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  1. Chess Openings - What You Need To Know

    Chess Openings - What You Need To Know

    $24.95

    For club and intermediate players. Presents the current state of chess openings theory in each major chess opening and the main ideas and plans to follow in each of them.

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  2. The Modern Chess Instructor

    The Modern Chess Instructor

    $24.95
    More than 125 years ago, one of the first great chess books appeared. The Modern Chess Instructor, Part I, written by then world champion Wilhelm Steinitz, was released in 1889. It was his magnum opus, setting forth for the first time the principles of modern chess. It is no exaggeration to say that Steinitz’s writings have influenced every great player. This 21st century edition has converted the archaic English descriptive notation to algebraic and reformatted the text so that it conforms to the expectations of the 21st century chessplayer. The Modern Chess Instructor’s rare second part, published in 1895, has also been added. The result is a genuine treasure trove of original ideas coupled with exposition of the foundation of modern chess theory. Every chessplayer will find The Modern Chess Instructor enjoyable and instructive, a journey back to the theoretical roots of modern chess. Learn More
  3. SHOPWORN - Wilhelm Steinitz

    SHOPWORN - Wilhelm Steinitz

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    The first official world champion, Wilhelm Steinitz was a towering figure in the chess world in the last quarter of the 19th century. For nearly three decades, he never lost a serious match. His opening innovations have resonated for more than a century. For example, for those who do not wish to meet the Ruy Lopez with 3...a6, the Steinitz Defense, 3...d6, may still be one of the best ways to meet the “Spanish Torture.”

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  4. CLEARANCE - St. Petersburg 1909

    CLEARANCE - St. Petersburg 1909

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    This is the official tournament book, available for the first time in English in algebraic notation. It was written by Emanuel Lasker. He annotated all 175 games in the clear, instructive style that would become his trademark.

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  5. Capablanca x3 - My Chess Career, A Primer of Chess and Chess Fundamentals

    Capablanca x3 - My Chess Career, A Primer of Chess and Chess Fundamentals

    $34.95
    Brought together for the first time in one volume are three books by the titan of chess, José Capablanca. One of the greatest chess prodigies of all time, he evolved the most perfect chess technique seen on a chessboard. A former World champion, and one of the most successful tournament players in the history of the game, Capablanca's uncanny position judgment empowered him to produce games that were masterful pieces of position play, and that culminated often in combinations of startling brilliancy. Learn More
  6. CLEARANCE - London 1922 & Capablanca-Lasker 1921

    CLEARANCE - London 1922 & Capablanca-Lasker 1921

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    London 1922 is important for all these reasons, but it also served as the setting for the creation of the famous 'London Rules' which would for years govern the way in which prospective challengers to the title would have the right to play the champion. As an added bonus, all fourteen games of the 1921 Capablanca-Lasker title match - with annotations by Capa himself - have been added to this new 21st-century edition. Learn More
  7. SHOPWORN - Alekhine - Move by Move

    SHOPWORN - Alekhine - Move by Move

    Regular Price: $27.95

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    In this book, FIDE Master Steve Giddins invites you to join him in a study of his favorite Alekhine games, and shows us how we can all learn and improve our chess by examining Alekhine's masterpieces.

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  8. SHOPWORN - Nottingham 1936

    SHOPWORN - Nottingham 1936

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    An Historic Clash of Generations! The great international chess tournament at Nottingham 1936 has taken its place next to other legendary tournaments such as St. Petersburg 1909, London 1922 and New York 1924. It set a record by featuring, for the first time, four men who had held the world championship title Jose Capablanca, Alexander Alekhine, Max Euwe (the then reigning champion) and Emanuel Lasker. Learn More
  9. The Unknown Alekhine - 1905-1914

    The Unknown Alekhine - 1905-1914

    $19.95
    Fred Reinfeld found that there were many great games by Alekhine that were not included in his My Games Book. Fred set about collecting and going though these games. He found 102 interesting and exciting games not found in the other volumes. So he called it “The Unknown Alekhine”. These games are all thoroughly annotated in Descriptive Notation. Learn More
  10. CLEARANCE - Nottingham 1936

    CLEARANCE - Nottingham 1936

    Regular Price: $24.95

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    An Historic Clash of Generations! The great international chess tournament at Nottingham 1936 has taken its place next to other legendary tournaments such as St. Petersburg 1909, London 1922 and New York 1924. It set a record by featuring, for the first time, four men who had held the world championship title Jose Capablanca, Alexander Alekhine, Max Euwe (the then reigning champion) and Emanuel Lasker. Learn More
  11. CLEARANCE - The Hague-Moscow 1948

    CLEARANCE - The Hague-Moscow 1948

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    On March 24, 1946, the fourth world chess champion, Alexander Alekhine, passed away. He was the first – and still the only – champion to die while holding the title. To select a new champion, a powerful quintuple round-robin was held in The Hague and Moscow. The five strongest players of the era, including one former world champion, two future world champions, and two perennial contenders, took part in a grueling two-month, 25-round tournament Learn More
  12. Botvinnik and the Gruenfeld - Chess Lecture - Volume 167

    Botvinnik and the Gruenfeld - Chess Lecture - Volume 167

    $19.95
    Those who play the Gruenfeld defense knew that it could turn into a nightmare in an instant. The Gruenfeld steals the diagonal play from white because black’s dark bishop has a target in the center. Botvinnik went on to master the Gruenfeld and even wrote a book about it. Here IM Paschall takes us through Botvinniks games in the Gruenfeld as both black and white. Learn More
  13. SHOPWORN - Spassky - Move by Move

    SHOPWORN - Spassky - Move by Move

    Regular Price: $29.95

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    Boris Spassky is one of the greatest chess players in the history of the game. He was the World Champion for three years, after winning the title by beating Tigran Petrosian. His name is forever linked with his great rival Bobby Fischer and their epic 1972 ‘Match of the Century', which did so much to popularize the game throughout the world. In this book, Grandmaster Zenón Franco examines in detail Spassky's chess style, selects and studies his favorite Spassky games, and demonstrates how we can all improve our chess by learning from Spassky's play. Learn More
  14. CLEARANCE - Bobby Fischer - The Wandering King

    CLEARANCE - Bobby Fischer - The Wandering King

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    Chess devotees simply can't get enough of Bobby Fischer. Every facet of his personality and his play unfolds in this biographical study. In addition to analyzing his exceptional talent, it captures and puts into perspective his tough youth, anti-social tendencies, fights against the chess authorities, and growing mental illness.

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  15. SHOPWORN - Checkmate My First Chess Book

    SHOPWORN - Checkmate My First Chess Book

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    Learn to play the great game of chess with none other than Garry Kasparov, the World number one and the most famous figure in chess history, as your teacher. Discover all the various pieces - the king, the queen, the knights, the bishops and the pawns. Find out how the pieces move, the values of the chessmen, how to attack and how to defend, how to capture, how to employ special moves such as castling, how to write the moves down and, crucially, how to give check and deliver checkmate. Learn More
  16. The Unknown Side of Young Kasparov - Chess Lecture - Volume 162

    The Unknown Side of Young Kasparov - Chess Lecture - Volume 162

    $15.95
    International Grandmaster Eugene Perelshtyen shows you the “unknown side of Garry Kasparov” through his early games against others who also went on to become well known grandmasters. Learn More
  17. SHOPWORN - Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Exercises - BOOK 2

    SHOPWORN - Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Exercises - BOOK 2

    Regular Price: $19.95

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    This book is designed to be a companion of Book 1, Teaching Chess Step by Step Teacher's Manual. It contains a series of exercises designed to reinforce the knowledge that children gain from the teacher's presentations in the classroom. The exercises were designed for K-12 beginners and require a minimum of explanation. The solution may be written in chess notation or drawn on the board. Learn More
  18. Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME III

    Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME III

    $44.95
    Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov are unquestionably the participants who featured in the greatest ever chess rivalry. Between 1984 and 1990 they contested five long matches for the World Championship. This 3rd volume of the 'Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess' series concentrates on the third and fourth matches in this sequence: London/Leningrad 1986 and Seville 1987. Both matches were tremendously exciting and hard fought and both produced chess of an extremely high level. Learn More
  19. Kramnik vs Deep Fritz - Chess Lecture - Volume 168

    Kramnik vs Deep Fritz - Chess Lecture - Volume 168

    $19.95
    ChessLecture masters GM Jesse Kraai, IM Bill Paschall and IM David Vigorito analyze the limitations of the computer and Kramnik’s steering of games into the computers limitations of this historical event. Learn More
  20. Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - Semi-Open Games - 1.e4 non e5

    Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - Semi-Open Games - 1.e4 non e5

    $24.95
    Volume 2: Semi-Open Games 1. e4 others. French, Caro-Cann, Pirc, Scandinaviam Alekhine, Sicilian defense (Dragon, Sveshnikov, Najdorf, Closed, Alapin, Smit-Morra), etc. 28 chapters, 140 minutes. Learn More
  21. Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - Closed Games 1. d4 or 1. Nf3

    Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - Closed Games 1. d4 or 1. Nf3

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    Volume 3: Closed Games 1.d4 or 1.Nf3. Queen's Gambit, Reti, Benko, Grünfeld, Dutch, Slav, English Opening and several Indian Defenses (Bogo-Indian, Nimzo-Indian, King's Indian). 33 chapters, 150 minutes. Learn More
  22. Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - ALL 3 VOLUMES

    Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - ALL 3 VOLUMES

    $59.00
    Volume 3: Closed Games 1.d4 or 1.Nf3. Queen's Gambit, Reti, Benko, Grünfeld, Dutch, Slav, English Opening and several Indian Defenses (Bogo-Indian, Nimzo-Indian, King's Indian). 33 chapters, 150 minutes. Learn More
  23. Chess King's Complete Chess Course - Tactics and Strategies

    Chess King's Complete Chess Course - Tactics and Strategies

    $24.95

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    Volume 2: Basic Tactics and Strategy. You'll discover a variety of tactical weapons that you could use over and over to win material and gain an advantage over your opponents. You'll also learn all about chess strategy, plans and formations that will provide you with a lasting edge. 27 chapters, 100 minutes. Learn More
  24. Chess King's Complete Chess Course - Endgames

    Chess King's Complete Chess Course - Endgames

    $24.95
    Volume 3: Endgames. When few pieces are left on the board, knowing the proper procedures can spell the difference between victory and defeat. 22 chapters, 45 minutes + bonus material. Learn More
  25. Chess King's Complete Chess Course - ALL 3 VOLUMES

    Chess King's Complete Chess Course - ALL 3 VOLUMES

    $59.00

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    Volume 1: Chess opening Principles. Demonstrates that you don't need to try to memorize hundreds of openings variations as long as you play the opening by following common basic ideas. You'll learn all about fast development, centralization, mobility, and defense, all of which will help you get a good position which will lead directly into a playable middle game. 20 chapters, 90 minutes.Volume 2: Basic Tactics and Strategy. You'll discover a variety of tactical weapons that you could use over and over to win material and gain an advantage over your opponents. You'll also learn all about chess strategy, plans and formations that will provide you with a lasting edge. 27 chapters, 100 minutes.Volume 3: Endgames. When few pieces are left on the board, knowing the proper procedures can spell the difference between victory and defeat. 22 chapters, 45 minutes + bonus material. Learn More
  26. DOWNLOAD - Chess King 3 PRO with Houdini 3 and GigaKing Database

    DOWNLOAD - Chess King 3 PRO with Houdini 3 and GigaKing Database

    $99.95
    Chess King 3 with Houdini 3 is the new June 2013 version of the top selling Chess King chess software that was introduced at the end of 2011. Learn More
  27. DOWNLOAD - Chess King 4 Pro with Houdini 4 Pro and GigaKing Database

    DOWNLOAD - Chess King 4 Pro with Houdini 4 Pro and GigaKing Database

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    Chess King 4 Pro with Houdini 4 Pro is the new December 2013 version of the top selling Chess King chess database software. . Learn More
  28. DOWNLOAD - Chess King 4 with Houdini 4 and GigaKing Database

    DOWNLOAD - Chess King 4 with Houdini 4 and GigaKing Database

    $69.95
    Chess King 4 with Houdini 4 is the new December 2013 version of the top selling Chess King chess database software. . Learn More
  29. ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK - How I Became the 12th World Champion

    ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK - How I Became the 12th World Champion

    $19.95
    Exclusive DVD with over 3 hours of commented games and movies by the 12th World Chess Champion in the history of Chess Alexandra Kosteniuk. Every single game she played in Nalchik to win the World Title commented in detail in her own voice. Learn More
  30. ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK - My Best Chess Games

    ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK - My Best Chess Games

    $19.95
    Watch and listen to Alexandra Kosteniuk as she shows you her career's top 10 games from her first serious championship when she was 10 years old, until she became the 12th Women's World Chess Champion. She speaks about the importance of the circumstances around each game and gives valuable tips and insights along with her detailed comments. Learn More
  31. Alexandra Teaches Chess

    Alexandra Teaches Chess

    $19.95
    Listen to Chess Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk as she gives instruction on how to play chess for the absolute beginner. Practice what you learn by playing chess against dinosaurs, and watch yourself grow as you progress. Learn More
  32. Chess Tactics - Level 1

    Chess Tactics - Level 1

    $24.95
    As a beginner, you can't afford to miss mate in one or two moves if you want to improve. This course addresses that problem. The huge number of exercises presented makes it an excellent tool, even for stronger players. Learn More
  33. Chess Tactics - Level 2

    Chess Tactics - Level 2

    $24.95
    For club players. The program includes 224 theoretical tactical weapons and 291 practical exercises, which are classified by tactical methods and motifs. In each theme exercises are given in order of rising difficulty to help in the learning process. Learn More
  34. Chess Tactics - Level 3

    Chess Tactics - Level 3

    $24.95
    Chess Tactics Level 3 is designed for players with a USCF rating of 1600 to 2100. It is a fundamental training program on chess tactics. Learn More
  35. ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK - Chess Blitz Fever

    ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK - Chess Blitz Fever

    $19.95
    Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk Shows You How to Win at Blitz Chess!Watch and listen to Women's World Chess Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk as she gives you tips to win at Blitz chess, and shows you in great detail and with accompanying live feed eight of her best wins from the 2009 World Blitz Chess Championship. Alexandra outplayed many higher-rated players, including the World Chess Champion Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand and the highest rated player in the world, Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen Learn More
  36. Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - Open Games 1.e4 e5

    Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - Open Games 1.e4 e5

    $24.95
    Volume 1: Open Games 1.e4 e5. King's Gambit, Italian, Evans, Scotch, Two Knight's, Philidor, Petroff, Ruy Lopez, Marshall and many more. 32 chapters, 145 minutes. Learn More

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