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    Saint Petersburg 1895/96
    Catalog Code: B0025CA

    With the conclusion of the great Hastings Tournament in September of 1895, it became apparent that a new chess star of the first magnitude had appeared: Harry Nelson Pillsbury. His debut was dramatic and striking, for this virtual unknown had eclipsed the best players of that time with a combination of élan and grace. However, the revelation of a new world-class player brought with it the natural questions of both skeptics and admirers, some demanding verification and others eager to see their hero demonstrate his mastery with further verve. The five highest players at Hastings were invited for the St. Petersburg tournament: Pillsbury, Chigorin, Lasker, Tarrasch and Steinitz. Tarrasch declined, the others accepted. Each of these players had plenty of reason to fight hard for first place in Saint Petersburg 1895/96. It is one of the strongest chess tournaments ever held.
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    San Remo 1930 International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0024CA

    Alekhine's super performance with 14 out of 15 against the world's best lacking only Capablanca and Em. Lasker. Excellent notes by Robert Sherwood, Alekhine, Maroczy, Nimzowitsch, Bogoljubow, Yates, Vidmar, etc. As Euwe later wrote about Alekhine's games at San Remo in Meet the Masters: ''His wins in this tournament exhibited, one and all, the art of chess at its most perfect yet.'' Hardback book with all games annotated and with many diagrams. Part of the Great Tournament series.
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    San Remo 1930 International Chess Tournament

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    Paul Morphy
    Catalog Code: B0023CA

    Translated by Robert Sherwood from the 1909 edition published in Germany. Maroczy was the strongest player who ever annotated all of Morphy's games and thus to non-German language readers, it should be of special interest, especially since the standards for analytical notes were far higher even in 1909 than were accepted when these games were played.
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    Paul Morphy

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    Pasadena 1932 International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0022CA

    Long in the making. Part of The Great Tournaments Series. An Alekhine victory, albeit a shaky one, ahead of Kashdan, Dake/ Reshevsky/ Steiner, Borochow, Bernstein/ Factor/ Fine/ Reinfeld, Araiza, Fink. All 54 of the known games out of the 66 played are given with notes. Good photos, especially of Alekhine.
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    Pasadena 1932 International Chess Tournament

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    AVRO 1938 International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0021CA

    Full notes to all the games PLUS some excellent photos and extensive commentary on the prelude and aftermath to this great event, the strongest tournament ever held up to that time. The AVRO tournament was held in the Netherlands in 1938, sponsored by the Dutch broadcasting company AVRO. The event was a double round-robin tournament.
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    AVRO 1938 International Chess Tournament

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    Chicago 1926/Lake Hopatcong 1926 Chess Tournaments
    Catalog Code: B0017CA

    Publisher Dale Brandreth has a fine track record of bringing out high quality tournament books and best games collections. Here he rescues two lesser known US tournaments with the help of the energetic Robert Sherwood who provides detailed analyses to all the games. The Chicago International of 1926 saw Frank Marshall top the field ahead of Maroczy and Torre, with other famous names such as Edward Lasker and Isaac Kashdan in the chasing pack. Lake Hopatcong 1926 was a stronger double-round event with Capablanca winning ahead of Kupchik, Maroczy, Marshall and Ed.Lasker.
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    Chicago 1926/Lake Hopatcong 1926 Chess Tournaments

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    Karlsbad 1907
    Catalog Code: B0011CA

    An English translation of this original famous tournament book in German by George Marco and Carl Schlechter. This edition has the advantage of enhancements such as the addition of 15 photos of many of the players along with corrections and additional analysis using the new, very strong program, Rybka.
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    Karlsbad 1907

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    Ostende 1906
    International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0005CA

    Finally this complex and great tournament appears just about one hundred years after it occurred. Schlechter won by a slight margin in a very complicated series of qualifying sections. Gillam worked hard with a dedicated band of helpers to track down all the known games, graced in most cases with notes, of that era.
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    Ostende 1906

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    Vladimirs Petrovs
    A Chessplayer's Story From Greatness to the Gulags
    Catalog Code: B0034CA

    In this book there is a biographical account of his chess career along with all his 265 games that could be found. Notes, often by Petrovs and other outstanding players, are given to many of his best games. In addition information is given on the status of chess and chess personalities in Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania.
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    Vladimirs Petrovs

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    First Anglo-Pacific Invitational Chess Championship
    Catalog Code: B0028CA

    Despite the great number of high-class postal chess games played around the world, the literature of correspondence chess is rather meager. Many of the games are full of twists and turns and excitement with good explanations by IM Osbun. This book is sure to be seen as a significant addition to postal chess documentation.
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    First Anglo-Pacific Invitational Chess Championship

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    Chess - 60 Years On With Caissa and Friends
    Catalog Code: B0027CA

    In this exciting anthology are to be found all major chess openings: romantic gambits, the well-founded Ruy Lopez, the sharp Sicilian and King's Indian Defense and King's Indian Reversed at which the author was a true connoisseur.
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    Chess - 60 Years On With Caissa and Friends

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    New York 1940
    Catalog Code: B0006CA

    A first-rate tournament book for a strong US Championship in which Reshevsky just edged out Fine by 1/2 point. Kashdan was third followed by Pinkus, Simonson, Denker, Kupchik, Bernstein, Polland, Reinfeld, Shainswit, Adams, Seidman, Green, Hanauer, Woliston, and Littman. Notes to most of the games are from contemporary sources, and Fritz 7 checked many of the critical positions.
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    New York 1940

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    Essays In American Chess History
    Catalog Code: B0030CA

    Essays in American Chess History has been a joy to create. Unlike larger, book length works, the essays here are self-contained, small or at least smaller units, each devoted to a different facet of the game that fascinates, infuriates, and forever will remain mysterious to us all, regardless of the many advancements made in modern technology. The essays may be read individually as well as collectively, and offer the reader glimpses into byways of the past long neglected. They record as well, at least for me, a progression in my thinking about chess, history, and their interrelationship.
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    Essays In American Chess History

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    Shady Side
    The Life And Crimes of Norman Tweed Whitaker
    Catalog Code: B0013CA

    A chronicle of America's most notorious chess master based on many of his own papers. Includes a detailed story of his life, his loves, his cons, and his many chess experiences in a 60+-year career. along with 570 of his games (some with full notes). Much US chess history and some excellent photos are a notable part of the book. NOTE: This book won the Chess Cafe 'Book of the Year' award for 2000.
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    Shady Side

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    Nuremberg 1896
    International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0001CA

    Notes to all the games plus two photos, bibliography, openings index, and tournament records of the contestants.
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    Nuremberg 1896

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    Schlechter's Chess Games
    Catalog Code: B0007CA

    An original work which gives all the Schlechter games found in an exhaustive decade-long search. It complements the Goldman book by giving many more games (811 total), but no notes, and a brief biography with some photos and cross-tables for his major tournaments.
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    Schlechter's Chess Games

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    CLEARANCE - Encyclopedia Of Chess Openings - Queen's Gambit D44
    Catalog Code: CB0222RB

    This book entails the complete encyclopedia of Queen's Gambit chess openings.
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    CLEARANCE - The Complete Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - Sicilian Defence B66
    Catalog Code: CB0232RB

    This book entails the complete encyclopedia of the Sicilian Defence chess openings.
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    Napier - Forgotten Chess Master
    Catalog Code: B0018CA

    William Napier met and defeated the strongest players of his era. Yet his story has remain untold for almost a century. Author and historian John Hilbert has changed all that. In a splendid Caissa Hardcover Edition replete with photographs contemporary newspaper and journal reports and all known games (320) of this extremely interesting British-born American master Napier is justly remembered and given his due. An outstanding work.
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    Napier - Forgotten Chess Master

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    Winning Correspondence Chess
    How to Beat the Databases
    Catalog Code: B0036CA

    This book tells you about winning the World Correspondence Chess Federation's World Championship Tournament and shows the fourteen winning games. It also tells about the International Correspondence Chess scene. How to enter a tournament, the Organizations, addresses. It cautions you in your approach. It promotes original opening play and staying away from deep studies of opening manuals. It promotes an approach like that of Lasker and not of Botvinnik. The suggestions given here may improve your game by many rating points.
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    Winning Correspondence Chess

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    The Williams Gambit
    Catalog Code: B0035CA

    A major event in the history of the gambit took place in 1990 when the German master and publisher, Volker Drueke, organized an international thematic correspondence tournament.
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    The Williams Gambit

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    CLEARANCE - The Complete Encyclopedia of Chess Openings -Sicilian Defence Sveshnikov B33 II
    Sicilian Defence Sveshnikov B33 II
    Catalog Code: CB0285RB

    This book entails the complete encyclopedia of Sicilian Defence chess openings
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    CLEARANCE - The Complete Encyclopedia of Chess Openings -Sicilian Defence Sveshnikov B33 II

    Regular Price: $21.95

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    CLEARANCE - Correspondence Chess Informators 8
    Catalog Code: CB0515RB

    Chess Informant (Šahovski Informator) is a publishing company from Belgrade (Serbia, former Yugoslavia) that periodically (since 2012, four volumes per year) produces a book entitled Chess Informant, as well as the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Encyclopaedia of Chess Endings, Opening Monographs, other print publications, and software (including electronic editions of most print publications).
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    CLEARANCE - Correspondence Chess Informators 8

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    CLEARANCE - The Complete Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - Sicilian Defence Sveshnikov B33
    Sicilian Defence Sveshnikov B33
    Catalog Code: CB0264RB

    This book entails the complete encyclopedia of Sicilian Defence chess openings.
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    Buffalo 1901 and 1894
    Catalog Code: B0009CA

    At Buffalo 1901 Pillsbury won ahead of Delmar, Napier, Howell, Marshall, and Karpinski in a double-round event. At Buffalo 1894 Showalter edged Pillsbury out by half a point, followed by Albin and Farnsworth also in a double-round format. Both tournaments are previously unpublished.
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    Buffalo 1901 and 1894

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    CLEARANCE - Thinkers' Chess
    Catalog Code: CB0113RB

    Can your chess use some improvement? Chessco, one of the country's leading chess retailers, asked its customers to send in "interesting" games they have played to be annotated by Gerzadowicz, author of the very successful Journal of a Chess Master. With his own literary style, humor and puns, Gerzadowicz delves into the intricacies of each game and offers suggestions, compliments excellent play, and offers real tips which will improve your game—starting now! 
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    CLEARANCE - Thinkers' Chess

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    CLEARANCE - Chess Emperors - Vishwanatan Anand
    Catalog Code: CB0486RB

    Each book contains a biography of the chess player, his 30 games with commentary as well as 100 ones with no commentary in the period from 1991-1995.
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    CLEARANCE - Chess Emperors - Vishwanatan Anand

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    CLEARANCE - Chess Emperors - Gata Kamsky
    Catalog Code: CB0530RB

    Each book contains a biography of the chess player, his 30 games with commentary as well as 100 ones with no commentary in the period from 1991-1995.
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    CLEARANCE - Chess Emperors - Gata Kamsky

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    CLEARANCE - Modern Postal Masterpieces
    Catalog Code: CB0295RB

    America's best play other strong opponents from the USA and around the world in top events. For the first time in a book on postal chess photos of these masters as well as some background details bring them to literally life.
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    CLEARANCE - Modern Postal Masterpieces

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    Carl Schlecter - Life and Times of the Austrian Chess Wizard
    Catalog Code: B0019CA

    This book entails the life, times, games, and annotations of the Austrian Chess Wizard, Carl Schlechter.
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    Carl Schlecter - Life and Times of the Austrian Chess Wizard

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    Budapest 1896
    International Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: B0004CA

    Notes by Maroczy, Charousek, & other contemporary masters with editing and additional commentary by John Owen. Chigorin & Charousek tied for first followed by Pillsbury, Schlechter/Janowsky, Winawer/Walbrodt, Tarrasch, Albin/Maroczy, Marco, Noa, & Popiel. Includes the Chigorin-Charousek tie-breaking match. Photos & career records of the contestants.
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    Budapest 1896

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    CLEARANCE - Correspondence Chess Informator Vol. 3
    Catalog Code: CB0513RB

    Correspondence Chess Informator Vol. 3
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    CLEARANCE - Correspondence Chess Informator Vol. 3

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    Hastings 1936
    Catalog Code: B0010CA

    AN-Algebraic Notation.. Good notes to the games. An Alekhine victory ahead of Fine, Eliskases, Vidmar, among others.
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    Hastings 1936

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