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    General Chess Instruction

    Year of Publication
    1960 2014 1960 to 2014
    Author(s)
    1. Al Lawrence (2)
    2. Alexander Shashin (1)
    3. Amatzia Avni (1)
    4. Andres D. Hortillosa (2)
    5. Andrew Soltis (3)
    6. Aron Nimzowitsch (2)
    7. Artur Yusupov (3)
    8. Axel Smith (1)
    9. Bent Larsen (1)
    10. Bill Robertie (1)
    11. Bobby Fischer (2)
    12. Boris Gulko (5)
    13. Branislav Francuski (1)
    14. Bruce Pandolfini (4)
    15. C. H. OD Alexander (1)
    16. Coach Jay Stallings (1)
    17. Colin Crouch (10)
    18. Cyrus Lakdawala (5)
    19. Dan Heisman (4)
    20. Danny Kopec (1)
    21. Dave Schloss (1)
    22. David Friedgood (2)
    23. Donn Mosenfelder (1)
    24. Dr. Danny Kopec (1)
    25. Dr. Joel R. Sneed (2)
    26. Dr. Max Euwe (1)
    27. Efstratios Grivas (1)
    28. Emanuel Lasker (1)
    29. Emmanuel Neiman (1)
    30. Eric Schiller (3)
    31. Eric Schiller (3)
    32. Esben Lund (1)
    33. Fred Reinfeld (4)
    34. Fred Wilson (1)
    35. Georges Renaud (1)
    36. Hal Terrie (1)
    37. Hans Berliner (1)
    38. Heinz Brunthaler (1)
    39. Howard Staunton (1)
    40. I.A. Horowitz (1)
    41. Igor Khmelnitsky (1)
    42. Igor Stohl (1)
    43. Igor Sukhin (1)
    44. Irving Chernev (1)
    45. Jacob Aagaard (3)
    46. Jacob Aagaard (3)
    47. Jacob Cantrell (1)
    48. Jeremy Silman (4)
    49. Jerzy Konikowski (1)
    50. Joel Johnson (1)
    51. Joel R. Steed (3)
    52. John Donaldson (1)
    53. John Emms (1)
    54. John Nunn (5)
    55. John Rice (1)
    56. Jonathan Hawkins (1)
    57. Jonathan Levitt (2)
    58. Jose Raul Capablanca (3)
    59. Josh Waitzkin (1)
    60. Judee Shipman (1)
    61. Kenneth Mark Colby (1)
    62. Larry Evans (1)
    63. Leonid Shamkovich (1)
    64. Lev Alburt (8)
    65. Lev Polugaevsky (2)
    66. Lluis Comas Fabrego (1)
    67. Lorin D'Costa (3)
    68. Lou Hays (1)
    69. Marek Soszynski (1)
    70. Mark Dvoretsky (1)
    71. Matthew Sadler (4)
    72. Max Euwe (2)
    73. Michael de la Maza (2)
    74. Mikhail Tal & Alexander Koblencs (1)
    75. Nigel Davies (6)
    76. Noam A. Manella (1)
    77. Paul Motwani (3)
    78. Per Ostman (1)
    79. Peter Kurzdorfer (1)
    80. Raymond Keene (1)
    81. Reuben Fine (2)
    82. Richard Reti (2)
    83. Robert Timmer (1)
    84. Robin Smith (1)
    85. Roman Pelts (2)
    86. Ron Henley (2)
    87. Sam Palatnik (1)
    88. Siegbert Tarrasch (2)
    89. Simon Webb (1)
    90. Simon Williams (3)
    91. Steffen Zeuthen (1)
    92. Steve Giddins (2)
    93. Stuart Marquilies (1)
    94. Susan Lalic (1)
    95. Timothy Taylor (2)
    96. Todd Bardwick (1)
    97. Valeri Beim (2)
    98. Victor Kahn (1)
    99. Vladimir Tukmakov (1)
    100. Walter Meiden (1)
    101. Willy Hendriks (1)
    102. Yochanan Afek (1)
    103. Yuri Averbach (1)
    104. Zenon Franco (1)
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    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (77)
    2. AN - Algebraic (60)
    3. DN - Descriptive (14)
    4. NL - Notationless (6)
    Topics
    1. Chess Puzzles (1)
    2. General Chess Instruction (7)
    Popular Book Series
    1. Comprehensive Chess Course (2)
    2. Move by Move (10)

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      What It Takes to Become a Chess Master
      Catalog Code: B0115BT

      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.
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      EBOOK - Rules of Winning Chess
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      Some players seem to be naturally gifted at chess. Almost effortlessly they seem to know what to do in every position. They recognize the best squares for their pieces; they know whether to seize the initiative with a bold attack or play quietly; whether to trade pieces or avoid exchanges; how to exploit opponents' weaknesses while minimizing the effect of their own - they make it look all too easy!
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      EBOOK - Chess Fundamentals
      Catalog Code: E-B0046EM

      This is a reprint of the original "Chess Fundamentals" by Capablanca, as first published in 1921 and only a preface added by Capablanca in 1934. The reader here can feel confident that this reprint contains the exact, complete words of Capablanca. Unlike other reprints, not one word has been changed or omitted.
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      EBOOK - Excelling at Chess
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      Some players become good at chess, some very good, while others excel at the game. Jacob Aagaard identifies the key factors that separate the very strong players from the rest. He includes chapters on when to calculate, how to evaluate positions, how to study theory, how to study the endgame and when to force the position.
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      EBOOK - How to win at Chess - Quickly
      Catalog Code: E-B0312EM

      Mistakes are often made in the early part of the game - at all levels of chess - but a key skill is to recognize these critical moments as they happen and to exploit them with maximum efficiency. This is a skill which Grandmaster Simon Williams addresses in this book. Using instructive and entertaining games in which one side wins quickly, he examines all the typical mistakes chess players make in the opening and early middlegame, how you should look to exploit them, and how to avoid falling into similar traps yourself.
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      EBOOK - Who Dares Wins!
      Attacking the Kings on Opposite Sides
      Catalog Code: E-B0294EM

      Both players are gunning for each other's kings. Whose attack will break through first? This is a typical scenario in chess games. In such tense battles where one slip can be fatal, often it's a case of 'who dares wins'. But it's not enough to throw your pieces up the board and hope for the best. To succeed you need to acquire sophisticated attacking and defensive skills. The good news is that they can easily be learned, remembered and put into practice.
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      EBOOK - Why we Lose at Chess
      Catalog Code: E-B0303EM

      The main reason why we lose at chess is no big secret: we all make unnecessary mistakes! But simply acknowledging this fact isn't enough to help us improve. The big question is, how can we eliminate these mistakes from our game, or at least keep them to an absolute minimum?
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      E-BOOK 10 Great Ways To Get Better At Chess
      Catalog Code: E-B0305EM

      In this book grandmaster Nigel Davies provides that direction. He examines the methods used by a number of players who were looking to improve their game, and how they went about achieving their goal. He has drawn heavily on the games and thoughts of players who have been his students over the years and experienced a clear improvement in their play.

      Nigel Davies is a Grandmaster with more than 35 years of tournament experience. He is a highly regarded chess teacher and the author of many successful chess books.
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      EBOOK - Analyse Your Chess
      Catalog Code: E-B0322EM

      Leading chess author Colin Crouch believes that the key to sustained chess improvement lies in the critical analysis and assessment of your own games. Each and every game you play provides a significant learning opportunity, and this opportunity should never be squandered.
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      EBOOK - Study Chess with Matthew Sadler
      Catalog Code: E-B0357EM

      Matthew Sadler is one of the UK's strongest ever players. He became a grandmaster at 19, won the British Championship twice and, amongst other amazing achievements, made a gold medal winning score of 101/2/13 on board four for England in the 1996 chess Olympiad.
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      EBOOK - The Modern Defense - Move by Move
      A Step-By-Step Guide to Brilliant Chess
      Catalog Code: E- B0369EM

      The Modern Defence is an ambitious, counter-attacking choice for Black which can be played against all mainline openings. In typical hypermodern style, Black allows White to occupy the centre and then undermines this centre by attacking it with pawns and pieces. In this book, Cyrus Lakdawala examines the key variations of the Modern Defence. He shares his experience and knowledge, presents a repertoire for Black and provides answers to all the key questions.
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      Total Chess
      Learn, Teach and Play the Easy 1-2-3 Way
      Catalog Code: B0084OB

      Total Chess is your complete guide to Chess. It covers everything: rules, strategies, tactics and checkmates. Everything in Chess comes in threes. Three simple strategies are presented for the opening, midgame, endgame, etc.
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      Total Chess

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      Chess by Yourself
      Catalog Code: B0227IS

      HAVE you ever wanted to play chess with the masters? Reinfeld shows you how. Now you can play against some of the world's greatest masters, in the privacy of your study with no annoying “kibitzers” around, and with no time limit to harry you!
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      The Development of Chess Style
      Catalog Code: B0235IS

      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.
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      Beginning Chess
      Over 300 Elementary Problems For Players New to the Game
      Catalog Code: B0001SS

      Now even beginners can reap the rewards of Pandolfini's acclaimed teaching system. Over 300 problems, tailored to beginning players, encompass everything a player needs to learn, from the basic rules and vocabulary to the moves of various chessmen to sophisticated strategies. 300 line drawings.
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      Square One
      The Best Chess-Drill Book For Beginners of All Ages
      Catalog Code: B0002SS

      From ever popular instructor Bruce Pandolfini comes this entertaining, interactive and effective book for teaching young Chess players and other newcomers to the game.
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      Learn Chess in 12 Lessons
      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: B0001LV

      This is the first book in Lev Alburt's famous Comprehensive Chess Course. Learn everything from the basics of piece movement up to the value of the chess pieces, strategies, tactics, and opening principles. These practical exercises take the reader from beginner to tournament-strength chess player. This chess classic has been praised by players and teachers alike.
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      Learn Chess in 12 Lessons

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      Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess
      Basic to Advanced Strategies with America's Foremost Chess Instructor
      Catalog Code: B0014SS

      From America's foremost chess teacher and author comes a new standard: a comprehensive course covering all aspects of the game, to improve your technique whether you are a newcomer or a longtime fan.

      One of America's best-known chess masters, Bruce Pandolfini has helped millions learn the intricacies of chess through his acclaimed books and workshops.
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      Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess

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      The Game Of Chess
      Catalog Code: B0053DV

      Finally, the author deals with openings and offers enlightening comments on many historically important variations. Over 340 diagrams and 12 complete games.
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      Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess
      Aggressive Strategies and Inside Moves from the U.S. Junior Chess Champion
      Catalog Code: B0005SS

      The subject of the book and movie Searching for Bobby Fischer, Josh Waitzkin has long been the top-ranked player for his age in the United States and a role model for chess-playing kids everywhere. Now, for the first time, Waitzkin reveals the aggressive tactics and psychological techniques that have propelled him to the forefront of the chess world.
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      Tips for Young Players
      Catalog Code: B0259EM

      In the first half of this book, Sadler concentrates on establishing general principles for the opening, middlegame, and endgame. For instance, the section on the opening discusses the principles of good development, king safety, center occupation, and the initiative. Each section concludes with a summary of the important points and selection of exercises to help you see how much you've internalized before you go on.
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      Fried Liver & Burning Pants
      Curious, But True Chess Stories & The Lessons We Learn From Them
      Catalog Code: B0071OB

      Coach Jay Stallings takes coaches and players alike through some of the strangest and weirdest (yet true!) stories in Chess. From how Ossip Bernstein had to save his own life with a game of chess to Bobby Fischer's amazing winning streak to Harry Nelson Pillsbury's ability to play Chess, Checkers and cards at the same time, there is something in here for everyone, complete with Coach Stalling's insights on what you can learn from these stories to improve your own game!
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      SHOPWORN - Kramnik - Move by Move
      Catalog Code: SWB0359EM

      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.
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      SHOPWORN - Modern Chess - Move by Move
      A Step-By-Step Guide to Brilliant Chess
      Catalog Code: SWB0286EM

      Leading chess author Colin Crouch selects and explains over 30 sensational games, all from the new millennium. By studying battles between the world's best players, Crouch examines in detail all the key areas of modern chess
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      Everything Chess Basics Book
      The Rules, the Moves, and the Strategies - All You Need to Know to Play the Game
      Catalog Code: B0002OB

      If you're looking to learn about the game of chess and win, The Everything Chess Basics Book provides you with the perfect introduction! Endorsed by the United States Chess Federation, The Everything Chess Basics Book is an authoritative guide that appeals to chess players of all ages and skill.
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      Learn From Garry Kasparov's Greatest Games
      The Brilliant and Instructive Masterpieces of the World's Greatest Chessplayer
      Catalog Code: B0009CZ

      Before his recent retirement, Garry Kasparov held the number one position in chess for nearly twenty years. He is considered the greatest player of all time. Now, beginning and intermediate players, ninety percent of the chess playing audience, can benefit from his wisdom.
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      Grandmaster Secrets - Winning Quickly at Chess
      A Much-Expanded New Edition of 101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures
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      101 Chess Questions Answered
      Sound Advice on all Aspects of Playing Chess
      Catalog Code: B0013GB

      Steve Giddins is an author acclaimed for his ability to write in down-to-earth style on fundamental chess topics. In this book he answers the questions that really matter to chess-players. His topics include many basic ideas, including some that have rarely been addressed so directly in chess literature, and thus are often misunderstood by club players. Where appropriate, the answers also address highly sophisticated concepts, providing insights gleaned from many years of experience and discussions with players and trainers of the highest level.
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      The Development of Chess Style
      An Instructive and Entertaining Trip Through the Heritage of Chess
      Catalog Code: B0072BT

      An algebraic expanded revision of Euwe's 1968 edition examining the contributions of great players throughout history. Nunn brings you up-to-date over the last 30 years with the eras of Fischer, Karpov, and Kasparov. They assess the contributions of each great players in the way chess is played and approached.
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      Saving Lost Positions
      Catalog Code: B0087IS

      It is not always possible to win a game of chess by obtaining an advantage and then logically converting it into a win. In the games of average players the result is often in doubt until the last blunder and the more resourceful player will usually triumph.
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      The System
      A World Champion's Approach to Chess
      Catalog Code: B0098GB

      Hans Berliner is one of the most successful correspondence chess players of all time, and was utterly dominant in the 5th World Championship. Here, for the first time, he explains the set of principles - The System - that he used to guide him to the right moves. Readers will be astonished by the simplicity and power of Berliner's methods as he takes several major openings and subjects them to System principles, and finds radically new approaches to them.
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      The System

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      Grandmaster Chess Move by Move
      A Leading Grandmaster Applies the "Move by Move" Approach to his Best Games
      Catalog Code: B0099GB

      A collection of John Nunn's best games from 1994 to the present day, annotated in detail in the same style as the best-selling Understanding Chess Move by Move. Throughout, the emphasis is on what the reader can learn from each game, so the book is ideal study material for those seeking to progress to a higher level of chess understanding. There is also entertainment in abundance: Nunn has a direct aggressive style, and many of his opponents in these games are ambitious young grandmasters from the generation inspired by Kasparov's dynamic chess.
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      How to Play Dynamic Chess
      Size the Moment and Take Full Advantage of Your Chances!
      Catalog Code: B0123GB

      Chess is fundamentally a dynamic game. Each move changes the situation and the possibilities for both sides. No piece is ever identically as valuable as any other, and their scope changes from move to move. The current generation of supergrandmasters plays unrelentingly dynamic chess, but a great deal of chess literature still deals with chess as if it were a predominantly static game. Much traditional chess teaching is based around rules of thumb that might work well 'on average' or in 'typical' situations, but these rules may not equip players for the specific and sometimes exceptional situations that they face in their games.
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      Attacking 101
      Volume #001
      Catalog Code: B0068OB

      The goal of the books in this series (Attacking 101: Volume #001) is to provide detailed analysis of my own attack games played against lower rated players
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      Chess Quiz
      Catalog Code: B0228IS

      Chess Quiz is a collection of 15 chess quizzes each with 20 puzzles in them, for a total of 300 in all. The reader grades himself. If he gets 18 of the 20 right he is master strength. If he gets 16 right he is club player strength. If he gets 14 right he is amateur strength. If he gets only 10 right he is average strength
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      How To Play Chess Like a Champion
      21st Century Edition
      Catalog Code: B0066RE

      Reinfeld's Masterpiece How to Play Chess like a Champion is Fred Reinfeld's sequel to his How to be a Winner at Chess and an absolute gem. In it the reader will find an exquisite blending of classic games, stories, insights, and instruction as only Reinfeld can put together. Rarely has an author succeeded so well as here, combining instruction, entertainment, and pure enjoyment. This new 21st-century edition is presented in modern algebraic notation in a double-column format, with many more diagrams. Throughout, the writing of Reinfeld, the master wordsmith and instructor, has been left intact. How to Play Chess like a Champion is among the very best introductory chess books ever produced, bar none, capturing the essence of good chess in a most readable, enjoyable, easy-to-grasp format.
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