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    Comprehensive Chess Course - The Complete Collection
    Includes All 7 Books
    Catalog Code: B00CPLV

    In Comprehensive Chess Course, GM Lev Alburt, a highly successful chess coach, offers for the first time the once-secret Russian method of chess training. It is the complete, easy-to-use program for teaching and self-study where Soviet Union and European chess styles are concerned. It features carefully planned repetition and sequences. that will allow the reader to quickly grasp and retain the skills that are critical to being successful in Chess. With GM Alburt's instruction, you will be able to learn chess the correct way and realize your full Chess potential.
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    Comprehensive Chess Course - The Complete Collection

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    Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual - 2ND EDITION
    Catalog Code: B0008RE

    The Second Edition of Another Dvoretsky Classic! It is very important for the practical player to train his or her ability, understand when to rely on intuition, rules of thumb and more general positional considerations, when to try to solve problems by calculating variations to the end and how to manage time to avoid time pressure. With these goals in mind, the second edition of Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual delivers excellent, high quality training materials and many exercises.
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    Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual - 2ND EDITION

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    Test Evaluate and Improve Your Chess - 3RD EDITION
    A Knowledge Based Approach
    Catalog Code: B0072OB

    Through a revolutionary testing system, Dr. Kopec is able to quantify their overall chess strength, specific deficiencies and definite abilities, allowing him to pinpoint which aspects need the most work. This book, developed with the US Chess Federation, represents the sum of Dr. Kopec's knowledge and efforts to help chess players understand and acquire the knowledge necessary to achieve chess mastery.
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    Test Evaluate and Improve Your Chess - 3RD EDITION

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    Learn from the legends
    Chess Champions at their Best
    Catalog Code: B0116QT

    Learn from the Legends is a modern classic. Mihail Marin examines and explains the ideas of the legends who shaped modern chess. ChessCafe chose it as their Book of the Year and IM Jeremy Silman went even further when he wrote: ''I can’t recall having seen a better book in the last two decades.'' Ten years after the original publication, Quality Chess is proud to offer a revised hardback edition with a new chapter on the latest chess legend, Magnus Carlsen.
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    LIMITED EDITION - How to Reassess Your Chess 4th Edition - AUTOGRAPHED BY JEREMY SILMAN
    Chess Mastery Through Chess Imbalances
    Catalog Code: B0008SI

    How to Reassess Your Chess has long been considered a modern classic. Now, this fourth edition - completely rewritten and featuring all new examples - takes Silmans groundbreaking concept of imbalances to a whole new level. Designed for players in the 1400 to 2100 rating range and for teachers looking for a ready-made chess curriculum, the author shares a mind-expanding journey that takes the reader through imbalance-basics, ensures that every detail of all the imbalances are mastered, and leaves the player/lover of chess with something he always wanted but never believed he could achieve: a master-level positional foundation.
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    Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces
    A New Edition of a Winner of the USCF Award for Best Book
    Catalog Code: B0116GB

    Igor Stohl has selected 62 outstanding games from recent years and analysed them in painstaking depth. Here he presents his findings to chess enthusiasts, who will find the games entertaining and the annotations both instructive and illuminating. Stohl is an outstanding theoretical expert, so the opening phase of each game reads like a lesson in the key strategic aspects of the opening chosen, with a critical survey of modern trends. The middlegame is dissected and the critical decisions subjected to keen scrutiny - we are invited inside Stohl's laboratory to join him in the quest for the truth. The endgame phase, if reached, is handled with similar erudition, with insights into the grandmaster's approach to questions of technique.
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    Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces

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    Attacking 101
    Volume #003
    Catalog Code: B0097OB

    The goal of the books in this series (Attacking 101: Volume #003) is to provide detailed analysis of my own attack games against lower rated players. The players are all rated in the range of 1700 to 2100. They make the same errors you regularly witness in your games but here you get to see a Chess Master dissect and exploit the moves, show why they are wrong, and how to punish the opponent's poor play.
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    Attacking 101

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    Botvinnik - Move by Move
    Catalog Code: B0374EM

    In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in a study of his favourite Botvinnik games. Lakdawala examines Botvinnik's renowned skills in the key areas of attack and defence, initiative, exploiting imbalances, accumulating advantages and endgame play. He demonstrates clearly how we can all improve by learning from Botvinnik's play.
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    Botvinnik - Move by Move

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    Revision and Exam - Vol. 1
    The Fundamentals
    Catalog Code: B0124QT

    Revision & Exam 1 -The Fundamentals is the essential companion to Artur Yusupov's award-winning Fundamentals series. Containing 432 exercises, Revision & Exam 1 offers the perfect way to test your understanding of the material covered in the series.
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    Revision and Exam - Vol. 1

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    Amateur to IM
    Proven Ideas and Training Methods
    Catalog Code: B0089EU

    These pages reveal the secrets of his notebooks for the first time. IM Hawkins presents special material aimed to help you become a much better practical player, one armed with a deeper understanding of key aspects of chess.
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    Amateur to IM

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    How to Reassess Your Chess - 4TH EDITION
    Chess Mastery Through Chess Imbalances
    Catalog Code: B0007SI

    How to Reassess Your Chess has long been considered a modern classic. Now this fourth, and final edition completely rewritten and featuring all new example stakes Silman's groundbreaking concept of imbalances to a whole new level.
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    How to Reassess Your Chess - 4TH EDITION

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    Kramnik - Move by Move
    Catalog Code: B0359EM

    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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    Kramnik - Move by Move

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    Capablanca - Move by Move
    Catalog Code: B0353EM

    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.
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    Capablanca - Move by Move

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    Pump Up Your Rating
    Unlock Your Chess Potential
    Catalog Code: B0089QT

    Any man in the street knows how to increase his physical strength, but among most chess players confusion reigns when it comes to improving their playing strength. Axel Smith's training methods have guided his friends, team-mates and pupils to grandmaster norms and titles. Hard work will be required, but Axel Smith knows how you can Pump Up Your Rating. Every area of chess is covered -- opening preparation, through middlegame play, to endgame technique. Smith delves into both the technical and psychological sides of chess, and shows how best to practise and improve.
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    Pump Up Your Rating

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    Test Your Chess
    Catalog Code: B0387EM

    Grandmaster and renowned chess coach Zenon Franco provides a training course designed to help all aspiring players to improve their chess. During each lesson, you are invited to play a 'game' in which you try to find the best moves at all the important moments.
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    Test Your Chess

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    Chess Evolution 2 - Beyond the Basics
    Catalog Code: B0066QT

    The Fundamentals series shows players the basic ideas they should know, then the Beyond the Basics series sets off on the road to mastery. Yusupov guides the reader towards a higher level of chess understanding using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
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    Chess Evolution 2 - Beyond the Basics

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    Best Play
    A New Method for Discovering the Strongest Move
    Catalog Code: B0097EU

    Have you ever wished for a “formula” to help you decide what move to make in any given chess position? In this ambitious and groundbreaking work, physicist and chess master Alexander Shashin presents the fruit of three decades of research into the elements of the game. He breaks down the position into mathematical ratios that compare the fundamental factors of material, mobility, safety, and space for each side, leading you to the proper plan and the mental attitude to adopt in light of what’s happening on the board.
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    Best Play

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    Positional Decision Making in Chess - PAPERBACK
    Catalog Code: B0119QT

    Positional Decision Making in Chess offers a rare look into the mind of a top grandmaster. In his efforts to explain his way of thinking, Boris Gelfand focuses on such topics as the squeeze, space advantage, the transformation of pawn structures and the transformation of advantages. Based on examples from his own games and those of his hero, Akiba Rubinstein, Gelfand explains how he thinks during the game.
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    Positional Decision Making in Chess - PAPERBACK

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    Chess Evolution 1 - The Fundamentals
    Catalog Code: B0056QT

    Chess Evolution 1 concludes Artur Yusupov's award-winning instructional series. Chess Evolution 1 is at the Fundamentals level, which shows chess players the basic ideas they should know as they set off on the road to mastery. Yusupov guides the reader towards a higher level of chess understanding using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
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    Chess Evolution 1 - The Fundamentals

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    Play Unconventional Chess and Win
    Catalog Code: B0393EM

    In this book the reader will discover the incredible power unconventional moves can have. These moves contradict the most fundamental principles of the ''old chess'', and yet most of them played by leading grandmasters.
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    Play Unconventional Chess and Win

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    Chess Evolution 3 - Mastery
    Catalog Code: B0074QT

    This volume completes Artur Yusupov's course of chess improvement. The Fundamentals series showed players the basic ideas they should know. The Beyond the Basics series set off on the road to mastery, and now in the Mastery series we have arrived at our final destination. Yusupov guides the reader using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
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    Chess Evolution 3 - Mastery

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    Grandmaster Preparation - Calculation
    PAPERBACK
    Catalog Code: B0078QT

    If you are human, then this book will offer you practical advice and an effective training plan to think differently and make decisions far more efficiently.
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    Grandmaster Preparation - Calculation

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    Questions of Modern Chess Theory
    A Soviet Classic
    Catalog Code: B0030QT

    Questions of Modern Chess Theory is the lost masterpiece of Soviet chess literature. It was written by a double Ukrainian Champion, and published in the Soviet Union in 1956.

    Russian experts say it is one of the most influential chess books of the 20th century, yet it has never been published in English.
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    Questions of Modern Chess Theory

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    Capablanca - Magazine 1914
    Revista Quincenal De Ajedrez TOMO III. 1914
    Catalog Code: CB0451RB

    The magazine consists from games, articles and problems. This is last volume of the magazine. All reprints are uniformly bound, lettered on spine and upper cover. 152 p
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    Capablanca - Magazine 1914

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    My System
    Catalog Code: B0009QT

    Aron Nimzowitsch was one of the greatest chess players of the 1920s and 1930s, ranked just behind the famous World Champions Alekhine and Capablanca. His reputation as an author is higher still.My System is at the top of a very short list of chess classics. Nimzowitsch's ideas have had a profound influence on modern chess thinking. Most chess masters will at some point have studied Nimzowitsch's work, and not to have read My System is by many regarded as a shocking gap in a chess player's education.
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    My System

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    A Guide to Chess Improvement
    The Best of Novice Nook
    Catalog Code: B0315EM

    A Guide to Chess Improvement features the very best of Dan Heisman's multi-award winning chess column Novice Nook, which has run for the past ten years at a popular website. This book is full of valuable instruction, insight and practical advice on a wide range of key subjects: general improvement, thought processes, planning and strategy, tactics, endgame play, technique, time management and much more.
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    A Guide to Chess Improvement

    $28.95
    From Beginner to Tournament Player in 12 Lessons
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 2
    Catalog Code: B0002LV

    This is the Second Volume in the Comprehensive Chess Course. It is aimed at those students who have completed and mastered the lessons in Volume I. Students in this category have mastered the basics and are now ready to not just play Chess, but to play WINNING CHESS!
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    From Beginner to Tournament Player in 12 Lessons

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    Lessons with Grandmaster 3
    Strategic and Tactical Ideas in Modern Chess
    Catalog Code: B0412EM

    This is the third book in the highly acclaimed Lessons with a Grandmaster series. It bridges the gap between great player and amateur through a series of conversations between teacher, the renowned Grandmaster Boris Gulko, and student Dr. Joel R. Sneed, a professor of psychology and amateur chess player. The lessons are based on Gulko’s own battles against fellow Grandmasters.
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    Lessons with Grandmaster 3

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    Lessons with a Grandmaster
    Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
    Catalog Code: B0326EM

    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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    Lessons with a Grandmaster

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    Lessons with a Grandmaster II
    Improve Your Tactical Vision and Dynamic Play with Boris Gulko
    Catalog Code: B0356EM

    This book is the much anticipated follow-up to the highly acclaimed and award-nominated Lessons with a Grandmaster.
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    Lessons with a Grandmaster II

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    Improve Your Chess Pattern Recognition
    Key Moves and Motifs in the Middlegame
    Catalog Code: B0146NIC

    In this book IM Arthur van de Oudeweetering supplies building blocks for your chess knowledge. In short chapters he presents lots of well-defined subjects, easy to remember because of their specific elements. After working with this book you will experience something wonderful: your mind and memory will be triggered much easier and more frequently. An increasing number of positions, pawn structures and piece placements will automatically activate your chess knowledge. As a result, you will simply find the right move more often and more quickly!
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    Improve Your Chess Pattern Recognition

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    Risk and Bluff in Chess
    The Art of Taking Calculated Risks
    Catalog Code: B0161NIC

    Winning in chess is impossible without taking risks. Winning requires courage and psychology, but above all: calculation.  When your main aim is to derail your opponent’s calculation by weaving a web of deception, you engage in the highest form of risk: bluff. Renowned chess coach Vladimir Tukmakov presents more than 100 practical ways that masters and grandmasters have used to push beyond the limits of calculation and take a deliberate risk. He shows how to trick your opponent into believing your bluff. 
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    Risk and Bluff in Chess

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    Journey to the Chess Kingdom
    Gold Classics of Russian Chess - Over a Million Copies Sold
    Catalog Code: B0007EV

    GM Arkadij Naiditsch presented a copy of “Journey to the Chess Kingdom” to me during the recent Chess Olympiad in Tromsø. The cover and illustrations are quite attractive and stand out in a positive way among the popular “chess board on the cover” designs. The diagrams are neat-looking and the paper is glossy and nice to touch. Overall, the book has a positive aura and feels inviting to read.
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    Journey to the Chess Kingdom

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    Chess Fundamentals
    Catalog Code: B0017IS

    This is the masterpiece by World Chess Champion Jose Raul Capablanca who is regarded as the strongest chess player who ever lived, prior to the arrival of Bobby Fischer.World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik regarded Capablanca's Chess Fundamentals as the best chess book ever written.
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    Chess Fundamentals

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    Lessons From My Games
    A Passion For Chess
    Catalog Code: B0172IS

    This rich book distills the experience gained during one of the most brilliant chess careers of our time - a career that has been distinguished equally in chess play and in chess analysis. Lessons from My Games combines the best of Reuben Fine the famous grandmaster, who has been a top contender in many of the century's greatest tournaments, with the best of Reuben Fine the writer, whose matchless books have been landmarks in chess history.
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    Lessons From My Games

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    Grandmaster Preparation
    Catalog Code: B0095IS

    In this remarkable book, Soviet grandmaster Lev Polugayevsky, one of the world's leading players over the past two decades, describes his highly personal approach to chess, which is based on meticulous practice. In the opening, he is constantly striving to surprise his opponents, and this has led to his developing one of the sharpest lines in the Sicilian Defence, which has rightly become known as the Polugayevsky Variation.
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    Grandmaster Preparation

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