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    The Tarrasch Defence - Erwin l'Ami
    A Complete Repertoire Against 1.d4, 1.c4 and 1.Nf3
    Catalog Code: WIN0542CB

    Are you looking for an active defence against 1.d4? Look no further! The Tarrasch Defence (1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5) is one of Black’s most ambitious ways to meet 1.d4. No wonder that World Champions Boris Spassky and Garry Kasparov played it! On this DVD l’Ami reveals many new ideas that have never been seen in tournament practice. In an extensive strategy section he also shows the typical ideas behind this opening.
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    Smash the Sicilian with the Smith-Morra Gambit - Michael Rahal
    Catalog Code: WIN0544CB

    The Smith-Morra Gambit (1.e4 c5 2.d4!) is a great attacking weapon against the popular Sicilian Defence. On move two White sacrifices a pawn for fast development and good attacking chances, and Black can easily fall into one of the many devious opening traps. In this 4+ hour DVD International Master Michael Rahal uses model attacking games to illustrate the main ideas behind White’s aggressive approach.
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    The Vienna Variation - Yannick Pelletier
    A Reliable and Ambitious Weapon Against 1.d4
    Catalog Code: WIN0543CB

    The Vienna Variation is a particular and independent system of the Queen’s Gambit. It arises after 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4, when black’s capture on move 4 is strongly reminiscent of the Queen’s Gambit Accepted. On this DVD, GM Yannick Pelletier offers you a complete repertoire in the Vienna, while covering the numerous possible deviations by White. He also analyses thematic games which illustrate the most important middlegame ideas.
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    The Vienna Variation - Yannick Pelletier

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    The Essex Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 3.0" King
    Catalog Code: MENWESX30

    The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Essex Series Chess set. This heirloom-quality Chess set features a 3.0" King with a 1.4" diameter base and is heavily weighted.

    As with all of our Chess sets, the Essex Series exemplifies a perfect combination of distinct beauty and functionality. It has been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a House of Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range. Nothing even comes close!

    The Chess Set comes with a Individually Numbered Certificate of Authenticity and an original manufacturer's plaque indicating the production number, with an adhesivebacking that would allow it to be affixed to the underside of a Chess box.
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    Oldrich Duras - Master of Chess Combination - First Volume
    On the Road to Chess Mastership 1882-1905
    Catalog Code: B0021MV

    Chess biography of the leading Czechoslovak chess grandmaster. Oldrich Duras (1882-1957). During his prime, 1906-1912, Duras played in 15 of the strongest 24 tournaments held in those seven years, and established himself as one of the best ten or twelve players in the world. 
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    Oldrich Duras - Master of Chess Combination - First Volume

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    Writings in Chess History
    Catalog Code: B0022MV

    The book consists of forty chapters, originally individual essays or reviews written over the past several years by the prominent American chess historian, John S. Hilbert, collected now for the first time. Over 500 chess games are presented, including those by Capablanca, Sellman, Marshall, Buckle, Steinitz, Zukertort and many more, annotated from different historical chess sources, chess magazines, chess columns, chess archives, etc., most long forgotten by lovers of the game.
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    Writings in Chess History

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    The Life and Games of Frank Ross Anderson
    Catalog Code: B0017MV

    Frank Ross Anderson (1928-1980) was, in the 1950s, one of the best Western chess players and a giant of Canadian chess, representing Canada in the 1954, 1958 and 1964 Olympiads. This book combines a biography of Anderson together with 523 of his games with annotations either by Anderson himself, from contemporary magazine articles or by the author.
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    The Life and Games of Frank Ross Anderson

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    Young Marshall
    The Early Chess Career of Frank James Marshall, with Collected Games 1893-1900
    Catalog Code: B0019MV

    Very little is known of Frank Marshall's early career since most biographies skip quickly over this period onto the great tournaments of his later years. For this book chess historian John Hilbert has researched many forgotten newspapers and journals to produce the first accurate account of this part of Marshall's life. Even Marshall, in his autobiography "My 50 Years of Chess", often failed to remember his own past correctly!
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    Philip Richardson - The Stormy Petrel of Chess
    Catalog Code: B0016MV

    Chess Biography of New York strongest chess player. Philip Richardson (1841-1920) with large collection of his chess games (193) many of them annotated.
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    Philip Richardson - The Stormy Petrel of Chess

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    The Chess Biography of Marcel Duchamp 1887-1968 - Volume 1
    The Early Chess Career of Marcel Duchamp 1887 - 1968
    Catalog Code: B0015MV

    The detailed account of the chess career of the prominent world-known artist Marcel Duchamp in the period 1887-1925. This volume covers his stays and chess playing in Argentine (1919), USA (1920-1922), Belgium (1923) and France (1924-1925).
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    The Chess Biography of Marcel Duchamp 1887-1968 - Volume 1

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    Chess Competitions 1824-1970
    An Annotated International Bibliography of Books, Bulletins and Programs
    Catalog Code: B0018MV

    Annotated International Bibliography of chess books, chess bulletins and chess programs. This bibliography aims to provide, for the first time and comprehensively, and extensive record of publications on chess competitions held the world over from 1824, the year in which the correspondence match between the Edinburg and London Chess Clubs began, up until 1970.
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    Chess Competitions 1824-1970

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    The Chess Biography of Marcel Duchamp 1887-1968 - Volume 2
    On The Road To The Chess Mastery 1926-1930
    Catalog Code: B0020MV

    The detailed account of the chess career of the prominent world-known artist Marcel Duchamp, which covers the period 1926-1930. It contents 370 games, including 55 Duchamp's games.
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    The Chess Biography of Marcel Duchamp 1887-1968 - Volume 2

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    Chess Fathering a Nation
    Adolf Albin 1848-1920 and Georg Marco 1863-1923
    Catalog Code: B0012MV

    Chess Biography of two Romanian chess players, Adof Albin and Georg Marco, who were prominent chess players of 19th and 20th century.
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    Chess Fathering a Nation

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    C.J.S. Purdy International Master World Correspondence Chess Champion
    His Life, His Games, and His Writings
    Catalog Code: B0327IS

    C.J.S. Purdy, Australia's greatest chess player and the first World Correspondence Chess Champion, was widely acclaimed as one of the world's greatest chess writers and teachers. In this book the editors present not only an absorbing account of Pudy's life and a collections of 50 of his best games, but also a sample of over 30 of his instructional articles. These articles, written in Purdy's inimitable style, cover all phases of the game and make this book a must for all serious chess students.
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    C.J.S. Purdy International Master World Correspondence Chess Champion

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    Napier's Amenities and Background of Chess-Play
    Unit One
    Catalog Code: B0326IS

    William Ewart Napier, renowned for his pithy remarks that are legendary in chess literature circles, had published three units (collections) of chess games between 1934-1935. This book, the first of those units, contains one hundred of the most unbelievable, but real chess games ever played. Each game is proceeded by a comment about the game or the players written by Napier.
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    Napier's Amenities and Background of Chess-Play

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    NIC Yearbook 127 - PAPERBACK EDITION
    Caruana Crushes Winawer with 9. h4!? from YB 126
    Catalog Code: B0127PYB

    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
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    NIC Yearbook 127 - PAPERBACK EDITION

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    Bologan's Caro-Kann
    A Modern Repertoire for Black
    Catalog Code: B0203NIC

    Victor Bologan presents a complete Caro-Kann repertoire for Black that is much more than just a lucidly explained and highly playable set of responses. In many lines Bologan provides – as he has done in his other recent major chess opening books for New In Chess – two options to handle the Black position. Bologan’s explanations are accessible for a wide range of players and he provides the reader with a thorough grounding in the strategic and tactical motifs.
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    Checkmate!
    The Patterns of Winning Mating Attacks and How to Achieve Them
    Catalog Code: B0329IS

    The Patterns of Winning Mating Attacks and How to Achieve Them. This is a complete book on different checkmate strategies.
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    Checkmate!

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    Paul Morphy and the Golden Age of Chess
    Catalog Code: B0325IS

    Everybody knows (or ought to know) of the meteoric career of Paul Morphy, who vanquished the mighty paladins of chess and became the first uncrowned champion of the world. And everyone enjoys (or ought to enjoy) the games, the men and the scene when Morphy reigned supreme.
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    Paul Morphy and the Golden Age of Chess

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    Caxton's Game and Playe of the Chesse, 1474
    Game and Playe of the Chesse, 1474
    Catalog Code: B0328IS

    Published in 1474, this is the first book on chess ever published and one of the first books ever published anywhere in Europe on any subject.
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    Caxton's Game and Playe of the Chesse, 1474

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    NIC Yearbook 127 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Caruana Crushes Winawer with 9. h4!? from YB 126
    Catalog Code: B0127HYB

    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
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    NIC Yearbook 127 - HARDCOVER EDITION

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    Endgame Virtuoso Magnus Carlsen
    His Extraordinary Skills Uncovered and Explained
    Catalog Code: B0204NIC

    Magnus Carlsen’s brilliant endgame play has been one of the key reasons for his success. With his fine technique, great inventiveness an iron determination Magnus has won countless endgame positions in which almost everyone else would have settled for a draw. He also has saved endgames that seemed impossible to hold. Endgame Virtuoso Magnus Carlsen will help you to appreciate Magnus’ endgame magic and shows you how to become a better endgame player yourself. A highly instructive, inspiring and entertaining book.
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    Thin Mouse Pad Style - Tournament Chess Board - 2.25" Squares
    Catalog Code: BRDT225

    Our Thin Soft Mouse Pad Style Tournament Chessboards are standard tournament size (20'' x 20'') with 2.25'' individual squares and rounded corners. Unlike other mouse pad chessboards available on the Internet, our mouse pad style chessboards are COMPLETELY ODORLESS - No strong chemical smell! They are completely washable, will not crease or crinkle. Guaranteed to lie flat, no more turned up edges! Fits rolled up in our Deluxe Chess Bag.
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    Lessons From My Komodo Match - Chess Lecture - Volume 180
    Hosted by Grandmaster Eugene Perelshteyn
    Catalog Code: DVD0180CL

    Komodo is a commercial chess engine that is consistently ranked near the top of most major chess engine rating lists. It heavily relies on board evaluation rather than depth, and thus has a distinctive positional style. Its forte is to play when there is nothing to play. On this DVD, Grandmaster Eugene Perelshteyn plays 4 rounds with the silicon monster showing us his games and the insight he gained while playing against Komodo.
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    Lessons From My Komodo Match - Chess Lecture - Volume 180

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    Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening - Selected Brilliancies from Volume 1-9
    Winning in 15 Moves or Less: Chess Tactics, Brilliancies & Blunders in the Chess Opening
    Catalog Code: B0013CH

    Through the study of the games in this volume, you will improve your opening play, opening repertoire, strategies and tactical ability. This volume features some of the best games and tactics from the previous nine volumes, one game for each chapter in the previous books. Therefore, this book will provide you with a firework of great games and excellent puzzles to be solved.
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    Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening - Selected Brilliancies from Volume 1-9

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    Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening - Volume 9: Caro-Kann & French
    Winning in 15 Moves or Less: Chess Tactics, Brilliancies & Blunders in the Chess Opening
    Catalog Code: B0012CH

    WINNING FAST IS FUN! This book is a collection of games played by the best players in the world in which either White or Black wins in 15 moves or less either a result of brilliant chess tactics, an accumulation of mistakes or blunders. Through the study of the games in this volume, you will improve your opening play, opening repertoire, strategies and tactical ability. 
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    Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening - Volume 9: Caro-Kann & French

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    Modern Chess Opening Traps
    Catalog Code: B0324IS

    This is a collection of opening traps by Grandmaster William Lombardy. The traps are great and cover every opening system. They need to be studied.
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    Modern Chess Opening Traps

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    A Shortcut to Winning Bridge
    With My 100 Most Interesting Bridge Hands
    Catalog Code: B0323IS

    This book, from one of the world's leading tournament bridge players and champions, highlights and summarizes the various bidding systems and the most widely used conventions. It gives deft insight into the strategy and psychology of playing Winning Bridge.
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    A Shortcut to Winning Bridge

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    The Kaplan-Sheinwold System of Winning Bridge
    By Two of the Greatest Champions of our Time
    Catalog Code: B0322IS

    The Kaplan-Sheinwold Bidding System is the most popular bidding system among modern tournament players. It is easy to learn. All you have to do is read this book. You will know everything you need to know to play at and even win bridge tournaments.
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    The Kaplan-Sheinwold System of Winning Bridge

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    U.S.Championship Chess
    A History of the Highest American Chess Title, With the 1973 Matches Annotated
    Catalog Code: B0321IS

    US Championship Chess is unique in the presentation, combining history with history-in-the-making for a new and pleasurable experience in chess study. Part I is a history of the U. S. Chess championship by David Daniels; Part II consists of the complete games of the 1973 tournament, annotated by William Lombardy.
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    Gambit Killer
    Catalog Code: B0029TH

    This book is simply a must for anyone who wants to be fully prepared to engage in battle against a gambit player. If you are a gambit player yourself, you need to this to prepare yourself for new challenges to your systems.
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    MASTER METHOD - The Libiszewski Method - GM Fabien Libiszewski - Over 16 hours of Content!
    The Bullet Proof French Defense
    Catalog Code: DVD-FABIEN

    The French Defense has been a favorite of many of the world’s top players. With the help of French GM Fabien Libiszewski, you can learn this powerful opening from a world-renowned expert, Over the course of 17 hours, Fabien reveals how to counter all of White’s setups from the main lines to the dangerous gambits and offbeat deviations. You will learn grandmaster strategies that will turn your initial cramped position into total domination of the board, plus discover sneak ways to lure your rivals into tempting but deadly traps that give you quick wins.
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    MASTER METHOD - The Libiszewski Method - GM Fabien Libiszewski - Over 16 hours of Content!

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