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    Winning at Chess

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    1. Al Lawrence (2)
    2. Alexander Shashin (1)
    3. Amatzia Avni (1)
    4. Andres D. Hortillosa (2)
    5. Andrew Soltis (4)
    6. Aron Nimzowitsch (2)
    7. Arthur Van De Oudeweetering (1)
    8. Artur Yusupov (3)
    9. Axel Smith (1)
    10. Bent Larsen (1)
    11. Bobby Fischer (2)
    12. Boris Gulko (5)
    13. Branislav Francuski (1)
    14. Bruce Pandolfini (4)
    15. C. H. OD Alexander (1)
    16. Coach Jay Stallings (1)
    17. Colin Crouch (10)
    18. Cyrus Lakdawala (5)
    19. Dan Heisman (4)
    20. Danny Kopec (1)
    21. Dave Schloss (1)
    22. David Friedgood (2)
    23. Donn Mosenfelder (1)
    24. Dr. Danny Kopec (1)
    25. Dr. Joel R. Sneed (2)
    26. Dr. Max Euwe (1)
    27. Efstratios Grivas (1)
    28. Emanuel Lasker (1)
    29. Emmanuel Neiman (1)
    30. Eric Schiller (3)
    31. Eric Schiller (3)
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    58. Jonathan Levitt (2)
    59. Jose Raul Capablanca (3)
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    63. Larry Evans (1)
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    65. Lev Alburt (8)
    66. Lev Polugaevsky (2)
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    68. Lorin D'Costa (3)
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    72. Matthew Sadler (4)
    73. Max Euwe (2)
    74. Michael de la Maza (2)
    75. Mikhail Tal & Alexander Koblencs (1)
    76. Nigel Davies (6)
    77. Noam A. Manella (1)
    78. Paul Motwani (3)
    79. Per Ostman (1)
    80. Peter Kurzdorfer (1)
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    86. Roman Pelts (2)
    87. Ron Henley (2)
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    89. Siegbert Tarrasch (2)
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    95. Susan Lalic (1)
    96. Timothy Taylor (2)
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    3. DN - Descriptive (14)
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    1. Beginner Chess (1)
    2. Chess Puzzles (1)
    3. General Chess Instruction (9)
    4. World Champions (1)
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    1. Strategy for Advanced Players

      Strategy for Advanced Players

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      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. Learn More
    2. Hypermodern Strategy

      Hypermodern Strategy

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    3. Modern Art of Attack

      Modern Art of Attack

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      "The Art of Attack by Vukovic" ends with the Alekhine era --- the last example being in 1947. In the 1950's a new generation emerged starting with the daring play of Mikhail Tal. He and his contemporaries are where we begin with this book, taking the reader through the 1980's. The chapters are 1)Attacking the King Which Can't Castle, 2)Attacking the Uncastled King, 3)Attacking the Kingside Castled Positions, 4)St.George Attack, 5)Greek Gift Attack, 6)Defensive Measures, 7)Attacking the Opposite Side, 8)Couterattacking, 9)Great Attacking Players including Tal's Daring Sacrifical Attacks, Fischer's Scientific Style, Karpov's Fiery Attacking Style. A great book for players of all strengths. Learn More
    4. Chess: Improving and Staying Sharp

      Chess: Improving and Staying Sharp

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      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. Learn More
    5. Modern Chess Lessons

      Modern Chess Lessons

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      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 Learn More
    6. 101 Questions On How To Play Chess

      101 Questions On How To Play Chess

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      What is the object of the game of Chess? What is chess notation? How does the King move and Capture? These and a host of other Chess questions are answered simply and clearly in this indepensible guide for beginning players.

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    7. Lessons with the Masters

      Lessons with the Masters

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    8. Castling to Win

      Castling to Win

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      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. Learn More
    9. C.O.O.L. Chess

      C.O.O.L. Chess

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      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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    10. How to Win Quickly at Chess

      How to Win Quickly at Chess

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      The book places a heavy emphasis on opening theory, basic strategic & tactical themes. These themes occur in a variety of openings and they often are the determining factor in short, decisive games. By examining in detail over 70 short games, many involving some of the world's top GM's, the author offers valuable instruction which will enable players to broaden their understanding of the critical themes that occur in short, decisive games. Learn More
    11. The Basics of Winning Chess

      The Basics of Winning Chess

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      Nine information-packed chapters and twenty-two diagrams show beginning players how to play and win at chess in one quick and easy reading. You'll learn the moves of the pieces, the rules and principles of play, the standard openings, as well as chess notation.

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    12. A Contemporary Approach to the Middle Game

      A Contemporary Approach to the Middle Game

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      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. Learn More
    13. New Ideas in Chess

      New Ideas in Chess

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      Finally One if the Most Influential Chess Books ever is back! Five- time U.S Champion Larry Evans shows you the most important concepts that comprise a winning chess game: Space, Time, Force & Pawn Structure.

      In a book that has been called the "bible" for novice to intermediate player," this newly revised classic use actual game examples to illustrate dozens of chess themes.

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    14. Modern Chess Analysis

      Modern Chess Analysis

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      Chess analysis is nearly as old as the game itself, with many of the pioneering works by the giants of chess history being devoted to the analysis of positions, openings and endings. Personal computers and powerful chess software are having a profound effect on chess analysis and theory - most grandmasters use them extensively. However, this book does far more than explain methods for computer-assisted analysis. Readers will develop a deeper understanding of the strengths and limitations of the human mind, and a greater understanding of many areas of chess while working through the examples that Robin Smith presents. Learn More
    15. Platonov's Chess Academy

      Platonov's Chess Academy

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      Publisher: CIRC
      Author: Lev Alburt and Sam Palatnik
      Year of Publication: 2012

      Pages: 176
      Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


      Book Description

      Two of the most renowned chess trainers in the world, introduce and explain the revolutionary ideas of their old friend and mentor, Igor Platonov. Platonov was one of the most profound thinkers and theoreticians in the old Soviet Union, which held a grip on the world chess championship for decades, as the title passed from one of its stars to another. For intermediate players to grandmasters, Platonov's visionary insights, examined and explained here for the first time, provide you with the keys to understanding the foundational concepts of the game, strengthening your chess understanding and giving you effective methods to help you find the most powerful moves in the game.

      About the Author(s)

      International Grandmaster Lev Alburt, three-time U.S. champion and former European champion, is one of the most sought-after chess teachers in the world. He lives in New York.

      Grandmaster Sam Palatnik's students reached the list of 100 best players in the world. He lives and teaches in Bethesda, Maryland.

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    16. A Fresh Look at Chess

      A Fresh Look at Chess

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      For this book, Lev has selected 40 of his best columns, arranged them by themes, cut some material — and added much more, all to make A Fresh Look at Chess both truly instructional and fun to read.

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    17. Pandolfini's Chess Complete

      Pandolfini's Chess Complete

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      The perfect addition to any personal chess library, Pandolfini's Chess Complete is a comprehensive, accessible reference. National Master Bruce Pandolfini has covered every aspect of the game, from chessboard and pieces to history and strategy, and has responded to virtually any possible question or situation that could arise. From algebra notation to "zugzwang," Pandolfini has created the chess bible for players of all levels.

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    18. My Daily Exercises

      My Daily Exercises

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      "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. Learn More
    19. Chess 101

      Chess 101

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      Learning to play chess involves more than just knowing how to move the pieces. Chess 101 is a chess book for beginners that provides a comprehensive overview of everything a new player needs to know. This includes... Types of boards and pieces, setting up the board, the value of the pieces, how the pieces move, including castling and "en passant", chess notation, the three phases of the game of chess, how to study chess, what a chess rating is and how to get one, chess clock rules, an overview of faster chess games, the mechanics of a tournament, rules and etiquette, and tips to winning chess. Chess 101 also contains over two dozen exhibits, designed to make understanding the game easy!

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    20. Danger in Chess

      Danger in Chess

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      This volume, from a series for which chess champion Garry Kasparov serves as chief advisor, offers players at every level guidance on how to develop an early warning system.

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    21. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

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      Learn to think the same way Bobby Fischer did. This is the fastest, most efficient, most enjoyable book on chess ever compiled. As the student, you start at the beginning and progressively develop your skills as you apply Bobby Fischer's principles and learn how to play Chess the Bobby way.

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    22. Chess for Tigers - 1ST EDITION

      Chess for Tigers - 1ST EDITION

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      Do you want to win more games? Then become a Tiger. 'Chess for Tigers' tells you how to make the most of your playing strength, how to play upon your opponent's weaknesses, how to steer the game into a position which suits you and not your opponent, how to get results against strong opposition and how to avoid silly mistakes.

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    23. Back to Basics - Fundamentals

      Back to Basics - Fundamentals

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      How about a Nice Game of Chess?

      The game of chess has challenged and delighted the world for centuries. In Back to Basics: Fundamentals, the essential building blocks of the royal game are presented simply and in an easy-to-understand format. With the expert guidance of chess master Branislav Francuski, you will learn how the chess pieces move and capture; the underlying principles of the game; how to spot and carry out simple checkmates; and understand the basic tactical ideas that are so important to playing and winning.

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    24. Chess Wizardry

      Chess Wizardry

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      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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    25. Chess Under the Microscope

      Chess Under the Microscope

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      In this major work, Paul Motwani, the author of the critically acclaimed H.O.T. Chess and C.O.O.L. Chess, looks in-deph at key aspects of chess. His witty style will not only amuse but will instruct the reader by providing memorable insights into chess secrets.
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    26. The Official Rules of Chess

      The Official Rules of Chess

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      Publisher: Cardoza Publishing
      Author: Eric Schiller
      Year of Publication: 2003

      Pages: 128
      Notation Type: None


      Book Description

      This rule book is the essential guide to the professional, scholastic, and Internet rules of chess. Written in plain English for practical use, you'll learn everything you need to know about tournaments, rating systems, etiquette for in-person and online play, and chess notation. Special sections for students and parents answer all the frequently asked questions about competitive play. These are the rules that apply to every tournament form of chess, from scholastic competitions, to world championship play.

      About the Author(s)

      Eric Schiller is a National Master and well-known opening theoretician. He has authored Bozens of monographs and is a Contributing Editor to Chess Life magazine. He holds a Ph. D. in Linguistics from the University of Chicago, and has translated Works by the present and former World Champions.

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    27. H.O.T. Chess

      H.O.T. Chess

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      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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    28. Test Evaluate and Improve Your Chess

      Test Evaluate and Improve Your Chess

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      Through a revolutionary testing system, Dr. Kopec is able to quantify their overall chess strength, specific deficiencies and definite abilities, allowing him to pinpoint which aspects need the most work. This book, developed with the US Chess Federation, represents the sum of Dr. Kopec's knowledge and efforts to help chess players understand and acquire the knowledge necessary to achieve chess mastery.

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    29. Portable Chess Coach

      Portable Chess Coach

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      This entertaining guide for beginners of all ages is like a human chess coach. It clearly explains the basic rules and moves, opening strategies, middle game and endgame, plus the basic tactics and combinations to give you the winning edge. As you glide through the text, Judee helps you along with review questions, practice puzzles, and instructive games, and shows you the ten most common beginner's mistakes.

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    30. Your Chess Questions Answered

      Your Chess Questions Answered

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      This text is aimed at the player who knows the moves but wants to know more. It has been written by an experienced chess teacher who understands the needs of inexperienced players. Embarrassing questions answered before you even ask them! A unique 'agony aunt' approach. Written by an experienced chess teacher who understands the needs of inexperienced players.

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    31. The Art of the Checkmate

      The Art of the Checkmate

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      Learn from 127 games by Tartakower, Janowski, Rubinstein, Blackburne, others, illustrating positional maneuvers leading to these mates. Review quizzes test progress.

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    32. Chess Exam And Training Guide - Rate Yourself

      Chess Exam And Training Guide - Rate Yourself

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      Would you like to know how good you really are at chess? Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned master, this book will help you to evaluate your current level, identify your weaknesses and get training advice.

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    33. Chess Analytics

      Chess Analytics

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      Grivas presents almost 240 games, most with complete scores to assist comprehension, illustrating his themes with practical, insightful examples and explanations.

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    34. How To Think In Chess

      How To Think In Chess

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      How to Think in Chess is the rare book that explains in clear terms the techniques chess masters use to find their moves. The authors, an international chess champion and a trained professional thinker, are uniquely qualified on the subject. They offer you both academic research and personal experience. How to Think in Chess teaches you practical ways of thinking to win.

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    35. True Combat Chess

      True Combat Chess

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      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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    36. Survival Guide to Competitive Chess

      Survival Guide to Competitive Chess

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      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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