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      Chess Tactics ART for Beginners
      Catalog Code: WIN0132CV

      This course can be rightfully considered the predecessor to the Chess Tactics ART (CT-ART) course written for club and intermediate players.
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      Chess Tactics ART for Beginners

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      Winning Chess Tactics
      Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
      Catalog Code: B0196EM

      This is the second in Seirawan's four volumes, taking the reader from the very basics of chess through appreciation of advanced play. He does a remarkable job of discussing tactics that usually appear only in books for advanced players and communicating them to anyone with a grasp of playing fundamentals. The first part of the book deals with basic tactics and how they can be used individually and in combination. In the second part, Seirawan introduces some of the great chess tacticians and their games, further illustrating tactics as they work out in real-life play.
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      Winning Chess Tactics

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      FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 88 - Endgames Self-Training
      Catalog Code: DVD0088FX

      In Volume Five Andrew Martin shows how to develop good endgame technique, using typical need-to know positions to lay the foundation and then full master games to show how the strongest players tackle this part of chess.
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      FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 88 - Endgames Self-Training

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      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Strategies
      Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
      Catalog Code: SWB0195EM

      Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Strategies

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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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      Chess Teacher
      Catalog Code: NOVTEACH

      Perfect learning set for chess beginners
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      Chess Teacher

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      Winning Chess Openings
      An Introduction to the Moves, Strategies, and Philosophy of Chess Openings from one of the World's Top Chess Players
      Catalog Code: B0194EM

      The two greatest challenges for beginning chess players are not only to survive the openings phase, but also to choose appropriate attack and defense formations in the process. WINNING CHESS OPENINGS shows you how to do both. In Yasser Seirawan's entertaining, easy-to-follow style, you're shown formations that can be used with other White or Black pieces.
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      Winning Chess Openings

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      FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 86 - Dynamics of Strategy and How to Create a Plan
      Catalog Code: DVD0086FX

      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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      FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 86 - Dynamics of Strategy and How to Create a Plan

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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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      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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      Learn Chess Tactics
      Discover the Secrets of How to Win Chess Games
      Catalog Code: B0134GB

      This book teaches basic tactical ideas such as the fork, pin, and discovered attack, and introduces general ideas such as elimination, immobilization and compulsion. A basic knowledge of simple tactics will enable a novice to start winning games, by giving checkmate or capturing material. As the player progresses, his tactical arsenal will broaden, and he will start to play sacrifices and combinations, and develop a deeper understanding of the game. Players who fail to study tactics systematically tend to suffer from tactical blind-spots that plague them throughout their playing career, and thus they fail to realize their full potential.
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      Learn Chess Tactics

      Our Price: $19.95
      Killer Endgames - Part 1: Beginner to Intermediate
      Catalog Code: DVD0023OT

      Chess players have a tendency to focus mainly on improving their opening play but one must not forget that many games are actually decided in the endgame. Ginger GM has released two new endgame DVDs that will enhance a player’s performance in this particular area of the game.
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      Killer Endgames - Part 1: Beginner to Intermediate

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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics ART for Beginners
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0132CV

      This course can be rightfully considered the predecessor to the Chess Tactics ART (CT-ART) course written for club and intermediate players.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics ART for Beginners

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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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      A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME II
      Catalog Code: B0122IS

      This is a combined work, taking five separate books and combining them into one volume, but then re-dividing them into two volumes.
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      A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME II

      Our Price: $25.95
      28" Magnetic-Style Chess Demonstration Set with Deluxe Carrying Bag
      Catalog Code: DEMOMAG28

      The Magnetic Chess Demonstration Set is the ultimate way to conduct teaching, group analyzing, and displaying tournament chess games in progress. It features 3" squares and comes with large black and red pieces that are easy to see from a distance. Unlike traditional demonstration sets, where the pieces have to be inserted into the board, it uses magnets to safely secure the pieces. No more replacing the demonstration board because of a rip or tear! Two wooden dowels give the board support at top and bottom while a strong cord allows the chessboard board to be hung up almost anywhere.
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      28" Magnetic-Style Chess Demonstration Set with Deluxe Carrying Bag

      Our Price: $29.95
      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Crimson Cruz
      Catalog Code: CLKDEZ-CC-B

      The Easy Game Timer digital chess clock from DGT Projects is stylish, easy to use and easy to setup. It can be programmed for games up to 9 hours and 59 minutes and can be used for both countdown and count-up starting from zero. It is an ideal clock for chess beginners and chess players that are budget conscious and do not need the advanced features offered on more expensive models. It is very attractive and is manufactured by the leader in digital excellence, DGT Projects.
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      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Crimson Cruz

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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0115CV

      This training program is designed for teaching children, either in groups with a teacher or at home guided by parents.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0

      Our Price: $15.95
      DGT 2010 Digital Chess Clock
      Catalog Code: CLKD2010

      The DGT 2010 is a wonderful digital chess clock at an unbelievable price. It is manufactured by DGT Projects, one of the world's premier chess clock companies. It isthe most popular clock in use in Europe and is gaining in popularity across theworld because of its solid design and durability. It is endorsed by the World Chess Federation (FIDE).
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      DGT 2010 Digital Chess Clock

      Our Price: $99.95
      1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners
      The Tactics Workbook that Explains the Basic Concepts Too!
      Catalog Code: B0110NIC

      1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners is a great first tactics book. It helps you in identifying weak spots in the position of your opponent, in recognizing patterns of combinations, and in visualizing tricks.
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      1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners

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      Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chess
      Catalog Code: B0051OB

      Chess is a mental game, but you don't have to strain your brain to learn the basics - not with this guide that shows you how to play. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chess covers how to set up the board, how each piece moves, opening strategies and variations, attacking themes and common sacrifices, and more. Photos of the board let you see strategies in action.
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      Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chess

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      USCF Baseball Hat
      Catalog Code: CAPUSCF

      Get the baseball hat that proclaims the sport you'd rather be playing. This two-tone Khaki and Navy Blue hat is 100% cotton and embroidered with the USCF logo.
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      USCF Baseball Hat

      Our Price: $14.95
      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Xstream GR
      Catalog Code: CLKDEZ-RG-B

      The Easy Game Timer digital chess clock from DGT Projects is stylish, easy to use and easy to setup. It can be programmed for games up to 9 hours and 59 minutes and can be used for both countdown and count-up starting from zero. It is an ideal clock for chess beginners and chess players that are budget conscious and do not need the advanced features offered on more expensive models. It is very attractive and is manufactured by the leader in digital excellence, DGT Projects.
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      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Xstream GR

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      DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmates - VOLUME I
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0079CV

      If you're a beginner, you simply can't afford to miss a mate in one if you want to improve your chess. This comprehensive course, developed by the chess experts at Convekta, addresses this problem.
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      DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmates - VOLUME I

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      ENDGAME T-SHIRT - CHESS CLUB
      Catalog Code: T-CHESSCLUB

      Inspired by the classic rock festival shirts, Chess Club is a four color design using discharge inks on a white, 100% ring-spun cotton shirt. The discharge inks produce a super soft feel that is "invisible" to the touch and deliver an authentic washed vintage feel.
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      ENDGAME T-SHIRT - CHESS CLUB

      Our Price: $21.95
      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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      Chess For Tomorrow's Champions
      Catalog Code: B0275EM

      Short Description for Chess For Tomorrows Champions - B0275EM
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      Chess For Tomorrow's Champions

      Regular Price: $9.95

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      Chess: From Beginner To Club Player
      Catalog Code: WIN0116CV

      This teaching program is an excellent guide to learning the fundamentals of chess.
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      Chess: From Beginner To Club Player

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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 88 - Endgames Self-Training
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0088FX

      In Volume Five Andrew Martin shows how to develop good endgame technique, using typical need-to know positions to lay the foundation and then full master games to show how the strongest players tackle this part of chess.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 88 - Endgames Self-Training

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      Chess Openings Playing Cards
      Catalog Code: PLAYCARDS

      This Standard Deck of 52 Playing cards (plus 2 Jokers) features the most popular Chess openings and are a great memorization tool.
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      Chess Openings Playing Cards

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      Searching for Bobby Fischer
      He Wasn't Afraid of Losing a Match... Just His Father's Love
      Catalog Code: DVD0003MV

      An all-star cast shines in this heartwarming story of one family’s journey of understanding. Joe Mantegna stars as Fred Waitzkin, a sportswriter who dreams his 7-year-old son, Josh (Max Pomeranc), will grow up to play baseball. One day in the park with his mother (Joan Allen), Josh displays more than talent – he has a gift. Sensing his son is a future champion, Fred places Josh under the tutelage of a strict chess teacher (Oscar ® winner Ben Kingsley). But when Josh suddenly starts to lose, his parents must confront their own motivations, and recognize what Josh prices more than winning: his family’s love. Costarring Laura Linney and William H. Macy, Searching for Bobby Fischer is a movie “not only to enjoy but to cherish” (Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times).
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      Searching for Bobby Fischer

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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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      Winning Chess Combinations
      Catalog Code: B0199EM

      Combinations are the central element in chess; they make the game so magical and captivating. The beautiful point of sacrificing a queen, the strongest piece, in order to checkmate with a lowly pawn brings a smile of joy to all chess lovers. Virtually all chess games possess a combination, either one hidden in the shadows of analysis carefully avoided or one that provides a decisive blow.
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      Winning Chess Combinations

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      Chess Training Package for Beginners
      Catalog Code: WIN0103CV

      Chess Training Package for beginners consists of five magnificent educational chess programs: Elementary Checkmates I, Elementary Checkmates II, Easy Ways to take pieces, Chess Tactics for Beginners, and Complete Chess Course.
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      Chess Training Package for Beginners

      Our Price: $79.95
      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 86 - Dynamics of Strategy and How to Create a Plan
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0086FX

      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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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 86 - Dynamics of Strategy and How to Create a Plan

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      Super Mario Chess Set
      Catalog Code: NOVMARIO

      Mamma-mia! It's a battle for the Mushroom Kingdom! Mario and Bowser are battling it out once again... this time in the classic strategy game of Chess!
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      Super Mario Chess Set

      Our Price: $49.95

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