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  1. CLEARANCE - Sam Loyd: His Story and Best Problems

    CLEARANCE - Sam Loyd: His Story and Best Problems

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    Sam loyd is widely considered to be the finest chess composer that ever lived, often authorizing problems with witty themes that would challenge even the strongest of players. What isn't so well known is that he was also one of the best chess players in the U.S.,despite having a playing style that was highly flawed. Like his problems, Sam would often try to create fantastic combinations over the board during his games, rather than simplifying and going for the win. This book, edited by Grandmaster Andrew Soltis, presents 58 of Sam Loyd's problems for your consideration. In addition to the puzzles, the author extensively discusses the man behind the puzzles. Learn More
  2. Advanced Puzzles

    Advanced Puzzles

    $4.95
    This book contains 50 advanced chess puzzles for experienced players. There are dozens of each of the following puzzles: Mate in 3, Mate in 4, Mate in 5 and an additional 14 puzzles that will challenge you to find the best move to win material and create winning positions Learn More
  3. CLEARANCE - Chess Mazes

    CLEARANCE - Chess Mazes

    Regular Price: $14.95

    Special Price $5.00

    The planning and visualization skills that come from working on Chess Mazes are valuable and instructive. If you are one who often loses games by hanging pieces or missing mates, then this is the book for you. There are many good books which present chess combinations and explain tactical motifs with the goal of training your tactical ability. Learn More
  4. CLEARANCE - Chess Mazes 2

    CLEARANCE - Chess Mazes 2

    Regular Price: $17.95

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    When the first volume of Chess Mazes was released, it was an immediate hit with both chess instructors and students. It was a completely new kind of chess puzzle to help develop your chessplaying visualization skills. In Chess Mazes 2, author Bruce Alberston has created another 216 fascinating chess mazes. Learn More
  5. Beginner Puzzles

    Beginner Puzzles

    $5.95
    This condensed, 55-page puzzle book contains 50 Mate in One chess puzzles for new players. They start out fairly easy and gradually increase in difficulty. Learn More
  6. SHOPWORN - Finding Chess Jewels

    SHOPWORN - Finding Chess Jewels

    Regular Price: $27.95

    Special Price $7.27

    Grandmaster and renowned chess trainer Michal Krasenkow presents a treasure chest of puzzles designed to stretch the minds of all players. Imagination and calculation are two of the most important qualities of a chess player, and they are qualities which, with purposeful practice, can be developed significantly. As you analyse and solve more and more positions, your brain functions more efficiently, you are able to recognize and master additional tactical methods and patterns, and it becomes increasingly easier to solve similar types of positions. Learn More
  7. CLEARANCE - How Good Is Your Chess?

    CLEARANCE - How Good Is Your Chess?

    $7.95
    Chess enthusiasts can find out where they stand in terms of chess mastery by facing off against 20 of the world's top players with this instructive and amusing guide. Looking closely at complete games played by the experts inspires players to form new ideas about their overall strategy. Grandmaster Daniel King based ''How Good Is Your Chess'' on his popular Chess Monthly column. Learn More
  8. Chess Puzzle Learning Levels Volume 1

    Chess Puzzle Learning Levels Volume 1

    $8.95
    All chess players from beginners to Experts will appreciate this text, with an assortment of 82 entertaining puzzles of varying difficulty. Inside, find such original material as the finish to David Letterman's phone game with Garry Kasparov and a joint study of this author with GM Pal Benko, the inventor of the Benko Gambit. Originally published in the University of New Mexico's newspaper publication, The Daily Lobo, this compilation of chess columns has the unique status of writing to a general audience while keeping the content fresh, challenging, and enjoyable. Learn More
  9. SHOPWORN - Chess Mazes 2

    SHOPWORN - Chess Mazes 2

    Regular Price: $17.95

    Special Price $8.98

    When the first volume of Chess Mazes was released, it was an immediate hit with both chess instructors and students. It was a completely new kind of chess puzzle to help develop your chessplaying visualization skills. In Chess Mazes 2, author Bruce Alberston has created another 216 fascinating chess mazes. Learn More
  10. The Chess Traveller's Quizbook

    The Chess Traveller's Quizbook

    $9.95
    Now, in Chess Travellers Quiz Book, Hodgson reverses roles and, setting the brainteasers himself, challenges readers to find the winning combination in 200 test-yourself positions, all taken from practical play. These are arranged chapter by chapter, in order of increasing difficulty, anticipating that by the time you reach your final destination you will be a keener, sharper, more imaginative player. Learn More
  11. 100 Easy Checkmates

    100 Easy Checkmates

    $9.95
    Perfect for beginning players--including children--100 Easy Checkmates offers an accessible, fun guide to winning at chess. Designed to help players learn without frustration or tedious chess notation, 100 Easy Checkmates presents easy one- and two-move checkmates that everyone can understand. Learn More
  12. Imagination in Chess

    Imagination in Chess

    $9.95
    This is a collection of problems and puzzles selected by Charles Dealtry Locock, a British Amateur Chess Champion, which he found to be the most valuable in teaching his students how to attack. These are problems which have a practical application. The author used them to teach attacking chess to hundreds of students. The theme of this book is how to use your imagination to develop a winning attack. Learn More
  13. 1 Move Checkmates

    1 Move Checkmates

    $9.95
    This great book for beginning players covers the most basic of all mates - the one move mate! Schiller presents different game positions where you must find the move that instantly wins the game. You'll learn how to make the final move with all the pieces - knights, bishops, rooks, pawns, queens and even the king. This great training tool is perfect for players new to the game of chess! Learn More
  14. 202 Checkmates For Children

    202 Checkmates For Children

    $9.95

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    Veteran chess teachers and authors, Wilson and Alberston, who specialize in teaching chess to children, present 202 fascinating puzzles that are both instructional and fun. Large diagrams and clearly explained solutions will thrill kids as they work their way through the concepts while they have fun with chess. This book is perfect for kids! Learn More
  15. 212 Surprising Checkmates

    212 Surprising Checkmates

    $9.95
    With this instructive manual, players can learn to concentrate on one-, two- and three-move checkmates, focusing on their opponents' last moves and keeping alert to new possibilities, rather than getting blinded by previous calculations. Written by two experienced chess teachers, this volumes first 100 exercises concern checkmates in one move, while the remaining exercises represent game-like positions for checkmates in two and three moves. Learn More
  16. CLEARANCE - 2 Move Chess Problems

    CLEARANCE - 2 Move Chess Problems

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $10.00

    Arguably the finest book on the craft of composing two-move chess problems! It is comprised of multiple sections - Glossary of 120+ terms circumscribing the conditions and parameters of the discipline, the introductory ''General Remarks'', Twelve Problemists, and The Problem Scene. Learn More
  17. CLEARANCE - 303 Tricky Checkmates

    CLEARANCE - 303 Tricky Checkmates

    Regular Price: $12.95

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    Both a fascinating challenge and great training tool, these two, three and four move checkmates are great for beginning, intermediate and expert players. Mates are in order of difficulty, from simple to very complex positions. Learn More
  18. SHOPWORN - Pearls of Azerbaijan

    SHOPWORN - Pearls of Azerbaijan

    Regular Price: $21.95

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    In this book you will find the brightest and most sparkling selection of tactical masterpieces from Azerbaijani chess players.

    The 557 puzzles have been carefully selected and designated into 3 categories: easy, medium and difficult, in order to attract not only the professional player but also to share the joy with all chess lovers.

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  19. Bobby Fischer's Outrageous Chess Moves

    Bobby Fischer's Outrageous Chess Moves

    $11.95
    This book contains a collection of the most brilliant, ingenious and outrageous moves ever played by Bobby Fischer, the American who is generally acknowledged to be the greatest chess player of all time.These 101 moves - every one a move that either forced checkmate, gained material or lead to an overwhelmingly superior position - have been selected from among all of Fischer's recorded games, most of which were were played under tournament or match conditions. Learn More
  20. CLEARANCE - Attack on the King - VOLUME II - Mating in 3 or 4 Moves

    CLEARANCE - Attack on the King - VOLUME II - Mating in 3 or 4 Moves

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $12.48

    This course includes more than 2500 exercises for mating in 3 or 4 moves. You will have to use your imagination and precise calculation in order to find a correct way of attacking the king. Learn More
  21. 303 More Tricky Chess Puzzles

    303 More Tricky Chess Puzzles

    $12.95
    A carefully selected entertaining and instructive collection of tactical chess puzzles. The authors, both veteran professional chess instructors, have collected or created 303 additional game situations, to go with the original 303 typical situations featured in the original 303 Tricky Chess Puzzles. Learn More
  22. 303 Tricky Chess Puzzles
  23. SHOPWORN - Greatest 501 Chess Puzzles

    SHOPWORN - Greatest 501 Chess Puzzles

    Regular Price: $25.95

    Special Price $12.98

    The book consists of 501 practical puzzles from the second part of the Year 2012, selected into 3 different groups: ''easy'', ''medium'', and ''hard''. At the end of the book you can check your tactical skills in a test format and also can enjoy the 10 most beautiful pearls of the given period. Learn More
  24. SHOPWORN - Greatest 365 Chess Puzzles

    SHOPWORN - Greatest 365 Chess Puzzles

    Regular Price: $25.95

    Special Price $12.98

    There is one proven practice exercise that helps you improve chess ratings and stay in shape while having fun - chess puzzles. And what better than having the latest puzzles from the year 2012 by a top GM, and all that in one book! Learn More
  25. SHOPWORN - Tactics, Tactics, Tactics - Volume 4

    SHOPWORN - Tactics, Tactics, Tactics - Volume 4

    Regular Price: $26.95

    Special Price $13.48

    Many puzzle books are based on artificial positions or selected only for their beauty. The concept of this book is different. The highest priority is to “use the practical side of the puzzles” and take the level of calculation to a completely new dimension. Learn More
  26. Chessercizes

    Chessercizes

    $14.95
    National Master Bruce Pandolfini has created a unique and challenging Chess exercise book for players of all levels. Faced with actual positions from recent tournaments and match play, readers are asked to make the winning move for some of the world's best players, including World Champions Kasparov and Karpov. Learn More
  27. Chess Endgame Quiz

    Chess Endgame Quiz

    $14.95
    This challenging book features two hundred challenges in the multiple choice format that has proved so popular for chess-playing readers. These instructive, elegant and entertaining positions will not only challenge and entertain you, but will also teach you how to improve your endgame while trying to find the best move of the three choices presented. Learn More
  28. SHOPWORN - Test Your Chess

    SHOPWORN - Test Your Chess

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Special Price $14.98

    Grandmaster and renowned chess coach Zenon Franco provides a training course designed to help all aspiring players to improve their chess. During each lesson, you are invited to play a 'game' in which you try to find the best moves at all the important moments. Learn More
  29. DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmate - VOLUME II

    DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmate - VOLUME II

    $15.95

    This training course contains 77,000 mate in one exercises taken from practical games with many pieces on the board. An excellent follow-up to CD Elementary Checkmates I.

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  30. More Chessercizes - Checkmate

    More Chessercizes - Checkmate

    $15.95
    This book offers chess players the ultimate challenge - to find the move or sequence of moves that will finish off the imaginary opponent in a checkmate situation, allowing readers to practice traps and winning opening moves without using a chess board. Learn More
  31. DOWNLOAD - Attack on the King - VOLUME II - Mating in 3 or 4 Moves

    DOWNLOAD - Attack on the King - VOLUME II - Mating in 3 or 4 Moves

    $15.95

    This course includes more than 2500 exercises for mating in 3 or 4 moves. You will have to use your imagination and precise calculation in order to find a correct way of attacking the king.

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  32. DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmates - VOLUME I

    DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmates - VOLUME I

    $15.95

    If you're a beginner, you simply can't afford to miss a mate in one if you want to improve your chess. This comprehensive course, developed by the chess experts at Convekta, addresses this problem.

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  33. DOWNLOAD - CT-ART 4.0 Mating Combinations

    DOWNLOAD - CT-ART 4.0 Mating Combinations

    $15.95

    The course is prepared by the famous coach Victor Khenkin and includes 1,200 instructive examples on 14 themes.

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  34. CLEARANCE - Chess Studies 2.0

    CLEARANCE - Chess Studies 2.0

    Regular Price: $32.95

    Special Price $16.48

    With Chess Studies 2.0 you'll learn endgame technique with the use of breathtaking artistic endgame compositions, especially chosen for their instructive value. Learn More
  35. Chess Puzzles for Kids

    Chess Puzzles for Kids

    $16.95
    This chess puzzle super-challenge contains 100 fun positions to solve, ranging from encouragingly easy to mind-numbingly hard. Learn More
  36. The Chess Endgame Study

    The Chess Endgame Study

    $16.95
    This is the complete introduction to the endgame study. Roycroft writes the history of endgame study with its international roster of great theorists and composers; he directs an encyclopedic discourse to all varieties of chess lovers — casual solvers, composers and connoisseurs, analysts and judges; and he offers over 400 endgame studies dating from ninth-century Arabia to the present. Learn More

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