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101 Chess Opening Surprises (Gambit Chess)

By: Burgess, Graham

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Gambit: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282524

ISBN: 1901983021

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light crease. 1998 Trade Paperback. Most chess players are fed a set of dogmatic rules about how the opening must be played. The result: stereotyped, unimaginative play. The opening surprises in this book land like bombshells in the apparent calm of standard openings and disorientate your opponents as they grapple with original problems. This book is a treasure-trove of unusual ideas at an early stage of the opening, yet running against the grain of conven... View more info

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Common Sense in Chess

By: Lasker, Emanuel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: J.S. Ogilvie Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 2277114

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, no publisher date (circa early 1900s), spine faintly toned, spine edges lightly rubbed, pages faintly toned. 139 pp. From the day when he won the World's Chess Championship from Steinitz in 1894 to his defeat by Capablanca in 1921, Emanuel Lasker reigned as the undisputed chess genius of the world. Though surely his unique talent cannot be transmitted, the basic principles upon which his chess mastery was based are outlined clearly and succinctly for the benef... View more info

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The Complete Chess Course

By: Reinfeld, Fred

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1959

Seller ID: 2282523

ISBN: 0385004648

Condition: Very Good


Jacket rubbed. 1959 Hard Cover. Combining eight volumes into one, the most comprehensive book on chess ever published. From opening gambit to endgame, this home-study chess course is the classic in the field. View more info

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Modern Chess: A New Guide to the Game of Chess as Played by the Modern Chess Master

By: Winkelman, Barnie F.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: David McKay Co., Publishers: 1935

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2277116

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. No jacket. 1935 Hard Cover. 233 pp. In preparing this volume for the third printing, we have omitted a number of the games that have an historic rather than a practical value. In their stead we have given examples of notable performances of the past three years. View more info