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Best New Releases ----- Hot off the Press!
Vishy Anand Life and Games (Nunn/Anand) *New Edition*
The Art of the Endgame (Jan Timman)
Play the French Edition 4 (John Watson) *New Edition*
Mayhem in the Morra (Marc Esserman)
Playing 1.d4 Queen's Gambit, Indian Defences (Schandorff)
Advanced Chess Tactics (Lev Psakhis)
Akiva Rubinstein: The Later Years (Donaldson/Minev)
Chess Developments: Sicilian Dragon (Vigorito)
The French Defence Reloaded (Vitiugov) *New Edition*
Berlin Defence, Open Games for Black (Lysyj/Ovetchkin)
Understanding Chess Middlegames (John Nunn)
Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov (1973-1985)
Power Chess for Kids (Charles Hertan)
Chess Openings for Kids (John Watson)
Tragicomedy in the Endgame (Dvoretsky)

Browse Opening Books by Category
ECO A) English · Reti · Benoni · Dutch · Flank Openings
ECO B) Sicilian · Pirc · Caro-Kann · Alekhine · Etc.
ECO C) French · Spanish · Italian · Double KP
ECO D) Queen's Gambit · Grunfeld · Double QP
ECO E) Catalan & Indian Defenses
Complete Opening References · General Opening Books

Learn From the Masters of the Game
Great Games: All Game Collections
Great Players: Games and Biographies
Tournaments: Historic Tournaments and Matches
Kasparov: The Champion of Champions
Fischer: Bobby Fischer, Games and Writings

Excel at Every Phase of the Game
Basics: The Fundamentals, Chess for Kids
Middlegame: Strategy, Positional Play, Chess Principles
Tactics: Combinations, Puzzles, Attack & Defense
Win the Endgame: Basic Endings, Endgame Strategy
Index: Chronological list of titles

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Houdini Aquarium

Now get the best of both worlds, Houdini 3.0 with the latest Rybka Aquarium interface, or with Chess Assistant 13. Both include huge game database and latest Openings Encyclopdia CD.

Dinosaur Chess

Dinosaur Chess takes you from a hatchling to a huge dinosaur ready to take on Tyrannosaurus Rex. A fun and effective way for kids to learn to play chess. PC/Windows & MAC versions available! CD.

$25 Details→

Rybka 4.1 Aquarium

The latest Aquarium interface coupled with the powerful updated Rybka 4.1 analysis engines gives you a complete chess playing program and more.

$59 Details→
(Deep Rybka only $99)

The advanced IDEA interface permits multiple analysis sessions - explore the critical subvariations, and analyze each in a separate window. Or study two or more unrelated games or positions.

Analyze, annotate, publish, search the rich game database, create video lectures! Comes with 4.7 million game database! Supports Fritz/Chessbase files, Chess Assistant files, and standard PGN text files.

Compatible with Windows 7/XP/Vista.

BONUS: Includes Openings Encylopedia 2011 [DVD], more than 8000 annotations by GM Kalinin, plus 500,000 expert evaluations of key positions.

Now shipping FRITZ 13!

CT Art 4.0

CT Art 4.0 is the best tactics training program on the market. 4000 exercises to test your ability. CT Art will track your progress as you gain skill. Watch your rating climb. PC/Windows. CD.

$29 Details→

Now offering Peshk@ training modules for download. Activation key and download link will be sent to you 24-48 hours after purchase.

Rybka Aquarium

Rybka 4 engine with the Aquarium interface (released May 2010), 4.6 million game database, and Openings Encyclopedia 2010. Otherwise, all the same features as Rybka Aquarium 2011.

$59 Details→

Chess Tactics for Beginners

Chess Tactics for Beginners is perfect for both kids and adults who are relatively new to the game. 1300 tactical exercises, divided into five sections, in increasing level of difficulty. PC/Windows. CD.

$29 Details→


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