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    SHOPWORN - Improve Your Chess x3
    Catalog Code: SWB0463EM

    These three titles, brought together for the first time in one volume, explain the important ideas behind every major opening, provide an understanding of the middlegame to the aspiring player and tips to all players wishing to improve their endgame play.
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    SHOPWORN - Improve Your Chess x3

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    SHOPWORN - Essential Endgames
    Starting Out: Pawn Endgames, Starting Out: Rook Endgames and Starting Out: Minor Piece Endgames
    Catalog Code: SWB0473EM

    Three classic titles from the Everyman Chess Starting Out Series in one volume: Starting Out: Pawn Endgames by Glenn Flear, Starting Out: Minor Piece Endgames by John Emms, and Starting Out: Rook Endgames by Chris Ward
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    SHOPWORN - Essential Endgames

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    SHOPWORN - Learn Chess the Right Way - Book 5
    Finding Winning Moves
    Catalog Code: SWB0108RE

    Learn Chess the Right Way is a five-volume chess puzzle book series aimed at the novice, beginner and intermediate level player, using the unique methods of the award-winning coach and former world champion Susan Polgar. It introduces the most important checkmate and material-winning tactics, as well as defensive techniques to the new chess player. Book 5 focuses on learning how to find the right continuation in critical positions of a chess game. In the first four books of this series, the reader was introduced to all the most important, basic elements of chess tactics to win material or to checkmate.
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    SHOPWORN - Learn Chess the Right Way - Book 5

    Regular Price: $19.95

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    SHOPWORN - Checkmate - Bobby Fischer's Boys' Life Columns
    Catalog Code: SWB0099RE

    From December 1966 until January 1970, Bobby Fischer wrote a chess column for Boys’ Life, the official magazine of the Boy Scouts of America. Now, for the first time, all of these columns have been collected in one volume. It is an eclectic mix, a fascinating look at Fischer’s writing and thinking as he reached his prime, maturing into the strongest player in the world.
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    SHOPWORN - Checkmate - Bobby Fischer's Boys' Life Columns

    Regular Price: $17.95

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    SHOPWORN - Mastering Mates - Vol. 1
    1,111 One-Move Mates
    Catalog Code: SWB0088RE

    This first book in the Mastering Mate series presents a challenge for players relatively new to chess and for readers seeking a novel and interesting set of puzzles. Books on chess tactics can overwhelm beginners and young learners. These relatively simple, carefully chosen exercises serve to illustrate the wide variety of examples of checkmate, as well as showing off the harmonious cooperation of chess pieces delivering the final blow.
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    SHOPWORN - Mastering Mates - Vol. 1

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    SHOPWORN - The Art of Checkmate
    21st Century Edition
    Catalog Code: SWB0071RE

    In the early 1950's, two former French champions authored a book that clearly - and quite comprehensively - explained the basic mating patterns in Chess. The Art of Checkmate by Georges Renaud and Victor Kahn was destined to be hailed as one of the most instructive Chess books ever written.
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    SHOPWORN - The Art of Checkmate

    Regular Price: $24.95

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    SHOPWORN - My First Book of Checkmate
    Catalog Code: SWB0091RE

    My First Book of Checkmate presents all the basic patterns in clear diagrams, provides simple puzzles to get you started, and then takes you on a fascinating and rewarding journey through the beautiful and brilliant world of checkmate. By the time you finish this book you will be well prepared both to see danger before it strikes, and to deliver the crushing blows that win games.
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    SHOPWORN - My First Book of Checkmate

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    SHOPWORN - How To Play Chess Like a Champion
    21st Century Edition
    Catalog Code: SWB0066RE

    Reinfeld's Masterpiece How to Play Chess like a Champion is Fred Reinfeld's sequel to his How to be a Winner at Chess and an absolute gem. In it the reader will find an exquisite blending of classic games, stories, insights, and instruction as only Reinfeld can put together. Rarely has an author succeeded so well as here, combining instruction, entertainment, and pure enjoyment. This new 21st-century edition is presented in modern algebraic notation in a double-column format, with many more diagrams. Throughout, the writing of Reinfeld, the master wordsmith and instructor, has been left intact. How to Play Chess like a Champion is among the very best introductory chess books ever produced, bar none, capturing the essence of good chess in a most readable, enjoyable, easy-to-grasp format.
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    SHOPWORN - How To Play Chess Like a Champion

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    SHOPWORN - My Best Games of Chess
    1908-1937
    Catalog Code: SWB0064RE

    In chess literature, there have only been a very few chess books that have immediately-and permanently-established themselves as classics. Lasker's Manual of Chess by Emanuel Lasker, Masters of the Chessboard by Richard Reti and Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual by Mark Dvoretsky are three that come to mind. There are of course others, among them My Best Games of Chess, 1908-1937 by the fourth world chess champion, Alexander Alekhine.
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    SHOPWORN - My Best Games of Chess

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    SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - Caro-Kann
    Dazzle Your Opponents
    Catalog Code: SWB0007SB

    Are you tired of playing the same old openings again and again? Perhaps it's time for a change: choose Dangerous Weapons and amaze your opponents with new and exciting opening ideas! In this book, three opening specialists get together to take a revolutionary look at the Caro-Kann. In doing so they take the road less travelled and concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations - selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colours.
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    SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - Caro-Kann

    Regular Price: $27.95

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    SHOPWORN - Jose Raul Capablanca - Third World Chess Champion
    Catalog Code: SWB0040RE

    The name of Jose Raul Capablanca (1888-1942), the third world champion, is indelibly inscribed in the annals of chess history. Capablanca's technique, intuition, remarkably quick calculation, and sense for elegant combinations made him the paragon of grandmasters during his lifetime. At the peak of his career Capablanca was almost invincible; each of his losses was regarded as a sensation. His books, articles, and lucid annotations became instant classics.
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    SHOPWORN - Jose Raul Capablanca - Third World Chess Champion

    Regular Price: $24.95

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    SHOPWORN - Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Teacher's Manual - BOOK 1
    Catalog Code: SWB0047RE

    The most thorough and complete curriculum for teaching chess!Few materials exist to help the classroom teacher who has never played chess or knows only some chess. This manual was designed to address this deficiency. It is written in a manner that allows the teacher to see how to present the material in his or her classroom. This manual will lead a group of beginning students from the rudiments of chess rules to the ability of playing a full game in a competent manner.
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    SHOPWORN - Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Teacher's Manual - BOOK 1

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    SHOPWORN - Let's Play Chess
    Catalog Code: SWB0010RE

    In this updated and revised second edition of Pandolfini's acclaimed "Let's Play Chess, you will find the rules, the logic, some of the culture and history, and the basic principles of good chess play. Chess is by far the most popular board game in the world. There are millions of players of all ages and the number keeps growing.
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    SHOPWORN - Let's Play Chess

    Regular Price: $19.95

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    SHOPWORN - Common Sense in Chess
    Including Seven Additional Annotated Games by Lasker from Hastings 1895
    Catalog Code: SWB0015RE

    In the spring of 1895, reigning world chess champion Emanuel Lasker gave a series of lectures in London. These were geared to the level of the club players, or intermediate level. Later that year Lasker gathered his lecture material together and wrote it up in manuscript form to be published, retaining the informal, conversational tone of the lectures.The result was Common Sense in Chess, long regarded as a classic both during Lasker's lifetime and for generations afterwards.
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    SHOPWORN - Common Sense in Chess

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    SHOPWORN - Checkmate My First Chess Book
    Catalog Code: SWB0140EM

    Learn to play the great game of chess with none other than Garry Kasparov, the World number one and the most famous figure in chess history, as your teacher. Discover all the various pieces - the king, the queen, the knights, the bishops and the pawns. Find out how the pieces move, the values of the chessmen, how to attack and how to defend, how to capture, how to employ special moves such as castling, how to write the moves down and, crucially, how to give check and deliver checkmate.
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    SHOPWORN - Checkmate My First Chess Book

    Regular Price: $14.95

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    SHOPWORN - The Sicilian Taimanov
    Catalog Code: SWB0001CP

    Indeed, Bobby Fischer turned to the Taimanov in the decisive game of his famous match with Boris Spassky. In this book Grandmaster James Plaskett explains the strategy and tactics of this popular variation. Through the use of model games for both sides, the author provides a thorough grounding in the key ideas, so that readers can quickly and confidently start to use the Sicilian Taimanov in their own games.
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    SHOPWORN - The Sicilian Taimanov

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