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      E-BOOK Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 2
      The King's Indian remains a hugely popular opening at all levels of chess - unsurprising given the attacking opportunities it offers. In many of the ultra-sharp main lines, both sides can fight for the initiative. White frequently wins the queenside battle but this often turns out to be a Pyrrhic victory as Black wins the war by checkmating on the kingside!
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      E-BOOK Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 2

      Catalog Code: E-B0329EM
      $19.95

      E-BOOK Capablanca - Move by Move
      Jose Raul Capablanca is a chess legend, world champion and quite simply one of the greatest players in the history of the game. His achievements and seemingly effortless style of play won many admirers, and his legacy includes a treasure of instructive games. Studying Capablanca's play is a must for any aspiring chess player. For Cyrus Lakdawala, it was a key factor in his chess development and improvement, and in this book he revisits many of his favourite Capablanca games.
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      E-BOOK Capablanca - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: E-B0353EM
      $22.95

      E-BOOK Petrosian - Move by Move
      Tigran Petrosian was a World Chess Champion and a true legend of the game. He was nicknamed "Iron Tigran" because of his incredible defensive skills that made him a formidable opponent who was virtually impossible to defeat. Petrosian was the master of restraint, prophylaxis and prevention. He could spot and defuse threats well before they were created, suck the life out an opponent's position and then seize a vice-like grip on the game. In this book, International Master Thomas Engqvist selects and examines his favourite Petrosian games, and shows us how we can all learn and improve our chess by studying Petrosian's masterpieces.
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      E-BOOK Petrosian - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: E-B0386EM
      $21.95

      EBOOK - The Alekhine Defence - Move by Move
      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. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn.
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      EBOOK - The Alekhine Defence - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: E-B0381EM
      $21.95

      EBOOK - The Colle - Move by Move
      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.
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      EBOOK - The Colle - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: E-B0366EM
      $24.95

      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 - Fire on Board - Shirov's Best Games
      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.
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      EBOOK - Fire on Board - Shirov's Best Games

      Catalog Code: E-B0221EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Break the Rules!
      A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
      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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      EBOOK - Break the Rules!

      A Modern Look at Chess Strategy
      Catalog Code: E-B0358EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - The English - Move by Move
      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. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to study any chess opening and at the same time improve your general chess skills and knowledge.
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      EBOOK - The English - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: E-B0348EM
      $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 - Play the Nimzo-Indian
      The Nimzo-Indian is one of Black's most universally popular and respectable answers to 1 d4. It could be said that no other opening allows Black to play for a win from such a sound positional basis, while its flexibility gives rise to a multitude of different positions rich in tactical and positional play.
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      EBOOK - Play the Nimzo-Indian

      Catalog Code: E-B0069EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Starting Out - Modern Benoni
      The Modern Benoni is one of Blacks most ambitious and audacious defences to the queens pawn opening, and it has been used with devastating effect by such legends as Mikhail Tal, Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov. From the very start Black creates an exceptional imbalance in the position, one which leads to dynamic play and gives Black real chances to seize the initiative.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Modern Benoni

      Catalog Code: E-B0013EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Bb5 Sicilian
      Detailed Coverage of a Thoroughly Modern System
      The Bb5 Sicilian is a logical and practical weapon against Black's most popular defence to 1 e4 and is an excellent choice for White players who are fed up of constantly trying to keep abreast of the latest developments in the Open Sicilian. The early bishop move signals White intention to develop rapidly and it can lead to both wild gambit play and calmer positional waters.
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      EBOOK - Bb5 Sicilian

      Detailed Coverage of a Thoroughly Modern System
      Catalog Code: E-B0079EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Pirc in Black and White
      Detailed Coverage of an Enterprising Chess Opening
      In this book James Vigus provides an up-to-date appraisal of the Pirc and its many variations. Using illustrative games, he examines the traditional main lines, the fashionable alternatives and the tricky sidelines, while outlining the typical tactical and positional ideas for both White and Black. A study of this book will allow the reader to begin playing the Pirc with confidence in his or her own games.
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      EBOOK - Pirc in Black and White

      Detailed Coverage of an Enterprising Chess Opening
      Catalog Code: E-B0055EM
      $24.95

      EBOOK - Rules of Winning Chess
      Some players seem to be naturally gifted at chess. Almost effortlessly they seem to know what to do in every position. They recognize the best squares for their pieces; they know whether to seize the initiative with a bold attack or play quietly; whether to trade pieces or avoid exchanges; how to exploit opponents' weaknesses while minimizing the effect of their own - they make it look all too easy!
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      EBOOK - Rules of Winning Chess

      Catalog Code: E-B0287EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Declining the Queen's Gambit
      This book provides a repertoire for Black with the ever-popular "Queen's Gambit Declined". Opening expert John Cox covers not one but two key options for Black. The Tartakower Variation is a sophisticated defence used successfully by world champions such as Kasparov, Karpov and Kramnik.
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      EBOOK - Declining the Queen's Gambit

      Catalog Code: E-B0330EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - The Budapest Gambit
      The Budapest Gambit is an ambitious and adventurous opening for Black, who offers a pawn as early as the second move in return for active and rapid development. It has always been a particular favorite at club level, where it still provides a surprise weapon, but it has also been utilized with success by top-class Grandmasters.
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      EBOOK - The Budapest Gambit

      Catalog Code: E-B0281EM
      $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 - Play the Catalan
      The Catalan is a sophisticated and wide-ranging opening system which is popular at all levels of chess. In recent years it has been catapulted into the limelight by Vladimir Kramnik, who has revitalized it with many new ideas and has utilized it with great success against the world's strongest players - on occasion making it look like a forced win for White!
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      EBOOK - Play the Catalan

      Catalog Code: E-B0270EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Starting Out - 1. d4
      A Reliable Repertoire for the Improving Player
      A Reliable Repertoire for the Improving Player, Building and maintaining an opening repertoire can be a demanding task! For a start, there are an enormous number of different lines to choose from. There's a strong temptation amongst beginners and improving players to opt solely for tricky lines in order to snare unsuspecting opponents, but this approach has only short-term value. As you improve and your opponents become stronger, very often these crafty lines don't stand up to close scrutiny, and suddenly you're back to square one with no suitable opening weapons.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - 1. d4

      A Reliable Repertoire for the Improving Player
      Catalog Code: E-B0044EM
      $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 - Winning Chess Strategies
      Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
      Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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      EBOOK - Winning Chess Strategies

      Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
      Catalog Code: E-B0195EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Chess Secrets - The Giants of Power Play
      Learn from Topalov, Geller, Bronstein, Alekhine and Morphy
      Short Description for Chess Secrets : The Giants of Power Play - B0288EM
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      EBOOK - Chess Secrets - The Giants of Power Play

      Learn from Topalov, Geller, Bronstein, Alekhine and Morphy
      Catalog Code: E-B0288EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Chess Developments - The Modern Benoni
      Chess Developments is a brand new series providing state-of-the-art openings coverage. Chess Developments focuses on the current trends – concentrating on critical lines, theoretical novelties and powerful new ideas. It offers players of all levels the opportunity to keep up-to-date with current opening theory whilst also expanding and improving their repertoires.
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      EBOOK - Chess Developments - The Modern Benoni

      Catalog Code: E-B0340EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Attacking Chess - The French
      A Dynamic Repertoire For Black
      This will prove ideal for players who like to seize the initiative and cause problems for their opponents from the outset. Williams' recommendations in the French are based on his own repertoire which he has successfully employed at Grandmaster level.
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      EBOOK - Attacking Chess - The French

      A Dynamic Repertoire For Black
      Catalog Code: E-B0325EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Flank Openings
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Are you tired of playing the same old openings time and time again? Perhaps it's time for a change, but you cannot decide between the numerous options available. Here's the answer: choose Dangerous Weapons and amaze your opponents with new and exciting opening ideas!

      In this book, three renowned opening experts get together to take a revolutionary look at Flank Openings. Instead of travelling down well-trodden and analyzed paths, they concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations, selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colors.
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      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Flank Openings

      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: E-B0187EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Gambiteer I
      A Hard-Hitting Chess Opening Repertoire for White
      Are you fearless in your approach to chess openings? Do you like to attack your opponents from the very beginning? Are you happy to take calculated risks? Do you loathe trivial positional chess? Do you feel the need to sacrifice pawns early in the game? Are you a Gambiteer? If the answer to these questions is 'yes!', then this is the book for you!
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      EBOOK - Gambiteer I

      A Hard-Hitting Chess Opening Repertoire for White
      Catalog Code: E-B0084EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Play 1. b4
      Shock Your Opponents with the Sokolsky
      Do you wish to surprise your opponents on the first move? Do you enjoy playing creatively from the beginning of the game? Look no further than 1 b4! With this aggressive pawn lunge White takes the game into relatively unknown territory and forces Black players onto their own devices. Those facing 1 b4 are not allowed to fall into the comfort zone of established theory; instead they have to think for themselves from very early on.
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      EBOOK - Play 1. b4

      Shock Your Opponents with the Sokolsky
      Catalog Code: E-B0075EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Starting Out - King's Indian Attack
      The King's Indian Attack was a firm favourite of the legendary Bobby Fischer, and more recently it has been utilised with great success by world-class Grandmasters such as Alexander Morozevich. The renowned chess coach Mark Dvoretsky regards the King's Indian Attack as a perfect weapon on which to base an opening repertoire.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - King's Indian Attack

      Catalog Code: E-B0003EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Starting Out - Sicilian Dragon
      In Starting Out: The Sicilian Dragon Andrew Martin studies this famous opening in a simplistic way, introducing the crucial initial moves and ideas and taking care to explain the reasoning behind them, something that has sometimes been neglected or taken for granted. As with previous works in the popular Everyman Chess Starting Out series, the reader is helped throughout with a plethora of notes, tips and warnings highlighting the vital characteristics of the Sicilian Dragon and of opening play in general.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Sicilian Dragon

      Catalog Code: E-B0040EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Beating 1. e4 e5
      A Repertoire for White in the Open Games
      Grandmaster John Emms presents a repertoire for White after 1 e4 e5, based on the Italian Game and the Bishop's Opening. The lines he recommends are built upon a sound yet aggressive system of development which can be deployed against virtually every Black defence.
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      EBOOK - Beating 1. e4 e5

      A Repertoire for White in the Open Games
      Catalog Code: E-B0313EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Play the French - 4th EDITION
      The wait is over. Finally it's here... the much anticipated 4th edition of John Watson's Play the French – the must-have book for all French Defence players for over 20 years!
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      EBOOK - Play the French - 4th EDITION

      Catalog Code: E-B0354EM
      $24.95

      EBOOK - Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas
      What are the greatest opening ideas in chess history? This is a fascinating question that would undoubtedly spark endless debate and discussion amongst all the experts and enthusiasts of the game. From the invention and development of openings which are now considered to be mainline, to the wealth of stunning one-move novelties which have convincingly overturned previous expert assessments, there is certainly a plethora of brilliant ideas to choose from - everyone will have their own opinion on this subject!
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      EBOOK - Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas

      Catalog Code: E-B0081EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Starting Out - Open Games
      'Open Games' refer to a myriad of openings arising after the ever-popular 1 e4 e5: the Italian Game, the Scotch, The Two Knights Defence, the King's Gambit, the Evans Gambit, the Bishop's Opening, the Four Knights, the Petroff and much more besides.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Open Games

      Catalog Code: E-B0276EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Beating the King's Indian and Grunfeld
      Dealing with the English, Reti, King's Indian Attack and other annoying systems? The King's Indian and the Grunfeld are two of Black's most popular answers to 1 d4; unsurprising given that they were long-time favourites of chess legends Garry Kasparov and, before him, Bobby Fischer. Brimming with complexity and dynamism, these two openings often leave those playing White scratching their heads wondering how to squeeze even the slightest of advantages out of the opening and, just as crucially, how to avoid becoming swamped in a morass of complicated theory.
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      EBOOK - Beating the King's Indian and Grunfeld

      Catalog Code: E-B0156EM
      $19.95

      EBOOK - Dealing with d4 Deviations
      Fighting the Trompowsky, Torre, Blackmar-Diemer, Stonewall, Colle and Other Problem Openings
      This book fills an enormous void in chess literature. There are a countless number of players who are very happy to defend the black side of the Queen's Gambit or play the Nimzo-Indian, Queen's Indian, Bogo-Indian or Benoni. However, more often than not they have been forced to muddle their way through a whole variety of annoying sidelines White has at his or her disposal, including the dreaded Trompowsky, the tricky Blackmar-Diemer Gambit and the tiresome Colle Variation.
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      EBOOK - Dealing with d4 Deviations

      Fighting the Trompowsky, Torre, Blackmar-Diemer, Stonewall, Colle and Other Problem Openings
      Catalog Code: E-B0241EM
      $19.95

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