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    Self-Taught Chess for Beginners and Intermediates
    Catalog Code: B0338IS

    This book is perhaps unique in that it was written by a professional educator who also plays chess, rather than by a professional chess player who also wrote. Dr. Milton Finkelstein was Director of the New York City Department of Education who wrote several other books in the education field.
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    Self-Taught Chess for Beginners and Intermediates

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    U.S.Championship Chess
    A History of the Highest American Chess Title, With the 1973 Matches Annotated
    Catalog Code: B0321IS

    US Championship Chess is unique in the presentation, combining history with history-in-the-making for a new and pleasurable experience in chess study. Part I is a history of the U. S. Chess championship by David Daniels; Part II consists of the complete games of the 1973 tournament, annotated by William Lombardy.
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    U.S.Championship Chess

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    Checkmate!
    The Patterns of Winning Mating Attacks and How to Achieve Them
    Catalog Code: B0329IS

    The Patterns of Winning Mating Attacks and How to Achieve Them. This is a complete book on different checkmate strategies.
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    Checkmate!

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    Modern Chess Opening Traps
    Catalog Code: B0324IS

    This is a collection of opening traps by Grandmaster William Lombardy. The traps are great and cover every opening system. They need to be studied.
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    Modern Chess Opening Traps

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    Chess Panorama
    An Invitation Into the Hallowed Halls of the Chess Masters
    Catalog Code: B0316IS

    Here are the colorful personalities, the scandals and the great blunders of the champions that make up the chess panorama. Light in tone sometimes humorous and always entertaining these stories illustrated with game diagrams offer a marvelous introduction to the world of chess.
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    Chess Panorama

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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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    Chess The Hard Way

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    Pachman's Modern Chess Strategy
    Catalog Code: B0233IS

    Modern Chess Strategy by the well-known Czech Grandmaster and theorist Ludek Pachman, is widely recognized on the continent of Europe as the standard work on the middle-game.
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    Pachman's Modern Chess Strategy

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    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 3
    Play on the Wings
    Catalog Code: B0147IS

    In each of these books the need for understanding is emphasized: there are too many variations for any memory to store. The player must understand the basic principles involved and the typical positions or maneuvers that can arise.
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    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 3

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    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 2
    Principles of Pawn Play and the Center
    Catalog Code: B0139IS

    Publisher: ISHI Press Author: Ludek PachmanYear of Publication: 2012 (Reprint) Pages: 185Notation Type: Descriptive (DN) Book Description Continuing his major work on strategy and tactics in modern chess, the internationalyl renowned Grandmaster, Ludek Pachman, now turns his attention to the play of the pawns and the achievement of control of the center squares. Though the pawns are the weakest pieces in chess, their importance in determining the character of the attack (and defense) and the development of strategic play cannot be underestimated. Pawns are essential to the protection of important squares and pieces. They are the best means of blockading enemy pawns and when correctly deployed, their advance can open vital files and diagonals, thereby creating weaknesses in the opposite position. Despite its limited power, the pawn has one special advantage over other pieces in that it can be promoted when it reaches the eighth rank; a successful pawn advance can completely change the balance of power and the outcome of a game. Pawns have aptly been described as ''the soul of chess.'' Vital of chess mastery is a basic understanding of the importance of control of the center squares. The effectiveness of the pieces depend upon the strength of their position and center control creates a vital sapatial superiority. The effective play of the pawns and center control have been touched upon on other works, but seldom with the insight and lucidity revealed in this second volume of Pachman's masterwork.
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    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 2

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    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 1
    Planning the Pieces
    Catalog Code: B0136IS

    The First volume of Ludek Pachman's great trilogy Complete Chess Strategy which first appeared in Czechoslovak and German. Planning the Pieces deals with the long term planning, handling and positioning of the individual chess pieces.
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    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 1

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    The Road to Chess Mastery
    Catalog Code: B0111IS

    Through an introduction that explains how the ordinary chess player can improve in the various phases of the game of chess, and in enlightening commentaries far more extensive than space permits in an ordinary annotated game, former World Champion Dr. Max Euwe shows how a chess player should think, by indicating the moves for all but the most obvious moves of each game. By applying what he learns in this work the reader may, indeed, find himself traveling the road to chess mastery.
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    The Road to Chess Mastery

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    White to Play and Win PLUS Simple Chess
    Catalog Code: B0022IS

    When ''White to Play and Win'' was first published, it created a great sensation because the author, Weaver W. Adams, claimed to be able to prove that White has a win by force from the very first move, against any defense. Although the author was never able to prove his central thesis, he did prove that these lines were lethal against the average tournament chess player.
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    White to Play and Win PLUS Simple 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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    Modern Chess Strategy
    Catalog Code: B0013DV

    Modern classic offers thorough, systematic analysis of the use of the queen, active king, exchanges, seven different uses of pawns, minority attack, dynamic elements, much more. Analyses of 129 great games featuring Capablanca, Alekhine, Lasker, Botvinnik, Reshevsky, Bronstein, Smyslov, Spassky, other masters. Indexes of games and openings. 298 diagrams.
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    Modern Chess Strategy

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