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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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    Chess Openings - Theory and Practice
    A Definitive Study of All Important Openings
    Catalog Code: B0293IS

    Chess Openings Theory and Practice is a remarkable book, unequaled by any book of that era or since. It is not a mere openings book with long columns of moves followed at the end by punctuation marks such as + -- or =. It presents opening ideas and games, often including the first game where each opening was played, plus the history of the opening, the names of famous players who played this opening and the ideas and plans on which the opening is based. It provides ''idea variations''.
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    Chess Openings - Theory and Practice

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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
    The Personality of Chess
    Inside the Spirit and Body of the World's Greatest Game
    Catalog Code: B0283IS

    Once the game of kings, chess now intrigues, fascinates, and experates millions of enthusiasts from all walks of life. What is it in the nature of this unique game that has appealed to so many people for so many centuries? What does this game mean for those who play in, and why does it interest even those who do not? Here are the answers in brilliant book that explains chess as a social, psychological, historical and dramatic phenomenon. Filled with unexpected humor and written in a language anyone can understand, The Personality of chess offers a vast amount of little known facts about the game, some in refutation of popular misconceptions, others boldly treading unexplored areas.
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    The Personality of Chess

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    Chess Endings Pawn Endgames - RUSSIAN EDITION
    Catalog Code: B0280IS

    This is part of a five volume master work by the world's leading authority on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh. This series was originally published in Russian but has also been translated and published in English. The volumes in this series were first published in the Soviet Union in 1954 with a blue hard cover. It was reprinted with modifications in 1981-1983 with a soft orange cover. This volume is concerned with pawn endgames which are the most important and the most fundamental endgames in chess.
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    Chess Endings Pawn Endgames - RUSSIAN EDITION

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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

    $18.95
    Point Count Chess
    An Accurate Guide to Winning Chess
    Catalog Code: B0124IS

    This book, via the Point Count, shows the reader how to evaluate these differences and exploit them. What is more, the reader also acquires a working knowledge of more than a score of plans, their mechanisms and physical contours, and the influence they exert in actual play.
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    Point Count Chess

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    A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME II
    Catalog Code: B0122IS

    This is a combined work, taking five separate books and combining them into one volume, but then re-dividing them into two volumes.
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    A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME II

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    A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME I
    Catalog Code: B0121IS

    This is a combined work, taking five separate books and combining them into one volume, but then re-dividing them into two volumes.
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    A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME I

    $25.95
    First Book of Chess
    Catalog Code: B0109IS

    This book holds the distinction and is famous for being the first chess book Bobby Fischer ever read. As Bobby himself tells the story, when he was 6 years old, one day his sister Joan brought home a plastic chess set she had bought in the market and they learned how to play by reading the instructions on the box. Later, when Bobby had developed an interest in the game, Joan brought home a book appropriately entitled ''First Book of Chess''. It was then a new book, just out.
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    First Book of Chess

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    Solitaire Chess
    Match Your Wits Against the Greatest Chess Masters
    Catalog Code: B0008IS

    This book enables the average chess player to match wits against the greatest masters of all time. The result is a book that is as instructive as it is entertaining.
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    Solitaire Chess

    $19.95
    How to Win in the Chess Openings
    From a Three Time US Open Champion
    Catalog Code: B0044IS

    International Master Al Horowitz goes through every major chess opening system and provides just one line of play for White, one line of play for Black, and the reason for each move by White or Black. This book will not show the reader how to win every game, but it will provide an easy route which will enable the player to get a reasonable, playable position out of the opening with good winning chances, even against the strongest opponents, without having to memorize a bunch of opening lines.
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    How to Win in the Chess Openings

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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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    CLEARANCE - Americas Chess Heritage
    Catalog Code: CB0386RB

    With fully annotated games and many diagrams, Americas Chess Heritage is an informative chronoly and an indispensable guide for chess enthusiasts and non players alike.
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    CLEARANCE - Americas Chess Heritage

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    CLEARANCE - Chess Combinations
    Catalog Code: CB0388RB

    Alexander Koblents was the trainer of one of the most famous combative players ever, Tal. He is therefore excellently qualified to write a book on this subject. This is not an attempt to define a combination but a practical book from which the reader is expected to examine and eventually create his own combinations.
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    CLEARANCE - Chess Combinations

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