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Daniel Dugovic's libraryResults 31-40 of 40

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The Complete Chess Course

Fred Reinfeld - 1959 - Games - Limited preview
An authoritative guide illustrates the basic techniques of chess play as well as the tactical stategy of professional games
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The Everything Great Thinkers Book: Exploring the Minds of the Men and Women ...

James Mannion - 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - Snippet view
Provides profiles of men and women, including scientists, artists, religious leaders, philosophers, and figures in popular culture, whose ideas have shaped or changed the world.
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The Everything Philosophy Book

James Mannion - 2002 - Philosophy - Limited preview
For those who have always wanted to learn philosophy but were too intimidated, here is a book that finally makes philosophic ideas and concepts accessible. The Three Sages: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle; The Decline and Fall of the Hellenistic ...
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King's Gambit: A Son, a Father, and the World's Most Dangerous Game

Paul Hoffman - 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
The author provides an insider's account of the fiercely competitive world of professional chess, describing his own experiences as a troubled child prodigy, marked by his parents' divorce, who spent his weekends in the chess epicenter of ...
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Understanding Chess Move by Move

John Nunn - 2001 - Games - Snippet view
John Nunn is one of the most highly regarded chess writers in the world. He has carefully selected thirty modern games to help the reader understand the most important aspects of chess and to illustrate modern chess principles in action ...
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Kasparov and Deep Blue: The Historic Chess Match Between Man and Machine

Bruce Pandolfini - 1997 - Games - Snippet view
Follows the historical chess tournament between world chess champion Garry Kasparov and the chess program Deep Blue, in a game-by-game, play-by-play analysis
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Behind Deep Blue: Building the Computer that Defeated the World Chess Champion

Feng-hsiung Hsu - 2002 - Computers - Limited preview
On May 11, 1997, as millions worldwide watched a stunning victory unfold on television, a machine shocked the chess world by defeating the defending world champion, Garry Kasparov. Written by the man who started the adventure, Behind Deep Blue ...
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Bobby Fischer Goes to War: How A Lone American Star Defeated the Soviet ...

David Edmonds, John Eidinow - 2005 - Games - No preview available
An account of the 1972 chess match between Soviet chess champion Boris Spassky and American challenger Bobby Fischer offers insight into the personalities of the contenders and identifies the roles of Henry Kissinger, the KGB, and other forces in ...
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Searching for Bobby Fischer

Fred Waitzkin - 1988 - Chess players - Snippet view
The author recounts three years in his chess-champion son's life, chronicling Josh's play, their travels and tournaments, Josh's first national championship, and the impact on their relationship
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