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Blitz Chess Evening: Thursday 14th June
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BLITZ CHESS EVENING Fancy a casual game of chess? Come along and play here at the Chess & Bridge Shop! No registration needed, just turn up, play and it’s completely free! We’re also delighted to offer an exclusive in store promotion during this event – 15% off all purchases* We’ll

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CHESS Magazine - June 2018
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CHESS Magazine – June 2018 Sam Shankland wins US Championships ahead of Caruana, Nakamura and So. Nazi Paikidze claims her second US Women’s Championship Magazine, 60 pages The UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine, in this issue: Magnus Carlsen: The Hat-Trick Hero of Shamkir – Steve Giddins enjoyed the fighting chess at

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Komodo Chess 12 (PC-DVD)
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SAVE 25% OFF the new Komodo 12, this weekend only! Apply this coupon code at check out: KOMODO25* *THIS OFFER HAS EXPIRED Komodo Chess 12 (PC-DVD) 64 BIT MULTIPROCESSOR VERSION In computer chess there is no getting past Komodo: Komodo is a triple TCEC Champion. Last year Komodo won the

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Princess Catherine Limited Edition Chess set
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Princess Catherine Limited Edition Chess set A tribute to the Duchess of Cambridge and to celebrate her elegance and dignity. Princess Catherine (Duchess of Cambridge) Limited Edition Chess Set, with due permission from the Cabinet Office.gsi.gov.uk on 4th July 2013. An Original design created and commissioned by sculptor Avtarjeet Dhanjal.

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Blitz Chess Evening: Thursday 14th June
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Fun Blitz Chess Event Fancy a casual game of chess? Come along and play here at the Chess & Bridge Shop! No registration needed, just turn up, play and it’s completely free! We’re also delighted to offer an exclusive in store promotion during this event – 20% off all purchases*

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CHESS Magazine - May 2018
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CHESS Magazine – May 2018 Caruana Conquers: Fabiano wins Candidates and will face off against Carlsen for the World championship in November 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: 60 Seconds

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The Amazing Albin Counter-Gambit by Lawrence Trent (PC-DVD)
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The Amazing Albin Counter-Gambit by Lawrence Trent (PC-DVD) The Albin Counter-Gambit (1.d4 d5 2.c4 e5!?) has been a favourite of Grandmasters and amateur players alike since it was popularised by Adolf Albin in the 1890s. This hyper-aggressive system, which immediately sets out to destabilise White’s position, had a renaissance in

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Small Steps to Giant Improvement by Sam Shankland (Hardcover) Master Pawn Play in Chess
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Small Steps to Giant Improvement by Sam Shankland (Hardcover) Master Pawn Play in Chess In chess you cannot take your move back, but you can always return a misplaced piece to its former square at the cost of some time. Pawns on the other hand can never move backwards, making

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American Chess Magazine Issue 6 Fabiano's Fabulous Rollercoaster
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American Chess Magazine Issue 6 Fabiano’s Fabulous Rollercoaster From dawn in London till dusk in Wijk to a new rise in Berlin The American Chess Magazine brings you 156 colorful pages, packed with amazing chess material, ranging from world class play to local and state news and games. Instructive and

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CHESS Magazine - April 2018
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CHESS Magazine – April 2018 The Bunratty Experience! 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: Grandmasters Down Your Local – Tim Wall’s Northumbria Masters saw plenty of fighting chess Brought to

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