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  1. The Essex Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 3.0" King

    The Essex Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 3.0" King

    Our Price: $495.00
    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. Learn More
  2. Oldrich Duras - Master of Chess Combination - First Volume

    Oldrich Duras - Master of Chess Combination - First Volume

    $49.95
    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.  Learn More
  3. The Life and Games of Frank Ross Anderson

    The Life and Games of Frank Ross Anderson

    $39.95
    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. Learn More
  4. Chess Competitions 1824-1970

    Chess Competitions 1824-1970

    $54.95
    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. Learn More
  5. Young Marshall

    Young Marshall

    $44.95
    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! Learn More
  6. Philip Richardson - The Stormy Petrel of Chess

    Philip Richardson - The Stormy Petrel of Chess

    $39.95
    Chess Biography of New York strongest chess player. Philip Richardson (1841-1920) with large collection of his chess games (193) many of them annotated. Learn More
  7. The Chess Biography of Marcel Duchamp 1887-1968 - Volume 1

    The Chess Biography of Marcel Duchamp 1887-1968 - Volume 1

    $44.95
    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). Learn More
  8. Writings in Chess History

    Writings in Chess History

    $44.95
    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. Learn More
  9. The Chess Biography of Marcel Duchamp 1887-1968 - Volume 2

    The Chess Biography of Marcel Duchamp 1887-1968 - Volume 2

    $44.95
    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. Learn More
  10. Chess Fathering a Nation

    Chess Fathering a Nation

    $44.95
    Chess Biography of two Romanian chess players, Adof Albin and Georg Marco, who were prominent chess players of 19th and 20th century. Learn More
  11. C.J.S. Purdy International Master World Correspondence Chess Champion

    C.J.S. Purdy International Master World Correspondence Chess Champion

    $25.95
    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. Learn More
  12. NIC Yearbook 127 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 127 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    $33.95
    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! Learn More
  13. Smash the Sicilian with the Smith-Morra Gambit - Michael Rahal

    Smash the Sicilian with the Smith-Morra Gambit - Michael Rahal

    $33.95
    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. Learn More
  14. Checkmate!

    Checkmate!

    $25.95
    The Patterns of Winning Mating Attacks and How to Achieve Them. This is a complete book on different checkmate strategies. Learn More
  15. Napier's Amenities and Background of Chess-Play

    Napier's Amenities and Background of Chess-Play

    $19.95
    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. Learn More
  16. The Vienna Variation - Yannick Pelletier

    The Vienna Variation - Yannick Pelletier

    $33.95
    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. Learn More
  17. Paul Morphy and the Golden Age of Chess

    Paul Morphy and the Golden Age of Chess

    $19.95
    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. Learn More
  18. Caxton's Game and Playe of the Chesse, 1474

    Caxton's Game and Playe of the Chesse, 1474

    $24.95
    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. Learn More
  19. NIC Yearbook 127 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 127 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    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! Learn More
  20. Bologan's Caro-Kann

    Bologan's Caro-Kann

    $32.95
    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. Learn More
  21. Endgame Virtuoso Magnus Carlsen

    Endgame Virtuoso Magnus Carlsen

    $24.95
    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. Learn More
  22. The Tarrasch Defence - A complete repertoire against 1.d4, 1.c4 and 1.Nf3 - Erwin l’Ami

    The Tarrasch Defence - A complete repertoire against 1.d4, 1.c4 and 1.Nf3 - Erwin l’Ami

    $33.95
    Dutch grandmaster Erwin l’Ami is the second of Anish Giri and in that role has to make sure his protégé arrives at the board armoured with the right opening ideas. Who better to guide you through the scintillating variations that appear on this DVD? Learn More
  23. Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening - Selected Brilliancies from Volume 1-9

    Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening - Selected Brilliancies from Volume 1-9

    $12.95
    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. Learn More
  24. Lessons From My Komodo Match - Chess Lecture - Volume 180

    Lessons From My Komodo Match - Chess Lecture - Volume 180

    $19.95
    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. Learn More
  25. Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening - Volume 9: Caro-Kann & French

    Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening - Volume 9: Caro-Kann & French

    $12.95
    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.  Learn More
  26. Thin Mouse Pad Style - Tournament Chess Board - 2.25" Squares

    Thin Mouse Pad Style - Tournament Chess Board - 2.25" Squares

    Starting at: $9.95

    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. Learn More
  27. The Kaplan-Sheinwold System of Winning Bridge

    The Kaplan-Sheinwold System of Winning Bridge

    $19.95
    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. Learn More
  28. U.S.Championship Chess

    U.S.Championship Chess

    $25.95
    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. Learn More
  29. A Shortcut to Winning Bridge

    A Shortcut to Winning Bridge

    $18.95
    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. Learn More
  30. Modern Chess Opening Traps

    Modern Chess Opening Traps

    $25.95
    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. Learn More
  31. Gambit Killer

    Gambit Killer

    $32.50
    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. Learn More
  32. MASTER METHOD - The Libiszewski Method - GM Fabien Libiszewski - Over 16 hours of Content!

    MASTER METHOD - The Libiszewski Method - GM Fabien Libiszewski - Over 16 hours of Content!

    Regular Price: $159.00

    Special Price $119.00

    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. Learn More
  33. The Exchange Queen's Gambit for Black

    The Exchange Queen's Gambit for Black

    $29.95
    The Queen's Gambit is one of the oldest and most reliable opening which is mainly based on positional and structural understanding. The author gives a perfect guide about it and if somebody masters it, he will be able to use it in his entire chess career. This opening will never run out of fashion, its strategical and positional ideas will not be refuted by the strong computers. Learn More
  34. Chess Informant  - ISSUE 136 on CD

    Chess Informant - ISSUE 136 on CD

    $14.95
    The periodical that pros use with pleasure is at the same time a must have publication for all serious chess students! Chess Informant 136 contains hundreds of games annotated by strong players, crosstables, tournament results, separate chapters on combinations, endgames, problems, studies. Expected are analysis of particular openings, regular columns of top players on various themes, etc. Learn More
  35. Endgame Renaissance - Practical Chess Endgames for Club Players - 2 DVDs

    Endgame Renaissance - Practical Chess Endgames for Club Players - 2 DVDs

    $59.95
    As the name suggests, the focus is entirely on the type of positions you encounter in real play. You will learn how to think in the endgame; how to make progress in tricky positions and how to coordinate your pieces like a master. This course has been designed with the competitive player in mind, showing you how to maximize your results and stop gifting half-points to your rivals. Learn More
  36. The Schliemann Defence - Move by Move

    The Schliemann Defence - Move by Move

    $29.95
    White players who enjoy playing the Ruy Lopez (1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5) often expect to have an easy time in the opening. Numerous Black systems allow White to complete development with natural moves which often results in a small but clear advantage. Not so The Schliemann. The Schliemann (3 ... f5) is a ferocious beast that immediately takes the fight to White. Learn More

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