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Product Description: No chess player of the 19th century had a longer, more varied career than Henry Edward Bird (1829-1908). After pursuing a civil career for years his love for chess prevailed. He belonged to the top level of British players for decades but he really shone at Simpson's Divan...read more

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9780786475780 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, September 5, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: No chess player of the 19th century had a longer, more varied career than Henry Edward Bird (1829-1908).

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Product Description: The Sicilian Defence is the most combative way to meet 1.e4, but Black's hopes of reaching his favourite Dragon, Najdorf or Sveshnikov are often quashed at an early stage. In Grandmaster Repertoire 6A – Beating the Anti-Sicilians, grandmaster Vassilios Kotronias provides full coverage against White's many attempts to steer the game away from Open Sicilian territory...read more

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9781907982637 | Quality Chess Uk Llp, February 7, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Sicilian Defence is the most combative way to meet 1.

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Product Description: Grandmaster Alexander Panchenko (1953-2009) was one of the most successful chess trainers in the Soviet Union, and later in Russia. Panchenko ran a legendary chess school that specialised in turning promising players into masters...read more

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9789056916091 | New in Chess, January 7, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Grandmaster Alexander Panchenko (1953-2009) was one of the most successful chess trainers in the Soviet Union, and later in Russia.

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Product Description: 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 2...read more

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9789056916114 | New in Chess, January 7, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Alexey Bezgodov provides a complete chess opening repertoire for Black against 1.

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Product Description: Winning in chess is impossible without taking risks. Winning requires courage and psychology, but above all: calculation.No matter how deep you calculate, you will always reach a point where you must come to an assessment, deal with uncertainties and take a decision...read more

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9789056915957 | New in Chess, October 7, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Winning in chess is impossible without taking risks.

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Product Description: During a career spanning more than 50 years, J.H. Blackburne (1841-1924) won the British Chess Championship and several international tournaments, at his peak becoming one of the world's top three chess masters. A professional player who derived his livelihood from annual tours of chess clubs in England and other countries, entertaining and teaching amateur players, he astonished his contemporaries by the ease with which he played the game without sight of the chessboard...read more

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9780786474738 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, August 21, 2015, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: During a career spanning more than 50 years, J.

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9780425168790, titled "Super Horoscopes Gemini 2000: May 21 - June 20" | Berkley Pub Group, August 1, 1999, cover price $7.99 | also contains Super Horoscopes Gemini 2000: May 21 - June 20 | About this edition: Prepare for the year 2000.

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Product Description: 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 practicing of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge...read more

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9780521334501, titled "Ancient Invertebrates and Their Living Relatives" | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $59.95 | also contains Ancient Invertebrates and Their Living Relatives

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9781781942482 | Everyman Chess, July 7, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings.

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Product Description: The Sicilian Defence is Black’s most popular reply to 1.e4. Most black players hope to get an Open Sicilian because of its unbalanced play and interesting opportunities to play for a win.But what if White avoids the Open Sicilian and does not play 2...read more

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9789056915452, titled "Sveshnikov Vs. the Anti-Sicilians: A Repertoire for Black" | New in Chess, March 7, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: The Sicilian Defence is Black’s most popular reply to 1.
9780345382924, titled "The Dreamwright" | Del Rey, February 1, 1995, cover price $4.99 | also contains The Dreamwright | About this edition: Joining Princess Diligence's caravan on its quest into the world of the dreamwright, mountainboy Hitch becomes the Wheel people's only hope in their struggle to escape the earthquakes and firestorms that threaten their land

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Product Description: Samuel Lipschutz was born in Hungary in 1863 and emigrated to New York in 1880. He joined the Manhattan and New York chess clubs, and soon became champion of the latter, representing it at the British Chess Association Congress in London in 1886...read more

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9780786495962 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, June 1, 2015, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Samuel Lipschutz was born in Hungary in 1863 and emigrated to New York in 1880.

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Product Description: Here is a collection of 558 mate in 2s, 1,131 mate in 3s and 1,128 mate in 4s from OTB, internet and correspondence games from Napoleon to the Tromsoe 2014 Olympiad. These sections were recently published as separate editions but are now combined as a single set between two covers...read more

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9781507711699 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 24, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Here is a collection of 558 mate in 2s, 1,131 mate in 3s and 1,128 mate in 4s from OTB, internet and correspondence games from Napoleon to the Tromsoe 2014 Olympiad.

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Product Description: Not only was Vera Menchik the first woman in the history of chess to compete on an equal basis with the top male players, she absolutely dominated women's chess during the last 17 years of her life. Hers was a fascinating career as an independent professional in an era where this was rare for women in any endeavor...read more

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9780786496020 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, September 5, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Not only was Vera Menchik the first woman in the history of chess to compete on an equal basis with the top male players, she absolutely dominated women's chess during the last 17 years of her life.

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Product Description: The bestselling author of Logical Chess Move by Move guides players through 62 masterly strategies for chess success. Each game provides a classic example of a fundamental problem and its best resolution, described with chess diagrams and Chernev's lively notes...read more

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9781849941617 | B T Batsford Ltd, October 7, 2014, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The bestselling author of Logical Chess Move by Move guides players through 62 masterly strategies for chess success.

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Product Description: Train Your Brain to Recognize Checkmates!This first book in the Mastering Mate series presents a challenge for players relatively new to chess and for readers seeking a novel and interesting set of puzzles. Books on chess tactics can overwhelm beginners and young learners...read more

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9781936490967 | Russell Enterprises Inc, August 1, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Train Your Brain to Recognize Checkmates!

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Product Description: Improve Your Checkmate Power!This second volume in the Mastering Mate series provides readers with a serious challenge – 1,111 checkmates in two, three, four and more moves. By solving these problems, you will develop proficiency in all of the major checkmating patterns...read more

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9781936490981 | Russell Enterprises Inc, August 1, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Improve Your Checkmate Power!

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Product Description: Experienced grandmaster Sergey Kasparov presents a surprising way to combat The Sicilian Defence, Black’s most popular choice against 1.e4. White unbalances the position of his opponent right from the start, gains space and prepares to steamroll his way to victory...read more

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9789056914356 | New in Chess, December 7, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Experienced grandmaster Sergey Kasparov presents a surprising way to combat The Sicilian Defence, Black’s most popular choice against 1.

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Product Description: In Strategic Play Jacob Aagaard digs deep into the most complex area of chess thinking. The games and exercises in this book transcend regular chess skills, such as pattern recognition, calculation and positional analysis. Building on the two previous books in the Grandmaster Preparation series, this book challenges the reader to explore the complexities of chess, offering clarity and understanding through Aagaard’s straightforward approach...read more

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9781907982286, titled "Strategic Play: Strategic Play" | Globe Pequot Pr, June 4, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In Strategic Play Jacob Aagaard digs deep into the most complex area of chess thinking.

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Product Description: How did Jonathan Hawkins manage to go from being an average tournament competitor to a player on the brink of clinching the Grandmaster title? The secret was knowing what to study and how to learn as efficiently as possible. Focusing his attention firmly on the endgame, Jonathan devised a number of building blocks and identified a number of very important areas of study...read more

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9781936277407 | Natl Book Network, November 16, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: How did Jonathan Hawkins manage to go from being an average tournament competitor to a player on the brink of clinching the Grandmaster title?

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Product Description: The chess playing mind does not work like a machine. Selecting a move results from rather chaotic thought processes and is not the logical outcome of applying a rational method. The only problem with that, says International Master Willy Hendriks, is that most books and courses on improving at chess claim exactly the opposite...read more

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9789056913984 | New in Chess, August 16, 2012, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The chess playing mind does not work like a machine.

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Product Description: Playing as Black in a game of chess can be difficult. Do you simply try to neutralize White's initiative, or go all-out to complicate the game? Either way, there are many pitfalls, and a lot of study may be needed.In this book, Grandmaster Eingorn shows that it is possible both to play solidly, and to take White out of his comfort zone...read more

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9781906454319 | Gambit, May 22, 2012, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Playing as Black in a game of chess can be difficult.
9780205284214, titled "Patterns of Reflection, 3/E and Free A & B Quick Guide to the Internet for College Composition, 1998 Ed. Value Pack" | 3rd edition (Prentice Hall, June 1, 1999), cover price $23.25 | also contains Patterns of Reflection, 3/E and Free A & B Quick Guide to the Internet for College Composition, 1998 Ed. Value Pack

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Product Description: Endgame expert Steve Giddins examines 50 of the finest examples of endgame play in the history of chess and covers the essential principles of winning endgame play.

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9781857446944 | Everyman Chess, April 17, 2012, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Endgame expert Steve Giddins examines 50 of the finest examples of endgame play in the history of chess and covers the essential principles of winning endgame play.

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Product Description: Chess players sometimes wonder if they have what it takes to become a chess master. International Grandmaster Andrew Soltis answers their questions: How much talent does it take, what do you need to know, how much do you have to practice, which tournaments do you enter, and who do you have to beat? He offers detailed advice, practical exercises, and test games to make any player more competitive and help rising stars join the elite ranks of chess...read more

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9781849940269 | B T Batsford Ltd, April 3, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Chess players sometimes wonder if they have what it takes to become a chess master.

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Product Description: For this book, Lev has selected 40 of his best columns, arranged them by themes, cut some material — and added much more, all to make A Fresh Look at Chess both truly instructional and fun to read.

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9781889323251 | Lev Alburt, April 1, 2012, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: For this book, Lev has selected 40 of his best columns, arranged them by themes, cut some material — and added much more, all to make A Fresh Look at Chess both truly instructional and fun to read.

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