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Product Description: This right-to-the-point book by one of the game’s foremost teacher-writing teams uses a breakthrough approach to teach chess fast! Chess for the Gifted & Busy also provides the most time-efficient review of important techniques for chess veterans, even masters...read more

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9781889323282 | 2 revised edition (Lev Alburt, December 14, 2015), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This right-to-the-point book by one of the game’s foremost teacher-writing teams uses a breakthrough approach to teach chess fast!

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Product Description: Master the ancient art of chess, the game of kings. Now, novice players can learn quickly and at a glance the key techniques and classic moves of the chess masters. This fully revised and updated edition includes basic and advanced tactics, combinations, sacrifices, pawn structures, and annotated illustrations to help players of every level hold their own against more advanced players...read more

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9780764167591 | 2 spi rev edition (Barrons Educational Series Inc, March 1, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Master the ancient art of chess, the game of kings.
9780764157875 | Spiral-bound edition (Barrons Educational Series Inc, November 1, 2004), cover price $22.99

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9780762764051 | Gardners Books, October 1, 2010, cover price $18.60

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Product Description: This series shows you how to start your chess games as dynamically and accurately as the greatest grandmasters in the world. Three-time US Champion Champion Lev Alburt, famous for his ability to turn aspiring players into masters, teams up with two-time U...read more

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9781889323114 | Lev Alburt, August 1, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This series shows you how to start your chess games as dynamically and accurately as the greatest grandmasters in the world.

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Product Description: Winner of the prestigious Chess Journalists of America Book of the Year award, this single book boils down all essential endgame wisdom into one you can use to win games for the rest of your life. Nothing more clearly separates chess master from chess wannabe than winning endgame play...read more

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9781889323152 | Lev Alburt, December 28, 2005, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Winner of the prestigious Chess Journalists of America Book of the Year award, this single book boils down all essential endgame wisdom into one you can use to win games for the rest of your life.

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Product Description: Every chess player needs a set of openings he can trust!Chess Openings for Black, Explained gives you a complete repertoire of carefully selected, interrelated openings. Three-time U.S. champion and master teacher Lev Alburt, along with his grandmaster co-authors, provides everything you need to know to defend with confidence against each and every one of White's first moves...read more

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9781889323183 | 2 rev upd edition (Lev Alburt, January 6, 2009), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Every chess player needs a set of openings he can trust!
9781889323121 | Newmarket Pr, May 15, 2005, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Thrice US Champion and former European Champion, Lev Alburt, famous for his ability to turn aspiring players into masters, teams up with twice US Champion Roman Dzindzichashvili and young international star Eugene Perelshteyn to give a complete repertoire of opening play-as well as a review of all openings and an explanation of the principles of playing this crucial stage of the game.

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Product Description: Chess Rules of Thumb gives you the winning principles of chess in clear, short statements. Three-time US Champion Lev Alburt and World Chess Hall of Fame Curator Al Lawrence have put together three centuries of insights from the masters...read more

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9781889323107 | Lev Alburt, November 1, 2003, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Chess Rules of Thumb gives you the winning principles of chess in clear, short statements.

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Product Description: Three Days with Bobby Fischer and Other Chess Essays: How to Meet Champions & Choose Your Openings is a chess book you can sit back comfortably in your armchair and just read. Or, when you feel like getting the pieces out of the box and learning from some great games, tactics and strategiesthat's all here as well...read more

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9781889323091 | Lev Alburt, November 1, 2003, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Three Days with Bobby Fischer and Other Chess Essays: How to Meet Champions & Choose Your Openings is a chess book you can sit back comfortably in your armchair and just read.

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Product Description: In 1960 Mikhail Tal defeated chess champion Mikhail Botvinnik in one of the most celebrated world championship matches of all time. In this volume, Tal sets the stage and explains every one of the 21 games, telling both the on- and off-the-board story of this clash of styles and thought...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Al Lawrence (foreword by) and Mikhail Tal

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9781888690088 | Scb Distributors, August 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In 1960 Mikhail Tal defeated chess champion Mikhail Botvinnik in one of the most celebrated world championship matches of all time.

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Product Description: Kids love to win--and any kid who has begun (or wants to begin) learning and loving this timeless game will cherish this clever follow-up to Winning Chess Piece by Piece. These brilliant tactics and techniques will hone and develop young players' skills and give their brains a real workout...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780806999562 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, March 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Presents tactics and techniques for playing chess, including openings, middlegame and endgame strategies, forks, pins, skewers, and examples from the games of world champions

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9780806993324 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, August 1, 2000, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Kids love to win--and any kid who has begun (or wants to begin) learning and loving this timeless game will cherish this clever follow-up to Winning Chess Piece by Piece.

Presents a series of chess puzzles organized around the pieces involved, covering knight, rook, bishop, and queen moves, forks, pins, and sacrifices, and surveying some of the game's grandmasters

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9780806999555 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, June 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Presents a series of chess puzzles organized around the pieces involved, covering knight, rook, bishop, and queen moves, forks, pins, and sacrifices, and surveying some of the game's grandmasters

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9780806999708 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, May 1, 2000, cover price $10.95

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Uses the revolutionary Lincolnshire system to explain how to play, enjoy, and master chess and recounts anecdotes about notable players in the history of the game

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9780806904528 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, December 1, 1993, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Uses the revolutionary Lincolnshire system to explain how to play, enjoy, and master chess and recounts anecdotes about notable players in the history of the game

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9780806904535 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, June 1, 1996, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Uses the revolutionary Lincolnshire system to explain how to play, enjoy, and master chess and recounts anecdotes about notable players in the history of the game

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9780613754576 | Turtleback Books, June 1, 1996, cover price $20.20 | About this edition: Uses the revolutionary Lincolnshire system to explain how to play, enjoy, and master chess and recounts anecdotes about notable players in the history of the game

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