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    Nuremberg 1896
    International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0001CA

    Notes to all the games plus two photos, bibliography, openings index, and tournament records of the contestants.
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    Nuremberg 1896

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    Complete Defense to Queen Pawn Openings
    Essential Opening Moves
    Catalog Code: B0001CZ

    This aggressive counterattacking repertoire covers Black opening systems against virtually every opening except for 1.e4 (plus most flank games), based on the exciting and powerful Tarrasch Defense, which helped win Kasparov and Spassky championships.
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    Complete Defense to Queen Pawn Openings

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    Learn Chess in 12 Lessons
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 1
    Catalog Code: B0001LV

    This is the first book in Lev Alburt's famous Comprehensive Chess Course. Learn everything from the basics of piece movement up to the value of the chess pieces, strategies, tactics, and opening principles. These practical exercises take the reader from beginner to tournament-strength chess player. This chess classic has been praised by players and teachers alike.
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    Learn Chess in 12 Lessons

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    Alexander Alekhine - Agony of a Chess Genius
    Catalog Code: B0001MF

    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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    Beginning Chess
    Over 300 Elementary Problems For Players New to the Game
    Catalog Code: B0001SS

    Now even beginners can reap the rewards of Pandolfini's acclaimed teaching system. Over 300 problems, tailored to beginning players, encompass everything a player needs to learn, from the basic rules and vocabulary to the moves of various chessmen to sophisticated strategies. 300 line drawings.
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    Beginning Chess

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    Baden Baden 1925
    International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0002CA

    Notes by Grekov and a host of great annotators including Lasker, Alekhine, Tartakower, Rabinovich, Burn, Grunfeld, Grigoriev, Levenfish, Romanovsky, Sozin, a.o., A tournament book worthy of this great event, which was one of Alekhine's finest performances. Easily one of the best tournament books ever published in English with a cornucopia of great games from the golden age of hypermodern chess.
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    Baden Baden 1925

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    My System - 21st Century Edition
    The Landmark Positional Chess Training Classic in an Easy-To-Study Algebaic Format / 419 Diagrams
    Catalog Code: B0002HY

    For many years, Nimzovich was known as the "Stormy Petrel" of the chess world. Today, his profound theories of positional chess are accepted as a matter of course, and a knowledge of them is essential to every player who wants to improve his game. My System describes a theory of chess; it also describes the character and genius of its author.
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    My System - 21st Century Edition

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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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    Frank Marshall - US Chess Champion
    A Biography with 220 Games
    Catalog Code: B0002MF

    Frank Marshall (1877-1944) reigned as America's chess champion from 1907 through 1936 - the longest stint of anyone in history. A colorful character almost always decked out in an ascot and chewing a cigar, his career coincided with many evolutionary changes in competitive chess.
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    Frank Marshall - US Chess Champion

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    Complete Book of Chess Strategy
    Grandmaster Techniques from A to Z
    Catalog Code: B0002SI

    An easy-to-understand guide to chess strategy -- conceptual planning -- has always been the amateur's dream. This book makes that dream a reality. This comprehensive guide in dictionary form, the first of its kind, makes all aspects of chess strategy quick, easy, and painlessly accessible to players of all degrees of strength.
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    Complete Book of Chess Strategy

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    Square One
    The Best Chess-Drill Book For Beginners of All Ages
    Catalog Code: B0002SS

    From ever popular instructor Bruce Pandolfini comes this entertaining, interactive and effective book for teaching young Chess players and other newcomers to the game.
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    Square One

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    King and Pawn Endings
    Catalog Code: B0003AC

    Now for the first time, the average player can sit down with a strong teacher and study king and pawn endings effectively and completely. GM Fishbein has selected the basic positions essential to any player's chess education, arranged them in a logical ascending order of difficulty and explained them move-by-move in clear language. To make sure that every lesson finds its mark, he has classified every example according to the basic idea or theme it illustrates.
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    King and Pawn Endings

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    The War Of the Chessmen
    Catalog Code: B0003CA

    This is the first publication of a manuscript by del Rio written around 1800 but unpublished until this edition in 1984. The original Italian plus English commentary added by Professor Christopher Becker who has added a long scholarly introduction which traces the early development of chess and explains the place of this work in chess history.
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    The War Of the Chessmen

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    Winning Chess Tactics For Juniors
    84 One- Two- and Three-Move Combinations for the Developing Chessplayer
    Catalog Code: B0003HY

    In our modern era in which many chess opening and middlegame positions are guided by sophisticated stratagems, the iron fist of tactical blows is still inevitably the final arbiter of the result.
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    Winning Chess Tactics For Juniors

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    Chess Tactics for the Tournament Player
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 3
    Catalog Code: B0003LV

    The third book in Grandmaster Lev Alburt's Comprehensive Chess Course series. The first two volumes used only materials that worked well in the former U.S.S.R. This book contains hundreds of strikingly beautiful positions arranged by difficulty and designed to sharpen the tactical recognition and vision of experienced players anywhere.
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    Chess Tactics for the Tournament Player

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    The Amateur's Mind
    Turning Chess Misconceptions into Chess Mastery
    Catalog Code: B0003SI

    This book takes the student on a journey through his own mind and returns him to the chess board with a wealth of new-found knowledge and the promise of a significant gain in strength. Most amateurs possess erroneous thinking processes that remain with them throughout their chess lives.
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    The Amateur's Mind

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    Chess Middlegame Planning
    Catalog Code: B0004AC

    Every chessplayer hopes to make brilliant moves which will overcome the opponent in a blaze of glory. But such combinations come into being only as a result of proper planning, as demonstrated in Chess Middlegame Planning. The lucid and penetrating analysis of the games in this volume demonstrate the imagination and creativity necessary for proper handling of the central stage of the game.
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    Chess Middlegame Planning

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    Budapest 1896
    International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0004CA

    Notes by Maroczy, Charousek, & other contemporary masters with editing and additional commentary by John Owen. Chigorin & Charousek tied for first followed by Pillsbury, Schlechter/Janowsky, Winawer/Walbrodt, Tarrasch, Albin/Maroczy, Marco, Noa, & Popiel. Includes the Chigorin-Charousek tie-breaking match. Photos & career records of the contestants.
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    Budapest 1896

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    The Middlegame - BOOK 1
    Static Features
    Catalog Code: B0004HY

    Max Euwe was World Chess Champion in the 1930s and he collaborated with International Master Kramer to write this great treatise on how to play chess middlegames. Book I of the series covers pawn formations and static features of the game of chess. Thousands of satisfied customers have made this one of the most popular books on chess middlegames. Completely re-edited and translated to algebraic notation in this 1994 edition.
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    The Middlegame - BOOK 1

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    Chess Made Simple
    Catalog Code: B0004IS

    This is a book about the most fascinating game in the world. It is both a manual for beginners and a refresher course for experienced players. Clear and methodical explanations begin with the various chess pieces and proceed to subtle, advanced plays.
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    Chess Made Simple

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    The King in Jeopardy
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 4
    Catalog Code: B0004LV

    This chess classic has been praised by players and teachers alike. Lev Alburt, Grandmaster of Chess and three-time US chess champion, presents and analyzes the attack and defense of the king, with hundreds of game illustrations, dozens of problems and exercises, and instructive explanations and solutions. These practical exercises take the reader from beginner to tournament-strength chess player.
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    The King in Jeopardy

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    Weapons of Chess
    An Omnibus of Chess Strategy
    Catalog Code: B0004SS

    With Weapons of Chess, National Master and highly acclaimed teacher Bruce Pandolfini brings us the most accessible and easy-to-use chess strategy book ever.
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    Chess Middlegame Combinations
    Catalog Code: B0005AC

    Chess Middlegame Combinations, a companion volume to Chess Middlegame Planning, forms the second part of Peter Romanovsky's classic Russian textbook on the middlegame. Now available for the first itme in an English language translation, Chess Middlegame Combinations is written with a view to helping the reader acquire a practical understanding of middlegame techniques as well as an appreciation for the beauty and aesthetics of chess.
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    The Middlegame - BOOK 2
    Dynamic and Subjective Features
    Catalog Code: B0005HY

    Max Euwe was World Chess Champion in the 1930s and he collaborated with International Master Kramer to write this great treatise on how to play chess middlegames. Book II of the series covers the dynamic features of the game of chess.
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    The Middlegame - BOOK 2

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    Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess
    Aggressive Strategies and Inside Moves from the U.S. Junior Chess Champion
    Catalog Code: B0005SS

    The subject of the book and movie Searching for Bobby Fischer, Josh Waitzkin has long been the top-ranked player for his age in the United States and a role model for chess-playing kids everywhere. Now, for the first time, Waitzkin reveals the aggressive tactics and psychological techniques that have propelled him to the forefront of the chess world.
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    Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess

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    The Games of Alekhine - PAPERBACK
    World Chess Champion - 1927-1935 & 1937-1946
    Catalog Code: B0006AC

    The Games of Alekhine is the first collection of all available chess games played by Alexander Alekhine, World Chess Champion from 1927-1935 and 1937-1946.
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    The Games of Alekhine - PAPERBACK

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    Encyclopedia of Chess Endings - BOOK III - Rook Endings - PART TWO
    Catalog Code: B0006ECO

    The Encyclopedia of Chess Endings (ECE), published by Chess Informant, is a five-volume comprehensive reference work on endings. Contributors to the series include experts such as Adorjan, Averbakh, Beliavsky, Botvinnik, Browne, Ftacnik, Gelfand, Gligoric, Hort, Huebner, Karpov, Kasparov, Kavalek, Korchnoi, Kovacevic, Mikhalchishin, Miles, Minev, Nunn, Parma, Speelman, Sveshnikov, Thompson (BELLE), Timman, Uhlmann, and Unzicker.
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    Encyclopedia of Chess Endings - BOOK III - Rook Endings - PART TWO

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    Anatoly Karpov - My 300 Best Games
    Catalog Code: B0006EU

    I have played a huge amount of tournament and match games during my long chess career, roughly 2,500 altogether. From those games, I have selected only three hundred for this book, - the games I consider my best and most instructive ones.
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    Anatoly Karpov - My 300 Best Games

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    How to Reassess Your Chess - WORKBOOK
    How to Master Chess Imbalances
    Catalog Code: B0006SI

    In this large workbook, a stand-alone companion to How to Reassess Your Chess, Jeremy Silman provides 131 problems designed to test a player's strengths and weaknesses. These problems cover openings, middlegames (both positional and tactical) and endgames. As a player completes one of these problems, he or she may then turn to Mr. Silman's answer, which is always detailed yet never dry.
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    How to Reassess Your Chess - WORKBOOK

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    Chessercizes
    New Winning Techniques for Players of All Levels
    Catalog Code: B0006SS

    National Master Bruce Pandolfini has created a unique and challenging Chess exercise book for players of all levels. Faced with actual positions from recent tournaments and match play, readers are asked to make the winning move for some of the world's best players, including World Champions Kasparov and Karpov.
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    Chessercizes

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    The Chess Terrorist's Handbook
    Catalog Code: B0007AC

    The Chess Terrorist's Handbook is a collection of deeply annotated chess games drawn from Leonid Shamkovich's forty years of tournament combat against such players as David Bronstein, Mikhail Tal and Boris Spassky.
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    The Chess Terrorist's Handbook

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    Schlechter's Chess Games
    Catalog Code: B0007CA

    An original work which gives all the Schlechter games found in an exhaustive decade-long search. It complements the Goldman book by giving many more games (811 total), but no notes, and a brief biography with some photos and cross-tables for his major tournaments.
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    Schlechter's Chess Games

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    Combinations - The Heart of Chess
    Catalog Code: B0007DV

    Explanations for the famous and less well-known combinations of Tarrasch, Botvinnik, Nimzovich, Steinitz, Rubinstein; the dazzling brilliancies of Morphy, Keres and Alekhine; the deadly attacks of Marshall; the unfathomable plays of Lasker; and the matchless creations of Capablanca and many others. 356 diagrams.
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    Combinations - The Heart of Chess

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    Encyclopedia of Chess Endings - BOOK IV - Queen Endings
    Catalog Code: B0007ECO

    The Encyclopedia of Chess Endings (ECE), published by Chess Informant, is a five-volume comprehensive reference work on endings. Contributors to the series include experts such as Adorjan, Averbakh, Beliavsky, Botvinnik, Browne, Ftacnik, Gelfand, Gligoric, Hort, Huebner, Karpov, Kasparov, Kavalek, Korchnoi, Kovacevic, Mikhalchishin, Miles, Minev, Nunn, Parma, Speelman, Sveshnikov, Thompson (BELLE), Timman, Uhlmann, and Unzicker.
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    Encyclopedia of Chess Endings - BOOK IV - Queen Endings

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    Three Hundred Chess Games
    English Language Edition
    Catalog Code: B0007HY

    Grandmaster Siegbert Tarrasch, in Three Hundred Chess Games, takes the combinational school of Paul Morphy and combines it with the positional school founded by Wilhelm Steinitz. The result is a powerful system of chess player utilitized by some of the greatest masters since the turn of the twentieth century. Dr. Tarrasch's system reflects the entire store of knowledge of chess, up to the hypermodern era.
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    Three Hundred Chess Games

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    More Chessercizes - Checkmate
    300 Winning Strategies for Players of All Levels
    Catalog Code: B0007SS

    This book offers chess players the ultimate challenge - to find the move or sequence of moves that will finish off the imaginary opponent in a checkmate situation, allowing readers to practice traps and winning opening moves without using a chess board.
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    More Chessercizes - Checkmate

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