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    Chess Concepts and Coloring Book for Kids
    Catalog Code: B0136OB

    Learn basic chess concepts and color some of the most popular chess illustrations from the Chess Detective Workbook series. This book contains fifty basic chess lessons designed to assist beginner level chess players.

    Chess Concepts and Coloring Book for Kids

    Attacking the Chess King Workbook
    Patterns and Strategies for Successful Attacks
    Catalog Code: B0132OB

    Attacking the Chess King Workbook presents hundreds of attacking patterns from significant master and grandmaster games. Become a successful attacker and win more games with this book in the Chess Detective® Workbook series.

    Attacking the Chess King Workbook

    Chess Tactics and Combinations Workbook
    Winning the Battles Between the Pieces
    Catalog Code: B0131OB

    Chess Tactics and Combinations Workbook presents hundreds of tactical patterns and combinations from significant master and grandmaster games in this book in the Chess Detective® Workbook series.

    Chess Tactics and Combinations Workbook

    Chess Strategy Workbook
    A Blueplrint for Developing the Best Plan
    Catalog Code: B0042OB

    A large-format, fun, comprehensive workbook and instruction book for children and adults ranging from those with a basic chess foundation up to the above-average tournament player. Chess Strategy Workbook teaches you to be observant and take your time to discover the clues in chess positions, introducing many of the strategies used by chess masters in a way that is fun and easy to understand.

    Chess Strategy Workbook

    Chess Workbook for Children
    The Chess Detective's Introduction to the Royal Game
    Catalog Code: B0006OB

    Chess Workbook for Children is a fun, comprehensive workbook and instruction book for children (and adults!) who are new to chess or who are in the beginning stages of learning to play the royal game. Ten basic chess lessons and chess rules are presented in detail.

    Chess Workbook for Children

    Teaching Chess in the 21st Century
    Strategies and Connections to a Standards-Based World
    Catalog Code: B0005OB

    A beginner chess book for teachers, chess club sponsors, or parents with young children. An elementary school teacher can use this book as a textbook to incorporate chess into their standards-based math program incorporating National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards. Also included are exemplars and rubrics and teacher tips about how to handle situations that frequently occur while students are playing chess. Tried and true tested analogies that children will relate to are incorporated so that young children can learn chess in an effective and fun way.

    Teaching Chess in the 21st Century

    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 - 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 - The Complete Guide to Correspondence Chess
    Catalog Code: CB0344RB

    Enjoy the fascination of chess from your den or work area without a visible opponent by playing correspondence chess. Chess Life columnist and national master Alex Dunne explains the rules, gives the history and many of its famous games, and takes you on a complete tour of everything from computers to postcards. Also included is a list of organizations you may join, from domestic to international.
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    CLEARANCE - Viktors Pupols - American Master
    Catalog Code: CB0149RB

    This thin volume is an enlarged version of a very lengthy two-part article which appeared in the June and July 1982 issue of Northwest Chess that premier sectional monthly out of Seattle, Washington. Viktor's Pupols is a writer's dream. Pleasantly eccentric in virtually everything he does (and as the reader will soon discover, the owner of a chess style more baroque than Walt Disney's Fantasia), the man is an unstanchable torrent of eloquence.
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Choose from a huge selection of chess books, including a wide variety of topics, players and strategies from The House of Staunton. There is a chess book for nearly every chess move or chess defense you can think of. Looking for a chess book talking about a specific chess player? Browse the many different miscellaneous chess books available. Need to strengthen your opening game? Middle game? Or maybe your end game is lacking. There are chess books covering all of these topics and much more. The purpose of a majority of the chess books available is to serve as guides for beginners and advanced chess players alike, and to address different tactics and strategies to help improve your game. There are also biographical chess books that talk about specific Chess Players such as Magnus Carlsen or Vishwanthan Anand if you are interested in reading about a chess player and their life.

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