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    100 Chess Studies - Lessons in the Endgame
    Edited and With a Forward by Oleg Pervakov, World Chess Composing Champion
    Catalog Code: B0104OB

    This collection of studies by the remarkable Russian chess composer Alexey Seleznev (1888-1967) will not only wrap you in the amazing world of beautiful and memorable ideas, developed here to perfection. It is also an indispensable chess study aid - Seleznev's problems are closely integrated into practical play and most of them are self-contained lessons. The accuracy of of these compositions is backed up by modern computer analysis.
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    100 Chess Studies - Lessons in the Endgame

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    Your First Move
    Chess for Beginners
    Catalog Code: B0105OB

    "Your First Move" is a chess book for beginners by the well-known Chess master and honoured USSR trainer A.P. Sokolsky. Alexey Pavlovich Sakolsky was a research and theoretician, one of the few players on the earth to have an opening named after him. For many years, he was the trainer and second of the illustrious grandmaster Isaak Boleslavsky and also a teacher, working with young players. This book is the author's last work, a distinctive summary of his research and teaching experience. The book is aimed at the mass reader.
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    Your First Move

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    Complete Guide to the Queen's Pawn Opening - Vol 2
    The London Variation
    Catalog Code: B0124EU

    The second volume of the Complete Guide to the Queen's Pawn Opening is devoted to the London Variation and openings named in honor of Zukertort, Torre, Colle and others.
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    Complete Guide to the Queen's Pawn Opening - Vol 2

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    Winning at Blitz
    A Fun Guide to Blitz Chess
    Catalog Code: B0122EU

    One of the strongest blitz players in the world, Genrikh articulated his philosophy on chess with one clever phrase: 'there's no need for you to play - well just make sure your opponent plays poorly!' His book will teach you how to act when your clock is ticking, catch your opponents off guard, put them in serious time trouble, and make them blunder.
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    Winning at Blitz

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    Complete Guide to the Queen's Pawn Opening - Vol 1
    The Veresov, Blackmar-Diemer Gambit, Levitsky Variation and Other Set-Ups
    Catalog Code: B0123EU

    The first volume of the Complete Guide to the Queen's Pawn Opening gives a detailed high quality analysis of the Veresov Opening, the Blackmar-Diemer Gambit, the Levitsky Variation and other set-ups.
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    Complete Guide to the Queen's Pawn Opening - Vol 1

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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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    CLEARANCE - Instant Chess

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    CLEARANCE - Winning Moves 2
    Catalog Code: CB0194RB

    Players of all standards will find this book an enjoyable way to develop their tactical vision. Full solutions and a self-rating system will enable you to keep track of your progress, and to compare your results with those of chess-playing friends.
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    CLEARANCE - Winning Moves 2

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    CLEARANCE - Beating the Flank Openings
    Catalog Code: CB0555RB

    Throughout, the book is illustrated with sparkling recent games, and the author's own deep, original analysis.
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    CLEARANCE - Beating the Flank Openings

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    CLEARANCE - How To Win At Chess
    Catalog Code: CB0115RB

    A superb refresher course and the ideal follow-up to Ray Keene's best-selling Chess for Absolute Beginners.
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    CLEARANCE - How To Win At Chess

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    CLEARANCE - The Young Pretenders
    Who Will be the Next World Chess Champion?
    Catalog Code: CB0099RB

    Never before in chess history have there been so many young players with genuine world championship potential. Name such as Vladimir Kramnik, Viswanathan Anand, Vissily Ivanchuk, Alexei Shirov, Judit Polar, Nigel Short, Michael Adams and america’s own Gata Kamsky - all world beaters, but only one will mount the chess Olympus.
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    CLEARANCE - The Young Pretenders

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    CLEARANCE - New Ideas in the Pirc Defence
    Catalog Code: CB0183RB


    Leading modern exponents include World Championship candidates finalist Jan Timman, American Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan and Britain's Jon Speelman. Here John Nunn, himself, an expert on the Pirc Defence, presents his selection of the most theoretically important recent games.
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    CLEARANCE - New Ideas in the Pirc Defence

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    CLEARANCE - Michael Adams
    Development of a Grandmaster
    Catalog Code: CB0127RB

    The chess style of teenager Michael Adams is characterized by great natural talent, enthusiasm and perseverance, qualities which have made him one of the most promising players around today.In this wonderfully human chess biology, Bill Adams describes how his son - after winning his first tournament at the age of 8! - Took full advantage of the many chess opportunities available in England to consistently increase his playing strength to become not only the youngest ever British Champion but also the youngest Grandmaster in the world!
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    CLEARANCE - Michael Adams

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    CLEARANCE - Kasparov vs. Karpov 1990
    Catalog Code: CB0112RB

    Can Karpov's immovable strategy blunt Kasparov's irresistible, but risky attacks? Or will the challenger fail to withstand the brilliance and aggression of an opponent who is the highest rated player in chess history? In this book, written from the ring side in New York and Lyons, the Grandmaster commentaries to all the games reveal the answers to these fascinating questions.
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    CLEARANCE - Kasparov vs. Karpov 1990

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    CLEARANCE - Creative Chess
    Catalog Code: CB0336RB

    After a discussion of the characteristics and processes of creativity, 10 central concepts, such as unusual positioning and functioning of pieces, alertness to subtle differences, absurd moves, flexibility, etc.
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    CLEARANCE - Creative Chess

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    CLEARANCE - Test and Improve Your Chess
    Catalog Code: CB0134RB

    Providing numerous exercises, Alburt concludes with illustrations of the application of his ideas to the search for opening innovations, making special reference to his own great favourite, 'The Benko Gambit'.
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    CLEARANCE - Test and Improve Your Chess

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    CLEARANCE - London, 1980: Phillips and Drew Kings Chess Tournament
    Catalog Code: CB0268RB

    This book includes all of the games from the tournament, the most interesting of which have been annotated by British IM Bill Hartston. It also contains background information on the players and tournament organization, written by the controller, Stewart Reuben.
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    CLEARANCE - London, 1980: Phillips and Drew Kings Chess Tournament

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    Play the Caro-Kann
    Catalog Code: SWCB0551RB

    For an opening that has formed part of the repertoire of world champions past and present, there is a surprising dearth of literature in the English language. This book attempts to fill this void by guiding the reader through the myriad of variations that are likely to be encountered on either side of a Caro-Kann. Over 50 complete games are also included to illustrate the main themes discussed int he book. 
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    Play the Caro-Kann

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    CLEARANCE - 100 Classics Of The Chessboard
    Catalog Code: CB0310RB

    A chess ‘classic’ is a game, study, combination, problem or other idea expressed on the chessboard that is of note either for its excellence or its originality, or because its historically famous. This volume is a collection of 100 classics, spanning a period of chess history from the 13th century to the present day. 
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    CLEARANCE - 100 Classics Of The Chessboard

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    Chess Kaleidoscope
    Catalog Code: CB0299RB

    The book is in three parts, the first of which tells of matches for the WorldChampionship, of decisive games, of combinations, problems and studies on the chess board, and of the unusual properties of the board and pieces. Part two deals with a currently fashionable topic, ‘The Computer at the Chess Board’, and in the third part of WorldChampion Annotates fifteen of the best games, many of which are from recent events and may be unfamiliar to the Western readers. 
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    Chess Kaleidoscope

    $29.95

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