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    The Grandmaster - Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again - PAPERBACK
    Catalog Code: B0022SS

    Author Brin-Jonathan Butler was granted unique access to the two-and-half-week tournament and watched every move. In The Grandmaster, he aims to do for Magnus Carlsen what Norman Mailer did for Muhammed Ali in The Fight, John McPhee did for Arthur Ashe in Levels of the Game, and David Foster Wallace did for Roger Federer in his famous New York Times Magazine profile. Butler captures one of the world’s greatest sportsmen at the height of their powers, and attempts to decipher the secret to that greatness.

    The Grandmaster - Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again - PAPERBACK

    The Grandmaster - Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again - HARDCOVER
    Catalog Code: B0021SS

    The first week of November 2016, hundreds descended on the city’s South Street Seaport to watch the World Chess Championship between Norway's Magnus Carlsen and Russia's Sergey Karjakin—what by the time it was over would be front-page news and thought by many the greatest finish in chess history. Author Brin-Jonathan Butler was granted unique access to the two-and-half-week tournament and watched every move. In this book, he captures one of the world’s greatest sportsmen at the height of their powers, and attempts to decipher the secret to that greatness.

    The Grandmaster - Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again - HARDCOVER

    Start Playing Chess Today!
    A Quick and Easy Guide to Chess!
    Catalog Code: B0054CZ

    Take large diagrams, straightforward instruction and helpful tips and quizzes—and what do you have? The winning formula for a quick and easy way to play chess today. Perfect for players new to the game, the author explains the basics of chess and each piece's characteristics —how they move, their relative value and how they can be used to checkmate opponents.

    Start Playing Chess Today!

    51 Chess Openings for Beginners
    What the Chess Openings Look Like
    Catalog Code: B0027CZ

    Chess openings are the most important part of every novice's journey and the most fun. The most common and important openings are presented in an easy-to-use format with large, frequent diagrams showing every position along with clear explanations of the goals, objectives, and concepts behind the moves.

    51 Chess Openings for Beginners

    303 Tricky Chess Puzzles
    Find the Decisive Winning Moves!
    Catalog Code: B0043CZ

    An entertaining and instructive collection of carefully selected tactical chess puzzles will pay immediate dividends at the board and make any reader a better player. The authors?both veteran professional chess instructors?have collected or created 303 typical game situations. Finding the right answer will bring about a forced checkmate or a winning material superiority. Divided into three chapters, each filled with 101 large, clear diagrams, this book runs the entire gamut of necessary tactical knowledge. 303 Tricky Chess Puzzles is a perfect workbook for anyone who wants to sharpen their budding chess expertise.

    303 Tricky Chess Puzzles

    202 Checkmates For Children
    A Fun and Instructive Workbook for Childred Serious about Chess!
    Catalog Code: B0042CZ

    Veteran chess teachers and authors, Wilson and Alberston, who specialize in teaching chess to children, present 202 fascinating puzzles that are both instructional and fun. Large diagrams and clearly explained solutions will thrill kids as they work their way through the concepts while they have fun with chess. This book is perfect for kids!

    202 Checkmates For Children

    The Basics of Winning Chess
    One Quick Reading Shows You How to Be a Winner!
    Catalog Code: B0020CZ

    Nine information-packed chapters and twenty-two diagrams show beginning players how to play and win at chess in one quick and easy reading. You'll learn the moves of the pieces, the rules and principles of play, the standard openings, as well as chess notation.

    The Basics of Winning Chess

    200 Chess Endgame Challenges
    Catalog Code: B0035CZ

    This challenging book features two hundred challenges in the multiple choice format that has proved so popular for chess-playing readers. These instructive, elegant and entertaining positions will not only challenge and entertain you, but will also teach you how to improve your endgame while trying to find the best move of the three choices presented.

    200 Chess Endgame Challenges

    Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess
    Aggressive Strategies and Inside Moves from the U.S. Junior Chess Champion
    Catalog Code: B0005SS

    The subject of the book and movie Searching for Bobby Fischer, Josh Waitzkin has long been the top-ranked player for his age in the United States and a role model for chess-playing kids everywhere. Now, for the first time, Waitzkin reveals the aggressive tactics and psychological techniques that have propelled him to the forefront of the chess world.

    Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess

    Square One
    The Best Chess-Drill Book For Beginners of All Ages
    Catalog Code: B0002SS

    From ever popular instructor Bruce Pandolfini comes this entertaining, interactive and effective book for teaching young Chess players and other newcomers to the game.

    Square One

    Beginning Chess
    Over 300 Elementary Problems For Players New to the Game
    Catalog Code: B0001SS

    Now even beginners can reap the rewards of Pandolfini's acclaimed teaching system. Over 300 problems, tailored to beginning players, encompass everything a player needs to learn, from the basic rules and vocabulary to the moves of various chessmen to sophisticated strategies. 300 line drawings.

    Beginning Chess

    More Chess Openings - Traps and Zaps - VOLUME 2
    200 Brand-New Openings for Players of All Levels
    Catalog Code: B0009SS

    The opening is one of the most important parts of the chess game. Weaken your pawns by mistake, and they're taken. Attack wildly and haphazzardly, and your pieces are picked off. Misuse your queen and she's trapped. Carelessly neglect development and you're mated. You've scarely begun, and the game is over. Fortunately, National Master Bruce Pandolfin's More Chess Openings: Traps and Zaps 2, offers drills and skills to help players of all levels avoid these perils and pitfalls.

    More Chess Openings - Traps and Zaps - VOLUME 2

    More Chessercizes - Checkmate
    300 Winning Strategies for Players of All Levels
    Catalog Code: B0007SS

    This book offers chess players the ultimate challenge - to find the move or sequence of moves that will finish off the imaginary opponent in a checkmate situation, allowing readers to practice traps and winning opening moves without using a chess board.

    More Chessercizes - Checkmate

    New Winning Techniques for Players of All Levels
    Catalog Code: B0006SS

    National Master Bruce Pandolfini has created a unique and challenging Chess exercise book for players of all levels. Faced with actual positions from recent tournaments and match play, readers are asked to make the winning move for some of the world's best players, including World Champions Kasparov and Karpov.


    Chess Opening - Traps and Zaps - VOLUME 1
    202 Openings Designed to Instruct Players of All Levels, Written by America's Leading Chess Writer
    Catalog Code: B0008SS

    In the first completely instructional book ever written on chess openings, National Master Bruce Pandolfini teaches players how to take charge of the game's crucial opening phase.

    Chess Opening - Traps and Zaps - VOLUME 1

    Pandolfini Endgame Course
    Basic Endgame Concepts Explained by America's Leading Chess Teacher
    Catalog Code: B0017SS

    The endgame has always been a particularly instructive phase of chess play. It provides the perfect opportunity for understanding the potential power of each chess piece in every chess situation-from opening move to checkmate. Yet unfortunately, the endgame is often viewed as an inaccessible area of play by average players whose experience is usually limited to watching championship games. Now Pandolfini's Endgame Course changes all that.

    Pandolfini Endgame Course

    Bobby Fischer's Outrageous Chess Moves
    A Study of 101 Outrageous Moves by the Great Chess Champion of All Time
    Catalog Code: B0013SS

    This book contains a collection of the most brilliant, ingenious and outrageous moves ever played by Bobby Fischer, the American who is generally acknowledged to be the greatest chess player of all time.These 101 moves - every one a move that either forced checkmate, gained material or lead to an overwhelmingly superior position - have been selected from among all of Fischer's recorded games, most of which were were played under tournament or match conditions.

    Bobby Fischer's Outrageous Chess Moves


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