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Year of Publication
1992 2014 1992 to 2014
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  1. Plastic (20)
  2. Vinyl (10)
  3. Nylon (10)
  4. Wood (1)
  5. Glass (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)
  2. Mechanical (1)
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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Chess For Rookies
    Learn To Play, Win and Enjoy!
    Catalog Code: B0279EM

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    Chess For Rookies

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    BLACK - MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set - LARGE
    Catalog Code: TRV0003

    It features a snap-closed vinyl-covered box that opens up to a 10" x 10" board. The nicely detailed pieces stay put with magnetic bases that keep them firmly planted on the board no matter how you hold it.
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    BLACK - MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set - LARGE

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    Beginner Chess Set Combination
    Catalog Code: BEG-COMBO

    Perfect for any beginner! Our Beginner's Combination includes classic favorites and exciting new products: Chess cinch drawstring backpack, Kasparov's Checkmate!, How to Beat Your Dad at Chess, chess wristband, standard vinyl roll up board and regulation chess pieces.
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    Beginner Chess Set Combination

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 114 - 10 Easy Ways to Get Better at Chess - Novice
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0114FX

    Senior FIDE Trainer and International Master Andrew Martin chooses easy-to-understand key ideas to help you improve. Adopt his virtual recommendations and you will find your game improving quicker than you ever thought possible.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 114 - 10 Easy Ways to Get Better at Chess - Novice

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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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    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

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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

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    Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0
    Catalog Code: 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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    Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 87 - Attack Defense Space Time Easily Explained
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0087FX

    DVD Four concentrates on attack and defence, space and time. IM Andrew Martin will teach you skills that will help you understand when to attack and the important of avoiding premature attacks. In order for an attack to succeed is you must have a lead in development and space. Timing is vital, so take advantage of opportunities and attack with as many pieces as possible.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 87 - Attack Defense Space Time Easily Explained

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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 Tomorrow's Champions
    Catalog Code: B0275EM

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    Chess For Tomorrow's Champions

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    Elementary Checkmate - VOLUME II
    Catalog Code: WIN0085CV

    This training course contains 77,000 mate in one exercises taken from practical games with many pieces on the board. An excellent follow-up to CD Elementary Checkmates I.
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    Elementary Checkmate - VOLUME II

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 85 - Essential Chess Tactics Easily Explained
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0085FX

    This dvd will help you the next time you are sitting across from your opponent and not sure what your next move is. You will gain confidence by learning about strategy and ideas to look for to create a plan. A plan may consist of a Pawn Minority attack, controlling the center or just improving your pieces.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 85 - Essential Chess Tactics Easily Explained

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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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    No Stress Chess
    Catalog Code: NOVNOSTRESS

    Finally, a way to learn chess without stress! With this revolutionary chess teacher, you'll be playing the world's greatest game in no time at all! The secret? An innovative deck of action cards. Unlike any other chess educational products, No Stress Chess teaches you how to play using illustrated cards and an illustrated two-sided game board.
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    No Stress Chess

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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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