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    CLEARANCE - The World Chess Championship
    Great Encounters in Contemporary Chess
    Catalog Code: CB0500RB

    The moment of death has the power to stress in a single move the achievement or the futility of a life. 

    The death of Alekhine contains a paradox. If he had sought happiness, he found something different; if he had wanted fame, his name will live as long as chess is played.
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    CLEARANCE - The World Chess Championship

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    Invitation Chess Tournament of the City of the London Chess Club
    Catalog Code: B0020CA

    Invitation Chess Tournament of the City of the London Chess Club
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    Invitation Chess Tournament of the City of the London Chess Club

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    CLEARANCE - San Antonio 1972 - 1st International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: CB0351RB

    This book includes all 120 games, numerous diagrams, photos, crosstables, indices, etc., plus a fascinating behind the scenes essay by Tournament Coordinator George Koltanowski, and a warm personal look at the players just being themselves by Sherry Rittenhouse.
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    CLEARANCE - San Antonio 1972 - 1st International Chess Tournament

    Regular Price: $18.95

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    CLEARANCE - The Potter Memorial
    Catalog Code: CB0223RB

    The suggestion that the British Postal Chess Federation should organize an international tournament was put forward in July 1970 by the Friends of Chess, who offered to sponsor the event with a prize fund of 100 euro.
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    CLEARANCE - The Potter Memorial

    Regular Price: $19.95

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    CLEARANCE - International Championship Chess
    A Complete Record of FIDE Events
    Catalog Code: CB0384RB

    A complete documentation of all these events and much much more (273 selected games and positions from all FIDE competitions and details about related fields such as correspondence chess and chess competitions) is found in International Championship Chess. Moreover lists of grandmasters, masters, presidents, vice presidents, etc.
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    CLEARANCE - International Championship Chess

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    CLEARANCE - Wijk aan Zee Grandmaster Chess tournament 1975
    Catalog Code: CB0385RB

    With this in mind we commissioned Lubosh Kavalek to write a tournament book for us on one of the very strongest events in 1975, the Grandmaster tournament held in the little Dutch town of Wijk aan Zee. What Kavalek has written will undoubtedly be one of the greatest tournament books of all time. He has not only contributed penetrating analysis to many of the most interesting games played in Wijk aan Zee, he has also written something about every game, giving the reader an insight to the international tournament arena and helping him to understand what makes a chess master tick.
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    CLEARANCE - Wijk aan Zee Grandmaster Chess tournament 1975

    Regular Price: $21.95

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    CLEARANCE - Karpov-Korchnoi 1978
    The Inside Story of the Match
    Catalog Code: CB0081RB

    After bitter altercations about flags and threatened walkouts, the needle match of the World Chess Championship, between Anatoly Karpov and Victor Korchnoi, began in Baguio City in the Philippines on 18 July 1978.
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    CLEARANCE - Karpov-Korchnoi 1978

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    CLEARANCE - New Chess Player - V. 1
    Catalog Code: CB0181RB

    Volume 1 of The New Chess Player book.
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    CLEARANCE - New Chess Player - V. 1

    Regular Price: $26.95

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    Zurich International Chess Tournament 1953
    Catalog Code: B0042DV

    All 210 games from the greatest tournament since World War II. Smyslov, Bronstein, Keres, Reshevsky, Petrosian, 10 others; perceptive annotations by Bronstein.
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    Zurich International Chess Tournament 1953

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    CLEARANCE - English Chess Explosion - From Miles to Short
    Catalog Code: CB0340RB

    In February 1976 England obtained her long-awaited first Grandmaster Tony Miles. Since then the combination of careful training, weekend tournaments and sponsorship has brought England to the brink of challenging the Soviet Union for the chess supremacy of the world. The record of success over the last five years has been both consistent and remarkable.
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    CLEARANCE - English Chess Explosion - From Miles to Short

    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

    Regular Price: $21.95

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    CLEARANCE - Phillips & Drew Kings Chess Tournament - London 1982
    Catalog Code: CB0286RB

    This book entails the chess tournament held by Phillips & Drew Kings and Knights Chess Tournaments in London in 1982.
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    CLEARANCE - Phillips & Drew Kings Chess Tournament - London 1982

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    CLEARANCE - First Match for the Chess Championship of the World
    Steinitz vs Zukertort 1886
    Catalog Code: CB0541RB

    Agreement made this 25th day of December, 1885, by and between William Steinitz of New York and J. H. Zukertort of London, to play a match at chess for the Championship of the World and a stake of $2,000 a side.
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    CLEARANCE - First Match for the Chess Championship of the World

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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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    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 - 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 - New York International Chess Tournament - 1984
    Catalog Code: CB0288RB

    Not since the great chess tournament of 1924 has New York City been privileged to host a chess event such as this. Players from more than twenty countries came together to participate in the strongest chess tournament held in Manhattan in sixty years. The result was 278 games of superb fighting chess.
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    CLEARANCE - New York International Chess Tournament - 1984

    Regular Price: $19.95

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    CLEARANCE - The 1986 World Chess Championship - Garry Kasparov vs. Anatoly Karpov
    Catalog Code: CB0502RB

    The 1986 World Chess Championship - Garry Kasparov vs. Anatoly Karpov
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    CLEARANCE - The 1986 World Chess Championship - Garry Kasparov vs. Anatoly Karpov

    Regular Price: $7.95

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    Bled 1931 International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0015CA

    Milan Vidmar was the instigator of the major chess tournament that became Bled 1931. His idea was well received in both Ljubljana ( his birthplace ) and the nearby health resort of Bled. An organizing committee was set up and at the end of July 1931, following the Chess Olympiad in Prague this committee commissioned Hans Kmoch to conduct the negotiations with the competitors for a double round tournament to be held at Lake Bled.
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    Bled 1931 International Chess Tournament

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    Mikhail Chigorin - The Creative Chess Genius
    Catalog Code: B0032CA

    The present book is a hugely expanded second edition of that published in 1987. Over two hundred extra games have been included, annotated by Chigorin and his contemporaries in addition to more modern grandmasters. The biographical part has been extended with hundreds of pages of material depicting Chigorin's turbulent life.
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    Mikhail Chigorin - The Creative Chess Genius

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    CLEARANCE - Game of the Round
    Catalog Code: CB0026RB

    This book is on the Game of the Round; hosting the 27th Chess Olympiad held in Dubai in 1986.
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    CLEARANCE - Game of the Round

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    CLEARANCE - Tournament Chess - Volume 26
    Catalog Code: CB0447RB

    Each volume of Tournament Chess contains the game scores of all top tournaments held throughout the world, as well as selected team events, matches and national championships. An opening survey, full cross-tables and indexes are provided with each issue.
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    CLEARANCE - Tournament Chess - Volume 26

    Regular Price: $7.95

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    Moscow 1936 International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0016CA

    The third Moscow international chess tournament in 1936 had an impressive field of participants, including two former world champions (Jose Raul Capablanca, Emanuel Lasker) and one future world champion (Mikhail Botvinnik). The tournament took place at the Hall of Columns in Moscow, Russia from May 14th to June 8th, 1936. The solid mix of Western and Soviet competitors were to play a double round-robin, consisting of eighteen total games.
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    Moscow 1936 International Chess Tournament

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    Moscow 1935 International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0033CA

    Translated by Jimmy Adams & Sarah Hurst from the original Russian book by Rabinovich, Euwe, Botvinnik, and leading Soviet players. Full notes to the 190 games. Botvinnik and Flohr tied for first ahead of Lasker, Capablanca, Spielmann, Kan and fourteen other famous players. One of the very best tournament books ever published in English. Includes a long review of the strongest previous tournaments held in the Soviet Union along with a survey of the tournament, its development, and its opening theory.
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    Moscow 1935 International Chess Tournament

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    CLEARANCE - TOURNAMENT CHESS - Volume 30
    Catalog Code: CB0458RB

    Each volume of Tournament Chess contains the game scores of all top tournaments held throughout the world, as well as selected team events, matches and national championships. An opening survey, full cross-tables and indexes are provided with each issue.
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    CLEARANCE - TOURNAMENT CHESS - Volume 30

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    CLEARANCE - TOURNAMENT CHESS - Volume 29
    Catalog Code: CB0462RB

    Each volume of Tournament Chess contains the game scores of all top tournaments held throughout the world, as well as selected team events, matches and national championships. An opening survey, full cross-tables and indexes are provided with each issue.
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    CLEARANCE - TOURNAMENT CHESS - Volume 29

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    CLEARANCE - Tournament Chess - Volume 28
    Catalog Code: CB0444RB

    Each volume of Tournament Chess contains the game scores of all top tournaments held throughout the world, as well as selected team events, matches and national championships. An opening survey, full cross-tables and indexes are provided with each issue.
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    CLEARANCE - Tournament Chess - Volume 28

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    Match Tournament at St Petersburg 1895/6
    Catalog Code: B0031CA

    Black & white photographs of the 4 combatants at the front and b/w Chessboard/Moves throughout. " At the closing banquet of the Hastings (1895) tournament, Chigorin announced that the top prizewinners had been invited to St. Petersburg for a match-tournament to begin in December that year. The top finishers Pillsbury, Chigorin and Lasker, plus fifth-place finisher Steinitz agreed to play; fourth-place finisher Siegbert Tarrasch declined.
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    Match Tournament at St Petersburg 1895/6

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    CLEARANCE - How to Defeat a Superior Opponent
    Catalog Code: CB0347RB

    In "How to Defeat a Superior Opponent", Grandmaster Edmar Mednis presents the reader with a systematic approach for competing against stronger opponents.
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    CLEARANCE - How to Defeat a Superior Opponent

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    CLEARANCE - TOURNAMENT CHESS - Volume 31
    Catalog Code: CB0466RB

    Each volume of Tournament Chess contains the game scores of all top tournaments held throughout the world, as well as selected team events, matches and national championships. An opening survey, full cross-tables and indexes are provided with each issue.
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    CLEARANCE - TOURNAMENT CHESS - Volume 31

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    CLEARANCE - TOURNAMENT CHESS - Volume 33
    Catalog Code: CB0454RB

    Each volume of Tournament Chess contains the game scores of all top tournaments held throughout the world, as well as selected team events, matches and national championships. An opening survey, full cross-tables and indexes are provided with each issue.
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    CLEARANCE - TOURNAMENT CHESS - Volume 33

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    SHOPWORN - Baden Baden 1925
    International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: SWB0002CA

    Notes by Grekov and a host of great annotators including Lasker, Alekhine, Tartakower, Rabinovich, Burn, Grunfeld, Grigoriev, Levenfish, Romanovsky, Sozin, a.o., A tournament book worthy of this great event, which was one of Alekhine's finest performances. Easily one of the best tournament books ever published in English with a cornucopia of great games from the golden age of hypermodern chess.
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    SHOPWORN - Baden Baden 1925

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    CLEARANCE - Five Crowns
    Catalog Code: CB0012XX

    Five is the number of World Championship matches that Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov contested from 1984 to 1990.Yasser Seirawan deeply analyzes each of the 24 games of the 1990 World Chess Championship . played in New York and Lyon. France. He answers all of the big questions, who was belligerent, who blew it and why.The final section gives all 158 tournament games played by Kasparov and Karpov, arguably the two best chess players who have ever lived. The games appear by opening, a far more useful arrangement for the chess student than the ordinary chronological presentation.
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    CLEARANCE - Five Crowns

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    Baden Baden 1925
    International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0002CA

    Notes by Grekov and a host of great annotators including Lasker, Alekhine, Tartakower, Rabinovich, Burn, Grunfeld, Grigoriev, Levenfish, Romanovsky, Sozin, a.o., A tournament book worthy of this great event, which was one of Alekhine's finest performances. Easily one of the best tournament books ever published in English with a cornucopia of great games from the golden age of hypermodern chess.
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    CLEARANCE - New York Open 1991
    Catalog Code: CB0304RB

    This book entails information regarding the New York Open from 1991 including 100 selected games.
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    CLEARANCE - New York Open 1991

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    Hastings 1936
    Catalog Code: B0010CA

    AN-Algebraic Notation.. Good notes to the games. An Alekhine victory ahead of Fine, Eliskases, Vidmar, among others.
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    Hastings 1936

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