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      10 Great Ways To Get Better At Chess
      Catalog Code: B0305EM

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      10 Great Ways To Get Better At Chess

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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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      101 Chess Questions Answered

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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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      50 Essential Chess Lessons

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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

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      A Parent's Guide to Chess
      Catalog Code: B0007OB

      So your child has discovered Chess. You've probably heard the good news from teachers and other parents: kids who play Chess do better in school and learn self-reliance and analytical skills. It's great that your kid is interested in an activity that offers such lifelong benefits and provides so many chances to learn real life lessons - and it is so much fun!
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      A Parent's Guide to Chess

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      Alex and the Wednesday Chess Club
      Catalog Code: B0012SS

      Alex first learned to play chess when he was four years old. He loved it. He loved the pieces, the challenge, and the sweet taste that winning left in his mouth. He loved it until he played a chess game with moldy old Uncle Hooya...and lost. Then Alex decided to give up chess for good. Now in third grade Alex wants to give chess another try. He joins the chess club and discovers that chess is fun again.
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      Alex and the Wednesday Chess Club

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      Analyse du je des d'echecs - FRENCH EDITION
      Catalog Code: B0029IS

      >Francois-Andre Danican Philidor (1726-1795) is widely regarded as the strongest chess player ever in history prior to the modern era. He was so much better than any of his contemporaries that it is impossible for us to know how good he really was. The edition of the book that is reprinted here was published in 1871 by C. Sanson. This shows that the original Philidor book was still the standard work on the subject one hundred years after it was first written.
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      Analyse du je des d'echecs - FRENCH EDITION

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      Batsford Book of Chess Records
      Catalog Code: B0008BT

      The book aims to fill a gap in chess literature by listing the record holders in numerous aspects of the game. It is divided into four sections: Games; People; Tournaments, Matches and Events; and Around the Black and White Board, giving the chess play of some amazing chess record moves.
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      Batsford Book of Chess Records

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      Bobby Fischer
      A Pictorial History of the 1972 World Chess Championship
      Catalog Code: B0021RH

      Harry Benson's rare, exclusive photos of the elusive and controversial chess genius Bobby Fischer taken during the historic World Championship chess match in Iceland in 1972 in which Fischer solidly defeated reining champ, Russian Boris Spassky, are collected here for the first time, in Bobby Fischer.
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      Bobby Fischer

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      Bobby Fischer - The Greatest?
      Catalog Code: B0108IS

      This is a book in Descriptive Chess Notation of great importance not only because of the question it addresses, but because of who asks and then answers that question. Dr. Max Euwe, who was world chess champion from 1935 to 1937, compares and contrasts Bobby Fischer with the three greatest players before him, world champions Lasker, Capablanca and Alekhine.
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      Bobby Fischer - The Greatest?

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      Bobby Fischer's Conquest of the World Chess Championship
      The Psychology and Tactics of the Title Match
      Catalog Code: B0031IS

      Reuben Fine was both one of the world's strongest grandmasters of chess and one of the world's leading authorities on psychoanalysis. In this book, he combines the two disciplines. This Fischer-Spassky book is really three books in one.
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      Bobby Fischer's Conquest of the World Chess Championship

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      Building Up Your Chess
      Catalog Code: B0012LV

      Building Up Your Chess makes use of colorful graphs and a new, more logical method of expressing the evaluation of a chess position to teach the critical skill of assessing how you stand. Lev Alburt's unique experience as both a top-level champion and a world-renowned teacher allow him to explain in a clear, logical way how to master chess.
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      Building Up Your Chess

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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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      Chess Exam And Training Guide - Rate Yourself

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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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      Chess for Tigers - 1ST EDITION

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      Chess Juggler
      Balancing Career, Family, and Chess in the Modern World
      Catalog Code: B0060RE

      These games are entertaining and instructive, and often somewhat unusual as they illustrate how one may prey upon human weaknesses.
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      Chess Juggler

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      Chess Praxis
      Catalog Code: B0097IS

      This is a reprint of the 1891 edition of "Chess Praxis" by Howard Staunton. This book contains so much valuable infomation about chess and chess players that it has never gone out, and never will go, out of style. This book is especially noteworthy because of the sections of the games by Morphy.
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      Chess Praxis

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      Chess Psychology
      Catalog Code: B0128EM

      219 Historic Games from the Masters

      What do we understand by brilliancy in chess? The author delves back into history to examine how this concept has developed, before presenting a dazzling array of brilliant games from the past few decades - the prize-winners as selected by grandmaster panels for each issue of Yugoslav 'Chess Informator' between 1968 and 1998. Apart from providing hours of pleasure, a study of these masterpieces will also surely help to add sparkle to your own play!
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      Chess Psychology

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      Chess Psychology
      The Will to Win
      Catalog Code: B0367EM

      In chess, more than in any other game, battles are won and lost in the mind. US National Master William Stewart is convinced that a positive attitude is crucial if you want to develop and achieve success as a chess player, and in this book he focuses on the vital subject of chess psychology.
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      Chess Psychology

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      Chess Rules of Thumb
      Catalog Code: B0008LV

      Backed up with diagrams and illustrations to help you remember key principles, a glossary of essential chess terms and a rundown on all major openings, Chess Rules of Thumb will improve your chess play. And it's great fun to read!
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      Chess Rules of Thumb

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      Chess Software User's Guide
      Catalog Code: B0304EM

      If you have just picked up this book, the chances are that you are the proud owner of a piece of chess software. Whether this is the latest release of a sophisticated database package or a playing program that came free with a magazine, then this book will help you make the most of it.
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      Chess Software User's Guide

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      Chess Under the Microscope
      Magnify Your Chess Strength
      Catalog Code: B0039BT

      In this major work, Paul Motwani, the author of the critically acclaimed H.O.T. Chess and C.O.O.L. Chess, looks in-deph at key aspects of chess. His witty style will not only amuse but will instruct the reader by providing memorable insights into chess secrets.
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      Chess Under the Microscope

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      Chess Words of Wisdom
      The Principles, Methods and Essential Knowledge of Chess
      Catalog Code: B0041OB

      This is 534-page one-of-a-kind chess book belongs in every serious chess player's library. It contains all of the useful, practical, information from over 400 chess books (plus many other sources). It is jam-packed with principles, tips, techniques, tricks, rules-of-thumb, general advice, and chess pearls of wisdom from the Masters.
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      Chess Words of Wisdom

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      Chessbase Complete
      Chess in the Digital Age
      Catalog Code: B0075RE

      There’s a general recognition among chess players at all levels that the ChessBase software application is critical for serious chess improvement, but many chess players are intimidated by the software. Now, for the first time, former U.S. correspondence champion Jon Edwards has created real-life scenarios that focus upon why the software is so important for chess players of every class, along with clear explanations of how to use ChessBase.
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      Chessbase Complete

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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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      Computer Chess Compendium
      Catalog Code: B0069IS

      The remarkable increase in strength of chess computers over the last ten years has resulted in a flood of books and articles on programming methods and new approaches to analysing positions.All important articles on the subject have now been collected together in one volume together with the best games by chess computers including the World Computer Championships.
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      Computer Chess Compendium

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      Curious Chess Facts
      A Collection of 206 Amazing, Amusing, Interesting, and Fantastic Facts about the Game of Chess, its moves and its players
      Catalog Code: B0236IS

      Curious Chess Facts is Irving Chernev's first book. Published in 1937, it is his famous collection of chess anecdotes. The facts in this book are so famous that they have become part of chess lore, repeated thousands of times, published in countless books and magazine articles by many different authors, such that it is almost forgotten that this book is the original published source.
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      Curious Chess Facts

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      Dynamics of Chess Psychology
      Catalog Code: CB0088CD

      The author helps you follow the road to chess mastership with chapters on 1)Pre-History(600-1821), First steps and examine the different "Schools"., 2)The Romantic(1821-1859) The Development of Natural Talent(A very important chapter) looking at Bourdonnais, Staunton, Anderrsen, and Morphy, 3)The Classical Era(1859-1927) Chess as Science looking at Paulsen, Steinitz, Tarrasch, Tchigorin, Lasker, Rubinstein, and Capablanca, 4)The Modern Game(1927-1957)Individuality and Character examining Nimzovich, Alekhine, Botvinnik, Smyslov, Boleslavsky, and Bronstein, 5)Contemporary Chess(1957-) The Individual in Struggle with Tal, Petrosian, Korchnoi, Spassky, Fischer, Karpov, & Kasparov, Separate chapters on Philosophical Foundations and the Importance of Aesthetics ending with Rating and Training Understanding. This book is an all-time classic.
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      Dynamics of Chess Psychology

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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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      E-BOOK 10 Great Ways To Get Better At Chess

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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 - Chess Fundamentals

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      EBOOK - Excelling at Chess
      Catalog Code: E-B0117EM

      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 - Excelling at Chess

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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 - How to win at Chess - Quickly

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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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      EBOOK - Why we Lose at Chess

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      Elements of Positional Evaluation
      How the Pieces Get Their Power
      Catalog Code: B0039RE

      This ground-breaking book by best-selling chess author Dan Heisman addresses the evaluation and understanding of how static features affect the value of the pieces in a given position. Now in its fourth edition, emphasis is placed on the static evaluation of each piece's value and its role in the overall position rather than the assessment of a specific position, but Heisman's approach can also be applied to help evaluate entire positions by helping to answer the questions who stands better, by how much, and why?
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      Elements of Positional Evaluation

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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK B
      Catalog Code: B0002ECO

      The fourth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings, Volume B, brings an additional 104 pages of brand new material.
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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK B

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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK C
      Catalog Code: B0003ECO

      The fifth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings, Volume C, brings an additional 104 pages of brand new material with games up to 2006.
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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK E
      Catalog Code: B0005ECO

      The fourth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Volume E, brings an additional 144 pages of brand new material with games up to 2008.
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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK E

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