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Product Description: Includes everything you need to learn and play, including a board, pieces, and a book.Chess is the game of kings, an ancient competition that continues to delight and intrigue both kids and adults. Mammoth tomes have been written in pursuit of the perfect game, but everyone needs to start somewhere...read more

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9781629147024 | Perseus Distribution Services, November 3, 2015, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Includes everything you need to learn and play, including a board, pieces, and a book.

Provides instruction in the basics of playing chess, using illustrated explanations, diagrams, stories, and quotations, as well as examples of elementary games and strategies. (view table of contents)

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9780970472946 | Bright Sky Pr, December 1, 2001, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Provides instruction in the basics of playing chess, using illustrated explanations, diagrams, stories, and quotations, as well as examples of elementary games and strategies.

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Product Description: Filled with images, interviews and items from personal archives, this biographical monograph details the art and life of Barry Martin, Britain's most important kinetic artist. It delves into Martin's visual research into the relationship between space and time and also follows his distinguished involvement in chess...read more
By Julius Bryant, Adrian Glew (contributor), Richard Humphreys (contributor) and Raymond Keene (contributor)

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9789086901159 | Veenman Pub, February 1, 2008, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Filled with images, interviews and items from personal archives, this biographical monograph details the art and life of Barry Martin, Britain's most important kinetic artist.

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Product Description: Howard Staunton was the iconic polymath who essentially founded British chess. He was the dominant player of his time and after his 1843 victory against St Amant in Paris he would undoubtedly have been hailed as world champion, had anyone thought of creating the title at that time...read more

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9781843821809 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, June 30, 2006, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Howard Staunton was the iconic polymath who essentially founded British chess.

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Product Description: Book by Keene, Raymond, Divinsky, Nathan, Sonas, Jeff

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9781843821793 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, May 30, 2006, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Book by Keene, Raymond, Divinsky, Nathan, Sonas, Jeff

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Product Description: Tony Miles was a phenomenon in English chess. From an early age it was apparent that he had no respect whatsoever for the vaunted Soviet School of chess and held their grandmasters in scant esteem. At the very start of his career victories came in quick succession against such renowned opposition as Bronstein, Geller, Smyslov and Spassky...read more

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9781843821762 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, April 30, 2006, cover price $29.50 | About this edition: Tony Miles was a phenomenon in English chess.

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Product Description: Las Aperturas. Elección Y Desarrollo (jaque Mate) David Levy, Raymond Keene En esta obra, y de la mano de dos prestigiosos campeones se nos introduce en el apasionante juego de las aperturas más conocidas y las variantes que en las mismas han llevado a cabo algunos de los más famoso maestros...read more

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9788425511059, titled "Las aperturas / Opening: Eleccion Y Desarrollo" | Hispano Europea, June 30, 2005, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Las Aperturas.

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Product Description: Ray Keene has been writing the chess column every week in the venerable Spectator magazine since 1977. Since then not a week has gone by without a chess article appearing in the paper. This makes Ray the longest serving continuous contributor to The Spectator...read more

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9781843821533 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, October 31, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Ray Keene has been writing the chess column every week in the venerable Spectator magazine since 1977.

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9781843821595 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, October 31, 2004, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: With FIDE (the World Chess Federation) claiming that its Tournament in Libya - in fact, little more than a rapidplay open - was the world title clincher, this match for the Classical World Chess Championship would confirm one of the two mental matadors -Kramnik or Leko - as the legitimate heir of Steinitz, Alekhine, Fischer and Kasparov...read more

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9781843821601 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, October 31, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: With FIDE (the World Chess Federation) claiming that its Tournament in Libya - in fact, little more than a rapidplay open - was the world title clincher, this match for the Classical World Chess Championship would confirm one of the two mental matadors -Kramnik or Leko - as the legitimate heir of Steinitz, Alekhine, Fischer and Kasparov.

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Product Description: Between 1979 and 1985 seven International Tournaments were held in Brighton, England, as a result of the efforts of Ray Keene and Julian Simpole. Here the two organisers recombine as joint authors to record all games from these events, all results and some notes and comments to the most outstanding clashes...read more

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9781843821410 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, August 31, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Between 1979 and 1985 seven International Tournaments were held in Brighton, England, as a result of the efforts of Ray Keene and Julian Simpole.

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Product Description: A host of material by ingenious theoreticians, which has not only stood the test of time, but may well form a devastating arsenal of secret weapons for your own games. Modern Chess Theory magazine began in 1978 and continued under the editorship of grandmaster Ray Keene until 1982...read more
By Raymond Keene (editor)

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9781843821519 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, July 31, 2004, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A host of material by ingenious theoreticians, which has not only stood the test of time, but may well form a devastating arsenal of secret weapons for your own games.

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Product Description: A host of material by ingenious theoreticians, which has not only stood the test of time, but may well form a devastating arsenal of secret weapons for your own games. This is the second volume of Modern Chess Theory magazine, which continued under the editorship of Grandmaster Keene from 1980-1982...read more
By Raymond Keene (editor)

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9781843821526 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, July 31, 2004, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: A host of material by ingenious theoreticians, which has not only stood the test of time, but may well form a devastating arsenal of secret weapons for your own games.

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Product Description: Brussels 1986 was a ground breaking event in many respects. It was Kasparov's first tournament after his gruelling series of marathons against Anatoly Karpov for the world title, and it was the first major tournament televised by the BBC and containing commentary by the players themselves...read more

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9781843821304 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, March 31, 2004, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Brussels 1986 was a ground breaking event in many respects.

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Product Description: The 1978 world chess championship in the Philippines was the most riotous of modern times. Pitting the soviet defector Korchnoi against the golden boy of the soviet establishment - Karpov - the players were not just content to hammer each other over the chess board; they also enlisted such weird assistants as the parapsychologist Dr Vladimir Zukhar and orange-robed gurus from the Ananda Marga sect...read more

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9781843821311 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, March 31, 2004, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The 1978 world chess championship in the Philippines was the most riotous of modern times.

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Product Description: Compiled by three grandmasters and two international masters this scholarly treatise explains in depth the thinking behind a defence that has been a favourite of champions such as Capablanca, Botvinnik, Petrosian and Karpov. Even Kasparov has been known to use the Caro Kann on occasion, for example in one case to defeat Mikhail Tal...read more

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9781843821342 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, March 31, 2004, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Compiled by three grandmasters and two international masters this scholarly treatise explains in depth the thinking behind a defence that has been a favourite of champions such as Capablanca, Botvinnik, Petrosian and Karpov.

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Product Description: In 1981 - World Champion now for 6 years - Anatoly Karpov had reached the height of his powers. He was a master of sharp modern opening systems, thought swiftly and acted decisively. His play was virtually error free. Facing this juggernaut the veteran Viktor Korchnoi pulled out the final stops for his ultimate chess challenge to become champion...read more

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9781843821328 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, March 31, 2004, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In 1981 - World Champion now for 6 years - Anatoly Karpov had reached the height of his powers.

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Product Description: Howard Staunton was the iconic polymath who essentially founded British chess. He was the dominant player of his time and after his 1843 victory against St Amant in Paris he would undoubtedly have been hailed as world champion, had anyone thought of creating the title at that time...read more

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9781843821236 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, March 31, 2004, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Howard Staunton was the iconic polymath who essentially founded British chess.

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Product Description: In the 1920's the hypermodern school - primarily Nimzowitsch, Reti, Tartakower, Breyer and Grünfeld - introduced strategies which relied for their impact on fianchettoed bishops and a delayed assault on the centre. Perhaps the most provocative of the new openings was Alekhine's defence 1e4 Nf6 which positively encouraged a huge white pawn centre to lumber forwards and then self destruct...read more

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9781843821052 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, November 30, 2003, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In the 1920's the hypermodern school - primarily Nimzowitsch, Reti, Tartakower, Breyer and Grünfeld - introduced strategies which relied for their impact on fianchettoed bishops and a delayed assault on the centre.

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Product Description: A companion volume to Winning with the Nimzo, this book is the first part of a full explanation of one of the most important defences to the Queen's pawn in contemporary chess. It has been a favourite of Fischer, Kasparov, Karpov, Petrosian and Botvinnik, to name but a few of the greats who have employed it...read more

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9781843821083 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, November 30, 2003, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A companion volume to Winning with the Nimzo, this book is the first part of a full explanation of one of the most important defences to the Queen's pawn in contemporary chess.

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Product Description: A companion volume to Two Opening Repertoires for White: Volume 1, this book details some more aggressive strategies in the opening for White again based on the key move 1d4! Together the two volumes give ambitious White players a complete arsenal of choice against all Black defences...read more

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9781843821106 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, November 30, 2003, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A companion volume to Two Opening Repertoires for White: Volume 1, this book details some more aggressive strategies in the opening for White again based on the key move 1d4!
9781843821090 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, October 31, 2003, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: An ideal book for any chess player with a strategic frame of mind who wishes to carve out an openings repertoire based on 1d4!

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Product Description: The King's Indian is noted as a dynamic counter-attacking defence par excellence. This book describes the key strategies for both sides in the main lines such as the Fianchetto variation, the Petrosian system, the Sämisch/ Four Pawns attack and Averbakh...read more

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9781843821045, titled "The Complete King's Indian" | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, November 30, 2003, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The King's Indian is noted as a dynamic counter-attacking defence par excellence.
9780805024296, titled "The Complete King's Indian" | Henry Holt & Co, September 1, 1992, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The King's Indian is noted as a dynamic counter-attacking defence par excellence.

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Product Description: This Hardinge Simpole Openings Classic reprint represents a landmark in the evolution of openings theory. This ground-breaking treatise on the revolutionary Modern Defence became a Bible for those adventurous players who were prepared to permit the opposition to construct a vast pawn centre - only to dynamite it with violent counter-measures in the middlegame...read more

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9781843821168 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, November 30, 2003, cover price $25.50 | About this edition: This Hardinge Simpole Openings Classic reprint represents a landmark in the evolution of openings theory.

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Product Description: An anthology of wit and wisdom from the masters and grandmasters of the game. Do you know which was the worst game ever played in a World Championship? Or that Botvinnik once failed to win having been given an extra rook? Join the chairman of the British Chess Magazine - the world's oldest regular chess publication still in print - and Grandmaster Ray Keene as they take you on a guided tour through the annals and anecdotes of the game of kings and queens...read more
By Raymond Edwards (editor) and Raymond Keene (editor)

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9781843821038 | Hardinge Simpole Ltd, November 1, 2003, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: An anthology of wit and wisdom from the masters and grandmasters of the game.

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