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    CLEARANCE - The Hague-Moscow 1948
    Match/Tournament for the World Chess Championship
    Catalog Code: B0068RE

    On March 24, 1946, the fourth world chess champion, Alexander Alekhine, passed away. He was the first – and still the only – champion to die while holding the title. To select a new champion, a powerful quintuple round-robin was held in The Hague and Moscow. The five strongest players of the era, including one former world champion, two future world champions, and two perennial contenders, took part in a grueling two-month, 25-round tournament
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    CLEARANCE - The Hague-Moscow 1948

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    CLEARANCE - London 1922 & Capablanca-Lasker 1921
    21st Century Edition
    Catalog Code: B0043RE

    London 1922 is important for all these reasons, but it also served as the setting for the creation of the famous 'London Rules' which would for years govern the way in which prospective challengers to the title would have the right to play the champion. As an added bonus, all fourteen games of the 1921 Capablanca-Lasker title match - with annotations by Capa himself - have been added to this new 21st-century edition.
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    CLEARANCE - London 1922 & Capablanca-Lasker 1921

    Regular Price: $19.95

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    SHOPWORN - London 1922 & Capablanca-Lasker 1921
    21st Century Edition
    Catalog Code: SWB0043RE

    London 1922 is important for all these reasons, but it also served as the setting for the creation of the famous 'London Rules' which would for years govern the way in which prospective challengers to the title would have the right to play the champion. As an added bonus, all fourteen games of the 1921 Capablanca-Lasker title match - with annotations by Capa himself - have been added to this new 21st-century edition.
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    SHOPWORN - London 1922 & Capablanca-Lasker 1921

    Regular Price: $19.95

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    CLEARANCE - New York 1924
    Catalog Code: B0003RE

    One of the most remarkable and famous chess tournaments ever took place in New York City in March and April 1924. It had a narrative that is still striking today: Three world champions, undisputed world champions mind you, fulfilling their destiny. The stunning performance of the 55-year-old former world champion Emanuel Lasker. The seemingly invincible reigning world champion Jose Capablanca suffering his first loss in eight years. And all 110 tournament games deeply annotated by future world champion Alexander Alekhine.
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    CLEARANCE - New York 1924

    Regular Price: $29.95

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    Tal Botvinnik 1960
    Catalog Code: B0001RE

    One of the greatest books ever written about a world championship match. Take a trip with the Magician from Riga as he invites you to share his thoughts and feelings as he does battle for the world title.
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    Tal Botvinnik 1960

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    CLEARANCE - 1983 U.S. Open
    Catalog Code: CB0294RB

    A brilliant gathering of chess stars, including GM Viktor Korchnoi, who became available when the Soviet Union forfeited the match by Kasparov, scheduled to be played during the Open. A choice selection of 159 games provides the flavor of the intense competition, with the colorful story, round-by-round, complimented with photographs and the complete final results table.
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    CLEARANCE - 1983 U.S. Open

    Regular Price: $21.95

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    CLEARANCE - The U.S. Championship, 1983
    Catalog Code: CB0263RB

    Fourteen of the highest rated players in the United States gathered in July 1983 to compose in a Round Robin tournament to determine the United States Chess Champion. This is a round-by-round account of the event, with the scores of all of the games an annotations to the decisive games by the 1983 Co-Champion.
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    CLEARANCE - The U.S. Championship, 1983

    Regular Price: $21.95

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    CLEARANCE - The U.S. Open - St. Paul, 1982
    Catalog Code: CB0315RB

    A colorful account of all the activities, with more than one hundred selected games to illustrate the tide of events leading to the championship. IM John L. Watson has contributed deep notes to fifteen critical games. Photographs help capture the scene of the reader. This year's Open returned to Minnesota, birth place of the U.S. Open in 1900. A complete list of participants, winners, openings and players index complete this record. Algebraic Notation. 83 pages.
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    CLEARANCE - The U.S. Open - St. Paul, 1982

    Regular Price: $19.95

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    CLEARANCE - The Annotated Open - 1981 U.S. Open Palo Alto
    Catalog Code: CB0548RB

    This book entails information on the 1981 U.S. Open Championship in Palo Alto, CA with annotated games.
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    CLEARANCE - The Annotated Open - 1981 U.S. Open Palo Alto

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