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Fischer vs. Spassky World Chess Championship Match 1972

By: Chess/Gligoric, Svetozar

Price: $5.00

Publisher: ISHI PR:

Seller ID: 9784871875141

ISBN: 4871875148

Condition: USED


Fischer vs. Spassky The World Chess Championship Match 1972 The chess match of the century has finally taken place and chess masters throughout the world have already agreed that s6me of the games are among the greatest that have ever been played. Numerous books will be published over the next few years in which these games will be analyzed, but there are several features that will make this book stand apart from all the others: The author, Svetozar Gligoric, is one of the greatest grandmasters in the world and has played both Fischer and Spassky. (This obviously gives him much greater insight... View more info

Beginning Chess

By: Chess/Golombek, Harry

Price: $2.50

Publisher: 7/12/2012

Seller ID: 0140464123

ISBN: 0140464123

Condition: USED


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Art of the King's Indian - New Edition

By: Chess/Gufeld, Eduard

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 9785946933605

ISBN: 5946933604

Condition: USED


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Chess for Beginners

By: Chess/Horowitz, I. A.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 4/14/2015

Seller ID: 9780671211844

ISBN: 0671211846

Condition: USED


In this book, I. A. Horowitz, Chess Editor of the "New York Times" and former U.S. Open Champion, applies some of the ideas and convictions acquired from thirty-five years of playing, teaching and analyzing the royal game. He emphasizes the tactical aspects of the game: how to recognize the big chance and hit hard when it occurs. He also stresses the ideas and methods in opening play, rather than the routine memorizing of variations that takes the joy out of chess for so many beginners. When you have completed this book, you will be able to play chess with pleasure and some ability. View more info

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How to Win in the Chess Openings

By: Chess/Horowitz, I.A.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: FIRESIDE BOOKS: 4/24/2013

Seller ID: 9780671624262

ISBN: 0671624261

Condition: USED


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Macmillan Handbook of Chess

By: Chess/Horowitz, I.A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 2/21/2013

Seller ID: 567307

ISBN: 567307

Condition: USED


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Chess Strategy

By: Chess/Lasker, Edward

Price: $3.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 5/1/2010

Seller ID: 9780486205281

ISBN: 0486205282

Condition: USED


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Understanding Chess Move by Move

By: Chess/Nunn, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: GAMBIT: 2/21/2013

Seller ID: 9781901983418

ISBN: 1901983412

Condition: USED


This new title, the first of its type to explain the dynamic principles that underpin modern chess, uses more than thirty carefully selected games to help the reader understand the most important aspects of the chess struggle. John Nunn, a top-class grandmaster and one of the world's most highly regarded chess writers, explains every move using terms and phrases everyone can understand and shows how key ideas are handled by today's grandmasters. The book is divided into three main sections: Opening themes, Middlegame themes, and Endgame themes, with an emphasis on understanding principles. Det... View more info

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Reshevsky on the Fischer-Spassky Games for the World Championship of Chess

By: Chess/Reshevsky, Samuel

Price: $7.50

Publisher: ISHI PR:

Seller ID: 9784871875363

ISBN: 4871875369

Condition: USED


This is the authoritative book on the famous 1972 Fischer Spassky Match, and the book by the strongest player to write about the match. An appendix at the end contains all 20 games of the match in Algebraic Notation plus the concluding diagram for each game. Also added the five games Fischer played against Spassky before the match, which had resulted in the lopsided score of three wins by Spassky and two draws, with no wins by Fischer. Interest has never really waned on the 1972 Fischer-Spassky Match. The full match scores have been collected into this volume. Clearly presented in descriptive ... View more info

Winning chess tactics

By: Chess/Sierawan, yasser

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781556154744

ISBN: 1556154747

Condition: USED


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Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes: Fifty Tantalizing Problems of Chess Detectio

By: Chess/Smullyan, Raymond

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780812923896

ISBN: 0812923898

Condition: USED


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Kings of New York

By: Chess/Weinreb, Michael

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 10/10/2014

Seller ID: 9781592402618

ISBN: 1592402615

Condition: USED


An award-winning sportswriter takes you inside a year with the nation's top high school chess team. With strict admission standards and a progressive curriculum, Brooklyn's Edward R. Murrow High School has long been one of New York's public-education success stories, serving a diverse neighborhood of immigrants and minorities and ranking among the nation's best high schools. At Murrow, there are no sports teams, and the closest thing to jocks are found on the school's powerhouse chess team, which annually competes for the national championship. In "The Kings of New York" sportswriter M... View more info

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Illustrated Principles of Pool and Billiards

By: General/Alciatore, David G

Price: $9.50

Publisher: STERLING PUBL CO INC:

Seller ID: 9781402714283

ISBN: 1402714289

Condition: USED


Master one of the world's most popular games with the help of a mechanical engineering professor who has a passion for pool. More than 80 principles of the game, presented with 250-plus precisely scaled illustrations and photographs, offer players of all levels a thorough overview of the fundamentals of 8-ball and 9-ball, including grip and stance, basic shots, position play and strategy, bank and kick shots, and advanced techniques such as carom and jump shots. Organized for quick study, this must-have guide features extensive cross-references and is supplemented with video clips, interesting... View more info

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Book of Beer Pong: the Official Guide to the Sport of Champions

By: General/Applebaum, Ben

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS: 7/15/2014

Seller ID: 9780811866323

ISBN: 0811866327

Condition: USED


As any discriminating player will tell you, Beer Pong is not a fad-it's a True Sport of Champions. What is beer pong? Mash together ping pong, basketball, and darts, add copious amounts of cold beer and heated competition, and youre getting close. The creators of CollegeStories.com, GetBombed.com, and the Official Bombed Beer Pong Kit have written the first and only guide to the worldwide craze. Featuring everything from basic etiquette to expert techniques, tactics for smack talk, cutting-edge ball grips and flight paths, and tips for hosting a tournament, this invaluable tome will make anyon... View more info

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McGoorty: A Pool Room Hustler (Library of Larceny)

By: General/Byrne, Robert

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9780767916318

ISBN: 076791631X

Condition: USED


The Broadway Books Library of LarcenyLuc Sante, General Editor "McGoorty" is master billiards writer Robert Byrne's racy account of the life of Danny McGoorty, a billiards champion of that bygone era when cue artists were often scam artists and pool rooms were held to be dens of iniquity. Hustler and hobo, womanizer and fashion plate, McGoorty was at once eyewitness to Capone's Chicago and the feats of greats like Willie Hoppe and Willie Mosconi. In an all-American voice at once sarcastic, profane, humorous, and chock full of colorful lingo, he relates his colorful and seedy life an... View more info

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Play Your Best Pool

By: General/CApelle, Phil

Price: $12.50

Publisher: BILLIARDS PR:

Seller ID: 9780964920484

ISBN: 0964920484

Condition: USED


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Everything Scrabble

By: General/Edley, Joe

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1/28/2013

Seller ID: 9780671042189

ISBN: 0671042181

Condition: USED


For both the beginner and the seasoned pro, this how-to book from the National Scrabble Association offers all the keys to better play: Basic board strategies for surefire resultsTurn the enemy -- Q -- into your best friend: a winner's list of Q words with and without UMaster the terrific "twos" -- a complete list of two-letter words that can boost your scoring average by thirty to forty pointsMaximize your score with bonus squares and parallel play -- including triple triples, the pinnacle of SCRABBLE scoring successMake more seven-letter plays -- and earn a fifty-point bonusSecrets to gettin... View more info

Second Book of Go

By: General/Ishi

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 4871870316

ISBN: 4871870316

Condition: USED


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Dice Games Properly Explained

By: General/Knizia, Reiner

Price: $8.00

Publisher: BLUE TERRIER PR:

Seller ID: 9780973105216

ISBN: 0973105216

Condition: USED


THE DEFINITIVE BOOK ON DICE GAMES World-renowned game designer Reiner Knizia has written the absolute classic on dice games and strategies. Straightforward and easy-to-read, this little gem gives detailed instructions, comprehensive odds, and insightful strategies on nearly 150 dice games and variations-several of which appear only within these pages Topics covered include: Betting games - Including casino favorites where a little knowledge can give you a distinct advantage...or at least minimize your disadvantages Bluffing games - Your ability to use psychology and persuade othe... View more info

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Man with the $100,000 Breasts

By: General/Konik, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 10/27/2015

Seller ID: 9780767904452

ISBN: 0767904451

Condition: USED


Some people will do anything for money. Take Brian Zembic, recipient of the world's most notorious boob job. After a fellow gambler bet $100,000 that Brian wouldn't subject himself to the breast implants he so admired in women, Brian found himself going under the knife to become a 38i-and $100,000 richer. Anchored by this incredible tale, gambling expert Michael Konik introduces readers to the quirky subculture of high rollers and hustlers in dozens of other outrageous true stories profiling gamblers who make wagering a way of life. You'll meet the man who turned $10,000 into $17 milli... View more info