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Grandmaster Secrets - Counter-Attack!
Grandmaster Secrets - Counter-Attack!
by Zenon Franco
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Superb defensive technique is a hallmark of all great chess-players. With a few deft counterstrokes, they not only deflect what looked like an overwhelming offensive, but also expose the darker side of their opponent's build-up. Is this sheer black... (read more)

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Evolution of Chess Opening Theory, the
Evolution of Chess Opening Theory, the
by Raymond Keene, Obe
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Why are certain openings fashionable and why do others vanish? Is this based on an objective evaluation or on mere whim? How were Openings principles first elaborated and by whom? And are the experts on openings always right?... (read more)

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The Chess-Player's Companion by Staunton
The Chess-Player's Companion by Staunton
by Howard Staunton
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The Chess-Player's Companion: Comprising a New Treatise On Odds, and a Collection of Games Contested by the Author with Various Distinguished Players during the last ten years including the Great French Match with Mons. St. Amant; to Which Are Added a... (read more)

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Chess Puzzles for Kids
Chess Puzzles for Kids
by Murray Chandler
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This chess puzzle super-challenge contains 100 fun positions to solve, ranging from encouragingly easy to mind-numbingly hard. Using an innovative format, every puzzle is preceded by an instructive example, illustrating an important pattern. Each puzzle... (read more)

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A Killer Chess Opening Repertoire - New Enlarged Edition
A Killer Chess Opening Repertoire - New Enlarged Edition
by Aaron Summerscale
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Bored with the same old openings? Worried about having to learn too much theory? Then this book will come as a godsend. Aaron Summerscale presents a set of exceptionally dangerous opening weapons for White. Each recommended line is based on a solid... (read more)

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The Unconventional King's Indian
The Unconventional King's Indian
by John Watson
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While books on the King's Indian Defence abound, chess theoreticians have tended to ignore or give short shrift to the 'unconventional' variations. But such variations are encountered in more than a third of the games actually played! At the club level... (read more)

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Endings (Winning Chess)
Endings (Winning Chess)
by Yasser Seirawan
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Approach every endgame with a winning strategy! Good books about endgames for beginners are few and far between. Winning Chess Endings is a great one - a gripping introduction to what you need to know to win chess endings, taught by American Grandmaster... (read more)

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Football and Chess: Tactics Strategy Beauty
Football and Chess: Tactics Strategy Beauty
by Adam Wells
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Why are football and chess 'beautiful games'? Do top football coaches read the pitch as a chess player reads the board? What is the connection between Jose Mourinho's defensive cunning and Grandmaster Wilhelm Steinitz's 'principles of defence'? The... (read more)

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Play the King's Indian: A Complete Repertoire for Black in This Most Dynamic of Openings
Play the King's Indian: A Complete Repertoire for Black in This Most Dynamic of Openings
by Joe Gallagher
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The King's Indian has always been one of the sharpest, most complex and popular openings that Black can play; it still provides the setting for many encounters at the elite level of Grandmaster chess. Straight from the start, Black fights for the... (read more)

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The Black Lion: The Chess Predator's Choice Against Both 1.E4 and 1.D4
The Black Lion: The Chess Predator's Choice Against Both 1.E4 and 1.D4
by Jerry Van Rekom
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More than 85% of all chess games start with White's first move being either 1.e4 or 1.d4. This book presents a flexible, logical and sensible way for Black to meet both of these moves. This robust repertoire is based on a multipurpose opening system that... (read more)

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Black Gambits 1 (Alterman Gambit Guide)
Black Gambits 1 (Alterman Gambit Guide)
by Boris Alterman
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This gambit guide is no mere opening book, but also a tactical battle manual. Sharpen your tactics and learn to play dynamic attacking chess while studying the most entertaining gambits. This volume deals with various openings after 1.d4 and 1.c4, and... (read more)

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Critical Moments in Chess (Batsford Chess Books)
Critical Moments in Chess (Batsford Chess Books)
by Paata Gaprindashvili
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Every chess player could use an invisible friend to whisper: “This is the critical moment; your next move could win the game.” Well, this unique guide can be that friend! It helps players learn when to ignore the obvious move and look for the... (read more)

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Capablanca the Mouthpiece
Capablanca the Mouthpiece
by Bob Long
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One of the strongest and most natural chessplayers of all time was Jose Capablanca, revered in every facet of the game. Now 52 games are looked at against a variety of opponents and how he dealt with them.... (read more)

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Fighting the Anti-King's Indians: How to Handle White's Tricky Ways of Avoiding the Main Lines
Fighting the Anti-King's Indians: How to Handle White's Tricky Ways of Avoiding the Main Lines
by Yelena Dembo
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‘I love playing the Kings Indian, but no-one ever allows me to reach my favourite opening! Does this sound like an all too familiar complaint? The answer to this problem lies here. The truth is you will reach your favourite opening in barely... (read more)

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Survive & Beat Annoying Chess Openings: The Open Games
Survive & Beat Annoying Chess Openings: The Open Games
by Eric Schiller
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This is the chess doctor's handbook to the very popular traps and pitfalls faced by beginning and intermediate chess players.  Opening traps are the single most annoying stratagem, that is, for unprepared players.  This book shows you how to... (read more)

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The Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas
The Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas
by Christophe Scheerer
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What are the greatest opening ideas in chess history? This is a fascinating question that would undoubtedly spark endless debate and discussion amongst all the experts and enthusiasts of the game. From the invention and development of openings which are... (read more)

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Experts Vs. the Sicilian
Experts Vs. the Sicilian
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The Sicilian Defense is the most popular chess opening at all levels of tournament play from Linares to the local club championship. The Sicilian is played regularly by Kasparov, Anand, Kramnik, Leko, Topalov, and Shirov - that is, the best players in... (read more)

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Understanding Chess Middlegames
Understanding Chess Middlegames
by John Nunn
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The three-times World Chess Solving Champion distils the most useful middlegame concepts and knowledge into 100 lessons that everyone can understand. Following on from his successful Understanding Chess Endgames, John Nunn turns his attention to the... (read more)

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The Quality Chess Puzzle Book
The Quality Chess Puzzle Book
by John Shaw
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Nothing is more important in chess than tactical skill - it is the foundation of all playing strength. In any game, no matter how profound the strategy, there will always be a moment when tactics are needed. Thus a tough tactical workout is essential for... (read more)

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How Good Is Your Chess? (Chess)
How Good Is Your Chess? (Chess)
by Daniel King
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Chess enthusiasts can sit down with 20 of the world's top players to answer the question posed by this instructive and amusing guide. Grandmaster Daniel King based How Good is Your Chess? on his popular Chess Monthly column. His easy-to-follow, test... (read more)

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