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      Winning Chess Strategy for Beginners - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0024EP

      Chess Strategy is the most difficult step in the road to improvement for beginners, requiring a deeper understanding of chess than simply tactics. You can think of combinations as math equations with a given, concrete result that you can prove. But strategy is more like describing the variables in this math problem and how changes will affect all aspects of the surrounding environment.
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      Play Positional Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0028EP

      Understanding positional chess is one of the most difficult concepts for beginner chess players because there are no concrete rules that apply to any given position. There are general guidelines, such as avoid placing your pawns on the same color as your bishop, however there are always exceptions and every position is different.
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      The True Value of Pieces - Dejan Bojkov
      Strategy
      Catalog Code: WIN0399CB

      Queen against two rooks or three minor pieces, as well as a rook plus pawn vs two minor pieces - these are typical constellations where the material is unbalanced. In our first steps in chess we are taught about the nominal value of the pieces. The queen is equal to nine pawns; a rook to five, a minor piece is worth three pawns. This is a common sense solution aimed at teaching the beginner a system of values so that he or she does not trade a more valuable piece for a less good one. Later however, situations occur in games in which one side can trade two minor pieces (six pawns) for a rook and a pawn (also six pawns). Theoretically speaking, this should result in an equal position, but in reality one of the two sides will profit from the exchange.
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      FRITZ TRAINER - Power Strategy 1 - Mihail Marin
      Catalog Code: WIN0413CB

      In chess, like in real life, one frequently faces temptations: to grab a pawn, to occupy an open file, to start a kingside attack and so on. There is nothing fundamentally wrong with all these ideas, but before undertaking such concrete actions, one should be sure the position is ripe for it.
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      Chess Strategy
      Catalog Code: B0019DV

      One of the great theoretical works in chess, shows principles of action above and beyond moves. Acclaimed by Capablanca, Keres, etc.
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      Chess Strategy

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      Unusual Endings
      Catalog Code: CB0069CD

      No board and men are necessary to enjoy this booklet. Enough diagrams are provided for you to follow each position to its completion.Chess with unusual positions is an altogether different world. There will be those who will want to solve them form the first diagram ? others will wait and start with the second diagram. But we are not going to challenge you to solve anything! This is where creative imagination is the order of the day ? where routine is scorned for the sheer love of artistry.
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      Weapons of Chess
      An Omnibus of Chess Strategy
      Catalog Code: B0004SS

      With Weapons of Chess, National Master and highly acclaimed teacher Bruce Pandolfini brings us the most accessible and easy-to-use chess strategy book ever.
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      Weapons of Chess

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      Positional Ideas In Chess
      Catalog Code: B0011AC

      "The foundation upon which any position is built is the board itself, that apparently simple space of sixty-four squares arranged in alternate light and dark colors..." That is how John Love introduces the sparkling world of positional play in chess.
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      Positional Ideas In Chess

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      The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played
      62 Masterpieces of Chess Strategy
      Catalog Code: B0037DV

      Sixty-two masterly demonstrations of the basic strategies of winning at chess, featuring games by the greatest chess masters Capablanca, Tarrasch, Fischer, Alekhine, Lasker, Petrosian among them compiled and annotated by one of chess literature's most brilliant authors.
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      The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played

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      Strategy for Advanced Players
      Catalog Code: CB0007CD

      Schiller covers strategic and positional factors as seen in the complex interplay of the middlegame and endgame with 45 lessons. The art of strategic planning is not easily acquired from most teaching materials, yet is one of the most important aspects of practical play. He does an excellent job here teaching strategy skills. This book is mostly recommended for players 1600 rated and up.
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      Strategy for Advanced Players

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      A Contemporary Approach to the Middle Game
      Catalog Code: CB0043CD

      One of the greatest middlegame books ever written. The chapters are: 1)The Foundation of Strategy, 2)The Bases of Chess Tactics, 3)Linking Strategy and Tactics, 4)Style, 5)The Dynamic, 6)The Initiative, 7)Transforming Positional Elements, 8)Harmony, 9)The Infuence of Dynamic Standpoint, and 10)Relating Middlegame to Opening.
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      Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play
      Catalog Code: CB0084CD

      This book challenges you right in the opening to come up with ideas by answering the tests. Then you are tested in the strategy of the middlegame, which in some cases evolves into the final stage - the endgame. You can take the tests and be evaluated on how well you do from Class C to and including Master. Or you can just enjoy and learn from the deep, deep annotations. Either way you win because they are among the most extraordinary games played from 1955-1992.
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      Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: CB0105CD

      Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play - VOLUME 2
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      Modern Chess Lessons
      Catalog Code: CB0101CD

      This book developed out of the author working with chess teams. The five lessons taught are: 1)Sharpening of tactical ability, 2)The important principles of the opening, 3)An opening repertoire is needed. The most popular choice among many is the English Opening for White, 4)Basic principles of pawn endings, 5)Strategy is probably one of the more difficult concepts of chess to master. This is the ability to take advantage of structural weaknesses and an intuitive feel. Going through these lessons will help make the reader a more successful tournament
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      A Road to the Expert Title
      Catalog Code: CB0063CD

      A Road to the Expert Title
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      Chess Wizardry
      Catalog Code: B0069BT

      This is a new edition of a classic work and will introduce a new generation of readers to the wonders of chess problems. The readers will find many of the best chess problems ever composed, chosen and investigated by John Rice, an International Master. The readers will find stories behind famous ideas.
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      Chess Wizardry

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      Chess: Improving and Staying Sharp
      Catalog Code: CB0032CD

      This book emphasizes topics that strong players need to study in order to improve and stay sharp. Contents: Lesson 1:Attack and Counterattack, Lesson 2:Tactical Exercises I, Lesson 3:Art of Strategy, Lesson 4: Tactical Exercises II, Lesson 5:Art of the Endgame, Lesson 6:Tactical Exercises III, Epilogue: Odds and Ends.
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      C.O.O.L. Chess
      Catalog Code: B0064BT

      The sequel to H.O.T. Chess. Grandmaster Motwani continues to explain his easy-to-use approach to chess thinking, and shows how Creative Original Opening Lines can bring astonishing over-the-board success. The many brilliant games in this book includes victories by Motwani over some of the world's leading players, whom he has outwitted in the early stages of the game.
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      C.O.O.L. Chess

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      H.O.T. Chess
      Secrets from Scotland to Unlock Your Highly Original Thinking
      Catalog Code: B0071BT

      The H.O.T. stands for Highly Original Thinking. The author's ideas extend beyond the situation on the board. He maximizes your strengths and exploits your opponent's weaknesses.
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      H.O.T. Chess

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      The Development of Chess Style
      An Instructive and Entertaining Trip Through the Heritage of Chess
      Catalog Code: B0072BT

      An algebraic expanded revision of Euwe's 1968 edition examining the contributions of great players throughout history. Nunn brings you up-to-date over the last 30 years with the eras of Fischer, Karpov, and Kasparov. They assess the contributions of each great players in the way chess is played and approached.
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      The Development of Chess Style

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      Castling to Win
      Catalog Code: B0105BT

      The king is the most valuable piece on the chessboard, yet many players - especially at club level - give little thought to where His Majesty should reside. This wide-ranging survey explains the dangers with leaving the King in the center, and the possible drawbacks to castling too early or on the wrong side. Castling can be an attacking move, as shown in many stunning examples. An expected castling is often devastating and can often determine the game on the spot. This practical manual includes entertaining examples of late castling and castling in studies.
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      Winning with the English Opening
      Catalog Code: CB0076CD

      Essentially, Soltis advocates a 1 c4, 2 g3 sequence against virtually any set-up by Black. The rare exception is the response 2?d5 after either 1?e6 or 1?c6, when 3 b3 is recommended, although even here, the King?s Bishop does end up fianchettoed, but just a few moves later.The book maintains the same basic coverage as the second edition. It is divided into four sections: I ? c4 e5; II ? c4 c5; III ? c4 Nf6; and IV - c4, others. There are two basic systems presented in the book: The set-up credited to Botvinnik, with the KB fianchettoed, the QN on c3, pawns on c4, d3 and e4, and the KN on e2; and a variation of this, with the pawn on e3, with the d?pawn retaining the option of going to either d3 or d4, depending on circumstances.
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      Winning with the English Opening

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      Chess Praxis
      21st Century Edition
      Catalog Code: B0008HY

      This book is Grandmaster Aron Nimzowitsch's companion volume to MY SYSTEM. This classic is one of the best selling and most instructive chess books of all time. Thousands of satisfied customers have used this book to improve their understanding of positional chess play.
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      Chess Praxis

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      Complete Book of Chess Strategy
      Grandmaster Techniques from A to Z
      Catalog Code: B0002SI

      An easy-to-understand guide to chess strategy -- conceptual planning -- has always been the amateur's dream. This book makes that dream a reality. This comprehensive guide in dictionary form, the first of its kind, makes all aspects of chess strategy quick, easy, and painlessly accessible to players of all degrees of strength.
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      Complete Book of Chess Strategy

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      Creative Chess
      Catalog Code: B0078EM

      Most chess books aim to guide and instruct by offering principles, rules, schemes and theories. Creative Chess, on the other hand, has a quite different and original approach. It firmly maintains that every chessplayer, whether amateur or master, is capable of creating something new in chess. After a discussion of the characteristics and processes of creativity, 10 central concepts, such as unusual positioning and functioning of pieces, alertness to subtle differences, absurd moves, and flexibility, are presented with a wealth of truly amazing examples to encourage the reader to broaden the horizons of his chess thinking.
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      Hanging Pawns
      Catalog Code: CB0013XX

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      Mastering the Bishop Pair
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      SHOPWORN - Creative Chess
      Catalog Code: SWB0078EM

      Most chess books aim to guide and instruct by offering principles, rules, schemes and theories. Creative Chess, on the other hand, has a quite different and original approach. It firmly maintains that every chessplayer, whether amateur or master, is capable of creating something new in chess. After a discussion of the characteristics and processes of creativity, 10 central concepts, such as unusual positioning and functioning of pieces, alertness to subtle differences, absurd moves, and flexibility, are presented with a wealth of truly amazing examples to encourage the reader to broaden the horizons of his chess thinking.
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      Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy
      Advances Since Nimzowitsch
      Catalog Code: B0104GB

      It is now seventy years since Nimzowitsch wrote his monumental work My System. While it remains a fundamental work on chess strategy, the way chess positions are handled has changed greatly since Nimzowitsch's time - both refinements to existing ideas, and completely new concepts.
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      Mastering Rook vs. Minor Pieces
      Catalog Code: CB0016XX

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      Winning Chess Strategy for Kids
      Catalog Code: B0024OB

      Winning Chess Strategy for Kids is a fun and comprehensive chess course written for children 7 to 13 years old. Full of original material and entertaining artwork, it's a perfect guide for learning the royal game. Parents and teachers are sure to like it too.
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      Winning Chess Strategy for Kids

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      Positional Chess Handbook
      495 Instructive Positions from Grandmaster Games
      Catalog Code: B0040DV

      This complete guide, written by a grandmaster, can assist all players at every level in developing a more powerful strategic game. Spanning more than a century of chess, it presents examples on such themes as key squares, bad bishops, and pawn structures in ascending difficulty, with ample cross-references.
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      Positional Chess Handbook

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      Dynamic Pawn Play in Chess
      How to Use Your Pawns to Fight for the Initiative and Central Control
      Catalog Code: B0066GB

      This book tackles fundamental questions such as: 'How should pawns be used to fight for the centre?' and 'How does the central pawn formation affect planning for both sides?' These issues are central to understanding chess. Marovic discusses central pawn-structures and their impact on play both in the centre and on the wings.
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      Dynamic Pawn Play in Chess

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      Simple Chess
      New Algebraic Edition
      Catalog Code: B0003DV

      Written by a young Grand Master, this introduction to chess strategy is aimed primarily at players for whom a game plan is utterly enigmatic. By isolating the basic elements and illustrating them through a selection of Master and Grand Master games, Simple Chess breaks down the mystique of strategy into plain, easy-to-understand ideas.
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      Excelling at Positional Chess
      Catalog Code: B0118EM

      Positional chess remains a mystery to many and yet an understanding of the finer points of the game so often makes the difference between two equally matched players. Improve your positional play and you will see chess in a totally new dimension! In this unique book, International Master Jacob Aagaard selects many original examples of positional chess, the creme de la creme of those that he uses for training and study.
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      EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess
      Catalog Code: E-B0118EM

      Positional chess remains a mystery to many and yet an understanding of the finer points of the game so often makes the difference between two equally matched players. Improve your positional play and you will see chess in a totally new dimension! In this unique book, International Master Jacob Aagaard selects many original examples of positional chess, the creme de la creme of those that he uses for training and study.
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