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Chess Behind Bars by Carl Portman (Hardback)
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Chess Behind Bars by Carl Portman (Hardback) Hardback, 312 pages At a time when prisons are in the news due to increasing violence, drug taking and low morale, it has never been more important to focus on education and rehabilitation. Chess makes a difference because it is a fantastic metaphor

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Magnus is the moving and inspirational true story of the Norwegian boy who, in his early twenties, managed to achieve and maintain the highest rating in chess history, going on to become the greatest chess champion of modern times. Through the glare of flashbulbs and the jostling of officials, we

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The Rookie: An odyssey through chess (and life) - Stephen Moss
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The Rookie by Stephen Moss An odyssey through chess (and life) Hardcover, 416 pages Chess has been played for more than 1,500 years and is played in every country in the world. Stephen Moss sets out to master its mysteries, and unlock the secret of its enduring appeal. What, he

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