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

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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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      The Batsford Book of Chess for Children
      Catalog Code: B0120BT

      Chess is great for developing a child's analytical skills, fostering the competitive instinct—and having fun. Nothing beats this cute, character-based guide for teaching youngsters how to play. Jess and Jamie—two rough-and-tumble, chess-obsessed kids—explain it all: what the pieces are and how they move; the opening, middlegame, and endgame; checkmate; and sneaky tricks that win. The book's friendly, entertaining, and essential to any child's bookshelf.
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      SHOPWORN - Fighting Chess - Move by Move
      Learn from the World's Best Players
      Catalog Code: SWB0361EM

      What separates the best chess players from the rest? What gives them the edge over their rivals? Chess legend Vladimir Kramnik believes it's their fighting skills and the ability to continuously find ways to keep a game alive. Colin Crouch agrees, and is fascinated that the world’s strongest players seem almost unbeatable, even when games appear sharp and double-edged.
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      Perfect Your Chess
      World-Class Training from a Super-Grandmaster and his Coach
      Catalog Code: B0005GB

      Andrei Volokitin is one of a rare breed of players: he achieved a ranking in the world's top 20 while still a teenager, playing dynamic and often brilliant chess. Although we cannot all aspire to emulate his achievements, there is much that we can learn from his training methods, his games and his general approach to chess. These topics are the subject of this book, written in collaboration with his trainer.
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      SHOPWORN - Lessons with a Grandmaster
      Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
      Catalog Code: SWB0326EM

      Club players are unaware of the subtleties that exist in grandmaster chess. Grandmasters can analyse chess at a depth that is unfathomable to amateurs. Moreover, they have extensive knowledge of chess history and opening theory, as well extraordinary endgame technique and tactical vision. However, having reached such a high level can make it difficult to understand what is lacking in the mind of the amateur.
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      SHOPWORN - 10 Great Ways To Get Better At Chess
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      How can you improve at chess? This is the eternal question asked by players of all levels. Which part of the game should you focus on? How often should you play? Should you change your opening repertoire? What's the best way to learn from your defeats? So many questions ... and yet direct answers are hard to find. It's no wonder aspiring players are left bewildered and in need of direction.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.
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      SHOPWORN - Why We Lose at Chess
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      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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      SHOPWORN - Rules of Winning Chess
      Catalog Code: SWB0287EM

      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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      SHOPWORN - How to win at Chess - Quickly
      Catalog Code: SWB0312EM

      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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      SHOPWORN - Who Dares Win?
      Attacking the Kings on Opposite Sides
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      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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      SHOPWORN - Study Chess with Matthew Sadler
      Catalog Code: SWB0357EM

      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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      SHOPWORN - Improve Your Chess At Any Age
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      In August 2008 Andres D. Hortillosa entered the New England Masters. It was a brave choice for an unrated player to compete in such a tough event, but it proved to be an inspired decision; he exceeded all expectations and was rewarded with a FIDE international rating of 2199. This, however, was no overnight success; it was the result of systematic work. How did he achieve such outstanding improvement? The answer lies in this book.
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      Rules of Winning Chess
      Catalog Code: B0287EM

      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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      Improve Your Chess At Any Age
      Catalog Code: B0291EM

      In August 2008 Andres D. Hortillosa entered the New England Masters. It was a brave choice for an unrated player to compete in such a tough event, but it proved to be an inspired decision; he exceeded all expectations and was rewarded with a FIDE international rating of 2199. This, however, was no overnight success; it was the result of systematic work. How did he achieve such outstanding improvement? The answer lies in this book.
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      Who Dares Win?
      Attacking the Kings on Opposite Sides
      Catalog Code: 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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      Why we Lose at Chess
      Catalog Code: 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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      10 Great Ways To Get Better At Chess
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      How to win at Chess - Quickly
      Catalog Code: 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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      Your Best Move
      A Structured Approach to Move Selection in Chess
      Catalog Code: B0319EM

      Per Ostman is convinced that there are three key elements: first and foremost, a structured move-by-move thinking process; second, the desired skills to execute this process; and finally, traditional chess knowledge we can build upon. Ostman examines these three vital building blocks which form the basis of what we need to master. He describes in detail a clear thinking process he has developed over several years as a chess teacher - a process to guide us in our ultimate search to find the best move.
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      Analyse Your Chess
      Catalog Code: 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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      Chess for Amateurs
      How to Improve Your Game
      Catalog Code: B0223IS

      The present book is an endeavor to help the aspiring amateur by giving him the sort of games that are played by himself and his circle of intimates
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      SHOPWORN - True Combat Chess
      Winning Battles over the Board
      Catalog Code: SWB0106EM

      Winning Battles over the Board, International Master and former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor draws upon his wealth of personal experience to offer an instructive and entertaining account of how to improve your understanding of chess and your results.
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      SHOPWORN - Secrets of Spectacular Chess 2
      Catalog Code: SWB0096EM

      Friedgood shared their joy and appreciation of chess beauty, engulfing readers with a wealth of amazing and magnificent examples from the aesthetic side of the game. Moreover, they demonstrated how this fascinating subject could be analysed, and how it could help players to improve both their understanding and practical play.
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      Chess Exam And Training Guide - Rate Yourself
      Rate Yourself and Learn How to Improve!
      Catalog Code: B0001IK

      Would you like to know how good you really are at chess? Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned master, this book will help you to evaluate your current level, identify your weaknesses and get training advice.
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      How To Think In Chess
      Catalog Code: B0014RE

      How to Think in Chess is the rare book that explains in clear terms the techniques chess masters use to find their moves. The authors, an international chess champion and a trained professional thinker, are uniquely qualified on the subject. They offer you both academic research and personal experience. How to Think in Chess teaches you practical ways of thinking to win.
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      Rook vs. 2 Minor Pieces
      Catalog Code: B0023QT

      Many chess players shy away from positions with material imbalances, because they feel insecure in the face of their unclear nature. Traditional chess teaching does not spend much time on understanding such imbalances, but in this original book Esben Lund discusses one of the most common imbalances, where one player has a rook, and the other two minor pieces.
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      Rook vs. 2 Minor Pieces

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      50 Essential Chess Lessons
      A Modern Look at 50 Immensely Instructive Chess Battles
      Catalog Code: B0031GB

      Steve Giddins has chosen 50 supremely instructive games - some old, some new, and including many that few readers will have seen before. He has annotated these games in detail from a modern perspective, explaining the useful lessons that can be learned from them, while avoiding the harmful dogma that characterized many older works of this type.
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      True Combat Chess
      Winning Battles over the Board
      Catalog Code: B0106EM

      Winning Battles over the Board, International Master and former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor draws upon his wealth of personal experience to offer an instructive and entertaining account of how to improve your understanding of chess and your results.
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      Survival Guide to Competitive Chess
      Improve Your Results Now!
      Catalog Code: B0240EM

      Are you making the most of your chess talent? Do you always perform to the best of your ability? Do your results match up with your understanding of the game? If the answer to any of these questions is 'no' then read on! In The Survival Guide to Competitive Chess, Grandmaster and experienced tournament player John Emms reveals the secrets of how to maximize your potential and improve your results.
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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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      Back to Basics - Fundamentals
      Catalog Code: B0011RE

      How about a Nice Game of Chess?

      The game of chess has challenged and delighted the world for centuries. In Back to Basics: Fundamentals, the essential building blocks of the royal game are presented simply and in an easy-to-understand format. With the expert guidance of chess master Branislav Francuski, you will learn how the chess pieces move and capture; the underlying principles of the game; how to spot and carry out simple checkmates; and understand the basic tactical ideas that are so important to playing and winning.
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      Chess for Tigers - 1ST EDITION
      Catalog Code: B0005BT

      Do you want to win more games? Then become a Tiger. 'Chess for Tigers' tells you how to make the most of your playing strength, how to play upon your opponent's weaknesses, how to steer the game into a position which suits you and not your opponent, how to get results against strong opposition and how to avoid silly mistakes.
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      Lasker's Manual of Chess
      Catalog Code: B0016DV

      Lasker's Manual of Chess is one of the greatest chess books ever written. The fact that it was first published over 80 years ago has diminished neither its relevance nor significance in today's modern chess world. Lasker was both a wonderful fighter and a deep thinker; his book is the quintessence of the exceptionally successful experiences he had over many long years, and his thoughts about them.
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      SHOPWORN - Rapid Chess Improvement
      Catalog Code: SWB0144EM

      The two-part article, "400 Points in 400 Days" by Michael de la Maza was not only wildly popular when it appeared in the Skittles Room at early last year, but its popularity also continued unabated even when it was retired to the Archives. Now the dozen and a half or so pages that made up "400 Points" has been transformed into a full-blown 126-page book published by Everyman Chess: "Rapid Chess Improvement: A Study Plan for Adult Players".
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      SHOPWORN - Learn Chess
      A Complete Course
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      Learn Chess: A Complete Course provides everything you need to know to get started in chess. The first part is devoted to first principles, explaining the rules and basic strategies, whilst the second develops a thorough understanding of the various winning methods, and includes a systematic study of openings, an introduction to attacking techniques, and a guide to fundamental endgame themes.
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      Masters of the Chessboard
      21st Century Edition
      Catalog Code: B0056RE

      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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