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First Steps: The Modern - Cyrus Lakdawala
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First Steps: The Modern by Cyrus Lakdawala Paperback, 240 pages The Modern Defence is an important opening that can be played by Black against absolutely any White opening system. It is an ambitious, counterattacking weapon, favoured by dynamic players. White is initially allowed to occupy the centre but Black plans

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Grandmaster Preparation: Thinking Inside the Box by Jacob Aagaard
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Grandmaster Preparation: Thinking Inside the Box by Jacob Aagaard Hardback, 408 pages In Thinking Inside the Box Jacob Aagaard describes his chess improvement philosophy, developed over more than twenty years of thinking about one question: How do we make better decisions at the chess board? As the final volume in

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Chess Magazine June 2017
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CHESS Magazine – June 2017 A resurgent Levon Aronian outclasses a strong field at the Grenke Classic Magazine, 60 pages UK’s most popular CHESS Magazine – established 1935! All the regular features of the UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine plus more! In this issue: Elevation – Levon Aronian outclassed Carlsen and

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Gawain Jones has fun analysing his win over Pichot with wife Sue Maroroa. Even for one accustomed to sharp Dragons and King’s Indians, like Gawain, it was a very complicated fight.
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Gawain Jones returned to the UAE, bidding to retain his Dubai Open title Having won last year’s Dubai Open, Gawain Jones returned to the United Arab Emirates to defend his title, but first in late March he elected to warm up at the Sharjah Masters, a pretty strong Open at which Daniel King was the

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Millennium Chess Genius Exclusive Chess Computer
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Millennium Chess Genius Exclusive Chess Computer The elegant chess computer with piece recognition, made from real wood Playing strength > 2300 ELO! The new Chess Genius Exclusive is a handmade, elegant wooden sensory board with a size of approximately 40 x 40 x 2 cm, with 81 LEDs as move

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Wesley So
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Wesley So had to fight hard at times in Saint Louis, but claimed his first U.S. title while continuing his unbeaten run to a most impressive 67 longplay games In a hard-fought finish to the U.S. Championship, Wesley So edged out Alexander Onischuk in a rapid play-off at the venue’s modern-day home, the Chess

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CHESS Magazine - May 2017
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CHESS Magazine – May 2017 David Howell wins the inaugural 2017 Winter Classic in Saint Louis Magazine, 60 pages UK’s most popular CHESS Magazine – established 1935! All the regular features of the UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine plus more! In this issue: All Rise for King David – David Howell

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CHESS Magazine - April 2017
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CHESS Magazine – April 2017 Grischuk Wins Sharjah FIDE Grand Prix Magazine, 60 pages UK’s most popular CHESS Magazine – established 1935! All the regular features of the UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine plus more! In this issue: Unambitious Beginnings – The action from the opening leg of the FIDE Grand

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ChessBoxing: UKIP vs LIB DEM A Knock-Out Euro-clash.
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Next Event: “Pity the Fool!” April 1st, 2017 Headline Bout: UKIP vs LIB DEM A Knock-Out Euro-clash. Chessboxing is a wild mix-up of two of mankind’s oldest sporting obsessions. Opponents slug it out on the chessboard and in the ring in alternating rounds of chess and boxing until there is

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