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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

    $124.95
    Small Encyclopedia of Chess Opening
    Catalog Code: B0004SHV

    The Small Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings is based on the same 500 fundamental codes and system of elimination but it's a fifth the length. Instead of five books just one! The best and most up to date information. The creative output of generations of chess masters filtered for the reader's convenience.
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    Small Encyclopedia of Chess Opening

    $69.95
    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

    $49.95
    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 C

    $39.95
    The Grandmaster Battle Manual
    Catalog Code: B0049QT

    The Grandmaster Battle Manual explains how to be a more competitive chess player. Chess grandmaster Vassilios Kotronias has been a professional player for two decades and now he explains the secrets of his success. As a writer, Kotronias has the skill to explain in words what other top players can only express in long lists of chess moves. Improve your chess with a grandmaster guide.
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    The Grandmaster Battle Manual

    $34.95
    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

    $34.95
    The Joys of Chess
    Heroes, Battles & Brilliancies
    Catalog Code: B0102NIC

    The Joys of Chess is an unforgettable intellectual expedition to the remotest corners of the Royal Game. En route, intriguing thought experiments, strange insights and hilarious jokes will offer vistas you have never seen before. The beauty, the struggle, the culture, the fun, the art and the heroism of chess – you will find them all in this sparkling book that will give you many hours of intense joy.
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    The Joys of Chess

    $34.95
    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

    $34.95
    The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 2
    September 1953 - June 1955
    Catalog Code: B0181IS

    This volume includes reprints “The Chess Players”, originally from the October 1953 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. The story of Zeno the Rat by Charles Harness faithfully recreates the small chess club atmosphere of 60 years ago.
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    The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 2

    $29.95
    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

    $29.95
    The Chess-Player's Companion
    Catalog Code: B0098IS

    This is the third in a series of three books by Howard Staunton, who is considered to have been the best player in the world at that time.
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    The Chess-Player's Companion

    $29.95
    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

    $29.95
    Thought and Choice in Chess
    Catalog Code: B0304IS

    What does a chessmaster think when he prepares his next move? How are his thoughts organized? Which methods and strategies does he use by solving his problem of choice? To answer these questions, the author did an experimental study in 1938, to which famous chessmasters participated (Alekhine, Max Euwe and Flohr). This book is still useful for everybody who studies cognition and artificial intelligence.
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    Thought and Choice in Chess

    $29.95
    The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 1
    June 1951 - June 1953
    Catalog Code: B0180IS

    The California Chess Reporter ran for 25 year from 1951 to 1976. It was published six times a year. The first issue of the California Chess Reporter, that promised continuous coverage of the entire state, appeared on June 1951.
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    The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 1

    $29.95
    World Chess Championship Candidates Tournament Zurich 1953
    Catalog Code: B0285IS

    Whenever any grandmaster of chess is asked the question “Which chess book helped you the most” or “To what book do you most attribute your success”, the answer is almost always the same. All or almost all grandmasters say there is one book that stands above all others in leading to success over the board. The name of that book is: International Grandmasters Chess Tournament Zurich 1953 by David Bronstein, which is reprinted here under the more commonly used title of World Chess Championship Candidates Tournament Zurich 1953.
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    World Chess Championship Candidates Tournament Zurich 1953

    $29.95
    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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    The World Champions I Knew
    Catalog Code: B0128NIC

    The legendary chess players that Genna Sosonko brings to life in this new collection of his acclaimed writing have one thing in common: Capablanca, Alekhine, Euwe, Botvinnik, Smyslov, Tal and Petrosian, they were all world champions.
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    The World Champions I Knew

    $29.95
    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

    $28.95
    Finding Bobby Fischer
    A Classic Collection, Finally Available Again
    Catalog Code: B0159NIC

    Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam’s gripping encounter with the legendary American recluse, a journalist’s dream come true, is the worthy apotheosis of this unique collection of interviews which were first published in New In Chess between 1986 and 1992.
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    Finding Bobby Fischer

    $27.95
    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

    $26.95
    A Year Inside the Chess World
    Insanity, Passion & Addiction
    Catalog Code: B0008EV

    In this at times hilarious and tragic account, Gormally shares the inner workings of the chess world — a world riven with insecurities, strange social customs and petty rivalries, while casting his analytical eye even on topics as disparate as eccentric waiters, strange Amsterdam zoos and inspiring mountain passes. It’s a story you won’t want to miss.
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    A Year Inside the Chess World

    $26.95
    How Computers Play Chess
    Catalog Code: B0047IS

    This book attempts to satisfy two different goals. It presents a comprehensive history of computer chess along with many rare examples of the play of early programs. These examples contain both amazing strokes of brilliance and inexplicable catastrophes; they will give the reader a dear perspective of the pioneer days of computer chess. In contrast, contemporary programs are capable of defeating International Grandmasters; the text contains several recent examples including a remarkable victory over former World Champion Anatoly Karpov. The remainder of the book is devoted to an explanation of how the various parts of a chess program are designed and how they function.
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    How Computers Play Chess

    $26.95
    The Bobby Fischer I Knew
    And Other Stories
    Catalog Code: B0059IS

    The Bobby Fischer I knew and other stories is hailed as an instant classic. This Damon-Runyan like work will be around well into the 21st Century. To inform future generations about such greats as Bobby Fischer and World Champion Garry Kasparov as well as the ''Guys and Dolls'' of the New York Chess scene during the fabled Golden Era of the 1930s and 1940s. In the introduction, five time U.S. Chess Champion writes that the authors capture ''some of the most raucous and colorful figures in 20th century chess'' with a ''Dickensian precision''.
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    The Bobby Fischer I Knew

    $26.95
    Yearbook of Chess Wisdom
    Catalog Code: B0009EV

    In this book the author addresses 366 (one for each day of the year) intriguing chess topics which could be of interest to any chess fan, regardless of the playing level. For example: 
    IQ and chess skills Talent vs. hard work How many games to play per year? Are women underrated or overrated as compared to men? Rating inflation in chess What does your chess tell about your personality? Playing computers: dos and don’ts Developing your chess memory and visualization How does one prepare for an upcoming tournament? Is 1.e4 really “best by test”?
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    Yearbook of Chess Wisdom

    $26.95
    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

    $25.95
    The Chess of Bobby Fischer
    Catalog Code: B0102IS

    Bobby Fischer is regarded as the greatest chess player of all time. A movie ''Searching for Bobby Fischer'' was made about two of the times he disappeared. Although there are many books about Bobby Fischer, this is the only one that deals in depth with his second, in 1992, match against Boris Spassky and the one that explores in greatest depth his playing style and thought process.
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    The Chess of Bobby Fischer

    $25.95
    Power Chess
    Great Grandmaster Battles from Russia
    Catalog Code: B0125IS

    Paul Keres — ''the greatest player never to have been world champion'' — was a legendary figure in chess. The depth of his conceptions and the elegance and beauty of his play rank him among such immortals as Alekhine, Tal, Bronstein, Botvinnik, and Bobby Fischer.
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    Power Chess

    $25.95
    Chessdon
    Catalog Code: B0302IS

    Memoirs of a Chess Official, organizer and member of the FIDE Executive Board of the World Chess Federation who participated in many controversial chess events including the matches by Fischer, Karpov and Kasparov for the World Chess Championships. The insider story of these important chess events.
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    Chessdon

    $25.95
    Modern Ideas in Chess
    Catalog Code: B0014IS

    Modern Ideas in Chess is one of the Great Classics of chess literature. Originally published in German in 1923 as Die neuen Ideen im Schachspiel, it created an immediate sensation. This was a period of the emergence of new theories and new ways of thinking about chess.
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    Modern Ideas in Chess

    $25.95
    The Delights of Chess
    Catalog Code: B0148IS

    The book is filled with amusing anecdotes involving famous players, including Nimzowitsch, Botvinnik, Smyslov, Reshevsky and Lombardy.
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    The Delights of Chess

    $25.95
    The President's Crown of Thorns
    Catalog Code: B0101IS

    Autobiography of Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, President of the World Chess Federation (''FIDE'') from 1995 to the Present. This is an amazing book because it describes the break-up of the Soviet Union and provides an autobiography of how a man realizing the huge changes in the process of taking place in Russian society was able to become a millionaire.
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    The President's Crown of Thorns

    $25.95
    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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    The Personality of Chess
    Inside the Spirit and Body of the World's Greatest Game
    Catalog Code: B0283IS

    Once the game of kings, chess now intrigues, fascinates, and experates millions of enthusiasts from all walks of life. What is it in the nature of this unique game that has appealed to so many people for so many centuries? What does this game mean for those who play in, and why does it interest even those who do not? Here are the answers in brilliant book that explains chess as a social, psychological, historical and dramatic phenomenon. Filled with unexpected humor and written in a language anyone can understand, The Personality of chess offers a vast amount of little known facts about the game, some in refutation of popular misconceptions, others boldly treading unexplored areas.
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    The Personality of Chess

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    Fischer, Kasparov and the Others
    The Best of CHESSDON and Much More
    Catalog Code: B0300IS

    Memoirs of Chess Official, organizer and members of the FIDE Executive Board who participated in many controversial chess events including the matches by Fischer, Karpov and Kasparov for the World Chess Championships. The insider story of these important chess events.
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    Fischer, Kasparov and the Others

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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

    $25.95

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