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    The Chess Combination from Philidor to Karpov
    Catalog Code: B0305IS

    Chess Grandmaster Raymond Keene chronicles the history of the development of the chess combination as an art form. In 86 complete games in descriptive starting from the 15th century, Keene provides examples of combinations played by Greco, Philidor, Mac Donnell, Von der Lasa, Staunton, Anderssen, Morphy, Zukertort, Steinitz, Lasker, Cabablanca, Alekhine, Euwe, Botvinnik, Keres, Smyslov, Tal, Petrosian, Spassky, Fischer, Karpov and Korchnoi.
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    The Chess Combination from Philidor to Karpov

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    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

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    Chess Psychologist World Champion Tal
    Catalog Code: B0179IS

    This book contains 60 games in Descriptive Notation annotated by Liepnieks and other Latvian masters including Edmars Mednis, Paul Tautvaisas and John Tums based on the notes by Tal. It also includes Tal's Chess Quiz based on 10 of Tal's games. (WARNING: This quiz is too difficult. You will not be able to solve the problems.)
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    Chess Psychologist World Champion Tal

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    World Champion Smyslov and His 120 Best Games
    Catalog Code: B0178IS

    This collection of best games of Smyslov is probably the best collection of his annotated games in Descriptive Notation. This book was first published in 1958, the year that Vassily Smyslov was World Chess Champion.
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    World Champion Smyslov and His 120 Best Games

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    CLEARANCE - Making Chess Endings Easy to Study
    Catalog Code: CB0489RB

    The emphatic importance we put on the openings does no good unless there is realized a playable middlegame followed by the most important part of the struggle - a well played endgame.
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    CLEARANCE - Making Chess Endings Easy to Study

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    CLEARANCE - New Ideas in Old Settings: Q-B3 against the Caro-Kann
    Catalog Code: CB0293RB

    Stated succinctly, pragmatically, and with conscious deference for that much maligned damsel, Truth, the theory and progress have long been congenial synonymous terms.
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    CLEARANCE - New Ideas in Old Settings: Q-B3 against the Caro-Kann

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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 - Chess: Revised Edition
    Catalog Code: CB0030RB

    The reader is assumed to be without any knowledge of the game, and this book teaches him how to play, and how to play well.
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