Discovering Chess Openings

    Building a Repertoire From Basic Principles

    Discovering Chess Openings
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    Publication Date: January 1, 2006
    Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
    Page Count: 248 Pages

    There's no denying that the opening is one of the most daunting phases of the game for newcomers to chess. There are literally hundreds of different opening lines, many with unusual sounding names, and some of these go up to twenty or so moves of theory. What is a chess player supposed to do: memorize countless variations?

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