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Luther's Chess Reformation
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Luther’s Chess Reformation by Thomas Luther Paperback or Hardback, 232 pages Becoming a Grandmaster is the dream of every young chess talent. Thomas Luther achieved this goal despite the added challenge of being born with a disability. Luther’s Chess Reformation provides a wealth of practical tips and suggestions for chess

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Playing the Ragozin Richard Pert
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Playing the Ragozin by Richard Pert A Dynamic Repertoire Paperback or Hardback, 440 pages The Ragozin is an ideal system against 1.d4: Black establishes a foothold in the centre and quickly develops his pieces on active squares, with good chances for dynamic counterplay or a kingside attack. Black’s opening has

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Dynamic Decision Making in Chess by Boris Gelfand
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Dynamic Decision Making in Chess by Boris Gelfand Hardcover, 288 pages In Dynamic Decision Making in Chess former World Championship Challenger Boris Gelfand continues his investigation into decision-making at the top level, discussing some of his best games as well as his worst slips, giving the reader a unique insight into the

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Playing 1.e4: Caro-Kann, 1...e5 & Minor Lines
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Playing 1.e4: Caro-Kann, 1…e5 & Minor Lines by John Shaw Paperback or Hardback, 632 pages Developing a punchy repertoire with 1.e4 requires extensive research, mixed with fine judgement and a good deal of creativity. In this two-volume work, GM John Shaw supplies an ambitious and dynamic arsenal of ideas for

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Bf4 in the Queen's Gambit and the Exchange Slav
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Bf4 in the Queen’s Gambit and the Exchange Slav by Alexey Dreev Paperback, 288 pages Dreev analyses many different ways for White to fight for the opening advantage in two modern schemes, in the Slav Defence and in the Queen’s Gambit Declined. His choice in the Slav Defence is the exchange

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Train Your Chess Pattern Recognition
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Train Your Chess Pattern Recognition by Arthur Van de Oudeweetering More Key Moves & Motifs in the Middlegame Paperback, 256 pages In this sequel to his instant classic, Arthur van de Oudeweetering presents players of almost every level with a fresh supply of easy-to-remember building blocks for their chess knowledge.

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Chess Informant 127 - Golden (Informator) (BOOK + CD)
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Chess Informant 127 – Golden (Informator) (BOOK + CD) 50 years of Chess Informant — GM Sergey Rublevsky – Scotch Game 4…Bb4: You can‘t easily beat a centuries-old opening GM Pentala Harikrishna – What’s the biggest surprise a super-tactician can spring on an opponent? GM Mihail Marin – Why some

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The Safest Scandinavian by Vassilios Kotronias
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The Safest Scandinavian by Vassilios Kotronias Paperback, 220 pages This book presents a Black repertoire based on the Scandinavian Defence with 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qd6. This is the safest yet aggressive queen retreat. It allows Black to increase pressure on d4 with …0-0-0 or …Rd8 while keeping coordination

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Rubinstein: Move by Move by Zenon Franco
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Rubinstein: Move by Move by Zenon Franco Paperback, 400 pages 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

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Ignaz Kolisch: The Life and Chess Career by Fabrizio Zavatarelli
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Ignaz Kolisch: The Life and Chess Career by Fabrizio Zavatarelli 324 games, 174 diagrams, 63 illustrations, appendices, notes, bibliography, indexes Hardback, 376 pages About the Book An enthusiastic verve—“brio” some could say—marked both Ignaz Kolisch’s personality and his games. This book documents the life of the Hungarian chess champion (1837–1889)

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