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Opening Repertoire: The Queen's Gambit by Damian Lemos
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Opening Repertoire: The Queen’s Gambit by Damian LemosGrandmaster Damian Lemos presents a repertoire for White in the Queen’s Gambit, one of the most famous chess openings. The Queen’s Gambit enjoys a long and illustrious past. It has been played by virtually all the strongest grandmasters in the history of chess,

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CHESS Magazine - August 2019: Aleksandra the Great
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CHESS Magazine – August 2019Aleksandra the Great – Goryachkina wins Women’s Candidates with two rounds to spare!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 &

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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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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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Dancing with Algorithms by IM Malcolm Pein from the Daily Telegraph CHESS Magazine editor IM Malcolm Pein together with ECF President Dominic Lawson and subscriber Chris Flowers played AlphaZero months before its ground-breaking games were published in December 2018. The trio had GM David Howell as their advisor. Malcolm annotates

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Grandmaster Repertoire 1.d4: Dynamic Systems by Boris Avrukh
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Grandmaster Repertoire 1.d4: Dynamic Systems by Boris Avrukh When Boris Avrukh released his 1.d4 repertoire books in 2008 and 2010, they caused a sensation. GM Michael Adams remarked that “The high-quality Grandmaster Repertoire series has taken this format to a completely different level.” Avrukh’s newly revamped 1.d4 series has raised

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