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Product Description: Following on from his successful books Understanding Chess Endgames and Understanding Chess Middlegames, John Nunn fleshes out the theory by showing how World Champion Emanuel Lasker handled a wide variety of practical situations...read more

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9781906454821 | Gambit, May 13, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Following on from his successful books Understanding Chess Endgames and Understanding Chess Middlegames, John Nunn fleshes out the theory by showing how World Champion Emanuel Lasker handled a wide variety of practical situations.

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Product Description: Anand has been one of the world's top players for more than two decades, and cemented his place in the all-time hall of fame by winning the unified World Championship in 2007, and successfully defending his title against Kramnik and Topalov...read more
By Vishy Anand, Sean Marsh (contributor) and John Nunn

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9781906454326 | Reprint edition (Gambit, May 15, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Anand has been one of the world's top players for more than two decades, and cemented his place in the all-time hall of fame by winning the unified World Championship in 2007, and successfully defending his title against Kramnik and Topalov.

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Product Description: 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 middlegame - the phase of the chess battle where most games are decided, yet the one that has received the least systematic treatment from chess writers...read more

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9781906454272 | Gambit, January 10, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The three-times World Chess Solving Champion distils the most useful middlegame concepts and knowledge into 100 lessons that everyone can understand.

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Product Description: For all chess-players, from beginners to world champions, from kids to seniors, delivering checkmate is the greatest thrill the game has to offer. The ability to spot checkmates is a vital skill - and this easy-to-use book shows you how it is done...read more

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9781906454258 | Gambit, February 15, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: For all chess-players, from beginners to world champions, from kids to seniors, delivering checkmate is the greatest thrill the game has to offer.

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Product Description: In this major two-volume work, renowned endgame theoretician John Nunn teaches the skills that are most important to success in practical endgames.Going beyond standard texts, Dr Nunn shows how to apply knowledge of standard endgames to find the right methods in tricky real-life practical situations - even when they differ greatly from the idealized forms given by traditional endgame manuals...read more

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9781906454234 | Gambit, October 5, 2010, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In this major two-volume work, renowned endgame theoretician John Nunn teaches the skills that are most important to success in practical endgames.
9781906454210 | Gambit, June 22, 2010, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The definitive work on practical endgame tactics

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Product Description: This new and expanded edition of The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games contains the 112 greatest chess games of all time—selected, analyzed, re-evaluated and explained by a team of experts and illustrated with more than 900 diagrams...read more
By Graham Burgess (editor), John Emms (editor) and John Nunn (editor)

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9780192812513, titled "Emily Bronte: A Biography" | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 1979, cover price $9.95 | also contains Emily Bronte: A Biography | About this edition: First published in 1971, and here reissued for the second time, the emphasis of this book is firmly on the biographical rather than the literary.

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9780786714117 | Running Pr Book Pub, September 20, 2004, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: This new and expanded edition of The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games contains the 112 greatest chess games of all time—selected, analyzed, re-evaluated and explained by a team of experts and illustrated with more than 900 diagrams.
9780786705870 | Carroll & Graf Pub, October 1, 1998, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: This new and expanded edition of The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games contains the 112 greatest chess games of all time—selected, analyzed, re-evaluated and explained by a team of experts and illustrated with more than 900 diagrams.

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Product Description: One of the world's foremost chess writers provides everything you need to know about chess endgames!Assuming no specialized endgame knowledge, John Nunn presents 100 key endgame concepts, and explains how they are used to win games or save difficult positions...read more

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9781906454111 | Gambit, August 25, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: One of the world's foremost chess writers provides everything you need to know about chess endgames!

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Product Description: Most chess puzzle books put you in an artificial situation: you are told a combination exists, what the theme is and what you are required to achieve. This one is different. In a real game, a player may sometimes need to find a combination...read more

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9781906454036 | Enlarged edition (Gambit, March 10, 2009), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Most chess puzzle books put you in an artificial situation: you are told a combination exists, what the theme is and what you are required to achieve.
9781901983081 | Gambit, May 1, 1999, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Most chess puzzle books put you in an artificial situation: you are told a combination exists, what the theme is, and what you are required to achieve.

By Marc Becker (trans), Frank Lamprecht, Karsten Muller and John Nunn (foreword by)

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9781857442557 | Everyman Chess, March 1, 2000, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: In this tremendously instructive and entertaining work, John Nunn selects 125 of the finest short decisive grandmaster games of the modern era.For a grandmaster to lose a game in 25 moves or fewer takes something special, and club players can learn a great deal from studying these miniatures...read more

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9781904600893 | Gambit, March 18, 2008, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In this tremendously instructive and entertaining work, John Nunn selects 125 of the finest short decisive grandmaster games of the modern era.

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Product Description: What is the best way to improve your chess results? Memorizing an opening encyclopedia, learning endgame theory, solving puzzle positions ... there must be an easier way. How about making the most of your existing talent? In a new and enlarged edition of a highly popular work, John Nunn helps you to do precisely that...read more

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9781904600701 | Enl new edition (Gambit, June 30, 2007), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: What is the best way to improve your chess results?
9781901983012 | B H B Distribution, March 1, 1998, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: A collection of John Nunn's best games from 1994 to the present day, annotated in detail in the same style as the best-selling Understanding Chess Move by Move. Throughout, the emphasis is on what the reader can learn from each game, so the book is ideal study material for those seeking to progress to a higher level of chess understanding...read more

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9781904600343 | Gambit, February 28, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of John Nunn's best games from 1994 to the present day, annotated in detail in the same style as the best-selling Understanding Chess Move by Move.

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Discusses a variety of chess tactics, including fork, skewer, opening and closing lines, and pawn promotion.

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9781901983982 | Gambit, January 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Discusses a variety of chess tactics, including fork, skewer, opening and closing lines, and pawn promotion.

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Product Description: The most exciting king-hunts from the last 150 years, converted to algebraic. This collection of confrontations surveys attacking techniques, and contains practical tips for all chess enthusiasts. The perfect guide for those looking to spill some regal blood.Intermediate

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9780713479454 | B T Batsford Ltd, December 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The most exciting king-hunts from the last 150 years, converted to algebraic.

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Product Description: This third edition is aimed at club and tournament chess players and provides ideas to overcome Black's latest counter-attacking ploys in the ever-changing Sicilian Defence.

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9780713478440 | B T Batsford Ltd, December 1, 2002, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: This third edition is aimed at club and tournament chess players and provides ideas to overcome Black's latest counter-attacking ploys in the ever-changing Sicilian Defence.
9780805042276 | Henry Holt & Co, November 1, 1995, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: This third edition is aimed at club and tournament chess players and provides ideas to overcome Black's latest counter-attacking ploys in the ever-changing Sicilian Defence.

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Product Description: En este libro John Nunn ha seleccionado treinta partidas modernas para ayudar al lector a entender los aspectos más importantes del ajedrez e ilustrar los modernos principios de ajedrez. Cada partida contiene muchas lecciones, pero en esencia se pretende guiar al lector a través de las ideas más importantes de cada fase de la partida...read more

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9781901983616 | Gambit, November 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: En este libro John Nunn ha seleccionado treinta partidas modernas para ayudar al lector a entender los aspectos más importantes del ajedrez e ilustrar los modernos principios de ajedrez.

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Introduces the fundamentals of chess, including step-by-step guidance on the rules of chess, chess notation, openings, chess psychology, and other topics.

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9781901983630 | Gambit, October 1, 2002, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Introduces the fundamentals of chess, including step-by-step guidance on the rules of chess, chess notation, openings, chess psychology, and other topics.

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Product Description: La caza del rey es el aspecto más emocionante del ajedrez. Cuando se produce en una partida, hay numerosos jugadores merodeando en torno al tablero y se percibe un zumbido en la sal de juego. El jugador victorioso se levan

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9788480194082 | Editorial Paidatribo, August 15, 2002, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: La caza del rey es el aspecto más emocionante del ajedrez.

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Product Description: In this book, John Nunn, a top-class grandmaster who is also one of the world's finest solvers, explains the methods by which chess problems and studies are solved. The logical and creative methods advocated, while targeted at the solving of composed positions, may also help players find startling tactical solutions in their games...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780047940200 | Unwin Hyman, November 1, 1985, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In this book, John Nunn, a top-class grandmaster who is also one of the world's finest solvers, explains the methods by which chess problems and studies are solved.

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9781901983661 | Gambit, May 1, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In this book, John Nunn, a top-class grandmaster who is also one of the world's finest solvers, explains the methods by which chess problems and studies are solved.

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Product Description: In this follow-up to his highly successful book, "Secrets of Rook Endings" John Nunn turns his attention to endgames without pawns. These occur surprisingly often in practice and are extremely tactical in nature. This book unites man and machine in the searh for ultimate answers...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781901983654 | Revised edition (Gambit, May 1, 2002), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In this follow-up to his highly successful book, "Secrets of Rook Endings" John Nunn turns his attention to endgames without pawns.

The Najdorf chess opening is synonymous with names such as Tal, Fischer and Kasparov. It includes many famous variations such as the Poisoned Pawn, the Polugaevsky Variation and the Gothenburg Variation. This guide covers all the variations of the Najdorf in detail and explains how to use it.

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9780713479003 | Gardners Books, October 30, 2001, cover price $27.80 | About this edition: The Najdorf chess opening is synonymous with names such as Tal, Fischer and Kasparov.

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Product Description: This new title, the first of its type to explain the dynamic principles that underpin modern chess, uses more than thirty carefully selected games to help the reader understand the most important aspects of the chess struggle. John Nunn, a top-class grandmaster and one of the world's most highly regarded chess writers, explains every move using terms and phrases everyone can understand and shows how key ideas are handled by today's grandmasters...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781901983418 | Gambit, April 1, 2001, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: This new title, the first of its type to explain the dynamic principles that underpin modern chess, uses more than thirty carefully selected games to help the reader understand the most important aspects of the chess struggle.

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Product Description: Starting with the very basics, this book tells you everything you need to know to become a successful chess-player. No prior knowledge is assumed. The reader learns step-by-step, with each new point illustrated by clear examples. By the end of the book, the reader will be fully ready to take on opponents across the board, or on the Internet, and start winning...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781901983302 | Gambit, August 1, 2000, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Starting with the very basics, this book tells you everything you need to know to become a successful chess-player.

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Product Description: One of the world's finest writers on chess presents his selection of brilliant modern games of 25 moves or fewer. Much can be learned from these sparkling miniatures. John Nunn examines both how the loser might have avoided disaster, and explains how the winner managed to punch home his advantage so effectively...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781901983166 | Gambit, February 1, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: One of the world's finest writers on chess presents his selection of brilliant modern games of 25 moves or fewer.

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