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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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DGT Smart Board (with notation) and DGT Pi Chess Computer
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DGT Smart Board (with notation) and DGT Pi Chess Computer The DGT Smart Board is the latest addition to our range of electronic chess boards. It was specifically developed to be more affordable than wooden DGT boards to make live chess broadcasting more accessible and bring chess to a wider

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DGT Smart Board: Electronic Chess Board and Pieces
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The DGT Smart Board is the latest addition to our range of electronic chess boards. It was specifically developed to be more affordable than wooden DGT boards to make live chess broadcasting more accessible and bring chess to a wider audience. The boards are made of high quality plastic providing

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CHESS Magazine - March 2018: All the action from Tata Steel Masters and Gibraltar
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CHESS Magazine – March 2018 All the action from Tata Steel Masters and Gibraltar 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: The King of Wijk – Yochanan Afek watched Magnus Carlsen

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Parker Burnt Chess Set Combination
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Parker Burnt Chess Combination (Parker Chess Set, LCC Lux 50mm, Large Box) This unique chess set is specially made using the ancient technique of burning wood to achieve a wonderful colour and finish. The boxwood is burnt and juxtaposed in a coordinated way to produce a lovely designed chess set.

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CHESS Magazine - February 2018 Caruana's Conquest: the full story of the 9th London Chess Classic
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CHESS Magazine – February 2018 Caruana’s Conquest: the full story of the 9th London Chess 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: The Comeback – Only having 2/4 didn’t prevent

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