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      SHOPWORN - The Black Lion
      The Chess Predator's Choice Against Both 1. e4 and 1. d4
      Catalog Code: SWB0062NIC

      More than 85% of all chess games start with either 1.e4 or 1.d4. The Black Lion presents a flexible, logical and sensible way for Black to meet both of these moves. This robust, multipurpose opening system looks quiet, like a sleeping lion - hence the name. But when this predator is provoked, and the game heats up, Black eats its prey in an extremely swift and efficient way.
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      SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - The King's Indian
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: SWB0266EM

      Are you tired of playing the same old openings time and time again? Perhaps it's time for a change, but you cannot decide between the numerous options available? Here's the answer: choose Dangerous Weapons and amaze your opponents with new and exciting opening ideas!
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      SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - The King's Indian

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      SHOPWORN - Bobby Fischer Comes Home
      The Final Years in Iceland, a Saga of Friendship and Lost Illusions
      Catalog Code: SWB0109NIC

      Bobby Fischer Comes Home tells the story of their complicated friendship and paints an intimate portrait of the last years of the man who many see as the greatest chess player that ever lived.
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      SHOPWORN - Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 3
      The Complete Indian Defenses
      Catalog Code: SWB0025NIC

      This volume helps beginners to develop a solid understanding of fundamental opening ideas, gives casual players the ability to choose the opening that suits their style and taste, is a tool for club players to test and review their opening repertoire, as well as a reference book to which advanced players keep returning.
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      SHOPWORN - Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 3

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      SHOPWORN - Chess Strategy for Club Players
      The Road to Positional Advantage
      Catalog Code: SWB0065NIC

      In Chess Strategy for Club Players you will learn the basic elements of positional understanding, including pawn structures, piece placement, lead in development, open files, weaknesses, space advantage and king safety. You will master the art of converting a temporary plus into other, more permanent advantages. The author also explains what to do when, in a given position, the basic principles seem to point in different directions.
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      SHOPWORN - The Complete c3 Sicilian
      The Alapin Variation by it's Greatest Expert
      Catalog Code: SWB0096NIC

      It is not difficult to understand why the Alapin Sicilian is such a popular opening with amateur and professional chess players all over the world. Against Black’s most dangerous reply to 1.e4 it simply offers everything you need if you are looking for a reliable scheme that does not take much time to learn.
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      SHOPWORN - The Complete c3 Sicilian

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      SHOPWORN - The Dynamic Benko Gambit
      An Attacking Repertoire for Black
      Catalog Code: SWB0121NIC

      The Benko Gambit is a great opening for those who like active play. Black sacrifices a pawn in order to activate his pieces on the queenside, and generally gains enduring pressure.
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      SHOPWORN - The Enigma of Chess Intuition
      Can You Mobilize Hidden Forces in your Chess?
      Catalog Code: SWB0112NIC

      With sparkling tales about Fischer, Carlsen, Tal and other greats in chess and instructive examples of practical play, this is a thought-provoking, yet highly accessible work.
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      SHOPWORN - Forcing Chess Moves
      The Key to Better Calculation
      Catalog Code: SWB0085NIC

      This rich book on chess tactics proposes a revolutionary method for finding winning moves. Charles Hertan has made an astonishing discovery: the failure to consider key moves is often due to human bias. Your brain tends to disregard many winning moves because they are counter-intuitive or look unnatural.
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      SHOPWORN - The Four Knights Game
      A New Adventure in an Old Chess Opening
      Catalog Code: SWB0108NIC

      The Four Knights variation is one of the oldest chess openings, dating back to the 16th century. In recent years it has been injected with numerous fresh ideas and has shaken off the reputation of being a peaceful choice. White has quite a few ways to create tension and play for the attack.
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      SHOPWORN - The Four Knights Game

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      SHOPWORN - Dutch Stonewall
      Catalog Code: SWB0234EM

      The Stonewall is an ideal choice for those players who are keen to avoid the reams of theory that surround more popular openings such as the King's Indian and Nimzo-Indian Defenses. By playing the Stonewall, Black stakes an immediate claim in the center and lays the foundations for a potentially dangerous kingside attack.
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      SHOPWORN - Grandmaster Chess Strategy
      What Amateurs can Learn from Ulf Andersson's Positional Masterpieces
      Catalog Code: SWB0100NIC

      One of the most effective ways to improve your chess is to take a world class-player as your example. By collecting his games, studying his choices and examining his style, you will understand what made him rise to the very top. This is what Guido Kern and Jurgen Kaufeld have done with Swedish chess legend Ulf Andersson, a positional genius with a crystal-clear style, who rose to the number 4 spot of the FIDE world rankings.
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      SHOPWORN - Grandmaster Chess Strategy

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      SHOPWORN - Improve Your Chess Tactics
      700 Practical Lessons & Exercises
      Catalog Code: SWB0099NIC

      Instruction + exercises according to the old Soviet Chess School. The best advice for chess players who want to improve quickly is: get better at tactics! Because the vast majority of amateur games is decided through tactics you will immediately start beating more opponents when you improve your tactical skills.
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      SHOPWORN - Improve Your Chess Tactics

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      SHOPWORN - Invisible Chess Moves
      Discover Your Blind Spots and Stop Overlooking Simple Wins
      Catalog Code: SWB0105NIC

      Every chess player knows that some moves are harder to see than others. Why is it that, frequently, uncomplicated wins simply do not enter your mind? Even strong grandmasters suffer from blind spots that obscure some of the best ideas during a game. What is more: often both players fail to see the opportunity that is right in front of their eyes.
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      SHOPWORN - Invisible Chess Moves

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      SHOPWORN - Dynamic Reti
      Catalog Code: SWB0168EM

      The Reti Opening has been a popular choice at all levels of chess for many years and is a favorite among hypermodern players who like to control the center with pieces. Yet there remains a dearth of published material on this subject ... until now. In The Dynamic Reti, Grandmaster Nigel Davies redresses the balance and advocates a repertoire for White based on this refined opening. Davies outlines the typical ideas and tactics for both White and Black, and studies both the fashionable main lines and the tricky sidelines. If you already play the Reti or are looking for a sophisticated new opening weapon, then this is essential reading.

      * A dynamic repertoire for White
      * Full explanation of the most important thematic ideas
      * Ideal for club and tournament players
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      SHOPWORN - Dynamic Reti

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      SHOPWORN - Endgame Strategy
      Catalog Code: SWB0248EM

      219 Historic Games from the Masters What do we understand by brilliancy in chess? The author delves back into history to examine how this concept has developed, before presenting a dazzling array of brilliant games from the past few decades - the prize-winners as selected by grandmaster panels for each issue of Yugoslav 'Chess Informator' between 1968 and 1998.
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      SHOPWORN - Endgame Strategy

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      SHOPWORN - The Right Way to Play Chess
      Internationally Acknowledged As the Standard Chess Book for Beginners
      Catalog Code: SWB0280EM

      Short Description for The Right Way to Play Chess - B0280EM
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      SHOPWORN - The Right Way to Play Chess

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      SHOPWORN - Four Knights
      Catalog Code: SWB0089EM

      The Four Knights has the distinction of being one of the oldest openings in the history of chess. In a king's pawn opening, both players bring out their knights before contemplating further development. Despite its deceptively peaceful appearance, the Four Knights can lead to wild gambit play as well as calmer positional waters, while adherents include the renowned tactician from Latvia, Alexei Shirov.
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      SHOPWORN - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME IV
      Fischer
      Catalog Code: SWB0135EM

      This book brings together the two greatest names in the history of chess. The author, Garry Kasparov, is the world number one and, by common consent, the greatest player ever. The subject of the book, Bobby Fischer, is the only American to have become world champion and is probably the greatest natural talent the world has ever seen.
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      SHOPWORN - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME IV

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      SHOPWORN - Magic of Mikhail Tal
      Catalog Code: SWB0225EM

      In this book Grandmaster Joe Gallagher takes a fresh look at Tal's games and career, focusing on the previously neglected period from 1975 to 1992 during which he played some of his most accomplished chess. Despite periodic bouts of ill-health Tal occupied a place in the world's top ten for most of this period, winning many top-class events and securing dozens of wonderful victories, many of which are annotated in detail here.
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      SHOPWORN - Modern Defence
      Catalog Code: SWB0165EM

      The Modern Defence leads to sharp and dynamic positions from the very first few moves. Black concedes space in the center with a view to launching a counterattack based on his powerful bishop fianchetto. As leading grandmasters such as Alexei Shirov, Mikhail Gurevich and Jon Speelman himself have shown on numerous occasions, when it works, the Modern Defence is truly a spectacular weapon. This book will show you how to put it to use in your own games.
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      SHOPWORN - Symmetrical English
      Catalog Code: SWB0205EM

      The Symmetrical Variation is one of Black's most popular and reliable methods of meeting the English Opening, which in itself has become one of the most prominent openings.It is a highly flexible system that can lead to a wide variety of middlegame positions. The early d5 systems can be highly tactical, while the Hedgehog variations rely on a solid strategic understanding. This book contains full details of all the latest theory, provides a thorough investigation of important concepts and variations and is written by a prominent openings expert.
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      SHOPWORN - Open Ruy Lopez
      Catalog Code: SWB0110EM

      The Open Ruy Lopez (also known as the Open Spanish) has always been a popular choice at both club level and at grandmaster level, where it has withstood the test of time after decades of close scrutiny. It offers both sides the opportunity for a sharp clash of forces in which the better prepared player will often come out on top. It is therefore no surprise that fighting players such as Victor Korchnoi and Jan Timman have always used the Open Ruy Lopez as an important weapon in their armory.
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      SHOPWORN - An Opening Repertoire for the Attacking Player
      Catalog Code: SWB0265EM

      One of the hardest tasks competitive chess players face is the development of an opening repertoire suited to their own style of play. In this book, Grandmaster Gufeld makes the job easier by providing an ideal framework for a practical opening repertoire, specifically tailored for those who relish attacking play.
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      SHOPWORN - An Opening Repertoire for the Attacking Player

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      SHOPWORN - Petroff Defence
      Catalog Code: SWB0105EM

      The Petroff Defence is considered as one of Black's most reliable methods of meeting the king's pawn opening. By counterattacking as early as move two, Black avoid the hazards of having to face lines such as the Scotch Opening, the Italian Game and the "Spanish torture" of the Ruy Lopez. An early breach of a central file together with active piece play for both sides characterises the Petroff as a typical king's pawn opening.
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      SHOPWORN - Petroff Defence

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      SHOPWORN - Play 1. e4 e5
      A Complete Repertoire for Black in the Open Games
      Catalog Code: SWB0068EM

      Play 1 e4 e5! Nigel Davies provides a complete answer to this perennial problem by offering a concise and practical repertoire for the Black player, whilst crucially including a dependable defence to the Ruy Lopez - White's most popular attacking try in the Open Games. Davies is the perfect choice for this subject, having been battle-hardened by years of international competition in these openings.
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      SHOPWORN - Play 1. e4 e5

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      SHOPWORN - Play the King's Indian
      A Complete Repertoire for Black in the Most Dynamic of Openings
      Catalog Code: SWB0290EM

      The King's Indian has always been one of the sharpest, most complex and popular openings that Black can play; it still provides the setting for many encounters at the elite level of Grandmaster chess. Straight from the start, Black fights for the initiative and in many variations, while White pursues material gains, it is Black who has the psychological advantage of trying checkmate the opponent's king.
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      SHOPWORN - Play the King's Indian

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      SHOPWORN - The Grand Prix Attack
      Fighting the Sicillian With an Early f4
      Catalog Code: SWB0129NIC

      The Grand Prix Attack is one of White’s deadliest weapons against the Sicilian Defence. It continues to be highly popular with tournament chess players all over the world. While earlier publications mainly focused on tactics, this book the finally gives the GPA the coverage it deserves.
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      SHOPWORN - The Grand Prix Attack

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      SHOPWORN - Chess Training for Post-Beginners
      A Basic Course in Positional Understanding
      Catalog Code: SWB0143NIC

      After you have learned the rules of chess and developed some tactical abilities, how do you go from there? You are now ready to tackle basic issues of strategy, but what is the best way to improve and win more games?
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      SHOPWORN - Chess Training for Post-Beginners

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      SHOPWORN - Mastering Endgame Strategy
      Catalog Code: SWB0375EM

      Following his highly acclaimed Mastering Chess Strategy and Mastering Opening Strategy, this book completes a trilogy of strategy books by Grandmaster and renowned chess teacher Johan Hellsten. In his new work Hellsten focuses exclusively on endgame play and covers every type of endgame: pawn, minor piece, rook and queen endgames. He examines not only the many fundamental positions that everyone needs to know, but also the key themes and characteristics of successful endgame play, including activity, creating and exploiting weaknesses, active and passive defence, fortresses and technique
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      SHOPWORN - Botvinnik - Petrosian
      The 1963 World Chess Championship Match
      Catalog Code: SWB0126NIC

      This book marks the end of an era: the mighty Mikhail Botvinnik (1911-1995) loses his world title fifteen years after he conquered the highest crown for the first time. It is a gripping account of a heroic battle. The ageing Botvinnik desperately tries to bounce back after his Armenian opponent Tigran Petrosian has taken an early lead, but ultimately fails.
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      SHOPWORN - Botvinnik - Petrosian

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      SHOPWORN - Centre-Stage and Behind the Scenes
      The Personal Memoir of a Soviet Chess Legend
      Catalog Code: SWB0119NIC

      A unique, revealing and well-told story, essential reading for everybody interested in the history of chess and the Soviet Union.
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      SHOPWORN - Centre-Stage and Behind the Scenes

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      SHOPWORN - Petrosian - Move by Move
      Catalog Code: SWB0386EM

      Tigran Petrosian was a World Chess Champion and a true legend of the game. He was nicknamed "Iron Tigran" because of his incredible defensive skills that made him a formidable opponent who was virtually impossible to defeat. Petrosian was the master of restraint, prophylaxis and prevention. He could spot and defuse threats well before they were created, suck the life out an opponent's position and then seize a vice-like grip on the game. In this book, International Master Thomas Engqvist selects and examines his favourite Petrosian games, and shows us how we can all learn and improve our chess by studying Petrosian's masterpieces.
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      SHOPWORN - Petrosian - Move by Move

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      SHOPWORN - Improve Your Chess Pattern Recognition
      Key Moves and Motifs in the Middlegame
      Catalog Code: SWB0146NIC

      In this book IM Arthur van de Oudeweetering supplies building blocks for your chess knowledge. In short chapters he presents lots of well-defined subjects, easy to remember because of their specific elements. After working with this book you will experience something wonderful: your mind and memory will be triggered much easier and more frequently. An increasing number of positions, pawn structures and piece placements will automatically activate your chess knowledge. As a result, you will simply find the right move more often and more quickly!
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      SHOPWORN - Improve Your Chess Pattern Recognition

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      SHOPWORN - The Extreme Caro-Kann
      Attacking Black with 3.f3
      Catalog Code: SWB0140NIC

      The Caro-Kann Defence has become one of the most important and popular replies to 1.e4. Its ‘solid’ and ‘drawish’ reputation no longer applies in modern chess. In fact, White could do with some new ideas to fight for an advantage in this chess opening.
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      SHOPWORN - The Extreme Caro-Kann

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      SHOPWORN - The Panov-Botvinnik Attack - Move by Move
      Catalog Code: SWB0383EM

      This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to study any chess opening and at the same time improve your general chess skills and knowledge.
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