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    Chess Strategy Books

    Year of Publication
    1959 2014 1959 to 2014
    Author(s)
    1. Adam Hunt (2)
    2. Adrian Mikhalchishin (1)
    3. Alexander Beliavsky (1)
    4. Allen Russell (1)
    5. Amatzia Avni (2)
    6. Anatoly Karpov (1)
    7. Andrew Soltis (2)
    8. Angus Dunnington (2)
    9. Aron Nimzowitsch (2)
    10. Bruce Pandolfini (1)
    11. Daniel Naroditsky (1)
    12. Drazen Marovic (1)
    13. Edward Lasker (1)
    14. Efstratios Grivas (2)
    15. Eric Schiller (2)
    16. Eric Schiller (2)
    17. Fred Wilson (1)
    18. Gary Lane (3)
    19. Gerald Abrahams (1)
    20. Guido Kern (1)
    21. Herman Grooten (1)
    22. Irving Chernev (1)
    23. Israel Gelfer (1)
    24. Ivan Sokolov (1)
    25. J.F.S. Rumble (1)
    26. Jacob Aagaard (6)
    27. Jacob Aagaard (7)
    28. James Plaskett (1)
    29. Jeff Coakley (2)
    30. Jeremy Silman (1)
    31. Joel Johnson (1)
    32. Johan Hellsten (3)
    33. John Hall (1)
    34. John Nunn (1)
    35. John Rice (1)
    36. John Shaw (1)
    37. John Watson (1)
    38. Jurgen Kaufeld (1)
    39. Larry Parr (1)
    40. Leonid Shamkovich (1)
    41. Lev Alburt (2)
    42. Lou Hays (1)
    43. Ludek Pachman (5)
    44. M. Blaine (1)
    45. Max Euwe (4)
    46. Michael Stean (1)
    47. Mihai Suba (1)
    48. Neil McDonald (3)
    49. Oleg Stetsko (1)
    50. Paul Motwani (2)
    51. Phil Adams (1)
    52. Robert Timmer (1)
    53. Sam Collins (2)
    54. Sam Palatnik (1)
    55. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
    56. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
    57. Simon Kay (2)
    58. Simon Williams (2)
    59. Todd Bardwick (1)
    60. Yaroslav Srokovski (1)
    61. Yasser Seirawan (3)
    62. Zenon Franco (1)
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    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (41)
    2. AN - Algebraic (29)
    3. DN - Descriptive (12)
    Topics
    1. Strategy (2)
    Popular Book Series
    1. Comprehensive Chess Course (1)
    2. Move by Move (2)
    3. Starting Out (3)
    4. Winning Chess (3)

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      Unusual Endings
      Catalog Code: CB0069CD

      No board and men are necessary to enjoy this booklet. Enough diagrams are provided for you to follow each position to its completion.Chess with unusual positions is an altogether different world. There will be those who will want to solve them form the first diagram ? others will wait and start with the second diagram. But we are not going to challenge you to solve anything! This is where creative imagination is the order of the day ? where routine is scorned for the sheer love of artistry.
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      Strategy for Advanced Players
      Catalog Code: CB0007CD

      Schiller covers strategic and positional factors as seen in the complex interplay of the middlegame and endgame with 45 lessons. The art of strategic planning is not easily acquired from most teaching materials, yet is one of the most important aspects of practical play. He does an excellent job here teaching strategy skills. This book is mostly recommended for players 1600 rated and up.
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      Strategy for Advanced Players

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      Chess: Improving and Staying Sharp
      Catalog Code: CB0032CD

      This book emphasizes topics that strong players need to study in order to improve and stay sharp. Contents: Lesson 1:Attack and Counterattack, Lesson 2:Tactical Exercises I, Lesson 3:Art of Strategy, Lesson 4: Tactical Exercises II, Lesson 5:Art of the Endgame, Lesson 6:Tactical Exercises III, Epilogue: Odds and Ends.
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      Modern Chess Lessons
      Catalog Code: CB0101CD

      This book developed out of the author working with chess teams. The five lessons taught are: 1)Sharpening of tactical ability, 2)The important principles of the opening, 3)An opening repertoire is needed. The most popular choice among many is the English Opening for White, 4)Basic principles of pawn endings, 5)Strategy is probably one of the more difficult concepts of chess to master. This is the ability to take advantage of structural weaknesses and an intuitive feel. Going through these lessons will help make the reader a more successful tournament
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      A Road to the Expert Title
      Catalog Code: CB0063CD

      A Road to the Expert Title
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      A Road to the Expert Title

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      Castling to Win
      Catalog Code: B0105BT

      The king is the most valuable piece on the chessboard, yet many players - especially at club level - give little thought to where His Majesty should reside. This wide-ranging survey explains the dangers with leaving the King in the center, and the possible drawbacks to castling too early or on the wrong side. Castling can be an attacking move, as shown in many stunning examples. An expected castling is often devastating and can often determine the game on the spot. This practical manual includes entertaining examples of late castling and castling in studies.
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      Castling to Win

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      C.O.O.L. Chess
      Catalog Code: B0064BT

      The sequel to H.O.T. Chess. Grandmaster Motwani continues to explain his easy-to-use approach to chess thinking, and shows how Creative Original Opening Lines can bring astonishing over-the-board success. The many brilliant games in this book includes victories by Motwani over some of the world's leading players, whom he has outwitted in the early stages of the game.
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      Hanging Pawns
      Catalog Code: CB0013XX

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      Mastering the Bishop Pair
      Catalog Code: CB0015XX

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      Mastering Rook vs. Minor Pieces
      Catalog Code: CB0016XX

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      Mastering Rook vs. Minor Pieces

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      Winning with the English Opening
      Catalog Code: CB0076CD

      Essentially, Soltis advocates a 1 c4, 2 g3 sequence against virtually any set-up by Black. The rare exception is the response 2?d5 after either 1?e6 or 1?c6, when 3 b3 is recommended, although even here, the King?s Bishop does end up fianchettoed, but just a few moves later.The book maintains the same basic coverage as the second edition. It is divided into four sections: I ? c4 e5; II ? c4 c5; III ? c4 Nf6; and IV - c4, others. There are two basic systems presented in the book: The set-up credited to Botvinnik, with the KB fianchettoed, the QN on c3, pawns on c4, d3 and e4, and the KN on e2; and a variation of this, with the pawn on e3, with the d?pawn retaining the option of going to either d3 or d4, depending on circumstances.
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      Winning with the English Opening

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      Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play
      Catalog Code: CB0084CD

      This book challenges you right in the opening to come up with ideas by answering the tests. Then you are tested in the strategy of the middlegame, which in some cases evolves into the final stage - the endgame. You can take the tests and be evaluated on how well you do from Class C to and including Master. Or you can just enjoy and learn from the deep, deep annotations. Either way you win because they are among the most extraordinary games played from 1955-1992.
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      Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play

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      Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: CB0105CD

      Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play - VOLUME 2
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      Technique in Chess
      Catalog Code: B0022DV

      A superb guide to the general concepts of chess technique and the methods for using technique to plan ahead. Early initiative and control of the center, translating an advantage into the middle game, techniques of endgame play are all systematically analyzed. 200 examples and problems from actual play increase "technique consciousness.
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      Technique in Chess

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      Modern Chess Strategy
      Catalog Code: B0013DV

      Modern classic offers thorough, systematic analysis of the use of the queen, active king, exchanges, seven different uses of pawns, minority attack, dynamic elements, much more. Analyses of 129 great games featuring Capablanca, Alekhine, Lasker, Botvinnik, Reshevsky, Bronstein, Smyslov, Spassky, other masters. Indexes of games and openings. 298 diagrams.
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      A Contemporary Approach to the Middle Game
      Catalog Code: CB0043CD

      One of the greatest middlegame books ever written. The chapters are: 1)The Foundation of Strategy, 2)The Bases of Chess Tactics, 3)Linking Strategy and Tactics, 4)Style, 5)The Dynamic, 6)The Initiative, 7)Transforming Positional Elements, 8)Harmony, 9)The Infuence of Dynamic Standpoint, and 10)Relating Middlegame to Opening.
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      Starting Out - Attacking Play
      How to Set Up And Executive Decisive Attacks
      Catalog Code: B0005EM

      Attacking the opponent's king is one of the most exhilarating aspects of chess, but also one of the most difficult to master. Everyone loves a good old-fashioned king hunt, especially when it leads to checkmate, but often the pressure is very much on the aggressor-one false move and the attack can often fizzle out into less than nothing, leaving the attacker with an empty shell of a position.
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      Starting Out - Attacking Play

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      Secrets of the Russian Chess Masters - VOLUME 2
      Beyond the Basics
      Catalog Code: B0011LV

      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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      Secrets of the Russian Chess Masters - VOLUME 2

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      Creative Chess
      Catalog Code: B0078EM

      Most chess books aim to guide and instruct by offering principles, rules, schemes and theories. Creative Chess, on the other hand, has a quite different and original approach. It firmly maintains that every chessplayer, whether amateur or master, is capable of creating something new in chess. After a discussion of the characteristics and processes of creativity, 10 central concepts, such as unusual positioning and functioning of pieces, alertness to subtle differences, absurd moves, and flexibility, are presented with a wealth of truly amazing examples to encourage the reader to broaden the horizons of his chess thinking.
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      Simple Chess
      New Algebraic Edition
      Catalog Code: B0003DV

      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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      Simple Chess

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      The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played
      62 Masterpieces of Chess Strategy
      Catalog Code: B0037DV

      Sixty-two masterly demonstrations of the basic strategies of winning at chess, featuring games by the greatest chess masters Capablanca, Tarrasch, Fischer, Alekhine, Lasker, Petrosian among them compiled and annotated by one of chess literature's most brilliant authors.
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      The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played

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      Chess Wizardry
      Catalog Code: B0069BT

      This is a new edition of a classic work and will introduce a new generation of readers to the wonders of chess problems. The readers will find many of the best chess problems ever composed, chosen and investigated by John Rice, an International Master. The readers will find stories behind famous ideas.
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      Chess Wizardry

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      H.O.T. Chess
      Secrets from Scotland to Unlock Your Highly Original Thinking
      Catalog Code: B0071BT

      The H.O.T. stands for Highly Original Thinking. The author's ideas extend beyond the situation on the board. He maximizes your strengths and exploits your opponent's weaknesses.
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      H.O.T. Chess

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      Chess College - VOLUME 1 - Strategy
      A Step-By-Step Guide to Chess Excellence
      Catalog Code: B0173GB


      Publisher: Gambit
      Author: Efstratios Grivas
      Year of Publication: 2006 Pages: 112
      Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


      Book DescriptionChess College is a new series of books to take intermediate players to new levels of chess understanding. New ideas are introduced and immediately illustrated by a number of entertaining and instructive examples, many drawn from the author's own practice. Volume 1: Strategy introduces a variety of topics, including: ""Why do we lose?"", Attack on the King, Two Bishops, Passed Pawn, Exchange Sacrifice, Positional Sacrifice, and Outpost. By drawing extensively upon his own games, Grivas is able to explain exactly what was going on over the board, and avoids the pitfall of providing overly familiar, clich
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      Chess College - VOLUME 1 - Strategy

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      Chess Analytics
      Training with a Grandmaster
      Catalog Code: B0059RE

      Grivas presents almost 240 games, most with complete scores to assist comprehension, illustrating his themes with practical, insightful examples and explanations.
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      Chess Analytics

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      SHOPWORN - Creative Chess
      Catalog Code: SWB0078EM

      Most chess books aim to guide and instruct by offering principles, rules, schemes and theories. Creative Chess, on the other hand, has a quite different and original approach. It firmly maintains that every chessplayer, whether amateur or master, is capable of creating something new in chess. After a discussion of the characteristics and processes of creativity, 10 central concepts, such as unusual positioning and functioning of pieces, alertness to subtle differences, absurd moves, and flexibility, are presented with a wealth of truly amazing examples to encourage the reader to broaden the horizons of his chess thinking.
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      SHOPWORN - Creative Chess

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      Chess Strategy
      Catalog Code: B0019DV

      One of the great theoretical works in chess, shows principles of action above and beyond moves. Acclaimed by Capablanca, Keres, etc.
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      Chess Strategy

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      SHOPWORN - Starting Out - Defensive Play
      Catalog Code: SWB0010EM

      In this valuable and entertaining book, Angus Dunnington arms the reader with all the necessary skills to be able to cope with vicious assaults on his or her king. Using illustrative games, Dunnington investigates in depth defensive ideas such as blockading, giving up material and the timely launch of counterattacks. Read this book and defend with confidence!
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      SHOPWORN - Starting Out - Defensive Play

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      Positional Chess Handbook
      495 Instructive Positions from Grandmaster Games
      Catalog Code: B0040DV

      This complete guide, written by a grandmaster, can assist all players at every level in developing a more powerful strategic game. Spanning more than a century of chess, it presents examples on such themes as key squares, bad bishops, and pawn structures in ascending difficulty, with ample cross-references.
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      Positional Chess Handbook

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      Grandmaster Versus Amateur
      Catalog Code: B0054QT

      A multinational array of top grandmasters explain the difference in thinking between professional and amateur chess players, and how the amateur can bridge the gap. It usually takes at least a decade of sustained effort for even the most talented player to reach the grandmaster level - this book cannot guarantee to make the reader a chess grandmaster, but it is certainly a healthy nudge in the right direction.
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      Grandmaster Versus Amateur

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      SHOPWORN - Break the Rules!
      A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
      Catalog Code: SWB0358EM

      In this instructive and entertaining book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. Drawing upon his own experience and using examples from modern grandmaster chess, McDonald examines how to avoid stereotypical thinking, how to exploit typical thinking patterns, and how to confuse and beat opponents with surprising ideas.
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      SHOPWORN - Break the Rules!

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      SHOPWORN - Greatest Ever Chess Strategies
      Catalog Code: SWB0376EM

      Do you instinctively know what to do in every type of chess position or are you often uncertain about how to proceed? Wouldn't it be really useful to know the best chess strategies and to recognise when they should be used? In this book Sam Collins examines key games from both the classical and modern eras. He analyses the major strategic ideas that have stood the test of time and notes their considerable influence on his own games.
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      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Strategies
      Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
      Catalog Code: SWB0195EM

      Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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      SHOPWORN - Prepare to Attack
      Catalog Code: SWB0317EM

      There's no escaping the fact: if you want to win chess games, you have to attack at some point. Many players are happy solving combinations in winning positions, when the hard work is already done, but the key to a successful attack undoubtedly comes much earlier. No-one can attack effectively if they haven't prepared properly, and yet planning in chess can be a difficult technique to master, even for experienced players.
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      Chess Strategy for Advanced Students
      Catalog Code: B0086IS

      The art of strategic planning is not easily acquired from most teaching materials, yet it is one of the most important aspects of practical play. In this book, positional factors have been approached, with examples showing how a certain specific weakness can be exploited by specific means. This book includes complete games where the strategic and positional factors are seen in the complex interplay of the middle game and end game.
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      Chess Strategy for Advanced Students

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      The Art of Attacking Chess
      33 Inspiration and Instructive Masterpieces
      Catalog Code: B0024GB

      All chess-players love to play a smooth attacking game, flowing from start to finish, and sprinkled with spectacular ideas and sacrifices. However, few can do so regularly, and for most players, their collection of brilliancies missed far outweighs their creative successes. Innate talent plays an important role, but many of the skills needed for attacking chess can be learned by study and practice. Here, one of the world's most experienced annotators has selected 33 superb examples, and explained them in a way that strips away the mystery.
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      The Art of Attacking Chess

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