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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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KASPAROV: HOW HIS PREDECESSORS MISLED HIM ABOUT CHESS, Karolyi, Tibor
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 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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11 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
12 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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13 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
14 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
15 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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THE TURK: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE FAMOUS EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY CHESS-PLAYING MACHINE, Standage, Tom
16 Standage, Tom THE TURK: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE FAMOUS EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY CHESS-PLAYING MACHINE
New York Walker & Company 2002 0802713912 / 9780802713919 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in lightly spotted dust jacket 8.0 x 5.8 x 1.0 inches 
The well-told story of the famous chess-playing automaton that was all the rage in the 18th century, playing even Napoleon. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Recent Arrivals
WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP: KASPAROV V ANAND, Keene, Raymond
WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP: KASPAROV V ANAND
10.00 USD

THE TURK: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE FAMOUS EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY CHESS-PLAYING MACHINE, Standage, Tom
THE TURK: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE FAMOUS EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY CHESS-PLAYING MACHINE
14.00 USD

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

200 MODERN CHESS TRAPS IN THE FIANCHETTO OPENINGS
15.00 USD

TOTAL CHESS, Spanier, David
TOTAL CHESS
15.00 USD

WORLD CUP CHESS, Kavalek, Lubomir
WORLD CUP CHESS
17.50 USD

 
 


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