Beating Unusual Chess Defences - 1.e4

    Dealing with the Scandinavian, Pirc, Modern, Alekhine and other Tricky Lines

    Beating Unusual Chess Defences - 1.e4
    img
    Our Price: $27.95

    Catalog Product Code: B0337EM

    *Eligible for Media Mail Shipping Details
    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img
    Publication Date: November 11, 2011
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 304 Pages

    Anyone who plays 1 e4 as White must be prepared not only for Black’s main defences but also an assortment of less popular lines. These, when taken together, represent a significant percentage of the replies you can expect to meet when opening 1 e4.

    Related Products

    • The Best of Lone Pine
      The Louis D. Statham Chess Tournaments - 1971-1980
      The Lone Pine tournaments were the strongest and most prestigious Swiss System tournaments in the world during the ten year period from 1971 to 1980. This RHM Series of high quality chess books was the brain child of Sidney Fried (born 22 June 1919 - died 1 June 1991). Sidney Fried was not a strong player but was an aficionado or big fan of chess.
      img

      The Best of Lone Pine

      The Louis D. Statham Chess Tournaments - 1971-1980
      Catalog Code: B0051IS
      Our Price: $25.95

    • The Art of Chess Combination
      Detailed explanation of principles, varieties, techniques and ideas behind them, illustrated with many examples from great players. 200 diagrams.
      img

      The Art of Chess Combination

      Catalog Code: B0017DV
      Our Price: $9.95

    • London 1922 & Capablanca-Lasker 1921
      21st Century Edition
      London 1922 is important for all these reasons, but it also served as the setting for the creation of the famous 'London Rules' which would for years govern the way in which prospective challengers to the title would have the right to play the champion. As an added bonus, all fourteen games of the 1921 Capablanca-Lasker title match - with annotations by Capa himself - have been added to this new 21st-century edition.
      img

      London 1922 & Capablanca-Lasker 1921

      21st Century Edition
      Catalog Code: B0043RE

      Regular Price: $19.95

      Special Price: $7.98


    • Moscow Marathon
      Moscow Marathon is the definitive account of the 1984-1985 World Chess Championship between Anatoly Karpov and Garry Kasparov.

      Billed as the "match of the century", it became a unique test of endurance and ended in chaos and controversy. The book is aimed at the reader with an interest in chess and combines detailed scrutiny of the games with an eye-witness account of the proceedings in Moscow.

      No other record of the match has this combination of careful research and constant, on-the-spot reporting.
      img

      Moscow Marathon

      Catalog Code: CB0019XX

      Regular Price: $19.95

      Special Price: $7.98


    • Beating the Fianchetto Defences
      A Challenging Repertoire Versus Five King's Fianchetto Defences
      Grivas provides a full and detailed repertoire for White against five important openings: the Grunfeld, King's Indian, Benoni, Benko and Modern. In each case, he has recommended a line in which he has a wealth of experience, and has played a significant personal role in developing over many years. The recommendations are geared towards posing Black unconventional problems: your opponents will not be able to churn out lengthy memorized variations, but will need to solve problems at the board in positions that are somewhat different in character from those normally reached in these openings.
      img

      Beating the Fianchetto Defences

      A Challenging Repertoire Versus Five King's Fianchetto Defences
      Catalog Code: B0081GB
      Our Price: $14.95

    • The Grandmaster Battle Manual
      The Grandmaster Battle Manual explains how to be a more competitive chess player. Chess grandmaster Vassilios Kotronias has been a professional player for two decades and now he explains the secrets of his success. As a writer, Kotronias has the skill to explain in words what other top players can only express in long lists of chess moves. Improve your chess with a grandmaster guide.
      img

      The Grandmaster Battle Manual

      Catalog Code: B0049QT
      Our Price: $34.95

    • The Dynamic Philidor Counter-Gambit
      Black defends his King's pawn before proceding with similar play as in the Greco Counter-Gambit. Suddenly White does not have positional play against a Philidor Defense, but is thrown into tactical complications of this gambit. You, as Black, will know what to do while your opponent eats time on his clock trying, repeat trying, to find his way. Black is playing to win.
      img

      The Dynamic Philidor Counter-Gambit

      Catalog Code: CB0068CD

      Regular Price: $5.95

      Special Price: $2.38


    • Starting Out - The Reti
      The Reti is a popular opening at all levels of chess. The great advantage it possesses over other openings is that it's a thematic system which can be adopted against many different defences, and because of this it's a firm favourite amongst those who prefer the understanding of ideas over dry memorization of moves.
      img

      Starting Out - The Reti

      Catalog Code: B0295EM
      Our Price: $26.95

    • SHOPWORN - Starting Out - 1. e4
      A Reliable Repertoire for the Improving Player
      In 'Starting Out: 1 e4!' Neil McDonald solves this perennial problem by providing the reader with a strong and trustworthy repertoire with the white pieces based on the popular opening move 1 e4. The recommended lines given here have stood the test of time and are regularly employed by Grandmasters. Reading this book will give you the confidence to play these variations against all strengths of player and provide you with reliable opening armoury for years to come
      img

      SHOPWORN - Starting Out - 1. e4

      A Reliable Repertoire for the Improving Player
      Catalog Code: SWB0026EM

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Special Price: $12.50


    • Chess Informant - ISSUE 27
      img

      Chess Informant - ISSUE 27

      Catalog Code: B0027INF
      Our Price: $17.95

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb