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  • The Inner Game of Chess
    How to Calculate and Win
    In The Inner Game of Chess, GM Andy Soltis shows that the key to good calculation is good visualization of the position in front of us and then after the moves we’re considering. Being aware of tactical motifs; knowing when to stop looking; and verifying your chosen move are essential, but they all depend on the basic requirement to see clearly what’s going on. The author discusses common obstacles to clear visualization and offers techniques to overcome them in your own play.
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    The Inner Game of Chess

    How to Calculate and Win
    Catalog Code: B0107EU
    Our Price: $19.95

  • The Czech Benoni in ACTION
    Had enough of the same old queen’s pawn openings? Afraid of losing just because you forgot White’s latest move 23 novelty in the main lines? In The Czech Benoni in Action, two practitioners of this little-known but sound counterattacking system join forces to show how you can pose novel problems for opponents of all strengths, leaving them to fend for themselves as early as move 3.
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    The Czech Benoni in ACTION

    Catalog Code: B0108EU
    Our Price: $24.95

  • Red Mahogany Standard Chess Box
    The Red Mahogany Standard Chess Box been designed by the experts at the House of Staunton to perfectly hold your favorite tournament-sized chessmen (under 4.0" king height)
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    Red Mahogany Standard Chess Box

    Catalog Code: BOXSTND-MH-L
    Our Price: $89.95

  • Studies In: Alekhine Defense - Chess Lecture Volume 111
    Hosted by GM Eugene Perelshteyn
    Alexander Alekhine a Russian World Chess Champion is often considered one of the greatest chess players ever. He became the fourth World Chess Champion by defeating José Raúl Capablanca, who was widely considered invincible. Alekhine is known for his fierce and imaginative attacking style, combined with great positional and endgame skill. Here Bill shows us four of Alekhine’s stunning games.
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    Studies In: Alekhine Defense - Chess Lecture Volume 111

    Hosted by GM Eugene Perelshteyn
    Catalog Code: DVD0111CL
    Our Price: $19.95

  • Concise Alekhine Crushes - Chess Lecture - Volume 110
    Hosted by IM Bill Paschall
    Alexander Alekhine a Russian World Chess Champion is often considered one of the greatest chess players ever. He became the fourth World Chess Champion by defeating José Raúl Capablanca, who was widely considered invincible. Alekhine is known for his fierce and imaginative attacking style, combined with great positional and endgame skill.
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    Concise Alekhine Crushes - Chess Lecture - Volume 110

    Hosted by IM Bill Paschall
    Catalog Code: DVD0110CL
    Our Price: $19.95

  • Premium Chess Box - Red Burl
    The Premium Chess Box has been designed by the experts at the House of Staunton to perfectly hold your favorite chessmen, up to a 4.4” king height with additional queens. It features brass quadrant hinges, green billiard cloth lining, and a lock and key with tassel. The Premium Chess Box comes with or without the House of Staunton logo laser etched on the lid of the box. This item can also be personalized for gift giving.
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    Premium Chess Box - Red Burl

    Catalog Code: BOXPREMRB
    Our Price: $129.95

  • Premium Chess Box - Bird's Eye Maple
    Bird's Eye Maple
    The Bird's Eye Maple Premium Chess Box has been designed by the experts at the House of Staunton to perfectly hold your favorite chessmen, up to a 4.4” king height with additional queens. It features stunning Bird's Eye Maple, brass quadrant hinges, green billiard cloth lining, and a lock and key with tassel. The Premium Chess Box comes with or without the House of Staunton logo laser etched on the lid of the box. This item can also be personalized for gift giving.
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    Premium Chess Box - Bird's Eye Maple

    Bird's Eye Maple
    Catalog Code: BOXPREMBM
    Our Price: $149.95

  • **PRE-ORDER** The Classical French - Move by Move
    In this book, International Master Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in studying the French Defence, Classical Variation, which is a popular choice among chess players of all levels. Lakdawala examines in detail the important and commonly played lines, including the Steinitz, McCutcheon and Burn Variations. Using illustrative games and drawing on his own experience with the opening, he explains the main positional and tactical ideas for both sides, provides answers to all the key questions and tells you everything you need to know about successfully playing the Classical French.
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    **PRE-ORDER** The Classical French - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: B0397EM
    Our Price: $29.95

  • Tactic Toolbox Grunfeld - Michal Krasenkow
    If you want to know an opening, you should understand its typical positional ideas and plans. It is also good to remember variations. But this is not enough. You should also know the typical tactical motifs or your opening. This trio of strategy, variations, and tactics forms a conscious and subconscious image in the mind and helps you to find the right moves. The Grünfeld Defense is an active opening, which often leads to sharp, double-edged play, and tense tactical fights. Therefore the tactical part of the Grünfeld-image is extremely important and should be steadily developed. The most effective, timeproven way to develop tactical abilities, imagination, and the ability to calculate variations, is practice. Poets say, “No day without a line”, aspiring chessplayers should say “No day without tactical exercise”.
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    Tactic Toolbox Grunfeld - Michal Krasenkow

    Catalog Code: WIN0434CB

    Regular Price: $39.95

    Special Price: $36.95


  • *PRE-ORDER* The Magnetic Chess Set
    The size of this small Magnetic set from our new line is nearly the same as the one of the CHW10. However the chessmen made from hornbeam wood have more classical (Staunton) design. The alphanumeric notation has been put on the light borders of the chess board. The folding chess board has an insert tray for the chess pieces storage inside. This set is available in brown colour only.
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    *PRE-ORDER* The Magnetic Chess Set

    Catalog Code: COMBOMAGSM-BR

    Regular Price: $69.95

    Special Price: $49.95


  • *PRE-ORDER* The Consul Chess Set
    The folding chess board of the Consul set resembles the one of the Ambassador set. However the chessmen are of a Staunton design and they are weighted and made from hornbeam wood. The folding chess board has an insert tray for the chess pieces storage inside. This set is available in brown colour only.
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    *PRE-ORDER* The Consul Chess Set

    Catalog Code: COMBOCON-BR

    Regular Price: $99.95

    Special Price: $69.95


  • *PRE-ORDER* The Ambassador Chess Set
    The Ambassador chess has been the most popular set from our decorative range. Thanks to its larger size and a unique design it is considered as a deluxe chess set. Lovely chessmen are made from hornbeam and sycamore wood. Like the chess board they have burned ornaments. The burned folding chess board has an insert tray for the chess pieces inside.
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    *PRE-ORDER* The Ambassador Chess Set

    Catalog Code: COMBOAMB-BR

    Regular Price: $109.95

    Special Price: $79.95


  • *PRE-ORDER* The Old Polish Chess Set
    This set has a unique Old Polish design. These lovely slim chessmen are weighted. They have been made from cherry tree wood. The folding chess board has an insert tray for the chessmen storage inside. The chess pieces and the chess case sides have been inlaid with brass. This set is available in brown colour only.
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    *PRE-ORDER* The Old Polish Chess Set

    Catalog Code: COMBOPOL-BR

    Regular Price: $149.95

    Special Price: $99.95


  • *PRE-ORDER* The Junior Chess Set
    The Junior chess is a smaller version of the Royal set. The size of its folding case is 42x21cm instead of 54x27cm. The chessmen with burned ornaments are made from hornbeam and sycamore wood and they are weighted. The additional ornaments have been burned on the dark squares of the board. The burned folding chess board has an insert tray for the chess pieces storage inside. This set is available in various colours.
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    *PRE-ORDER* The Junior Chess Set

    Catalog Code: COMBOJUN-BR

    Regular Price: $99.95

    Special Price: $69.95


  • *PRE-ORDER* The Royal Maxi Chess Set
    The Royal Maxi chess is one of the most popular sets from our amateur range. Thanks to its size this set can be considered as travel one as well. These lovely hand-crafted chessmen are made from hornbeam and beech wood. The burned folding chess board has a nice red insert tray for the chess pieces storage inside.
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    *PRE-ORDER* The Royal Maxi Chess Set

    Catalog Code: COMBOROY-BR

    Regular Price: $59.95

    Special Price: $39.95


  • First Steps in Pawn Structures - Andrew Martin
    Understanding how to use pawns and how to handle different pawn structures are important topics for young or improving players to consider. On this new ChessBase DVD, IM and FIDE Senior Trainer Andrew Martin investigates the notion that ‘pawns are the soul of chess’ and tries to explain exactly what this means. The effective use of pawns in the opening leads to the correct development of the pieces and a good game springs naturally from there. The pawn structure must be considered throughout the game and this is something that Martin also touches upon. The viewer will be treated to a tour of excellent games, both old and new, many from the period 2012-2014, which highlight key ideas about the correct use of pawns and from which one cannot fail to improve one’s technique. Thus this DVD is ideal for players below 1800 or indeed ambitious players of any level.
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    First Steps in Pawn Structures - Andrew Martin

    Catalog Code: WIN0436CB

    Regular Price: $36.95

    Special Price: $33.95


  • Tactic Toolbox Scheveningen - Lubomir Ftacnik
    Lubomir Ftacnik complements his popular Scheveningen DVD with fresh material for training tactical themes. The world’s most popular opening, the Sicilian defense (played in more than 50% of all games!) rises and falls with attack, fantasy and combinations. The ability to spot a tactical opportunity, calculate variations and choose the best line decides the game in sharp Sicilian positions and, even on its own, is a skill worth having.
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    Tactic Toolbox Scheveningen - Lubomir Ftacnik

    Catalog Code: WIN0433CB

    Regular Price: $36.95

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  • Improve Your Chess Tactics with Tania Sachdev
    My first chess DVD focused on various strategic middlegame themes and concepts, but in this second installment, the focus is on tactics – for after all, strategy and tactics go hand in hand, and playing strategically often leads to a resounding combinative finish. But for that to happen, you have to be able to build up positions through which tactics can flow – and this is exactly what I have illustrated on the DVD with a number of examples. The aim of this course is to help you understand how you to make tactical opportunities arise as w ell as to sharpen your tactical vision - these selected lectures will help to foster your overall tactical understanding. You can never spend too little time solving combinations and studies to improve your calculating abilities!“
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    Improve Your Chess Tactics with Tania Sachdev

    Catalog Code: WIN0435CB

    Regular Price: $36.95

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  • Anand - Move by Move
    In this book, Grandmaster Zenón Franco examines in detail Anand’s chess career to date. He selects and studies his favourite Anand games, and demonstrates clearly how we can all improve our chess by learning from Anand’s play.
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    Anand - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: B0396EM
    Our Price: $29.95

  • Carlsen - Move by Move
    Despite his relatively young age, Magnus Carlsen has already secured his place in chess history as a legend of the game. In a short space of time his accomplishments have been extraordinary. In December 2012 he broke Garry Kasparov’s record to become the highest-rated chess player of all time.
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    Carlsen - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: B0395EM
    Our Price: $29.95

  • Premium Chess Set Combo - Plastic Chessmen | Tournament Chessboard | Deluxe Chess Bag
    The Premium Chess Set Combination includes your choice of one the following sets of chess pieces, a soft mouse pad style tournament chessboard, and a deluxe chess bag.
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    Premium Chess Set Combo - Plastic Chessmen | Tournament Chessboard | Deluxe Chess Bag

    Catalog Code: COMBOPR
    Our Price: $44.95

  • New Art of Defense in Chess
    Most chess games are not won – they are lost. Many instructional chess books tell you how to improve a position when it is already (or may be) favourable. This book offers help when you definitely do not have the advantage. Every chess player needs a sound arsenal of defensive techniques. This book covers them all – counterplay, when to accept sacrifices, how to anticipate short- and long-term threats, and how to minimize losses. It also helps you create a strong underlying psychological framework for defensive technique – it teaches you how to stay cool under fire, how to stonewall and how to exploit your opponent's weaknesses.
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    New Art of Defense in Chess

    Catalog Code: B0121BT
    Our Price: $23.95

  • The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played
    The bestselling author of Logical Chess Move by Move guides players through 62 masterly strategies for chess success. Each game provides a classic example of a fundamental problem and its best resolution, described with chess diagrams and Chernev's lively notes. The matches—all by chess greats such as Capablanca, Tarrasch, Fischer, Alekhine, Lasker, and Petrosian—turn theory into practice and illuminate the game for every player. This revised edition features an updated algebraic format.
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    The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played

    Catalog Code: B0122BT
    Our Price: $23.95

  • Improve Your Chess Pattern Recognition
    Key Moves and Motifs in the Middlegame
    In this book IM Arthur van de Oudeweetering supplies building blocks for your chess knowledge. In short chapters he presents lots of well-defined subjects, easy to remember because of their specific elements. After working with this book you will experience something wonderful: your mind and memory will be triggered much easier and more frequently. An increasing number of positions, pawn structures and piece placements will automatically activate your chess knowledge. As a result, you will simply find the right move more often and more quickly!
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    Improve Your Chess Pattern Recognition

    Key Moves and Motifs in the Middlegame
    Catalog Code: B0146NIC
    Our Price: $26.95

  • Intense Study of the Masters - 5 DVDs - Chess Lecture
    This Collection Includes: - A Modern Take on Nimzowitch - Steinitzian School of Defense - Keres Flowing Chess - Learn from Karpov - The Best of Reshevsky 12 Hours 22 Lectures
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    Intense Study of the Masters - 5 DVDs - Chess Lecture

    Catalog Code: DVD006CLC

    Regular Price: $99.95

    Special Price: $89.95


  • The Best of Reshevsky - Chess Lecture - Volume 108
    with International Master Bill Paschal
    Reshevsky was a strong contender for the World Chess Championship from the mid-1930s to the mid-1960s: he came equal third in the 1948 World Chess Championship tournament and equal second in the 1953 Candidates Tournament. He was an eight-time winner of the U.S. Chess Championship. An outstanding match player throughout his career, Reshevsky excelled at positional play, and could be a brilliant tactician when required. He took a long time over his opening moves, and often found himself under time pressure – but this sometimes unsettled his opponent more than it did Reshevsky. Reshevsky was an accountant, and a well-regarded chess writer.
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    The Best of Reshevsky - Chess Lecture - Volume 108

    with International Master Bill Paschal
    Catalog Code: DVD0108CL
    Our Price: $19.95

  • Middlegame Positions and Problem Solving - Chess Lecture - Volume 107
    with International Master David Vigorito
    Review middlegame decision making with David Vigorito. Middlegame play sets the scene for the endgame. What material you have, where it is on the board and your options are considerations. Here David takes us through numerous middlegame problems, shows us the thought process for analyzing what to do, and solutions.
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    Middlegame Positions and Problem Solving - Chess Lecture - Volume 107

    with International Master David Vigorito
    Catalog Code: DVD0107CL
    Our Price: $19.95

  • Studies on The Middlegame - Chess Lecture - Volume 109
    by GM Kraai and GM Perelshteyn
    Large material gains can end a game while it is still in the Middlegame. Here GM Kraai and GM Perelshteyn explore middle game decision making and planning to shape the end game with their own games as example.
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    Studies on The Middlegame - Chess Lecture - Volume 109

    by GM Kraai and GM Perelshteyn
    Catalog Code: DVD0109CL
    Our Price: $19.95

  • **PRE-ORDER** Larsen - Move by Move
    In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala studies his favourite Larsen games and examines Larsen's skills in the key areas of attack and defence, initiative, exploiting imbalances, accumulating advantages and endgame play.
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    **PRE-ORDER** Larsen - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: B0399EM
    Our Price: $29.95

  • **PRE-ORDER** The Killer Sicilian
    Fighting 1.e4 with the Kalashnikov
    In this book, opening expert Tony Rotella presents a Sicilian repertoire for Black, the backbone of which consists of the Kalashnikov Variation. The Kalashnikov is an ideal choice for those looking to take up the Sicilian.
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    **PRE-ORDER** The Killer Sicilian

    Fighting 1.e4 with the Kalashnikov
    Catalog Code: B0398EM
    Our Price: $29.95

  • Play Unconventional Chess and Win
    In this book the reader will discover the incredible power unconventional moves can have. These moves contradict the most fundamental principles of the "old chess", and yet most of them played by leading grandmasters.
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    Play Unconventional Chess and Win

    Catalog Code: B0393EM
    Our Price: $29.95

  • Chess Progress
    From Beginner to Winner
    Award-winning chess coach Erik Czerwin’s unique training method begins by studying the simplest chess positions with very few pieces – and then moves on, step by step, adding more pieces to the board. Complex ideas are always built up from simpler situations, ensuring that the learning curve stays flat.
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    Chess Progress

    From Beginner to Winner
    Catalog Code: B0391EM
    Our Price: $28.95

  • Chess Schools of Thought - 3 DVDs - Chess Lecture
    This Collection Includes: - How to Think Like a Grandmaster - Balance of Time, Material, and Quality of Position - Who Needs Openings 5.5 Hours 11 Lectures
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    Chess Schools of Thought - 3 DVDs - Chess Lecture

    Catalog Code: DVD007CLC

    Regular Price: $55.95

    Special Price: $49.95


  • Attacking Chess Set - 3 DVDs - Chess Lecture
    This Collection Includes: - Attacking Chess 1 - Chess Lecture - Volume 69 - Attacking Chess 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 68 - Attacking Chess 3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 71 5.85 Hours 15 Lectures
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    Attacking Chess Set - 3 DVDs - Chess Lecture

    Catalog Code: DVD005CLC

    Regular Price: $59.95

    Special Price: $55.95


  • The Definitive French Collection - 6 DVDs - Chess Lecture
    This Collection Includes: - Insights Into the French Defense - The French Defense for White - New Ideas in the French Defense - A System Against the French - a6/b5 Against the French Steintz - The French Defense: Guimard Variation 8.9 Hours 25 Lectures
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    The Definitive French Collection - 6 DVDs - Chess Lecture

    Catalog Code: DVD004CLC

    Regular Price: $115.95

    Special Price: $99.95


  • A Magnum of Magnus - 4 DVDs - Chess Lecture
    This Collection Includes: - Magnus Madness - Carlsen's Black Magic & Carlsen in Baku - The Rise of Carlsen 2 DVD Set 9.7 Hours 22 Lectures
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    A Magnum of Magnus - 4 DVDs - Chess Lecture

    Catalog Code: DVD003CLC

    Regular Price: $89.95

    Special Price: $79.95


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