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Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations, and Games
Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations, and Games
by Laszlo Polgar
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The most complete collection of chess problems ever published, including 5,334 instructional situations, presented by the world's leading chess teacher Chess analyzes more than 5,000 unique instructional situations, many taken from real matches... (read more)

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The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games
The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games
by Graham Burgess
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Over 120 of the greatest chess games of all time, selected, analyzed, re-evaluated, and explained by a team of experts and illustrated with over 1,000 diagrams. Study the games to learn: how to attack; defense and counterattack; psychological warfare... (read more)

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Excelling at Combinational Play: Learn to Identify and Exploit Tactical Chances (Everyman Chess)
Excelling at Combinational Play: Learn to Identify and Exploit Tactical Chances (Everyman Chess)
by Jacob Aagaard
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Learn to identify and exploit tactical chances.... (read more)

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The Immortal Game: A History of Chess
The Immortal Game: A History of Chess
by David Shenk
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In his wide-ranging and ever-fascinating examination of chess, Shenk gleefully unearths the hidden history of a game that seems so simple yet contains infinity.... (read more)

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Rethinking the Chess Pieces
Rethinking the Chess Pieces
by Andy Soltis
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Professionals know that during the course of a game, the value of chess pieces change. And they use this knowledge to decide which pieces to exchange--and when. International grandmaster Andrew Soltis, the author of Bobby Fischer Rediscovered, helps pass... (read more)

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Lessons with a Grandmaster: Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
Lessons with a Grandmaster: Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
by Boris Gulko
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Imagine you are a club player who has been given the opportunity to talk at length with a famous grandmaster. How would you make the most of this opportunity? Club players are unaware of the subtleties that exist in grandmaster chess. Great... (read more)

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Chess Tactics for Champions: A Step-By-Step Guide to Using Tactics and Combinations the Polgar Way
Chess Tactics for Champions: A Step-By-Step Guide to Using Tactics and Combinations the Polgar Way
by Susan Polgar
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Susan Polgar became the first female Grandmaster at age 15—and it wasn't luck that got her there. Her use of tactics, combinations, and strategy during her games gave her the critical advantage she needed against her opponents. In Chess Tactics... (read more)

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Judit Polgar Teaches Chess #2: From GM to Top Ten
Judit Polgar Teaches Chess #2: From GM to Top Ten
by Judit Polgar
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This exceptional book continues the unique project where one of the greatest chess players of our time transforms her personal journey to the top into a roadmap for everyone who ever wanted to better themselves in the game of chess. In this volume, Judit... (read more)

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Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes: Fifty Tantalizing Problems of Chess Detection
Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes: Fifty Tantalizing Problems of Chess Detection
by Raymond Smullyan
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Here -- from philosopher/logician/puzzlemaker Raymond Smullyan -- are fifty elegant, witty, and altogether unique "chess mysteries." In each problem the solver has to deduce certain events in a game's past. For example: On what square was the White queen... (read more)

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Bobby Fischer for Beginners: Most Famous Chess Player Explained
Bobby Fischer for Beginners: Most Famous Chess Player Explained
by Renzo Verwer
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Everything you always wanted to know about world chess champion Bobby Fischer, complete with easily accessible examples of his chess playing style, in one compact and very readable volume. His youth in Brooklyn, his astonishing career, his many conflicts,... (read more)

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Logical Chess: Move by Move: Every Move Explained New Algebraic Edition (Batsford Chess Book)
Logical Chess: Move by Move: Every Move Explained New Algebraic Edition (Batsford Chess Book)
by Irving Chernev
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Having learned the basic moves, how can a player improve? In this much-loved classic, Irving Chernev explains 33 complete games in detail, by explaining to the reader reasons for every single move. Playing through these games and explanations gives real... (read more)

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Tips for Young Players
Tips for Young Players
by Matthew Sadler
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Britain's No.3 ranked player Grandmaster Matthew Sadler answers key questions: Which openings should I play? How do I learn to spot tactics? What do I need to know about the endgame? This guide is written by one of the world's leading players... (read more)

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Secrets of Creative Thinking: School of Future Champions 5 (Progress in Chess)
Secrets of Creative Thinking: School of Future Champions 5 (Progress in Chess)
by Mark Dvoretsky
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The world's top trainer, Mark Dvoretsky, and one of his best-known pupils, grandmaster Artur Yusupov, present a five-volume series based on courses given to talented young players throughout the world. The books contain contributions by other leading... (read more)

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Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player (Comprehensive Chess Course)
Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player (Comprehensive Chess Course)
by Lev Alburt
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Chess Strategy for the Tournament Playeris the fifth volume in Grandmaster Lev Alburt's Comprehensive Chess Courseseries. Endorsed by world champion Garry Kasparov as revealing "the once-secret Russian method of chess training," this uses only materials... (read more)

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Improve Your Opening Play
Improve Your Opening Play
by Chris Ward
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Grandmaster Chris Ward explains the important ideas behind every major opening, unraveling among others the secrets of the Sicilian, the mysteries of the Modern and the fundamentals of the French. He emphasizes the need to understand the key elements of... (read more)

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Learn Chess
Learn Chess
by John Nunn
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John Nunn, grandmaster and award-winning author, explains how to play and win at chess.... (read more)

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Secrets of Endgame Technique: School of Future Champions Vol. 3 (Dvoretsky School of Future Chess Champions)
Secrets of Endgame Technique: School of Future Champions Vol. 3 (Dvoretsky School of Future Chess Champions)
by Mark Dvoretsky
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Proper technique is central to executing successful endgame play. This instructional guide provides information on how to study the endgame and analyze endgame positions. It also illustrates the highly important technique of converting an advantage.... (read more)

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Modern Chess Openings
Modern Chess Openings
by Nick De Firmian
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Why is Modern Chess Openings called "the chessplayer's bible"? Because since it was first published over a half-century ago, it has been one of the most trusted books in the chess world. Because it is the world's most current and comprehensive... (read more)

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Winning Chess Strategies Revised Edition
Winning Chess Strategies Revised Edition
by Yasser Seirawan
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Gain the advantage over your opponent with easy-to-remember strategies from one of the world's top chess players! Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament... (read more)

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Pawn Structure Chess
Pawn Structure Chess
by Andrew Soltis
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Pawns form the “playing fields” of chess, a semipermanent “structure” that can determine whether a player wins—or loses. This major update to the classic guide to pawn structure, written by international Grandmaster... (read more)

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