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1992 2014 1992 to 2014
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  1. Plastic (20)
  2. Vinyl (10)
  3. Nylon (10)
  4. Wood (1)
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King Height
  1. 2" inch / 5.08 cm (1)
  2. 2.5'' inch / 6.35 cm (1)
  3. 3.5'' inch / 8.89 cm (1)
  4. 3.75'' inch / 9 53 cm (10)
Author(s)
  1. Bruce Albertson (1)
  2. Bruce Pandolfini (4)
  3. Byron Jacobs (1)
  4. C. H. OD Alexander (1)
  5. Craig Pritchett (1)
  6. Dave Schloss (1)
  7. David MacEnulty (1)
  8. Franco Masetti (1)
  9. Garry Kasparov (1)
  10. I.A. Horowitz (2)
  11. J. N. Walker (1)
  12. Jim Eade (1)
  13. John Nunn (2)
  14. Jon Edwards (1)
  15. Jose Raul Capablanca (2)
  16. Milton Hanauer (1)
  17. Paata Gaprindashvili (1)
  18. Peter Kurzdorfer (1)
  19. Renzo Verwer (1)
  20. Reuben Fine (1)
  21. Roberto Messa (1)
  22. Steve Giddins (1)
  23. Yasser Seirawan (9)
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Clock Type
  1. Digital (8)
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Clock Button Type
  1. Toggle (9)
Square Size
  1. 1.0 in. (2.54cm) (1)
  2. 2.25 in. (5.7cm) (6)
Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (5)
  2. AN - Algebraic (22)
  3. LAN - Long Algebraic (1)
  4. DN - Descriptive (5)
  5. NL - Notationless (2)
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Topics
  1. Beginner Chess (1)
  2. Biographical (1)
  3. Strategy (1)
Popular Book Series
  1. Starting Out (1)
  2. Winning Chess (9)
Host
  1. GM Karsten Muller (1)
  2. GM Nick Pert (1)
  3. IM Andrew Martin (12)
  4. WFM Sabrina Chevannes (2)

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    Chess In Action
    From First Attack to Checkmate
    Catalog Code: B0107BT

    This is not your typical beginner's chess book! Written by longtime children's book author Paul Mantell, and International Master of Chess Dean Ippolito, Chess in Action effectively captures the excitement of the battle: the thrill of staying one step ahead of your opponent, of launching a surprise attack, of drawing your adversary into a trap.
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    Chess In Action

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    Chess For Rookies
    Learn To Play, Win and Enjoy!
    Catalog Code: B0279EM

    Short Description for Chess For Rookies - B0279EM
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    Chess For Rookies

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    Chess School for Beginners
    Catalog Code: WIN0039CV

    Written by GM Yury Razuvaev, well-known GM and one of Anatoly Karpov’s coaches, this friendly interactive course is intended for both children and adult beginners.
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    Chess School for Beginners

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    Pocket Chess Basics
    Catalog Code: WIN0057CV

    This chess program is designed especially for novice players who have already learned the rules of chess and now wish to become players of intermediate strength. Students will study essential concepts such as development, the center, fundamentals in chess tactics, basic endgame rules and much more!
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    Pocket Chess Basics

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    Pocket Chess Tactics for Beginners
    Catalog Code: WIN0058CV

    The author, well-known coach Ivaschenko, has been working at this chess material for over 20 years and many experts consider his handbook to be the best for beginners.
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    Pocket Chess Tactics for Beginners

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    Basic Chess Set Combination - Single Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Basic Bag
    Catalog Code: COMBO2

    Product Description The Basic Chess Set Combination includes a set of Single Weighted Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces, Regulation Vinyl Chessboard (with 2.25" Squares) and a Basic Chess Bag. Exceeds all US Chess Federation and FIDE requirements for Official Tournament Use! NOTE: Color selection indicates the color of BOTH — the Chess Bag and Chessboard — included in this combination set.
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    Basic Chess Set Combination - Single Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Basic Bag

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    Basic Chess Set Combination - Triple Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Basic Bag
    Catalog Code: COMBO3

    Product Description The Basic Chess Set Combination includes a set of Triple Weighted Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces, Regulation Vinyl Chessboard (with 2.25" Squares) and a Basic Chess Bag. Each combination consists of one set of Chess Pieces (which includes two additional queens), one chessboard and one bag. NOTE: Color selection indicates the color of BOTH — the Chess Bag and Chessboard — included in this combination set.
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    Basic Chess Set Combination - Triple Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Basic Bag

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    Standard Chess Set Combination - Triple Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Standard Bag
    Catalog Code: COMBO5

    Product Description The Standard Chess Set Combination includes a set of Triple Weighted Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces, Regulation Vinyl Chessboard (with 2.25" Squares) and a Standard Chess Bag. Each combination consists of one set of Chess Pieces (which includes two additional queens), one chessboard and one bag. NOTE: Color selection indicates the color of BOTH — the Chess Bag and Chessboard — included in this combination set.
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    Standard Chess Set Combination - Triple Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Standard Bag

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    Deluxe Chess Set Combination and Single Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Deluxe Bag
    Catalog Code: COMBO6

    Product Description The Deluxe Chess Set Combination includes a set of Single Weighted Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces, Premium Vinyl Chessboard (with 2.25" Squares) and a Deluxe Chess Bag. Each combination consists of one set of Chess Pieces (which includes two additional queens), one chessboard and one bag. NOTE: Color selection indicates the color of BOTH — the Chess Bag and Chessboard — included in this combination set. Exception: Products with camo selections would come with closest matching color.
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    Deluxe Chess Set Combination and Single Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Deluxe Bag

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    Deluxe Chess Set Combination and Triple Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Deluxe Bag
    Catalog Code: COMBO7

    Product Description The Deluxe Chess Set Combination includes a set of Triple Weighted Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces, Premium Vinyl Chessboard (with 2.25" Squares) and a Deluxe Chess Bag. Each combination consists of one set of Chess Pieces (which includes two additional queens), one chessboard and one bag.NOTE: Color selection indicates the color of BOTH — the Chess Bag and Chessboard — included in this combination set. Exception: Products with camo selections would come with closest matching color.
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    Deluxe Chess Set Combination and Triple Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Deluxe Bag

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    Deluxe Game Time II Chess Set Combination
    Catalog Code: COMBOGT2

    Triple Weighted Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces Traditional Staunton pattern. 3.75" king with 1.5" base diameter. Complete set of 34 pieces - Includes two additional queens for pawn promotion! Manufactured out of plastic and is virtually indestructible. Triple weighted for improved stability and performance. Vinyl Tournament Chessboard (2.25" Squares) Made in the USA Features rank and file labels on all for sides - ideal for beginners! Manufactured out of high-grade vinyl and will resist dirt, tearing and spills Rolls up into a tight tube-shape for easy transport Deluxe Chess Bag 24" x 9" in size. Designed to hold all chess equipment, including clock, scorebook and 2 pencils. Features two zippered compartments to comfortably store the chess pieces. Has two internal loops to hold rolled up chessboard for easy transport. Removable shoulder strap and two nylon handles. Can hold ANY Chess Clock - including the Chronos! Excalibur Game Time II Digital Chess Clock A simple digital clock to use - no more memorizing the instruction manual! The Official Chess Clock of the US Chess Federation. Features multiple modes, including blitz, tournament and user-defined time controls. Two large, easy-to-read LCD displays. Rugged design that will provide years of dependable use.
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    Deluxe Game Time II Chess Set Combination

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    Deluxe Saitek Chess Set Combination
    Catalog Code: COMBOST

    Select your color choice(s) and quantity below.NOTE: Color selection indicates the color of BOTH — the Chess Bag and Chessboard — included in this combination set. Exception: Products with camo selections would come with closest matching color.
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    Deluxe Saitek Chess Set Combination

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    Drawstring Chess Set Combination - Single Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Drawstring Bag
    Catalog Code: COMBO12

    Product Description The Drawstring Chess Set Combination includes a set of Single Weighted Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces, Regulation Vinyl Chessboard (with 2.25" Squares) and a Drawstring Chess Bag. Each combination consists of one set of Chess Pieces (which includes two additional queens), one chessboard and one bag. NOTE: Color selection indicates the color of BOTH - the Chess Bag and Chessboard -included in this combination set.
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    Drawstring Chess Set Combination - Single Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Drawstring Bag

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    Drawstring Chess Set Combination - Triple Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Drawstring Bag
    Catalog Code: COMBO13

    Product Description The Drawstring Chess Set Combination includes a set of Triple Weighted Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces, Regulation Vinyl Chessboard (with 2.25" Squares) and a Drawstring Chess Bag. Each combination consists of one set of Chess Pieces (which includes two additional queens), one chessboard and one bag. NOTE: Color selection indicates the color of BOTH — the Chess Bag and Chessboard — included in this combination set.
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    Drawstring Chess Set Combination - Triple Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Drawstring Bag

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    Quiver Chess Set Combination - Single Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Quiver Bag
    Catalog Code: COMBO14

    Product Description The Quiver Chess Set Combination includes a set of Single Weighted Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces, Regulation Vinyl Chessboard (with 2.25" Squares) and a Quiver Chess Bag. Each combination consists of one set of Chess Pieces (which includes two additional queens), one chessboard and one bag. NOTE: Color selection indicates the color of BOTH — the Chess Bag and Chessboard — included in this combination set. Exception: Products with camo selections would come with closest matching color.
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    Quiver Chess Set Combination - Single Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Quiver Bag

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    Quiver Chess Set Combination - Triple Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Quiver Bag
    Catalog Code: COMBO15

    Product Description The Quiver Chess Set Combination includes a set of Single Weighted Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces, Regulation Vinyl Chessboard (with 2.25" Squares) and a Quiver Chess Bag. Each combination consists of one set of Chess Pieces (which includes two additional queens), one chessboard and one bag. NOTE: Color selection indicates the color of BOTH — the Chess Bag and Chessboard — included in this combination set. Exception: Products with camo selections would come with closest matching color.
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    Quiver Chess Set Combination - Triple Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Quiver Bag

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    Standard Chess Set Combination - Single Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Standard Bag
    Catalog Code: COMBO4

    Product Description The Standard Chess Set Combination includes a set of Single Weighted Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces,Regulation Vinyl Chessboard (with 2.25" Squares) and a Standard Chess Bag. Each combination consists of one set of Chess Pieces (which includes two additional queens), one chessboard and one bag. NOTE: Color selection indicates the color of BOTH — the Chess Bag and Chessboard — included in this combination set.
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    Standard Chess Set Combination - Single Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Standard Bag

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    Regulation Plastic Mechanical Chess Clock
    Catalog Code: CLKREG

    This basic clock is a must for casual players who want to put a time limit on their games.
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    Regulation Plastic Mechanical Chess Clock

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    SHOPWORN - Learn Chess
    A Complete Course
    Catalog Code: SWB0098EM

    Learn Chess: A Complete Course provides everything you need to know to get started in chess. The first part is devoted to first principles, explaining the rules and basic strategies, whilst the second develops a thorough understanding of the various winning methods, and includes a systematic study of openings, an introduction to attacking techniques, and a guide to fundamental endgame themes.
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    SHOPWORN - Learn Chess

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    CHESSDVDS.COM IN SPANISH - FOXY OPENINGS #86 - Dynamics of Strategy and How to Create a Plan - VOL. 2
    Catalog Code: DVD0002ES

    All the Basic tactical ideas are discussed fully, followed by a series of very recent illustrative games, where we will see all that ideas in action . On this dvd you will gain confidence in your ability to handle tactics when they crop up over the board and who knows, you may be able to land some tactical knockouts yourself!
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    CHESSDVDS.COM IN SPANISH - FOXY OPENINGS #86 - Dynamics of Strategy and How to Create a Plan - VOL. 2

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    CHESSDVDS.COM IN SPANISH - FOXY OPENINGS #114 - 10 Easy Ways to Get Better at Chess - VOL. 3
    Catalog Code: DVD0003ES

    Senior FIDE Trainer and International Master Andrew Martin chooses easy-to-understand key ideas to help you improve. Adopt his simple recommendations and you will find your game improving quicker than you ever thought possible.
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    CHESSDVDS.COM IN SPANISH - FOXY OPENINGS #114 - 10 Easy Ways to Get Better at Chess - VOL. 3

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    Chessboard Knit Cap
    Catalog Code: CAPBRD

    Show your chess pride while staying warm this winter with this beautiful knit cap! One size fits all.
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    Chessboard Knit Cap

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    Beginning Chess
    Over 300 Elementary Problems For Players New to the Game
    Catalog Code: B0001SS

    Now even beginners can reap the rewards of Pandolfini's acclaimed teaching system. Over 300 problems, tailored to beginning players, encompass everything a player needs to learn, from the basic rules and vocabulary to the moves of various chessmen to sophisticated strategies. 300 line drawings.
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    Beginning Chess

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    Everything Chess Basics Book
    The Rules, the Moves, and the Strategies - All You Need to Know to Play the Game
    Catalog Code: B0002OB

    If you're looking to learn about the game of chess and win, The Everything Chess Basics Book provides you with the perfect introduction! Endorsed by the United States Chess Federation, The Everything Chess Basics Book is an authoritative guide that appeals to chess players of all ages and skill.
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    Everything Chess Basics Book

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    Square One
    The Best Chess-Drill Book For Beginners of All Ages
    Catalog Code: B0002SS

    From ever popular instructor Bruce Pandolfini comes this entertaining, interactive and effective book for teaching young Chess players and other newcomers to the game.
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    Square One

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    Chess Made Simple
    Catalog Code: B0004IS

    This is a book about the most fascinating game in the world. It is both a manual for beginners and a refresher course for experienced players. Clear and methodical explanations begin with the various chess pieces and proceed to subtle, advanced plays.
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    Chess Made Simple

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    Pandolfini's Chess Complete
    The Most Comprehensive Guide to the Game from History to Strategy
    Catalog Code: B0011SS

    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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    Pandolfini's Chess Complete

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    Chess the Easy Way
    Catalog Code: B0012IS

    More chess coaches in America recommend this book for their students than any other book. Written by one of the World's Strongest Grandmasters who was top contender for the World Chess Championship, "Chess the Easy Way" takes the player from the beginning moves of chess, rapidly advancing to the Expert Level.
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    Chess the Easy Way

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    101 Chess Questions Answered
    Sound Advice on all Aspects of Playing Chess
    Catalog Code: B0013GB

    Steve Giddins is an author acclaimed for his ability to write in down-to-earth style on fundamental chess topics. In this book he answers the questions that really matter to chess-players. His topics include many basic ideas, including some that have rarely been addressed so directly in chess literature, and thus are often misunderstood by club players. Where appropriate, the answers also address highly sophisticated concepts, providing insights gleaned from many years of experience and discussions with players and trainers of the highest level.
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    101 Chess Questions Answered

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    Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess
    Basic to Advanced Strategies with America's Foremost Chess Instructor
    Catalog Code: B0014SS

    From America's foremost chess teacher and author comes a new standard: a comprehensive course covering all aspects of the game, to improve your technique whether you are a newcomer or a longtime fan.

    One of America's best-known chess masters, Bruce Pandolfini has helped millions learn the intricacies of chess through his acclaimed books and workshops.
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    Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess

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    Chess Fundamentals
    Catalog Code: B0017IS

    This is the masterpiece by World Chess Champion Jose Raul Capablanca who is regarded as the strongest chess player who ever lived, prior to the arrival of Bobby Fischer.World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik regarded Capablanca's Chess Fundamentals as the best chess book ever written.
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    Chess Fundamentals

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    Fundamentos Del Ajedrez - SPANISH EDITION
    Catalog Code: B0018IS

    Tratado de los principios basicos del juego-ciencia, expuestos con notable precision y claridad, y desarrollados y aplicados en una serie de partidas comentadas por el propio campeon.Fundamentos del Ajedrez se publico por primera vez hace trece anos. Desde entonces han aparecidos numerosos articulos bajo el titulo, por lo general, de "teoria hipermoderna del ajedrez".
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    Fundamentos Del Ajedrez - SPANISH EDITION

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    Chess 101
    Everything A New Chess Player Needs to Know
    Catalog Code: B0019OB

    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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    Chess 101

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    51 Chess Openings for Beginners
    What the Chess Openings Look Like
    Catalog Code: B0027CZ

    Chess openings are the most important part of every novice's journey and the most fun. The most common and important openings are presented in an easy-to-use format with large, frequent diagrams showing every position along with clear explanations of the goals, objectives, and concepts behind the moves.
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    51 Chess Openings for Beginners

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    Chess for Dummies
    A Reference for the Rest of Us!
    Catalog Code: B0033OB

    Chess For Dummies is your quick and easy guide to the rules, strategies, and etiquette of chess.

    Kings, queens, knights - does chess seem like a royal pain to grasp? This friendly guide helps you make the right moves. From using the correct terms to engaging in the art of attack, you'll get step-by-step explanations that demystify the game.
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    Chess for Dummies

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    Starting Out - In Chess
    Catalog Code: B0042EM

    International Master Byron Jacobs provides newcomers to the chess with a thorough grounding in the fundamental principles of the game. In this book he takes the novice player to the standard at which they can enjoy a friendly or competitive game. Learn chess from scratch or brush up on the basics.
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    Starting Out - In Chess

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