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    CLEARANCE - Scheveningen Variation of the Sicilian Defense - Early B7-b5 Systems
    Catalog Code: CB0330RB

    In both instances, very sharp and complex middlegame play ensues. Since White has omitted the defensive a2-a3 move, Black often has the b5-b4 counter-attack at his disposal. A lot of activity occurs on the critical a8-h1 diagonal, frequently leading to an exchange of pieces and both players must exercise caution in the resultant endgame.
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    CLEARANCE - Scheveningen Variation of the Sicilian Defense - Early B7-b5 Systems

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    Three Hundred Chess Games
    English Language Edition
    Catalog Code: B0007HY

    Grandmaster Siegbert Tarrasch, in Three Hundred Chess Games, takes the combinational school of Paul Morphy and combines it with the positional school founded by Wilhelm Steinitz. The result is a powerful system of chess player utilitized by some of the greatest masters since the turn of the twentieth century. Dr. Tarrasch's system reflects the entire store of knowledge of chess, up to the hypermodern era.
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    Three Hundred Chess Games

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    CLEARANCE - The Gruenfeld Defense
    Catalog Code: CB0105RB

    This book clearly lays out the main lines with plenty of attention given to novelties and likely side paths. A complete chapter is dedicated to the Modern Exchange variation and essential stratagems are revealed.
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    CLEARANCE - The Gruenfeld Defense

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    The Game Of Chess
    Lessons in Classical Chess From the Greatest Teacher of All Time
    Catalog Code: B0006HY

    A famous chess manual for 75 years, now re-edited for the modern chess player. Dr. Tarrasch was one of the world's strongest players in the late 19th century and this manual teaches chess from the novice level to Class A / Expert strength players. It fully covers, tactics, endings, and opening play. A must for every serious chess player.
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    The Game Of Chess

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    Winning Chess Tactics For Juniors
    84 One- Two- and Three-Move Combinations for the Developing Chessplayer
    Catalog Code: B0003HY

    In our modern era in which many chess opening and middlegame positions are guided by sophisticated stratagems, the iron fist of tactical blows is still inevitably the final arbiter of the result.
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    Winning Chess Tactics For Juniors

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    The Middlegame - BOOK 1
    Static Features
    Catalog Code: B0004HY

    Max Euwe was World Chess Champion in the 1930s and he collaborated with International Master Kramer to write this great treatise on how to play chess middlegames. Book I of the series covers pawn formations and static features of the game of chess. Thousands of satisfied customers have made this one of the most popular books on chess middlegames. Completely re-edited and translated to algebraic notation in this 1994 edition.
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    The Middlegame - BOOK 1

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    CLEARANCE - The Modern Center Attack in the Ruy Lopez
    Catalog Code: CB0341RB

    The current volume (the fourteenth in the Syzygy Chess Opening Paperbound Series) not only re-examines classical and contemporary opening theory but also explores many new innovations in the middle game of the Center Attack. Primary in the editors' effort was to catalog new ideas and concepts for both White and Black aficionados of the jeu royale.
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    CLEARANCE - The Modern Center Attack in the Ruy Lopez

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    CLEARANCE - The Keres Attack in the Scheveningen Defense - Volume 1
    Catalog Code: CB0407RB

    The Keres Attack harbors many subtle nuances and intricate finesses which reveal themselves only after serious study. In most chess openings which avoid immediate pawn contact (such as double King pawn and double Queen pawn openings), both players have greater liberty at developing their pieces within their own camps thus delaying a direct confrontation which may ultimately determine the outcome of the game.
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    CLEARANCE - The Keres Attack in the Scheveningen Defense - Volume 1

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    CLEARANCE - The Najdorf Defense with 6 Bc4
    Catalog Code: CB0148RB

    The 6 Bc4 variation offers a variety of themes and ideas after 6...e6 7 Bb3 b5. White eyes the sensitive e6 square for possible sacrifices with either Be6 or Ne6 once Black has removed one of its protectors (either by ...Bb7 or by blocking its protection with ...Nbd7 or, in some cases, ...Nfd7).
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    CLEARANCE - The Najdorf Defense with 6 Bc4

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    CLEARANCE - Chessplayer's Laboratory - Polugayevsky-Nyezhmetdinov
    Catalog Code: CB0255RB

    The mathematics of chess are awesome. The programmers of the world's top chess computer, Deep Thought, predict that they will defeat Gary Kasparov only when their machine is able to visualise one billion different positions per second. Nevertheless, even that alarming numeral only brings the computer to a state where it can see seven moves ahead for each side, a feat routinely accomplished by grandmasters.
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    CLEARANCE - Chessplayer's Laboratory - Polugayevsky-Nyezhmetdinov

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    CLEARANCE - The Polugayevsky Variation of the Najdorf Defense
    Catalog Code: CB0339RB

    This seemingly masochistic yet dynamic reply (7...b5), accredited to international world-class Grandmaster Lev Polugayevsky, is one of the most aggressive moves at Black's disposal. However, this blatant violation of traditional opening principles (six of Black's first seven moves have been pawn moves and initiating flank operations before stabilizing the center), has yet to invoke a clear refutation.
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    CLEARANCE - The Polugayevsky Variation of the Najdorf Defense

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    CLEARANCE - The Arkhangelsk Variation of the Ruy Lopez - Volume 1
    Catalog Code: CB0343RB

    Despite its slow honing into maturity, the Arkhangelsk Variation remains a viable arsenal in any tournament player's repertoire.
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    CLEARANCE - The Arkhangelsk Variation of the Ruy Lopez - Volume 1

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    CLEARANCE - The Advance Variation of the French Defense - Vol. 2
    Catalog Code: CB0318RB

    "3 e5 seriously cramps Black's Kingside and, if White succeeds in holding his d4 without any counter-balancing disadvantages, a moment must come when Lady Fortuna will smile upon him; in the form, that is, of an attack with his pieces on the Black King in his constricted position, or else a vigorous onslaught on the pawn chain with f4-f5."
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    CLEARANCE - The Advance Variation of the French Defense - Vol. 2

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    My System - 21st Century Edition
    The Landmark Positional Chess Training Classic in an Easy-To-Study Algebaic Format / 419 Diagrams
    Catalog Code: B0002HY

    For many years, Nimzovich was known as the ''Stormy Petrel'' of the chess world. Today, his profound theories of positional chess are accepted as a matter of course, and a knowledge of them is essential to every player who wants to improve his game. My System describes a theory of chess; it also describes the character and genius of its author.
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    My System - 21st Century Edition

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    CLEARANCE - A Selection of Chess Problems
    Catalog Code: CB0529RB

    This work has two purposes. One is to make the best of Klett's problems more widely available to a modern audience. The other is to introduce problems themselves to chess enthusiasts who are not yet familiar with them, for Klett's problems are very suitable for this purpose; the play in them is a kind of readily appreciated by players, and the best of them have rarely if ever been surpassed.
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    CLEARANCE - A Selection of Chess Problems

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    CLEARANCE - The Modern Levenfish Attack in The Dragon Defense
    Catalog Code: CB0396RB

    The attacking move 6 f4 against the Dragon Defense appeared in tournament praxis over half a century ago. White bypasses the heavily analyzed Yugoslav Attack (6 Be3, 7 f3 and 8 Qd2) and the well-tested Classical Variation (6 Be2, 7 Be3 and 8 00) in favor of immediate complications in the center.
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    CLEARANCE - The Modern Levenfish Attack in The Dragon Defense

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