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    CHESSBASE 13 - PREMIUM Edition
    Catalog Code: WIN0277CB

    If you are an ambitious chess player, if you want to continually improve your chess and train systematically, if you want to prepare for your next opponent – no matter whether for a club match, for an Open or for a Top Tournament… If you are a coach or teach chess and want to find training material, if you like to play through the best and most recent games with the latest opening trends or if you want to enter and analyse your own games… In short: if you have any interest in chess whatsoever, then you just cannot do without the ChessBase program.
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    CHESSBASE 13 - PREMIUM Edition

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    CHESSBASE 13 - MEGA Edition
    Catalog Code: WIN0016CB

    ChessBase 13 is even better now – a lot of functions are easier to use but most important: there are fantastic new possibilities to help you analyse and search for relevant games.
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    CHESSBASE 13 - MEGA Edition

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    CHESSBASE 13 - STARTER Edition
    Catalog Code: WIN0015CB

    ChessBase 13 is even better now – a lot of functions are easier to use but most important: there are fantastic new possibilities to help you analyse and search for relevant games.
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    CHESSBASE 13 - STARTER Edition

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    Chess Assistant 15 Mega package with Houdini 4 PRO
    Catalog Code: WIN0073CV-MEGA

    Chess Assistant 15 Mega package with Houdini 4 PRO combines all tools and features provided by Chess Assistant 14 Pro with Gold Nalimov Tablebases, 100 Gb in total on 12 DVDs of double density.
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    Chess Assistant 15 Mega package with Houdini 4 PRO

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    Mega Database 2015
    Catalog Code: WIN0019CB

    The exclusive annotated database. Contains more than 6.1 millions games from 1560 to 2014 in the highest ChessBase quality standard. 68,000 games contain commentary from top players, with ChessBase opening classification with more than 100,000 key positions, direct access to players, tournaments, middlegame themes, endgames. The largest topclass annotated database in the world. The most recent games of the database are from the middle of November 2014. Mega 2015 also features a new edition of the playerbase (requires ChessBase 12 or 13!). As usual, this is where most of the work was done. As the player index now contains already more than 293,000 entries, it made sense to use an adapted playerbase which includes about 365,000 names. Doing this, the photo database was extended as well to contain 35,000 pictures now.
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    Mega Database 2015

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    Chess Assistant 15 - Professional Package with Houdini 4 PRO
    Catalog Code: WIN0071CV

    Chess Assistant 15, professional package with Houdini 4 PRO is a unique tool for managing chess games and databases, playing chess through the Internet, analyzing games, or playing chess against the computer.
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    Chess Assistant 15 - Professional Package with Houdini 4 PRO

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    Houdini 4 Chess Playing Software Program - PROFESSIONAL EDITION
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    Catalog Code: WIN0365CB-PRE

    Houdini 4 is supplied with the latest Deep Fritz 14 chess interface and thus puts at your disposal all the training and analysis functions of the world's premium chess program.
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    Houdini 4 Chess Playing Software Program - PROFESSIONAL EDITION

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    CHESSBASE 13 - UPGRADE Edition
    Catalog Code: WIN0017CB

    ChessBase 13 is even better now – a lot of functions are easier to use but most important: there are fantastic new possibilities to help you analyse and search for relevant games.
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    CHESSBASE 13 - UPGRADE Edition

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    Opening Encyclopedia 2015
    Catalog Code: WIN0083CB

    In chess, braving the gap often leads to disaster after a few moves. We should be able to avoid things going so far. The ChessBase Opening Encyclopedia offers you an effective remedy against all sorts of semi-digested knowledge and a means of building up a comprehensive and powerful repertoire. The ChessBase Opening Encyclopaedia offers you an effective remedy against all sorts of semi-digested knowledge and a means of building up a comprehensive and powerful repertoire. The Opening Encyclopaedia 2015 features complete coverage of all opening areas on a single DVD and constitutes the best possible introduction to opening training.
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    Opening Encyclopedia 2015

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    Chess Assistant 15 - Starter Package with Houdini 4
    Catalog Code: WIN0069CV

    Chess Assistant 15, starter package with Houdini 4 is a unique tool for managing chess games and databases, playing chess through the Internet, analyzing games, or playing chess against the computer.
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    Chess Assistant 15 - Starter Package with Houdini 4

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    Houdini 4 Chess Playing Software Program - STANDARD EDITION
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    Catalog Code: WIN0364CB-PRE

    Houdini 4 is supplied with the latest Deep Fritz 14 chess interface and thus puts at your disposal all the training and analysis functions of the world's premium chess program.
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    Houdini 4 Chess Playing Software Program - STANDARD EDITION

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    Chess King 4 Pro with Houdini 4 Pro and GigaKing Database
    Catalog Code: WIN0020AK

    Chess King 4 Pro with Houdini 4 Pro is the new December 2013 version of the top selling Chess King chess database software. .
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    Chess King 4 Pro with Houdini 4 Pro and GigaKing Database

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    KOMODO CHESS 9 - Multiprocessor Version
    Brings Creativity Back To Chess!
    Catalog Code: WIN0428CB

    Komodo is a chess program that is different from the rest. Its search makes greater use of extensions than any other top engine, which allows Komodo to often see deeper than any other engine, even if it is displaying a slightly lower search depth. The evaluation differs from its main rivals because it represents a blend of both automated tuning and the judgment of a grandmaster and computer expert (Larry Kaufman). Fully automated evaluations are subject to rather large sample error, and applying some chess judgment appears to be beneficial, both in results and in the reasonableness of reported evaluations.
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    KOMODO CHESS 9 - Multiprocessor Version

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    Deep Fritz 14 Chess Playing Software Program
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    Catalog Code: WIN0001CB-PRE

    Single-processor engines are a thing of the past – that's why the new Fritz comes as a powerful multi-processor version right from the word go. Deep Fritz 14 features a 64-bit engine, and, like its predecessor, can support up to eight processor cores simultaneously. That's where the similarities end, however, as the engine itself has been completely redesigned and packs almost 100 Elo points more than the previous version, putting Deep Fritz 14 amongst the strongest chess programs in the world.

    Optimized for Windows 8.1: With its novel 64-bit program interface, Deep Fritz 14 runs faster and flows better on the latest versions of Windows. Naturally, the new version retains all of the well-known playing, training and analysis functions that made Fritz the most popular chess program in the world.
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    Deep Fritz 14 Chess Playing Software Program

    Regular Price: $99.95

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    Big Database 2015
    Catalog Code: WIN0018CB

    The Big Database 2015 contains more than 6.1 millions games from 1560 to 2014 in the highest ChessBase quality standard with ChessBase opening classification with more than 100,000 key positions, direct access to players, tournaments, middlegame themes, endgames. The most recent games of the database are from the Middle of November 2014.
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    Big Database 2015

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    Houdini 4 Extreme
    Catalog Code: WIN0133CV

    Houdini 4 Extreme is a revolutionary analysis, database and chess publishing tool, combined with the world’s strongest chess playing engine, Houdini 4. Houdini 4 xtreme offers advanced analysis functions, game commenting, searching, powerful chess trees, playing against the computer, databases, advanced publishing features and much more
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    Houdini 4 Extreme

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    Chess King 3 with Houdini 3 and GigaKing Database
    Catalog Code: WIN0018AK

    Chess King 3 with Houdini 3 is the new June 2013 version of the top selling Chess King chess software that was introduced at the end of 2011.
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    Chess King 3 with Houdini 3 and GigaKing Database

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    Chess King 4 with Houdini 4 and GigaKing Database
    Catalog Code: WIN0021AK

    Chess King 4 with Houdini 4 is the new December 2013 version of the top selling Chess King chess database software. .
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    Chess King 4 with Houdini 4 and GigaKing Database

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    2013 Chess Life Annual Book
    Catalog Code: ANN2013

    The Chess Life Annual is a beautiful, hardcover book that features all twelve issues of Chess Life magazine from the specified year. Each annual features a rich, black leather cover and has the USCF Logo and production year embossed in Gold on its spine.
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    2013 Chess Life Annual Book

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    Fritz Powerbook 2015
    Catalog Code: WIN0084CB

    The Fritz Powerbook 2015 contains 21 millions opening positions, derived from 1,5 million high class tournament games. Together with each position all relevant information is stored: all moves that were played in the position, by players of what average rating, with what success and performance results. The games from which the Fritz Powerbook 2015 were derived are also included on the DVD.
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    Fritz Powerbook 2015

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    Aron Nimzowitsch - On the Road to Chess Mastery
    1886-1924
    Catalog Code: B0013MF


    Publisher: McFarland
    Author: Per Skjoldager and Jorn Erik Nielsen
    Year of Publication: 2012 Pages: 458
    Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)


    Book Description One of the greatest chess legends of all time, Aron Nimzowitsch (1886-1935), is best known for founding the Hypermodernism school of chess, which emerged after World War I to challenge the chess ideologies of traditional central European masters. This first full-scale biography of Nimzowitsch chronicles his early life in Denmark, his family and education, and his fascination with the game that would become the focus of his life. Also included are explorations of his tournament games and records, his dispute with influential chess teacher Siegbert Tarrasch, and his role in the development of Hypermodern Chess. With detailed accounts of nearly 450 games and the only narrative of Nimzowitsch from 1914 to 1924, a period formerly cloaked in mystery, this volume offers the most thorough profile available of one of chess's greatest innovators.
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    Aron Nimzowitsch - On the Road to Chess Mastery

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    Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME IV
    Kasparov vs. Karpov 1988-2009
    Catalog Code: B0308EM

    Between 1984 and 1990 Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov contested five long matches for the World Championship. This fourth volume of the series 'Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess' concentrates on all the games played between the two from 1988 to the present day and features their fifth World Championship match played in New York and Lyon 1990.
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    Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME IV

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    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 1
    1973-1985
    Catalog Code: B0335EM

    The series in itself is a continuation of Kasparov's mammoth history of chess, comprising My Great Predecessors and Modern Chess. Kasparov's historical volumes have received great critical and public acclaim for their rigorous analysis and comprehensive detail regarding the developments in chess that occurred both on and off the board.
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    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 1

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    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 2
    1985-1993
    Catalog Code: B0370EM

    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov: Part II is the second volume in a major three-volume series made unique by the fact that it records the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chess player of all-time.
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    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 2

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    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 3
    1993-2005
    Catalog Code: B0392EM

    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov: Part III is the final volume in a major three-volume series made unique by the fact that it records the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chessplayer of all-time.
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    Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 3

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    Formation Attacks
    Catalog Code: B0046OB

    As a Chess Master who has spent many years playing aggressive and attacking chess, I was quite dismayed during a recent visit to my local bookstore. I was in search of a book that covered an array of attacks against many Pawn formations in an organized fashion. Needless to say, my search came up empty. The books on attacking fell short in many ways. Many of the books were simply a small collection of attack games with no instruction about the art of attacking or about the skills required to become a great attacker.
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    Formation Attacks

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    Chess Life and Review - 4 DISK DVD COLLECTION
    Catalog Code: CLONDVD

    A must have item for any serious chess historian or chess collector!

    This 4 DVD Collection contains digital reproductions of every issue of...

    Chess Life Magazine 1946-1969
    Chess Review 1933-1969
    Chess Life & Review 1969-1975

    This massive collection, over 500 issues of the legendary publications of the US Chess Federation, has been painstaking digitized in high-resolution and every issue is complete - every article, picture and advertisement are shown exactly as they appeared when it was originally published.
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    Chess Life and Review - 4 DISK DVD COLLECTION

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    Formation Attack Strategies
    Catalog Code: B0063OB

    The book also contains discussions about many attack philosophies, attack strategy and planning, identification and exploitation of weaknesses, and so much more.
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    Formation Attack Strategies

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    Positional Attacks
    Catalog Code: B0080OB

    The third installment of the best-selling series of attack books - Formation Attacks, Formation Attack Strategies, and now, Positional Attacks is another 500 page book, full of great attack information with 532 fabulous attack games from all openings and all eras. The aim of Positional Attacks is to uncover the artistic side of attacking, one that is primarily centered on the creation and exploitation of weaknesses.
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    Positional Attacks

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    Johannes Zukertort
    Artist of the Chessboard
    Catalog Code: B0145NIC

    In this monumental book, originally published in 1989 in a limited edition and highly sought after by chess collectors, Jimmy Adams brings Zukertort’s masterpieces to the notice of today’s chess world and secures his rightful place in history as an important link between the old combinational and the modern positional school.
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    Johannes Zukertort

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    Judit Polgar - From GM to Top 10
    Judit Polgar Teaches Chess - Volume 2
    Catalog Code: B0092QT

    From GM to Top Ten continues the unique project where one of the greatest players of our time transforms her personal journey to the top into a roadmap for everyone who wanted to better themselves in the game of chess. In this volume, Judit tells the story of her rise from teenage grandmaster to Top Ten superstar.Judit Polgar has been ranked 1st on the Women's rating list from 1989 to this present day. In 2005, she became the only women in chess history to participate in the World Championship final. The previous volume, How I Beat Fischer's Record, won the 2013 ECF Book of the Year Prize.
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    Judit Polgar - From GM to Top 10

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    Chess Informant - ISSUE 121
    Midnight Sun Edition
    Catalog Code: B0121INF

    Just as chess fans all over the world were excited by the goings-on at the recent Chess Olympics, so were the staff at Chess Informant excited at the prospect of preparing for readers a Midnight Sun edition, primarily devoted to reporting on this same gigantic sporting event. Our authors, exclusively Olympiad participants, sent us bright games, brilliant ideas and breathtaking insights from this wonderful eleven round competition.
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    Chess Informant - ISSUE 121

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    Chess Informant - ISSUE 122
    Mechanics Edition
    Catalog Code: B0122INF

    Chess Informant (Sahovski Informator) is a publishing company based in Belgrade, that periodically produces the book of the same name, as well as the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Encyclopaedia of Chess Endings, Opening Monographs, other print publications, and software.
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    Chess Informant - ISSUE 122

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    Chess Informant - ISSUE 123
    Hawaiian Edition
    Catalog Code: B0123INF

    Chess Informant (Sahovski Informator) is a publishing company based in Belgrade, that periodically produces the book of the same name, as well as the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Encyclopaedia of Chess Endings, Opening Monographs, other print publications, and software.
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    Chess Informant - ISSUE 123

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    *PRE-ORDER* Chess Informant - ISSUE 124
    VENI VIDI VICI Edition
    Catalog Code: B0124INF

    Chess Informant (Sahovski Informator) is a publishing company based in Belgrade, that periodically produces the book of the same name, as well as the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Encyclopaedia of Chess Endings, Opening Monographs, other print publications, and software.
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    MASTER CLASS - Mihail Tal - VOL. 2
    Catalog Code: WIN0415CB

    No World Champion has enchanted the chess world as much as Mihail Tal did. His reign as World Champion was short but in his time Tal’s star burned with unknown intensity. With his combinations and his intuitive sacrifices the young Tal ran over his opponents, and thrilled the chess world with his risky uncompromising attacking play, which inspired many players to emulate him.
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