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The Big Book of World Chess Championships

46 Title Fights - from Steinitz to Carlsen

by Andre Schulz

<span><span>Wilhelm Steinitz, the winner of the first official World Chess Championship in 1886, would have rubbed his eyes in disbelieve if he could have seen how popular chess is today.</span></span><br /><br /><span><span>With millions of ...

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The Bishop

Danger on the Diagonal

by Sergey Kasparov

<p>The Power of the Pieces In his new, ground-breaking series, The Power of the Pieces, Belorussian grandmaster Sergey Kasparov examines the strengths, weaknesses and overall characteristics of each piece on the chessboard. This first volume in ...

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The Bishop

Danger on the Diagonal

by Sergey Kasparov

<p>The Power of the Pieces In his new, ground-breaking series, The Power of the Pieces, Belorussian grandmaster Sergey Kasparov examines the strengths, weaknesses and overall characteristics of each piece on the chessboard. This first volume in ...

ISBN: 9781841270943

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The Chameleon Variation

Confronting the Sicilian on Your Own Terms

by Carsten Hansen

<p>Confront the Sicilian on Your Own Terms! In 1982, the late Ken Smith’s publishing house Chess Digest published the first edition of Andy Soltis’ small monograph Beating the Sicilian, The Chameleon Variation. It was well received and a second ...

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The Chess Endgame Study

A Comprehensive Introduction Second Edition

by A. J. Roycroft

<p>The endgame study, like the chess problem, eliminates over-the-board competition to concentrate on an invented endgame position carefully plotted to fox, bewilder, challenge, and otherwise stimulate the solver. Unlike problems, studies do not

ISBN: 9780486816289

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The Chess Formula

Learn the Top Moves & Strategies in Chess & Instantly Improve Your Chess Game

by William Marcus

<p style="text-align:justify;margin-top:10px;">The Chess Formula is the chess book designed to take your chess game to the next level. From years of playing and analyzing the moves that lead to the most effective captures in chess, as well as ...

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The Chess Openings Guide

With 21 of the most famous chess openings!

by Alan Scott

<p>This book covers the openings of chess in a very original and very effective way. The era of&nbsp; books 200 pages long to explain a single opening is over! In this book no less than 21 openings&nbsp; are explained to you. The tools provided ...

ISBN: 9782955172551

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The Chess Toolbox

Practical Techniques Everyone Should Know

by Thomas Willemze

<p>In chess, as in repair or construction jobs, you will not get very far without the right equipment. If you want to win more games you simply need the right tools. Unfortunately, most amateur chess players have no toolbox to speak of. What’s ...

ISBN: 9789056917982

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The Colle: Move by Move

by Cyrus Lakdawala

<p>This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just

ISBN: 9781781940457

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The Complete French Advance

The Most Uncompromising Way to Attack the French Defence

by Vladimir Sveshnikov & Evgeny Sveshnikov

<p>The Advance Variation is the most ambitious way to meet the solid French Defence. Its popularity among club players is not difficult to understand: by advancing the e-pawn to e5 on the third move, White not only gains space but also blocks in

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The Complete Manual of Positional Chess

The Russian Chess School 2.0 – Opening and Middlegame

by Konstantin Sakaev & Konstantin Landa

<p>Russia boasts a long and rich tradition in chess education, and Russian chess teachers and trainers are simply the best in the world.</p> <p>The Complete Manual of Positional Chess, probably the most thorough grounding in the history of ...

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The Complete Manual of Positional Chess

The Russian Chess School 2.0 - Middlegame Structures and Dynamics

by Konstantin Sakaev & Konstantin Landa

<p>Russia boasts a long and rich tradition in chess education, and Russian chess teachers and trainers are simply the best in the world. The Complete Manual of Positional Chess, probably the most thorough grounding in the history of teaching ...

ISBN: 9789056917432

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The Double Queen's Gambit

A Surprise Weapon for Black

by Alexey Bezgodov

<span><span>Alexey Bezgodov provides a complete chess opening repertoire for Black against 1.d4. After replying with 1…d5, the former Russian Chess Champion advises you to take up the Double Queen’s Gambit and play 2…c5! against both 2. c4 and ...

ISBN: 9789056916121

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The Elshad for White

by Igor Nemtsev

<p>More opening outrage and mayhem! The author of the 2017 groundbreaking study <em>The Elshad System</em> once again defies the principles of opening play – this time from White's side of the board with 1.c3, 2.Qa4, and a quick advance of the ...

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The Elshad System

by Igor Nemtsev

<span><span>You have limited time to devote to chess study, and most of that goes to reviewing your openings to move 25, with all their sidelines. Sound familiar? Here’s a solution: surprise your opponent in the first four moves with ...

ISBN: 9781936277834

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The Fabulous Budapest Gambit

Much More Than Just a Sharp Surprise Weapon

by Viktor Moskalenko

<p>The Budapest Gambit is popular with club and internet chess players all over the world, and it is easy to see why. It has surprise value, it’s not hard to learn, and it leads to sharp and dynamic play from the very start of the game. But what

ISBN: 9789056917494

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The Fianchetto Solution

A Complete, Solid and Flexible Chess Opening Repertoire for Black & White - with the King's Fianchetto

by Emmanuel Neiman & Samy Shoker

<span><span>A Complete, Solid and Flexible Chess Opening Repertoire for Black & White – with the King’s Fianchetto</span></span><br /><br /><span><span>When experienced chess teacher Emmanuel Neiman learned that some of his pupils hesitated to ...

ISBN: 9789056916640

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The Fighting Dragon

How to Defeat the Yugoslav Attack

by Paul Powell

<span><span>What’s the best way to start learning a new opening? You can either fill your head with masses of variations and then try to keep it all straight at the chessboard, or you can absorb key patterns and themes that crop up over and over

ISBN: 9781936277759

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The Full English Opening

Mastering the Fundamentals

by Carsten Hansen

<p>The English Opening (1.c4) is a popular choice at both club and master level, because it is a chess opening that suits all styles. As White you can play aggressively or opt for a more modest strategic approach, depending on what kind of ...

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The Grand Prix Attack

Fighting the Sicilian with an Early F4

by Evgeny Sveshnikov

<span><span>The Grand Prix Attack is one of White’s deadliest weapons against the Sicilian Defence. It continues to be highly popular with tournament chess players all over the world. While earlier publications mainly focused on tactics, this ...

ISBN: 9789056915223

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