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    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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
    4. E-BOOK Capablanca - Move by Move

      E-BOOK 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
    5. 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
    6. 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
    7. 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
    8. 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
    9. 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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    10. 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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    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. 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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    13. 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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    14. 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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    15. 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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    16. 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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    17. 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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    18. 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
    19. 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
    20. 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
    21. Kramnik - Move by Move

      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
    22. EBOOK - Kramnik - Move by Move

      EBOOK - 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
    23. 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
    24. The Fire Attack - RUSSIAN EDITION

      The Fire Attack - RUSSIAN EDITION

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      The Fire Attack" by Mikhail Tal and Iakov Damsky, brings out all the brightest and most beautiful of the great victories of the Soviet Grandmaster of Chess and World champion Mikhail Tal Nehemevicha. His aggressive, unpredictable, graceful, and in some cases even warlike games are always admired and will always be admired by millions of players around the world. He was a true master of the attack on the king. Tal showed that the need for a good attack, unexpected solutions, endless sacrifices, even if not always correct in terms of computer analysis. Learn More
    25. 1958 interzonal Chess Tournament Portoroz

      1958 interzonal Chess Tournament Portoroz

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      The 1958 Interzonal Chess Tournament in Portoroz was one of the most important and strongest tournaments in chess history, and is still regularly discussed in chess circles today. This is the tournament where the 15-year-old Bobby Fischer earned the grandmaster title and first became a contender for the World Chess Championship. It is also the tournament where Mikhail Tal finally got his first chance to compete in a grandmaster tournament outside of the Soviet Union, and started one of the longest non-losing streaks in chess history on his march to the World Chess Championship. Learn More
    26. Chess Heritage of A.A. Alekhine - VOLUME 2 - RUSSIAN EDITION

      Chess Heritage of A.A. Alekhine - VOLUME 2 - 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.

      This is the second volume of a two-volume biography of World Chess Champion Alexander Alekhine. This second volume is devoted to the art of the strategic concepts of the First Russian World Champion and his contribution to the theory and practice of chess endings. Learn More
    27. Mikhail Moiseyevich Botvinnik - One Hundred Selected Games

      Mikhail Moiseyevich Botvinnik - One Hundred Selected Games

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      Botvinnik One Hundred Selected Games is a direct translation in Descriptive Notation of a book in Russian published in Leningrad in 1949. Unlike most other cases where the translator takes some liberties, we have not been able to find any differences in the text between this translation and the original in Russian. Mikhail Moiseyevich Botvinnik was born on August 17, 1911. In 1931 at the age of 20 he won his first of six Soviet championships. He won the World Chess Championship in 1948 and held the title with two breaks until 1963. This book covers the most important period of his career from the time he played in his first serious chess event until just before his winning the World Chess Championship in 1948. Learn More
    28. The World Chess Championship - 1951

      The World Chess Championship - 1951

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      The 1951 match for the World Chess Championship was exceptionally hard fought. Each player won 5 games and the remaining 14 games were drawn. The match ended in a 12-12 tie and, under the rules, the champion, Botvinnik, retained his title. A new appendix has been added to the end of this book with all the games converted to Algebraic notation and the concluded diagram for each game. Learn More
    29. Bobby Fischer and His Predeccessors

      Bobby Fischer and His Predeccessors

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      The distinguished author, himself a past world champion and President of FIDE, analyzes aspects of Fischer's play in comparison with previous holders of the title Alekhine, Botvinnik, Capablanca, Euwe, Lasker, Petrosian, Smyslov, Spassky, Tal. He examines the relevance of the respective ELO ratings of the earlier champions and provides more specific evidence for considering the true status of Fischer among the champions. Learn More
    30. The Development of Chess Style

      The Development of Chess Style

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      This is essentially a book on chess history, showing how different styles of chess play became popular and flourished and then faded in popularity, such as for example the Hyper-Modern Style of play that became "All the Rage" in the 1920s and 1930s. Learn More
    31. My Best Games of Chess

      My Best Games of Chess

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      In chess literature, there have only been a very few chess books that have immediately-and permanently-established themselves as classics. Lasker's Manual of Chess by Emanuel Lasker, Masters of the Chessboard by Richard Reti and Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual by Mark Dvoretsky are three that come to mind. There are of course others, among them My Best Games of Chess, 1908-1937 by the fourth world chess champion, Alexander Alekhine. Learn More
    32. Both Sides of the Chessboard

      Both Sides of the Chessboard

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      An analysis of the 1972 World Championship Chess Match from both sides of the chessboard - a Russian and an American analysis. Learn More
    33. Fischer Spassky

      Fischer Spassky

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      AT LAST- after cancellations, protests, demands, disappearances, apologies, reporter limitations, referee uncertaincies, chessboard glares, unsuitable chairs and disputes about lighting, noise, and player and audience distance were resolved-at last Bobby Fischer was in Iceland and ready to play. Jully 11, 1972, the Green Day, had arrived at last... Learn More
    34. Reunited

      Reunited

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      Following the split with FIDE when World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov defended his title in a match with Nigel Short in 1993 outside of FIDE, there had been two world chess champions, the “Classical Champion” who had won his title by defeating the current champion in a long match, and the FIDE World Champion who had won one of the World Championship tournaments organized by FIDE. Learn More
    35. The World Champions I Knew

      The World Champions I Knew

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      The legendary chess players that Genna Sosonko brings to life in this new collection of his acclaimed writing have one thing in common: Capablanca, Alekhine, Euwe, Botvinnik, Smyslov, Tal and Petrosian, they were all world champions. Learn More
    36. SHOPWORN - The World Champions I Knew

      SHOPWORN - The World Champions I Knew

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      The legendary chess players that Genna Sosonko brings to life in this new collection of his acclaimed writing have one thing in common: Capablanca, Alekhine, Euwe, Botvinnik, Smyslov, Tal and Petrosian, they were all world champions. Learn More

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