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    World Chess Championship
    Catalog Code: B0343IS

    The World Chess Championship was organized by FIDE in 1948 after all the leading contenders or claimants for the world title died during or immediately after World War II. The Hague and Moscow saw the first tournament to decide the World Chess Championship. Botvinnik, Keres and Smyslov of the USSR, Euwe of Holland, Reshevsky of the USA, the great masters of the day, played lively, imaginative and highly distinctive games in this historical event. Harry Golombek, personally acquainted with all of the contestants and an opponent of most of them, studied the tournament games closely. He gives all the games with thorough and complete annotations, biographies of the players and a discussion of the theoretical values of the openings used.
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    World Chess Championship

    $21.95
    A Primer of Chess
    Catalog Code: B0332IS

    A Primer of Chess teaches you how to find the good moves. When it is your turn to move, your objective as a chess player should be to find a good move. If every move you play in the game is a good move, you will win, usually because your opponent will throw himself on the sword.
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    A Primer of Chess

    $19.95
    Last Lectures
    The Chess Legacy of Jose Raul Capablanca
    Catalog Code: B0303IS

    Last Lectures is, as the name suggests, a series of lectures given over the radio by former World Chess Champion José Raúl Capablanca just a few months before he died. While he was preparing these lectures, he dictated them to his wife, Olga Capablanca, who typed them. As a result, we have them today. Perhaps more than any other player in the history of chess, Jose Raoul Capablanca was noted for his ability to cut through the complexities of modern chess theory and find the winning line in grandmaster tournament play.
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    Last Lectures

    $18.95
    Capablanca's Hundred Best Games of Chess
    Chosen and Annotated by Golembek
    Catalog Code: B0298IS

    In this volume Harry Golombek, the distinguished chess correspondent of the times and one of Great Britain's leading players, has bought together Capablanca's Hundred Best Games. These will provide the expert as well as the beginner with a new insight into the master's extraordinary grasp of the game's fundamental strategic principles, the brilliance of his tactical development. Golombek's clearly written notes highlight the games most crucial phases and provide the reader with many interesting clues as to possible variations.
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    Capablanca's Hundred Best Games of Chess

    $25.95
    Torneo Internacional De Ajedrez
    Celebrado En La Habana Del 15 De Febrero Al 6 De Marco De 1913
    Catalog Code: B0289IS

    José Raúl Capablanca fue un ajedrecista cubano, campeón mundial de ajedrez de 1921 a 1927. En 1913 jugó en La Habana y terminó segundo detrás de Frank Marshall, habiendo perdido una de las partidas contra el norteamericano después de tener una posición ventajosa. Reuben Fine afirmó que Capablanca había exigido al alcalde el desalojar a todos los espectadores para que no lo vieran en el mal estado de ánimo mientras perdía.
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    Torneo Internacional De Ajedrez

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    World Chess Championship Candidates Tournament Zurich 1953
    Catalog Code: B0285IS

    Whenever any grandmaster of chess is asked the question “Which chess book helped you the most” or “To what book do you most attribute your success”, the answer is almost always the same. All or almost all grandmasters say there is one book that stands above all others in leading to success over the board. The name of that book is: International Grandmasters Chess Tournament Zurich 1953 by David Bronstein, which is reprinted here under the more commonly used title of World Chess Championship Candidates Tournament Zurich 1953.
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    World Chess Championship Candidates Tournament Zurich 1953

    $29.95
    California Chess Journal - Volume 7-10 1993 - 1996
    Catalog Code: B0259IS

    California Chess Journal Vol. 7-10 1993-1996 Edited by Carolyn Withgitt, Peter Yu, Eric Schiller, James Eade Photographs by Richard R. Shorman After Chess Voice magazine (1968-1985) ceased publication and left a void in Northern California chess, Hans Poschmann stepped up to create and edit the California Chess Journal (1986-2004).
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    California Chess Journal - Volume 7-10 1993 - 1996

    $29.95
    California Chess Journal - Volume 2-3 1988-1990
    Catalog Code: B0270IS

    After Chess Voice magazine (1968-1985) ceased publication and left a void in Northern California chess, Hans Poschmann stepped up to create and edit the California Chess Journal (1986-2004).
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    California Chess Journal - Volume 2-3 1988-1990

    $25.95
    California Chess Journal - Volume 4-6 1990 - 1992
    Catalog Code: B0260IS

    Edited by Peter Yu, Carolyn Withgitt Photographs by Richard R. Shorman After Chess Voice magazine (1968-1985) ceased publication and left a void in Northern California chess, Hans Poschmann stepped up to create and edit the California Chess Journal (1986-2004). In the July periodical, the tireless Bill Wall interviewed GM Eugenio Torre, Philippine Champion and the first Asian Grandmaster.
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    California Chess Journal - Volume 4-6 1990 - 1992

    $29.95
    California Chess Journal - Volume 1 1986-1987
    Catalog Code: B0269IS

    After Chess Voice magazine (1968-1985) ceased publication and left a void in Northern California chess, Hans Poschmann stepped up to create and edit the California Chess Journal (1986-2004).
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    California Chess Journal - Volume 1 1986-1987

    $25.95
    The Development of Chess Style
    Catalog Code: B0235IS

    This is essentially a book on chess history, showing how different styles of chess play became popular and flourished and then faded in popularity, such as for example the Hyper-Modern Style of play that became ''All the Rage'' in the 1920s and 1930s.
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    The Development of Chess Style

    $18.95
    The Later Years of Paul Keres
    Grandmaster of Chess
    Catalog Code: B0175IS

    This is the autobiography of Paul Keres. It is the third and final volume in a series of three books. The other two volumes are The Early Games of Paul Keres Grandmaster of Chess ISBN 4871875407 and The Middle Years of Paul Keres Grandmaster of Chess ISBN 4871875415.
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    The Later Years of Paul Keres

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    The Middle Years of Paul Keres
    Grandmaster of Chess
    Catalog Code: B0174IS

    This is the autobiography of Paul Keres. It is the second volume in a series of three books. The other two volumes are The Early Games of Paul Keres Grandmaster of Chess ISBN 4871875407 and The Later Years of Paul Keres Grandmaster of Chess ISBN 4871875423.
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    The Middle Years of Paul Keres

    $25.95
    The Early Games of Paul Keres
    Grandmaster of Chess
    Catalog Code: B0173IS

    This is the autobiography of Paul Keres. It is the first volume in a series of three books. The other two volumes are The Middle Years of Paul Keres Grandmaster of Chess ISBN 4871875415 and The Later Years of Paul Keres Grandmaster of Chess ISBN 4871875423.
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    The Early Games of Paul Keres

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    Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1937
    Two Volumes Bound as One
    Catalog Code: B0045DV

    This unequaled collection reproduces Alekhine's 220 best games, his own personal acounts of the dazzling victories that made him a legend. Spanning almost thirty years of tournament play, it includes historic matches against Capablanca, Euwe and Bogoljubov, and chronicles his briliant ascent to world mastery, his surprising defeat in 1935, and his dramatic return two years later - the first deposed champion to regain his crown.
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    Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1937

    $19.95
    Alekhine's Best Games of Chess - 1938-1945
    Catalog Code: B0016IS

    This is a reprint of the original third book, with all of the games converted into Algebraic Figurine PGN Notation with diagrams in the back. Alekhine died in 1946, so this third volume was edited by International Master and British Chess Champion Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander, based in part on the notes left by Alekhine to some of the games.
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    Alekhine's Best Games of Chess - 1938-1945

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    My Best Games of Chess - 1924 -1937
    Catalog Code: B0015IS

    This book covers the period when Alekhine was World Chess Champion, including his match with Capablanca and his two matches with Euwe. Included as an appendix in the back of this book all 120 games in this book, in Algebraic notation, plus all 34 games in his match with Capablanca, all 30 games in his first match with Euwe and all 25 games in his second match with Euwe, all in algebraic notation.
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    My Best Games of Chess - 1924 -1937

    $25.95
    Chess Fundamentals
    Catalog Code: B0017IS

    This is the masterpiece by World Chess Champion Jose Raul Capablanca who is regarded as the strongest chess player who ever lived, prior to the arrival of Bobby Fischer.World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik regarded Capablanca's Chess Fundamentals as the best chess book ever written.
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    Chess Fundamentals

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    Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1923
    Catalog Code: B0010IS

    This is the book that every chess master and grandmaster has read and studied, and every aspiring chess master should be reading. The author, a World Chess Champion, clearly explains the most complex and difficult concepts. Grandmaster Reuben Fine wrote that Alekhine's collection of best games was one of the three most beautiful that he knew.
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    Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1923

    $19.95
    CLEARANCE - Capablanca - Magazine, Revista Quincenal De Ajedrez Tomo 2. 1913
    Catalog Code: CB0427RB

    This magazine entails general game instruction and game collections from 1913 hand picked by Jose Raul Capablanca. *** This book has Spanish language only and Descriptive notation. ***
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