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    Small Encyclopedia of Chess Opening
    Catalog Code: B0004SHV

    The Small Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings is based on the same 500 fundamental codes and system of elimination but it's a fifth the length. Instead of five books just one! The best and most up to date information. The creative output of generations of chess masters filtered for the reader's convenience.
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    Small Encyclopedia of Chess Opening

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    Test Evaluate and Improve Your Chess - 3RD EDITION
    A Knowledge Based Approach
    Catalog Code: B0072OB

    Through a revolutionary testing system, Dr. Kopec is able to quantify their overall chess strength, specific deficiencies and definite abilities, allowing him to pinpoint which aspects need the most work. This book, developed with the US Chess Federation, represents the sum of Dr. Kopec's knowledge and efforts to help chess players understand and acquire the knowledge necessary to achieve chess mastery.
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    Test Evaluate and Improve Your Chess - 3RD EDITION

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    SHOPWORN - Chess Words of Wisdom
    The Principles, Methods and Essential Knowledge of Chess
    Catalog Code: SWB0041OB

    This is 534-page one-of-a-kind chess book belongs in every serious chess player's library. It contains all of the useful, practical, information from over 400 chess books (plus many other sources). It is jam-packed with principles, tips, techniques, tricks, rules-of-thumb, general advice, and chess pearls of wisdom from the Masters.
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    Chess Informant - ISSUE 106
    Catalog Code: B0106INF

    Chess Informant 106 contains 297 annotated games and 484 variations.Covers events held between May 1, 2009 and August 31, 2009
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    Chess Informant - ISSUE 106

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    1000 Best of Best
    Catalog Code: B0002SHV

    In the second half of 20th century, the game of chess swept around the world. ''The Royal Game had become a game of the people.'' Chess Informant appeared, collecting some of the most precious games created by chess players. From millions of games played at some of the most important tournaments worldwide, 101,031 games have been published in the first 100 volumes of Chess Informant (1966-2007).
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    1000 Best of Best

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    Chess Informant - ISSUE 82
    Catalog Code: B0082INF

    Chess Informant (Sahovski Informator) is a publishing company based in Belgrade, that periodically produces the book of the same name, 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). Chess Informant published two issues per year in a period of 1966-1990 and three issues per year in a period of 1991-2011. Starting from 2012, Chess Informant is set to publishing schedule of four issues per year (March-June-September-December).
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    Chess Informant - ISSUE 82

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    Chess Informant - ISSUE 70
    Catalog Code: B0070INF

    Chess Informant (Sahovski Informator) is a publishing company based in Belgrade, that periodically produces the book of the same name, as well as the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Encyclopaedia of Chess Endings, Opening Monographs, other print publications, and software.
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    Chess Informant - ISSUE 70

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    CLEARANCE - Sicilian Defence Closed Variation - Volume 1 - B23
    Catalog Code: CB0414RB

    The moves 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 take us to the array of the Closed System with 2. Nc3 in the Sicilian Defense. This very popular system is known in Grandmaster tournament praxis and is played by the best of these. White does not aim for p-d4 but usually plans p-d3 in combination with p-f4 or a King's fianchetto (B24-B26; Vol. 2) giving the game a closed positional form. The primary idea behind such a choice is to avoid the tactical inclinations of the "Sicilian Player" and put Black on his positional mettle.
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    CLEARANCE - Sicilian Defence Closed Variation - Volume 1 - B23

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    CLEARANCE - Sicilian Defence (B54)
    Catalog Code: CB0457RB

    This book entails information on the Sicilian Defence Opening (B54).
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    CLEARANCE - Sicilian Defence Accelerated Dragon B34-B35
    Catalog Code: CB0430RB

    This book entails information on the Sicilian Defence Accelerated Dragon B34-B35.
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    CLEARANCE - Arkhangelsk System in the Ruy Lopez
    Catalog Code: CB0352RB

    The moves 1. e4 e5 2. f3 c6 3. b5 take us to the array of the Ruy Lopez, the most famous of all chess openings. First recommended by the Spanish monk Ruy Lopez in the 16th Century, its strategic wealth and complexity making it a horn of plenty for creative players, have ensured the evergreen appeal of the opening. White launches a concerted attack on the e5 pawn, trying to seize the initiative in the centre. His strong grip on the game has spurred the invention of many defenses, a promising modern one of which has been widely surveyed to write this book.
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    CLEARANCE - Arkhangelsk System in the Ruy Lopez

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    CLEARANCE - Nimzo Indian Capablanca Variation - E32-E39
    Catalog Code: CB0422RB

    Since the 1920's, when it was invented dand introduced into tournament praxis by Aaron Nimzowich, the Nimzo-Indian Defense has always represented one of the most widely used and most efficient weapons against the Queen's opening. Its merited fame as an active yet solid defense has signified that many Grandmasters, during the last twenty years or so, have preferred to skirt round the problem renouncing, after 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6, the natural development move 3. Nc3, preferring the continuations 3. Nf3 or 3. g3. The fear of this defense has, therefore, favored the theoretic development of the Queen's Indian, of the Catalan and of the Bogo-Indian.
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    CLEARANCE - Nimzo Indian Capablanca Variation - E32-E39

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    CLEARANCE - Sicilian Defense in the Last Decade
    Catalog Code: CB0009XX

    The book consists of 250 novelties culled from the decade spanning 1986-1995 from Sicilian tournament practice. The novelties will help the reader's analytical skill and tournament preparation. The games are vastly entertaining and instructive miniatures. It will be a useful tool for building an opening repertoire and sharpening the readers' tactics. The games were chosen for their sparkling quality and emphasis on tactics as well as their theoretical importance and constitute a manual of typical tactics in the Sicilian. Dr. Minev, an internationally known opening theoretician, also shows the reader how to do the original work necessary to build a successful modern opening repertoire. A must for those who love sharp tactical chess.
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    CLEARANCE - Sicilian Defense in the Last Decade

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    CLEARANCE - Rubinstein Complex of the Nimzo-Indian
    Catalog Code: CB0007XX

    The Nimzo-Indian Defense has been the most enduring and popular contribution to the theory of chess openings by iconoclast and trailblazer Aaron Nimzowitsch. The moves 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 comprise the jumping-off point for the Nimzo-Indian Defense. Akiba Rubinstein, a classicist only four years older than Nimzowistch, formulated the response 4. e3, which starts the Rubinstein Complex. He often intended to continue Nge2, planning to recapture on e3 with the Knight.
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    CLEARANCE - Rubinstein Complex of the Nimzo-Indian

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    CLEARANCE - The Cambridge Springs Variation in the Queen's Gambit
    Catalog Code: CB0365RB

    With this regaining of a respectable reputation White is still asking what the best counter may be. A number of illustrations Grandmasters prefer the aggressive 7 cd5 with the accompanying pawn sacrifice, others opt for the most positional 7 Nd2, whilst some believe that the only way to cushion the effects, sometimes devastating, of the Cambridge Springs is that of totally avoiding it with variations such as 6 a3 6 Bd3 or 6 Qc2 which we shall analyze in the last chapter of this volume.
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    CLEARANCE - The Cambridge Springs Variation in the Queen's Gambit

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    CLEARANCE - Flohr-Mikenas System in the English Opening (A18-A19)
    Catalog Code: CB0238RB

    This book entails the Openings of the English in the Flohr Mikenas variation. (A18-A19)
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    CLEARANCE - Flohr-Mikenas System in the English Opening (A18-A19)

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    CLEARANCE - Leningrad Variation in the Dutch Defence
    Catalog Code: CB0354RB

    The aim of this book is that of providing the reader with all the material the author has gathered during their years of research. Throughout these years Luccioni has always purchased the various monographs on the Dutch Defense. With unbound stupor the author discovered that, in a number of national level correspondence games, Black continued with 17...h5 18 h3 hg4 19 hg4 g4!! and rapidly won the game.
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    CLEARANCE - Leningrad Variation in the Dutch Defence

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    CLEARANCE - Exchange Variation in the Ruy Lopez - Volume 1
    Catalog Code: CB0389RB

    The Ruy Lopez is, without doubt, the most ancient and most played system in the King's Opening. It is characterized by the development of the Bishop in "b5". This is a most profound move which can produce most complex and very diverse developments in the game. After 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5.
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    CLEARANCE - Exchange Variation in the Ruy Lopez - Volume 1

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    CLEARANCE - English Opening Lukins Variation (A21)
    Catalog Code: CB0367RB

    This opening is to be regarded as a very active and interesting defense which may by applied both to 1 d4 and to 1 c4. The defense in question is the specialty of the International Master from St. Petersburg: Andrey Lukin. The system is characterized by a great flexibility which comports transformations from an Old Indian, to an English with possible points of contact with the Dutch.
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    CLEARANCE - English Opening Lukins Variation (A21)

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    CLEARANCE - The Grunfeld Indian Exchange Variation
    Catalog Code: CB0356RB

    In present practice the principal variation of the Grunfeld is the Exchange Variation, characterized by the sequence: 1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 Nc3 d5 4 cd5 Nd5 5 e4 Nc3 6 bc3. As can be seen, White occupies the centre with his pawns, thus accepting Black's intentions. White's sixth move determines the beginning of the Exchange Variation and, in practice, the beginning of the debate about the line in question.
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    CLEARANCE - The Grunfeld Indian Exchange Variation

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    CLEARANCE - Caro-Kann Defence
    Advance Variation (B12-CK 4)
    Catalog Code: CB0373RB

    Caro-Kann Defence Advance Variation (B12-CK 4)
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    CLEARANCE - Caro-Kann Defence

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    CLEARANCE - The French Defence - Winawer Variation C15-C19 - FR8-FR13.4
    Catalog Code: CB0193RB

    This book incorporates all that has to do with the French Defence in the Winawer Variation for Opening play.
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    CLEARANCE - The French Defence - Winawer Variation C15-C19 - FR8-FR13.4

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    CLEARANCE - Correspondence Chess Yearbook - Volume 5
    Correspondence Chess Yearbook
    Catalog Code: CB0522RB

    Completeness and clarity, along with excellent graphic quality and the vast compendium of explicative games, are the hallmarks of this series which aims to serve as an indispensable reference point both for the tournament and the correspondence player.
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    CLEARANCE - Correspondence Chess Yearbook - Volume 5

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    CLEARANCE - Correspondence Chess Yearbook - Volume 12
    Correspondence Chess Yearbook
    Catalog Code: CB0525RB

    Completeness and clarity, along with excellent graphic quality and the vast compendium of explicative games, are the hallmarks of this series which aims to serve as an indispensable reference point both for the tournament and the correspondence player.
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    CLEARANCE - Correspondence Chess Yearbook - Volume 12

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    CLEARANCE - Correspondence Chess Yearbook - Volume 10
    Correspondence Chess Yearbook
    Catalog Code: CB0514RB

    Completeness and clarity, along with excellent graphic quality and the vast compendium of explicative games, are the hallmarks of this series which aims to serve as an indispensable reference point both for the tournament and the correspondence player.
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    CLEARANCE - Correspondence Chess Yearbook - Volume 10

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    CLEARANCE - Benoni Defence Taimanov Variation - A67
    Catalog Code: CB0382RB

    The modern Benoni was first seen and played, even though sporadically, in the 1920's, thanks mostly to the Masters Hromadka and Marshall. However, unfortunately it did not gain the favour of the chess public until the period 1950/1960, when it was resuscitated by those players par excellence Tal and Fischer.
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    CLEARANCE - Sicilian Defence Najdorf B98-B99
    Catalog Code: CB0375RB

    The variation to be dealt with in this book, which at the moment is one of the most frequently played of the Sicilian Defense, in reality began to be played in the decade between 1940 and 1950. It was in this period that the Grand Master Miguel Najdorf used it with great success in master tournaments and for this reason it is known by his name.
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    CLEARANCE - Sicilian Defence Najdorf B98-B99

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    CLEARANCE - Sicilian Defence Najdorf Variation 7 - B96
    Catalog Code: CB0406RB

    This book entails the Sicilian Defence in the Najdorf variation. (7...Qc7 - 7...Kbd7) - B96
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    CLEARANCE - Semi-Slav Defence - Botvinnik Variation D44
    Catalog Code: CB0262RB

    In present tournament practice the Slav Defence is an extremely popular opening system, as it is based upon proven defenses to be found in modern opening theory. The Botvinnik Variation represents an exception as it is characterized by extreme rigour in the tactical fight and by the complexity of its strategy.
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    CLEARANCE - Semi-Slav Defence - Botvinnik Variation D44

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    Chess Informant - ISSUE 37
    Catalog Code: B0037INF

    Chess Informant (Sahovski Informator) is a publishing company based in Belgrade, that periodically produces the book of the same name, 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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    Chess Informant - ISSUE 37

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    CLEARANCE - The Bird Variation in the Ruy Lopez
    1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nd4
    Catalog Code: CB0402RB

    Format-cm 24 x 17; Pag. 240 in each volume; Algebraic annotation with figurines; Opening Classification ECO; Approx. 400 games plus theoretic and written articles in each number; Ranking and results tables of the most prestegious tournaments.
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    CLEARANCE - The Caro-Kann Defence Knight Variation
    4...Nf6 (B15-B16)
    Catalog Code: CB0400RB

    Format-cm 24 x 17; Pag. 240 in each volume; Algebraic annotation with figurines; Opening Classification ECO; Approx. 400 games plus theoretic and written articles in each number; Ranking and results tables of the most prestigious tournaments.
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    CLEARANCE - The Caro-Kann Defence Knight Variation

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    CLEARANCE - Correspondence Chess Yearbook - Volume 6
    Correspondence Chess Yearbook
    Catalog Code: CB0516RB

    Completeness and clarity, along with excellent graphic quality and the vast compendium of explicative games, are the hallmarks of this series which aims to serve as an indispensable reference point both for the tournament and the correspondence player.
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