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The Unknown Capablanca (Dover Books on Chess), David Hooper and Dale Brandreth
1 David Hooper and Dale Brandreth The Unknown Capablanca (Dover Books on Chess)
New York Dover 1993 0486276147 / 9780486276144 Trade Paperback 
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. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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How to Play Chess, Emanuel Lasker
2 Emanuel Lasker How to Play Chess
London, England Cadogan Books 9951 185744177X / 9781857441772 Trade Paperback Very Good 

Price: 3.00 USD
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Lasker's How to Play Chess, Emanuel Lasker
3 Emanuel Lasker Lasker's How to Play Chess
New York Gramercy Books Hard Cover Good Poor 

Price: 2.00 USD
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Complete Defense To Queen Pawn Openings (Cardoza Publishing's Essential Opening Repertoire Series), Eric Schiller
4 Eric Schiller Complete Defense To Queen Pawn Openings (Cardoza Publishing's Essential Opening Repertoire Series)
New York Cardoza Publishing 1998 0940685809 / 9780940685802 First Edition Paperback Used As New 
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 . 
Price: 9.99 USD
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Hypermodern Opening Repertoire For White (Cardoza Publishing's Essential Opening Repertoire Series), Eric Schiller
5 Eric Schiller Hypermodern Opening Repertoire For White (Cardoza Publishing's Essential Opening Repertoire Series)
New York Cardoza Publishing 1999 158042015X / 9781580420150 Trade Paperback Very Good 
One of the world's foremost chess experts shows White how to substitute an entirely unconventional approach for the classical principals of opening play. 
Price: 6.29 USD
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Improving You Chess, Fred M. Wood
6 Fred M. Wood Improving You Chess
New York Barnes and Noble Books 1955 Trade Paperback Fair 

Price: 1.80 USD
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7 Gary Lane Playing Chess Step by Step
New York, NY Mud Puddle Books 2004 1603110917 / 9781603110914 Soft Cover Very Good 
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 of developing concentration skills. It can be played by people of all ages. Once played by royalty, chess is now played by millions of people around the world, It is even considered a sport in many countries. Beginners can soon develop skills to challenge experienced players or even beat a computer! Written by an acclaimed chess trainer, this book will introduce you to the basics of playing chess as well as to chess strategies. 
Price: 2.50 USD
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The Kids' Book of Chess, Harvey Kidder
8 Harvey Kidder The Kids' Book of Chess
New York Workman 1990 Trade Paperback Very Good 
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. 
Price: 2.00 USD
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How to Think Ahead in Chess: The Methods and Techniques of Planning Your Entire Game, I. A. Horowitz & Fred Reinfeld
9 I. A. Horowitz & Fred Reinfeld How to Think Ahead in Chess: The Methods and Techniques of Planning Your Entire Game
New York Simon and Schuster 1979 0671211382 / 9780671211387 Trade Paperback Good 

Price: 2.03 USD
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Concise Chess: The Compact Guide for Beginners, John Emms
10 John Emms Concise Chess: The Compact Guide for Beginners
London Gloucester Publishing 2003 1857443276 / 9781857443271 Soft Cover Very Good 
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 the board. *A pocket-sized book ideal for beginners *Written by a distinguished chess author *All the main topics are covered 
Price: 4.25 USD
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How Good is Your Chess?: Rate Your Skill and Improve Your Strategy By Particiating in 35 Master Games, Leonard Barden
11 Leonard Barden How Good is Your Chess?: Rate Your Skill and Improve Your Strategy By Particiating in 35 Master Games
New York, NY Dover Publications 1976 0486232948 / 9780486232942 Trade Paperback Fine 
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. 
Price: 1.80 USD
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Modern Chess Openings, Nich DeFirmian and Walter Korn
12 Nich DeFirmian and Walter Korn Modern Chess Openings
New York, NY David McKay Company 1990 0812917855 / 9780812917857 Trade Paperback Fine 

Price: 2.00 USD
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Chess, Patrick Wolff
13 Patrick Wolff The Complete Idiot's Guide to Chess
Indianapolis, IN Alpha Books 2002 0028641825 / 9780028641829 Soft Cover Very Good 
Confused by esoteric chess terms like castling, forking, and making Luft? Can't tell whether you've got your opponent in check or checkmate? This book will tell you everything you need to know to become a budding Kasparov, from the names of pieces and their movements to tactics and strategies, from advanced maneuvers to setting up chess tournaments and clubs where you can test your skills. Also covered: a history of chess, from its beginnings in ancient India to how it became the world's most played game; all the basics of the board and the pieces; elementary rules and object of the game; famous openings and well-know tactics; sneak attacks and other tricky plays; exercises that explain strategies and chess-move annotations (often found in newspapers); and advice for using the Internet and computer programs to better your game and tips on starting a chess club or tournament. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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14 Raymond Keene The Simon & Schuster Pocket Book of Chess
NY Aladdin Paperbacks 1988 0671679244 / 9780671679248 Trade Paperback Very Good 
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. 
Price: 2.50 USD
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The Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes: 50 Tantalizing Problems of Chess Detection, Raymond Smullyan
15 Raymond Smullyan The Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes: 50 Tantalizing Problems of Chess Detection
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf 1979 394737571 Trade Paperback Fine 
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. 
Price: 2.75 USD
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16 Reuben Fine Lessons From My Games: A Passion for Chess
New York David McKay Company 1958 Cloth Very Good Fair w/ several tears 

Price: 5.00 USD
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Chess Openings 1, Stephen A. Schneider
17 Stephen A. Schneider Chess Openings 1
Atlanta, GA Teachable Tech 2005 0972945687 / 9780972945684 Second Edition Paperback Very Good 
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. Students use these strategies in their own games and record their moves in the algebraic system of chess notation. Chess Openings 1 is a great first openings book for children of all ages! 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Chess Tactics 1, Stephen A. Schneider
18 Stephen A. Schneider Chess Tactics 1
Atlanta, GA Teachable Tech 2006 0977248933 / 9780977248933 Paperback Very Good 
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 double and multiple attacks; look for patterns that lead to an advantage; and, find and execute the best candidate move. Powerful tactics set up the attack and attack is key to winning chess battles. 
Price: 7.60 USD
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