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  1. New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2014/8

    New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2014/8

    Our Price: $12.95
    New in Chess is the magazine of choice for serious Chess players. If it is happening in Chess, you'll read about it in New in Chess Magazine. It features On the spot tournament reports, in-depth interviews with top players, comprehensive analysis Learn More
  2. New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2014/5

    New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2014/5

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    New in Chess is the magazine of choice for serious Chess players. If it is happening in Chess, you'll read about it in New in Chess Magazine. It features On the spot tournament reports, in-depth interviews with top players, comprehensive analysis Learn More
  3. New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2014/6

    New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2014/6

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    New in Chess is the magazine of choice for serious Chess players. If it is happening in Chess, you'll read about it in New in Chess Magazine. It features On the spot tournament reports, in-depth interviews with top players, comprehensive analysis Learn More
  4. New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2014/4

    New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2014/4

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    New in Chess is the magazine of choice for serious Chess players. If it is happening in Chess, you'll read about it in New in Chess Magazine. It features On the spot tournament reports, in-depth interviews with top players, comprehensive analysis and endgame studies, Secrets of Surprise Openings and columns from leading contributors. Learn More
  5. New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2014/2

    New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2014/2

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    New in Chess is the magazine of choice for serious Chess players. If it is happening in Chess, you'll read about it in New in Chess Magazine. It features On the spot tournament reports, in-depth interviews with top players, comprehensive analysis and endgame studies, Secrets of Surprise Openings and columns from leading contributors. Learn More
  6. New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2014/3

    New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2014/3

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    New in Chess is the magazine of choice for serious Chess players. If it is happening in Chess, you'll read about it in New in Chess Magazine. It features On the spot tournament reports, in-depth interviews with top players, comprehensive analysis and endgame studies, Secrets of Surprise Openings and columns from leading contributors. Learn More
  7. New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2014/1

    New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2014/1

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    Content Your Move NIC’s Café Russia Wins World Teams Russia’s coach Yuri Dokhoian reveals the philosophy behind his coaching. Lothar Schmid’s Library The biggest private chess collection in the world is up for sale. Learn More
  8. New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2013/6

    New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2013/6

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    As Dortmund celebrated 40 years of international top-level chess, Vladimir Kramnik was the obvious star to watch. On any given day, the Russian’s score would have sufficed for an eleventh trophy, but not at the 41st Sparkassen Chess Meeting, where 41-year-old Mickey Adams baffled friend and foe, and himself, with a dream score of 7 out of 9. Learn More
  9. New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2013/5

    New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2013/5

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    As Boris Gelfand deservedly claimed one of his biggest successes ever, the rest of the old guard at the Tal Memorial failed dramatically. Struggling from day one, Vishy Anand and Vladimir Kramnik sensationally ended up at the bottom of the table. Magnus Carlsen finished in second place, but the Norwegian criticized his play as 'too indifferent'. Hikaru Nakamura proudly led the field after six rounds and then collapsed completely. Learn More
  10. NIC Yearbook 104 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 104 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    Our Price: $39.95

    In this issue’s Reviews Glenn Flear checks three opening books that have in common that, instead of detailed computer analysis where things can easily go wrong, they offer solid solutions: "The Berlin Defence" by Igor Lysyj & Roman Ovetchkin, "Slay the Sicilian" by Tim Taylor, and "The Modern French" by Dejan Antic and Branimir Maksimovic.

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  11. NIC Yearbook 104 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 104 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    Our Price: $33.95

    In this issue’s Reviews Glenn Flear checks three opening books that have in common that, instead of detailed computer analysis where things can easily go wrong, they offer solid solutions: "The Berlin Defence" by Igor Lysyj & Roman Ovetchkin, "Slay the Sicilian" by Tim Taylor, and "The Modern French" by Dejan Antic and Branimir Maksimovic.

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  12. NIC Yearbook 103 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 103 - PAPERBACK EDITION

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    Publisher: New In Chess
    Author: New In Chess
    Year of Publication: 2012

    Pages: 248
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book Description

    The Chess Player's Guide to Opening News

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    Readers from all over the world join in discussions on previous Surveys. Titled players, correspondence players and club players shed their light on opening developments and search for the truth together. With contributions by Viktor Moskalenko, Igor Stohl, Viacheslav Zakhartsov, Nenad Sulava, Ufuk Tuncer, and many others.

    Benjamin's Opening Takes
    In his Opening Takes, Joel Benjamin shows how you can fight against over-prepared opponents, looking at Magnus Carlsen's practical approach in the London Classic and Tata Steel tournaments.

    Kuzmin's Harvest
    In his new series, insider Alexey Kuzmin collects the most important recent novelties for Yearbook readers. This time the novelties are from the European Championship in Plovdiv.

    Book Previews and Reviews
    In this section we present a sneak preview from The Modern French by Dejan Antic and Branimir Maksimovic. Our reviewer Glenn Flear notices a growing influence of subtitles in books like Ivan Sokolov's The Strategic Nimzo-Indian, Larry Kaufman's The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White, Alexander Delchev's The Modern Reti and Ruslan Scherbakov's the triangle system. Of course the insides of these books are even more important, and Flear is an expert in pointing out the highlights!

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  13. Platonov's Chess Academy

    Platonov's Chess Academy

    Our Price: $16.95

    Publisher: CIRC
    Author: Lev Alburt and Sam Palatnik
    Year of Publication: 2012

    Pages: 176
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book Description

    Two of the most renowned chess trainers in the world, introduce and explain the revolutionary ideas of their old friend and mentor, Igor Platonov. Platonov was one of the most profound thinkers and theoreticians in the old Soviet Union, which held a grip on the world chess championship for decades, as the title passed from one of its stars to another. For intermediate players to grandmasters, Platonov's visionary insights, examined and explained here for the first time, provide you with the keys to understanding the foundational concepts of the game, strengthening your chess understanding and giving you effective methods to help you find the most powerful moves in the game.

    About the Author(s)

    International Grandmaster Lev Alburt, three-time U.S. champion and former European champion, is one of the most sought-after chess teachers in the world. He lives in New York.

    Grandmaster Sam Palatnik's students reached the list of 100 best players in the world. He lives and teaches in Bethesda, Maryland.

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  14. Modern Chess Preparation

    Modern Chess Preparation

    Our Price: $26.95

    With powerful anecdotes and many instructive high-level games, Tukmakov explains how you can organize your homework, focus your efforts, and arrive at a viable game plan.

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  15. The Enigma of Chess Intuition

    The Enigma of Chess Intuition

    Our Price: $27.95

    With sparkling tales about Fischer, Carlsen, Tal and other greats in chess and instructive examples of practical play, this is a thought-provoking, yet highly accessible work.

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  16. The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames

    The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames

    Our Price: $26.95

    Chess players are known to be obsessed by openings. However, world champions have recommended that up-and-coming players should actually begin by studying the endgame first.

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  17. NIC Yearbook 101 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 101 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    Our Price: $32.95

    Readers from all over the world join in discussions on previous Surveys. Titled players, correspondence players and club players shed their light on opening developments and search for the truth together. With contributions by Viacheslav Zakhartsov, Andras Adorjan, Jose Vilela, and many others.

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  18. Chess Secrets - Giants of Innovation

    Chess Secrets - Giants of Innovation

    Our Price: $27.95

    Chess Secrets is a series of books which uncover the mysteries of the most important aspects of chess, such as strategy, attack, defence, opening play, endgames, off-board preparation and mental attitude. In each book the author chooses and deeply studies a number of great players who have excelled in such aspects of the game, greatly influenced their peers and inspired all of us.

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  19. The Four Knights Game

    The Four Knights Game

    Our Price: $23.95

    The Four Knights variation is one of the oldest chess openings, dating back to the 16th century. In recent years it has been injected with numerous fresh ideas and has shaken off the reputation of being a peaceful choice. White has quite a few ways to create tension and play for the attack.

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  20. A Fresh Look at Chess

    A Fresh Look at Chess

    Our Price: $17.95

    For this book, Lev has selected 40 of his best columns, arranged them by themes, cut some material — and added much more, all to make A Fresh Look at Chess both truly instructional and fun to read.

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  21. Masters of the Chessboard

    Masters of the Chessboard

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    Ask most chessplayers about the works by Richard Reti, and most will quickly reply Modern Ideas in Chess. His Masters of the Chessboard will be a distant second and that is unfortunate, because in many ways Masters is more comprehensive and instructive than its better-known predecessor.

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  22. Centre-Stage and Behind the Scenes

    Centre-Stage and Behind the Scenes

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    A unique, revealing and well-told story, essential reading for everybody interested in the history of chess and the Soviet Union.

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  23. NIC Yearbook 99 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 99 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    Our Price: $39.95

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.

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  24. NIC Yearbook 99 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 99 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    Our Price: $32.95

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons. A must-have publication for serious chess students.

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  25. The Rossolimo Sicilian

    The Rossolimo Sicilian

    Our Price: $24.95

    Play real chess instead of trying to memorize endless database lines! That is what the Rossolimo Sicilian offers and why this opening has become so popular with chess players all over the world. If you play 3.Bb5 in the Sicilian, you do not need to keep up-to-date with the dazzling theoretical developments in all kinds of Open Sicilians.

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  26. NIC Yearbook 98 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 98 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    Our Price: $39.95

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.

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  27. NIC Yearbook 98 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 98 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    Our Price: $32.95

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.

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  28. Chess Movies 2 - The Means and Ends

    Chess Movies 2

    Our Price: $19.95

    "Chess Movies" represents a new idea in the Pandolfini Chess Library series. It offers instructional material with every single move diagrammed and explained. Thus a chessboard and pieces are not needed to follow through. This makes it possible to rely solely on the book itself, as one would with a text on tactics and problems, without having to set up the positions. It's almost as if one is sitting in a movie theater, watching the film roll by, with the narrative carried along by subtitles.

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  29. Sicilian Attacks

    Sicilian Attacks

    Our Price: $21.95

    Against most Sicilian variations, White's sharpest and often best weapon is queenside castling, a strategy that frequently leads to spectacular fireworks. Regrettably, these powerful charges have never been properly categorized. Until this book.In Sicilian Attacks, Grandmaster Yuri Yakovich, who has more than thirty years of experience with complex Sicilian systems, analyses the Najdorf, the Scheveningen, the Dragon, the Taimanov and the Richter-Rauzer Variations.

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  30. NIC Yearbook 97 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 97 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    Our Price: $39.95

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory.

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  31. NIC Yearbook 97 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 97 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    Our Price: $32.95

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.

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  32. New York 1927

    New York 1927

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    Alekhine's Controversial Masterpiece Finally in English! For decades, Alexander Alekhine's account of New York 1927 was at the top of the list of works that should have been rendered into English but unaccountably were not. Not only do you have one of the greatest annotators of all time rendering some brilliant analysis, but he melds it with an exceptional agenda, an anti-Capablanca agenda.

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  33. NIC Yearbook 96 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 96 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    Our Price: $39.95
    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons. Learn More
  34. NIC Yearbook 96 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 96 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    Our Price: $32.95
    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons. Learn More
  35. CoffeeHouse Chess Tactics

    CoffeeHouse Chess Tactics

    Our Price: $17.95
    With refreshing simplicity, Coffeehouse Chess Tactics shows how to turn bad, even seemingly hopeless positions to our advantage. How to distinguish the essential from the trivial. How to adapt according to the situation on the board. Each game sparkles with some unusual tactical or defensive motif. Along with the games the author describes in eloquent but brutal language the beautiful, sometimes terrible, world of chess "where sport, art and science merge. Learn More
  36. Chess Movies 1

    Chess Movies 1

    Our Price: $19.95

    Chess MoviesTM represents a new idea in the Pandolfini Chess Library Series. It offers instructional material with every single move diagrammed and explained. Thus a chessboard and pieces are not needed to follow through. This makes it possible to rely solely on the book itself, as one would with a text on tactics and problems, without having to set up the positions, even though the present volume, Quick Tricks, contains games of ten full moves or more.

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