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  1. EBOOK - Mastering Chess Strategy

    EBOOK - Mastering Chess Strategy

    $24.95

    Short Description for Mastering Chess Strategy - B0310EM Learn More
  2. EBOOK - Fighting The Ruy Lopez

    EBOOK - Fighting The Ruy Lopez

    $19.95

    The Ruy Lopez is incredibly common at all levels of chess, and everyone who plays 1. e4 e5 as Black needs to have a reliable antidote to this powerful opening. In this book, Milos Pavlovic provides the answer, devising a sound and yet ambitious repertoire for Black, the basis of which is provided by the legendary and ever-popular Marshall Attack.

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  3. EBOOK - A Ferocious Opening Repertoire

    EBOOK - A Ferocious Opening Repertoire

    $19.95

    Former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala presents a range of vicious weapons for White in a repertoire which is perfect for those who have little time for study, but enjoy taking opponents out of their comfort zones and causing them problems from the very beginning.

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  4. EBOOK - Break the Rules!

    EBOOK - Break the Rules!

    $19.95

    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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  5. EBOOK - Starting Out - King's Indian Attack

    EBOOK - Starting Out - King's Indian Attack

    $19.95

    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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  6. EBOOK - Beating 1. e4 e5

    EBOOK - Beating 1. e4 e5

    $19.95

    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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  7. EBOOK - Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas

    EBOOK - Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas

    $19.95

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    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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  8. EBOOK - Beating the King's Indian and Grunfeld

    EBOOK - Beating the King's Indian and Grunfeld

    $19.95

    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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  9. EBOOK - How to play against 1. d4

    EBOOK - How to play against 1. d4

    $19.95

    Finding a suitable defence to 1 d4 isn't an easy task, especially if you don't have endless time available to study all the latest theoretical developments. If you choose fashionable openings, it's imperative to keep pace with modern theory if you want to succeed with Black. Learn More
  10. EBOOK - Starting Out - The Sicilian - 2ND EDITION

    EBOOK - Starting Out - The Sicilian - 2ND EDITION

    $19.95

    The Sicilian Defence is the most popular opening at all levels of tournament play from Linares to the local club championship. The Sicilian is played regularly by Kasparov, Anand, Kramnik, Leko, Topalov, and Shirov - a.k.a. the best players in the world. In this book a multinational line-up of leading experts give recommendations against their own pet lines in the Sicilian Defence.

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  11. EBOOK - Play 1... Nc6

    EBOOK - Play 1... Nc6

    $19.95

    Are you constantly struggling with the black pieces? Cant make up your mind which openings to play? Are you looking for something new: an all-in-one solution to your problems? Look no further! In this original book, Christoph Wisnewski, who is renowned for his innovative and adventurous opening ideas, provides the reader with an ambitious and all-encompassing repertoire for Black against every main line opening that White can play, based on the initial move 1...Nc6.

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  12. EBOOK - Starting Out - Benoni Systems

    EBOOK - Starting Out - Benoni Systems

    $19.95

    Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of Benoni Systems. This book is a study of all the crucial Benoni systems apart from the Modern Benoni. It presents diverse and practical options against the queen's pawn opening for dynamic, tactical players and solid, positional players alike. Included are such daring defenses as the controversial Blumenfeld Counter-Gambit and the Benko Gambit, a favorite with uncompromising Grandmasters such as Veselin Topalov and Vassily Ivanchuk. Learn More
  13. EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Sicilian

    EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Sicilian

    $19.95

    In Dangerous Weapons: The Sicilian, John Emms and Richard Palliser team up to investigate by far the most popular and widely-played chess opening, but in a revolutionary way. They concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations of the open Sicilian, selecting a wealth of ideas and options for both colours. Many of the carefully chosen weapons are innovative, visually shocking, incredibly tricky, or have been unfairly discarded; they are guaranteed to throw even your most experienced opponent off balance. Whether playing White or Black, a study of this book will leave you assured and fully-armed, and your opponents running for cover! Learn More
  14. EBOOK - Offbeat Nimzo-Indian

    EBOOK - Offbeat Nimzo-Indian

    $19.95

    The Nimzo-Indian Defence continues to be one of Black's most reliable ways of meeting the queen's pawn opening. It's popular at all levels of chess and a constant source of anxiety for White players. How can White find a worthwhile line against this incredibly firm defence? How can White set his Nimzo opponent difficult tasks from the outset? Perhaps it's time to look somewhere different from the well-trodden main lines.

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  15. EBOOK - Starting Out - Colle

    EBOOK - Starting Out - Colle

    $19.95

    This book is a further addition to Everyman's best-selling Starting Out series, which has been acclaimed for its original approach to tackling chess openings. International Master Richard Palliser examines the fundamentals of the Colle, elaborating on the crucial early moves and ideas for both sides in a way that is often neglected in other texts.

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  16. EBOOK - Italian Game and Evan's Gambit

    EBOOK - Italian Game and Evan's Gambit

    $19.95

    The Italian Game (sometimes referred to as the Giuoco Piano) is one of the oldest openings around, and also one of the first lines a player learns when he or she is introduced to chess. It leads to play that is easy to understand: both sides develop their pieces logically and begin attacks on the opposing kings. The Italian Game gives both White and Black the opportunity to play either aggressively and in gambit fashion, or in a restrained and positional manner. One of White's most exciting and attacking options is the legendary Evans Gambit, which has been brought back into the limelight in this modern era by such uncompromising players as World Champion Garry Kasparov, Alexander Morozevich,and England's Nigel Short. Learn More
  17. EBOOK - The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames

    EBOOK - The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames

    $19.95

    Chess players are known to be obsessed by openings. However, world champions have recommended that up-and-coming players should actually begin by studying the endgame first.

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  18. EBOOK - Alekhine Alert

    EBOOK - Alekhine Alert

    $19.95

    Former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor takes a contemporary look at one of Black's most ambitious counters to 1 e4, the Alekhine Defence. This is a sharp opening in which Black attacks from the very beginning, luring White's central pawns forward in the expectation of destroying them later on. Learn More
  19. EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME III

    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME III

    $29.95

    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
  20. EBOOK - Starting Out - Sicilian Grand Prix Attack

    EBOOK - Starting Out - Sicilian Grand Prix Attack

    $19.95

    In this book Gawain Jones, one of the world' leading experts on the Grand Prix Attack, provides everything you need to know about this opening. Using illustrative games and drawing upon his own wealth of experience, he introduces the key moves and ideas for both sides, taking care to explain the reasoning behind them - something that has often been neglected or taken for granted.

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  21. E-BOOK Chess Developments - The Grunfeld

    E-BOOK Chess Developments - The Grunfeld

    $22.95

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    In this book, David Vigorito examines the most theoretically important and instructive Grunfeld games, highlighting the main developments and novelties for both sides. Studying this book will provide you with vital information on a popular opening.

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  22. EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Great Attackers

    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Great Attackers

    $19.95

    The chess world has witnessed a great number of wonderfully gifted attacking players, geniuses who have dazzled the chess public with their brilliant masterpieces. Everyone has their own favourites, and in Chess Secrets: Great Attackers, Colin Crouch chooses three of his own: Garry Kasparov, Mikhail Tal and Leonid Stein. World Champions Kasparov and Tal need no introduction, while Stein was a highly creative and intuitive player with the ability to destroy the world's best players with his vicious attacks. Learn More
  23. EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern

    EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern

    $19.95

    Do you need a well-deserved break from your normal chess openings? Are you tired of constantly having to keep up with modern chess theory? Or perhaps you simply wish to try out something new and inspiring, but cannot decide amongst the numerous choices available? Look no further for the answer! In "Dangerous Weapons: The Pirc and Modern", prominent opening specialists take a revolutionary look at two popular and closely related openings.

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  24. EBOOK - Play the Slav

    EBOOK - Play the Slav

    $19.95

    The Slav has a well-deserved reputation as one of Black's strongest answers to 1 d4, and it's no coincidence that it has been used by almost all the World Champions in chess history. Put simply, the Slav is a classy opening, one which combines reliability with the promise of dynamic counterplay. In this book, James Vigus presents a comprehensive and trustworthy repertoire for Black.

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  25. EBOOK - Starting Out - Chess Tactics and Checkmates

    EBOOK - Starting Out - Chess Tactics and Checkmates

    $19.95

    Once a chess player has figured out how all the chess pieces move, what is the next step on the chess ladder? This helpful and entertaining book provides players with the complete answer. In this easy-to-follow guide, renowned chess teacher Chris Ward explains all the crucial checkmating patterns, plus how to catch out opponents with an assortment of tricks and traps, commonly known as chess tactics.

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  26. EBOOK - Why we Lose at Chess

    EBOOK - Why we Lose at Chess

    $19.95

    The main reason why we lose at chess is no big secret: we all make unnecessary mistakes! But simply acknowledging this fact isn't enough to help us improve. The big question is, how can we eliminate these mistakes from our game, or at least keep them to an absolute minimum? Learn More
  27. EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Giants of Innovation

    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Giants of Innovation

    $19.95

    Chess Secrets is a series of books which uncover the mysteries of the most important aspects of chess, such as strategy, attack, defence, opening play, endgames, off-board preparation and mental attitude. In each book the author chooses and deeply studies a number of great players who have excelled in such aspects of the game, greatly influenced their peers and inspired all of us.

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  28. EBOOK - Starting Out - The Scandinavian

    EBOOK - Starting Out - The Scandinavian

    $19.95

    In recent years the Scandinavian has been catapulted into the limelight, and it has now firmly established itself as an opening to be reckoned with. Why has it become popular? Because it's easy to play! Learn More
  29. EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME IV

    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME IV

    $29.95

    This book brings together the two greatest names in the history of chess. The author, Garry Kasparov, is the world number one and, by common consent, the greatest player ever. The subject of the book, Bobby Fischer, is the only American to have become world champion and is probably the greatest natural talent the world has ever seen. Learn More
  30. EBOOK - Starting Out - Ruy Lopez

    EBOOK - Starting Out - Ruy Lopez

    $19.95

    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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  31. E-BOOK Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 2

    E-BOOK Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 2

    $19.95

    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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  32. EBOOK - The Ruy Lopez - Move by Move

    EBOOK - The Ruy Lopez - Move by Move

    $19.95

    This is a new series which 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 practicing 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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  33. EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - The King's Indian

    EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - The King's Indian

    $19.95

    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! Learn More
  34. EBOOK - Play the Grunfeld

    EBOOK - Play the Grunfeld

    $19.95

    The Grunfeld is an exciting and dynamic answer to 1. d4, and has become very popular at all levels of chess. A major reason for this is that it has been a long-time favorite of the World's strongest-ever chess player, Garry Kasparov, who used it many times in his numerous World Championship battles. The Grunfeld very much relies on the principles of the hyper-modern school of chess: Black allows White to erect an impressive-looking center on the assumption that in the long run it could prove to be more of a liability than an asset.

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  35. EBOOK - Winning Chess Tactics

    EBOOK - Winning Chess Tactics

    $19.95

    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. Learn More
  36. EBOOK - The Sicilian Taimanov - Move by Move

    EBOOK - The Sicilian Taimanov - Move by Move

    $22.95

    In this book, John Emms examines his favorite Sicilian variation, which is one of Black's most reliable answers to 1 e4. He shares his knowledge from over 15 years studying and playing the Sicilian Taimanov at grandmaster level, examines the opening from both sides of the board and offers answers to the all the key questions.

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