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  1. Beginner Puzzles

    Beginner Puzzles

    Our Price: $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
  2. Test Your Chess

    Test Your Chess

    Our Price: $29.95
    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
  3. SHOPWORN - Test Your Chess

    SHOPWORN - Test Your Chess

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Our Price: $15.00

    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
  4. 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices & Combinations

    1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices & Combinations

    Our Price: $19.95
    Enhance Your Tactical Weapons! 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices and Combination is the companion volume to Reinfeld's 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate. Of course each book can be taken on its own, but together they make a wonderful collection, and cover the full range of tactical chess. And they are now both available in 21st-century editions, using modern algebraic notation. Learn More
  5. Greatest 365 Chess Puzzles

    Greatest 365 Chess Puzzles

    Our Price: $25.95
    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
  6. Greatest 501 Chess Puzzles

    Greatest 501 Chess Puzzles

    Our Price: $25.95
    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
  7. The Best Move

    The Best Move

    Our Price: $29.95
    The Best Move is a collection of very hard Chess problems based on actual grandmaster games. The reader is asked who has the advantage and why. Points are awarded not only for getting the answer right, but for seeing deeply into the positions. These problems are based primarily on the games of Grandmaster Hort and Grandmaster Jansa. These are not the typical "White to play and Win" problems. rather, the reader is asked to decide who is better. These are very hard problems. Do not be surprised if you do any of them, or if you get them only by guessing. Learn More
  8. Finding Chess Jewels

    Finding Chess Jewels

    Our Price: $27.95
    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
  9. EBOOK - Finding Chess Jewels

    EBOOK - Finding Chess Jewels

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    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
  10. SHOPWORN - Finding Chess Jewels

    SHOPWORN - Finding Chess Jewels

    Regular Price: $27.95

    Our Price: $14.00

    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
  11. Chess Puzzles for Students

    Chess Puzzles for Students

    Our Price: $18.95
    This is a quiz based on very hard puzzles taken from master games, not from composed problems. Because of the difficulty and complexity of the puzzles, you score points just for getting the first move right. You do not have to see all the way to the end. At the end of the quizzes, you are rated based on how many you got right. Learn More
  12. The Complete Chess Workout II

    The Complete Chess Workout II

    Our Price: $29.95
    It’s time to start your chess training! This is the eagerly awaited follow-up to The Complete Chess Workout, Richard Palliser’s highly acclaimed chess puzzle book. Now he presents the reader with 1200 new puzzles, every one checked for accuracy by the latest computer engines.

    All top chess players agree that to keep your tactical muscles in shape it’s imperative to continue training, and the easiest and most fun way to do this is by performing tactical exercises Learn More
  13. SHOPWORN - The Complete Chess Workout II

    SHOPWORN - The Complete Chess Workout II

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    Our Price: $14.98

    It’s time to start your chess training! This is the eagerly awaited follow-up to The Complete Chess Workout, Richard Palliser’s highly acclaimed chess puzzle book. Now he presents the reader with 1200 new puzzles, every one checked for accuracy by the latest computer engines.

    All top chess players agree that to keep your tactical muscles in shape it’s imperative to continue training, and the easiest and most fun way to do this is by performing tactical exercises Learn More
  14. Chess Puzzles for Kids

    Chess Puzzles for Kids

    Our Price: $16.95

    This chess puzzle super-challenge contains 100 fun positions to solve, ranging from encouragingly easy to mind-numbingly hard.

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  15. Win at Chess

    Win at Chess

    Our Price: $6.95

    The 300 practical chess problems included here, taken from actual tournament play, contain scores of traps, sacrifices, mates, winning combinations, and subtle exchanges that will help sharpen players' eyes and test their skills against the masters.

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  16. The Gambit Book of Instructive Chess Puzzles

    The Gambit Book of Instructive Chess Puzzles

    Our Price: $16.95

    There is something here for everyone. The puzzles in the first two chapters are based on a clear-cut tactic or checkmate, such as those explained in Gambit's best-sellers How to Beat Your Dad at Chess and Chess Tactics for Kids. The endgame challenges highlight tactics and principles in action. In practice it is vital to defend resiliently and seek counterattacking chances – there is an innovative chapter on these rarely-covered themes as well as puzzles where the reader must decide how to punch home an attack.

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  17. 212 Surprising Checkmates

    212 Surprising Checkmates

    Our Price: $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.

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  18. 1001 Deadly Checkmates

    1001 Deadly Checkmates

    Our Price: $24.95

    For all chess-players, from beginners to world champions, from kids to seniors, delivering checkmate is the greatest thrill the game has to offer. The ability to spot checkmates is a vital skill - and this easy-to-use book shows you how it is done. With the help of Grandmaster John Nunn, you will be ready to shock your next opponent with a deadly checkmate, whether in a school match, a club tournament - or even a championship game!

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  19. The ChessCafe Puzzle Book 3

    The ChessCafe Puzzle Book 3

    Our Price: $24.95

    One of the most important skills a chessplayer needs is the ability to defend a position that is under siege. In this third volume in the highly acclaimed, best-selling ChessCafe Puzzle Book series, International Grandmaster Karsten Mueller, along with International Master Merijn van Delft, examines and expounds upon the vital defensive concepts and techniques used to repulse enemy attacks.

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  20. Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids - VOLUME 2

    Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids - VOLUME 2

    Our Price: $31.95

    Winning Chess Puzzles For Kids Volume 2 is a fun and instructive workbook for children ages 7 to 13. Full of imaginative drawings, it combines standard chess problems with a variety of insightful chess-related puzzles. Slightly more advanced than Volume 1, its aim is to further develop a student's tactical skills.

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  21. Chess Training Pocket Book

    Chess Training Pocket Book

    Our Price: $17.95

    This newly revised volume in the successful Comprehensive Chess Course sharpens and tightens your game through examination and study of the 300 most important chess game positions. The most important and instructive positions over the last 100 years arranged as challenges, with illuminating explanations and solutions.

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  22. The Giant Chess Puzzle Book

    The Giant Chess Puzzle Book

    Our Price: $26.95
    Tactical skills are paramount in chess. More than anything else, a player's ability to find tactical solutions determines how successful he is over-the-board. No endgame scheme, opening idea or strategic plan, however brilliant a concept it may be, is of any value unless it is accurately calculated and implemented.

    The best way to develop tactical skills is to practice them by tackling new and challenging positions. This book provides a wealth of chess puzzles to test just about every facet of your tactical ability. It is very unlikely that even those who have read many other chess puzzle books will recognize more than a handful of these positions. Franco has searched recent events and used powerful computers to seek out previously unpublished puzzles, and has also drawn extensively upon Latin American sources that he has been scouring for brilliant examples over the last three decades.

    Following the pattern of Gambit's hugely successful Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book (by John Emms), the book begins with 100 relatively easy positions suitable for novices, and ends with 100 extremely tough puzzles, which provide a mind-bending challenge even for grandmasters. There are 1001 puzzles in all, including themed sections and graded tests, all with detailed computer-verified solutions and verbal explanations of the main instructive points. Learn More
  23. The Quality Chess Puzzle Book

    The Quality Chess Puzzle Book

    Our Price: $29.95

    The Quality Chess Puzzle Book starts with less difficult thematic combinations, then moves on to various scenarios where tactics arise such as in Endgames, Defence, Positions with Pawn Promotions and even the games of Vassily Ivanchuk, before ending with the appropriately named Brain Crushers, where the reader's challenge is made more realistic by puzzles where the crash-bang-wallop moment is a few moves in the future.

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  24. Totally Puzzled

    Totally Puzzled

    Our Price: $19.95
    Totally Puzzled is a collection of nearly 1000 old and new puzzles that will entertain you for days. Each puzzle is clearly presented with hints and a detailed solution. The puzzles range from fairly easy to extremely difficult, with sections on space, time, money, games, language, logistics, math, words, questions & enigmas. There is something for everyone. If you really love puzzles and you want a new and exciting challenge, this is the book for you! Learn More
  25. Solitaire Chess

    Solitaire Chess

    Our Price: $19.95

    This book enables the average chess player to match wits against the greatest masters of all time. The result is a book that is as instructive as it is entertaining.

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  26. John Nunn's Chess Puzzle Book

    John Nunn's Chess Puzzle Book

    Our Price: $24.95
    Most chess puzzle books put you in an artificial situation: you are told a combination exists, what the theme is and what you are required to achieve. This one is different. In a real game, a player may sometimes need to find a combination. On the other hand he may have to reject a tactical idea and simply find a good positional move. His task is to find the right move, whatever it may be. Learn More
  27. Chess Training Pocket Book II

    Chess Training Pocket Book II

    Our Price: $18.95

    This book sharpens your game through examining 320 of the most important chess positions taken from games over the last 120 years. Organized by difficulty to aid players in preparing for their own competitive games, the book features instructive explanations, solutions, and tips conveniently displayed on facing pages.

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  28. Chess Mazes 2

    Chess Mazes 2

    Our Price: $17.95

    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.

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  29. Pandolfini's Chess Challenges

    Pandolfini's Chess Challenges

    Our Price: $9.95

    Here are 111 quirky, surprising and fun tactical chess problems to improve anyone's games. Designed to promote creativity and imaginative play, all of the problems are endgame miniatures, with seven or fewer pieces on the chessboard.

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  30. 303 More Tricky Chess Puzzles

    303 More Tricky Chess Puzzles

    Our Price: $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.

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  31. Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids

    Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids

    Our Price: $31.95

    Winning Chess Puzzles For Kids is the perfect introduction to basic chess tactics for children ages 7 to 13. Full of imaginative drawings, this fun and instructive workbook combines standard chess problems with a variety of insightful chess-related puzzles.

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  32. 1 Move Checkmates

    1 Move Checkmates

    Our Price: $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!

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  33. Test your Chess with Daniel King

    Test your Chess with Daniel King

    Our Price: $21.95

    Assess your chess strength with this test-yourself guide. In this instructive and entertaining book, based on the author's Chess Monthly column, Grandmaster Daniel King invites you to sit alongside the leading players in the world and predict their moves.

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  34. 303 Tricky Chess Puzzles
  35. Beat the Grandmasters

    Beat the Grandmasters

    Our Price: $14.95
    This book pits readers against the grandmasters by placing them in real-game situations where there is a way to defeat a well-known player. Your task is to find the moves which lead to the defeat of some of the strongest players in the world. Quite often one move can change the course of the game, and calculating with precision at the right moment can mean the difference between winning and losing. Even if you have had a lost position for a long time, you may suddenly get the chance to turn things around if your opponent drops his guard for a moment. Learn More
  36. 202 Checkmates For Children

    202 Checkmates For Children

    Our Price: $9.95

    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!

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