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Attack and Defense in the Colle System
A Few "Must Know" Endings
Defending Against the Colle (and some of his pals)
A Whirlwind of Events at the SUPERNATIONALS
Attacking the Castled King
Opening Notebook: The Basman Attack
A Brief Chess Opening Glossary: Part II
A Brief Chess Opening Glossary: Part 1
The Chess Detective: Forcing a Back Rank Mate
On the Cover: Big Pond, Big Splash from a Little Mermaid
A Brief Chess Opening Glossary Part III: The d-pawn Openings
SPOTLIGHT ON . . .
The Chess Detective: The Bxh7+ Sacrifice
Don’t stick your finger in the hole. You’ll just make it bigger.
FIND THE SECRET WORD!
PIN IT AND WIN IT! (maybe) (sometimes)
2009 Trophies Plus All-America Team
TAKE OUT THE TRASH! MOW THE GRASS!
WIN OR DRAW?
ATTENTION Parents, Teachers and Coaches!
The Chess Detective: Knights Don’t Like the Rim
Win or Draw?
Move the Pieces!
ASK GM LARRY EVANS!
Secrets of the En Passant Capture
What’s the Problem?
Tales of the Arabian Knights: A Kindness
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