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      The Nimzo-Larsen Attack is an ideal opening choice for players keen to avoid mainline theory but still wanting to set their opponents problems from the outset. In the Nimzo-Larsen, White begins 1 b3 and then develops in hypermodern fashion – planning to undermine any central structures Black dares to erect. A key attraction of the Nimzo-Larsen is that White can steer the game into either sharp play or elaborate strategic battles. In this book, International Master Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in examining the many different variations of the Nimzo-Larsen. Lakdawala studies the typical plans and tactics for both sides, offers repertoire options for White, provides answers to all the key questions and tells you everything you need to know about playing the Nimzo-Larsen Attack. Learn More
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      Smith Morra Gambit Declined: Nf6

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      Details the Smith-Morra Gambit Declined Variation. 2081 games given in 48 variations. Learn More
    3. Chess Life and Review - 4 DISK DVD COLLECTION

      Chess Life and Review - 4 DISK DVD COLLECTION

      Our Price: $39.95
      A must have item for any serious chess historian or chess collector!

      This 4 DVD Collection contains digital reproductions of every issue of...

      Chess Life Magazine 1946-1969
      Chess Review 1933-1969
      Chess Life & Review 1969-1975

      This massive collection, over 500 issues of the legendary publications of the US Chess Federation, has been painstaking digitized in high-resolution and every issue is complete - every article, picture and advertisement are shown exactly as they appeared when it was originally published. Learn More
    4. EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 2

      EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 2

      Our Price: $31.95
      Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov: Part II is the second volume in a major three-volume series made unique by the fact that it records the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chess player of all-time. Learn More
    5. Random Game Book

      Random Game Book

      Our Price: $2.95
      For your purchasing Consideration, we have a random game book! We have a very limited number of these books available on a first come, first serve basis. You will receive one of four game books - Starting Out in Poker, Starting Out in Backgammon, Improving Your Backgammon, or Starting Out in Bridge Please contact us if you would like a specific book, but please note that a specific selection is not guaranteed. Learn More
    6. French Defense for Black

      French Defense for Black

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      Grefe and Silman give many variations and analysis from the Black perspective to show why the French Defense is one of Black's best replies vs. 1.e4. Learn More
    7. One Year Subscription to New In Chess Magazine

      One Year Subscription to New In Chess Magazine

      Our Price: $100.00
      New in Chess is the magazine of choice for serious Chess players. If it is happening in Chess, you'll read about it in New in Chess Magazine. Learn More
    8. One Year Subscription to Chess Life Magazine

      One Year Subscription to Chess Life Magazine

      Our Price: $50.00
      Chess Life, the official magazine of the United States Chess Federation, is one of the oldest and most respected chess magazines in the world. It's list of contributors include such legendary authors as Grandmaster Andrew Soltis, GM Lev Alburt, NM Bruce Pandolfini and many others! Learn More
    9. Encyclopedia of Chess Endings II: Rook Endings, Part One - 2nd EDITION

      Encyclopedia of Chess Endings II: Rook Endings, Part One - 2nd EDITION

      Our Price: $44.95
      Because of its simplicity and systematic approach the book is useful for advanced players and for those who want to become familiar with the basics of endgames. It's especially interesting for coaches. Learn More
    10. 2003 Chess Life Annual Book

      2003 Chess Life Annual Book

      Our Price: $59.95

      The Chess Life Annual is a beautiful, hardcover book that features all twelve issues of Chess Life magazine from the specified year. Each annual features a rich, black leather cover and has the USCF Logo and production year embossed in Gold on its spine.

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    11. 2004 Chess Life Annual Book

      2004 Chess Life Annual Book

      Our Price: $59.95

      The Chess Life Annual is a beautiful, hardcover book that features all twelve issues of Chess Life magazine from the specified year. Each annual features a rich, black leather cover and has the USCF Logo and production year embossed in Gold on its spine.

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    12. 2005 Chess Life Annual Book

      2005 Chess Life Annual Book

      Our Price: $59.95

      The Chess Life Annual is a beautiful, hardcover book that features all twelve issues of Chess Life magazine from the specified year. Each annual features a rich, black leather cover and has the USCF Logo and production year embossed in Gold on its spine.

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    13. 2006 Chess Life Annual Book

      2006 Chess Life Annual Book

      Our Price: $59.95

      The Chess Life Annual is a beautiful, hardcover book that features all twelve issues of Chess Life magazine from the specified year. Each annual features a rich, black leather cover and has the USCF Logo and production year embossed in Gold on its spine.

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    14. 2007 Chess Life Annual Book

      2007 Chess Life Annual Book

      Our Price: $59.95

      The Chess Life Annual is a beautiful, hardcover book that features all twelve issues of Chess Life magazine from the specified year. Each annual features a rich, black leather cover and has the USCF Logo and production year embossed in Gold on its spine.

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    15. 2008 Chess Life Annual Book

      2008 Chess Life Annual Book

      Our Price: $59.95

      The Chess Life Annual is a beautiful, hardcover book that features all twelve issues of Chess Life magazine from the specified year. Each annual features a rich, black leather cover and has the USCF Logo and production year embossed in Gold on its spine.

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    16. 2009 Chess Life Annual Book

      2009 Chess Life Annual Book

      Our Price: $59.95

      The Chess Life Annual is a beautiful, hardcover book that features all twelve issues of Chess Life magazine from the specified year. Each annual features a rich, black leather cover and has the USCF Logo and production year embossed in Gold on its spine.

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    17. 2010 Chess Life Annual Book

      2010 Chess Life Annual Book

      Our Price: $59.95

      The Chess Life Annual is a beautiful, hardcover book that features all twelve issues of Chess Life magazine from the specified year. Each annual features a rich, black leather cover and has the USCF Logo and production year embossed in Gold on its spine.

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    18. 2011 Chess Life Annual Book

      2011 Chess Life Annual Book

      Our Price: $59.95

      The Chess Life Annual is a beautiful, hardcover book that features all twelve issues of Chess Life magazine from the specified year. Each annual features a rich, black leather cover and has the USCF Logo and production year embossed in Gold on its spine.

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    19. 2012 Chess Life Annual Book

      2012 Chess Life Annual Book

      Our Price: $59.95

      The Chess Life Annual is a beautiful, hardcover book that features all twelve issues of Chess Life magazine from the specified year. Each annual features a rich, black leather cover and has the USCF Logo and production year embossed in Gold on its spine.

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    20. 2013 Chess Life Annual Book

      2013 Chess Life Annual Book

      Our Price: $59.95

      The Chess Life Annual is a beautiful, hardcover book that features all twelve issues of Chess Life magazine from the specified year. Each annual features a rich, black leather cover and has the USCF Logo and production year embossed in Gold on its spine.

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    21. Childrens Chess Book Combination

      Childrens Chess Book Combination

      Our Price: $29.95
      This is not just a book for kids - for 'Dad' read any opponent who beats you regularly! This book teaches the 50 Deadly Checkmates - basic attacking patterns that occur repeatedly in games between players of all standards. Each mating motif is carefully and simply explained, and several illustrative examples are given. A final test enables the reader to grade his pattern recognition abilities, and the last chapter explains what to do if your Dad is Garry Kasparov. Learn More
    22. The Modern Anti-Sicilian. 1.e4 c5 2.a3

      The Modern Anti-Sicilian. 1.e4 c5 2.a3

      Our Price: $37.95
      This hefty book offers the results of S.Soloviov's ten-year-long investigation of a nearly virgin territory of chess theory - 1.e4 c5 2.a3. This is a more flexible version of the Sicilian Gambit with 2.b4 as the play often takes original courses. Learn More
    23. A Practical White Repertoire with 1. d4 & 2. c4 - VOL. 2

      A Practical White Repertoire with 1. d4 & 2. c4 - VOL. 2

      Our Price: $31.95
      Alexei Kornev is an international grandmaster and coach. In 2001 he took the silver in the Russian Cup Final. He is also the winner of a number of international tournaments. Highest Elo so far - 2582. For many years, he has been the senior coach of the junior chess school in the city of Vladimir. His students are often among the Russian junior championships for boys and girls. Learn More
    24. Pawn and Queen and In Between - Teacher's Manual

      Pawn and Queen and In Between - Teacher's Manual

      Our Price: $6.95

      Pawn & Queen and in Between is 72 page instruction manual for the game of chess. It starts with volume 1 number 1 and continues through volume 1 number 18. Each section is nicely illustrated and has large, easy to read type. It is geared toward children, but is a great, easy to understand, introduction for adults too.

      Choose between the manual, or the workbook, which contains exercises to help you practice and understand the concepts introduced in the manual.

       

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    25. Pawn and Queen and In Between - Student Workbook

      Pawn and Queen and In Between - Student Workbook

      Our Price: $4.95

      Pawn & Queen and in Between is 72 page instruction manual for the game of chess. It starts with volume 1 number 1 and continues through volume 1 number 18. Each section is nicely illustrated and has large, easy to read type. It is geared toward children, but is a great, easy to understand, introduction for adults too.

      Choose between the manual, or the workbook, which contains exercises to help you practice and understand the concepts introduced in the manual.

       

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    26. Smith Morra Gambit Declined: 3 ...d5

      Smith Morra Gambit Declined: 3 ...d5

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      The Complete Encyclopedia of Chess Openings: 1332 Games! This massive work has only one objective...to give you so many games that it's impossible to go through them all. No variation is ignored, and you will find games you will never find in databases. Games from every possible source have been dug out and printed. Learn More
    27. 2014 Chess Life Annual Book

      2014 Chess Life Annual Book

      Our Price: $59.95

      The Chess Life Annual is a beautiful, hardcover book that features all twelve issues of Chess Life magazine from the specified year. Each annual features a rich, black leather cover and has the USCF Logo and production year embossed in Gold on its spine.

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    28. E-BOOK Masters: Boris Spassky Master of Initiative (Masters (Everyman Chess)) Paperback

      E-BOOK Masters: Boris Spassky Master of Initiative (Masters (Everyman Chess)) Paperback

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      In Boris Spassky Master of Initiative, Alexander Raetsky and Maxim Chetverik look back over Spassky’s long and distinguished career to examine how he defeated his long-time adversaries, carefully highlighting his most colourful and celebrated encounters over the chessboard. A deep study of his style and games will entertain and inspire any true chess fan.

      *Includes Boris Spassky’s most brilliant sacrificial games
      *Ideal for the attack-minded chess player
      *Perfect for sharpening your tactical ability

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    29. Morphy's Games of Chess

      Morphy's Games of Chess

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      A thorough analysis of Chess Games by the greatest player of all time, Paul Morphy. It features 54 against such masters as Anderssen, Harrwitz, Mongredien, Bird, Paulsen and others; 52 of the best blindfold games; 52 games at odds; and 142 in consultation, informally, etc. Detailed annotations of games by such expert analysts as Sergeant, Steinitz, Anderssen and Morphy himself.

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    30. Chess Strategy

      Chess Strategy

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      One of the great theoretical works in chess, shows principles of action above and beyond moves. Acclaimed by Capablanca, Keres, etc.

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    31. Lasker's Manual of Chess

      Lasker's Manual of Chess

      Our Price: $10.95

      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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    32. Botvinnik - 100 Selected Games

      Botvinnik - 100 Selected Games

      Our Price: $12.95

      Learn chess from a World Champion! These 100 games were selected and annotated by Botvinnik himself as the best games he played before becoming World Champion in 1948. Includes contests against Alekhine, Capablanca, Euwe, Keres, Reshevsky, Smyslov and others. Author explains his theories, the development of Russian chess and six end game studies.

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    33. An Introduction to Chess Moves and Tactics Simply Explained

      An Introduction to Chess Moves and Tactics Simply Explained

      Our Price: $4.95

      Informal intermediate introduction, quite strong in explaining reasons for moves. Covers basic material, tactics, important openings, traps, positional play in middle game, end game. Attempts to isolate patterns and recurrent configurations.

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    34. Combinations - The Heart of Chess

      Combinations - The Heart of Chess

      Our Price: $12.95

      Explanations for the famous and less well-known combinations of Tarrasch, Botvinnik, Nimzovich, Steinitz, Rubinstein; the dazzling brilliancies of Morphy, Keres and Alekhine; the deadly attacks of Marshall; the unfathomable plays of Lasker; and the matchless creations of Capablanca and many others. 356 diagrams.

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    35. How to Play the Chess Opening

      How to Play the Chess Opening

      Our Price: $7.95

      With keen appreciation of the amateur's usual limitations, International Grandmaster Eugene Znosko Borovsky explains the importance of rapid development of the pieces, occupation of the center, the relation of the opening to the general plan of the player, and significance of control of the center.

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    36. 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate

      1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate

      Our Price: $19.95
      Ask most chessplayers from the "baby boomer" generation how they acquired and sharpened their tactical skills, and chances are a Fred reinfeld tactical collection will be part of their answer. And now, for the first time, 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate is presented in modern Algebraic Notation. Learn More

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