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The Grandmaster

Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again

by Brin-Jonathan Butler

<p><strong>A</strong> <strong>firsthand account of the dramatic 2016 World Chess Championship between Norway's Magnus Carlsen and Russia's Sergey Karjakin, which mirrored the world's geopolitical unrest and rekindled a global fascination with ...

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The history of Chess

by H. E. Bird

<p>It may not be possible to trace the game of chess with absolute certainty, back to its precise source amidst the dark periods of antiquity, but it is easy to shew that the claim of the Hindus as the inventors, is supported by better evidence ...

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The Killer Dutch

by Simon Williams

<p>Grandmaster Simon Williams has played the Classical Dutch for over twenty years. It remains his favourite opening and has featured in some of his greatest individual results, including a win over World Championship finalist Boris ...

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The King Is a Powerful Piece!

by Tigran Gyozalyan

<span><span>Cowering in the middlegame, towering in the endgame: chess theory teaches that the king needs protection from enemy pieces until the ending, when finally it can come out from hiding to decisive effect. But what if the king can take ...

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The King's Indian according to Tigran Petrosian

by Igor Yanvarjov & Levon Aronian

<p>Welcome to Tiger’s Den! Tigran Petrosian, the ninth world chess champion, was one of the deepest thinkers the chess world has ever seen. His handling of complex strategic positions was legendary. Now, for the first time, Russian international

ISBN: 9781941270585

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The Knight

The Cunning Cavalry

by Sergey Kasparov

<p>In his 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 second volume in the series is about the ...

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The Lazy Man's Sicilian

Attack and Surprise White

by Valeri Bronznik & Steve Giddins

<p>The Basman-Sale Variation is a relatively unexplored weapon for Black in the Sicilian Defence. After the perfectly normal moves 1.e4 c5, 2. Nf3 e6, 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Black lashes out with 4…Bc5! English IM Michael Basman and Croatian IM ...

ISBN: 9789056916060

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The Learning Spiral

A New Way to Teach and Study Chess

by Kevin Cripe

<p>Will memorizing a mountain of related chess positions help you to learn? Have you spent untold time studying a chess idea and then found that you can't remember it in a game? Education research, says Kevin Cripe, has found that optimal ...

ISBN: 9781936277896

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The Longest Game

The Five Kasparov/Karpov Matches for the World Chess Championship

by Jan Timman

<p>On September 10, 1984, Anatoly Karpov and Garry Kasparov appeared on the stage of the Hall of Columns in Moscow for the first game of their match for the World Chess Championship. The clash between the reigning champion and his brazen young ...

ISBN: 9789056918125

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The Magic of Chess Tactics

A Training Book for Advanced Players

by Karsten Müller & Claus Dieter Meyer

Chess is 99% tactics. So to be a good chess player, you have to spend a lot of your training time on tactics. Although basic tactics are explained in a number good books, complicated tactics the kind that separate tournament winners from the ...

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The Modern Bogo 1.d4 e6

A Complete Guide for Black

by Dejan Antic & Branimir Maksimovic

<br /><br /><span><span>They did it! Dejan Antic and Branimir Maksimovic have created a complete chess opening repertoire for Black players in only two books. </span></span><br /><br /><span><span>First they wrote the acclaimed The Modern French

ISBN: 9789056915339

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The Najdorf in Black and White

by Bryan Smith

<p>In many ways, the Najdorf Sicilian is the ideal defense against 1.e4 – aggressive and leading to creative and exciting play, allowing Black to play for a win and yet unquestionably sound.</p> <p>Despite the Najdorf's great popularity and ...

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The New In Chess Book of Chess Improvement

Lessons From the Best Players in the World's Leading Chess Magazine

by Steve Giddins

<span><span>Masterclasses by Kasparov, Carlsen, Tal, Anand, Kramnik, Ivanchuk, Smyslov, Larsen, Karpov and many others</span></span><br /><br /><span><span>For more than three decades, every issue of New In Chess magazine has been full of ...

ISBN: 9789056916954

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The Old Indian: Move by Move

by Junior Tay

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

ISBN: 9781781942345

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The Petroff: 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: 9781781942598

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The Power of Pawns

Chess Structure Fundamentals for Post-beginners

by Jorg Hickl

<p>'If you want to improve at chess, you must know the characteristics of typical pawn formations.</p> <p>Understanding the pawn structure is a key tool when you are evaluating a position on the board.</p> <p>One simple pawn move can ruin your

ISBN: 9789056916329

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The Queen's Indian: Move by Move

by Lorin D'Costa

<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: 9781781942932

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The Scotch Gambit

An Energetic and Aggressive System for White

by Alex Fishbein

Seize the Initiative Right from the Start! Are you bored with slow maneuvering in systems such as the the Italian game with d2-d3 and the anti-Berlin? Do you enjoy confrontation in the center and sharp, tactical play? Alex Fishbein shows how ...

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The Sicilian Dragon: Move by Move

by Carsten Hansen

<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: 9781781942284

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The Slav: Move by Move

by Cyrus Lakdawala

<p>This is a brand new series which provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book,<i> Move by Move</i> greatly encourages the learning and practising of ...

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