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    1. SHOPWORN - Kramnik - Move by Move

      SHOPWORN - Kramnik - Move by Move

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      Vladimir Kramnik is a giant of the chess world. He firmly secured his legendary status when he won the World Championship in 2000 by defeating the previously dominant Garry Kasparov - the only player ever to do so in a match. Kramnik held on to his crown for seven years, and today he remains one of the World's elite players. In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in a study of his favourite Kramnik games. Learn More
    2. Strategy & Tactics in Chess

      Strategy & Tactics in Chess

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      In this book, the great Dutch World Champion, Dr. Max Euwe, discusses both strategy and tactics in chess, having special emphasis on the latter, to which about two-thirds of the book is dedicated. Tactics have been, comparatively speaking, neglected in chess literature, and it is therefore, interesting to find that five out of eight chapters of this book are devoted to combinations which are analyzed and classified. Learn More
    3. Botvinnik Selected Games - RUSSIAN EDITION

      Botvinnik Selected Games - RUSSIAN EDITION

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      M. M. Botvinnik - Selected Games Due to the interest of a wide range of players to be creative strongest chess player of the USSR, and later the first Soviet world champion Mikhail Botvinnik periodically came out of his best books, and commented on them in detail parties. T Learn More
    4. Theorie der Schach-Eroffnungen - GERMAN EDITION

      Theorie der Schach-Eroffnungen - GERMAN EDITION

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      Hinweis uber die Entstehung mit einer biografischen Erganzung. Dr. Euwe hat es verstanden, durch seine einfache und methodische Kommentierung der Eroffnungsgedanken und der Zugfolgen den schwierigen Stoff jedermann leicht zuganglich zu machen. Was die Euwe'schen Werke speziell auszeichnet, ist vor allem ihre grossartige Klarheit im Aufbau der verschiedenen Systeme, die jederzeit ein rasches Nachschlagen der gewunschten Variante erlaubt. Dieses Werk hat schon vielen Schachfreunden zur Meisterstarke verholfen! Learn More
    5. The Magic Tactics of Mikhail Tal

      The Magic Tactics of Mikhail Tal

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      Mikhail Tal was one of the greatest geniuses of chess history. The magician from Riga, as he was known because of his dazzling attacking games, took the chess world by storm and in 1961, at the age of twenty-three, he won the world championship.

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    6. The Games of Tigran Petrosian - Volume 2

      The Games of Tigran Petrosian - Volume 2

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      This is the second volume of a two-volume work on the games of Tigran Petrosian. The first volume has his games from 1942 to 1965. Tigran Petrosian was World Chess Champion from 1963 to 1969. He became the first player in the modern era to win a match to defend the world chess title, by defeating Boris Spassky in a match in 1966.

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    7. Chess Psychologist World Champion Tal

      Chess Psychologist World Champion Tal

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      This book contains 60 games in Descriptive Notation annotated by Liepnieks and other Latvian masters including Edmars Mednis, Paul Tautvaisas and John Tums based on the notes by Tal. It also includes Tal's Chess Quiz based on 10 of Tal's games. (WARNING: This quiz is too difficult. You will not be able to solve the problems.)

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    8. World Champion Smyslov and His 120 Best Games

      World Champion Smyslov and His 120 Best Games

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      This collection of best games of Smyslov is probably the best collection of his annotated games in Descriptive Notation. This book was first published in 1958, the year that Vassily Smyslov was World Chess Champion.

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    9. Botvinnik the Invincible

      Botvinnik the Invincible

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      Botvinnik the Invincible was written in 1946, two years before Botvinnik won the World Chess Championship. The fact that it accurately predicts the ultimate victory by Botvinnink is itself significant.

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    10. Dr. Lasker's Chess Career 1889-1914

      Dr. Lasker's Chess Career 1889-1914

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      Dr. Lasker's Chess Career 1889-1914 has become a rare book, almost impossible to obtain. I bought the book used for this reprint from a collector of rare books in Denmark.

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    11. The Middle Game in Chess - Book I

      The Middle Game in Chess - Book I

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      This comprehensive study of middle-game theory is a classic unlikely to be superseded. It is a valuable addition to the library of every serious student of chess.

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    12. Fischer vs. Spassky

      Fischer vs. Spassky

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      The World Chess Championship Match 1972 The chess match of the century has finally taken place and chess masters throughout the world have already agreed that some of the games are among the greatest that have ever been played.

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    13. Botvinnik's Best Games 1947-1970

      Botvinnik's Best Games 1947-1970

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      This book covers the entire period when Botvinnik was World Chess Champion.

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    14. The World Chess Championship

      The World Chess Championship

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      The official Chess Championship of the World was inaugurated with the 1948 tournament. Learn More
    15. Great Chess Upsets

      Great Chess Upsets

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      This book is a good read. Even without playing over the games, readers will find it enjoyable. Learn More
    16. Chess Heritage of A.A. Alekhine - VOLUME 1 - RUSSIAN EDITION

      Chess Heritage of A.A. Alekhine - VOLUME 1 - RUSSIAN EDITION

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      Alekhine has long earned a reputation not only a brilliant experience, but also the best chess writer and theoretician of the first half of 20th century. Alekhine's Games, which are shining examples of chess creativity, are provided with detailed notes. Learn More
    17. The Games of Tigran Petrosian - 1942-1965 - VOLUME 1

      The Games of Tigran Petrosian - 1942-1965 - VOLUME 1

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      This is the first of two volumes devoted to the chess career of former World Champion Tigran Petrosian, whose masterly positional play and near invincibility earned him the name of "Iron Tigran". Learn More
    18. Capablanca - Move by Move

      Capablanca - Move by Move

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      Jose Raul Capablanca is a chess legend, world champion and quite simply one of the greatest players in the history of the game. His achievements and seemingly effortless style of play won many admirers, and his legacy includes a treasure of instructive games. Studying Capablanca's play is a must for any aspiring chess player. For Cyrus Lakdawala, it was a key factor in his chess development and improvement, and in this book he revisits many of his favourite Capablanca games. Learn More
    19. Emanuel Lasker - The Life of a Chess Master

      Emanuel Lasker - The Life of a Chess Master

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      The legendary master comes vividly to life as Dr. Hannak details his childhood, education, decision to become a professional player, great exploits in matches against Marshall, Capablanca, Tarrasch, Schlechter and other players, his happy marriage, flight from Nazi Germany and much more.

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    20. How Karpov Wins - 2nd Edition

      How Karpov Wins - 2nd Edition

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      100 games analyzed simply and clearly, showing exactly how Karpov won. Over 300 chess diagrams.

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    21. The Immortal Games of Capablanca

      The Immortal Games of Capablanca

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      Superbly annotated treasury includes 113 of the Cuban master's greatest games against Marshall, Lasker, Euwe, and many other formidable opponents.

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    22. Petrosian's Legacy

      Petrosian's Legacy

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      This book was originally published in Russian as Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian Chess Lectures. The publisher was Soviet Radio. Every chess enthusiast should have this important work in his chess library.

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    23. Bobby Fischer Comes Home

      Bobby Fischer Comes Home

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      Bobby Fischer Comes Home tells the story of their complicated friendship and paints an intimate portrait of the last years of the man who many see as the greatest chess player that ever lived.

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    24. Garry Kasparov's Opening Repertoire

      Garry Kasparov's Opening Repertoire

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      This work has been updated in 2012 to include all of the latest World Chess Championship matches by Garry Kasparov.

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    25. Win Like Karpov!

      Win Like Karpov!

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      Win Like Karpov! begins with extensive Biography and Openings sections. There are four Karpov Early Games and six Karpov Classics.

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    26. Vishy Anand - World Chess Champion

      Vishy Anand - World Chess Champion

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      This new expanded edition of the award-winning Vishy Anand: My Best Games of Chess (New Edition) features 30 extra games from the period of Anand's greatest successes.

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    27. Struggle


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      Lasker's book delves deeply into all phases of life and struggles. He attempts to create a general theory of all competitive activities, including chess, business and war.

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    28. Endgame - PAPERBACK

      Endgame - PAPERBACK

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      ENDGAME is acclaimed biographer Frank Brady's decades-in-the-making tracing of the meteoric ascent--and confounding descent--of enigmatic genius Bobby Fischer. Only Brady, who met Fischer when the prodigy was only 10 and shared with him some of his most dramatic triumphs, could have written this book, which has much to say about the nature of American celebrity and the distorting effect.of fame

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    29. A Guide To Chess Endings

      A Guide To Chess Endings

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      This book makes a fairly thorough study of those endings most likely to occur in play, especially those with rooks. This book is best worked through as a course of study, so that the underlying ideas are absorbed and a sound positional judgment is acquired it is at first not necessary to understand every nuance, far less to try to remember the more difficult variations; indeed one might pass over the sub-variations at first reading.

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    30. Meet the Masters

      Meet the Masters

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      Meet the Masters contains the biographies of the eight strongest players in the world at that time. It includes their histories, photographs, games and an analysis and critique of their playing styles. Each of these eight players had been invited to the historic tournament at AVRO 1938, regarded as the strongest chess tournament ever held prior to modern times. The eight players generally regarded as the strongest in the world were: World Champion Alexander Alekhine, former champions José Raúl Capablanca and Max Euwe, future champion Mikhail Botvinnik and challengers Paul Keres, Reuben Fine, Samuel Reshevsky and Salo Flohr.

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    31. The Road to Chess Mastery

      The Road to Chess Mastery

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      Through an introduction that explains how the ordinary chess player can improve in the various phases of the game of chess, and in enlightening commentaries far more extensive than space permits in an ordinary annotated game, former World Champion Dr. Max Euwe shows how a chess player should think, by indicating the moves for all but the most obvious moves of each game. By applying what he learns in this work the reader may, indeed, find himself traveling the road to chess mastery.

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    32. Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1937

      Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1937

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      This unequaled collection reproduces Alekhine's 220 best games, his own personal acounts of the dazzling victories that made him a legend. Spanning almost thirty years of tournament play, it includes historic matches against Capablanca, Euwe and Bogoljubov, and chronicles his briliant ascent to world mastery, his surprising defeat in 1935, and his dramatic return two years later - the first deposed champion to regain his crown.

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    33. The Logical Approach to Chess

      The Logical Approach to Chess

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      This has long been one of the standard books on basic chess strategy. It takes the player from the middle game of chess and shows how to take it to a favorable conclusion.

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    34. Bobby Fischer - The Greatest?

      Bobby Fischer - The Greatest?

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      This is a book in Descriptive Chess Notation of great importance not only because of the question it addresses, but because of who asks and then answers that question. Dr. Max Euwe, who was world chess champion from 1935 to 1937, compares and contrasts Bobby Fischer with the three greatest players before him, world champions Lasker, Capablanca and Alekhine.

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    35. Judgement and Planning in Chess

      Judgement and Planning in Chess

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      This is a basic book that teaches strategic planning in chess. Written by a former Chess Champion of the world, this book has as its basis an entirely novel idea which will help players over a real difficulty.

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    36. The Chess of Bobby Fischer

      The Chess of Bobby Fischer

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      Bobby Fischer is regarded as the greatest chess player of all time. A movie "Searching for Bobby Fischer" was made about two of the times he disappeared. Although there are many books about Bobby Fischer, this is the only one that deals in depth with his second, in 1992, match against Boris Spassky and the one that explores in greatest depth his playing style and thought process.

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