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  1. The Fire Attack - RUSSIAN EDITION

    The Fire Attack - RUSSIAN EDITION

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    The Fire Attack" by Mikhail Tal and Iakov Damsky, brings out all the brightest and most beautiful of the great victories of the Soviet Grandmaster of Chess and World champion Mikhail Tal Nehemevicha. His aggressive, unpredictable, graceful, and in some cases even warlike games are always admired and will always be admired by millions of players around the world. He was a true master of the attack on the king. Tal showed that the need for a good attack, unexpected solutions, endless sacrifices, even if not always correct in terms of computer analysis. Learn More
  2. Chess Life Magazine - February 2013 Issue

    Chess Life Magazine - February 2013 Issue

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    GOLD! Samuel Sevian and Kayden Troff win big in Slovenia Learn More
  3. Catalan - 3RD EDITION

    Catalan - 3RD EDITION

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    Catalan, revised with recent games and new chess opening analysis by computer programs including Houdini. Since this book first came out the Catalan has been played with great success by World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov and other grandmasters. This has necessitated this great expansion with new games and the latest chess computer Learn More
  4. Mastering Complex Endgames

    Mastering Complex Endgames

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    Daniel Naroditsky has done it again! Following 'Mastering Positional Chess' the American chess prodigy has written an instructional book that is at least as ambitious as his acclaimed debut. Naroditsky draws heavily on his own experience as a player and has no problem pointing out his own mistakes. His systematic approach and didactic skills help you to understand rather than just memorize these endings. Rarely if ever before have the ideas that decide endings been explained so clearly. This book will take your endgame technique to the next level. Learn More
  5. EBOOK - Kramnik - Move by Move

    EBOOK - Kramnik - Move by Move

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    Vladimir Kramnik is a giant of the chess world. He firmly secured his legendary status when he won the World Championship in 2000 by defeating the previously dominant Garry Kasparov - the only player ever to do so in a match. Kramnik held on to his crown for seven years, and today he remains one of the World's elite players. In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in a study of his favourite Kramnik games. Learn More
  6. Kramnik - Move by Move

    Kramnik - Move by Move

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    Vladimir Kramnik is a giant of the chess world. He firmly secured his legendary status when he won the World Championship in 2000 by defeating the previously dominant Garry Kasparov - the only player ever to do so in a match. Kramnik held on to his crown for seven years, and today he remains one of the World's elite players. In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in a study of his favourite Kramnik games. Learn More
  7. The Complete Chess Workout II

    The Complete Chess Workout II

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    It’s time to start your chess training! This is the eagerly awaited follow-up to The Complete Chess Workout, Richard Palliser’s highly acclaimed chess puzzle book. Now he presents the reader with 1200 new puzzles, every one checked for accuracy by the latest computer engines.

    All top chess players agree that to keep your tactical muscles in shape it’s imperative to continue training, and the easiest and most fun way to do this is by performing tactical exercises Learn More
  8. Strategy & Tactics in Chess

    Strategy & Tactics in Chess

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    In this book, the great Dutch World Champion, Dr. Max Euwe, discusses both strategy and tactics in chess, having special emphasis on the latter, to which about two-thirds of the book is dedicated. Tactics have been, comparatively speaking, neglected in chess literature, and it is therefore, interesting to find that five out of eight chapters of this book are devoted to combinations which are analyzed and classified. Learn More
  9. Fighting Chess with Hikaru Nakamura

    Fighting Chess with Hikaru Nakamura

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    This is the very first book to focus exclusively on Hikaru Nakamura, the greatest American chess player since the legendary Bobby Fischer. Learn More
  10. Botvinnik Selected Games - RUSSIAN EDITION

    Botvinnik Selected Games - RUSSIAN EDITION

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    M. M. Botvinnik - Selected Games Due to the interest of a wide range of players to be creative strongest chess player of the USSR, and later the first Soviet world champion Mikhail Botvinnik periodically came out of his best books, and commented on them in detail parties. T Learn More
  11. Practical Chess Openings

    Practical Chess Openings

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    Practical Chess Openings is a basic openings book covering all the major openings, in alphabetical order. At the beginning of each section is a general description of the opening and its history, including the names of famous players who played it. Learn More
  12. Billy Colias - Midwest Master

    Billy Colias - Midwest Master

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    Billy Colias was one of the most remarkable players to come out of the Midwest. He overcame many obstacles to become one of the area's top players, and earned the title of FIDE Master before his untimely death in 1993. This book details his life and games, including thrilling victories against both amateur and professional opposition in the Midwest, throughout the United States, and in Europe Learn More
  13. Theorie der Schach-Eroffnungen - GERMAN EDITION

    Theorie der Schach-Eroffnungen - GERMAN EDITION

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    Hinweis uber die Entstehung mit einer biografischen Erganzung. Dr. Euwe hat es verstanden, durch seine einfache und methodische Kommentierung der Eroffnungsgedanken und der Zugfolgen den schwierigen Stoff jedermann leicht zuganglich zu machen. Was die Euwe'schen Werke speziell auszeichnet, ist vor allem ihre grossartige Klarheit im Aufbau der verschiedenen Systeme, die jederzeit ein rasches Nachschlagen der gewunschten Variante erlaubt. Dieses Werk hat schon vielen Schachfreunden zur Meisterstarke verholfen! Learn More
  14. Chess Informant - ISSUE 116

    Chess Informant - ISSUE 116

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    Chess Informant 116 Games – traditional section with 200+ annotated games, Morozevich, Movsesian, Volokitin, Shankland, Bartel, Sargissian, Ki. Georgiev, Macieja, Tiviakov, Roiz, Berg, etc. in Informant non-language style (152 pages)

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  15. Chess Life Magazine - January 2013 Issue

    Chess Life Magazine - January 2013 Issue

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    2861! Magnus Carlsen wins his second Grand Slam Final then later breaks Kasparov's record for the highest rating. Learn More
  16. Keres' Best Games of Chess

    Keres' Best Games of Chess

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    UNIVERSALLY acclaimed as the most brilliant master since the days of Paul Morphy. Keres has delighted the chess world with his dynamic combinative play and slashing surprise moves. In this exciting collection of his finest games, his claim to world championship honors is documented by notable victories against such chess immortals as Alekhine, Capablanca, Eliskases, Euwe, Fine, Flohr, Najdorf, Reshevsky, Smyslov, Spielmann and Stahlberg. Learn More
  17. How to Beat Your Kids at Chess

    How to Beat Your Kids at Chess

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    How to Beat Your Kids at Chess is a book that truly starts at the beginning, with the most basic idea of all: the straight line. This book offers clear explanations, opportunities to practice each concept before moving on, and a systematic progression of ideas. Learn More
  18. Theory of Chess Openings - Open Games

    Theory of Chess Openings - Open Games

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    Paul Keres. The theory of chess openings. In two books. Open debuts. Tallinn Estonian state. ed. 1949, 1952. 288 p. Before applying the novelty in the opening, make sure you did not write about it. Keres, half a century ago! In depth study, this work has no equal. Materials offered in the book are systematic sampling, and of course, a critical treatment of the vast material that the theory and practice of chess found mostly in the last half century, and which, taken together, form what is generally accepted to call "opening theory." 48). Learn More
  19. Greatest Ever Chess Strategies

    Greatest Ever Chess Strategies

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    Do you instinctively know what to do in every type of chess position or are you often uncertain about how to proceed? Wouldn't it be really useful to know the best chess strategies and to recognise when they should be used? In this book Sam Collins examines key games from both the classical and modern eras. He analyses the major strategic ideas that have stood the test of time and notes their considerable influence on his own games. Learn More
  20. EBOOK - Break the Rules!

    EBOOK - Break the Rules!

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    In this instructive and entertaining book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. Drawing upon his own experience and using examples from modern grandmaster chess, McDonald examines how to avoid stereotypical thinking, how to exploit typical thinking patterns, and how to confuse and beat opponents with surprising ideas.

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  21. Break the Rules!

    Break the Rules!

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    In this instructive and entertaining book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. Drawing upon his own experience and using examples from modern grandmaster chess, McDonald examines how to avoid stereotypical thinking, how to exploit typical thinking patterns, and how to confuse and beat opponents with surprising ideas.

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  22. The Magic Tactics of Mikhail Tal

    The Magic Tactics of Mikhail Tal

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    Mikhail Tal was one of the greatest geniuses of chess history. The magician from Riga, as he was known because of his dazzling attacking games, took the chess world by storm and in 1961, at the age of twenty-three, he won the world championship.

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  23. The Powerful Catalan

    The Powerful Catalan

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    In this book top Grandmaster Victor Bologan presents a complete repertoire for White. He covers all of Black’s options as well as possible transpositions to other openings.

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  24. NIC Yearbook 104 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 104 - PAPERBACK EDITION

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    In this issue’s Reviews Glenn Flear checks three opening books that have in common that, instead of detailed computer analysis where things can easily go wrong, they offer solid solutions: "The Berlin Defence" by Igor Lysyj & Roman Ovetchkin, "Slay the Sicilian" by Tim Taylor, and "The Modern French" by Dejan Antic and Branimir Maksimovic.

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  25. NIC Yearbook 104 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 104 - HARDCOVER EDITION

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    In this issue’s Reviews Glenn Flear checks three opening books that have in common that, instead of detailed computer analysis where things can easily go wrong, they offer solid solutions: "The Berlin Defence" by Igor Lysyj & Roman Ovetchkin, "Slay the Sicilian" by Tim Taylor, and "The Modern French" by Dejan Antic and Branimir Maksimovic.

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  26. The Dynamic Benko Gambit

    The Dynamic Benko Gambit

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    The Benko Gambit is a great opening for those who like active play. Black sacrifices a pawn in order to activate his pieces on the queenside, and generally gains enduring pressure.

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  27. World's Most Instructive Amateur Game Book

    World's Most Instructive Amateur Game Book

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    Renowned chess instructor and writer Dan Heisman presents thirty games by intermediate-level players, each one offering a rich variety of lessons in practical competitive play for all chess enthusiasts.

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  28. Grandmaster Repertoire 11 - Beating 1.d4 Sidelines

    Grandmaster Repertoire 11 - Beating 1.d4 Sidelines

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    Grandmaster Repertoire 11 – Beating 1.d4 Sidelines provides a sound and active repertoire against virtually every non-standard opening line at White’s disposal after both 1.d4 d5 and 1.d4 Nf6.

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  29. Chess Informant - ISSUE 115

    Chess Informant - ISSUE 115

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    Chess Informant 115 Games – traditional section with 200+ annotated games, Morozevich, Movsesian, Volokitin, Shankland, Bartel, Sargissian, Ki. Georgiev, Macieja, Tiviakov, Roiz, Berg, etc. in Informant non-language style (152 pages)

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  30. The Games of Tigran Petrosian - Volume 2

    The Games of Tigran Petrosian - Volume 2

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    This is the second volume of a two-volume work on the games of Tigran Petrosian. The first volume has his games from 1942 to 1965. Tigran Petrosian was World Chess Champion from 1963 to 1969. He became the first player in the modern era to win a match to defend the world chess title, by defeating Boris Spassky in a match in 1966.

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  31. Grandmaster Preparation - Positional Play - PAPERBACK

    Grandmaster Preparation - Positional Play - PAPERBACK

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    In Positional Play Jacob Aagaard shares his simple three-step tool of positional analysis that he has used with club players and famous grandmasters to improve their positional decision-making. Working from the starting point that all players who aspire to play at international level have a certain amount of positional understanding, Aagaard lays out an easy-to-follow training plan that will improve everyone's intuition and positional decision-making. Learn More
  32. Simple Attacking Plans

    Simple Attacking Plans

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    Novice players and amateurs of intermediate strength will benefit from the explanations of ideas and tips for practical play, all presented in an easy, conversational style. More experienced competitors will appreciate this book as a game collection featuring masterpieces of enterprising play – some of them never before published.

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  33. Chess Psychologist World Champion Tal

    Chess Psychologist World Champion Tal

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    This book contains 60 games in Descriptive Notation annotated by Liepnieks and other Latvian masters including Edmars Mednis, Paul Tautvaisas and John Tums based on the notes by Tal. It also includes Tal's Chess Quiz based on 10 of Tal's games. (WARNING: This quiz is too difficult. You will not be able to solve the problems.)

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  34. The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 2

    The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 2

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    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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  35. Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 2

    Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 2

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    Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.

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  36. Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 4

    Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 4

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    Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.

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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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