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First Steps: The King’s Indian Defence by Andrew Martin
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First Steps: The King’s Indian Defence by Andrew MartinThe King’s Indian Defence is one of the great classical counter-attacking openings. The most aggressive world champions (including Mikhail Tal, Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov) have all scored brilliant knockout victories with this opening. In this book the highly experienced coach international

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Understanding Maroczy Structures by Mikhalchishin & Mohr
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Understanding Maroczy Structures by Mikhalchishin & MohrThe authors, both long-term chess trainers, decided to research ideas that are important in the Maroczy structure for both sides. The Maroczy structure was played by such greats as Bobby Fischer, Tigran Petrosian, Bent Larsen and many others. Chess players and also trainers usually

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CHESS Magazine - July 2019: The Whisky Immortal
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CHESS Magazine – July 2019The Whisky ImmortalMagazine, 60 pages All the regular features of the UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine and more! Regular features include: How Good is Your Chess? by GM Daniel King, Saunders on Chess, Find the Winning Moves, Never Mind the Grandmasters…, Studies, Home & Overseas News, Forthcoming Events Calendar and Book Reviews. In this issue: Editorial –

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Endgames of the World Champions Vol 2: From Steinitz to Spassky by Karsten Muller
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Endgames of the World Champions Vol 2: From Steinitz to Spasskyby Karsten MullerAll world champions left their mark on chess. They had different styles but each and every one of them played the endgame exceptionally well. The material on this DVD is based on the ChessBase MasterClass series, and gives

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Grandmaster Repertoire: The Sicilian Taimanov by Antonios Pavlidis
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The Sicilian Taimanov by Antonios PavlidisGrandmaster RepertoireThe Sicilian Taimanov arises after the opening moves 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6, and is an ideal weapon for Black in the modern era. It is theoretically sound, and strikes a perfect balance between solidity and dynamic counterattacking potential, which makes

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Blitz Chess
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Blitz Chess Tournament, Sunday, June 30, 2019 Take part in a fun, casual Blitz Chess Tournament! All levels and ratings welcome. Top prize is £20, with all participants receiving a free copy of the latest Chess Magazine. 10% off purchases instore for all participants on the day. Time control is

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CHESS Magazine - June 2019: Magnus' Masterclass
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CHESS Magazine – June 2019: Magnus’ Masterclass Magazine, 60 pages All the regular features of the UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine and more! Regular features include: How Good is Your Chess? by GM Daniel King, Saunders on Chess, Find the Winning Moves, Never Mind the Grandmasters…, Studies, Home & Overseas News, Forthcoming Events Calendar and Book Reviews. In this issue: Editorial

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Back at the 2018 Pro-Biz Cup, hosted by DeepMind and held during the London Chess Classic,
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Things Will Never be the Same by IM Malcolm Pein from CHESS Magazine March 2019 Issue Chess will never be the same again. There’s been an earthquake and I’ve felt it. AlphaZero, the chess-playing entity that taught itself using deep reinforcement learning algorithms, is now the dominant chess-playing entity. AlphaZero

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