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    Chess Endings - Essential Knowledge
    Catalog Code: B0367IS

    As the title implies, this book brings together all the information, which the author considers necessary to provide the average chessplayer with a working knowledge of the endgame. It is concerned with the basic points, particularly those which are the most often encountered in practice. The first chapter describes the elementary mates and can be understood by the beginner.
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    Pawn Endings
    Catalog Code: B0342IS

    The present work already established in its Russian edition is by far the most complete work on pawn endgames ever published. Containing no less than 911 examples, it will prove invaluable both to the student of chess and to the practical player.
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    Pawn Endings

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    Lasker's How to Play Chess
    An Elementary Text Book for Beginners, Which Teaches Chess By A New, Easy and Comprehensive Technique
    Catalog Code: B0330IS

    German chess player, mathematician, and philosopher, Emanuel Lasker, PhD (1868–1941), who was World Chess Champion from 1894 to 1921, reveals his secrets in this classic how-to chess primer. In his prime the author was one of the most dominant champions. He is still generally regarded today as one of the greatest chess players ever.
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    Averbakh Chess Endings - Rook Endgames - RUSSIAN EDITION
    Catalog Code: B0287IS

    THIS BOOK IS WRITTEN IN RUSSIAN In this fundamental work, which includes more than 800 items, investigates various types of rook endings. Depending on the number and location involved in the fight pawns material of the book includes both the elementary teaching positions and sophisticated graduation studies.
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    Averbakh Chess Endings - Rook Endgames - RUSSIAN EDITION

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    Averbakh Chess Endings - Queen Endgames - RUSSIAN EDITION
    Catalog Code: B0288IS

    THIS BOOK IS WRITTEN IN RUSSIAN This book is the third in a series of five books on Chess endings. This fundamental work explores different kinds of endings involving queens. Depending on the number and location involved in the fight pawns, material of the book includes both the elementary teaching positions and sophisticated graduation studies.
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    Averbakh Chess Endings - Queen Endgames - RUSSIAN EDITION

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    Averbakh Chess Endings - Bishop Endings and Knight Endings - RUSSIAN EDITION
    Catalog Code: B0286IS

    This is Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh. This is the original published in Russian. This English version is a direct translation from the Russian except that the order of the volumes has been changed. In the Russian original this is volume 2. However, in the English Translation it is volume 1.
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    Averbakh Chess Endings - Bishop Endings and Knight Endings - RUSSIAN EDITION

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    Northern California Chess Voice - 1983-1985 Vol. 16-18
    Catalog Code: B0261IS

    Chess Voice had the good fortune to publish during the Golden Age of California chess; 1968 to 1985. Romona W. Gordon took over as Editor for the August 1983 issue, just in time to cover the Pasadena 1983 United State Open. Richard Fauber continued to write his historically important column, ''Our Chess Heritage.''
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    Northern California Chess Voice - 1983-1985 Vol. 16-18

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    Chess The Hard Way
    Catalog Code: B0258IS

    'Chess the Hard Way'' is the autobiography of Daniel Abraham Yanofsky, who was not only Canada's first chess grandmaster buit was Canada's only grandmaster until the modern era. His career is remarkable. He was from a remote Indian town in Central Canada where there were no chess masters. Almost invariably, strong chess players only develop in places where there are strong players.
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    A Pocket Guide to the Chess openings
    Catalog Code: B0224IS

    This book is exactly what is claims to be: A handy reference guide to the basic chess openings, yet small enough to be carried around in the pocket.
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    A Pocket Guide to the Chess openings

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    The Logical Approach to Chess
    Catalog Code: B0105IS

    This has long been one of the standard books on basic chess strategy. It takes the player from the middle game of chess and shows how to take it to a favorable conclusion.
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    The Logical Approach to Chess

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    Collection of Chess Studies by Troitzky
    Catalog Code: B0058IS

    Alexey Alexeyevich Troitzky (1866-1942) is considered to have been the greatest composer of chess endgame studies ever. To call him a genius is to trivialize his accomplishments, because there are many geniuses, but few can equal the output of Troitzky. In his lifetime, Troitzky composed more than one thousand chess endgame studies.
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    Collection of Chess Studies by Troitzky

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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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    Lasker's Manual of Chess
    Catalog Code: B0016DV

    Lasker's Manual of Chess is one of the greatest chess books ever written. The fact that it was first published over 80 years ago has diminished neither its relevance nor significance in today's modern chess world. Lasker was both a wonderful fighter and a deep thinker; his book is the quintessence of the exceptionally successful experiences he had over many long years, and his thoughts about them.
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