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  1. CLEARANCE - 1974 Chess Olympiad

    CLEARANCE - 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
  2. Endgame Play

    Endgame Play

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    Win with your extra material! The experts usually win with an extra pawn, but many players discover from experience how easy it is to go wrong, even in the simplest of endgames. Chris Ward explains in easy steps how to handle typical endgame situations. Learn More
  3. The Complete Najdorf 6. Bg5

    The Complete Najdorf 6. Bg5

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    The Najdorf Sicilian (1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6) is the most important, popular, and talked about opening in chess. Its name is synonymous with such luminaries as Tal, Fischer, and Kasparov. Learn More
  4. Paul Keres - The Quest for Perfection

    Paul Keres - The Quest for Perfection

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    Paul Keres was one of the greatest players in chess history and a leading contender for the world championship for over 30 years. His modest, honest and open-minded approach to chess made him popular with chess enthusiasts the world over. These qualities come over supremely well in his writing. Learn More
  5. Richard Reti's Best Games

    Richard Reti's Best Games

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    The most instructive games by one of the most original chess players of all time!A new edition of Golombek's in-depth look at the chess of one of the most influential chess theoreticians of the twentieth century. As part of the algebraic classics series, it has been converted to modern notation by Grandmaster John Nunn, who has added analytical footnotes. Learn More
  6. Beating the King's Indian and Benoni

    Beating the King's Indian and Benoni

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    It seems unfair that Black gets all the attacking chances in the normal lines of the King's Indian. Readers can now take a tip from the World's leading expert of sharp systems and shock their opponent with the Four Pawn Attack! Black has countless ways to go wrong, while White is risking little if well-prepared. Vaisser's hitherto unpublished analysis will give readers the edge they need to send Black's King to the guillotine. Learn More
  7. Jon Speelman's Best Games

    Jon Speelman's Best Games

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    Improve your chess by studying the games of a two-time candidate for the World Championship and three-time British champion. Jon Speelman annotates the best of his games in this collection, and includes games and stories from his World Championship campaigns, Chess Olympiads, and top-level grandmaster tournaments, including the World Cup. Learn More
  8. The Grunfeld for the Attacking Player

    The Grunfeld for the Attacking Player

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    Grandmaster Bogdan Lilac provides a complete repertoire with the aggressive Grunfeld Defense, based around complete illustrative games. The Grunfeld has been a favorite of World Champions Fischer and Kasparov, and its young contemporary adherents include Vishwanathan Anand and Peter Leko. Learn More
  9. Chess Under the Microscope

    Chess Under the Microscope

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    In this major work, Paul Motwani, the author of the critically acclaimed H.O.T. Chess and C.O.O.L. Chess, looks in-deph at key aspects of chess. His witty style will not only amuse but will instruct the reader by providing memorable insights into chess secrets. Learn More
  10. The Sveshnikov Sicilian

    The Sveshnikov Sicilian

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    The Sveshnikov Sicilian is arguably the most dynamic line in the whole of the Sicilian Defence. Black takes on certain structural weaknesses but gains active piece play as compensation, which is very much in keeping with the modern style of play. Black is not content to equalize but from the very startsets out to wrest the advantage from his opponent's hands. Learn More
  11. Your Chess Questions Answered

    Your Chess Questions Answered

    $9.95
    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. Learn More
  12. 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
  13. CLEARANCE - Test your Chess with Daniel King

    CLEARANCE - Test your Chess with Daniel King

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    Assess your chess strength with this test-yourself guide. In this instructive and entertaining book, based on the author's Chess Monthly column, Grandmaster Daniel King invites you to sit alongside the leading players in the world and predict their moves. Learn More
  14. Batsford Book of Chess Records

    Batsford Book of Chess Records

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    The book aims to fill a gap in chess literature by listing the record holders in numerous aspects of the game. It is divided into four sections: Games; People; Tournaments, Matches and Events; and Around the Black and White Board, giving the chess play of some amazing chess record moves. Learn More
  15. My 60 Memorable Games

    My 60 Memorable Games

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    In this authoritative reissue of one of the most important chess books ever written, the great Bobby Fischer takes the reader move by move through 60 of his most instructive and entertaining games, including the astounding 'Game of the Century' played when he was only 15 years old! Learn More
  16. Chess In Action

    Chess In Action

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    This is not your typical beginner's chess book! Written by longtime children's book author Paul Mantell, and International Master of Chess Dean Ippolito, Chess in Action effectively captures the excitement of the battle: the thrill of staying one step ahead of your opponent, of launching a surprise attack, of drawing your adversary into a trap. Learn More
  17. What It Takes to Become a Chess Master

    What It Takes to Become a Chess Master

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    Written by one of our biggest-selling and best-loved chess authors, in his trademark chatty, accessible but always informative style, this book is filled with practical exercises and test games that will reveal the secrets of how to join chess's elite ranks. Learn More
  18. Pawn Structure Chess

    Pawn Structure Chess

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    Every chess player needs to know how to handle pawns. Pawns form the 'playing fields' of chess games, a semi-permanent structure that can determine whether a player wins or loses. This fully updated version of a timeless chess classic will give you the comprehensive knowledge to mastering pawn structures. Learn More

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