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Product Description: This book is the definitive volume on the history of chess in Singapore. Covering 1945–1990, it covers the post-war emergence of a truly "local" chess scene out of the colonial period, then taking the story up to the modern era. Contained within these pages are tributes to the modern founding fathers of Singapore chess...read more

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9789814733229 | Reprint edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, November 30, 2016), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: This book is the definitive volume on the history of chess in Singapore.

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Product Description: In the slums of Kampala, Uganda, Phiona Mutesi sleeps in a decrepit shack with her mother and three siblings and struggles to find a single meal each day. Phiona is also one of the world's best chess players. One day in 2005 while searching for food, nine-year-old Phiona met Robert Katende, a war refugee turned missionary...read more

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9781410454553 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, January 23, 2013), cover price $30.99 | About this edition: In the slums of Kampala, Uganda, Phiona Mutesi sleeps in a decrepit shack with her mother and three siblings and struggles to find a single meal each day.
9781451657814 | Scribner, October 9, 2012, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Based on a popular ESPN Magazine article—a finalist for a National Magazine Award and chosen by Dave Eggers for inclusion in Best American Nonrequired Reading 2011—the astonishing true story of Phiona Mutesi, a teenager from the slums of Kampala, Uganda, who becomes an international chess champion.

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For all levels of chess players, Chess For Dummies, 3rd Edition, brings readers an updated guide to the wide world of chess. Offering easily-understood explanations of the game and its components, this book is a must have for those developing an interest or looking for an extra edge in chess. Chess For Dummies, 3rd Edition: Offers easily-understood explanations of the game and its components Provides introductory chapters and then introduces readers to different perspectives on chess from strategy and etiquette, to winning defensive and offensive secrets Contains approximately 25% new material, including updated chapters on computer chess games, playing chess online, new tournament rules and much more

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9781119280019 | 4th edition (For Dummies, August 29, 2016), cover price $22.99
9781118016954 | 3 edition (For Dummies, October 4, 2011), cover price $22.99 | About this edition: For all levels of chess players, Chess For Dummies, 3rd Edition, brings readers an updated guide to the wide world of chess.
9780764584046 | 2 rev upd edition (For Dummies, September 2, 2005), cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Describes the principles of the game, including rules, etiquette, opening moves, middle and end games, chess terminology, and strategies.
9780764550034 | For Dummies, September 1, 1996, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Describes the principles of the game, including set-up, the pieces, rules, etiquette, classic games, opening moves, middle and end games, competition, chess terminology, and strategies

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9780470389416 | 2 edition (For Dummies, July 28, 2008), cover price $21.99
9780471774334 | 2 edition (For Dummies, August 19, 2005), cover price $21.99
9780764527944 | For Dummies, March 15, 2001, cover price $19.99

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Product Description: Warning: this book is not just entertainment. The author wants to teach you a lot about chess and improve the quality of your play! He has selected 50 miniatures from throughout chess history – the earliest are from the 1850s, while the most recent are from grandmaster events just a few months ago! A miniature is a decisive game, won in 25 moves or fewer...read more

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9781910093887 | Gambit, August 23, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Warning: this book is not just entertainment.

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Product Description: New In Chess magazine is read by club players in 116 countries. It offers a ringside seat to top level chess, as elite grandmasters allow us to read their minds: Carlsen, Caruana, Anand, Nakamura, Kasparov, Judit Polgar and many other top players explain their moves in crystal-clear masterclasses full of humor and psychological insight...read more

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9789056916503 | New in Chess, August 15, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: New In Chess magazine is read by club players in 116 countries.
9789056916497 | New in Chess, July 15, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: New In Chess magazine is read by club players in 116 countries.
9789056916480 | New in Chess, July 7, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: New In Chess magazine is read by club players in 116 countries.

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Product Description: New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess opening theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons...read more
By Jan Timman (editor)

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9789056916428 | New in Chess, August 10, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess opening theory.
9789056916404 | New in Chess, July 7, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess opening theory.

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9789056916411 | New in Chess, August 10, 2016, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess opening theory.
9789056916398 | New in Chess, July 7, 2016, cover price $33.95

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Product Description: When experienced chess teacher Emmanuel Neiman learned that some of his pupils hesitated to play in competitions for fear of being crushed in the opening, he wanted to help. Neiman knew that amateurs have little time to seriously study opening theory, so he had to come up with a practical, complete, easy to learn and solid opening repertoire that would not outdate rapidly...read more

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9789056916633 | New in Chess, July 15, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: When experienced chess teacher Emmanuel Neiman learned that some of his pupils hesitated to play in competitions for fear of being crushed in the opening, he wanted to help.

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Product Description: Even an average chess player can find the same moves as a Grandmaster as much as 75 percent of the time—but only the Grandmaster can find that other 25 percent. Packed with tips, tricks, and practical exercises, this book identifies the kinds of moves and techniques that account for that difference...read more

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9781849943390 | B T Batsford Ltd, July 5, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Even an average chess player can find the same moves as a Grandmaster as much as 75 percent of the time—but only the Grandmaster can find that other 25 percent.

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Product Description: Safety first! Success in chess begins with asking yourself the basic question, “Is the move that I'm considering a safe one?” The question may sound simple, but answering it is not so simple. National Master and award-winning chess instructor Dan Heisman has carefully selected more than 150 theoretical and tournament positions to show how a move may look safe but isn't, or how it can appear risky and still be the safest option on the board...read more

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9781936277711 | Mongoose Pr, July 1, 2016, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Safety first!

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Product Description: TheKing's Indian Defense is one of Black's most dynamic responses to 1.d4. A favoriteweapon of both Fischer and Kasparov, it remains a popular choice at all levelsof play. In this, the fourth volume of the epic Kotronias on the King's Indianseries, Grandmaster Vassilios Kotronias tackles a varietyof White's attempts to challenge his favorite opening, starting with thesequence 1...read more

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9781784830199 | Quality Chess Uk Llp, July 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: TheKing's Indian Defense is one of Black's most dynamic responses to 1.

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Product Description: Every chess player loves to attack the enemy King. Your goal is clear, your thinking is concrete, your creativity is in gear and direct victory is just around the corner. Few things in life are better than a conducting a blistering King's attack!But how good are you actually at attacking? Have you ever analysed your efforts? Looked at calculation errors, missed chances and derailed efforts? Highly experienced chess trainer Herman Grooten finds that many of his pupils overestimate their attacking skills...read more

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9789056916558 | New in Chess, July 15, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Every chess player loves to attack the enemy King.

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Product Description: Akiba Rubinstein is a famous figure in the in the history of chess. At his peak, he was arguably the strongest player in the World, and only the outbreak of World War I deprived him of the opportunity to challenge his main rival Emanuel Lasker for the World Championship title...read more

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9781781943144 | Everyman Chess, March 31, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Akiba Rubinstein is a famous figure in the in the history of chess.

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9781781943175 | Everyman Chess, June 7, 2016, cover price $27.95

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Product Description: Wilhelm Steinitz, the winner of the first official World Chess Championship in 1886, would have rubbed his eyes in disbelieve if he could have seen how popular chess is today. With millions of players all around the world, live internet transmissions of major and minor competitions, and educational programs in thousands of schools, chess has truly become a global passion...read more

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9789056916350 | New in Chess, July 7, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Wilhelm Steinitz, the winner of the first official World Chess Championship in 1886, would have rubbed his eyes in disbelieve if he could have seen how popular chess is today.

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Product Description: By carefully choosing variations that lead to similar structures, IM Sam Collins has put together a powerful repertoire book ideal for players with limited study time. White opens with 1 e4 and develops his pieces to natural squares, seeking open lines and the initiative...read more

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9781910093825 | Gambit, July 12, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: By carefully choosing variations that lead to similar structures, IM Sam Collins has put together a powerful repertoire book ideal for players with limited study time.

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Product Description: If you want to improve at chess, you must know the characteristics of typical pawn formations. Understanding the pawn structure is a key tool when you are evaluating a position on the board. One simple pawn move can ruin your position or win the game...read more

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9789056916312 | New in Chess, April 15, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: If you want to improve at chess, you must know the characteristics of typical pawn formations.

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Product Description: New In Chess magazine is read by club players in 116 countries. It offers a ringside seat to top level chess, as elite grandmasters allow us to read their minds: Carlsen, Caruana, Anand, Nakamura, Kasparov, Judit Polgar and many other top players explain their moves in crystal-clear masterclasses full of humor and psychological insight...read more

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9789056916473, titled "New in Chess 2016 1: Read by Club Players in 116 Countries" | New in Chess, May 7, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: New In Chess magazine is read by club players in 116 countries.

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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 practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge...read more

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9781781943113 | Everyman Chess, May 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings.

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9789814733212 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, April 28, 2016, cover price $58.00

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Product Description: Chess might seem a complex and mysterious game, but the ultimate goal is simple: checkmate.Checkmate can occur in all stages of the game, from snap mates in the opening, through middlegame attacks to simplified endgames.Learning how to use our pieces together to corner the enemy king is a fundamental skill that all chess-players must constantly practise, sharpen and develop...read more

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9781910093801 | Gambit, June 14, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Chess might seem a complex and mysterious game, but the ultimate goal is simple: checkmate.

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