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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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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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CHESS Magazine - April 2019: Gold & Silver
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Gold & Silver: Luke McShane helps England to a Silver medal and picks up Gold on board 2 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

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My Magic Years with Topalov by Romain Edouard
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My Magic Years with Topalov by Romain Edouard In this new book, Romain examines the latest aspect of his chess career – being the second of a world-class player. He worked with Veselin Topalov from 2010 until 2014, notably helping him win the 2012-2013 Grand Prix series and become a

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Game Changer by Matthew Sadler & Natasha Regan AlphaZero’s Groundbreaking Chess Strategies and the Promise of AI
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Game Changer by Matthew Sadler & Natasha Regan AlphaZero’s Groundbreaking Chess Strategies and the Promise of AI  It took AlphaZero only a few hours of self-learning to become the chess player that shocked the world. The artificial intelligence system, created by DeepMind, had been fed nothing but the rules of

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World Chess Championship 2018: Fabiano Caruana vs. Magnus Carlsen by Jerzy Konikowski & Uwe Bekemann
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World Chess Championship 2018: Fabiano Caruana vs. Magnus Carlsen by Jerzy Konikowski & Uwe Bekemann The duel for the crown of the world’s best player has been the absolute highlight of international chess since the beginning of tournament chess. In November the world champion was determined in London in a

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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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