      EBOOK - Play the Queen's Indian

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      The Queen's Indian is a dynamic and flexible way to meet 1 d4, and it leads to complex and intricate positions rich in ideas both sides. Such is the high regard for the Quee''s Indian that virtually all the world's top players have utilized it at one time or another.

      In this book, Andrew Greet presents a complete repertoire for Black. He reveals his secrets, offers answers against all of White's possibilities, and highlights the principal tactical and positional plans. Learn More
    36. EBOOK - Rules of Winning Chess

      EBOOK - Rules of Winning Chess

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      Some players seem to be naturally gifted at chess. Almost effortlessly they seem to know what to do in every position. They recognize the best squares for their pieces; they know whether to seize the initiative with a bold attack or play quietly; whether to trade pieces or avoid exchanges; how to exploit opponents' weaknesses while minimizing the effect of their own - they make it look all too easy! Learn More

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