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    Rook vs. 2 Minor Pieces
    Many chess players shy away from positions with material imbalances, because they feel insecure in the face of their unclear nature. Traditional chess teaching does not spend much time on understanding such imbalances, but in this original book Esben Lund discusses one of the most common imbalances, where one player has a rook, and the other two minor pieces.
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    Rook vs. 2 Minor Pieces

    Catalog Code: B0023QT
    $24.95

    Batsford Book of Chess Records
    The book aims to fill a gap in chess literature by listing the record holders in numerous aspects of the game. It is divided into four sections: Games; People; Tournaments, Matches and Events; and Around the Black and White Board, giving the chess play of some amazing chess record moves.
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    Batsford Book of Chess Records

    Catalog Code: B0008BT
    $12.95

    Grandmaster Chess Move by Move
    A Leading Grandmaster Applies the "Move by Move" Approach to his Best Games
    A collection of John Nunn's best games from 1994 to the present day, annotated in detail in the same style as the best-selling Understanding Chess Move by Move. Throughout, the emphasis is on what the reader can learn from each game, so the book is ideal study material for those seeking to progress to a higher level of chess understanding. There is also entertainment in abundance: Nunn has a direct aggressive style, and many of his opponents in these games are ambitious young grandmasters from the generation inspired by Kasparov's dynamic chess.
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    Grandmaster Chess Move by Move

    A Leading Grandmaster Applies the "Move by Move" Approach to his Best Games
    Catalog Code: B0099GB
    $14.95

    Learn From Garry Kasparov's Greatest Games
    The Brilliant and Instructive Masterpieces of the World's Greatest Chessplayer
    Before his recent retirement, Garry Kasparov held the number one position in chess for nearly twenty years. He is considered the greatest player of all time. Now, beginning and intermediate players, ninety percent of the chess playing audience, can benefit from his wisdom.
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    Learn From Garry Kasparov's Greatest Games

    The Brilliant and Instructive Masterpieces of the World's Greatest Chessplayer
    Catalog Code: B0009CZ
    $14.95

    Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK C
    The fifth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings, Volume C, brings an additional 104 pages of brand new material with games up to 2006.
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    Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK C

    Catalog Code: B0003ECO
    $39.95

    My System
    Aron Nimzowitsch was one of the greatest chess players of the 1920s and 1930s, ranked just behind the famous World Champions Alekhine and Capablanca. His reputation as an author is higher still.

    My System is at the top of a very short list of chess classics. Nimzowitsch's ideas have had a profound influence on modern chess thinking. Most chess masters will at some point have studied Nimzowitsch's work, and not to have read My System is by many regarded as a shocking gap in a chess player's education.
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    My System

    Catalog Code: B0009QT
    $29.95

    SHOPWORN - Survival Guide to Competitive Chess
    Improve Your Results Now!
    Are you making the most of your chess talent? Do you always perform to the best of your ability? Do your results match up with your understanding of the game? If the answer to any of these questions is 'no' then read on! In The Survival Guide to Competitive Chess, Grandmaster and experienced tournament player John Emms reveals the secrets of how to maximize your potential and improve your results.
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    SHOPWORN - Survival Guide to Competitive Chess

    Improve Your Results Now!
    Catalog Code: SWB0240EM

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $12.50


    True Lies in Chess
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    True Lies in Chess

    Catalog Code: B0025QT
    $29.95

    SHOPWORN - My Daily Exercises
    365 Tactical Tests to Improve Your Chess
    "My Daily Exercises" is a superb collection of 365 exercises designed to help players of all levels recognize patterns, visualize tactics, and identify weak points in their opponent's position.
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    SHOPWORN - My Daily Exercises

    365 Tactical Tests to Improve Your Chess
    Catalog Code: SWB0101NIC

    Regular Price: $17.95

    Special Price $9.00


    My Daily Exercises
    365 Tactical Tests to Improve Your Chess
    "My Daily Exercises" is a superb collection of 365 exercises designed to help players of all levels recognize patterns, visualize tactics, and identify weak points in their opponent's position.
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    My Daily Exercises

    365 Tactical Tests to Improve Your Chess
    Catalog Code: B0101NIC
    $17.95

    Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK E
    The fourth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Volume E, brings an additional 144 pages of brand new material with games up to 2008.
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    Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK E

    Catalog Code: B0005ECO
    $49.95

    Grandmaster Secrets - Winning Quickly at Chess
    A Much-Expanded New Edition of 101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures
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    Grandmaster Secrets - Winning Quickly at Chess

    A Much-Expanded New Edition of 101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures
    Catalog Code: B0012GB
    $14.95

    The Blue Book And Encyclopedia of Chess
    With Introduction and Updates from 2008
    This book was originally published as The Official Blue Book and Encyclopedia of Chess. In reprinting this book, the word "Official" has been deleted because the official rules have since been published by FIDE. However, the rules are substantially the same, just the new rules are more complex and detailed. The author, Kenneth Harkness, was the inventor and developer of the chess rating system that is now used in every country of the world.
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    The Blue Book And Encyclopedia of Chess

    With Introduction and Updates from 2008
    Catalog Code: B0065IS
    $24.95

    Secrets of Spectacular Chess 2
    Friedgood shared their joy and appreciation of chess beauty, engulfing readers with a wealth of amazing and magnificent examples from the aesthetic side of the game. Moreover, they demonstrated how this fascinating subject could be analysed, and how it could help players to improve both their understanding and practical play.
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    Secrets of Spectacular Chess 2

    Catalog Code: B0096EM
    $24.95

    SHOPWORN - Secrets of Spectacular Chess 2
    Friedgood shared their joy and appreciation of chess beauty, engulfing readers with a wealth of amazing and magnificent examples from the aesthetic side of the game. Moreover, they demonstrated how this fascinating subject could be analysed, and how it could help players to improve both their understanding and practical play.
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    SHOPWORN - Secrets of Spectacular Chess 2

    Catalog Code: SWB0096EM

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $1.00


    Bobby Fischer's Conquest of the World Chess Championship
    The Psychology and Tactics of the Title Match
    Reuben Fine was both one of the world's strongest grandmasters of chess and one of the world's leading authorities on psychoanalysis. In this book, he combines the two disciplines. This Fischer-Spassky book is really three books in one.
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    Bobby Fischer's Conquest of the World Chess Championship

    The Psychology and Tactics of the Title Match
    Catalog Code: B0031IS
    $25.95

    101 Chess Questions Answered
    Sound Advice on all Aspects of Playing Chess
    Steve Giddins is an author acclaimed for his ability to write in down-to-earth style on fundamental chess topics. In this book he answers the questions that really matter to chess-players. His topics include many basic ideas, including some that have rarely been addressed so directly in chess literature, and thus are often misunderstood by club players. Where appropriate, the answers also address highly sophisticated concepts, providing insights gleaned from many years of experience and discussions with players and trainers of the highest level.
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    101 Chess Questions Answered

    Sound Advice on all Aspects of Playing Chess
    Catalog Code: B0013GB
    $14.95

    True Combat Chess
    Winning Battles over the Board
    Winning Battles over the Board, International Master and former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor draws upon his wealth of personal experience to offer an instructive and entertaining account of how to improve your understanding of chess and your results.
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    True Combat Chess

    Winning Battles over the Board
    Catalog Code: B0106EM
    $24.95

    SHOPWORN - True Combat Chess
    Winning Battles over the Board
    Winning Battles over the Board, International Master and former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor draws upon his wealth of personal experience to offer an instructive and entertaining account of how to improve your understanding of chess and your results.
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    SHOPWORN - True Combat Chess

    Winning Battles over the Board
    Catalog Code: SWB0106EM

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $12.50


    How Computers Play Chess
    This book attempts to satisfy two different goals. It presents a comprehensive history of computer chess along with many rare examples of the play of early programs. These examples contain both amazing strokes of brilliance and inexplicable catastrophes; they will give the reader a dear perspective of the pioneer days of computer chess. In contrast, contemporary programs are capable of defeating International Grandmasters; the text contains several recent examples including a remarkable victory over former World Champion Anatoly Karpov. The remainder of the book is devoted to an explanation of how the various parts of a chess program are designed and how they function.
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    How Computers Play Chess

    Catalog Code: B0047IS
    $26.95

    Computer Chess Compendium
    The remarkable increase in strength of chess computers over the last ten years has resulted in a flood of books and articles on programming methods and new approaches to analysing positions.All important articles on the subject have now been collected together in one volume together with the best games by chess computers including the World Computer Championships.
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    Computer Chess Compendium

    Catalog Code: B0069IS
    $25.95

    The Bobby Fischer I Knew
    And Other Stories
    The Bobby Fischer I knew and other stories is hailed as an instant classic. This Damon-Runyan like work will be around well into the 21st Century. To inform future generations about such greats as Bobby Fischer and World Champion Garry Kasparov as well as the "Guys and Dolls" of the New York Chess scene during the fabled Golden Era of the 1930s and 1940s. In the introduction, five time U.S. Chess Champion writes that the authors capture "some of the most raucous and colorful figures in 20th century chess" with a "Dickensian precision".
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    The Bobby Fischer I Knew

    And Other Stories
    Catalog Code: B0059IS
    $26.95

    Modern Ideas in Chess
    Modern Ideas in Chess is one of the Great Classics of chess literature. Originally published in German in 1923 as Die neuen Ideen im Schachspiel, it created an immediate sensation. This was a period of the emergence of new theories and new ways of thinking about chess.
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    Modern Ideas in Chess

    Catalog Code: B0014IS
    $25.95

    The Psychology of the Chess Player
    This is Dr. Reuben Fine, one of the great chess players of this century (he has played on equal terms with Botvinnik, Reshevsky, Smyslov, and others) and a qualified psychoanalyst. Dr. Fine has called upon his own understanding of chess processes and his unrivaled contacts in the chess world in this attempt to analyze both the game of chess itself and its peculiar appeals, particularly to male players as opposed to females, to isolate its inner meaning, and to categorize and understand the special combination of characteristics that make tip a chess champion.
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    The Psychology of the Chess Player

    Catalog Code: B0028IS
    $19.95

    Analyse du je des d'echecs - FRENCH EDITION
    >Francois-Andre Danican Philidor (1726-1795) is widely regarded as the strongest chess player ever in history prior to the modern era. He was so much better than any of his contemporaries that it is impossible for us to know how good he really was. The edition of the book that is reprinted here was published in 1871 by C. Sanson. This shows that the original Philidor book was still the standard work on the subject one hundred years after it was first written.
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    Analyse du je des d'echecs - FRENCH EDITION

    Catalog Code: B0029IS
    $25.95

    Revolutionize Your Chess
    A Brand New System to Become a Better Player!
    Former Ukrainian Champion Moskalenko, who coached Vasily Ivanchuk to stardom, presents a fundamentally new approach of getting better at chess. Covering all aspects of the game, Moskalenko develops new and easy-to-apply rules-of-thumb for amateur players who want to improve. With many examples, tests and exercises, this is the ultimate modern chess skills improvement manual. Easy to read and understand; even weaker players will benefit from Moskalenko's breakdown of the material, wrote Carsten Hansen at about Moskalenko's previous book 'The Flexible French'.
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    Revolutionize Your Chess

    A Brand New System to Become a Better Player!
    Catalog Code: B0083NIC
    $29.95

    Elements of Positional Evaluation
    How the Pieces Get Their Power
    This ground-breaking book by best-selling chess author Dan Heisman addresses the evaluation and understanding of how static features affect the value of the pieces in a given position. Now in its fourth edition, emphasis is placed on the static evaluation of each piece's value and its role in the overall position rather than the assessment of a specific position, but Heisman's approach can also be applied to help evaluate entire positions by helping to answer the questions who stands better, by how much, and why?
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    Elements of Positional Evaluation

    How the Pieces Get Their Power
    Catalog Code: B0039RE
    $19.95

    Play Chess Like the Pros
    What separates the greatest chess players from mere mortals? Grandmaster Danny Gormally believes that understanding, preparation and will to win are three crucial factors. In Play Chess Like the Pros he examines these key aspects and attempts to bridge the gap between the best and the rest. He believes that a player's capacity to improve is limitless, and in this age of computer-assisted learning the opportunity to do so is greater than ever before. But are you prepared to stretch yourself, to take yourself out of the comfort zone?
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    Play Chess Like the Pros

    Catalog Code: B0277EM
    $26.95

    SHOPWORN - Play Chess Like the Pros
    What separates the greatest chess players from mere mortals? Grandmaster Danny Gormally believes that understanding, preparation and will to win are three crucial factors. In Play Chess Like the Pros he examines these key aspects and attempts to bridge the gap between the best and the rest. He believes that a player's capacity to improve is limitless, and in this age of computer-assisted learning the opportunity to do so is greater than ever before. But are you prepared to stretch yourself, to take yourself out of the comfort zone?
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    SHOPWORN - Play Chess Like the Pros

    Catalog Code: SWB0277EM

    Regular Price: $26.95

    Special Price $13.48


    SHOPWORN - Why We Lose at Chess
    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?
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    SHOPWORN - Why We Lose at Chess

    Catalog Code: SWB0303EM

    Regular Price: $26.95

    Special Price $13.50


    EBOOK - Why we Lose at Chess
    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?
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    EBOOK - Why we Lose at Chess

    Catalog Code: E-B0303EM
    $19.95

    Why we Lose at Chess
    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?
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    Why we Lose at Chess

    Catalog Code: B0303EM
    $26.95

    SHOPWORN - How to win at Chess - Quickly
    Mistakes are often made in the early part of the game - at all levels of chess - but a key skill is to recognize these critical moments as they happen and to exploit them with maximum efficiency. This is a skill which Grandmaster Simon Williams addresses in this book. Using instructive and entertaining games in which one side wins quickly, he examines all the typical mistakes chess players make in the opening and early middlegame, how you should look to exploit them, and how to avoid falling into similar traps yourself.
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    SHOPWORN - How to win at Chess - Quickly

    Catalog Code: SWB0312EM

    Regular Price: $26.95

    Special Price $6.73


    EBOOK - How to win at Chess - Quickly
    Mistakes are often made in the early part of the game - at all levels of chess - but a key skill is to recognize these critical moments as they happen and to exploit them with maximum efficiency. This is a skill which Grandmaster Simon Williams addresses in this book. Using instructive and entertaining games in which one side wins quickly, he examines all the typical mistakes chess players make in the opening and early middlegame, how you should look to exploit them, and how to avoid falling into similar traps yourself.
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    EBOOK - How to win at Chess - Quickly

    Catalog Code: E-B0312EM
    $19.95

    How to win at Chess - Quickly
    Mistakes are often made in the early part of the game - at all levels of chess - but a key skill is to recognize these critical moments as they happen and to exploit them with maximum efficiency. This is a skill which Grandmaster Simon Williams addresses in this book. Using instructive and entertaining games in which one side wins quickly, he examines all the typical mistakes chess players make in the opening and early middlegame, how you should look to exploit them, and how to avoid falling into similar traps yourself.
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    How to win at Chess - Quickly

    Catalog Code: B0312EM
    $26.95

    Comprehensive Chess Course - The Complete Collection
    Includes All 7 Books
    In Comprehensive Chess Course, GM Lev Alburt, a highly successful chess coach, offers for the first time the once-secret Russian method of chess training. It is the complete, easy-to-use program for teaching and self-study where Soviet Union and European chess styles are concerned. It features carefully planned repetition and sequences. that will allow the reader to quickly grasp and retain the skills that are critical to being successful in Chess. With GM Alburt's instruction, you will be able to learn chess the correct way and realize your full Chess potential.
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    Comprehensive Chess Course - The Complete Collection

    Includes All 7 Books
    Catalog Code: B00CPLV
    $124.95

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