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Bobby Fischer...The precision and energy that he played with is unmatched in the history of chess. Magnus Carlsen, World Chess Champion Nearly 30 years since his last chess game, Bobby Fischer's fame continues to grow. Appearing in Hollywood movies, documentaries and best-selling books, his life and career are as fascinating ...
Revised and Updated Edition Bobby Fischer Rediscovered
Bobby Fischer...The precision and energy that he played with is unmatched in the history of chess. Magnus Carlsen, World Chess Champion Nearly 30 years since his last chess game, Bobby Fischer's fame continues to grow. Appearing in Hollywood movies, documentaries and best-selling books, his life and career are as fascinating as they ever were and his games continue to generate discussion. Indeed, with each new generation of computer, stunning discoveries are made about moves that have been debated by grandmasters for decades. International Grandmaster Andrew Soltis played Fischer and also reported, as a journalist, on the American's legendary career. He is the author of many books, including Pawn Structure Chess, 365 Chess Master Lessons and What it Takes to Become a Chess Master.
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31.59 USD

Revised and Updated Edition Bobby Fischer Rediscovered

by Andrew Soltis
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Stop playing like a pawn and start playing like the king You already know just how enjoyable--and and challenging--the game of chess can be. For those who play, chess leads to a lifetime of fun. But how do you make the first move to learn the rules and transform from ...
Learn to Play Chess Like a Boss: Make Pawns of Your Opponents with Tips and Tricks from a Grandmaster of the Game!
Stop playing like a pawn and start playing like the king You already know just how enjoyable--and and challenging--the game of chess can be. For those who play, chess leads to a lifetime of fun. But how do you make the first move to learn the rules and transform from a pawn to a king? The path to a perfect checkmate is in your hands! In the pages of this book, you'll find an introduction to all the chess pieces including their strengths and weaknesses, tips on how to protect your pieces and prevent their capture, and guidance on when to attack and defend like a boss. You'll also find a bonus tear-out card to take your new tactics on the go!
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24.140000 USD

Learn to Play Chess Like a Boss: Make Pawns of Your Opponents with Tips and Tricks from a Grandmaster of the Game!

by Patrick Wolff
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The Ruy Lopez is perhaps the most classical of all chess openings. It dates back to the 16th century and has featured in the opening repertoire of every modern world champion. It is a highly flexible variation: Bobby Fischer used it to create numerous powerful strategic masterpieces. In the hands ...
Opening Repertoire: The Ruy Lopez
The Ruy Lopez is perhaps the most classical of all chess openings. It dates back to the 16th century and has featured in the opening repertoire of every modern world champion. It is a highly flexible variation: Bobby Fischer used it to create numerous powerful strategic masterpieces. In the hands of Anatoly Karpov it led to many of his trademark positional squeezes, whereas Garry Kasparov often used it as a springboard for his typically powerful attacks. Opening Repertoire: The Ruy Lopez is a modern examination of this perennial favourite. Joshua Doknjas has put together a repertoire for White based firmly around contemporary trends in the Lopez. He examines all aspects of this highly complex opening and provides the reader with well-researched, fresh, and innovative analysis. Each annotated game has valuable lessons on how to play the opening and contains instructive commentary on typical middlegame plans. * A complete repertoire for White in the Ruy Lopez. * A question and answer approach provides an excellent study method.
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35.31 USD

Opening Repertoire: The Ruy Lopez

by Joshua Doknjas
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The computer has changed the way top players think about chess. The silicon mind has no psychological barriers. It is willing to check moves that most humans, including top players, consider absurd and reject instantly. Thus this brave, new computer era inevitably leads to a reassessment of old axioms, principles ...
How and when to break the rules in chess
The computer has changed the way top players think about chess. The silicon mind has no psychological barriers. It is willing to check moves that most humans, including top players, consider absurd and reject instantly. Thus this brave, new computer era inevitably leads to a reassessment of old axioms, principles and evaluations. In Play Unconventional Chess, the reader will discover the incredible power unconventional moves can have. These moves contradict the most fundamental principles of the old chess , and yet most of them played by leading grandmasters. At first sight these moves look so strange that the reader can not avoid asking, Was this grandmaster was inspired or drunk? The answer will definitely surprise you. As we progress as chess players we quickly learn a set of guidelines which help us to formulate plans, develop typical strategies and recognize key tactics. However, chess is not an easy game, with fixed 'rules' that can be applied to every single position. In fact, blindly following such rules proves to be counterproductive and prevents a player from moving on to the next level, whereas knowing when to 'break' these rules is precisely the skill which separates the best from the rest. In Break the Rules!, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. Drawing upon his own experience and using illuminating examples from modern grandmaster chess, McDonald examines how to avoid stereotypical thinking, how to exploit typical thinking patterns, and how to confuse and beat opponents with surprising ideas.
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37.18 USD

How and when to break the rules in chess

by Zeev Zohar, Noam Manella, Neil McDonald
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The author's smooth-flowing prose is laced with poignant details... A quick, inspirational story of overcoming adversity. -Kirkus Reviews While some would hail Katwe as a den of failures, Robert Katende sees it as atraining ground for future kings and queens. His work has started a movement which has caught the ...
A Knight Without a Castle: A Story of Resilience and Hope
The author's smooth-flowing prose is laced with poignant details... A quick, inspirational story of overcoming adversity. -Kirkus Reviews While some would hail Katwe as a den of failures, Robert Katende sees it as atraining ground for future kings and queens. His work has started a movement which has caught the attention of world leaders Bill & Melinda Gates and The Obama Foundation, with many more on the horizon. Once too poor to afford the rat poison with which he planned to take his own life, Robert's legacy tells an astonishing true story of resilience and hope. His work was made famous in the Disney movie Queen of Katwe, a biographical drama about a 13-year-old girl who became a Uganda National Chess Champion under Robert's mentorship. Now readers will get a first-hand account of how it all started, and the life of the man behind Phiona Mutesi's world-renown accomplishments. This powerful story is presented in two parts. First from Robert's perspective - war refugee turned missionary living the improbable dream to empower kids in Ugandan slums through chess - a game so foreign there is no word for it in their native language. And then by debut author Nathan Kiwere-presenting heartfelt testimonies from Katende's students. You'll ride along the deep valleys and the high mountaintops of Robert's childhood as he beats impossibilities that would have likely crushed anyone else! Robert's life illuminates a situation many will find difficult to imagine. However, his life will inspire you to achieve great things against insurmountable obstacles.
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17.850000 USD

A Knight Without a Castle: A Story of Resilience and Hope

by Robert Katende
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Two great books from the Everyman Chess Library, Fighting the Ruy Lopez by Milos Pavlovic and Open Ruy Lopez by Glenn Flear, brought together in one volume. The Ruy Lopez is a hugely popular opening, and anyone who plays 1 e4 e5 as Black needs to have a reliable answer ...
Counterattacking Lines for Black Against the Ruy Lopez
Two great books from the Everyman Chess Library, Fighting the Ruy Lopez by Milos Pavlovic and Open Ruy Lopez by Glenn Flear, brought together in one volume. The Ruy Lopez is a hugely popular opening, and anyone who plays 1 e4 e5 as Black needs to have a reliable answer ready. This book provides a solution. Drawing upon his years of experience facing the Lopez, Grandmaster Milos Pavlovic devises a sound yet ambitious repertoire for Black based on the legendary Marshall Attack. The Marshall is a perfect counter-attacking weapon, as it avoids passive positions and the so-called 'Spanish torture'. Furthermore, Black's tactical and positional goals are usually clear-cut and often involve a direct attack against White's king. The effectiveness of the Marshall is clear if you consider that the last two world champions have both suffered crushing defeats on the white side (Kramnik vs Leko, Brissago 2004; Anand vs Aronian, Morelia 2008) whilst Garry Kasparov always avoided it with White. The Open Ruy Lopez (also known as the Open Spanish) has always been a popular choice at both club level and at grandmaster level, where it has withstood the test of time after decades of close scrutiny. It offers both sides the opportunity for a sharp clash of forces in which the better prepared player will often come out on top. It is therefore no surprise that fighting players such as Victor Korchnoi and Jan Timman have always used the Open Ruy Lopez as an important weapon in their armoury.
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33.45 USD

Counterattacking Lines for Black Against the Ruy Lopez

by Milos Pavlovic, Glenn Flear
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These three volumes contain the most memorable games of five-time US Champion Gata Kamsky. Volume 1 covers the period before his early retirement. Volume 2 and 3 cover the period after his return to the game and will be available in the Autumn of 2019 and 2020. The annotations are ...
Gata Kamsky - Chess Gamer, Volume 2: Return 2004-2013: Volume 2: Return 2004-2013
These three volumes contain the most memorable games of five-time US Champion Gata Kamsky. Volume 1 covers the period before his early retirement. Volume 2 and 3 cover the period after his return to the game and will be available in the Autumn of 2019 and 2020. The annotations are an attempt to search for the truth and reveal the workings of a Grandmaster's mind. The introductions are designed to show the reader what he thought, felt and experienced at the time and during each game. In addition, he sometimes shares his personal opinions on subjects like politics and his philosophy of life.
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41.480000 USD

Gata Kamsky - Chess Gamer, Volume 2: Return 2004-2013: Volume 2: Return 2004-2013

by Gata Kamsky
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The Modern Defence is an opening that will appeal to player of an experimental nature. Black allows White to establish an apparently impressive position in the centre. The plan is to use this structure as a target - it will be restrained, undermined and eventually destroyed. When this plan works ...
Opening Repertoire: The Modern Defence
The Modern Defence is an opening that will appeal to player of an experimental nature. Black allows White to establish an apparently impressive position in the centre. The plan is to use this structure as a target - it will be restrained, undermined and eventually destroyed. When this plan works it can succeed beautifully but, naturally, if Black's play is inaccurate there is a danger of being overwhelmed. For this reason a thorough understanding of the intricacies of this opening is essential. Opening Repertoire: The Modern Defence examines all aspects of this highly complex opening and provides the reader with well-researched, fresh, and innovative analysis. Each annotated game has valuable lessons on how to play the opening and contains instructive commentary on typical middlegame plans. The suggested lines for Black are based around the very latest games and analsysis. * A complete repetoire for Black in the Modern Defence. * A question and answer approach provides an excellent study method.
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31.450000 USD

Opening Repertoire: The Modern Defence

by Cyrus Lakdawala
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The Old Indian Defence is considered to be a sound way for Black to meet 1 d4. Some might argue that it is steady rather than spectacular, but is this reputation totally deserved? Grandmaster Alexander Cherniaev strongly disagrees, and in this book he introduces ambitious and aggressive ways for Black ...
The Modern Interpretation of Two Classical Systems
The Old Indian Defence is considered to be a sound way for Black to meet 1 d4. Some might argue that it is steady rather than spectacular, but is this reputation totally deserved? Grandmaster Alexander Cherniaev strongly disagrees, and in this book he introduces ambitious and aggressive ways for Black to play in the main lines. He constructs an improved version of a repertoire he has himself utilized with great success against grandmaster opposition. Using illustrative games, he studies the fundamental tactical and positional ideas for both sides, and also covers what to do if White avoids the Old Indian. This book tells you everything you need to know about playing the New Old Indian. Grandmaster and well-known Sicilian Dragon expert Simon Williams takes a totally fresh look at this famous opening. Concentrating on his favourite Dragadorf Variation, Williams constructs a cutting-edge repertoire for Black, one which is perfect for the modern Dragon player who wishes to cause his opponents maximum problems in the opening. Drawing upon his considerable experience and using illustrative games, Williams covers the key tactical and positional ideas for both players, and highlights crucial modern day themes such as the importance of move orders. The Sicilian Dragon is a highly popular opening, ideal for players of all levels. It enjoys such a great appeal because it leads to fascinating and fun-to-play positions in which both players regularly attack each other's kings with a complete lack of inhibition.
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35.31 USD

The Modern Interpretation of Two Classical Systems

by Simon Williams, Eduard Prokuronov, Alexander Cherniaev
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For all chess players, beginners to professionals, one thing is crucial: any ending knowledge will bring you the key to success. In this area of the game, many points are given away through the lack of adequate knowledge of these endings. Alexey Dreev continued his journey, after his first in ...
Improve your Practical Play in the Endgame
For all chess players, beginners to professionals, one thing is crucial: any ending knowledge will bring you the key to success. In this area of the game, many points are given away through the lack of adequate knowledge of these endings. Alexey Dreev continued his journey, after his first in the series 'Practical Play in the Middlegame', he provided an unique and practical guide, logically and clearly organized by theme. On top of that he also included many fascinating exercices to test the reader's understanding. This endgame book should be in anyone's library if you want to acquire the correct knowledge of the final part of our Royal Game.
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37.800000 USD

Improve your Practical Play in the Endgame

by Alexey Dreev
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First the idea and then the move! Miguel Najdorf used to say in his habitually enthusiastic fashion; that statement is the perfect summary of planning in chess. Planning is of crucial importance in chess and yet this is an area that has not been well discussed or explained to ambitious ...
Planning: Move by Move
First the idea and then the move! Miguel Najdorf used to say in his habitually enthusiastic fashion; that statement is the perfect summary of planning in chess. Planning is of crucial importance in chess and yet this is an area that has not been well discussed or explained to ambitious players who wish to improve. A very well known saying in chess is Better a bad plan than no plan at all . Playing without a plan - effectively staggering from one move to the next - is a recipe for disaster. It is essential to have some kind of idea of what you are trying to achieve and how to go about it. However, planning is not a straightforward matter. A good plan might be very short, lasting just two or three moves. Another plan might require almost an entire game to implement. A plan can be highly ambitious and complex or somewhat modest and simple. In chess, as in life, circumstances can change quickly and when they do, new plans are needed. How is a player expected to juggle all these different concepts while dealing with the immediate problems posed by the opponent's most recent move? In this book, grandmaster and experienced author Zenon Franco explains planning in detail. He organises material in terms of: typical structures, advantage in space, manoeuvring play, simplification and, finally attack and defence. Using games played by elite players he explains how plans are formed and carried out in these different scenarios. If you want to take your game to the next level, then Planning Move by Move will enable you to do this.
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37.18 USD

Planning: Move by Move

by Zenon Franco
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The Italian Game (sometimes referred to as the Giuoco Piano) is one of the oldest openings around, and also one of the first lines a player learns when he or she is introduced to chess. It leads to play that is easy to understand: both sides develop their pieces logically ...
A Complete Guide to 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4
The Italian Game (sometimes referred to as the Giuoco Piano) is one of the oldest openings around, and also one of the first lines a player learns when he or she is introduced to chess. It leads to play that is easy to understand: both sides develop their pieces logically and begin attacks on the opposing kings. The Italian Game gives both White and Black the opportunity to play either aggressively and in gambit fashion, or in a restrained and positional manner. One of White's most exciting and attacking options is the legendary Evans Gambit, which has been brought back into the limelight in this modern era by such uncompromising players as World number one Garry Kasparov, Alexander Morozevich and England's Nigel Short. In this book, openings expert Jan Pinski investigates the different strategies and tactics in the Italian Game and Evans Gambit. Using model games for both White and Black, Pinski provides crucial coverage of both the main lines and offbeat variations. This book arms the reader with enough knowledge to play the Italian Game and Evans Gambit with confidence. Pinski delves into the secrets of the Four Knights for the first time in this other book, studying the strategic ideas for both white and black players. He covers both the fashionable main lines and the tricky sidelines, bringing the reader up to date with the expanding theory.
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29.350000 USD

A Complete Guide to 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4

by Jan Pinski
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Chess Logic in Practice
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28.300000 USD

Chess Logic in Practice

by Erik Kislik
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Chess Tests
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26.200000 USD

Chess Tests

by Mark Dvoretsky
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Grandmaster Damian Lemos presents a repertoire for White in the Queen's Gambit, one of the most famous chess openings. The Queen's Gambit enjoys a long and illustrious past. It has been played by virtually all the strongest grandmasters in the history of chess, and today it remains a popular choice ...
Opening Repertoire: The Queen's Gambit
Grandmaster Damian Lemos presents a repertoire for White in the Queen's Gambit, one of the most famous chess openings. The Queen's Gambit enjoys a long and illustrious past. It has been played by virtually all the strongest grandmasters in the history of chess, and today it remains a popular choice for players of all levels. White's opening moves in the Queen's Gambit are built on sound strategic principles, and it can lead to positions rich in both tactical and positional play. It's a perfect opening to use in order to develop your chess understanding.---There are many defences that Black can employ against the Queen's Gambit and it's easy to become confused by the countless options for both White and Black. Lemos tackles this problem by providing a concise, easy-to-learn and practical repertoire that is suitable for players of all levels. Using illustrative games, Lemos examines the typical tactics and strategies for both sides, and highlights the key move order issues. This book tells you everything you need to know about playing the Queen's Gambit.---* A complete repertoire with 1 d4 d5 2 c4 --* Over 50 games with grandmaster analysis --* Written by a Queen's Gambit expert
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35.31 USD

Opening Repertoire: The Queen's Gambit

by Damian Lemos
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The Club Player's Modern Guide to Gambits
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26.200000 USD

The Club Player's Modern Guide to Gambits

by Nikolai Kalinichenko
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Chess Strategy
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14.980000 USD

Chess Strategy

by Edward Lasker
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Focusing on the recovery of chess in Spain and Europe after World War II, this book traces the development of the International Chess Tournaments in Gijon from 1944 to 1965. The author covers the decline of world champion Alekhine and the rise of the child prodigy Arturo Pomar, along with ...
The Gijon International Chess Tournaments, 1944-1965: A History with Biographies and 213 Games
Focusing on the recovery of chess in Spain and Europe after World War II, this book traces the development of the International Chess Tournaments in Gijon from 1944 to 1965. The author covers the decline of world champion Alekhine and the rise of the child prodigy Arturo Pomar, along with the great chess of Euwe, Rossolimo, Prins, Medina, Larsen and others. Drawing on primary sources and testimonies of former players and organizers, chapters feature the tournament tables, winner's biographies, historical commentaries and 213 of the best games. Appendices with biographical notes and tables of participants for each year are included.
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47.250000 USD

The Gijon International Chess Tournaments, 1944-1965: A History with Biographies and 213 Games

by Luis Mendez Castedo, Pedro Mendez Castedo
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Chess Score Book 100 Games 90 Moves: Chess Score Notebook, Chess Score Sheets, Chess Score Pad, Chess Game Record Keeper Book, Notation Pad, Perfect Gift for Chess Lovers
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6.290000 USD

Chess Score Book 100 Games 90 Moves: Chess Score Notebook, Chess Score Sheets, Chess Score Pad, Chess Game Record Keeper Book, Notation Pad, Perfect Gift for Chess Lovers

by Chess Books Hub
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A Startling Chess Opening Repertoire: New Edition
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33.45 USD

A Startling Chess Opening Repertoire: New Edition

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It May Look Like I'm Listening, but in My Head I'm Playing Chess: .... Gift for ..... Lovers - Funny Blank Lined Journal or Notebook
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7.340000 USD

It May Look Like I'm Listening, but in My Head I'm Playing Chess: .... Gift for ..... Lovers - Funny Blank Lined Journal or Notebook

by Maryanne a Parks
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Just A Boy Who Loves Chess: Chess Gifts: Boys Novelty Notebook Gift: Lined Paper Paperback Journal
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6.290000 USD

Just A Boy Who Loves Chess: Chess Gifts: Boys Novelty Notebook Gift: Lined Paper Paperback Journal

by Made4him Notebooks, Creabooks Publishings
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Who's The King: Funny Chess Jokes 2020 Planner - Weekly & Monthly Pocket Calendar - 6x9 Softcover Organizer - For Player & Nerds Fans
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10.490000 USD

Who's The King: Funny Chess Jokes 2020 Planner - Weekly & Monthly Pocket Calendar - 6x9 Softcover Organizer - For Player & Nerds Fans

by Yeoys Paperbacks
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Chief Strategist: Funny Chess Jokes 2020 Planner - Weekly & Monthly Pocket Calendar - 6x9 Softcover Organizer - For Player & Nerds Fans
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10.490000 USD

Chief Strategist: Funny Chess Jokes 2020 Planner - Weekly & Monthly Pocket Calendar - 6x9 Softcover Organizer - For Player & Nerds Fans

by Yeoys Paperbacks
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Move With A Purpose: Funny Chess Jokes 2020 Planner - Weekly & Monthly Pocket Calendar - 6x9 Softcover Organizer - For Player & Nerds Fans
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10.490000 USD

Move With A Purpose: Funny Chess Jokes 2020 Planner - Weekly & Monthly Pocket Calendar - 6x9 Softcover Organizer - For Player & Nerds Fans

by Yeoys Paperbacks
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King: Chess Pieces 2020 Planner - Weekly & Monthly Pocket Calendar - 6x9 Softcover Organizer - For Player & Nerds Fans
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10.490000 USD

King: Chess Pieces 2020 Planner - Weekly & Monthly Pocket Calendar - 6x9 Softcover Organizer - For Player & Nerds Fans

by Yeoys Paperbacks
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Queen: Galaxy Chess Piece 2020 Planner - Weekly & Monthly Pocket Calendar - 6x9 Softcover Organizer - For Player & Nerds Fans
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10.490000 USD

Queen: Galaxy Chess Piece 2020 Planner - Weekly & Monthly Pocket Calendar - 6x9 Softcover Organizer - For Player & Nerds Fans

by Yeoys Paperbacks
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Game Changer: Funny Chess Jokes 2020 Planner - Weekly & Monthly Pocket Calendar - 6x9 Softcover Organizer - For Player & Nerds Fans
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10.490000 USD

Game Changer: Funny Chess Jokes 2020 Planner - Weekly & Monthly Pocket Calendar - 6x9 Softcover Organizer - For Player & Nerds Fans

by Yeoys Paperbacks
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