Beating Unusual Chess Defences - 1.e4

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

    Beating Unusual Chess Defences - 1.e4
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    Publication Date: November 11, 2011
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 304 Pages

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