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Stockholm Interzonal Tournament 1962

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: [Nottingham], [Chess Player]: 1962

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009193

Condition: Very Good


64pp. Stapled pictorial wraps. Price on the front cover inked out with black marker. A complete record of this important tournament which Bobby Fisher won at the age of 18, also making him the first non-Soviet to win an interzonal. All of the games in the tournament recorded in chess notation. Rare. OCLC locates only two copies globally and only one in the United States (the other being located in Australia). Minor creasing. Numerous small indentations on the back wrap. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

British Chess Magazine, Volumes 111-116, 1991-1996

By: N/A

Price: $325.00

Publisher: East Sussex, British Chess Magazine: 1991

Seller ID: 014392

Condition: Very Good


592pp. Illustrated. Corners bumped. No previous ownership inscriptions. All of the original issues for each year bound in maroon cloth and gilt lettering stamped on the spines. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Banner Lye High Test Chess Board

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Banner Lye:

Seller ID: 023151

Condition: Good


Measures 12 inches by 6 inches closed and 12 inches by 12 inches open. Chromolithographed. Mounted on cardboard. Yellow and black squares. Printed in yellow, black, red and white. The verso depicts a can of this miracle working product which will produce either hard or soft soap. "The cheapest washing material known." "Will keep toilet room sweet and clean." "In-valuable in the kitchen." "Perfectly pure soap, no waste." "Will clean everything for general household use." Peeling at the corners. View more info

Michael Adams; Development of a Grandmaster

By: Adams, Bill & Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Pergamon Chess: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019870

Condition: Very Good


143pp. + 2pp. indices + 1 page ad. Diagrams. Illustrated. Some creasing. The story of a British teenage grandmaster. View more info

Bobby Fischer: His Approach to Chess

By: Agur, Elie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Cadogan: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2591

Condition: Very Good


276pp. + 1pp. ad. Illustrated with diagrams. Some creasing. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

The Enigma of Chess Intuition: Can You Mobilize Hidden Forces in Your Chess?

By: Beim, Valeri

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Alkmaar, New in Chess: 2012

Seller ID: 009779

Condition: Fine


268pp. + 4pp. ads. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Fun and Games: A Text on Game Theory

By: Binmore, Ken

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin & Co.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2916

Condition: Very Good


627pp. Illustrated with the classic illustrations of Tenniel for Alice in Wonderland. Some creasing and surface scuffing to the wraps. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Chess: First Steps

By: Bott, R. & S. Morrison

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Bell Publishing:

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 009042

Condition: Very Good


192pp. Illustrated by Patricia Lindsay. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Corners bumped. Some staining to the cloth. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

A Primer of Chess

By: Capablanca, J.R.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: San Diego, Harcourt Inc.:

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009634

Condition: Near Fine


281pp. Illustrated. Only traces of wear. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played: 62 Masterpiece of Chess Strategy

By: Chernev, Irving

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Dover Publications:

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 008280

Condition: Fine


277pp. + 2pp. indices. Illustrated with diagrams. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

An Invitation to Chess, A Picture Guide to the Royal Game

By: Chernev, Irving

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Baron, Rott & Samuels Inc.:

Seller ID: 021436

Condition: Very Good


43pp. Diagrams. Appears to have been distributed with a chess set called ABChess. Appears to be a much abridged version of Chernev's work. One corner gently creased. View more info

Schlechter's Chess Games

By: Crain, Tom

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Yorklyn, Caissa Editions: 1998

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009835

Condition: Very Good


283pp. + 3pp. ads. Illustrated with diagrams. Portrait of Schlechter. Apparently lacking the front free endpaper. Corners gently bumped. No previous ownership inscriptions. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Bobby Fischer Goes to War: How the Soviets Lost the Most Extraordinary Chess Match of All Time

By: Edmonds, David & John Eidinow

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Perennial: 2005

Edition: Second Paperback Printing.

Seller ID: 008290

Condition: Very Good


342pp. + 16pp. "P.S." section (recommended reading, interviews with the authors, etc.). Illustrated. Minor creasing to the wraps. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Chess Catechism

By: Evans, Larry

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2574

Condition: Good


250pp. Illustrated with diagrams. Text browned. Spine creased. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Basic Chess Endings

By: Fine, Reuben

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay Co.: 1941

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009768

Condition: Near Fine


573pp. Illustrated with diagrams. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper, bookplate on the front pastedown. A beautiful copy of one of the first books in English on end game theory. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

By: Fischer, Bobby

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 1972

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 019778

Condition: Very Good


335pp. Diagrams. Book flips over as an educational tool. Light soil to the back cover. View more info

Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

By: Fischer, Bobby & Stuart Margulies, Donn Mosenfelder

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 1972

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 008462

Condition: Very Good


334pp. Illustrated with diagrams. Printed upside down on the verso of each page. Text printed from front to back and then starts over from back to front on opposite pages. Essentially a "teaching machine" format. Wraps creased. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Positional Decision Making in Chess

By: Gelfand, Boris & Jacob Aagaard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Quality Chess: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023166

Condition: Near Fine


284pp. + 1 page opening index + 3pp. adverts. 1st Edition. Original pictorial wraps, spiral bound (plastic). Diagrams. Remnants of a previous owner's address label to the front cover. View more info

The Application of Chess Theory

By: Geller, Yefim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Cadogan Chess: 1994

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 023066

Condition: Very Good


263pp. + advert. Diagrams. Wraps creased at the corners. View more info

U.S. Chess Federation's Official Rules of Chess

By: Goichberg, Bill & Carol Jarecki, Ira Lee Riddle

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, David McKay Co.: 1993

Edition: Fourth Edition.

Seller ID: 018139

Condition: Very Good


370pp. Slight s-curve. Some staining to the heel of the spine. No previous ownership inscriptions. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info