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      EBOOK - Chess Fundamentals
      This is a reprint of the original "Chess Fundamentals" by Capablanca, as first published in 1921 and only a preface added by Capablanca in 1934. The reader here can feel confident that this reprint contains the exact, complete words of Capablanca. Unlike other reprints, not one word has been changed or omitted.
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      EBOOK - Chess Fundamentals

      Catalog Code: E-B0046EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Art of Attack in Chess
      One of the finest chess books ever written, now revised in algebraic edition. The author expounds both the basic principles and the most complex forms of attack on the king. It has been updated by legendary author GM John Nunn. Still one of the great classics ever written on tactics.
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      EBOOK - Art of Attack in Chess

      Catalog Code: E-B0109EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Its Your Move
      This book provides the reader with a selection of puzzles to solve. However, unlike other books of the White to play and mate in three' variety, it simulates real game scenarios, offering readers a choice of tempting alternatives and requiring them to pick the best
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      EBOOK - Its Your Move

      Catalog Code: E-B0093EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Improve Your Endgame Play
      In this ideal book for players wishing to improve their endgame play, grandmaster Glenn Flear explains the fundamental principles which must be mastered. Taking examples from his own games and those of other players, he shows how drawn positions can be converted into victories and lost positions saved at the last moment.
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      EBOOK - Improve Your Endgame Play

      Catalog Code: E-B0216EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Improve Your Opening Play
      Grandmaster Chris Ward explains the important ideas behind every major opening, unravelling among others the secrets of the Sicilian, the mysteries of the Modern and the fundamentals of the French. He emphasizes the need to understand the key elements of each opening rather than simply memorize a series of complicated variations which leave you stranded if the opponent varies from the expected route.
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      EBOOK - Improve Your Opening Play

      Catalog Code: E-B0214EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Queen's Gambit Declined
      In this book, Grandmaster Sadler explains the ideas behind the Queen's Gambit Declined, one of Black's most dependable replies to the queen's pawn. He discusses all of the major variations in popular practice, explaining the key plans and ideas and highlighting important recent developments. Written by Grandmaster Matthew Sadler, one of the world's top young players, this book offers a full explanation of both the latest theory and important thematic ideas and covers the ever-popular Queen's Gambit Declined.
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      EBOOK - Queen's Gambit Declined

      Catalog Code: E-B0102EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Attacking with 1. d4
      Tired of playing the same old openings? Worried about having to learn too much theory? Then this book is what you're looking for! International Master Angus Dunnington presents you with a new attacking opening repertoire based on the move 1. d4.
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      EBOOK - Attacking with 1. d4

      Catalog Code: E-B0062EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Attacking with 1. e4
      Fed up with having to learn so much theory? Struggling to keep up with all the latest developments? Then this book will be the answer to all your problems. Grandmaster John Emms offers a new arsenal of opening weapons with which to attack your unsuspecting opponents. Starting with the move 1 e4, the reader is armed with systems against all possible black defenses.
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      EBOOK - Attacking with 1. e4

      Catalog Code: E-B0061EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Starting Out - Nimzo-Indian
      The Nimzo-Indian is one of the soundest and most popular defences against 1 d4, offering Black the chance to unbalance the game early on and play for a win without undue risk. Advocates include virtually all of the world's top players, including Garry Kasparov, Vladimir Kramnik, Vishy Anand and Anatoly Karpov. In this revolutionary book, Grandmaster Chris Ward revisits the basic principles behind the Nimzo-Indian and its many variations.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Nimzo-Indian

      Catalog Code: E-B0023EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Meeting 1. e4
      Fed up having to defend with Black? Annoyed by all those irritating white systems? Then this is the book for you! Russian international master Alexander Raetsky draws upon his wealth of experience gained playing on the tough international tournament circuit to supply you with an all-in-one solution to your problems. The reader is provided with a complete repertoire for Black against 1 e4, based on the ever-reliable Sicilian Defence.
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      EBOOK - Meeting 1. e4

      Catalog Code: E-B0063EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Excelling at Chess
      Some players become good at chess, some very good, while others excel at the game. Jacob Aagaard identifies the key factors that separate the very strong players from the rest. He includes chapters on when to calculate, how to evaluate positions, how to study theory, how to study the endgame and when to force the position.
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      EBOOK - Excelling at Chess

      Catalog Code: E-B0117EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Its Your Move Improvers
      In this highly original and instructive test yourself book Chris Ward invites readers to solve a selection of carefully chosen puzzles. In this, the second book in the 'It's Your Move' series, the positions are aimed at improving players, specifically the low level club players who are looking to hone their skills in order to climb further up the chess ladder.The reader is given a choice of five plausible plans for each position and has to decide which is the most likely to succeed.
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      EBOOK - Its Your Move Improvers

      Catalog Code: E-B0247EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Starting Out - The King's Indian
      The King's Indian is one of the most exciting defences in chess and is favoured by ambitious and aggressive players. At the highest level it has been a major weapon for World Champions Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov. In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster Joe Gallagher goes back to the basics of the King's Indian, studying the key principles of its many variations.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - The King's Indian

      Catalog Code: E-B0038EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Mastering the Opening
      The opening phase of the game throws up difficult questions for those keen to study and improve their chess. In Mastering the Opening, international master Byron Jacobs outlines the key plans and strategies in all major openings and helps the reader to decide upon an opening repertoire. This guide deals with every major opening, has numerous thematic games that illustrate important principles and a revolutionary layout allows readers to absorb the key ideas.
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      EBOOK - Mastering the Opening

      Catalog Code: E-B0143EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Starting Out - Queen's Gambit
      The Queen's Gambit Declined is one of the most popular and fundamental chess openings of all time and it has been the battleground for countless world-class encounters throughout the history of chess. Adherents include a long list of World champions, including Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov and Vladimir Kramnik.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Queen's Gambit

      Catalog Code: E-B0041EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Meeting 1. d4
      This book is especially useful for players who have neither the time nor inclination to learn reams of the latest opening theory. Throughout this work, Aagaard & Lund delve into the strategies, ideas and tactics for Black, while also showing the possible traps and pitfalls.
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      EBOOK - Meeting 1. d4

      Catalog Code: E-B0064EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Starting Out - The French
      The French is one of Black's soundest defences to 1 e4 and is very popular at all levels of chess. Club players enjoy its super-solid structure, while at the top it's played by famous grandmasters such as Vishy Anand and the young Russian star Alexander Morozevich.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - The French

      Catalog Code: E-B0039EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Starting Out - English
      Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of the English Opening. The English is a sophisticated and popular opening system that is suitable for all types of players and can lead to both positional and tactical middlegames. Many of the world's top players, including Kasparov and Kramnik, include the English in their openings weaponry.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - English

      Catalog Code: E-B0024EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Nimzo-Indian Kasparov Variation
      4. Nf3 as Popularized by Garry Kasparov
      The Nimzo-Indian Defence is certainly one of Black's most respectable ways of meeting 1 d4; it's popular at all levels of chess and white players have been banging their heads against brick walls in trying to find an advantageous line. What can White do to throw his opponent off balance at an early stage? The answer is contained in this book!
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      EBOOK - Nimzo-Indian Kasparov Variation

      4. Nf3 as Popularized by Garry Kasparov
      Catalog Code: E-B0249EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Starting Out - Ruy Lopez
      Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of the Ruy Lopez.

      The Ruy Lopez is one of the most famous of all chess openings. It has a long and distinguished history and has been played by virtually all of the strongest Grandmasters: Fischer, Karpov, Kasparov, Kramnik, Anand - the list goes on!
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Ruy Lopez

      Catalog Code: E-B0016EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME I
      Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca and Alekhine
      The battle for the World Chess Championship has witnessed numerous titanic struggles which have engaged the interest not only of chess enthusiasts but also of the public at large. The chessboard is the ultimate mental battleground and the world champions themselves are supreme intellectual gladiators. These magnificent compilations of chess form the basis of the first two parts of Garry Kasparov's work on the history of the World Chess Championship.
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      EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME I

      Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca and Alekhine
      Catalog Code: E-B0132EM
      $29.95

      EBOOK - Taming the Sicilian
      A Repertoire for White Against the Most Popular Black Opening
      The Sicilian Defence is Black's most ambitious and popular defence to 1 e4. Finding a suitable weapon against it has taxed many a grandmaster's brain. Should White dive into the labyrinth of mountainous theory and complications, in which the player who knows the latest theoretical wrinkle is likely to prevail, or should White abstain and instead head for the more tranquil waters of the various Anti-Sicilians on offer? Perhaps the answer lies somewhere in-between!
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      EBOOK - Taming the Sicilian

      A Repertoire for White Against the Most Popular Black Opening
      Catalog Code: E-B0212EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Play the Najdorf - Scheveningen Style
      A Complete Repertoire for Black in the Most Dynamic of Openings
      The Najdorf Sicilian is one of the most sharp, dynamic and popular openings that Black can play and is a firm favourite amongst the world's elite players, including world number one Garry Kasparov. From very early on, Black unbalances the game to a reach a position in which one can play for the win without exceptional risk.
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      EBOOK - Play the Najdorf - Scheveningen Style

      A Complete Repertoire for Black in the Most Dynamic of Openings
      Catalog Code: E-B0245EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess
      Positional chess remains a mystery to many and yet an understanding of the finer points of the game so often makes the difference between two equally matched players. Improve your positional play and you will see chess in a totally new dimension! In this unique book, International Master Jacob Aagaard selects many original examples of positional chess, the creme de la creme of those that he uses for training and study.
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      EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess

      Catalog Code: E-B0118EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Starting Out: The Pirc/Modern
      The authors of these books are very skilled and experienced chess writers, who are used to writing for players of all levels and are renowned for their ability to explain ideas in a lucid and straightforward manner.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out: The Pirc/Modern

      Catalog Code: E-B0014EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - The Veresov
      Surprise Your Opponents with the Tricky 2. Nc3!
      The Veresov could be the one for you! It's a surprisingly tricky system that, in the right hands, can be forged into a powerful attacking weapon. White forgoes the normal queen's pawn opening ideas in favor of speedy development of the queenside pieces. One advantage of this underrated line is that players with the black pieces are less likely to be familiar with all the subtleties here than in a more mainstream opening.
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      EBOOK - The Veresov

      Surprise Your Opponents with the Tricky 2. Nc3!
      Catalog Code: E-B0284EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Excelling at Combinational Play
      Learn to Identify and Exploit Tactical Chances
      Excelling at Combinational Play: Learn to Identify and Exploit Tactical Chances by Jacob Aagaard, 239pp. (Everyman 2004) Being able to solve puzzles and combinations is one of the principal components of a successful chess player. But how can one improve on such an important skill? How can one acquire combinational vision? The answer lies within the pages of this book! Experienced chess writer Jacob Aagaard explains how tactical intuition and ability develops and uses pattern recognition to improve the reader's tactical ammunition. Is also no secret that the continued practice of puzzles and combinations helps to sharpen the chess brain, and here there is a wealth of exercises and problems to solve accompanied by the full solutions and explanations.
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      EBOOK - Excelling at Combinational Play

      Learn to Identify and Exploit Tactical Chances
      Catalog Code: E-B0120EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Dynamic Reti
      The Reti Opening has been a popular choice at all levels of chess for many years and is a favorite among hypermodern players who like to control the center with pieces. Yet there remains a dearth of published material on this subject ... until now. In The Dynamic Reti, Grandmaster Nigel Davies redresses the balance and advocates a repertoire for White based on this refined opening. Davies outlines the typical ideas and tactics for both White and Black, and studies both the fashionable main lines and the tricky sidelines. If you already play the Reti or are looking for a sophisticated new opening weapon, then this is essential reading.

      * A dynamic repertoire for White
      * Full explanation of the most important thematic ideas
      * Ideal for club and tournament players
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      EBOOK - Dynamic Reti

      Catalog Code: E-B0168EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Starting Out - Queen's Indian
      The Queen's Indian is one of Blacks most dependable and respected defences to the queen's pawn opening. Is an established favourite amongst world-class grandmasters such as Vladimir Kramnik, Vishy Anand, Michael Adams and Judit Polgar, not to mention Anatoly Karpov, who has been a loyal Queen's Indian supporter and theory developer for over three decades.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Queen's Indian

      Catalog Code: E-B0011EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Excelling at Chess Calculation
      Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
      There are many differing opinions amongst the top players in the world of chess, but there is one thing upon which World Champions, Grandmasters and other experts all agree: the art of chess calculation is the absolute key to the success of a player. Master this discipline and you can surely expect your results to improve dramatically. Jacob Aagaard tackles the 'art of chess calculation', unravelling its many secrets and arming the reader with the necessary tools to be able to calculate effectively at the chessboard.
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      EBOOK - Excelling at Chess Calculation

      Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
      Catalog Code: E-B0119EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Excelling at Technical Chess
      Learn to Identify and Exploit Small Advantages
      The implication from the author is that the task of converting a typically winning position into a full point or converting a drawing position into half-a-point is relatively straightforward. However, as all of us practical players realise, it's not always a simple as this, and many hard-earned points are wasted through 'a lack of technique'. In this valuable book, Jacob Aagaard aims to solve this perennial problem. He arms the reader with several endgame weapons that every strong technical player has in his toolbox.
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      EBOOK - Excelling at Technical Chess

      Learn to Identify and Exploit Small Advantages
      Catalog Code: E-B0121EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Scandinavian
      From a theoretical backwater to a fully blown main line opening, the rise of the Scandinavian Defence (1. e4 d5) has been nothing short of meteoric. Over the past fifteen years the Scandinavian has become more and more popular both at club and Grandmaster level. It even managed to obtain an ultimate seal of approval when Vishy Anand employed it in his World Championship match with Garry Kasparov!
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      EBOOK - Scandinavian

      Catalog Code: E-B0172EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Winning Chess Tactics
      Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
      This is the second in Seirawan's four volumes, taking the reader from the very basics of chess through appreciation of advanced play. He does a remarkable job of discussing tactics that usually appear only in books for advanced players and communicating them to anyone with a grasp of playing fundamentals. The first part of the book deals with basic tactics and how they can be used individually and in combination. In the second part, Seirawan introduces some of the great chess tacticians and their games, further illustrating tactics as they work out in real-life play.
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      EBOOK - Winning Chess Tactics

      Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
      Catalog Code: E-B0196EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Tango!
      A Dynamic Answer to 1. e4
      Tired of constantly defending passive positions with the black pieces against 1. d4? Looking for something new and exciting to unleash at the chessboard? This book provides an answer to these perennial questions. International Master and renowned openings theoretician Richard Palliser presents a complete repertoire for Black against queen's pawn openings based on the dynamic and very much underrated Black Knights Tango. Using illustrative games, Palliser gives a thorough grounding on the key tactics and strategies behind this ambitious opening, while also highlighting the various tricks and traps that both sides have to watch out for. Studying in depth both the main lines and White's more offbeat tries for an advantage, Palliser gives the readers the required knowledge and confidence to immediately try the Tango in their own games.
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      EBOOK - Tango!

      A Dynamic Answer to 1. e4
      Catalog Code: E-B0161EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Starting Out - Dutch Defence
      The Dutch Defence is an ambitious and underrated counter to the queen's pawn opening. With his very first move Black creates an asymmetrical pawn structure, thus unbalancing the position from a very early stage and allowing both White and Black players to fight for the initiative. Black also has many options within the Dutch Defence, from the ultra-solid Stonewall formation through to the fluid Classical System and the dynamic Leningrad Variation.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Dutch Defence

      Catalog Code: E-B0006EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Starting Out - Slav and Semi-Slav
      The very closely linked Slav and Semi-Slav Defences are two of the most popular and combative openings that Black can play against the Queen's Gambit. They have provided the battleground for thousands of exciting encounters between the world's chess elite, including Garry Kasparov, Vishy Anand, Vladimir Kramnik, Alexei Shirov and Alexander Morozevich.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Slav and Semi-Slav

      Catalog Code: E-B0004EM
      $19.95

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