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    Tal Botvinnik 1960
    Catalog Code: B0001RE

    One of the greatest books ever written about a world championship match. Take a trip with the Magician from Riga as he invites you to share his thoughts and feelings as he does battle for the world title.
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    SHOPWORN - Tal Botvinnik 1960
    Catalog Code: SWB0001RE

    One of the greatest books ever written about a world championship match. Take a trip with the Magician from Riga as he invites you to share his thoughts and feelings as he does battle for the world title.
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    SHOPWORN - Tal Botvinnik 1960

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    SHOPWORN - How To Think In Chess
    Catalog Code: SWB0014RE

    How to Think in Chess is the rare book that explains in clear terms the techniques chess masters use to find their moves. The authors, an international chess champion and a trained professional thinker, are uniquely qualified on the subject. They offer you both academic research and personal experience. How to Think in Chess teaches you practical ways of thinking to win.
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    SHOPWORN - How To Think In Chess

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    SHOPWORN - Back to Basics - Strategy
    Catalog Code: SWB0001WD

    This book has been written for the great majority of chessplayers rated below master strength. Clear, concise explanations and examples, discussions of strategic objectives and of the formation of strategic plans are all designed to aid the aspiring chessplayer to better understand and implement chess strategy.
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    SHOPWORN - Back to Basics - Strategy

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    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.
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    Teaching Chess in the 21st Century

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    CLEARANCE - Chess Mazes
    Catalog Code: B0019RE

    The planning and visualization skills that come from working on Chess Mazes are valuable and instructive. If you are one who often loses games by hanging pieces or missing mates, then this is the book for you. There are many good books which present chess combinations and explain tactical motifs with the goal of training your tactical ability.
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    CLEARANCE - Chess Mazes

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    SHOPWORN - A Legend on the Road
    Bobby Fischer's 1964 Simul Tour
    Catalog Code: SWB0035RE

    A Legend on the Road deals with Bobby before he had become a household name. A complete unknown he wasn't, not with six U.S. Championships to his credit - including a scintillating 11-0 in the 1963/64 affair - but U.S. chess players bad never had a real opportunity to see him in action without traveling thousands of miles.
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    SHOPWORN - A Legend on the Road

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    CLEARANCE - A Legend on the Road
    Bobby Fischer's 1964 Simul Tour
    Catalog Code: B0035RE

    A Legend on the Road deals with Bobby before he had become a household name. A complete unknown he wasn't, not with six U.S. Championships to his credit - including a scintillating 11-0 in the 1963/64 affair - but U.S. chess players bad never had a real opportunity to see him in action without traveling thousands of miles.
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    CLEARANCE - A Legend on the Road

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    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.
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    Chess Workbook for Children

    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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    The Art of Bisguier
    Selected Games 1961-2003
    Catalog Code: B0025RE

    Arthur Bisguier is a living legend in American chess, having met and defeated some of the greatest players in the world. This is a collection of his best games - annotated by Bisguier himself - from 1961 through 2003. Each game is introduced with an anecdote and brief comment about Art's opponent and combined with many archival photos, makes this one of the great chess game collections ever.
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    The Art of Bisguier

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    SHOPWORN - Chess Cafe Puzzle Book 2
    Catalog Code: SWB0018RE

    As most chess instructors and players know, it is much more difficult to teach and learn strategic concepts than tactics. In this program, German grandmaster Dr. Karsten Mueller will help you develop your strategic chessplaying skills.
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    SHOPWORN - Chess Cafe Puzzle Book 2

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    CLEARANCE - Chess Mazes 2
    Catalog Code: B0020RE

    When the first volume of Chess Mazes was released, it was an immediate hit with both chess instructors and students. It was a completely new kind of chess puzzle to help develop your chessplaying visualization skills. In Chess Mazes 2, author Bruce Alberston has created another 216 fascinating chess mazes.
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    CLEARANCE - Chess Mazes 2

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    CLEARANCE - Let's Play Chess
    Catalog Code: B0010RE

    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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    CLEARANCE - Let's Play Chess

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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

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    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - The Complete Collection
    Includes All 3 Books
    Catalog Code: B0000RE1

    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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    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - The Complete Collection

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    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Activities - BOOK 3
    Catalog Code: B0049RE

    The activities in third book in the series are the fun way to reinforce the rules and principles of good chess. Full color cartoon characters, are combined with pages that the young student can color, all designed to help the student understand the rules, principles and even the etiquette of the game of chess.
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    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Activities - BOOK 3

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    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Teacher's Manual - BOOK 1
    Catalog Code: B0047RE

    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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    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Teacher's Manual - BOOK 1

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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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    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Exercises - BOOK 2
    Catalog Code: B0048RE

    This book is designed to be a companion of Book 1, Teaching Chess Step by Step Teacher's Manual. It contains a series of exercises designed to reinforce the knowledge that children gain from the teacher's presentations in the classroom. The exercises were designed for K-12 beginners and require a minimum of explanation. The solution may be written in chess notation or drawn on the board.
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    CLEARANCE - Nottingham 1936
    Catalog Code: B0024RE

    An Historic Clash of Generations! The great international chess tournament at Nottingham 1936 has taken its place next to other legendary tournaments such as St. Petersburg 1909, London 1922 and New York 1924. It set a record by featuring, for the first time, four men who had held the world championship title Jose Capablanca, Alexander Alekhine, Max Euwe (the then reigning champion) and Emanuel Lasker.
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    CLEARANCE - Nottingham 1936

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    CLEARANCE - London 1922 & Capablanca-Lasker 1921
    21st Century Edition
    Catalog Code: B0043RE

    London 1922 is important for all these reasons, but it also served as the setting for the creation of the famous 'London Rules' which would for years govern the way in which prospective challengers to the title would have the right to play the champion. As an added bonus, all fourteen games of the 1921 Capablanca-Lasker title match - with annotations by Capa himself - have been added to this new 21st-century edition.
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    CLEARANCE - London 1922 & Capablanca-Lasker 1921

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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

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    SHOPWORN - Bobby Fischer - The Career and Complete Games of the American World Chess Champion
    Catalog Code: SWB0034RE

    Now, for the first time, every one of his 736 tournament and match games is presented with insightful explanations and analysis. Best-selling chess author, German International Grandmaster Karsten Muller, annotates each game of the player many believe to be the greatest of all time.
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    SHOPWORN - Bobby Fischer - The Career and Complete Games of the American World Chess Champion

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    Bobby Fischer - The Career and Complete Games of the American World Chess Champion
    Catalog Code: B0034RE

    Now, for the first time, every one of his 736 tournament and match games is presented with insightful explanations and analysis. Best-selling chess author, German International Grandmaster Karsten Muller, annotates each game of the player many believe to be the greatest of all time.
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    Bobby Fischer - The Career and Complete Games of the American World Chess Champion

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    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.
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    Chess Strategy Workbook

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    CLEARANCE - Chess Movies 1
    Quick Tricks
    Catalog Code: B0037RE

    Chess MoviesTM represents a new idea in the Pandolfini Chess Library Series. It offers instructional material with every single move diagrammed and explained. Thus a chessboard and pieces are not needed to follow through. This makes it possible to rely solely on the book itself, as one would with a text on tactics and problems, without having to set up the positions, even though the present volume, Quick Tricks, contains games of ten full moves or more.
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    CLEARANCE - Chess Movies 1

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    SHOPWORN - Chess Movies 1
    Quick Tricks
    Catalog Code: SWB0037RE

    Chess MoviesTM represents a new idea in the Pandolfini Chess Library Series. It offers instructional material with every single move diagrammed and explained. Thus a chessboard and pieces are not needed to follow through. This makes it possible to rely solely on the book itself, as one would with a text on tactics and problems, without having to set up the positions, even though the present volume, Quick Tricks, contains games of ten full moves or more.
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    SHOPWORN - Chess Movies 1

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    SHOPWORN - Vienna 1922
    Catalog Code: SWB0033RE

    The First - and Sadly the Last - Book by Larry Evans, Vienna 1922 is remembered as one of the first great tournaments after World War I. All the stars of the day (Alekhine, Bogoljubow, Grunfeld, Maroczy, Reti, Spielmann, Tarrasch and Tartakover) played except Capablanca and Lasker, but it was Akiba Rubinstein who was to turn in an outstanding success scoring an undefeated 11 1/2 from 14 to finish a point and half ahead of second place Tartakover and two and a half points ahead of Alekhine.
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    CLEARANCE - Vienna 1922
    Catalog Code: B0033RE

    The First - and Sadly the Last - Book by Larry Evans, Vienna 1922 is remembered as one of the first great tournaments after World War I. All the stars of the day (Alekhine, Bogoljubow, Grunfeld, Maroczy, Reti, Spielmann, Tarrasch and Tartakover) played except Capablanca and Lasker, but it was Akiba Rubinstein who was to turn in an outstanding success scoring an undefeated 11 1/2 from 14 to finish a point and half ahead of second place Tartakover and two and a half points ahead of Alekhine.
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    CLEARANCE - Vienna 1922

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    SHOPWORN - New York 1927
    Catalog Code: SWB0050RE

    Alekhine's Controversial Masterpiece Finally in English! For decades, Alexander Alekhine's account of New York 1927 was at the top of the list of works that should have been rendered into English but unaccountably were not. Not only do you have one of the greatest annotators of all time rendering some brilliant analysis, but he melds it with an exceptional agenda, an anti-Capablanca agenda.
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    CLEARANCE - New York 1927
    Catalog Code: B0050RE

    Alekhine's Controversial Masterpiece Finally in English! For decades, Alexander Alekhine's account of New York 1927 was at the top of the list of works that should have been rendered into English but unaccountably were not. Not only do you have one of the greatest annotators of all time rendering some brilliant analysis, but he melds it with an exceptional agenda, an anti-Capablanca agenda.
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    CLEARANCE - New York 1927

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    SHOPWORN - Chess Movies 2
    The Means and Ends
    Catalog Code: SWB0046RE

    'Chess Movies'' represents a new idea in the Pandolfini Chess Library series. It offers instructional material with every single move diagrammed and explained. Thus a chessboard and pieces are not needed to follow through. This makes it possible to rely solely on the book itself, as one would with a text on tactics and problems, without having to set up the positions. It's almost as if one is sitting in a movie theater, watching the film roll by, with the narrative carried along by subtitles.
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    SHOPWORN - Chess Movies 2

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    CLEARANCE - Chess Movies 2
    The Means and Ends
    Catalog Code: B0046RE

    'Chess Movies'' represents a new idea in the Pandolfini Chess Library series. It offers instructional material with every single move diagrammed and explained. Thus a chessboard and pieces are not needed to follow through. This makes it possible to rely solely on the book itself, as one would with a text on tactics and problems, without having to set up the positions. It's almost as if one is sitting in a movie theater, watching the film roll by, with the narrative carried along by subtitles.
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    CLEARANCE - Chess Movies 2

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    CLEARANCE - 212 Surprising Checkmates
    Catalog Code: B0053RE

    With this instructive manual, players can learn to concentrate on one-, two- and three-move checkmates, focusing on their opponents' last moves and keeping alert to new possibilities, rather than getting blinded by previous calculations. Written by two experienced chess teachers, this volumes first 100 exercises concern checkmates in one move, while the remaining exercises represent game-like positions for checkmates in two and three moves.
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    CLEARANCE - 212 Surprising Checkmates

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    CLEARANCE - Chess Juggler
    Balancing Career, Family, and Chess in the Modern World
    Catalog Code: B0060RE

    These games are entertaining and instructive, and often somewhat unusual as they illustrate how one may prey upon human weaknesses.
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    CLEARANCE - Chess Juggler

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