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    Cabbage Heads and Chess Kings
    Catalog Code: B0313IS

    Cabbage Heads and Chess Kings is a book of witty remarks about unusual chess positions and strange games by famous old chess masters. Here is a delightful addition to the chess library, a collection of witty and lively articles on all aspects of the game. Bruce Hayden is a chess writer of repute, a skilled player and as a commentator he possesses in addition to considerable learning a quick sense of the strange and curious.
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    Cabbage Heads and Chess Kings

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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

    $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
    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

    $18.95
    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
    Central California Chess Voice - 1971-1976
    Catalog Code: B0265IS

    In March of 1970, chess happenings on the world stage intruded into Northern California. Bobby Fischer emerged from his semi-retirement to play second board in the USSR vs Rest of the World match against former World Champion, Tigran Petrosian.
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    Central California Chess Voice - 1971-1976

    $25.95
    Northern California Chess Voice - 1982-1983 Vol. 14-16
    Catalog Code: B0262IS

    By 1985, the Fischer Generation was aging...and finding it harder to compete in local tournaments with the Post-Fischer Generation. Chess Voice went into chess history with the generation that had created it.
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    Northern California Chess Voice - 1982-1983 Vol. 14-16

    $19.95
    Northern California Chess Voice - 1979-1982 Vol. 12-14
    Catalog Code: B0267IS

    One of the best chess articles ever written about chess appeared in the June-September 1979 issue: ''How the Whales Got Unlucky at Masson'', again by the poet chess master Dennis Fritzinger. This was John Larkins last issue as Editor. Chess Voice was again voted the ''Best State or Regional Publication of 1979.''
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    Northern California Chess Voice - 1979-1982 Vol. 12-14

    $25.95
    Northern California Chess Voice - 1976-1979 Vol. 9-11
    Catalog Code: B0263IS

    The Spring of 1975 saw the rebirth of Chess Voice with the new Editor, John Larkins, at the helm.
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    Northern California Chess Voice - 1976-1979 Vol. 9-11

    $25.95
    Scaccic / Chess Voice No. 1-21 - 1968-1971
    Catalog Code: B0266IS

    Chess Voice had the good fortune to publish during the Golden Age of California chess; 1968 to 1985. The chess landscape in the mid to late 1960's was dominated by chess clubs and chess club leagues; tournaments, not played within a club, were intermittent.
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    Scaccic / Chess Voice No. 1-21 - 1968-1971

    $25.95
    The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 2
    September 1953 - June 1955
    Catalog Code: B0181IS

    This volume includes reprints “The Chess Players”, originally from the October 1953 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. The story of Zeno the Rat by Charles Harness faithfully recreates the small chess club atmosphere of 60 years ago.
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    The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 2

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    The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 1
    June 1951 - June 1953
    Catalog Code: B0180IS

    The California Chess Reporter ran for 25 year from 1951 to 1976. It was published six times a year. The first issue of the California Chess Reporter, that promised continuous coverage of the entire state, appeared on June 1951.
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    The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 1

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    The Soviet School of Chess
    Catalog Code: B0090IS

    This book discusses the first Russian grandmasters and prominent masters, such luminaries as Mikhail Chigorin, Alexander Alekhine, Mikhail Botvinnik, Vasily Smyslov, Paul Keres, Alexander Kotov, Boris Spassky, Mikhail Tal, Alexander Tolush and many others. Also included is a section dedicated to the women players.
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    The Soviet School of Chess

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    CLEARANCE - King Fianchetto Defences
    Catalog Code: CB0270RB

    This book provides a thorough and balanced coverage of these defences, against any opening, which involve the fianchetto of the King's bishop by Black.
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