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The Unknown Capablanca (Dover Books on Chess)

By: David Hooper and Dale Brandreth

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1993

Seller ID: 891


Over 200 games by the great Cuban champion drawn from lesser matches and exhibition events. Included are games against Corzo, which earned Capablanca the Cuban Championship at the age of 12, as well as match and exhibition games, consultation games, simultaneous games with clocks, more. Bibliography. 151 diagrams. View more info

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Lasker's How to Play Chess

By: Emanuel Lasker

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, Gramercy Books:

Seller ID: 010294


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How to Play Chess

By: Emanuel Lasker

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London, England, Cadogan Books: 9951

Seller ID: 011369


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Hypermodern Opening Repertoire For White (Cardoza Publishing's Essential Opening Repertoire Series)

By: Eric Schiller

Price: $6.29

Publisher: New York, Cardoza Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 4040367


One of the world's foremost chess experts shows White how to substitute an entirely unconventional approach for the classical principals of opening play. View more info

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Complete Defense To Queen Pawn Openings (Cardoza Publishing's Essential Opening Repertoire Series)

By: Eric Schiller

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, Cardoza Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4545678


Clean and sturdy. Unmarked. "Complete Defense To Queen Pawn Openings" covers Black's opening systems against virtually every chess opening, including most flank games, based on the exciting and powerful Tarrasch Defense. This great defensive system will have chessplayers completely prepared to sway the direction of Closed Games in their favor . View more info

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Improving You Chess

By: Fred M. Wood

Price: $1.80

Publisher: New York, Barnes and Noble Books: 1955

Seller ID: 005141


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Playing Chess Step by Step

By: Gary Lane

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Mud Puddle Books: 2004

Seller ID: 2293


TIME TO MAKE YOUR FIRST MOVE! - Chess is known to be at least 1500years old. It is first mentioned in a 6th century Persian story and is similar to the Indian game Chaturanga which has pieces resembling an Indian army of chariots, cavalry, elephants and foot soldiers. The Morrish conquests in the 10th century introduced the game to Spain where it spread to the rest of Europe. Chess is a fun and easy game to learn. It is a mind game between two people and an excellent way... View more info

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The Kids' Book of Chess

By: Harvey Kidder

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, Workman: 1990

Seller ID: 003579


Fantasy art captures the energy and excitement of chess's origins-the medieval battlefield-while a direct, lively text explains the game and its pieces in light of history. Readers are led through the fundamentals of beginning, middle, and end game, and shown winning strategies for offense and defense. View more info

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How to Think Ahead in Chess: The Methods and Techniques of Planning Your Entire Game

By: I. A. Horowitz & Fred Reinfeld

Price: $2.03

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1979

Seller ID: 003044


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Concise Chess: The Compact Guide for Beginners

By: John Emms

Price: $4.25

Publisher: London, Gloucester Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 004477


Beginning with the very basics, this pocket-sized book is a step-by-step guide to learning chess. Assuming no prior knowledge, Grandmaster John Emms steers readers through all the crucial aspects of learning the game: the rules, the pieces, check and checkmate, chess notation, how to win material, attacking and defending, and the opening, middlegame, and endgame. From this book, chess players will acquire the confidence and knowledge they need to tackle an opponent over ... View more info

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How Good is Your Chess?: Rate Your Skill and Improve Your Strategy By Particiating in 35 Master Games

By: Leonard Barden

Price: $1.80

Publisher: New York, NY, Dover Publications: 1976

Seller ID: 005118


How good is your chess? Find out with this collection of 35 master games arranged and scored for self-quizzing. You can score a maximum of 50 points in any one game and by averaging your scores over a number of games, you can rate your skill on a scale from beginner to master. The games, selected by author Leonard Barden, are models of strategy and tactics. View more info

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Modern Chess Openings

By: Nich DeFirmian and Walter Korn

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, NY, David McKay Company: 1990

Seller ID: 15209


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The Simon & Schuster Pocket Book of Chess

By: Raymond Keene

Price: $2.50

Publisher: NY, Aladdin Paperbacks: 1988

Seller ID: 999757


Beginning with basic rules and moves, international grand-master Raymond Keene describes each stage of the game of chess, advising readers on how to avoid common mistakes and develop effective methods of attack and defense. View more info

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The Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes: 50 Tantalizing Problems of Chess Detection

By: Raymond Smullyan

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1979

Seller ID: 20110


Join Holmes and Watson as they examine interrupted games to deduce prior moves. A series of increasingly complex chess mysteries culminates in a double murder perpetrated by Professor Moriarty. The master sleuth instructs his companion (and us) in the intricacies of retrograde analysis; readers need only a knowledge of how the pieces move. View more info

Lessons From My Games: A Passion for Chess

By: Reuben Fine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company: 1958

Seller ID: 377


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Chess Openings 1

By: Stephen A. Schneider

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Teachable Tech: 2005

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 5252527


Clean, sturdy and unmarked. Chess Openings 1 is for anyone who knows the basics of chess and would like to learn more about chess strategies. Every game starts with an opening plan. Chess Openings 1 begins with openings most popular with scholastic players — how to play them, how to stop them. Challenging puzzles and instructional games demonstrate opening strategies for three main openings (The Queen's Raid; Two Knights Defense; The Stonewall) plus popular variations... View more info

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Chess Tactics 1

By: Stephen A. Schneider

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Teachable Tech: 2006

Seller ID: 5252528


Sturdy. No writing. Light staining on page edges. In chess, tactics are specific moves meant to gain a material or positional advantage. Different from strategies, tactics take a quick advantage in a short sequence of moves. Using more than 200 puzzles taken from actual games, Chess Tactics 1 builds a strong foundation for the use of tactics to improve your chess game by helping you identify and exploit free pieces; set up and execute pins, skewers and forks; set up doub... View more info