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Coaching Kasparov Volume 1: The Whizz Kid (1973-1981) by Alexander Nikitin
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Coaching Kasparov Volume 1: The Whizz Kid (1973-1981) by Alexander NikitinYear by Year and Move by MoveIn Coaching Kasparov, Year by Year and Move by Move Garry Kasparov’s long-term coach, second and mentor Alexander Nikitin tells the story of how he trained Kasparov from a brilliant but raw junior into

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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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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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The Longest Game: The Five Kasparov — Karpov Matches for the World Chess Championship
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The Longest Game: The Five Kasparov-Karpov Matches Timman chronicles the many twists and turns of this fascinating saga. On September 10, 1984, Anatoly Karpov and Garry Kasparov appeared on the stage of the Hall of Columns in Moscow for the first game of their match for the World Chess Championship.

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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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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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American Chess Magazine Issue 5: Man of Steel Magnus Carlsen
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American Chess Magazine Issue 5 Man of Steel Resilient and undisputed world champion Magnus is still the most powerful player in the world It’s all in the 156 pages of American Chess Magazine 05. The American Chess Magazine 05 brings you 156 colorful pages, packed with amazing chess material, ranging

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The Thinkers by David Llada (Hardcover)
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The Thinkers by David Llada (Hardcover) The Thinkers is a visual tribute to the game of chess, showcasing the emotions, exertions and desires of the players, and conveying the mental intensity only chess can command. Included are some of the most iconic portraits of today’s stars, as well as emotive

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Veselin Topalov: Selected Games of the Ex-World Chess Champion by Sarham Guliev
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Veselin Topalov: Selected Games of the Ex-World Chess Champion by Sarham Guliev Veselin Topalov is one of the best known names in global chess. One of the world’s top grandmasters, ex-FIDE World Champion Topalov has been a stable feature of elite chess for many years. His dynamic, uncompromising style has

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Closing Gambit (2018) Official Trailer
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Closing Gambit – A Major new feature documentary premiering at Cannes in 2018. Anatoly Karpov – World Champion. A loyal member of the Communist Party and a personal friend of the Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev, is the epitome of the younger Soviet ‘New Man’. Viktor Korchnoi – A survivor from

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