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Lasker: Move by Move by Zenon Franco
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Lasker: Move by Move by Zenon Franco Emanuel Lasker was world champion for a remarkable 27 years (1894-1921) and is generally regarded as having been way ahead of his time in his understanding of chess. He primarily regarded chess as a fight and considered that the strongest move in a

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Together with the Candidates: from Budapest 1950 until Berlin 2018 by Alexey Kuzmin
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Together with the Candidates: from Budapest 1950 until Berlin 2018 by Alexey Kuzmin Elite games, Tests and History This book is a presentation of the history of all the Candidates Tournaments and matches. However it is also a book of tests and solutions, given in the format of game fragments

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The Modern English Volume 1: 1.c4 e5 by Kiril Georgiev and Semko Semkov
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The Modern English Volume 1: 1.c4 e5 by Kiril Georgiev and Semko Semkov This book aims to arm White players adequately against Black’s most dangerous answer to 1.c4 – 1…e5. It is written from White’s standpoint, but it should also serve Black players since the authors often discuss several alternatives

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The Chess Toolbox: Practical Techniques Everyone Should Know - Thomas Willemze
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The Chess Toolbox by Thomas Willemze Practical Techniques Everyone Should Know You are ready to start a repair or construction job, but you can’t find the tools you need. Sounds familiar? You know that what you are looking for should be in your toolbox, because that’s where you put it

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Gambit Killer - Ivan Salgado Lopez
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Gambit Killer by Ivan Salgado Lopez From the Preface “In the beginning, books were the place where you could find information. We did not have the Internet, so a place was required to store information in case we needed to check something. Things have changed dramatically over the years. Every

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The Full English Opening by Carsten Hansen
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The Full English Opening by Carsten Hansen Mastering the Fundamentals The first one-volume book that covers all variations of The English Opening (1.c4), a popular choice at both club and master level, because it is a chess opening that suits all styles. Elite players as diverse as Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano

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Playing 1.e4 - Sicilian Main Lines by John Shaw
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Playing 1.e4 – Sicilian Main Lines by John Shaw In this, the last of three volumes on 1.e4, GM John Shaw completes his state-of-the-art White repertoire by tackling the biggest challenge of all: the main lines of the Sicilian Defence. Just like the other two books in the series, this

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Now only £5 ! Elements of Chess Strategy by Alexei Kosikov
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Elements of Chess Strategy by Alexei Kosikov A concise guide to goal-orientated chess thinking Forming a plan is the most important goal of logical chess thought. Without a good plan, we are reduced to tactical opportunism, rather than harnessing the power of our pieces to achieve specific tasks and make

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Strike like Judit!: The Winning Tactics of Chess Legend Judit Polgar by Charles Hertan
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Strike like Judit! by Charles Hertan The Winning Tactics of Chess Legend Judit Polgar Judit Polgar is the strongest female chess player of all time. From an early age on the Hungarian prodigy baffled the world with her sensational triumphs. At the age of 15 she beat Bobby Fischer’s record

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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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