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    56. Milos Pavlovic (3)
    57. Neil McDonald (6)
    58. New in Chess (15)
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    60. Nick Conticello (2)
    61. Nigel Davies (5)
    62. Paul Rudolf von Bilguer (1)
    63. Paul Van Der Sterren (1)
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    65. Raymond Keene (4)
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    95. Zenon Franco (1)
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    3. LAN - Long Algebraic (2)
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    1. General Chess Instruction (1)
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    1. Chess Explained (2)
    2. Dangerous Weapons (7)
    3. Move by Move (2)
    4. New in Chess Yearbooks (15)
    5. Secrets of Opening Surprises (2)
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      Grandmaster Secrets - Counter-Attack
      A Step-By-Step Guide to Turning Defence into Victory
      Catalog Code: B0136GB

      Superb defensive technique is a hallmark of all great chess-players. With a few deft counterstrokes, they not only deflect what looked like an overwhelming offensive, but also expose the darker side of their opponent's build-up. Is this sheer black magic, or are these skills that ordinary players can develop?
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      Ten Ways to Succeed in the Opening
      Catalog Code: B0001PA

      First published in 2001 and recently reprinted in 2009 this book is one of three designed for young players. The other two are Ten Ways to Succeed in the Middle Game, and Ten Ways to Succeed in the Endgame.
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      Ten Ways to Succeed in the Opening

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      Ten Ways to Succeed in the Middlegame
      Catalog Code: B0002PA

      This book tells you about the heart of Chess - the middlegame - in a format designed for young players. It uses a large clear type and is illustrated throughout with many chess diagrams and cartoons.
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      Ten Ways to Succeed in the Middlegame

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      Ten Ways to Succeed in the Endgame
      Catalog Code: B0003PA

      This easy to read and understand book tells young players how to play the Endgame better. It is written in a format designed specifically for young players and is illustrated throughout with many great diagrams and cartoons to keep interest high.
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      Ten Ways to Succeed in the Endgame

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      Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Activities - BOOK 3
      Catalog Code: B0049RE

      The activities in third book in the series are the fun way to reinforce the rules and principles of good chess. Full color cartoon characters, are combined with pages that the young student can color, all designed to help the student understand the rules, principles and even the etiquette of the game of chess.
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      Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Activities - BOOK 3

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      London 1922 & Capablanca-Lasker 1921
      21st Century Edition
      Catalog Code: B0043RE

      London 1922 is important for all these reasons, but it also served as the setting for the creation of the famous 'London Rules' which would for years govern the way in which prospective challengers to the title would have the right to play the champion. As an added bonus, all fourteen games of the 1921 Capablanca-Lasker title match - with annotations by Capa himself - have been added to this new 21st-century edition.
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      Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 11
      No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
      Catalog Code: B0011SOS

      Readers of this series can ignore large areas of the ever expanding chess opening theory. They can concentrate on these surprising ideas, because SOS variations deviate very early from the regular lines in mainstream openings. Ideal for players who don't have enough time to keep abreast with main line theory. Appears twice a year. Ready-to-go chess opening ideas.
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      Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 11

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      Chess For Rookies
      Learn To Play, Win and Enjoy!
      Catalog Code: B0279EM

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      SHOPWORN - Chess For Rookies
      Learn To Play, Win and Enjoy!
      Catalog Code: SWB0279EM

      Chess for Rookies is a fun-to-read, leisurely, yet well-paced guide. Assuming no prior knowledge of the game, Craig Pritchett takes the beginner on a journey through the crucial basics. Mixing instruction and good humour, this book is an ideal way to learn how to play and win at chess.
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      SHOPWORN - Chess For Rookies

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      Kasparov - How his Predecessors Misled Him About Chess
      Catalog Code: B0021BT

      Over the past few years the great chess player Garry Kasparov has written five best-selling books praising the contributions to chess made by the previous world champions. The series is called ''My Great Predecessors''. As a reaction to this wonderful series of books, leading chess writer Tibor Karolyi has written this imaginary sixth volume.
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      Kasparov - How his Predecessors Misled Him About Chess

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      Diary of a Chess Queen
      Catalog Code: B0044EU

      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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      Diary of a Chess Queen

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      Chess Explained - The Main Line Slav
      Exploring the Dynamics of an Intricate and Robust Opening
      Catalog Code: B0048GB

      Chess Explained books provide an understanding of an opening and the middlegames to which it leads, enabling you to find the right moves and plans in your own games. It is as if you were sitting at the board with a chess coach answering your questions about the plans for both sides, the ideas behind particular moves, and what specific knowledge you need to have. The Main-Line Slav is one of the key battlegrounds of modern chess, with adherents among all levels of chess-players.
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      Chess Explained - The Main Line Slav

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      Chess Explained - The Grunfeld
      A Guide to a Dynamic Counterattacking Opening
      Catalog Code: B0049GB

      Chess Explained books provide an understanding of an opening and the middlegames to which it leads, enabling you to find the right moves and plans in your own games. It is as if you were sitting at the board with a chess coach answering your questions about the plans for both sides, the ideas behind particular moves, and what specific knowledge you need to have. The Grunfeld Defense is one of the most aggressive openings at Black's disposal.
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      Chess Explained - The Grunfeld

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      True Combat Chess
      Winning Battles over the Board
      Catalog Code: B0106EM

      Winning Battles over the Board, International Master and former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor draws upon his wealth of personal experience to offer an instructive and entertaining account of how to improve your understanding of chess and your results.
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      True Combat Chess

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      Seven Ways to Smash the Sicilian
      Catalog Code: B0264EM

      One of the main reasons the Sicilian is the most popular opening is that is it promotes such bold and aggressive chess. But as White it's not enough just to attack; you must do so in the right way, using the appropriate weapons. In this book Yury Lapshun and Nick Conticello introduce, categorize and analyse the "Seven Deadly Sacrifices" White has at his disposal.
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      Seven Ways to Smash the Sicilian

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      Dangerous Weapons - Anti-Sicilian
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: B0267EM

      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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      Dangerous Weapons - Anti-Sicilian

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      SHOPWORN - The Budapest Gambit
      Catalog Code: SWB0281EM

      The Budapest Gambit is an ambitious and adventurous opening for Black, who offers a pawn as early as the second move in return for active and rapid development. It has always been a particular favorite at club level, where it still provides a surprise weapon, but it has also been utilized with success by top-class Grandmasters.
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      SHOPWORN - The Budapest Gambit

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      SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: SWB0263EM

      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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      SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern

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      SHOPWORN - True Combat Chess
      Winning Battles over the Board
      Catalog Code: SWB0106EM

      Winning Battles over the Board, International Master and former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor draws upon his wealth of personal experience to offer an instructive and entertaining account of how to improve your understanding of chess and your results.
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      SHOPWORN - True Combat Chess

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      SHOPWORN - How to Play Against 1. e4
      Catalog Code: SWB0174EM

      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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      SHOPWORN - How to Play Against 1. e4

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      SHOPWORN - Play the Queen's Indian
      Catalog Code: SWB0289EM

      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.
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      Fighting The Ruy Lopez
      Catalog Code: B0262EM

      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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      The Classical King's Indian Uncovered
      Catalog Code: B0282EM

      Most experts agree that the Classical Variation is the critical test of the King's Indian. Pulling no punches, White questions Black's entire strategy and seeks nothing less than a direct refutation; it could be said that the reputation of the King's Indian rests entirely on the assessments of this hotly debated subject.
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      The Classical King's Indian Uncovered

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      SHOPWORN - Fighting The Ruy Lopez
      Catalog Code: SWB0262EM

      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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      SHOPWORN - Fighting The Ruy Lopez

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      Rules of Winning Chess
      Catalog Code: B0287EM

      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!
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      Rules of Winning Chess

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      Improve Your Chess At Any Age
      Catalog Code: B0291EM

      In August 2008 Andres D. Hortillosa entered the New England Masters. It was a brave choice for an unrated player to compete in such a tough event, but it proved to be an inspired decision; he exceeded all expectations and was rewarded with a FIDE international rating of 2199. This, however, was no overnight success; it was the result of systematic work. How did he achieve such outstanding improvement? The answer lies in this book.
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      Improve Your Chess At Any Age

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      SHOPWORN - Chess Secrets - Great Attackers
      Learn from Kasparov, Tal and Stein
      Catalog Code: SWB0269EM

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      SHOPWORN - Improve Your Chess At Any Age
      Catalog Code: SWB0291EM

      In August 2008 Andres D. Hortillosa entered the New England Masters. It was a brave choice for an unrated player to compete in such a tough event, but it proved to be an inspired decision; he exceeded all expectations and was rewarded with a FIDE international rating of 2199. This, however, was no overnight success; it was the result of systematic work. How did he achieve such outstanding improvement? The answer lies in this book.
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      SHOPWORN - Rules of Winning Chess
      Catalog Code: SWB0287EM

      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!
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      SHOPWORN - Rules of Winning Chess

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      The Black Lion
      The Chess Predator's Choice Against Both 1. e4 and 1. d4
      Catalog Code: b0062NIC

      More than 85% of all chess games start with either 1.e4 or 1.d4. The Black Lion presents a flexible, logical and sensible way for Black to meet both of these moves. This robust, multipurpose opening system looks quiet, like a sleeping lion - hence the name. But when this predator is provoked, and the game heats up, Black eats its prey in an extremely swift and efficient way.
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      The Black Lion

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      Ruy Lopez Revisited
      Offbeat Weapons & Unexplored Resources
      Catalog Code: B0084NIC

      The Ruy Lopez (or Spanish Opening) is one of the oldest and most important chess openings, popular with amateurs as well as professional players. Grandmaster Ivan Sokolov presents bold, but very playable, off-beat weapons for Black, as well as dynamic new ideas and refutations in many main-line variations, for both Black and White. An accessible and inspirational book book by world-famous Ivan Sokolov who, in his rich career, has beaten world champions Kasparov, Kramnik and Anand. Much useful material for aspiring club players, said British Chess Magazine about Sokolov's previous book - 'Winning 132,'.
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      Ruy Lopez Revisited

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      Champions of the New Millennium
      The Best Possible Guide to Who is Who in the Chess Played Today and Tomorrow
      Catalog Code: B0027OB

      In Champions of the New Millennium three accomplished authors present the eighteen best chess players in the world today. Each player is introduced with an illuminating profile, and then four of his or her finest games are explained in depth.
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      Champions of the New Millennium

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      The Complete Hedgehog - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: B0042EU

      The Hedgehog is a thoroughly modern defense where flexibility and understanding trump rote memorization. Using deeply annotated critical games from international practice, GM Sergey Shipov traces the Hedgehog's development - from its origins as a way to avoid well-trodden paths to its current status as a respected weapon in Black's armory.
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      The Complete Hedgehog - VOLUME 1

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      SHOPWORN - Modern Chess - Move by Move
      A Step-By-Step Guide to Brilliant Chess
      Catalog Code: SWB0286EM

      Leading chess author Colin Crouch selects and explains over 30 sensational games, all from the new millennium. By studying battles between the world's best players, Crouch examines in detail all the key areas of modern chess
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      SHOPWORN - Modern Chess - Move by Move

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      Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 2
      1. d4 d5 / 1. d4 Various / Queen's Gambits
      Catalog Code: B0024NIC

      This volume helps beginners to develop a solid understanding of fundamental opening ideas, gives casual players the ability to choose the opening that suits their style and taste, and is a tool for club players to test and review their opening repertoire, as well as a reference book to which advanced players keep returning.
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      Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 2

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      Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 3
      The Complete Indian Defenses
      Catalog Code: B0025NIC

      This volume helps beginners to develop a solid understanding of fundamental opening ideas, gives casual players the ability to choose the opening that suits their style and taste, is a tool for club players to test and review their opening repertoire, as well as a reference book to which advanced players keep returning.
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      Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 3

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