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World Chess Championship Chess Set
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World Chess Championship FIDE Approved Tournament Chess Pieces Own a piece of history with the World Chess Championship Chess Set. Debuting at the World Championship Candidates Tournament held in London from 14th March to 2nd April 2013, these chessmen are the standard for tournament pieces. Design by internationally renowned Pentagram

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Vladimir Kramnik: The Inside Story of a Chess Genius by Carsten Hensel (Hardback)
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Vladimir Kramnik: The Inside Story of a Chess Genius by Carsten Hensel (Hardback) Vladimir Kramnik is one of the greatest chess players of all time. From 2000 to 2007, the Russian held the title of Classical World Chess Champion. He contributed significantly to the reunification of the world title, set

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Closing Gambit: 1978 Korchnoi versus Karpov and the Kremlin
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Closing Gambit: 1978 Korchnoi versus Karpov and the Kremlin (DVD) Soviet Loyalist vs Russian Dissident After Fischer beat Spassky in the 1972 World Chess Championship, the Soviets plotted to regain this coveted title by supporting Anatoly Karpov – a loyal member of the Communist Party and epitome of the young

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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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Better Thinking, Better Chess: How a Grandmaster Finds his Moves by Joel Benjamin
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Better Thinking, Better Chess: How a Grandmaster Finds his Moves by Joel Benjamin Finding strong moves doesn’t simply depend on how much you know about chess. In fact, greater conceptual knowledge makes choosing a move more complex as it increases the number of directions your mind can take. More important

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The Modernized Caro-Kann by Daniel Fernandez
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The Modernized Caro-Kann by Daniel Fernandez A Complete Repertoire against 1.e4 The Caro-Kann Defence, long renow- ned for being a solid and reliable defence against 1.e4, is undergoing a renaissance at the moment. In addition to being a mainstay in the repertoires of a recent World Champion (Viswanathan Anand) and

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Playing 1.e4: French Defence and Sicilian Sidelines by John Shaw
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Playing 1.e4: French Defence and Sicilian Sidelines by John Shaw Developing an effective repertoire with 1.e4 requires extensive research, mixed with fine judgement and a good deal of creativity. In this, the second of three volumes, GM John Shaw turns the analytical spotlight on the French Defence, advocating his own

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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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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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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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