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THE LENINGRAD DUTCH, Ehlvest, Jaan
1 Ehlvest, Jaan THE LENINGRAD DUTCH
New York Henry Holt & Co [1993] 0-8050-2944-3 / 9780805029444 First American Edition Paperback Near Fine in wrappers, red star on bottom edge Trade Paperback 
The ins and outs of the Leningrad Dutch from a former Candidate 
Price: 6.00 USD
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CHESS SACRIFICES AND TRAPS, Emery, Alfred
2 Emery, Alfred CHESS SACRIFICES AND TRAPS
Philadelphia David McKay Company [1924] Hardcover About Very Good in worn red cloth; rear hinge starting; previous owner's name and date inked on first free endpaper 5 x 8 x .5 inches 
A modest volume (110 pages) in which the author covers traps in the openings, middle game sacrifices and selected endings. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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NIGEL SHORT: QUEST FOR THE CROWN, Forbes, Cathy
3 Forbes, Cathy NIGEL SHORT: QUEST FOR THE CROWN
London Cadogan 1993 185744048X / 9781857440485 Edition Not Stated Paperback Very Good in wrappers, red star on bottom edge, crease in front wrap, some edgewear trade paperback 
A biograpy of the English grandmaster taking us up to the eve of his unsuccessful world championship match with Kasparov 
Price: 8.00 USD
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4 Howson, J.B. 200 MODERN CHESS TRAPS IN THE FIANCHETTO OPENINGS
Cranbury NJ A.S. Barnes and Company 1970 0498079198 / 9780498079191 First U.S. Edition Hardcover VG/VG, wear at tail of spine, name stamped on fep, some chipping to dust jacket small 8vo 

Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Kantar, Edwin B. BRIDGE CONVENTIONS: A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING TECHNIQUES OF MODERN BIDDING
North Hollywood CA Wilshire Book Company [1972] 0-87980-013-5 / 9780879800130 Edition Not Stated Paperback Very Good in wrappers, red star on bottom edge, some edgewear 10.9 x 8.4 x 0.3 inches 
A collection of bridge conventions that attemps to go deeper than just the basics 
Price: 6.00 USD
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KASPAROV: HOW HIS PREDECESSORS MISLED HIM ABOUT CHESS, Karolyi, Tibor
6 Karolyi, Tibor KASPAROV: HOW HIS PREDECESSORS MISLED HIM ABOUT CHESS
London Batsford 2009 1906388261 / 9781906388263 First Edition, First Printing Paperback Fine in wrappers 8.9 x 6.1 x 1 inches 
A tongue-in-cheek look at Garry's losses supposedly for following his great predecessors too closely 
Price: 7.99 USD
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WINNING WITH THE SPANISH, Karpov, Anatoly
7 Karpov, Anatoly WINNING WITH THE SPANISH
New York Henry Holt & Company 1994 0805032894 / 978-0-8050-3289-5 First American Edition Paperback Better than Very Good in wrappers; top edge a bit dirty 8.4 x 5.4 x 0.8 inches 
Spends most of the book on the Zaitsev and 9...Nd7 variations but also survey the rest 
Price: 11.99 USD
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WORLD CUP CHESS, Kavalek, Lubomir
8 Kavalek, Lubomir WORLD CUP CHESS
North Pomfret VT Trafalgar Square 1990 0943955319 / 9780943955315 Edition not stated Hardcover Fine in dustjacket octavo 
The Grandmasters' Grand Prix 
Price: 17.50 USD
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WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP: KASPAROV V ANAND, Keene, Raymond
9 Keene, Raymond WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP: KASPAROV V ANAND
New York Owl / Henry Holt & Co [1995] 0-8050-4231-8 / 9780805042313 First American Edition Paperback Near Fine in wrappers, red star on bottom edge 0.5 x 5.5 x 8.5 inches 
Raymond Keene's take on the 1995 World Championship 
Price: 10.00 USD
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WINNING WITH THE FISCHER-SOZIN ATTACK, Lane, Gary
10 Lane, Gary WINNING WITH THE FISCHER-SOZIN ATTACK
New York Henry Holt & Co 1994 0-8050-3576-1 / 9780805035766 First American Edition Paperback Very Good in wrappers; red star on bottom edge; some shelfwear 8.8 x 5.5 x 0.5 inches 
A review of Bobby Fischer's aggressive system against the Najdorf 
Price: 9.00 USD
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VISHY ANAND: CHESS SUPER-TALENT, Norwood, David
11 Norwood, David VISHY ANAND: CHESS SUPER-TALENT
New York Henry Holt & Company 1995 0805042237 / 9780805042238 First American Edition Paperback About Very Good in wrappers; red star on bottom edge; a bit dirty 0.5 x 5.5 x 8.5 inches 
Part of the Batsford Chess Library; an early work on the five-time world champion 
Price: 5.99 USD
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12 Reinfeld, Fred BRITISH CHESS MASTERS PAST AND PRESENT
London G. Bell & Sons, Ltd 1947 Hardcover Good in faded, dirty cloth; odd splotch on rear cover; p.73 dogearred 5 x 8 x .25 inches 
A collection of mostly wins by British chess masters against foreign competition 
Price: 5.00 USD
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SURVIVE & BEAT ANNOYING CHESS OPENINGS: THE OPEN GAMES, Schiller, Eric and Watson, John
13 Schiller, Eric and Watson, John SURVIVE & BEAT ANNOYING CHESS OPENINGS: THE OPEN GAMES
New York Cardoza Publishing [2003] 1580420737 / 978-1-58042-073-0 Paperback Almost Very Good in wrappers; a bit dirty 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches 
Suggested lines for all those bizarre openings after 1.e4 or in response to it; suggestions for both white and black 
Price: 7.99 USD
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14 Schwarz, Rolf KONIGSINDISCH I: HANDBUCH DER SCHACH-EROFFNUNGEN, BAND 9
Hamburg Das Schach-Archiv Kurt Rattmann [1976] Hardcover Better than Good in green cloth; pretty beat up and worn, but still intact; inked notes to front free endpaper and pages 114-117 and 299-301 Small octavo 
140 games covering the Samisch and Four Pawns variations 
Price: 12.00 USD
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SPANISH GAMBITS (THE MACMILLAN CHESS LIBRARY), Shamkovich, Leonid
15 Shamkovich, Leonid SPANISH GAMBITS (THE MACMILLAN CHESS LIBRARY)
New York Collier Books 1986 0020290209 / 978-0-02-029020-9 First Printing Paperback Very Good in wrappers; somewhat foxed 8.4 x 5.8 x 0.7 inches 
Interesting ideas on gambits in the Ruy Lopez 
Price: 5.99 USD
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TOTAL CHESS, Spanier, David
16 Spanier, David TOTAL CHESS
New York E.P. Dutton 1984 052524302X / 9780525243021 First U.S. Edition Hardcover F/NF, dust jacket shows some edgewear and wear on front flap hinge octavo 

Price: 15.00 USD
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MENSA: MIGHTY MIND BENDERS: 75 WORD PUZZLES, Staff, Chronicle Books
17 Staff, Chronicle Books MENSA: MIGHTY MIND BENDERS: 75 WORD PUZZLES
San Francisco Chronicle Books [1999] 0811822885 / 9780811822886 Deck of Cards Fine in shrinkwrap 1 x 1 x 1 inches 

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18 Tellis, Richard ONCE AROUND THE BASES: BITTERSWEET MEMORIES OF ONLY ONE GAME IN THE MAJORS
Chicago Triumph Books [1998] 1-57243-277-2 / 9781572432772 Hardcover Near Fine in rubbed dust jacket; a bit dusty 9.3 x 6.3 x 1.2 inches 
Nice gift for a baseball fan; profiles of 40 men who made it to the Major Leagues for only one game. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Recent Arrivals
KONIGSINDISCH I: HANDBUCH DER SCHACH-EROFFNUNGEN, BAND 9
12.00 USD

CHESS SACRIFICES AND TRAPS, Emery, Alfred
CHESS SACRIFICES AND TRAPS
5.00 USD

ONCE AROUND THE BASES: BITTERSWEET MEMORIES OF ONLY ONE GAME IN THE MAJORS
8.00 USD

WINNING WITH THE FISCHER-SOZIN ATTACK, Lane, Gary
WINNING WITH THE FISCHER-SOZIN ATTACK
9.00 USD

THE LENINGRAD DUTCH, Ehlvest, Jaan
THE LENINGRAD DUTCH
6.00 USD

WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP: KASPAROV V ANAND, Keene, Raymond
WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP: KASPAROV V ANAND
10.00 USD

BRIDGE CONVENTIONS: A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING TECHNIQUES OF MODERN BIDDING
6.00 USD

NIGEL SHORT: QUEST FOR THE CROWN, Forbes, Cathy
NIGEL SHORT: QUEST FOR THE CROWN
8.00 USD

 
 


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