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    CLEARANCE - Instant Chess
    Catalog Code: CB0124RB

    The authors explain in a logical and easily way the basic rules of chess, how the pieces move and some of the more fundamental ideas of chess strategy. A special feature of the book is the inclusion of numerous illustrations and clear diagrams to emphasize and supplement the various points made in the text.
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    CLEARANCE - The Great Tournaments
    Catalog Code: CB0546RB

    For the first time in chess history a tournament of 18th cathegory is organized. And also for the first time nine grandmasters from ex Soviet Union playing together with one grandmaster from India. It is one of the strongest "Soviet championships" in chess history. Of course two World champions are in the center of interest: Garry Kasparov (29), world champion, had only 1.5 points in the first three rounds. Anatoly Karpov (40), who was World champion for ten years, had 2 points, and their game in the third round was like a boxing match.
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    CLEARANCE - Michael Adams
    Development of a Grandmaster
    Catalog Code: CB0127RB

    The chess style of teenager Michael Adams is characterized by great natural talent, enthusiasm and perseverance, qualities which have made him one of the most promising players around today.In this wonderfully human chess biology, Bill Adams describes how his son - after winning his first tournament at the age of 8! - Took full advantage of the many chess opportunities available in England to consistently increase his playing strength to become not only the youngest ever British Champion but also the youngest Grandmaster in the world!
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    CLEARANCE - Kasparov vs. Karpov 1990
    Catalog Code: CB0112RB

    Can Karpov's immovable strategy blunt Kasparov's irresistible, but risky attacks? Or will the challenger fail to withstand the brilliance and aggression of an opponent who is the highest rated player in chess history? In this book, written from the ring side in New York and Lyons, the Grandmaster commentaries to all the games reveal the answers to these fascinating questions.
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    CLEARANCE - Kasparov vs. Karpov 1990

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    CLEARANCE - Creative Chess
    Catalog Code: CB0336RB

    After a discussion of the characteristics and processes of creativity, 10 central concepts, such as unusual positioning and functioning of pieces, alertness to subtle differences, absurd moves, flexibility, etc.
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    CLEARANCE - Creative Chess

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    CLEARANCE - Test and Improve Your Chess
    Catalog Code: CB0134RB

    Providing numerous exercises, Alburt concludes with illustrations of the application of his ideas to the search for opening innovations, making special reference to his own great favourite, 'The Benko Gambit'.
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    CLEARANCE - Test and Improve Your Chess

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    CLEARANCE - 100 Classics Of The Chessboard
    Catalog Code: CB0310RB

    A chess ‘classic’ is a game, study, combination, problem or other idea expressed on the chessboard that is of note either for its excellence or its originality, or because its historically famous. This volume is a collection of 100 classics, spanning a period of chess history from the 13th century to the present day. 
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    CLEARANCE - 100 Classics Of The Chessboard

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    CLEARANCE - Test Your Chess IQ - Book 1
    Catalog Code: CB0424RB

    Soviet chess trainer Livshitz, who has had extensive experience of teaching a wide range of players from novices to masters, presents here a new course for developing your combinational skill, based on the recognition of combinational themes. As you work your way through this carefully graded series of tests, themes such as 'diversion', interference, 'X-Ray' and many more, will become an integral part of your chess armory, to be employed in your own games. Solving these positions will not only provide many hours of pleasure but will also enable you to test and improve your chess IQ!
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    CLEARANCE - Test Your Chess IQ - Book 1

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    CLEARANCE - 1 b4 Sokolsky Opening
    1. e4 c5
    Catalog Code: CB0538RB

    The opening has never been popular at the top level, though a number of prominent players have employed it on occasion (for example, Richard Réti against Abraham Speijer in Scheveningen 1923 and Boris Spassky against Vasily Smyslov in the 1960 Moscow–Leningrad match). Soviet player Alexei Pavlovich Sokolsky (1908–1969) wrote a monograph on this opening in 1963, Debyut 1 b2–b4.
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