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Teach Yourself Visually Chess (06 Edition)
Teach Yourself Visually Chess (06 Edition)
by Jon Edwards
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Chess is a mental game, but you don't have to strain your brain to learn the basics—not with this guide that shows you how to play. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chess covers how to set up the board, how each piece moves, opening strategies and... (read more)

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Children and Chess : Guide for Educators (06 Edition)
Children and Chess : Guide for Educators (06 Edition)
by Alexey W. Root
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Children and Chess: A Guide for Educatorsis the first book to show the connection between accepted educational theories and chess. It features lesson plans teachers can use immediately, and from which they can learn the basics of the game. Since the... (read more)

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Play Winning Chess
Play Winning Chess
by Yasser Seirawan
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An introduction to the moves, strategies, and philosophy of chess with clear explanations of the games fundamentals, instructive examples, question-and-answer sections, sample games, and psychological hints.... (read more)

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Precision Pool (2ND 08 Edition)
Precision Pool (2ND 08 Edition)
by Gerry D. Kanov
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Sharpen your strategy and shot-making skills for eight ball, nine ball, straight pool, or one pocket with "Precision Pool." Featuring tips and strategies for every aspect of the sport, including grips, vision, aim, and shot selection and execution, this... (read more)

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Across the Board: The Mathematics of Chessboard Problems (Princeton Puzzlers)
Across the Board: The Mathematics of Chessboard Problems (Princeton Puzzlers)
by John J Watkins
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"This beautiful book is absolutely the best treatment of the connection between chess and recreational mathematics I have ever seen. What makes it stand apart (and far above) other chess puzzle books is the underlying mathematical theory, presented in an... (read more)

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Birth of the Chess Queen: A History
Birth of the Chess Queen: A History
by Marilyn Yalom
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Everyone knows that the queen is the most dominant piece in chess, but few people know that the game existed for five hundred years without her. It wasn't until chess became a popular pastime for European royals during the Middle Ages that the queen was... (read more)

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The Immortal Game: A History of Chess, or How 32 Carved Pieces on a Board Illuminated Our Understanding of War, Art, Science and the Huma
The Immortal Game: A History of Chess, or How 32 Carved Pieces on a Board Illuminated Our Understanding of War, Art, Science and the Huma
by David Shenk
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Why has one game, alone among the thousands of games invented and played throughout human history, not only survived but thrived within every culture it has touched? What is it about its thirty-two figurative pieces, moving about its sixty-four black and... (read more)

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Tao of Chess (04 Edition)
Tao of Chess (04 Edition)
by Kurzdorfer
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200 principles to transform your game and your life.... (read more)

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Playing Off the Rail : a Pool Hustler's Journey (96 Edition)
Playing Off the Rail : a Pool Hustler's Journey (96 Edition)
by David Mccumber
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At the age of 17, David McCumber was stricken with "road fever" that irresistible call to the itinerant life of a professional gambler. Twenty-two years later, he got the chance to follow that dream-not as a player but as the "stakehorse"... (read more)

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Chess for Success : Using an Old Game To Build New Strengths in Children and Teens (05 Edition)
Chess for Success : Using an Old Game To Build New Strengths in Children and Teens (05 Edition)
by Maurice Ashley
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Breaking the chess world's color lines by becoming 1999's International Grandmaster, Ashley serves up compelling anecdotes about how chess has positively affected young players. Readers will understand how chess strategies can improve a child's mental... (read more)

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Chess Master (05 Edition)
Chess Master (05 Edition)
by Ching
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The Chess Master is a story of escape and salvation, and the clue for both is chess. The protagonist, Wang Yisheng, undergoes a gradual transformation from chess fool to chess master -- from an alienated young man obsessed with the material needs of life... (read more)

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