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    The Grandmaster - Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again - PAPERBACK
    Catalog Code: B0022SS

    Author Brin-Jonathan Butler was granted unique access to the two-and-half-week tournament and watched every move. In The Grandmaster, he aims to do for Magnus Carlsen what Norman Mailer did for Muhammed Ali in The Fight, John McPhee did for Arthur Ashe in Levels of the Game, and David Foster Wallace did for Roger Federer in his famous New York Times Magazine profile. Butler captures one of the world’s greatest sportsmen at the height of their powers, and attempts to decipher the secret to that greatness.
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    The Grandmaster - Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again - PAPERBACK

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    The Grandmaster - Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again - HARDCOVER
    Catalog Code: B0021SS

    The first week of November 2016, hundreds descended on the city’s South Street Seaport to watch the World Chess Championship between Norway's Magnus Carlsen and Russia's Sergey Karjakin—what by the time it was over would be front-page news and thought by many the greatest finish in chess history. Author Brin-Jonathan Butler was granted unique access to the two-and-half-week tournament and watched every move. In this book, he captures one of the world’s greatest sportsmen at the height of their powers, and attempts to decipher the secret to that greatness.
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    The Grandmaster - Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again - HARDCOVER

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    Hastings 1895 Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0029RCH

    This book includes Schallopp’s commentary. Of course, many of E.Schallopp’s evaluations, especially as pertains to the opening, have been disproved by modern theory. Nevertheless, the Russian Chess House left most of his commentary untouched, viewing it as a tribute to the epoch and believing it has great value in terms of chess history.
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    Hastings 1895 Chess Tournament

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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 - 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

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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

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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

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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

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