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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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    Catalog Code: CB0532RB

    Readers are invited to examine the games for themselves. Part II will be printed in Lasker & His Contemporaries No. 6
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    CLEARANCE - Journal of a Chess Original
    Catalog Code: CB0025RB

    Take a tour through the mind, the games and the literary pen of chess' answer to Ralph Waldo Emerson as he wins, loses, entertains and plays 1. e4!? during his mid-Life crisis.

    Here you will find the only known photograph of The Gerzadowicz Cup plus a brief history of the Cup competition.
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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 - Modern Postal Masterpieces
    Catalog Code: CB0295RB

    America plays other strong opponents from around the world. Author Alex Dunne, offers insight to the question...What makes a great postal chess player. For the first time in a book on postal chess photos of these masters as well as some background details bring them to literary life (Dunne).
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    CLEARANCE - Strategical Themes
    Catalog Code: CB0156RB

    This game collection is divided into groups dealing with: The Bad Bishop, The Double Fianchetto, Centralization and, The Central Pawn Roller. These games serve as reminders of some fairly basic patterns, recurring themes that even world chess players use regularly to win games.
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    CLEARANCE - Alekhine's Defense as White
    Four Pawns Attack
    Catalog Code: CB0020RB

    This book offers White a complete method for handling Black's assault on the White center. Strongest play for White and Black is presented in the main reference lines. Significant alternatives for White, for those with different styles, are mentioned parenthetically and sometimes as problems, like the highly successful King's Gambit As White.
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