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  1. Vassily Ivanchuk

    Vassily Ivanchuk

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    “Chuky, you’re a genius.” Leading grandmasters have been heard to whisper these words, impressed with yet another brilliancy of Vassily Ivanchuk. The Ukrainian wizard, immensely popular with pros and amateurs alike, has been a member of the world elite for more than twenty years and is one of the most active players on the international circuit. Learn More
  2. Chess Life Magazine - August 2013 Issue

    Chess Life Magazine - August 2013 Issue

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    Chess Life-July 2013

     

    Topics include:

     

    K factor- Kamsky, Krush conquer the competition at the 2013 U.S. Championship

     

    20 Years ago this month: we look back at the release of Searching for Bobby Fischer

     

    Merit Mates-Scouts gather at Virginia Beach, Virgina to work on the scouting chess merit badge

     

    As well as practical game advice and analysis.

     

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  3. Chess Life Magazine - July 2013 Issue

    Chess Life Magazine - July 2013 Issue

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    Chess Life-July 2013 Topics include: A tribute to GM Robert Byrne (1928-2013) Chessplayers with disabilities: The 2013 All-Girls NationalChampionships in Chicago As well as practical game adviceand analysis. Learn More
  4. NIC Yearbook 107 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 107 - PAPERBACK EDITION

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    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons. Learn More
  5. NIC Yearbook 106 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 106 - HARDCOVER EDITION

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    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons. Learn More
  6. NIC Yearbook 106 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 106 - PAPERBACK EDITION

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    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons. Learn More
  7. San Remo 1930 International Chess Tournament

    San Remo 1930 International Chess Tournament

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    Alekhine's super performance with 14 out of 15 against the world's best lacking only Capablanca and Em. Lasker. Excellent notes by Robert Sherwood, Alekhine, Maroczy, Nimzowitsch, Bogoljubow, Yates, Vidmar, etc. As Euwe later wrote about Alekhine's games at San Remo in Meet the Masters: "His wins in this tournament exhibited, one and all, the art of chess at its most perfect yet." Hardback book with all games annotated and with many diagrams. Part of the Great Tournament series. Learn More
  8. The Complete  Kalashnikov

    The Complete Kalashnikov

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    If you are looking for a deadly weapon against 1.e4, the Kalashnikov Sicilian could well be your best choice! The Kalashnikov is a special opening were theoretical knowledge plays an important role. It’s in 1834 that the French champion Labourdonnais played 4...e5 for the first time. But the Kalashnikov is a decidedly modern opening. That’s why the opening only started gaining in popularity in the late 1980’s, in particular thanks to the famous Russian grandmaster Evgeny Sveshnikov. Ever since, many top level players have added it to their repertoire: Pavel Tregubov, Alexei Fedorov, Etienne Bacrot, Alexander Moiseenko and Teimour Radjabov. Grandmasters Cornette and Libiszewski always thought that the Kalashnikov, which promises Black dynamic compensation in exchange for the apparent weakness of the d5 square and the backwards d6 pawn, was not well-known enough and that its potential was underestimated. Learn More
  9. EBOOK - Fire on Board - Shirov's Best Games

    EBOOK - Fire on Board - Shirov's Best Games

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    In this collection of his best games, Grandmaster Alexei Shirov shows why he is widely regarded as one of the most aggressive and inventive players of the modern era. It contains a delightful selection of his favourite games, each of which is explained in detail, together with sections on tactical highlights and endgames. Learn More
  10. Reunited

    Reunited

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    Following the split with FIDE when World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov defended his title in a match with Nigel Short in 1993 outside of FIDE, there had been two world chess champions, the “Classical Champion” who had won his title by defeating the current champion in a long match, and the FIDE World Champion who had won one of the World Championship tournaments organized by FIDE. Learn More
  11. Dreev vs. the Benoni

    Dreev vs. the Benoni

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    Dreev is the winner of many international tournaments. With the Russian team, he was three-time Olympic gold medalist and one-time silver medalist. He has also won the World team championsgip twice-in 1997 and 2005. European champion for rapid chess. Dreev is a leading expert on opening theory and a renowned chess author. His previous books, published by Chess Stars, are My One Hundred Best Games, The Moscow & Anti-Moscow Variations and The Meran and Anti-Meran Variations. Learn More
  12. How to be a Winner at Chess

    How to be a Winner at Chess

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    The Essence of Good Chess The incomparable Fred Reinfeld is back in print! This new 21st-century edition is presented in modern algebraic notation in a double-column format, with more diagrams and a refresher course for beginners. How to be a Winner at Chess is among the very best introductory chess books ever produced, bar none. In it Reinfeld manages to capture the essence of good chess in a most readable, enjoyable, easy-to-grasp format. How to be a Winner at Chess is designed for the average player who knows the moves and rules but not much more. Warning! - you have to be able to read! Let Fred Reinfeld, the master wordsmith and instructor take you to the next level - in short turn you into a winner. Learn More
  13. How To Play Chess Like a Champion

    How To Play Chess Like a Champion

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    Reinfeld's Masterpiece How to Play Chess like a Champion is Fred Reinfeld's sequel to his How to be a Winner at Chess and an absolute gem. In it the reader will find an exquisite blending of classic games, stories, insights, and instruction as only Reinfeld can put together. Rarely has an author succeeded so well as here, combining instruction, entertainment, and pure enjoyment. This new 21st-century edition is presented in modern algebraic notation in a double-column format, with many more diagrams. Throughout, the writing of Reinfeld, the master wordsmith and instructor, has been left intact. How to Play Chess like a Champion is among the very best introductory chess books ever produced, bar none, capturing the essence of good chess in a most readable, enjoyable, easy-to-grasp format. Learn More
  14. Fischer Spassky

    Fischer Spassky

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    AT LAST- after cancellations, protests, demands, disappearances, apologies, reporter limitations, referee uncertaincies, chessboard glares, unsuitable chairs and disputes about lighting, noise, and player and audience distance were resolved-at last Bobby Fischer was in Iceland and ready to play. Jully 11, 1972, the Green Day, had arrived at last... Learn More
  15. Both Sides of the Chessboard

    Both Sides of the Chessboard

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    An analysis of the 1972 World Championship Chess Match from both sides of the chessboard - a Russian and an American analysis. Learn More
  16. Great Chess Victories and Defeats

    Great Chess Victories and Defeats

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    This is a collection of chess columns that originally appeared between 1972 and 1977. It might be called a collection of his best columns. You will notice a particular style to his columns. Learn More
  17. SHOPWORN - The Colle - Move by Move

    SHOPWORN - The Colle - Move by Move

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    This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Learn More
  18. Chess Strategy - Move by Move

    Chess Strategy - Move by Move

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    Want to improve at chess? Then you'll need to improve your understanding of chess strategy. You probably knew that already - but how to begin to study such a vast and seemingly complex subject? International Master Adam Hunt is a full-time chess teacher and is thus very familiar with this problem. His solution is to present an accessible and easy-to-read guide for club players and juniors. Hunt studies all the key components of chess strategy, including development, king safety, attack and defence, initiative, pawn play and much more. He examines not only grandmaster games but also those played by students, demonstrates model strategic play, identifies typical mistakes and explains how to avoid them. Move by Move provides an ideal platform to study chess Learn More
  19. The Colle - Move by Move

    The Colle - Move by Move

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    This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Learn More
  20. EBOOK - The Colle - Move by Move

    EBOOK - The Colle - Move by Move

    Our Price: $24.95

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    This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Learn More
  21. Chess Puzzles for Students

    Chess Puzzles for Students

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    This is a quiz based on very hard puzzles taken from master games, not from composed problems. Because of the difficulty and complexity of the puzzles, you score points just for getting the first move right. You do not have to see all the way to the end. At the end of the quizzes, you are rated based on how many you got right. Learn More
  22. Play the Tarrasch

    Play the Tarrasch

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    The Tarrasch Defence to the Queen's Gambit, which arises after 1 d4 d5 2 c4 e6 3 Ne3 c5, is one ofthe most flexible systems at Black's disposa. He can choose the aggressive attacking play of the Von Henning-Schara Gambit, sharp positional play of the isolated pawn positions in teh Classical Tarrasch, or take a chance on the risky Swedish variation. Learn More
  23. The Bright Side of Chess

    The Bright Side of Chess

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    The Bright Side of Chess is a collection of curious stories, fantastic games, unusual positions, surprising combinations, all under one cover. Irving Chernev was not the strongest player, but he was the most entertaining writer in the history of chess. Learn More
  24. Test Evaluate and Improve Your Chess - 3RD EDITION

    Test Evaluate and Improve Your Chess - 3RD EDITION

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    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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  25. The Dark Knight System

    The Dark Knight System

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    Welcome to the Dark Knight System, a weapon which can be used against virtually every opening White can play! In the Dark Knight System, Black begins with 1...Nc6 and adopts a dark-square strategy. Learn More
  26. My Best Games of Chess

    My Best Games of Chess

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    In chess literature, there have only been a very few chess books that have immediately-and permanently-established themselves as classics. Lasker's Manual of Chess by Emanuel Lasker, Masters of the Chessboard by Richard Reti and Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual by Mark Dvoretsky are three that come to mind. There are of course others, among them My Best Games of Chess, 1908-1937 by the fourth world chess champion, Alexander Alekhine. Learn More
  27. Curious Chess Facts

    Curious Chess Facts

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    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. Learn More
  28. The Development of Chess Style

    The Development of Chess Style

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    This is essentially a book on chess history, showing how different styles of chess play became popular and flourished and then faded in popularity, such as for example the Hyper-Modern Style of play that became "All the Rage" in the 1920s and 1930s. Learn More
  29. Fried Liver & Burning Pants

    Fried Liver & Burning Pants

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    Coach Jay Stallings takes coaches and players alike through some of the strangest and weirdest (yet true!) stories in Chess. From how Ossip Bernstein had to save his own life with a game of chess to Bobby Fischer's amazing winning streak to Harry Nelson Pillsbury's ability to play Chess, Checkers and cards at the same time, there is something in here for everyone, complete with Coach Stalling's insights on what you can learn from these stories to improve your own game! Learn More
  30. The Great Chess Masters and Their Games

    The Great Chess Masters and Their Games

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    Is there any quality common in the world's greatest chess masters, any peculiarity which made them contestants upon that particular parti-coloured board and on no other? Is there, in other words, a chess-mind? Learn More
  31. The Perfect Pirc-Modern

    The Perfect Pirc-Modern

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    In Strategic Play Jacob Aagaard digs deep into the most complex area of chess thinking. The games and exercises in this book transcend regular chess skills, such as pattern recognition, calculation and positional analysis. Building on the two previous books in the Grandmaster Preparation series, this book challenges the reader to explore the complexities of chess, offering clarity and understanding through Aagaard’s straightforward approach. Learn More
  32. Pachman's Modern Chess Strategy

    Pachman's Modern Chess Strategy

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    Modern Chess Strategy by the well-known Czech Grandmaster and theorist Ludek Pachman, is widely recognized on the continent of Europe as the standard work on the middle-game. Learn More
  33. Chess Creativity of Botvinnik - RUSSIAN EDITION

    Chess Creativity of Botvinnik - RUSSIAN EDITION

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    The publication covers the most games played by World Chess Champion Botvinnik Chess in 40 years of activity, its commentaries, theoretical, analytical and historical works. This the first volume contains 283 annotated games for the years 1924-1940, in chronological order, articles on events of this period, the article "On the definition of a combination." Also published is an introductory article by Mikhail Botvinnik (p. 5-113), that provides a list of the results of Botvinnik in tournaments, matches and team competitions. Learn More
  34. Chess Creativity of Botvinnik - RUSSIAN EDITION

    Chess Creativity of Botvinnik - RUSSIAN EDITION

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    This (second) volume is dedicated to the chess creativity MM Botvinnik, and includes materials (parts, articles, analyzes, studies) relating to the years 1941-1956. Learn More
  35. Chess Creativity of Botvinnik - RUSSIAN EDITION

    Chess Creativity of Botvinnik - RUSSIAN EDITION

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    Botvinnik's Chess Creativity, Volume 3 This third and final volume contains material relating to the years 1957-1967. Included are articles by Botvinnik in which he analyzes the results of matches for the world title (1958, 1961 and 1963.) The book contains three of his works: An essay "Albion chess and other" (1967), the article "The Art of a chess" and the work "Fundamentals of Chess Algorithms." Also published is a review by article originator "Endgame Botvinnik in batches." Most of the games are commented on by Botvinnik, a number of games includes comments by known Soviet and foreign players, the rest of the notes are by the originator. The publication covers the most games played by Botvinnik Chess in 40 years of activity, its commentaries, theoretical, analytical and historical works. Learn More
  36. Grandmaster Preparation - Strategic Play - PAPERBACK

    Grandmaster Preparation - Strategic Play - PAPERBACK

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    In Strategic Play Jacob Aagaard digs deep into the most complex area of chess thinking. The games and exercises in this book transcend regular chess skills, such as pattern recognition, calculation and positional analysis. Building on the two previous books in the Grandmaster Preparation series, this book challenges the reader to explore the complexities of chess, offering clarity and understanding through Aagaard’s straightforward approach. Learn More

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Choose from a huge selection of chess books, including a wide variety of topics, players and strategies. There is a chess book for nearly every chess move or chess defense you can think of. Looking for a chess book talking about a specific chess player? Browse the many different miscellaneous chess books available. Need to strengthen your opening game? Middle game? Or maybe your end game is lacking. There are chess books covering all of these topics and much more. The purpose of a majority of the chess books available is to serve as guides for beginners and advanced chess players, and to address different tactics and strategies. There are also biographical chess books that talk about specific Chess Players if that's what you are interested in reading.

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