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  1. Chess Informant - Issue 127

    Chess Informant - Issue 127

    $39.95
    This is the Periodical the Pros Use and all the entertainment and fun a true chess fan could want is inside: the games, the openings, the variations, the combinations and endgames – all furnished with the creative insights of our grandmaster contributors, supported by an international team of experienced chess editors. Chess Informant brings tons of valuable resources for months of reading pleasure, all written in easy-to-understand English and presented with the learning curve in mind! Learn More
  2. Alexander Alekhine

    Alexander Alekhine

    $24.95

    The fourth title in the popular World Chess Champion Series is about the enigmatic Alexander Alekhine. Tracing the Russian-born champion from his youth in Russia, through his assault on the chess Olympus and beyond, this books paints a fresh portrait of man who was one of the most spectacular tacticians ever to play the game.

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  3. Understanding Rook Endgames

    Understanding Rook Endgames

    $26.95
    Endgames with rooks and pawns are the most frequently occurring in chess, arising in about 1 game in 10. If you learn an important technique in this endgame, chances are you will end up using it sooner or later. And there are a great many methods and concepts that can be mastered with a little effort. This book highlights the key themes in rook endings, and at each turn invites the reader to test his knowledge and skills with abundant exercises. Learn More
  4. A Chess Opening Repertoire for Blitz and Rapid

    A Chess Opening Repertoire for Blitz and Rapid

    $29.95
    In blitz, even more than in ‘classical chess’, it is important to make the right decisions quickly and almost instinctively. That is why world-famous opening expert Grandmaster Evgeny Sveshnikov and his son, International Master Vladimir Sveshnikov, have created a chess opening repertoire for club players that is forcing, both narrow and deep, and aggressive. Learn More
  5. The Queen's Indian - Move by Move

    The Queen's Indian - Move by Move

    $27.95
    In this book, International Master and chess coach Lorin D’Costa invites you to join him in studying the Queen’s Indian. He highlights the typical plans and tactics for both sides, constructs a practical repertoire for Black and provides answers to all the key questions. *Essential guidance and training with the Queen’s Indian *Includes repertoire options for Black *Utilizes an ideal approach to chess study Learn More
  6. Stein - Move by Move

    Stein - Move by Move

    $34.95
    Leonid Stein was a three-time Soviet Chess Champion and one of the World's strongest players during his career, which was tragically cut short at its peak by his premature death in 1973. In this book, International Master Thomas Engqvist invites readers to join him in a study of his favorite Stein games, and shows how we can all improve by learning from Stein's masterpieces. Learn More
  7. Yearbook of Chess Wisdom

    Yearbook of Chess Wisdom

    $26.95
    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”?
    Learn More
  8. The Safest Scandinavian

    The Safest Scandinavian

    $27.95
    This book presents a Black repertoire based on the Scandinavian Defence with 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qd6. This is the safest yet aggressive queen retreat. It allows Black to increase pressure on d4 with ...0-0-0 or ...Rd8 while keeping coordination in the centre. Learn More
  9. Chess Life Magazine - March 2016 Issue

    Chess Life Magazine - March 2016 Issue

    $3.95
    The March 2016 issue of Chess Life is here! It's Cover Story is on the struggle that all chess players endure while trying to improve their Chess game. It also features stories of the 2015 London Classic and the resurgence of the Texas Tech Chess program, Learn More
  10. Steinitz - Move by Move

    Steinitz - Move by Move

    $27.95
    In this book, Craig Pritchett leads you through an unforgettable learning experience that builds on the extraordinary life and games of one of the greatest players in chess history, many of whose most profound discoveries remain at the very heart of the game in the 21st century. Learn More
  11. A Year Inside the Chess World

    A Year Inside the Chess World

    $26.95
    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. Learn More
  12. The Complete Chess Course

    The Complete Chess Course

    $24.95
    The Complete Chess Course is filled with advice on how to play better chess, regardless of how strong or weak a player you may be. It begins with the most fundamental ideas, reviewing the basic moves of the pieces and pawns, and continues with fantastic examples from the very best players. We are taken through a full course of chess strategy and tactics; he introduces us to the nine bad moves and how to refute them as well as how to avoid making them. We learn how to handle the white pieces and how to fight back with the black pieces. Learn More
  13. New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2016/2

    New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2016/2

    $12.95
    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. It features On the spot tournament reports, in-depth interviews with top players, comprehensive analysis Learn More
  14. Positional Decision Making in Chess - PAPERBACK

    Positional Decision Making in Chess - PAPERBACK

    $29.95
    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. Learn More
  15. The Complete Polar Bear System

    The Complete Polar Bear System

    $14.95
    1.f4 is the Bird opening. It was played by Henry Bird. He wanted to leave the mainstream and create new original positions. He liked a setup with b3 and Bb2. The Polar Bear System (PBS) was played with the same intention. To leave the trodden theory paths and enter new undiscovered terrain. The system starts with a fianchetto of the Kings bishop after 1.f4,d5. PBS players want to enter interesting and original positions where it is difficult for Black to play for a flat equality. The book is for club players but also professionals can get inspiration. Learn More
  16. Chess Life Magazine - February 2016 Issue

    Chess Life Magazine - February 2016 Issue

    $3.95
    The February 2016 issue of Chess Life is here! In this issue, GM Pal Benko attempts to answer the question "Can a chess computer create chess art?". Other articles including GM Alburt on the Botvinnik Exchange Sacrifice, a look at America's top scholastic players and their decision not to pursue a career as a chess professional and the 2015 World Youth Championship. Learn More
  17. NIC Yearbook 117 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 117 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks! Learn More
  18. Chess Life For Kids Magazine - February 2016 Issue

    Chess Life For Kids Magazine - February 2016 Issue

    $2.95

    The February 2016 issue of Chess Life for Kids is here! All-America Team,  What's the Question?, Arabian Knights, The Chess Detective, You can Do it, Tournament Life Announcements and more in the latest issue of Chess Life for Kids!

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  19. NIC Yearbook 117 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 117 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    $33.95
    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks! Learn More
  20. The Exchange Sacrifice

    The Exchange Sacrifice

    $24.95
    This book has the ability to add an important, practical dimension to your game – the positional exchange sacrifice. Whether you are evaluating the possibility of sacrificing the exchange, or perhaps preparing to defend against it, Sergey Kasparov’s ground-breaking work will help you sort things out. It is a practical guide which makes the exchange sacrifice more, well, scrutable! Learn More
  21. Big Book of Chess Combinations

    Big Book of Chess Combinations

    $19.95
    This book provides one thousand combinations from chess tournament play. It is not the typical book with positions and their solutions. Rather, it tests the actual players against the computer. Sometimes the computer finds the correct solution but not always. The reader needs to study the positions and determine for himself whether the move selected by the computer is correct or not. Learn More
  22. Chessdon

    Chessdon

    $25.95
    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. Learn More
  23. Fischer, Kasparov and the Others

    Fischer, Kasparov and the Others

    $25.95
    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. Learn More
  24. Chess Puzzle Learning Levels Volume 1

    Chess Puzzle Learning Levels Volume 1

    $8.95
    All chess players from beginners to Experts will appreciate this text, with an assortment of 82 entertaining puzzles of varying difficulty. Inside, find such original material as the finish to David Letterman's phone game with Garry Kasparov and a joint study of this author with GM Pal Benko, the inventor of the Benko Gambit. Originally published in the University of New Mexico's newspaper publication, The Daily Lobo, this compilation of chess columns has the unique status of writing to a general audience while keeping the content fresh, challenging, and enjoyable. Learn More
  25. Opening Repertoire - The Open Games with Black

    Opening Repertoire - The Open Games with Black

    $29.95
    Anyone that is primed to face the Ruy Lopez must also be prepared to face a number of White alternatives. This collection of variations make up the Open Games and include not only popular choices such as the Italian Game, Scotch Game, Bishop's Opening, King's Gambit, Vienna Game and Four Knights, but also many tricky sidelines and some wild and wacky gambits. Many of these might not be theoretically strong but can be both daunting and dangerous for the uninformed player. In this book, FIDE Master Martin Lokander tackles all these lines head on and presents a practical repertoire for Black in the Open Games. Learn More
  26. Chess Life Magazine - January 2016 Issue

    Chess Life Magazine - January 2016 Issue

    $3.95
    The January 2016 issue of Chess Life is here! It's Cover Story is on Hikaru Nakamura and his victory in Millionaire Chess 2. Other articles include 10 Years of UT Dallas vs. U. Belgrade Matches and Larkin winning the Armed Forces Championship. Learn More
  27. Understanding the Scandinavian

    Understanding the Scandinavian

    $23.50
    The appeal of the Scandinavian Defence is easy to understand: it is very forcing and Black is virtually guaranteed to get his desired structure. There are no annoying Anti-Scandinavians' to study! This thoroughly modern guide focuses on these new approaches, while also covering the more traditional main lines. Learn More
  28. Chess in the Eighties

    Chess in the Eighties

    $14.95
    David Bronstein was a chess grandmaster and one of the strongest players in the world. In this sharp and provocative essay, the authors explain their concern regarding the increasingly sport oriented nature of chess, in which the result is all-important, to the detriment of chess as an art form and as an element of culture. Learn More
  29. New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2015/8

    New In Chess Magazine - Issue 2015/8

    $12.95
    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. It features On the spot tournament reports, in-depth interviews with top players, comprehensive analysis Learn More
  30. SHOPWORN - The Double Queen's Gambit

    SHOPWORN - The Double Queen's Gambit

    Regular Price: $26.95

    Special Price $13.48

    Alexey Bezgodov provides a complete chess opening repertoire for Black against 1.d4. After replying with 1…d5, the former Russian Chess Champion advises you to take up the Double Queen’s Gambit and play 2…c5! against both 2. c4 and 2. Nf3. In The Double Queen’s Gambit Black’s attitude is as active and ambitious as that of White in the Queen’s Gambit. This ambition may seem premature at first sight, but many strong grandmasters have already successfully played this system. Learn More
  31. 100 Endgames You Must Know

    100 Endgames You Must Know

    $24.95
    Most players tend to neglect the endgame, many even dodge the endgame by taking extreme risks in the middlegame, simply because they feel uncertain about the final phase. But time limits have shortened, and the endgame has to be played fast. A solid basic knowledge is vital. There are, contrary to what most amateurs believe, relatively few endgames one must know. Here the 100 endgames are presented that:show up most frequently in practice are easy to learn and contain ideas and concepts useful in more difficult positions. 100 Endgames You Must Know is a practical tool to improve your knowledge of endgames most likely to arise in an actual game. Learn More
  32. Mastering Chess Middlegames

    Mastering Chess Middlegames

    $24.95
    Panchenko’s classic Mastering Chess Middlegames is for the first time available in translation, giving club-players around the world access to this unique training method. The book contains a collection of inspiring lessons on the most important middlegame topics: attack, defence, counterplay, realising the advantage, obstructing the plans of your opponent, the battle of the heavy pieces, and much more. In each chapter, Panchenko clearly identifies the various aspects of the topic, formulates easy-to-grasp rules, presents a large number of well-chosen examples and ends with a wealth of practical tests. Learn More
  33. Fischer - Move by Move

    Fischer - Move by Move

    $29.95
    Bobby Fischer is a legendary chess figure, and many consider him to be the greatest chess player of all time. Fischer was a child prodigy who later developed into a phenomenal force. During his peak years he dominated his nearest rivals in a manner that had previously never been seen. In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala studies his favorite Fischer games. Lakdawala examines Fischer's renowned skills in attack, defense, counterattack, exploiting imbalances, dynamic elements, accumulating advantages and endgame play. Learn More
  34. Chess Informants - Issue 126

    Chess Informants - Issue 126

    $39.95
    This is the Periodical the Pros Use and all the entertainment and fun a true chess fan could want is inside: the games, the openings, the variations, the combinations and endgames – all furnished with the creative insights of our grandmaster contributors, supported by an international team of experienced chess editors. Chess Informant brings tons of valuable resources for months of reading pleasure, all written in easy-to-understand English and presented with the learning curve in mind! Learn More
  35. The Double Queen's Gambit

    The Double Queen's Gambit

    $26.95
    Alexey Bezgodov provides a complete chess opening repertoire for Black against 1.d4. After replying with 1…d5, the former Russian Chess Champion advises you to take up the Double Queen’s Gambit and play 2…c5! against both 2. c4 and 2. Nf3. In The Double Queen’s Gambit Black’s attitude is as active and ambitious as that of White in the Queen’s Gambit. This ambition may seem premature at first sight, but many strong grandmasters have already successfully played this system. Learn More
  36. SHOPWORN - Fischer - Move by Move

    SHOPWORN - Fischer - Move by Move

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Special Price $14.98

    Bobby Fischer is a legendary chess figure, and many consider him to be the greatest chess player of all time. Fischer was a child prodigy who later developed into a phenomenal force. During his peak years he dominated his nearest rivals in a manner that had previously never been seen. In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala studies his favorite Fischer games. Lakdawala examines Fischer's renowned skills in attack, defense, counterattack, exploiting imbalances, dynamic elements, accumulating advantages and endgame play. Learn More

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